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'''Melee Weapons '''are featured in every [[Grand Theft Auto]] game after [[Grand Theft Auto 2]]
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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.
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All Melee Weapons serve the same purpose (excluding the [[Chainsaw]] and the [[Teaser]]), to beat the victim to death. 
   
==Weapons==
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The following is a list of all melee weapons in the series.
===GTA III===
 
*[[Baseball Bat]]
 
   
===Vice City===
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==Antique Cavalry Dagger==
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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The [[Antique Cavalry Dagger]] is an old civil war Dagger with a hand-guard, it's more effective than the Knife and it can be used underwater.
   
*[[Screwdriver]]
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<gallery>
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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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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.
   
*[[Knife]]
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<gallery>
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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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[[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>
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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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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 can't be used underwater.
   
*[[Machete]]
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<gallery>
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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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The [[Butterfly Knife]] is basically the same thing as the regular Knife and it deals the same damage.
   
*[[Chainsaw]]
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<gallery>
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Butterfly Knife (VCS).png|GTA Vice City Stories.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Brass Knuckles]]
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==Cane==
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The [[Cane]] is used by people who can barely walk, in GTA San Andreas, it's in the Gifts slot, and however, it can't be given to any girlfriend.
   
===GTA San Andreas===
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<gallery>
*[[Knife]]
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Cane.png|GTA San Andreas.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Golf Club]]
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==Chainsaw==
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The [[Chainsaw]] is an accessory used to cut trees, however, since the 50s, it's commonly used by assassins and serial killers. Unlike the Katana, it can't dismember pedestrians or enemies, yet, and it's very effective and powerful.
   
*[[Shovel]]
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<gallery>
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Chainsaw-GTAVC.png|3D Universe.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Pool Cue]]
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==Chisel==
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The [[Chisel]] is very similar to the Screwdriver and deals the same damage.
   
*[[Nightstick]]
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<gallery>
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Chisel.png|GTA Liberty City Stories.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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==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.
   
*[[Katana]]
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<gallery>
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Crowbar-GTAV.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Brass Knuckles]]
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==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 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 can't be used.
   
*[[Chainsaw]]
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<gallery>
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DildoLongPurple.png|GTA San Andreas.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Flowers]]
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==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's very similar to the Meat Cleaver.
   
*[[Dildo]]
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<gallery>
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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>
   
*[[Vibrator]]
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== Flashlight ==
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The [[Flashlight]] is used as a light source for dark areas. Also functions as a melee weapon.
   
*[[Cane]]
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<gallery>
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Flashlight-GTAO.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
===GTA Liberty City Stories===
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==Flowers==
*[[Brass Knuckles]]
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[[Flowers]] are a gift for [[Carl Johnson|CJ]]'s [[Girlfriends in GTA San Andreas|Girlfriends]], but oddly can also be used as a weapon. More oddly, it's fairly effective.
   
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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<gallery>
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Flowers.png|GTA San Andreas.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Nightstick]]
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==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.
   
*[[Machete]]
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<gallery>
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Gaff_Hook.png|GTA Vice City Stories.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Meat Cleaver]]
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==Golf Club==
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The [[Golf Club]] is an accessory used to play [[Golf]]. In all of its appearances, it's not very effective against enemies.
   
*[[Chisel]]
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<gallery>
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GolfClub-GTA5-ingame.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Knife]]
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==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's 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.
   
*[[Hockey Stick]]
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<gallery>
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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>
   
*[[Axe]]
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==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.
   
*[[Katana]]
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<gallery>
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Hatchet-GTAV.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Chainsaw]]
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==Hockey Stick==
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The [[Hockey Stick]] is a tool used by Hockey players; it's a replacement for the Golf Club, as there are no Golf courses in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]].
   
===GTA Vice City Stories===
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<gallery>
*[[Brass Knuckles]]
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Hockey_Stick.jpg|GTA Liberty City Stories.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Nightstick]]
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==Katana==
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The [[Katana]] is a Japanese sword used by the Samurai and it's 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.
   
