Size Small
HP 450 (Normal)
675 (Corrupted)
Weakness fire-iconFire
Resistance freeze-iconFreeze
Override Cauldron XI

Glinthawk is a hostile Enemy machine in Horizon Zero Dawn that the players can confront to obtain Experience and Loot.  It can also be found in normal and corrupted variations. Glinthawks are one of the few machines that don't have a Daemonic variation.

Glinthawk Description

  • A Glinthawk has a distinctly avian appearance, resembling a vulture. Its wings, tail, legs and feet armor plating  resemble feathers. 
  • Glinthawks are essentially the flying equivalent of  the Scrappers, fulfilling the role of an aerial scavenger.


Glinthawk Combat Information

  • Behavior Info: Being aerial, they can easily see destroyed machine chassis, in which case they will alight on it and scavenge it, or humans, in which case they will attack. Upon spying a perceived threat or hearing a loud unusual noise, they fly in and hover over the area to investigate.
  • Weakness: fire-iconFire
  • Resistance: freeze-iconFreeze

Glinthawk Attacks

  • Freeze Cloud: The Glinthawk shoots 4 freeze-iconFreeze projectiles at the enemy. Each dealing 20 freeze-iconFreeze damage, and 30 per second.
  • Freeze Spit: The Glinthawk drops 4 freeze-iconFreeze bombs. Each bomb deals 60  freeze-iconFreeze damage and 30 per second.
  • Claw Slash: Swooping slash at the  enemy with its claws. Dealing 160 damage.



Glinthawk Location

  • Glinhawks congregate in flocks of 3 or 4, perched on or circling above high areas such as cliffs, mountains, and mesas. Flocks are found in every known tribe’s territory.


Glinthawk Loot:


Glinthawk Components



Hard outer casing to protect synthetic muscle and operational systems. None None


Destroying this component disables the Glinthawk's ability to scavenge loot from machine corpses. tear-iconTear None

Freeze Sac

Destroying this component disables the ranged Freeze attack and triggers an elemental explosion. All None



Glinthawk Notes & Tips

  • Notes & Tips go here


Enemies in Horizon Zero Dawn
Behemoth  ♦  Broadhead  ♦  Charger  ♦  Corruptor  ♦  Death Bringer  ♦  Fire Bellowback  ♦  Fireclaw  ♦  Freeze Bellowback  ♦  Frostclaw  ♦  grazer  ♦  Lancehorn  ♦  Longleg  ♦  Ravager  ♦  Rockbreaker  ♦  Sawtooth  ♦  Scorcher  ♦  Scrapper  ♦  Shell-Walker  ♦  Snapmaw  ♦  Stalker  ♦  stormbird  ♦  Strider  ♦  Tallneck  ♦  Thunderjaw  ♦  Trampler  ♦  Watcher


Tired of anon posting? Register!
Load more
⇈ ⇈