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For the locations of every item in every store see Dead Rising 2 Stores for the location of every item in every area, see Fortune City.
See also Combo Weapons.

Dead Rising 2 Prima Official Game Guide lists over 220 different non-combo weapons, not including vehicles. The first guide listed 141 Dead Rising Weapons.[1][2]


WeaponsEdit

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.

Combo WeaponsEdit

See Combo Weapons.

Prima official guide weapon listEdit

v · d · e Check Cooking pot. Prima misses the alternate attack.

Weapon Durability/AmmoDamageCategoryDescription
2x4 15 2 Melee Impact swing attack.
Acetylene Tank 30 2 Explosive Explosive weapon with propulsion.
Acoustic Guitar 10 2 Melee 3 swing attacks, can also be slammed onto zombies, blinding them.
Ad Board 15 1 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Amplifier 20 1 Melee 2 swing attacks and a heavy, push attack.
Assault Rifle 60 3 Firearm Accurate rifle that can shoot in 3-round bursts.
Bag of Marbles 1 0 Novelty Causes zombies that step on the marbles to slip.
Barstool 5 2 Melee Push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Baseball Bat 30 3 Melee 2 swing attacks and a heavy, swing attack.
Basketball 15 2 Ranged Thrown weapon that bounces at other nearby zombies.
Bass Guitar 30 3 Melee 3 swing attacks and a heavy, ground attack.
Battery 25 2 Melee 2 swing attacks and a heavy, push attack.
Battleaxe 40 4 Melee Slicing weapon with 3 swing attacks, a heavy, spinning attack and a jump attack.
Beach Ball 30 0 Novelty Thrown weapon that bounces at other nearby zombies.
Bench 20 3 Melee Has a big push attack that can clear out a large group of zombies in front of you. When it breaks it spawns a 2x4.
Bingo Ball Cage 10 2 Melee Has a swing attack and a heavy, throw attack.
Blast Frequency Gun 50 0 Firearm Special weapon engineered to be very effective versus gas zombies.
Bow and Arrow 30 2 Ranged Projectile weapon; the arrows will stick into zombies.
Bowie Knife 35 2 Melee Fast, slashing weapon with a brutal heavy attack.
Bowling Ball 15 3 Melee Swing attack that can cause a zombie’s head to explode when hit just right. In ranged mode you can charge up a unique bowling attack. The longer you charge, the more power in the throw.
Box of Nails 20 1 Ranged It’s possible for the nails to impale a zombie for a moment, causing it to suffer more damage.
Boxing Gloves 25 1 Melee 4 swing attacks and 2 heavy, swing attacks. Blocks attacks in ranged mode.
Brick 10 3 Melee Swing attack and a heavy, throw attack.
Broadsword 40 4 Melee Slicing weapon with 3 swings a heavy, overhead attack and a jump attack.
Broom Handle 20 3 Melee Thrust weapon with 2 thrust attacks and a heavy, push attack.
Bucket 20 0 Novelty Put on a zombie’s head to blind it.
Bull Skull 40 3 Melee Worn on Chuck’s head. Has a headbutt attack and a heavy, charging attack.
Cactus Plant 8 2 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Cardboard Box 5 1 Melee 2 swing attacks; break it open to try to find something useful.
Cardboard Cutout 10 1 Novelty Basic swing attack.
Cash Register 10 3 Melee 3 swing attacks; break it open for some cash.
Casino Chips 30 1 Novelty Tosses a handful of chips per throw.
Cement Saw 40 4 Melee Mechanical weapon with 2 thrust attacks.
Centurion Bust 20 3 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Chain Saw 30 4 Melee Slicing weapon with 2 swing attacks and a heavy, spin attack.
Chef Knife 40 2 Melee Fast, slashing weapon with a unique and brutal heavy attack.
Coffee Pot 1 2 Melee Impact swing attack; causes coffee to splash on environment.
Comedy Trophy 20 2 Melee Impact swing attack.
Computer Case 15 2 Melee 3 attacks: 2 swings then a push attack.
