The Pumpkin Thrower is a Heavy weapon introduced in the 8.2.1 update.
It has a black and purple base, with a green box towards the front. The green box has a pumpkin with fangs on it. It appears to load pumpkins into an inferno then fires them.
It has high damage, low fire rate, low-average capacity, and low weight or mobility.
- Use in mid-short range battles to get easier kills.
- Don't shoot when the enemy is in mid-air. Wait until he reaches the ground.
- Blast the floor to propel yourself or an enemy player away to give yourself space away from them.
- Aim slightly upwards since this weapon has the looping shot ability.
- This weapon has a decently large hitbox, similar to the Bastion, so you may treat this similarly.
- Be mindful of how much ammo you have left.
- This weapon could be paired with the Jetpack, with experience a user can fire this weapon from up above and predict the opponent's position.
- Pick off its users from long ranges.
- Use a Primary weapon and keep shooting the enemy while he is uncovered.
- Use fast reloading and fast fire rate weapons to tick them off while they are slowly reloading.
- Try jumping around, since this weapon has a looping shot attribute, they will have a harder time using this weapon against you.
- Be careful when engaging these users in small hallways or buildings, since you would have a harder time dodging their projectiles.
Equip a mobile weapon and a long ranged weapon.
- It is the only weapon so far to have a price that is not divisible by 5. The Upgrade costs 400 making 763 in total, a very expensive weapon. Between the 10.1.0 and the 11.0.0 updates, all forms costed . As of the 11.1.0 update, all forms now cost , having the same price, which is 140.
- It was released with the Hellraiser and the Missile Thrower in the 8.2.1 Halloween update.
- In the 10.4.0 update, the range was buffed.
- It was removed in the 12.5.3 update.
- However, it was brought back in the 12.6.0 update.