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'''Melee Weapons''' are featured in every [[Grand Theft Auto]] game after [[GTA III]].
   
'''Melee Weapons '''are featured in every [[Grand Theft Auto]] game after [[Grand Theft Auto 2]]
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All Melee Weapons serve the same purpose (excluding the [[Chainsaw]] and the [[Teaser]]), to beat the victim to death. 
   
All Melee Weapons serve the same purpose (excluding the [[Chainsaw]] and the [[Teaser]]), to beat the victim to death.
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The following is a list of all melee weapons in the series.
==Weapon appearances==
 
=====GTA III=====
 
   
*[[Baseball Bat]].
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==Antique Cavalry Dagger==
=====Vice City=====
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{{Main|Antique Cavalry Dagger}}
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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The Antique Cavalry Dagger is an old civil war Dagger with a hand-guard, it is more effective than the Knife and it can be used underwater.
   
*[[Screwdriver]]
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<gallery position="center">
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AtiqueCalvaryDagger-GTAV-InGameModel.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Hammer]]
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==Baseball Bat==
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{{Main|Baseball Bat}}
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The Baseball Bat is the most common melee weapon in the series and it has appeared in every game since GTA III, it can knock down [[Pedestrians|pedestrians]].
   
*[[Knife]]
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<gallery position="center">
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BaseballBat-GTAVC.png|GTA III and GTA Vice City.
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BaseballBat-GTASA.png|GTA San Andreas, Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories.
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BaseballBat-GTA4.png|GTA IV and The Ballad of Gay Tony.
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BaseballBatBlood-TLaD.png|The Lost and Damned.
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Baseballbat-GTAV.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Meat Cleaver]]
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==Brass Knuckles==
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{{Main|Brass Knuckles}}
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Brass Knuckles are used to enhance the player's punch, they are placed on the "unarmed" slot, they can knock down pedestrians, but not major enemies.
   
*[[Golf Club]]
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<gallery position="center">
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Brass Knuckle.png|3D Universe.
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Brass Knuckles GTA V.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Nightstick]]
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==Broken Bottle==
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{{Main|Broken Bottle}}
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The idea of the Broken Bottle was derived from some movies, where a character grabs a bottle, breaks it and uses it as a knife. Unlike the Knife and the Dagger, it cannot be used underwater.
   
*[[Machete]]
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<gallery position="center">
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BrokenBottle-GTAV.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Katana]]
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==Butterfly Knife==
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{{Main|Butterfly Knife}}
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The Butterfly Knife is basically the same thing as the regular Knife and it deals the same damage.
   
*[[Chainsaw]]
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<gallery position="center">
=====San Andreas=====
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Butterfly Knife (VCS).png|GTA Vice City Stories.
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Knife Knife]
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Golf_Club Golf Club]
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==Cane==
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{{Main|Cane}}
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The Cane is used by people who can barely walk, in GTA San Andreas, it is in the Gifts slot, and however, it cannot be given to any [[Girlfriends in GTA San Andreas|girlfriend]].
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Shovel Shovel]
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<gallery position="center">
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Cane.png|GTA San Andreas.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Pool_Cue Pool Cue]
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==Chainsaw==
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{{Main|Chainsaw}}
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The Chainsaw is an accessory used to cut trees, however, since the 50s, it is commonly used by assassins and serial killers. Unlike the Katana, it cannot dismember pedestrians or enemies, yet, and it is very effective and powerful.
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Nightstick Nightstick]
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<gallery position="center">
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Chainsaw-GTAVC.png|3D Universe.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Baseball_Bat Baseball Bat]
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==Chisel==
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{{Main|Chisel}}
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The Chisel is very similar to the Screwdriver and deals the same damage.
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Katana Katana]
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<gallery position="center">
*[[Brass Knuckles]]
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Chisel.png|GTA Liberty City Stories.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Chainsaw Chainsaw]
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==Crowbar==
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{{Main|Crowbar}}
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The Crowbar is used to unlock doors and break steel, it is very effective and fast, however, the Baseball Bat is more effective and it has a longer range.
   
