The Resident Evil 2 Lightning Hawk Magnum is a powerful sidearm that you’ll want to get for Leon as soon as possible. Luckily, we know where to find the Lightning Hawk and what upgrades are available for it. Here’s our Resident Evil 2 Lightning Hawk Magnum location and upgrades guide with all the information that you’ll need.
Resident Evil 2 Lightning Hawk Magnum location
To locate the Resident Evil 2 Lightning Hawk Magnum, you will have to have acquired the Red Book and Red Jewel. Luckily, we’ve already covered how to get these items in this handy guide, so check that out and then come back once you have them.
Are you back? Good. Now, you need to use the Red Jewel to open the Bejeweled Box. To find this, head to the first floor of the RPD and gain access to the Observation Room. This is only possible with the Club Key, however, so you’ll need to follow our Club Key guide to get this first.
Still with us? Open the Observation Room door with the Club Key, and pick up the box on the table. Combine this with the Red Jewel and you’ll get the STARS badge. Head back to the STARS office and follow our Unlock Armory guide on what to do next. Once the Armory is unlocked, simply walk in and grab the Resident Evil 2 Lightning Hawk Magnum.
Resident Evil 2 Lightning Hawk Magnum upgrades
Like most other weapons in the game, the Resident Evil 2 Lightning Hawk Magnum comes equipped with slots for you to attach upgrades to it. There’s two for this sidearm, so read on to find out how to get each one.
The Resident Evil 2 Lightning Hawk Magnum long barrel requires a bit of legwork to get. If you want it though, your best bet is to locate the Sewer Key that grants you access to a secret room with a Special Weapons Case. To find the Sewer Key, read this guide and then follow this Special Weapons Case guide to acquire it.
For the Resident Evil 2 Lightning Hawk Magnum scope, you need to find and develop some Film Roll in order to locate it. Once again, we’ve got you covered with this Film Roll guide, so follow this to get the scope for your sidearm.