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Horizon Forbidden West

Siege Blastsling (Rare)

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Shane Williams

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

Overview of the Siege Blastsling.

Siege Blastsling Description

This powerful blastsling is commonly used by the Tenakth to inflict extra damage to targets at long range (30m or more).

How to Get the Siege Blastsling

Location Cost
Scalding Spear Hunter Metal Shards x632, Ravager Circulator x1

You can purchase the Siege Blastsling from the Hunter who has set up camp in Scalding Spear. You’ll need a Ravager Circulator which is an Uncommon Drop from Ravagers.

How to Use the Siege Blastsling

TheSiege Blastsling is best used when fighting larger machines that are susceptible to Explosive Damage. A great to use this weapon is to sit back up and keep firing explosives at the machine until the gauage fills up, then the explosion should finish them off or leave them with very little health.

How to Upgrade the Siege Blastsling

Rank Effect Cost
I Increased Weapon Stats Metal Shards x75, Braided Wire x2, Small Machine Core x2
II Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x112, Braided Wire x2, Rollerback Hammer Tail x1, Clawstrider Razor Tail x1
III Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x150, Braided Wire x3, Medium Machine Core x2, Rollerback Circulator x1
IV Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement, Unlocks Coil Slot Metal Shards x250, Braided Wire x6, Medium Machine Core x3, Elemental Clawstrider Sac Webbing x1, Rollerback Primary Nerve x1

Siege Blastsling Rank I Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Small Machine Core - Uncommon Drop from small Machines such as the Grazer.

Siege Blastsling Rank II Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Rollerback Hammer Tail - Legendary Drop from Rollerbacks.
  • Clawstrider Razor Tail - Legendary Drop from Clawstriders

Aloy test out her new Siege Blastsling.

Siege 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.
  • Rollerback Circulator - Uncommon Drop from Eollerbacks.

Siege 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.
  • Elemental Clawstrider Sac Webbing - Rare Drop from Elemental Clawstriders.
  • Rollerback Primary Nerve - Rare Drop from Rollerbacks.

Siege Blastsling Stats

Explosive Bombs Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ExplosiveDamageHorzionForbiddenWest.png Explosive 86 97 109 121 137
Advanced Explosive Bombs Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ExplosiveDamageHorzionForbiddenWest.png Explosive 194 220

Siege Blastsling Perks

Perks Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
LongRangeDamageHorzionForbiddenWest.png Long-Range Damage +15% +15% +15% +15% +40%
hfwperkoverdrawicon.jpg Overdraw Damage +15% +15% +15%
  • Long-Range Damage - Increases damage against enemies at long-range (30m or more)
  • Overdraw Damage - Increases damage dealt when using Overdraw with a weapon.

Siege Blastsling Ammo Types

Icon Name Effect
ExplosiveBombsHorizonForbiddenWest.png Explosive Bombs Deals Explosive ExplosiveDamageHorzionForbiddenWest.png Damage
AdvancedExplosiveBombsHorizonForbiddenWest.png Advanced Explosive 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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