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How to Get Boiling Gland in Grounded

Tiny but mighty!
Grounded Bombardier Beetle
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When it comes to multiplayer survival games, there really isn’t another quite like Obsidian Entertainment’s Grounded. Placing players at ground level, as a child shrunk to the size of an ant, you’ll have to navigate the wilds of your own backyard. And of course, there are going to be a mass amount of dangers to navigate throughout that backyard in the form of hostile insects.

But to keep yourself alive, you’re gonna need to have some weaponry at your disposal in order to make that happen. Luckily, Grounded has a vast array of different things you can craft by using parts from those insects, that will inevitably keep you alive. One such resource is called a Boiling Gland. Today, we’ll explain how you can get a Boiling Gland, and why you’d want to find one in the first place.

How to Get Boiling Gland in Grounded

One of the most useful items you can use for crafting is actually going to be the Boiling Glands. It serves a purpose in creating several great items, including a tool. Getting those Boiling Glands though can take a bit to do unless you have the right equipment. Boiling Glands are only found on the Bombardier Beetles; a yellow bug with a green shell on its back.

These bugs can fly and will shoot a boiling goo at you so you could take it on from a distance using a ranged weapon. They are a bit more difficult to kill this way, so taking the chance and going in for a melee kill may be an easier solution, as long as you’re ready to dodge their attacks. Bombardier Beetle will drop 2x Boiling Glands for you to collect once you’ve killed them.

Related: How to Repair Weapons and Tools in Grounded

Where to Find Bombardier Beetles

You can typically find Bombardier Beetles in a couple of places very often. There’s the southeastern area of the backyard and the northwestern side of the map near the first field station’s location. You should have no issue finding some Bombardier Beetles to harvest in either place.

What You Make With Boiling Glands

Here’s a list of some of the great items you can craft using Boiling Glands as an ingredient.

  • Insect Hammer
  • Antlion Wide Brim Hat
  • Cookery
  • Oven
  • Bombardier Beetle Head Mount Trophy
  • Stuffed Creature – Bombardier

That’s all you need to know about how to get Boiling Glands in Grounded! Be sure to check out some of our other great guides on Grounded!

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