A Machete is a large cutting tool. It is generally used to cut through dense foliage or other environments. As it is a bladed weapon, it can be used as a Combat Knife, or as a makeshift surgical implement for amputation of limbs.
The Machete is a weapon featured in Battlefield Vietnam and is issued as the melee weapon for all NVA kits. It is a redesigned Axis combat knife, featuring identical stats and files to the Axis knife, but having a different skin and animations.
It requires between one and four strikes to kill, depending where each attack hits. Its American and South Vietnamese equivalent is the Combat Knife, and the Viet Cong equivalent is the Plantation Knife.
The Machete is a weapon featured in Battlefield Heroes. The game features two types, the Maimer's Machete and Madman's Machete, both exclusive to the Commando kit.
The Machete is a weapon featured in Battlefield 3, remaining exclusive to the singleplayer campaign as the Spetsnaz Machete. It is utilized by Dimitri Mayakovsky in the Comrades and Kaffarov Campaign missions.
It is always part of the player's kit as Dima and can be used to attack enemies with slashes and takedowns, similar to the standard M9 Combat Knife. Dima also uses it to disable the security system in the parking garage in the mission Comrades. It is also featured in the cover art of Battlefield 3: Aftermath, however does not appear in the expansion pack.
The Machete is an all-kit weapon featured in Battlefield 4 and was first seen in the Battlefield 4: Levolution Trailer. The weapon is unlocked upon the completion of the A Trapped Wolf Will assignement in the singleplayer campaign. It features identical statistics to other melee weapons, with all kills counting toward the Knife.