Bowling Ball (Dead Rising 1)   Bowling Ball (Dead Rising 2) 


The Bowling Ball is a weapon in Dead Rising. It is a heavy ball used in a game of bowling. This weapon can be used to smash the zombies' skulls open. When thrown (Hold Tright and press X), Frank West tosses it as though he were bowling.


  • Primary: Tap the Template:Xbutton button to swing the bowling ball in a downward strike. This attack is capable of crushing a target's head, causing an instant kill.
  • Thrown: Hold down the Template:Rtrigger trigger to go into aim mode and press the Template:Xbutton button to roll the bowling ball forward. This attack is capable of knocking down a target.


Dead rising bowling ball north plaza (3)
  • One of the empty stores in North Plaza has several pylons (traffic cones) set up like bowling pins, with two bowling balls ready to be used.
  • The achievement Strike is earned by rolling the ball into a crowd of zombies and knocking ten of them over.



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