Check Out This Halo Needler Dart Gun

The darts don't actually home in on targets, though.

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We've seen replica Halo weapons before, but this one actually shoots. Blaster Labs and Gizmodo have the scoop on a Halo Needler dart gun from toy company Mattel's Boomco division. The licensed toy was revealed recently at the New York Toy Fair in New York City.

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The Needler is probably my least favorite Halo weapon (anyone else??!), but I will admit that this dart-shooter looks pretty excellent.

The darts do not, however, home in on targets in the way that the Needler's needle projectiles do in the game.

Pricing and availability was not mentioned, but Blaster Labs reports that the Needler might be the first in a series of licensed Halo dart guns. I'm all for that.

Head to Blaster Labs and Gizmodo to see more images of the Halo Needler gun.

Image Credit: Blaster Labs and Gizmodo

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C'mon, Eddy, this weapon works quite well in multiplayer.

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The needler is the only gun that i don't find absolutely horribly boring in halo games.

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I don't really get the point of these replica weapons. The truly cool thing about the needler was/is the mysterious way it functioned.


How did the needles know to home into a target? Often, when holding down the trigger the stream of needles separate and follow numerous targets.


How did the needles get fed into the chamber? Was there a block of Needle material that the gun turns into the needles?


A very very cool and memorable weapon, easily makes the top 5 weapons in video games.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> But why wouldn't it be awesome to hold/make the gun? (even if it doesn't act exactly the same)

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I find it ironic that the Needler, the cheapest and tr0lliest gun in Halo, is Eddie's least favorite.

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If the needles explode after you dump the clip into something then I'm sold. I'd be a dual wielding fool taking out nefarious cans of corn.

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Magnetic TNT.

When 6 magnets are close enough it detonates.

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If this is a low cost toy it will be perfect for UNI Students :)

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I actually love weaving around and racking up points via Needler, Eddie should tool around with it a bit more, imo it's one of the best weapons for multiplayer matches.

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Prefer replicas...Costly but really nice.

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Damn how much does that cost?

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600$ and the needles apparently sold separately. His shop:

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Really nice stuff, costly but really nice.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> yeah well mine says covenant needler .50

yours says replica


sorry couldn't help myself that is really cool though

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Gee, i haven't watched Snatch for quite a while.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> but did you find it funny that is what matters

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I might have to get it. My wife is gonna kill me but it well.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Hopefully she won't kill you with that Needler.

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Cool, thanks.

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Lol. Makuchspot is a joke on a sorta official manner.

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Duel Wielding it in Halo 2 can be a formidable adversary to the user that wields it and remember, the Needlers are a force to be recon with and when you been hit multiple times, you know it's over. Halo 2 good times and now I can relieve that good time on MCC.

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The needler is your least favourite weapon? That thing is beast. Especially in Halo2 duel wielding.

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But does it have a compass in the stock and this thing which tells time?

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omfg, i thought they removed the homing system in the REAL game

tr0ll lord eddie mac0ckh

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this was the coolest gun in any game

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<< LINK REMOVED >> now if only the gun from tremors was in a game lol that would be amazing, overkill...but amazing.

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You'll shoot your eye out, kid!

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Looks pretty cheap. Not impressed, even if it does shoot.

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If its priced like the other replicas...then it'll be $200.


For that price there's other nerd swag to get. I'm a 1/6th guy myself

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