How To Build David Martinez From Edgerunners In Cyberpunk 2077

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  • Best Cyberware For A David Martinez Build
  • How To Get David Martinez's Gear (HJKE-11 Yukimura Weapon)

David Martinez, the main protagonist of Cyberpunk 2077-inspired Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, is equipped with a highly versatile build that can make for an engaging experience when used in-game. Of course, it is not possible to perform everything David did in the show due to the constraints of gameplay mechanics and player control limitations in Cyberpunk 2077. However, the concept of being able to fight as the Sandevistan-imbued powerhouse that is David Martinez is more than a feasible endeavor.


To build David Martinez from Edgerunners in Cyberpunk 2077, players will need to acquire the proper Operating System, Cyberware, and gear. While build elements like Attributes and Perks are highly customizable to match one's playstyle, specific parts of the build are carved in stone, such as David's iconic Military grade Sandevistan system. Those looking to take a step further in their roleplaying efforts can also acquire David's signature Jacket from the Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime.

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David's Jacket is part of a hidden quest that initiates once players watch a Braindance clip, obtainable by searching a garbage bin located by Megabuilding H4 in Arroyo of Santo Domingo. After the Braindance ends, players will have a few brief interactions with Reyes and even Falco, a side character from the anime. Eventually, Cyberpunk 2077 fans will receive a marked map location where they can pick up David's Jacket with little effort. As for the rest of David Martinez's build in Cyberpunk 2077, the entire package can be tricky to figure out. Fortunately, the YouTube channel NorZZa has provided excellent footage discussing where each piece of this build can be acquired.

How To Get David Martinez's Operating System

Building David Martinez In Cyberpunk 2077

The first component of David Martinez's build that Cyberpunk 2077 should consider getting first is his Operating System, the Sandevistan. The QianT Sandevistan Mk.4, in particular, fits best with David's combative style due to its low cooldown. This Operating System can be purchased from Finn Gerstatt, a Ripperdoc in Cyberpunk 2077, also known as Fingers. Finn's "office" can be found on the second floor of a motel in a back alley of Jig-Jig Street in Japantown of Night City's Westbrook District.

Best Cyberware For A David Martinez Build

Best Cyberware For A David Martinez Build

Next, below are similar pieces of Cyberware in Cyberpunk 2077 that David had in the anime. The Gorilla Arms and Projectile Launcher were chosen to match the cyber-equipment David obtained from Maine, his former leader.

CyberwareHow To Obtain
Gorilla ArmsVisit the unnamed Ripperdoc near the center of Wellsprings in the Heywood District.
Projectile Launcher
Reinforced TendonsThis Cyberware can be purchased from any Ripperdoc except for those located Downtown and in Wellsprings.

This index only represents Cyberware that David Martinez explicitly used in the anime. Naturally, players are encouraged to enhance their combative power further by installing parts like Sandevistan: Heatsink and Bioconductor for massive ability cooldown reduction. The best skeletal Cyberware in Cyberpunk 2077 and armor that boosts HP and provides immunity to status effects are also recommended for those looking to become tanky like David's "chrome" body.

How To Get David Martinez's Gear (HJKE-11 Yukimura Weapon)

How To Get David Martinez's Gear (Arasaka HJKE-11 Yukimura)

Finally, David never really relied on other pieces of gear outside of his Cyberware in the Cyberpunk 2077-inspired Edgerunners. However, one weapon that can be seen in his hands several times is the HJKE-11 Yukimura Smart Pistol. Before becoming a gang leader, he used the M-10AF Lexington but switched to the Yukimura after becoming more experienced and powerful. This Smart Pistol can be obtained from multiple Weapon Vendors across Night City. However, those looking to obtain the Legendary variant must acquire the Crafting Spec from Zoe Alonzo during "Suspected Organized Crime Activity: Chapel," an NCPD Scanner Hustle in The Glen of Heywood in Cyberpunk 2077.

Source: NorZZa

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