Dead Island: Riptide includes these optional dungeons scattered throughout sections of the various areas called Dead Zones. The Dead Zones are rather similar to the Abandoned House maps from the first game. The basically consist of a small map filled with zombies as well as a ‘boss’ zombie that the players must defeat in order to clear the zone.
There are a great number of Dead Zones in Dead Island: Riptide, and they can sometimes be hard to find. Therefore, we have decided to compile this guide that will provide you with the locations of the entrances of the Dead Zones as well as the names of the boss zombies that they contain.
Dead Island Riptide Dead Zones – Rare Items Farming
Dead Zone #1 – James Nisira’s Bungalow in Flooded Jungle
Location. You’ll find this Dead Zone near the Paradise Survival Camp. Head to the Oil Storage location where you find Brian and look for the entrance behind the gas pumps. The Boss of this Zone is called Killer.
Dead Zone #2 – Halai Survivor’s Camp in Flooded Jungle
Location. When you run across Joe the Butcher on your way to save Marcus you’ll find this Dead Zone. The Boss of this Zone is called Ogre.
Dead Zone #3 – Ocean View Bungalows in Flooded Jungle
Location. In the southeast corner of Halai Village are a bunch of bungalows. The dungeon is inside one of them. The Boss of this Zone is called Quickdeath.
Dead Zone #4 – Tuluga Cave in Flooded Jungle
Location. Head to the northern section of the map, and explore the jungle path between the bridge and the helicopter crash site. You’ll find the entrance when you see the zombies tied to posts. The Boss of this Zone is called Deathtrap.
Dead Zone #5 – Peter Spicer’s Fort in Flooded Jungle
Location. Go east from Tuluga Cave and you should be able to find the Dead Zone shack in Breri Outpost. The Boss of this Zone is called Undying.
Dead Zone #6 - Olivier Wenge’s Hideout in Flooded Jungle
Location. Cross the water northeast of Breri Outpost and head up a dirt path. You’ll find the entrance a few yards to the right of Kingston’s Shack. The Boss of this Zone is called Deathbone.
Dead Zone #7 – Frank O’Hara’s Apartment in Henderson
Location. Head north from the Old Town Cinema to find the entrance of this dungeon. Travel through a dark flooded alley just after arriving in Henderson, cross the bridge south and you should see it. The Boss of this Zone is called The Scourge.
Dead Zone #8 – Metzger Sloat’s Hideout in Henderson
Location. You’ll find this one just south of the Cinema, one building down the block. Look for the blue door before reaching the Church plaza. The Boss of this Zone is called Skullcrusher.
Dead Zone #9 – Goffrey Nape’s Warehouse in Henderson
Location. From the bridge leading into the Military Base, located in the northwestern section of Henderson, head down the alley hugging the western coast. The entrance is located right next to Alex, an NPC players can rescue. The Boss of this Zone is called Walking Carcass.
Dead Zone #10 – Dr. JJ Evan’s Clinic in Henderson
Location. Head south from the last Dead Zone and stick to the western coast of the city. The entrance is located south of Henderson Villa. The Boss of this Zone is called Scar.
Dead Zone #11 – George Serero’s Apartment in Henderson
Location. Go even further south of the Henderson Villa and check out the building northwest of the Sea Market. Stay on the western edge of the city while exploring the south, and before long you should see a pair of blue doors. The Boss of this Zone is called Flesh Eater.
Dead Zone #12 – Joel Chubalba’s Motel in Henderson
Location. Explore the motel west of the Sea Market. The door is right next to Sylvia’s apartment. The Boss of this Zone is called Black Heart.
Dead Zone #13 – Ogio Moke’s Laundry in Henderson
Location. This Dead Zone entrance is just north of the bridge leading into Fort Henderson. The fort itself can be found in the southeastern corner of the map. Start from the bridge, and stick to the east edge of the city as you move north. It should be in the first building you hit. The Boss of this Zone is called Blindspot.