Construction Hat 7 1 Melee Impact swing attack.
Cooking Oil 6 1 Melee Impact swing attack. When it’s broken, the oil on the floor will cause zombies to slip.
Cooking Pot 15 2 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Croupier Stick 5 1 Melee Impact swing attack and a unique and brutal heavy attack.
Crowbar 30 3 Melee Impact swing attack.
Cushioned Tall Chair 5 3 Melee Melee weapon with a push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Dolly 30 2 Melee Pushable weapon that has a swing attack if picked up.
Donkey Lamp 10 1 Melee Impact swing attack.
Drill Motor 40 3 Melee 2 swing attacks and a heavy, push attack.
Drink Cart 40 2 Melee Pushable weapon that can be found with wine and beer on it. It has a swing attack if picked up.
Drum 10 1 Melee 2 swing attacks and a heavy attack that slams the drum onto a zombie’s head, blinding it.
Dumbbell 20 3 Melee Impact swing attack.
Dynamite 10 5 Explosive Explosive weapon that can be stuck in a zombie’s mouth.
Electric Guitar 30 3 Melee 3 swing attacks and a heavy, spin attack.
Fancy Bench 20 2 Melee Has a big push attack that can clear out a large group of zombies in front of you.
Fancy Painting 2 0 Novelty Slam this over a zombie to pin its hands at its side, preventing it from attacking you.
Fancy Small Chair 5 3 Melee Melee weapon with 1 push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Fancy Tall Chair 5 3 Melee Melee weapon with 1 push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Fire Axe 35 3 Melee Limb-slicing weapon with 2 swings and a heavy, overhead-chop attack.
Fire Extinguisher 20 0 N/A Spray zombies long enough to freeze them. You’ll gain some PP when they’re shattered.
Firecrackers 20 0 N/A Stackable weapon that acts as a lure. Can be thrown to areas where you want zombies to gather.
Flashlight 15 2 Melee Impact swing attack. The flashlight turns on while it’s being held
Flower Pot 1 1 Melee Impact swing attack.
Foam Hand 10 0 Melee Swing attack.
Folding Chair 5 2 Melee Melee weapon with 1 push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Football 10 1 Ranged Thrown weapon that bounces at other nearby zombies.
Fountain Firework 10 0 N/A Slam into a zombie’s mouth; the glowing light and sparks lure nearby zombies.
Funny Painting 5 0 Novelty Slam over a zombie to pin its hands at its side, preventing it from attacking you.
Garbage Bag 10 1 Melee 2 swing attacks. Break it open to try to find something useful.
Garbage Can 20 3 Melee 3 swing attacks. Break it open to try to find something useful.
Gas Barrel 20 3 N/A 2 swing attacks. Mission-specific weapon.
Gas Can 30 2 N/A Single swing attack. Mission-specific weapon. Can be shot to release green gas.
Gasoline Canister 10 4 Explosive Impact swing attack and a heavy attack that slams the gas can into a zombie’s mouth. Try shooting it afterward.
Gems 20 1 Ranged Tosses a handful of gems per throw.
Generator 30 3 N/A 2 swing attacks. Mission-specific weapon.
Giant Die 40 2 Novelty Swing attack and a heavy, throw attack.
Giant Pink Chain Saw 80 4 Melee 2 swing attacks followed by a pelvic thrust attack and a heavy, spinning attack.
Giant Stuffed Bull 12 0 Novelty 2 swing attacks and a heavy, slam attack. The slam attack puts the stuffed animal over the top of the targeted zombie, blinding it.
Giant Stuffed Donkey 12 0 Novelty 2 swing attacks and a heavy, slam attack. The slam attack puts the stuffed animal over the top of the targeted zombie, blinding it.
Giant Stuffed Elephant 12 0 Novelty 2 swing attacks and a heavy, slam attack. The slam attack puts the stuffed animal over the top of the targeted zombie, blinding it.
Giant Stuffed Rabbit 12 0 Novelty 2 swing attacks and a heavy, slam attack. The slam attack puts the stuffed animal over the top of the targeted zombie, blinding it.
