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Abiotic Factor Weapons Guide: Every Melee, Ranged, & Throwable Weapon and How to Get Them

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Exploring the dangerous research laboratory and the areas in the scattered portals can be deadly. One wrong move can lead to an early demise for you and your friends, so you'll need the right weapons to be able to fight back. Here we'll cover every weapon in Abiotic Factor, their stats, and how to get them all!

All Melee, Ranged, & Throwable Weapons in Abiotic Factor

Abiotic Factor Weapons Guide The following weapons in Abiotic Factor don't cover the details about ammunition and off-hand shields. However, some items mentioned below are also tools with no durability and, therefore, don’t require repair.

Abiotic Factor Melee Weapons

Don't mind getting up close and personal? These Abiotic Factor weapons may just be the type for you.

Basic Baton

Abiotic Factor Basic Baton
  • Description: Security nightstick, built for bashing.
  • Weapon Type: Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 8
  • Weight: 3
  • Durability: 15
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 4x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Start the game with the Defense Analyst job.

Cane Sword

Abiotic Factor Cane Sword
  • Description: A cane containing a hidden blade.
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 18
  • Weight: 4
  • Durability: 22
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 2x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Find the Cane Sword in the Furniture Store.

Crowbar

Abiotic Factor Crowbar
  • Description: A solid piece of steel, but not something you could just swing about with one hand.
  • Weapon Type: Heavy Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 35
  • Weight: 5
  • Durability: 30
  • Repair Item: 1x Rebar
  • Scrap Results: 4x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Find the Crowbar in a barrel inside the Shipping department, the Mapping Center, in the Mines, or the tram station.

Desk Leg

Abiotic Factor Desk Leg
  • Description: A leg from a desk.
  • Weapon Type: Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 7
  • Weight: 3
  • Durability: 8
  • Repair Item: 1x Wood Plank
  • Scrap Results: 1x Wood Plank
  • How to Get: Dismantle any wooden desk or table.

Explosive Sledge

Abiotic Factor Explosive Sledge
  • Description: Incredible tech meets incredible heft; this large sledgehammer uses Laser Tripmines as ammunition.
  • Weapon Type: Heavy Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 40
  • Weight: 11
  • Durability: 25
  • Repair Item: 1x Rebar
  • Scrap Results: 3x Tech Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Explosive Sledge using 1x Sledgehammer, 4x Military Electronics, 4x Reinforced Hose, and 2x Capacitor at the Crafting Bench.

Hammer

Abiotic Factor Hammer
  • Description: A sturdy hammer. It can be used to repair constructed objects and furniture.
  • Weapon Type: Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 4
  • Weight: 2.5
  • Durability: 15
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: The Hammer can randomly spawn in various toolboxes.

Hand Drill

Abiotic Factor Hand Drill
  • Description: A hand-made power tool for construction. It can be used to package like a screwdriver.
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 4
  • Weight: N/A
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Hand Drill using one of the following crafting recipes at the Crafting Bench:
    • 1x Makeshift Screwdriver, 2x Metal Scrap, 2x Rebar, and 2x Steel Cable
    • 1x Screwdriver, 2x Metal Scrap, 2x Rebar, and 2x Steel Cable

Knife

Abiotic Factor Knife
  • Description: A blade used in cooking.
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 3
  • Weight: 1
  • Durability: 20
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Find the Knife in various locations in Abiotic Factor, including the Level 1 Cafeteria Kitchen, Level 2 Kitchen, and Level 3 Break Room. It’s also possible to find a Knife in one of the kitchen cabinets in the furniture store.

Lightning Spear

Abiotic Factor Lightning Spear
  • Description: A spear with high electrical discharge, capable of sending bolts of lightning toward additional targets.
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 26
  • Weight: 3
  • Durability: 35
  • Repair Item: 3x Tech Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 3x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Lightning Spear using 1x Rebar, 1x Projection Matrix, 1x Energy Brick, and 1x Capacitor at the Crafting Bench.

