Game Instructions A


We hope to improve your chances to survive!

<Shooting Objects>
You may get different reactions from shooting objects, such as oil drums and bombs.
  • Press the R2 button to aim directly at these objects.

<Quick Turn>
You can perform quick 180 degrees turns.
  • Press the Run button while retreating.

<Emergency Escape>
When you're trapped by enemies, you can push them away to escape.
  • Press the Directional buttons, Action button, Cancel button, Run button, R1, R2 and L1 buttons rapidly.

<Emergency Dodging>
Just before an enemy attacks, you can perform a dodge move to evade it!
  • Press the R1 or R2 buttons.
  • Press the Action button while aiming.

<Getting on/off an object>
You can get on or off certain objects that appear in the game.
  • Press the Action button while you are moving forward to the edge of an object that you wish to get on or off.

Press the L2 button to view the map.
  • You can zoom in or out of the map by pressing the Action button.
  • While the map is zoomed in, use the Directional buttons to move the screen.
  • Press the Select button to switch between maps.

<Live Selection>
At certain points in the game, the screen fades into B&W. At these points, you will be prompted to choose between two different options.
  • Use the Directional buttons to move between the options and use the Action button to make your decision.

<Event Cancel>
It is possible to skip certain scenes.
  • Press the Select button to skip these scenes.
The first of two playing manuals, covering shooting, dodging and evading enemies.

Game Instructions B


<Ammunition Creation System>
To create various ammunition, you need to use the "Reloading Tool" and "Gun Powder."

<Reloading Tool>
This is a necessary item if you want to create different types of ammunition.
By combining the Gun Powder and Reloading Tool, various type of ammunition will be created.

<Gun Powder>
Mix materials to create various types of ammunition. There are three types of basic Gun Powders : A, B and C. Please note that Gun Powder C is created by mixing A and B types.

<How To Mix Gun Powders>
You can create various kinds of bullets by mixing the different Gun Powders. There are 13 different kinds of Gun Powders in all.

<Example Of Gun Powders>
A: Handgun Bullets
B: Shotgun Shells
C: Grenade Rounds
A + C: Grenade Flame Rounds
B + C: Grenade Acid Rounds
C + C: Grenade Freeze Rounds
C + C + C: Magnum Bullets

<Mixing Gun Powder With Grenade Rounds>
If you combine a certain type of Gun Powder with Grenade Rounds, special types of Grenade Rounds will be created.

<Mixing Level Improvement>
If you repeatedly create the same kind of ammunition, your skill will be improved, and you will be able to create more powerful ammunition.
The second of the two playing manuals, covering the mixing of gun powders and creating ammunition.

Clock Tower Postcard


A picture postcard of a clock tower.

The following explanation is printed on the backside:
"A landmark spot:
Saint Michael Clock Tower."
A postcard with a photograph of the Raccoon City Clock Tower.

Photo A


The policemen are pressing forward.

It's dated "September 27"
A photograph of the R.P.D. attacking the zombie hordes.

Marvin's Report


September 24th
There are reports of a theft in the municipal building before dawn. A jewel decorated clock at the main gate was damaged. Two of twelve gems that are installed on the face of the clock are missing.

Due to lack of available officers at this time, I have no choice but to suspend the research of this case.


Marvin Branagh

September 26th
Based upon an autopsy report of a 42 year old restaurant owner, I have discovered that he has one of the missing gems. He apparently took shelter in the police department at about 10 am, where he was shot to death within 10 minutes of having developed the symptoms.

Since the city is currently under martial law, we are forced to suspend this case. At this time, we'll keep the gem as evidence.


Marvin Branagh
Marvin Branagh's report of the whereabouts of at least one of the gems for the City Hall Gate.

David's Memo


My sanity is at its end... I still can't believe this is happening. We lost another man yesterday. Meyer; one of our better marksmen. He saw me panic once we were overrun by the zombies, but he came back to save me.

But when the time to return the debt, I ran.

I can still hear him calling out my name. I can still hear the screams coming from behind. The sound of his flesh being stripped from its bones. I was afraid... terrified...

It's the 27th. The fight to stay alive continues. I took out several zombies who managed to break through the barricades. Now I'm cutting through the chill with whisky, unloading my Mossberg on anything undead. That shotgun's become a close friend of mine. I've blasted many a zombie into fertilizer with it.

