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The Starfield Ripshank is one of the many weapons in Bethesda’s huge new RPG. Discover Ripshank stats, info, and more in our weapons database.


Little is know about the Ripshank, which was first spotted during the Starfield Direct showcase of June 2023 in an inventory window view. It is quite possible, judging from its name, that it is a melee weapon similar to the Ripper chainsaw seen in the Fallout series.

Ripshank overview

The Starfield Ripshank is a Melee Weapon found in the Settled Systems. Manufactured by an unknown entity, the Ripshank Starfield weapon has a credit value of 365, and a mass of 0.4.

Ripshank stats

The Ripshank deals 12 Physical damage per hit.

As a weapon which specializes in Physical damage, the Ripshank is boosted by the Dueling skill.

Where to find Ripshank

You can find base and upgraded versions of the Ripshank randomly in a number of containers, as loot from defeated enemies, and in several NPC inventories. Bear in mind, many weapons will not spawn unless you have reached a specific Starfield level. So, if you visit any of the below and can’t find the weapon, check back later once you’re a higher level.

You can purchase or find the Ripshank in the following Starfield locations:

It is currently unknown where this weapon can be found.