Helldivers 2: How to destroy Fuel Silos

Stephanie Zucarelli
Helldivers 2 Automaton

Knowing how to destroy Fuel Silos in Helldivers 2 is key to pushing back the Automatons’ forces. However, it can be confusing as not all weapons in your arsenal have the power to get the job done. Here’s everything you need to know on the steps to demolishing them nice and fast.

Helldivers 2 players need to face both Terminids and Automatons to defend Super Earth. Besides getting the best armor and weapons for each battle, they’ll also need to be aware of what structures are the weak points of their enemies.

Fuel Silos are Automatons’ fuel reserves, and players will have to take them out to make a dent in their offensive. However, these structures aren’t easy to demolish, since normal weapons and explosives don’t affect them.

If you’re wondering how to destroy Fuel Silos in Helldivers 2, here’s the easiest way to do it.

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Not every weapon can be used to destroy Fuel Silos, and even throwing grenades or other explosives won’t work either. If you don’t know what else to do to destroy Fuel Silos in Helldivers 2, here’s what you’ve got to do:

  1. Go to your closest Fuel Silo, which will look like a huge building with red lights on top.
  2. After reaching a Fuel Silo, you’ll receive a Stratagem that unlocks the Hellbomb.
  3. Get next to the Silo, and call in the Hellbomb while killing all nearby enemies to protect it.
  4. Activate the Hellbomb. You’ll have to get away from the target as quickly as possible to survive.
Helldivers 2 Fuel Silos
You’ll need to get as close as possible to demolish Fuel Silos in Helldivers 2.

If you’ve chosen to fight against Automatons in Helldivers 2, you’ll definitely have to focus on shutting down their outposts. One of the best ways to do so is to destroy their Fuel Silos, which will make a huge dent in their resources, so adhering to the method above is key.

And that’s everything on how to destroy Fuel Silos in Helldivers 2. If you want to know more about Arrowhead Game Studios’ FPS, you can check out our list of guides below.

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Stephanie is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel. After graduating as a journalist, she started working as a tech writer for Infobae, Channel 9, and Rolling Stone. She's currently focused on covering Diablo 4, Baldur's Gate 3 and Fortnite, but can't resist anything related to The Sims 4 and Stardew Valley. You can contact her at [email protected].