There are many different types with varying attributes and abilities. For example you should use the Meat Cleaver if you want to cause the most bleeding, and the Baseball Bat if you want to stun your opponent the most. Other weapons form the middle ground of these.
Every melee weapon has a primary and a secondary attack. The secondary attack does twice as much damage, takes twice as long to attack with.
There are multiple different weapon types:
Each melee weapon has different levels of the following attributes:
|Meat Cleaver||Slash||Medium||Very High||None||Fast|
There are also job specific melee weapons such as the Nightstick and the Fire Axe.