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Achievements

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Complete each achievement to get the allotted gamerscore. The numbers between the () is the points given for each achievement.
Achievements Videos
TitleAuthorDurationDate
Go Into The Light Achievement SoloKnight (00:00:47) Feb 07 2012
The Works Overlord73 (00:01:10) Jun 08 2011
AchievementHow to unlock
Completed Chapter 1 - 1 (15)Complete Chapter 1 - 1 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 1 - 2 (15)Complete Chapter 1 - 2 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 2 - 1 (15)Complete Chapter 2 - 1 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 2 - 2 (15)Complete Chapter 2 - 2 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 2 - 3 (15)Complete Chapter 2 - 3 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 3 - 1 (15)Complete Chapter 3 - 1 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 3 - 2 (15)Complete Chapter 3 - 2 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 3 - 3 (15)Complete Chapter 3 - 3 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 4 - 1 (15)Complete Chapter 4 - 1 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 4 - 2 (15)Complete Chapter 4 - 2 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 5 - 1 (15)Complete Chapter 5 - 1 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 5 - 2 (15)Complete Chapter 5 - 2 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 5 - 3 (15)Complete Chapter 5 - 3 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 6 - 1 (15)Complete Chapter 6 - 1 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 6 - 2 (15)Complete Chapter 6 - 2 on any difficulty setting.
Completed Chapter 6 - 3 (15)Complete Chapter 6 - 3 on any difficulty setting.
Recruit (15)Complete all chapters on Amateur.
Soldier (15)Complete all chapters on Normal.
Veteran (30)Complete all chapters on Veteran.
War Hero (70)Complete all chapters on the most difficult setting.
Egg Hunt (15)Find all 4 types of eggs.
All Dressed Up (30)Purchase all available alternative costumes in Bonus Features.
Stockpile (30)Obtain all available weapons.
Take It to the Max (30)Completely upgrade all weapons.
They Belong in a Museum (30)Obtain all treasures in the game.
Badge of Honor (30)Find all the BSAA emblems.
They're ACTION Figures! (30)Collect all the figurines.
A Friend in Need (15)Save partner 10 times when HELP is displayed.
Lifeguard (15)Save partner 10 times when DYING is displayed.
Exploding Heads (15)Pull off 20 headshots.
A Cut Above (15)Defeat 5 enemies with the Knife.
Cattle Prod (15)Defeat 30 enemies with the Stun rod.
Crowd Control (15)Defeat 30 enemies with the Gatling gun.
Bull's-eye (15)Defeat 30 enemies with the Longbow.
Get Physical (15)Defeat 20 enemies with physical attacks.
The Works (15)Chain the maximum number of combos together in one go.
Lead Aspirin (30)Defeat a Majini with a headshot while it's jumping.
Fireworks (15)Shoot an enemy Molotov cocktail, dynamite stick, or hand grenade.
Be the Knife (60)Deflect a bow gun arrow with your knife.
Meat Shower (15)Defeat 3 Majini with one grenade or proximity bomb.
Go into the Light (15)Defeat 2 enemies with one flash grenade.
Ride the Lightning (15)Defeat a Majini using the electric current from a transformer.
Stop, Drop, & Roll (15)Defeat 3 Majini at once by setting oil canisters on fire.
Baptism by Fire (15)Defeat 3 Majini at once with a drum or gas tank explosion.
Masters of Removing (15)Work together to save someone special.
Bad Blood (15)Inflict a set amount of damage to your greatest enemy.
Drive By (30)Stop an armored truck by taking out the driver.
Egg on Your Face (15)Defeat a Majini with a rotten egg.
Heart Stopper (15)Defeat a certain enemy by stabbing it in the heart.
Who Do You Trust? (30)Build up a certain level of trust with your partner.
DLC AchievementsMultiplayer Mode
Army of One (15)Win 30 matches in Slayers.
Eye of the Tiger (15)Win 30 matches in Survivors.
The Team That Slays Together... (30)Win 30 matches in Team Slayers.
We Will Survive (30)Win 30 matches in Team Survivors.
Keep the Good Times Rolling (15)Chain a 20-defeated combo in Slayers.
It Takes Two to Tango (15)Chain a 40-defeated combo in Team Slayers.
It's All About the Points (15)Score at least 40,000 points in Survivors.
There's no "I" in Team (15)Score at least 80,000 points in Team Survivors.
Let's Get This Party Started! (20)Unlock all selectable characters in Versus.
Bringing the Pain (30)Defeat 100 players using physical attacks in Versus.
DLC AchievementsLost in Nightmares
Must've Got Lost (15)Complete "Lost in Nightmares" on any difficulty setting.
It's Just a Bad Dream! (15)Complete "Lost in Nightmares" with an S rank.
Night Terrors (40)Complete "Lost in Nightmares" on Professional.
Kung Fu Fighting (15)Inflict a set amount of damage to Wesker in "Lost in Nightmares."
Wish Upon a Star (15)Destroy all 18 of the Score stars found throughout "Lost in Nightmares."
DLC AchievementsDesperate Escape
Getaway (15G)Complete "Desperate Escape" on any difficulty
The Great Escape (15G)Complete "Desperate Escape" with an S rank
Run The Gauntlet (40G)Complete "Desperate Escape" on Proffessional Difficulty
Way of The Warrior (15G)Defeat 150 enemies singlehandedly in one playthrough of "Desperate Escape"
Shoot the Messenger (15G)Defeat 3 Agitator Majini in one playthrough of "Desperate Excape"
Verified by: Principality Submitted by: anonymous on April 15, 2009

