Depending on the mode you play, you’ll need to enhance your fighting abilities and to do so; you’ll probably require a superb assortment of weaponry. Fans believe axes to be the most potent weapons in V Rising, and we’re here to assist you in selecting your finest axes.
If you’re specifically going for PVP, I recommend checking out our best PVP builds article for some ideas.
Best Axe Build For PVP And PVE- V Rising
For both PVE and PVP, using axes could be the best approach. It’s also the finest for solitary grinding, self-survival, self-sustaining, healing and bare fighting and killing abilities.
This article will teach you all you need to know about the weapons, magic, and blood type used in the build.
The Fundamental Attack: Also known as the Primary assault, is a melee strike that does 45% of 55%physical damage.
Frenzy (Projectile): This does 100% physical damage to the first adversary. After successfully attacking, enter a state of turmoil, enhancing your movement speed by 25% and your attack speed by 30% for 0.8s.
X-Strike: Throw two axes in an X formation. Each strike does 85% physical damage and slows the opponent for 1.5 seconds. A 2s incapacitation is inflicted by striking the adversary where both axes connect.
Purgatory: Summon a pillar of energy that slows foes in an area for 1 second and heals friends for 40% of your spell power. After 1.2 seconds, the post explodes in a massive energy blast that does 75% magic damage to foes and heals friends for 75% of your spell power.
Sanguine Coil: Fires a projectile that does 75% magic damage and drains 40% of an enemy’s health. They receive 100% healing and 40% of your spell power when an ally is hit.
Crimson Beam (Ultimate ability): Channel an energy beam that delivers 150% magic damage to foes attacked and heals allies for up to 4 seconds at 100% of your spell power. Each strike on a target heals you for 25% of your spell power.
The Blood Type is also highly crucial in the construction because it affects your character’s ability to perform specific tasks. Therefore, the brute is the blood type you should choose for this construct.
The Brute Blood type will give you the increments listed below; Primary Attack life leech, which ranges from 7.5% to 12.5%, 7.5% to 15% increased primary attack speed, and the amount of healing received increased from 20% to 35%.
Another amazing axe build is the Berserker which is more of an infighter that relies in quickly dispatching enemies up close.
Check out our powerful Berserker axe build guide to learn more.
Hunt Showdown: Rat Guide
Less talking, more looting!
If there’s one thing a proper player would hate more than campers it would be rats. Rats are the kind of players who act like they have everything to lose, they scurry into the night or wait for a firefight to finish hoping to nab a thousand dollars from someone’s cold dead hands, in no specific order of course. That or they go all in for once and pounce when you least expect it. At this point you might as well learn their ways so we’ll let you in on some of their secrets.
Rat Guide | Hunt: Showdown
The guide isn’t about the skin by the way if you’re still confused. It’s about the playstyle that is usually frowned upon online. It consists of waiting, not charging into the boss lair while pushing “W” on your keyboard, and shamelessly looting corpses that didn’t get burned by the winning team. Here are some questionable practices that you may try for yourself.
1. Don’t overspend
Now as a rat you want to bring almost nothing to the table as you head into the bayou. That means no loadouts that go over $300 and no carrying a Dolch in your pocket. Consider this as a double to managing your finances as well.
You won’t be fighting players unless absolutely necessary so no need to bring in fancy hardware. The bare minimum would suffice, like this loadout that only costs $173. You can bring less than that if you want to. Do not be afraid as you have nothing to lose.
2. Avoid the fighting
Playing the rat means that it’s your moral obligation to run away from the fighting as much as you can. You’re here to loot, not to be looted. The moment you hear gunshots coming your way you turn back, find a nice spot somewhere in the bushes, and see how things play out. No need to play hero just yet, and remember to stay quiet!
3. Don’t loot just yet
You’re never really sure if a fight is actually over and you never want to be the first one to find out. The looting can wait, this applies to normal players as well. Make sure your surroundings are clear before taking someone else’s belongings with you as you don’t want to be the victim of a third party who arrived too late.
4. Stay away from the lair
The game doesn’t always cripple you every chance it gets as you still have the ability to find out if you’re alone or not. Whenever somebody else steps into the compound you will know once you scan the area using Dark Sight.
You won’t see them but the bounty will tell you that you’re not alone as soon as it glows red. Why are you even in the lair in the first place? Go back outside and wait for the banish!
5. Shoot from the back
Not very honorable, but so is looting. If you ever take the opportunity to finally push after getting a decent amount of gear (for free) then make sure that you still have the upper hand. Don’t jump right in after killing somebody, their friend might just be right around the corner waiting to do the same thing to you.
6. Fight mobs
Moving towards aggressive territory, don’t forget that Hunt has enemies that don’t shoot back. The game is still a mix of both PvP and PvE. Have patience, you’ll get as much experience points for your weapons when you go after grunts, hives, or even meatheads.
Getting experience points means unlocking a new firearm in the family group that you’re trying to level, and that means earning a new gun without having to pay for it. It ain’t much but it’s honest work. Put all of that together and you’ll find yourself using up the entire forty-five minutes of a match without having to worry about losing gear you never paid for. If you have a lot of patience and this is the playstyle that you like then so be it. It’s like a social activity even when you play with another rat and wait around for something to happen!
ALSO READ: Hunt Showdown: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide