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For mods in Dead Island 2, see Mods (Dead Island 2) and Perks.
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Mods are used to upgrade and modify weapons in Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide. There are multiple blueprints throughout the game which the player can obtain to modify existing weapons to increase stats and add elemental effects. Mods require a variety of resources in order to be crafted and applied to weapons at a Workbench.

Melee Mods[]

Bleeding Mods[]

Nail'd Mod[]

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Thanks to a couple of nails you'll turn any kind of wooden club into a deadly mace. Just follow the instructions below and you will have a chance to put holes in many human flesh mongers.
In Dead Island, the Mod is given by John Sinamoi after completing the main quest Passport to Life.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found on a table in Paradise Survival Camp next to the bridge blown up in the main quest Back to Reality.
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Nail'd Mod

$220 (Dead Island)
$200 (Riptide)

Nuts & Bolts Mod[]

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If you're in possession of several large, heavy bolts and a sturdy club (ideally a metal one) then you will be able to assemble a mace that will come in handy in the current circumstances. A blow with this appliance should be a painful experience for whoever is at the business end of it.
In Dead Island, the mod is given by as a reward by Anne Snider upon completing her side quest Toy Story.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located north of the Santa Maria Mission, on a small island with a caravan on it.
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Nuts & Bolts Mod

$200

Barbed Wire Mod[]

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Here is a simple way to use the barbed wire as an addition to various types of clubs. Thanks to that easy procedure you'll be able to seriously mutilate anyone unlucky enough to be wounded with it.
In Dead Island, the mod is located in the cellars of the Supermarket on a table next to the workbench during the main Quest Supermarket Journey.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located in the large warehouse at the back of Marik's Marina.
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Barbed Wire Mod

$200

Glazed Mod[]

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The idea is straight like the piece of stick you'll wrap the rag around. Add some glue and most importantly - broken glass. A guy hit with that thing will bleed like a slaughtered piglet. Just be careful not to cut yourself with the glass shards when you are gluing them to the rag...
In Dead Island, the mod is found on the bed in Alicia Jacobs house during the side quest Uninvited Guests.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found at the end of the pier at the Pinai Ferry Station, on a table.
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Glazed Mod

$400

Rending Claws Mod[]

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Regular brass knuckles may not suffice to handle someone who doesn't feel a thing and the only thing they want is to eat your face. One needs something more. The inspiration for my upgraded brass knuckles was a certain superhero - after mounting a couple sizeable blades you will level the battlefield when you're confronted with one of those freaks. I can only wish you luck, friend.
In Dead Island, the mod is on a table next to the stairs down to the Lighthouse generator that needs to be activated during the main quest A Ray of Hope.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located in the main building of Jimmy's Workshop at Marik's Marina in the Flooded jungle.
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Rending Claws Mod

$600

Devastating Home Run Mod[]

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A baseball bat with a hint of blades and barb wire is a simple and cost-effective way to increase the chances of survival in a battle against the living dead. Just because their bodies are rotting doesn't mean they cannot bleed, right? And when treated with a bat such as this they will BLEED. Rest assured.
In Dead Island, the mod is Found in the Laboratory on the desk beside the Workbench where Will stands.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located down an alleyway just North-West of The Fort of Henderson.
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Devastating Home Run Mod

$600

Medieval Mod[]

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By following my guidelines you will make your Kanabo able to not only smash bones and crack skulls but also gut the veins out, literally. I'm not kidding, you'll hit a guy with this and he will be spilling blood as if shot with a shotgun.
In Dead Island, the mod is located in Stan Dart's House in Moresby during Grasp All, Lose All. It is on a small table near the couch.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located in the Japanese Tunnels behind some boxes just after initially entering the area.
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Medieval Mod

$1000

Bloody Mary Mod[]

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Considering the circumstances we found ourselves in we have to cope with whatever we can. Thus, decided to devise the most effective weapon I could make from the parts I had handy. The result of my efforts is a metal club wrapped in to a barb wire and a couple other gadgets so thoughtfully that every poor bastard that finds himself on the business end of it is literally pissing blood.
In Dead Island, the mod is found in the Laboratory bathroom in the right-hand stall.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in a square just north of Stan's House in Henderson.
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Bloody Mary Mod

$1000

Saw Disc Axe Mod[]

