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Horizon Forbidden West

Boomer's Shredder Gauntlet (Rare)

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Shane Williams

Information about the Boomer’s Shredder Gauntlet in Horizon Forbidden West, including how to obtain it, how to upgrade it, and what the strengths and weaknesses of the Boomer’s Shredder Gauntlet are.

Overview of the Boomers Shredder Gauntlet.

Boomer’s Shredder Gauntlet Description

One of the Boomer’s unique inventions. Each catch charges the Shredder and increases its damage. Ideal for use against Burning enemies.

How to Get the Boomer’s Shredder Gauntlet

Location
Complete Boom or Bust

Once you’ve completed the Main Quest Death’s Door you’ll be able to accept the Side Quest The Burning Blooms from Mian in Stone’s Echo, then after you’ve completed it you’ll be able to accept the Side Quest Breaking Even from Porguf in Stillsands. After you’ve completed Breaking Even you’ll be able to accept Boom or Bust from Delah and Abadund in Hidden Ember which will reward you with the Boomer Shredder Gauntlet.

How to Use the Boomer’s Shredder Gauntlet

The Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet is best used when fighting larger machines that are susceptible to Acid Damage. A great way to use his weapon is to start with the Acid Shredders to weaken the armor, then switch over to the Shredders to deal more damage on the exposed areas.

Aloy tests out her new Boomers Shredder Gauntlet.

How to Upgrade the Boomer’s Shredder Gauntlet

Rank Effect Cost
I
II
III
IV Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement, Unlocks Coil Slot Metal Shards x250, Braided Wire x6, Medium Machine Core x3, Snapmaw Primary Nerve x1, Shellsnapper Shell Bolt x6

Boomer’s Shredder Gauntlet 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.
  • Snapmaw Primary Nerve - Rare Drop from Snapmaws.
  • Shellsnapper Shell Bolt - Very Rare Drop from Shellsnappers.

Boomer’s Shredder Gauntlet Stats

Shredders Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.pngImpact 40 46
TearStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear 58 72
Acid Shredders Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact 52 59
AcidBuildupIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Acid Buildup 42 50

Boomer’s Shredder Gauntlet Perks

Perks Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
hfwburningenemydamageicon.jpg Burning Enemy Damage +25%
LongRangeDamageHorzionForbiddenWest.png Long-Range Damage +15% +40%

Boomer’s Shredder Gauntlet Ammo Types

Icon Name Effect
ShreddersHorizonForbiddenWest.png Shredders Deals Impact ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Damage and Tear TearStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Damage
AcidShreddersHorizonForbiddenWest.png Acid Shredders Deals Impact ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Damage and Acid AcidBuildupIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Buildup

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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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