In Dead Trigger 2 they appear in almost all the maps, even in the Arena, They act in the same way as in DT1.
- The barrel can explode if a police zombie or a Vomitron spit hits the barrel.
- It can kill the player if he is close enough.
- The barrel will also explode if hit by a bolt from the Crossbow in DT1.
- In Dead Trigger 2 the blast radius was incremented.
- Like the Golden Pigs, its health gets incremented when the virus mutates.