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Petrol Bomb
Petrol Bomb
Information
Type Bomb
Range Long-range
Damage 10 HP (explosion)
3 HP/second (flames)
Additional effects Scatter fire on impact
Appears in Worms: The Directors Cut onwards (with some exceptions)
Affected by
Gravity
Yes
Wind
Yes
Electromagnets
No

The Petrol Bomb (also known as the Molotov Cocktail or simply Molotov) is a thrown explosive weapon, similar to the Grenade. Unlike a Grenade however, it explodes on impact, and scatters fire that lasts for a few turns after detonation. The flames fall in accordance with the angle of impact, but are also affected by wind.

Usage

Select the Molotov, adjust the Worm's aim, and hold the Fire Button to power up a throw. Release the Fire Button to lob the Molotov.

Tactics

  • The Petrol Bomb should be used in areas where its initial explosion will not throw your victim clear of the ensuing flames. Enemies trapped in tunnels and craters make the best targets.

Tips & Tricks

  • Sometimes, because of the wind, the flames may travel up or down the walls of a previous circular explosion, which may provide extra damage. Keep this in mind when an opponent's Worm or one of your Worms are in a hole.
  • It will do up to 100 damage if you throw it correctly.

Trivia

  • The bomb's impact is the weakest in the Worms Series because it does up to 15 damage and makes really small explosions.
  • In Worms DC, the icon shows fire and a Molotov but in the other games, it shows the Molotov and the stuffed cloth at the top.
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