A handy canister filled with chemicals that will emit blinding smoke when it is set off. Excellent for cover.
Smoke Grenade is a kind of throwing weapon available in Crossfire.
Smoke Grenade, as the name implies, when landing after thrown, the smoke grenade will release a cloud of smoke after a few seconds of fuze time.
The Smoke Grenade is commonly used in Ghost Mode, since you can see the silhouette of the ghosts. The Smoke Grenade also is used in Escape Mode to cover the (escape and movement of the) Black List team.
A large problem that should be noted is how smoke grenades are ineffective when playing a Team Deathmatch mode on a small maps like Ship or Egypt. It will disorent snipers on both sides and will not allow a good view of the enemy positions, unless they are in the smoke themselves.
The smoke is also used when one team is spawn raping the other team. A smoke will be thrown at or near the spawn entrance to disorient the spawning team and give an advantage to the winning team. Another use of smoke grenades is to cover the bomb in S&D.
In S&D, the smoke will be thrown at or near the bomb to conceal it. In Ghost Mode, the smoke reveals the postion of the ghost if the are in the cloud of smoke and shows them if they try to kill the bomb defuser. In Escape Mode, the smoke is commonly thrown at or near the escape pad to cover the BL team and disorient the GR team.
In Mutation Mode & variants, some dirty players tend to use smoke grenade to cover soldiers' camping positions, causing them to not visually see or detect incoming mutants, unless if they're equipped with smoke reduction items or a skilled character like SPOP-X or Ngọc Trinh.
- Available in all CF versions.
- The model of the Smoke Grenade used in Crossfire bears a very-close resemblance to AN M18 Colored Smoke Grenade made by the United States.
- It's confirmed that Crossfire using AN M18 Colored Smoke Grenade as the base model for Smoke Grenade (and variants) as some of them now has been named M18 Grenade in some versions (for example: Smoke Grenade-Gold Phoenix is named as M18 Grenade-Phoenix in CF Vietnam).
- However, the removed FireBomb grenade is based on AN M14 instead.