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Difficulty Settings - How To Change Level & Scaling

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Difficulty Settings in Resident Evil 4 Remake (RE4 Remake). Guide on difficulty levels, differences of each difficulty settings and how to change the game difficulty in this guide.

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How To Change The Difficulty Level

Can Be Determined At The Start Of The Game

At the start of the game, players can choose the difficulty level. It is recommended to start with Assisted or Standard difficulty if playing for the first time. However, advanced players who seek a more challenging gameplay experience can opt for hardcore or professional difficulty.

Professional Difficulty - Tips & Rewards

The Game Allows The Player To Lower The Difficulty Level Upon Game Over

It is possible to change the difficulty to Assisted when the game is over in Standard. However, after changing the difficulty to Assisted, it cannot be changed back to Standard again.

Game Difficulty Levels

Differences In Level Of Difficulty

ASSISTEDRecommended for players unfamiliar with action games
STANDARDStandard difficulty. Recommended for players who have not played the original Resident Evil 4
HARDCOREHard difficulty. Recommended for players who have played the original Resident Evil 4
The hardest difficulty level that provides the ultimate test of survival skills.
Unlocked when you clear the game at least once

Differences And Changes In Each Difficulty Level

  • With or without Aim Assist.
  • Number of ammunition produced when crafting.
  • Automatic recovery of physical strength.
  • Prices for certain items.
  • Clear rank rewards depending on difficulty level.
  • Arrangement of enemies and puzzles.

Difference In Professional Difficulty

  • No auto save.
  • Parrying is limited to Perfect Parries.
  • All weapon modifications will be available from the start.

Rewards Are Unlocked According To The Difficulty Level

Some quests can only be unlocked by clearing them on a particular difficulty level. For example, to acquire Ashley's armor, which was also featured in the previous game, the player must clear the quest with an A Rank on hardcore difficulty or higher.

There Is A Clear Rank Reward

Depending on the difficulty level, you can get a Bonus Weapon as a clear rank achievement reward. The highest is S+ Rank, and it's not easy to get S+ Rank on Professional difficulty. It is necessary to make multiple rounds in the game to modify weapons and accessories along the way.

Professional DifficultyProfessional Difficulty
Bonus Weapons ListBonus Weapons List

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