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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

As Jack, convert one of each weapon to Power using the Forge in Horde

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle-8.6
06 October 2019 - 1 guide

Achievement Guide for Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

  • LAUGHINGOCTOPU5LAUGHINGOCTOPU5242,970
    05 Sep 2019 06 Sep 2019 05 Nov 2019
    82 3 48
    Set-up
    In Horde play as Jack, get 10K fabricator points then buy a forge from the fabricator.
    How to
    Hold cn_X to pick up a weapon while hovering over it.
    Then when hovering over the forge and hold cn_X to melt the weapon.

    Grenades and Pistols are not required and cannot be melted.
    This can be completed accross multiple Horde games.


    What you need to melt is:
    -Boomshot - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (P-J.D.)
    -Breaker Mace - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Only dropped by a Warden Boss.
    -Buzzkill - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Only dropped by Scions
    -Claw Light Machine Gun - - - - - -Only dropped by Elite Drones
    -Cryo Cannon - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Only dropped by Ice Scions
    -Dropshot - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Only dropped byScions
    -Embar - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (P-Fahz)
    -Enforcer - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -(Del)
    -Gnasher Shotgun - - - - - - - - - - - (Marcus, JD, Kait)
    -Hammerburst
    -Lancer with chainsaw - - - - - - - - Only dropped by allies. (Marcus)
    -Lancer with Grenade Launcher - Only dropped by allies. (J.D.)
    -Retro Lancer - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Only dropped by allies. (Kait, P-Marcus)
    -Longshot - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -(Fahz)
    -Markza MK1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -(Fahz)
    -Mulcher - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Only dropped by Scions only
    -Overkill - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (Del, P-Kait)
    -RL-4 Salvo
    -Torque Bow - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Only dropped by Hunter Elites
    -Tri shot - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Dropped by a Stump mini-boss, Guardians and DR-1's

    Notes:
    (Named Charater) means they start with the weapon, a name with
    "P-" before it means they can purchase the weapon from the Fabricator

    You cannot remove a weapon from a Guardian corpse as Jack so you would need your allies help if you were to go for their salvo/trishot.

    Mini-Bosses only spawn in at waves 5,15,25,35,45.
    Bosses only spawn in at waves 10,20,30,40,50.

    The easiest way to get the Lancers done is to Play split screen or with a freind in a private game. Set the wave to 41 so you have enough scrap immediatly to make a forge before the wave starts and have your human drop a weapon, by holding a D-Pad button for 7 seconds.
    WAS the solution for lancers at time of writing this was true but may have been removed as a feature temporarily due to a duplication bug they're trying to fix.
    You could still do something similar to this but set it to wave 11 kill an enemy and swap your weapons out then melt a lancer of your choosing.

    Struggling to find:
    If you're struggling to find the boss you want, I recommend you start your own private game on wave 10 with a split screen or friend as a normal character and you as jack with the Ai turned off and keep getting killed until you get the boss you want then use the human player to slaughter the desired boss. (the same can be done on wave 5 if you want a miniboss weapon)

    Waves 6-10 (16-20 etc) tend to either be DR1's Gaurdians snipers and all other bot enemies with very few swarm enemies if any at all or Scions, Hunter Elites and only swarm allies, it tends to stay static for that 10 wave set unless you lose a round. if you're struggling to find specific swarm do the above solutions set up but be on wave 9 (19,29 etc) for the best results for specific swarm/bot weapons. it is random wether it changes over or not so this may require multiple round losts.
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