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Electric Guitar (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Electric Guitar (Dead Rising 2)
Type Melee
Uses 30
Strength Good
Location Tunemakers
Entertainment Isle
Silver Strip stage
Fits in Inventory Yes

The electric guitar is a weapon in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record.

It can be combined with an amplifier to create the Power Guitar, which allows Chuck to kill zombies with the power of music itself.


Dead rising electric guitar main
  • Main: Tap X/Square to perform a quick horizontal swing.

Dead rising electric guitar combo
  • Combo: Quickly tap X/Square again to perform a follow-up swing.

Dead rising electric guitar combo 2
  • Combo 2: Quickly tap X/Square again to perform a third, more powerful swing.

Dead rising electric guitar alternate
  • Alternate: Hold X/Square to perform a spin attack, which awards 10 PP per kill.


  • Every time the electric guitar hits a zombie, it plays a music note.
  • There are two models of the guitar, the default pure black guitar (shown in the attack images), and the red, white, and blue "America" guitar (shown in the main table).[1]
  • The electric guitar is one of only six weapons which can be affected by three magazines at the same time.[2]



  1. The Electric Guitar is listed in items.txt as:
    cAlternateTextureInfoItem eguitar_alttex
    AlternateIconName0= "w_electricguitar_america"
    AlternateTextureName0= "data/models/weapons/electricguitar_american"
  2. These six weapons are: Baseball Bat, Donkey Lamp, Wacky Hammer, Foam Hand, Massager, and Electric Guitar. See Magazines#References for how this was determined.
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