A weak point diagram all regular humanoid creatures. This image was used in arcade cabinet artwork and manuals for the first two House of the Dead games.

A weak point is an area of an enemy or boss's body that is vulnerable to damage. The term has been used in both the main House of the Dead series and the spin-off The House of the Dead: Overkill.

Boss weak points (By Game) Edit

The House of the Dead Edit

Boss Weak point Diagram
Chariot (Type 27) Exposed glowing-red part of right breastplate (with armor); whole body (without armor)
The Hangedman (Type 041) Whole body
Hermit (Type 6803) Head
Magician (Type 0) Exposed arm and leg muscules

The House of the Dead 2 Edit

Judgment: Zeal; shooting Kaurl's armor does chip damage.

Hierophant: Exposed heart in chest.

Tower: Mouth of each serpent.

Strength: Head.

Magician: Exposed arm and leg muscles.

Emperor: Heart-like organ; transforms into previous bosses (except Magician) with the same weak points.

The House of the Dead III Edit

Death: Head

Fool: Clawed feet.

Sun: Tentacles, head-studded trunk, and serpent heads emerging from petals.

Wheel of Fate: Glowing sun-like emblem on chest.

The House of the Dead 4/Special Edit

Justice (both games): Tongue.

Lovers: Male spider atop the much larger female.

Empress: Head.

Temperance: Head.

Star: Scarred chest and head.

The World (both forms): Red heart in the slit on his chest.

Magician (Special only): Exposed arm and leg muscles.

House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Edit

Chariot: Left shoulder (first part of fight); exposed portion of armor (second part of fight; whenever the player's RPG rocket hits).

Priestess: Eyes.

Hangedman: Whole body.

Moon: Third eye.

The House of the Dead: Overkill/Extended Cut Edit

Jasper Guns: Head. 

Coco and Sindy (Extended Cut only): Coco.

Screamer: Head and chest.

Nigel and Sebastian: Sebastian.

Meat Katie (Extended Cut only): Cow-like udder.

Crawler: Insectoid arms and head.

Lobber: Arms and head.

Brutus the Ruthless: Weaponized right arm.

Mother: Head.

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