Check out this guide for a Hard Mode story walkthrough of Downtown ~ City Hall (Part.3) from Resident Evil 3: Nemesis. Includes gameplay tips, guides, location maps for RE3 Nemesis!
Story Progression & Walkthrough
Story Route 1: Restaurant First
Click on the locations to jump to them fast!
|▼ 1. Wrecked Bus||▼ 2. Garage|
|▼ 3. Street 1||▼ 4. Construction Site|
|▼ 5. Memorial||▼ 6. Restaurant|
|▼ 7. T Intersection||▼ 8. Safe Room 2|
|▼ 9. City Hall Entrance||▼ 10. Press|
1. Wrecked Bus Street
|Notable Loot||Gunpowder B x1, Green Herbs x3|
|Enemies||Zombie Dogs x3|
|Notable Loot||Handgun Ammo, Ink Ribbon x3|
|Enemies||Zombie Dogs x 2|
|Story Items||Power Cord|
3. Street 1
|Enemies||Zombies Dogs x3|
4. Construction Site
|Notable Loot||Downtown Map, Gunpowder A x1|
|Notable Loot||Green Herb x2|
|Story Items||None for this part|
|Notable Loot||Gunpowder A x2, File 9|
|Enemies||Nemesis (If you come here first)|
|Story Items||Fire Hook (Needs a Lockpick to open), Green Gem (If you went to Press first)|
7. T Intersection
8. Safe Room 2
|Notable Loot||Shotgun Shell|
|Story Items||Rusty Crank|
9. City Hall Entrance
|Notable Loot||Pistol Ammo (Corpse next to the gate)|
|Notable Loot||Ink Ribbon x3, First Aid Spray, File|
|Enemies||Zombies x4 (If you go to restaurant first)|
|Story Items||Green Gem (If you went to restaurant first)|
Uptown To Garage
Uptown To Garage Walkthrough Chart
|1||Move down the alley, grabbing herbs & searching corpses|
|2||Run past/ Kill Zombie dogs Near the Bus Wreck|
|3||Go into garage, take & store Power Cord from car.|
|4||Save the game in the garage office.|
1. Search The Corpse Twice
The dead mercenary caries both File 8 and handgun ammo, but you must search the corpse twice to get them all. Interact with it twice.
2. Gunpowder B On Corpse Near Wrecked Bus
Gunpowder B can be found by looting the corpse next to the barricades, but may be hard to reach with all the dogs swarming around.
Come Back For Gunpowder B
As you move here from the police station, it is likely that you don't have much spare inventory space. You can go into the garage first, deposit your stuff, and come back with a knife to handle the dogs.
Garage To Memorial
Garage To Memorial Walkthrough Chart
|1||Move down the street, avoiding the zombie dogs|
|2||Go straight and turn left to exit construction site. Pick up the Downtown map. Fight or run from the Stinger.|
|3||Heal up if you have to at the Memorial area (Safe Area).|
1. Run Past the Zombie Dogs
The zombie dogs here can be dodged away without spending ammo. They seem to disappear the next time you come back here, so no need to engage them.
Pick Up the Downtown Map
Downtown Map can be found near the entrance, on the left wall. Pick it up, and leave through the left. A Stinger will appear when you reached middle. It can be avoided with minimal damage if you run to the door fast enough.
2. Gunpowder A On Dead Mercenary
A gunpowder A is on the dead mercenary, but getting it would mean you must fight the stingers. Using shotgun up close will end them in 1~2 shots.Gunpowder Mixing Chart & Guide
Route Divergence: Restaurant Or Press First
Different Events Based On Which Location You Go First
Events will play out differently at this section of story based on your choice to go to restaurant or Press first. This is purely based on player choice.
|Restaurant Route||Press Route|
|Go right after exiting the Construction site, following Carlos.||Go left through the door after exiting the Construction site to go to Press first.|
Restaurant First Is Recommended
We recommend going the restaurant route as it is larger and provide a better fighting ground for our next task: taking down the Nemesis so it won't stalk us for this part.
Memorial To Restaurant
Memorial To Restaurant Walkthrough Chart
|1||Follow Carlos into the restaurant.|
|2||Go through the kitchen back door, clearing the T-alley. Go to the safe room and take your magnum / Grenade launcher & lockpick.|
|3||Go back to the kitchen, pick the locker lock with Lockpick for a Fire Hook. Use the Fire Hook on the Basement Hatch.|
|4||Nemesis will appear. Choose "Hide In The Kitchen" Option, watch the explosion knock out Nemesis,|
|5||Wait for then Nemesis to wake up. Defeat nemesis with Carlos as meat shield. Do Not Leave The Restaurant until you've killed Nemesis!|
2. Bring Your Magnum/ Grenade Launcher For Next Phase
We're going to take down Nemesis to make things easier in this phase of things, so bring your Magnum/ Grenade launcher and a lot of shotgun ammo before proceeding!
3. Also Have Lockpick In Inventory
Lockpick will be required to pick the locker lock. Have it in your inventory before going back to the restaurant to get the Fire Hook from the locker.
4. Choose "Hide In The Kitchen" For A Free Nemesis Knockout
Choosing "Hide In The Kitchen" option will cause the gas to explode, instantly knocking out nemesis. It isn't dead however, and will stalk you if you leave the area. You must knock it out again to prevent this.
Defeat Nemesis With Carlos
This is a rare chance to have an extra hand in taking down Nemesis with Carlos by your side! Stick Around in restaurant to awaken it. Don't leave the restaurant or Carlos will depart!
Game Over If Carlos Dies
If Carlos takes too much damage and dies, its a game over. However, he is quite tough so its not hard to take Nemesis down before that happens if you're using the right weapons.
Restaurant To City Hall
Restaurant To City Hall Walkthrough Chart
|1||Go back to the T-Alley. Take Blue gem from safe room.|
|2||Go through the door, place the Blue gem into the Clock. leave as of now.|
|3||Go further down the street to the press. Push the ladder toward vending machines, jump up the ladder to deactivate the fire shutters.|
|4||Go up the stairs, retrieve the Green Gem.|
|5||Go back to the City Hall Clock, insert the Green Gem and proceed.|
1. Place Blue Gem First To Free Up Inventory
Pick up the Blue Gem from the safe room and place it into the City Hall Clock to save inventory and prevent a backtrack to retrieve it.
Handgun Ammo On Corpse
Next to the city hall door, a corpse there has 30 rounds of pistol ammo. Be sure to pick it up before leaving.
Push The Ladder Toward Vending Machine To Open Shutter
Push the ladder toward the vending machines and them jump on top of it to access the shutter controls. Open the shutters to move up to the 2nd level for the Green Gem.
Loot The Press For Supplies
3 Files (File 10, 11, 12), a First Aid Spray, 2 Gunpowder A, and 3 Ink ribbons can be found in Press. Keep your inventory open so you can loot all these.
Place Green Gem Into City Hall Clock
Go back and put the Green Gem into the clock for the lock to deactivate. You can now proceed to meet up with Carlos.