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.

To edit the page on the weapon: click the weapon's name link.

To edit the information which appears here, click "edit this weapon's information".

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 Location Lasts Damage
2x4 (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising 2 x 4 (Dead Rising 2) (2).png
Location icon.png  see article 15 2
Acetylene Tank
Dead rising Acetylene Tank.png
Location icon.png  Big Buck Hardware (1)

Location icon.png Brockett Gas Station

Location icon.png Quarantine Zone Tent F (1)

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

Location icon.png South Plaza Main Floor

Location icon.png Underground Main Tunnel

Location icon.png Underground - Warehouse A

Location icon.png Underground - Warehouse B

Location icon.png Underground - Warehouse C

Location icon.png Underground - Warehouse E

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

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

Location icon.png Food Court Upper Platforms

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

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

Location icon.png Underground - Warehouse B

Location icon.png Underground - Warehouse D

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

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

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

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

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

Location icon.png Underground - Secret Lab

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

Location icon.png Food Court Upper Platforms

Location icon.png Palisades Mall - Shank's (P107)

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

Location icon.png Underground Main Tunnel

Location icon.png Underground - Warehouse C

Location icon.png Underground - Warehouse C Maintenance Room 33

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

Location icon.png Uncle Bill's Department Store (∞)

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

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

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

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

Location icon.png Underground - Secret Lab (on ceiling vent)

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

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

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

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

Location icon.png Underground - Warehouse E Maintenance Room 35

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

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

Location icon.png Yucatan Casino - Shoal Nightclub (Y102)

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


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

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

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

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

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

Location icon.png Yucatan Casino - Shoal Nightclub (near escalator)

35 3
Giant Pink Chainsaw
Dead rising Giant Pink Chainsaw.png
Location icon.png  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).png
Location icon.png  Fortune City Hotel Rooftop

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

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

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

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

Location icon.png Underground Warehouse D

10 5
Handgun (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Handgun (Dead Rising 2).png
Location icon.png  see article 30 2
Handle Bar
Dead rising 2 case 0 handle bars.png
Location icon.png  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).png
Location icon.png  Palisades Mall - KokoNutz Sports Town (P110) (next to the skateboards) 30 2
Katana Sword
Dead rising Katana Sword.png
Location icon.png  Shoal Nightclub after defeating The Twins in Case 4-1: The Source

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

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


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

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

Location icon.png Platinum Strip North Upper Platforms - Cash Gordon's Casino (atop)[9]
Location icon.png Yucatan Casino Cashier and Vault Area - On top of the center structure[10]
Location icon.png 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.png Royal Flush Plaza - Just in Time Payday Loans for purchase

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

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

Location icon.png Yucatan Casino - Baron Von Brathaus

35 2
Magician Sword
Dead rising Magician Sword.png
Location icon.png  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).png
Location icon.png  Food Court - Cucina Donnacci (F102)

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

Location icon.png Yucatan Casino - Baron Von Brathaus

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

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

Location icon.png Yucatan Casino Cashier and Vault Area

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

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

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

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

Location icon.png Underground Main Tunnel

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

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

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

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

Location icon.png Yucatan Casino - Shoal Nightclub (Y102)

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

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

Location icon.png Yucatan Casino Fireplace Area

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

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

Location icon.png Underground Warehouse B Maintenance Room 30

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

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

Location icon.png Yucatan Casino Baron Von Brathaus

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

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

Location icon.png Royal Flush Plaza Safe House Access Corridor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Location icon.png Yucatan Casino Main Floor

15 2
Tomahawk
Dead rising Tomahawk.png
Location icon.png  Looters

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

35 2

References[edit | edit source]

  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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