The Hammerburst is the Locust equivalent to the Lancer. It does not have a chainsaw equipped with it, but it is useful in melee combinations, where one melee and a pull of the trigger can down the enemy. It is useful at any range, and is more powerful than the Lancer. Three clips is usually enough to down an enemy however, with an active reload, the Hammerburst only requires two clips. The hammerburst is not to be confused with the gears of war 1 locust weapon of choice, the machine gun. although having a similar look they are not the same weapon.
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