An Imperial Blind Grenade

A Blind Grenade, also called a Baffler Grenade, is an Imperial grenade that explodes with a burst of dense, dark grey smoke including infrared bafflers and broadband electromagnetic spectrum chaff, all designed to block eyesight and even advanced visual detection. The effect is short-lived, but while it lasts it provides an excellent cover for advancing forces.

Blood Ravens Variant

A variant of Blind Grenade used by the Blood Ravens Chapter of the Adeptus Astartes releases a bright flash of electromagnetic energy that incapacitates its targets, stunning them for a short duration. This type of Blind Grenade does not work on vehicles or infantry units that are inside of a building.


  • Dawn of War II (PC Game)
  • Rogue Trader - Core Rulebook (RPG), pg. 125
  • Warhammer 40,000: Wargear (2nd Edition), pg. 56
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