dark        

Resident Evil 3 guide: How to open the first Raccoon City safe

0

Follow the clues

Resident Evil 3 still has those classic safe code mini-puzzles, and one happens to occur very early on.

Although it won't be the last safe you encounter over the course of the game, this one is arguably one of the most important as it gives you a leg up at the start.

Minor puzzle spoilers below

Your first stop is the pharmacist's home, which you'll encounter as part of the main story. Right before the diner (donut shop) you'll have the opportunity to walk upstairs into a catwalk area: head to the left and into the apartment.

The note gives you the clue, but you may not get it at first. The pharmacist boasts how not even his wife knows the code, but his Aqua Cure Queen does. Go out the back of the apartment and down the catwalk.

Your next stop is the pharmacy, directly to the right at the end of the catwalk, street level.

Head in, turn left, and look right in front of you: the Aqua Cure Queen is an advertisement. Look closer underneath. It's the code!

The code can be randomized, but this is an example of how it is displayed.

In the image above, note that the code translates to left 9, right 1, left 8.

Head back to the apartment and enter the code for a red dot sight for the pistol: it'll make your life a whole lot easier when it comes to headshots after you combine it with your pistol in the inventory screen.

If the way back to the apartment is barred, go through the dinner, turn left and go back up the catwalk.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

Click to open photo gallery:

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Resident Evil 3   (51)   From our database:

  • Which Resident Evil entry is your personal favourite? - Chris Moyse
  • Here's how RE3 remake fits into Resident Evil 4, according to Capcom - Jordan Devore
  • Resident Evil 3 has sold over 2.5 million copies to date - Chris Moyse
  • Sales spike puts Animal Crossing: New Horizons back atop the UK Charts - Chris Moyse
  • Whatcha been playing this week, Destructoid? - Chris Moyse
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake slips from top spot as UK Chart suffers sales slump - Chris Moyse
  • Resident Evil 3 remake could look so slick with a fixed camera - Jordan Devore
  • Resident Evil 3 hit two million shipments and digital sales in just five days - Chris Moyse
  • No matter how many times I beat Resident Evil 3, it just doesn't get old - Jordan Devore
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #action #Capcom #guides #Resident Evil

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •