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Magazines are items found in Dead Rising 2, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, Dead Rising 2: Case West, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. Magazines increase Chuck or Frank's abilities in different ways, so long as they are in his inventory. Magazines are the equivalent to books in Dead Rising and Dead Rising 3 (see Dead Rising 3 Books).

There are 28 magazines available in Dead Rising 2 and two magazines available in Case Zero. In comparison, Dead Rising had 24 books. Magazine's effects are cumulative, meaning the same effects the magazines provide build upon each other, increasing with each magazine.[1] If another player is carrying one in co-op mode, copies will not appear.

Different magazines have different effects. Press X button when Chuck is holding the magazine in his hands to see the book's effects. None of the magazines have any effect on the durability of combo weapons.

Tutorial screens[edit | edit source]

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Case Zero:
  • There are magazines in many of the stores around Still Creek, holding them grants special abilities.
  • Magazines increase the durability of your weapons. Holding more magazines at once will result in more durability!
  • Press X button while holding a magazine to read it and see what it does.
Dead Rising 2:
  • There are magazines in many of the stores around Fortune City, holding them grants special abilities.
  • Some magazines increase the durability of your weapons. Holding more magazines at once will result in more durability!
  • Other magazines grant special bonus powers. Press X button to read the magazine and see what it does.

Magazine List[edit | edit source]

Magazine Name Image Location/Mission Effect Items affected/Survivors affected/Psychopaths affected/Skills affected
Amusement Dead rising Amusement.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Palisades Mall - Ultimate Playhouse first floor
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Yucatan Casino - Baron Von Brathaus (Y101) - On the bar by the Employees Only sign by the kitchen.

(ITEM +) Toy items have three times the durability.

Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Baseball Bat
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Beach Ball
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Donkey Lamp
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Electric Guitar
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Foam Hand
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Football
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Giant Stuffed Bull
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Giant Stuffed Donkey
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Giant Stuffed Elephant
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Giant Stuffed Rabbit
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Massager
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Novelty Cell Phone
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Novelty Poker Chip
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Robot Bear
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Stick Pony
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Toy Helicopter
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Wacky Hammer

Bargaining 1 Dead rising Bargaining 1.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Americana Casino - Accessed from second floor of Bennie Jack's BBQ Shack and jumping across the light fixtures.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Royal Flush Plaza - Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (R114) - On the front end of the kiosk on the counter.

(ECONOMY +) Will lower the cost of items in the pawn shop by 10%.
Bargaining 2 Dead rising Bargaining 2.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Food Court - Accessed by jumping on the Snack Machines next to Lombardi's. Jump onto the Lombardi's awning to access the hidden storage space. At the far end of the storage area.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Uranus Zone - Fortune City Bank (U109) - Requires Security Box Key #145 to open. The key is found at Tunemakers' Maintenance Room in the Royal Flush Plaza. This leaves Bargaining 2 unusable for Sandbox Mode.

(ECONOMY +) Will lower the cost of items in the pawn shop by 10%.
Bikes Dead rising Bikes.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Slot Ranch Casino - Vault Area. The door to the Vault Area opens only during and after Case 3-2: Run for the Money. Found lying in a black chair.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Underground - Near the Yucatan Casino Ramp just inside from Silver Strip. In Story Mode, the area is blocked until Case 7-2: The Last Stand.

(ITEM +) Bike durability will last three times longer.

Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Dirtbike
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Red Rocket
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Blue Thunder
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Green Machine
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Purple Punisher
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Great American
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Slicecycle
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bazooka Bike
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Machine Gun Bike
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Rabbit Bike
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Wheelchair Bike
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Mercenary Bike
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Chopper
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Kid's Bike

Blades Dead rising Blades.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Underground - Near the Yucatan Casino Ramp just inside from Silver Strip. The area is blocked until Case 6-2: Last Stand.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Case West:
Storage Bay.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Royal Flush Plaza - Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (R114).

(ITEM +) Edged weapons have three times the durability.

Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Battleaxe
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bowie Knife
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Broadsword
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Cement Saw
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Chainsaw
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Chef Knife
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Fire Axe
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Giant Pink Chainsaw
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Katana Sword
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Lance
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Lawn Mower
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Machete
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Magician Sword
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Meat Cleaver
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Propane Tank
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Saw Blade
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Scissors
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Spear
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Tomahawk
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bone Saw
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Katana
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Sickle
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Surgical Saw

Building Dead rising Building.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

South Plaza. On the scaffolding between the west and central statues.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Case Zero:
Uncle Bill's Department Store.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
South Plaza. On the upper walkway across from the unfinished Ultimate Playhouse.

