Dead Cells – 10 Best Melee And Ranged Weapons And How To Get Them

Dead Cells

Developer and Publisher Motion Twin has released their new game titled Dead Cells from steam early access. it is an indie 2D Metroidvania platformer game where players play in a roguelike world filled with different types of enemies.

In Dead Cells, players will have to go through an ever-changing castle and fight different monsters. you will be able to experience 13 different nonlinear levels and also get 4 special powers. furthermore you can unlock more than 90 weapons and skills and ultimately fight 4 Mega bosses.

10 Best Melee And Ranged Weapons And How To Get Them In Dead Cells

In the game, players will be able to gather different types of skills, runes, mutations, shields, and weapons, each of these items have unique traits and work differently.

So in this guide, you will learn about ten best ranged weapons and ten best melee weapons. each of them has their pros and cons but they are the best in their class.

All the weapons listed below are arranged in descending order of damage they do. keep in mind that there may be other weapons in the game which are more powerful.

Melee Weapons

Cursed Sword

  • Damage – 407
  • Details – Inflicts bleeding damage
  • How To Get It – Kill Watcher two times

Symmetrical Lance

  • Damage – 168
  • Details – It triggers critical hits if you successfully kill two enemies and if your life is 100% then you will deal +50% more damage.
  • How To Get It – obtained after defeating Hand Of King(End game boss)

Broad Sword

  • Damage – 153
  • Details – Inflicts heavy damage
  • How To Get It – Dropped by the dead man inside the Prisoners’ Cells

Giant Killer

  • Damage – 150
  • Details – Inflicts critical damage if the victim is an Elite or a Boss
  • How To Get It – can be obtained by completing Daily Runs(low chance)

War Spear

  • Damage – 149
  • Details – Does critical damage in an AOE, the more enemy it hits the more damage it does
  • How To Get It – Dropped by the mechanical spider in the Prison Depth(low chance)

Oiled Sword

  • Damage – 149
  • Details – Applies flammable oil to victims
  • How To Get It – Dropped by the bat in the Promenade of the Condemned and Graveyard(low chance)

Shovel

  • Damage – 145
  • Details – Flings enemies and bombs backward
  • How To Get It – Dropped by host zombie in the Graveyard(low chance)

Frantic Sword

  • Damage – 137
  • Details – Inflicts a critical damage when you’re below 50% health
  • How To Get It – Dropped by the kamikaze which looks like a green bat(low chance)

Hayabusa Boots

  • Damage – 137
  • Details – The last hit of the combo inflicts area damage and pushes enemies back
  • How To Get It – Can be found at the end of the Forgotten Sepulchre

Twin Daggers

  • Damage – 136
  • Details – Inflicts a critical damage on the third consecutive hit
  • How To Get It – unlocked from the beginning
Ranged Weapons

Heavy Crossbow

  • Damage – 280
  • Details – Shoots multiple arrows at once
  • How To Get it – Dropped by The Incomplete One in the Black Bridge
Cluster Grenade
  • Damage – 252
  • Details – the grenade splits into six mini bombs each doing 42 damage
  • How To Get it – Dropped from slasher in Prison Depths, Graveyard, Old Sewers, Ossuary

Explosive Crossbow

  • Damage – 127
  • Details – Fires arrows that explode inflicting area damage and a direct hit on an enemy inflicts critical damage.
  • How To Get it – Can be found in the Promenade of the Condemned

Nerves of Steel

  • Damage – 125
  • Details – Inflicts a critical damage if the arrow is shot at the right moment
  • How To Get it – Can be found in a secret area in the Ramparts

Repeater Crossbow

  • Damage – 122
  • Details – Fires powerful bursts of arrows
  • How To Get it – Dropped by the tracker in the Forgotten Sepulchre(low chance)

Wrenching Whip

  • Damage – 115
  • Details – Ignores shields and wrenches victims towards you
  • How To Get it – Dropped by the pirate captain in the Fog Fjord(low chance)

Marksman’s Bow

  • Damage – 104
  • Details – deals critical damage everytime you hit an enemy from a distance
  • How To Get it – behind the Timed Door at the Ossuary which closes after 7-8 minutes

Quick Bow

  • Damage – 80
  • Details – Inflicts critical damage if the target has 2 or more arrows in its body
  • How To Get it – Can be found in a secret area at the beginning

Hunter’s Longbow

  • Damage – 75
  • Details – does critical damage if you strike from far away
  • How To Get it – Can be found behind the timed door (3:30) in Ossuary

Bow and Infinite Arrows

  • Damage – 70
  • Details – you will get unlimited arrows and
  • How To Get it – Dropped by the undead archer in the Prisoner’s Cells, Toxic Sewers and Ramparts(low chance)

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