Cyberpunk 2077 Best Weapons Guide

While playing Cyberpunk 2077, you will come across many weapons ranging from melee to tech and much more. This Cyberpunk 2077 Best Weapons guide will detail all weapon types and categories in Night City so you can equip your V with the best weapons available.

Cyberpunk 2077 Best Weapons

The weapons of CP 2077 are broadly categorized into Power, Tech, Smart and Melee Weapons. All these weapons have different mod slots and varying Stats in Cyberpunk 2077.

Let’s now look at each category of weapon in detail.

Power Weapons

These weapons, as the name suggests, have a lot of DPS. They also have some mod slots, so you can mod them up well.

These weapons exclusively have passive bonuses too, like headshot multiplier and thermal damage. We will discuss the stats of each weapon now.

DR5 Nova

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Power Revolver
  • Mod Slots: 2
  • Location:

DB-4 LGA

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Power Double Barrel Shotgun
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Rescue Mission

Unity

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Power Pistol
  • Mod Slots: 2
  • Location:

D5 Copperhead

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Power Assault Rifle
  • Mod Slots: 2
  • Location: Rescue Mission

M-10AF Lexington

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power Pistol
  • Mod Slots: 2
  • Location: In Watson District, Night City, go to the 2nd amendment store in Little China.

Defender

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power Light Machine Gun
  • Mod Slot: 2
  • Location: Same location as M-10A Lexington

SPT32 Grad

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power Sniper Rifle
  • Mod Slots: 1
  • Location:

Nowaki

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power Assault Rifle
  • Mod Slots: 2
  • Location:

Carnage

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power Shotgun
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location:

DS1- Pulsar

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power SMG
  • Mod Slots: 2
  • Location:

Shigure

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power SMG
  • Mod Slots: 2
  • Location:

M251S Ajax

  • Rarity: Epic
  • Type: Power Assault Rifle
  • Mod Slots: 2
  • Location:

Overture

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Power Revolver
  • Mod Slots: 2
  • Location:

M221 Saratoga

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power SMG
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Inside a gun vendor’s tent in the Badlands.

Crusher

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power Shotgun
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Same location as M221 Saratoga.

Nue

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power Pistol
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Same location as M221 Saratoga.

Liberty

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Power Pistol
  • Mod Slots: 4
  • Location: Sold by a gun vendor inside a van near the Sunset Motel in the Badlands.

SOR-22

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Power Precision Rifle
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Head to the Rifles and Pistols shop in Japantown, Westbrook.

HJSH-18 Masamune

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Power Assault Rifle
  • Mod Slots: 4
  • Location: Go to the Weapons Shop in Wellsprings, Heywood.

DB-2 Testera

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Power Double-Barrel Shotgun
  • Mod Slots: 4
  • Location: Inside the 2nd Amendment store in The Glen, Heywood.

M2038 Tactician

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Power Shotgun
  • Mod Slots: 4
  • Location: Inside the 2nd Amendment store in West Wind Estate, Pacifica.

Tamayura

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Type: Power Pistol
  • Mod Slots: 1
  • Location: Last Caress main job.

Slaught-O-Matic

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Power Pistol
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Found in Little China, Watson inside a Budget Arms vending machine

Tech Weapons

Tech weapons need time to charge up so that they can shoot a single powerful shot.

These weapons can also be used for rapid fire, but those individual shots will not be as effective. Let’s discuss the stats of each weapon in this type.

Nekomata

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Tech Sniper Rifle
  • Mod Slots: 1
  • Location: 2nd amendment store in Little China, Watson District of Night City

DB2-Satara

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Tech Double Barrel Shotgun
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Same Location as Nekomata

JKE-X2 Kenshin

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Type: Tech Pistol
  • Mod Slots: 1
  • Location:

M-179E Achilles

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Type: Tech Precision Rifle
  • Mod Slots: 1
  • Location:

DR12 Quasar

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Tech Revolver
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Found inside Nash’s hideout during the Ghost Town mission.

M-76E Omaha

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Tech Pistol
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Same location as DR12 Quasar.

RT-46 Burya

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Tech Revolver
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Sold by a gun vendor in The Glen, Heywood

Smart Weapons

Smart weapons ensure that all your shots are bullseye on the head. You will have to install a RipperDock on your hand for these weapons to achieve their ability.

When up against enemies, wait for the little red to appear on them and then fire. Smart weapons will then make sure that it’s a head shot.

A-22B Chao

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Smart Pistol
  • Mod Slots: 4
  • Location: Sold by a gun vendor inside a van near the Sunset Motel in the Badlands.

Ashura

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Smart Sniper Rifle
  • Mod Slots: 4
  • Location: Inside the 2nd Amendment store in The Glen, Heywood.

D5 Sidewinder

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Smart Assault Rifle
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Found inside Nash’s hideout during the Ghost Town mission.

DB-4 Palica

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Smart Double-Barrel Shotgun
  • Mod Slots: 4
  • Location: Inside the 2nd Amendment store in West Wind Estate, Pacifica.

HJKE-11 Yukimura

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Smart Pistol
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Same location as A-22B Chao

G-58 Dian

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Smart SMG
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Inside the 2nd Amendment store in The Glen, Heywood.

L-69 Zhuo

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Smart Shotgun
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Life During Wartime main mission.

TKI-20 Shingen

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Smart SMG
  • Mod Slots: 4
  • Location: In a Rifles and Pistols shop in the Downtown of City Center

Melee Weapons

These weapons are to be used in close-ranged combat only.

Even though they increase your chances of being hit considerably, but are themselves very effective. Let’s look into the stats of all the melee weapons in CyberPunk 2077.

Machete

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Long Blade Melee Weapon
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location:

Katana

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Katana
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location:

Knife

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Knife
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location:

Baseball Bat

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Two-Handed Club
  • Mod Slots: 3
  • Location: In Watson District of Night City, find this in 2nd amendment store, Little China.

Tanto

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Knife
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Same as Baseball Bat

Hammer

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Hammer
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Can be bought from the Gun-O-Rama in Kabuki Market of Watson district.

Socket Wrench

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: One-Handed Club
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Same location as Hammer.

Steel Pipe

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: One-Handed Club
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Same location as Hammer.

Chef’s Knife

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Long Blade
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Inside a gun vendor’s tent in the Badlands.

Tomahawk

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: One-Handed Club
  • Mod Slots: 3
  • Location: Sold by a melee weapon vendor in West Wind Estate.

Electric Baton Alpha

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: One-Handed Club
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Can be bought from the Gun-O-Rama in Kabuki Market of Watson district.

Electric Baton Beta

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: One-Handed Club
  • Mod Slots: 3
  • Location: Head to the melee weapons vendor near the Autowerks stop in the Badlands.

Electric Baton Gamma

  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: One-Handed Club
  • Mod Slots: 3
  • Location: Same as Electric Baton Gamma

Tire Iron

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: One-Handed Club
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Iron and Lead store found in the Northside, Watson District.

Black Unicorn

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Type: Katana
  • Mod Slots: 1
  • Location: Comes with the special edition of Cyberpunk 2077.

Sasquatch’s Hammer

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Hammer
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: I Walk the Line main job

Butcher’s Cleaver

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Long Blade
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Found on the floor in the Butcher’s Shop in Watson District.

Kukri

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Type: Long Blade
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: In the Wraith camp of Badland.

Kanabo

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Two-Handed Club
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: Same location as Kukri.

Crowbar

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: One-Handed Club
  • Mod Slots: 0
  • Location: NCPD side job.