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"Scorch zombies with powerful bolts of orange lightning!"
—Combo card description

The Roaring Thunder is a combo weapon in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. It is created by combining a battery with a goblin mask.

After putting it on a zombie's head, it will shoot lightning at nearby zombies until the wearer is dead. In Dead Rising 2, both components can be found directly outside (goblin mask) and inside (battery) the maintenance room on the Silver Strip between the Slot Ranch Casino and Royal Flush Plaza entrances.

Attacks and combo card[]

Roaring Thunder combo card
Prestige points Main: 300 PP
Alternate: N/A
Dead rising 2 combo card Roaring Thunder
Main attack (press X button/Square button) Slam the mask down onto a zombie's head, electrocuting it while shooting electrical arcs at other nearby zombies. Dead rising roaring thunder main
Description Scorch zombies with powerful bolts of orange lightning!
–All prestige points listed here are halved when the weapon’s combo card is not owned and the player only has a scratch card.

Combo card location[]

In Dead Rising 2 and Off the Record, the combo card for the Roaring Thunder is unlocked by leveling up. In Dead Rising 2, it is the 21st card out of 34 total cards unlocked by leveling, and is generally unlocked at levels 31 or 32.

Weapon component locations[]

Dead Rising 2 general locations of weapons needed to make the Roaring Thunder:

Component Location Component Location
Battery
Dead rising Battery
Goblin Mask
Dead rising Goblin Mask

Trivia[]

  • This weapon is a reference to Capcom's Street Fighter franchise, which features a character named Blanka (which the goblin mask is modeled after) who can electrify his body.
  • When it is put on a gas zombie, due to its relatively high health, the zombie will survive a long time with the mask on, killing all surrounding zombies and creating a temporary safe spot for players.
  • The Roaring Thunder will damage any survivors near the player.
  • In the PC game file items.txt, the weapon is referred to as "ElectricThunder" (Electric Thunder).

Weapon Animations
Animation name Animation shared with
male_attack_1hand_club_heavy
  1. Bucket
  2. Drill Bucket
  3. Roaring Thunder
  4. Handle Bars
  5. Ball topper
male_bowl_zombie_head
  1. Engine
  2. Bike Forks
  3. Bucket
  4. Tire
  5. Drill Bucket
  6. Roaring Thunder
  7. Handle Bars
  8. Wheel

Gallery[]

