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"This was built for one thing, and one thing only. If you want to get anywhere quickly, you're in the wrong place. If you want to go off-road, look elsewhere. If you want something inconspicuous, move right along. But if your heart's desire is to stay very still while you launch enough heat-seeking missiles to reignite the Cold War, then buckle up. The Chernobog is very, very news indeed
Please note: This vehicle must be stored in a personal facility and can be modified at the Facility Vehicle Workshop.
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Warstock Cache & Carry description.

The HVY Chernobog is a military artillery truck featured in Grand Theft Auto Online as part of the Doomsday Heist update.

Design

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The Chernobog is a ballistic missile launcher truck strongly based on the MAZ-543M, but replaces the BM-30 Smerch rocket system with a 15-tube launch pod (which uses a standard box-shaped framing). It is the first vehicle to adopt a 4-axle design.

The truck features red stars around it, which, as with the V-65 Molotok, indicates it is a Russian Military vehicle, although the black, red, and yellow colored lines on the side could also hint at an East Germany origin. The cab is positioned on the left-hand side of the vehicle. Similar to helicopters such as the Savage and Akula, the driver sits in the front section of the cabin, and the rocket operator sits in the rear section. It also has a tow hitch on the rear end, but this does not function.

The interior of the truck is basically green, as with other Russian vehicles in the game, such as the V-65 Molotok and the RM-10 Bombushka, along with the corresponding truck analog dials. The rear cabin also features a computer that is identical to those used by the Bombushka and the Volatol.

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Performance

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Vehicle

The Chernobog has decent speed for a truck of its size and is very maneuverable at low speeds, thanks to its all-wheel steering system, but generally has sluggish handling at higher speeds, as it often struggles to drive straight after turning. Its large size and huge weight also ensure that most vehicles hit by the Chernobog will often get crushed and explode causing damage, a problem shared with the Rhino. The ground clearance provides decent capability to sort uneven terrain, though the sheer size may become a problem when passing through areas where sharp turns are required. The Chernobogs durability is above average. it can take around 4 direct hits from an explosion before the engine catches fire. Its engine sound is the same as the Phantom Custom and Hauler Custom.

Its notable feature is a "lockdown" mode, where the truck is slightly raised up by four stands found between the four wheel groups, which enables the rocket system on the back, at the expense of being static, so the driver cannot move the vehicle unless the lockdown mode is deactivated, rendering the missile launcher unusable.

Weaponry

The rocket system can fire up to five rockets, either independently or in a quick burst. After that, the system takes four seconds to reload the tubes and fire the next row. As with the Anti-Aircraft Trailer with missile option, the weapon requires manual targeting to use the homing rockets and takes almost the same time to lock on a target.

The lock-on range of missiles reaches to an excessively high 1000 meter according to the game file (the same as the effective range of Marksman Rifle) and the guidance capability of missiles will even stress experienced pilots in P-996 LAZER. This makes the Chernobog an excellent anti-air vehicle, but the limited effective angle of the rocket system (at 45-50 degrees) will leave the Chernobog vulnerable if the aircraft is directly above. Aircraft with Chaff countermeasure can easily disrupt the lock-on sequence of the Chernobog, but Flares may not be able to disrupt the five missiles at once (depending of how the operator uses the system).

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Vehicle Statistics - Grand Theft Auto V
Acceleration
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engine Drivetrain
(FWD / RWD / AWD)
Mass
(kg / lbs)
Fuel Tank
Size (litres)
Handling.meta
N/A 59 / 95 5 N/A AWD
50% FWD
50% RWD
40000 / 88185 65
Website Statements [?] / Badges
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Observed [?]
N/A N/A 5 F8 AWD Cannot be observed Cannot be observed
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Chernobog-GTAO-RSCStats
Speed
50.972378%
Acceleration
3.333333%
Braking
29.999998%
Traction
60.606064%

Modifications

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The Chernobog can only be modified at a Weaponized Vehicle Workshop inside a facility, though unlike the vast majority of Weaponized Vehicles, the truck only has basic options.

Category Modification Cost
Armor No Armor $1,000
Armor Upgrade 20% $7,500
Armor Upgrade 40% $12,000
Armor Upgrade 60% $20,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $35,000
Armor Upgrade 100% $50,000
Brakes Stock Brakes $1,000
Street Brakes $20,000
Sport Brakes $27,000
Race Brakes $35,000
Engine EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $9,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $12,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $18,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $33,500
Lights Stock Lights $600
Xenon Lights $7,500
Livery None $11,400
Basic Camo $18,240
Zancudo Camo $19,380
Sprayed Camo $20,520
3 Color Outline $21,660
90s Sandbox $22,800
Modern 5 Color $23,370
Arid Theater $23,939
Winter Camo $24,510
Urban Warrior $25,080
Nature Reserve* $25,650
Naval Battle* $26,220
Urban Geometric* $26,789
Coyote Geometric* $27,360
Large Geometric* $27,930
Naval Geometric* $28,500
Desert Fractal* $29,070
Urban Fractal* $29,639
Large Digital* $30,210
Medium Digital* $30,780
Small Digital* $31,350
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Respray
Transmission Stock Transmission $1,000
Street Transmission $29,500
Sports Transmission $32,500
Race Transmission $40,000
Turbo None $5,000
Turbo Tuning $50,000
Wheels
Windows None $500
Light Smoke $1,500
Dark Smoke $3,500
Limo $5,000
  • * Denotes items that can only be unlocked for purchase via research in the Bunker property.

Image Gallery

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Video

GTA Online - Chernobog -The Doomsday Heist-

GTA Online - Chernobog -The Doomsday Heist-

Prominent Appearances in Missions

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Locations

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Trivia

General

  • Chernobog is a Slavic deity, whose name means black god. Certain historical sources interpret him as a dark, accursed god from the Slavic mythology.

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  • Although the Chernobog lacks a manufacturer in-game, the patch notes from the Rockstar Support page states it is manufactured by HVY.
  • Behind the driver seat there is a second seat for a passenger that cannot be used. This is because its real-life inspiration also uses the same layout for the main cabin.

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