Cyberpunk 2077: How to Get the Professional Widow Reward

Obtain one of the best melee weapons in Cyberpunk 2077 by following this guide on how to get Professional Widow reward in Patch 1.5.

Some of the new weapons in the latest Patch 1.5 for Cyberpunk 2077 are truly amazing. One such weapon is an iconic katana Byakko. Players will not be able to buy it, but they can get it for free once they get the Professional Widow reward.

This guide will provide you with tips on how to get the Professional Widow reward in Cyberpunk 2077. Depending on your progress in the game, this could be the easiest job in the world. But if you haven't got too far, then a lot needs to be done.

How to Get Professional Widow in Cyberpunk 2077

Professional Widow side job doesn't require players to do much, except receive a call from Wakako Okada, who wants to thank V for completing all of her gigs, and then go to the Stash in your apartment, retrieving the Byakko katana weapon.

If you have already completed all of Okada's gigs, then you should get this really quickly in Patch 1.5. If not, then you need to complete all of her gigs, beginning with "A Shrine Defiled" in Shinto Shrine at Millagro Palace, and finishing with "We Have Your Wife" in the building at Raymond Street.

Here is a complete list of all Wakako Okada's gigs:

  • A Shrine Defiled
  • Family Heirloom
  • Getting Warmer...
  • Greed Never Pays
  • Olive Branch
  • Tyger and Vulture
  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Wakako's Favorite
  • We Have Your Wife

Once these are done, you will get Byakko katana for free. This iconic weapon has the following attributes:

  • Reduced stamina cost by 25%
  • Increased critical damage by 34%
  • Increased chance to inflict bleeding by 30%

If you don't want to complete all Okada's gigs, but you still want the weapon, then you can craft it, using the following recipe:

  • Artisan Edgerunner Perk
  • 45 Rare Item Components
  • 40 Epic Item Components
  • 10 Legendary Item Components

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Sergey has been a freelancer in the video games industry for more than five years, writing for various publications around the world. His favorite games are MtG, Dark Souls, Diablo, and Divinity: Original Sin.

Published Feb. 25th 2022

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