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Blast is a Super Power in Saints Row IV.

The blast superpower unleashes a concussive force that can be modified with a variety of elemental options.
— Blast website description[1]

OverviewEdit

Blast gives the ability to throw powerful attacks at people and vehicles. it is the required Super Power needed to unlock Blast Clusters. The Blast power is the first offensive Power unlocked in the game,[2] and can disable Warden Shields temporarily when hit.

ElementsEdit

Element Description Way to unlock
Freeze Frozen enemies are stuck in place and damage to them is greatly increased. Frozen vehicles lose control, even if they're flying. disabled when frozen. Enemies killed while frozen shatters into pieces. Hot and Cold
Fire Enemies are set on fire and can panic on the spot, and take damage over time. Power Element Training
Mind Control Enemies become allies for a short amount of time and attack other non-glitched enemies. "The Prestige" Side Quest
Explosion Enemies explodes and can cause chain reactions, resulting in numerous enemies exploding and being killed. Enemies killed by explosions also get deleted. Element of Destruction Pack
Bling Enemies take extremely high damage at the cost of 10,000 Cache. Bling Bling Pack

UnlockablesEdit

Name Requirement Description
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Blast Progression
[when?]
You can now shoot energy at enemies with Blast!
Use the Blast button to quick-switch to Blast.
SRIV unlock reward super el freeze Element - Freeze [when?] Freeze your enemies, then use your guns on them for double damage!
The Freeze Element will stiffen your targets, causing your guns to deal double the damage!
Switch Elements in the Powers menu. Your homies can help you find more Blast Elements!
SRIV unlock reward super el fire Element - Fire [when?] Let pyromania ensue as you rain down hellfire on your enemies!
Double tap Blast to quick-switch between Blast Elements. Or switch Elements in the Powers menu.
SRIV unlock reward super el glitch Element - Mind Control [when?] Create a massive data surge around you that causes enemies to glitch out and fight for you!
Double tap Blast to quick-switch between Blast Elements. Or switch Elements in the Powers menu.
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Damage [when?] BLAST_FREEZE: Targets take even more damage while frozen.
BLAST_FIRE: Targets take more damage per second while on fire.
BLAST_GLITCH: Increases the amount of targets that can be controlled at once.
175% Blast_damage, Glitch max targets = 2.5
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Recharge 4 [when?] Blast no longer uses Energy.
No Blast_recharge

UpgradesEdit

Name Clusters Description
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Area 10 Increases Blast's area of effect range.
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Area 2 20 Greatly increases Blast's area of effect range.
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Area 3 30 Maximizes Blast's area of effect range. Blast entire intersections!
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Duration 10 Targets remain affected by Blast longer.
150% Blast_duration
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Explosive Deaths 30 BLAST_FREEZE: Targets explode when shattered, damaging everything around them.
BLAST_FIRE: Targets explode when they die, spreading the fire to anyone nearby.
BLAST_GLITCH: Targets explode when they die, glitching nearby enemies.
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Recharge 10 Blast Energy recharges faster.
80% Blast_recharge_time
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Recharge 2 20 Blast Energy recharges even faster.
65% Blast_recharge_time
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Recharge 3 30 Blast Energy recharges very quickly.
55% Blast_recharge_time
SRIV unlock reward super up blast Damage 2 Disabled
10
Targets take much more damage when frozen.
250% Blast_damage, Glitch max targets = 4

TriviaEdit

  • Mind Control is also known as Glitch Blast.
  • Characters being Mind Controlled exhibit Glitch effects.
  • It is also possible to freeze or burn targets using the Freeze or Fire element of Buff.
  • All characters who are Mind Controlled get Heavy Pistols if they don't have any weapon.
  • Wardens and Super Saints are capable of using the blast power. Wardens charge up the blast power and shoot it out their mouth's, whereas other NPCs charge it up in a way similar to a Hadouken from the Street Fighter series of games. Enemy energy blasts are always red whereas allied energy blasts are blue.
  • Enemy blast attacks can be caught and thrown with Telekinesis, but don't do any damage.

GalleryEdit

  • Blast - Saints Row IV promo
  • Blast - Fire
  • Blast - Freeze
  • Blast - Mind Control
  • Blast - Explosive
  • Blast - Bling

ReferencesEdit

  1. Image:
    Saints Row website - Arsenal - Superpowers

    Saints Row website > About > Arsenal > Superpowers

  2. Mission: Hot and Cold
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