Not to be confused with cylinder.

Standard Nerf Drums

Eighteen, twenty-five, and thirty-five dart drums stacked on top of each other, respectively.

A drum is a dart clip or disc magazine designed for use with certain blasters.


Dart drums are only compatible with dart and disc blasters with Nerf clip system capability.

Drums are normally purchased with blasters. However, they can also be found separately second-hand, such as on internet trading/auction sites like eBay, Craigslist, Kijiji and so on.

The only drum sold new separately was the eighteen dart drum, a Target exclusive like its patron blaster, the Alpha Trooper CS-18.


The drum was first introduced with the thirty-five dart drum; at the time of its introduction, it held more ammunition than any other ammunition holding accessory.

The first disc-firing drum came with the release of the Pyragon in 2012.

Drum variations

Dart compatible

Name Year
35 Thirty-five dart drum 2009
18 dart drum Eighteen dart drum 2010
25dartdrum Twenty-five dart drum 2012
Infinus Drum Thirty dart drum 2018
50dartdrumplaceholder-0 Fifty dart drum 2019

Disc compatible

Name Year
Pyragon Drum magazine Forty disc drum 2012

Unreleased drum prototypes

Name Year
50drum Fifty dart drum Cancelled


  • Full-auto and slam firing is often considered to be better served by a drum-fed blaster, due to the larger amount of ammunition that can be held in them.
    • However, drums tend to jam more often than normal clips, especially when the blaster is fired quickly.

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  • Best Clip/Drum

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    • i dont know if this counts but they were going to make a 50 round drum but they didnt if not 35 round drum
    • 25 dart drum