What are the best Fallout 76 melee weapons?

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    #1Deathclaw Gauntlet

    Deathclaw Gauntlet

    The Deathclaw Gauntlet is a top-tier melee weapon from Fallout 76. It is considered to be the best option when it comes to unarmed weapons, fashioned from the hand of a deathclaw and negates enemy armor.

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    Abhinav Mehra
    Written on March 18, 2019
    "I think these weapon is one of those Fallout 76 melee weapons that if you finally manage to get you can say "damn Im OP!!!!" LOL. Once I got it I came back to the fields with eaiser monsters and I can one-hit ko them hehehe. rip the shite outta them."
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    #2Shishkebab

    Shishkebab

    The Shishkebab is a unique melee weapon in Fallout 76 that becomes available from level 35 and has another version at level 45. The weapon is made from a Japanese wakizashi with a propane tank connected to nozzles along the blade's surface.

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    Phillip Martin
    Written on March 18, 2019
    "I dont know why this is number 2 this should bne number one. hahaha this is too weird but I guess it is one of the strongest melee weapons in Fallout 76. I MEAN IT IS A FRICKEN KATANA WITH A FLAMETRHOWER. CAN YOU BE MORE BADDASS THAN THISSSS??"
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    #3Assaultron Blade

    Assaultron Blade

    The Assaultron Blade is a melee weapon in Fallout 76 which is constructed from the blade of an Assaultron's arm. The weapon deals more damage than the standard machete and can be upgraded with an electric blade modification.

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    Xu Ding
    Written on March 18, 2019
    "agreee with you Josh. Mean and lean to cut and destroy opponents, easy to get at midlevel too. but I think there are a lot of alternatives in Fallout 76? IDK i dont really stray much from the main quests, I am that kind of gamer.,"
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    #4Mole Miner Gauntlet

    Mole Miner Gauntlet

    The Mole Miner Gauntlet is a melee weapon in Fallout 76. Originally a cutting tool used for mining, the gauntlet was repurposed into a deadly weapon and can be modified with a third blade which increases damage and inflicts a bleeding effect onto enemies.

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    César Bautista
    Written on March 5, 2019
    "Looks basic yet packs quite a punch. It's fun to use especially if the bleeding effect activates on your opponents and you can kill them without attacking anymore and the bleed slowly KOs them lol"
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    #5Mr. Handy Buzz Blade

    Mr. Handy Buzz Blade

    The Mr. Handy Buzz Blade is a melee weapon in Fallout 76. The weapon can be compared to a Ripper, but with an extended reach and can be upgraded with an electric modification, effectively increasing its total damage.

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    Liu Li
    Written on March 18, 2019
    "dont get me wrong guys i like this but it is too high on the list. I just think it is too costly for its usability. I can use my Aluminum somewer else. Hard to get it in Fo76. but solid melee weapon if you can afford it."
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    #6Chainsaw

    Chainsaw

    The Chainsaw is a melee weapon in Fallout 76 and is considered to be one of the fastest in the entire game. The weapon requires a player to reach level 20 to be usable and can be upgraded with four modifications which offer a bleeding effect, armor piercing attack, and a major boost to damage.

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    José Antonio Espinosa
    Written on March 5, 2019
    "now i can feel like jason vorhes with this melee weapon. imma hunt spme other players and the sound of this bad boy roaring will make em piss their pants!!!"
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    #7Ski Sword

    Ski Sword

    The Ski Sword is a melee weapon in Fallout 76. The weapon is made out of composite skis salvaged after the Great War and can be upgraded with the Metal Shards and Skate Blade modifications, with the latter inflicting a bleeding effect to enemies.

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    Antonio Balderas
    Written on March 18, 2019
    "@abinav nuff says what are you 12? but yeah it is deadly, especially if you put the metal shards mods. most Fallout 76 players dont use melee weapons this way but if you ca get the shards it will be deadly. use your Alu in here rather than pick axes and whatnot."
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    #8Guitar Sword

    Guitar Sword

    The Guitar Sword is a melee weapon in Fallout 76. As the name implies, the weapon is a combination of a guitar and a sword and requires a player to be level 15 for it to be wielded. The downside to its iconic design is that it doesn't have any available modifications.

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    Jorge Luis Núñez
    Written on March 18, 2019
    "I only got this because I was curious how I can use this. got tired of it to quickly. it doesnt have mods, and as you reach lvl 20 youd think youd be better with different weapon."

Summary

Best What are the best Fallout 76 melee weapons
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Deathclaw GauntletGame Elements 17 Paid
2ShishkebabGame Elements 14 Paid
3Assaultron BladeGame Elements 7 Paid
4Mole Miner GauntletGame Elements 3 Paid
5Mr. Handy Buzz BladeGame Elements 3 Paid
6ChainsawGame Elements 2 Paid
7Ski SwordGame Elements 1 Paid
8Guitar SwordGame Elements 1 Paid
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