The post will go over The Escapists Best Weapons for winning a fight. At the very bottom of this post is a poll where you can choose up to 2 choices for what you think is the best weapon. For the most part things can be pretty obvious though how you use something can make a big different to.
In earlier mission having something to fight with isn’t that big of deal and can be avoided. Later on when this get really tough your probably gonna need all the help you can get. Choosing a good tool for the job can make things a lot easier.
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The Escapists Best Weapons
Cup of Molten Chocolate = Cup + Bar of Chocolate + Lighter , need 40 Int and will cause an Instant Knockout. Though this attack is a one time use it gets the job done and will knock out everyone in one splash. Not a bad idea to have a couple of these on hand when trying to make the big escape. You might get beat up pretty good and need some effective weaponry.
How To Make: Cup, Bar of Chocolate and Lighter can be found in desks or purchased from other inmates.
Nunchucks – Wire + Timber + Timber, need 70 Int. This are the highest damaging weapon in the game along with the Whip with 10 points of health loss delivered with each hit. When chocolate isn’t on the menu this is the next best thing and the Int requirement is 10 less than the Whip.
How To Make: Wire can be found in other inmates desks and on there bodies when knocked out. Timber can be bought from other inmates or smuggled out of the Woodshop using the Contraband Pouch.
Whip – Timber + Wire + Razor Blade, need 80 Int. Deals the same amount of damage as the Nunchucks, but needs 10 more Int which probably isn’t too much of an issue.
How To Make: The Wire and Razor Blade can be found in other inmates desks and on there bodies when knocked out. Timber can be bought from other inmates or smuggled out of the Woodshop using the Contraband Pouch.
Beside having a good weapon making sure that your armor is increases can help a ton. There are a few more options, but below is the best of the best.
Plated POW or Inmate Outfit – POW or Inmate Outfit + Roll of Duct Tape + Sheet of Metal, needs 80 Int, Defense +3.This will reduce the damage dealt to you by guards and prisoners by 3 making you a force to be reckoned with.
How To Make: POW or Inmate Outfits are prisoner uniforms unique to certain locations. You will start with one and can take them from others. Roll of Duct Tape and Sheet Metal can be found in desks and acquired from other prisoners. Sheet Metal can also be stolen from the Metal Shop.