For the 1998 version, see Side Pack.

"A small belted pouch, good for carrying more items."
— Description upon pick-up - English

— Description upon pick-up - Japanese

The Hip Pouches (サイドパック saidopakku?) are an upgrade item in the Resident Evil 2 remake.


It gives the player two extra inventory slots when picked up.

When all pouches are collected in a run, the player will earn the A Waist of Space award / record which unlocks William Birkin in the model viewer.


Location Mode Difficulty
Main Hall 1F, next to the RPD computer [2nd] Assisted & Standard
Safe at the West Office, input 9 to the left, 15 to the right, 7 to the left [1st] & [2nd] All
Safety Deposit Room, input the number "203" (requires two Spare Keys) [1st] & [2nd] All
West Storage Room, next to the Some Guy's Scribblings file [1st] Assisted & Standard
Operators Room, inside the blue locker [1st] & [2nd] Assisted & Standard
Workroom, on the table [1st] & [2nd] Assisted & Standard
Nap Room, requires the Signal Modulator to pick it up [1st] & [2nd] All

Further notesEdit

  • A replica of the Hip Pouch was sold at the Japanese e-Capcom store as part of the VOLK × BIOHAZARD RE:2 collaboration.
  • The Japanese name of the Hip Pouch (サイドパック) translates to "Side pack".
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