Horizon Zero Dawn – List of All Weapon + Detail Information

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Weapons are an integral part of the game, so this guide provides information with their characteristics and acquisition details.
 
 
Guide includes:
 

  • Varieties of weapon
  • Ammo and Mod Slots
  • Acquisition Details

 
If you find an inaccuracy or you think that something can be added to the guide, please write in the comments. I will definitely fix / add it.
 
 

Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Horizon Zero Dawn - BD232BF
 
There are 10 types of weapons in the game:
 

  • Bows (Hunter, Sharpshot, War)
  • Tripcaster
  • Sling
  • Blast Sling
  • Ropecaster
  • Rattler
  • Tearblaster
  • Stormslinger (DLC)
  • Icerail (DLC)
  • Forgefire (DLC)

Their gradation of rarity will be clear in the course of the guide.
 
 
In “New Game +” you can find original weapons, but already with a postscript in the name “Adept”. In fact, there is nothing special about them, they are all the same weapons from the normal game, only with improved characteristics. Therefore, they will not be discussed in this guide.
 
 
 

Bows

 
 
 

• Hunter Bow

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Hunter Bow - B4E1F76The Hunter Bow is a type of bow specializing in short to medium range combat due to its faster reload and firing time, and has limited capacity for three types of damage: impact, elemental and tear. It can use three types of arrows.
 
 
Varieties of Hunter Bow:
 

  • Basic
  • Carja
  • Shadow
  • Banuk Striker (DLC)

 
Ammo and Mod Slots:
 
 

Bow Variant Hunter Arrow Fire Arrow Hardpoint Arrow Mod Slots
Basic Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Hunter Bow - C021EC0 1
Carja Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Hunter Bow - C021EC0 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Hunter Bow - 37FA12B 2
Shadow Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Hunter Bow - C021EC0 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Hunter Bow - 37FA12B Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Hunter Bow - 8E0E084 3
Banuk Striker Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Hunter Bow - C021EC0 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Hunter Bow - 37FA12B Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Hunter Bow - 8E0E084 3

 
Acquisition Details:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost
Carja Tier 2-4 Merchants 50 Shards
 
 
 
5х Sparker
 
 
 
5х Wire
250 Shards
 
 
 
10х Sparker
 
 
 
10х Wire
Shadow Tier 3-4 Merchants 650 Shards
 
 
 
1х Watcher Heart
3250 Shards
 
 
 
2х Watcher Heart
Banuk Striker Bluegleam Merchants 16 Bluegleam 16 Bluegleam

 
 
 

• Sharpshot Bow

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Sharpshot Bow - F4B0D10The Sharpshot Bow is a ranged weapon in Horizon Zero Dawn. It is a slow-firing yet highly accurate bow, and excels in long range combat where precision is required. Its arrows specialize in dealing high impact and tear damage, and consist of Precision, Tearblast, and Harvest Arrows.
 
 
Varieties of Sharpshot Bow:
 

  • Basic
  • Carja
  • Shadow
  • Banuk Powershot (DLC)

 
Ammo and Mod Slots:
 
 

Bow Variant Precision Arrow Tearblast Arrow Harvest Arrow Mod Slots
Basic Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Sharpshot Bow - 629D9D2 1
Carja Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Sharpshot Bow - 629D9D2 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Sharpshot Bow - 0A14D3B 2
Shadow Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Sharpshot Bow - 629D9D2 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Sharpshot Bow - 0A14D3B Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Sharpshot Bow - AD516A2 3
Banuk Powershot Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Sharpshot Bow - 629D9D2 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Sharpshot Bow - 0A14D3B Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • Sharpshot Bow - AD516A2 3

 
Acquisition Details:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost
Basic General Merchants 105 Shards 525 Shards
Carja Tier 2-4 Merchants 210 Shards
 
 
 
10х Metalburn
1050 Shards
 
 
 
20х Metalburn
Shadow Tier 3-4 Merchants 800 Shards
 
 
 
1х Sawtooth Heart
4000 Shards
 
 
 
2х Sawtooth Heart
Banuk Powershot Bluegleam Merchants 14 Bluegleam 14 Bluegleam

 
 
 

• War Bow

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - 3AFD844The War Bow is a ranged weapon in Horizon Zero Dawn. It is a low damage bow that specializes in delivering elemental payloads to targets, forcing them into vulnerable states. This bow is best used in conjunction with other weapons due to its low impact and tear damage.
 