Unlockables

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Unlockable Characters and Costumes for Mercenaries Mode

UnlockableHow to unlock
Chris (Outfit 1) Achieve an A Rank (or better) in The Village
Chris (Outfit 2) Achieve an A Rank (or better) in Experimental Facility
Jill (Outfit 1) Achieve an A Rank (or better) in Ship Deck
Jill (Outfit 2) Achieve an A Rank (or better) in Public Assembly
Sheva (Outfit 1) Achieve an A Rank (or better) in Ancient Ruins
Sheva (Outfit 2) Achieve an A Rank (or better) in Missile Area
Wesker (Outfit 1) Achieve an A Rank (or better) in The Mines
Wesker (Outfit 2) Achieve an A Rank (or better) in The Prison
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: intoxication on July 25, 2009

Unlockable Filters & Costumes

UnlockableHow to unlock
Classic Horror Filter Beat the game on Amateur
Retro Filter Beat the game on Normal
Noise Filter Beat the game on Veteran
Safari Chris Complete all chapters
Clubbin' Sheva Complete all chapters
S.T.A.R.S. Chris Complete all chapters and find 25 BSAA Emblems
Tribal Sheva Complete all chapters and find 30 BSAA Emblems
Verified by: IllAndromeda1 Submitted by: intoxication on July 25, 2009

Unlockable Uber Weapons

Fully upgrade the weapons listed below for the desired uber weapon.
UnlockableHow to unlock
M92F Pistol Unlocks the Beretta 83R (Burst)
S&W M29 Magnum Unlocks the S&W 500 Magnum
Ithaca M93 Shotgun Unlocks the Hydra Triple Barrel Shotgun
VZ61 Machine Gun Unlocks the Gatling Gun (for Chris only)
S75 Rifle Unlocks the Longbow (for Sheva only)
Verified by: master_cheater Submitted by: intoxication on July 25, 2009

Tips

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Building up ammo and herbs

If your having trouble with ammo and herbs. I found that after a start of a level or a check point, you can pick up items to build up your supplies and then quit the game. Progress will be lost, but any item you picked will be in your inventory. This work well for Veteran, since you do not get a lot of ammo.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: anonymous on March 17, 2009

Easier Way to Unlock Bad Blood Achievement for 15G

For this, you'll need a Rocket Launcher and a Magnum (there's one in a chest past the corridor that Wesker kicks you inside, you'll need Sheva's help to get it).