We've lost 13 men as of yesterday. In 3 hours, we'll bicker over trivial things in the meeting room. It's a total waste of time. When I finish this bottle, my old friend Mossberg will be turning one last body into fertilizer.

Peace at last.

I can hardly wait...
A note written by a member of the R.P.D., and his experience and final moments during the outbreak.

Fax From Kendo Gun Shop


To the boys of S.T.A.R.S.,

I have some good news for you from my brother Joe. He has finalized the new hand-gun for official use. It's the M92F S.T.A.R.S. Special, but he calls it the "Samurai Edge." It's the most balanced of the Kendo custom guns. Joe said if you miss the targets with this, you should carry a teething ring instead of a gun in your holster.

The goods will be delivered along with their proper documentation. I'm sure you'll be surprised when you see what kind of excellent parts are used for the M92F. I know that you'll want to thank the good people who developed it.


Robert Kendo
Kendo Gun Shop
A fax regarding a new weapon for the S.T.A.R.S. members, nicknamed the "Samurai Edge."

Mercenary's Diary


September 1st
Following six months of intensive training, my body's edge had returned.

I was a good soldier, but they ordered my execution with no reason given. I was tortured and forced to give a false confession.

But on the morning of my execution, a miracle happened. The company had helped me out, giving me a second lease on life.

September 15th
I ended my vacation short and returned to the HQ office. It looks like my UBCS unit's been called into action.

Umbrella maintains its own paramilitary unit to counter corporate terrorism and V.I.P. abduction. In addition, they have nightmen who specialize in handling problems cause by illegal products.

I'm currently a member of the latter.

September 28th
Dawn's here, but we're still slogging through this nightmare. There are no provisions of any kind here. The undead walk the streets feeding upon the flesh of the living.

Given the choice again, I would rather have been executed. Death row was a heavenly asylum compared to this place.

I've chosen to pull the trigger myself, in the hope that my dead body won't come back to life.
The diary of a mercenary hired by Umbrella, leading up to and involving the events of Raccoon City.

City Guide


City Guide
The Tracks of Our City

Dear citizens,
Thanks to kind and generous people of Umbrella Inc., this is a peaceful and friendly city. The vast donations from Umbrella Inc., have been used for welfare work, the construction of public utilities, and to help maintain public peace.

In 1992, it was my fifth year as mayor of our beautiful city. It was then that through many donations and hard work our city was able to rebuild the municipal building, create a state of the art hospital.

In honor of these fine accomplishments, I was awarded with a grand statue that same year. The statue rests in the municipal building.

I came to this city as an engineer more than 35 years ago. I made contributions to the electric systems, and to the installation of the cable car. I pledge to follow the tradition of this fine city and will devote my life to its prosperity.

The mayor of the city
Michael Warren
A message in the form of a city leaflet from the Mayor of Raccoon City, Michael Warren.

Photo B


A close-up shot of a zombie.

It says, "SCOOP!" on the backside.
A photograph of a Zombie.

Photo C


The police have been destroyed.

A photograph of the scattered bodies of the R.P.D.

Reporter's Memo


At last I have found the evidence I need to prove that the "cannibal disease" is indeed happening in this city.
One man actually ate people to death. He was like a savage animal tearing away a new flesh. It was completely disgusting. I have heard rumors that many people are also suffering from this disease now. However, the causes of the disease is not yet known. Is this another mystery of the present disease? I will have to check on it...

They have placed Raccoon City under martial law because of the cannibal disease. I have lost contact with the media outside of the city, but I won't give up. As a journalist, I won't keep my eyes shut and walk away. I have a duty to the people and my profession. I don't think the disease has spread nationwide yet. I believe that this city holds the key to its creation and cure. In fact, I'm sure of it.

The military has setup blockades around the city to keep people from escaping and spreading the disease. Most of the citizens have either died or have come in contact with the disease. I know that it is the right decision to quarantine the city, but I can't help but pity myself. If I am infected or eaten, it doesn't matter. My fate is already sealed. All I have left is my journalism. I won't give up until I solve the mystery of this deadly disease. I have just discovered that the disease is not spread through the air, but by some other means.
The notes of a reporter, who has been investigating the cannibal killers around the Raccoon area.