Makeshift Screwdriver

Abiotic Factor Makeshift Screwdriver
  • Description: A makeshift screwdriver for assembling furniture and other deployable structures. It can be used to package like a screwdriver.
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 3
  • Weight: 0.5
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: N/A
  • How to Get: Craft the Makeshift Screwdriver by combining 1x Metal Pipe, 1x Giga Glue, and 1x Cloth Scrap by hand.

Makeshift Spear

Abiotic Factor Makeshift Spear
  • Description: A spear assembled from office and kitchen supplies.
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 10
  • Weight: 3
  • Durability: 25
  • Repair Item: 3x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 2x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Makeshift Spear using 1x Standing Lamp, 1x Knife, 1x Desk Phone, and 4x Duct Tape at the Crafting Bench.

Oar

Abiotic Factor Oar
  • Description: A rickety old oar, somehow heavier than it looks.
  • Weapon Type: Heavy Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 30
  • Weight: 10
  • Durability: 15
  • Repair Item: 1x Reinforced Wooden Plank
  • Scrap Results: 1x Wood Plank
  • How to Get: Find the Oar in the Furniture Store.

Peccary Club

Abiotic Factor Peccary Club
  • Description: A huge, heavy club armed with sharp teeth from an alien lifeform.
  • Weapon Type: Heavy Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 28
  • Weight: 4.5
  • Durability: 15
  • Repair Item: 1x Peccary Skull
  • Scrap Results: 1x Wood Plank
  • How to Get: Craft the Peccary Club using 1x Peccary Skull, 1x Desk Leg, 2x Duct Tape, and 1x Desk Phone at the Crafting Bench.
Note: The Peccary Club was called the Teeth Club during the Abiotic Factor demo.

Pickaxe

Abiotic Factor Pickaxe
  • Description: A massive digging tool, albeit a touch out of date for the circumstances.
  • Weapon Type: Heavy Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 35
  • Weight: 10
  • Durability: 22
  • Repair Item: 1x Reinforced Wooden Plank
  • Scrap Results: 1x Wood Plank
  • How to Get: The Pickaxe can be found in various locations, including in the small cave next to the portal close to the Shipping department and in the Mines.

Pipe Club

Abiotic Factor Pipe Club
  • Description: A hefty pipe with a gauge on the end for added weight.
  • Weapon Type: Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 8
  • Weight: 5
  • Durability: 30
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 2x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Pipe Club using 1x Metal Pipe, 1x Pressure Gauge, and 1x Giga Glue at the Crafting Bench.

Pipe Wrench

Abiotic Factor Pipe Wrench
  • Description: A heavy-duty wrench.
  • Weapon Type: Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 12
  • Weight: 2
  • Durability: 40
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Find the Pipe Wrench during the game's tutorial and in various locations, such as in the Shipping department, the Mines, and the Level 2 Particle Lab.

Power Drill

Abiotic Factor Power Drill
  • Description: A hand-made power tool for construction. It can be used to package like a screwdriver.
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 5
  • Weight: 0.5
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Power Drill using 1x Hand Drill, 1x Carbon Plating, 1x Energy Brick, and 1x Anteverse Gem at the Crafting Bench.

Rat Scanner

Abiotic Factor Rat Scanner
  • Description: An ornamented device built for scanning something in the environment that isn't immediately clear. It should make a decent whacking stick, though.
  • Weapon Type: Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 12
  • Weight: 2
  • Durability: 40
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Kill a Lab Rat for a chance to get the Rat Scanner.

Screwdriver

Abiotic Factor Screwdriver
  • Description: A handy tool for building furniture and a few other things. Required for construction and packaging of certain objects.
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 3
  • Weight: 0.5
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: The Screwdriver can randomly spawn in various toolboxes throughout Abiotic Factor’s map.

