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Shock Rounds

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Shock Rounds

Shock Rounds.png

Statistics
Type: Passive
Quality: A Quality Item.png
Sell Creep Price: 41 Money.png
Ammonomicon Entry
Electrified!
Links bullets together with chain lightning.

The signature weapon of Alistair, the Thunderbolt. Upon his second descent into the Gungeon, the Thunderbolt famously remarked, "Lightning won't strike here again." He wasn't wrong.

Shock Rounds is a passive item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Creates beams of electricity between fired bullets.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Synergy.png Alistair's Ladder - If the player has Thunderclap, it fires two parallel balls of lightning with every shot.
  • Synergy.png Battery Powered - If the player has Shock Rifle, it automatically regenerates ammo over time.
  • Synergy.png Chain Lightning - If the player has Shadow Bullets, the range that Shock Bullets can connect bullets is increased, and lightning can connect to enemy bullets.
  • Synergy.png Future Gangster - If the player has Thompson Sub-Machinegun, it fires lasers.
  • Synergy.png Lotus Bloom - If the player has Laser Lotus, its magazine size increases to 32, its maximum ammo increases to 250, its fire rate greatly increases, and it deals half damage.
  • Synergy.png Neo Tech, Yo - If the player has Mutation, its beams turn blue, it creates electrified water, and it grants electricity immunity while held.
  • Synergy.png Pistol Machine - If the player has Machine Pistol, its shots pierce.
  • Synergy.png Wave Beam - If the player has Heroine, enables Wave Beam mode on Heroine, which fires two wavy projectiles connected by electricity when uncharged, and a standard large Heroine shot when charged. Modes can be switched by reloading Heroine with a full magazine.
  • The beams of electricity can be used to damage the Chicken Flute chicken.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The name "Alistair, the Thunderbolt" is likely a reference to Alastor, both a recurring boss in Viewtiful Joe and a weapon in Devil May Cry. In both of his incarnations, he has control over lightning.
  • The sprite of the item resembles a Tazie, as opposed to Bouncy Bullets, which resemble Rubber Kin.
  • Prior to the A Farewell to Arms Update, Shock Rounds was a 1S Quality Item.png item.

See also[edit | edit source]