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The Snowball is a weapon in the Special category introduced in the 10.2.0 update.

Description

It is a snowball that is used as a projectile. It is an efficient weapon, which deals moderate damage. However, you can only shoot one snowball before reloading. As of the current update, this weapon is a 2 shot kill.

Appearance

It's a simple, white, pixelated snowball.

Performance

The player throws the snowball from their right hand. The snowball has looping shot and a medium bullet travel time. In Sandbox mode, a person throwing a snowball at another person would input in the chat that the snowball user hit the affected player.

It uses the single-shot system and does not have a reload animation. Moreover, it has no delay mechanics.

Strategy

Tips

  • You can run around easily and fast with its because of its high mobility.
  • It is not recommended to use the Explosive Ammo module combo on this weapon as it does not have a clip despite having a reload animation.
  • If you upgrade this weapon to mythical, maximize its efficiency and give it modules with a very high level, it is a 1 shot kill.

Counters

  • Approach your opponent and use a small-ranged weapon such as Primaries and Backups.
  • Keep an eye on your surroundings since you will be caught off guard with its AoE.
  • Area damage weapons can overpower its users.
  • Use a high damage weapon to kill the opponent before they shoot.

Recommended Maps

Equipment Setups

Bring with you a good Melee weapon to defeat near enemies.

Changelog

10.2.0

Initial release

12.5.0

Players in a Sandbox match can now utilize all Sandbox weapons for free. In that same update, this weapon, along with the Balloon Cannon, the Bouquet and the Fireworks Launcher, became Sandbox-exclusive weapons.

12.5.3

This was reverted in the 12.5.3 update, where the weapons now cost their original price.

16.8.0

It does not have a reload animation.

Trivia

  • The Snowball and its upgrades are the only weapons (excluding the Throwing gadgets) that you can throw at a target. In Pixel Gun World, there is a similar weapon, called the Pixelrang.
  • This weapon is identical to the projectile of the Snowball Gun. They both have the same lethality.
  • It became much more powerful, as it takes two shots to kill a dummy in the Polygon.
  • If a player hits another player it the Sandbox. It displays "(Player) hits (Player)".
  • In the 17.3.0 update, in the realistic mode brawl, it was ironic that a snowball would deal more damage than any other weapon that is actually a gun, even if the snowball had a very low efficiency.

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