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- Not to be confused with the Hunter, the unupgraded form of the X Hunter.
The X Hunter is a removed tank that was the final upgrade from the Hunter upgrade branch and is selected at Level 45. The X Hunter got one more rectangular Barrel compared to the Hunter, and may not further upgrade. On 9th August 2016, it was merged with Predator, removing this Class, but keeping Predator and adding the third Bullet to it. In the mobile version, the X Hunter is still playable and has the Predator’s skill.
The X Hunter featured a circular base with a Barrel overlapping two other increasingly smaller Barrels.
Its design was similar to the Hunter, but the X Hunter had one more Barrel, and the first Barrel was shorter and wider.
Compared to the Hunter, the X Hunter had 3 instead of 2 cannons, and Bullet Damage and Bullet Penetration were increased. Reload was slightly decreased, by approximately 10%. It fired three Bullets in sequence: the first was the smallest, the second was medium-sized and the third was large and powerful.
- Strong Against: Drone users when shooting first, slow tanks, low-HP tanks and Destroyers.
- Weak Against: Twin branch and some Sniper branch tanks, tanks with high movement speed, and bullet spammers with high penetration.
As the X Hunter
You shoot 3 Bullets, each with increasing size, so this is great against tanks with low Bullet Penetration. You can slightly spread out your bullets by spinning while firing : it’s useful to defend yourself against multiple tanks.
Low-HP tanks are vulnerable to you because your 3 Bullets are hard to dodge. With good Reload, your Bullets can distract other players and beat their target. Once you hit max Reload, it is a 0.8 second delay between each shot so improving the aggressiveness of the abilities would highly suit the X Hunter’s purpose.
Against the X Hunter
A Triplet can easily overcome the X Hunter, so use tanks related to it. Try not to use Gunner, as it has a low Bullet Penetration and the Gunner can only stop the smaller Bullets. You can also try a fast tank like Tri-Angle or, even better, Booster, because the X Hunter is slow and does not have any recoil to boost itself. An X Hunter is also countered by the element of surprise. Due to the low fire rate, this tank Class is forced to farm on blocks and other enemies. The Manager can cloak itself and use it’s Drones to annihilate the X Hunter because it is much slower.
- Many players believe that this tank has given more use to the Hunter Class, as prior to this release, almost nobody used Hunter.
- This tank was added on the July 4th, 2016 update but was later fused with the Predator on the August 9th, 2016 update.