(ITEM +) Construction items have three times the durability.

Weapon icon dead rising 2.png 2" x 4"
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Acetylene Tank
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Battery
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Brick
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Broom Handle
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bucket
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Chainsaw
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Construction Hat
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Crowbar
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Drill Motor
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Giant Pink Chainsaw
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Large Wrench
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Lead Pipe
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Metal Barricade
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Mining Pick
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Paint Can
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Pallet
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Pitchfork
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Plywood
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Power Drill
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Push Broom
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Pylon
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Sledge Hammer
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Spool of Wire
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Spot Light
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Square Sign
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Wacky Hammer

Combat 1 Dead rising Combat 1.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Palisades Mall - Stan's Large Print Books and Magazines. Second floor.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Silver Strip - Near the Luaii Wauwii (U105) - On the outside rear bar.

(ITEM +) Get a 10% boost to PP's earned from weapon kills (DR2)
(ITEM +) Get a 10% boost to PPs earned from weapon kills. (OtR)
Combat 2 Dead rising Combat 2.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Royal Flush Plaza - Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Palisades Mall - Stan's Large Print Books and Magazines (P206) - Right hand side isle of the store.

(ITEM +) Get a 10% boost to PP's earned from weapon kills (DR2)
(ITEM +) Get a 10% boost to PPs earned from weapon kills. (OtR)
Combat 3 Dead rising Combat 3.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Underground (Warehouse A - Closest entrance nearby is from the Americana Casino. Only accessible after Case 2-2: Ticket to Ride.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Slot Ranch Casino - Vault Area. In Story Mode, the door to the Vault Area opens only during and after Case 4-2: Run for the Money. Found lying in a black chair.

(ITEM +) Get a 10% boost to PP's earned from weapon kills (DR2)
(ITEM +) Get a 10% boost to PPs earned from weapon kills. (OtR)
Domestic Dead rising Domestic.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Fortune Park in Maintenance Room 12.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Fortune City Hotel - On a small table on the right hand side of the lobby.

(ITEM +) Furniture items have three times the durability.

Weapon icon dead rising 2.png 2" x 4"
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Ad Board
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Amplifier
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Barstool
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bench
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Broom Handle
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bucket
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bull Skull
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Cactus Plant
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Cash Register
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Centurion Bust
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Coffee Pot
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Cooking Pot
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Crowbar
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Cushioned Tall Chair
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Donkey Lamp
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Electric Guitar
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Fancy Bench
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Fancy Painting
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Fancy Small Chair
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Fancy Tall Chair
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Flashlight
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Folding Chair
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Funny Painting
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Garbage Bag
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Garbage Can
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Giant Die
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Gift Shop Lamp
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Handbag
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Hanger
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Highback Oak Chair
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Indoor Garbage Can
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Keg (DR2 only)
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Lamp
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Large Barrel
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Large Fern Tree
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Large Planter
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Large Potted Plant
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Large Vase
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png LCD Monitor
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Lead Pipe
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Leaf Rake
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Massager
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Metal Garbage Can
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Money Case
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Moosehead
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Padded Blue Chair
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Painting
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Pan
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Parasol
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Patio Chair
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Peace Art
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Plastic Bin
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Plastic Garbage Can
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Rotating Display
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Round Potted Plant
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Sandwich Board
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Serving Tray
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Shopping Valuables
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Small Fern Tree
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Small Painting
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Small Potted Plant
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Small Suitcase
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Small Vase
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Speaker
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Spot Light
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Steel Shelving
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Stick Pony
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Stool
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Suitcase
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Swordfish
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Table Lamp
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Tiki Torch
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Tomahawk
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Vacuum Cleaner
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Velvet Bar
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Water Bottle
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Water Cooler
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Wheelchair
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Yellow Tall Chair

Drinking Dead rising Drinking.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Atlantica Casino - On top of the Jelly Fish walkways next to a Training Sword - by the Poker Room.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Americana Casino - On the ledge after Jumping across the square lights from Bennie Jack's BBQ Shack - Next to a Money Case - Battleaxe - Orange Juice and Giant Stuffed Rabbit.

(HEALTH +) Drink multiple alcoholic drinks without getting sick.

