The weapon shovel debuts in the Novels too. And its appearance is almost on all of the Nightmarish dreams series.
Nightmarish dreams(book 1)Edit
In the Snowy Streets of SIlent hill, Keith Rashfield uses a Shovel as a self-defence to an Attacking Lying Figurethat Walks through SIlent hill.
The Main Protagonist Uses a Shovel as a protection to an attacking Lock - Jaw.