Mechanic's Memo


I know that you're intimidated by your new job Kevin, so let me tell you how to make sure that you and your trains get along just fine. You see, these carriages were made in 1968, and then imported from Europe. Sometimes they get rickety, but they still work because they are simple, stubborn, and strong. We can always depend on them. If they have a bad day and are malfunctioning, you'll need to take a good look at their circuits for any trouble. Once you discover what's wrong, you'll be able to fix it easily.

I'm sure that you'll be able to avoid those nasty little malfunctions if you check the parts every day. These old trains will surely have problem if you don't remember to check them out. Just remember that if you need to replace anything, you have to choose a suitable part. When I say suitable, I mean that even if you can't find another original part, you'd better find something that works good enough. Even with regard to oil, you must always prepare good quality oil for these trains.
Never forget Kevin that a man may betray others, but a machine won't.
A note about the maintenance of the Cable Car.

Manager's Report


Before you begin your new position, please allow me to give you some advice. Some of the medicines in the storage room are unstable and their quality will deteriorate under changing temperatures or humidity. Therefore, you must remember to keep the temperature the same in the storage room at all times. You should personally check it everyday. Although the computer checks it around the clock, a machine is not perfect. Try and remember that a machine is no more than a tool to be used by people.

You must check all personnel coming and going to the storage room. Many dangerous drugs are stored there, if any of them are missing you have a serious problem on your hands. The door to the storage room is always locked, but when you let personnel into it, you will need to have them hand in their documents. And above all else, remember that if you find anything suspicious, contact your boss immediately.

If you forget the password to lock the door, try and remember that it is a word that everyone is familiar with. Don't forget that once a new product is shipped, the password will be updated again. You can always enter the password from the terminal of the PC for administration.
A report detailing the guidelines for entering the Sales Office Storeroom. Also giving clue as to what the password is to open the electronic lock.

Business Fax


"Order Sheet"

The liquid medicine named VT-J98 is suitable to cultivate the NE-T type virus. Therefore, we will need to order additional quantities of it.

U.E. Sixth Laboratory
An order form showing the ordering of more liquid required to make the Vaccine for curing someone infected with the T-Virus.

Dario's Memo


I can't help but wonder if anyone will read these words, but writing them will help me maintain my sanity if nothing else.

After I've become a meal for those undead monsters, will the G.I.s responsible for sealing off the town laugh upon discovering my corpse? So is this how it's supposed to end? I don't want to die. I'm just not ready...

My wife, daughter, mother... My entire family has been killed. But none of that matters anymore. Right now, my life is the only important thing. That's all that matters.

I never would have pictured my end to be like this. I had so much left to do. Rather than becoming a salesman, I should have tried my hand at being a novelist. It's what I've always wanted, but my mother would only tell me you have a long way to go.

Why did I ever listen to her?

But this looks like the end for the great Dario Rosso, novelist extraordinaire.
Cut down before his prime...
A small memo written by Dario Rosso, the survivor Jill meets in the Warehouse at the start of the game.

Operation Instruction


Order for UBCS Echo Team:

Wipe out the downtown area of the infestation and then evacuate the remaining citizens to the clock tower. Among the civilians, remember to give priority to the employees of Umbrella's affiliates. Remember to stay alert because the infected have a high endurance rate and will strike without hesitation.

Evacuation Procedure:

  1. Once the mission is complete, or when it becomes too impossible to accomplish, evacuate immediately.

  2. We'll deploy a helicopter that is waiting in the suburbs, to the yard in front of the clock tower.

  3. When you are ready for evacuation, ring the bell of the clock tower to signal the helicopter.
The instructions given to the UBCS Team on how to evacuate from the Raccoon City Clock Tower.

Art Picture Postcard


A picture postcard of antique clocks.

The following verse is printed.
"Give your soul to the goddess. Put your hands together to pray before her."
A simple postcard showing three antique clocks.

Mercenary's Pocketbook


September 26th
It's only been there hours since the mission started, but the team is down to me and Campbell. The number of the zombies is far greater than we expected. There is no hope left for this city. We have already injected the antibody for the virus, but I'm not sure that it will work. I don't know if I will survive...

September 27th
We managed to reach the clock tower. Out of desperation we robbed some wounded members of their weapons and used the surviving citizens as decoys. We were taught to do this in order to survive in the battle field, but I never enjoyed it. However, a girl showed up at the clock tower before me. She is one of the survivors. She looks just like my sister before she starved to death...

