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Horizon Forbidden West

Slicing Shredder Gauntlet (Rare)

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Shane Williams

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

Overview of the Slicing Shredder Gauntlet.

Slicing Shredder Gauntlet Description

A Carja weapon that uses Tear ammo to slice enemies. Hold the weapon drawn before firing to tear into enemies longer. Each catch charges the Shredder and increases its damage.

How to Get the Slicing Shredder Gauntlet

Location Requirement
Barren Light Hunter Metal Shards x467, Leaplasher Circulator x1

You can purchase the Slicing Shredder Gauntlet from the Hunter who has set up camp in the Barren Light. You’ll need to acquire a Leaplasher Circulator which is an Uncommon Drop from Leaplashers.

How to Use the Slicing Shredder Gauntlet

Slicing Shredder Gauntlet is best used when fighting larger machines that have lots of Armor, as this weapon focuses on Tear Damage which is great for destroying parts of the machine, then you can switch over to the Piercing Shredders to extra damage on the exposed areas.

How to Upgrade the Slicing Shredder Gauntlet

Rank Effect Cost
I Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x75, Braided Wire x2, Greenshine Sliver x1
II Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x112, Braided Wire x2, Greenshine Sliver x1, Greenshine Fragment x1
III Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x150, Braided Wire x3, Medium Machine Core x2, Greenshine Sliver x1, Greenshine Fragment x2,
IV Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement, Unlock Coil Slot Metal Shards x250, Braided Wire x6, Medium Machine Core x2, Greenshine Fragment x3. Greenshine Cluster x1

Slicing Shredder Gauntlet Rank I Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common drop from all machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Greenshine Sliver - Greenshine Sliver can be found around the eastern regions.

Slicing Shredder Gauntlet Rank II Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common drop from all machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Greenshine Sliver - Greenshine Sliver can be found around the eastern regions.
  • Greenshine Fragment - Greenshine Fragments can be found around the desert regions.

Aloy tests out her new Slicing Shredder Gauntlet.

Slicing 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.
  • Greenshine Sliver - Greenshine Sliver can be found around the eastern regions.
  • Greenshine Fragment - Greenshine Fragments can be found around the desert regions.

Slicing 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.
  • Greenshine Fragment - Greenshine Fragments can be found around the desert regions.
  • Greenshine Cluster - Greenshine Cluster can be found around the coastal regions.

Slicing Shredder Gauntlet Stats

Tear Shredders Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact 17 19 21 23 26
TearStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear 60 64 70 79 98
Shredders Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact 28 31 35 39 44
TearStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear 43 46 50 57 70

Slicing Shredder Gauntlet Perks

Perks Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ComponentTearHorizonForbiddenWest.jpg Component Tear +10% +25% +25% +25% +25%
CriticalHitChanceHorizonForbiddenWest.jpg Critical Hit Chance +5% +5% +5% +15%
  • Component Tear - Increases Tear Damage to external resource components. No Effect on Armor.
  • Critical Hit Chance - Increase the chance to land a Critical Hit.

Slicing Shredder Gauntlet Ammo Types

Icon Name Effect
TearShreddersHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear Shredders Deals Impact ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Damage and Tear TearStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Damage
ShreddersHorizonForbiddenWest.png Shredders 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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