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N-Strike Mega (formerly N-Strike Elite Mega), trademarked as N-Strike MEGA (or N-Strike MEGA Series), is a series and sub-series of Nerf blasters that was released in 2013.

Details

The N-Strike Mega series features the use of the new Mega Dart type and features blasters that have firing ranges of up to a hundred feet (twenty-three meters). Blasters within this series have a red color scheme and feature the "Mega" logo frequently on each's shell design.

History

The N-Strike Mega series began as a sub-series of N-Strike and N-Strike Elite blasters. This was the first series to use the newer type of Mega Dart.

In June of 2014, the Magnus was spotted under Zombie Strike color schemes. In addition, Mega Darts also became a Zombie Strike product, with both released under the Z.E.D. Squad sub-series. This meant that the N-Strike Mega series had officially crossed over to the Zombie Strike line alongside many other current series.

Sometime in late 2014, it was announced that Hasbro would more than likely not be producing any further clip system Mega blasters because of reasons relating to the Centurion's relative lack of success.[1]

The sub-series eventually evolved into its own series, with 2016 packaging dropping the N-Strike and N-Strike Elite logos entirely. Despite this, the Lightning Bow was released under the N-Strike Elite series that same year.

The AccuStrike Series was included as a sub-series of N-Strike Mega in 2018, with the release of the Thunderhawk.

N-Strike Mega products

Blasters

Name Year
Centurion Centurion 2013
1374765 356638724470310 636488361 n Magnus 2014
Thunderbow Mega ThunderBow 2014
Nerf-N-Strike-Elite-Mega-BigShock BigShock 2015
CycloneShock CycloneShock 2015
RotoFury RotoFury 2015
HotShock HotShock 2016
LightningBow Lightning Bow 2016
Mastodon Mega Mastodon 2016
DoubleBreach DoubleBreach 2017
TwinShock new orange trigger TwinShock 2017
Nerf MEGA Tri Break Tri-Break 2018

Products

Name Year
Mega Dart 10 new Mega Dart Refill Pack 2013

Sub-series

AccuStrike Series

Main article: AccuStrike Series

The AccuStrike Series is part of both the N-Strike Elite, Rebelle, and N-Strike Mega series. The blasters under this series are packaged with spiral headed darts that are designed to be more accurate.

Z.E.D. Squad

Main article: Z.E.D. Squad

The Z.E.D. Squad sub-series features re-released blasters with color schemes similar to that of standard Zombie Strike blasters. Blasters feature no performance change.

Trivia

  • N-Strike Mega blasters sold in the United Kingdom are gray trigger blasters with weakened internals, however, normal blasters sold in the United Kingdom are normal orange trigger variants. The reason for this is unknown.

References

  1. MarquisDeZod (2014-08-31). New Mega Blasters? : Nerf. Reddit.com/r/Nerf.

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  • Mega AccuStrike Dart

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    • Elliottw wrote:Criminy, we were both wrong [http://nerf.wikia.com/wiki/User_talk:Matthew93256 Matt] !  That sneaky ol' Hasbro. The new M...
    • A preliminary design, eh?