If you're wondering how to use smudge sticks in Phasmophobia, it makes since that you might have some questions. After all, the game doesn't really explain how to use any of the items, including the ghost journal, Ouija Board, and smudge sticks, meaning you'll be mostly on your own as you learn how to use them. Even though Phasmophobia has a bit of a learning curve, it's important to learn how to use smudge sticks so you can prevent ghosts from hunting you at dire times.
In this article, we'll talk about Phasmophobia smudge sticks, including what they are and how to best use them in the game.
April 17 2023 - We've checked for any updates to Smudge Sticks in Phasmophobia and updated this article accordingly.
What Are Smudge Sticks In Phasmophobia?
Smudge sticks are an item that can be used in Phasmophobia to prevent ghosts from hunting you for a while. You can use them to complete a cleansing of a map.
Smudge sticks can be acquired from the Shop for $15 each.
How To Use Smudge Sticks In Phasmophobia
Using smudge sticks to prevent ghosts from hunting you in Phasmophobia is extremely easy. First, you'll need to grab some smudge sticks and a lighter from your van and bring them into the map with you. From there, you'll need to hold the sticks and press 'F' - your secondary action button - to set them alight.
Now your smudge sticks are smoking, meaning that they will work to fend off ghosts - but you'll need to spread them around for them to take proper effect. To do this, you can either hold them in your hand while walking around to keep ghosts away from you as you roam, or you can toss them on the floor to prevent ghosts from hunting you in a certain area.
Note that, while ghosts won't hurt you while smudge sticks are burning, they will instantly become more active - so prepare to see some ghostly events or maybe even have some spooky interactions!
That's all on how to use smudge sticks in Phasmophobia. Thankfully, it's pretty easy to use this incredibly helpful tool to stop ghosts from hunting you.