The Primal Knife is a bonus weapon in Resident Evil 4 Remake, unlocked by completing the Revolution Wind-Up challenge. It has been described as a blade forged with infinite possibilities, referring to its exclusive upgrade : Indestructibility.
But like all other bonus weapons in RE4 Reforged, the original knife can only be obtained after beating the campaign. That’s because players must destroy 16 dolls — one for each chapter — to unlock the weapon. Here’s how Leon got it.
How to get original knives in RE4 Remake
To obtain the original knife, the player needs to destroy all 16 Clockwork Castellan. Each chapter of the game has a lord. Finding and destroying all of these will unlock the original knife for 1,000 CP in the Extra Content Store. The table below shows the player should destroy each DM to get Primal Knife :
North side of the villa (checkpoint)
Primal Knife can be accessed through the Storage menu after purchasing from the Extra Content Shop. To move it to the inventory, interact with the typewriter.
How to Make a Primal Knife Indestructible
Fully upgraded original knife made indestructible. To achieve this, players need to spend 260,000 pesetas on all upgrades, or pay for exclusive upgrade tickets to unlock their unique perks. The Indestructible perk turns the Primal Knife into an infinite blade that needs no repairs. Players can use it for stealth kills or parry attacks as many times as they want, since it doesn’t break.
Equip the Infinity Primal Knife in NG+ for the Minimalist trophy/achievement.
Original knife with . combat knife
Statistically, the fully upgraded fighting knife beats the original knife in every aspect except durability. Although the Fighting Knife’s exclusive Perk makes it twice as powerful as the original Knife, it can still break through in combat. On the other hand, the full-level original knife becomes indestructible.
Are Primal Knives Worth It?
Well worth it since the original knife is free. Players should note that it’s the only Infinity Blade in the game, stopping any maintenance issues and costs. But it’s also worth noting that the Primal Knife isn’t the strongest in the game, as it can only hit 1.20 at best.
Resident Evil 4 Remake is out now on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S.