It comes packaged with five Zombie Strike Darts and instructions.
The Hammershot has a sensitive trigger, occasionally resulting in accidentally firing darts.
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When the zombies strike, you'll be prepped to double-tap them with the Zombie Strike Hammershot blaster! Quick-draw this 5-dart blaster and pull back the hammer to start firing Zombie Strike darts at your target. Reload fast, check for zombies and blast one-handed at them with the Hammershot blaster!
The Hammershot was known in production stages as the "Hammer-5". Some differences between the final and prototype blaster include the handle's lack of a fabric wrap design, adjustments to the front, as well as various color changes.
The Hammershot was originally a Target exclusive, but has since then has been released in other retail stores, such as Toys "R" Us and Walmart.
The Hammershot has been released with the following color schemes:
- Zombie Strike (orange, silver, black, and dark brown)
- Caution (yellow, black, orange, gray, and silver)
- Splatter (lime green, magenta, purple, black, and orange)
- Undead Red (red, yellow, white, black, and orange)
The Hammershot features a direct plunger system.
Aftermarket cylinders for the Hammershot can be purchased that increase its capacity to six, seven, or eight darts. There are also cylinders that allow the blaster to fire other types of ammunition such as Mega Darts or BOOMco. Smart Stick Darts.
3D printed kits for the Hammershot also exist, such as ones that add a muzzle and full length Picatinny rail to the blaster. Hammershots with these parts are easier to aim, and are sometimes known as "Magnum Hammershots".
- The Hammershot is essentially the "brother" blaster to the Rebelle Sweet Revenge, released the same year; unlike the Sweet Revenge, it features a faux-wood finish on its handle and fake fabric wrapped around it.
- The Hammershot, along with the Sweet Revenge, are the first Nerf blasters to accurately mimic the user interaction of operating a real life hammer-action revolver.
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- Randomshadow09 (2013-05-19). Nerf ZombieStrike HammerShot - Range Test (Stock) (Video). YouTube. Retrieved on 2017-08-23.