September 28th
I wanted to evacuate as soon as possible, but the girl didn't. Her father insisted that he wouldn't leave the city where his beloved wife rests in peace. I really wanted to save the girl, but Campbell said, "All I care about is our lives." That's how I felt before, but now... The clock tower has become a dangerous place and I don't want to make anymore mistakes...
A series of notes from another mercenary as he tries to escape the city alive.

Director's Diary


September 10th
These patients suffer from gangrene and congestion of their blood at first. Then their mind slowly deteriorates. In the end, there is nothing left of their mind. When that happens even mercy killing seems pointless. After all, they are already dead...
This disease is unlike anything I have ever witnessed. Once the patient's mind is gone, they become flesh hunger monsters and act like wild animals who are on some type of bloodlust.

September 18th
Another patient has been admitted to the hospital. He is showing symptoms of the first stages of the disease at this point, but... I haven't been able to sleep at all these past few days. I refuse to let these patients become "zombies." I am not just an ordinary citizen. I am a doctor. Even if I die, my clinical charts will contribute to finding a cure.

September 26th
We lost most of the doctors and staff during the battle against the "zombie" patients. It's impossible to maintain the hospital under these conditions. And, I know that it's too late for me. I am beginning to feel that same itchy and hungry desire that all of my patients felt. It's too late for me...
The last few entries of the Raccoon City Hospital director's diary.

Photo D


The zombies are walking.

It says, "The effects of the "T-virus" on the backside.
A photograph of many Zombies.

Medical Instruction Manual


Umbrella Medical Service
North America Division
Douglas Rover

In order to activate the synthesizer to cultivate the vaccine, please follow the procedure as detailed below:

  1. Supply enough energy to the system.

  2. Set the medium vase to the device.

When the device is ready, you can start mixing the vaccine medium. To mix the vaccine, you will need to control the five levers. This will cause the two gauges to increase or decrease. If you adjust the two gauges so that they stop at the center, the vaccine medium will then be produced automatically.
A document with instructions on how to create the Vaccine Medium using the synthesizer.

Photo E


The zombies are attacking.

A photograph of many zombies attacking the citizens and police force of Raccoon City.

Written Order to Supervisors


Mission Requirements: Bravo 16
  1. Obtain and secure sample of all the information pertaining to this case. Observe and record combat data on the UBCS.

  2. Destroy all the evidence including the medical facility that has the medical treatment data.

  3. Check the guinea pig's ability to accomplish the mission.

Once your mission is complete, evacuate the area. Remember that you must not help anyone who is not a supervisor, nor bring anything back that might be traced to where it belongs.
A document outlining the mission requirements for the supervisor's sent in alongside the UBCS.

Supervisor's Report


The endurance ability of the contaminated guinea pigs is truly incredible. Even when shot in a vital area, they can sometimes survive for several days without taking care of the wound. However, after prolonged exposure to the virus, the guinea pigs' intelligence level decreases to that of an insect. Even though reviving the dead seems too disgusting, the virus may still be of use. If we inject the virus into our POWs and release them, they would return to their units and then turn into zombies. This plan may work well for us in the future.

In certain areas, the virus seems to have caused the mutation of animals and plants. It may be difficult, but it'll make a good sample for the bio weapon development. I've heard that there is a giant alligator, but I have only encountered a giant creature moving under ground. I don't even want to imagine what creature spawned that monster.

I encountered "NEMESIS." If I didn't know about it, I'd have been contaminated and would have become one of them by now. If it is still walking around in the city, its mission is not yet over. S.T.A.R.S. members must be very tough, since they have survived until this point. However, they cannot hold out forever...
A report written by one of the supervisors sent in by Umbrella to gather combat data and specimen samples of the zombies and B.O.W.s.

Fax From Headquarters


Attention. The Raccoon City project has been abandoned. Our political maneuvering in the senate to delay their plans are now futile. All supervisors should evacuate immediately. The US army is going to execute their plan tomorrow morning. The city will be obliterated at daybreak for sure.
The first warning that Raccoon City will be destroyed due to the outbreak.

Manager's Diary


April 25th
Today is my 30th birthday. I was transferred to this facility today. I am very happy because the work environment is very different from life in the university.