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Follow my instructions carefully. I know it may sound complicated, but in the end you'll be rewarded with a vicious weapon that will allow you to slaughter the undead like helpless cattle.
In Dead Island, the mod is obtained from Paul at the Overpass Camp as a reward for completing the side quest Second Aid.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located inside the Safe House that unlocks at the Henderson Ferry Station after completing the main quest The Ferry.
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Saw Disc Axe Mod

$1000

Shredder Mod[]

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Below I described how to turn a regular baseball bat into a small, handy sawmill. You put together various sharp junk and tools and then combine them to maximize the destructive force of such a club. The unfortunate punk who gets hit by something like that will bleed out before he hits the ground.
In Dead Island, the mod is located on the roof of the warehouse at the Laboratory which is visited in the side quest Rotting Flesh.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is purchased from Alex in Henderson for $2,750 after completing his side quest Rescue Alex.
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Shredder Mod

$1000

Meat Cutter Mod[]

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Heads will roll, limbs will fall, and blood will boil.
The mod is obtained in the Infested Apartment Dead Zone in Henderson. The mod is found on a table in the final room of the dead zone.
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Meat Cutter Mod

$1300

Ripper Mod[]

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Would you look at that - a baseball bat, a circular saw and a motor; all combined into a killer tool of doom! If you make it the right way you will be able to start massacring those lousy living dead.
In Dead Island, the mod is obtained either through the Special Edition game code, owning the Game of the Year Edition or having Dead Island Definitive Collection.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located on a very small island treehouse north of the Zimakani Rest, just south of the drug dealer's house visited in the side quest White Line.
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Ripper Mod

$100

Razor Mod[]

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Provided you can find some sharp pieces of iron and some bolts you'll be able to turn most of the clubs into a killer mace straight from the middle ages. Bountiful Bleeding guaranteed!
In Dead Island, the mod is located in the Russian's Bunker in the Jungle in Act III, next to the radio on the table in the turret.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located in the Catacombs of The Fort of Henderson, accessible during the main quest The Crash.
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Razor Mod

$600

Slash Mod[]

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Blades mounted horizontally on a club will turn it into a weapon causing so much bleeding you’ll need protective goggles to keep your eyes safe from all the gore spurting out of your enemies.
The mod is located in the Metzger Sloat's Hideout Dead Zone in Henderson.
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Slash Mod

$600

Diamond Edge Mod[]

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Diamonds are a girl's best friend... but they're also great for making a kickass weapon.
On a box opposite the Workshop at the Zimakani Rest
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Diamond Edge Mod

$1,150

Sharp Edge Mod[]

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Occam's Razor states that the simplest solution is the best.
The mod is found in the Mataka Village Bungalow Dead Zone in the Flooded jungle.
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Sharp Edge Mod

$900

Critical Mods[]

Weighted Mod[]

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Look through the manual I prepared and you will learn how to quickly and easily make your weapon into a strong crushing tool. More crushing that it already was, that is...
In Dead Island, the mod is located on a table in the back room of Bunker 06 at the Resort, accessible after saving Jose Garcia.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located at the base of the leftmost entrance cave to the Helicopter Wreck in the Flooded jungle.
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Weighted Mod

$200

Heavy Mod[]

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Weight is the foundations I've been always saying this. Especially in the case of the blunt weapons. By means of a simple trick (that I described below) you will make your darling crush the skulls of those damn maniacs like putrid watermelons.
In Dead Island, the mod is given by Jennifer Snider for completing her side quest Two Hearts.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located at the Pinai Ferry Station inside the warehouse that Jayden is locked inside.
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Heavy Mod

$400

Piranha Mod[]

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I designed (and was even able to test in action) a clever tool to exterminate these monsters plaguing our beautiful island. Well, it will require collecting several special elements to be combined into one deadly whole that - provided you are strong enough - will allow you to survive the darkest hour.
In Dead Island, the mod is given by Garett Grant for completing his last side quest The Third Head of Cerberus.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found inside the Geoffrey Nape’s Warehouse Dead Zone in Henderson.
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Piranha Mod

$600

Shark Mod[]

