Grenade - The Thing (1982)

The armed Norwegian readies a grenade as seen in The Thing (1982).

Grenades are any small bomb that can be thrown by hand. A variety of hand grenades exist, the most common being explosive grenades designed to detonate after impact or after a set amount of time. The weapon first appears in the 1982 film The Thing and is frequently used throughout the various films, comic-books and video-games as one of the explosive methods of destroying the Thing.


Grenade types, as seen in The Thing's instruction manual.

Grenade Types (2002 game)

There are at least 4 types of grenades featured in the 2002 video-game. Blake can't carry more than 10 of each type.

  • Standard Grenade - these are standard fragmentation grenades.
  • High-Exploive Grenade - A more powerful version of the standard grenade.
  • Stun Grenade - A grenade variant capable of creating Flash-Bangs, use them to stun and confuse the enemy.
  • Flame Grenade - A grenade variant capable of incinerating anyone near its blast radius and killing Thing Beasts.


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