The Roanoke
DS3 CMS Roanoke 1
Game: Dead Space 3
Previous Chapter: On Your Own
Next Chapter: History's Ember
Objective: Find a way into the ship
  • Open the cargo door from the crew module

Reach the command saucer

  • Restore power to ship
Ishimura Dead Space Wiki has a walkthrough guide to this level, Chapter 3: The Roanoke. See Chapter 3: The Roanoke/Walkthrough.
'The Roanoke' is the third chapter of Dead Space 3.


Isaac and his crew split up on the CMS Roanoke in hopes of finding Ellie aboard. After fighting through the dilapidated ship they eventually do.

Enemies Edit

In order of appearance:

Trivia Edit

  • During this chapter, exploring out of the waypoint for general goods may sometimes spawn a necromorph that won't appear if a certain area isn't explored.
  • Lurkers  make their first appearence in this chapter.
  • You'll encounter your first functioning Bench here, allowing you to experiment with different weapon configurations. You start the game with two weapons. The Submachine Gun provides you with a Military Core and a Compact Standard Frame. The Plasma Cutter provides you with a Plasma Core, a Rotator Cuff, and another Compact Standard Frame. You should have found a Heavy Standard Frame and a Tesla Core on board the Roanoke before reaching the Bench.