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The thing I managed to compile is a dream of every homegrown designer with killer inclinations (or rather every murderer with an affinity to DIY). As God is my witness, I wished you didn't have to use that toy but it's out of my hands... Using it will turn those bastards into bloody scraps. (Dead Island description)
Occam's Razor states that the simplest solution is always the best. (Dead Island: Riptide description)
In Dead Island, the mod is given by Carter at the River Village for completing his side quest Death Wish.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in the storeroom/workshop at Mataka Village on a metal shelf near the double doors, accessible during the side quest Electrifying.
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Shark Mod

$1000

Fire Mods[]

Torch Mod[]

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Do you know how a torch works? Below you'll find a simple way to make one. If you get a good strike in on one of these bloodthirsty madmen, he'll light up like a Roman candle. Plus, it's always an additional source of light for the darkest hour...
In Dead Island, the mod is given by James Stein upon finishing his side quest Counsel of Despair.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is given by Henry Boyle for completing the first level of his Team Quest Jury-rigging for Henry.
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Torch Mod

$400

Red Hot Blade[]

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"While it is true that it's usually very warm on the island, and recently the climate is exceptionally hot, I decided to up the temperature even more. The idea to build this device came to me when I was boiling water using the heater. The effect comes in the shape of a red hot blade that will warm up even a cold, dead body. Try it out yourself."
The mod is on a table in the Bloodbath Arena Lobby.
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Red Hot Blade Mod

$100

Phoenix Mod[]

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This may seem ironic but I developed a way to transform a fire axe into a weapon that sets the enemies on fire! Embed it deep into the rotting body of a walking enemy and you'll turn it into a walking column of fire. Made well, this can be a really deadly weapon.
In Dead Island, the mod if found on a table next to the boat you collect from the Smugglers' Marina after killing Afran in the main quest Soldier of Fortune.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located in an isolated building at the very south end of Henderson, directly west of The Fort of Henderson.
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Phoenix Mod

$1000

Hot Rod Mod[]

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The instruction below will allow you to heat up the blade of a machete to a temperature so high you will be able to cut through the flesh of the walking dead like butter. I advise you to be cautious while using - it can cause serious burns.
In Dead Island, the mod is found in front of the Police Station in Moresby, on the desk beside the fence.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is given by Miya for completing her side quest Surplus.
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Hot Rod Mod

$1000

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Looks like a hell of a weapon and does not disappoint.
The mod is automatically placed into the inventory once the player has purchased the Survivor Pack DLC.
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BBQ Mod

$800

Impact Mods[]

Impact Mod[]

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Have you ever prepared escalopes? Did you happen to pound the meat with an electrocution hammer? You will have the chance now, provided you manage to put together such a tool in the way I described in the instructions below. It works!
In Dead Island, the mod is received from Howard Craigson after completing the side quest, Last Chance on the Wall.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is received from the first level of Harlow Jordan's Team Quest Jury-rigging for Harlow Jordan.
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Impact Mod

$200

Lightning Mod[]

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What you've got here is a relatively simple way to turn a blunt tool into a percussive weapon. An electrified hammer or some club will make then rotting freaks jump back after every blow as if hit by a train.
In Dead Island, the mod can be obtained by completing Vang Chi's side quest Heroes and Villains.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is obtained from Zoey's side quest Electrifying.
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Lightning Mod

$400

Magic Wand Mod[]

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I'm a wizard! I figured out how to make a real magic (oh fine!, electric) wand that will knock those fuckers down with a single swat. Try to do everything as described in the instructions and - if you don't electrify yourself - you'll topple enemies like a freakin' sorcerer.
In Dead Island, the mod is found when returning to the Town Hall during the main quest Bitter Return. The mod is found in Todd Tanis' office.
In Dead Island: Riptide, it is given by Henry Boyle for completing the second level of his Team Quest, Jury-rigging for Henry.
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Magic Wand Mod

$600

Juggernaut Gauntlets Mod[]

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"I figured out how to upgrade the brass knuckles to make every user of the toy a KO expert. I assure you I made one of those for myself and tested in real-life environment. Let the fact that I lived to write down this manual be the proof of the weapon's efficiency."
Found in Moresby in an abandoned market, on the ground beside a desk, near the middle of the west wall. The market is at the large intersection south / south-west of the Warehouse.
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Juggernaut Gauntlets Mod

$600

Pick-and-Ohm Mod[]

