Tribes: Ascend/Chaff Grenade

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Chaff Grenade

Loadout/Class Light Armor
Slot Belt
Type Grenade
Manual Reload Time 0 seconds
Build Up Time 0.7 seconds
Projectile Speed 0.4 m/s
Projectile Live Time 8 seconds
Projectile Hitbox 0.84 meters
Splash Radius 4 meters
Ammo 2
Gold 120
XP 8,000
Mastery Cost (XP) Locked

"Chaff Grenades jam enemy/friendly indicators for you and others around you for 3 seconds after this grenade is deployed. They also will interrupt stealth enemies in the area."

The Chaff Grenade is an unlockable belt item for the Light Armor. This grenade will knockout an enemy's stealth, and jam IFFs.

Damage Table

Below are the damage values for the Chaff Grenade.

Base Damage
Base Damage 1
Beowulf 1
Deployables 1
Generator 1
Grav Cycle 1
Player 1
Sensor 1
Shrike 3
Turret 1


The Chaff Grenade has a 100% speed inheritance when it is thrown. The base speed for the grenade is 0.4 m/s, with a maximum speed of 140 m/s, regardless of the inherited speed, and a terminal velocity of 140 m/s.

Kick Strength

The Chaff Grenade does not apply an impulse to players.


  • Internally, the Chaff Grenade is named Ninja Smoke.
  • Before patch v1.1, this was the Smoke Grenade.

Special Accolades

The following accolades can be earned with the Chaff Grenade, though it is highly unlikely, considering it only does 1 point of damage.

Explosive Spree Demolitions Expert Hurt Locker Air Mail