There are more than enough choices when it comes to weapons in Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart. However, what are the best choices? In this guide, we will discuss everything you need to know about the best weapons in Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart.


Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart Best Weapons

Sometimes the best weapons are best because of the upgrades you can put on them. Hence, we decided to discuss the best upgrades in this article as well.


The good news is that this weapon becomes available to you very early on in the game. If you like it, you can actually keep using it till the very end of the game; yes, it is that good. Shatterbomb is great for crowd control and can easily handle minions.

Lightning Rod

If you get as annoyed by Nefarious Troopers, Sandsharks, Amoeboids, and the likes you can try using Lightning Rod. The weapon can chain together stuns and the weapon becomes even more effective when upgraded to don’t sleep on it.

Topiary Sprinkler

Perhaps the most fun weapon to use in this game is the Topiary Sprinkler. You can turn enemies into plants and then deal with them easily. Another weapon that is great to use against mobs.


When you get your hands on this weapon it is best to upgrade it as soon as possible. It is a bit hard to master because until one projectile is done doing its thing on your enemies, you can’t shoot the next projectile. For continuous damage, you need to master its bouncing projectile but once you do, your enemies won’t stand a chance.


Sometimes the best way to deal with your enemies is by slowing downtime. And for this, you need to get the Headhunter. It requires some precise aiming but since the weapon is able to slow down time you can easily aim for those alien heads. When facing large-sized bad guys the head hunter is the way to go.


RYNO 8 has a low fire rate but doesn’t matter at all due to its power and AoE. It is one of the most powerful weapons in the game. Make sure you use its 5 rounds wisely but you can upgrade for unlimited ammo. You can head over to our detailed guide on how to unlock it.

And that’s the list of best weapons in Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart. Need more help? See glitch challenges locations, Lorb locations.