Best Dead Island 2 weapons - Full weapon list

Screenshot of Dead Island 2 player holding gun
Credit: Dambuster Studios

Screenshot of Dead Island 2 player holding gun
Credit: Dambuster Studios
April 1, 2023: Struggling to find the best Dead Island 2 weapons? Check our out guide for the best zombie-slaying items!

Knowing the best Dead Island 2 weapons is a surefire way of dealing maximum damage during your time in Hell-A. After years of waiting, Dambuster Studios' sequel to Dead Island is finally here and if you're a fan of slicing and dicing the undead, Dead Island 2 is a lot of fun.

While you work your way through the mission list and the huge number of challenges, our weapon list will come in handy when looking for your next favourite weapon capable of dismembering a Crusher with ease.

But, before we reveal the best Dead Island 2 weapons to use, don't forget to take a look at our guides revealing how to make money fast and how to fast travel around Hell-A's different areas.

Dead Island 2 weapon list

It's worth noting that the weapon arsenal in Dead Island 2 is massive. We're still in the process of searching for all of them but we've already managed to find a large selection of melee weapons you can use:

  • Crescent blades
  • Bear Claws
  • Military Knife
  • Katana
  • Officer's Sword
  • Claymore (two-handed sword)
  • Shark Tooth
  • Zom-B-Gon
  • Sledgehammer
  • Kukri
  • Mace
  • Pickaxe
  • Rake
  • Spade
  • Golf Club
  • Burnt Timber
  • Scaffold Bar
  • Crowbar
  • Bo Staff

These are just some of the melee weapons you can obtain, repair, and upgrade in Hell-A. We'll continue updating the list as and when we find new weapons perfect for dismembering any undead opponent that gets too close for comfort.

Screenshot of Dead Island 2 player strangling zombie and holding electric sword
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Credit: Dambuster Studios

Are there guns in Dead Island 2?

Yes, there are plenty of guns available to use in Dead Island 2. Ranging from pistols to hunting rifles, there are firearms to suit all styles of play and limitless customisation options to enhance their firepower even further. For a closer look at the Dead Island 2 guns, check out our gun list containing every firearm we've discovered so far.

What are the best Dead Island 2 weapons?

So far, we've done the most damage with a Charged Electrocutor Military Knife which is armed with a hefty 526 damage points. Alongside the ability to deal electrifying damage, its mobility is perfect for stringing together multiple attacks in a short period of time.

For something larger, a Sledgehammer equipped with any mod is the perfect tool for clearing up multiple zombies with ease.

There you have it, that's all there is to know about the best Dead Island 2 weapons. For more, check out our other guides containing intel on the Steam release date and the game length.

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