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Listed below are more traditional and lethal weapons in Dead Rising 2. Items which it is easy to see someone being killed with. There is also a list of Nontraditional weapons and Vehicles. Also Case West and Off the Record Weapons‎.

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Damage is on a five point scale, five causing the most damage. Damage and how long a weapon lasts are from the official guide.

Gray means the weapon is also in Case Zero.

Purple means the weapon is also in Case West.

Weapon LocationLastsDamage
2x4 (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising 2 x 4 (Dead Rising 2) (2)
Location icon  see article 15 2
Acetylene Tank
Dead rising Acetylene Tank
Location icon  Big Buck Hardware (1)

Location icon Brockett Gas Station

Location icon Quarantine Zone Tent F (1)

Location icon Quarantine Zone Sharon's tent near far corner (1)

Location icon South Plaza Main Floor

Location icon Underground Main Tunnel

Location icon Underground - Warehouse A

Location icon Underground - Warehouse B

Location icon Underground - Warehouse C

Location icon Underground - Warehouse E

30 2 (melee)
Assault Rifle
Dead rising Assault Rifle
Location icon  Bob's Fish 'n Hunt (2)

Location icon Quarantine Zone on zombies
Location icon Still Creek Hotel (1) (1st)
Location icon Still Creek Pawnshop ($1,000)

Location icon Food Court Upper Platforms

Location icon Platinum Strip - Moe's Maginations (S105) ($20,000)

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Just in Time Payday Loans (R205) ($20,000)

Location icon Underground - Warehouse B

Location icon Underground - Warehouse D

60 3
Battleaxe
Dead rising Battleaxe
Location icon  Atlantica Casino Upper Platforms

Location icon Palisades Mall - Army Surplus Gift Store (P208) ($15,000)
Location icon Palisades Mall - Ned's Knicknackery (P204)
Location icon Uranus Zone, above Players

40 4
Baseball Bat (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Baseball Bat (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  Brockett Gas Station

Location icon Palisades Mall - Flexin' (P104)
Location icon Platinum Strip - Maintenance Room 20 next to Moe's Maginations (S105) under construction awning (1) (Bat outside, near Fancy Bench)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza North West Maintenance Area
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Maintenance Room 1 (inside)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - SporTrance (both floors) (R112)
Location icon Silver Strip - Barrel of Goods
Location icon South Plaza Main Floor
Location icon South Plaza Upper Platforms
Location icon Tape It Or Die Set[1]
Location icon Underground - Maintenance Room 32 left of Secret Lab
Location icon Held by Ray during the mission WWJWD?
Location icon Held by Elrod during the mission Barn Burner
Location icon Uranus Zone, The Man's Sport

30 3
Blast Frequency Gun
Dead rising Blast Frequency Gun
Location icon  Underground Main Tunnel

Location icon Underground - Secret Lab

50[2] 0 (regular zombie) / 5 (Gas Zombie)
Bow and Arrow
Dead rising Bow and Arrow
Location icon  Bob's Fish 'n Hunt (∞)

Location icon Food Court Upper Platforms

Location icon Palisades Mall - Shank's (P107)

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - The Chieftain's Hut (R113) (2)

Location icon Underground Main Tunnel

Location icon Underground - Warehouse C

Location icon Underground - Warehouse C Maintenance Room 33

30 2
Bowie Knife
Dead rising Bowie Knife
Location icon  see article 35 2
Bowling Ball (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Bowling Ball (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  Grumpy Dog Bowling Alley (10)

Location icon Uncle Bill's Department Store (∞)

Location icon Palisades Mall - Army Surplus Gift Store ($2,000) (P208)

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - SporTrance (both floors) (R112)

15 3
Broadsword
Dead rising Broadsword
Location icon  Bob's Fish 'n Hunt (2)

Location icon Americana Casino Main Floor
Location icon Americana Casino Upper Platforms
Location icon Palisades Mall - Ned's Knicknackery (P204)
Location icon Palisades Mall - Shank's (P107)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Atop the poster stand near Rush Wireless
Location icon Silver Strip - Luaii Wauwii (Outside, wedged in boulder) (N105)
Location icon Silver Strip - Tinkerbox (N103) ($15,000)

Location icon Underground - Secret Lab (on ceiling vent)

40 4
Boxing Gloves
Dead rising Boxing Gloves
Location icon  Americana Casino - Bennie Jack's BBQ Shack (platform above counter)

