The forty disc drum is a Nerf disc drum.

It comes packaged with the Vortex Pyragon and its Vortex VTX re-release.


This is the first disc drum. The top extension stalk and the four chambers combined will hold up to a maximum total of forty XLR Discs at a time. It has the highest ammo count out of any disc-holding device.

The drum has four chambers that advance automatically when each are emptied, but only do so when a special "unload" slide, located on the stalk, is pressed down when inserted into the blaster. When the unload slide is pressed down, it unlocks the drum so that the chambers are able to advance when emptied. The unload slide is activated when the drum is inserted into the Pyragon or any other magazine-compatible Vortex blaster.

The drum has the Nerf logo and the chamber number shown on the clear window below. The chamber number also appears on the top of the blaster, close to the red knob.


To reload the drum, insert twenty discs and then slide the red thumb-switch to advance to the second chamber. After the second chamber is filled with seven discs, slide the red thumb switch on the inner part of the drum to advance to the next chamber. Continue filling the third and fourth chambers in the same way.

Color schemes

The forty disc drum has been released in the following color schemes:


  • Chamber one is essentially a twenty disc magazine. The top of the drum uses the standard Vortex design that has one chamber extending into the blaster.
  • Since the second, third, and fourth chambers each hold seven discs, the drum actually holds a total of forty-one discs.
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