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There is a point of no return for certain places in Resident Evil Village (Resident Evil 8 / RE8). Guide includes missable items, fish, and trophies, as well as game replayability!!!

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Points of No Return & Missable Content

Village: Can't Enter Village After Entering Stronghold

Locations May Be One-Time Visits

While you will move to and from the Village quite often between main missions, you can never return to the Village once you've entered the Stronghold. All uncollected items are thus lost.

All Story Mission Walkthrough

Castle: Can't Go Back To Castle After Boss Fight

cannot enter caste after boss fight

Castle Dimitrescu is another point of no return. Once you get all 4 masks & get the dagger, you can no longer go back inside the castle after your boss fight with Lady Dimitrescu.

See The Castle Dimitrescu Walkthrough

Can't Return To Boss Rooms

Exiting a boss' room/level locks it permanently, blocking access to the items stashed within. If you leave the room/level, all uncollected attachments, ingredients, items inside will be lost, so make sure to explore before you leave.

Locations & Setting Guide

Weapon Upgrades Are Permanent

Weapon Upgrade Are Permanent

The choice to upgrade your weapon is permanent. You cannot redo the choice and get your materials back even if you feel the upgrade wasn't worth it.

Weapon Upgrades Guide

Bullets & Healing Items Are Limited

Bullets & Healing Items Are Limited

In RE8, Your bullets and healing items will be limited throughout the game. The resources you expend might not be replenished even if you move on to the next challenge, so if you can get past a section without fighting, by all means!

Check Out What Items You Can Buy


Missable Fish: Reservoir

MapUnlock Conditions
Fish Location 3
Can be accessed after you get out of the boat. After disembarking, do not go to the hut immediately and turn right
Fish Location 4
Can be accessed after defeating Moreau, after the water has been drained

Be careful with these locations as the fishes in the Reservoir are missable. You will not have access to them again once you take the elevator to leave the Reservoir.

Check Out All Fish Locations

Missable Items

Missable Items

Key items are often part of the puzzle to important story progressions. You will not be able to proceed with the story if you do not collect / use these crucial items to solve puzzle & obstacles. Don't miss any of these items in the game!

Check Out All Key Items List

Missable Trophies


You can get trophies as a reward for completing challenges. Challenges are a set of in-game achievements that are unlocked by completing a set of specific challenge during your gameplay. There are quite a lot of them, so make sure you check out the list below so you don't miss out.

See The Trophy & Achievements Guide

Replayable Sections: Is There Replayability?

Replay the Game With New Game Plus

Replay the Game With New Game Plus

Once you beat the game , you can replay the game with added benefits in new game Plus. This will allow players to gather items, files, complete Challenges with added benefits like carried-over weapons & items.

New Game Plus

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Marcelo 2

Wrong info here:
"you can never return to the Village once you've entered the Stronghold."

Stronghold is misslabeled as the Factory

Anonymous 1

This is wrong . There is a typewriter in the factory . You need to press a ****on that will summon it and the duke . Also you go through the village again after the stronghold

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