Protagonists: Chris Redfield | Leon S. Kennedy
Series canon: Resident Evil | Resident Evil 2 | Resident Evil 3: Nemesis | Code Veronica | Resident Evil 0 | Resident Evil 4 | Degeneration | Resident Evil 5 | Revelations | Damnation | Resident Evil 6 | Revelations 2 | Resident Evil 7 Biohazard | Vendetta
Spin-offs: Gun Survivor/DeadAim | Outbreak | The Umbrella Chronicles | The Darkside Chronicles | Operation Raccoon City
Other media: The Marhawa Desire | Heavenly Island
Tropes relating to the characters introduced in Code Veronica. For Chris Redfield check his character sheet here. For Albert Wesker check the Resident Evil sheet. For Claire Redfield check the Resident Evil 2 sheet.
Voiced by: Peter Oldring (2000) and Richard Cansino (2009)
Alexia's twin brother who had been running their estate and facilities on Rockfort Island in her place. Notably rather obsessed with his sister, having practically worshipped her ever since they were children, fully acknowledging her as the most intelligent of the two, and missed her for fifteen years.
- 0% Approval Rating: As the latest successor to a formerly extremely influential family, Alfred was given a decent degree of authority within Umbrella even if he was kept out of its major politics. And every last file from those working under him all over complained about what a Bad Boss he was.
- Aristocrats Are Evil: The Ashford family is, in Alfred's own words, "one of the world's first and finest". He's a sadistic lunatic who keeps an illegal prison complex where people are injustly imprisoned by Umbrella, where he tortures and executes his prisoners on a whim. If that's not enough, he also conducts illegal bio-weapon experiments, often testing his products on humans.
- Attractive Bent-Gender: When he's dressed as Alexia. This is more evident in The Darkside Chronicles. While Code: Veronica uses Alexia's character model, the former game uses a unique model◊.
- Ax-Crazy: Alfred is not right in the head, and quite violently so. Files around the prison note that he fully understood the sadistic impulses of the prison doctor and even encouraged them, going so far as to drop by and watch as he tortured people to death. Then there's his interactions with Claire and Steve, which consist of him randomly ambushing them with a sniper rifle and luring them into death traps. Alfred clearly likes blood, and both the novelization and Darkside Chronicles emphasize just how nuts he is.
- Bad Boss: Files scattered around the prison reveal that his subordinates hated and feared Alfred for his cruel and unpredictable ways.
- Bishōnen: Alfred has extremely fine, feminine features, which is justified by his status as Half-Identical Twins with the female Alexia. This aspect is toned down somewhat in The Darkside Chronicles.
- Blue Blood: The Ashford family's origins begin with the English noblewoman Veronica Ashford (title "1st Countess Ashford" in some sources), meaning her ancestor Alfred, following the line of his male ancestors, is the 7th Earl Ashford.
- BrotherSister Incest/Twincest: Really, just ask anyone who's played Code: Veronica. The novelization makes Alfred's sexual feelings for Alexia far more obvious.
- Cold Sniper: Sort of; he is still childish and insane, rather than the stoic personality a Cold Sniper usually has. However, he is definitely not a Friendly Sniper, as he enjoys trying to shoot Claire and doesn't really like her.
- Cloning Blues: Zigzagged; it's implied that he was also disturbed when he found out that he was an accidental by-product of Alexander's attempts at cloning Veronica, but it's never made clear just how much this actually bothered him.
- Creepy Crossdresser: That picture of Alexia below? That's actually him.
- Creepy Twins: With Alexia. The love of torturing insects is just the most notorious example.
- The Dandy: Alfred is always dressed to the nines in an outfit that, at a glance, resembles a social club or military uniform. The novelization takes pain to emphasize how overblown it is, describing it as being more of a "child's vision" of such a uniform than an actual uniform.
- Disc-One Final Boss: He's initially presented as the final boss of Code: Veronica... except that when he dies, Alexia wakes up and reveals that she's the real end-boss.
- The Dragon: He is ultimately nothing more than Alexia's flunky, and he's quite content with that.
