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The Boom Cannon is a combo weapon in Dead Rising 3. It can be made by combining:

  1. a Grenade with a
  2. Shotgun.[1][2]


  • This weapon is incorrectly called a Boomshot by the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers which picked up this story.[3]


  1. E3 2013: DEAD RISING 3 - 25 MINUTE DEMO, You Tube.
  2. Adam Rosenberg, ‘Dead Rising 3′ preview: Capcom’s once-cartoony zombie survival game gets gritty, (June 12, 2013), "Here are a few of those seen during our demo: Sledge Saw (sledgehammer + circular saw), Boom Cannon (shotgun + grenade), Mauler (machete + katana), Tactical Handgun (pistol + flashlight), and Flaming Sword (broadsword + motor oil)."
  3. Robert Workman, Preview: 'Dead Rising 3', Chicago Tribune, (August 1, 2013). "...the Boomshot requires you to have both grenades and a shotgun."


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