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The Cactus is a weapon in Dead Rising.

It is a tall and prickly plant that adds to the western atmosphere of the Food Court in the Willamette Parkview Mall. It is a heavy weapon, and cannot be stored in the player's inventory.


  • Primary: Tap the X button button to swing the cactus. Tap the X button button in succession to perform a three hit combo, with the first and final hit dealing additional damage. This attack is capable of knocking down zombies.
  • Thrown: Hold down the Right trigger trigger to go into aim mode and press the X button button to throw the cactus.