Crovel Survival Tool

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Crovel Survival Tool
KF2 Perk Berserker White.png
KF2Crovel Survival Tool.png
KF2 Weight White.png
 4
MAGAZINE SIZE KF2 Magazine Gray.png
SPARE AMMO CAPACITY KF2 Ammo Gray.png
DAMAGE
86
FIRE RATE
60
ACCURACY
3
PENETRATION
0
"Primary - fast slash attack, Hold Primary for combo attack."
"Secondary - heavy blunt attack."
"Alt - block/parry."
"Part crowbar, part shovel, all quite deadly."
General Information
Pricing KF2 Dosh Gray.png 200
Ammo Cost KF2 Dosh Gray.png
Weapon Type Melee Weapon KF2 WeaponType Melee Weapon Gray.png
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Weapon Information
Starting Ammo KF2 Ammo Gray.png
Block (damage multiplier) ×0.6
Parry (damage multiplier) ×0.5
Secondary Ammunition
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Magazine Size {{{SecondaryAmmunition_MagazineSize}}}
Spare Ammo Capacity {{{SecondaryAmmunition_AmmoCapacity}}}
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Technical Information
Related Achievements
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status as of game version 1049


The Crovel Survival Tool is the Berserker's starting weapon.

Description

"Primary - fast slash attack, Hold Primary for combo attack. Secondary - heavy blunt attack. Alt - block/parry."

Flavor Text

"Part crowbar, part shovel, all quite deadly."

Technical Information

Damage (Primary) = up to 49.
Damage (Secondary) = up to 86.
Damage (Bash) = up to 15.

Damage Type = Slashing (primary), Bludgeon (secondary and bash).

Maximum Hit Range = 1.5m.

Rate Of Fire:
Primary (combo) = 128.
Secondary = 60.
Bash = 82.

Equip Time = 0.44s.
Putdown Time = 0.47s.

Parry:
Strength = 3.
Duration = 0.51s.
Damage Reduction = 50%.
Block Damage Reduction = 40%.

Weapon Powers:
Melee hit power (alt-fire) = 100.
Melee hit power (bash) = 100.
Melee hit power (primary) = 50.
Stumble power (alt-fire) = 100.
Stumble power (bash) = 100.
Stumble power (primary) = 50.

Upgrades

Upg1 (500): Base damage x1.2, Base weight + 1.
Upg2 (600): Base damage x1.45, Base weight + 2.
Upg3 (700): Base damage x1.65, Base weight + 3.
Upg4 (1500): Base damage x1.85, Base weight + 4.

Notes

  • Amount of the damage per horizontal strike depend on player-to-ZED angle. Horizontal strikes do no more than 75% and not less than 50% of the base damage value.
  • Blockable damage types: Bludgeon / Slashing.

Strategy

The Crovel is a quick and versatile melee weapon, capable of dealing both Slashing and Blunt damage.

A light swing will decapitate any basic enemy - Gorefast, Stalker, Crawler or any type of Clots.

Despite its favorable handling, the Crovel deals rather low damage and lacks a reliable crowd control capabilities, and should be replaced with the higher tier weapons by the time Scrakes and Fleshpounds might spawn.

Lightweight, takes 4 blocks of weight in inventory. This makes it worth bringing into the boss round for parrying attacks as it has better damage mitigation than knife.

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