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Resident Evil 5 Cheats for PS3

Cheats and Tips for Resident Evil 5

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Plenty of cheats for you to look through including unlocking graphic filters, infinite ammo, alternate costumes and mercenary characters.

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Unlock Guns

Add the following firepower to your arsenal by upgrading the indicated weapon then buying it from the shop.
Unlock M93R:
Fully upgrade the M92F.
Unlock Hydra:
Fully upgrade the Ithaca M37.
Unlock Longbow (Sheva exclusive):
Fully upgrade S75.
Unlock Gatling Gun (Chris exclusive):
Fully upgrade the VZ61.
Unlock Smith & Wesson M500 Magnum (HandCannon):
Fully upgrade the S&W M29 Magnum.

Unlock Mercenary Characters

Get an 'A' rank in the following Mercenaries mode mission to unlock the corresponding character.
Unlock Chris Redfield (Safari):
Get an A Rank or higher in 'The Village' mission
Unlock Chris Redfield (S.T.A.R.S. Uniform):
Get an 'A' Rank or higher in 'Experimental Facility' mission
Unlock Jill Valentine (Battle Suit):
Get an 'A' Rank or higher in 'Ship Deck' mission
Unlock Jill Valentine (BSAA):
Get an 'A' Rank or higher in 'Public Assembly' mission
Unlock Sheva (Clubin):
Get an 'A' Rank or higher in 'Ancient Ruins' mission
Unlock Sheva (Tribal):
Get an 'A' Rank or higher in 'Missile Area' mission
Unlock Albert Wesker (Midnight):
Get an 'A' Rank or higher in The Mines

Quick Reload in Mercenaries Mode

Weapons like the shotgun will reload much faster if you display the 'Inventory' screen and combine ammunition manually with your weapon. You can also Reload your weapon instantly by starting the melee sequence when the 'Melee' option appears.

Completion Bonuses

When you complete the game on any difficulty setting Mercenaries mode, New Game+, and the 'History Of Resident Evil' features will become available options. An 'Infinite ammo' option will also become available when you fully upgrade a weapon and then purchase the unlimited ammo from the 'Bonus Features' section with points.

Useful Ammunition in Mercenaries Mode

If you want ammunition that will be more useful to you then drop weapons that you don't use because the ammunition that drops during the game is distributed based on the type of weapons you have.

'Desperate Escape' DLC - Unlock Josh Stone

The leader of the BSAA West Africa Branch, and Jill's partner will become a playable character when you have completed 'Desperate Escape' on any difficulty setting.

Unlimited Money

When you start Chapter 2-1 you will be in a garage with two Humvees, lots of breakable crates, and a machine gun. Pick up any useful items including the machine gun and at the end of the game select 'Yes' to overwrite your current equipment. Then at the 'Main' menu continue the game and you will notice that you have gained your items. From here you can sell the machine gun back for quick money and repeat the process over again. Doing this is an easy way to help upgrade your weapons early in the game and max your ammo out. Unofficial Guide to Resident Evil 5

Our complete guide to Resident Evil 5 is now online.
As well as a written walkthrough of the game, there are 30+ videos with detailed gameplay and strategies to beat all the bosses in the game.
Efforts have been made to make the guide as 'Spoiler-Free' as possible so to not ruin any of the surprises throughout the game.
There is also a BSAA Emblem location guide which gives you details and an image where to find each emblem.
There is also a review of the game and some exclusive wallpapers which you can use on your desktop.
Our RE5 Guide is located here:
Click here to go to our Resident Evil 5 Guide

Unlock 'Home' Ornaments

When you complete the following tasks the corresponding 'Home' Ornament will becomes available.
Unlock Chris Redfield Ornament:
Sign in to Home to automatically receive it.
Unlock Sheva Alomar Ornament:
Beat the game on Normal difficulty setting.
Unlock Jill Valentine Ornament:
Beat the game on Veteran difficulty setting.
Unlock Albert Wesker Ornament:
Beat the game on Professional difficulty setting.
Unlock Treasure Chest Ornament:
Collect ALL treasures in the game.

Lost in Nightmares DLC - Play using Original Resident Evil Gamep

When you begin the level try and open the door three times and on the fourth attempt a '?' will appear. Press x again enable the original gameplay.

Lost in Nightmares DLC - Unlock Jill Valentine

Complete the game on any difficulty setting with Chris Redfield to unlock Jill Valentine as a Playable Character on your next playthrough. Jill Valentine has several different paths you must take.

Unlock Infinite Rocket Launcher

This awesome weapon becomes available when you beat the game under 5 hours on any difficulty setting and then turn 'Infinite Ammo' on under 'Bonus Features'.

Saving Ammunition

A good way to save ammunition is to use a weak weapon such as a pistol and shoot a Majini in the shin. When it bends over holding it's knee run up close to it and press Square immediately when you see the command 'Neck Breaker' (with Sheva the command will be 'Throat Slit'). Doing this will perform an instant kill and you will have only have used one shot of your pistol. This can be done with multiple characters in Mercenaries mode.

