Dead Island 2 All Weapons Guide – All Weapon Types, Weapon Rarity

Dead Island 2 All Weapons Guide

Dead Island 2 has a ton of weapon choices for players, giving you access to a wide range of weapon types to fight against wave after wave of zombies. Weapons not only come in different types, but also different rarities. This Dead Island 2 All Weapons Guide will show you all the weapons and weapon types available in the game.

Dead Island 2 All Weapons Guide

Weapons in Dead Island 2 come in six different rarities: Improvised, Common, Uncommon, Rare, Superior, and Legendary.

The improvised weapon gives the option of having some sort of weapon other than fighting bare-handed, but are not so reliable as they are vulnerable to breaking with use. The higher rarity above Improvised weapon give are better in their reliability and damage output.

The best weapons are the Legendary Weapons which are the most powerful weapons that you can use. In total, there are eight Legendary weapons in the game right now. If you want to learn what they are, what they do, and how to get them, check out our Legendary Weapons Guide for more information.

All Weapons

Dead Island 2 has a ton of weapons, thanks to the different weapon types available in the game.

Frenzy Weapons

Frenzy Weapons are best used for quick, fast-paced attacks. The more you use the weapon, the higher the damage output which then turns to critical hits for some time. Frenzy Weapons are best used when you are facing a large group of enemies or need to quickly hit targets.

The Frenzy Weapons available in the game are:

  • Bo Staff
  • Bowie Knife
  • Brass Knuckles
  • Chef’s Knife
  • Crescent Blades
  • Hunting Knife
  • Nightstick
  • Officer’s Sword
  • Party Starter (Legendary)
  • Police Baton
  • Pool Cue
  • Scaffold Pole
  • Shark Tooth (Superior)
  • Slaughtering Claws
  • Weighty Deer Horn Knife
  • Zom-B-Gon (Superior)

Sharpshooter Weapons

Sharpshooter weapons provide you with high damage and precision. If you take your time and place your shots with Sharpshooter weapons, you can get critical hit headshots or limb shots that can efficiently take down zombies.

The Sharpshooter weapons in the game are:

  • Sporting Rifle
  • Raven
  • Peggy (Superior)

Bulldozer Weapons

Best to stun zombies and make them vulnerable, you can also throw Bulldozer weapons to keep them away from you, giving you more options to control a large group of incoming zombies.

The Bulldozer weapons in the game are:

  • Baseball Bat
  • Black Magic
  • Burnt Timber
  • Club
  • Emma’s Wrath (Legendary)
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Metal Bat
  • Sign Pole
  • Sledgehammer
  • Wreckage Hammer

Tactical Weapons

With Tactical weapons, you can get critical hits, get increased agility, and also increases the speed of your reloads when blocking and dodging attacks.

The Tactical weapons in the game are:

  • Assault Shotgun
  • Tactical Pistol
  • Pistol

Maiming Weapons

If you want to deal that extra damage to zombies, Maiming weapons are your go-to choice. These weapons are best used to slice off limbs and body parts of zombies, while also increasing your stamina as you use them.

The Maiming weapons found in the game are:

  • Axe
  • Brutalizer (Legendary)
  • Cleaver
  • Crowbar
  • Demolition Weapons
  • Heavy Wrench
  • Jade Dragon (Superior)
  • Katana
  • Krakatoa (Legendary)
  • Mace
  • Machete
  • Makeshift Sword
  • Mattock
  • Meat Hammer
  • O-Kami and Whiskey
  • Pickaxe
  • Rake
  • Shovel
  • Splitting Axe
  • The One (Legendary)
  • The Tenderizer
  • Weighty Meat Hammer
  • Whispering Blade
  • Wildstyle (Superior)
  • Wreckage Machete
  • Zombie Axe

Demolition Weapons

With Demolition weapons, you can get instant critical hits when you target vulnerable zombies. This type of weapon deals high damage while also increasing your survivability in tough combat scenarios.

Demolition weapons in the game:

  • Short-Barreled Shotgun
  • Big Shot (Legendary)
  • Extinction Event (Superior)
  • Red Dragon (Superior)

Headhunter Weapons

Headhunter weapons provide all the accuracy you need to deal with headshots and get those quick and efficient kills. In addition, these types of weapons provide you with more range and agility as you use them.

The Headhunter weapons available in the game are:

  • Pike
  • Katars
  • Dagger
  • Steel Rebar
  • Steel Pipe
  • Pole Saw
  • Golf Club
  • Claw Hammer
  • Pipe Wrench
  • Pitchfork
  • Military Knife
  • Tire Iron
  • Blood Rage (Legendary)
  • Special Forces Knife (Superior)

Rapid Fire Weapons

Rapid Fire weapons type work exactly how they sound, by firing a high rate of firing speed and dishing out high damage in a few seconds. While you can spray the bullets at zombies close by, these weapons can also be used from a distance.

Rapid Fire weapons in the game are:

  • Honed Nailgun
  • Machine Pistol
  • Bodycount (Legendary)

If you want more help with Dead Island 2, check out the guides linked below:

That’s all the weapons in the game as detailed in this Dead Island 2 All Weapons Guide. Post your comments below.

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