Dead rising Auger
Type Combo Weapon/Melee
How to Make Pitchfork + Drill Motor
Uses 90
Strength Great
PP Main: 150
Alternate: 250
Fits in Inventory No
"With enough torque, even zombie limbs become lethal!"
—Combo card description

The Auger is a combo weapon in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. It is created by combining a pitchfork with a drill motor.

This combo weapon is described as:

"Like a much larger version of the Driller. Imagine a pitchfork spinning at 100 RPM and imagine what sort of damage you could do if you stuck that in someone. Yikes."[1]

Attacks and combo cardEdit

Auger combo card
Prestige points Main: 150
Alternate: 250
Zombie killed with stabbed zombie: 75
Dead rising 2 combo card Auger
Main attack (press X/Square) Perform a horizontal swing with the Auger. Dead rising auger main
Alternate attack (hold X/Square) Stab a zombie and pick it up, using its flailing body as a weapon. Dead rising auger alternate
Description With enough torque, even zombie limbs become lethal!
How to obtain Dead Rising 2: Awarded by leveling up (28th card received)
Off the Record: Awarded by leveling up (34th card received)
–All prestige points listed here are halved when the weapon’s combo card is not owned and the player only has a scratch card.

Weapon component locationsEdit

Dead Rising 2 general locations of weapons needed to make the Auger:

Drill Motor
Dead rising Drill Motor
Dead rising Pitchfork


  • Its alternate attack is similar to the Excavator's alternate attack from Dead Rising.
  • The weapon's name and base concept is a reference to the 1992 Sega CD game Night Trap. The weapon in Night Trap is used by the vampiric Augers, those being the antagonists of the game.



Dead rising auger attack

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Dead rising 2 auger combo weapon

Dead rising 2 auger combo weapon


  1. Frushtick, Russ (August 31, 2010). "'Dead Rising 2' Combo Weapons Guide - Duct Tape Is Your Friend". MTV. Archived from the original on February 20, 2016.
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