Tribes: Ascend/EMP Grenade

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EMP 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

"EMP Grenades cause damage and energy drain to those caught in the blast. It deals a massive +200% more damage to vehicles."

The EMP Grenade is an unlockable belt item for the Medium Armor. This grenade deals less damage than most grenades, but it also drains the energy of the person damaged.

Damage Table

Below are the damage values for the EMP Grenade. The grenade also drains up to 160 points of energy from the player.

Base Damage
Base Damage 500
Beowulf 1,500
Deployables 500
Generator 1,500
Grav Cycle 1,500
Player 1,500
Sensor 1,500
Shrike 1,500
Turret 1,500
Splash Damage 250 - 500


The EMP 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 EMP Grenade has an impulse strength of 85,000 m/s applied to players hit by the grenade.

Special Accolades

The following accolades can be earned with the EMP Grenade.

Explosive Spree Demolitions Expert Hurt Locker Air Mail