RE8 Boat Chest - How To Unlock The Chest Under The Windmill

Here's how to reach the boat chest in 'The Reservoir'

By Kyle Knight

May 10, 2021

If you’re having trouble accessing the boat chest in the RE8 mission ‘The Reservoir’, DualShockers has put together a short guide so you can unlock the chest and receive the rewards inside.

DualShockers have got various guides for the recently released Resident Evil Village. For those that might be wondering how you can get hold of the Benevento Treasure and how much it sells for, check out the link below.

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Where Is The Boat Chest In RE8

When you board the boat for the first time during the mission at Moreau’s Reservoir, you may notice a broken down windmill near the boat with a chest underneath.

Unfortunately, you won’t have access to the chest at this point and will need to return to it later.

How To Unlock The Boat Chest

In order to gain access to the chest on the boat in Moreau’s Reservoir, you will need to complete a couple of steps first.

Head onto the boat and continue with the story, once you have progressed you will need to drain the reservoir and defeat Moreau.

Draining the reservoir is what will allow you access to the chest on the boat. In order to do this, you will need to turn on the power to operate the sluice gate.

Check out Gamerpillar’s full YouTube guide on turning on the electricity and opening the sluice gate to find out the exact steps. Once you have turned on the power, head back to the control panel and co-ordinate the lights with the colouring next to it.

This will then drain the resorvoir, defeat Moreau and return to the boat chest to find the water has now dissaperead and you will have full access to the chest.

Inside the chest you will find a Silver Angel Statue.

More Resident Evil Village

Resident Evil Village, the 8th installment in the Resident Evil series, was released on May 7 and launched to rave reviews.

If you want to keep up to date with all of the latest news, guides, and updates for Resident Evil Village, make sure you check back in at DualShockers for more.

Resident Evil Village is available right now for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Google Stadia.

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Kyle Knight

Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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