Evil West is one of the best fast-paced action-packed gaming titles of the year. You take on the adventures of Jesse Rentier through a cowboy-themed vampire hunt. Unlike most of the games of this genre, Evil West offers you skins to customize your character and give him your favorite look. There is a secret skin pack in Evil West called “Evil West Ghost Gear” that contain cool skins for your weapons giving them a badass look. Here is how you can find this hidden Ghost Gear.
Evil West contains many hidden collectible items that can be collected throughout the mission from various locations.
These hidden items can include Bucks, Cosmetic Skins for your Weapons, Perks, and Secret Letters.
Evil West Ghost Gear is a collection of secret cosmetic skins for your weapons.
This Ghost Gear can be found in chest boxes hidden throughout the game in various missions.
In Evil West, all of the collectibles are hidden at various places in your mission locations. These items are available with an indicator of a glowing chain or post. Moreover, there are hidden chests all over the game which contain perks and cosmetic skins for your character’s weapons.
You can check out the number of collectibles hidden in a location by accessing the Lore section of the Pause Menu. Although, it is easy to miss some of the collectibles during a mission. You can always replay the missions to collect the missed items.
Evil West Ghost Gear
Most games in this genre of campaign action shooting do not feature character customization. But Focus Entertainment has indeed delivered with Evil West and provided 16 cool skins in the game for Jesse Rentier and your weapons. Eight of these skins can only be unlocked by buying them with real-life money. But the other eight constitute our Ghost Gear and can only be unlocked by finding them hidden in the chest boxes during the campaign.
All these Ghost Gear items are in the game hidden at various locations in secret chests. So, to get your hands on these cool items, you need to hunt and track down these hidden chests across the map. Moreover, the locations of these chests keep getting harder to find as you go further in the campaign. But don’t worry because we are here to guide you right to these hidden chests.
As part of the standard costume, Jesse has an excellent red scarf wound around his neck in the game. In the second mission of the game “The Raid,” you can find a cosmetic skin for this scarf in one of the hidden chest boxes named “Ghost Scarf.” This upgrade changes the color of Jesse’s scarf, giving it a cool white look.
In the second mission of Evil West, “The Raid,” you attack an underground hideout of vampires. You can access the Lore menu of the game to check out the number of bucks and other collectibles that you can find hidden in this mission. Besides 11 pickups and four notes to pick, this mission also has a hidden chest that can be collected.
Just at the start of this mission, you can obtain the Rentier Rifle. The first enemy encounter in this mission comes near some wooden houses. After killing all of your enemies here, get inside wooden house right in front of you at which your enemies were shooting when you reached this location. Just as you enter the house, in the right corner, you will find a bag containing 30 bucks.
Finally, move further into the house, and in the next room on the left side, you will find a hidden chest that contains the Secret Scarf from the Evil West Ghost Gear. Collecting this scarf unlocks a skin for Jesse Rentier’s scarf and changes its color.
Rentier Rifle in Evil West is probably one of the best long-range weapons, giving you an upper hand over your enemies by attacking them from a distance. It can also be upgraded, and perks can be applied to it, turning it into a lethal and brutal death machine. Moreover, like an X-bow, it doesn’t even need a charge; just a reload suffices.
In the game’s fifth mission, opening one of the secret chest boxes gives you the “Ghost Rifle” skin upgrade for your standard rifle. Applying this skin gives a badass look to your deadly rifle.
Players will encounter the Elites for one of the very first times in the fifth mission “The Devil’s Pass“. In this mission, towards the end, you get to fight the large vampires, along with unlocking the ability to electrocute your enemies. After this, you again confront a Vampire Highborn at the end of the level.
After killing this foe, come out of the cave where you were fighting and follow the blood tracks on the ground. Once these tracks end, a ladder will be visible on the right side to go down.
Start following this path down the ladder, and at the dead end, you will find a hidden chest. Finally, opening this chest will give you a Ghost Rifle. This is a cosmetic upgrade unlocking a cool skin for Jesse’s Rentier Rifle.
Zapper is one of the deadliest tools in the game, being extremely useful and serving multiple purposes. First of all, it acts as a shield, protecting you from the attacks of enemies. Moreover, once charged, you can use it to electrocute and stun your enemies.
During any boss fights, it is always advisable to first stun all the smaller annoying enemies using your Zapper before proceeding to kill the boss.
In mission 14, you will be able open a chest box that will give you a “Ghost Zapper” skin for your standard Zapper. This is one of the eight skins that can be unlocked from within the game by searching them.
Players can get Ghost Zapper during the level 14 mission “A Son’s Duty.” Here you will be fighting an Elite right after going through the train yard.
After this, as you progress into the next area, you will have to use your flamethrower to burn the webs from the passage. Explore this area and in one of the corners here you will find the chest box containing the Ghost Zapper cosmetic skin for your standard Zapper.
Moreover, there is an additional chest box in this level that gives you the Tooldown perk.
