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The Dual is an X-Shot blaster that was released in 2011.

It comes packaged with four X-Shot Darts, six X-Shot Discs, and instructions.


The Dual has storage for one dart underneath its barrel, and holds several discs at once in the orange piece at the top, which chambers the discs. The darts and discs can be fired at the same time due to using the same firing mechanism.


The blaster was going to initially be released under the name Duel. This was changed upon its official release. This may possibly been done to highlight the blaster's ability to fire more than one type of ammunition at one time.

The Dual took over the spot of smallest blaster in the X-Shot line, which was previously held by the Stealth. This blaster was among the first in the X-Shot series to fire discs, which was later followed up with the Xcess.

This blaster was re-released under the Air Zone brand in 2012 as the X Shot Dual; performance remained mostly unchanged, although it did feature some enhancements to the disc-firing function.

In late 2013, the Dual was re-released under the X-Shot Excel and X-Shot Zombie lines. For these new lines, the Dual was packaged with new Excel Darts. A re-release that same year featured boosted performance.

Color schemes

The Dual has been released in the following color schemes:

Blaster sets

Two Dual blasters are included in the Dual Double Pack.


The full image gallery for Dual may be viewed at Dual/Gallery.