Gift Shop Lamp 10 1 Melee Impact swing attack.
Goblin Mask 20 0 Novelty Put on a zombie’s head to blind it.
Golf Club 20 3 Ranged Projectile launching weapon. Unique charging attack when in ranged mode, increasing the damage and throw force.
Grenade 10 5 Explosive Thrown explosive.
Gumball Machine 15 2 Melee 3 swing attacks. When it breaks, the gumballs will cause zombies to slip if they step on them.
Handbag 7 1 Melee Simple swing attack.
Handgun 30 2 Firearm Basic hand gun.
Hanger 5 1 Melee Slam into a zombie’s mouth.
Highback Oak Chair 5 3 Melee Melee weapon with 1 push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Hockey Stick 30 2 Melee 2 swing attacks with a heavy, cross-check attack.
Hunk of Meat 10 0 Novelty A lure weapon that can be slammed in a zombie’s mouth.
Indoor Garbage Can 20 2 Melee 3 swing attacks. Break it open to try to find something useful.
Katana Sword 40 4 Melee 4 slicing swing attacks and a jump attack.
Keg 20 2 Melee Simple swing attack. If shot it will spin around spewing beer, which zombies can slip on.
Ketchup 3 0 N/A Spray a zombie to color it red.
Keyboard 10 1 Melee Impact swing attack.
Lamp 3 1 Melee Impact swing attack.
Lance 30 3 Melee 2 thrust attacks and a heavy impact that tosses zombies over Chuck’s shoulder.
Large Barrel 10 2 Melee Swing attack and a heavy attack that slams the barrel over the top of a zombie, incapacitating it.
Large Fern Tree 6 1 Melee Swing attack.
Large Planter 6 2 Melee Swing attack.
Large Potted Plant 6 1 Melee Swing attack.
Large Vase 15 2 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Large Wrench 25 4 Melee Impact attack animation with a unique heavy attack.
Lawn Dart 10 2 Ranged Thrown weapon that aims for a zombie’s head.
Lawn Mower 80 2 Melee Pushable weapon that knocks zombies over and grinds them up.
LCD Monitor 10 1 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Lead Pipe 20 3 Melee Impact swing attack and a heavy, impact swing attack.
Leaf Blower 0 N/A Blows a zombie back lightly, keeping it at bay. It’s inevitable; they will get you.
Leaf Rake 25 1 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Liberty Torch 25 2 Novelty 2 swing attacks.
Lizard Mask 20 0 Novelty Put on a zombie’s head to blind it.
LMG 200 4 Firearm Heavy machine gun.
Long Stick 5 2 Melee 2 thrust attacks and a heavy, throw attack.
Machete 35 2 Melee Fast, limb-slicing swing attacks.
Magician Sword 35 3 Melee Fast, limb-slicing swing attacks.
Mailbox 30 3 Melee 3 swing attacks.
Mannequin Female 15 2 Melee 2 swing attacks. Breaks apart into multiple parts that are also weapons.
Mannequin Male 15 2 Melee 2 swing attacks. Breaks apart into multiple parts that are also weapons.
Massager 15 1 Novelty Impact swing attack.
Mayonnaise 3 0 N/A Spray a zombie to color it white.
Meat Cleaver 30 2 Melee Fast, slashing swing attacks.
Medicine Ball 25 2 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Merc Assault Rifle 30 4 Firearm High rate of fire with powerful shots.
Metal Barricade 40 3 Melee 2 swing attacks with a heavy, charging push attack.
Metal Baseball Bat 40 3 Ranged Projectile weapon that hits baseballs.
Metal Garbage Can 20 2 Melee 3 swing attacks. Break it open to try to find something useful.
Mic Stand 20 2 Melee Thrust attack and a heavy, push attack.
Military Case 20 2 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Mining Pick 30 3 Melee 2 swing attacks.
MMA Gloves 20 1 Melee 4 swing attacks and 2 heavy, swing attacks. Blocks attacks in ranged mode.
Money Case 15 2 N/A 2 swing attacks. Breaks apart and rewards money. Mission-only weapon.
Moosehead 40 4 Melee 2 head-swinging attacks with a heavy, charging attack.
