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How to Use Knife & Stealth Kill

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The guide on how to use the weapon knife for Resident Evil 4 (RE4) Remake. Includes how to attack enemies with the knife, control settings, defend yourself, stealth kill and more!

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MeleeStealth KillParry

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How To Use The Knife

Setup With L1 For Default Setting

Stabbing AttackR2 while pressing L1
Oversized AttackR2

If your settings are still on default, you can set up your knife with L1. There are 2 types of range combat with the knife, 1 is by stabbing and if there are several enemies then you can oversize attack to defeat them all.

Control Settings Guide

With Parry Defend From Enemies' Attacks

By setting up the knife with the movement of the enemies' attack, then you will be able to parry. Also you will be able to defend yourself with the knife from chainsaw attacks or other powerful attacks.

How To Parry Attacks

When You Use The Knife, Durability Decreases

The knife has a durability meter, and when your meter is gone, then you will not be able to use or attack with the knife. You can fix your knife at the Merchant.

How To Repair Knife & Increase Durability

ActionDurability Decrease
Cut with Knife/StabVery Small
Stealth Kill / Stab when Enemy goes downSmall
Escape when surrounded by enemies
Guard from powerful attacks like ChainsawBig

How To Repair Knife & Increase Durability

How To Stealth Kill

Get Close Without Being Seen

Try not to be seen or caught, and get behind your enemy and press the Attack Command and you will be able to Stealth Kill. If the enemy is a weak mobs then you will be able to defeat it in one stab.

You Can Stab Even During Battle

Under some circumstances you will be able to Knife Kill as listed below.

Conditions Confirmed To Be Able To Knife Kill

  • Flinched by a flash grenade
  • The enemy is down
  • Flinched by a gun and attack from behind with knife

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