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Hulkbuster Synergy Guide

Hulkbuster is a Tech class champion in the Contest of Champions who forms a synergy with 20 other characters, available as a 2-Star, 3-Star, 4-Star, 5-Star and 6-Star champion.

Tony Stark, man of means and intelligence, knows what to do when it's time to battle a raging Hulk – build a Hulkbuster exo-frame to bolster your armor. Loaded for maximum strength and power with loads of heavy weaponry, this is a must have for anyone looking to SMASH!

Synergy Bonuses

Synergy Partners

  • Black Panther
  • Black Panther (Civil War)
  • Black Widow
  • Civil Warrior
  • Corvus Glaive
  • Cull Obsidian
  • Ebony Maw
  • Hulk
  • Hulk (Ragnarok)
  • Iron Man
  • Iron Man (Infinity War)
  • Mister Fantastic
  • Proxima Midnight
  • Sasquatch
  • Sorcerer Supreme
  • Spider-Man (Stark Enhanced)
  • Superior Iron Man
  • Ultron
  • War Machine
  • Yellowjacket
Hulkbuster


Black Panther

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Engineering Experts' synergy bonus where each Shock Debuff for Hulkbuster reduces the opponent's Offensive Ability Accuracy during Special Attacks by 15% and Black Panther gets +40% Bleed Ability Accuracy and Potency. Please note this is a Unique Synergy which does not stack with duplicate synergies.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Black Panther

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 4 Star Engineering Experts See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star Engineering Experts See Notes
Hulkbuster 6 Star Engineering Experts See Notes
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Engineering Experts' with Mister Fantastic or Black Panther (Civil War) as an alternative.

Black Panther (Civil War)

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Engineering Experts' synergy bonus where each Shock Debuff for Hulkbuster reduces the opponent's Offensive Ability Accuracy during Special Attacks by 15% and Black Panther (Civil War) gets +40% Armor up Ability Accuracy and Potency. Please note this is a Unique Synergy which does not stack with duplicate synergies.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Black Panther (Civil War)

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 4 Star Engineering Experts See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star Engineering Experts See Notes
Hulkbuster 6 Star Engineering Experts See Notes
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Engineering Experts' with Mister Fantastic or Black Panther as an alternative.

Black Widow

Add to a team with Hulkbuster to activate the 'Avengers' synergy bonus, increasing 'Stun Chance' for the whole team.

Black Widow

Black Widow Synergy with Hulkbuster

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 3 Star Avengers Level 2 +20% Stun Chance
Hulkbuster 4 Star Avengers Level 3 +25% Stun Chance

Civil Warrior

Add to a team with Hulkbuster to activate the 'Rivals' synergy bonus, increasing 'Critical Damage Rating' for the whole team.

Civil Warrior

Civil Warrior Synergy with Hulkbuster

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 4 Star Rivals Level 3 +115 Critical Damage Rating
Hulkbuster 5 Star Rivals Level 3 +115 Critical Damage Rating
Hulkbuster 6 Star Rivals Level 3 +115 Critical Damage Rating

Corvus Glaive

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Enemies' synergy bonus, increasing 'Critical Rating' for the whole team.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Corvus Glaive

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 4 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Hulkbuster 5 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Hulkbuster 6 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Enemies' with Ultron, Cull Obsidian, Ebony Maw or Proxima Midnight as an alternative.

Cull Obsidian

Team up Hulkbuster with to activate two synergies. Cull Obsidian activates the unique synergy 'Heroes Never Learn' where launching a Special Attack for Cull Obsidian grants him a Fury Buff for 4 seconds, increasing Attack by 50%, however this Buff gains +150% duration if fighting a Hero Champion. Hulkbuster activates the 'Enemies' synergy bonus providing additional 'Critical Rating' for the whole team.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Cull Obsidian

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 4 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Hulkbuster 5 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Hulkbuster 6 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Cull Obsidian

Cull Obsidian Synergy with Hulkbuster

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 4 Star Heroes Never Learn See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star Heroes Never Learn See Notes
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Enemies' with Ultron, Ebony Maw, Proxima Midnight or Corvus Glaive as an alternative.

