Nitro Thrower

Ability None
Weapon Type Flamethrower
Weapon AP 4
Damage 35-51
Skill Requirement 6 Big Guns
Ammo Type Energy Cells
Ammo Capacity 2
Range 10.5
Weapon Stats
Base Hit Chance 95%
Crit. Damage x2.6
Crit. Chance 25%
Penetration 99
Failed Requirement Penalty
Hit Chance -10%
Critical Chance -100%
Strike Rate -100%

Nitro Thrower is a Big Gun weapon in Wasteland 3Nitro Thrower requires 6 Big Guns skill, it is a Flamethrower, has 10.5 range, and 2 ammo capacity. Each weapon's stats and/or effects can be changed or upgraded by slotting Weapon Mods to it, apart from mods, some weapons also include its own unique ability.


Based around flamethorwer technology, this weapon instead sprays jets of supercooled chemical vapors.


Nitro Thrower Information

  • Weapon Requirement: 6 Big Guns
  • Weapon Type: Flamethrower
  • Weapon Rarity: Unique
  • Weapon AP: 4
  • Damage: 35-51
  • Ammo Type: Energy Cells
  • Ammo Capacity: 2
  • Range: 10.5
  • Damage vs. Humans: +30%
  • Damage vs. Animals: +30%
  • Damage vs. Mutants: +30%
  • Damage vs. Robots: -30%
  • Damage vs. Vehicles: -30%
  • Damage vs. Synths: -30%


Nitro Thrower Acquisition

  • Can be found inside a crate at the small shed located at the Museum Gallery of the Clown Museum


Nitro Thrower Weapon Ability

  • None
    • Description


Nitro Thrower Stats

  • Penetration: 99
  • Critical Chance: 25%
  • Critical Damage: x2.6
  • Base Hit Chance: 95%


Nitro Thrower Weapon Penalties

NOTE: Each weapon requires a certain level of skill in order for the character to be able to manage it. This doesn't mean that you can't equip weapons that don't meet your skill level, you can, however, still equip weapons at the result of weapon penalties when it is used in combat. So for example, if you equip an Assault Rifle that requires a Lvl. 4 Automatic Weapons skill, but you're only at Lvl. 2, you can still use it but you'll be penalized with negative effects such as a less chance of inflicting critical hits, decreased critical damage, and more.

  • Hit Chance: -10%
  • Critical Chance: -100%
  • Strike Rate: -100%

Nitro Thrower Notes & Trivia

  • Other notes, tips, and trivia.
  • Weapons can be modified by placing Weapon Mods to it. There is a variety of weapon mods that are specific to certain types of guns which changes the statistical value or adds effects to it once it is slotted. Players cannot remove a slotted mod to a weapon, however, you can replace it, but the previously slotted weapon mod will be lost. So make sure to decide properly when it comes to weapon modification - check our Weapon Modding skill page to learn more about weapon modification.



Wasteland 3 Big Guns
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