Zero has two diametrically opposed ways of being built. You see this throughout his talents. I want to specifically focus on a Melee build, and I was looking for the optimal talent/weapon combination to pull this off.
Optimizing Zer0's talents for melee damage is somewhat trivial. Just greedily spend points on talents based on the amount of damage boost.
Not taken : it was the smallest bonus and I'm out of points.
I haven't actually played this, so... here's some advice or things to watch for if you try it:
If you find you can't stack
If you find you can't get behind enemies (solo play might be tough to do this), move the points out of
If you find out that your melee damage is ok, but you need more Deception, or survivability... go for those talents that support that. Start by removing points from
If you find that you crit all the time, move points out of