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Cryo Grenade
Attack statistics
dmg/attack: 1 + 0 explosion
other effect: stun and freeze for 3s
crit dmg: 0
crit chance: x 1
skill: Explosives
AP: 24
item HP: 5
weight: 0.5
value: 50
base id: xx002a71

The version which was cut from the base game.

The Cryo Grenade is a new type of grenade which is added to Fallout 3 in the Mothership Zeta add-on.



  • It will freeze a target for a short time.


These grenades can be obtained from Elliot Tercorien after releasing him from stasis and going through the Cryo Lab with him. He will pick up some cryogenic parts in the area where Beckett and Daniels are frozen which enables him to start making the grenades upon return to the Engineering Core. He will give you 3 Cryo Grenades and 3 Cryo Mines after you wait an hour for him to make them. After that must wait another 3 hours for him to make 2 more each time you ask.


  • If you are caught in the blast, you will also be paralyzed for 4 seconds.
  • After the quest "This Galaxy Aint Big Enough..." Elliot seems to lose the ability to create Cryo Grenades and Mines for the player.
  • Targets affected by the freezing effect are similar to those under the paralyzing effect, meaning you can pickpocket anyone with 100 percent chance of success.
  • Reverse-pickpocketing Cryo Grenades onto NPCs won't kill them, nor will it turn them or their allies hostile unless you've already hit them enough times that one more attack would have turned them hostile anyways.


If you are caught in the blast and paralyzed, the frost effect will not appear unless you are in your vault undergarments.(Xbox 360)


The Cryo Grenade appears in the Mothership Zeta add-on for Fallout 3.

The Cryo Grenade was originally a weapon cut from the final version of Fallout 3 for an unknown reason. It does not exist in the final version of the game, nor does it exist as an unused item in the G.E.C.K. editor. However, the mesh and texture are contained within Fallout 3's BSA files, these files however were not used and new meshes and textures were made to replace them in Mothership Zeta. Another cryo weapon, the Cryolator exists only as a mesh and textures in Fallout 3's BSA files..

Mothership Zeta (add-on)
Weapons of Fallout 3

This article uses material from the "Cryo Grenade" article on the Fallout wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.


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