It comes packaged with sixty High-Impact Rounds, two team flags, and instructions.
The Hades is a large pump-action blaster with the ability to be slam fired. In the back, is an integrated stock, with a strap point just below it. It is internally fed like the Artemis XVII-3000, and has an integrated magazine that holds up to sixty rounds at once. It features one very long tactical rail on top of the blaster. This tactical rail is split where the magazine's slide is.
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Phantom Corps is a group of rogue specialists who may join Team Red or Team Blue today, then challenge them tomorrow. Nerf Rival battles will never be the same! Take on targets with the high-capacity Nerf Rival Hades XVIII-6000 blaster! Load 60 rounds into the blasters easy-load integrated magazine, prime it with the spring-action cocking mechanism, and pull the trigger to fire a barrage of rounds at 100 feet per second (30 meters per second)! This Nerf Rival blaster comes with red and blue flags, so players can wear them to join Team Red or Team Blue, and use them in capture-the-flag battles. The Nerf Rival Hades XVIII-600 blaster also has a trigger lock and tactical rail, and comes with 60 high-impact rounds. Experience the intensity of Nerf Rival with the Nerf Rival Phantom Corps Hades XVIII-6000 blaster!
The Hades was originally leaked in summer of 2017, along with other Phantom Corps blasters such as the Prometheus MXVIII-20K, the Helios XVIII-700, and the Kronos XVIII-500. Its name was originally unknown and a distributor website later unintentionally revealed its name. It was later officially announced on January 24, 2018 and shown off at the 2018 Toy Fair.
- The Hades XVIII-6000 is named after Hades, who was the God of the Underworld in Greek mythology. Hades was also a son of the Titans Rhea and Cronus (after whom the Kronos XVIII-500 is named). He had three sisters: Demeter, Hestia, and Hera (after whom the Hera MXVII-1200 is named), as well as two brothers: Poseidon and Zeus (namesake of the Zeus MXV-1200).
- The Hades XVIII-6000 could be regarded as a successor to the Artemis XVII-3000, possibly because of the extended stock, and similar features. However, the Artemis could still be used effectively as a secondary because of the lack of a stock.
- Before the Saturn XX-1000 was leaked, this was the longest RIVAL blaster in the series, measuring at a total of thirty inches long.
|The full image gallery for Hades XVIII-6000 may be viewed at Hades XVIII-6000/Gallery.|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Limer, E. (2018-01-24). Nerf's Bonkers New Blaster Is Almost Too Much Fun (Article). Popular Mechanics. Archived from the original on 2018-06-15. Retrieved on 2018-01-24..
- ↑ ahalekelly (2017-11-04). Unreleased Nerf Blaster Names on Distributor Website! (Forum thread). Reddit.com/r/Nerf. Retrieved on 2017-11-30.
|Phantom Corps blasters|
|2017||Apollo XV-700 • Hera MXVII-1200|
|2018||Hades XVIII-6000 • Helios XVIII-700 • Kronos XVIII-500 • Prometheus MXVIII-20K|