Striking weapons in Phantasy Star Online 2 include swords, wired lances, partisans, knuckles, double sabers, twin daggers, katanas and gunslashes.

Striking weapons are indicated by red-orange inventory icons. All striking weapons increase S-ATK when equipped, increase a mag's striking support when fed to it, enable use of the step skill, and require S-ATK to use discs to learn their photon arts. Common and uncommon striking weapons require S-ATK to equip, except katanas and gunslashes, which require DEX. Rare weapon requirements vary.