New Nerf Guns for 2016

2016 is set to be one of the most exciting years for new Nerf guns, as a ton of new models and product lines have been announced. Let’s go over all these exciting announcements.


New Nerf Product Line for 2016 – Alien Menace

Nerf Alien Menace is a new line of Nerf gun for 2016 that features futuristic, alien-style blasters. The color scheme of the Nerf guns are orange, grey, white, and purple. It looks like a new line of Alien Menace Elite Darts will be released, which are grey with a purple tip. Here’s Nerf’s Alien Menace description –

Enter a new world of alien battles and imaginative play with the all-new NERF ALIEN MENACE line of high-performance blasters. Some time in the near future, humanity will discover that we are not alone. Outnumbered and out-matched, humans have no hope of victory, until they get their hands on alien technology, and the tide of the battle turns. NERF ALIEN MENACE blasters feature sci-fi-inspired designs, incorporating organic and mechanical looking elements, alien styled mechanisms and a purple edge and white color deco. When aliens attack, NERF Nation will be ready!


Alien Menace Ravager

nerf alien menace ravager

Approx. Retail Price: $29.99

Available: Fall 2016 Check Amazon Today

The Alien Menace Ravager is a pump-action Nerf gun (which means a Nerf gun with no batteries), new for 2016. It holds 8 darts, and the orange barrel rotates after each shot. It comes with 8 Alien Menace darts, and will be available exclusively at Toys R Us in the Fall of 2016.


Alien Menace Incisor

nerf alien menace incisor

Approx. Retail Price: $39.99

Available: Fall 2016 – Check Amazon Today

The Alien Menace Incisor is a motorized Nerf gun with a 16-dart capacity. It looks like the Alien Menace darts will be loaded into the purple barrel at the top of the blaster, and the Incisor has two triggers – one to rev of the firing motor, and another to launch a dart. It will come with 16 Alien Menace darts, and be available in the Fall of 2016 at Toys R Us.


New Nerf Doomlands Blasters for 2016

The Nerf Doomlands product line was released in 2015, and will be expanded upon in 2016. Here’s what Hasbro has to say about the product line –

“The NERF DOOMLANDS line, which debuted in 2015, allowed members of NERF Nation to imagine become the heroes of the future. Nearly a century after an asteroid impact wiped out civilization as we know it, the DOOMLANDS blaster line offers fans the tools to bring justice and freedom to the post-apocalyptic wasteland. Characterized by a unique, steampunk style deco with a futuristic edge and visible firing mechanisms, the DOOMLANDS blasters are NERF Nation’s best chance for survival.

After launching as a Target exclusive in late 2015, the NERF DOOMLANDS line expands in 2016 to a full line of blasters designed for epic battles against a backdrop of futuristic devastation! Additions to the line include the hammer-action PERSUADER blaster and the high-capacity DOUBLE-DEALER blaster, both designed to assist future heroes bring justice to what was once Earth. With the 2016 DOOMLANDS line-up, NERF Nation is ready to defend humanity.”


Doomlands Persuader


Approx. Retail Price: $12.99

Available: Exclusively at Target

The Doomlands Persuader is  a new Nerf pistol for 2016, holding 4 darts at a time. The unique thing about the Persuader is it has a hammer-action design, so you prime the Nerf gun to fire by slider back the hammer, similar to a real pistol.

This Nerf Blaster also has a see-through panel so you can see the firing mechanism. It comes with 4 Doomlands darts, and will be available exclusively at Target in the Spring of 2016.


Doomlands Double-Dealer

nerf doomsland double dealer

Approx. Retail Price: $39.99

Available: Fall 2016 Check Amazon Today, available at Target

The Doomlands Double-Dealer is another unique Nerf gun coming out in 2016. It features two clear 12-dart magazines that are loaded into each side of the barrel. It’s a pump-action Blaster, and has the ability for rapid Slam-Fire. Each pump of the Nerf gun will fire two darts at the same time! It appears to have two Tactical Rails on the top of the Blaster.

