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For the actual virus used in the grenade, see Legion.

"This grenade releases a cloud of green smoke containing the deadly Legion virus that disperses slowly but kills instantly."
— In-game description

The Virus is a grenade featured in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown.


The Virus grenade is a grenade used by the enemy mercenary factions that contain the Legion virus that was captured by the Global Liberation Front in South Africa.

In the PC version of the game, the Virus is used by the United Fatherland Brigade in the mission Distillery. The Virus grenade is exclusively used by the Mercenary faction in the multiplayer.