Melee weapons in SWG are used to attack at point blank range. With the introduction of the Expertise melee weapons are becoming more popular again. Most of the profession have their own melee skill tree which include high damage specials or DoT attacks. Melee weapons often have a higher Base DPS then a ranged weapon with the same CL requirement.
Basic Melee Weapons Include:
|Armor||Assault · Battle · Reconnaissance · Faction · Cybernetics|
|Clothing||Jedi (robes, cloaks) · Ithorian · Wookiee · Wearable containers|
|Jewelry||Necklaces · Bracelets · Rings · Sets|
|Melee weapons||Unarmed · One-handed · Two-handed · Polearms · Lightsabers|
|Ranged weapons||Pistols · Carbines · Rifles · Heavy|