Hasbro revealed its full lineup of new Nerf guns of 2020 at Toy Fair New York 2020. Here’s a complete list of all the new Nerf guns available this year.
Last year was the biggest year in Nerf history. Nerf was the number one toy property in the United States. By far it is Hasbro’s biggest brand. Now Hasbro is hoping to build Nerf into a billion dollar brand. Nerf is reaching more and more consumers beyond its core audience. Over the past few years, the company has reached out to thousands of kids to understand what they are looking for from Nerf.
Nerf used to be a brand that was primarily popular with 7-15 year old boys, but the company is now looking to expand beyond its core audience. With increasing competition from Zuru, Nerf added the Alpha Strike line to cater to budget-conscious consumers. For older consumers over the age of 14 looking for a more intense battling experience, Nerf created the Nerf Rival line.
What does Nerf have in store for us in 2020? Nerf is constantly listening to Nerf consumers to drive innovation. This year Nerf is adding innovation to each of its blaster lines and has even partnered with the biggest gaming phenomenon in Fortnite and Halo. At Toy Fair 2020, we got an early sneak peek at the new Nerf blasters launching in 2020. Here’s a complete list of the new Nerf Guns for 2020.
New Nerf Alpha Strike Guns of 2020
The Nerf Alpha Strike line is your budget-level series for those who want the fun of Nerf without breaking the bank. It’s Nerf’s answer to fierce competition from Zuru with value-priced Nerf blasters.
A Walmart-exclusive, the Alpha Strike Flyte CS-10 features a 10-dart clip with motorized action. It’s a semi-auto, flywheel blaster that’s inspired by the Stryfe. It’s like a budget-level Stryfe. It’s got a built-in stock, foregrip, and tactical rail. Press the accelerator and pull the trigger to rapidly fire a single dart at a time. 20 Elite darts are included with this blaster. 4 AA batteries are required and not included. Although they cut some corners, it delivers Elite-level performance at an affordable price point.
NERF Alpha Strike Hammerstorm BlasterAges 8+
Unleash the ‘hammer’ on your foes with the Alpha Strike Hammerstorm! This Target-exclusive blaster features an 8-dart rotating drum. It actually feels like a regular blaster. It has a rail on the top and bottom for optics of your choice as well as an N-Strike attachment point. To prime, simply pull back the hammer, aim, and pull the trigger to fire. It comes with 8 Elite Nerf darts and no batteries are required.
NERF Alpha Strike Uppercut BlasterAges 8+
The Alpha Strike Uppercut Blaster’s compact size is perfect for indoor play. It’s like a Jolt with a minimalistic design. Load the dart, then slam your hand on the handle to fire. Competitively priced, it’s a great entry point for those getting into Nerf. This blaster includes 1 Elite dart.
New Nerf N-Strike Elite Guns of 2020
The Elite line is the primary entry point for most Nerf fans. It is the largest segment in the Nerf line. It comes with the classic color scheme of orange and blue, although this year there’s an exception with the new Fortnite-inspired blasters. The Nerf Elite line has always been about feature-based performance – speed, distance, and capacity. This year Nerf is focusing on greater capacity at value pricing.
NERF Halo MA40 BlasterAges 8+
The NERF Halo MA40 Blaster immerses fans with the highly-anticipated Halo: Infinite. This weapon is based on the upcoming video game. It has 10 darts in a clip and it’s motorized. So you hold down the accelerator and fire away at the baddies. It’s a semi-auto blaster that fires a single dart at a time. Fans will appreciate that it’s painted on both sides. A tactical rail allows for customization. This blaster offers a satisfying kick. It makes a great addition to your Nerf collection.
With an authentic design inspired by Fortnite, the BASR-L is a bolt-action, clip-fed blaster with a 6-dart clip and removable scope for aiming. Load 6 darts into the clip, insert the clip, and prime it by sliding the bolt backward and forward. Then line up the crosshairs and fire away at your rival! To fire another dart, motion the bolt backward and forward to prime and pull the trigger. This blaster includes 12 Elite darts with no batteries required. Fortnite fans will want to add this blaster to their arsenal.
NERF Fortnite GL Rocket Firing BlasterAges 8+
Dominate the battlefield with big, bold firepower with Nerf Fortnite GL blaster! With a videogame-accurate design, the Nerf Fortnite GL blaster launches big foam Nerf rockets on the battlefield! Its rotating drum houses 6 rockets and fires a single rocket at a time. To fire push the handle forward and the drum rotates, positioning a rocket in firing position. Then pull the handle back to launch the rocket at your target. Repeat this process to fire another rocket. Bombs away! It’s EPIC fun!
