In our Resident Evil 2 Remake all weapons locations guide, we will mention all weapons that you can collect in the game. Our guide will help you understand the requirements that are necessary to acquire all weapons in the game.
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There are a total of 11 collectible weapons in the game, Leon has 5 weapons while there are 6 for Claire. Other that that, you can get a Pistol and SMG with infinite ammo by completing certain challenges accessible from Records Menu. You can only unlock them only after beating challenges at S-Rank on Normal and Hardcore level.
Resident Evil 2 Remake All Weapons Locations Guide – Weapons List
|Leon Weapons||Claire Weapons|
|W-870 Shotgun||GM 79 Grenade Launcher|
|Chemical Flamethrower||Spark Shot|
|M19 Pistol||Quickdraw Army Revolver|
|Lightning Hawk Magnum||MQ 11 SMG|
|None||JMB Hp3 Laser Sight Pistol|
Resident Evil 2 Remake All Weapons Locations Guide
01. W-870 Shotgun / GM 79 Grenade Launcher
The first Leon’s weapon can be found only after you have acquired Spade Key, which is located at 3rd Floor. After acquiring the key, you can access the East Side of the 2nd Floor. You need to go there and then to the Art Room. A keycard will be lying on table, get it. You will need to use keycard in Safety Deposit Room located at 1st Floor. Once you are inside the room, you need to get to the end of it and find a secured cabinet, use the keycard on it and get the weapon.
Note: Playing with Leon will get you Shotgun, while playing with Claire will get you Grenade Launcher.
02. Chemical Flamethrower / Spark Shot
The chemical flamethrower / spark shot are located later in the story. The story takes you there to retrieve Queen Plug and King Plug. You need to go to lower sewers and after going through bottom waterway you will reach at a supplies storage room. Once there, get the Queen plug and put it in the available socket where it fits properly, it will open up a door then. Go upstairs then, and get the King Plug. Use it on the weapon Locker door to open.
Note: Playing with Leon will get you Flamethrower, while playing with Claire will get you Spark shot.
03. Rocket Launcher / Minigun
Both of these weapons can not be missed. They are story related and you can get them during final boss fight.
Note: Playing with Leon will get you Rocket Launcher, while playing with Claire will get you Spark shot.
04. M19 Pistol / Quickdraw Army Revolver
You can only get both of these weapons in Leon B and Claire B scenario. Once you have finished the story, go to main menu and navigate to New Game for second run so as to start B part of campaign. In Guardroom, next to storage box you will find the weapon.
Note: Playing with Leon will get you M19 Pistol, while playing with Claire will get you Quickdraw Army Revolver.
05. Lightning Hawk Magnum / MQ 11 SMG
You need certain keys and items before you can collect Lightning hawk / MQ 11 SMG weapon.
- Both of the weapons can not be acquire before completing underground or parking lot segment
- You need to acquire Clubs Key if playing with Leon and Heart Key if playing with Claire
- You will also need Red Jewel for weapon collectible
In order to get Red Jewel, go to library in East side of 2nd Floor and get the Red Book lying on the table. In second step, go to 2nd Floor Art Room, you will find there a statue and right next to it, the arm of statue. Then you will receive a scepter which you will have to examine and turn around to receive the Red Jewel. After that go to Observation Room and combine Red Jewel with Jewelry Box. Combining both items will convert into S.T.A.R.S Badge. Once you examine it, it will convert into USB drive, use it at computer at S.T.A.R.S office to unlock weapons locker.Then head to S.T.A.R.S office and retrieve the weapon.
Note: Playing with Leon will get you Lightning Hawk Magnum, while playing with Claire will get you MQ Q11 SMG.
06. JMB Hp3 Laser Sight Pistol
This weapon is exclusive for Claire only. The location where the pistol is found, if you go there with Leon, you will only find a weapon upgrade part for main pistol. JMB Hp3 can be found from Parking Garage, once you are there, enter the Firing Range, there you will find a yellow box, examine it and key a Car Key. After that, go to parking garage, look for a police car facing its trunk towards you and its front towards wall. Open the trunk of the car to get JMB Hp3 Laser Pistol for Claire or weapon upgrade for Leon.
This sums up our Resident Evil 2 Remake all weapons locations guide. If you think any step could be done more conveniently than what we mentioned above, let us know about it in comments section below.