Tribes: Ascend/Blackout Grenade

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Blackout Grenade

Loadout/Class Medium Armor
Slot Belt
Type Grenade
Manual Reload Time 0 seconds
Build Up Time 0.7 seconds
Projectile Speed 24 m/s
Projectile Live Time 8 seconds
Projectile Hitbox 0.4 meters
Splash Radius 12 meters
Ammo 2
Gold 120
XP 8,000
Mastery Cost (XP) Locked

"Blackout Grenades disable enemy turrets and lower shields on base assets for a short time. They also disable HUD tracking icons on enemy players."

The Blackout Grenade is an unlockable belt item for the Medium Armor, and was originally the "Whiteout Grenade," a flashbang. The Blackout Grenade can knock out enemy players' HUDs, and shields on base assets for 5 seconds.

Damage Table

Below are the damage values for the Blackout Grenade.

Base Damage
Base Damage 750
Beowulf 750
Deployables 750
Generator 750
Grav Cycle 750
Player 750
Sensor 750
Shrike 750
Turret 750
Splash Damage 375 - 750


The Blackout Grenade has a 20% speed inheritance when it is thrown. The base speed for the grenade is 24 m/s, with a maximum speed of 32 m/s, regardless of the inherited speed, and a terminal velocity of 140 m/s.

Kick Strength

The Blackout Grenade has an impulse strength of 52,000 m/s applied to players hit by the grenade.

Special Accolades

The following accolades can be earned with the Blackout Grenade.

Explosive Spree Demolitions Expert Hurt Locker Air Mail