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Satchel Charges are a remote-detonated explosive featured in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and introduced as a mission-only timer-controlled explosive in Grand Theft Auto Online with The Contract update.

Design[]

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas[]

The Satchel Charge is a small, portable plastic explosive material (possibly C-4) that is remotely controlled (evidenced by the antenna on it).

When Satchel Charges are planted, the player gains a detonator in an additional weapon slot; by firing the detonator, the charges explode.

Grand Theft Auto Online[]

Their appearance is identical to the demolition charge[1] used to enter El Rubio's compound. shown in a Cayo Perico Heist cutscene.

Performance[]

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas[]

Satchel Charges can be detonated from any distance, and with any time delay, assuming they still exist. There is a limit of 32 satchel charges that can be placed at a time. After the limit is reached, any further placement of the charges won't appear. They will stick to walls, vehicles, and pedestrians if thrown on them. Throwing the satchel charges will cause the people around the player to scream and run away, even gaining a wanted level if thrown in front of the cops or if the player is a crime away from a one-star wanted level. Enemy gang members will also open fire at the player when he throws a satchel charge. If the player plants a satchel charge on a Police Maverick, they will gain a four-star wanted level.

GTA San Andreas Overview[]


Weapon Statistics - 3D Universe
Damage Fire Rate [?] Range
(m / ft)
Ammo Specifications/
Capacity
Reload Mechanism Reload Speed
Weapon.dat
N/A N/A N/A 1 N/A N/A
Observed
N/A 64 RPM Cannot be determined Single unit N/A N/A

Grand Theft Auto Online[]

The charge is on a 30-second timer and the player is required to leave the site before seeing the detonation. The screen shakes significantly when the three charges detonate, indicating a significant explosive capacity.

When watched, the explosives are able to immediately destroy a parked APC, as well as instantly wasting the player.

Locations[]

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas[]

SatchelCharges -LocationsMap-GTASA

Satchel Charges' locations map

Grand Theft Auto Online[]

Available in Security Contract: Liquidize Assets mission only, supplied automatically when the mission starts.

Image Gallery[]

Oversights[]

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas[]

  • CJ's girlfriends seem to be immune to any damage taken from Satchel Charges; no matter how many charges the player sticks on or nearby the girlfriend, she will not die or be harmed by them at all. This also applies to other explosives. However, they will take damage and be killed if CJ hits/abuses them (thus ending the date) before detonating the charges.
  • If the charges disappear (through cutscenes or saving the game), the detonator will not disappear with the charges. Using the detonator will cause no explosion.

Trivia[]

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas[]

  • It is possible to have bombs stick onto CJ via bouncing or multiplayer mode. The bomb will not disappear if CJ enters a cutscene or a building.
  • Bombs will not affect how a vehicle handle but can sink vehicles and destroyed boats in water, if placed onto the vehicle.
  • Bombs cannot stick onto animal models (dolphins and turtles) nor kill them.

See also[]

References[]

  1. TheCayoPericoHeist-GTAO-CompoundEntry-DemolitionCharges-Set

    Demolition charge

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