Dead Rising 2

Dead Rising 2 Achievements

Judge, Jury and Executioner

Defeat 10 psychopaths.   

Psychopaths are survivors who have gone insane as a result of the outbreak in Fortune City. You'll encounter a fair share of these during the storyline, while others are messaged through your cell phone.
There are more than 10 psychopaths in the game but some of these can be extremely difficult to defeat in your first playthrough, make sure you're prepared or save them for another playthrough when you have leveled up a bit.
Below is a list of the non-storyline messages that feature a psychopath, so that you can prepare accordingly.

  • Chuck the Role Model
  • Tastes Like Chicken
  • Meet the contestants
  • Here Comes the Groom
  • Everyone Knows Slappy
  • Mail Order Zombrex
  • WWJWD?
  • One Hit Wonder
  • World's Most Dangerous Trick

Ted the psychopath can be found at the very start of the game at Yucatan Casino and mid-game there'll be a foursome that appears on the Silver Strip. These are the only 'non-messaged' psychos in the game.

A timeline of both survivors and psychos can be found here.

A guide to defeating the psychos can be found here.

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User Comments
Comment #1 by CRISPY779321
Monday, October 25, 2010 @ 08:03:31 PM

Knife Gloves!

Comment #2 by k12machinima
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 @ 09:38:18 AM

Does anyone know exactly how many psychos are in the game?

Comment #3 by allton
Friday, December 17, 2010 @ 06:45:19 AM

Does it still count too the achievement when another player has joined your session and gets the final hit on the psychopath?

Comment #4 by hillster247
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 @ 09:17:59 AM

This Achievement can be done in co-op and it does not matter who acctually kills
the psycho , but if your not the main save if you quit out your kills will reset
to 0

Comment #5 by YourMom'sAHeavy
Thursday, January 06, 2011 @ 12:46:35 PM

Can this be done on multiple playthroughs or does it have to be done
in a single playthrough

Comment #6 by xvatchi
Friday, April 08, 2011 @ 08:12:58 AM

ive killed every psycho before the military arrives and i still didn't get it...... i killed the magicians,snipers,postman, twins, cop, motorcycler, Snowfalkes keeper, slappy, crazy cure dude, and the cannibal chef

Comment #7 by xvatchi
Friday, April 08, 2011 @ 08:16:16 AM

oh and the fat guy in the wedding house

Comment #8 by BossDJ
Friday, April 22, 2011 @ 01:39:22 AM

I had 8 survivors with me while case 3 was going on so they all ended up with merc assault rifles. Boss fights were messy, but we went through Chuck, Slappy, Antonio, and one other; however, I hope that because I didn't get the kill for some of them that it doesn't cause it not to register, but then again the cutscene always initiates.

Comment #9 by MQ137
Wednesday, June 08, 2011 @ 07:14:45 PM

Killed all the people Xvatchi mentioned, plus a few more and I haven't got it :/

Comment #10 by Sabr1na x
Thursday, July 07, 2011 @ 05:11:54 AM

This achievement is a lot easier to obtain during your second play through (when you’re a higher level) or during co op. Just beat every psychopath which comes up on your messages (including cases) and eventually you'll get it.

Comment #11 by deltorakid2
Monday, August 15, 2011 @ 01:22:10 PM

i will help anyone with this achievement. i am going for the coop one and will help with this and the 50 survivor one. msg deltorakid2 for ask to join

Comment #12 by Seifer XJ9
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 @ 08:28:36 AM

after the while there will be 4 snipers in the silver strip. each of them counts as one psychopath. after i killed the second one i got the achievement

Comment #13 by MikeTheCavemann
Thursday, October 27, 2011 @ 11:02:57 AM

same here

Comment #14 by tinybob0
Monday, October 31, 2011 @ 04:24:03 PM

if you hav the soilder outfit use that 2 kill the psychopaths cos u get x the amount of ammo

Comment #15 by Blaizicus
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 @ 03:30:29 AM

im not sure if this is done in one run through, but i managed it first runthrough on someone elses game, I did Leon, 3 snipers, bibi, Sgt Bovkiv "or whatever his name is haha" T*, S******, Carl and the scientists. :)

Teds another easy bet, make him follow you into the maintanace room, and hide behind the door, he couldn't hit me. :)

I think the scientists count, you get them as one of the later cases.

Snipers are a doddle if you have the doge roll

Too beat bosses,I would recomend just carrying a few good food and get the health Magazine, from the Royal Flush Mall, On a newspaper stand bit. :)

Comment #16 by PURPLExoHAZE
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 @ 02:47:50 PM

You can get it pretty easily if you follow the story line.