Labyrinth Video, Chapter 4-1: Caves

If you are stuck in the Labyrinth, this video should help show you the way through this large puzzle.

4-1: Caves - Labyrinth

More Resident Evil 5 videos can been seen here:
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Unlock Alternate Costumes

The following bonus costumes become available for Campaign when you complete the corresponding task.
Unlock Chris Redfield (Safari):
Complete Chapters 1 - 6.
Unlock Sheva (Clubbin'):
Complete Chapters 1 - 6.
Unlock Chris Redfield (S.T.A.R.S. Uniform):
Complete Chapters 1 - 6 and find 25 BSAA Emblems.
Unlock Sheva (Tribal):
Complete Chapters 1 - 6 and find 30 BSAA Emblems.

Unlock Graphic Filters

When you complete the game on the indicated difficulty setting the corresponding graphic filter will become an available option.
Unlock Classic Horror (Black & White) Filter:
Complete the game on the Amateur difficulty.
Unlock the Retro (Sephia) Filter:
Complete the game on the Normal difficulty.
Unlock Professional difficulty and Noise (Grain) Filter:
Complete the game on the Veteran difficulty.

'Desperate Escape' DLC - Unlock Professional Mode

Professional mode will become an available option when you complete 'Desperate Escape' on the Veteren difficulty setting.

Lost in Nightmares DLC - Unlock Figures

Beat the game to unlock figurines which are viewable in the Bonus Gallery.

Unlock Extras

The following extras can be unlocked once you have beaten the game once, on any difficulty setting:
The Mercanaries game mode (BSAA Chris and BSAA Sheva are the only characters that can be used when you first unlock this mode, but you can unlock others when certain requirements are met)
Safari alternative costume for Chris
Clubbin' alternative costume for Sheva
The option for Infinite Ammo
The option to play as Sheva instead of Christ in the main game
'Classic Horror' graphics filter (basically, the game in black and white)
Note - The Classic Horror graphics filter and the alternative costumes for Chris and Sheva have to be bought with bonus points.

The main way for points

To get loads of points either do merc. mode with a very good character such as wesker stars for me or do a very short level such as 2-3 Savahna for a decent player it will be a good 5 or 6 minutes and if your really good try it on veteran or proffesional for 2500 if you get an S... good luck


Go to chapter select, to level 5-3, area research facility, go to the door on your right, go up the ladder, keep going straight to the little room, turn left to see a little white box, open it get the treasure, then repeat,over, over and over

how to quick kill wesker in final fight

After you have moved the giant boulder and sheva is with you and the real fight begins don't attack wesker until the red bulb on his chest can be seen.make sure you a rocket launcher to use and equip it and just avoid him until the bulb on his chest is visible, once it is quickly aim the launcher at the bulb and shoot and it will instantly take you to the final stage of the fight.

Easy Money

Alright, a great way to make money is to go on an area with at least two of the insect things that kill you in one hit, such as the last level or the oroburos research facility. When you kill them, collect the power stones they drop (which are worth 5,000 each) then exit (don't forget to save)then go to item management and sell them. This is quick, easy, and profitable. This way you can get plenty of money to but and upgrade weapons.
Hope this helps-

Weapons: Strongest ones of their class

Handguns :M93R samurai edge custom MAX firepower:400 MAX reload speed: 1.36 sec. MAX capacity: 30x How to obtain: fully upgrade the M92f handgun
Shotgun : M3 MAX firepower:900 MAX reload speed: 2.70 MAX capacity: 10x How to obtain: find it in story mode
Machine Gun : SIG 556 MAX firepower:180 MAX reload speed: 1.42 MAX capacity: 80x How to obtain: find it in story mode
Rifle : H&K PSG-1 MAX firepower:1200 MAX reload speed: 1.70 MAX capacity: 15x Scope: 2 upgrades Semi-auto How to obtain: find it in story mode
Magnum : S&W M500 MAX firepower:5000 MAX reload speed:3.18 MAX capacity: 6x Piercing..

Easiest and quickest money glitch

On chapter 5-2 (experimental facility) you will come to a tight hallway that will be filled with lickers. Kill all the lickers (I would suggest using a magnum or AK or SIG) after you kill them all collect their lion hearts (2500 each) you will get atleast 5 of them so each time you do this glitch you will get 12500. After you kill the lickers and collect the lion hearts go to the end of the hallway until you reach a door and then quit and save over your current equipment and when you go to item management you will have the lion hearts to sell. Very easy and quick money. Hope this helps Smile

strongest weapons

The strongest weapons in the game are sheva's long bow ( one shot kill but can only be used by sheva )
The s&w 500 magnum ( one shot kill on everything except the bosses, but even on them it doesnt take many shots at all to finish them with this gun )
The hydra ( triple barrel shot gun and is very strong and extremely helpful when you being over run by majini as it is a triple barrel with wide range scatter shots )
Note: all three of these weapons do have to be unlocked first and fully upgraded ( you can't and don't have to upgrade the longbow )

merconaries points

If playing single player on mercs. You need 40,000 points to achieve the a rank and corrosponding unlockable characters.
If playing two player you need 80,000 points to reach the a rank and unlockable characters

where "1" emerald is in shanty town

By the time you get to the second part you have to assist jump with Sheva in Shanty Town Look up and back and then a emerald is right there.