Ebony Maw

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Enemies' synergy bonus, increasing 'Critical Rating' for the whole team.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Ebony Maw

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 4 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Hulkbuster 5 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Hulkbuster 6 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Enemies' with Ultron, Cull Obsidian, Proxima Midnight or Corvus Glaive as an alternative.

Hulk

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Don't Mention Puny Banner!' synergy bonus where Hulkbuster gets up to +1000 Armor Rating based on how low his current Health is and Hulk becomes immune to Nullify, Fate Seal and Stagger. Hulkbuster also activates the 'Rivals Level' synergy, increasing 'Critical Damage Rating' for the whole team. Please note 'Don't Mention Puny Banner!' is a Unique Synergy which does not stack with duplicate synergies.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Hulk

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 2 Star Rivals Level 1 +65 Critical Damage Rating
Hulkbuster 3 Star Rivals Level 2 + Don't Mention Puny Banner! +90 Critical Damage Rating + See Notes
Hulkbuster 4 Star Rivals Level 3 + Don't Mention Puny Banner! +115 Critical Damage Rating + See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star Rivals Level 3 + Don't Mention Puny Banner! +115 Critical Damage Rating + See Notes
Hulkbuster 6 Star Rivals Level 3 + Don't Mention Puny Banner! +115 Critical Damage Rating + See Notes
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Rivals' with Yellowjacket as an alternative. Hulkbuster can also activate 'Don't Mention Puny Banner!' with Hulk (Ragnarok) as an alternative.

Hulk (Ragnarok)

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Don't Mention Puny Banner!' synergy bonus where Hulkbuster gets up to +1000 Armor Rating based on how low his current Health is and Hulk (Ragnarok) gains up to +1000 Physical Resistance based on how high the Crowd Meter is. Please note 'Don't Mention Puny Banner!' is a Unique Synergy which does not stack with duplicate synergies.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Hulk (Ragnarok)

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 3 Star Don't Mention Puny Banner! See Notes
Hulkbuster 4 Star Don't Mention Puny Banner! See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star Don't Mention Puny Banner! See Notes
Hulkbuster 6 Star Don't Mention Puny Banner! See Notes
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Don't Mention Puny Banner!' with Hulk as an alternative.

Iron Man

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Family' synergy bonus, increasing 'Health' for the whole team.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Iron Man

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 3 Star Family Level 2 +5% Health
Hulkbuster 4 Star Family Level 3 +6% Health
Hulkbuster 5 Star Family Level 3 +6% Health
Hulkbuster 6 Star Family Level 3 +6% Health
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Family' with Iron Man (Infinity War) as an alternative.

Iron Man (Infinity War)

Team up Hulkbuster with to create a perfect synergy, with each champion activating their own bonus depending on their star-rating. Hulkbuster activates the 'Family' synergy bonus providing additional 'Health' for the whole team. Iron Man (Infinity War) adds the 'A.I. Upgrade' bonus where all teammates recover from Armor Break up to 10% faster.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Iron Man (Infinity War)

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 3 Star Family Level 2 +5% Health
Hulkbuster 4 Star Family Level 3 +6% Health
Hulkbuster 5 Star Family Level 3 +6% Health
Hulkbuster 6 Star Family Level 3 +6% Health
Iron Man (Infinity War)

Iron Man (Infinity War) Synergy with Hulkbuster

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 3 Star A.I. Upgrade See Notes
Hulkbuster 4 Star A.I. Upgrade See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star A.I. Upgrade See Notes
Hulkbuster 6 Star A.I. Upgrade See Notes
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Family' with Iron Man as an alternative.

Mister Fantastic

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Engineering Experts' synergy bonus where each Shock Debuff for Hulkbuster reduces the opponent's Offensive Ability Accuracy during Special Attacks by 15% and Mister Fantastic gets +1000 Physical Resistance. Please note this is a Unique Synergy which does not stack with duplicate synergies.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Mister Fantastic

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 4 Star Engineering Experts See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star Engineering Experts See Notes
Hulkbuster 6 Star Engineering Experts See Notes
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Engineering Experts' with Black Panther or Black Panther (Civil War) as an alternative.

Proxima Midnight

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Enemies' synergy bonus, increasing 'Critical Rating' for the whole team.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Proxima Midnight

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 4 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Hulkbuster 5 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Hulkbuster 6 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Enemies' with Ultron, Cull Obsidian, Ebony Maw or Corvus Glaive as an alternative.

