Zombie Army 4: Dead War Melee Takedown Attacks
There are currently four Melee Takedwon Attacks in Zombie Army 4: Dead War with more likely to be added over time. To survive in the game it is essential that you know how to perform melee attacks proficiently. Check out our Melee Takedown Attacks guide to find out everything you need to know about them.
The Melee Takedown attacks in Zombie Army 4: Dead War allow you to cause massive damage to the enemies when they are performed. To perform a Melee Takedown attack on a zombie you must first complete a prerequisite. At the bottom of your screen there are three circles that fill up during gameplay. The circle on the right indicates when you can do a Melee Takedown attack by lighting up.
This circle will light up when you have filled the circle by doing a combo of at least 10. If you then get close to a zombie and press the X button on your PS4 controller or A button if you are playing on Xbox One your character will perform a Melee Takedown attack. The four Melee Takedown attacks currently in the game are:
This Melee Takedown is a devestating short distance attack. Slash Machete has 3 levels to unlock:Level 1:
Unlocked at rank 2.Level 2:
Unlocked at rank 38. There is an increase in the reach of the blade.Level 3:
Unlocked at rank 63. There is another increase in the reach of the blade.
This Melee Takedown attack emits supercharged electricity that stuns the enemies when it hits them. Electric Fist has 3 levels to unlock.Level 1:
Unlocked at rank 8.Level 2:
Unlocked at rank 43. Additional electric arc that increases the range.Level 3:
Unlocked at rank 68. Third electric arc gained that further increases the range.
This Melee Takedown attack can cause a shock wave which can knock down the enemies. When you perform this Divine Explosion you will be slightly healed for each enemy you hit. Divine Explosion has 3 levels to unlock:Level 1:
Unlocked at rank 18.Level 2:
Unlocked at rank 48. There is an increase in capabilities.Level 3:
Unlocked at rank 73. There is a significant increase in healing properties and its range.
Fire Ax Throw
This Melee Takedown attack where you throw an ax that causes incendiary damage is very effective when there is a short distance between you and the enemy. Fire Axe Throw has 3 levels to unlock:Level 1:
Unlocked at rank 28.Level 2:
Unlocked at rank 53. The number of axes you can throw is increased to 2.Level 3:
Unlocked at rank 78. The number of axes you can throw is increased to 3.
Check out our Weapons Guide
to see a complete list of all the weapons and mods that are available in Zombie Army 4: Dead War.