Shiv

Abiotic Factor Shiv
  • Description: A hastily-made blade for stabbing things. Don't expect it to last.
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 2
  • Weight: 1.8
  • Durability: 12
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft a Shiv by combining 1x Pens and 1x Duct Tape by hand.

Sledgehammer

Abiotic Factor Sledgehammer
  • Description: An exceptionally heavy hammer for pounding things into the ground.
  • Weapon Type: Heavy Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 42
  • Weight: 9
  • Durability: 20
  • Repair Item: 1x Rebar
  • Scrap Results: 1x Wood Plank
  • How to Get: Find the Sledgehammer in various locations, including the Mines, Train, near the Manufacturing Sector exit, and in a container where you can find the Synchrotron.

Sword

Abiotic Factor Sword
  • Description: An edged, bladed weapon intended for cutting
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 20
  • Weight: 10
  • Durability: 35
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 2x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Find the Sword in the Furniture Store.

Tech Sceptre

Abiotic Factor Tech Sceptre
  • Description: An electrically charged mace. Requires a charge to deal electrical damage and knock back enemies.
  • Weapon Type: Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 18
  • Weight: 5
  • Durability: 40
  • Repair Item: 1x Capacitor
  • Scrap Results: 2x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Tech Sceptre using 2x Rebar, 1x Quantum Glass, 4x Refined Carbon, and 1x Energy Brick at the Crafting Bench.

Thermal Mallet

Abiotic Factor Thermal Mallet
  • Description: A sturdy hammer capable of leaving scorching fire at the location it hits.
  • Weapon Type: Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 20
  • Weight: 3
  • Durability: 35
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 4x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Thermal Mallet using 1x Rebar, 2x Box of Screws, 2x Coil, and 1x Energy Brick at the Crafting Bench.

Umbrella

Abiotic Factor Umbrella
  • Description: Portable protection from rain or sun.
  • Weapon Type: Blunt Melee
  • Damage: 12
  • Weight: 6
  • Durability: 10
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 1x Cloth Scrap and 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Find the Umbrella in the Furniture Store.

Welding Spear

Abiotic Factor Welding Spear
  • Description: A superheated spear capable of dealing explosive fire damage to targets.
  • Weapon Type: Sharp Melee
  • Damage: 18
  • Weight: 3
  • Durability: 30
  • Repair Item: 3x Tech Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 3x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Welding Spear using 2x Rebar, 2x Reinforced Hose, 2x Coil, and 1x Energy Brick at the Crafting Bench.
Tip: Consume the Meaty Stew soup to gain the Heightened Senses buff, increasing your Blunt and Sharp Melee XP gain temporarily.

Abiotic Factor Ranged Weapons

Looking to get some distance between you and your attackers? These ranged weapons can make a big difference in your success in Abiotic Factor.

Antique Shotgun

Abiotic Factor Antique Shotgun
  • Description: A break-action double barrel shotgun of a rather old make.
  • Weapon Type: Overworld Ranged
  • Damage: 30
  • Ammo: 12g Buckshot
  • Weight: 6
  • Durability: 30
  • Repair Item: 1x Metal Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 1x Oil and 1-2x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Find the Antique Shotgun in one of the holding cells in the Containment area of the Labs Sector.

Electro-Thrower

Abiotic Factor Electro-Thrower
  • Description: A supercharged electricity-throwing short-range cannon.
  • Weapon Type: Science Ranged
  • Damage: 18
  • Ammo: N/A
  • Weight: 10
  • Durability: 60
  • Repair Item: 1x Capacitor
  • Scrap Results: 4x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Electro-Thrower using 4x Capacitor, 2x Energy Brick, 1x Canister, and 8x Box of Screws at the Crafting Bench.

