[Top 5] Don't Starve Best Weapon

Don't Starve Top 5 Best Weapon
Wilson holding a Torch to fend off the dark

The Best Melee Weapons from Don’t Starve.

Forge the mighty Obsidian Spear. Spawn shadowy tentacle nightmares. Seek the Celestial Altar and claim the Glass Cutter, bane of all shadows.

5. Ham Bat

Wilson Wielding The Ham Bat

The Ham Bat is a wonderful weapon that is relatively easy to craft. The main perks being that it deals decent damage and has unlimited uses while fresh. The Ham Bat will last longer when stored in an Ice Box or other food saving devices. It can be constructed using mostly spoiled meat, right before a battle, to maximize resources. With no sanity drain, no burnt loot and its easy construction, the Ham Bat is not to be underestimated. Ham it up!

Why The Ham Bat Is Great:

  • Unlimited Uses While Fresh
  • Relatively Easy To Craft
  • No Sanity Drain

Ham Bat Details:

  • Durability 10 Days (Out of Ice Box)
  • Damage 59.5
  • Damage 29.75-59.5 (DST, SW, H, RoG)

How To Get The Ham Bat:

Option 1:

  • 1 Pig Skin, 2 Twigs, 2 Meat
  • Alchemy Engine

Option 2 (SW):

  • Slot Machine

4. Cutlass Supreme (SW & H)

WX-78 Brandishing Cutlass Supreme

Made from a swordfish nose! The Cutlass Supreme is an easier weapon to craft without compromising on dealing high damage. Especially effective against the Sealnado, it even comes with its own special attack sound.

Why The Cutlass Supreme Is Great:

  • No Sanity Drain
  • Increased Damage Against Sealnado
  • Relatively Easy Crafting

Cutlass Supreme Details:

  • 150 Uses
  • 68 Damage
  • +34 Damage Sealnado

How To Get The Cutlass Supreme:

Option 1 (SW):

  • 1 Swordfish, 2 Gold Nuggets, 1 Twig
  • Alchemy Engine

Option 2 (SW):

  • Whale Carcasses

Option 3 (H):

  • Earn 50 Oincs
  • The Boar’s Tusk Weapon Shop (Palace Pig City)

3. Obsidian Spear (SW)

Warly Displays Obsidian Spear

With staggering durability and increasing damage meter, this weapon is top notch. After 30 hits the Obsidian Spear is fully charged and can deal a whopping 102 damage. It can also be used as a light source to drive away the dark. Be wary though, once fully charged the spear can cause fires and you might burn any loot dropped.

Why The Obsidian Spear Is Great:

  • Increases Damage After 30 Uses
  • High Durability
  • Protects Against Dark

Obsidian Spear Details:

  • 375 Uses
  • 51-102 Damage
  • Ignites Target (Once Charged)
  • Emits Light (Once Charged)

How To Get The Obsidian Spear:

Option 1:

  • 1 Spear, 1 Obsidian, 1 Dragoon Heart
  • Obsidian Workbench (Volcano)

Option 2:

  • Alchemy Engine/Sea Lab
  • 1 Brainy Matter, 1 Jellyfish, 2 Ropes
  • Craft Brain of Thought
  • 1 Spear, 1 Obsidian, 1 Dragoon Heart

Option 3:

  • X Marks The Spot

2. Thulecite Club

Wolfgang Exhibits The Thulecite Club

The Thulecite Club is an interesting weapon to add to your armory. Kite your enemies with additional speed. With a 20% chance of spawning shadow tentacles to do even more damage, this weapon is a nightmare made corporeal.

Why The Thulecite Club Is Great:

  • Increased Movement Speed
  • Spawns Shadow Tentacles

Thulecite Club Details:

  • 150 Uses (200 DST)
  • 59.5 Damage
  • 20% Spawns Shadow Tentacles
  • 10% Movement Speed Increase

How To Get The Thulecite Club:

Option 1:

  • 3 Living Logs, 4 Thulecite, 4 Nightmare Fuel
  • Fully Repaired Ancient Pseudoscience Station (Ruins)

Option 2 (SW):

  • X Marks the Spot
  • Slot Machine

Option 3:

  • Large Ornate Chest

1. Glass Cutter (DST)

Crossing Glass Cutter Blades

Defend against shadow creatures and battle the Ancient Fuelweaver. Especially effective against the dark side, the Glass Cutter is equivalent to the dark sword but without the sanity loss. Have an adventure finding the Celestial Altar pieces to build this legendary weapon.

Why The Glass Cutter Is Great:

  • Increased Durability Against Shadow Creatures
  • No Sanity Drain

Glass Cutter Details:

  • 75 Uses
  • 150 Uses Against Shadow Creatures
  • 68 Damage

How To Get The Glass Cutter:

  • 1 Board, 6 Moon Shards
  • Find Three Celestial Altar Pieces (Lunar Mine Biome)
  • Assemble Celestial Altar Pieces Over Celestial Fissure

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Favorite Genre: RPG
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