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"Spread Christmas cheer throughout the air! That is, if your idea of Christmas spirit is a small explosion."
―SorrowfulExistence

Summary

The X-Mas Launcher can be considered quite gimmicky - while it does kill most zombies with a single launch of a present, they usually have to be right next to the present, similar to the M202. While it's not the most useful weapon, it's still fun to play around with. Consider this a cool collectable and not much else.

Background Story

Along with certain other festive items like the Bell, the X-Mas Launcher was created to spread some holiday cheer in dark times. On Christmas Day, a certain collectable was opened by hundreds of survivors and out popped this - firing presents that carried grenades. It was found to be not of much use, but still pretty fun to play around with.

A few survivors stated, "There should've been Pipebombs in the presents instead."

Tips

  • While it may be weaker than the M202, since there is a delay between it exploding on impact on the ground, there is less risk of suicide.
    • The presents explode after about 3 seconds. Make sure to time your shots.
  • The X-Mas Launcher has the capability of dealing up to 300 damage, depending how close you are to the present.
    • As such, with a good shot, the X-Mas Launcher has the capacity to kill or severely weaken anyone in Free For All.
  • Similar to the M202, you can't rocket jump with it.
  • Since this weapon is not banned in Free For All, it may be a good idea to use it on FFA rounds, but it won't kill through walls.
    • Newer players may not recognise the threat of the X-Mas Launcher and may die in the explosion.
    • It can also force somebody out of their camping spot.
  • To protect yourself from a trigger-finger from using melees, you may want to equip this first to slowly ease yourself back into explosive secondaries.

Pros

  • High Damage
  • Quick Reload
  • High Reserve Ammo
  • Explosive

Cons

  • Low Damage per Present
  • Firing Arc
  • Single Shot
  • No Attachments
  • Low Total Damage
  • Low Range
  • Event Exclusive

Trivia

Updates

  • v1.4.2
    • Projectile system modified.
    • Range corrected from 100 to 26.
    • Damaged corrected from 100 to 300.

  • The first event weapon in-game that isn't a melee.
  • Due to the fact that it was obtained from the Gift of Peace (which had a 10% chance to spawn on normal maps; excluding Casius Outpost) and the fact that it's rarely used, it could be considered a collectable.
  • Referred in-game as "Xmas".
  • The mesh can be found in the ROBLOX catalog under the Present Launcher.


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