When Wesker kicks you through the door, wait for Sheva to say she'll take on Jill, leaving you to deal with Wesker. Now you don't have to worry about damaging either one. As soon as you get Wesker to start looking for you, fire at him with a rocket when he's in good range. He'll catch it. Fire at him, and the rocket will explode in his face. If you're in time, get close to him and you'll be able to perform an attack combo, or if you can't just fire at him with the Lightning Hawk or any other magnum. If you've done enough damage, he'll flee like a little girl, and you would have unlocked the achievement.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Leon745 on August 29, 2010

Extra Melee damage

This strategy requires a Stun Rod; After stumbling an enemy approach the enemy then execute a combat move; right after quickly equip the stun rod, if you are close enough it will knock the enemy back dead on its face when struck by it; or the enemy will just stagger for another melee attack.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: deiago81207 on March 22, 2009

First Battle With Wesker

Use a Rocket Launcher on Wesker after the point where Sheva says she'll deal with Jill. When Wesker begins looking for you quickly lash out and fire a rocket at him. He'll catch it, and you need to shoot the rocket, while he's wearing out the jets. Shoot the rocket and it will blow up in his face. You can either take shots at him with the L. Hawk, or any other Magnum, or get close to him and use an attack combo.

When you finish, the cutscenes don't alternate, but he'll still flee like a little girl.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Leon745 on August 29, 2010

Full clip when upgrading weapon capacity

If your weapon capacity upgrade is still available; at anytime before the game ends or if you decide to quit the game, do not reload the weapon; this goes for all upgradable weapons in your inventory; at the item management screen; select the weapon you wish to upgrade its ammo capacity; while the capacity has been increased your weapon also has a full clip, this way you can gain extra ammo.
Verified by: liltay09 Submitted by: deiago81207 on April 10, 2009

Infinite Ammo Walkthrough

Before you get over-excited, you must have completed the game at least once to unlock the 'Infinite Ammo' option. If you have completed the game, and you are selection the option to be on and you find it not working - don't worry. It's not your game, or Xbox or just you. What you now have to do to unlock infinite ammo for each weapon is, upgrade each one 100%. It'll cost you a lot of money, but it's okay. Just use the chapter 3-1 glitch, or chapter 5-3 glitch for all of the money/treasure. Once you've upgraded your weapon of choice, you will then unlock the gun in Bonus Features. If you scroll down a bit, you will notice a new feature unlocked. That of course, is your infinite gun. Once you buy it with enough points (it costs quite a lot of points, but you should have enough if you've completed the game), go into Special Settings and then Infinite Ammo. Turn it on, and you will see the gun that you have unlocked. Play the story mode and voila! Your infinite gun awaits you.

Also, if you're wondering how to get the infinite rocket launcher, you must complete the story mode in under 5 hours. There is no other way to unlock it unfortunately. So get them infinite guns and complete the game as quick as you can!
Verified by: Risheg Submitted by: EricF on August 02, 2009

more stuff

when you start a game get another player in the game making it a 2player. give all ur amo to the other player then save the player2s stuff but not the player1s stuff then end the game and start a new one and do the same make it a 2player game . u will c that all the stuff u gave to the other player is there but not urs . now give the player2s stuff back to the player1 and save the player1s stuff but not the player2s then make a game (2playergame) it will go to the buy sell page go to organize and u will c that both players will have the same thing do it as many times as u want
Verified by: IllAndromeda1 Submitted by: bill on April 25, 2009

Tons of money

If you know where all the jewels are on this level then this is easy for you just go on chapter 2-1 and beat it while getting all the jewels and money when you are done you should have around 25k <img src="http://i.neoseeker.com/d/icons/animesmile.gif" border=0 vspace=2 alt="" /> enjoy!
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: GeoNightmare on April 25, 2009

