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An Overlord throws a gas grenade. (TV: The Mutants)

Grenades were a form of explosive weapon. They commonly had a pin release or were lit to begin the detonation sequence.

Instances of use[]

Captain Hopper used gas grenades to distract the Cybermen. (TV: The Tomb of the Cybermen)

British Army soldiers used grenades against Robot Yeti when they invaded the London Underground. (TV: The Web of Fear)

The Second Doctor was able to make home made grenades out of a medical kit for Jamie McCrimmon and Cully to use against the Quarks. (TV: The Dominators)

UNIT soldiers used grenades against Cybermen, but they were only partially effective. (TV: The Invasion)

The Second Doctor dismantled a grenade and used its explosive to blow open General Smythe's safe and get a map of the war zones. (TV: The War Games)

The Master ordered George Philips to kill the Third Doctor with a grenade. However, he broke free of the Master's hypnosis and exploded the grenade upon himself. UNIT later used grenades while battling the Autons near the Beacon Hill Research Establishment. (TV: Terror of the Autons)

The Master and Harry Mailer used gas grenades to take over Stangmoor Prison. (TV: The Mind of Evil)

A UNIT soldier used a grenade to blow apart an Axon. (TV: The Claws of Axos)

Captain Mike Yates put a grenade in the hydraulics section of the Ex-Cav suit, destroying it. (AUDIO: Prisoners of the Lake)

The Overlords used gas grenades in an attempt to draw the Mutts out of a cave system. (TV: The Mutants)

Mike Yates attempted to kill the Roundheads that the Master had brought forwards in times by throwing a grenade amongst them. However, the Master sent them back to the 17th century before the grenade exploded. (TV: The Time Monster)

UNIT used grenades to try to destroy some giant maggots. (TV: The Green Death)

UNIT again used grenades to ward off a Tyrannosaurus rex. (TV: Invasion of the Dinosaurs)

Grenades proved ineffective against the K1 robot. (TV: Robot)

The Fourth Doctor tried to use a grenade to kill his opponent Goth in the APC net. He only succeeded in wounding Goth. (TV: The Deadly Assassin)

The Oracle was able to manufacture fission grenades. (TV: Underworld)

The Foamasi made use of cocoon grenades to entangle opponents. (TV: The Leisure Hive)

Due to the Prime Mover striking a wrong note on the Event Synthesizer, a grenade from an army testing range in 1942 Stockbridge was transposed with a cricket ball from a match played by the Fifth Doctor in 1982 Stockbridge. It exploded, destroying the wicket. (COMIC: The Tides of Time)

Peri Brown destroyed a Dalek with a grenade. (TV: Revelation of the Daleks)

The Sixth Doctor accelerated the photosynthesis rate of the Vervoids by throwing flash grenades at them. (TV: Terror of the Vervoids)

The Bannermen used grenades against the Chimerons. (TV: Delta and the Bannermen)

The British Army used toxin grenades against Soviet troops. (TV: The Curse of Fenric)

John Benton's father was killed by a grenade in Normandy during World War II. (HOMEVID: Wartime)

In Turkey, Ace accidentally embarrassed Massoud in front of his men when she tossed a grenade to him, frightening him. (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Warhead)

On Gallifrey, the Sontaran Stor tried to destroy Gallifrey and the rest of the galaxy with a grenade. The blast was avoided when the Fourth Doctor used the De-mat Gun on Stor. (TV: The Invasion of Time)

The Sontaran Strax blew up a genetic splicer in the Crystal Palace with a grenade. While throwing the grenade, Strax mentioned that there was "no problem in life that [couldn't] be solved with a grenade". (COMIC: The Crystal Throne)