Cyberpunk 2077 Weapon Types and Proficiency – Related Skills and Attributes

Cyberpunk 2077 Weapon Types and Proficiency

Cyberpunk 2077 comes with a plethora of items, weapons, and equipment. And all of them are tied to one another in some way. This guide takes you through all of the key concepts you need to be aware of that’ll help you choose the best weapons and figure out what their related attributes and skills are. Here’s our Cyberpunk 2077 weapons types and proficiency guide.

Cyberpunk 2077 Weapon Types and Skill Proficiency

Weapon Type  Related Attribute  Related Skill 
Double-Barrel Shotgun  Body  Annihilation 
HMG  Body  Annihilation 
LMG  Body  Annihilation 
Shotgun  Body  Annihilation 
Fists  Body  Street Brawler 
All Blunt Weapons  Body  Street Brawler 
Gorilla Arms  Body  Street Brawler 
Monowire  Body  Street Brawler 
All Blades  Reflexes  Blades 
Mantis Blades  Reflexes  Blades 
Pistol  Reflexes  Handguns 
Revolver  Reflexes  Handguns 
Assault Rifle  Reflexes  Assault 
Precision Rifle  Reflexes  Assault 
SMG  Reflexes  Assault 
Sniper Rifle  Reflexes  Assault 

You can equip weapons from the inventory screen. Simply select the item slot, then choose the object you want to equip. You can unequip by pressing Traingle/Y while hovering over it in the same menu. The entire system looks simple but there is more at its heart. There are features that allow you to optimize your damage output in Cyberpunk 2077.

Skill Proficiency in Weapons

Every weapon in the game, whether it is ranged, melee, or sidearm, is tied to a specific skill. The most “proficient” your character build is in a skill, the more you get from its damage output with its associated skill. The table you see above shows all weapon types and their associated attributes and skills. The table should help you maximize your damage output in Cyberpunk 2077.

Moreover, each weapon has a rarity level – from least to the rarest. Rare weapons have special buffs and bonuses as well as superior stats. The best part about rare weapons is additional mod slots.


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