Read this Resident Evil 6 (RE6) guide for a story walkthrough of the Leon Chapter 1 mission. Includes gameplay tips, tricks, boss fight tips, emblem locations and more.
Table of Contents
Story Progression Chart
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Chapter 1 - Find Liz
Find Liz Walkthrough Chart
|1||After the cutscene, head out of the room into the hallway|
|2||Make your way to the end of the hall and enter the door labeled "Ivy University"|
|3||Head to the ground level of the room and approach the door near the stairs|
|4||You will notice a shadow at the back end of the room|
|5||Follow the shadow into the back room|
|6||Once you reach the back room, you will meet a university employee looking for his daughter "Liz"|
|7||After the cutscene, follow the employee back to the main reception area|
|8||Head out through the door and take the door on the right|
|9||Wait for the employee to open the exit door and follow him through it|
|10||The employee will comment regarding the elevator in the hallway|
|11||Push the debris out of the way and continue following the employee|
|12||Open the door with the bloody handprint and enter the room to find Liz|
1~12. Finding Liz
This section of the chapter is straightforward. No enemies will be spawning so you can progress through this section with ease.
Chapter 1 - Escape From the Campus
Escape From the Campus Walkthrough Chart
|1||Once the father and daughter are reunited, follow them back to the elevator|
|2||A cutscene will play when inside the elevator|
|3||After the cutscene, defend yourself from the newly turned zombies|
|4||Zombies will enter the elevator as soon as the doors open|
|5||Defeat the attacking zombies and make your way to the far end of the parking lot|
|6||Enter through the red door near the exit to trigger another cutscene|
|7||Make your way up the stairs and follow the hallway path|
|8||You will enter a large classroom with some Zombies|
|9||Defeat the zombies then pass through the exit to the left side of the blackboard|
|10||Continue down the path towards a smaller classroom where zombies will be waiting for you|
|11||Head out the back end of the classroom and to the next room|
|12||Take the stairs down, and exit the stairwell|
|13||Defeat the zombies near the exit|
|14||Once you pass through the door make your way to the security gate|
|15||The gate will be locked. Head to the staff building to get the keycard|
|16||Interact with the door at the end of the hall to trigger an alarm|
|17||Defend yourself from the zombies until the door unlocks|
|18||Enter the door once it unlocks and kill the zombies trying to enter|
|19||Get the keycard and make your way back to the security gate|
|20||Head back to the security gate and use the keycard to unlock it|
|21||Passing through the metal detector will trigger an alarm which attracts zombies|
|22||Head out the door at the far end of the room|
|23||Follow the path leading to the police car|
|24||Find the key and start the car|
|25||Drive the car out of the campus|
2~3. Fighting Zombies in the Elevator
Perform Quick Time Event To Shake Off Liz
Liz will immediately grab you. Complete the quick time event to successfully shake her off. She will then attack Helena. One shot is enough to defeat Liz.
Use Melee Attacks For Close Range Combat
In this part of the map, you will be fighting in a small enclosed space. Using your gun may be difficult since the enemies are very close to you. It is recommended to use melee attacks instead to deal with them.
12. Exiting the Stairwell
Supplies Are At The Bottom Of The Stairwell
Before exiting the stairwell, make sure to take a good look around. After defeating the zombies in the area, search the area to find some ammo and herbs to help you out through the chapter.
13. Defeating Zombies Near the Exit
Incendiary Grenades Are In Nearby Classroom
Before facing the group of zombies near the exit, check the nearby classroom for some useful items. There will be some incendiary grenades and some ammo which will help you deal with multiple zombies at once.
17. Defending Yourself From Zombies
Mix Gunplay & Melee Combat
There will be several enemies heading your way. It is recommended to mix and match gunplay and melee combat. This way, you will be able to preserve bullets, and defend yourself from zombies that get too close.
Use Grenades to Control Crowds
If you still have some on your person, you can opt to use the Incendiary Grenades to control a large amount of enemies. This way, you can avoid getting overwhelmed in terms of numbers.
24. Finding the Key
Key Is In the Sun Visor
When looking for the key, focus your view onto the car's sun visor. A prompt will appear to open it. The key used to start the car can be found here.
Chapter 1 - Navigate Through the Subway
Navigate Through the Subway Walkthrough Chart
|1||Approach the manhole to enter into the sewers and trigger a cutscene|
|2||Follow the sewers to reach a door at the end|
|3||Pass through the door to reach the subway system|
|4||Follow the tracks to the other end of the subway|
|5||Enter the door to the side of the tracks|
|6||Make your way down the stairs to reach another set of train tracks|
|7||Defeat the horde of zombies and reach the broken train car|
|8||Inspect the car's door, then boost Helena up the train so she can unlock it for you|
|9||Enter the train car and make your way to the other end of the train|
|10||Exit the train and head to the station platform nearby|
|11||Open the train door to help the lady out of the car|
|12||Once she opens the gate, zombies will start attacking|
|13||Defeat the zombies and head up the stairs|
|14||Open the gate and head up the stairs to exit the train station|
4, 6. Following the Train Tracks
Watch Out For Oncoming Trains
Remember to keep an eye out for incoming trains. When you see or hear one approaching, it is best to move to the side away from the tracks. This will let you safely avoid the train.
