Remnant From The Ashes Weapons Unlock Guide

Remnant From The Ashes Weapons Unlock Guide

There’s a huge array of weapons to unlock in Remnant From The Ashes. Here’s how to unlock each of them.

Remnant From The Ashes mixes tight, arcade-style gunplay with hulking melee combat to make something that feels pretty darned fresh. The weapons feel great, and there’s a good mix of close range shotguns and long range sniper rifles. You’ll need to unlock each of the weapons in Remnant From The Ashes using a different method, and it’s easy to miss some of them while playing. To help you out, we’ve put together this Remnant From The Ashes Weapons Guide. We’ll list all of the weapons you can find in Remnant From The Ashes, alongside info on how to get them. We’ll also render our verdict on which ones are worth your time and which ones, well, aren’t. Let’s get started.

Remnant From The Ashes Weapons Unlock List

There’s a good selection of weapon to find in Remnant From The Ashes, though unlocking them can be a little tricky. Each has its own unlock condition, and some are tied to random dungeon spawns associated with which campaign layout you’re running. To help you keep track of them all, we’ve put together the table below. Here’s all of the Remnant From The Ashes weapons, and how to unlock each one.

WeaponTypeHow to Unlock
Guardian AxeMeleeKill IXILLUS boss (alternative kill)
Lost HarpoonMeleeKill the Harrow boss (alt kill)
Petrified MaulMeleeKill the Ent boss (alternative kill)
RivenMeleeGive Guardian's Heart item to the Undying King
Scar of the Jungle GodMeleeKill The Ravager (alternative kill)
Scrap Hammer MeleeScrapper starter weapon
Scrap HatchetMeleeEx-Cultist starter weapon
Scrap SwordMeleeHunter starter weapon
ScytheMeleeSold by Elf Queen on Corsus
SmolderMeleeKill the Singe boss (alternative kill)
SpearMeleeBought from the vendor on Yaesha.
Voice of the TempestMeleeKill Totem Father (alternative kill)
Wastelander FlailMeleeComplete the Cursed Trial on Rhom
World BreakerMeleeKill the Claviger boss
Curse of the Jungle GodHandgunKill The Ravager
DefilerHandgunKill Harrow
Hive CannonHandgunKill IXILLUS
Hunting PistolHandgunRandom chance to spawn on Earth
Magnum RevolverHandgunGive Strange Coin to Ace
Repeater PistolHandgunStarting pistol
SpitfireHandgunKill Singe
Submachine GunHandgunFound in Ward 13 lower levels (B3)
Assault RifleLong GunDungeon on Earth unlocked with the Monkey Key item
Beam RifleLong GunDungeon on Rhom (random chance)
Chicago TypewriterLong GunSave the 2 Liz's on Earth
Coach GunLong GunEx-Cultist starter weapon
CrossbowLong GunGive the Guardian's Heart to the Elf Queen
DevastatorLong GunKill The Unclean One
Eye of the StormLong GunKill the Totem Father boss
Hunting RifleLong GunHunter starter weapon
Particle AcceleratorLong GunKill the Claviger boss (alternative kill)
RepulsorLong GunKill the Nightmare
Ricochet RifleLong GunDefeat the Blink Thief on Yaesha
RuinLong GunKill the Undying King
ShotgunLong GunScrapper starter weapon
Sniper RifleLong GunBasement of the Church on Earth
SporebloomLong GunKill the Ent boss

Remnant From The Ashes Melee Weapons

You’ll want to conserve your ammo wherever possible in Remnant From The Ashes, so you’ll need a good melee weapon to hand. Here are all of the melee weapons in Remnant From The Ashes:

  • Guardian Axe
  • Lost Harpoon
  • Petrified Maul
  • Riven
  • Scar of the Jungle God
  • Scrap Hammer
  • Scrap Hatchet
  • Scrap Sword
  • Scythe
  • Smolder
  • Spear
  • Voice of the Tempest
  • Wastelander Flail
  • World Breaker

Remnant From The Ashes Long Guns

For boss fights and large crowds of enemies, you’ll need a Long Gun. Here are all of the Long Guns you can find in Remnant From The Ashes:

  • Assault Rifle
  • Beam Rifle
  • Chicago Typewriter
  • Coach Gun
  • Crossbow
  • Devastator
  • Eye of the Storm
  • Hunting Rifle
  • Particle Accelerator
  • Repulsor
  • Ricochet Rifle
  • Ruin
  • Shotgun
  • Sniper Rifle
  • Sporebloom

Remnant From The Ashes Handguns

Sometimes you’ll need to reach for a weapon in a pinch, and that’s where handguns thrive. Here are all of the handguns in Remnant From The Ashes:

  • Curse of the Jungle God
  • Defiler
  • Hive Cannon
  • Hunting Pistol
  • Magnum Revolver
  • Repeater Pistol
  • Spitfire
  • Submachine Gun

Remnant From The Ashes Best Weapons

With so much choice in Remnant From The Ashes, you might be wondering which weapons are the best. Well, we’ve clocked a fair amount of time in Remnant From The Ashes, and have come to the conclusion that the following weapons are well worth your time.

  • Shotgun: Quite possibly the best starting weapon in the game, allowing you to breeze through the first few dungeons and bosses.
  • Magnum Revolver: Pick this weapon up by trading the Strange Coin with Ace. The Magnum really packs a punch, offering a decent upgrade to the starting pistol.
  • Riven: The Riven allows you to absorb some of the damage you deal out as health. It also has a very long reach for a melee weapon, so you can’t really go wrong

Can’t Find a Weapon in Remnant From The Ashes?

So you’ve read the table above, and headed off to track down the weapon of your dreams, only to find out it isn’t there. Well, due to the random nature of Remnant From The Ashes’ campaign, not all weapons are guaranteed to spawn in one play through. If there really is a weapon you’d like to get, you can re-roll your campaign in the main menu to change the layout and item drops of the world.

That’s all we have on this Remnant From The Ashes Guide. For a look at the game’s crossplay capabilities, head to our Remnant From The Ashes Crossplay Guide. For some helpful Tips and Tricks, head to our Remnant From The Ashes Tips Guide. If you need help with Gorefist, there's our Gorefist Boss Guide. If you need help tracking down the Strange Coin, then head here.

Jake Green

Senior Guides Writer

Jake is a former freelance writer who is still very much new to all of this. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and playing wonderfully silly VR games. He has an unhealthy obsession with Mega Man, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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