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Check out this Merchant guide for Resident Evil 4 Remake (RE4 Remake). Guide includes Merchant Locations, how to upgrade weapons, item list, sell treasures, what to buy & more!

Table of Contents

What Can You Do With The Merchant?

List Of Activities With Merchant

  • Purchase and sell weapons & items
  • Expand slots for Attache Case
  • Weapon upgrade (Exclusive Upgrade)
  • Repair knife
  • Trade (shop using Spinel)

Purchase And Sell Weapons & Items

In Resident Evil 4 Remake, the Merchant can be found in various locations. When you talk to him, you can buy and modify weapons. He's an iconic and essential character in Resident Evil 4.

Buy Weapons & Items

You can purchase Case upgrades and weapons, including handguns, shotguns from the Merchant. Case Upgrades can be used to increase the size of your Attache Case, allowing you to bring more items. It's recommended you buy these as soon as you can.

Limited Items Could Become Available

There are weapons that can be bought on sale for some chapter. Weapons on sale are cheaper than regular price and it comes with attachments for free. Buy the weapons of sale as soon as you see it so save up or farm money.

Pesetas Farming & Money Guide

Things To Consider When Selling Treasures

Some treasures can be sold at a high price by combining with another treasure & gemstones. Selling the items separately could only fetch for a low price so do not sell immediately. Instead, fill up the gemstone slots and find out the highest price you can get before selling.

Treasures Guide

Sell Weapons

Weapons that you no longer use can be sold at the Merchant for money. The price you can receive is almost the same as the cost of modifying. After selling the weapon, you can use the obtained money to modify another one to make another gun more powerful.

Expand Attache Case

Initial7x10(70 slots)-
17x12(84 slots)10,000
28x12(96 slots)20,000
38x13(104 slots)36,000
Final9x13(117 slots)64,000

When the Attache Case slots have been upgraded, the slots would increase which increases its capacity to carry items & weapons. Having a large space in the Attache Case is advantageous so it is highly recommended to upgrade it in the early game.

Attache Case Guide

Upgrade Weapon

Upgrading weapon is also available from the merchant. Each upgrade costs specific amount of money but it improves the capabilities of the weapon such as power, ammo capacity, reload speed, & rate of fire. This is essential since the enemies are stronger in the latter part of the story.

Higher Upgrade Becomes Available Starting Chapter 9

Initially, weapons can be upgraded up to three stages only. Once you reach chapter 9, you can upgrade further up to five stages. Also, with Exclusive Upgrade, the special effect of the weapon can unlock which can significantly improve the weapon's performance.

Exclusive Upgrade List

Repair Knife

Whenever the knife is used for offense & defense, the durability gets reduced and if the durability reaches 0, it can no longer be used until it is repaired. It is recommended to prioritize upgrading the knife to increase the durability for efficient combat and lesser visit to the Merchant for repair.

Knife Articles
How to Use KnifeHow to Use Knife
How To Repair KnifeHow To Repair Knife

Can Also Repair Armor

Armor is an item that can reduce the damage taken and it is available at chapter 8. With this, your survival rate is increased so buy it for longer combat & repair when needed.


There are items that can only be obtained with Spinels, a reward from Blue Request Notes. Some of it are weapons, attachments, & Exclusive Upgrade Ticket so make sure that you have enough Spinels on hand to get the item that you want.

Trade Articles
All Blue Request Notes List - Locations & RewardsAll Blue Request Notes List
Spinel Guide - How To Get & UseSpinel Guide

Merchant Product List (Per Chapter)

Buy & Trade Starting Chapter 2

Buy Item List At Chapter 2

Bolt Thrower10,000
SR M1903
First Aid Spray5,000
Case Upgrade (7x12)10,000
Recipe: Bolts

Trade Item List At Chapter 2

ItemSpinel Cost
Treasure Map: Village1
Yellow Herb
Gemstone (Yellow Diamond)3
Laser Sight10

Buy Starting Chapter 3

Buy Item List At Chapter 3

Recipe: Flash Grenade6,000

Buy & Trade Starting Chapter 4

Buy Item List At Chapter 4

Rocket Launcher80,000
Case Upgrade (8x12)20,000
Recipe: Attachable Mines8,000

Trade Item List At Chapter 4

ItemSpinel Cost
Attache Case: Black
Gemstone (Red Beryl)4
High-Power Scope7
Elegant Mask2
TMP Stock8

Buy Starting Chapter 5

Buy Item List At Chapter 5


Buy & Trade Starting Chapter 6

Buy Item List At Chapter 6

Riot Gun28,000

Trade Item List At Chapter 6

ItemSpinel Cost
Gunpowder x102
Red9 Stock9

Buy & Trade Starting Chapter 7

Buy Item List At Chapter 7

Broken Butterfly42,000
Resources (L)1,900
Recipe: Magnum Ammo7,000

Trade Item List At Chapter 7

ItemSpinel Cost
Treasure Map: Castle3
Attache Case: Leather
Exclusive Upgrade Ticket

Buy Starting Chapter 8

Buy Item List By Chapter 8

Body Armor18,000

Buy & Trade Starting Chapter 9

Buy Item List At Chapter 9

Case Upgrade (8x13)36,000

Trade Item List At Chapter 9

ItemSpinel Cost
Chalice of Atonement3

Buy & Trade Starting Chapter 10

Buy Item List At Chapter 10

Resources (S)1,700
Recipe: Heavy Grenade12,000

Trade Item List At Chapter 10

ItemSpinel Cost
Yellow Herb

Trade Starting Chapter 11

Trade Item List At Chapter 11

ItemSpinel Cost
Matilda Stock12
Gold Token3 (No Trade Limit)

Buy & Trade Starting Chapter 13

Buy Item List At Chapter 13

Case Upgrade (9x13)64,000

Trade Item List At Chapter 13

ItemSpinel Cost
Treasure Map: Island5
Exclusive Upgrade Ticket
Velvet Blue1 (No Trade Limit)

What Happens If You Shoot The Merchant?

Merchant Cannot Be Shot

In the original Resident Evil 4, if you shoot the Merchant, he will never appear in the same location again. However, in this version, attacking is disabled when you are near the merchant which makes attacking by accident no longer possible.

New Features & Differences From The Original

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