The Double-Dealer has a clear panel on top of the barrel that shows the firing mechanism. It will include 24 Doomlands darts, and will be available at all major retailers when it launches in the Fall of 2016.


New Nerf Guns for 2016 – Doomlands Impact Zone

The Doomlands Impact Zone line of products is new for 2016, and expands the line to have Blasters with a different styling to them. They look more clean with white as the primary color, and almost look Star Wars inspired. The new Impact Zone Darts feature white foam and a black tip.

“Expanding the world of NERF DOOMLANDS in fall 2016, the new DOOMLANDS: IMPACT ZONE blasters feature distinct white and orange styling, inspire imaginative play, and offer awesome ways for NERF fans to emerge as futuristic heroes. Two new NERF DOOMLANDS: IMPACT ZONE blasters will be available exclusively at Target in 2016.”


Impact Zone Desolator

nerf impact zone desolator

Approx. Retail Price: $29.99

Available: Fall 2016 Check Amazon Today

The Impact Zone Desolator will be a Nerf machine gun new for 2016. It requires 4 AA batteries, and comes with a clear 10-dart magazine. As with the other Doomlands Blasters, the Desolator has a see-through panel that shows the firing mechanism for the darts. It has two Tactical Rails on top of the Blaster, and two sling attachments.

This Blaster will come with 10 Impact Zone darts, and will be available exclusively at Target in the Fall of 2016.


Impact Zone Longarm

nerf impact zone longarm

Approx. Retail Price: $19.99

Available: Fall 2016 Check Amazon Today

The Impact Zone Longarm looks like a long Nerf revolver, with a 5-dart capacity. The barrel automatically rotates after each shot. It appears the Longarm is primed before each shot by pulling back the mechanism on the top of the gun, similar to the Nerf Strongarm Blaster. There’s no mention if this can be Slam-Fired or not. It appears there may be one Tactical Rail on top of the barrel, and one sling attachment on the bottom of the grip.

The clear side panel allows you to watch the firing mechanism in action, and it comes with 5 Impact Zone darts. Available in 2016 at Target.


New Nerf MEGA Blasters for 2016

In 2016, the Nerf MEGA line of Blasters will expand with two new Nerf guns. The Nerf MEGA line uses Mega Darts, which are larger and shoot farther than Elite Darts. They also have whistler tips.

“Supersize the battle with the NERF MEGA line of blasters and experience amazing levels of power and performance. The NERF brand expands the MEGA collection in 2016 with the NERF MEGA LIGHTNING BOW Blaster and the NERF MEGA MASTODON Blaster, offering fans the ultimate in blaster innovation and gameplay.”


MEGA Lightning Bow


Approx. Retail Price: $19.99

Available: On

The new Nerf Mega Lighting Bow is similar to the Nerf Mega ThunderBow Blaster. It has a range of up to 85 feet, and has real bow action, firing the dart after you pull back and release the string. It comes with 4 Mega Darts.


MEGA Mastodon


Approx. Retail Price: $79.99

Available: Fall 2016Check Amazon Today

The Nerf MEGA Mastodon is the first motorozied Blaster in the Mega product line! It has a massive 24-dart drum, and comes with 24 Mega darts.

A shoulder strap is also included, as this appears to be a particularly heavy Nerf gun. The Mastodon has an adjustable top grip so you can hold it like a rail gun, and Tactical Rails on the top and bottom of the Blaster.


New Nerf N-Strike Modulus Items in 2016

Nerf is vastly expanding their Modulus line of products, which allows you to take apart and heavily customize your Nerf gear to your desires. Here’s a summary of the Nerf Modulus line, followed by the exciting new products coming out this year. The Modulus darts are white with an orange tip.

“NERF fans can customize their blasters for their mission or battle with the N-STRIKE MODULUS line. Expand the possibilities in 2016 with firepower and tactical gear, including the NERF N-STRIKE MODULUS TRI-STRIKE Blaster and the NERF N-STRIKE MODULUS IONFIRE Blaster. Achieve unprecedented levels of customization with unique features and upgrades to create more than 1,000 combinations with the entire system!”