For those of you who think wesker(midnight) is the only one who can do the dash move your wrong. Both weskers can use the dash and knee moves by pressing both analog sticks

1000k on prison

If you want 1,000,000 pts on prison for THE MERCENARIES REUNION first u need to do hand to hand moves routes for time can be found on you should ent with atleast 8min slow down on killing enemies after 130 then at 149 in the center chamber stay under the bridge aim up with josh's RPG aim into a dark room at the top to the right then u should have 1,000,000
my high score-1,039,529
highest time reached-a little over 10min
time ended with-about 8min
hope this was helpful and good luck!

Easy Money

Easy way to get Money start chapter 4-1 run through the chapter collecting all the ammo from the spiders and vases. There is a chest in the first area with spiders before you climb the ladder keep moving past that to the vase in the cave look to your left and climb up open up chest. Before jumping back down look at the ceiling of the cave just before you jump there is a blue saphire to shoot down and collect. Go back and climb the ladder and start making you way down the pathway on the right there will be a fire knife the fire to put it out and collect another gem. There is also a fire a little further down right around where you meet the second set of spiders that also contains a gem. When you finally make it to the door to move to the next area there are three gems by the door one in t..

Herbs - all possible combinations and their effects

Unlike it's predecessors, Resident Evil 5 only features two types of healing herb - the ever-present Red and Green herbs. The Yellow herbs from Resident Evil 4 have been removed, and both Chris and Sheva start out with their health bars maxed out. 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
Green + Red - Fully restores health

Note - 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.

Infinite ammo...

Once you beat the game once you will notice that you can now select infinite ammo as an option, when you start again don't be fooled it dosen't work, UNLESS you first have fully upgraded a gun and gone to the bonus features and purchased the infinite ammo for those spasific weapons.

The Easy (but really long) way to earn money

Money is pretty easy to find in RE5. However, if you need a way to obtain anymore, here's a tiny trick to help you out. You know that in some levels in the game, you'll find shiny white suitcases when you open them, you'll find a new weapon? Even if you have already beaten that level, you can re-pick those weapons AGAIN! However, this trick only works if it's not in your inventory at the time you go re-retrieve it.
Also, make sure you have a decent amount of room in YOUR INVENTORY (Sheva's doesnt matter).
The easiest way to do this trick is in Level 2-1. In the very beginning of the level there should be a suitcase with a machine gun in it. Grab it. Also, break all the crates in the room because they contain ammo and money.
Once you collected everything i..

Taunt for chrise and shevia

Just press L3 and R3 to getherat the same time

chapter 5-4

First you'll need a normal rocket launcher. Next go to chapter 5-3. Now right when the wesker and jill battle starts fire the rocket launcher away from wesker and jill. Now make sure you have a second player.Next tell your partner to go up one side of the stairs and you go up the other. Now wesker shouldn't know where you are. Next wesker will pick up the rocket launcher and kick down the door leading to the hallway with the lightning hawk in it . Now wesker smash the chest filled with rocket launcher rounds will rise up. Wesker will then load the rocket launcher and shout out your struggle is over. Now go down the stairs and make sure you are turned away from the hallway entrance. Now it'll go to a video where wesker fires the rocket launcher at you blows to the wall. Now seeing chris g..

Get The Soul Gem

In the chapter when you have to esape from the flying bat thing for the second time don't go up the stairs stay and kill it to get the heart shaped soul gem thats worth 10,000 dollars.I suggest that you use a fully upgraded L. Hawk,the m93r,OR MY PERSONAL FAVORITE THE sNw M5OO FOR THIS TASK.GOOD LUCK

How 2 steal guns

Start a game wait 4 someone 2 join the while you're playing kick them out reassign a control 2 be the other character then press 'restart' then p1 and p2 press 'ready' then the menu will come up again then put ALL of the other players guns in p2s inventory ( coz p2 has just stolen their guns) Tip: is the gun is hacked you will have infinite ammo with it enjoy

How to keep the flamethrower

First of all you will need a rocket launcher preferablget y infinite ammo then when you get to the boss at the end of the experimental facility make sure you sre playing a new game grab the flamethrower and save your equipment and quit and you can also replace any item in you inventory by altering you data thats all for now.


use your sawoff shotgun when the zombie are coming at

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