New Pinball Dictionary: Shatz


Shatz [Coined for pinball player Neil Shatz]

  • To exhibit outstanding ball control, especially when multiple balls are trapped on the same flipper
    • Also known as: Shatzing, Shatz-Tap


  • To perform a Shatz-pot while playing Jack*Bot
    • See also: Super Shatz*Bot


  • To have two balls (let’s label them “x” and “y”) trapped on the same flipper, tap ball x into the air, hit the jackpot with ball y and regain control of ball x.

Super Shatz*Bot

  • When playing Jack*Bot, to have two balls (again, let’s label them “x” and “y”) trapped on the same flipper, tap ball x into the air, hit one eye for a Jack*Bot with ball y and then shoot ball x into the other eye within 1.5 seconds.

Just in case you don’t know who Neil Shatz is, this convenient video made by Trailer Tom will help you out.

Shatz! Shatz! Shatz!

Author: SSB

You will find me at a pinball tournament, and sometimes behind a microphone for some reason. Have more fun! Play more pinball! Support the hobby on twitter by using #pinball. Currently: Attacking Mars. BAO!

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