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Horizon Forbidden West

Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet (Very Rare)

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Shane Williams

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

Overview of the Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet .

Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet Description

A remnant of battles past, this Carja weapon inflicts extra damage when fired while sliding or in mid-air. Can be upgraded to tear off machine parts faster.

How to Get the Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet

Location Requirement
Tide’s Reach Complete Side Quest In the Fog

Once you’ve completed the Main Story Quest, The Eye of the Earth. Head to Tide’s Reach and speak with Fenirra to begin the Side Quest In the Fog, then after you’ve completed it you’ll be given the Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet as the reward.

How to Use the Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet

The Sunhawk 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 to weaken the armor, then switch over to the Tear Shredders to tear off the armor which will allow you to deal more damage on the exposed areas.

How to Upgrade the Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet

Rank Effect Cost
I Increased Weapon Stats Metal Shards x127, Braided Wire x4, Small Machine Core x4, Medium Machine Core x1
II Increased Weapon Stats, Unlocks Coil Slot Metal Shards x212, Braided Wire x6, Rockbreaker Mining Claw x2, Stalker Stealth Generator x1
III Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x300, Braided Wire x10, Large Machine Core x1, Stalker Circulator x1, Behemoth Force Loader x3
IV Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x450, Large Machine Core x2, Behemoth Circulator x1, Stormbird Storm Cannon x2, Rockbreaker Primary Nerve x1
V Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement, Unlocks Coil Slot Metal Shards x600, Luminous Brainstem x1, Stormbird Primary Nerve x1, Apex Snapmaw Heart x3, Apex Slitherfang Heart x1

Sunhawk 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.
  • Medium Machine Core - Rare Drop from medium sized Machines, such as the Scorcher.

Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet Rank II Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Rockbreaker Mining Claw - Very Rare Drop from Rockbreakers.
  • Stalker Stealth Generator - Legendary Drop from Stalkers.

Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet Rank III Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Large Machine Core - Rare Drop from large Machines, such as the Fireclaw.
  • Stalker Circulator - Uncommon Drop from Stalkers.
  • Behemoth Force Loader - Very Rare Drop from Behemoth.

Aloy tests out her new Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet .

Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet Rank IV Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Large Machine Core - Rare Drop from large Machines, such as the Fireclaw.
  • Behemoth Circulator - Uncommon Drop from Behemoth.
  • Stormbird Storm Cannon - Legendary Drop from Stormbirds
  • Rockbreaker Primary Nerve - Rare Drop from Rockbreakers.

Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet Rank V Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Luminous Brainstem - Very Rare Drop from the toughest Machines the Forbidden West has to offer, such as the Behemoths and Tideripper.
  • Stormbird Primary Nerve - Rare Drop from Stormbirds.
  • Apex Snapmaw Heart - Very Rare Drop from Apex Snapmaws.
  • Apex Slitherfang Heart - Very Rare Drop from Apex Slitherfangs.

Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet Stats

Tear Shredders Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV Rank V
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact 22 24 26 28 32 36
TearShreddersHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear 108 113 119 128 137 147
Acid Shredders Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV Rank V
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact 47 51 56 62 69 78
AcidBuildupIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Acid Buildup 46 48 51 55 59 63
Shredders Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV Rank V
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact 76 85 96
TearShreddersHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear 146 157 168

Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet Perks

Perks Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV Rank V
AgilityDamageHorizonForbiddenWest.jpg Agility Damage +10% +10% +10% +10% +25% +25%
ComponentTearHorizonForbiddenWest.jpg Component Tear +10% +10% +25%
  • Agility Damage - Increases damage dealt while falling or sliding.
  • Component Tear - Increases Tear damage to external resource components. No effect on armor.

Sunhawk Shredder Gauntlet Ammo Types

Icon Name Effect
TearShreddersHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear 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
ShreddersHorizonForbiddenWest.png 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
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    • War Totems
    • Vista Points
    • Survey Drones
    • Signal Towers
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