Smoke grenades.

#1 Posted by Ping5000 (449 posts) -

ARE AWESOME. 
 
Love to use them, especially in matches when the other team is full of recons. Kills line of sight and makes arming M-COM stations easier. 
 
You guys love smoke grenades too, I know.

#2 Posted by SilentCommando (607 posts) -

I never use them, might try them out later though.

#3 Posted by Whisperkill (3046 posts) -

SMOOOKE, SMOOOKE... 
 
Are ya smokin yet?

#4 Posted by FrankCanada97 (4187 posts) -

I've actually never seen them being used ever, how big are the smoke clouds per grenade?

#5 Posted by Atomasist (2793 posts) -

I have used smoke grenades a couple of times while playing rush. Just arm the bomb, then shoot the smoke, then kill bad guys.

#6 Posted by YoThatLimp (2024 posts) -
@FrankCanada97 said:
" I've actually never seen them being used ever, how big are the smoke clouds per grenade? "
Neither, I never knew they were even in the game to be honest, I am curious now
#7 Posted by FrankCanada97 (4187 posts) -
@Metalideth: They are a replacement for the assault rifle's grenade launcher. You can also replace the grenade launcher with a shotgun attachment.
#8 Posted by MasterOfPenguins_Zell (2120 posts) -

Yeah, I tried them out a bit once I got them for my grenade launcher, and they can be really fun to spam when you throw down the resupply.

#9 Posted by Ping5000 (449 posts) -

  

  That's basically what I do all the time. Do that and feel good.
#10 Posted by Ryax (4580 posts) -

hm, i never seem to use them, or see them used. odd.

#11 Posted by Ubiquitous (576 posts) -

That video is awsome and is now making me try smoke grenades. I didn't think it was possible.

#12 Posted by lilbigsupermario (813 posts) -

When I played this afternoon, it was my first time to actually make use of the smoke grenade and I agree, it's awesome!  It's effective if you're actually attacking and arming an MCOM, surround the MCOM with smoke and wait for defenders to come in and try to disarm the MCOM then go for the kill as they become visible from the smoke.   It's actually a very effective strategy to defend the armed MCOMs and for passing through areas where there are lots of snipers. :)

#13 Posted by Meteora (5844 posts) -

Smoke grenades are made of win. I haven't quite considered the idea of them for an offensive purpose and arming the stations, but I found them particularly useful for whenever disarming the bloody thing to avoid sniper rifle.

#14 Posted by FrankCanada97 (4187 posts) -
@Ping5000: And they are able to kill!? I think I've been converted.
#15 Posted by Meteora (5844 posts) -
@FrankCanada97 said:
" @Ping5000: And they are able to kill!? I think I've been converted. "
Yeah. If the smoke grenade makes a direct impact on someone, it kills them. I shat my pants when I accidentally fired my smoke at someone.
#16 Posted by Lambert (405 posts) -

Shhhhhh! Don't tell all the noobs the secret!

#17 Posted by wefwefasdf (6730 posts) -
@Ping5000: After watching that video I'm going to try them out. Thanks for pointing it out!
#18 Posted by Darkstar614 (1124 posts) -

They are pretty useful, but you get no points... directly. Yeah I know if you blow up an M-Comm you get points, but you can kill people easily with a grenade launcher shot so it's kind of a bummer to have to use Smoke. The shotgun is just hilariously awesome if you get a clean hit with it.

#19 Posted by MrKlorox (11142 posts) -

I'm starting to use them quite a bit. I used EMP grenades constantly in BF 2142 and I really hope they bring them back in the form of SCALAR weapons (strike, grenade, mines, etc...).

#20 Posted by sho76und3wd (154 posts) -

My buddy and I love to go dual assault and smoke the place up! It works really well when arming M-coms then getting in position to cover it when people are going to disarm. 

#21 Posted by t0ykiller (19 posts) -

smoke nades are awesome for rush mode and for blinding the other team, also! good for killing people! 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsEqBQAcYVw  comes to mind... @ 1:16!   :D   next best thing to a knife kill imo
#22 Posted by natetodamax (19418 posts) -

I'd rather use the shotgun attachment.

