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How to get every weapon in Resident Evil 7

Unlike the last few games in the series, Resident Evil 7 is a horror game first and an action game second. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t worry about your arsenal — on the contrary, surviving the Baker estate requires mastery over all the game’s weapons. To master them, though, you’ll have to find them first. Some of them are acquired naturally and are found in plain sight, while others are tucked away in areas you might not expect.

This guide will help you get your hands on every single weapon in Resident Evil 7 (in as close to linear order as possible). You’ll need them.

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The ax is the first weapon you get in Resident Evil 7, and you’ll immediately use it to fend off a very angry opponent. Unfortunately, you’ll lose it after the game’s prologue, and there’s currently no known way to get it back. Still, it will serve you well during the preliminary sections of the game. 

M19 handgun

You’ll get the M19 handgun during Resident Evil 7’s prologue in the Guest House, in a room near the attic. It’s located on a table, after your initial encounter with Mia. The weapon is taken from you shortly afterward, but it’s possible to get the gun back later. Use a repair kit on the broken handgun you get in the trailer in the yard, and you’re back in business. The first accessible repair kit is under the main house’s porch, across from the trailer, behind a metal sheet you can pry off.  

Pocket knife

The main knife you’ll use throughout Resident Evil 7 to open crates and fend off enemies in desperate times when you’re out of ammo is given to you as part of the story after the dinner scene in the main house.

G17 handgun

This less-powerful handgun is on the ground in the garage as soon as the Jack boss fight begins. Pick it up right after Jack kills Officer Anderson. 

M37 shotgun

The M37 shotgun is the first weapon you could potentially miss as you explore the Baker estate. Once you have access to the main house’s basement (the “processing area”), look around until you find the Scorpion Key. Take that up to the rec room on the house’s second floor and use it to enter Grandma’s room (watch out for Jack, who at this point is probably patrolling this area). Take the broken shotgun from there and swap it with the shotgun being held by the statue in the main hall (the M37). With the M37 in your inventory and the broken shotgun in the statue’s hands, you’ll be free to exit the room and continue.


The chainsaw is a powerful melee weapon that’s unfortunately available for only one fight: The second encounter with Jack. Pick it up from the corpse once he grabs his giant scissors. Unfortunately, there’s currently no known way to get it outside that fight.

44 MAG

The magnum is accessible as soon as you escape the Bakers’ main house and enter the trailer in the yard, provided you’ve collected enough antique coins. It takes nine to unlock the 44, though it’s arguably not worth it since ammo is so scarce throughout the game. If you are going to use it, better to grab the stabilizer and/or steroids first and grab the magnum later in the game.


The burner is a great tool for taking out the swarms and other bugs in the Old House. You’ll have to assemble it from parts found throughout Marguerite’s territory: The Burner Grip is found outside of The Old House, close to the save point. It’s located in a trash can by some crates. The Burner Nozzle is found outside as well, in a small shack to the right of the large hornet’s nest. If you exit through the kitchen, this small room is on the right, across some wooden planks. Combine them to create the burner.

Grenade launcher

The grenade launcher is accessible as soon as you find the Crow Key in the Old House outhouse. Take it back to the Main House to unlock the door in the observation room (the room with the stuffed deer on the second floor). The grenade launcher’s in there, but use it wisely, as ammo is scarce.

M21 shotgun

The M21 shotgun is more powerful than the M37, although it fires fewer shells before needing to be reloaded. Nevertheless, it’s worth using, and you can actually get it pretty early. Once you get outside the house, you can grab the repair kit under the porch and use it on the broken shotgun found in Grandma’s room. If you used the broken shotgun to weigh down the statue in the main hall in order to grab the M37, you can go swap them out again. And if you used the first repair kit on the broken handgun, don’t worry — there’s another one. Grab the treasure photo (the one that shows the mannequin head) in the storage room off the master bedroom on the second floor, then locate the head in the first part of Lucas’ testing area.

M19 handgun

The process of acquiring the M19 handgun is similar to getting the M21 shotgun in that it requires the repair kit. This time, use the repair kit on the broken pistol in the trailer to get your hands on the M19.

MPM handgun

The MPM is the handgun you find in a drawer in the first save room after you arrive on the tanker. At that point, it’s your only weapon, so use it well.

P19 machine gun

You’ll use the machine gun for the first time during the flashback tape you play on the tanker as part of the story. Later, you can get it again when you find the Captain’s Cabin Locker Key in the locked side of the bunk room after getting the corrosive as part of the story. It’s on the table in the Crew’s Room on the second floor. Take the key back up to the Captain’s Cabin on the fourth floor, and use it to unlock the cabinet.

Survival knife

Like the machine gun, you’ll use the survival knife first in the tanker flashback, but it’s easy to find it again on the second floor just outside the elevator, sticking out of an overturned table. You’ll need to climb down the elevator shaft from above to come out of the broken exit below to find the knife. 

Sticky bombs

Sticky bombs are a fantastic tool of destruction from the tanker onward in Resident Evil 7. They’re all over the place. Collect as many as you can. The easiest one to find is in the Control Room in the tanker section on the fourth floor. 


The crowbar is available for just one fight — one that many players won’t even see, depending on a choice they make about three-quarters of the way through the game. Suffice to say it gets put to good use. If you choose Zoe over Mia during the boss fight, you’ll acquire the crowbar. 


The Albert handgun — its name a reference to Resident Evil series villain Albert Wesker — is the most powerful handgun in the game. You’ll use a souped-up version of it briefly during the final boss fight, and a slightly worse version (only three in the chamber) will thankfully be available after that automatically in any storage box on subsequent playthroughs.

Circular saw

The circular saw is a powerful melee weapon unlocked only by beating the game in under four hours.


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