—Information accurate as of: build 904.83
The Machete is a melee weapon in Experimental Rust with good durability and damage output. It is one of the best melee weapons in the game, with damage below the Salvaged Sword.
The Machete can be thrown by equipping it in the hotbar and pressing right-click, forcefully hurling the object at least a few meters. It doesn't just drop the item, but will do damage if it hits an animal, player or structure. It can be retrieved by mousing over it and pressing the Use key (default "E").
Damage and function times
The Machete can be crafted with:
- The Machete can be used for harvesting Wood, but it only gets 15 Wood per hit, which is half what the Hatchet gets.