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40 best mods for Resident Evil 4 - for graphics, weapons, Ashley, Leon, Ada and more


40 best mods for Resident Evil 4 - for graphics, weapons, Ashley, Leon, Ada and more

The Resident Evil 4 remake turned out to be one of the best games this spring. The project pleased those who went through the original, and impressed fans of modern horror. And with the help of custom modifications, the game can be made more beautiful and customized to your preferences. We have collected the best mods for the re-release of the cult "four" in this article.

How to Install Mods on the Resident Evil 4 Remake

  1. Download and install Fluffy mod manager.
  2. Launch the program and select Resident Evil 4 as your game.
  3. Download the archive with the modification.
  4. Drag it to the mod manager workspace.
  5. Click on the mod's name to install it.
  6. Start the game.

If the mod is installed differently, we will indicate this in the description.

Fluffy Mod Manager allows you to enable, disable and remove installed mods. If the program does not see Resident Evil 4, you should run a check of the game files:

  1. Open Steam.
  2. Right-click on the game and select "Properties".
  3. Click "Verify Integrity of Game Files".

Simple Realistic for RE4 Remake 2023 - graphics improvements

This mod will make the picture in Resident Evil 4 more realistic.

Installation order:

  1. Remove all mods that use ReShade technology if you installed them before.
  2. Download the archive with the mod and extract it to the game folder. By default, it is located in the "C:\Program Files(x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\RESIDENT EVIL 4 BIOHAZARD RE4" directory.
  3. Download RE Framework and move it to the same folder.
  4. Start the game.

Max Stack Sizes 999 or Multipliers x2-5 - more items in one inventory slot

With this mod, you will be able to put more of the same items in one slot in your inventory. The modification works with grenades, herbs, eggs, and other consumables. If desired, you can configure exactly how many items should fit in one cell.

Merchant Now trade Small Key - the ability to buy small keys from a merchant

As you progress through Resident Evil 4 Remake, you'll come across chests of drawers that can be opened with small keys. But if you do not want to search, use this modification. After installing it, you will be able to buy small keys from the merchant.

Deadly headshots

Install this mod if you want every headshot to instantly eliminate your opponents. According to the author of the modification, he wanted to bring what is happening in the game closer to the classic zombie films from George Romero (George Romero).

No aiming zoom - no zooming while aiming

This add-on is suitable for those who consider inconvenient controls one of the features of horror as a genre. Aiming will no longer bring the camera closer to enemies. As a result, shooting will not be as comfortable as before.

Health Bars - health indicators for opponents

With this mod, all enemies in the game will have a health bar. This is convenient, first of all, during battles with groups of opponents and especially strong monsters.

Perfect accuracy - increased accuracy

This modification increases the accuracy of shooting for all types of weapons. After installing it, using the firearm will be much more comfortable.

Visible BearTraps - more visible bear traps

After installing this mod, the traps will be visible from afar. There are three options to choose from - red, yellow, and black.

Installation order:

  1. Download and install the Fluffy mod manager.
  2. Select Resident Evil 4 and select the location of the game on your local drive.
  3. Move the archive with the mod to the "MODmanager/games/RE4R/mods" folder.
  4. Activate the modification in the manager.
  5. Start the game.

Flame Thrower MOD - flamethrower in Resident Evil 4

This modification allows you to burn enemies with a flamethrower. The process looks really impressive, especially at night. The author of the mod recommends that you back up your saves. He also warns that there may be a conflict with the Merchant Now trade Small Key mod (the ability to buy small keys from a merchant), which we described above.

FreeRepairs - free repair of knives and body armor

The need to repair knives is one of the remake's most controversial innovations. If you don't like it, use this mod. With it, you can restore the strength of the blade and armor for free.

Church Bell No More (Infinite Timer) - The episode in the village will last indefinitely

During the passage of the episode in the village, you just need to hold out for a certain time until the bell rings. This modification removes the timer so that the battle with the infected peasants will never end. The result is a field for experiments with the mechanics of Resident Evil 4. If you wish, you can get infinite ammo, remove the chainsaw, make it even more dangerous, and much more.

For the mod to work, you need to install the REFramework utility.

John Wick Mode AWF - John Wick-style shooting

A simple modification that allows you to switch to the stance familiar to us from the films about John Wick. If you wish, you can go through the whole game in this way. Before downloading this modification, you must install the Advanced Weapon Framework utility.

Leon using wesker animations in mercenaries - Albert Wesker animations for Leon

This mod changes Leon's animations to those used during Albert Wesker's moves. With them, the game will feel more dynamic.

Real Weapon Names - real names of all types of weapons

The names of all types of firearms in Resident Evil 4 are different from the real ones. This mod will fix that. With it, all weapons in the game will be called like in real life.

Desert Eagle from Modern Warfare II - Animated - Desert Eagle shooting

This modification changes the Killer 7 pistol to the Desert Eagle. The weapons and animations are based on the model from Modern Warfare 2 (2022). Unfortunately, the new weapon has no unique properties.

