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Horizon Forbidden West

Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet (Rare)

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Shane Williams

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

Overview of the Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet.

Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet Description

This Oseram weapon excels at launching Acid Shredders that deal more damage with each catch and reuse. Can be upgraded to deal more damage over time.

How to Get the Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet

Location Requirement
The Bulwark Hunter Metal Shards x549, Sunwing Circulator x1

You can purchase the Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet from the Hunter who has set up camp in The Bulwark. You’ll need a Sunwing Circulator alongside the Metal Shards to purchase it, so go over to a Sunwing Site and lookout for Uncommon Drops upon defeating them.

How to Use the Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet

The Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet is best used when fighting larger machines that are susceptible to Acid Damage. A great way to use this weapon is to start with the Acid Shredders Weaken the Armour, then switch over to Piercing Shredders to break off the armor which will allow you to deal more damage to the exposed area.

How to Upgrade the Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet

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, Longleg Wing Burner x1, Leaplasher Spark Coil x1
III Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x150, Braided Wire x3, Medium Machine Core x2, Longleg Circulator x1
IV Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement, Unlocks Coil Slot Metal Shards x250, Braided Wire x6, Medium Machine Core x3, Longleg Primary Nerve x1, Shell- Walker Lightning Gun x1

Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet 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.

Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet Rank II Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common drop from all machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Longleg Wing Burner - Legendary Drop from Longlegs.
  • Leaplasher Spark Coil - Rare Drop from Leaplashers.

Aloy tests out her new Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet.

Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet 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.
  • Longleg Circulator - Uncommon Drop from Longlegs.

Ironeater 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.
  • Longleg Primary Nerve - Uncommon Drop from Longleg.
  • Shell- Walker Lightning Gun - Very Rare Shell-Walkers.

Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet Stats

Acid Shredders Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact 38 43 48 54 61
AcidBuildupIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Acid Buildup 32 34 37 40 49
Piercing Shredders Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact 38 43 48 54 61
TearStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear 73 78 84 93 111

Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet Perks

Perks Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
RelaodSpeedHorzionForbiddenWest.png Reload Speed +10% +10% +10% +10% +10%
DamageOverTimeHorizonForbiddenWest.pngDamage Over Time +15% +15% +15% +40%
  • Reload Speed - Increases Weapon Reload Speed.
  • Damage Over Time - Increases damage over time from Drill Spikes, Staggerbeams, Shredders, and area of residual damage.

Ironeater Shredder Gauntlet Ammo Types

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