Motor Oil 15 1 Melee Impact swing attack. Breaking the bottle will cause an oil slick on the ground that can cause zombies to slip.
Music Discs 10 1 Ranged Tosses 1 disc per attack.
Mustard 3 0 N/A Spray a zombie to color it yellow.
Newspaper Box 25 3 Melee 2 swing attacks and a heavy, ground attack.
Nightstick 20 3 Melee Impact swing attack.
Novelty Beer Mug 20 2 Novelty Push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Novelty Cell Phone 10 2 Novelty 2 swing attacks and a heavy, spin attack.
Novelty Liquor Bottle 10 2 Novelty 2 swing attacks and a heavy, ground attack. When the item breaks it creates liquid on the ground that can cause zombies to slip.
Novelty Perfume Bottle 10 2 Novelty Swing attack.
Novelty Poker Chip 2 Novelty 2 swing attacks.
Padded Blue Chair 5 2 Melee Melee weapon with 1 push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Paddle 25 1 Melee 2 swing attacks with a heavy, cross-check attack.
Paint Can 5 2 Melee Impact swing attack; when it breaks it splashes green on zombies and the environment.
Painting 5 0 Novelty Slam over a zombie to pin its hands at its side, preventing it from attacking you.
Pallet 15 2 Melee 2 swing attacks. When it breaks apart it spawns a 2x4.
Pan 15 2 Melee Impact swing attack. Can be heated up on a stove to add a heavy, burning-face attack.
Parasol 30 2 Melee Thrust attack with a heavy, running-charge attack.
Patio Chair 5 2 Melee Melee weapon with 1 push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Patio Table 30 2 Melee 2 swing attacks with a heavy, charge push attack.
Peace Art 6 1 N/A Impact swing attack.
Pitchfork 30 2 Melee 2 thrust attacks and a heavy impact attack that tosses zombies over Chuck’s shoulder.
Plastic Bin 15 2 Melee Swing attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Plastic Garbage Can 15 2 Melee Swing attack. Break it open to try to find something useful.
Plates 20 1 Ranged Tosses 1 plate per attack.
Playing Cards 30 0 Novelty Tosses a handful of cards per throw.
Plywood 15 3 Melee 4 swing attacks.
Power Drill 50 2 Melee 4 stabbing attacks.
Propane Tank 25 5 Explosive Explosive weapon that has 2 swing attacks.
Protestor Sign 15 1 Melee Thrust attack with a heavy, impale attack. The weapon can be impaled into a zombie’s front or back.
Push Broom 15 1 Melee Thrust attack with a heavy, cross-check attack. When it breaks it spawns the broom handle.
Pylon 30 0 Novelty Put on a zombie’s head to blind it.
Queen 10 5 N/A Smash to instantly kill all nearby zombies.
Robot Bear 18 0 Novelty 2 swing attacks and a heavy slam onto zombie attack. The slam attack puts the stuffed animal over the top of the targeted zombie, blinding it.
Rocket Fireworks 5 0 Explosive Slam-in-mouth attack and a heavy, lob throw attack in which Chuck tosses the firework rockets out in front of himself.
Rocket Launcher 50 4 N/A Mechanical explosive projectile-launching weapon. The rockets will also stick into zombies if they hit. Boss reward version (Reed).
Rotating Display 30 2 Melee 3 swing attacks.
Roulette Wheel 20 3 Melee Slam attack.
Round Potted Plant 10 2 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Sandwich Board 15 2 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Saw Blade 10 4 Ranged Thrown, slicing weapon that can go through multiple zombies as Chuck improves his Throw stat.
Scissors 3 1 Melee Slam into a zombie’s eyes to blind it.
Servbot Mask 20 0 Novelty Put on a zombie’s head to blind it.
Serving Tray 30 1 Melee Impact swing attack.
Shampoo 1 1 N/A Thrown weapon attack. When it breaks it leaves shampoo on the ground that causes zombies to slip.
Shopping Boxes 10 1 Melee 2 swing attacks. Break it open to try to find something useful.
Shopping Valuables 30 1 N/A 2 swing attacks. Mission-specific weapon.
Shotgun 20 Firearm Powerful, close-range gun.
