How to Choose a Nerf Gun: Toy Tips

Get ready for battle and learn how to choose a nerf gun which suits you, whether you’re wanting to recreate zombie apocalypses or play with friends.

How to Choose a Nerf Gun: Toy Tips

Nerf guns are the ultimate way to liven up any playtime. Children (or adults) can duck and dive around the house, firing foam bullets and other Nerf products at imaginary bad guys or friends – or better yet, pesky older brothers and sisters who get in their way. There are so many different products on offer, so it’s important to do a little reading first to find out how to choose a Nerf gun that is right for you. Luckily, we’ve done some research of our own and listed some of the very best blasters available.


Here are the top products:

Battle the undead with a Zombie Strike Nerf Blaster – just make sure they don’t bite otherwise you’re done for! Zombie Strike guns are not only an unrivalled way to create a pretend battle, they can be held with one hand, allowing users to move around with ease whilst fending off fearsome imaginary zombies. These blasters are perfect for any Walking Dead fan or zombie apocalypse survivor over the age of 8.

N-Strike Elite Rhino-Fire

N-Strike Elite Rhino-Fire

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N-Strike Elite Rhino-Fire Blasters offer a whole load of fun with their motorised semi-auto firing feature. Each gun has two 25-dart barrels and removable tripods for when you want a more accurate shot. Set your sights on the target, then pull the trigger and darts will fly up to 90 feet! The N-Strike Elite Rhino-Blaster is the ideal weapon for anyone wanting to partake in an action-packed, longer-range Nerf shootout.

Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10K

Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10K

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Take on your foes in a head-to-head competition with an epic Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10K blasters. The Rival Nemesis MXVII-10K is a fine addition to the Nerf Rival range, offering precision and a refill pack that can fire 100 high-impact rounds without you even needing to reload! Its battery-powered blaster also adds a new level of power to Nerf battles, making this product suitable for kids aged 14 and over.

N-Strike Modulus ECS-10

N-Strike Modulus ECS-10

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The N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 includes over 30 different combinations, so Nerf users can prepare for different combat situations with ease. Add a drop grip, targeting scope, dual-rail barrel or storage stock before embarking on Nerf-fuelled adventures, then enjoy firing big shots which can launch darts up to 90 feet away!

Nerf Nitro Blasters shoot foam cars into fast-paced racing action. Build your own epic jump, aim, then press the trigger to send the little cars flying off. Guns in this range often include foam cars to fire and some even include ramps and jumps to use with them. Nerf Nitro is ideal for anyone looking to entertain little ones, either on rainy days or during those colder months when it’s too cold to venture outside and play Nerf wars.

Remember – Play Safe!

  • Never aim a Nerf gun at anyone’s eyes or face.
  • Don't let children under 3 years near Nerf guns as small parts may be swallowed.
  • Only use projectiles designed by Nerf for that specific gun.
  • Don’t look down the barrel of the blaster, even if you’re absolutely sure it’s not loaded!