Dirty Bomb

From Official Barotrauma Wiki
Revision as of 21:44, 7 November 2021 by JP3885 (talk | contribs) (Added details about radiation amounts applied and that it acts similar to other explosives.)
Jump to: navigation, search
Version Checkmark False.png Data is potentially outdated
Last updated for version
The current game version is
Dirty Bomb
Dirty Bomb.png
Type Weapon
Skill: Weapons 30
Deconstructible? No
OutpostOutpost Sell
Habitation OutpostHabitation 90 mk
ColonyColony 75 mk
Research OutpostResearch 75 mk
Military OutpostMilitary 54 mk
Mining OutpostMining 60 mk

The Dirty Bomb is a low-damage explosive that leaves a large zone of Affliction Radiation Sickness.png Radiation Sickness for a short time.

Can only be crafted by an Engineer with Castle Doctrine.


A Dirty Bomb can be placed and then be remotely detonated using a Detonator.

Dirty Bomb can also be loaded inside Railgun shells.

The amount of radiation applied is based on the distance from the center of the explosion, the area lasts 4 seconds.

  • Radius 0 - 8, +24 Radiation per second
  • Radius 8 - 12, +16 Radiation per second
  • Radius 12 - 16, +6 Radiation per second


Talent Tier Description
Talent Castle Doctrine.png
Castle Doctrine
Engineer Job Icon.pngEngineer
Weapons Engineer Tier 3
Unlock recipe: Dirty Bomb.png Dirty Bomb.
Your attacks are 35% more powerful against monsters inside your submarine.

Damage Values

Afflictions on Hit
Structure Damage
Kinetic Force
Explosion Radius (m)
Dirty Bomb.png Dirty Bomb
Affliction Burn.png Burn: 25
Affliction Lacerations.png Lacerations: 15
Affliction Stun.png Stun: 0.5s