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They say this flame doesn't hurt geeks. I won't try it on myself tho.

—Weapon's description in Gallery

The Arcade Flamethrower is a Special weapon introduced in the 16.7.0. update. It can be obtained from the Event Chest.

Description

It is a rifle acting as a flamethrower. It deals high DPS, and has a large ammo capacity but suffers from low mobility.

Appearance

It features a silver stock, a silver/yellow body with a pistol grip, a large yellow fuel cell, a short barrel, and a large yellow muzzle.

Performance

When the fire button is held, the weapon will spray flames rapidly. These flames will burn enemies, dealing damage overtime.

When reloading, the user will eject the fuel tank and insert a new one.

Strategy

Tips

  • As it is a flamethrower, use it at close range.
  • The Burning attribute can be useful for further damaging an enemy's health.
  • When cornered this weapon is excellent at killing a few players before being killed yourself.
  • Use this to finish off/weaken opponents.
  • Because of the fact it is a flamethrower use it to kill players through the wall if you can see their username.
  • Go for the weakened players for better ammunition conserving, quicker kill registering and a less complicated duel.

Counters

  • Pick off its user(s) from long ranges.
  • Area damage weapons and shotguns can quickly finish its user(s) off.
  • Strafe around the user while firing to avoid getting hit.
  • Try to wait until the user is out of ammo, then attack while they are vulnerable.
  • Avoid being too close to the user when attacking him/her.
  • Keep moving and stay in large open areas. Use long-ranged type of weapons like Primary weapons.

Recommended Maps

Any maps characterized by short to medium-short range except for Deadly Games maps and Knife Party.

Equipment Setups

As always, have a good primary weapon of choice (any kind of weapon you choose) and at least one weapon with a scope for long-ranged duels.

Changelog

16.7.0
  • Initial release.

Trivia

  • When firing this weapon, it sounds very similar to the Fire Breath power up from an NES game, Toki.
  • The flame looks like many individual flame particles.
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