Tips and Tricks | Resident Evil Village (Resident Evil 8)

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Having a hard time progressing through Resident Evil Village? Our Tips and Tricks guide will cover all the tough spots to watch out for and go over other useful hints in the game!

Table of Contents

General Tips and Tricks
Lei Farming Guide Ammo Farming Guide
Unlock Infinite Ammo Best Weapons List
How to Stack Items
Collectible Guides
All Breakable Windows All Outhouse Locations
All File Locations All Goats of Warding Locations
All Wells and Rewards All Combinable Treasure Locations
Extra Contents Guide
New Game+ Guide Village of Shadows Walkthrough
Extra Content Shop List of Challenges
Village Treasure Guides
Riverbank Treasure House Luiza's Heirloom
Beneviento's Treasure Moreau's Hidden Weapon
Maestro's Collection Waterwheel Weapon
Cannibal's Plunder Treasure Under the Stronghold
Puzzle Guides
Hall of the Four Puzzle Statue Puzzle
Piano Puzzle 5 Bells Puzzle
Doll Puzzle Music Box Puzzle
Film Puzzle Sluice Gate Puzzle
Riverbank Treasure Puzzle Labyrinth Puzzle
All Combination Lock Codes
Achievement Guides
Knives Out Guide Lucky Number 7 Guide
Countdown Anniversary Present
Don't Trust That Snake Oil Geologist
Timber Unstoppable
Dashing Dad
Demo Walkthroughs
VIllage Demo Castle Demo
Related Guides

General Tips and Tricks

How to Obtain Lei

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Lei is the valuable resource in Resident Evil Village that you can use to purchase items and upgrade your weapons in order to survive the horrors of Resident Evil Village.
Lei Farming Guide

How to Obtain Ammo

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The there are other ways to obtain ammo but, the fastest way to get ammo is to buy them from Duke. Most ammo is quite cheap, so getting them from Duke is easy.
Ammo Farming Guide

How to Unlock Infinite Ammo

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Resident Evil Village added a new content for players looking to play the game like a crazed gun-man, Infinite Ammo.

Infinite Ammo is a feature a player can buy after completing their first playthrough in any difficulty.
How to Unlock Infinite Ammo

Best Weapon List

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Want to completely dominate your next run through the Village? Here's a list of the best weapons Lei can buy in the world of Resident Evil Village. Get them all and you might just be ready to take on the Village of Shadows.

Best Weapons List

How to Stack Items

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Does your Inventory look like it could use some spring cleaning? While it doesn't hurt to be a slob, learn how to stack or discard your items, and organize your inventory!
How to Stack Items

List of Collectibles

All Breakable Windows

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Some windows in Castle Dimitrescu are breakable! Successfully breaking all 19 Windows will unlock the Hooligan Challenge and reward you with Completion Points.

All Breakable Windows in Castle Dimitrescu

All Outhouse Locations

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Outhouses are scattered throughout the Village. There is a total of 10 Outhouses in the Village. Open them all for a trophy!
All Outhouse Locations in the Village

Where to Find Files

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Files are scattered notes that can be found throughout the game Resident Evil Village. They hold information about past events, and may contain crucial information about understanding the story of the game.

List of All Files and Where to Find Them

Where to Find Goat Idols

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Goat Idols are breakable items in Resident Evil Village. Destroying all 20 Goat Idols will unlock a trophy achievement!

List of All Goat Idols and Locations

Where to Find Wells

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Once you leave the Castle the Well Wheel becomes accessible. You'll come across Wells it can be used with during the story so be sure to pick it up as soon as you can!
List of Wells and Rewards

Where to Find Combinable Treasure

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Treasure that can be found in Resident Evil Village are already valuable as they are. However, some pieces of Treasure can be combined to produce Treasure of higher value.
List of All Combinable Treasure

List of Extra Content

New Game+ Guide

Resident Evil Village (Resident Evil 8) New Game Plus Plus Guide

Starting a new game? Learn what carries over from your previous game. And check what else you may have to do re-do on your next runs!

