Modern Warfare 2

Modern Warfare 2: How to Use and Throw Grenades

Modern Warfare 2 will be released on October 28th on next-generation consoles, PCs, and Steam. The game has proven fairly popular among many Call of Duty fans worldwide who have great hopes for it, but some are apprehensive about how it will fare internationally because they haven’t heard anything from Infinity Ward or Activision yet. However, those concerns have been addressed after understanding how the creators aim to make it function worldwide.

The grenade is one of the most important lethal and tactical options available to you in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 beta. Though you can’t shoot around corners, you can certainly toss your little explosive sphere. 

Here’s how you fire grenades in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 beta.

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All Grenades

Following are the grenades in Modern Warfare 2:

Tactical Grenades:

  • Decoy Grenade
  • Flash Grenade
  • Smoke Grenade
  • Snapshot Grenade
  • Stun Grenade
  • Tear Gas

Lethal Grenades:

  • Frag Grenade
  • Semtex


  • C4
  • Molotov Cocktail
  • Thermite
  • Throwing Knife

How to Use and Throw Grenades?

Here are the controls you’ll need to use to throw a grenade while playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Grenades are classified into two types: lethal and tactical. Further down, we will go into detail about what they do and how they work, but for now, let’s focus on how to control them. 

Below is the controller layout for PlayStation 3 (PS3), Xbox 360 (X360), and PC players.

Tactical GrenadePress L1Press LBPress Q
Lethal GrenadePress R1Press RBPress E

This sums up our guide on how to use and throw grenades in Modern Warfare 2. Also, keep checking our other guides for more updates on the game.

Anjali Patel
I am a political science graduate and turned my hobby into a passion. When I am not writing, I am playing games. I love games that revolve around the main “Hero” character. My love for COD started when I was 18 and since then it has been growing. Other games that I love are Assasin’s Creed, Grand Theft Auto V. Currently building an affair with the story-based games.

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