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For the enemy, see Hippo (Enemy).
Sure, it's not a head of Gorgon, but it is a great reminder of your past victories.

—Weapon description in the Gallery

The Hippo is a Heavy weapon introduced in the 10.1.0 update.

Description

It is a weapon in the form of a hippo head that shoots projectiles automatically. It has high damage, high rate of fire, average capacity, and a low mobility.

ABSOLUTE NIGHTMARE

Appearance

It's a metal box that functions the gun with a hippopotamus' head attached to it.

Performance

This weapon automatically shoots purple cubic projectiles with a medium bullet travel time and a medium range. Unlike most Heavy weapons, these projectiles do not explode and this weapon has no additional properties.

When reloading, the player takes out the clip from the bottom and replaces it with another. It has no delay mechanics.

Strategy

Tips

  • This weapon's projectiles do not entirely match up to where the crosshairs are, instead the line is to the bottom-right of the crosshairs.
  • It is advised to not use this weapon in Block Crash, due to the lack of area damage.

Counters

  • This weapon's crosshairs are accurate, but the projectiles are not. Try to jump and strafe around to avoid fire while using an area damage weapon to hit your target while avoid being hit.
  • Pick off its users from mid to long ranges.

Recommended Maps

Equipment Setups

Have a mobile, long-range weapon.

Changelog

10.1.0
  • Initial release.
10.3.0
  • It was removed for unknown reasons.
12.1.0
  • It received a new armory icon.
  • This was added back as an event weapon.
15.5.0
  • It was later brought back in the 15.5.0 update in the Event Chest.

18.0.0

  • It was obtainable in the event chests.
  • Its damage was increased by 20%.
  • Its rocket speed was increased by 10%.

Trivia

  • It has a purple hippopotamus' head attached to it.
  • The front looks somewhat similar to the enemy of the same name.
  • This weapon's projectiles emit an explosion sound similar to the Laser Disc Thrower after hitting something, but it actually does not have area damage.
  • This is one of the very few heavy weapons that has the Automatic.png attribute. Other examples would be the Laser Minigun or the Dragon Breath
    • Although this weapon is automatic, it cannot score headshots.
  • The Gallery description claims that it was made from the parts of the animatronics used in Scary Pizzeria.

Gallery


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