Head Trauma achievement in Dead Rising 2

Head Trauma

Use every type of melee weapon on a zombie.

Head Trauma-0.3
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How to unlock the Head Trauma achievement

  • AHGregAHGreg919,752
    18 Sep 2016 19 Sep 2016
    18 3 3

    I used this video and it worked perfectly. Video credit goes to YouTube channel: Viorel Nicolae

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    mo0ohammed19988In the first attempt with the video i reach 98% of the achievement(139/141).in the second attempt i found that i missed 2 things
    newspaper box and Blngo ball cage. in fact i remember that i used them both in the first attempt. but it didn't count for some reason. in the end i have 2 notes
    first,use the 3 moves with each thing
    the moves(Hold X,Press X,Throw by(LT+RT).second it is recomended to do it in one walkthrough or in one save slot.Thank you for the guide,helped me a lot
    Posted by mo0ohammed19988 on 03 Sep 18 at 03:08
    RallyForLifethanks so much! i solo haven´t 76% lol
    Posted by RallyForLife#742 on 22 Feb at 16:29
    Mack StardustThe video or guide doesn't overtly mention this at all so I thought I'd add this myself.

    There are several story and side missions that need to be beaten to access all weapons.
    You must complete the story up to Case 5-2, for the katana from the boss fight with the twins as well as the weapon cases on the top of Fortune City Hotel.

    There are also weapons only usable from completing side missions and psychopaths.

    Psychopath: Here Comes The Groom (Giant Pink Chainsaw)
    Side Mission: Two's Company (Comedy Trophy)
    Psychopath: World's Most Dangerous Trick (Magician Sword)
    Posted by Mack Stardust on 11 May at 12:55
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  • Boss ComplexBoss Complex663,932
    11 Dec 2016 30 Oct 2016
    15 3 0
    Just a small Warning for "AHGreg's" solution, and "Viorel Nicolae's" video guide, above.

    there is no "note" or warning in the actual video, but you actually NEED to progress in the story and even do some side quests for certain weapons to be available.

    Fast forward toward the end of the video at the, melee item number 136 at the 6:40s mark.

    a specific list of the items needed thru progression are,

    Giant Pink Chainsaw - Side quest "Here Comes the Groom"

    Katana Sword - Case 4-1

    Military Case - Case 5-2

    Comedy Trophy - Side Quest " Two Companies" ( go hit a zombie with it BEFORE giving it to either comedian to take them to the safe house.)

    Magician Sword - Side Quest "World's Most Dangerous Trick"

    reading the comments on youtube, this achievement might be cumulative thru multiple playthroughs, though i would suggest trying it in one.
  • TheOnlyMattoTheOnlyMatto1,507,255
    22 Jul 2019 16 Jul 2019 22 Jul 2019
    4 0 0
    For this achievement you need to use each of the following items on a zombie PLEASE NOTE IT IS MISSING AN ITEM I HAVE HIGHLIGHTED ON THE LIST:

    (Use this check list http://testing.solderpoint.com/deadrising2/ not mine, no credit)

    2 x 4
    Acoustic Guitar
    Ad Board
    Baseball Bat
    Bass Guitar
    Battle Axe
    Bingo Ball Cage
    Bowie Knife
    Bowling Ball
    Boxing Gloves
    Broom Handle - break a broom on a zombie. Just use it over and over again.
    Bull Skull
    Cactus Plant
    Cardboard Box
    Cash Register
    Cement Saw
    Centurion Bust
    Chef Knife
    Coffee Pot
    Comedy Trophy (Two’s Company 11:00 PM Day 3)
    Computer Case
    Construction Hat
    Cooking Oil
    Cooking Pot
    Croupier Stick
    Cushioned Tall Chair
    Donkey Lamp
    Drill Motor
    Drink Cart
    Electric Guitar
    Fancy Bench
    Fancy Small Chair - Slot ranch casino
    Fire Axe
    Flower Pot
    Foam Hand
    Folding Chair
    Garbage Can
    Garbage Bag
    Giant Pink Chain Saw (Here Comes Groom 5:00 PM Day 2)
    Gift Shop Lamp
    Gumball Machine
    Highback Oak Chair
    Hockey Stick
    Indoor Garbage Can
    Katana Sword (Case 4-1 11:00 PM Day 2)
    Large Barrel
    Large Fern Tree
    Large Planter
    Large Potted Plant
    Large Vase
    Large Wrench
    Lawn Mower
    LCD Monitor
    Lead Pipe
    Leaf Rake
    Long Stick
    Magician Sword (World’s Most Dangerous Trick 12:01 AM Day 4)
    Mannequin Female
    Mannequin Male
    Meat Cleaver
    Medicine Ball
    Metal Barricade
    Metal Garbage Can
    Mic Stand
    Military Case (Case 5-2 beside the elevator you are required to use)
    Mining Pick
    MMA Gloves
    Money Case
    Moosehead - High-noon shooting range
    Motor Oil
    Newspaper Box
    Padded Blue Chair
    Paint Can
    Patio Chair
    Patio Table
    Peace Art - The Cleroux Collection in palisades mall
    Plastic Bin
    Plastic Garbage Can
    Plywood - On the roof of the safe house. Take the elevator up, jump over the left edge and throw the plywood back over. Grab it, go to the elevator and take it down. You should know the rest.
    Power Drill
    Protester Sign
    Push Broom
    Rotating Display
    Roulette Wheel
    Round Potted Plant
    Sandwich Board
    Serving Tray
    Shopping Boxes
    Shopping Valuables - (Shopping Spree 8:01 AM Day 2) You will not get a call, do not swing the item more than once if you want to save the ladies. They will defect (can still be saved but will attack you the whole way)
    Shower Head - In the safe house bathroom.
    Sledge Hammer
    Small Fern Tree
    Small Potted Plant
    Small Suitcase
    Small Vase
    Spot Light
    Square Sign
    Steel Shelving
    Step Ladder
    Stone Statue - Yukatan Casino, by escalator.
    Table Lamp
    Tiki Torch
    Training Sword (Slot Ranch Casino, back stage)
    Utility Cart
    Vacuum Cleaner
    Velvet Bar
    Water Cooler
    Yellow Tall Chair

    some of these items are quest related. I will add more details if anyone lets me know I missed one. This is how I did it on the 360 and am about to finish on the one.
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