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All Weapons in the Resident Evil 4 Remake

The perfect gun for the job.

Resident Evil 4 Remake is a third-person shooter, and because of that, weapons are incredibly important. Having guns that not only feel great to you but also perform well, is vital if you want to succeed. Thankfully, Resident Evil 4 Remake has an incredibly diverse sandbox that lets you toy with whatever you want to see what sticks. You may be wondering just what weapons you can bring on your adventures though. Here are all weapons available in Resident Evil 4 Remake.

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Every Weapon You Can Get in Resident Evil 4 Remake

In total, there are 22 weapons you can get through the entirety of RE4 Remake. This includes the two starting weapons you get from the minute you exit the police car. These are split into seven different weapon types, each of which using a different type of ammo. Here are all categories of weapons and which weapons fit into each category:


  • Combat Knife (starting knife)
  • Fighting Knife (Chapter 14)
  • Primal Knife (Challenge Reward)


  • SG-09 R (starting handgun)
  • Punisher (Chapter 2)
  • Red9 (Chapter 4)
  • Blacktail (Chapter 7)
  • Matilda (Chapter 9)
  • Sentinel Nine (Deluxe/Collector’s Edition)


  • W-870 (Chapter 1)
  • Riot Gun (Chapter 6)
  • Striker (Chapter 10)
  • Skull Shaker (Deluxe/Collector’s Edition)


  • SR M1903 (Chapter 2)
  • Stingray (Chapter 7)
  • CQBR Assault Rifle (Chapter 10)

Submachine Guns

  • TMP (Chapter 3)
  • LE 5 (Chapter 13)
  • Chicago Sweeper (Challenge Reward)


  • Broken Butterfly (Chapter 7)
  • Killer7 (Chapter 13)
  • Handcannon (Challenge Reward)

Other Weapons

  • Bolt Thrower (Chapter 2)
  • Rocket Launcher (Chapter 4)

Related: Resident Evil 4 Remake – How to Parry

It’s important to note that while every category uses its own ammo type, the Other Weapons use their own ammo type each. Yes, that means you can’t load rockets into the Bolt Thrower. We’re upset about it too. Needless to say, you shouldn’t be too worried about a lack of weapon variety. To get you started, here’s our guide on where to find the W-870 shotgun.

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