Shower Head 8 2 Melee Slam into a zombie’s head to cause it to bleed to death.
Six Shooter 60 4 Firearm Powerful handgun with a special heavy, hip-shooting attack. Boss weapon (Seymour).
Skateboard 4 1 N/A Get on it to take a ride. Get the Skateboarding magazine to ollie.
Sledge Hammer 35 4 Melee 2 swing attacks and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Small Fern Tree 10 1 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Small Painting 5 0 Novelty Slam over a zombie’s head.
Small Potted Plant 2 1 Melee Impact swing attack.
Small Suitcase 10 2 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Small Vase 1 3 Melee Impact swing attack.
Sniper Rifle 20 5 Firearm Extremely powerful gun that can pierce multiple targets with each shot. In ranged mode, the scope can zoom in and out.
Soccer Ball 20 1 Ranged Kick at nearby zombies. Bounces at other nearby zombies.
Speaker 15 2 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Spear 35 3 Melee 2 thrust attacks and a heavy, throw attack.
Spool of Wire 40 2 N/A 2 swing attacks. Mission-specific weapon.
Spot Light 10 2 Melee Impact swing attack.
Spray Paint 10 0 N/A Spray attack that colors zombies the color of the spray paint.
Square Sign 15 2 Melee 4 swing attacks.
Stand 30 3 Melee 3 swing attacks and a heavy, ground attack.
Steel Shelving 30 2 Melee 2 swing attacks and a heavy, charging push attack.
Step Ladder 20 2 Melee 3 swing attacks and a heavy, ground attack.
Stick Pony 10 1 Novelty Thrust attack with a heavy, impale attack. The weapon can be impaled into a zombie’s front or back.
Stone Statue 30 2 Melee 3 swing attacks.
Stool 5 2 Melee Melee weapon with 1 push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Suitcase 10 2 Melee 2 swing attacks.
Swordfish 25 3 Melee 2 thrust attacks with a heavy, impale attack.
Table Lamp 5 1 Melee Impact swing attack.
Tennis Racquet 40 1 Ranged Projectile weapon that hits tennis balls at zombies. The balls will bounce toward other nearby zombies as well.
Tiki Mask 15 2 Novelty 2 swing attacks.
Tiki Torch 15 2 Melee Thrust attack weapon with a heavy, swiping attack that lights zombies on fire.
Tire 20 0 Novelty Put on a zombie’s head to blind it.
Tomahawk 35 2 Melee Fast, limb-slicing swing attacks.
Toy Helicopter 25 2 Novelty 2 swing attacks and a heavy, launch attack that causes the helicopter to hover in place, luring nearby zombies.
Toy Spitball Gun 20 0 Novelty Toy gun that shoots harmless plastic balls.
Training Sword 20 2 Melee 4 swing attacks. Blocks attacks in ranged mode.
Treasure Chest 10 3 Novelty 2 swing attacks.
Utility Cart 60 2 Melee Pushable weapon that has no swing attack if picked up, as it’s too awkward to swing. A push broom may be attached.
Vacuum Cleaner 20 2 Melee 2 thrust attacks and a heavy, cross-check attack.
Velvet Bar 15 2 Melee 2 thrust attacks and a heavy, cross-check attack.
Vinyl Records 10 0 Ranged Tosses 1 vinyl record per attack.
Wacky Hammer 20 0 Novelty Impact swing attack.
Water Bottle 15 1 N/A Impact swing attack. Spawned by water coolers when they break.
Water Cooler 15 2 Melee 3 swing attacks. The water bottle breaks off after a few attacks, becoming a weapon.
Water Gun 30 0 Novelty Novelty gun that shoots harmless water.
Wheelchair 40 2 Melee Pushable weapon that has a swing attack if picked up. Zombies can be knocked into the chair if you hit them from behind. Dump them out afterward by pressing the Jump button.
Whipped Cream 30 0 Novelty Spray weapon that colors zombies white. The weapon can be sprayed on the ground to create a splotch that causes zombies to slip.
Yellow Tall Chair 5 2 Melee Melee weapon with 1 push attack and a heavy, ground-slam attack.
Zombie Mask 20 0 Novelty Put it on a zombie’s head to blind it.

