Resident Evil 2 Guide: How To Clear The 4th Survivor Bonus Game
Save Your Bullets
As a standalone mission, Hunk has all that he needs to make it past the many threats in the Sewers and into the Police Station. Though he’s armed with a pistol, submachine gun, a magnum, and a shotgun–along with tons of ammo and support items–you’re much better off saving them. It might seem inviting to unload into the undead, but you’ll actually cover a lot more ground and save yourself some headache if you just stick with avoiding most fights. With that said, there may come a time to use your weapons–particularly the magnum–against the more high-risk enemies, such as the Plant Mutants that can instantly kill you with a grab. Use your best judgement to figure where and when it’s best to fire off some quick shots.
Make Your Support Items Count
In addition to a set of weapons, Hunk is also armed with a suite of herbs, gunpowder, and sub-weapons. He’s easily more well-armed than either Leon or Claire, however, it’s also very easy to run through those items quick. Though the sub-weapons are useful to counterattack against grabs, which can happen a lot if you’re not careful, they’re far more useful as a tactical tool. One particular instance, the Underground Stairway section–shortly after leaving the Sewers–has eight zombies in close proximity. Running straight in will result in a number of grabs, costing you more time and resources. Situations like this are a great time to toss a flash grenade, stunning all nearby enemies and allowing you the chance to flee during the confusion.
Keep Pushing Forward
Throughout The 4th Survivor, you’ll not only encounter every common enemy that appeared in the game, they’ll also come in greater frequency. Some locations have 10 different monsters in a single space, which can cut your run short fairly quick. Though many of the monsters you face are extremely dangerous, especially when in packs, they’re also very predictable. As stated previously, the encounters will never change, making it easier to learn particular patterns. It’s far more preferable to bait common enemies into attacks and run around their blindspot to press forward. For instance, during the first stretch through the tunnel, the smarter thing for you to do is to push through and evade zombies by running behind them. They won’t be able to react fast enough to grab, allowing you to make a break for it.
If you’re able to stick with these key tips, you should be able to complete The 4th Survivor before you know it. After that’s done, now you can attempt the game’s hardest mission with The Tofu Survivor. Instead of Hunk, you’ll play as Tofu, a giant sentient block of soy who’s armed with only a knife. Good luck!