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    Remnant 2 Best Melee Weapons Guide (Regular & Special)

    Remnant 2 is absolutely an intense game to deal with, the whole graphics and how the cut scenes are merged into the game make it even more powerful. The creatures and enemies do seem to be the main selling point of the game. This makes it quite obvious that these creatures will be quite difficult and intense to deal with.

    Having said that, all of this makes it quite essential to have the best combination of all the weapons. We’ve already covered other Remnant 2 Weapons Guides like best long guns and best handguns, so be sure to check those out as well. Moving on, what we are anchoring on today are the Remnant 2 Best Melee Weapons that you can take with you on your journey. So read along to find out more about them.

    Remnant 2 Best Melee Weapons

    Just like long guns and handguns, melee weapons are also divided into two categories: Regular Handguns and Special Handguns. This guide will tailor you through some of the best weapons from both categories. The order however is not necessary, you can choose anyone from them based on your gameplay style.

    Regular Melee Weapons

    Krell Axe

    Critical Hit Chance3%
    Weak Spot Damage+85%
    Stagger Modifier-10%

    Krell Axe and its normal attack is just like a standard axe. But what makes this axe unique is its mod named “Krell Edge” which allows players to throw this axe at their enemies. Resulting in 50 shock damage every 5 seconds for 10 seconds. The axe will magically reappear in your hand and it will be ready to be thrown again once you gain enough stamina.

    Iron Greatsword

    Remnant 2 Best Melee Weapons
    Critical Hit Chance5%
    Weak Spot Damage+95%
    Stagger Modifier-13%

    Iron Greatsword is known for its heavy damage that casts fear into the hearts of your enemies. It’s ideal for players who love swinging a heavy melee weapon. This weapon has dozens of teeth on its sides that also result in some heavy damage making it a weapon with the highest base and stagger damage.

    Atom Smasher

    Remnant 2 Best Melee Weapons
    Critical Hit Chance5%
    Weak Spot Damage+95%
    Stagger Modifier11%

    Ever heard of a hammer-like melee weapon with rocket technology? Well, Atom Smasher is equipped with one, and it’s a truly unique experience. The weapon is made for close combat in order to smash into some enemies. It already has significantly higher damage but its rocket technology allows it to crush even harder. Resulting in increased damage of 10% for 5 seconds.

    Gas Giant

    Remnant 2 Best Melee Weapon
    Critical Hit Chance5%

    The stats are already there but the unique selling point of this weapon is its capability for overtime damage. The more you deliver damage the more charge it will build up, resulting in a corrosive effect. Its mod also releases a gas that lasts for 15 seconds in a 5 minutes radius making it even more intense than many other weapons.

    Labyrinth Staff 

    Remnant 2 Best Melee Weapon
    Critical Hit Chance8%
    Weak Spot Damage+95%
    Stagger Modifier5%

    This deadly yet futuristic weapon has the capability to generate 10% mod power with every basic attack. Its charged attack afflicts 75 damage to all the enemies in a 2m radius and results in additional mod power by 50%.

    Special Melee Weapons

    Red Doe Staff

    Remnant 2 Best Melee Weapon
    Critical Hit Chance3%
    Weak Spot Damage+95%
    Stagger Modifier8%

    Red Doe Staff is among the few unique weapons in Remnant 2 that have the capabilities to not only deal heavy damage but also heal your allies. Once you have successfully delivered 250 damage, you will now be able to use your charged attack that delivers 160 damage while also healing all the allies along the way by 10%.


    Remnant 2 Best Melee Weapon
    Critical Hit Chance5%
    Weak Spot Damage95%
    Stagger Modifier3%

    Dreamcatcher easily makes its way to the list of best melee weapons in Remnant 2. The weapon has a huge range of attacks that can deal damage to multiple enemies at once. Dreamcatcher is definitely ideal for crowd control. Also, once you have health 250 damage with this weapon, it will release a Dreamwave outwards to a distance of 20m. This Dreamwave will apply SLOW to all the enemies for 10 secs and also stacks a REVIRE effect. This effect will increase damage by 2% and movement speed for 15 seconds.

    Atom Splitter

    Critical Hit Chance5%
    Weak Spot Damage+90%
    Stagger Modifier6%

    The stats are already there to show the intensity of this weapon, but Atom Splitter is more known for its ability to split apart heavy rocks and trigger controlled nuclear reactions. These nuclear fission reactions result in 150 damage for the range of 20m. In case you decide not to use the reaction and wait for the right moment, the charged Atom Splitter will have increased damage by 25% and range by 3 times.

    That takes us to the end of Remnant 2 Best Melee Weapons Guide. Do let us know in the comment section below which handgun is your go-to at the moment. Also, do consider subscribing to our mailing list down below to stay updated with the latest guides and updates. We’ll see you in the next one.

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    Rehan Muzammil
    Rehan Muzammil
    Rehan is a gaming enthusiast who loves to guide, discuss and share his ideas/views on Retrology. On the side, he is also a business student. Rehan has been writing gaming guides on Retrology for over a year now. His last played game was Stray - about which he has also written guides.
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