New Game + Guide

Village of Shadows

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Is the Village of Shadows difficulty proving to be too much to handle? We have you covered with a detailed guide on how to clear the game on the hardest difficulty!

Village of Shadows Walkthrough: How to Beat the Game on the Hardest Difficulty

Extra Content Shop

Want to make the most out of Resident Evil Village? Here is a list of all Extra Content you can unlock after beating the game on your first play!

The Extra Content Shop

List of Challenges

Need help stocking up on those Completion Points to buy things from the Extra Content Shop? Don't worry, we got you covered. Here's the List of Challenges you can complete to get more CP!

List of Challenges | How to Get CP

How to Access the Village Treasures

How to Access Riverbank Treasure House

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Treasure and Lei can be under the catacombs of Castle Dimitrescu.
How to Access Riverbank Treasure House

How to Get Luiza's Heirloom

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Luiza's Heirloom Necklace found outside her burned down home.
How to Get Luiza's Heirloom

How to Get Beneviento's Treasure

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Beneviento's treasure is found on the Beneviento Grave mound just before the door to House Beneviento.
How to Get Beneviento's Treasure

How to Get Moreau's Hidden Weapon


Moreau's Hidden Weapon is a powerful revolver, the M1851 Wolfsbane, locked away in his laboratory.
How to Get Moreau's Hidden Weapon (M1851 Wolfsbane))

How to Access the Maestro's Collection

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The Maestro's Collection is found locked away in one of the houses in the Village. This Treasure is only accessible after you defeat House Beneviento.
How to Access the Maestro's Collection Treasure

How to Get the Waterwheel Weapon Treasure

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The Waterwheel Weapon is a Treasure locked in the Waterwheel House as you head to Moreau's Reservoir.
How to Get the Waterwheel Weapon Treasure (Grenade Launcher)

How to Access the Cannibal's Plunder

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An ornate angel figurine, this Treasure can be found in Otto's Mill just before you approach the Stronghold.
How to Access the Cannibal's Plunder Treasure

How to Access the Treasure Under the Stronghold

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The Treasure under the Stronghold is heavily protected by hordes of Lycans.
How to Get the Treasure Under the Stronghold

Puzzle Walkthroughs

How to Solve the Hall of the Four Puzzle

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The Hall of the Four Puzzle is the main puzzle you need to clear in order to escape Castle Dimitrescu. To clear this puzzle, you have to explore every inch of the Castle to find the Four Masks required to open the gates.

How to Solve the Hall of the Four Puzzle

How to Solve the Statue Puzzle

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The Statue Puzzle is a puzzle in Castle Dimitrescu. Solving the puzzle consists of turning the right statues to unlock a secret stairway and discover new areas of Castle Dimitrescu.
How to Solve the Statue Puzzle

How to Solve the Piano Puzzle

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The Piano Puzzle is a puzzle in Castle Dimitrescu. Solving the puzzle consists of playing 10 notes to unlock a secret compartment in the piano.

How to Solve the Piano Puzzle

How to Solve the 5 Bells Puzzle

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The 5 Bells Puzzle is in the Atelier on the second floor of Castle Dimitrescu. Lady Dimitrescu will not follow you into the Atelier giving you ample time to solve this puzzle.
How to Solve the 5 Bells Puzzle

How to Solve the Doll Puzzle

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The Doll Puzzle is a puzzle in House Beneviento. Solving the puzzle consists of dismantling parts of the doll to reveal clues and key items for further puzzles.
How to Solve the Doll Puzzle

How to Solve the Music Box Puzzle

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The Music Box Puzzle is a puzzle in House Beneviento. Solving the puzzle consists of shifting the cylinders of the music box to play a recognizable tune.
How to Solve the Music Box Puzzle

How to Solve the Film Puzzle

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The Film Puzzle is a puzzle in House Beneviento. Solving the puzzle consists of shifting the strips of film to fit the description of the clue.
How to Solve the Film Puzzle

How to Solve the Sluice Gate Puzzle

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The Sluice Gate Puzzle can be found near the very edge of Moreau's Reservoir. The puzzle consists of a color coded puzzle in the control room, the console needing to be given power first via the movement of the windmills all around the reservoir.