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"In short — the description in front of you will teach you how to improve a regular pickaxe and change it into a tool of destruction. Attach batteries here, put some additional weight there — you'll find the details below. Simple, smart and deadly."
In Dead Island, the mod is found in Moresby, in Mugambe's house during the side quest In Cold Blood. It's on a desk next to the fridge in the kitchen.
In Dead Island: Riptide, it is given by Harlow Jordan for completing the second level of her Team Quest, Jury-rigging for Harlow Jordan.
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Pick-and-ohm Mod

$600

Shocking Sledge Mod[]

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A large, double-handed hammer itself is quite a weapon against the plague of those salivating tramps. If you add some load to it, throw in a couple gimmicks and run an electric charge through the head your enemies will launch on impact as if from a catapult.
In Dead Island, the mod is found in the Ghost Town Bunker, in the back room on a desk.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in the Motel "Safe Haven" Dead Zone in Henderson.
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Shocking Sledge Mod

$600

Justice Mod[]

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You surely have access to a hammer. It just takes some looking around and playing MacGyver to change the simplest tool into a makeshift weapon capable of crushing and knocking down the largest thugs you come across. In other words - the dream of every handyman.
In Dead Island, the mod is found on the floor at the top of the ladder in Sam's Bunker in the Jungle.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in the lifeguard shack on the beach at the Pinai Ferry Station where Kayden is found.
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Justice Mod

$600

Tesla Mod[]

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"Do you happen to have a useless phone on you? If not, get one, a sledgehammer (and some other things) and assemble them all together. The weapon you'll get will literally toss your enemies into the air. If only you had enough stamina in these hands of yours to make a meaningful swing with it..."
This mod is found in the generator room, Laboratory area during Act III. In Dead Island Riptide, it is given by Harlow after you complete Jury-rigging for Harlow Jordan II
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Tesla Mod

$1000

Shocking Crowbar Mod[]

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What will result from a combination of a sturdy crowbar, weight plates and electricity? Follow the instructions below and you will have a chance to see for yourself. There's not much effort you'll need to put into this and the effect you get will be a blast, I swear.
In Dead Island, the mod is located in the River Village in Matutero's hut on the shelf next to the Workbench.
In Ryder White's Campaign, the mod is located just after starting the DLC. It's on a wooden walkway the other side of the crashed van used to reach the street after leaving the helicopter crash.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located on a wooden walkway next to the main entrance to the Quarantine Zone.
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Shocking Crowbar Mod

$1000

Heavy Duty Mod[]

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Do you know what a Kanabo is? It's a goddamn heavy piece of metal club straight from Japan. In the hands of a strong enough person it makes for a truly destructive weapon. Now imagine such a club with blades and a strong electronic charge added to it. The effects? Total annihilation. Check it for yourself.
In Dead Island, the mod is located in Moresby, on the floor in front of the counter in the electronics shop where you collect the transformer and some cable for Carl during the side quest Radio Ga Ga.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is given by Henry Boyle for completing the final level of his Team Quest Jury-rigging for Henry.
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Heavy Duty Mod

$1500

Taser Mod[]

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An electric stun weapon that shoots electrodes generating high voltage with low intensity electric current. A hit with the electrodes results in strong pain and disruption of the nervous system and in consequence a complete temporary stunning of the victim.
The mod is located in Prison during the main quest Get the Power Back On. The mod is located in a corridor where you first fight Rebels after turning on the power in the Prison Basement.
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Stun Gun (Dead Island)

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$200

Poison Mods[]

Paralyzing Strike Mod[]

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Okay if you want a weapon that will make the fucker wounded with it puke his guts out follow the instructions in my notes. The assembly shouldn’t be too difficult provided you gather the right components. Good luck.
In Dead Island it is the reward for the side quest Picture of Bliss
In Dead Island: Riptide it is found after unlocking Halai Village sitting on the Workbench.
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Paralyzing Strike Mod

$200

Venom Mod[]

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You will need various seaweeds and plants and detergents. Well you’ll also need a bladed weapon you can use it with. A poisoned blade is always better than an untainted one, I know a thing or two about it… Just make sure you follow the procedure carefully.
In Dead Island, the mod is found in a workbench room in the Sewers while travelling to the Town Hall.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in an open cave down a path to the waterways left of Dr. Kessler's Biosphere in the Flooded jungle.
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Venom Mod