Dead rising food icon 2.png Beer
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Beer Hat
Dead rising food icon 2.png Drink Cocktail
Dead rising food icon 2.png Vodka
Dead rising food icon 2.png Whiskey
Dead rising food icon 2.png Wine

Driving Dead rising Driving.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Americana Casino - Bennie Jack's BBQ Shack on the counter right next to the coffee dispenser at the front entrance of the restaurant.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Platinum Strip - Paradise Platinum Screens (S104) - On top on the Showtimes Sign for the Paradise Platinum Screens' own rooftop.

(ITEM +) 4 Wheel Vehicle durability will last three times longer.

Weapon icon dead rising 2.png SUV
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png 4x4
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Sports Car
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Clown Car
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Blitzkrieg

Erotic Magazine Dead rising Gambling 2.png

Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:

Silver Strip - Hot Excitorama - Right next to a Blue Oyster Biker Outfit display.

(PP +) Get a 10% boost from female survivor related activities.

Denyce Calloway
LaShawndra Dawkins
Doris Elchart
Kristin Harris
Cinda Smith
Terri Glass
Willa Harris
Jeanna Slick
Danni Bodine
Europa Westinghouse
Linette Watkins
Luz Palmer
Tomomi Miyamoto
Jessica Howe
Trixie-Lynn Horton
Tammy Blaine
Deidre Sanchez
Bibi Love
Allison Perkins
Cora Russel
Summer Chavez
Nina Suhr
Lillian Payne
Camille Payne
Esther Alwin
Gretchen Peregrine

Erotica 100px Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:

Slot Ranch Casino - Men's Bathroom by the only open stall found there.

(CAMERA +) Get a 100% boost from erotica photograph PP.
Gambling 1 Dead rising Gambling 1.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Royal Flush Plaza - Ragazines. Second floor.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Palisades Mall - At the top of the Pool Bar on one of the tables.

(GAMBLING +) Significant increases when playing Gambling Games.
Gambling 2 Dead rising Gambling 2.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Palisades Mall - Stan's Large Print Books and Magazines. Second floor.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Americana Casino - Bennie Jack's BBQ Shack (A101) - Second floor on the counter near the square lights.

(GAMBLING +) Significant increases when playing Gambling Games.
Gambling 3 Dead rising Gambling 3.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Silver Strip - Shamrock Casino. Behind counter along the wall.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Uranus Zone - Fortune City Bank (U109) - Requires Security Box Key #304. The key is found on the only Fortune Park scaffolding near the entrance of the Fortune City Hotel. This leaves Gambling 2 unusable in Sandbox Mode.

(GAMBLING +) Significant increases when playing Gambling Games.
Games Dead rising Games.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Atlantica Casino - Poker Room. On a small red chair right next to the poker table.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Royal Flush Plaza - Rags Mags (R212) - Up against the main book shelves on the left side of the store.

(ITEM +) Entertainment items have three times the durability.

Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Acoustic Guitar
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Amplifier
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Baseball Bat
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bass Guitar
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bingo Ball Cage
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Boxing Gloves
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Cardboard Cutout
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Comedy Trophy
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Computer Case
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Croupier Stick
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Donkey Lamp
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Drum
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Dumbbell
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Electric Guitar
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Foam Hand
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Giant Die
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Katana Sword
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Keg
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Keyboard
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Large Wrench
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png LCD Monitor
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Massager
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Mic Stand
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png MMA Gloves
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Novelty Cell Phone
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Novelty Liquor Bottle
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Novelty Perfume Bottle
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Novelty Poker Chip
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Roulette Wheel
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Skateboard
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Tiki Mask
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Training Sword
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Wacky Hammer

Hand to Hand Dead rising Hand-to-Hand.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Royal Flush Plaza - Ragazines. Second floor. Right near the entrance.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Case West:
Living Quarters - Living Quarters A7.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Fortune City Arena - Security Room on the left hand side next to a dead Security Guard. In Story Mode, the door won't open until after Case 1-3: Insecurity.

(SKILL +) Bare-Handed attacks have a significant boost in power.

Double Leg Drop Kick
Elbow Drop
Haymaker
Smash
Jump Kick
Front Kick
Foot Sweep
Double Lariat
Karate Chop
Knee Drop
Roundhouse
Somersault Kick
Two Hand Smash
Wall Kick
Football Tackle
Punch

Health 1 Dead rising Health 1 (Dead Rising 2).png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Royal Flush Plaza - Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Case Zero:
Ed's Friendly Barber Shop.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Palisades Mall - Stan's Large Print Books and Magazines (P206) - Near the front of the store.