7. Defeating Horde of Zombies
Use AoE Weapons
The horde of zombies in the subway has quite a few enemies. It would be best to use AoE weapons such as grenades and bombs in order to instantly damage a number of them.
Keep an Eye Out For Trains
You will also need to keep an eye out for oncoming trains. Be on your guard as getting run over by the train instantly kills you.
13. Defeating Zombies By The Gate
Zombies Can Spit At You
The zombies that you encounter in this section of the chapter will be able to spit projectiles that damage you upon impact. It is best to keep a safe distance away from these enemies so you can dodge their projectile attacks.
Chapter 1 - Reach the Gun Shop
Reach The Gun Shop Walkthrough Chart
|1||Head up the stairs to reach a road|
|2||Follow the road until you reach a man trapped under a car|
|3||Help the man out of the car to unblock the path|
|4||Enter the first alley on your left, then climb the ladder next to the truck|
|5||Navigate through the scaffolding to reach a green door|
|6||Move to the parallel alley and climb up the ladder|
|7||Push the white container out of the way and get on top of the bus|
|8||Jump down the other side of the bus and enter the Modern Red building|
|9||Pass through the building until you reach a living room with dead people|
|10||Go through the back door until you reach the exit door to the building|
|11||Head back to the living room to get the key|
|12||Defeat the zombies and then exit the building|
|13||Acquire the shotgun from the dead soldier|
|14||Enter the door to the right of the chain linked fence|
|15||Chase down and kill the Shrieker|
|16||You will eventually reach a clearing with a locked gate|
|17||Head up the stairs, then boost Helena to the opposite balcony|
|18||Defend yourself while Ada unlocks the gate|
|19||Pass through the gate escape through the bar|
|20||You will meet a couple and police officer defending themselves against zombies|
|21||Assist the survivors in killing the zombies|
|22||An ambulance will crash into the gas station|
|23||Shoot the gasoline to kill the remaining enemies|
|24||Follow the police officer to reach the Gun Shop|
15. Killing the Shrieker
Prioritize Killing Shrieker
It is your top priority to kill the Shrieker when faced with a horde of zombies. The Shrieker has the ability to attract multiple enemies to your location, so it would be best to focus on the Shrieker first to prevent that from happening.
Shrieker's Weak Spot Is Its Throat
The Shrieker's weak spot is its throat. Shoot at it when it bulges and turns red to deal massive damage to the Shrieker.
21. Assisting the Couple
Defeat the Shrieker First
There will be a Shrieker present during this section of the chapter. Make sure to prioritize killing it first so that no more zombies appear.
Avoid the Ambulance
An out of control ambulance will show up during the fight. Try to get as far away from it as you can get run over by the car.
Chapter 1 - Escape the City
Escape the City Walkthrough Chart
|1||Once you enter the Gun Shop, the owner will ask you to clear the area of zombies|
|2||Defeat all zombies to unlock the second floor of the Gun Shop|
|3||Head to the second floor and enter the room|
|4||Defeat all zombies as one of the survivors tries to close the window shutters|
|5||Once the shutters are closed, follow the Gun Shop owner into the next room|
|6||Defeat the zombies that break down the door|
|7||The owner will then open up another door that leads to the roof|
|8||Once on the roof, defend yourself until the bus arrives|
|9||Jump down from the roof and make your way to the bus|
|10||Defeat the zombies blocking the path to escape|
|11||Once all zombies are defeated, the bus will start to drive away|
2. Defeating Zombies In the Gun Shop
You will have your first encounter with the Bloodshot during this part of the chapter. These enemies move much faster and are more durable than the regular zombie. However, its chest and back are weak spots when they start to throb.
4. Defeating Zombies in Second Floor
Enemies Can Turn into Bloodshots
Keep an eye out for enemies with red eyes. Once they receive enough damage, they can shed their skin and turn into Bloodshots. Aim for their weak spots to quickly dispatch them.
6. Defeating Zombies in the Small Room
A Whopper is a large mutation of the normal zombie. They are very durable and strong, but move very slowly due to their weight. Shoot at its legs and feet since these are its weak spots.
11. Clearing a Path
Focus On Whopper
It is best to focus your fire on the Whopper blocking your path. Since you cannot aim at its feet, shoot at its head and use the shotgun to deal massive amount of damage to the enemy.
Leon Chapter 1 - Serpent Emblem Locations
Emblem Location 1 - Shutters In Janitor Room
When you enter the janitor's closet and meet Liz's dad, don't leave the room yet. Check around for shutters and you'll spot the emblem on the sill.
Emblem Location 2 - Inside Office Desk
After crossing the courtyard and going into the staff building, survive the zombie attack then head into the rooms. The emblem is inside an office desk in the room before getting the keycard.
Emblem Location 3 - Underneath Train
In the subway, after dodging two trains and opening a door, proceed through the corridor to open a red door. Check the right side and look at the bottom of the train to find this emblem.
Emblem Location 4 - Bar Table
The 4th emblem in Chapter 1 can be found after tossing your partner across a gap to open a gate. It's on top of a bar table. When you exit the bar, the gas station fight will begin.Check Out All Serpent Emblem Locations!
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