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Weapons Guide

Downhill Smash Walkthrough and Guide by Dennis (Sanzano)
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Downhill Smash Weapons Guide

There are various weapons in Downhill Smash that you can equip your boulder with to make it more powerful and efficient at mowing down zombies and crashing through the obstacles that get in your way. Take a look at our weapons guide to find out everything you need to know about them.

All the weapons in Downhill Smash have a tier that determines the maximum level of the weapon itself. The tiers themselves are directly tied to the current level you are on which basically means you will only be able to unlock certain tier weapons at certain world levels. Keep in mind that not all weapons are included in a tier. The only ways in which you will be able to unlock weapons is by passing levels or by using coins or gems to buy them.

In order to get a new weapon, you need to go through the checkpoint where the new weapon is displayed. When you then return to the garage, that weapon will be available for use. Listed below are the weapons that are available in Downhill Smash.

High damage against wood buildings and zombies. Activates on 'Release'.

Laser Gun
Blast away buildings and enemies with this powerful laser gun. Activates automatically.

Launches a mortar, very effective against stone. Activates on 'Release'.

Homing Missile
Fires homing rockets towards zombies, also effective against stone. Activates automatically.

Does a small amount of damage when it hits enemies. Good against small zombies. Activates while accelerating.

Fires in front of you in a wide short-range cone. Deals extra damage to wood structures and zombies. Activates on 'Release'.

Machine Gun
Fires a barrage of bullets for a set amount of time. Upgrading increases barrage duration, rate of fire, and damage.

Chain Lighting
Shoots a bolt of electricity that jumps between nearby zombies. Upgrading increases the range and frequency of the jumps.

Phase Ball
Fires a slow moving projectile that explodes when you press the weapon button again. Upgrades increase damage and decreases cooldown.

C4 Drone
Launches a drone that homes in on the closest stone object and explodes in a large radius. Upgrading increases damage and decreases cooldown.

Phase Sabers
Two blades that extend out of your boulder and spin, dealing damage to anything it hits. Upgrading increases damage and decreases cooldown.

Phase Engine
Turns your boulder intangible, allowing it to pass through enemies and obstacles without issue for a duration. Explodes upon becoming tangible again. Upgrading increases duration and explosion damage.

Take a look at our How to get Free Boosters and Bonuses guide to find out how you can get them by watching video advertisements in Downhill Smash.

Note: 'Release' – This weapon activates when you release your finger from the screen.

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