=====Liberty City Stories=====
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<gallery position="center">
*[[Brass Knuckles]]
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Crowbar-GTAV.png|GTA V.
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Baseball_Bat Baseball Bat]
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Nightstick Nightstick]
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==Dildo==
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{{Main|Dildo}}
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The Dildo is an accessory for women; it can be used as a melee weapon and can be given to [[Carl Johnson|CJ's]] girlfriends. Dildos can be seen in GTA IV, but none of them can be picked up. In Chinatown Wars, the player can find Dildos hidden in [[Dumpsters]], however, they cannot be used.
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Machete Machete]
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<gallery position="center">
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DildoLongPurple.png|GTA San Andreas.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Meat_Cleaver Meat Cleaver]
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==Fire Axe==
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{{Main|Fire Axe}}
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The Fire Axe is a tool used by firemen in order to break wood, ticks and even steel. It is very similar to the Meat Cleaver.
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Chisel Chisel]
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<gallery position="center">
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Axe_LCS.png|GTA Liberty City Stories.
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FireAxe-GTAV.png|GTA V (beta).
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Knife Knife]
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== Flashlight ==
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{{Main|Flashlight}}
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The Flashlight is used as a light source for dark areas. Also functions as a melee weapon.
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Hockey_Stick Hockey Stick]
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<gallery position="center">
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Flashlight-GTAO.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Axe Axe]
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==Flowers==
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{{Main|Flowers}}
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Flowers are a gift for Carl Johnson's girlfriends, but oddly can also be used as a weapon. More oddly, it is fairly effective.
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Katana Katana]
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<gallery position="center">
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Flowers.png|GTA San Andreas.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Chainsaw Chainsaw]
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==Gaff Hook==
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{{Main|Gaff Hook}}
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The Gaff Hook is a tool used in Fishing. It basically operates the same way as the Cane and it deals the same damage.
   
=====Vice City Stories=====
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<gallery position="center">
*[[Brass Knuckles]]
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Gaff_Hook.png|GTA Vice City Stories.
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Nightstick Nightstick]
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Baseball_Bat Baseball Bat]
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==Golf Club==
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{{Main|Golf Club}}
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The Golf Club is an accessory used to play [[Golf]]. In all of its appearances, it is not very effective against enemies.
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Butterfly_Knife Butterfly Knife]
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<gallery position="center">
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GolfClub-GTA5-ingame.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Knife Knife]
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==Hammer==
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{{Main|Hammer}}
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The Hammer is a construction tool found in many construction areas. It is strong, as it can knock down pedestrians and easily destroy vehicles. In GTA V, it is exclusive to players who own the special/collectors edition of the game; however, any player can obtain this weapon in [[GTA Online]] by killing a player who owns it. It can be obtained by returning players in the [[Grand Theft Auto V#Enhanced and PC Versions|enhanced version]].
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Axe Axe]
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<gallery position="center">
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300px-Hammer-GTAVC.png|GTA Vice City.
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HAMMER-GTAV-ingamemodel.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Golf_Club Golf Club]
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==Hatchet==
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{{Main|Hatchet}}
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The Hatchet is a tool used to cut trees. This weapon is very effective; the protagonist will usually hit the neck or the head of an NPC.
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Machete Machete]
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<gallery position="center">
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Hatchet-GTAV.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Katana Katana]
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==Hockey Stick==
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{{Main|Hockey Stick}}
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The Hockey Stick is a tool used by Hockey players; it is a replacement for the Golf Club, as there are no Golf courses in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]].
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Chainsaw Chainsaw]
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<gallery position="center">
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Hockey_Stick.jpg|GTA Liberty City Stories.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Gaff_Hook Gaff Hook]
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==Katana==
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{{Main|Katana}}
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The Katana is a Japanese sword used by the Samurai and it is the oldest known weapon in the series. This weapon can be used to slice off heads of pedestrians and enemies with only one strike, being the most powerful melee weapon in the series. It has appeared in every game in the [[3D Universe]], except GTA III.
   
