Mortar shell

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Mortar shells are different types of ammunition used by the mortar. They are also a requirement to build IED traps of different categories.


They can be crafted at a machining table, bought from traders, typically the combat supplier, or rarely obtained as a trade item (for the Antigrain warhead).

All mortar shells will explode with their respective explosion type if damage reduces its hit points to 20 or less, or deterioration reduces them to 0.

There are 5 types of mortar shell:

EMP shell

A shell filled with batteries and antennas, for generating an EMP pulse when detonated. Electromagnetic pulses temporarily disable electrical circuits. Can be fired from mortars or installed as a trap. Explodes when damaged.

Firefoam shell

A pressurized shell filled with fire-extinguishing foam. Can be fired from mortars or installed as a trap. Explodes when damaged.

High-explosive shell

A shell filled with high explosives. Can be fired from mortars or installed as a trap. Explodes when damaged.

Incendiary shell

A shell filled with flammable gel and a small explosive charge. Starts fires when detonated. Can be fired from mortars or installed as a trap. Explodes when damaged.



Antigrain warhead

A tiny ultra-tech warhead usually used by spacecraft or glitterworld war machines. Powered by a grain of antimatter, it creates a huge explosion and starts fires around the target. Can be fired from mortars or installed as a trap. Explodes when damaged.