How to Solve the Sluice Gate Puzzle

How to Solve the Riverbank Treasure Puzzle

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The Riverbank Treasure Puzzle is puzzle in the lower levels of Castle Dimitrescu. Solving the puzzle consists of lighting three braziers.
How to Solve the Riverbank Treasure Puzzle

Labyrinth Puzzle Guides

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Labyrinths can be found in the territories of the 4 Lords, each requiring a special Labyrinth Ball which can also be found in their respective domains.

Labyrinth Puzzle Guides

All Combination Lock Codes

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This is a guide to all the combination lock codes found in the game Resident Evil Village. Read on to learn where you can find these locks, their solutions, and the rewards and obtainables you get for unlocking them!
All Combination Lock Codes

Achievement Guides

Knives Out

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The Knives Out Challenge, or Achievement, is one of the available Challenges in Resident Evil Village. You will have to complete the entire Main Story using nothing but close combat weapons, which include the Knife, Karambit Knife, and LZ Answerer.

Knives Out Achievement Guide

Lucky Number 7

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The Lucky Number 7 Challenge, or Lucky 7 for short, is one of the Challenges in the game Resident Evil Village. The challenge is to have 777, 7,777, or 77,777 Lei in your possesion at a single point in the story.
Lucky 7 Achievement Guide

Countdown

The Countdown Challenge is one of the Challenges in Resident Evil Village. The challenge is to have 54,321 Lei in your possession at a single point in the story.
Countdown Achievement Guide

Anniversary Present

The Anniversary Present Challenge, or Anniversary Present for short, is one of the Challenges in Resident Evil Village. The challenge is to have 52,911 Lei in your possession at a single point in the story.

Anniversary Present Achievement Guide

Don't Trust That Snake Oil

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The Don't Trust That Snake Oil Challenge is one of the Challenges in Resident Evil Village. The Challenge is to complete a playthrough using only four or less recovery items.
Don't Trust That Snake Oil Achievement Guide

Geologist

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The Geologist Challenge can be completed by collecting all the crystals available in Resident Evil Village in one playthrough. For a complete guide of all crystal locations, check out our guide below!

Geologist Achievement Guide

Timber

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The Timber challenge is one of the Challenges in Resident Evil Village. Completing this challenge will prove to be difficult on your first playthrough, but on your New Game+, it becomes more doable with the right weapons.

Timber Achievement Guide

Unstoppable

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The Unstoppable challenge is one of the Challenges in Resident Evil Village. For a complete guide on strategies to complete this challenge, check out our guide below!

Unstoppable Achievement Guide

Dashing Dad

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The Dashing Dad Challenge, or Speedrun Challenge, is one of the Challenges in Resident Evil Village. The goal is to finish the story in under 3 hours. While completing this challenge may seem impossible on your first attempt of playing the game, it is very much doable in your New Game Plus

Speedrun Guide | Dashing Dad Achievement

Demo Walkthroughs

Village Demo Walkthrough

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The lastest Resident Evil Village demo gives you only 30 minutes to explore both the mysterious village! Want to beat the demo in under 30 minutes? Check out our guide for everything you need to know in order to complete the Village demo!

The Village Demo Walkthrough: 8 Hours in Village

Castle Demo Walkthrough

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Can you survive 30 minutes in the haunting Dimistrescu Castle? Check out our castle demo guide below to learn about what horrors await you inside the castle and how to beat the demo!

The Castle Demo Walkthrough: 8 Hours in Village

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