$400

Toxic Mod[]

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Try and use the flesh of those exploding poor things according to the given recipe (you will need to obtain several more things, which should not cause you a big deal of trouble) and you will get a venomous weapon that will make sending all these half-dead wretches to their graves all that easier.
In Dead Island, the mod is found on Mother Helen's desk at the back of Saint Christopher's Church during the main quest Sacred Silence.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found at the Villa Henderson in Henderson on some scaffolding at the rear of the villa.
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Toxic Mod

$600

Deathstalker Mod[]

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I developed a simple poison that can turn a sharp weapon into something that will make the undead spew out their own internal organs. A sight to see, believe you me. All you have to do is follow the guidelines below.
In Dead Island, the mod is received after completing the side quest Substance of Matter.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found at the same balcony that Damien is found in Henderson for his side quest Memories.
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Deathstalker Mod

$1000

Assassin's Poison Mod[]

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Brass Knuckles, a couple blades and poison thorns - that is my answer to the urgent demand born within the couple last days. Put all of them together according to the description below and don't hesitate to use it when you come across a living dead. You have to be quick and determined - leave the rest to my super brass knuckles...
In Dead Island, the mod is found inside the southern most island bar, behind a locked door, on the counter in the Resort.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found south of the Old Town Cinema in Henderson.
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Assassin's Poison Mod

$600

Shock Mods[]

Shock Mod[]

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I found that a piece of blade and some electricity is enough to stun one half-dead son of a bitch. All you have to do is use insulating tape to stick a battery and some wires to a shiv and… voila! – We’ve got a fancy toy.
In Dead Island, the mod is given by John Sinamoi upon finishing the main quest Black Hawk Down.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located inside the Ocean View Bungalows Dead Zone in Halai Village.
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Shock Mod

$200

High Voltage Mod[]

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As my papa used to say - the only thing better than a battery are two batteries. And two batteries fastened to a solid blade should give quite a shock to any living corpse. Tried and tested!.
In Dead Island, the mod is found in the pump station in Moresby city.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod can be obtained inside the Japanese Tunnels.
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High Voltage Mod

$400

Short Circuit Mod[]

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A High dose of electricity running through a well sharpened piece of metal is - as it turns out - a fucking good way to give those dumb fucks a serious reason for epileptic dance routines. Follow the instructions below and you won't regret it...
In Dead Island, the mod is given by Tim as a reward for finishing his side quest Judgement Day.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in a shop in Henderson just after going over the footbridge from the Bank of Henderson. The mod is the top shelf behind the counter in a shop to the right.
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Short-Circuit Mod

$600

Old Smoky Mod[]

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I figured out a way to administer to those rotting crazies a dose of electrocution they will not soon forget... If they're capable of remembering anything in the first place. I made a list of several required elements; all you need to do is put them together with a sound machete and you'll get really awesome spark-crackling shiv!
In Dead Island, the mod is given by Nick as a reward for completing his side quest Spy Game.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found inside the Joel Chubalba's Motel Dead Zone.
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Old Smoky Mod

$1000

Bodily Harm Mod[]

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Provided you manage to combine everything as shown in the instruction you will receive a homemade electric club, which makes it a better model when compared to its commercial version, as it comes equipped with additional features. First you need to find a piece of wooden rod and then follow the description below. Good luck.
In Dead Island, the mod is located in the Laboratory, in the warehouse where the fuses are found during the main quest Power Slaves. The mod is on one of the desks in the room.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located in the main building at Oil Storage in the Flooded jungle.
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Bodily Harm Mod

$1000

Bluntly Shocked Mod[]

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This is a truly epic version of the electric club. It crushes, squashes, wounds and, on top of that, causes convulsions. It’s simply a magic club like the ones you see in some fantasy movies, only real. Necessity is the mother of invention, right?
In Dead Island, the mod is unlocked upon completing the Ryder White's Campaign DLC.
In the Dead Island Definitive Collection, the mod is automatically given to the player at the start of the game.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located at the top of the stairs to the left of the entrance to The Fort of Henderson.
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Bluntly Shocked Mod

$1000

Electrotherapy Mod[]

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Enhance your ability to incapacitate your enemies with electricity.
Received from Damien for completing his side quest Memories.
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Electrotherapy Mod

