Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Mini Review: Nerf Rebelle Bliss
In fact it fits my hand so well I can barely feel the sharp edges that you get on basically all Jolt variants.
Like with the Jolt, I can spin the Bliss around my trigger finger quite easily.
Let's look at the Bliss next to the Elite Jolt.
Performance is much the same as the Elite Jolt, since the Bliss has a similar feeling spring, a similar system and the same dart type (Elite/Rebelle coloured Elite).
Range is quite good especially considering its size, 13-14m average with Elite-style darts. It's fairly consistent, few darts go wild.
Accuracy is also pretty good considering it uses Elite-style darts, hits on human sized targets at about 9m are quite easy.
Rate of fire is poor as you'd expect from a single shot, being largely dependent on your skill and dexterity. 2-3 seconds per dart is what I'd estimate, as with all other single shots.
The Bliss is a Target exclusive, and retails at 8AUD, though it regularly goes down to 6AUD in sales (the Elite Jolt retails for 5AUD at BigW).
I personally prefer the Bliss to the Jolt (mainly for comfort), but the huge price difference means the Bliss doesn't have quite the same value the Jolt has.
If you're after a basic last resort single shot, both the Bliss and Jolt fill the same role, though if you're willing to spend 8AUD for the Bliss, you really should just go and get a Triad from Kmart instead, those two extra shots can come in really useful (and if you get orange triggers, the Triad will also be that little bit more powerful).
Value for Money: 4/5
Rate of Fire: 1/5
Personal Rating: 4.5/5 - I personally find it much more comfortable to hold than a Jolt, the curves in the handle help to minimise how much it cuts into your hand. The price is a little offputting though.