|Damage||High (if it contacts flammable material)|
|Maximum Ammunition||3 (Normal), 5 (Easy)|
|Price||Free, at any Fuel Pile.|
The Molotov, also known as a Molotov Cocktail, is an improvised incendiary explosive made from an empty bottle filled with petrol that is usually activated by a lit cloth sticking out of the bottle.
The Molotov can be very effective in Far Cry 2 due to the large bodies of grass and the speed at which fire spreads. Its effectiveness often depends on conditions; grass burns best in the savannah, jungle not so well, and rain quells fire.
Its best use in combat is to either attack multiple enemies by setting the grass they are in on fire or to flush out hard-to-spot enemies in tall grass by setting the grass on fire. It can also be used to protect the player's flank by igniting the vegetation on the other side of a road---the fire will not cross a road---or when the player is in a non-flammable area, such as standing on a rock outcrop. A Molotov thrown into a tree will burn all the leaves off, letting the player see through the tree, while sniping, for instance. It is not recommended to throw a Molotov directly at an enemy standing on non-flammable ground. The result is usually a miss and a wasted Molotov.
- When you throw the molotov it appears as if it is already lit, however, there is no lighting animation.
|The Far Cry 2 Weapons|
|Melee||Machete (Homemade Machete · Primitive Machete)|
|Secondary||Star .45 · Makarov · Silent Makarov 6P9 · Eagle .50 · MAC-10 · Uzi · M79 · IED · Flare Pistol · Craftsman Shotgun|
|Primary||G3KA4 · AK-47 (Golden) · FAL · AR-16 · MP5 · Homeland 37 · SPAS-12 · USAS-12 · Silenced Shotgun · M1903 · SVD Dragunov · AS50 · MGL-140|
|Special||PKM · M249 · RPG-7 · Carl Gustav · Dart Rifle · LPO-50 Flamethrower · Type 63 Mortar · Crossbow|
|Mounted Guns||M2 .50 cal · M249 · Mk 19|
|Grenades||M67 Grenade · Molotov|