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In Chapter 1-3, as you are heading off to fight Del Lago, head onto the dock where the boat is moored, but don't get onto the boat. Instead, get out any weapon and start shooting into the lake. After shooting enough times, Del Lago will emerge and devour Leon, along with half the dock.
If you knew that already, here's something I bet you didn't know. It's a glitch caused by triggering the same cut-scene. Fire into the lake, but don't do it from the dock. Shoot from further away. When Del Lago emerges to eat you, he will only eat the dock, as you are not standing on it. However, the game will count it as a death, and you will see the 'You Died' message, despite the fact that you can actually hear Leon getting up. Weird, eh?
You can obtain several weapons in this game for free. Here I will list the locations of these weapons:
Handgun - Automatically available from the start of the game.
Shotgun - Found in the house that triggers the villager attack cut-scene in the village in 1-1. It is in the upstairs bedroom, hoisted on the wall. However, on the Easy difficulty, it is automatically available from the start of the game, like the Handgun.
Punisher - Shoot 10 of the 15 Blue Medallions around the village and cemetery. The Merchant will give you this gun for free the next time you see him. If you shoot all 15 of the Blue Medallions, you'll also get a free Firepower upgrade for the gun.
Rocket Launcher - Found towards the end of 3-3, in the large room with the bridge crossing it. Cross the bridge, but instead of going through the door at the opposite end, turn left and head down the passageway in this direction. In the middle of this large room, there is a glass cabinet filled with ammo and, of course, a free Rocket Launcher. Beware, as there are Zealots lurking in this room.
Broken Butterfly - In 3-2, Leon will pass by a locked door with a high window that he mentions he may be able to get into with the help of another person. Backtrack to this area in 4-1 when Ashley has rejoined you. Leon will give her a boost up to the window, and she will climb into the room and unlock the door. Inside the chest in this room is a free Broken Butterfly, which is well worth getting considering how expensive this excellent gun is to purchase. There are also several other goodies in this room.
Rocket Launcher (Special) - Given to you by Ada in the final battle against Saddler, once you have damaged him enough. You can only use it against Saddler.
first thing you want to do is to shoot him in the head to where he bends down on his knees and you runn up and equipt your knie and slice him in the head a couple times and thats the easiest way to kill Krauser.
at the first house in the beginning shoot all three birds to get money and a spinal
Resident Evil 4, like the other games in the series, features three different types of healing herb, which can be combined in numerous ways. However, due to the removal of the Poison status from the game, the Blue herb is replaced by the Yellow. The chart below lists all possible combinations and the effects of herbs when used:
Green - Restores a small amount of health
Green + Green - Restores a large amount of health
Green + Green + Green - Fully restores health
Red - Cannot be used alone
Yellow - Cannot be used alone
Green + Red - Fully restores health
Green + Yellow - Restores a small amount of health and adds an extra 5 percent to total health
Green + Green + Yellow - Restores a large amount of health and adds an extra 5 percent to total health
Green + Red + Yellow - Fully restores health and adds an extra 5 percent to total health
Note - You cannot combine more than three herbs together at any one time. It is impossible to combine three Green herbs and a Yellow, for example.
Note 2 - Yellow herbs are useless when you have completely maxed out your health bars. However, there are precisely enough in the game to max out both yours and Ashley's health bars by the end of the game.
Note 3 - White Chicken Eggs restore a small amount of health, Brown Chicken Eggs restore a large amount of health and Gold Chicken Eggs fully restore health. Also, First Aid Sprays fully restore health.
This is as close to a complete list as any I have found. I have compiled this from over 100 playthroughs.
"Item name" (quantity available) value (in Pesetas)
Spinel (73) 2,000
Velvet Blue (35) 2,500
Emerald (13) 3,000
Brass Pocketwatch (2) 10,000
Pearl Pendant (2) 10,000
Elegant Headdress (2) 10,000
Antique Pipe (1) 10,000
Amber Ring (1) 10,000
Elegant Perfume Bottle (1) 10,000
Gold Bangle (4) 8,500
Elegant Chessboard (1) 13,000
Gold Bangle w/Pearls (1) 10,000
Mirror w/Pearls & Rubies (1) 12,000
Illuminados Pendant (2) 12,000
Hourglas w/Gold Decor (1) 12,000
Staff of Royalty (1) 20,000
Ruby (2) 10,000
A. Beerstein (1) 3,000
+Red Catseye (1) 3,000
+Green Catseye (1) 3,000
+Yellow Catseye (1) 3,000
=Combined Value 20,000
B. Elegant Mask (2) 3,000
+Red Gem (2) 3,000
+Purple Gem (2) 3,000
+Green Gem (2) 3,000
=Combined Value 20,000
C. Butterfly Lamp (2) 4,500
+Green Eye (var.) 1,000
+Red Eye (var.) 1,500
+Blue Eye (var.) 3,000
=Combined Value 32,000
D. Crown (1) 9,000
+Crown Jewel (1) 11,000
+Royal Insignia (1) 13,000
=Combined Value 48,000
E. Gold Lynx (1) 15,000
+Green Stone of Judgement (1) 3,500
+Red Stone of Faith (1) 3,500
+Blue Stone of Treason (1) 3,500
=Combined Value 35,000
Dirty Brass Pocket Watch (1) 1,000
Dirty Pearl Pendant (1) 1,000
*These two treasures can only be obtained if you allow the Watch/Pendant to fall into the filthy well water in The Village area (Chapter 1-1 and 1-2). To avoid getting these two items, shoot the piece of wood that holds the well lid open, THEN shoot the item down from the rafters.