Location icon Fortune Park - Maintenance Room 11 South side
Location icon Palisades Mall - Maintenance Room 8 left of Finders Peepers
Location icon Palisades Mall - Flexin' (P104)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - The Man's Sport (R103) (4 pair)
Location icon Silver Strip - Barrel of Goods
Location icon Silver Strip - Maintenance Room 16 behind Pub O' Gold (N107) in tunnel

25 1
Cement Saw
Dead rising Cement Saw
Location icon  Silver Strip Alley

Location icon Silver Strip - Maintenance Room 19 south of Luaii Wauwii
Location icon South Plaza Main Floor
Location icon South Plaza Upper Platforms
Location icon South Plaza - Maintenance Room 24 just south of Fortune City Arena
Location icon Underground - Warehouse A
Location icon Underground - Warehouse B Maintenance Room 30

Location icon Underground - Warehouse E Maintenance Room 35

40 4
Chainsaw (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Chainsaw (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  see article 30 5
Chef Knife
Dead rising Chef Knife
Location icon  Brockett Gas Station[4] (1)

Location icon Momma's Diner (1)
Location icon Americana Casino - Bennie Jack's BBQ Shack
Location icon Atlantica Casino - Sipparellos
Location icon Food Court - Cucina Donnacci (F102)
Location icon Platinum Strip - Dining at Davey's (S106)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza First Floor Main Area
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Antoine's (R203)
Location icon Silver Strip - Luaii Wauwii (N105)

Location icon Yucatan Casino - Shoal Nightclub (Y102)

40 2
Crowbar
Dead rising Crowbar
Location icon  Atlantica Casino Maintenance Area


Location icon Platinum Strip - TIR Souvenir Kiosk (2) (on top of kiosk) (S108)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Roy's Mart (R109)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Sturdy Package (R119)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - The Shoehorn (R104) (1) (under counter)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Universe of Optics (R116) (1)
Location icon Silver Strip Main Area
Location icon Silver Strip Royal Flush Plaza Rooftop
Location icon Slot Ranch Casino Cashier and Vault Area
Location icon South Plaza Main Floor
Location icon South Plaza Upper Platforms
Location icon Yucatan Casino Cashier and Vault Area

30 3
Dumbbell (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Dumbbell (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  Palisades Mall - Flexin' (P104)

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - The Man's Sport (R103) (5)

20 3
Dynamite
Dead rising Dynamite
Location icon  see article 10 5
Fire Axe
Dead rising Fire Axe
Location icon  Fortune City Arena Green Rooms

Location icon Fortune City Arena Main Floor
Location icon Safe House
Location icon South Plaza Main Floor
Location icon Underground - Secret Lab
Location icon Underground - Warehouse B
Location icon Underground - Warehouse B Maintenance Room 30
Location icon Underground - Warehouse C
Location icon Underground - Warehouse E
Location icon Yucatan Casino - Maintenance Room 6 Right of tiger cage, through employees only door (1) (inside)

Location icon Yucatan Casino - Shoal Nightclub (near escalator)

35 3
Giant Pink Chainsaw
Dead rising Giant Pink Chainsaw
Location icon  Swept Away after defeating Randy Tugman in the Here Comes the Groom 80 4
Golf Club (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Golf Club (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  Fortune City Hotel Rooftop

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - SporTrance (R112) (both floors)
Location icon Silver Strip - Tinkerbox (N103)

Location icon Held by Luz during the mission Par For the Course

20 3
Grenade
Dead rising Grenade
Location icon  Fortune Park Main Area - (2 locations see article)

Location icon Palisades Mall High-Noon Shooting Range (P218)

Location icon Underground Warehouse D

10 5
Handgun (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Handgun (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  see article 30 2
Handle Bar
Dead rising 2 case 0 handle bars
Location icon  Used as a weapon by Jason Wong behind Uncle Bill's Department Store.  ??  ??
Hockey Stick (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Hockey Stick (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  Palisades Mall - KokoNutz Sports Town (P110) (next to the skateboards) 30 2
Katana Sword
Dead rising Katana Sword
Location icon  Shoal Nightclub after defeating The Twins in Case 4-1: The Source

Location icon On the roof of Space in the Uranus Zone.

