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Spool of Wire (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Spool of Wire
Type Melee
Strength Great
Location Safe House during Case 6-4: Breach
Fits in Inventory No

The spool of wire is a weapon and key item in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. It is a large, bulky wooden spool with metal wiring wrapped around it.

This weapon is only found during Case 6-4: Breach (Case 7-4: Breach in Off the Record). It is one of the three objects needed to hot-wire the control box and seal the breached bunker doors, along with the gas barrel and generator.


Dead rising spool of wire main
  • Main: Tap X/Square to swing the spool of wire.

Dead rising spool of wire combo
  • Combo: Quickly tap X/Square again to perform a follow-up swing.


  • In the PC game file items.txt, this weapon is referred to as "SpoolWire" (Spool Wire).


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