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The Oil Grenade is a grenade skill which coats enemies and the ground in inflammable oil.


  • Special Effects:
    • Throws an arcing projectile which explodes on contact with an enemy or a horizontal surface.
      • The projectile bounces off of a Shieldbearer's shield without detonating.
    • Upon explosion, deals damage and applies oil to enemies and the ground for 20 seconds.
  • Tags: Ranged, Explosive, Oil, ShortCooldown
  • Legendary Version: Premonition
    • Forced Affix: Death Fire
      • "Enemies burn when they die."


  • 0.0: Introduced.
  • 0.1:
    • Now spreads inflammable oil on the floor when thrown.
    • Oiled duration on enemies increased from 15 to 20 seconds.
    • Base damage decreased from 50 to 20
    • Added tags "Explosive" and "Oil".
    • Unlock cost increased from 10 to 30 Cells.
    • Description changed
  • 0.2: Base price decreased from 2000 to 1000 gold.
  • 0.4:
    • Cooldown increased from 4 to 8 seconds.
    • Base damage increased from 20 to 40.
    • Unlock cost decreased from 30 to 20 cells.
    • Now scales with Skill Stat.png
    • Blueprint no longer obtainable with the removal of Running Zombie enemy.
  • 0.5: Blueprint now drops from Hammers
  • 0.6: Scaling changed from Skill Stat.png Tactics to Strength Stat.png Brutality.
  • 0.7:
    • Added legendary affix "DeathFire".
    • Added tag "ShortCooldown".
  • 1.1:
    • Cooldown increased from 8 to 10 seconds.
    • Base damage increased from 40 to 60.
    • Oil spread distance increased from 9 to 18.
    • Oiled duration on enemies increased from 20 to 35 seconds.
  • 1.6: Scaling changed from Strength Stat.png Brutality to Str Skill.png Tactics/ Brutality.
  • 1.9:
    • Rally effect has been removed.
    • No longer activates cooldown reduction mutations.
  • 2.1:
    • Base damage increased from 60 to 100.
    • Oil spread distance reduced from 18 to 10.
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