The nightstick deals a fair ammount of moderate damage and is first found in Chapter two in the urban areas.It does more damage then the knife. The knife in slashing mode 6 damage , in stabbing mode 9 and the nightstick does 11. The downside is that it is slower then the knife.
-When dual wielding the knife it's always in stabbing mode making dual wielding it with the knife in less darker areas a good idea.
-In dark areas it's recommended dual wielding the baton with your mobile phone.