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This is a guide to creating the blunt weapon build in Cyberpunk 2077. Check here for details about the build, what attributes to level up, which perks to choose, and what equipment to use.

How to Use the Blunt Weapon Melee Build

A blunt weapon build is all about closing the distance with your opponents. Whether it be with your fists or a blunt weapon, this build can output a massive amount of damage once you get close.

Best Attributes For Blunt Weapon Melee Build


If you are going the route of blunt weapons such as baseball bats and gorilla arms, the Body attribute will be the most valuable attribute. It will give you melee bonuses as well as increase your health and stamina.

Body determines your raw physical power. In addition to allowing you to force open doors, each level of Body (starting from level 3) will:
- Add 5 Health Points
- Add 3 Stamina Points
- Increase damage with fists and Gorilla Arms by 3
Increase damage with melee weapons by 1.5%
Decrease movement penalty while grabbing an enemy and wielding on HMG by 6%
- Increase movement while grappling an enemy and enemy grapple duration by 5 sec

Technical Ability

Technical Ability is a great secondary attribute to build up for a melee build. It raises defenses and includes some handy perks to boost defenses when closing in on enemies.

Technical Ability represents your technical know-how. It allows you to unlock doors and use Tech weapons. Each increase in level will increase your Armor by 5%.

Best Perks For Melee Build

Steel and Chrome

Skill Tree Body / Athletics
Required Attribute Lv. 9
Effect (Lv. 1) Increases melee damage by 10%

Steel And Chrome is a flat damage increase to melee attacks. It can also be stacked to further increase damage making it great for any type of melee build.


Skill Tree Body / Street Brawler
Required Attribute Lv. 3
Effect (Lv. 1) Increases damage from combo attacks with Blunt Weapons by 30%

If running with a blunt weapon melee build, this is a great perk with 3 levels. If your weapon is suited for combos such as Gorilla Arms, it is especially recommended.

Crushing Blows

Skill Tree Body / Street Brawler
Required Attribute Lv. 3
Effect (Lv. 1) Increases damage from Strong Attacks with Blunt Weapons by 30%

For blunt weapons that deal big, heavy-hitting blows, this is the perk to invest into. It can also be leveled up several times and gives a massive 30% damage increase.

Blunt Weapon Melee Build Variations

Street Brawler

This build is for blunt weapons of any type or Gorilla Arms.

Recommended Build
Weapon Type Gorilla Arms/Blunt Weapon
Equipment Damage Increasing Mod, Attack Speed Increasing Mod
Additional Perks Dazed, Efficient Blows, Payback, Wolverine
Build Attributes
Lv. Body Reflex Tech Intel Cool
1 6 4 6 3 3
10 12 3 10 3 3
50 20 7 20 8 15

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