What is a sticky in Halo?

A plasma grenade that sticks to objects

If you polled Halo gamers on their favorite weapons, the original plasma "sticky" would be near the top. A big part of their attraction is that players can stick them to objects and, more importantly, other players, resulting in entertaining kills.

For example, a Halo gamer may brag about a kill, "I jumped and threw a sticky down a level, and it landed perfectly on Jake. It was so dope!" Or, you might lament, "killed by a sticky. nooooooooo!!!"

In Halo, the Covenant developed the sticky plasma grenade, also known as the "Type-1 Antipersonnel Grenade" and "Anskum-pattern Firebomb. Since its introduction in 2001 when Halo was released, the term has made its way into other FPS games, such as Call of Duty and Fortnite.


We killed each other, I threw a sticky on him right before I died
Reddit love for sticky kills
Reddit love for sticky kills

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Updated December 4, 2023

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