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The Apollo XV-700 is a 2015 Nerf RIVAL blaster that holds 7 High-Impact Rounds. It is the entry-level model in the series, and packs a punch despite being small. It is extremely potent, having excellent range and power. As it belongs to the RIVAL series, it is meant for older Nerfers.
In 2017, a new version will be released as part of the Target-exclusive Phantom Corps. sub-series with a 12-round magazine, along with a promotional Star Wars Boba Fett edition, which also includes a special edition face mask (themed after Boba Fett's helmet) and High-Impact Rounds.
The Apollo is the small blaster of the line. It has a large charging handle located up top, which is to be pulled back to prime the blaster. The gun also has a safety, which prevents it from being fired unless it is disabled. It comes in two colors; red and blue. The RIVAL logo is seen on the side.
Internals Editplunger and a firing trigger, along with a few springs.
Position in Theme Edit
The Apollo is the secondary of the lineup.
Blaster Co-relation Edit
The Apollo is the smaller brother of the Zeus MXV-1200.
Like all other blasters, the Apollo has faults. The main fault is that could be hard to prime. This is mainly due to having a very strong and heavy spring.
How to Fire Edit
Step 1 - Load 7 rounds into the included 7-round magazine.
Step 2 - Load the magazine into the pistol grip.
Step 3 - Disengage the safety if you haven't already.
Step 4 - Pull the charging handle back and release.
Step 5 - Pull the trigger to fire a round.
- The Apollo can fire cheeseballs as an alternative ammunition out of its magazine, as shown by YouTuber LordDraconical as a joke.
- The Apollo is known to be able to burst-fire, as shown in YouTuber pSyKSG's Apollo, where he primed it four times before he then fired off a few shots. However, not all Apollos can burst fire.
- The Apollo retails for 24.99 USD and it is currently the least expensive RIVAL Nerf blaster. However, it is very expensive for the cheapest Nerf blaster in series.
- The Apollo XV-700 is named after Apollo, the Olympian god of the sun. Apollo is also the twin brother of Artemis, who which the Artemis XVII-3000 blaster is named after.