40 4
Lance (Weapon)
Dead rising Lance (Weapon)
Location icon  Food Court - Hamburger Fiefdom (Dead Rising 2) (F105)


Location icon Palisades Mall - Ned's Knicknackery (P204)

30 3
Large Wrench
Dead rising Large Wrench
Location icon  see article 25 4
Lead Pipe (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Lead Pipe (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  see article 20 3
LMG
Dead rising LMG
Location icon  Palisades Mall Grotto - Hidden in the brush[8]

Location icon Platinum Strip North Upper Platforms - Cash Gordon's Casino (atop)[9]
Location icon Yucatan Casino Cashier and Vault Area - On top of the center structure[10]
Location icon Yucatan Casino Cashier and Vault Area - In the room leading to the vault in the Yucatan Casino (not obtainable until Case 3-2: Run for the Money).
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Just in Time Payday Loans for purchase

200 4
Machete (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Machete (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  Atlantica Casino Main Floor - sticking in the wall to the left of the Killer Blackjack Machine.

Location icon Atlantica Casino Upper Platforms
Location icon Food Court - Hungry Joe's Pizzeria (F107) (On top of kitchen vents)[12]
Location icon Fortune City Arena - Maintenance Room 23 North of Terror Togs (E101)
Location icon Palisades Mall - Shank's (P107)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Albert's Apparel (R201)
Location icon Silver Strip Main Area - Silver Strip (N107) On planter slightly right of the entrance
Location icon Silver Strip - Maintenance Room 18 right of Tinkerbox (N103)
Location icon Underground - Secret Lab
Location icon Yucatan Casino Fireplace Area
Location icon Yucatan Casino Main Entry Area (on top of large statue at entrance)

Location icon Yucatan Casino - Baron Von Brathaus

35 2
Magician Sword
Dead rising Magician Sword
Location icon  Atlantica Casino magic area after defeating Reed and Roger in the World's Most Dangerous Trick mission (Day 4 - 12 am to 9 am) 35 3
Meat Cleaver (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Meat Cleaver (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  Food Court - Cucina Donnacci (F102)

Location icon Food Court - Wild West Grill House (F101)
Location icon Palisades Mall - Shank's (P107)
Location icon Platinum Strip South Upper Platforms
Location icon Platinum Strip - Dining at Davey's (S106)
Location icon Silver Strip - Luaii Wauwii (N105)

Location icon Yucatan Casino - Baron Von Brathaus

30 2
Merc Assault Rifle
Dead rising Merc Assault Rifle
Location icon  Mercenaries

Location icon Americana Casino Cashier and Vault Area
Location icon Atlantica Casino Security Office - lying on a table
Location icon Slot Ranch Casino Cashier and Vault Area
Location icon Underground - Warehouse A Maintenance Room 29

Location icon Yucatan Casino Cashier and Vault Area

30 4
Metal Baseball Bat
Dead rising Metal Baseball Bat
Location icon  Fortune Park Central Grotto

Location icon Palisades Mall - KokoNutz Sports Town (P110)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - The Man's Sport (R103) (2)
Location icon Uranus Zone - The Man's Sport

40 3
Mining Pick
Dead rising Mining Pick
Location icon  Streets of Still Creek (4)

Location icon Food Court - Wild West Grill House (1) (On porch) (F101)
Location icon Platinum Strip South Upper Platforms
Location icon South Plaza Main Floor

Location icon Underground Main Tunnel

30 3
MMA Gloves
Dead rising MMA Gloves
Location icon  Royal Flush Plaza First Floor Main Area

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - The Man's Sport (R103) (4)

20 1
Nightstick (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Nightstick (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  Sheriff's Office (6) (both)

Location icon Americana Casino Security Office
Location icon Atlantica Casino Security Office
Location icon Fortune City Arena Security Area
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza First Floor Main Area
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Wave of Style (1) (R106)

Location icon Yucatan Casino - Shoal Nightclub (Y102)

20 3
Pitchfork
Dead rising Pitchfork
Location icon  The Dirty Drink (1)

Location icon Big Buck Hardware (∞)
Location icon Food Court - Wild West Grill House (F101)
Location icon Fortune Park Central Grotto
Location icon Palisades Mall First Floor Main Area
Location icon South Plaza - Maintenance Room 26 right of bathrooms
Location icon Underground Main Tunnel (on train)
Location icon Underground - Warehouse E

