Traps are weapons that can be used to snare and destroy machines in Horizon Zero Dawn. They can be created using the crafting system, purchased from merchants, or found in some Treasure Boxes.

Trap Stats

Type Trigger Damage Damage-Icon Elemental
Shock Trap Proximity N/A Shock-Icon 150
Blast Trap Proximity 120 N/A
Blast Trap
Damage 160 N/A

Acquisition Details

Variant Regular Cost Ultra Hard Cost Sell Value
Shock MetalShardsTransparent 20 MetalShardsTransparent 80 MetalShardsTransparent 10
Blast MetalShardsTransparent 22 MetalShardsTransparent 88 MetalShardsTransparent 11
Detonating Blast MetalShardsTransparent 25 MetalShardsTransparent 100 MetalShardsTransparent 12


Ranged Weapons Hunter Bow - War Bow - Sharpshot Bow - Sling - Blast Sling - Ropecaster - Rattler - Tearblaster - Icerail FW - Forgefire FW - Stormslinger FW
Melee Weapons Spear - Sylens' Lance
Stealth Weapons Traps - Tripcaster
Heavy Weapons Deathbringer Gun - Disc Launcher - Firespitter - Firestriker - Mine Launcher FW - Oseram Cannon - Ravager Cannon