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CRITICAL HITS and HEAVY ATTACKS do increased damage.
— In-game Description

Empowering is an uncommon rarity weapon perk featured in Dead Island 2. The perk increases the damage of a weapon's critical hits and heavy attacks.


The perk's blueprint can be found at the Brentwood Water Reclamation Project in Beverly Hills. It is located on the shelf within the facility's gate control room.


Supported Weapons[]

This perk can be applied to all melee weapons of uncommon or higher rarity.