NOTE: The "Eye" gems are listed as "var." because there is not a fixed number available. Only Novistadors will drop these, except for the meganest in Chapter 4-1, which gives 4 Green, 3 Red and 1 Blue Eye, IF you blast it down.
If you gather ALL of these Treasures and don't get the dirty ones, their total value is 704,500PTAS.
If you take the boat over to the previous island (after you have killed the Del Lago), the previous island is the one you were on before fighting the Del Lago. Go there at the night time to find a cut-scene of the dogs approaching you and one having a parasite burst out of it's body. They are pretty easy to deal with, and there are only 3 of them.
Ok to kill salasar use a mine dart oon the monster then use a rocket on him and he's dead
Throughout the game of Resident evil 4 you will come across many different animals including hawks, chickens, snakes, fish, cows and many others, you may not know that they drop some great items. If you ever see a hawk shoot them for ammo, and money. If you come across a chicken they will drop eggs if you shoot them or just follow them around. If you find a snake stab/shoot it and it will drop an egg. And if you come across a fish in the water stab/shoot it and it will replenish health the large one will also sell for 2500 PTS and the small fish for 500 PTS but the fish also take up alot of inventory space. I do not think that cows drop anything. If I find more animal droppers I will post them here.
Do you have no money and want to get a broken butterfly? Well you don't need any money! Here's what you do. After you beat the part where you have to play as Ashley just keep on backtracking until you reach the area where you had to shoot the wine bottle. Look around for an opening in the wall. When you find it go through it and you should find yourself in a hallway. At the end there should be a door. *Keep in mind that there is another hallway in the area that isn't the right one so keep looking around for it* When you go through the door there'll be some insects in the room. After you kill the insects proceed to the next room. The door will have a lock on it so just slash it off. You should recognize the room. Anyway turn right and go through the door. Go around the corner and you should see a door and a window above it. Go toward the window and press "A" Ashley will climb on the other side and unlock the door. There will be a few chests. In the big one you'll find the butterfly. If you keep looking you'll find some treasure.
The second time you fight Krauser 85% of the time he will run up to you and try to slash you with his knife. Lucky for you, you also have a knife. Sometimes he'll dash from left to right at you. Just get your blade ready and slice his face when he's close enough. If you do it right you could defeat him without using a single bullet. But you mite have to use ammo on the robotic drones he sends at you near the end of the fight.
If you play as ada,you get the most suckest weapons ever.but if you improvise,you can either shoot someone in the knees or the face and they will flinch(do it with the punisher)and while they`re flinching,you can fan kick them to save some ammo.(NOTE:this only works best if you do it in ada`s mission,not the mercenaries thing)
When you fight the bugs for a few seconds after they turn invisible their 3 eyes glow so it would be better to shoot them then
First unlock mercenaries and assignment ada beat mercenaries and unlock the handcannon buy that and fully tune it up next unlock the chicago typewriter get enough money to buy it finally collect everything you can and buy the infinite launcher it would also help to have 2 of every granade and a health can
Enter the room and after the salazaar tranformation cutscene move to the far right and shoot the arm coming out of the wall with the shotgun or tmp, then the arm will disappear for few seconds, this allows you to literally stand in one spot and attack salazaar at your own leisure.
If you want to save ammo or are really low on ammo you can use your knife. Or you can melee them when they get close but it only distracts them.
You can get this cutscene when you are in the house with luis and gandos are breaking in - SPOILER BELOW -
Knife or shoot luis about 6 times and you will get a cutscene were luis says, "adios leon", and shoots him in the chest and kills him, he'll be breathing deep, be aware this obviously gets you a game over
When you enter the room where you fight the two El Gigantes (EGs for short) and you use the lever trick(get one of the EGs on the platform in the center and pull the lever to make it fall in the lava.), kill the other EG then leave the room. If you go back into that room again the money for the EG that fell in the lava will be there just look around where it fell.
For those of you that don't know this,this is prety cool.Ok,when you start a new game,wait till you get to the village.Run into the house with fence around it if you want.Theres a tower on the other side of the village from where you entered.Go there,climb up the ladder and wait like 10 seconds.I don't know why they can't climb the ladder but instead they throw molotove cocktails at you through the window!
Handgun: always carry a handgun in case of any ammunition loss
RED9: powerful, but has slower reloading than the other pistols
Punisher: weak but you can blast a hole through two enemies with it, shoot ten blue medallions to get it for free off the merchant
Blacktail: a pretty good pistol which has the quickest aiming
Matilda: once you have this you can sell your TMP minigun as it shoots 9mm bullets with three rapid fire rounds, you must complete the game to unlock it and it's exclusive ability is to have 100 ammo