How To Throw Explosives/Grenades In Fallout 4

At one time, In Fallout 4, the vast majority of gamers have no idea how to toss grenades. This is due to the fact that action-oriented tutorials frequently fail to instruct players on how to throw grenades or other explosives in that situation.

In addition, the game’s mechanics alter slightly from those of previous iterations. As a result, figuring out how to toss grenades in Fallout 4 by trial and error takes a long time. The greatest way to deliver damage and wipe out a bunch of foes is to utilize grenades. Nonetheless, I’m here to show you how to toss grenades in Fallout 4 in a simple, step-by-step manner.

Equipping Grenades


First and foremost, go to your weapon inventory. This assumes you picked up a variety of weapons and armor parts, including grenades while roaming the commonwealth. As a result, you should have a handful of grenades in your inventory waiting to be used.

Exit after equipping one of the grenades in your weapon inventory, just like any other Fallout 4 weapon. Don’t worry, this won’t affect the weapons you currently have in the game. A little tip should appear on the screen when you’ve equipped the grenade.

This indicates that the grenade has been fitted and is ready to be launched. That is the first indication that the grenade has been properly fitted. However, this may not always occur; the small hint that shows on the screen may not show at all. If this happens, you’ll have to restart the equipping procedure until the tip appears in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. If you choose, you may even make the grenade your preferred weapon.

You can consult the Help section under grenades if the initial hint (a tip in the top left-hand corner of the screen) doesn’t show or isn’t evident. This is to prevent having to go through the grenade equipping process over and again. Once the grenade is properly equipped, close the menu.

Throwing The Grenade


Take your Pip-boy and hold down the right bumper if you performed all of the instructions successfully and are ready to discharge the bomb. Once you’ve aimed at your target and are ready to shoot, hold the right bumper or melee button. Hold the right bumper for as long as you can until the grenade is ready to be released. The default melee button varies depending on whose PC you’re playing Fallout 4 on.

  • PS4: R1
  • Xbox: RB
  • PC: Alt

Meanwhile, you’ll hear a ticking sound, which indicates that the grenade is about to be thrown. The ticking sound is not to be confused with a timer. When you let off of the melee button, the explosion timer will begin.

The grenade is thrown when you let off of the right bumper/plunger, and it will explode at any moment. Just make sure you flung it far enough away from you to avoid the explosion. Before releasing the grenade, you can make an arc. This may be done by gazing up or over, and the distance the grenade will travel before exploding will be determined. If you unlock a Fallout 4 perk to assist you predict the trajectory of your grenade, this will be much easier. The Demolition Expert perk, which grants you a great throwing arc, is the finest in this situation.


Make sure you have grenades in your weapon inventory because if you don’t, you’ll have to resort to a melee attack. It’s also a lot easier to equip and discharge grenades if you designate them as favorites. In Fallout 4, unlike previous games, it is not possible to utilize VATS and grenades at the same time.

Despite this, you may still fire grenades before switching to VATS and lighting them up. Even if you’re a good player, new players should be aware that you may traverse numerous levels in Fallout 4 without knowing how to toss grenades.

Christian Allen Tandoc
Christian Allen Tandoc
Christian Allen Tandoc is a frantic writer, blogger, and ghostwriter. He quit his office job as an Applications Engineer for the love of writing. When he’s not working, he’s either playing with his PS4 or his 1-year old daughter.

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