Remnant 2: How To Get The Abyssal Hook? [With Pics]

Learn about the location, stats, and upgrade path of the Abyssal Hook, one of the best melee weapons in the Awakened King DLC of Remnant 2.

The Abyssal Hook is one of the most potent melee weapons in the Awakened King DLC of Remnant 2. I’ve personally used it a ton and ranked it one of the best in my DLC Weapons guide. Although the recent patch notes have noticeably nerfed the Hook, it’s still extremely versatile and a useful weapon to have.

Key Takeaways
  • The Abyssal Hook is a melee weapon obtainable in Remnant 2’s Awakened King DLC.
  • Its Weapon Mod, Fathomless Deep, grants +10% Melee Stagger for each Charged Attack up to 3 times.
  • Players can find the Abyssal Hook in the Drowned Wen by following the straight path onto the area’s first checkpoint.
  • From there, go to the sewers, then climb the ladder on the first right to reach a small tunnel, and the weapon should be lying deep inside.

How To Get The Abyssal Hook In Remnant 2

Players can get the Abyssal Hook in the sewers area of the Drowned Wen dungeon, accessible via the Awakened King DLC.

Unlike most other top-tier weapons in this DLC, you can’t miss the Abyssal Hook by making any in-game decisions. However, the challenging part is getting to the Drowned Wen, which you can reach after going through both the Forlorn Coast and the Sunken Haunt dungeon.

  1. From the World Stone, head down the alleyway and continue the straightforward path onto your first checkpoint just before the docks.
  2. After taking the checkpoint, turn around and go up the staircase between the houses on your left, then take the downward path that leads you to the sewers.
  3. Climb the ladder on your right as you enter the sewers to reach a boneyard and kill the 2 Manticora enemies here.
  4. Go through the tunnel on your left, and you should see the Abyssal Hook standing next to the wall on your left.
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    Checkpoint on the planks (Screenshot Grabbed by me)
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    Staircase beside the checkpoint (Screenshot Grabbed by me)
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    Entrance to the sewers (Picture Captured by me)
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    Boneyard in the sewers with Manticora enemies (Image by me)
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    The Abyssal Hook's location (Image by me)

Abyssal Hook’s Stats And Abilities

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The Abyssal Hook (Picture taken by me)

One of the core selling points of the Abyssal Hook in Remnant 2 is its unbelievably high stagger rate. The melee’s Weapon Mod, Fathomless Deep, grants +10% Melee Stagger after a Charged Attack for 5 seconds. This ability can stack up to 3 times, meaning you can get a whopping +30% Melee Stagger! For context, the second most stagger-heavy melee weapon can only do +13% Melee Stagger.

Important: The Abyssal Hook also comes with a Mutator slot.

Upgrade Path

Here’s the upgrade path of the Abyssal Hook, detailing the requirement to get to each level:

15x Iron
2x Lumenite Crystals
300x Scraps
210x Iron
2x Lumenite Crystals
400x Scraps
315x Iron
2x Lumenite Crystals
500x Scraps
415x Forged Iron
2x Lumenite Crystals
600x Scraps
520x Forged Iron
3x Lumenite Crystals
700x Scraps
615x Galvanized Iron
3x Lumenite Crystals
800x Scraps
720x Galvanized Iron
3x Lumenite Crystals
900x Scraps
815x Hardened Iron
4x Lumenite Crystals
1000x Scraps
920x Hardened Iron
4x Lumenite Crystals
1100x Scraps
101x Simulacrum
5x Lumenite Crystals
1200x Scraps

That wraps up my brief guide on how to unlock and upgrade the Abyssal Hook in Remnant 2. While this weapon is still viable for PvE and PvP, I’d recommend carefully looking at future patch notes since the recent ones really gunned down the Abyssal Hook. It’s a shame, too, since the melee is extremely fun to use against minibosses. For more details on the Hook’s changes, check out this YouTube video for a hands-on experience.

Check out Usama’s review of Remnant 2’s Awakened King DLC to learn about how it improves and could’ve improved the formula. To test out your Abyssal Hook weapon, here’s a guide on the Forgotten Commune dungeon you can visit. And be sure to take a look at other top-tier items in the DLC by getting the Lighthouse Ring in Remnant 2.


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