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GTA 5: detonate sticky bomb - this is how it works (short tip)

How to detonate sticky bombs in GTA 5? This supposedly simple action turns out to be an unexpected challenge in reality. If you are also wondering how to throw sticky bombs and detonate them, you are not alone, as many players initially do not know how it works. We will therefore answer this question quickly and easily.


GTA 5 - Grand Theft Auto V.

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Sticky bombs are especially fun in GTA 5 and GTA Online because you can attach them to surfaces and then detonate them safely from a distance. You can place up to 20 sticky bombs at the same time before detonating the first one. But how exactly does detonating sticky bombs work? We'll explain it to you!

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Throw and blow sticky bombs in GTA 5

Before you detonate a sticky bomb, you should first place it at the target location. To do this, aim (right mouse button / L2 / LT) with the equipped sticky bomb like a grenade and then throw it (left mouse button / R2 / RT). Note that a sticky bomb has a shorter range than a grenade. So you can't throw them in a wide arc.

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If you do not want to throw a sticky bomb but want to place it in a certain place, it is sufficient to stand in front of it and press the right mouse button or L2 / LT. Now it's time to keep your distance and detonate the sticky bomb!

This is how you set off the sticky bomb: On the PC you press the to ignite G button. On Xbox and PlayStation you have to ignite the Push the Digi-Pad to the right.

Sticky Bomb Locations in GTA 5 and GTA Online

Sticky bombs are particularly useful for throwing them out of the car behind you during car chases, for example, and blowing up chasers. Not least because of this, you should always have some with you. If you need supplies, you will find it in the following locations in single player mode and in GTA Online:

Single player modeGTA Online
  • At Ammu-Nation for $ 400
  • Friends reunited, Blitzaktion and Derailed during the missions
  • To the west of Fort Zancudo by an old boat in the water
  • In the water to the west of the Dutch-London-Street-Bridge
  • At the end of Mountain View Drive by an island in the water
  • South of San Andreas Avenue by the Vespucci canals on the second floor of the unfinished house.
  • At Ammu-Nation from rank 19 for $ 600
  • From deathmatches and struggles for survival
  • During the missions The Los Santos Connection, Hacker Attack, Artificial Shortage, Data Vacuum Cleaner, Bull Hunt and in the finale of the Heist "The Human Labs Raid"

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