Unlimited ammo/money

RE5 lets you replay chapters in case you run out of ammo/money, which is helpful. It saves even if you don't play through the whole chapter, though, so you can actually pick up whatever's at the beginning of a chapter without firing a single shot. I would recommend chapter 5.3 because it has a bunch of machine gun ammo, about 8 boxes and a sapphire worth $3,000. Enjoy!
Verified by: aerolz05 Submitted by: Refan24 on March 17, 2009

Glitches

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Chapter 3-1 Treasure Glitch

Are you having trouble keeping money on Resident Evil? Finding it hard to buy and upgrade weapons? Well you no longer need to worry. All you need for this glitch is to have chapter 3-1 completed in the story mode.

Firstly go to 'Chapter Select' or whatever it may say. Pick chapter 3-1 and let it load up. Begin the chapter as you normally would by going across the boat to each section. Collect all of the treasure that you can. Before you progress to the next part and right after you have all the treasure you need. I know what you're thinking; "that's silly, I'll lose all my treasure then". But no! You won't! If you quit out, and then go to continue again (where you start the mission again), you will see yourself collecting the treasure once again, but you'll also notice that you still have the treasure from the previous time. Do this as many times as you like or need. Once you're happy with your amount, sell your treasure and rack up the money to buy and upgrade weapons.

Handy eh?
Verified by: IllAndromeda1 Submitted by: EricF on August 02, 2009

Even Easier Money and Respawning Treasure!

There is a glitch/exploit in the game that allows you to get the same treasure over and over without having to do anything. It can be done anywhere, but I'm outlining a specific place where you can get an exceptionally large amount of money with exceptionally little effort.
First, you'll need to have an infinite ammo gun, and it should preferably be a powerful one (I use the Deagle or the L.Hawk or whatever cheap rip-off name they gave it). Play the chapter 5-3 (the chapter in which you fight Jill and a bunch of Lickitungs). Play all the way through until you get to the Jill/Wesker fight, picking up any treaasure along the way (there's a fair amount with at least 2 Power Stones, a Royal Necklace, and some brilliant-cut gems).
When you get to the Jill/Wesker fight, you must "defeat" Wesker. You can't kill him, but hurt him enough and he'll run off before his 7 minutes are up. Look up an FAQ if you don't know how, but beating him is why you'll need your strong weapon with infinite ammo. There is a tomb with a Deagle and two Oval-cut gems, and nearby is a pot with a Brilliant-cut sapphire. Pick these up before you beat Wesker.
When you do beat him, you will have to fight Jill. When the battle starts, go down the stairs and retrieve the Heart of Africa between the staircases. It's the most valuable treasure in the game at N10,000. When you pick it up, press Quit and when it asks you to save your inventory, be SURE to press A for 'Yes.' You will still have all your gems, but you can choose 'Continue' to restart the Wesker fight with all the gems intact! It takes a little bit to beat Wesker, but it's definitely worth it, as you can reload and earn N17,000 worth of goodies each time!
NOTE: You MUST defeat Wesker in order to spawn the Heart of Africa. If you wait for him to leave, it won't show up.
Verified by: EricF Submitted by: The5thAvocado on July 21, 2009

rotten egg

for some it is hard to get a rotten egg but i suggest you keep ahold of one was you get it. best thing to do is the item duplication. two players go into game. one gives all items to other player and doesnt save while the player that gets all the items saves. i am sure lots have done this.

if you can get the egg and duplicate it enough to be able to carry 45. and this doesnt take very long, always hold onto 45 so you dont have to repeat. but it doesnt take very long for you to trade over 45 at a time. this will net you 90,000 money in one go. you wont have to go through any levels and hunt for treasures bc you get rotten egg lots of times on 3-1.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: coolgu2k5 on September 06, 2009
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