What would video games be without awesome, cool, and powerful weapons? Not much if you ask me, and it’s hard to find cooler weapons than these 25 most powerful weapons in video game history.
Wakka’s Blitzball (Final Fantasy X)
The Blitzball is a ranged weapon that enables Wakka to hit flying enemies with normal attacks.
Portal Gun (Portal 1 & 2)
Portal 1 & 2 are two of the most popular video games in history. While they are inherently fun games to play, what makes them all the more enjoyable is the aperture science portal gun which allows gamers to destroy bosses from both games.
Camera Obscura (Fatal Frame Series)
This weapon in the Fatal Frame series has the ability to let someone gaze through it and see a much clearer view of evil spirits and other jump-scares. It is powerful in the sense that it has the capacity to exorcise sinister spirits like no other weapon can when it is wielded right.
Scorpion’s Spear Rope (Mortal Kombat)
A kunai attached to a sturdy rope, the scorpion’s spear rope is a fictional weapon that was popularized by the popular video game Mortal Kombat. More commonly known as the kunai, this weapon resembles a harpoon and is classified into Big Kunai and Short Kunai. It is attached to a rope but its modern version is attached to a metal chain.
Paddlesaw (Dead Rising 2 & 3)
Featured in the video game Dead Rising, this fictional weapon is one of the best weapons to use when battling against zombies or during the apocalypse. It is basically a combo weapon that features a double-ended kayak paddle with chainsaws at both ends.
BFG-9000 (Doom Series)
BFG-9000 is a fictional weapon that is featured in many video games, but none of those games was able to make it as popular as the Doom series. This weapon allows its user to take down enemies by bumping into them without exerting much effort.
Crowbar (Half-Life Series)
This weapon from the Half-Life series is one of the most underrated weapons in the world of video gaming. Designed by Dr. Freeman, the crowbar is a formidable weapon that serves pretty much like a gun. It is a tool that can be used to open crates and solve puzzles.
Blades of Chaos (God of War)
Another powerful fictional weapon from the God of War, the blades of chaos are basically rugged cleavers that are attached to chains. This pair of chained blades is said to be a reminder of the pledge of Kratos. It was especially designed by Ares, the God of War.
Merica Weapon (Saints Row IV)
This fictional weapon in the video game Saints Row IV is just one of the components of the Commander in Chief pack. The Merica weapon consists of different firing weapons that constantly fire when held, including a light machine gun, a heavy pistol, a shotgun and also a huge combat knife.
Hammer of Dawn (Gears of War Saga)
Hammer of Dawn is an emulsion-energized weapon that was first introduced in the Gears of War Saga. It was first used as a means to force politicians to rethink their decisions as well as to facilitate the operations during the Locust War. This weapon was responsible for burning down 90% of Sera and killing thousands of humans.
Ray Gun (Call of Duty: World at War “Nazi Zombies Mode”)
This type of fictional directed-energy weapon is also known as the blaster, the laser gun, zap gun, phaser, death ray or beam gun. It became popular in the video game Call of Duty: World at War. This weapon is known to emit a visible and lethal ray that can cause extremedamage to its targets.
Champion’s Cudgel (Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim “Dragonborn”)
This unique weapon from the Elder Scrolls V video game is known for its size and slowness. However, what makes this weapon so powerful is its element of disenchantment. When this weapon is disenchanted by Dragonborn, he or she then has the ability to enchant any weapon with 50% chance for each of the elements of fire, shock and frost.
Master Sword (Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)
Introduced in the video game Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, the master sword is used to wield the infamous Triforce. It is also called the Blade of Evil’s Bane. This weapon was crafted by Hvlia as the Goddess of Sword but it was eventually forged into its present name.
Cloud’s Buster Sword (Final Fantasy VII)
Since this weapon was first introduced in the Final Fantasy VII video game, it has appeared in many other video games in the series. The Buster Sword is the trademark weapon of Cloud Strife and was wielded by Angeal Hewley and Zack Fair right before him. It is characterized by its massive size.
Golden Gun (Goldeneye)
One of the strongest weapons in the video game Goldeneye, the golden gun is often used in solo missions as it can instantly kill anyone with just a single shot. Because it only holds one bullet and has to be reloaded every time it is fired, this weapon is also one of the most difficult to use.
25 Most Powerful Weapons In Video Game History