Location icon Yucatan Casino Fireplace Area

30 2
Power Drill
Dead rising Power Drill
Location icon  See article 50 2
Saw Blade (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Saw Blade (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  Brockett Gas Station

Location icon Big Buck Hardware (∞)
Location icon Food Court Upper Platforms
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza North West Maintenance Area
Location icon Silver Strip Maintenance Room 19 south of Luaii Wauwii
Location icon South Plaza Main Floor
Location icon South Plaza Maintenance Room 27 near entrance to Fortune City Hotel
Location icon Underground Warehouse B
Location icon Yucatan Casino Fireplace Area (to the south close by)
Location icon Yucatan Casino Upper Platforms

Location icon Underground Warehouse B Maintenance Room 30

10 4
Scissors
Dead rising Scissors
Location icon  Ed's Friendly Barber Shop (3)

Location icon Fortune City Hotel Lobby
Location icon Palisades Mall Severed Ties (P212) kiosk
Location icon Palisades Mall Stan's Large Print Books and Magazines (P206)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza First Floor Main Area
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza Wave of Style (4) (R106)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza Wily Travels (R202)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (1) (R114)
Location icon Safe House close to the monitors in the security room
Location icon Yucatan Casino VIP Room (at the bar)

Location icon Yucatan Casino Baron Von Brathaus

3 1 - kills one zombie
Shotgun (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Shotgun (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  See article 20 (Dead Rising 2)
15 (Case West)
1-5
Six Shooter
Dead rising Six Shooter
Location icon  South Plaza after defeating Seymour Redding in the WWJWD? mission 60 4
Sledge Hammer
Dead rising Sledge Hammer
Location icon  Big Buck Hardware (∞)

Location icon Brockett Gas Station
Location icon Americana Casino Cashier and Vault Area
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza North West Maintenance Area
Location icon Silver Strip Atlantica Casino Rooftop
Location icon South Plaza Main Floor
Location icon Underground Main Tunnel
Location icon Underground Secret Lab
Location icon Underground Warehouse B
Location icon Underground Warehouse B Maintenance Room 30
Location icon Underground Warehouse C
Location icon Underground Warehouse E
Location icon Yucatan Casino Upper Platforms
Location icon Yucatan Casino Maintenance Room 6 Right of tiger cage, through employees only door (1) (outside)

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza Safe House Access Corridor

35 4
Sniper Rifle (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Sniper Rifle (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon  Brockett Gas Station (1) (Roof)

Location icon Palisades Mall - High-Noon Shooting Range (P218) (2)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza Upper Platforms
Location icon Uranus Zone, Jump Space 7

20 shots 5
Spear
Dead rising Spear
Location icon  Americana Casino Main Floor

Location icon Americana Casino - Bennie Jack's BBQ Shack (upstairs)
Location icon Atlantica Casino Main Floor
Location icon Palisades Mall - Ned's Knicknackery (P204)
Location icon Palisades Mall - Under the Sea Travels (P207)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza South East Maintenance Area
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Maintenance Room 3 near Underground entrance (inside) (1) (outside, corner)

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - The Chieftain's Hut (R113) (1)

35 3
Tiki Torch
Dead rising Tiki Torch
Location icon  Food Court - Wild West Grill House (F101)

Location icon Palisades Mall Grotto
Location icon Yucatan Casino Fireplace Area
Location icon Yucatan Casino Main Entry Area

Location icon Yucatan Casino Main Floor

15 2
Tomahawk
Dead rising Tomahawk
Location icon  Looters

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza First Floor Main Area
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - The Chieftain's Hut (R113) (2)

35 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. a b Incorrectly not listed in the Dead Rising 2 Prima Official Game Guide. In the PC file: datafile.big/tape_die.txt
  2. a b Stratton, Stepehen (2010). Dead Rising 2 Prima Official Game Guide. Prima. 
  3. There is a Chef Knife hidden in the Safe House in Case Zero, back in the store area, on top of a shelf. Jump up on the shelf near the door to find it.
  4. There is a Chef Knife hidden in the Safe House in Case Zero, back in the store area, on top of a shelf. Jump up on the shelf near the door to find it.
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  11. Chuck must jump from the front counter toward the back and he will grapple and pull on to the top where there is a cardboard box and a machete.
  12. Chuck must jump from the front counter toward the back and he will grapple and pull on to the top where there is a cardboard box and a machete.
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