Drake and Sully activating a charge.

The Explosive Charge is a weapon in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, and also appears in Uncharted: Eye of Indra.

Uncharted: Eye of Indra

Eddy Raja uses explosive charges to create a distraction when breaking into the mansion of Daniel Pinkerton with Nathan Drake. He also sets a charge on the safe containing the Eye of Indra, but it fails to detonate and they are captured.

Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

A charge appears in Chapter 13 - Sanctuary?. Immediately after Nate and Elena Fisher enter the monastery a mercenary yells "NOW" and detonates the explosives, trapping Nate and Elena inside the monastery.

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

In Chapter 3 - Borneo, Nate and Victor Sullivan activate them around Lazarevic's camp. The charge glows red when it is off, but once activated it changes to green.
Borneo camp

You can see the charge already activated.

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

Co-op Adventure

In Chapter 2 - London Underground of the co-op adventure missions, Charlie Cutter uses an explosive charge on a wall blocking their path. The explosive does not trigger straight away, however, rather detonating while the trio are halfway through the gap.


  • The weapon cannot be freely used by the player in singleplayer or multiplayer.
  • The explosive charge appears to be C4. A powerful plastic explosive used by the military and demolition crews.

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