In Nier Reincarnation, players can find a wide range of weapons that are categorized based on weapon types, attributes, and rarity. Every single weapon in the game has different stats and active and passive abilities.

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These exceptional features distinguish the weapons from each other, and that is why no two weapons perform the same. Some of them are more effective than others, so we have come up with the top 10 best weapons in Nier Reincarnation so that you can pull your resources in unlocking or getting the top-tier ones first.

Note: Since there are many weapons spread across six weapon types in Nier Reincarnation, we have only mentioned the top ten best weapons in the four-star rarity.

Charcoal Sword

Charcoal Sword is one of the most effective weapons to fight sturdy bosses. This is a Wind Sword that offers some fantastic debuff effects on enemies. Charcoal Sword has a top-tier ranking in the game because it buffs the character’s agility by 5.3 percent. If you’re not using the sword and are equipping it as your secondary weapon, this will still give you an advantage by enhancing the overall attack power by 5.3 percent.


Black Thirst

Black Thirst is Darkness Wand type Weapon in Nier Reincarnation. This weapon applies some of the strongest debuffs on your foes that many other weapons of this category do not. When you’ve equipped Black Thirst as your primary weapon, it can cast blindness upon your enemies through its passive ability. If this weapon is not equipped as your primary weapon and placed in your secondary slot, it will still buff the overall attack power of allies by 5.3 percent, which can effectively turn the tide in your favor.

Old Overlord

Old Overlord is an excellent Water Sword weapon type in Nier Reincarnation. The weapon’s buff more or less acts as a double-edged sword because when your character’s health falls below 70 percent, Old Overlord loses the overall attack power and drops DPS significantly. However, if you manage to keep your HP above the 70 percent threshold, you can deal a huge amount of damage to enemies.

Black Flower

The Black Flower is another fantastic small sword that comes under the fire attribute weapon type. This small sword is better suited for one versus one combat as the weapon’s skills increases combo damage on an enemy. Moreover, Black Flower also increases your character’s critical rate and overall attack power by ten percent.

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Usurper's Spear

Usurper’s spear is most suitable for a fire element character, such as A2, because it is a fire spear itself. This spear deals damage closely to the Black Flower, however, it lacks a little bit of punch. Equipping the spear as a primary weapon will increase the character’s critical rate by 20 percent and attack power by ten percent.

White Deal

White Deal belongs to the Light element type of weapons. This element is not as powerful as water or fire, but still, the weapon proves its usefulness while combating enemies in the field

After equipping this weapon as your primary, it buffs your allies' power and attacking speed for ten seconds, giving them enough time to execute some deadly combos on enemies.

Type 40 Tactical Sword

Even though Type 40 Tactical Sword is a three-star weapon — the only exception in this list to the four-star rule in this guide. It is still a mighty large sword that is meant to be played with in Nier Reincarnation. This large sword has light elemental binding, and the weapon’s prowess lies in stunning enemies easily.

Black Clan

Black Clan is a Greatsword with Darkness attribute attached to it. The weapon is used best while playing with other teammates as it can buff their attack power by seven percent. Other than that, Black Clan also offers a ten percent increase in HP along with a ten percent attack power increase to the wielder.

Yorha Style Steel Sword

The Yorha Style steel sword is reminiscent of Nier Automata’s weapons. This small sword comes with the Darkness attribute and is a four-star weapon in Nier Reincarnation. The fantastic ability effect the weapon offers is that it increases the wielder’s attack power by 20 percent for one minute.

Type 3 Sword

Type 3 Sword is a four-star, fire elemental large sword weapon in Nier Reincarnation. The weapon not only inflicts 50 percent more damage on a target, but it also buffs the defense of all allies by seven percent for ten seconds, making it a go-to weapon for parties.

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