Resident Evil 4 Remake: How to Defeat Mendez

Every Resident Evil game has an exciting boss system, and the new RE4 Remake is no exception. Fighting bosses is an excellent way to test your skills, and an ideal way to pass the time in-game. Still, some of the game’s bosses are overpowered.

This guide will explain how to defeat Mendez, who is considered one of the most powerful bosses in the game. It covers the battle itself, preparations, and useful combat techniques.

Where to Find Mendes in Resident Evil 4 Remake

Resident  Evil  4 Remake  How  to  Defeat  Mendez  (1) Play Resident Evil 4 remake, don’t search for this boss. Mendez can be found near the end of Chapter 6. The player is supposed to progress through the game and a boss fight will appear.

How to prepare for a fight with Mendes

Combat preparation Anticipating the outcome of combat. While choosing a weapon is entirely optional, it’s best to use TMP. It shows best results and costs only 10,000 pesetas, which makes it easy to obtain when completing Chapter 6.

Consider that a necessary part of fighting Mendez is parrying his attacks. So, bring a few knives with you when you go to fight the boss. The main blade is easily broken in battle.

Also, it’s a good idea to visit a merchant before a fight. He can sell a variety of healing items at affordable prices and regularly updates his inventory. Make sure the Merchant is your best friend when fighting any boss in Resident Evil 4 Remake.

How to Kill Mendes in Resident Evil 4 Remake

Resident  Evil  4 Remake  How  to  Defeat  Mendez  (2) In Resident Evil 4 Remake, Mendez has two mutations, also known as combat phases. Each requires tweaking strategy and patience. Below is a guide to each of Mendes’ mutations.

Mutation #1

During the first phase of the fight, reach the top floor and aim for Mendez’s head. The head has the highest damage multiplier and kills bosses quickly. Once Mendez loses enough health, he falls to the ground. Get close to the boss and take the knife to enter the second stage.

Mutation #2

In the second stage, the main strategy is to shoot when the boss has a red barrel in his hand. Alternatively, use some powerful ranged weapons to deal damage and shoot bosses straight in the head. When the boss is down for the second time, approach him again and finally take down the boss with the knife.

Mendez will perform a special fire attack, throwing burning logs. Still, these attacks are easily avoidable. The player just needs to move right or left when the throwing animation starts dodging the blocks.

That’s the fight with Mendes in Resident Evil 4 Remake. Killing the boss rewards Mendes’ fake eyes and the achievement “Grilled Cheese”, which are good rewards.

Resident Evil 4 Remake is available on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series and PC.

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