Grinder

Abiotic Factor Grinder
  • Description: A launcher that propels grinder discs at high velocity.
  • Weapon Type: Science Ranged
  • Damage: 45
  • Ammo: Grinder Disc
  • Weight: 5
  • Durability: 35
  • Repair Item: 1x Military Electronics
  • Scrap Results: 4x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Grinder using 1x Air Compressor, 1x Computation Brick, and 2x Reinforced Hose at the Crafting Bench.

Makeshift Crossbow

Abiotic Factor Makeshift Crossbow
  • Description: A scrappy crossbow made from office supplies.
  • Weapon Type: Science Ranged
  • Damage: 26
  • Ammo: Makeshift Bolt
  • Weight: 3
  • Durability: 22
  • Repair Item: 1x Rubber Band Ball
  • Scrap Results: 1x Plastic Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Makeshift Crossbow using 3x Rubber Band Ball, 1x Desk Leg, 2x Plastic Scrap, and 1x Stapler at the Crafting Bench.

Military Magnum

Abiotic Factor Military Magnum
  • Description: A high-powered hand cannon capable of neutralizing large foes and completely obliterating smaller ones.
  • Weapon Type: Overworld Range
  • Damage: 100
  • Ammo: .357 Magnum Ammo
  • Weight: 7
  • Durability: 30
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Oil and 1-2x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Killing a Captain has a chance to drop the Military Magnum.
Note: The player must be wearing Biometric Armwraps to use the Military Magnum.

Military Shotgun

Abiotic Factor Military Shotgun
  • Description: An assault shotgun coated in black.
  • Weapon Type: Overworld Range
  • Damage: 20
  • Ammo: 12g Buckshot
  • Weight: 6
  • Durability: 15
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Oil and 1-2x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Killing a Breacher has a chance to drop the Military Shotgun.
Note: The player must be wearing Biometric Armwraps to use the Military Shotgun.

Net Launcher

Abiotic Factor Net Launcher
  • Description: A compact cannon that launches electrified nets at high velocity and over greater distances. Stuns larger beasts than thrown nets and deals some electrical damage.
  • Weapon Type: Science Ranged
  • Damage: 10
  • Ammo: Throw Net
  • Weight: 2
  • Durability: 50
  • Repair Item: 1x Plastic Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 3x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Net Launcher using 1x Rebar, 2x Stapler, 4x Rubber Band Ball, and 2x Plastic Scrap at the Crafting Bench.

Pipe Pistol

Abiotic Factor Pipe Pistol
  • Description: An electromagnetically charged projectile launcher. It's sort of like a pistol.
  • Weapon Type: Science Ranged
  • Damage: 50
  • Ammo: Scrapshot Ammo
  • Weight: 3
  • Durability: 30
  • Repair Item: 1x Tech Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 3x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Pipe Pistol using 2x Coil, 1x Power Cell, 2x Stapler, and 1x Metal Pipe at the Crafting Bench.

Scrapshot FL

Abiotic Factor Scrapshot FL
  • Description: Break action electromagnetic scrap shotgun with a flashlight attached to it.
  • Weapon Type: Science Ranged
  • Damage: 12
  • Ammo: Scrapshot Ammo
  • Weight: 8.5
  • Durability: 1x Tech Scrap
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Flashlight
  • How to Get: Craft the Scrapshot FL using 1x Scrapshot, 1x Flashlight, 1x Box of Screws, and 1x Metal Scrap at the Crafting Bench.

Scrapshot

Abiotic Factor Scrapshot
  • Description: Break action electromagnetic scrap shotgun.
  • Weapon Type: Science Ranged
  • Damage: 108 (12 x 9)
  • Ammo: Scrapshot Ammo
  • Weight: 8
  • Durability: 20
  • Repair Item: 1x Tech Scrap
  • Scrap Results: 3x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft the Scrapshot using 1x Coil, 1x Power Cell, and 2x Rebar at the Crafting Bench.