(ITEM +) Food items' health restoration boosted by 50%.

Dead rising food icon 2.png Apple
Dead rising food icon 2.png Bacon
Dead rising food icon 2.png Baked Potato
Dead rising food icon 2.png BBQ Chicken
Dead rising food icon 2.png BBQ Ribs
Dead rising food icon 2.png Beans
Dead rising food icon 2.png Beer
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Beer Hat
Dead rising food icon 2.png Brownie
Dead rising food icon 2.png Burrito
Dead rising food icon 2.png Cake
Dead rising food icon 2.png Chili
Dead rising food icon 2.png Coffee Creamer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Coffee
Dead rising food icon 2.png Cookies
Dead rising food icon 2.png Cotton Candy
Dead rising food icon 2.png Donut
Dead rising food icon 2.png Drink Cocktail
Dead rising food icon 2.png Fish
Dead rising food icon 2.png Fries
Dead rising food icon 2.png Hamburger
Dead rising food icon 2.png Hot Dog
Dead rising food icon 2.png Ice Cream
Dead rising food icon 2.png Jellybeans
Dead rising food icon 2.png Large Soda
Dead rising food icon 2.png Lobster
Dead rising food icon 2.png Melon
Dead rising food icon 2.png Milk
Dead rising food icon 2.png Onion Rings
Dead rising food icon 2.png Orange Juice
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pasta
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pie
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pineapple
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pizza
Dead rising food icon 2.png Popcorn
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pretzel
Dead rising food icon 2.png Snack
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Bacon
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled BBQ Chicken
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled BBQ Ribs
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Fish
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Hamburger
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Hot Dog
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Lobster
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Steak
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Sushi
Dead rising food icon 2.png Steak
Dead rising food icon 2.png Sushi
Dead rising food icon 2.png Taco
Dead rising food icon 2.png Vodka
Dead rising food icon 2.png Whiskey
Dead rising food icon 2.png Wine
Dead rising food icon 2.png Energizer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Nectar
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pain Killer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Quick Step
Dead rising food icon 2.png Randomizer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Repulse
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spitfire
Dead rising food icon 2.png Untouchable
Dead rising food icon 2.png Zombait

Health 2 Dead rising Health 2 (Dead Rising 2).png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Yucatan Casino - Baron Von Brathaus.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Case West:
Secure Laboratory.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Food Court - Hungry Joe's Pizzeria (F107) - On top of the fridge in the back of the store. Jump on the counter to reach it.

(ITEM +) Food items' health restoration boosted by 100%.

Dead rising food icon 2.png Apple
Dead rising food icon 2.png Bacon
Dead rising food icon 2.png Baked Potato
Dead rising food icon 2.png Baguette
Dead rising food icon 2.png BBQ Chicken
Dead rising food icon 2.png BBQ Ribs
Dead rising food icon 2.png Beans
Dead rising food icon 2.png Beer
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Beer Hat
Dead rising food icon 2.png Brownie
Dead rising food icon 2.png Burrito
Dead rising food icon 2.png Cake
Dead rising food icon 2.png Chili
Dead rising food icon 2.png Coffee Creamer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Coffee
Dead rising food icon 2.png Cookies
Dead rising food icon 2.png Cotton Candy
Dead rising food icon 2.png Donut
Dead rising food icon 2.png Drink Cocktail
Dead rising food icon 2.png Fish
Dead rising food icon 2.png Fries
Dead rising food icon 2.png Hamburger
Dead rising food icon 2.png Heavy Rations
Dead rising food icon 2.png Hot Dog
Dead rising food icon 2.png Ice Cream
Dead rising food icon 2.png Jellybeans
Dead rising food icon 2.png Large Soda
Dead rising food icon 2.png Lobster
Dead rising food icon 2.png Melon
Dead rising food icon 2.png Milk
Dead rising food icon 2.png Onion Rings
Dead rising food icon 2.png Orange Juice
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pasta
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pie
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pineapple
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pizza
Dead rising food icon 2.png Popcorn
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pretzel
Dead rising food icon 2.png Rations
Dead rising food icon 2.png Sandwich
Dead rising food icon 2.png Snack
Dead rising food icon 2.png Soda
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Bacon
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled BBQ Chicken
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled BBQ Ribs
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Fish
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Hamburger
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Hot Dog
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Lobster
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Steak
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spoiled Sushi
Dead rising food icon 2.png Steak
Dead rising food icon 2.png Sushi
Dead rising food icon 2.png Taco
Dead rising food icon 2.png Vodka
Dead rising food icon 2.png Whiskey
Dead rising food icon 2.png Wine
Dead rising food icon 2.png Energizer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Nectar
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pain Killer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Quick Step
Dead rising food icon 2.png Randomizer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Repulse
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spitfire
Dead rising food icon 2.png Untouchable
Dead rising food icon 2.png Zombait

