Leon Gas Station Walkthrough
The first part of the guide contains information on The Gas Station, also known as the Prologue of the game.
No matter who you choose to start the game as, you’re chosen character will stop at the outskirts of Raccoon City at a seemingly abandoned gas station – but noises coming from inside will soon clue you into investigating inside. Get used to the controls and get your bearings – including how to run, before moving inside.
Investigate the Store
The interior of the gas station seems deserted, and the door past the front counter is locked. Turn to the left and you’ll find a man sitting on the floor covered in blood, who will point you to a door going behind the cooler to where the commotion is coming from. As soon as you enter the corridor, the door will shut behind you, forcing you deeper towards the storage room.
Despite your best intentions, the police officer trying to stop the man inside the storage room will meet a grisly end, and it’s up to you to put this creature down.
Leon is armed with the Matilda Handgun, so remain calm and aim carefully to shoot three times at the zombie’s head – which should put him down. However, with the cooler door now closed, you’ll need to find another way out.
Step past the zombie and officer’s body to find a passage past a row of shelves to a desk, and on a wall littered with posters, you’ll find a key. Bring up your items and try inspecting the key to find it’s true purpose: the Storage Room Key.
Escape From the Store
Moving back to the door on the left, the zombie will likely get back up to attack you again. That’s right, three or so headshots may put a zombie on the ground, but it’s no guarantee they’ll stay that way – unless you take their head clean off that is. Plug him again or better yet run past him before he can get up and interact with the locked door. Use the Storage Room key to head back into the main room of the gas station.
Unfortunately, things are getting really out of hand now. The man by the coolers has now turned, and another zombie will knock over some shelving before tumbling to the floor by the front counter – which means you need to make a detour around the back of the aisle. Be careful, as either route can end with a zombie latching onto you. If you don’t want to waste ammo, try placing one shot in their head to stun them while you slip past, and do a loop back towards the front door and narrowly miss another zombie hiding behind more shelves.
As you reach the door, Leon and Claire will have an intense first meeting before managing to escape the encroaching horrors and making for Raccoon City. Welcome to Resident Evil 2 Remake.