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1-M8 Smoke Grenade
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Category Weapons > Explosives
Type Smoke
Delivery Thrown, Trap
Size 2x2 (4 Slots)
Weight 1 kg (2 lb)
Absorbency 0.5%
Fuse 2 sec.
Duration 90 sec.
Locations Military
Rarity Uncommon
Variants Green, Purple, Red, White, Yellow
Smoke grenade used by western forces. Comes in many different colors, it can provide cover or mark positions. — In-game description

The 1-M8 Smoke Grenade is a type of smoke grenade in DayZ Standalone. While intended to be thrown, the 1-M8 Smoke Grenade can also be combined with a tripwire to create a makeshift alarm, alerting you to oncoming enemies.


The 1-M8 Smoke Grenade is a smoke grenade used as a ground-to-ground or ground-to-air signaling device, a target or landing zone marking device, or a screening device for unit maneuvering. The Infected are drawn to activated smoke grenades and as such can be used to divert their attention.