 
Varieties of War Bow:
 

  • Basic
  • Carja
  • Shadow
  • Lodge
  • Banuk Champion

 
Ammo and Mod Slots:
 
 

Bow Variant Shock Arrow Freeze Arrow Corruption Arrow Mod Slots
Basic Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - B1DFC11 1
Carja Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - B1DFC11 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - F9F53FF 2
Shadow Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - B1DFC11 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - F9F53FF Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - 1956752 3
Lodge Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - B1DFC11 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - F9F53FF Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - 1956752 3
Banuk Champion Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - B1DFC11 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - F9F53FF Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - • War Bow - 1956752 3

 
Acquisition Details:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost
Basic General Merchants 100 Shards 500 Shards
Carja Tier 2-4 Merchants 300 Shards
 
 
 
5x Desert Glass
 
 
 
2x Slagshine Glass
1,500 Shards
 
 
 
10x Desert Glass
 
 
 
4x Slagshine Glass
Shadow Tier 3-4 Merchants 800 Shards
 
 
 
1x Trampler Heart
4000 Shards
 
 
 
2x Trampler Heart
Lodge Hunter’s Lodge 15 Blazing Suns 15 Blazing Suns
Banuk Champion Bluegleam Merchants 12 Bluegleam 12 Bluegleam

 
 
 

Tripcaster

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Tripcaster - 0045F13The Tripcaster is a stealth weapon in Horizon Zero Dawn. It remotely places Tripwire traps between two horizontal points, either shocking them, burning them, or dealing blast damage when detonated. This weapon is more useful on larger machines, narrow spaces or tightly clustered groups of smaller enemies.
 
 
Varieties of Tripcaster:
 

  • Basic
  • Carja
  • Shadow

 
Ammo and Mod Slots:
 
 

Variant Shock Wire Blast Wire Fire Wire Mod Slots
Basic Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Tripcaster - BF0118C 1
Carja Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Tripcaster - BF0118C Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Tripcaster - CF3B61A 2
Shadow Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Tripcaster - BF0118C Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Tripcaster - CF3B61A Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Tripcaster - 5CD5B33 3

 
Acquisition Details:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost
Basic General Merchants 90 Shards 450 Shards
Carja Tier 2-4 Merchants 180 Shards
 
 
 
10x Chillwater
900 Shards
 
 
 
20x Chillwater
Shadow Tier 3-4 Merchants 750 Shards
 
 
 
1x Scrapper Heart
3750 Shards
 
 
 
2x Scrapper Heart

 
 
 

Sling

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Sling - C3A8FF2The Sling is a slow firing weapon in Horizon Zero Dawn that specializes in lobbing elemental payloads at targets and putting them into vulnerable states. Upon impact, the bombs leave a large area of the element on the ground. Due to its low damage output, it is advisable to use other weapons to follow up attacks on enemies.
 
 
Varieties of Sling:
 

  • Basic
  • Carja
  • Shadow

 
Ammo and Mod Slots:
 
 

Variant Freeze Bomb Fire Bomb Shock Bomb Mod Slots
Basic Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Sling - 0D07E99 1
Carja Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Sling - 0D07E99 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Sling - E2EB1A5 2
Shadow Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Sling - 0D07E99 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Sling - E2EB1A5 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Sling - 54FB1E7 3

 
Acquisition Details:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost
Basic General Merchants 70 Shards 350 Shards
Carja General Merchants 150 Shards
 
 
 
15x Blaze
750 Shards
 
 
 
30x Blaze
Shadow Tier 2-4 Merchants 650 Shards
 
 
 
1x Crystal Braiding
3250 Shards
 
 
 
2x Crystal Braiding

 
 
 

Blast Sling

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Blast Sling - B2188DAThe Blast Sling is a ranged weapon in Horizon Zero Dawn. It is a slow-firing slingshot that lobs explosive bombs with impact, proximity or time-delayed trigger mechanisms in a parabolic arc. It is best used to deal high impact and area damage, and can be used in both aggressive and stealthy playstyles.
 
