Build Guides for  Cyberpunk 2077 feature an arrangement of character Skills and Equipment that define a specific set of playstyle or highlight a certain natural strength for the player. Builds are created by users and as such their performance is varied, and should not be taken as a requirement or objective of the game.

Best Cyberpunk 2077 Builds

  1. Neural Netrunner: Hacking "Mage" Build for the Quick-Minded
  2. Street Samurai: Katana Melee Build for the stylish
  3. Cold Blooded Gunslinger: Revolver Build with outstanding critical
  4. Big Brain: Quickhacks Build for broken damage
  5. T-1000 Terminator: Gorilla Arms Build for melee action
  6. Contract Killer: Silenced Pistol Build for assassins
  7. Smart Shooter: Run and Gun Build that requires no aiming
  8. Maximum Carnage: Shotgun Build up close and personal
  9. Ghost Wire: Monowire Build for the eccentric
  10. Tech Engineer: Tech Weapons Build for the crafters

Make the Best Cyberpunk Build

The Character Creation Guide explains the basic aspects of character creation and things you need to know to make your own build. Regardless of whether you want to follow someone else's ideas or make your own, this is a great starting point to understand what every lifepath does, get an idea of perks, skills and more.



Cyberpunk 2077 Builds Guide

Our Cyberpunk Builds feature the Best Builds in Cyberpunk 2077, and the most fun builds to play the game. If you are wondering if it's worth to give the many weapons and talents a try, check out our character creation guide and complete builds resource to get inspired and create your own unique builds, without the need for a build planner. With each build, we go through the best perks, weapons, attributes and overall equipment. We also provide you with tips and tricks on how to play each build to get the most out of them.

All our build guides have videos to help you see them action, but you may want to check out the recent Patch Notes to see if any mechanic has changed significantly before release, for PC, Playstation or Xbox.

T-1000 Terminator Build Guide: Gorilla Arms


The T-1000 Terminator Build is a Build that uses the Gorilla Arms Cyberware to pummel enemies to death, while at the same time having enough survive ability to withstand a buttload of gunfire. If you’ve been looking for a good Gorilla Arms Melee Build, then you this Guide is for you.

Cold Blooded Gunslinger Build Guide: Critical Revolver


The Cold Blooded Gunslinger Build does incredible damage with Revolvers to absolute destroy enemies, even on the hardest difficulties of the game. If you’re a Night City citizen with Big Number Syndrome then you’ll want to check out this Build because you get some absolutely huge Crit numbers with this Build!



Neural Netrunner Build Guide: Quickhacks Specialist


The Neural Netrunner Build uses Quickhacks and Cyberware to turn the tide of battle, and often make challenging scenarios into much easier ones. If you’ve been wondering how to hack enemies and make a “mage” type character for all intents a purposes, then this is the Build for you.

Street Samurai Build Guide: Katana Melee


The Street Samurai Build that is a melee Build that uses speed and Katanas to shred enemies into pieces all over the battlefield. If you enjoy melee combat and you’ve been looking for away to play a melee Build effectively then you’ll want to check this Build out.



Smart Shooter Build Guide: Submachine Gun Runner


The Smart Shooter Build is a Build that uses the Smart technology of Cyberpunk 2077 to shred enemies without even having to aim. If you’re tired of dealing with cover and just want to run and gun, then you’ll definitely want to check out this Build.

Tech Engineer Build Guide: Tech Weapon Specialist


The Tech Engineer Build uses Tech Weapons to their fullest, also allowing you to craft high quality equipment. If you like the crafting system in Cyberpunk 2077, but don’t want to gimp your damage to be able to use it, then you’ll want to check out this Build.



Contract Killer Build Guide: Stealth Assassin


This Contract Killer Build uses a silenced Pistol or Revolver to take enemies out from Stealth. If you like to creep around systematically picking your targets off one by one, then this is the Build for you.

Ghost Wire Build Guide: Monowire Stealth


The Ghost Wire Build is a Build that uses the Monowire Cyberware to whip enemies to death from a distance, either from Stealth or while in melee combat. If you’ve been trying to figure out how to use the Monowire effectively then this Build is for you!


Maximum Carnage Build Guide: Shotgun Tank


The Maximum Carnage Build is a Build that uses the Shotgun Carnage to absolutely shred enemies with pellets, even from medium distances. If you’ve been looking for a way to use a Shotgun effectively, but haven’t been successful, then you’ll want to check out this Guide.

Big Brain Build: OP Netrunner Hybrid


The Big Brain Build is a Build that has a heavy emphasis on the use of the Short Circuit Quickhack to shock the hell out of enemies. This might be one of the most broken Builds in the game, and if you like to Quickhack but don’t want your damage to suffer with guns or melee weapons then this is the Build for you.


Cyberpunk 2077 Community Builds

  • You can add your own Cyberpunk Builds to this page by creating a page on the wiki then linking it here
  • The videos and articles within are creations of Fextralife
  • We are working on adding more Builds, currently we have revolvers, quickhacking and katanas. Next up we're looking at stealth, snipers, machine guns and more!
Name Main Attributes Main Weapons Description

Arasaka Spy

  • Intelligence
  • Cool
  • Pistols (Power)
  • Monowire
  • Quickhacks
 Coming Soon

Doom/True run and gun

  • Body
  • Reflexes
  • Technical Ability
  • Double Barreled Shotguns
  • Sniper Rifles
  • Katanas

This is not done. Be back when it is. - The Terminator

Exploding Heads

  • Technical Ability
  • Reflexes
  • Cool
  • Comrade's Hammer
  • Smart Rifles (Ashura or Yinglong)

One shot everything that looks at you silly.

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