Horror 1 Dead rising Horror 1 (Dead Rising 2).png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Royal Flush Plaza - Ragazines. Second floor.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Underground - Warehouse A. Closest entrance is the Americana Casino. In Story Mode, the area is blocked until after Case 3-2: Sign of Life.

(PP +) Get a 25% boost from defeating zombies.
Horror 2 Dead rising Horror 2.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Palisades Mall - Stan's Large Print Books and Magazines. Second floor.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Fortune Park - On top of the scaffolding next to the main doors to the Fortune City Hotel.

(PP +) Get a 25% boost from defeating zombies.
Juice Boost Dead rising Juice Boost.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Silver Strip - Luaii Wauwii - On the outside rear bar.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Atlantica Casino - On top of the Jelly Fish walkways next to a Training Sword - by the Poker Room.

(ITEM +) Consumed Juices effects last twice as long.

Dead rising food icon 2.png Energizer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Nectar
Dead rising food icon 2.png Pain Killer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Quick Step
Dead rising food icon 2.png Randomizer
Dead rising food icon 2.png Repulse
Dead rising food icon 2.png Spitfire
Dead rising food icon 2.png Untouchable
Dead rising food icon 2.png Zombait

Leadership Dead rising Leadership.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Silver Strip - One Little Duck Bingo - At the rear of the bingo hall by the Bingo Ball Cage.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Royal Flush Plaza - Rags Mags (R212) - In front of the Fiction Book case.

(SKILL +) Survivors are more effective while in Chuck's party. (DR2)
(SKILL +) Survivors are more effective while in Frank's party. (OtR)

Survivors who normally need to be carried can walk normally:

Esther Alwin
Willa Harris
Europa Westinghouse
Linette Watkins
Kristin Harris
Rebecca Chang

Survivors who normally need to be supported can walk normally:

Jared Davis
Cameron Welch
Dean Wayne
Matthew Kuss (Dead Rising 2 only)

Photography 1 100px Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:

Uranus Zone - First Aid Station - On a small table - The First Aid Station is next to the UFO Crash ride.

(CAMERA +) Get a 10% PP boost from photographs.
Photography 2 100px Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:

Palisades Mall - Robsaka Mobile (P217) - On the counter next to the Cash Register.

(CAMERA +) Get a 10% PP boost from photographs.
Playboy Dead rising Playboy.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Palisades Mall - At the top of the Pool Bar on one of the tables.

(PP +) Get a 10% boost to PP from female survivor related activities.

Denyce Calloway
LaShawndra Dawkins
Doris Elchart
Esther Alwin
Brittany Beck
Kristin Harris
Trixie-Lynn Horton
Vikki Taylor
Cinda Smith
Terri Glass
Willa Harris
Jeanna Slick
Bessie Kent
Erica Mayes
Rosa Collins
Linette Watkins
Danni Bodine
Luz Palmer
Jessica Howe
Cora Russel
Summer Chavez
Nina Suhr
Europa Westinghouse
Bibi Love
Allison Perkins
Tammy Blaine
Lillian Payne
Camille Payne
Gretchen Peregrine

Psychos Dead rising Psychos.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Platinum Strip - Paradise Platinum Screens - On top on the Showtimes Sign for the Paradise Platinum Screens' own rooftop.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Palisades Mall - Stan's Large Print Books and Magazines (P206) - In the middle isle of the store.

(PP +) Get a 25% boost from defeating psychos.

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Amber Bailey
Crystal Bailey
Theodore Smith
Brandon Whittaker
Antoine Thomas
Brent Ernst
Randall Tugman
Carl Schliff
Seymour Redding
Deetz Hartman
Earl Flaherty
Johnny James
Derrick Duggan
Bibi Love
Reed Wallbeck
Roger Withers
TK's Helicopter
Dwight Boykin
Raymond Sullivan
Chuck Greene
Evan MacIntyre
Stacey Forsythe

Rescue Dead rising Rescue.png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Fortune City Arena - Security Room on the left hand side next to a dead Security Guard. The door won't be unlocked until after Case 1-3: Insecurity.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Silver Strip - One Little Duck Bingo (N102) - At the rear of the bingo hall by the Bingo Ball Cage.

