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For a cross-game overview, see grenade launcher.

The auto grenade launcher is an explosive heavy gun in Fallout 76.

Background

The automatic grenade launcher (sometimes referred to as a grenade machinegun), is a belt-fed, blowback-operated, air-cooled automatic weapon designed to lay down a heavy volume of explosive ordnance and support infantry and vehicle operations. Designed for use as a crew-served weapon, the automatic grenade launcher was intended for use against a variety of targets ranging from infantry and light vehicles to fortifications and other materiel. The sheer weight of the weapon and bulk of the ammunition limited its versatility, until the advent of power armor. Since then, many units were converted for use on foot, rather than from a tripod.[2]

U.S. automatic grenade launchers were manufactured in two major variants, accepting 25mm and 40mm grenades, together with a variety of additional equipment, such as an electronic fire control system.[3]

Characteristics

Auto grenade launcher expanded

The auto grenade launcher is a powerful, automatic explosive weapon firing belt-fed 40mm grenades. Delivering a high volume of explosive ordnance at the range, it's difficult to ignore, especially when taking into account the damage bonus from the right perk cards (it does not benefit from Heavy Gunner).

Crafting

Materials:Requirements:Produces:
Gear (16)
Oil (9)
Rubber (16)
Screw (17)
Spring (16)
Steel (26)
Build at:
Learn Method:
Learned from plan/recipe
Plan: Auto grenade launcher
Perks:
Auto grenade launcher Lv 40 (1)

Materials:Requirements:Produces:
Gear (18)
Oil (11)
Rubber (19)
Screw (19)
Spring (19)
Steel (28)
Build at:
Learn Method:
Learned from plan/recipe
Plan: Auto grenade launcher
Perks:
Auto grenade launcher Lv 50 (1)

Weapon modifications

Barrels
ModDamage changeFire rate changeRange changeAccuracy changeAmmo capacity changeAP cost changeWeight changeValue changeRequiredComponents
Standard barrel+20% (sighted)+10%+10%Adhesive x1
Screw x7
Steel x11
Long barrel+1 x base (+84)+25% (sighted)+10%+20%Gunsmith 5Adhesive x3
Screw x7
Steel x17
Heavy barrel+25%+1 x base (+84)+25% (sighted)+15%+60%Gunsmith 5Adhesive x1
Screw x7
Steel x11

Locations

Dropped from high level Scorched and super mutants.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Only applies to the 1 damage on-hit, not the explosion damage
  2. Appearance of the weapon and parallels with the Mark 19 Mod 3 automatic grenade launcher.
  3. Automatic grenade launchers in the games.
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