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The toy helicopter is a weapon in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. It is a remote-controlled toy that can hover and make high-pitched noises that attract zombies.

It can be combined with a machete to create the Heliblade. Its durability can be increased with the Amusement magazine.


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  • Main: Tap X button/Square button to swing the toy helicopter from right to left.

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  • Combo: Quickly tap X button/Square button again to swing the toy helicopter from left to right.

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  • Alternate: Hold X button/Square button to place the helicopter in the air and make it hover in place, luring nearby zombies.


  • In the PC game file items.txt, this weapon is referred to as the "RCHelicopter" (RC Helicopter). "RC" stands for radio-controlled or remote-controlled.