NERF Fortnite AR-Rippley BlasterAges 8+
Inspired by the legendary ‘Scar’ gun from Fortnite, the Nerf Elite Fortnite AR-Rippley Blaster delivers a fun blaster with a new reskin. Powered by 4 AA batteries, this semi-auto rifle features flip-down sights, making it more practical and tactical for missions. It features a 10-dart clip and 20 Fortnite-themed Elite darts. Since this one is more performance-oriented, it’s one of the blasters we’re most excited about. Get ready to carry out Fortnite missions in real life!
NERF Fortnite RL-Rippley BlasterAges 8+
Inspired by the Rippley Fortnite skin, the rocket-firing Nerf Fortnite RL-Rippley blaster is an absolute blast! It features details inspired by the popular Fortnite video game. It blasts one fort-wrecking rocket at a time. Load a rocket into the barrel, grab the handle and push it forward to extend the barrel, then pull the handle back to send the rocket blasting at your foe. This blaster doesn’t require batteries and it comes with 2 Nerf Fortnite foam rockets. Let it rip!
NERF Fortnite SP-Rippley BlasterAges 8+
Inspired by Fortnite, the Fornite SP-Rippley blaster is a silenced pistol with a detachable barrel now with a new reskin. With a game-accurate design, Fornite fans will appreciate its attention to detail. What’s cool? The suppressor is N-Strike compatible. Although it doesn’t offer insane range, you benefit from Elite blaster performance. The 3-dart capacity internal magazine utilizes its space well and it includes 6 Fortnite Elite darts. Load up your darts, prime, aim, and pull the trigger to fire. It’s an amazingly cool and quite blaster perfect for cosplay, and we love the tactical feel with its built-in red dot and the versatility of the detachable barrel.
NERF Fortnite SR BlasterAges 8+
Inspired by the Fortnite blaster with authentic details, the NERF FORTNITE SR blaster can fire 4 consecutive darts. Aim at your target and press the trigger to blast a single dart. Pull back the hammer and pull the trigger to fire another dart. The built-in removable scope is perfect for lining up shots. This blaster comes with 8 Fortnite Elite performance darts.
NERF Elite Shellstrike DS-6 BlasterAges 8+
A Walmart-exclusive, the Shellstrike DS-6 is a tri-dart blaster perfect for indoor or outdoor fun. It shoots 3 darts at once for triple the firepower. What’s cool? It features a cool break-open loading mechanism. Simply load the shell inside, close the blaster, prime, and fire. Although it doesn’t pack a ton of power, it’s still worth the price for younger kids. This blaster comes with 2 shells and 6 darts.
New Nerf Microshots Guns of 2020
Jumping on the trend of super deformed minis, Nerf is expanding its Microshots line with Fortnite and Marvel-themed miniature blasters. Nerf has shrunken some of its most iconic blasters into miniature-sized blasters. Not only are the puppy dog models adorably cute, they are completely functional single shot blasters. They are also designed to tilt so you can easily display them as a showpiece in your collection.
NERF Microshots Halo SPNKR BlasterAges 8+
Inspired by the SPNKR blaster from the Halo video game, the Nerf Microshots Halo SPNKR is a mini blaster perfect for indoor battles. This blaster is hand-powered and shoots a single dart at a time. Load 1 dart at the front, prime by pulling down the handle, and pull the trigger to fire. This blaster includes 2 darts. It’s a great gift for HALO fans and NERF enthusiasts.
NERF Microshots Halo Needler BlasterAges 8+
The Halo Needler is a micro-size blaster, inspired by the one featured in the Halo video games. With its compact size, it’s perfect for transporting and indoor blasting action. This hand-powered blaster fires a single dart at a time. Load one dart into the front, prime by pulling down the handle, and pull the trigger to fire. It comes with the Needler blaster and 2 darts. It’s a great addition to your NERF Halo collection.
NERF Microshots Fortnite Rainbow SmashAges 8+
Inspired by the pickaxe from Fortnite, the NERF Microshots Fortnite Rainbow Smash blaster is a fun blaster for your mini collection. It comes with 2 Nerf Elite darts and fires a single dart at a time. Load it, prime it, and let it rip!
NERF Microshots Fortnite ThundercrashAges 8+
Inspired by the Fortnite videogame, the NERF Microshots Fortnite Thundercrash blaster is a fantastic addition to your Microshots Fornite collection. It comes with 2 Nerf Elite darts and fires a single dart at a time. Load it, prime it, and fire away!
NERF Microshots Fortnite Micro PeelyAges 8+
This micro-sized version of Fortnite’s Peely is inspired by Peely from Fortnite. This compact size is easy to carry and perfect for indoor battles. It includes 2 darts and fires a single dart at a time. Load a dart into the front, prime by pulling down the handle, and pull the trigger to fire. The micro style makes it a great collectible addition to any Nerf and Fortnite collection.
