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Warhammer 40K: Darktide Ogryn build and weapons

The bigger they are, the harder they hit!
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Warhammer 40K: Darktide is a game where you can charge forth and cleave through hordes of enemies, beasts, and everything in between. If you really want to pile through the enemies, then you mayw ant to consider the Ogryn: Skullbreaker build. Hulking, huge, and tough, these guys will go toe-to-toe with any enemy. If you want more details, however, before you make your choice, then here is the full list of abilities, bonuses, and weapons that the Ogryn boasts in Warhammer 40K: Darktide.

Ogryn abilities in Warhammer 40K: Darktide

Ogryns are all about strength and power, and are most useful at the front lines, shrugging off hits. Here are their abilities that help with that:


Bull Rush: Charge forward, knocking back enemies and gaining 25% attack and movement speed for 5 seconds.


Big Box of Hurt: Throw a box of grenades for a high power single target attack (and no the grenade box doesn’t explode).


Intimidating Presence: Allies in coherency gain +10% heavy melee attack damage.


Thick Skin: 20% Health and Toughness damage reduction.

Excessive Force: +25% melee stagger.

Loyal Protector: Reviving or assisting allies won’t be interrupted if you receive damage.

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Ogryn weapons in Warhammer 40K: Darktide

All Ogryn weapons are Ogryn exclusive, due to their giant hands. They cannot wield guns that all the other classes can. Here are all of their fashioned weapons:

Melee weapons

  • Bull Butcher Mk III Cleaver
  • Krourk MK IV Cleaver
  • Krourk Mk VI Cleaver
  • “Brunt Special” Mk I Bully Club
  • Brute-Brainer MK III Latrine Shovel
  • Orox Mk II Battle Maul & Mk II Slab Shield

Ranged weapons

  • Blastoom Mk III Grenadier Gauntlet
  • Krourk Mk V Twin-Linked Heavy Stubber
  • Lorenz Mk V Kickback
  • Foe-Rend Mk II Ripper Gun
  • Foe-Rend Mk VI Ripper Gun
  • Foe-Rend Mk V Ripper Gun
  • Lorenz Mk VI Rumbler
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