The flamethrower is an advanced weapon best used against hordes of enemies or trees. It has a decent damage and also an area of effect damaging multiple Enemies at once. It requires Flamethrower ammo to function.
- See also: Flamethrower ammo#Strategy
The flames thrown will land exactly where the mouse cursor is pointing if in range. This means that you can precision-track over all the permanent structures in a Biter base, and the flames' damage-over-time will destroy them.
- Main article: Achievements
The flamethrower is directly connected to the following achievement:
- Destroy 10k trees with fire.
- Added flamethrower and flamethrower turret damage upgrades.
- Now deals significantly more damage.
- The flamethrower fluid input order is the same as before, so it matches the refinery outputs.