1-Handed Melee

Bonus: 1-Handed Melee Crit Chance
Max Rank: 100 (Base Game)
150 (Only available whit Peril on Gorgon DLC)

1-Handed Melee in The Outer Worlds is a specialized skill found under the Core Skill: Melee. Skills are abilities that provide both passive and active bonuses to the player that heavily affects their gameplay in combat and interactions with NPCs and Companions that affects the player's reputation.

 

1-Handed Melee Information

  • Melee Weapon Skill
  • The 1-Handed Melee skill increases Critical Hit chance with 1-Handed Melee weapons

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Ways to Increase 1-Handed Melee

 

1-Handed Melee Base Skill Unlocks

1-Handed Melee Rank Unlocks Content Required
20 - NOVICE Unlock Power and Sweep Attacks Base Game
40 - COMPETENT Unlock TTD (Tactical Time Dilation) Location Hit Effects Base Game
60 - ADEPT 1-Handed Melee Weapon Reach +30% Base Game
80 - EXPERT 1-Handed Melee Weapon TTD Drain -50% Base Game
100 - MASTER Power and SweepAttack Chance to Stun +25% Base Game
150 - VIRTUOSO 1-Handed Melee Critical Chance ignore 100% Armor Peril on Gorgon

 

Builds that use 1-Handed Melee

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

1-Handed Melee Weapons

1-Handed Melee in The Outer Worlds are Weapons that use the "1-Handed Melee" skill. On this page you will find information on all existing 1-Handed Melee and where to find them. You can find more information about a specific weapon by clicking on the link to each individual page.

 

 

1-Handed Melee in The Outer Worlds

Name

Weapon Damage

Modifications

Special Effect

A Spade
A Spade

(Only available with Peril On Gorgon DLC)
73 - Bleed
Acqua Regia
Acqua Regia

(Only available with Peril On Gorgon DLC)
672
  • SpeedGrip
  • Mr. Acid
Burn
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Adelaide's Gardening Shears
60   Bleed
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Claw Rake
44
  • N/A
N/A
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Clive's Cleaver
218   Bleed
Grinder
Grinder

(Only available with Peril On Gorgon DLC)
571
  • Mr. Ouch
Knockback
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Hatchet
44
  • N/A
N/A
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Impact Hammer
142
  • Attack
Knockdown
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Impact Hammer Mk 2
415
  • Grip
  • Attack
Knockdown
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Ionized Paper Knife
392 Plasma Burn
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Maxwell
153 Knockdown
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Officer's Spine
137 Corrosion
  • Grip
  • Attack
Bleed
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Officer's Spine Gold
381 Corrosion
  • Grip
  • Attack
Bleed
Perfect Game
Perfect Game

(Only available with Peril On Gorgon DLC)
492 - Stagger
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Plasma Cutter
133 Plasma
  • Grip
  • Attack
Burn
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Plasma Cutter Gold
390 Plasma
  • Grip
  • Attack
Burn
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Primal Tamer's Baton
228   Stagger
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Pro Tossball Blocker
340
  • Grip
  • Attack
Stagger
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Sentry Sabre
73
  • Attack
Bleed
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Sentry Sabre Mk 2
233
  • Grip
  • Attack
Bleed
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Shears
44
  • N/A
N/A
Shock and Awe
Shock and Awe

(Only available with Peril On Gorgon DLC)
627
  • SpeedGrip
  • Mr. Ouch
Stun
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Shock-Stick
131 Shock Stun
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Silencer
214 Bleed
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Spade
64
  • N/A
N/A
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Stun Baton
89 Shock
  • Grip
Stun
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Stun Baton Ultra
276 Shock
  • Grip
Stun
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Sublight Plasma Knife
217 Plasma   Burn
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Supper Time
75 Corrosion
  • N/A
Bleed
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Tossball Blocker
113
  • Grip
Stagger
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Vortex Mace
242
  • Grip
  • Attack
Knockdown
Wall of Swords
Wall of Swords

(Only available with Peril On Gorgon DLC)
138
  • SpeedGrip
  • Mr. N
Bleed

 

1-Handed Melee Notes and Trivia

  • Points are first placed into the core skill (e.g. Melee) of the specialized skill (e.g. 1-Handed Melee) which improves all of the specialized skills in that group up to Rank 50.
  • Once it reaches Rank 50, skill points can be directly added to the specialized skill to increase the effect up to Rank 100/ 150 (Only available whit Peril on Gorgon DLC)
  • Some armor, consumables and status effects can temporarily raise and lower the effects of your skills.

 

 

 

 




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