Have a Nice Death Trailer Details Deadly Tools of the Trade

The final “Life in the Afterlife” trailer details the numerous weapons available in Have a Nice Death.

Have a Nice Death publisher Gearbox has released the final trailer in the "Life in the Afterlife" series. Titled Tools of the Trade, the trailer highlights the various weapons that can be wielding as you reap your way through enemies. The rogue-like game launches on March 22 for Nintendo Switch and PC.


The game boasts an incredible lineup of weapons, over 70, that you can choose from. On top of the weapons that can be found throughout Death Inc., they can also be upgraded and enhanced. With a variety of build combinations, you can customize your arsenal to fit your hack-n-slash playstyle.

Weapons fall into three main categories: Scythes, Cloak Transformations, and Pitbook Spells. 

Here's what was showcased for each of them in the trailer: 


  • The Scythe
  • Diss Scythe
  • Twinsie
  • Sickles
  • Parasol 1.0
  • Billhooks
  • Selenite

Cloak Transformations

  • Kaze-Konai
  • Behammorth
  • Shake Spear
  • Slaymore
  • Whirl Daggers
  • Rapparrier
  • Ferral Fists
  • Rocket Launcher
  • Death Star
  • Dirty Dagger
  • Revelation Bow
  • Daggust
  • Sisword
  • Jabelin
  • Firebow
  • Dragaenor
  • Slaygore
  • Brutumhammer
  • Murray of Crows

Image via Gearbox Publishing

Pitbook Spells

  • Boomerang-Hex
  • Explosion
  • Fire Arrow
  • Poisoned Gift
  • Shockwave
  • Spitfire
  • Myriad of Stars
  • Poison Mist
  • Mordicine
  • Boulderain
  • Sacrifix
  • Vladislaw
  • Aleistar
  • Dark Claws
  • Bees
  • Ganglion-X4
  • EyeSeeYou
  • Star Raving Mad
  • Skyfall
  • Dark Talons
  • Piercing Ray
  • Spiteful Chomper
  • Soul Razor
  • Starry Halo
  • Moskillto
  • Firescreamer
  • Focus
  • Sepulcharal Ray
  • Voracious Burst
  • Tempus Abjuratum
  • Troublecross
  • Tornadmin
  • Lyberis Skulls
  • Wizzalch Barrage
  • Frostoxic
  • Wishtorm

Gearbox Publishing even threw in a few weapons in development and coming soon for Have a Nice Death.

  • Void Rift
  • Beasteel
  • Anvilaunch
  • Excavor
  • Vampire Battery
  • Nihilaser

Along with the trailer, a blog post details some of the builds the community has come up with. Comprised of three curses and three weapons, the four builds give an idea on what combinations you can use while playing. 

Check back for Have a Nice Death news, game guides and more. 

Featured Image via Gearbox Publishing


Ashley, otherwise known as Glitchiee, is an avid gamer of RPGs, TTRPGS, farming sims, The Sims, and a variety of games in between. Playing on the NES and SNES, collecting 1st gen Pokemon cards, and playing on her Gameboy color are some of her favorite memories from early childhood. Combined with a passion for writing, Ashley is focused on bringing the best news, guides, reviews and lists the industry has to offer.

Published Mar. 6th 2023

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