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Minimalist Trophy Guide for Resident Evil 4 (RE4 Remake). See tips and strategy for Minimalist Challenge, how to achieve, strategy points and how to prepare for Minimalist Guide.

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Minimalist Trophy Guide - Preparation

Upgrade Powerful Handguns And Knife

Recommended Handguns

Use Blacktail or Red9 for mobs and travel then use Matilda for bosses for an easier run

Weapon NameDetails
Recommended Upgrade: All Max + Exclusive Upgrade
- High-spec Handgun that is easy to use.
- With Exclusive Upgrade, 1.5x increase in power.
- If you have enough money, strengthen other aspects.
(With Stock)
Recommended Upgrade: Power Max
- Need 22 Spinel to buy with stocks.
- With Stock, it gives 3 burst that gives similar spec as a Submachine gun.
- Uses a lot of ammo but has tremendous power making it good for boss fight.
(With Stock)
Recommended Update: All Max + Exclusive Upgrade
- Has higher power than Blacktail.
- Does not shoot many ammo but can be fixed with stocks.
- If you have enough money, strengthen other aspects.

Recommended Knife

Once you unlocked Primal Knife's Exclusive Upgrade, you do not need to mind durability when battling so it is recommended. It can also be used in Professional Mode so it is very beneficial to use.

Weapon NameDetail
Primal KnifeRecommended Upgrade: Max Power + Exclusive Upgrade
- With Exclusive Upgrade, durability becomes infinite.
- Obtain by destroying all Clockwork Castellans.
Fighting KnifeRecommended Upgrade: All Max + Exclusive Upgrade
- By upgrading, it becomes a very powerful weapon.
- Good for fighting bosses and mobs,

Use Accessories Or Charms

Useful Accessories For Battle

AccessoryEffect/How To Get
Deer AntlersDeer AntlersGreatly increases the power of knife attacks.
Complete the main story on Standard mode or higher with an S+ rank.
CP Cost: 2000
ArmorArmorMakes Ashley invulnerable to enemy attacks.
Complete the main story on Hardcore mode or higher with an A rank.
CP Cost: 1000
Cat EarsCat EarsAll weapons can be reloaded indefinitely without using the ammo items in your possession.
Complete the main story on Professional mode with an S+ rank.
CP Cost: 2000

Accessory List

Useful Charms For Battle

Handgun AmmoHandgun AmmoDrop rate up for handgun ammo
※Pre-order bonus reward
StrikerStriker+8% running speed
Soldier w/ hammerSoldier w/ hammer+20% handgun ammo craft bonus frequency
Don JoseDon Jose+15% handgun ammo craft bonus frequency

Charms List

Battles Can Be Done Without Charms Or Accessories

Some parts of the story will be a lot easier with powerful accessories. But so long as you have an upgraded weapon, you can still progress with the story smoothly.

Minimalist Trophy Guide - Strategy Points

  • Play in "ASSISTED" Mode.
  • Only use Knife and Handguns.
  • Be careful not to run out of ammo.

Play In "ASSISTED" Mode (Difficulty)

Since you can only use Handgun and Knife to get Minimalist Trophy, it will be a lot easier when you play in Assisted Mode.

Use Knife And Handgun Only

Even Without Using It To Hit Enemies, You Cannot Use Other Weapon

You can only use knife and handgun. Shooting the air or using weapon to destroy items is considered using so make sure to not do it. Also, holding egg and similar weapon also counts as one so be careful.

Actions That Does Not Count

  • Using weapons at Shooting range.
  • The light at Ashley's part.
  • Using the turret set by enemies (Gattling Gun).
  • Rocket Launcher passed by Ada.

You Can Check The Number Of Uses At "Challenges" Window

You can check whether or not you used a different weapon at "Challenge" in options. Saving many times is also recommended just incase you accidentally used a weapon that is not allowed.

You Can Peek On Scopes

You can use scopes to peek for bugs or when with Regenerador using Biosensor. But be careful not to shoot using the rifle.

Be Careful Of Running Out Of Ammo

Buy Crafting Materials

ITemPrice (Mode: ASSISTED)
Resources (S)
1700ptas. (You can buy anytime.)
Gunpowder ×10Spinel ×2 (One-time only.)
Gunpowder ×10Spinel ×3 (One-time only.)

One of the difficult aspect of Minimalist is the management of Ammo. Make sure to buy a lot of Resources (S) and Gunpowder. Resources (S) can be bought at the Merchant as many times as you want.

Run Away From Unnecessary Battles

There is no need to battle every enemies that will appear, especially weak mobs. Ashley's armor makes this especially easier. Enemies that has a high HP like Regenerador and Verdugo can also be ignored.

Minimalist Trophy Guide - Details

Obtained By Only Using Knife And Handgun Only

SilverMinimalistComplete the main story using only knives and handguns. (Excluding specific battles.)

You Can Also Complete A Challenge At The Same Time

MinimalistComplete the main story using only knives and handguns. (Excluding specific battles.)1500CP

There is also a Challenge called "Minimalist" that can be accomplished with similar conditions.

Challenge Guide & List

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