=====GTA IV=====
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<gallery position="center">
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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Katana-GTAVC.png|3D Universe.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Knife]]
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==Knife==
=====The Lost and Damned=====
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{{Main|Knife}}
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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The Knife is a very useful accessory for hunting and defense. It has appeared in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] onwards, except in [[Grand Theft Auto Advance]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]. In some appearances such as [[Grand Theft Auto San Andreas]] and [[GTA V]], it is notable for being used as a stealth weapon, as the player can use it to kill enemies without being spotted.
   
*[[Knife]]
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<gallery position="center">
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Knife-GTAVC.jpg|GTA Vice City.
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Knife-GTASA.png|GTA San Andreas and Liberty City Stories.
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Knife-VCS.png|GTA Vice City Stories.
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Knife - GTAIV.png|GTA IV.
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Knife-GTA5-ingame.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Pool Cue]]
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==Machete==
=====The Ballad of Gay Tony=====
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{{Main|Machete}}
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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The Machete is a much bigger blade than the Knife and therefore is much more effective. Despite its name, in GTA Vice City it resembles more a Kukri than an actual Machete. It cannot dismember enemies or pedestrians.
   
*[[Knife]]
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<gallery position="center">
=====Chinatown Wars=====
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Machete-GTAVC.png|GTA Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories.
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Nightstick Nightstick]
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Machete-GTA V.png|Grand Theft Auto V.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Chainsaw Chainsaw]
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==Meat Cleaver==
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{{Main|Meat Cleaver}}
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The Meat Cleaver, as its name says, is an accessory used by butchers to slice cattle and pig meat, it is very effective and powerful.
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Baseball_Bat Baseball Bat]
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<gallery position="center">
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Meat_Cleaver.png|3D Universe.
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</gallery>
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Teaser Teaser] (Taser)
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==Nightstick==
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{{Main|Nightstick}}
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The Nightstick is a melee weapons commonly used by the Police against the player, however, it is even less effective than the Golf Club.
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/Sword Sword]
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<gallery position="center">
=====Grand Theft Auto V=====
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Nightstick-GTAVC.jpg|3D Universe.
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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Nightstick-GTA5.png|GTA V.
*[[Knife]]
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</gallery>
*[[Hammer]]
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==Pool Cue==
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{{Main|Pool Cue}}
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The Pool Cue is an accessory used to play [[Pool]]; this weapon is surprisingly more effective than the Shovel.
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<gallery position="center">
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PoolCue-GTASA.jpg|GTA San Andreas.
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PoolCue-GTAIV.png|GTA IV.
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PoolCue-TLAD.png|The Lost and Damned.
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PoolCue-TLAD-halved.png|The Lost and Damned, alternate model.
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</gallery>
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==Screwdriver==
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{{Main|Screwdriver}}
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The Screwdriver is an accessory used to remove screws. It is small, light, cheap and effective and it is exclusive to GTA Vice City.
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<gallery position="center">
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Screwdriver.png|GTA Vice City.
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</gallery>
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==Shovel==
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{{Main|Shovel}}
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The Shovel is an accessory primarily used to dig, as its size suggests, it is very effective. It is exclusive to GTA San Andreas; however, it was supposed to also appear in GTA V.
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<gallery position="center">
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Shovel.png|GTA San Andreas.
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Shovel-V-render.png|GTA V (beta).
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</gallery>
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== Switchblade ==
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{{Main|Switchblade}}
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The Switchblade is similar to the standard Knife, however, it has its own unique animations when it is equipped and unequipped. It also does the same damage.
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<gallery position="center">
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Switchblade-GTAV.png
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</gallery>
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==Sword==
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{{Main|Sword}}
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The Sword is similar to the Katana, however, it cannot dismember enemies or pedestrians. It is very effective and light, being ideal for an unarmed fight.
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<gallery position="center">
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Sword-GTACW-HUD.png|GTA Chinatown Wars.
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</gallery>
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==Vibrator==
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{{Main|Vibrator}}
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The Vibrator, like the Dildo, is an accessory for women. It shares its animations with the Knife and if a pedestrian is killed with a Dildo, CJ will "rape" the victim by pressing the attack button repeatedly. In GTA IV, it can be used as a thrown object. In GTA V, [[Amanda De Santa|Amanda]] can be seen masturbating with a Vibrator. This weapon is unique for having three different models.
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<gallery position="center">
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DildoShortWhite.png|First model.
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VibratorShort.png|Second model.
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VibratorLong.png|Third model.
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</gallery>
   
