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Resident Evil Village - All Weapons List

Handgun

WeaponLocation / How To Get
LEMILEMI
(Handgun)
・Acquired Early In The Game
The LEMI is a handgun given out automatically during the early stages of the game. Once you enter the village and enter a survivor's house, you will be given this handgun via a cutscene.
M1911M1911
(Handgun)
・Inside A Locker
Can be found inside a locker in the village. You can access it after clearing Castle Dimitrescu.
V61 CustomV61 Custom
(Handgun)
・Buy From The Duke
You can buy the V61 Custom from the shop once you have reached Heisenberg's Factory.
USM-AIUSM-AI
(Handgun)
・Chris' Default Weapon
Chris starts with this weapon.
・Unlock By Finishing The Game
You can also unlock the use of this weapon by finishing the game and buying it from the extra content store.

Shotgun

WeaponLocation / How To Get
M1897M1897
(Shotgun)
・Get It From The Village
You can find the M1897 during the very early parts of the game. You can find it inside a house while defending yourself from the first attack.
・Buy From The Duke
If you missed the shotgun, you can buy it from the Duke once you meet him before entering Castle Dimitrescu. You can also choose to wait until you get back to the village after clearing the castle to pick it up.
W870 TACW870 TAC
(Shotgun)
・Can Be Acquired After Defeating Donna Beneviento
The W870 can be found inside a case after you beat the doll in the House Beneviento While going back to the village, loot the small house to the left of the path. There, you'll find the case containing the W870.
・Buy From The Duke
You can buy the SYG-12 from the shop after you have cleared House Beneviento.
SYG-12SYG-12
(Shotgun)
・Buy From The Duke
You can buy the SYG-12 from the shop once you have reached Heisenberg's Factory.

Sniper Rifle

WeaponLocation / How To Get
F2F2
(Sniper Rifle)
・Rooftops Of Castle Dimitrescu
You will encounter the F2 sniper rifle once you have reached the rooftops of Castle Dimitrescu for the first time. You can pick it up from the wooden chair.

Magnum

WeaponLocation / How To Get
M1851 WolfsbaneM1851 Wolfsbane
(Magnum)
・Found Inside Moreau's Laboratory
After defeating Moreau, you can use the Crank to open the door beside the first windmill. Get inside one of the huts and you can find M1851 Wolfsbane inside a gun case.
・Buy From The Duke
You can also buy the M1851 Wolfsbane from the shop.
S.T.A.K.E.S.T.A.K.E.
(Magnum)
・Buy In New Game Plus
The S.T.A.K.E. (Piledriver) can only be unlocked after completing the game. You can buy it from Duke once you meet him before entering Castle Dimitrescu.

Grenade Launcher

WeaponLocation / How To Get
GM79GM79
(Grenade Launcher)
・Get From The Waterwheel Hut
You can get the GM79 by unlocking the East Old Town of the Village, in the waterwheel hut. You need to have the Four-Winged Key and the Iron Insignia Key to unlock it.
・Buy From The Duke
You can also buy the GM79 from the shop.

Assault Rifle

WeaponLocation / How To Get
WCXWCX
(Assault Rifle)
・Finish The Game First
After finishing the game, you can unlock the WCX from the bonus content store. After you purchase it, you can get it from the Duke on any playthrough, even with your old one.
DragoonDragoon
(Assault Rifle)
・Chris' Default Weapon
Chris starts with this weapon.
・Unlock By Finishing The Game
You can also unlock the use of this weapon by finishing the game and buying it from the extra content store. Afterwards, you can buy it from the store and use it when controlling Ethan.

Unique Weapon

WeaponLocation / How To Get
Handcannon PZHandcannon PZ
(Magnum)
・Finish The Game On Hardcore Difficulty
After finishing the game on Hardcore difficulty, you can unlock the Handcannon PZ from the bonus content store. After you purchase it, you can get it from the Duke on any playthrough, even with your old one.
Rocket PistolRocket Pistol
(Handgun)
・Finish The Game On Village Of Shadows Difficulty
After finishing the game on Village of Shadows difficulty, you can unlock the Rocket Pistol from the bonus content store. After you purchase it, you can get it from the Duke on any playthrough, even with your old one.
Target LocatorTarget Locator
(Special)
・Chris' Default Weapon
Chris starts with this weapon. It must be used during specific parts of the story in order to progress.

Melee Weapon

WeaponLocation / How To Get
Karambit KnifeKarambit Knife
(Melee)
・Chris' Default Weapon
Chris starts with this weapon.
・Unlock By Finishing The Game
You can also unlock the use of this weapon by finishing the game and buying it from the extra content store.
LZ AnswererLZ Answerer
(Melee)
・Complete Mercenaries With SS Rank
Complete all stages in Mercenaries Mode with at least SS Rank. Afterwards, you can buy this weapon from the Duke.
KnifeKnife
(Melee)
・Ethan's Default Weapon
Ethan starts with this melee weapon. It can be used to break boxes, hit puzzles, or damage enemies at close range.

* NOTE:!!:p: Infinite Ammo Weapons!!:p: will still require reloads but will never run out of ammo!!

Resident Evil Village - Weapon Overview

Pick Best Weapons Against Enemies

Pick Best Weapons Against Enemies

Each enemy type has a weapon they are susceptible to, such as handgun for finishing off weakened enemies, or the bolt-action rifle for precise sniping against targets under cover or far away.

Weapon Upgrades Available

Weapon Upgrades Available

Weapons can be upgraded by going to Duke's Emporium and spending Lei. Upgrade includes better damage, better rate of fire, reload speed and ammo capacity. Note that the higher the upgrade, the costlier it gets.

Weapon Upgrades Guide

Aim For Body Parts & Weaknesses

Targeting certain body parts of enemies will give you an advantage, such as more damage from headshots. When fighting bosses, there may be certain phases where it will expose its weak parts, which can be targeted for damage.

Target Environmental Items For Damage & Debuffs

Target Environmental Items

Environmental items such as barrels, Flour bags will detonate/ activate when shot, causing area-wide damage or smoke cover. Be on the alert for them as they may save you a lot of ammo against otherwise tough enemies.

Unlock Special Weapons From Mercenaries Mode

Mercenaries Mode

After beating the game, players can go for the high score in Mercenaries Mode which will possibly reward high level weaponry for use in a new playthrough.

Mercenaries Mode Guide

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