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The Zombie Survival Guide Chapter Summary & Analysis - Weapons and Combat Techniques: Explosives through Armor Summary

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Weapons and Combat Techniques: Explosives through Armor Summary

Explosives kill by shrapnel, which is useless against zombies, but may be useful for opening doors or other functions. Zombies do not fear fire, so fire is practically useless as a weapon, sometimes causing more danger through spreading. However, fire is essential to destroying zombie bodies. Molotov cocktails may be used to burn zombies before you run away or burn down infested structures. isks spreading fire. Blowtorches are only useful to start fires, not as weapons in themselves. Flamethrowers are heavy, difficult to find and fuel and ineffective in most zombie attacks.

Acid can destroy a zombie completely, but it is better for disposal than for combat. Poisons do not work against zombies, nor do biological weapons. Zoological warfare, such as scavengers that will eat dead flesh, is impossible, since no scavenger will eat zombies...

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