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Melee
2" x 4" - Acetylene Tank - Acoustic Guitar - Ad Board - Amplifier - ATM - Barstool - Baseball Bat - Basketwork Couch - Battleaxe - Bass Guitar - Battery - Bench - Bingo Ball Cage - Black Vase - Bowie Knife - Bowling Ball - Bowling Pin - Boxing Gloves - Brick - Broadsword - Broom Handle - Bucket - Bull Skull - Cactus Plant - Cardboard Box - Cardboard Cutout - Cash Register - Cement Saw - Centurion Bust - Chainsaw - Chef Knife - Coffee Pot - Comedy Trophy - Computer Case - Construction Hat - Cooking Oil - Cooking Pot - Croupier Stick - Crowbar - Cushioned Tall Chair - Donkey Lamp - Drill Motor - Drum - Dumbbell - Electric Guitar - Fancy Bench - Fancy Painting - Fancy Small Chair - Fancy Tall Chair - Fire Axe - Fire Extinguisher - Flashlight - Flower Pot - Foam Hand - Folding Chair - Fountain Firework - Funny Painting - Garbage Bag - Garbage Can - Gas Barrel - Gas Can - Gasoline Canister - Generator - Giant Die - Giant Pink Chainsaw - Giant Stuffed Bull - Giant Stuffed Donkey - Giant Stuffed Elephant - Giant Stuffed Rabbit - Gift Shop Lamp - Gumball Machine - Handbag - Hanger - Highback Oak Chair - Hockey Stick - Hoe - Hunk of Meat - Indoor Garbage Can - Katana Sword - Keg - Keyboard - Lamp - Lance - Large Barrel - Large Fern Tree - Large Planter - Large Potted Plant - Large Vase - Large Wrench - Lawn Mower - LCD Monitor - Lead Pipe - Leaf Rake - Liberty Torch - Long Stick - Machete - Magician Sword - Mailbox - Mannequin Female (Head - Torso - Right Arm - Left Arm - Right Leg - Left Leg) - Mannequin Male (Head - Torso - Right Arm - Left Arm - Right Leg - Left Leg) - Massager - Meat Cleaver - Medicine Ball - Metal Barricade - Metal Garbage Can - Mic Stand - Military Case - Mining Pick - MMA Gloves - Money Case - Moosehead - Motor Oil - Newspaper - Newspaper Box - Nightstick - Novelty Beer Mug - Novelty Cell Phone - Novelty Liquor Bottle - Novelty Perfume Bottle - Novelty Poker Chip - Padded Blue Chair - Paddle - Paint Can - Painting - Pallet - Pan - Parasol - Patio Chair - Patio Table - Peace Art - Pitchfork - Plastic Bin - Plastic Garbage Can - Plywood - Power Drill - Propane Tank - Protestor Sign - Push Broom - Pylon - Robot Bear - Rotating Display - Roulette Wheel - Round Potted Plant - Sandwich Board - Scissors - Serving Tray - Shopping Boxes - Shopping Valuables - Shower Head - Sledge Hammer - Small Fern Tree - Small Painting - Small Potted Plant - Small Suitcase - Small Vase - Speaker - Spear - Spool of Wire - Spot Light - Square Sign - Stand - Steel Barricade - Steel Shelving - Step Ladder - Stick Pony - Stone Statue - Stool - Suitcase - Swordfish - Table Lamp - Tiki Mask - Tiki Torch - TIR Moosehead - Tire - Tomahawk - Training Sword - Treasure Chest - Vacuum Cleaner - Velvet Bar - Wacky Hammer - Water Bottle - Water Cooler - Wheel Barrow - Yellow Tall Chair
Firearms
Assault Rifle - Blast Frequency Gun - Bow and Arrow - Handgun - Light Machine Gun - Merc Assault Rifle - Rocket Launcher - Six Shooter - Shotgun - Sniper Rifle - Toy Spitball Gun - Water Gun
Thrown/Ranged
Bag of Marbles - Basketball - Beach Ball - Box of Nails - Casino Chips - Dynamite - Firecrackers - Flare - Football - Gems - Golf Club - Grenade - Ketchup - Lawn Dart - Leaf Blower - Mayonnaise - Metal Baseball Bat - Music Discs - Mustard - Nine Iron - Plates - Playing Cards - Queen - Rocket Fireworks - Saw Blade - Shampoo - Soccer Ball - Spray Paint (Blue - Green - Purple - Red - USA) - Tennis Racquet - Vinyl Records - Whipped Cream
Novelty
Goblin Mask - Lizard Mask - Servbot Mask - Toy Helicopter - Zombie Mask
Vehicles
4x4 - Chopper - Dirtbike - Dolly - Drink Cart - Kid's Bike - Mercenary Bike - Ramster Ball - Sports Car - Skateboard - SUV - Utility Cart - Wheelchair
Combo Bikes
Bazooka Bike - Blue Thunder - Great American - Green Machine - Machine Gun Bike - Purple Punisher - Rabbit Bike - Red Rocket - Slicecycle - Wheelchair Bike
Combo Weapons
Air Horn - Auger - Beer Hat - Blambow - Blazing Aces - Blitzkrieg - Boomstick - Burning Skull - Defiler - Drill Bucket - Driller - Dynameat - Electric Rake - Electric Chair - Exsanguinator - Fire Spitter - Flamethrower - Flaming Gloves - Fountain Lizard - Freedom Bear - Freezer Bomb - Gem Blower - Hacker - Hail Mary - Handy Chipper - Heliblade - Holy Arms - I.E.D. - Infernal Arms - Knife Gloves - Laser Sword - Molotov - Paddlesaw - Plate Launcher - Parablower - Pole Weapon - Porta Mower - Power Guitar - Ripper - Roaring Thunder - Rocket Launcher - Snowball Cannon - Spear Launcher - Spiked Bat - Sticky Bomb - Super B.F.G. - Super Slicer - Tenderizers - Tesla Ball - Wingman
Case Zero
Bike Forks - Engine - Handle Bars - Wheel
Case Zero Vehicles
Motorbike
Case West
Bone Saw - Box of Syringes - Canned Drinks - Chemicals - Flash Grenade - Hot Plate - Human Heart - Human Liver - Impact Hammer - IV Pole - Lab Specimen - Medical Cart - Microscope - Novelty Syringe - Office Chair - Organ Cooler - Plastic Chair - Riot Gear - Security AR - Stool - Stretcher - Surgical Saw - Surgical Scissors - Syringe Gun
Case West/Off the Record
Broken Pool Cue - Cinder Block - Crate - Defibrillator - Electric Prod - Floor Buffer - Katana - Liquid Nitrogen - Medical Tray - Pool Ball - Pool Cue - Shovel - Sickle
Case West Vehicles
Phenotrans Segway
Case West Combo Weapons
Impact Blaster - Laser Gun - Lightning Gun - Reaper - Shocker - Sterilizer - Zap N' Shine
Off the Record
Alien Head - Alien Probe - Boomerang - Casino Chair - Escape Pod - Giant Spaceship Toy - Grass Trimmer - Protoman Blaster and Shield - Ray Gun - Remote Mine - Slappy Mask - Space Bench - Space Hammer - Spaceball Bat - Stilts Snowball Cannon - Tennis Ball Launcher - Toy Rocket Ship
Off the Record Vehicles
Clown Car
Off the Record Combo Weapons
Bouncing Beauty - Cryo Pod - Decapitator - Electric Crusher - Laser Eyes - Molten Cannon - Pegasus - Saw Launcher - Super Massager - Weed Tendonizer
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