 
==Beta melee weapons==
 
==Beta melee weapons==
 
*[[Tazer]] in GTA Vice City
 
*[[Tazer]] in GTA Vice City
 
 
*[[Skateboard]] in San Andreas
 
*[[Skateboard]] in San Andreas
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==Trivia==
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*In GTA Chinatown Wars, the Tazer is erroneously used as a melee weapon.
 
[[Category:Weapons]]
 
[[Category:Weapons]]
[[Category:Weapons in GTA III]]
 
[[Category:Weapons in GTA Vice City]]
 
[[Category:Weapons in GTA San Andreas]]
 
[[Category:Weapons in GTA Liberty City Stories]]
 
[[Category:Weapons in GTA Vice City Stories]]
 
[[Category:Weapons in GTA IV]]
 
[[Category:Weapons in The Lost and Damned]]
 
[[Category:Weapons in The Ballad of Gay Tony]]
 
 
[[Category:Melee Weapons]]
 
[[Category:Melee Weapons]]
[[Category:Weapons in GTA V]]
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[[Category:Weapons by type]]

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Melee Weapons are featured in every Grand Theft Auto game after GTA III.

All Melee Weapons serve the same purpose (excluding the Chainsaw and the Teaser), to beat the victim to death. 

The following is a list of all melee weapons in the series.

Antique Cavalry DaggerEdit

The Antique Cavalry Dagger is an old civil war Dagger with a hand-guard, it is more effective than the Knife and it can be used underwater.

Baseball BatEdit

Main article: Baseball Bat

The Baseball Bat is the most common melee weapon in the series and it has appeared in every game since GTA III, it can knock down pedestrians.

Brass KnucklesEdit

Main article: Brass Knuckles

Brass Knuckles are used to enhance the player's punch, they are placed on the "unarmed" slot, they can knock down pedestrians, but not major enemies.

Broken BottleEdit

Main article: Broken Bottle

The idea of the Broken Bottle was derived from some movies, where a character grabs a bottle, breaks it and uses it as a knife. Unlike the Knife and the Dagger, it cannot be used underwater.

Butterfly KnifeEdit

Main article: Butterfly Knife

The Butterfly Knife is basically the same thing as the regular Knife and it deals the same damage.

CaneEdit

Main article: Cane

The Cane is used by people who can barely walk, in GTA San Andreas, it is in the Gifts slot, and however, it cannot be given to any girlfriend.

ChainsawEdit

Main article: Chainsaw

The Chainsaw is an accessory used to cut trees, however, since the 50s, it is commonly used by assassins and serial killers. Unlike the Katana, it cannot dismember pedestrians or enemies, yet, and it is very effective and powerful.

ChiselEdit

Main article: Chisel

The Chisel is very similar to the Screwdriver and deals the same damage.

CrowbarEdit

Main article: Crowbar

The Crowbar is used to unlock doors and break steel, it is very effective and fast, however, the Baseball Bat is more effective and it has a longer range.

DildoEdit

Main article: Dildo

The Dildo is an accessory for women; it can be used as a melee weapon and can be given to CJ's girlfriends. Dildos can be seen in GTA IV, but none of them can be picked up. In Chinatown Wars, the player can find Dildos hidden in Dumpsters, however, they cannot be used.

