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|“||[X-plorer Blaster] Crafted by Bruce Howard, the successor to Orville Gibson, this hand-crafted AR model Blaster series is a reinterpretation of the existing X-plorer and has its roots in M4A1.||”|
|— Weapon Description|
The X-plorer Blaster is an automatic assault rifle used by rifle men, and was available through both the on-line item mall and the in-game capsule shop through mystery boxes. It is an upgraded model and custom variant of the M4A1, specifically based on the X-plorer. It features a red and electric yellow striped, flashing exterior, with revamped animations.
The X-plorer Blaster, in order to keep up with modern weapons, was modeled around the upgraded version of the X-plorer, the “eX-plorer”, which was made available with the release of the M4A1 MK.4. This upgrade therefore features exceptionally high range, along with an increase in damage, accuracy and stability. As with all the successors to the original M4A1, the rate of fire has been reduced slightly to compensate, and the option of modification has been removed.
In terms of statistics, the X-plorer Blaster is identical to the eX-plorer, however it is arguably easier to obtain since this version was not accessed through the Mega Capsule events. Due to this match-up in statistics, usability largely mimics the M4A1 MK.4. The performance of this weapon is generally the same when standing, walking or crouching – its ability to spray in averagely-sized bursts while remaining controllable makes it a strong competitor for a variety of different maps.
The X-plorer Blaster is capable of killing targets very quickly as long as you can consistently land successful shots. Both damage and penetration are very reliable across all ranges; showing only small amounts of deficiency at longer range – making it a very reliable choice for most demolition and other large maps. Each shot will break your target’s armor slightly, most notably so in the chest region, so utilizing this weapon’s spray capability is essential to racking up damage quickly.
Due to the similarities to the M4A1 MK.4, the X-plorer Blaster will remain stable for the first few shots, so aiming for the head can result in much faster kills. Since this weapon suffers to others designed for close-quarter combat, it’s important to maximize the output by ensuring as many of your shots land as possible. Taking up a location with a clear, far view would be beneficial as it provides you with an advantage over most point man and standard rifle man weapons.
The X-plorer Blaster cannot be modified.
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The M16 VN has no significant amount of recoil, and although the X-plorer Blaster cannot out-perform in terms of handling, bursting in smaller amounts greatly helps to reduce recoil. In addition, the fire rate of the X-plorer Blaster is significantly higher, which matches the M16 VN’s ability to remain stable for longer – resulting in very similar damage outputs from both of these weapons. But the most notable downside of the M16 VN – its 20 bullet capacity – means engaging groups is difficult; a task made relatively trivial by the larger capacity of the X-plorer Blaster.
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The FN-F2000 shares a relatively similar play-style to the X-plorer Blaster on account of their matching accuracy and control statistics. While the actual damage output of the FN-F2000 is noticeably lower, it nonetheless boasts some of the best usability for rifle men weapons. Both weapons were intended to be used at longer ranges – their lessened efficacy at close range is overshadowed by their ability to endure past the majority of point man and other standard rifle man weapons. Due to this, their use is seen most often in demolition and other large maps.
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- M4A1 Chrome 2014
- M4A1 Cupid
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• The X-plorer Blaster was designed to be burst, but don't be afraid to hold the trigger down for a little longer if it means securing the kill. Fully automatic fire can be viable even at medium ranges, but keep your cross-hair aimed at the center of your target in order to ensure maximum coverage.
• Even at much longer ranges, the X-plorer Blaster will maintain its damage and penetration, so you should be actively looking to engage in combat from further distances. If it becomes necessary to challenge a target in close-quarters, try to aim for the head to ensure maximum damage output.
• Despite the X-plorer Blaster having a scope available, it is not recommended to use it due to the drop in fire rate and the lack of precision. In order to maximize accuracy, crouch when necessary in order to improve shot grouping. The difference between walking and shift-walking is not very significant.
• Similarly to the X-plorer, the X-plorer Blaster also features increasing damage with each kill, up to an extra 3 per bullet in PVP maps and 5 in co-op maps. The current increase can be viewed at the bottom of the screen, and also serves as an indication of how many kills you've obtained in the current round.
• The X-plorer Blaster is one of three Mega Capsule main jackpot weapons to have a cosmetic variant released. The first three seasons have been featured, with one weapon for each class. The other two Blaster variants, also obtained through mystery boxes, are the Corvus III Blaster and the Firebird Blaster.
• The X-plorer Blaster, like the majority of the M4A1's successors, has no available modifications. This omits the need to pay for extra recurring costs. The most noteworthy version of the M4A1 that can be modified is the M4A1 BRONX, which has a higher damage output at close range, but is harder to handle.