Security Pistol FL

Abiotic Factor Security Pistol FL
  • Description: Your standard-issue firearm for facility security, with a flashlight duct taped to it.
  • Weapon Type: Overworld Range
  • Damage: 26
  • Ammo: 9mm Ammo
  • Weight: 3.2
  • Durability: 30
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Security Pistol and 1x Flashlight
  • How to Get: Craft the Security Pistol FL by combining 1x Security Pistol, 1x Flashlight, and 1x Duct Tape by hand.

Security Pistol

Abiotic Factor Security Pistol
  • Description: Your standard-issue firearm for facility security.
  • Weapon Type: Overworld Range
  • Damage: 26
  • Ammo: 9mm Ammo
  • Weight: 3
  • Durability: 30
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Oil and 1-2x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Killing a Grunt or Medic has a chance to drop the Security Pistol.

Submachine Gun

Abiotic Factor Submachine Gun
  • Description: A rapid-fire weapon of an unusual make, brought here by a paramilitary force.
  • Weapon Type: Overworld Ranged
  • Damage: 30
  • Ammo: 9mm Ammo
  • Weight: 5
  • Durability: 35
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Oil and 1-2x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Killing a Grunt has a chance to drop the Submachine Gun.
Note: The player must be wearing Biometric Armwraps to use the Submachine Gun.

Abiotic Factor Throwable Weapons

Need something a little more tactful? There are plenty of creative ways to use these throwable weapons in Abiotic Factor.

Boom Bait

Abiotic Factor Boom Bait
  • Description: A device that emits a beeping noise to attract enemies, then a damaging detonation.
  • Weapon Type: Throwable
  • Damage: 25
  • Weight: 1
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft 3x Boom Bait by combining 1x Metal Scrap and 1x Pressure Gauge by hand.

Electron Grenade

Abiotic Factor Electron Grenade
  • Description: Stuns enemies for an extended period.
  • Weapon Type: Throwable
  • Damage: 100
  • Weight: 0.2
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft 3x Electron Grenade by combining 1x Powdered Crystal, 1x Military Electronics, and 1x Capacitor by hand.

Frag Grenade

Abiotic Factor Frag Grenade
  • Description: A military-grade fragmentation grenade.
  • Weapon Type: Throwable
  • Damage: 400
  • Weight: 0.2
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Kill a Grunt or Captain for a chance to get a Frag Grenade.

Mugnade

Abiotic Factor Mugnade
  • Description: A makeshift, throwable fragmentation grenade.
  • Weapon Type: Throwable
  • Damage: 350
  • Weight: 0.35
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 1x Metal Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft 3x Mugnade using 1x Empty Mug, 1x Soil Bag, 1x Pressure Gauge, and 1x Chain at the Crafting Bench.

Slushie Bomb

Abiotic Factor Slushie Bomb
  • Description: Once an ice-cold drink, it has now turned into an ice bomb of sorts. It can really put a chill on any encounter.
  • Weapon Type: Throwable
  • Damage: N/A
  • Weight: 0.5
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 2x Paper Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft 3x Slushie Grenade by combining 1x Slushie and 1x Tech Scrap by hand.

Thermite Molotov

Abiotic Factor Thermite Molotov
  • Description: An explosive charge made from alien residue.
  • Weapon Type: Throwable
  • Damage: 10
  • Weight: 2
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: N/A
  • How to Get: Craft 3x Thermite Molotov using 1x Anteverse Gel, 1x Test Tube, and 1x Tech Scrap at the Crafting Bench.

Throw Net

Abiotic Factor Throw Net
  • Description: A throwable net, great for temporarily trapping small creatures, leaving them vulnerable. This Net might even confuse a larger creature for a short while.
  • Weapon Type: Throwable
  • Damage: N/A
  • Weight: 0.1
  • Durability: N/A
  • Repair Item: N/A
  • Scrap Results: 2x Paper Scrap
  • How to Get: Craft 3x Throw Net by using 1x Cloth Scrap by hand.
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