Bowie Knife   Bowie Knife (Dead Rising 3) 


The Bowie Knife is a weapon in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero. The knife is a pattern of fixed-blade fighting knife first popularized by Colonel James "Jim" Bowie in the early 19th Century. It is a large sheath knife with a crossguard and a clip point.

The weapon can be combined with the boxing gloves to make Knife Gloves.


Dead rising bowie knife main
  • Main: Tap the X/Square button for a quick slashing attack.

Dead rising bowie knife combo
  • Combo: During the first main attack, tap X/Square button a second time for a quick second slash from left to right.

Dead rising bowie knife alternate
  • Alternate: Hold the X/Square button to stab it into the stomach of a zombie and then twist it out for a 20 PP bonus.

  • Thrown: Hold down the Template:Ltrigger trigger to go into aim mode then press the X/Square button to throw the bowie knife. When thrown, the knife impales a zombie, causing a rapidly-bleeding wound that does kill them... eventually.


  1. Bob's Fish 'n Hunt (∞)
  2. Still Creek Movie Theater (1) (Theater)
  3. Americana Casino Restroom Area
  4. Americana Casino - Bennie Jack's BBQ Shack (main counter entrance)
  5. Fortune Park - Maintenance Room 11 South side
  6. Palisades Mall - Ned's Knicknackery (P204)
  7. Palisades Mall - Shank's (P107)
  8. Royal Flush Plaza First Floor Main Area
  9. Royal Flush Plaza - Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (1) (R114) (atop kiosk)
  10. Silver Strip Royal Flush Plaza Rooftop
  11. Silver Strip - Luaii Wauwii (on patio)(N105)
  12. Silver Strip - Maintenance Room 16 behind Pub O' Gold (N107) in tunnel
  13. Underground - Secret Lab


Weapon Animations
Animation name Animation shared with
  1. Bowie Knife
  2. Newspaper




  1. Bowie Knife
  2. Newspaper
  3. Massager



Template:! Unique to Bowie Knife





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