 
Varieties of Blast Sling:
 

  • Basic
  • Carja
  • Shadow
  • Lodge

 
Ammo and Mod Slots:
 
 

Variant Blast Bomb Sticky Bomb Proximity Bomb Mod Slots
Basic Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Blast Sling - D92C0A0 1
Carja Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Blast Sling - D92C0A0 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Blast Sling - C502FEA 2
Shadow Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Blast Sling - D92C0A0 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Blast Sling - C502FEA Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Blast Sling - BDCE65E 3
Lodge Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Blast Sling - D92C0A0 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Blast Sling - C502FEA Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Blast Sling - BDCE65E 3

 
Acquisition Details:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost
Basic General Merchants 200 Shards 1000 Shards
Carja Tier 2-4 Merchants 400 Shards
 
 
 
10x Metal Vessel
 
 
 
1x Luminous Braiding
2000 Shards
 
 
 
20x Metal Vessel
 
 
 
2x Luminous Braiding
Shadow Tier 3-4 Merchants 1400 Shards
 
 
 
1x Lancehorn Heart
7000 Shards
 
 
 
2x Lancehorn Heart
Lodge Hunters Lodge 15 Half Sun marks 15 Half Sun marks

 
 
 

Ropecaster

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Ropecaster - 8BFC97BThe Ropecaster is a ranged weapon in Horizon Zero Dawn. It is a tool designed by the Nora tribe and used by hunters to deter and pin down targets.
 
 
Varieties of Ropecaster:
 

  • Basic
  • Carja
  • Shadow
  • Lodge

 
Ammo and Mod Slots:
 
 

Ammo Type Variant Anchor Strength Mod Slots
Tie Rope Light Basic 50 1
Tie Rope Medium Carja 75 2
Tie Rope Heavy Shadow / Lodge 100 3

 
Acquisition Details:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost
Basic General Merchants 75 Shards 375 Shards
Carja Tier 3-4 Merchants 200 Shards
 
 
 
6x Echo Shell
1000 Shards
 
 
 
12x Echo Shell
Shadow Tier 4 Merchants 500 Shards
 
 
 
1x Snapmaw Heart
2500 Shards
 
 
 
2x Snapmaw Heart
Lodge Hunters Lodge 15 Full Sun marks 15 Full Sun marks

 
 
 

Rattler

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Rattler - D616AF7The Rattler is a ranged weapon in Horizon Zero Dawn. It is a short-ranged bolt gun that fires five projectiles per shot. It is best used when accuracy is not as crucial as landing multiple hits due to its large spread.
 
 
Varieties of Rattler:
 

  • Basic
  • Carja
  • Shadow

 
Ammo and Mod Slots:
 
 

Variant Metal Bolts Shock Bolts Freeze Bolts Mod Slots
Basic Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Rattler - DEFFF0D 1
Carja Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Rattler - DEFFF0D Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Rattler - A1F8119 2
Shadow Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Rattler - DEFFF0D Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Rattler - A1F8119 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Rattler - 9C2D570 3

 
Acquisition Details:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost
Basic Tier 2-4 Merchants 130 Shards 650 Shards
Carja Tier 3-4 Merchants 250 Shards
 
 
 
10x Rich Meat
 
 
 
5x Fatty Meat
 
 
 
5x Bony Meat
1250 Shards
 
 
 
20x Rich Meat
 
 
 
10x Fatty Meat
 
 
 
10x Bony Meat
Shadow Tier 4 Merchants 950 Shards
 
 
 
1x Boar Skin
 
 
 
1x Rabbit Skin
 
 
 
1x Fox Skin
4750 Shards
 
 
 
2x Boar Skin
 
 
 
2x Rabbit Skin
 
 
 
2x Fox Skin

 
 
 

Tearblaster

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Tearblaster - 41C0A7DThe Tearblaster is a short-range ranged weapon that fires blasts of compressed air that easily s*rip armor and components from machines and stagger human and small machine enemies.
 
 
It is given as a reward upon the completion of the Hunters’ Blind side quest. However, as of patch 1.13, it has become available for purchase from certain merchants after completing the quest.
 