N-Strike Modulus Ionfire

nerf modulus ionfire

Approx. Retail Price: $14.99

Available: Today on

The Nerf Modulus Ionfire is a new Nerf pistol for 2016 that comes with two detachable components. One is a barrel extension, and the other is a 4-dart holder which can attach to the tactical rail on top of the Blaster. It’s a pretty small and slim Nerf gun, great for stealth action.

The Modulus Ionfire is pump-action, and it appears you front-load the darts, one at a time. The Blaster will come with 4 Modulus darts. It will be available Spring of 2016 in all major retailers.


Nerf Modulus Recon MKII

nerf modulus recon mkii


Approx. Retail Price: $24.99

Available: Today at

The Nerf Modulus Recon MKII is another small Nerf gun, which comes with a detachable stock and barrel. The Recon MKII has a 6-dart magazine and comes with 6 Modulus darts. It has one Tactical Rail on top of the barrel for attachments.

It will be available in the Spring of 2016 at all major retailers.


Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike

nerf modulus tri strike

Approx. Retail Price: $49.99

Available: On

The Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike is a very interesting new Nerf gun for 2016, maybe the most unique out of all the new Nerf guns. It has three different ways to fire – slam-fire, pump-action, and a missile launcher.

The Slam-Fire method fires Elite Darts, and are held in a 10-dart magazine. The Mega Darts can be fired with the grey handle at the front of the Blaster, using pump-action. Finally, it appears the Missile will be launched from the top of the Blaster, seemingly by using the stock of the Nerf gun for pump-action. It looks like the air from the stock will be pumped through an exposed clear tube, which is something new that we haven’t seen before.

The Tri-Strike comes with 10 Elite darts, 4 Mega Darts with detachable Mega barrel, and 1 missile with detachable missile launcher. It will be available at major retailers this Fall.


Nerf Modulus Battlescout ICS-10

nerf modulus battlescout

Approx. Retail Price: $69.99

Available: Fall 2016 – Check Amazon Today

The Nerf Modulus Battlescout ICS-10 will be the first Nerf gun that comes with an HD Nerf Modulus Camera! This camera can mount to any Tactical Rail, and records your action from the best seat in the house!

The Battlescout has a 10-dart integrated magazine. The Blaster comes with 10 Modulus darts, and the camera will require 4 AAA batteries to operate.  Available at major retailers in Fall of 2016.


New Nerf N-Strike Elite Guns in 2016

The Nerf N-Strike Elite product line is the flagship line of Nerf guns, and this year it will see a major expansion.

“Get ELITE performance with ultimate speed and innovation with the NERF N-STRIKE ELITE line of blasters. In 2016, there are many firsts for the NERF BRAND including the fastest-firing NERF dart blaster, the NERF N-STRIKE ELITE HYPER-FIRE Blaster, and the highest capacity bow, the NERF N-STRIKE ELITE STRATOBOW. Achieve new levels of speed, distance, and capacity to blast away the competition. With ELITE performance and innovation, the choice is easy – it’s NERF or NOTHIN’!”


Elite Bowstrike

nerf elite bowstrike

Approx. Retail Price: $7.99

Available: At

The Nerf Elite Bowstrike is a compact crossbow-styled Nerf pistol. The bow arms and sights fold down flat on the Blaster, and then deploy outwards when the cocking lever is pulled back.

The Elite Bowstrike comes with 3 Elite Darts, and is at major retailers in Spring 2016.


Elite Dual-Strike

nerf elite dual-strike

Approx. Retail Price: $19.99

Available: Get it at Amazon

The Nerf Elite Dual-Strike is an interesting new Nerf gun in 2016 that allows you to switch between firing Elite darts and Mega darts. In the image above you can see the switch you flip to change between the two dart types. It has one Tactical Rail on top of the Blaster. We had the pleasure of recently posting a Nerf Elite Dual-Strike Review that may be of interest.

