How to Use Stun Bombs | Last of Us 2

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This guide will show you how to use Stun Bombs, a throwable weapon in The Last of Us Part II. You'll also be able to find out other information, such as how to find this weapon, and crafting details.

Stun Bomb: Basic Information

Stun Bomb Icon
Stun Bomb
Description Stuns enemies in a small area on impact.
Type Throwable
Capacity 3

How to Use Stun Bombs

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Stun Bombs are one of the tools that you can make by crafting. You can use Stun Bombs mainly to create an opening for your attack, or when you are about to flee. Keep in mind that Stun Bombs are non-lethal, and can only stun enemies for a few seconds. It is ideal to use the Stun Bomb as a follow up from a Brick or a Bottle throw. This is an effective way to set up and lure the enemies together for a more efficient use of the Stun Bomb, because of its large area of effect.

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Also, the Stun Bombs are less effective when used on tougher enemies. Enemies like Shamblers and Bloaters tend to recover faster, but can be staggered when they are about to use their special attack. Do not hesitate to stop their attacks by using a stun bomb if you have no other options.

How to Get Stun Bombs

Obtain Through Crafting

Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 How to Unlock
Canister Explosive Seattle Day 1 - Downtown

Stun Bombs can be crafted at any time after learning the recipe, as long as you have the required ingredients.

You'll learn the recipe after picking up a Stun Bomb for the first time, which is first available in Seattle Day 1 - Downtown.

Last of Us 2 Weapons

List of Weapons


Semi-Auto Pistol Revolver
Military Pistol Hunting Pistol

Long Guns

Long Guns
Bolt-Action Rifle Pump Shotgun Bow
Semi-Auto Rifle Double Barrel Shotgun Crossbow
Flamethrower Silenced Submachine Gun -


Throwable Weapons
Bottle Brick Molotov
Stun Bomb Trap Mine Pipe Bomb


Other Weapons
Machete Hammer 2x4
Axe Pickaxe Pipe
Sickle Club Baton
Pipe Wrench Switchblade Shiv


Recovery Items
Health Kits

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    • I’m more of a stealth player so I didn’t enjoy the boss fight in the hospital. One touch and you’re dead, that’s not enjoyable or realistic. Might as well run outside and kick a bear. I’d get the same thing happen, dead. Too much story in this game as well, I feel like it’s hours of videos that takes away from the game play. Just give me the details and move it along. I don’t need to know who’s screwing who.

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