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Nerf Strongarm Review – Nerf Strongarm Mod

Today, the Nerf Strongarm will go. It is one of the most popular Nerf Guns, at least when you look at the number of reviews and purchases on the net. This blaster is one of the best-selling Nerf guns. Why this is so and what the Strongarm has to offer, you will find in our detailed report or the short format at the bottom.

Nerf Strongarm Review

Details about the Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm

Series: Nerf N Strike Elite

Length of the weapon: 30.5cm

Weight: 370g

Fire modes: Single shot.

Shot frequency: 1-2 darts per second for a single shot, in slam fire mode 3-4/s

Ammunition intake: 6-barrel drum magazine

Max. Range: up to 22.8 meters according to; 27m according to manufacturer


  • Very good in small battlegrounds
  • Enables flexibility and agility
  • Low weight
  • Rapid fire rate
  • Improved design


  • Less well-balanced than the Maverick REV-6
  • Longer reload time
  • Not very accurate at great distance
Nerf N Strike Elite Strongarm Toy Blaster with Rotating Barrel, Slam Fire, and 6 Official Nerf Elite Darts for Kids, Teens, & Adults(Amazon Exclusive)
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Nerf N Strike Elite Strongarm Toy Blaster with Rotating Barrel, Slam Fire, and 6 Official Nerf Elite Darts for Kids, Teens, & Adults(Amazon Exclusive)
  • FIRE 6 DARTS IN A ROW: Fire 6 darts in a row from this quick draw, fast firing Nerf N Strike Elite Strongarm toy blaster that shoots darts up to 90 feet (27 meters) and includes 6 Nerf Elite darts
  • FLIP OPEN ROTATING 6 DART BARREL: The Strongarm Nerf blaster has a rotating 6 dart barrel that flips open for easy dart loading and is hand powered no batteries required
  • SLAM FIRE BLASTING: Slam fire all 6 darts in a rapid blasting wave at targets by moving the slide back and forth as you hold down the trigger
  • INCLUDES 6 NERF DARTS: Includes 6 Official Nerf Elite darts that are designed for distance, tested and approved for performance and quality and constructed of foam with flexible, hollow tips
  • EASY OPEN, RECYCLABLE PACKAGE: Ships in simple recyclable packaging that’s easy to open and frustration free


With the Nerf Strongarm, you get a compact Nerf gun, which looks like the thick drum magazine under the barrel quite huge and brutal – so damn cool. As usual for XD versions, the N-Strike Strongarm is colored blue, white and gray, with a lighter and a darker gray tone. The Blaster has 2 Tactical Rails, one above and one below. This allows you to create several different versions of the gun again.


The Nerf Strongarm does not need batteries, so it is mechanically operated. The strong arm can be loaded by pulling back the sled. If you want to slam, you simply pull as fast as you can the sled back and forth – the 6er drum magazine can be unloaded so quickly. The drum magazine can be unfolded like a colt for reloading.


A spring for better range and more power is available both for the Nerf N Strike Elite Strongarm XD and for the non-XD variant. The installation is somewhat tricky, but feasible. So if you want more than the approx. 19 meters range, then order them directly – but be careful when installing: Nerf Tuning.

The attempt to make old-age better

The N-Strike Elite Nerf Strongarm should remind one or the other of the Nerfs already at first sight of something old-known. As the title suggests, Hasbro has tried to make a successor to the Nerf Maverick REV-6, an elite model. If you have succeeded, we will report you in this review. Once again, remember a few facts about the previous model Maverick REV-6: It is easy to carry, easy to load, flexible in modding, does not block and looks hot.

Design and ergonomics

The Elite Nerf Strongarm is slightly longer than its predecessor model, but it does not differ from the shape and weight of the REV-6. The appearance is given a special appeal by the special color, typical of the elite models. However, there are other small differences than just the color.

The Strongarm, in a gun shape, is excellent in hand, and because of its size also offers tremendous flexibility and agility – no matter on which terrain you fight your Nerf battles, the Nerf Strongarm will help you. Optimal, of course, it makes itself in narrow combat areas, where its mobility is exceptional.

In addition to some improvements, there is also a small flaw. Thus, the Nerf Strongarm feels slightly more clumsy compared to the REV-6 due to the small (but fine) difference in size. Apart from this, the Nerf Strongarm is a successful successor to Maverick.

Handling and performance

The Nerf Strongarm is especially suitable for beginners because you have practically nothing more to do than the trigger. So you can now concentrate fully on your goals. When reloading, you have to fold the ammunition drum to reload the darts. Since this takes some time, you should cover up during the reloading process. But with a little practice, the recharge time is reduced to a few seconds. Practice creates masters.

With the N-Strike Elite Nerf Strongarm, we have reached a range of almost 15 meters when we hold the blaster straight – that is, directly at someone aim. If you shoot upwards at an angle, you can reach ranges of up to 21 meters! Thus, the Elite model achieves a slight improvement compared to the previous model Maverick REV-6. Regarding accuracy, it depends on how far your goal is. In the case of further distant targets, a certain inaccuracy is shown, because the arrows then run out of the orbit. But since the Nerf Strongarm, as already mentioned, is anyway better suited to use in smaller areas, should not further disturb.

Nerf Strongarm Mod

The Nerf N Strike Elite Strongarm has 2 Tactical Rails, which can be used to slide parts from the Modulus kits. These are located on the top and bottom of the weapon. So it can be concluded that two-legged, different visors, as well as the protective shield, can be attached, but not run extensions and shoulder rests – a pistol does not necessarily need.


As already mentioned, the N-Strike elite Nerf Strongarm just makes fun when your Nerf battle takes place on the narrow terrain. The advantage lies clearly in the (small) size, as it allows you flexibility and flexibility. Besides, you do not have to be careful not to bump your blaster against any walls or other obstacles. It has a disadvantage, however, on large expansive terrain, since it can not keep up with the range compared to other Nerfs. But even then she can be good support for you as a “second blaster.”

It can be somewhat problematic when compared to the Maverick. It is better, as the fire rate, and also offers some better features than the REV-6. But overall the expectations could be too high if you have already met the REV-6. The Nerf Strongarm is a good choice and can be helpful as a “second blaster” in bigger nerf battles if you have to go back to a short distance blaster!

Nerf Strongarm at a Glance
  • Reach
  • Hit Accuracy
  • Fire Rate
  • Shoot Speed
  • Reliability

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