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$250

Area of Effect Mods[]

Electric Storm Mod[]

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Create a powerful weapon capable of killing multiple enemies at once.
On a shelf next to the entrance to the Henderson Military Base.
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Electric Storm Mod

$1300

Liquid Fire Mod[]

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Turn your enemies into porridge!
During the main quest Where the Dead Live, it is found inside the Dead Zone where the player must retrieve the toolbox. It is resting on a metal shelf next to one of the Secret Files.
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Liquid Fire Mod

$900

Inferno Mod[]

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Become a lord of hellfire and send your enemies to perdition.
The mod is sold by Alex in Henderson.
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Inferno Mod

$1300

Lightning Storm Mod[]

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This modification creates a powerful electric field around your weapon. Each blow can cause damage to multiple enemies.
The mod is found inside the Chief Smuggler's room near the end of the Japanese Tunnels.
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Lightning Storm Mod

Unknown

Shockwave Mod[]

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Want to kill more than one enemy with one hit? Then try this recipe.
The mod is found in a warehouse opposite the ferry terminal at the Pinai Ferry Station.
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Shockwave Mod

$1,150

Solar Flare Mod[]

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Don't look directly into the sun!
At the end of the alleyway just south of the Motel "Safe Haven" Dead Zone in the south west of Henderson
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Solar Flare Mod

$1,150

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Firearm Mods[]

Explosive Mods[]

Pride Gun Mod[]

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Follow my method and you can turn your gun into something even more explosive. Just try not to make any mistakes while putting it together, as it may be the last mistake you ever make.
In Dead Island, the mod is given as a quest reward by Tim for completing his side quest Matter of Justice.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is sold by Alex after rescuing him in his side quest Rescue Alex.
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Pride Gun Mod

$1200

Pride Rifle Mod[]

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"If you carefully follow the instructions provided below you will be able to turn your rifle into an ass kicking tool!"
In Dead Island, the mod is found in the Mingende Jungle, in a small Jungle Mugger hideout at one end of the gully under the bridge where Otha Cantu is found for her side quest Bridge Too Far. There is a collection of tents and the mod is found next to one of them, where the campfire is found.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in the Catacombs of The Fort of Henderson in Henderson during the main quest The Crash, in a storeroom with a Workbench.
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Pride Rifle Mod

$2400

Pride Shotgun Mod[]

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"If you want to make your shotgun even more effective, carefully read the instructions I prepared below."
In Dead Island, the mod is found at the Town Hall in Moresby upon returning to it during the main quest Bitter Return, after visiting the Supermarket. The mod is found in the courtyard of the Town Hall on a knocked over podium.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in the Japanese Tunnels on the lower levels, next to some toxic chemical barrels and a Wrestler corpse.
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Pride Shotgun Mod

$2400

Fire Mods[]

Striker Gun Mod[]

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"The instruction below turns a handgun into a small flame-thrower... or something of the like. In any case, if you put enough effort into creating it you'll be able to set fire to the marauder you meet. Good luck!"
In Dead Island, the mod is found in the Supermarket in the warehouse at the back of the shop, where you must fight Wolf and Zipper. In the far left corner of the room is a stack of wooden boxes and the mod is located on them.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found inside the Dead Zone George Serero’s Apartment in Henderson.
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Striker Gun Mod

$600

Striker Rifle Mod[]

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"If you want to experience truly blazing fun with your rifle, take advantage of my idea. Step by step you'll turn your gun into a portable dragon."
In Dead Island, the mod can be found in the Prison in Cell Block A during the side quest Locked Armory. The mod is found inside Block Zero - Armory on a table.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in a shop in Henderson south of the Villa Henderson.
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Striker Rifle Mod

$1200

Striker Shotgun Mod[]

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"The method I developed can make a specifically-tweaked shotgun simply spit fire! Follow the instructions and check out the invention in actionyourself."
In Dead Island, the mod is given by Sam at Sam's Bunker in the Mingende Jungle for completing his side quest A Wounded Crank.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found inside the Catacombs of The Fort of Henderson during the main quest The Crash. The mod is in the first room entered in the catacombs.
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Striker Shotgun Mod

$1200

Poison Mods[]

Detox Gun Mod[]

