Dead rising Cosplay Warrior Skills Pack bust

The Cosplay Warrior Skills Pack is downloadable clothing found in Dead Rising 2: Off the Record as an exclusive GameStop pre-order bonus.[1] The costume includes:

  1. A cardboard helmet
  2. "Monster" Facepaint
  3. Cardboard Armor
  4. Cardboard Boots


The clothing grants Frank West the ability to: v · d · e

  1. Special "warrior" attacks using the Training Sword and shield.[2]
  2. Prestige Points increases by 25%.
  3. Every attack gives more Prestige Points.[2][3]


This outfit consists of four pieces of clothing; one for each section of the body.

Clothing Description
Cardboard Helmet Forged in the demonic hell fires of my mom's basement.
Monster Facepaint The application ritual calls for only the finest warpaints the store has to offer.
Cardboard Body Armor The bearer of this enchanted armor is said to have weathered the blows of a thousand cardboard tube swords and lived to tell the tale.
Cardboard Boots Nicks and scratches indicate that these epic boots have seen countless mock battles and costume contests.

All skill packsEdit

v · d · e Skills packs are downloadable costumes which can be found in the Safe House bathroom Clothing Locker.

For Dead Rising 2, the Ninja, Psychopath, Solider of Fortune, and Sports costumes were first offered as pre-order bonuses. After October 12, 2010, a player could purchase these Dead Rising 2 costumes. These costumes can be used during co-op.[4][5][6] Off the Record separates these four costume's parts and scatters them throughout Fortune City for Frank to find or for Frank to earn.

For Off the Record, the Cosplay Warrior costume was announced as a pre-order bonus on July 21, 2011. The Cyborg, Fire Fighter, and Barbecue Chef were not offered as pre-order bonuses. They are downloadable content.


  • Cosplay (コスプレ, kosupure), short for "costume play", is a type of performance art in which participants don costumes and accessories to represent a specific character or idea. Characters are often drawn from popular fiction in Japan, but recent trends have included American cartoons and Sci-Fi.[18]
  • The Cosplay Might be a Reference to the "Gundam guy" an internet Meme.



  1. Pete Haas, Dead Rising 2: Off The Record Cosplay Warrior Skill Pack Is GameStop Exclusive, Cinema Blend, (July 27, 2011).
  2. a b CapcomUnityVideos, DR2OTR: Cosplay Warrior Skills DLC Pack, You Tube.
  3. Dead Rising 2: Off The Record – Warrior Skills!, Capcom-Europe, (July 21, 2011).
  4. a b c d e f Magrino, Tom. Dead Rising 2 DLC theme packs lurch out October 12, Gamespot, (October 6, 2010).
  5. Hill, Jeremy. Dead Rising 2 DLC brings more costumes,Gamertell (September 23, 2010). Note that this article has incorrect dates and incorrectly states that when not acquired as a pre-order bonus, "the costumes don't give Chuck any additional abilities".
  6. Gantayat, Anoop. Your Dead Rising 2 Download Content Schedule Paradise Pack downloads kick off the week after release, Anriasang, (September 22, 2010).
  7. Dead Rising 2 - Psycho Skills DLC Trailer, Youtube.
  8. Dead Rising 2 High Stakes Edition, Capcom
  9. Bridge, Josh. Dead Rising 2: Psycho, Ninja, Sports, Soldier DLC Coming soon to PSN, Playstation. Mr. Bridge is Senior Producer of Dead Rising 2.
  10. Actual boost calculation needed.
  11. a b c Previously on the Best Buy website
  12. Your Guide to Dead Rising 2 Pre-Order Bonuses, Capcom Unity, (August 10, 2010).
  13. a b c d,
  14. a b c CapcomUnityVideos, Dead Rising 2 Off the Record Cyber Skills DLC Pack, You Tube
  15. a b c d e f g Spencer, That’s Not A Terminator, That’s Cyborg Frank West, Siliconera, (August 24, 2011).
  16. a b c d CapcomUnityVideos, DR2OTR: Fireman Skills DLC Pack, You Tube.
  17. a b c CapcomUnityVideos, Dead Rising 2 Off the Record BBQ Chef DLC Available Now, You Tube.
  18. Cosplay, Wikipedia.
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