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Cindershot
Cutout of the Cindershot.
Production overview

Type:

Grenade launcher-like hardlight projector

Specifications

Ammunition type:

Hardlight

Operation:

Semi-automatic

In service:

Forerunner era
Post-Covenant War conflicts

 

The Cindershot is a Forerunner hardlight grenade launcher.[1]

Overview[edit]

The Cindershot was manufactured and developed by Ferrarius Assembler Vats.[2] The Cindershot fires ionized particle grenades, which explode seconds after launching, damaging anything caught in its explosion.

When reloading, the front of the Cindershot is pulled back, allowing more hard-light grenades to move to the front of the ibarrel, before it snaps back to its original position.

Gameplay[edit]

Halo Infinite[edit]

The Cindershot is a hardlight grenade launcher that serves a similar role to that of the Tufasumo-pattern plasma caster, but its explosion pulls in targets in close proximity. The Cindershot has alt-fire mode that allows the projectile to follow the wielder's direction. The Cindershot is capable of killing a Spartan in 2 direct explosions.

Variants[edit]

  • Backdraft Cindershot: A white-painted Cindershot variant. It deals significantly more damage per shot than its standard counterpart.

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