Boomstick is surely something you must have to truly cherish the combat experience of Evil West. This deadly weapon not only inflicts excellent damage to your enemies but can also take out the attack blocks of enemies. Moreover, you can have a cool spooky skin for your Boomstick called the “Ghost Boomstick” in mission 9, “All Where Oil Tastes Like Blood” by opening a hidden treasure box.
You can collect three hidden chests and a 29 bucks in the Evil West’s ninth mission, “Where Oil Tastes Like Blood.” Into the campaign, you will reach a bridge where you will see TNT barrels on the left side, as shown below:
Blow up these TNT barrels by firing them. Once they are cleared, you will see a glowing chain indicating an important collectible nearby.
After this, drop down from here and look at your backside. Finally, you will see a hidden chest that gives you a Ghost Boomstick on opening. It is a cosmetic upgrade that unlocks a new cool skin for your standard Boomstick.
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Every cowboy adventure is incomplete without the emblem of cowboys “The Cowboy Hat.” And in the adventures of Jesse Rentier in Evil West, you indeed have one. You can also have an excellent cosmetic upgrade for this hat in mission seven by opening a hidden chest box and finding the “Ghost Hat” skin.
The seventh mission in Evil West, “Smoke and Mirrors,” contain a total of 2 collectible hidden chests and a total of 24 bucks that can be picked from various hidden locations. These collectible stats are accessible from the Lore menu of the game. Nearly halfway through the mission, you get dropped down into a red pit where you must battle some leeches and a hoard of vampires.
After completing this battle, you move the hill toward the forest upward. On this path, you see a broken-down hut on the left side. Go to the back of the hut to find the entrance into the hut. Move into the hut toward the end of the hut. Finally, open the chest, and you will find a cosmetic upgrade for your Hat.
Revolver is again one of the emblems of the Cowboy style, and you guessed it right! Jesse has one in the game. Moreover, you can even have an additional cosmetic skin for this Revolver called “Ghost Revolver” in mission 11 hidden in one of the chest boxes giving your Revolver a unique exquisite look.
Moving on to Mission 11 “A Man of People”, here you can collect a total of 19 bucks and 2 secret chests containing a Work-life balance perk and Ghost Revolver skin. These stats can also be checked from the Lore menu of the game. This mission introduces explosive bundles that help you to destroy enemy nests and save the town. There are a total of five such nests to be destroyed.
A little bit into the mission, you will blow up a nest right after a fight with an Elite. Look to the right for a glowing chain on the passage that is exposed after blowing up the nest. You will be able to climb up from that place and just moving a little forward you will find a hidden chest box to your left. Finally, opening this chest box will give you the Ghost Revolver cosmetic skin for your standard Rentier Revolver.
Besides the Suit that you can buy as a part of DLC from Steam for Jesse Rentier, you can also unlock one other suit for Jesse from within the game. Moreover, in the sixth mission “Remote RI Outpost“, you can find a chest box that unlocks the excellent “Ghost Suit” for your character, giving Jesse a deadly look and a killer swag.
The hidden chest containing this ghost suit can be found in the sixth mission, “Remote RI Outpost.” Besides this collectible, this mission also contains one additional hidden chest and 22 bucks that can be picked from various hidden locations throughout the mission. A little bit into the mission, you will have to fight a leecher just after getting the electricity upgrade for your pistol.
After killing this Leecher, follow the trail to the cave from which the Leecher crawled out. In this cave, start following the railway tracks, and just a bit far ahead, some foes will attack you. Kill them, and you will see a passage to your right.
After this, start moving in this direction and shoot the barrels before you. Blowing up these barrels exposes a passage at the start of which you will see a glowing post indicating that some vital collectible is nearby. Moreover, follow this path, and at the end, you will find the Hidden chest containing the Ghost Suit from the Evil West Ghost Gear.
The gauntlet is one of the deadliest melee weapons in the game, allowing you to devastate hordes of enemies. Moreover, it becomes even more deadly once upgraded, allowing you to stun and destroy your enemies. And once you reach level 12, you can find badass cosmetic skin for your Gauntlet called the “Ghost Gauntlet” that fits perfectly for a horrific look to an already deadly weapon.
According to the game’s Lore menu, mission 12 “Lightning in a Bottle“, has a total of 2 hidden chest boxes and 19 bucks that can be collected throughout the mission. At a specific place in this mission, you will need to charge yourself electrically by pulling up some switches.
Once you are in this location, keep your eye open for some glowing object above your head. There will be a dangling chain hanging down, but you cannot reach it.
Shoot this glowing chain using one of your long-range weapons. The chain will drop down, allowing you to climb up this chain. Moving to your right, you will find the hidden chest box containing your Ghost Gauntlet skin for your standard Gauntlet.
It might be that you are at a certain point in your campaign that you have missed collecting one of these hidden chest boxes from the mission location. But you don’t need to worry because you can always replay the missions and find the hidden chests even once you have already played a mission.
Collecting all of these fantastic items will complete your whole Evil West Ghost Gear. We have tried our best to explain these secret locations in great detail. Evil West is undoubtedly the buzz on the internet and in the gaming community. Do let us know what your thoughts are on Evil West in the comments section below.
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