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Leon Chapter 3 - Story Mission Walkthrough
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Leon Chapter 3 - Story Mission Walkthrough

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Read this Resident Evil 6 (RE6) guide for a story walkthrough of the Leon Chapter 3 mission. Includes gameplay tips, tricks, boss fight tips, emblem locations & more.

Table of Contents

Story Progression Chart

Previous ChapterNext Chapter
Chapter 2Chapter 4
Check Out the Main Story Walkthrough Here!

Chapter 3 - Enter The Catacombs

Enter the Catacombs Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1After the cutscene, turn around and make your way to the catacombs
2Open the door to the catacombs
3Follow the catacomb's path until you reach a wall of flames
4Boost Helena up the right side of the path
5Wait for her to deactivate the flames
6Regroup with Helena on the other side
7Use the ring Ada gave you on the door
8Defend yourself while the door unlocks
9Once the door unlocks

3. Following The Catacombs Path

Acquire the Assault Rifle

Acquire the Assault Rifle

While making your way through the catacombs, make sure to open up the closed chest along the curved path, just before the first spinning blades trap. There will be an Assault Rifle weapon waiting for you.

Slide Past Spinning Blades

Slide Past Spinning Blades

The spinning blades deal massive damage to you. Dash towards it, then press the aim button to crouch down and slide past it. You may not be able to completely clear it with the slide. However, you can still move while you're lying prone.

8. Defending Yourself

Use Explosives to Damage Multiple Enemies

Use Explosives to Damage Multiple Enemies

Explosive weapons such as the remote bomb and incendiary grenade will be useful during this section as it can deal massive damage to multiple zombies at once. Make sure that they're clumped up together before detonating to get the maximum effect.

Use the Crank to Burn Multiple Zombies

Use the Crank to Burn Multiple Zombies

The crank located near the door will activate the wall of flames. Since several zombies will be coming from the bridge, use the crank to burn multiple zombies at the same time!

Chapter 3 - Search The Catacombs

Search the Catacombs Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1Enter the door once it opens
2Push forward along the path
3You will eventually reach a locked gate with a red gem
4Boost Helena up the left side
5Wait for her to unlock the gate for you
6Once she unlocks the door, a cutscene will trigger
7Walk up the stairs and wait for the gate with the blue gem to be unlocked
8Crank open the gate blocking Helena's path
9Continue moving up the path
10You will reach a spike trap blocking your path
11Stop the trap from functioning
12Find the missing crank for the machine
13Use the crank to open the gate and reunite with Helena
14Continue following the path until you reach another chamber with two levers
15Pull the lever to trigger another cutscene

5. Waiting for Helena

Keep An Eye On the Water

Keep An Eye on the Water
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You will be wading through water during this section. Keep a close watch on the water. If you see small splashes, that means that a zombie is in that location. Try to move around these splashes to avoid getting attacked.

6~13. Following the Path

You will Be Separated From Your Partner

You Will Be Separated From Your Partner

You will be separated from your partner after the cutscene. Pay close attention to their dialogue to find out if there are any clues on how to deactivate traps, how to open gates, and more!

11. Deactivating the Spike Trap

Kill the Zombie Operating the Trap

Kill the Zombie Operating the Trap

The Spike Trap will be operated by a zombie on the left side of the map. You can shoot at it using your Sniper Rifle to quickly down it and immediately deactivate the trap.

12. Finding the Crank

Zombie will Drop the Crank

Zombie Will Drop the Crank
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While looking for the crank, zombie mobs will spawn and start attacking you. One of these zombies will randomly drop the crank.

