Fandom

GTA Wiki

Satchel Charges

Redirected from Satchel Charge

11,776pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Wikipedia-logo-en
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Satchel Charges are a remote-detonated explosive from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

Design

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

The Satchel Charge is a small, portable plastic explosive material (possibly C-4) that are remotely controlled (evicended by the antenna on it).

When Satchel Charges are planted, the player gains a detonator in an additional weapon slot; by firing the detonator, the charges explode.

Performance

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Satchel Charges can be detonated from any distance, and with any time delay, assuming they still exist. There is a limit of 32 satchel charges that can be placed at a time. After the limit is reached, any further placement of the charges won't appear. They will stick to walls, vehicles, and pedestrians if thrown on them. Throwing the satchel charges will cause the people around the player to scream and run away, even gaining a wanted level if thrown in front of the cops or if the player is a crime away from a one-star wanted level. And if the player plants a satchel charge on a Police Maverick, they will gain a four-star wanted level.

GTA San Andreas Overview


Weapon Statistics - 3D Universe
Damage Fire Rate Range Ammo Specifications/
Capacity
Reload Mechanism Reload Speed
Weapon.dat
N/A N/A N/A 1 N/A N/A
Observed
N/A N/A Cannot be determined Single unit N/A N/A

Image Gallery

Locations

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

SatchelCharges -LocationsMap-GTASA

Satchel Charges' locations map

Trivia

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

  • It is possible to have bombs stick onto CJ via bouncing or multiplayer mode. The bomb will not disappear if CJ enters a cutscene or a building.
  • Bombs will not affect how a vehicle handle but can sink vehicles and destroyed boats in water, if placed onto the vehicle.
  • Bombs cannot stick onto animal models (dolphins and turtles) nor kill them.

Glitches

  • CJ's girlfriends seem to be immune to any damage taken from Satchel Charges; no matter how many charges the player sticks on or nearby the girlfriend, she will not die or be harmed by them at all. This also applies to other explosives. 
  • If the charges disappear (through cutscenes or saving the game), the detonator will not disappear with the charges. Using the detonator will cause no explosion.

See also

Navigation