#23 Posted by zudthespud (3327 posts) -

smoke grenades are awesome, I've won several Rush games because of them.

#24 Posted by Seppli (11233 posts) -

I use them as a last resort, when an objective is too heavily defended. I set up shop at my ammobox and 'smoke' a large area. Hoping for my guys to take advantage. 
 
Btw. the smoke seems to be thicker for the enemy. You'll see through it, while the enemy doesn't really.

#25 Posted by Boomheadshot92 (30 posts) -

Weird how that's mentioned, i have never seen a smoke grenade or ever used one, now i'm going to have to try them out. Can it kill the enemy if launched into them?
#26 Posted by wh1terav3n (622 posts) -

I can't wait until I get smoke grenades (I barely use assault)

#27 Posted by Boomheadshot92 (30 posts) -

I have maxed out my Assualt, don't use them what so ever now. They don't help the team in anyway, However, Medic can revive and heal you and Engineer can blow up vehicles and repair your vehicle, I would only use Assault if i was in the mood for a one man army lol.
#28 Posted by sho76und3wd (154 posts) -
@Boomheadshot92 said:
" I have maxed out my Assualt, don't use them what so ever now. They don't help the team in anyway, However, Medic can revive and heal you and Engineer can blow up vehicles and repair your vehicle, I would only use Assault if i was in the mood for a one man army lol. "
Your crazy.  Assault gives out ammo and that is huge.  Any Engineer who lasts longer than a couple of minutes becomes best friends with an assault class due to the low amount of ammo they have and quickly running out of rockets.  The Assault class is awesome. 
#29 Posted by super_machine (1968 posts) -

Yes. I use them a lot on Isla Innocentes map. Especially if the enemy team is rushing position B in the village and have a lot of recon down range. I just smoke spam the M-comm and keep myself resupplied. Recon can't do shit. My only complaint is the smoke effect looks really thin and weak compared to the MW2 smoke grenades.

#30 Posted by Evilsbane (5019 posts) -
@Boomheadshot92 said:
" I have maxed out my Assualt, don't use them what so ever now. They don't help the team in anyway, However, Medic can revive and heal you and Engineer can blow up vehicles and repair your vehicle, I would only use Assault if i was in the mood for a one man army lol. "
Yea they only drop Ammo and in this game that is completely useless. /sarcasm
#31 Posted by Boomheadshot92 (30 posts) -

@Evilsbane:
I was just saying what i thought about Assault. No need for sarcasm.

#32 Posted by Hourai (2738 posts) -

It sucks when somebody stabs you in the middle of the smoke.

#33 Posted by MrKlorox (11142 posts) -

The problem with smoke grenades is that your teammates usually sit back instead of use them as cover to advance. It's like their brains just stop working.

#34 Posted by Tesla (2002 posts) -

I love using the smoke grenades.  They are effective in so many different situations.  I'll fire one off if a teammate or I am pinned down, or smoke a tank out of position, lay them down to advance in sniper territory, etc.  But most of the time I use them for attacking/defending flags and mcomm stations.   
 
I didn't know you could kill someone with a direct hit, I'll keep that in mind.  Bottom line, making the switch to smoke nades made me a better assault class player.

#35 Posted by Moridin (730 posts) -

I use smoke grenades whenever I use the assault kit. Defending or attacking, smoke has its uses. Aside from the great cover they provide, this is my most awesome smoke grenade moment...
 
Playing Rush, defending. The enemy team had one ticket left and had planted on our final M-COM. I walk up to a window, see the guy that planted by the crate and peg him square in the back with a smoke grenade. We win. Haha.

#36 Posted by xXwindoverXx (298 posts) -

Smoke grenades = win in Hardcore Conquest!

#37 Posted by SmithSyndicate (101 posts) -

So, I was finally inspired to use smoke.  And wooooow.
 
Prepare for the other team to HATE you.  Once they finally realized where I was in a building smoking the m-com so teammates could arm, they focused solely on me.  Tanks shooting at the building, people blind firing, just so I wouldn't be able to pop my head up and fire off another.
 
Needless to say, I distracted them enough with them wanting me dead AND smoking the target that no one even got a chance to start disarming it.

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