NERF Microshots Fortnite Micro StashAges 8+
The Microshots Fortnite Micro Stash is another cool miniature Nerf blaster based on the popular Fortnite video game. It fires a single dart at a time and makes a great addition to your Nerf collection.
New Nerf MEGA Guns of 2020
Shooting larger darts, the MEGA line is all about over-the-top power, size, and distance.
NERF MEGA MotostrykeAges 8+
The MEGA Motostryke is the first MEGA motorized blaster. It’s completely motorized and packed with a 10-dart clip and some serious power. You can hear whistling action as the ammo soars through the air. The best part? It has the farthest flying dart ever. Press the accelerator and pull the trigger to unleash 10 consecutive darts to dominate the competition.
NERF MEGA Talon BlasterAges 8+
The MEGA Talon blaster is a compact blaster perfect for tight spaces. It shoots one dart at a time. Load it, prime it, and pull the trigger. The AccuStrike darts are the most accurate Mega darts.
New Nerf N-Strike Modulus Guns of 2020
Kids have always wanted to customize and personalize their blasters, so Nerf created the Modulus line. The line offers fans thousands of different customizations. What’s cool? Any of the accessories will work with any of the Modulus blasters.
New Nerf Ultra Guns of 2020
The Ultra line delivers insane shooting ranges up to 120-feet. The Ultra line delivers a great mix of distance, speed, and accuracy. Step up your Nerf battles with the Ultra series blasters!
NERF Ultra One BlasterAges 8+
The Nerf Ultra One Blaster is designed for distance, speed, and accuracy. It features a high-capacity drum housing 25 darts. While the concept sounds intriguing, the execution falls flat. It’s a gorgoeus semi-auto blaster but it doesn’t quite get the claimed range of 120-feet. The biggest fail is that it’s difficult to be accurate within 20 feet let alone 120-feet. It’s overhyped and likely will disappoint most Nerf fans.
NERF Ultra Two BlasterAges 8+
The Nerf Ultra Two blaster is a 6-dart motorized blaster with fast-back reloading. Since the 6-dart cylinder is open in the back — you can quickly see how many darts are left, so you know when to reload. Power up the motor by holding the acceleration button and press the trigger to fire one dart at a time. The Ultra Two delivers insane shooting ranges up to 120-feet. The blaster includes 6 Ultra darts. The Ultra line delivers a great mix of distance, speed, and accuracy. Step up your Nerf battles with the Ultra Two!
New Nerf Zombie Strike Blasters of 2020
What would Nerf be without stories, themes, and fantasy-based play? The Nerf Zombie Strike line is inspired by zombies. We all know a zombie apocalypse will happen sooner or later. You can never be too prepared for the Zombie apocalypse, so Nerf went even bigger and over-the-top with the Zombie Strike line. The line has always featured blasters with a scrambled together look. When it’s the end of the world, you’ve got to take things from the side of the road or junkyard and put it all together. After all, it’s a matter of survival and the zombies are stronger than ever. Show ’em who’s boss!
NERF Zombie Strike GhoulGrinder BlasterAges 8+
Prepare for the zombie apocalypse with the GhoulGrinder. Grind those attacking zombies! With a cool aesthetic, The GhoulGrinder is reminscent of a grinding wheel. It has a 10-dart rotating wheel with easy bolt priming action. It features a removable stock and the barrel’s attachment point allows for customization. Five darts may be stored for backup firepower. This spring-powered blaster offers a new interesting design that’s downright fun. Prime the blaster then pull the trigger to unleash all mayhem on those zombies!
NERF Zombie Strike Alternator BlasterAges 8+
Tackle those Zombies with single, double, or triple dart blasting action with the Nerf Zombie Strike Alternator Blaster. Simply move the barrels to choose how many darts to shoot. Then load, prime, and fire. While it’s durable and shoots fairly far, it’s not very accurate. It comes with 12 darts.
New Nerf Rival Guns of 2020
Designed for older kids 14 and up, Rival is all about head-to-head competition. With small foam ball rounds that fire up to 70 MPH, it’s all about intense battling and head-to-head team-based competition. With colored-coded blasters and accessories, you can choose between Team Red or Team Blue.
Nerf previously introduced the White Team, known as Phantom Corps. It’s a group of rogue specialists that can choose to battle on their own or they can declare their allegiance to the Red or Blue team. Each blaster comes with a red and blue flag.
NERF Rival Edge Saturn XX-1000Ages 14+
A Walmart-exclusive, the Rival Edge Saturn XX-1000, a breech-load blaster, is the longest NERF RIVAL blaster ever! It comes with a target that flips when you hit it. Since it changes position, it’s great for improving your aim and accuracy. It’s perfect for honing your targeting skills. This blaster offers a 10-round capacity and comes with 10 Rival rounds.
