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EQUIP a flash grenade. FIRE to throw. The flash grenade explodes after a short fuse, blinding anyone in line of sight.
— In-game description

FLASH/drive is a basic ability for KAY/O.


FLASH/drive is a Blind ability that KAY/O must equip before casting. Upon casting, he will throw a flash grenade that detonates after a set amount of time. KAY/O can use Primary and Alt Fire to control the duration and length of the throw; Primary Fire throws the grenade at long range with a longer windup, whilst Alt Fire throws the grenade at short range with a shorter windup.

FLASH/point's detonation effects work like any other flash; it blinds anything in its line of sight and can have its duration reduced by distance or the direction an affected entity is facing (see this section about flashes for more details).


Note: Values that are not marked as confirmed (i.e. values not provided explicitly in game or from patch notes) are only estimates. Whilst they may not be the true value, they have been tested so that they should be very accurate. Hover over check marks to see sources for confirmed values.

Stat Value Confirmed
CustomReload.png Equip time 0.8 seconds Check Mark.png
CustomReload.png Unequip time 0.6 seconds
Windup.png Windup time 1.6 seconds (Primary fire)
1 second (Alt fire)
Check Mark.png[1]
Windup.png Telegraph windup time 0.3 seconds Check Mark.png
Debuff.png Max blind duration 2 seconds Check Mark.png

Update History

  • Buff Duration of windup telegraph reduced 0.5s >>> 0.3s
  • Buff Duration of windup telegraph reduced on Right Click 1s >>> 0.3s
  • Buff The audio attached to the in-flight projectile has been removed