RE8 Stake Magnum - How To Unlock, Stats, Price, and Upgrades

Here's everything you need to know about the S.T.A.K.E Magnum!

With Capcom’s latest instalment in the Resident Evil series finally here, DualShockers have got a full guide for unlocking the stake magnum in RE8.

For those that might be struggling with some of the other puzzles in RE8, DualShockers have got various guides to help you complete the game with ease. Check out the link below to find out how to find Benevento’s Treasure.

  • MORE: Resident Evil Village – Benevento Treasure

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Resident Evil Village – S.T.A.K.E Magnum

The S.T.A.K.E Magnum is a semi-automatic magnum that boasts high firepower and great speed. Due to the amount of power this magnum can generate, it is often referred to as the ‘piledriver’.

How To Unlock

Unfortunately, because the S.T.A.K.E Magnum is so powerful, it isn’t easy to obtain. Players will need to full complete Resident Evil Village before they can have access to the weapon.

Once you have completed RE8, you will be able to purchase the stake magnum from The Duke once you meet him before entering Castle Dimitrescu.

The cost of the magnum is 300,000 Lei.


Check out the stats below to see just how powerful this Magnum actually is.

  • Power = 2000
  • Rate of Fire = 1.3
  • Reload Speed = 2.7 Seconds
  • Ammo Capacity = 10 Bullets

There are also various upgrades available for the stake magnum which further increase all of the stats listed above.


There are two upgrades available for the stake magnum in RE8, find the details below.

Attachment #1 – High Capacity Mag (Greatly increases ammo capacity) Costs 180,00 Lei

Attachment #2 – Improved Grip (Reduces recoil) Costs 120,000 Lei

Players can purchase both of these upgrades from The Duke.

Resident Evil Village

The latest instalment to the Resident Evil series, Resident Evil Village, was launched to rave reviews on May 7, 2021.

Jump in to discover what happened to Ethan following the events of Resident Evil 7.

Resident Evil Village is available now on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Steam.

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