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This article describes a Pixel Gun 3D content. If you want to see the same content in Pixel Gun World, see Frag Grenade (PGW).

The Frag Grenade is a Throwing gadget introduced in the 8.0.0 update.


The Frag Grenade is a small and green bomb, which was manufactured with black grooves. It also has an iron/steel opener. It seems to be based on the real world Mk 2 grenade, except pixelated.


The player takes takes out the pin of the Frag Grenade, and throws the Frag Grenade from their right hand. When it lands, it would emit a small and regular explosion around 1.5 seconds later. The explosion damages the player if they were nearby the explosion. Pulling the pin but not throwing until later does not affect it's fuse time, and it will not explode before thrown.



  • The grenade can't reach very far distances due to looping shot, so use it in close to medium range.
  • Take advantage of this gadget's area damage, use it in small spaces or hallways, where you can eliminate multiple enemies at once.
  • When leveling up to a new tier, don't forget to upgrade it for maximum efficiency.
    • It is best recommended to upgrade this gadget when you reach Level 65.
  • Since this grenade is area damage, you can easily hit opponents by throwing it at their feet.
  • Utilize this against heavily armored opponents, which the explosion will chew through their armor with ease.
  • Try to predict your opponent's movement, as this grenade has travel time.
  • This will do little damage to higher up level players, so only use this when you are low leveled.
  • You can press and hold the grenade gadget button, showing your player holding the grenade ready to throw. When you let go of the grenade gadget button, it throws it for you.
  • Use this in enclosed spaces, since it deals small area damage.


  • Rocket Jump to avoid getting hurt.
  • Quickly switch to a high mobility weapon and flee if you see a grenade being thrown towards you.
  • Use a transportation weapon such as the Sly Wolf or Pulling Sucker Gun to get out of the area damage.
  • The grenade's area of effect is quite disappointing, compared to real-life Mk 2 explosions. After being thrown, you do not have to move too far away from it to avoid the explosion radius.
  • You can easily run away, out of the grenade's explosion radius due to it's 1-2 second explosion cooldown.
  • The grenade is actually really bouncy and can easily bounce across walls, so your enemies will have quite a hard time trying to get an accurate hit.


Stats Cooldown
Initial Tier 35 Seconds
Tier 1 34 Seconds
Tier 2 33 Seconds
Tier 3 32 Seconds
Tier 4 31 Seconds
Tier 5 30 Seconds
Tier 6 29 Seconds
Tier 7 28 Seconds
Tier 8 27 Seconds
Tier 9 26 Seconds
Tier 10 24 Seconds
Tier 11 22 Seconds
Final Tier 20 Seconds


  • It is no longer an ammo-based weapon where you must buy more. Instead, you start out with it and can upgrade it to do more damage, and has a cooldown of 25 seconds.
  • 15 Coin.png were equivalent to 5 grenades. This was equivalent to 3 Coin.png per grenade.
  • From the 11.1.0 update on, the Frag Grenade was removed from the Lucky Chest and can be purchased in the Armory, the Up1 version costs 75 Coin.png, 50 Coin.png (on sale) and the Up2 version costs 75 Gem.png, 50 Gem.png(on sale.)



  • The Frag Grenade Gadget was added into the game.


  • The Grenade was updated to be significantly less bouncy, and the throws are more easily controlled.


  • A glitch involving this Gadget which traps people in the Kill Cam (PG3D) was patched.


  • This became a pick-up along with other gear items.


  • The Frag Grenade is moved into the Gadget category and also became upgradable. The pick-up version was removed.

Recommended maps

All maps except Sniper forts and Knife party.

The Frag Grenade, being a Pick-Up in the older versions.


  • It is based off the real life MK 2 Grenade, also known as the "Iron Pineapple".
  • This is the only gadget allowed in Team Strike.
  • They were the only pick up to be an explosive weapon.
  • Although they say they have a 1.8 second detonation time, you can hold it for more than that and the time is for how long it takes to detonate once it is thrown.
  • They can be used to Rocket Jump like with the other explosive weapons. In the case of the grenades, though, players have to wait for the grenade to explode after it is thrown. However, this can be difficult to perform, as the grenade may detonate in a random corner or it may kill you, which makes it not recommended to use grenades as a Rocket Jumper.
  • They do not explode faster even if they are thrown into a fire.
  • Shooting a thrown grenade will not cause it to explode.
  • A giant replica of the Frag Grenade can be found in Checkmate.
  • It is the only free gadget in the game.
  • It got introduced to battle royal.
  • In the 9.3.0 update, there was a glitch about trapping an opponent in the KillCam, and the Frag Grenade is involved in this glitch. Basically, the player would have to equip either the Dark Mage Wand or the Wizard Wand. Next, they would have to find an opponent then shoot them with the equipped wand, then quickly tapping on the grenade button.
    • This glitch was patched in the 9.4.0 update.
    • There was also another older bug (although harmless) associated with this gadget where if you pick a weapon with a empty clip and throw a grenade before reloading, the reloading audio clip of Firestorm (PG3D) will play, this was patched out in a unknown update.
    • The frag grenade is the only free gadget.


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