TriviaEdit


Weapons with the same nameEdit

There are a couple of weapons which have different spellings, such as Sledge Hammer (Sledgehammer) and Fire Axe (Fire Axe). There are at least 48 weapons with the same name as in Dead Rising:

  1. 2 x 4 (Dead Rising 2)
  2. Acoustic Guitar (Dead Rising 2)
  3. Baseball Bat (Dead Rising 2)
  4. Bass Guitar (Dead Rising 2)
  5. Bench (Dead Rising 2)
  6. Bowling Ball (Dead Rising 2)
  7. Bucket (Dead Rising 2)
  8. Cardboard Box (Dead Rising 2)
  9. Cash Register (Dead Rising 2)
  10. Chainsaw (Dead Rising 2)
  11. Cooking Oil (Dead Rising 2)
  12. Dumbbell (Dead Rising 2)
  13. Electric Guitar (Dead Rising 2)
  14. Fire Extinguisher (Dead Rising 2)
  15. Garbage Can (Dead Rising 2)
  16. Gems (Dead Rising 2)
  17. Golf Club (Dead Rising 2)
  18. Gumball Machine (Dead Rising 2)
  19. Handbag (Dead Rising 2)
  20. Handgun (Dead Rising 2)
  21. Hanger (Dead Rising 2)
  22. Hockey Stick (Dead Rising 2)
  23. Hunk of Meat (Dead Rising 2)
  24. Lawn Mower (Dead Rising 2)
  25. Lead Pipe (Dead Rising 2)
  26. Machete (Dead Rising 2)
  27. Mailbox (Dead Rising 2)
  28. Meat Cleaver (Dead Rising 2)
  29. Nightstick (Dead Rising 2)
  30. Paint Can (Dead Rising 2)
  31. Painting (Dead Rising 2)
  32. Parasol (Dead Rising 2)
  33. Plywood
  34. Propane Tank (Dead Rising 2)
  35. Push Broom (Dead Rising 2)
  36. Pylon (Dead Rising 2)
  37. Queen (Dead Rising 2)
  38. Saw Blade (Dead Rising 2)
  39. Servbot Mask (Dead Rising 2)
  40. Shampoo (Dead Rising 2)
  41. Shotgun (Dead Rising 2)
  42. Shower Head (Dead Rising 2)
  43. Skateboard (Dead Rising 2)
  44. Sniper Rifle (Dead Rising 2)
  45. Soccer Ball (Dead Rising 2)
  46. Step Ladder (Dead Rising 2)
  47. Stool (Dead Rising 2)
  48. Water Gun (Dead Rising 2)

PC names for weaponsEdit

In the PC files items.txt many of the weapon names are different, including:

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Stratton, Stepehen (2010). Dead Rising 2 Prima Official Game Guide. Prima. 
  2. Off, Greg (August 7, 2006). Dead Rising Official Strategy Guide. BradyGames. 

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