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Tough Guy or Wpn Retention is an upgrade/perk in the Contra series. When equipped, a player character will retain their special weapon instead of losing it upon taking damage or dying.


Hard Corps: Uprising[]

Tough Guy is an Upgrade available for purchasing in Rising Mode once Capital Tower Building is cleared by a character able to obtain it. Only certain characters have access to this upgrade, and it is one of the more expensive upgrades available due to its effect.

Contra: Operation Galuga[]

Named Wpn Retention in this game. It is one of the perks usable in the demo.

Item Data[]

Uprising Tough Guy icon
Tough Guy

"You will not lose your weapon after taking damage unless you get knocked down."

OG Wpn Retenrion icon
Wpn Retention

"Retain special weapons after death."