Hunting Knife
Dead rising Hunting Knife
Type Melee
Damage 250 (Primary)
125 with drain (Thrown)
Uses 30 hits
Location Ripper's Blades
Garbage Cans
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The Hunting Knife is a weapon in Dead Rising.

The hunting knife is used with highly effective swipes. The weapon is effective, but with short killing distance, leaving Frank prone to being surrounded. This knife is a common items found easily in every area. They are most commonly found in the hands of yellow Hawaiian shirt-wearing zombies. This is also the weapon the cultists wield (although it's not obtainable from them).


  • Primary: Tap the Template:Xbutton button to slash with the hunting knife. Tap the Template:Xbutton button in succession to perform a two hit combo, by swinging the hunting knife to the left, then to the right.
  • Thrown: Hold down the Righttrigger trigger to go into aim mode and press the Template:Xbutton button to throw the hunting knife. A zombie hit by this attack will start bleeding out. When a zombie is killed by this attack, 30 Prestige Points are awarded.


  • The hunting knife appears to be a KA-BAR Knife, which is actually a combat knife for the USMC.
  • When dropped, knives do not actually lay on the ground, instead floating a few inches off the ground.
  • When Frank West throws this weapon, he throws it like it is a throwing knife.


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