All melee weapons' DPS increase based on the player's Brutality Stat, but some weapons have alternate scaling with Tactics (e.g. Cursed Sword and Frantic Sword) or Survival (e.g. The Nutcracker and Broad Sword), which means their DPS will scale off the higher stat between the two.
|Icon||Name||Description||Blueprint Location||Base Damage||Base Special Damage||Scaling|
|Rusty Sword||"Kills things. Sometimes..."||Starter weapon until Random Melee Weapon is purchased (found in secret tile near the place where you start afterwards)||119 damage/s||N/A||Brutalité|
|Balanced Blade||Carefully balanced to allow consecutive rapid strikes.||Always unlocked||127 damage/s||N/A||Brutalité|
|Spite Sword||Inflict a critical hit if you took damage less than 8 sec ago, or if you're cursed.||Dropped by Buzzcutter (0.03% chance)||131 damage/s||315 critical damage/s||Brutalité|
|Assassin's Dagger||Inflicts a CRITICAL BLOW when you backstab your enemies.
"Small, but deadly if you know where to stick it."
|Found above the starting point of the Promenade of the Condemned||100 damage/s||300 critical damage/s||Brutalité|
|Blood Sword||Causes bleeding (x damage/s for sec).||Dropped by Zombie (100% chance)||109 damage/s||9 bleeding damage/s||Brutalité|
|Twin Daggers||Inflicts a CRITICAL BLOW on the third consecutive strike.
"Two knives for the price of one, more violence for your dollar!"
|Always unlocked||201 damage/s||Brutalité|
|Broadsword||The second and third hits are critical.
"Slow and heavy, but looks badass. The best way to compensate."
|Obtained from Tutorial Knight's corpse within the Prisoners' Quarters||273 damage/s||Brutality/Survival|
|Shovel||Flings enemies and bombs backwards.
"Any object is a deadly weapon if you apply enough velocity."
|Dropped by Swarm Zombie (0.4% chance)||144 damage/s||N/A||Brutality/Survival|
|Cursed Sword||If you're hit, you're dead.
"So you like to play hardball, do ya?"
|Dropped by Conjunctivius on first kill||407 damage/s||N/A||Brutality/Tactics|
|Sadist's Stiletto||Inflicts a CRITICAL BLOW if the victim is bleeding or poisoned.
"Turn the knife..."
|Dropped by Spiker (1.7% chance)||109 damage/s||191 critical damage/s||Brutalité|
|Swift Sword||Inflicts a CRITICAL BLOW if you are currently benefiting from accelerated movement.
"Take your time? Pft, what a joke. Hit hard and fast! Now there's a recipe for victory..."
|Unlocked on 1st completed Daily Run (only one completion per day counts)||112 damage/s||171 critical damage/s||Brutalité|
|War Spear||Inflicts a CRITICAL HIT when you strike several enemies.
"Trade some speed for range."
|Dropped by Hammer (1.7% chance)||149 damage/s||306 critical damage/s||Brutality/Survival|
|Impaler||Inflicts a CRITICAL BLOW when enemies are up against a wall.||Dropped by the The Concierge on second kill||117 damage/s||300 critical damage/s||Brutalité|
|Symmetrical Lance||If you quickly kill 2 enemies with this weapon, it will deal CRITICAL BLOWS for 6 sec.||Dropped by The Hand of the King on first kill||168 damage/s||251 critical damage/s||Brutality/Survival|
|Rapier||Inflicts a CRITICAL HIT immediately after rolling.
"It's all in the wrist..."
|Dropped by Scorpion (0.4% chance)||106 damage/s||268 critical damage/s||Brutalité|
|Meat Skewer||Double thrust followed by a forward thrust which allows you to pass through units.
"Now you see me, now you don't!"
|Unlocked on 10th completed Daily Run (only one completion per day counts)||139 damage/s||N/A||Brutalité|
|Nutcracker||Inflicts a critical hit if the target is stunned, frozen or rooted.||Always unlocked||134 damage/s||297 damage/s||Brutality/Survival|
|Spartan Sandals||Knocks back enemies, dealing x extra damage if the enemy hits a wall. The final strike in the combo will knock any enemy back.
"This. Is. DEAD CELLS!"
|Dropped by Runner (100% chance)||21 damage/s||90 damage bonus||Brutalité|
|Spiked Boots||Inflicts a CRITICAL BLOW if the kick interrupts an attack.||Dropped by Thorny (0.4% chance)||101 damage/s||297 critical damage/s||Brutality|
|Hayabusa Boots||The last hit inflicts area damage and kicks enemies backward.||Found at the end of the Forgotten Sepulcher||128 damage/s||N/A||Brutalité|
|Hayabusa Gauntlets||The 5th hit is always a CRITICAL BLOW||Dropped by Lancer (0.4% chance)||128 damage/s||173 critical damage/s||Brutalité|
|Valmont's Whip||Ignores shields and deals a CRITICAL HIT when striking at maximum range.
"Deadly when in the right hands..."
|Dropped by Disgusting Worm (0.4% chance)||53 damage/s||320 critical damage/s||Brutality/Survival|
|Wrenching Whip||Ignores shields, pulls victims towards you and kicks them on the third strike, dealing a CRITICAL BLOW.||Dropped by Pirate Captain (0.4% chance)||129 damage/s||187 critical damage/s||Brutalité|
|Oiled Sword||Covers enemies with flammable oil.||Dropped by Bat (1.7% chance)||149 damage/s||N/A||Brutalité|
|Torch||Ignites your enemies and inflicts x damage/sec for 2.7 seconds||Dropped by Spawner (1.7% chance)||99 damage/s||15 burning damage/s||Brutalité|
|Frantic Sword||Inflicts a CRITICAL BLOW when you're below 50% health.||Dropped by Kamikaze (0.4% chance)||137 damage/s||285 critical damage/s||Brutality/Tactics|
|Giant Killer||Inflicts a CRITICAL BLOW if the victim is an Elite or a Boss||Currently only available in the Daily Run mode||150 damage/s||262 critical damage/s||Brutality/Survival|