RE3 Remake Best Grenade Rounds

RE3 Remake Best Grenade Rounds
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4. Mine Rounds

With this ammo for the grenade launcher, these rounds fly at their targets using their own propulsion system. Then detonate after a short period of time or if approached- perfect for long-range and setting traps for prey to fall into.

What the Mine Rounds are great for:

  • Setting up an ambush for lots of enemies to wander into.
  • Great for the second encounter with Evolved Nemesis where he can be targeted and hit at long distances (see video!).
  • Excellent for second playthroughs where you know a strong enemy is about to pop up.

Mine Round Details:

  • Mine rounds are the only ammo that cannot be crafted.
  • Stand at the highest damage and hardest to find throughout the game. Some players have reported only two drops during the game. Use wisely.
  • Blue in color, they are strikingly different from the other ammo and can’t be missed.

How To Get the Mine Rounds:

  • Mine rounds cannot be crafted and are only able to be found. Since they are the most powerful grenade round, make sure you use them sparingly for tough enemies.

3. Flame Rounds

These rounds are the second easiest to find, but the least powerful during endgame climaxes unless dealing with particular enemies. The napalm inside ignites on impact, setting the surrounding area on fire- great for splash damage, but not so great for single enemies.

What the Flame Rounds are good for:

  • Large groups of ‘minor’ enemies like walkers. It can also set cars and electrical/explosive boxes can go off during contact.
  • Especially used for the Version 1 Nemesis, during a particular rooftop scene that does major damage to him with flames. Later Evolved Nemesis doesn’t seem to have the same weakness and it’s not recommended to use these rounds for that.
  • You can also set yourself on fire with the splash damage, so be aware to be far away from the chaos.

Flame Round Details:

  • Red in color and can definitely be seen from a distance. 
  • The second most commonly found round and can be found early as Carlos’ playthrough. Though keep in mind this gun is only for Jill unless bought in store.
  • It can often be seen as less powerful because of the wide spray effect. Also, it takes time for enemies to burn to death while other rounds take them out much faster.

How To Get the Flame Rounds:

  • (1) Explosive A + (1) Explosive B = Flame Rounds

2. Acid Rounds

Acid rounds are definitely the ammo to have throughout the game on your person. Though it’s the hardest to craft. The capsule when fired breaks on impact, soaking the surrounding area in acid. Watch your step!

What the Acid Rounds are good for:

  • Especially tough enemies like the mutated walkers while in the labs. These are hard to kill to begin with- and seemingly only acid rounds will get them actually fall and stay down. Remember to aim for the knees!
  • Large groups of enemies like flame rounds, but they also have splash damage to make sure you are far away before you fire.
  • Unlike flame rounds, these seem to have no effect on electrical or explosive boxes that are littered over Racoon City.

Acid Round Details:

  • Acid Rounds are bright yellow and definitely can’t be confused with other ammo rounds.
  • The second most powerful ammo for the grenade launcher, but also the hardest to find. Many people only have them during a playthrough because they crafted it.
  • Using the Crafting Companion (that can be bought in the store) is a great way to up the amount of ammo you’re making during your session. But it’s expensive just like the ammo you wish to make.

How To Get the Acid Rounds:

  • (1) Explosive B + (1) Explosive B = Acid Rounds

1. Explosive Rounds

As the main ammo of the grenade launcher, this is most likely what you will find during your first round of Resident Evil 3. The rounds do exactly what they say they will, and once fired will explode on impact dealing major damage. Second only to mine rounds (and equal to acid), this can be the easiest and fastest ammo to craft and find in a pinch.

What the Explosive Rounds are good for:

  • Though it’s not recommended to fire at anything and everything, these rounds are good for a wide variety of enemies and still do a great amount of damage! Did that zombie insult your mother? Fire away! Nemesis comes stomping toward you? Aim for the face.
  • Explosive rounds are such a common drop that multiple players have at least two stacks in their boxes and inventory. Expensive to make if you are on a harder difficulty, but Explosive A is one of the easier ones to find.
  • While still being implemented in the new multiplayer mode, keep in mind that this can still cause a lot of damage to yourself and your friends if playing. 

Explosive Round Details:

  • Gray and black in color and can be easily missed in dark places like the sewer or labs. 
  • Remember the Crafting Companion is in the store to help increase the amount of ammo you craft. 
  • Recently YouTubers have made a point of trying to play the entire game with just explosive rounds. Needless to say, it hasn’t gone well, but if you’re looking for an extra challenge, give that a shot!

How To Get the Explosive Rounds:

  • (1) Explosive A + (1) Explosive A = Explosive Rounds

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