Resident Evil 4 remake Spinel is significantly different to how it worked in the original game. With the Merchant being deepened and having more options here, Spinel forms a whole new part of his shop and you will need the material to get some of the best upgrades in the game.
This article will cover exactly how Spinel works in the Resident Evil 4 remake so that you can find as much of it as possible and make the smartest purchases as you are progressing through the game and defeating the Resident Evil 4 remake bosses. All of this information was obtained during our Resident Evil 4 remake review.
Resident Evil 4 remake Spinel
Spinel in Resident Evil 4 remake is a rare material that can be found and spent at the Merchant. With Spinel you can purchase a variety of upgrades for weapons like attachments, exclusive upgrades, treasure maps, resources, and more.
Spinel works differently in the remake as it isn’t just found around the map. it is also no longer treated as just another Treasure, instead being a special material. They can also be traded in at the Merchant under the “trade” option.
How to get Spinel in Resident Evil 4 remake
Spinel in Resident Evil 4 remake can be found by killing specific tough enemies on the Island and completing requests from the Merchant.
The easiest way to get Spinel is by completing Resident Evil 4 requests. These are spread throughout the game and found by picking up blue notes, often on a wall or box. You will want to try and complete these before progressing too far on in the Resident Evil 4 chapters as you may end up missing out on finishing them.
Resident Evil 4 remake best Spinel purchases
The best purchases to make with Spinel in Resident Evil 4 remake are:
- Treasure Maps
- Exclusive upgrade tickets
- Red9 Stock
- Velvet Blue
The two you should really be saving up for are the Treasure Maps and exclusive weapon upgrade tickets for the weapons you use the most. The former will open up and show all the treasures in a certain area of the game, while the latter will significantly boost the power of a weapon of your choice.
If you want to know what weapons are worth spending your money on our best Resident Evil 4 remake weapons guide should have you covered. On that list is the Red9, which is why we also suggest grabbing the Red9 Stock to make the gun even more effective. The final options are Treasures which are just handy to have as you can either insert gemstones or sell them for extra money.
That is everything you need to know about Resident Evil 4 remake Spinel. As you can see, there are a lot of new aspects to Spinel in this version of the game and you will need to understand the material and where to find it properly to make the most of it. For even more tips as you are playing, check out our Resident Evil 4 walkthrough article.