Sasquatch

Add to a team with Hulkbuster to activate the 'Common History' synergy bonus which makes each stack of Rage for Sasquatch increase Wrath of Tanaraq by an additional 0.3 seconds. As for Hulkbuster, he gets to start the fight with an indefinite Armor Up Buff, granting +15% Armor Rating, and this can stack above his Armor Up cap! Please note this is a Unique Synergy which does not stack with duplicate synergies.

Sasquatch

Sasquatch Synergy with Hulkbuster

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 3 Star Common History See Notes
Hulkbuster 4 Star Common History See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star Common History See Notes
Hulkbuster 6 Star Common History See Notes

Sorcerer Supreme

Add to a team with Hulkbuster to activate the 'House of Iron' synergy bonus where Armor Break Debuffs inflicted on the Opponent by Hulkbuster and other Synergy Members have 30% increased Potency. Please note this is a Unique Synergy which does not stack with duplicate synergies.

Sorcerer Supreme

Sorcerer Supreme Synergy with Hulkbuster

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 3 Star House of Iron See Notes
Hulkbuster 4 Star House of Iron See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star House of Iron See Notes
Hulkbuster 6 Star House of Iron See Notes

Spider-Man (Stark Enhanced)

Add to a team with Hulkbuster to activate the 'Knowledge Share' synergy bonus where Spider-Man (Stark Enhanced) gets a 30% faster A.I. Reboot and Hulkbuster receives a +30% Special Damage bonus. Please note this is a Unique Synergy which does not stack with duplicate synergies.

Spider-Man (Stark Enhanced)

Spider-Man (Stark Enhanced) Synergy with Hulkbuster

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 2 Star Knowledge Share See Notes
Hulkbuster 3 Star Knowledge Share See Notes
Hulkbuster 4 Star Knowledge Share See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star Knowledge Share See Notes

Superior Iron Man

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Family' synergy bonus, increasing 'Health' for the whole team.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Superior Iron Man

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 3 Star Family Level 2 +5% Health
Hulkbuster 4 Star Family Level 3 +6% Health
Hulkbuster 5 Star Family Level 3 +6% Health
Hulkbuster 6 Star Family Level 3 +6% Health

Ultron

Adding Hulkbuster with activates the 'Enemies' synergy bonus, increasing 'Critical Rating' for the whole team.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Ultron

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 4 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Hulkbuster 5 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Hulkbuster 6 Star Enemies Level 3 +155 Critical Rating
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Enemies' with Cull Obsidian, Ebony Maw, Proxima Midnight or Corvus Glaive as an alternative.

War Machine

Add to a team with Hulkbuster to activate the 'Friends' synergy bonus, increasing 'Armor Rating' for the whole team.

War Machine

War Machine Synergy with Hulkbuster

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 3 Star Friends Level 2 +95 Armor Rating
Hulkbuster 4 Star Friends Level 3 +130 Armor Rating

Yellowjacket

Team up Hulkbuster with to trigger two synergies. Hulkbuster activates the 'Rivals' synergy bonus, increasing 'Critical Damage Rating' for the whole team. If Hulkbuster is 3-Star or higher he also activates the unique synergy 'Technological Competition' so when he launches a Special Attack it converts 1 Armor Up Buff into a Fury Buff which lasts 15 Seconds and grants him 30% Attack. Yellowjacket is not left out, his Power Sting gains +65% Potency.

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Hulkbuster Synergy with Yellowjacket

Star Synergy Bonus
Hulkbuster 2 Star Rivals Level 1 +65 Critical Damage Rating
Hulkbuster 3 Star Rivals Level 2 + Technological Competition +90 Critical Damage Rating + See Notes
Hulkbuster 4 Star Rivals Level 3 + Technological Competition +115 Critical Damage Rating + See Notes
Hulkbuster 5 Star Rivals Level 3 + Technological Competition +115 Critical Damage Rating + See Notes
Hulkbuster 6 Star Rivals Level 3 + Technological Competition +115 Critical Damage Rating + See Notes
Please note: Hulkbuster can also activate 'Rivals' with Hulk as an alternative.