This page of the guide to The Last of Us 2 explains how to get a flamethrower - one of the most powerful weapons in the game. We also inform you what is the best moment to use the flamethrower and how to replenish the fuel supply for this weapon.
- Where to find the flamethrower in TLoU 2?
- Restocking fuel
- When is the best time to use a flamethrower?
Where to find the flamethrower in TLoU 2?
A Flamethrower is available exclusively to Abby, the game's second main character playable later in the campaign. You can get this weapon during The Descent stage, which is one of the missions in Abby's Seattle, Day 2 chapter.
During the titular descent, you will reach the next, lower floors of the building. Find the spot shown in the picture where you can walk over a large metal beam and then squeeze through a hole in the wall.
The flamethrower lies next to the corpse in the dark room.
This isn't the only location where you can get a flamethrower. If you miss that location, you will be able to find another flamethrower in other places later in the game.
The fuel for a flamethrower can be found along with other loot - you can't craft it. Fortunately, from the moment you get a flamethrower, you should regularly find fuel canisters.
When is the best time to use a flamethrower?
The flamethrower is a great weapon for attacking and setting infected on fire. This weapon is best used on groups of weaker monsters and on individual stronger monsters (e.g. Shamblers).
Try to use short bursts, otherwise, you will run out of fuel pretty fast. After setting enemies on fire, they may stop attacking for some time. You can use this opportunity and switch to, e.g. a rifle, shotgun, or hunting pistol. This will allow you to finish off a burning opponent without using up too much fuel.