The Resident Evil 3 lockpick location will be a source of frustration to anybody who’s come across a padlock and wants to know how to get it open, but it’s not quite as bad as you think. Whereas in some games lockpicks would be single use items, this time around, Resident Evil 3 (opens in new tab) provides the player with a single, indestructible lockpick that can be used any amount of times. For that reason it’s pretty damn good, so we’ll show you how to get the Resident Evil 3 lockpick below.
Where to find the resident Evil 3 lockpick
The Resident Evil Lockpick is pretty much story gated to the mission where you have to reactive power to the subway, after you’ve found the fire hose and used it to get past the fire. The mission to get the power back on will take you to a control room just before the substation which has a back door down some stairs. At the bottom you’ll see a door locked with a familiar padlock and a body at the end of a corridor which you can see above. It’s also marked here on the map:
The lockpick is on the body, inside a box, so head up to the corpse and grab it. You’ll get a little cut scene of Jill taking it and then have to examine the box to get at the lock pick-y goodness inside. HOWEVER, once you have it DON’T go through the nearby door. At this point nothing else will happen until you get the power back on so use this time to backtrack and unlock every yellow padlock you can find. You’ll get a ton of useful gear and not have to worry about more zombies, or the Nemesis himself causing trouble while you do.
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