There is no denying that Leon S. Kennedy is an absolute killing machine. Whether it’s zombies, plague-infected villagers, mutant monsters, etc. the Resident Evil 4 protagonist has probably killed it. However the Merchant request “More Pest Control” tasks Leon with taking on one of his most terrifying enemies yet… rats! You might think “Condor One” would already has enough on his plate, you know, saving the President’s daughter, but it turns out freelance pest extermination is one of the many skills in his repertoire. Here is how to complete “More Pest Control” in the Resident Evil 4 Remake, detailing where to find rats in Salazar Castle.
Where to Find Rats in the Resident Evil 4 Remake
The “More Pest Control” Merchant request can be discovered in Chapter 9, tasking players to eliminate a rat infestation from a section of Salazar Castle. Here are all of the rat locations for this side mission:
Rat Location #1: The Dining Hall
The first rat is located in the Dining Hall, which also features a puzzle.
Related: How to Complete the Dining Room Puzzle in Resident Evil 4 Remake
Rat Location #2: Hallway to the Armory
The second rat can be found in Chapter 9, on the pathway to the Armory.
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Rat #3: Can be Found near the Library in Chapter 10
After the short section playing as Ashley in Chapter 9, once you regain control of Leon in Chapter 10, the third and final rat can be found in the hallway between the Great Hall and the Library, which is the animal trophy-adorned path where the President’s Daughter’s gameplay began in the previous chapter.
Rat Killing Tips in Resident Evil 4 Remake
Here is some advice for killing the rats in the Resident Evil 4 Remake:
- Listen closely for the rats’ squeaking if you can’t find see any; this will help you to locate them.
- The rats can move very quickly, making it more time efficient to shoot them.
- The pests tend to move in rectangular patterns, so use this timing to your advantage when preparing your knife or gun attacks.
Once you have killed all three rats, return to the Merchant, which will complete the contract, awarding you three Spinel.