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Mercenaries Mode - SS Rank & Rewards Guide

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Mercenaries Mode is a special game mode in Resident Evil Village (Resident Evil 8 / RE8). Guide includes Mercenaries SS Rank guide, is there coop / multiplayer, cp & rewards, & weapons!!!

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Mercenaries Mode Guide - How to Get SS Rank & More Points

Mercenaries Mode Mechanics

Buy & build a loadout from the shop
Begin the battle
A goal appears when you defeat a certain number of enemies
After you reach the goal, return to the shop & prepare for next battle
Repeat steps ① to ④ until you clear all battles

Stages Individual Guides

How to Get High Points/Score

  • Sell Unnecessary Items
  • Make Upgrades to Weapons Suitable For Level
  • Beat Level Faster For Time Bonus
  • Choose The Right Perks
  • Defeat All Enemies
  • Kill Consecutively For Combo Bonus
  • Pick Up All Orbs

Sell Unnecessary Items


You don't need to use several types of weapons if you already have 1 that is strong & effective. Sell the bullets you don't need so you can purchase more ammo for the weapon you'll be using.

Make Upgrades to Weapons Suitable For Level

 Make Upgrades to Weapons Suitable For Level

Players can access the Duke's Emporium to buy new weapons & upgrade existing ones for better firepower or weapons handling by spending Lei currency. Lei can be earned while completing the areas. If you find it hard to advance, new or upgraded weapons may be required.

Duke's Emporium - Shop Location

Beat Level Faster For Time Bonus

Beat Level Faster For Time Bonus

The faster you complete the objectives & leave the area, the better. You will get a time bonus for faster level completion, so maintain mobility between targets.

Choose The Right Perks

Choose The Right Perks

Between levels, players can choose their perks that give buffs to certain weapons or actions. If the level has a lot of melee skirmishes, choosing shotgun perks can be beneficial while sniping perks can help a lot in long-ranged stages.

Defeat All Enemies


You can earn a lot of points by defeating enemies, so it's good to aim for defeating as many as possible.

Kill Consecutively For Combo Bonus

Kill More Enemies Consecutively For Combo Bonus

Killing enemies quickly & consecutively will reward combo bonus that will stack points fast. To do quick kills, use the best weapons' for the scenario, use explosives and keep a lookout for environmental items such as Explosive barrels to finish off large swarms.

Pick Up All Orbs


Picking up orbs give you power-ups, buffs, and extra time. Yellow orbs increase time whereas blue orbs give buffs. These stack on top of each other, so their effects are multiplied by how many you pick up.

Available Abilities

Shotgun MasterShotgun deals more damage
Knife MasterKnife deals 5x more damage
Handgun MasterHandgun deals more damage
In RangeIncreased damage for short-range attacks
Out Of ReachLong-distance attacks do more damage
Fickle ShooterAttack deals more damage when fighting a different enemy from the previous attack
Out of ReachLong-distance attacks do more damage
BreakshotAttack deals more damage when the enemy's HP is full
Muscle PowerAttacks do more damage at the expense of slowing down
Head ShooterShots aimed at the head do more damage
AdrenalineHealth recovers slightly when attacking with a gun
HealthyMax health increases
Gruesome GourmetRecover some health when an enemy is defeated
Assassin DashIncreases speed while knife is equipped
Corpse CombusterEnemies will likely explode when defeated
AgileSpeed increases
Slow MotionEnemy's movements slow down
Thick SkinnedDamage taken is lower
Super GuardDamage no longer taken when guarding

Mercenaries Mode - Recommended Weapons

WeaponRecommendation Points
V61 CustomV61 Custom
Price: 30000 Lei
・Automatic handgun
・Great for all stages
・Won't run out of bullets easily
Price: 30000 Lei
・Able to give stable powerful shots
・Recommended for the Castle & Factory
・Be careful of running out of bullets
(Sniper Rifle)
Price: 30000 Lei
・Low initial cost & recommended for early stages
・Recommended for Village & Mad Village
・Be careful of running out of bullets

Mercenaries Mode Guide - Ranks & Rewards

Stages & Ranks

VillageSS Rank:756000
S Rank:630000
A Rank:420000
B Rank:168000
CastleSS Rank:1764000
S Rank:1470000
A Rank:980000
B Rank:392000
FactorySS Rank:1296000
S Rank:1080000
A Rank:720000
B Rank:288000
Mad VillageSS Rank:1782000
S Rank:1485000
A Rank:990000
B Rank:396000

Clear SS Rank For All Stages To Unlock LZ Answerer


If you clear SS Rank for all stages of Mercenaries, you'll be able to unlock the LZ Answerer (also known as the lightsaber)! It costs 70,000 CP to obtain, so save up for it if you want it!

Earn CP& Rewards For New Playthroughs

Earn Rewards For New Playthroughs

Mercenaries mode will reward players with CP points, and you can earn as much as 228,000 CP! These can be used to purchase new powerful items like infinite ammo weapons, special uses items or unique weapons. These items will then become available for use when the player starts a new playthrough for massive boosts.

Check Out The CP Points Guide

Mercenaries Mode - Is There Coop or Multiplayer?

No Coop, Strictly Single Player

Highly Unlikely There Will Be Multiplayer Coop

Mercenaries Mode is strictly single player and does not support Coop. It is also highly unlikely Coop will be added in in a future update.

What Is Mercenaries Mode - How to Unlock

Purchase After Beating the Main Game

New Unlocked Mode After Beating the Main Game

Mercenaries Mode is a special time-trial mode that unlocks after player beats the main game for the first time. After beating the game and finishing the ending rolls, players can purchase the mode for 10 CP in the newly opened Extra Content Shop.

Check Out Info On New Game Plus

Earn High Scores Escaping With Most Kills In The Least Time


The goals of Mercenaries is to get high score by meeting objectives, killing the most amount of enemies in the least amount of time for rankings. You must reach A rank in a stage to advance to another level.

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