The best guns in Ratchet & Clank history

Don’t let that furry face fool you. Ratchet’s back pocket holds more hi-tech gadgets than James Bond’s garden shed. Despite the puzzles, the platforms and the slick cutscenes, the Ratchet & Clank games have as much furious action as any PS2 shooter out there. With the series now inbound on PS3, it’s time to take a look back and reflect on why you should be excited about it. Resistance proved once more that Insomniac can craft imaginative weapons and realize them slickly. Now, with that PS3 experience under its belt, things can only get better, brighter and ka-boomier. And so we present the seven best weapons from R&C to date, each one a reason to get all kinds of (trigger)happy about Ratchet’s forthcoming PS3 debut...

Suck cannon

Appeared in - Ratchet & Clank, Up Your Arsenal

Now here’s a fine invention - a gun that uses enemies as ammo. Smaller, ankle-nipping foes can be sucked up into it, only to be spat out as fiery bullets against any larger opposition. It’s as violent as recycling will ever get, and the vortex that swirls around the barrel is one of many pretty effects.


  • shinichi93 - May 12, 2011 4:29 a.m.

    favorite is the telsa claw from R&C 1
  • tacoman38 - September 29, 2010 12:21 a.m.

    I've always like my wrench.
  • FanofSaiyan - December 7, 2009 4:23 a.m.

    Why are half the weapons from deadlock? I thought people would like Going Commando or Up Your Arsenal weapons better.
  • FanofSaiyan - December 7, 2009 4:20 a.m.

    This forum is really cool, we need more like em'. I love the new weapons in A Crack in Time.
  • patriotfan09 - November 27, 2008 1:53 a.m.

    Cool article
  • jakery22 - August 4, 2009 8 a.m.

    I love all the weapons on tools of destruction. I have them all in omega version and most of them are level X. :P. i'm also trying to complete it for the 4th time. :P. My favourite has to be those energy blades that you get on your arms. :D.
  • suicidalstickman - May 13, 2009 4:30 p.m.

    What no walloper? You clearly haven't played Ratchet and Clank
  • breadlord - May 9, 2009 10:04 p.m.

    the pistols in deadlocked (used properly) were overpowered. I could play endgame on 3 stars and get a perfect score
  • Ninja-KiLLR - May 9, 2009 1:35 a.m.

    best gun ever is by far the anti-matter sniper rifle. then the harbinger. both ansanly destructive and super statisfying
  • Kirbykiller4 - May 8, 2009 5:37 p.m.

    You guys mentioned the lava gun twice.
  • THE INHUMAN - May 7, 2009 8:19 p.m.

    The gun that shot the saw-blades in the latter three of the series was the Disclocator. And that was my favorite, too. reCaptcha: weights hazzard
  • Satanshadow94 - May 7, 2009 7:14 a.m.

    All of the guns kicked a** but I'm glad I wasn't the only one that loved the pistols in deadlocked
  • frag - May 7, 2009 3:58 a.m.

    I used to love the sentries in going commando, i believe. Technicaly not a weapon, but helpfull as hell!
  • Mr.Epic64 - May 7, 2009 3:02 a.m.

    My favourite gun was the , oh crap, forgot the name, the gun that shoots out saw blades in Up your Arsenal.
  • hardcore_gamer1990 - February 14, 2009 9:17 p.m.

    My personal favourite is the Bouncer ( appeared in going commando and Up your Arsenal) just because of the rediculously sized barrel on the end of that thing and it took about 3/4 of nefarious' health down in 10 shots once in Omega form :)
  • esspessa - December 16, 2008 12:51 a.m.

    these are kinda lame because my personal favorate gun in ratchet and clank up your arsenal is th "N90 HURICANE"
  • legodude - June 11, 2009 3:34 p.m.

    the visibomb is in going commando tooo!!!!!!!!!!
  • kamikaz3e124 - May 9, 2009 12:32 a.m.

    Wow. Around 60% of you guys couldn't remember the name of the Razor Glove
  • Doctalen - May 8, 2009 2:54 a.m.

    I love the qwack-o-ray who doesnt love turning everyone but bosses into ducks that lay explosive eggs and not only that but when fully upgrade a duck/phoenix or doenix!!!!!
  • SpicyPoyratez - May 7, 2009 6:41 p.m.

    I loved the gun that shot out razor disks from going commando, up your arsenal, and deadlocked I think. god I forget the name. I loved the glove of doom, as well as the plasma whip (which was changed a lot throughout the games) oh, and in up your arsenal, the darth maul lightsaber cheat was really cool.

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