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So, right here we’re: Resident Evil 7. Billed as a return to the horror collection’ slower-paced roots, it shares a piece in widespread early titles within the collection. That means puzzles, backtracking, non-obligatory and hidden objects, weapon upgrades and restricted sources. All of which, we predict, makes the sport pretty damn good.
Housekeeping: As far as potential, we’ll maintain this information spoiler-free. We’ll trace at and discuss round story revelations fairly than outright reveal them. Things like merchandise places, weapons and managers might be spoiled as we have to speak about them, however we’re not going to spoil huge plot twists or soar scares. Let’s do that.
Resident Evil 7 Guide: Walkthrough #5 – How to resolve the shotgun puzzle in the principle corridor
Now, you might need reached this web page as a part of our ongoing walkthrough of Resident Evil 7 begin to end, however you additionally would possibly’ve arrived right here as a direct results of trying to find full the shotgun puzzle. Because of that, let’s backtrack slightly to some floor lined partly four of our walkthrough information.
First up – get the Scorpion Key
The Scorpion Key is a required merchandise to get the shotgun out of that locked-door puzzle. You can discover the Scorpion Key down within the Processing Area of the home – the basement.
Down within the processing space there’s a blue gate which you could pull apart. In that room there’s a variety of stuff, all listed again partly four, however down there as part of that’s the Scorpion Key. You want this to progress the story, however you possibly can seize this as quickly as you get entry to the basement. Do so after which backtrack.
Use the Scorpion Key to open Grandma’s Room
As you backtrack from the processing space/basement. Follow the trail – simply up the corridor from the steps and the save room is a scorpion door. Open it and it leads again out into the principle corridor! A shortcut, pretty.
We’ve not finished with this Scorpion key but, although… Remember upstairs? Grandma’s room requires a Scorpion Key. So head upstairs, again to the world the place you performed the Mia tape and drained the gross bathtub slightly earlier on. Keep in thoughts that whereas I’m not 100% certain how he works, for me Jack was nonetheless prowling about the principle corridor, the primary space of the sport and upstairs at this level. Be cautious.
Grandma’s room is contained in the Recreation Room. The door is going through the TV and the VHS participant. In grandma’s room you’ll discover:
- A shotgun! But it’s damaged… (Do you see the place that is going?)
- Some shotgun shells on the mattress
- Some handgun ammo in a cupboard
- Some Chem Fluid on the aspect
- Crouch to search out some Burner gasoline in entrance of the cupboard – this may turn out to be useful very quickly
Grab all of the objects you possibly can carry after which take your self again right down to the principle corridor.
How to get the shotgun
You ought to know what you must do now: seize the shotgun from the statue in the principle corridor. The doorways will shut and lock behind you.
Except now… you may have a technique of escaping. Put the damaged shotgun into the statue’s palms… the doorways will open. Et voila. You’ve acquired your self a shotgun.
If you stashed the ammo whilst you couldn’t use it, don’t overlook to tug some out of your storage to make use of it. Our walkthrough continues in part 5, however you’ll find slightly extra helpful info on shotguns later within the recreation beneath…
How to restore the damaged shotgun to get a double-barrelled shotgun
So, right here’s an (simply misable) twist to Resident Evil 7’s shotguns: the damaged shotgun from grandma’s room that you simply simply placed on the pedestal with a view to escape with the shotgun that does work is definitely a fully-functioning shotgun. It’s way more , however solely shops two mega-powerful photographs at a time.
This double-barrelled shotgun will be discovered later within the recreation. When you get entry to the Snake Door Key as a part of the principle story, you’ll additionally achieve entry to Lucas’ room contained in the Baker home. That in flip will take you into the attic.
In the attic there are two objects that appear fairly ineffective at first: the Toy Axe and the Toy Shotgun. Once you get the Toy Shotgun, you possibly can swap it out with the shotgun on the pedestal. With that, you may have entry to each shotguns – however one remains to be damaged.
Hidden all through the sport are restore kits. These tremendous uncommon objects are used to repair just a few damaged weapons you’ll find across the recreation. One will be discovered beneath the entrance decking of the home just about as quickly as you exit the principle home, as an example. Using a restore equipment on the damaged shotgun will make it usable – it takes the identical ammo because the common shotgun, so it’s a pure injury versus shot velocity trade-off selection.