Get a 25% boost to PP from survivor related activities.

Denyce Calloway
Snowflake
Lenny Mooney
LaShawndra Dawkins
Gordon Dawkins
Chad Elchart
Doris Elchart
Esther Alwin
Jack Ellis
Kenneth Walsh
Stuart Holmes
Brittany Beck
Kristin Harris
John Boog
Curtis Ellenton
Brian Scherbey
Kevin Meyers
Elrod Bumpkins
Trixie-Lynn Horton
Vikki Taylor
Jared Davis
Sven Blaaborg
Cinda Smith
Jasper Sanford
Terri Glass
Willa Harris
Jeanna Slick
Floyd Stone
Allen Ash
Bessie Kent
Erica Mayes
Rosa Collins
Linette Watkins
Danni Bodine
Janus Razo
Luz Palmer
Jessica Howe
Nevada Slim
Jacob Skinner
Richard Kelly
Cora Russel
Summer Chavez
Nina Suhr
Ray Teller
Woodrow Rutherford
Europa Westinghouse
Randolph Allen
Bill Montagu
Dean Wayne
Bibi Love
Allison Perkins
Cameron Welch
Juan Lee
Tammy Blaine
Andy Talbat
Royce St. John
Walter Morris
Lillian Payne
Camille Payne
Matthew Kuss
Michael Woo
Wallace Hertzog
Jonathon Kilpatrick
Gretchen Peregrine
Lance Williams
Marc Cooper
Earvin Gooding
Eric Masters
Tomomi Miyamoto
Deidre Sanchez

Science 100px Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Case West:

Living Quarters A4.

(ITEM +) Science and medical items last three times longer.

Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bone Saw
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Hot Plate
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png IV Pole
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Medical Tray
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Microscope
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Novelty Syringe
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Organ Cooler
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Surgical Saw
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Surgical Scissors

Skateboarding Dead rising Skateboarding (Dead Rising 2).png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Fortune City Hotel - On a small table on the right hand side of the lobby.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Palisades Mall - Ultimate Playhouse (P103) - near the main counter next to a Giant Stuffed Bull.

(ITEM +) Gain ability to do a new trick while on a skateboard. Skateboard durability lasts 3 times longer.

Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Skateboard

Sports Dead rising Sports (Dead Rising 2).png Location icon.png Dead Rising 2:

Palisades Mall - Stan's Large Print Books and Magazines. Second floor.
Location icon.png Dead Rising 2: Off the Record:
Royal Flush Plaza - Rags Mags (R212) - In front of the Self Help Book case.

(ITEM +) Sports items have three times the durability.

Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Baseball Bat
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Battleaxe
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bowling Ball
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Bowling Pin
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Boxing Gloves
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Broadsword
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Dumbbell
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Foam Hand
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Football
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Hockey Stick
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Lance
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Medicine Ball
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png MMA Gloves
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Paddle
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Training Sword
Weapon icon dead rising 2.png Wheelchair

Multiple magazines with the same effect (Stacking)[edit | edit source]

Magazine bonuses stack multiplicative for weapons, which means if one magazine affects a weapon, it's 3 times the durability, 2 magazines is 9 times, and 3 magazines is a whopping 27 times! Weapons that can be triple-booked are:

Weapons that can be double-booked are:

As an example of a magazine's abilities, for the Katana Sword:

  • No magazine: regular number of hits before being destroyed
  • One magazine: x3 hits
  • Two magazines: x9 hits

PC files source[edit | edit source]

In the PC file items.txt, each magazine has a BuffType number, each weapon that can be effected by a magazine has a AssociatedMagazineType.

For example:

The Building magazine is called "cKnowledgeItem Mgz_Item_Construction_Jackhammer_Weekly" It has a line, BuffType = "9".
Every weapon which has AssociatedMagazineType of AssociatedMagazineType0 = "9" is effected by the building magazine.

There can be:

  1. AssociatedMagazineType0 ,
  2. AssociatedMagazineType1,
  3. AssociatedMagazineType2,

If there are all three lines, as ONLY the case of these six weapons: Baseball Bat, Donkey Lamp, Wacky Hammer, Foam Hand, Massager, Electric Guitar then three magazines can effect the weapon.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Stratton, Stepehen (2010). Dead Rising 2 Prima Official Game Guide. Prima. 
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