This 12-round capacity motorized blaster fires at a velocity of 95 FPS. Surprisingly, it’s not as powerful as you’d think and there are motor issues with shorting out. Loading is pretty slow but it never jams. The blaster comes with 24 rounds.
NERF Rival Roundhouse XX-1500Ages 14+
Designed for ages 14 and up, the Rival Roundhouse XX-1500 is a spring-action revolver with a 15-round capacity. It fires 90 feet per second and shoots a single dart at a time. What’s neat? It has 5 integrated magazines. The clear chamber lets you visibly see the rounds, so you know when to reload. Two integrated tactical rails allow for customization. It’s a beautiful blaster with great form factor in the Rival series.
NERF Rival Takedown XX-800 BlasterAges 14+
Get ready to ‘Takedown’ your opponents with the Takedown XX-800 Blaster featuring an 8-round capacity. This pump-action, spring-loaded blaster fires at a rate of 90 FPS. It primes easier than the Kronos and its accuracy is on par with other Nerf blasters. It’s a cool gun but misfires quite a bit. It’s quite powerful, but we wish it had a larger capacity.
NERF Rival Finisher XX-700 BlasterAges 14+
The NERF Rival Finisher XX-700 blaster delivers the next level take on the Kronos with a 7-round clip. It’s a spring-action blaster that you can quickly reload. Without removing the tube, you can rapidly add Rival rounds, which is important in the heat of battle. Prime by sliding forward and back, then pull the trigger to blast a single dart at your enemies. The best part? It’s compatible with EVERY tube style magazine. It’s as accurate and as fast as Nerf makes out of the box.
New Nerf Super Soaker Blasters of 2020
Get ready for splish and splash fun! In 2020, Nerf is giving us many ways to soak the competition with retro-inspired Super Soakers. From smaller stealthy blasters to larger blasters to party blasters and more, we have you covered for your next Super Soaker mission. Turn the backyard or pool into a battlefield and get ready for some fun in the sun!
NERF Super Soaker Fortnite Pump-SGAges 8+
Take your Fortnite battles to real life with this pump-action water blaster! The Super Soaker Fortnite Pump-SG is easy to fill and fire. Simply open the cap, fill the tank, and close the cap. Now pump it back and forth to drench the competiton!
NERF Super Soaker Fortnite FishstickAges 8+
With a fun Fortnite-inspired design, the Super Soaker Fortnite Fishstick is a fun micro-sized water blaster. Fill it up with water and let the fun and games begin!
NERF Super Soaker Fortnite Beef BossAges 8+
Modeled after the Beef Boss in Fortnite, the Nerf Super Soaker Fortnite Beef Boss is a micro-sized water blaster. Fill it up and get ready to unleash a stream of water on unsuspecting foes! They’ll never know what hit ’em!
NERF Super Soaker XP100Ages 6+
Hasbro celebrates the 30th anniversary of Super Soakers with retro designs! Inspired by the original Super Soaker designs, the NERF Super Soaker XP100 houses the most water (44 fl. oz.) of the new water blasters. Fill it up with water, pump, and pull the trigger to drench the competition! It’s perfect for outdoor fun! Let the Super Soaker battles begin!
NERF Super Soaker XP30Ages 6+
With a tank capacity of 9 fluid ounces, the Nerf Super Soaker XP30 blaster features the original air-pressurized water launching mechanism, bright retro colors, and classic styling. It’s a blast from the past! Fill the removable tank, pump the handle, then pull the trigger to unleash a continuous, air-powered blast of water.
NERF Super Soaker XP20Ages 6+
The Nerf Super Soaker XP20 blaster features the original air-pressurized water launching mechanism, bright retro colors, and classic styling. Fill the removable tank (4 fl. oz.), pump the handle to pressurize the tank, then pull the trigger to unleash a continuous, air-powered blast of water. Soak up the fun!
Your Favorite New Nerf Gun of 2020?
Nerf’s not stopping there. Nerf is always looking to expand its brand to new audiences. Nerf is planning on revealing more Nerf experiences later this year.
Nerf is more than a toy. Consumers love sharing their experiences with others through videos on social media. In fact, there are over 14.5 billion lifetime video views created around the brand. 99% of these videos are fan-created. Mega-influencer, Zach King will be hosting an episodic show on Nerf called Nerf Nation. Nerf is already looking forward to wowing fans later this year and beyond and won’t stop until it’s “Nerf or Nothing!”
What is your favorite new Nerf gun of 2020? Sound off in the comments below.
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