 
Ammo
 
 
The Tearblaster ammo pouch can hold up to 30 charges at a time if upgraded to maximum, while the weapon itself can hold 10 charges before needing to reload. The damage output of the Tearblaster is the same on all difficulties except Story Mode and Ultra Hard.
 
 
 

Stormslinger

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Stormslinger - 6464034The Stormslinger is a ranged weapon in Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds. It fires charged bolts which deal escalating damage in succession.
 
The Improved version has a larger ammo capacity and the ability to overcharge the weapon. When overcharging, the wielder will take shock damage, which becomes increasingly harmful with each overcharge level. Without sufficient shock protection, damage from overcharging can easily prove fatal.
 
 
Aloy first obtains the Stormslinger at the end of The Shaman’s Path in a box offered by Ourea inside the Retreat. The Improved version can be gained by bringing a basic one to Varga, starting Geared Up: Stormslinger for which the Improved weapon is the reward. Both versions can be purchased at any Special Merchant in The Cut after they’re obtained in the story.
 
 
Varieties of Stormslinger:
 

  • Basic
  • Improved

 
Acquisition Details and Mod Slots:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost Mod Slots
Basic The Shaman’s Path or
 
 
 
Bluegleam Merchants
825 Shards
 
 
 
1x Frostclaw Lens
4125 Shards
 
 
 
2x Frostclaw Lens
1
Improved Varga or
 
 
 
Bluegleam Merchants
1650 Shards
 
 
 
1x Scorcher Heart
8250 Shards
 
 
 
2x Scorcher Heart
2

 
 
 

Icerail

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Icerail - 894CE5CThe Icerail is a close-ranged weapon in Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds. It fires a close-ranged attack that deals low amounts of damage but has high Freeze severity.
 
 
The weapon is first given to Aloy as reward for completing the quest For the Werak. It can later be purchased from Special Merchants in The Cut.
 
 
The Upgraded version can be first obtained by completing the quest Geared Up: Icerail, which afterward makes it available for purchase in The Cut’s special merchants.
 
 
Varieties of Icerail:
 

  • Basic
  • Improved

 
Ammo and Mod slots
 
 

Variant Icethrower Ice Cannon Mod Slots
Basic Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Icerail - C991371 1
Improved Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Icerail - C991371 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Icerail - 779501F 2

 
 
Acquisition Details:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost
Basic For the Werak or
 
 
 
Bluegleam Merchants
750 Shards
 
 
 
1x Fireclaw Lens
3750 Shards
 
 
 
2x Fireclaw Lens
Improved Varga or
 
 
 
Bluegleam Merchants
1500 Shards
 
 
 
1x Frostclaw Heart
7500 Shards
 
 
 
2x Frostclaw Heart

 
 
 

Forgefire

Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Forgefire - 9125DB9The Forgefire is a close ranged weapon in Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds. It fires a close ranged attack that deals medium Fire damage and high Fire severity on impact and leaves a burning area that deals low Fire damage and severity over time. The improved version is capable of long range, Fireball-like projectiles called “Fire Bursters” which also deal Impact damage.
 
This weapon must be obtained by defeating a rogue Oseram, Ohlgrud, in the Cut’s only Bandit Camp, Stone Yield, while the improved version can be obtained by bringing the base weapon to Varga and completing the quest Geared Up: Forgefire.
 
 
Both can be purchased from the Cut’s special merchant afterwards.
 
 
Varieties of Forgefire:
 

  • Basic
  • Improved

 
Ammo and Mod slots:
 
 

Variant Firethrower Fire Burster Mod Slots
Basic Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Forgefire - D4C9DA9 1
Improved Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Forgefire - D4C9DA9 Horizon Zero Dawn - List of All Weapon + Detail Information - Forgefire - 986D575 2

 
 
Acquisition Details:
 
 

Variant Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost
Basic Stone Yield Bandit Camp or
 
 
 
Bluegleam Merchants
800 Shards
 
 
 
1x Scorcher Lens
4000 Shards
 
 
 
2x Scorcher Lens
Improved Varga or
 
 
 
Bluegleam Merchants
1600 Shards
 
 
 
1x Fireclaw Heart
8000 Shards
 
 
 
2x Fireclaw Heart

 
 

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