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Cyberpunk 2077 Speed Demon

The Cyberpunk 2077 Speed Demon Perk is found within the Annihilation Skill Tree and is improved by leveling your Body Stat. The Speed Demon Perk You deal more damage the faster you're moving. We rank this as a S-Tier choice and recommend using Shotgun and HMG weapons with this perk.

Speed Demon

Skill Type: Annihilation

Requires: Level 16 Body

Effect: You deal more damage the faster you're moving

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Perks like Speed Demon in Cyberpunk 2077

List of Annihilation Perks that are similar to Speed Demon.

Rank Lvl Perk Effect
C
5 Pump It, Louder!Reduces recoil of shotguns and light machine guns by 10% / 20%
C
1 Hail Of BulletsShotguns and light machine guns deal 3% / 6% / 10% more damage
A
5 In Your FaceReduces reload time of shotguns and light machine guns by 20% / 40%
B
7 Dead CenterIncreases damage to torso by 10% / 20%
A
7 BloodrushIncreases movement speed while carrying a shotgun or light machine gun by 5% / 10%
A
9 MongooseIncreases evasion by 25% while reloading
A
9 BulldozerIncreases crit chance with shotguns and light machine guns by 10%
A
11 Momentum ShiftDefeating an enemy increases movement speed by 10% / 15% / 20% for 10 seconds
A
11 MassacreIncreases crit damage with shotguns and light machine guns by 15% / 30% / 45%
A
12 Heavy Leadshotguns and light machine guns knock back enemies with more force
A
12 Skeet ShooterDeal 15% more damage to moving targets
S
14 ManicWhen entering combat, your movement speed increases by 20% for 10 second(s)
S
14 UnstoppableDismembering an enemy increases fire rate (cycle time) by 10% for 8 seconds. Stacks up to 3 times
S
16 Speed DemonYou deal more damage the faster you're moving
A
16 Burn Baby BurnDoubles the duration of burn
S
18 Poppin' OffShotguns have a 25% / 50% higher chance of dismembering enemies
A
18 Hit The DeckIncreases damage to staggered and knocked-down enemies by 10% / 20%
A
20 BiathleteWeapon spread does not increase while moving
S
20 BloodbathDismembering enemies reduces weapon recoil by 50% for 6 sec. +1% per Perk Level
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Best weapons to use with Speed Demon Perk in Cyberpunk 2077

We consider Shotgun and HMG weapons to be the best to use with the Speed Demon perk.

Shotgun and HMG Stats
Power
DPS

Low
Requirement

Body 6
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Power
DPS

Low
Requirement

Body 6
Power
DPS

Medium
Mod Slots

Silencer Scope
Smart
DPS

None
Requirement

Smart Link Cyberware
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Power
DPS

Medium
Mod Slots

Silencer Scope
Smart
DPS

Low
Requirement

Smart Link Cyberware
Power
DPS

Low
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Power
DPS

Low
Requirement

Body 6
Mod Slots

Silencer Scope
Power
DPS

Medium
Mod Slots

Silencer Scope
Power
DPS

High
Power
M251S Ajax
Stats

46-56 Damage
4.89 Attacks Per Second
+
32-39 Chemical Damage
+
32-39 Physical Damage
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Muzzle Slot
Effects

High dismembering probability and fire rate.
Power
Carnage
Stats

11-14x20 Damage
0.66 Attacks Per Second
+
10-13 Thermal Damage
+
3% Burn Damage
1.02 Headshot Damage Multiplier
Mod Slots

Mod Slot
Effects

Low reload speed but reduced spread while aiming.
Power
HJSH-18 Masamune
Stats

93-113 Damage
2.94 Attacks Per Second
+
65-80 Physical Damage
+
26.48% Crit Chance
+
52.48% Crit Damage
+
10% Bleeding Damage
2 Headshot Damage Multiplier
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Muzzle Slot
4x Mod Slots
Effects

Piercing projectiles.
Power
D5 Copperhead
Stats

41-50 Damage
6.38 Attacks Per Second
+
31-38 Thermal Damage
+
24.08% Crit Chance
+
18% Burn Chance
1 Headshot Damage Multiplier
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Muzzle Slot
Mod Slot
Effects

High thermal damage with a chance to apply Burn.
Power
M2038 Tactician
Stats

25-30 Damage
1.21 Attacks Per Second
+
18-22 Chemical Damage
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Effects

Increased number of pellets shot, reduced reload time, chance to apply Bleeding
Smart
L-69 Zhuo
Stats

27-33 Damage
0.87 Attacks Per Second
+
19-23 Physical Damage
+
19.46% Crit Chance
+
83.40% Crit Damage
+
10% Bleeding Chance
2.11 Headshot Damage Multiplier
Effects

Fires explosive rounds and rips enemies to shreds.
Smart
D5 Sidewinder
Stats

23-28 Damage
6 Attacks Per Second
+
17-20 Electrical Damage
Effects

Can target up to five enemies simultaneously. Deals chemical damage with a chance to apply Poison.