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"A gun that can poison the enemy? I worked out a way to achieve that and tested its effectiveness. You'll find the detailed recipe below. If you get it to work, you will gain a truly useful weapon."
In Dead Island, the mod is given by Lachance at the Laboratory as a reward for completing his side quest Insect Repellent.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is located in Henderson in an upper balcony accessible by a ladder just south of the Villa Henderson.
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Detox Gun Mod

$600

Detox Rifle Mod[]

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"A highly poisonous plant and a couple of ingredients will turn your rifle in the modern equivalent of a bow that fires poisonous arrows. Follow my instructions for a very effective weapon."
In Dead Island, the mod is given by Amanda in the Overpass Camp for completing her side Quest Show Must Go On.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is sold by Alex in Henderson after completing his rescue quest Rescue Alex.
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Detox Rifle Mod

$1200

Detox Shotgun Mod[]

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"Below you'll find the instructions to my new invention: a shotgun that will poison every son of a bitch who catches one bit of buckshot. While they're puking their guts out, you can reload."
In Dead Island, the mod is found inside of Dr. Nguyen's bungalow at the Laboratory during his side quest Where is my Pineapple?, on an overturned armchair.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is sold by Alex in Henderson after completing his rescue quest Rescue Alex.
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Detox Shotgun Mod

$1200

Shock Mods[]

Shock Gun Mod[]

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This gun will stupefy every undead out there when you test its improved effect on them. It will literally strike them with electricity. The recipe below is, in all, pretty simple, - check it out yourself and give it a try.
In Dead Island, the mod found on a shelf near a workbench in the Sewers, right before the entrance to Town Hall.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in a medical tent at the Henderson Military Base in Henderson.
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Shock Gun Mod

$600

Shock Rifle Mod[]

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I made something up that I don't have a name for yet... maybe an electric rifle? I don't know about that... But getting to the point - a weapon modified this way is capable of electrocuting in addition to dealing the usual damage. I strongly advise to make use of it if you want to deal with the zombie plague more effectively.
In Dead Island, the mod is given out by Will at the Laboratory for completing the side quest Power Slaves.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod is found in Henderson Military Base in Henderson, on a raised wooden platform.
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Shock Rifle Mod

$1200

Shock Shotgun Mod[]

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Read the below instructions carefully, they will teach you how to make your gun not only spread clouds of pellets but also electrocute those who stand in your way. There's no need to thank me...
In Dead Island, the mod can be found on a shelf just after entering the gun shop for the side quest A Tough Nut to Crack.
In Dead Island: Riptide, the mod can be found inside the café at the Villa Henderson in Henderson.
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Shock Shotgun Mod

$1200

Developer Craft Mods[]

Developer's No. 1 Craft[]

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"Electro body."
The Orange Skull unlocks the Developer's Craft Mod #1. It is found under a flight of stairs in the supermarket where you have to kill Punks. After that, a pile of skulls is in the sewer right after that quest. When you come to a part where the water is green and radioactive, there is a ladder on the right. Upstairs in the room is its drop point.
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Developer's No. 1 Craft

None

$10,000

Developer's No. 2 Craft[]

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"This is Cr33zz revange for endless crunch!".
The Green Skull unlocks the Developer's Craft Mod #2. It is located in the south eastern portion of the Resort map, in a rocky area surrounded by water that seemingly cuts a road in half, this is just before the drop off location for the blue skull. Scaling up one of the sides reveals the Green Skull in an open briefcase.
Dropping off this skull in the supermarket near a bunch of teddy bears reveals the 2nd Developer Craft Mod. The shelves with the bears are adjacent to the green and white striped tent in the main room of the supermarket.
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Developer's No. 2 Craft

None

$10,000

Developer's No. 3 Craft[]

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"Plaguebearer!"
The Blue Skull unlocks the Developer's Craft Mod #3.
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Developer's No. 3 Craft

None

$10,000

Developer's No. 4 Craft[]

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"Just mindblowing craft by Simon!"
The Purple Skull unlocks the Developer's No. 4 Craft.
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Developer's No. 4 Craft

None

$10,000

Developer's 666 Craft[]

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"beware the power of glova"
The Brown Skull unlocks the Developer's Craft Mod #666.
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Developer's 666 Craft

None

$10,000

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