Comment #17 by Shad0wx54x
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 @ 03:23:43 PM

If you want to know where all the psychopaths are, here´s a list:

Brandon Whittaker - Quest: Chuck The Role Model (appears at Case 3-1)
Bibi Love - Quest: One Hit Wonder (will probably appear at Case 6-1)
Reed Wallbeck - Quest: World's Most Dangerous Trick(appears at Case 6-1)
Roger Withers -
Carl Schliff - Quest: Mail Order Zombrex: (Approxomately Case 5-1)
Ted Smith - Unmarked 'quest': Enter the Yucatan Casino at Day 1
Hunters: These guys will appear when Case 6-1 begins(Silver Strip)
"Big" Earl Flaherty
Johnny James
Deetz Hartman
Derrick Duggan
Randy Tugman - Quest: Here comes the Groom(will probably appear at Case 5-1)
Antoine Thomas - Quest:

Comment #18 by Shad0wx54x
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 @ 03:26:17 PM

Antoine Thomas - Quest:Tastes Like Chicken(will probably appear at Case 2-2)
Seymour Redding - Quest: WWJWD? (will probably appear at Case 5-1)
Leon Bell - Quest: Meet the Contestants (will probably appear at Case 2-1)
'Slappy' Brent Ernst - Quest: Everyone knows Slappy(appears at Case 4-1)
The Twins - Quest: Case 4-1 The Source(Main Storyline!)
Amber Bailey
Chrystal Bailey
Sgt. Dwight Boykin - Quest: Case 6-2 Last Stand(Main Storyline)
Raymond Sullivan - Quest: The Facts(Main Storyline)
Tyrone King(TK) - Quest: Overtime Mode(only when you give TK Zombrex)

Comment #19 by Shad0wx54x
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 @ 03:34:19 PM

From the first psychopath till the last psychopath(my personal guide):
1: Ted Smith & Snowflake
2: Leon Bell
3: Brandon Whittaker
4: 'Chef' Antoine Thomas
5: Amber Bailey & Chrystal Bailey
6: Snipers: Big Earl, Johnny, Deetz & Derrick
7: 'Slappy' Brent Ernst
8: Carl Schliff
9: 'Randall' Randy Tugman
10: Seymour Redding
11: Roger Withers & Reed Wallbeck
12: Sgt. Dwight Boykin
13: Raymond Sullivan
14: Tyrone King (If you choose Overtime Mode)

Comment #20 by PsychicPsycho 0
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 01:59:07 PM

I was able to do this on my first playthrough, although usually with some trial and error. I'd recommend visiting the Americana and mixing a couple painkillers before a fight if you're having trouble. I did the following:
-Biker (Leon): I fought him after doing TK's train, so I had a merc rifle and assault rifle. I went and stood in a fenced in grassy area (SE of the Atlantica) and he crashed into the fence. I emptied both weapons into him, then jumped the fence and took him out with a couple swings from a spiked bat.
-Chef (Antoine): I basically just kept running after him and nailing him with a spiked bat
-CURE Protester (Brandon): wait for him to attack then dodge. He'll stop for a minute to breathe, opening him up for attack. Standing in the open end of the bathroon helps.

Comment #21 by PsychicPsycho 0
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 08:46:33 PM

-Slappy: I got a couple sniper rifles from the nearby gun shop, then hid in the toy store during the fight and chipped away. I noticed he shoots fireballs in bursts of 3.
-Groom (Randy): I just brought a lot of food, used the spiked bat and hoped to get lucky. After I did it, I found out that shooting his pig belt stuns him.
-Mailman (Carl): I got 2 sniper rifles from the gun shop, and hid on the roof of the nearby magazine shop during the fight. He usually fires 3 shots then pauses.
-4 Snipers: I tried using a shotgun from just outside melee range, but found it more effective to charge them with a good melee weapon (I still had a katana sword)

Comment #22 by PsychicPsycho 0
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 08:58:20 PM

-¨Sheriff¨ (name?): pretty much just like the snipers. I think I mixed bullets with a spiked bat.
-Singer (Bibi): you can find a drink for her in the Casino's bar, and can put on a tuxedo in the clothing store outside the Casino's SE exit
-Magicians (names?): I focused on the sidekick with the swords first, using the knife gloves. They broke fighting him, and I think I used the spiked bat to finish the rest of the fight.

Guess I like the spiked bat :)

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Game Info


US September 28, 2010
Europe September 24, 2010
Japan September 30, 2010

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