Cyberpunk 2077: All Weapon Types, Explained

While playing Cyberpunk 2077, you will come across tons of weapons that will make playing the game so much easier. Whether you are using pistols, assault rifles, or katanas, the weapons you use can mean the difference between life and death.



RELATED: Cyberpunk 2077: How To Get SandevistanWhile there are different weapons you can use, there are also different weapon types. These types consist of Blade Weapons, Blunt Weapons, Power Weapons, Smart Weapons, and Tech Weapons. Understanding these types can help you maximize your power. Here is a breakdown of each type.


Blade Weapons


Blade Weapons, as the name suggests, are weapons that have a blade. These weapons are perfect for stealth attacks and assassinations. They are some of the fastest weapons in the game and can cause a lot of damage. These weapons include any axes, katanas, knives, long blades or machetes.

Blunt Weapons

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Blunt Weapons are another type of weapon that you will come across in the world of Cyberpunk 2077. These weapons are weapons that require sheer strength and force to use. While they are pretty slow weapons, they do allow V to stun or knock out an opponent rather than kill them. These weapons consist of bare fists, hammers, Gorilla Arms, one-handed weapons, and two-handed weapons.

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Power Weapons

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Power Weapons are the first weapon type to include firearms. They are all traditional firearms that use bullets to cause damage. They have extremely high damage but a high recoil as well, making them useful if you know how to use them. These weapons include machine guns, pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, and SMGs. Power weapons have a special effect that gives bullets a chance to ricochet off hard surfaces. This can help you do more damage to enemies and even hit some enemies you weren’t aiming for.

Smart Weapons

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Smart Weapons are weapons that were created in the Cyberpunk 2077 universe to have bullets that track their intended target. The accuracy on them is extremely high, especially compared to other types. This type of weapon can be any gun ranging from pistols to shotguns, any gun made with this technology is a Smart Weapon. These weapons have an effect that allows the bullets to lock onto targets and track them until they are shot.

Tech Weapons

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Tech Weapons are the final weapon type you can obtain in the game. These weapons are defined as weapons that use railgun technology to shoot projectiles at their targets. While these guns are slow, they pack a punch. They also can include any type of gun as long as it has been made with this technology. The special effect of this type of gun is that it shoots bullets that can go through objects, hitting those who are behind cover.

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