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Horizon Forbidden West

Cloudburst Blastsling (Rare)

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Shane Williams

Information about the Cloudburst Blastsling in Horizon Forbidden West, including how to obtain it, how to upgrade it, and what the strengths and weaknesses of the Cloudburst Blastsling are.

Overview of the Cloudburst Blastsling

Cloudburst Blastsling Description

This devastating Oseram weapon uses Cluster Bombs to spread destruction over a wide area. it can be upgraded to deal extra damage when hitting multiple targets at once.

How to Use the Cloudburst Blastsling

The Cloudburst Blastslingis best used when fighting larger machines that are susceptible to Purgewater Damage. A great way to use this weapon is to begin with the Purgewater Bombs to disable any elemental attacks from the machine, then switch over to the Cluster Bomb to deal both large amounts of damage.

How to Get the Cloudburst Blastsling

Location Cost
Camp Nowhere Hunter 549 Metal Shards, Skydrifter Circulator x1

You can purchase the Cloudburst Blastsling from the Hunter who has set up camp in the Camp Nowhere. You’ll need one Skydrifter Circulator which is an Uncommon Drop from Skydrifters.

How to Upgrade the Cloudburst Blastsling

Rank Effect Cost
I Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x75, Braided Wire x2, Small Machine Core x2
II Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x112, Braided Wire x2, Leaplasher Spark Coil x1, Grazer Rotor Horn x2
III Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x150, Braided Wire x3, Medium Machine Core x2, Leaplasher Circulator x1
IV Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement, Unlock Coil Slot Metal Shards x250, Braided Wire x6, Medium Machine Core x3, Skydrifter Razor Tail x2, Leaplasher Primary Nerve x1

Cloudburst Blastsling Rank I Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Small Machine Core - Common Drop from all Machines.

Cloudburst Blastsling Rank II Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Leaplasher Spark Coil - Rare Drop from Leaplasher.
  • Grazer Rotor Horn - Rare Drop from Grazers.

Aloy tests out her new Cloudburst Blastsling.

Cloudburst Blastsling Rank III Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Medium Machine Core - Rare Drop from medium sized Machines, such as the Scorcher.
  • Leaplasher Circulator - Uncommon Drop from Leapleshers.

Cloudburst Blastsling Rank IV Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Medium Machine Core - Rare Drop from medium sized Machines, such as the Scorcher.
  • Skydrifter Razor Tail - Very Rare Drop from Skydrifters.
  • Leaplasher Primary Nerve - Uncommon Drop from Leaplashers.

Cloudburst Blastsling Boltblaster Stats

Purgerwater Bombs Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
hfwpurgewaterdamageicon.jpg Purgewater Damage 32 35 40 44 50
hfwpurgewaterdamagebuildupicon.jpg Purgerwater Buildup 100 105 113 125 150
Cluster Bombs Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ExplosiveDamageHorzionForbiddenWest.png Explosive Damage 54 59 66 74 84

Cloudburst Blastsling Perks

Perks Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
MultipleEnemyDamageHorizonForbiddenWest.png Multiple Enemy Damage +15% +15% +15% +15% +40%
hfwperkoverdrawicon.jpg Overdraw Damage +15% +!5%
  • Multiple Enemy Damage - Increase damage when an attack hits more than one enemy.
  • Overdraw Damage - Increase damage dealt when using Overdraw with a weapon.

Cloudburst Blastsling Ammo Types

Icon Name Effect
PurgewaterBombsHorizonForbiddenWest.jpg Purgewater Bombs Deals Purgewater hfwpurgewaterdamageicon.jpg Damage and Purgewater hfwpurgewaterdamagebuildupicon.jpg Buildup
ClusterBombsHorizonForbiddenWest.png Cluster Bombs Deals Explosive ExplosiveDamageHorzionForbiddenWest.png Damage

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PS4, PS5
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    16 February 2022
  • Last Updated
    31 March 2022
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This guide for Horizon Forbidden West includes the following:

  • A Walkthrough for Main Quest
  • A Guide for all Errands, Side Quests and Cauldrons
  • An in depth analysis for Weapons and Armor.
  • Information on all new and returning Machines
  • How to find and complete all four Melee Pits
  • How to unlock and complete all stages of the Arena
  • How to find and override all five Tallnecks
  • Locations on all Collectibles
    • Ornaments
    • War Totems
    • Vista Points
    • Survey Drones
    • Signal Towers
    • Black Boxe

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