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Handbag (Dead Rising)
Dead rising Handbag
Type Melee
Uses 20 hits
Location Lady About Town

Fanfare Fashion
Contemporary Purses
J.F. Nichols
Kathy's Boutique
Ladies' Space
Refined Class
Brand New U

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The Handbag is a weapon in Dead Rising.

It is a fashionably designed bag typically used by women to carry personal belongings. Its durability can be increased with the Travel book.


  • Primary: Tap the 360 X button button to swing the handbag
  • Thrown: Hold down the Righttrigger trigger to go into aim mode then press the 360 X button button to throw the handbag.


  • No matter what color the handbag on the shelf, Frank always picks up a blue handbag.
  • After the handbag breaks from repeated use, gems with a random amount of shots remaining will fall from it.[Verification needed]
  • Male survivors, including Frank West, will hold the handbag by clutching the side of the purse. Female survivors will hold it by the straps.


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