Battlefield 1 Weapons
- Battlefield 1 – Pistols
- Battlefield 1 – Shotguns
- Battlefield 1 – Sniper Rifles
- Battlefield 1 – Semi-Automatic Rifles
- Battlefield 1 – Submachine Guns
- Battlefield 1 – Machine Guns
- Battlefield 1 – Everything Else
Melee weapons include clubs, bayonets, sabers, and other handheld close-quarters weapons. The close-quarters implements of Battlefield 1 include:
Hand-to-hand weapons are reported to be a bigger part of Battlefield than in previous entries, and the savage trench mace is the first seen in the reveal trailer, shown caving in the skull of one unlucky soldier. These weapons, often home-made, were used most often during nighttime trench raids alongside other close-combat weapons. Brutally effective, expect these weapons to kill any opponents that dare get too close with a single swing.
Trench warfare wouldn’t be possible without the common entrenching tool. These spades were issued to soldiers for digging, but quickly become an auxiliary weapon due to the shortened design, making it easier to maneuver one-handed. The stocky shape and sharp metal head make it another obvious choice.
Many weapons can be customized with the powerful Bayonet knife. Rifles and SMGs can be gain Bayonets, which provides the player with a deadly Bayonet charge ability. This charge is faster than a sprint, but you’ll find yourself with very little control over your movement. If you manage to land a melee hit, you’ll earn yourself an instant kill. In the screenshot above, you’ll see the Bayonet Charge with a customized MP18 TR employed against a German Empire soldier.
The German Cavalry Officer’s Sword seen held high in the trailer is a much more elegant melee weapon. It looks to be wielded by an armed resistance dressed in appropriate desert garb, and should be a deadly weapon of war in the right hands. EA promises on-horse combat, and even though the sword probably won’t dent a tank’s armor, any enemy soldiers caught on-foot aren’t likely to survive a swing or two.