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Top 5 Best Hammer Tier List

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Read this Dauntless guide & tier list to know which are the best Hammers in the game. Find out the top ranking hammer to use and more!

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Best Hammer Tier List

Top 5 Hammers In Dauntless

1SkarnSkarn's Vengeance- Timed Overshield With Hit
- Power& Defense Slot
2InfernoInferno's Burden- Double Power Cell Slot
- Built in Overpower
3Thundering Maul_imageThundering Maul- 30% Damage Boost on Head
- Built in Aetheric Attunement
4Break of DawnBreak of Dawn- Built in Cunning
- Chance for Multihit
5Fall Of NightFall of Night- Bonus Damage on Low Health
- Built in Cunning

About the Top Hammers Tier List

These weapons were chosen and ranked according to their usability & effectiveness in hunting Behemoths in Dauntless, including ease of use, skill required, and end game viability. Each weapon's unique capabilities were also taken into consideration when they were chosen.

1. Skarn's Vengeance


Has Built-in Knockout King for Staggering

Skarn's Vengeance has +3 Knockout King which increases your Stagger damage - one of the most important uses of the Hammer.

Check Out Skarn's Vengeance Weapon Stats!

Power and Defense Slot Versatility

It also has a power slot, allowing you to +6 your Knockout King or add another useful power Cell.

Generates A Shield Based on Damage

It's inherent unique perk generates a stackable shield based on the damage you shield. Since hammers deal a lot of damage, you can generate a very durable shield!

2. Inferno's Burden


Focus on High Damage Output

For Slayers who want to go all-out damage, Inferno's Burden is a must-have Hammer. It has 2 power slots, so you can max out power Cells instantly.

Check Out Inferno's Burden Weapon Stats!

Has Overpower Built-in

It also has Overpower, increasing your damage to staggered Behemoths, which works well with your the hammer's ability to stagger and knock Behemoths down!

3. Thundering Maul

Thundering Maul_image

Has Increased Damage on Behemoth Heads

It does 30% more damage to Behemoth heads, making it useful in breaking Behemoth head parts and causing Behemoths to stagger.

Check Out Thundering Maul Weapon Stats!

4. Break Of Dawn

Break of Dawn

Comes With Cunning Perk

The Break of Dawn has a built in Cunning perk, giving you a chance to deal double damage, further increasing the hammer's inherently high damage!

Unique Perk Potentially Quadruples Damage!

It also has the unique ability to add a 10% chance for your attacks to hit twice, which can potentially quadruple your damage output with Cunning!

5. Fall Of Night

Fall Of Night

Synergizes Well With Low Life Builds

This hammer works great with low life builds, as it adds +50% damage when below 20% health, greatly improving damage output.

Doubles Damage With Built-in Cunning

It also has a built-in Cunning perk which grants you a chance to double your strike's damage!

Special Mention: Molten Edict

Special Mention: Molten Edict

Has Long Range Fireball

When firing the Molten Edict, instead of a close range blast, you will instead lob a long range fireball towards a Behemoth, causing damage at range and inflicting blaze damage over time!

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Leave Behind A Blaze Grenade

When performing an Evasive Blast or Double Jump, you leave behind a bouncing and homing Blaze grenade, that explodes upon contact with a Behemoth.

Use The Charrogg's Rolling Lava Orb

Using the Molten Edict grants you the ability to use the Charrogg's lava orb, which procs after executing a full combo followed by an elemental blast.

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