Best Speed Demon Build, Weapons, and Cyberware in Cyberpunk 2077

We recommend using this Machine Gun and Run build with the Speed Demon Perk, together with Bullseye and Reload will improve the overall build.

A-Tier
Machine Gun and Run Build
20
Body
20
Reflexes
15
Cool
3
Intelligence
3
Technical Ability

The Best Weapons we recommend for this build
Name Stats
Smart
D5 Sidewinder
Stats

23-28 Damage
6 Attacks Per Second
+
17-20 Electrical Damage
Effects

Can target up to five enemies simultaneously. Deals chemical damage with a chance to apply Poison.

The Best Cyberware we recommend for this build
Name Price Effect
Smart Link
Rare
Hands Cyberware
9,000
No reqs. at Viktor's. Allows you to use the smart-targeting module in Smart weapons. Directly links user's optical implant to weapon's system offering real-time data-tracking.
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Smart Link
Epic
Hands Cyberware
15,000
Same as rare, and Increase chance for smart bullets to hit targets by 10% and Crit Dmg by 10%.
Smart Link
Legendary
Hands Cyberware
21,000
Same as rare, and Increase chance for smart bullets to hit targets by 25% and Crit Dmg by 25%.
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You should check out our Best Mods Guide.

Need a cyberdeck to complete this build? You should check out our Best Cyberdeck Guide.

The Best Quickhacks to use with this build
Name Price Specs Effect
Ping
Uncommon
60
RAM Cost: 1
Upload Time: 1
Duration: 20
Cooldown: 0
Reveals enemies and devices connected to the local network.
Ping
Legendary
280
RAM Cost: 1
Upload Time: 1
Duration: 20
Cooldown: 0
Highlighted targets can be scanned and quickhacked through solid obstacles.

Machine Gun and Run Best Perks You Should Use
Skill Lvl Perks Effects
1 BulletjockIncreases damage with Rifle and Submachine Gun by 3% / 6% / 10%
7 BullseyeIncreases Rifle and Submachine Gun damage while aiming by 10%
7 ExecutionerDeal 25% more Rifle and Submachine Gun damage to enemies whose health is above 50%
9 Duck HunterIncreases Rifle and Submachine Gun damage to moving enemies by 10% / 20%
11 Feel The FlowReduces reload time for Rifle and Submachine Gun by 10% / 20%
14 Named BulletsIncreases crit damage from Rifle and Submachine Gun by 35%
18 Long ShotRifle damage increases the farther you are located from enemies
1 RegenerationHealth slowly regenerates during combat
5 InvincibleIncreases max health by 10% / 20% / 30%
7 EpimorphosisHealth regenerates up to 70% / 80% / 90% of max health outside of combat
11 MultitaskerAllows you to shoot while sprinting, sliding and vaulting
11 Divided AttentionAllows you to reload weapons while sprinting, sliding and vaulting
12 Cardio CureHealth regenerates faster when moving
16 Dog Of WarIncreases health regen in combat by 15% / 20%
16 WolverineHealth regen activates 50% / 90% faster during combat
7 Dead CenterIncreases damage to torso by 10% / 20%
11 Momentum ShiftDefeating an enemy increases movement speed by 10% / 15% / 20% for 10 seconds
16 Speed DemonYou deal more damage the faster you're moving
1 Cold BloodAfter defeating an enemy, gain Cold Blood for 10 seconds and increase movement speed by 2%. Stacks up to 1/2/3 times
5 Will To SurviveIncreases all resistances by 2.5% / 5% per stack of Cold Blood
7 Critical ConditionIncreases duration of Cold Blood by 5/10 seconds
9 Rapid BloodflowIncrease health regen inside and outside combat by50% / 100% per stack of Cold Blood
9 Defensive ClottingIncreases armor by 1% / 2% per stack of Cold Blood
11 Frozen PrecisionIncreases headshot damage by 50%
14 Cold And CalculatingLanding a crit hit has 25% chance of applying a stack of Cold Blood
16 CoolagulantStacks of Cold Blood are removed one by one, not all at once

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