Amplifier (Dead Rising 2)   Amplifier (Dead Rising 3) 


The DRW Amplifier is a weapon in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. It is used is an electronic device that increases the power of a signal, to amplify sounds made by musical instruments.

The Amplifier can be combined with these weapons:

  1. a electric guitar to make the combo weapon Power Guitar that blasts zombies back with a powerful sound wave.
  2. the Blast Frequency Gun to make a Super B.F.G.


Dead rising amplifier main
  • Main: Tap X/Square to swing the amplifier.

Dead rising amplifier combo
  • Combo: During the main attack tap X/Square again to swing a second time.

Dead rising amplifier alternate
  • Alternate: Hold the X/Square. Chuck runs for a short distance holding the Amplifier in front of him.


  • The amplifier brand name is McCombe. This is a reference to Roy McCombe, who is credited as the voice of the Robot Bear.[1]
  • The amplifier's body, gold faceplate and script logo are modeled after popular amps made by Marshall Amplification.[2]
Weapon Animations
Animation name Animation shared with
  1. Amplifier
  2. Battery
  3. Drill Motor
  4. Spar Dummy





  1. DR2 Full Cast, IMDB
  2. Marshall Amplification Wiki