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Square Crank

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The Square-shaped crank makes appearance in titles where a Hexagonal Crank also exists.

Resident EvilEdit

The end is square-shaped.

This crank can be found in the small garden shed before the courtyard by pushing the steps up to the high shelf to grab it. It is used it in the courtyard to drain the water out of the pool.


The end is shaped like a square.

In the remake, the crank is instead found at the back of Lisa Trevor's cottage at the end of a small hallway. It has the same use as it did in the original game, and also triggers Lisa's entry into the building and the brief boss fight that follows.

Resident Evil 2Edit

Square Crank

The Square Crank in RE 2

The end is square-shaped.

The square crank is present in three different locations depending on the character and scenario being played. For Claire B the crank can be recovered from the dog kennels in the Raccoon City Police Department's basement; Leon B's game has the crank in the taxidermy room near Chief Irons' office. Both "A" games have the crank hidden in the file storage room on the west wing of the building.

It's used in the uppermost room with the gears in the RPD to lower some stairs,

Resident Evil 3Edit

Square Crank
[Jp name not given]
Square Crank
Item type
Item type:Event item
Uses guide
Special guide
Character-exclusive?:Jill Valentine
Appears in:Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Last edit: 2 months ago. (Purge)
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backdoor storage

This crank can be found in the alley near the Sales office in the uptown. It can be used near the Bar Jack's backdoor to open a storage shutter. 3 packs of Grenade Round (explosive) can be found in that storage.

So, this item is valuable on hard mode, but it's not necessary to obtain or to use it for completing the game.

This item disappears from the inventory after use.

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