Mutes Ashley's breathing sounds while running - Ashley's breathing becomes quieter while running

Judging by the comments, some players are annoyed by Ashley's severe shortness of breath while running. Thanks to this mod, she will breathe much quieter.

No Yellow Paint - remove yellow paint

This mod removes some questionable decisions of the remake like yellow paint on barrels. Instead, bloodstains or symbols of the cult of Los Illuminados will appear. As a result, the atmosphere will be closer to the original 2005 game.

Installation order:

  1. Download and install mod manager. Run it, and specify the game and the folder where its files are located.
  2. Download the archive with the mod and copy it to the "MODmanager\games\RE4R\mods" directory.
  3. Activate the mod in the manager. It is important to install the main file first, and only then the optional one.
  4. Start the game.

Knife Customization - advanced knife customization options

Resident Evil 4 Remake has several types of melee weapons. Each of them has its own characteristics. After installing this mod, you can choose a knife with the best parameters and change its appearance to the one you like best.

Classic RE4 Leon - Leon Kennedy's classic look

If you don't like how Leon looks in the remake and want to revert to his original look from the original 2005 game, check out this mod. After installing it, the appearance of the main character will be closer to what we saw in the PS2 version of the game.

RE2R Leon - the appearance of Leon Kennedy from the remake of Resident Evil 2

If you like the look of Leon from the re-release of the second part of the Resident Evil series, check out this mod. He will return the appearance of the main character of the game from the remake of the second "Resident Evil". The differences between them are small, but they are.

Ada Wong facial adjustment - improved appearance of Ada

This modification makes Miss Wong's face a little prettier than the original. The author made her cheeks narrower, and her nose a little snub-nosed. Looks really nice.

Ada's RE4 Dress - Ada Wong's classic dress

If you don't like Ada's new crochet outfit, you can dress her up in the red evening dress from the original 2005 game. In addition, the mod allows you to return the heroine to a more familiar hairstyle.

Assignment Ada REimagined - black suit for Ada Wong

The original Resident Evil 4 on PS2 featured an additional game mode called Assignment Ada. There we saw Miss Wong in her black battle dress. This mod will allow you to dress up a girl in this outfit in the story mode of the remake.

Classic Ashley - Ashley's classic face

If you don't like the new face of the president's daughter, use this mod. After its installation, slightly protruding ears will return, and the chin will not be so sharp.

Maria Outfit for Ashley - Maria's outfit from Silent Hill 2 for Ashley

If you love Silent Hill 2 and can't wait for the remake, you can dress up Ashley in Maria's clothes. Recall that in the game she was an imaginary girlfriend of the protagonist James, in whom he saw the best features of his wife.

Shirtless Leon (Full Game)

If Dante from Devil May Cry 3 periodically appeared on the screen without a T-shirt, then Leon always remains in clothes. With the help of the mod, you can remove the sweater from him. Among the various options is the possibility of leaving the guy in a jacket that is worn over the naked body.

Playable Ada With Animations - Play as Ada Wong

The PS2 version of Resident Evil 4 featured two mini-campaigns for Ada. We didn't see them in the remake, but the Separate Ways script may appear in one of the expansions. However, you can play for Miss Wong now. The modification changes the model of Leon to Ada. The animations for the girl are taken from The Mercenaries mode. There are two costumes to choose from - a new knitted sweater from the remake and a long red dress inspired by the original 2005 game.

Wesker replacing Leon and Glasses - Playable as Albert Wesker

Albert Wesker is the main villain in the early parts of the Resident Evil series. We have to admit that he looks incredibly stylish. This mod allows you to play as him instead of Leon. Wesker does not have any special abilities, the modification simply changes the appearance of the main character.

Playable Ashley REMAKE - Playable as Ashley

This mod changes Leon's model to Ashley in a jacket or sweater of your choice. If you wish, you can change the characteristic female walking and running animations to male ones. True, it will look a little ridiculous.

Please note that the modification is not compatible with other mods that somehow affect Ashley's model.

Resident Evil 3 Remake Eric Nemesis Valentine (Leon) - Play as Nemesis

A mod that changes Leon's model to Nemesis from the Resident Evil 3 remake. Alas, the changes concern only the appearance, the hero will not have new abilities.

Keanu Reeves - play as Keanu Reeves

A modification that changes the appearance of Leon to a young Keanu Reeves (Keanu Reeves). In the wake of the popularity of John Wick, this opportunity may be of interest to many. Alas, no special moves in the spirit of rapid shooting are provided, it is only about the new appearance of the protagonist.

Big Boss MGS3 replacing Leon - Play as Big Boss

Recently, rumors about a full-fledged remake of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater have been increasingly heard. However, you can play as Big Boss today with the help of this mod. He changes Leon's model to Naked Snake with an eyepatch.

PLAY AS CJ (full game) - replacing Leon with CJ from GTA: San Andreas

Almost any third-person game has a modification that changes the main character to CJ. The Resident Evil 4 remake is no exception. Before us is a funny mod with which you can surprise your friends, especially if they do not know about the catch.