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A flare, also sometimes called a fusee, is a type of pyrotechnic that produces a brilliant light or intense heat without an explosion. Flares typically give off a red illumination and sometimes smoke, which are used is used for signalling, illumination, or defensive countermeasures in both civilian and military applications as well as emergency situations.
In The Walking Dead (TV Series) Season 2 episode, Bloodletting, Shane is seen with Otis at the High School's FEMA medical center, both using flares retrieved from a police car to distract the walkers as they moved to recover supplies from the medical trailer. It was successful momentarily until the flares burned out and the noises from the flare subsided, leaving the attention to Shane and Otis and the sounds of metal canisters and medical supplies clanging in their backpacks.
Flares are also used in the comic as a means to attain the attention of certain people.
Daryl is able to use flares and glass bottles to distract walkers.
- Walkers are temporarily distracted by flares, as they provide bright light and make a hissing noise, but once the flares goes out, they go back to wandering.
|Weapons||Firearms and Explosive Weapons • Melee Weapons • Sheriff's Bag of Guns • Gerber Gear|
|Vehicles||Vehicles • Camp RV|
|Other Equipment||Flares • Riot Gear • CS Triple Chasers • M67 Grenade • MK2 Grenade • CB Radio|