May 14th
The disposal system has been completed. Using a special kind of gas, it can decompose the cells of the guinea pigs. We have to try this out before beginning practical usage of the system, since it is not 100% stable yet.

May 20th
While I was checking the treatment room, the door shut, and I was locked inside. I couldn't get out for one hour. I guess even if you have the key card, it's useless when you are locked inside.

June 7th
The guinea pigs we have to dispose of are increasing. The system is not working smoothly. The laboratory staff doesn't listen to my opinions and I am getting extremely frustrated.

July 16th
We can't dispose of all the bodies and the quality of the liquid medicine is not good enough, either...

July 29th
Though the function of the system decreases, the number of the bodies we have to dispose doesn't. The infection level has increased and the antibodies we are using is no match for the new mutation of the virus. Some of the workers have been infected by the disease. I have continued to work, but I always keep a gun with me. I must remember to save one bullet for me. I want to weep. I don't want to die here. I swear that I'll lose my mind if I imagine how painful the death will be...
The last few entries of the Dead Factory Manager's Diary, and his concern over the number of bodies they have to dispose of.

Security Manual


"Security of the Plant"
Since this plan is a facility under the disguise of a deserted factory, civilians will sometimes enter. If this should occur, do not hesitate to shoot them. If they choose to surrender, arrest and then transfer them to the laboratory as new guinea pigs. You will be rewarded.

"Maintenance of the Device"
This entire plant is controlled by an epidemic prevention system. When contamination is detected in the treatment room or decomposed specimen pool, the plant will automatically be locked down for isolation. In that case, you must follow the manual to unlock it. If the contamination is over the limit, the whole system will automatically lockdown. Then, you must remain in the plant and wait for subsequent orders. Those who leave the facility without permission will suffer extreme consequences.
The manual regarding the security measures to be taken inside the Dead Factory.

Incinerator Manual


The incinerator plant is one of the facilities that burns the disposable items which are sent from the laboratory. The incinerator burns the waste materials that cannot be decomposed at the treatment room. It also supplies electricity to the facility by a thermal power electricity generator. Part of the electricity is stored in the big battery installed in the facility's underground area. The electricity is used as an auxiliary power source.

The auxiliary power circuit will be activated once the three "auxiliary circuit units" are properly placed in their sockets. In case the circuits are not connected automatically, a person can connect them manually to activate the system.
A document giving instructions on how to activate the auxiliary power circuit in order to power the Rail Cannon.

Classified Photo File


In my opinion, I feel that it's too early to use this, "Paracelsus' Sword" in actual fighting. However, in order to acquire the G-virus that Umbrella has developed, it will be a great help to us.

The power of the "Rail Cannon" is satisfactory, but please note that it is still having a few remaining problems.

Technology Division Colonel
Franklin Hart
A photograph of the Rail Cannon, and a note saying that it is planned to be used to acquire William Birkin's research.

Jill's Diary


August 7th
Two weeks have passed since that day. My wounds have been healed, but I just can't forget it. For most people, it's history now. But for me, whenever I close my eyes, it all comes back clearly. Zombies eating people's flesh and the screams of my teammates dying. No, the wounds in my heart are not healed yet...

August 13th
Chris has been causing a lot of trouble recently. What's with him? He seldom talks to the other police members and is constantly irritated. The other day, he punched Elran of the Boy's Crime department just for accidentally splashing Chris's face with coffee. I immediately stopped Chris, but when he saw me he just gave me a wink and walked away. I wonder what happened to him...

August 15th
Midnight. Chris, who has been on a leave of absence for a "vacation," called me so I visited his apartment. As soon as I walked into his room, he showed me a couple of pieces of paper. They were part of a virus research report entitled as simply as "G". Then Chris told me that, "The nightmare still continues." He went on to say that, "It's not over yet." Ever since that day, he has been fighting all by himself without rest, without even telling me.

August 24th
Chris left the town today to go to Europe. Barry told me that he would send his family to Canada and then he would follow Chris. I decided to remain in Raccoon City for a while because I know that the research facility in this city will be very important to this entire case. In a month or so, I'll be joining with them somewhere in Europe. That's when my real battle begins...
The diary of Jill, a bonus file that replaces Game Instructions A. To acquire it you must obtain every single file in the game in the order listed on this page. Pick them up in the wrong order and you will not get it.