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The Chef Knife is a weapon found in Dead Rising 2, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. In cooking, a chef's knife, also known as a French knife or a cook's knife, is a cutting tool used in food preparation. It is designed to perform well at many differing kitchen tasks, including mincing, slicing, and chopping vegetables, and slicing meat.

In Dead Rising 2: Off the Record it can be combined with:

  1. the Boomerang to create the Decapitator.
  2. the Weed Wacker to create the Weed Tendonizer.


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

Dead rising chef knife combo
  • Combo: During the main attack tap X/Square again for a second slash.

Dead rising chef knife alternate
  • Alternate: Hold X/Square Chuck stabs the target zombie four times in the chest, awarding 20 Prestige Points, and covering Chuck with a large amount of blood.


  • The music played during the secondary attack is from a Hitchcock film called "Psycho", as the zombie is stabbed with a large knife, the same iconic sounds play in the movie.
  • In Dead Rising, the chef knife was called a Cleaver and didn't have a heavy attack.
  • The Dead Rising 2 Prima Official Game Guide describes the attacks of this knife as, "Fast, slashing weapon with a unique and brutal heavy attack." and does not mention the second combo attack.
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