Combining the high quality found in the Halo series with a free-to-play structure, Halo Infinite brings the franchise back into the fold as a premier title. Whether it’s Slayer or Big Team Battle, there are many ways to play and weapons to suit your favorite play style.
Like any other weapon, Halo’s power weapon is one that takes the game to the next level, and fans have long debated whether an energy sword is better than a gravity hammer or which sniper rifle is the best. Let’s settle that debate and discuss the best power weapons in Infinite and how to use them for better map control.
Updated by Amanda Hurych on April 16, 2023: Halo Infinite fits well with the season model, with new multiplayer maps, game types, and even added weapons to the weapons you receive at launch. With so many changes to the game going into its third season, we thought it was the perfect time to update the list of powerful weapons within Infinite. We’ve included the best use cases for each item and streamlined what would normally be considered powerful weapons in a normal Slayer match.
The Ravager is by no means the most sought after powerful weapon in Halo Infinite. However, if you do spawn on the map, it’s a good idea to spawn for your team before your opponent spawns. The Ravager fires an explosive blast of plasma that can linger on surfaces, damaging players who walk on them. The best opportunity for Ravager is to work with other members of the team.
You can deploy an intense red damage area that completely drains an enemy’s shield while your friend clears them with precision weapons. You can also use the Ravager for better map control if you’re playing at close range, congregating players on placed shield drain points.
When firing Cindershot, you need to consider how hardlight grenades will bounce off walls, so you’ll have to improvise and do a bit of trigonometry. The Cindershot passes a fun test as it can ricochet off walls and take down an unsuspecting Spartan, but at high levels of play it’s not as accurate as a weapon you’d want.
That said, using Cindershot to deplete the shields of enemies trying to take cover around a corner is one of the most viable strategies with this weapon. Like Ravager, Cindershot is best used with a solid squad of teammates ready to sweep and eliminate opponents shrunken by the explosions.
7 stalker rifle
The Stalker Rifle is called the Banished’s Sniper Rifle in Halo Infinite, and in most cases it’s a fairly powerful comparison. While not to the extent that their UNSC counterparts can, any player who has encountered the Jackal in Infinite’s campaign can express how powerful this gun is. If you’ve picked up this weapon, you should know where to find the best camping spots for the specific multiplayer map you’re playing on. You’ll want to move it further afield so you can take advantage of the range of your Stalker Rifle.
The Hydra has two firing modes depending on whether the ADS button is held down. The default fire mode works like a light rocket launcher, but tracking alternate fire modes and slow fire rates require more thought when using them.
The delay between the chase and when the Hydra rockets connect can mean the difference between life and death, so always check for the right timing. (A good tip is to use lock-on mode when shooting at players who haven’t seen you yet.)
5 S7 sniper rifle
The sniper rifle has been one of the most popular power weapons in all of Halo. Depending on how your team plays, some believe that controlling this long-range weapon could be the difference between winning and losing. There is nothing more powerful than a skilled sniper single-handedly taking out the other team. When this weapon spawns on the map, do your best to keep it under control for your team, whether you use it for yourself, give it to a teammate, or simply hold it from being used by the other team.
4 gravity hammer
Halo is known as a first person shooter, but it has two very iconic melee weapons in the form of the Energy Sword and Gravity Hammer. The Gravity Hammer is the heavier of the two and definitely has more appeal.
This mighty hammer slams enemies down with incredible power, but it requires much closer range than an energy sword, has no zipper on opponent mechanics, and swings much slower than a shard. All things considered, it’s safe to say it’s the second best melee weapon in Halo Infinite. It needs to time swing 1 second faster than expected, but it’s great to use in a bunch of enemies.
When it comes to the new Banished weapons introduced in Halo Infinite, it’s hard to find a better weapon than the Skewer. This powerful gun functions as a futuristic bayonet rifle that fires large spears that pierce anything it hits. It fires much faster than the M41 SPNKR Rocket Launcher and is a one-shot kill for both Spartans and vehicles. On large maps with lots of vehicles, this is a powerful weapon to be careful and hold on to.
2 energy sword
Energy Sword and Halo go together like peanut butter and chocolate, and the amazing feeling of zooming 5 feet and cutting an enemy in half is always present in Halo Infinite. Depending on your opponent’s skill level, it’s very easy to chain multiple kills with the energy sword you own. If you have an energy sword, you should only take it out when you know you can use it. big map. Energy Swords are best for close range combat.
One M41 SPNKR Rocket Launcher
The M41 SPNKR Rocket Launcher is not only one of the most iconic power weapons in Halo, but also one of the most iconic in the genre. It can take out multiple enemies at once, depending on how densely packed they are, and provides a lot of anti-vehicle versatility in case the enemy does damage to one of Halo: Infinite’s many ground or air vehicles. As with sniper rifles, the SPNKR’s control can mean the difference between winning and losing a match in the hands of experienced players.
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