The Dual-Strike comes with 3 Elite darts and 3 Mega darts, you can find it at all major stores in Spring 2016.


Elite Glowshot

nerf elite glowshot

Approx. Retail Price: $7.99

Available: Now on

The Nerf Elite Glowshot is a small Nerf pistol, similar to the Nerf N-Strike Elite: Triad EX-3. It has a one-dart capacity and you front-load it directly into the barrel.

The Glowshot gets its name because there’s a button on the back of the grip that activates when you hold it, illuminating the green body of the Blaster which is a cool affect for nighttime Nerf wars, but also can give away your position.

The Glowshot comes with 3 Elite darts and launches to all major retailers Spring 2016.


Elite Hyper-Fire

nerf elite hyper fire

Approx. Retail Price: $49.99

Available: Fall 2016Check Amazon Today

The Nerf Elite Hyper-Fire is the fastest firing Nerf Blaster available! This means it will be one of the best Nerf machine guns when it comes out in Fall of 2016 to all major retailers.

The Hyper-Fire is fully automatic and comes with a 25-dart drum. The Hyper-Fire comes with 25 Elite darts, and will require 4 D batteries to operate. It has several sling attachments.


Elite Stratobow

nerf elite stratobow

Approx. Retail Price: $29.99

Release Date: Fall 2016 Check Amazon Today

The Nerf Elite Stratobow is now the highest capacity Nerf bow to date! Previously, the Mega ThunderBow held that title.

The Stratobow holds 15 Elite darts at a time, comes with 15 Elite Darts, and fires by pulling and releasing the string, like a real bow.

You can find the Stratobow in stores in Fall of 2016.


Elite Pocketstrike

nerf elite pocketstrike

Approx. Retail Price: $7.99

Available: Fall 2016Check Amazon Today

The Nerf Elite Pocketstrike is the ultimate Blaster when it comes to concealing your Nerf gun until the moment you need it. It will slip into any pocket with its ridiculously thin size, and claims to not give up power in the process. This would make an awesome backup weapon to complement your best Nerf sniper rifle.

The Pocketstrike comes with 2 Elite darts, and hits shelves in the Fall of 2016.


New Nerf Zombie Strike Guns in 2016

The Nerf Zombie Strike line of Blasters are inspired by the trend of zombie-apocalypse books, TV shows, and movies like The Walking Dead and World War Z. For 2016, Nerf is bringing out some very cool new Nerf guns to help you take down the zombie hordes.

“NERF fans can be ready for anything that creeps their way thanks to the NERF ZOMBIE STRIKE line of blasters. In 2016, the ZOMBIE STRIKE collection expands to include the NERF ZOMBIE STRIKE CROSSCUT Blaster and the NERF ZOMBIE STRIKE BRAINSAW Blaster offering two new ways to take down the undead from both near and far. Zombies don’t stand a chance against NERF Nation! “


Zombie Strike Crosscut

nerf zombie strike crosscut

Approx. Retail Price: $14.99

Available: Today on

The Nerf Zombie Strike Crosscut is a classic Nerf pistol with a twist – a spinning Nerf saw on the front of it! The Crosscut comes with 4 Zombie Strike darts, and can hold 2 at a time.

It does not require batteries, instead you rapidly pump the trigger on the bottom of the Blaster to spin the saw blade. The Crosscut will come to retailers in the Spring of 2016.


Zombie Strike Brainsaw

nerf zombie strike brainsaw

Approx. Retail Price: $29.99

Available: Fall 2016Check Amazon Today, available at Target

The Nerf Zombie Strike Brainsaw is the ultimate Nerf melee weapon when it comes to fighting zombies. This Blaster has 8 barrels total, 4 on each side, and seems to alternatively fire one dart at a time after being primed by sliding the green handle on the bottom of the Nerf gun.

We aren’t yet sure how the blade spins, but it might be the orange pull-cord handle that’s near the grey grip on the top-right side of the Nerf gun. The Brainsaw has two Tactical Rails, one on each side of the spinning blade.

The Brainsaw will be available at all major retailers this Fall 2016.


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