Novelty Cell Phone
Dead rising Novelty Cell Phone
Type Melee
Uses 10
Strength Okay
Location Robsaka Mobile
Rush Wireless
Fits in Inventory No

The novelty cell phone is a weapon in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record.

It is a large novelty cell phone that can be used by the player as a gag weapon. It can be found at the Robsaka Mobile and Rush Wireless stores.

It is a heavy weapon, thus it cannot be stored in the player's inventory. Its durability can be increased with the Games and Amusement magazines.


Dead rising novelty cell phone main
  • Main: Tap X/Square to swing the novelty cell phone from right to left at Chuck's waist.

Dead rising novelty cell phone combo
  • Combo: Quickly tap X/Square again to lift the cell phone up over Chuck's head and slam it down.

Dead rising novelty cell phone alternate
  • Alternate: Hold X/Square to perform a heavy spin attack.


  • The "smiley face" changes from a green smile to an orange frown depending on the health of the weapon.
  • When the weapon has approximately 2 hits left, it will turn to a blue face with "X"s for eyes and a sad frown.
  • In the PC game file items.txt, there are two alternate damaged cell phones.[1]



  1. AlternateTextureName0 = "data/models/weapons/noveltycellphone_dmg"
    AlternateTextureName1 = "data/models/weapons/noveltycellphone_dmg_dmg"
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