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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<gallery>
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Katana-GTAVC.png|3D Universe.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Knife]]
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==Knife==
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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.
   
*[[Axe]]
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<gallery>
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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>
   
*[[Golf Club]]
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==Machete==
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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 can't dismember enemies or pedestrians.
   
*[[Machete]]
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<gallery>
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Machete-GTAVC.png|GTA Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories.
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Machete-GTA V.png|Grand Theft Auto V.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Katana]]
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==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's very effective and powerful.
   
*[[Chainsaw]]
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<gallery>
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Meat_Cleaver.png|3D Universe.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Gaff Hook]]
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==Nightstick==
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The [[Nightstick]] is a melee weapons commonly used by the Police against the player, however, it's even less effective than the Golf Club.
   
*[[Butterfly Knife]]
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<gallery>
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Nightstick-GTAVC.jpg|3D Universe.
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Nightstick-GTA5.png|GTA V.
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</gallery>
   
===GTA IV===
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==Pool Cue==
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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The [[Pool Cue]] is an accessory used to play [[Pool]]; this weapon is surprisingly more effective than the Shovel.
   
*[[Knife]]
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<gallery>
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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>
   
===The Lost and Damned===
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==Screwdriver==
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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The [[Screwdriver]] is an accessory used to remove screws. It's small, light, cheap and effective and it's exclusive to GTA Vice City.
   
*[[Knife]]
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<gallery>
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Screwdriver.png|GTA Vice City.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Pool Cue]]
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==Shovel==
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The [[Shovel]] is an accessory primarily used to dig, as its size suggests, it's very effective. It's exclusive to GTA San Andreas; however, it was supposed to also appear in GTA V.
   
===The Ballad of Gay Tony===
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<gallery>
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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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>
   
*[[Knife]]
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== 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.<gallery>
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Switchblade-GTAV.png
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</gallery>
   
===GTA Chinatown Wars===
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==Sword==
*[[Nightstick]]
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The [[Sword]] is similar to the Katana, however, it can't dismember enemies or pedestrians. It is very effective and light, being ideal for an unarmed fight.
   
*[[Chainsaw]]
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<gallery>
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Sword-GTACW-HUD.png|GTA Chinatown Wars.
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</gallery>
   
*[[Baseball Bat]]
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==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.
   
*[[Teaser]] (Taser)
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<gallery>
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DildoShortWhite.png|First model.
*[[Sword]]
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VibratorShort.png|Second model.
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VibratorLong.png|Third model.
===Grand Theft Auto V===
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</gallery>
*[[Baseball Bat]]
 
 
*[[Knife]]
 
 
*[[Hammer]]
 
   
 
==Beta melee weapons==
 
==Beta melee weapons==
 
*[[Tazer]] in GTA Vice City
 
*[[Tazer]] in GTA Vice City
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*[[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 III]]

Latest revision as of 03:55, December 22, 2015

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's more effective than the Knife and it can be used underwater.

Baseball BatEdit

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

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

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 can't be used underwater.

Butterfly KnifeEdit

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

CaneEdit

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

ChainsawEdit

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

ChiselEdit

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

CrowbarEdit

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

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 can't be used.

Fire AxeEdit

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

Flashlight Edit

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

FlowersEdit

Flowers are a gift for CJ's Girlfriends, but oddly can also be used as a weapon. More oddly, it's fairly effective.

Gaff HookEdit

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

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

HammerEdit

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's 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

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

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

KatanaEdit

The Katana is a Japanese sword used by the Samurai and it's 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

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

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 can't dismember enemies or pedestrians.

Meat CleaverEdit

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

NightstickEdit

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

Pool CueEdit

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

ScrewdriverEdit

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

ShovelEdit

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

Switchblade Edit

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

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

VibratorEdit

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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