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The Banuk Ice Hunter is an outfit in Horizon Zero Dawn.

Description

"Cured hide and fur interwoven with machine plates protect the wearer from Freeze damage. Typical wear for the unforgiving north"
―Inventory description

The Banuk Ice Hunter outfit is produced by the Banuk tribe, and boosts the wearer's resistance to Freeze damage.

This outfit can be obtained in Light, Medium, or Heavy varieties, with an increasing number of mod slots and potency of effects. In New Game+, the Heavy variant of this outfit is no longer sold by merchants, and is replaced by an Adept version with an additional modification slot.

In Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds, an additional Master variant of this outfit is available with higher base stats and an additional modification slot relative to the Heavy variant. In Frozen Wilds New Game+, the Master version is replaced by a Master Adept version, with one more modification slot.

Use

Equip to gain increased resistance to Freeze damage. Best used when fighting machines with ice projectiles and attacks such as Snapmaws, Glinthawks, Freeze Bellowbacks and Frostclaws.

Outfit Stats

Rarity Effects Mod slots
Banuk Ice Hunter Light Uncommon Freeze-Icon 30 Resist Freeze 0
Banuk Ice Hunter Medium Rare Freeze-Icon 30 Resist Freeze 1
Banuk Ice Hunter Heavy Very rare Freeze-Icon 50 Resist Freeze 2
Banuk Ice Hunter Heavy AdeptNG+ Very rare Freeze-Icon 50 Resist Freeze 3
Banuk Ice Hunter MasterFW Very rare Freeze-Icon 60 Resist Freeze 3
Banuk Ice Hunter Master AdeptFW NG+ Very rare Freeze-Icon 60 Resist Freeze 4

Acquisition Details

Sources Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost Sell Value
Light Merchant-IconTier 2-4 Merchants MetalShardsTransparent 40
1 Metalburn
MetalShardsTransparent 200
2 Metalburn
MetalShardsTransparent 25
Medium Merchant-IconTier 2-4 Merchants MetalShardsTransparent 150
1 Shell-Walker Lens
MetalShardsTransparent 750
2 Shell Walker Lens
MetalShardsTransparent 50
Heavy Merchant-IconTier 3-4 Merchants MetalShardsTransparent 800
1 Strider Heart
20 Metal Vessel
MetalShardsTransparent 4,000
2 Strider Heart
40 Metal Vessel
MetalShardsTransparent 100
Heavy AdeptNG+ Merchant-IconTier 3-4 Merchants MetalShardsTransparent 1,600
2 Strider Heart
40 Metal Vessel
MetalShardsTransparent 8,000
4 Strider Heart
80 Metal Vessel
MetalShardsTransparent 100
MasterFW Bluegleam Merchants 14 Bluegleam 14 Bluegleam MetalShardsTransparent 10
Master AdeptFW NG+ Bluegleam Merchants MetalShardsTransparent 2,500
14 Bluegleam
1 Scorcher Lens
MetalShardsTransparent 12,500
14 Bluegleam
1 Scorcher Lens
MetalShardsTransparent 10

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Trivia

  • The Master variant of this outfit is based on the clothing Lauvuk wears, but with a different necklace and headgear
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