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Spool of Wire (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Spool of Wire
Type Melee
Strength Medium
Location Safe House during Case 6-4: Breach
Fits in Inventory No

The spool of wire is a weapon and key item in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. It is a large, bulky wooden spool with metal wiring wrapped around it.

It is one of the three items objects needed to hot-wire the control box and seal the breached bunker doors during Case 6-4: Breach, along with the gas barrel and generator.


Dead rising spool of wire main
  • Main: Tap X/Square to swing the spool of wire.

Dead rising spool of wire combo
  • Combo: Quickly tap X/Square again to perform a second swing.


  • In the PC game file items.txt, this weapon is called "SpoolWire" (Spool Wire).


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