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Pole Weapon (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Pole Weapon
Type Combo Weapon/Melee
How to Make Push Broom + Machete
Uses 50
Strength Great
PP Primary: 100/50
Secondary: 150
Fits in Inventory Yes
"The slicing power of a razor sharp machete now comes on a stick!"
—Combo Card Description

The Pole Weapon is a combo weapon in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, made by combining a push broom with a machete.

This combo weapon has been described as:

"A medium-range melee weapon that works a lot like a poleaxe, letting you slice zombies with the machete, taped to the end of the broom."[1]


  • Main: Tap X/Square to perform a single swing capable of dismembering and bisecting zombies. Awards 100 PP per kill (50 PP without a Combo Card).
  • Alternate: Hold X/Square to perform a spin attack, effectively killing any surrounding zombies. This attack makes two complete 360-degree swings. Awards 150 PP per kill; this attack cannot be performed without a Combo Card.
  • Thrown: Hold Ltrigger/L2 to go into aim mode, then tap X/Square to hurl the Pole Weapon like a spear, impaling a single zombie.

Weapon Component LocationsEdit

Dead Rising 2 and Case Zero general locations of weapons needed to make the Pole Weapon.

Dead rising Machete (Dead Rising 2)

Location icon Atlantica Casino Main Floor - sticking in the wall to the left of the Killer Blackjack Machine.

Location icon Atlantica Casino Upper Platforms
Location icon Food Court - Hungry Joe's Pizzeria (F107) (On top of kitchen vents)[2]
Location icon Fortune City Arena - Maintenance Room 23 North of Terror Togs (E101)
Location icon Palisades Mall - Shank's (P107)
Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - Albert's Apparel (R201)
Location icon Silver Strip Main Area - Silver Strip (N107) On planter slightly right of the entrance
Location icon Silver Strip - Maintenance Room 18 right of Tinkerbox (N103)
Location icon Underground - Secret Lab
Location icon Yucatan Casino Fireplace Area
Location icon Yucatan Casino Main Entry Area (on top of large statue at entrance)

Location icon Yucatan Casino - Baron Von Brathaus

Push Broom
Dead rising Push Broom (Dead Rising 2)
Location icon see article for 25+ locations


  • While the machete does not bisect any zombies, the Pole Weapon does.
  • This combo weapon makes an appearance in Dead Rising: Watchtower. It's used by Maggie.



  1. Frushtick, Russ. 'Dead Rising 2' Combo Weapons Guide - Duct Tape Is Your Friend, MTV. (August 31, 2010).
  2. Chuck must jump from the front counter toward the back and he will grapple and pull on to the top where there is a cardboard box and a machete.
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