Fire AxeEdit

Main article: Fire Axe

The Fire Axe is a tool used by firemen in order to break wood, ticks and even steel. It is very similar to the Meat Cleaver.

Flashlight Edit

Main article: Flashlight

The Flashlight is used as a light source for dark areas. Also functions as a melee weapon.

FlowersEdit

Main article: Flowers

Flowers are a gift for Carl Johnson's girlfriends, but oddly can also be used as a weapon. More oddly, it is fairly effective.

Gaff HookEdit

Main article: Gaff Hook

The Gaff Hook is a tool used in Fishing. It basically operates the same way as the Cane and it deals the same damage.

Golf ClubEdit

Main article: Golf Club

The Golf Club is an accessory used to play Golf. In all of its appearances, it is not very effective against enemies.

HammerEdit

Main article: Hammer

The Hammer is a construction tool found in many construction areas. It is strong, as it can knock down pedestrians and easily destroy vehicles. In GTA V, it is exclusive to players who own the special/collectors edition of the game; however, any player can obtain this weapon in GTA Online by killing a player who owns it. It can be obtained by returning players in the enhanced version.

HatchetEdit

Main article: Hatchet

The Hatchet is a tool used to cut trees. This weapon is very effective; the protagonist will usually hit the neck or the head of an NPC.

Hockey StickEdit

Main article: Hockey Stick

The Hockey Stick is a tool used by Hockey players; it is a replacement for the Golf Club, as there are no Golf courses in Liberty City.

KatanaEdit

Main article: Katana

The Katana is a Japanese sword used by the Samurai and it is the oldest known weapon in the series. This weapon can be used to slice off heads of pedestrians and enemies with only one strike, being the most powerful melee weapon in the series. It has appeared in every game in the 3D Universe, except GTA III.

KnifeEdit

Main article: Knife

The Knife is a very useful accessory for hunting and defense. It has appeared in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City onwards, except in Grand Theft Auto Advance and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. In some appearances such as Grand Theft Auto San Andreas and GTA V, it is notable for being used as a stealth weapon, as the player can use it to kill enemies without being spotted.

MacheteEdit

Main article: Machete

The Machete is a much bigger blade than the Knife and therefore is much more effective. Despite its name, in GTA Vice City it resembles more a Kukri than an actual Machete. It cannot dismember enemies or pedestrians.

Meat CleaverEdit

Main article: Meat Cleaver

The Meat Cleaver, as its name says, is an accessory used by butchers to slice cattle and pig meat, it is very effective and powerful.

NightstickEdit

Main article: Nightstick

The Nightstick is a melee weapons commonly used by the Police against the player, however, it is even less effective than the Golf Club.

Pool CueEdit

Main article: Pool Cue

The Pool Cue is an accessory used to play Pool; this weapon is surprisingly more effective than the Shovel.

ScrewdriverEdit

Main article: Screwdriver

The Screwdriver is an accessory used to remove screws. It is small, light, cheap and effective and it is exclusive to GTA Vice City.

ShovelEdit

Main article: Shovel

The Shovel is an accessory primarily used to dig, as its size suggests, it is very effective. It is exclusive to GTA San Andreas; however, it was supposed to also appear in GTA V.

Switchblade Edit

Main article: Switchblade

The Switchblade is similar to the standard Knife, however, it has its own unique animations when it is equipped and unequipped. It also does the same damage.

SwordEdit

Main article: Sword

The Sword is similar to the Katana, however, it cannot dismember enemies or pedestrians. It is very effective and light, being ideal for an unarmed fight.

VibratorEdit

Main article: Vibrator

The Vibrator, like the Dildo, is an accessory for women. It shares its animations with the Knife and if a pedestrian is killed with a Dildo, CJ will "rape" the victim by pressing the attack button repeatedly. In GTA IV, it can be used as a thrown object. In GTA V, Amanda can be seen masturbating with a Vibrator. This weapon is unique for having three different models.

Beta melee weaponsEdit

TriviaEdit

  • In GTA Chinatown Wars, the Tazer is erroneously used as a melee weapon.

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