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How to get Resident Evil 4 remake Skull Shaker, stats, upgrades

Find out how to get the Resident Evil 4 remake Skull Shaker, as well as get a debrief on the stats of the weapon and the upgrades you can buy.

Resident Evil 4 Skull Shaker: The Skull Shaker can be seen

Are you curious about how to get the Resident Evil 4 remake Skull Shaker weapon and the stats and upgrades for it? Well, you are in luck as this guide will go over everything you need to know about the unique shotgun and its strengths and weaknesses in Resident Evil 4.

While the Skull Shaker doesn’t make it into our list of the best Resident Evil 4 remake weapons it can be a great addition to your arsenal early on. So, if you are looking for a compact shotgun in Resident Evil 4, here is how you can upgrade the Skull Shaker and grab it for yourself.

How to get Resident Evil 4 remake Skull Shaker

The Resident Evil 4 Skull Shaker weapon is a part of the Deluxe and Collector’s Edition bonuses for the game and can be picked up from your storage at the typewriters from Chapter 2 of the game. The gun is not available unless you bought one of these editions or the gun itself from your console or PC store.

This is one of two exclusive DLC weapons in the game, the other being the Sentinel Nine pistol. However, the most interesting of the two is the Skull Shaker, due to its sawed-off stock and compact size.

Resident Evil 4 remake Skull Shaker stats

The base stats on the Skull Shaker in the Resident Evil 4 remake are as follows:

  • Power: 5.40
  • Ammo Capacity: 2
  • Reload Speed: 0.98
  • Rate Of Fire: 0.49
  • Precision: 2.30

These base stats are pretty solid for a powerful, short shotgun. Of course, the weapon can be upgraded so you can significantly improve some aspects of it, which we discuss in the next section.

Resident Evil 4 remake Skull Shaker upgrades

The Resident Evil 4 remake Skull Shaker upgrades for each statistic are:

  • Power: 5.40 (level 1), 6.32 (level 2), 7.24 (level 3)
  • Ammo Capacity: 2 (level 1), 3 (level 2), 4 (level 3)
  • Reload Speed: load 1 round  (level 1), load 2 rounds (level 2), load 3 rounds (level 3)
  • Rate Of Fire: 0.49 (level 1), 0.56 (level 2), 0.66 (level 3)

The best upgrades to get for the Skull Shaker will be the power and ammo capacity for the weapon, with the reload speed as a backup option. These are the two biggest flaws with the shotgun, so improving them will really boost its effectiveness.

With all that information on the Resident Evil 4 remake Skull Shaker, you can maybe add it to your inventory. But, make sure you have enough room by upgrading your inventory space in Resident Evil 4 remake. For even more guides to help you out and make the most of the weapon, check out our Resident Evil 4 walkthrough.