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Power Drill (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Power Drill
Type Melee
Uses 50
Strength Great
Location See article
Fits in Inventory Yes

The power drill is weapon in Dead Rising 2, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, Dead Rising 2: Case West, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. It is a mechanical tool used to drill holes in surfaces.

It can be combined with a bucket to make the Drill Bucket, or with a spear to make a Driller.


The order of attacks varies.

Dead rising power drill main
  • Main: Tap X/Square to impale a zombie with a direct stab, giving them a quick puncture wound with the sharp drill bit. As zombies are resistant to most forms of piercing damage (except directly to the head), the drill is not very effective.

Dead rising power drill combo
  • Combo: During the main attack, tap X/Square to stab slightly downwards.

Dead rising power drill combo 2
  • Combo 2: During the first combo attack, tap X/Square to stab slightly upwards.

Dead rising power drill combo 3
  • Combo 3: During the second combo attack, tap X/Square to stab the drill upwards.


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Weapon Animations
Animation name Animation shared with





See Power Drill/Gallery


  1. Incorrectly not listed in the Dead Rising 2 Prima Official Game Guide. In the PC file: datafile.big/tape_die.txt

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