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The Broadhead is a machine in Horizon Zero Dawn.


Physically, Broadheads are reminiscent of cattle, especially the Longhorn breed, displaying a pair of long, straight and horizontal horns likely used as tools and defense.


Broadheads have no ranged attacks, but are extremely fast. One must take caution when overriding or taking down a Broadhead.

A Broadhead's main method of attack is by charging forward and swiping with its large horns. These horns will deal 180-200 damage a swipe, so it is best to roll out of the way.

Seeing as a Broadhead has no ranged attacks, picking off the Blaze canisters and horns from afar is the best strategy for killing one. When overriding a Broadhead, it is a good idea to get rid of the horns beforehand, as it will charge if you get to close.


Image: Component: Information: Weakness: Strength:
Broadhead-Body Body Hard outer casing to protect synthetic muscle and operational systems. None None
Broadhead-BlazeCanister Blaze Canister Blaze Storage Container. Shooting canister with Fire will result in an explosion. Shoot off this component to collect the resource inside. Fire Fire-Icon
Tear Tear-Icon
Broadhead-Horns Horns Destroying this component will disable Charge attacks. Tear Tear-Icon None


MetalShards-Icon BlazeCanister-Icon Sparkler-Icon MetalVessel-Icon
Metal Shards Metal Vessel Blaze Sparker
MetalShardsTransparent 4 MetalShardsTransparent 4 MetalShardsTransparent 1 MetalShardsTransparent 1
Wire-Icon MachineCoreSmall-Icon ComponentLens4-Icon ComponentHeart4-Icon
Wire Machine Core - Small Broadhead Lens Broadhead Heart
MetalShardsTransparent 1 MetalShardsTransparent 20 MetalShardsTransparent 18 MetalShardsTransparent 36


Broadheads can be hacked and used as a mount. Once hacked, they move at the same speed as hacked Striders or Chargers.


Acquisition Class Charger - Lancehorn - Rockbreaker - Scrapper - Snapmaw - Trampler
Combat Class Fire Bellowback - Freeze Bellowback - Sawtooth - Stalker - Stormbird - Ravager - Thunderjaw
Recon Class Watcher (Redeye Watcher) - Glinthawk - Longleg - Tallneck
Transport Class Behemoth - Broadhead - Grazer - Shell-Walker - Strider
Other Corrupted Machines - Corruptor - Deathbringer - Metal Devil

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