Chapter 3 - Exit The Caves

Exit The Caves Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1After the cutscene, continue pushing forward
2You will eventually reach a drawbridge. Interact with it to lower it
3Cross the bridge and continue following the path
4Once you reach a platform with a broken bridge, boost Helena to the next platform
5The platform she lands on will eventually crumble
6Defend Helena from the zombies as she tries to lower the drawbridge for you
7Cross the bridge and interact with the boulder blocking your way to clear a path
8With the boulder out of the way, follow the path to reach a drawbridge
9Another cutscene will trigger
10After the cutscene, keep on following the path until you reach another boulder
11Interact with the boulder to trigger a cutscene
12Look for an exit while underwater
13Reach a grille and interact with it to trigger a cutscene
14Survive the Brzak attack
15After surviving the attack, the last cutscene will play before the mission ends

1~10. Exploring the Caves

Focus Fire on Shriekers

Focus Fire on Shriekers

Shriekers will be present during this section of the mission. Focus your fire on them to quickly eliminate them before they summon more enemies to your area. Aim for their bulging throats as these are their weak spots.

Avoid Bridges When Whoppers Appear

Avoid Bridges When Whoppers Appear
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Whoppers will also appear in this area. Avoid crossing bridges when they are nearby as they will shake up the bridge when they cross, briefly immobilizing you. Shoot at their legs to trip them, then melee them for massive damage.

Be Careful Crossing Narrow Ledges

Be especially careful when traversing narrow ledges. One misstep can cause you to hang from the ledge, and will require your partner to help you up.

.6. Defending Helena

Use Sniper to Shoot Zombies

Use Sniper to Shoot Zombies

Your Sniper Rifle will be perfect for dispatching zombies as they try to attack Helena. Since Helena will be far away from you, scope up and shoot down zombies that get too close to your partner!

No Zombies Will Appear Near You

During this part, no zombies will spawn near you. You can focus on shooting down zombies that get near your partner.

7~10. Following the Path

Ignore Zombies in this Area

During this section, the path that you're walking on will start to tremble before crumbling beneath your feet. It is recommended to ignore the zombies and focus on pushing forward to reach the boulder.

12. Exploring Underwater

Use Route Guide to Avoid Getting Lost

If you feel like you are lost while underwater, you can use the route guide to re-orient yourself and find the correct path to the exit.

Look For Bubbles to Find Pockets of Air

Look For Bubbles to Find Pockets of Air

Keep an eye out for bubbles underwater as these can lead to pockets of air which you can use to breathe and fill your oxygen meter.

Brzak - Boss Fight Tips

Complete Quick Time Events

Complete Quick Time Events

The first part of the Brzak's attack will consist of a series of quick time events. Successfully complete these button prompts to avoid getting eaten by the monster.

Swim to the Ledge

Swim to the Ledge

The next part of the attack will require you to swim to the ledge. Mash the button to swim faster and get to the ledge before the Brzak catches you!

Shoot at the Orange Bulbs

Shoot at the Orange Bulbs

The final part of the fight will consist of the Brzak chasing you through a water rapid. Aim for the orange bulbs on its mouth to deal massive damage to it.

Fire at the Barrel

Fire at the Barrel

Eventually, there will be a barrel that flies above your head. Wait for it to get close to the Brzak before shooting it to deal the most amount of damage!

Leon Chapter 3 - Emblem Locations

Emblem Location 1 - Upper-Left Of Conclave

Emblem Location 1 - Upper-Left Of Conclave

As you run forward from your starting point, before pulling the levers, look to the upper-left of the conclave. The emblem will be sitting on one of the ledges.

Emblem Location 2 - Inside Casket

Emblem Location 2 - Inside Casket

After first spotting the giant demon shark, move forward through the water until you reach land again. Check the heavy caskets and one of them has the emblem inside.

Emblem Location 3 - Across Abyss

Emblem Location 3 - Across Abyss

When you first fall into a dark, open area with a lot of platforms, keep going forward until you need to hoist Elena across to another platform. Cover her and then check a left platform to spot the emblem. Use a sniper rifle to shoot it.

Emblem Location 4 - Inside Wooden Container

Emblem Location 4 - Inside Wooden Container

When you've defeated the demon shark, backtrack to the starting point of this area. You'll locate the emblem inside a weathered wooden container beside a barrel.

Check Out All Serpent Emblem Locations!

Story Progression Chart

Previous ChapterNext Chapter
Chapter 2Chapter 4
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