Diablo 4 – How to Switch or Swap Weapons

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Diablo 4 is currently in the Beta testing stages, so there are some features that you cannot access right now. One of the features that would be confusing to figure out is how to swap or switch weapons in the game. This was a widely popular feature in the earlier games, and since we are still in beta testing, you would be confused about how to get this done. In this guide, we will see how to switch or swap weapons in Diablo 4.

Diablo 4 – How to Switch or Swap Weapons

You can still swap weapons in Diablo 4 Beta, but the process is slightly different from earlier games. Here we will see how to switch or swap weapons in Diablo 4.

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How to Unlock Skills in Diablo 4

Before you can start swapping weapons, you need to unlock the necessary skills for it. In the skill tree, you would notice that certain skills are tied to certain weapons. For example, for the Rogue, you need to unlock the Heartseeker or Power Shot skills to use the bow. But you would also need to unlock Blade Shift so that the Rogue can use melee weapons.

Different weapons require different skills to use, so you need to check the skill tree and unlock the ones that are tied to the particular weapon. Dual wielding classes will require skills that will let them use two weapons at the same time. You can unlock skills as you level up your character and earn skill points.

How to Assign Skills to the Hot Bar in Diablo 4

Now that you have the skill, you need to assign it to your hotkey. Click on any of the empty slots in your hot bar, it will show you all available skills you can assign. Select the skill you want, then select the Assign Skill option to equip it.

After setting the skill, press X (Xbox)/ Square (PS)/ Middle Mouse Button (PC) to cycle between all the available weapons that are assigned to the hot bar.

That’s all there is to know about swapping weapons in Diablo 4. If you like this guide you can check out our other guides as well.

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