Originally Posted by FirestormX
My understanding is that it's mostly for safety. You could say "heads up, there's a heavy projectile being lobbed in your direction", but specifying that it's a grenade has the added effect of letting newbies know what's going on.
Neg, it's so your team mates don't go rushing in after what might have been a DD.
And it makes the enemy react.
Ár skal rísa, sá er annars vill
fé eða fjör hafa. Sjaldan liggjandi úlfur
lær um getur né sofandi maður sigur.