- Enfante Terrible: In the backstory.
- Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He truly loves his sister. To a disturbing degree.
- Evil Brit: He speaks with an uppercrust English accent, and is a ruthless, murderous, deranged sadist.
- Evil Is Hammy: In grand Resident Evil condition, he's a bad guy who loves to make melodramatic speeches and grand gestures. In his case, though, they're used to highlight how out of touch he is with reality.
- Evil Genius: Although he has a lower genius level than that of his sister.
- Go Mad from the Isolation: Let's just say that spending fifteen years as the only one left in the family didn't go so well for him.
- Giggling Villain: Alfred is the main antagonist of the first half of the game, and he constantly emits high-pitched, girlish giggles of glee when he feels he has the upper hand. It's rather infamously silly.
- Half-Identical Twins: He is the spitting image of his female fraternal twin, which is justified in a handwave about him having been an accidental side-product of the cloning-based pregnancy that created Alexia. It's somewhat downplayed in The Darkside Chronicles.
- The Heavy: To his sister's Big Bad.
- Informed Attribute: Alfred is supposed to have above-average intelligence - not a genius like his sister, Alexia, but still smarter than the typical person. This does not come across during interactions with him, which instead portray him as more of a crazy lunatic. Even Alexia describes him as a "loyal but not very bright soldier ant".
- Insane Equals Violent: Alfred is one of the most overtly "crazy" characters in Resident Evil, and is also a bloodthirsty sadist obsessed with war.
- Large Ham: His first appearance involves him ranting about being the illustrious commander of the Umbrella base where Claire is trapped (which she, rightfully, points out is an unimportant little backwater) and bragging about how the Ashfords are one of the world's "first and finest families", as well as founding members of Umbrella Inc. He doesn't get any less hammy from there.
- Late-Arrival Spoiler: That Alfred is a cloning experiment was a late-game revelation in the original Code: Veronica.
- Miles Gloriosus: Invoked; Alfred is obsessed with war, with his trademark "uniform" and his vast, sprawling collection of war memorabilia, war media, weapons, and other war-related "toys", but is himself cowardly and completely inept in combat. He's so useless that he can't hit the broad side of a barn with an expensive laser-pointer equipped sniper rifle.
- Morality Pet: Well, not a morality pet whatsoever so much as a humanity pet to Alexia. Hell, the reason she blows up Claire and Steve's snowmobile and has the latter turn Tragic Monster is to avenge his death.
- Noblewoman's Laugh: Alfred has an impressively girlish -and annoying - laugh when he's amused.
- Not-So-Harmless Villain: The Darkside Chronicles puts his crimes and insanity in a much darker light. But, even before then, he was never as harmless as the player thought, with files emphasizing that he's a sadistic monster who enjoys killing and torturing those under his power.
- Psychopathic Manchild: He surrounds himself with memorabilia of an idealized childhood, including myriad creepy (and often mutilated) dolls, has a private playroom he uses as a personal retreat - complete with carousel, has an Ominous Music Box Tune as a leitmotif, behaves in a childish manner by throwing tantrums and make vainglorious remarks, and in general comes off as a crazy child despite being in his late 20s to early 30s. In the novelization, it's even called out that his clothing looks more like a child's vision of the kind of uniform he's trying to emulate than an actual uniform. The Darkside Chronicles ramps this up a notch or three, most notably in the horrifying and hideously childlike graffiti he's spread throughout his training facility.
- Sanity Slippage: If he had any to begin with; his sanity starts to seriously decline badly over time when his sister put herself in a cryogenic sleeping state for 15 years to the point he dresses up and pretends to be her very often so he will not feel alone or abandoned. The attack on Rockfort Island which caused a T-Virus leak was the last straw, causing him to lose what little semblance of sanity he had left — the novelization even declares that this made him start hunting the survivors down in the wake of the attack, which is why Claire and Steve are the only ones alive on the island other than Alfred.
- Emphasized in The Darkside Chronicles: the game invents the fictious character of Tanya as a way to preserve The Reveal of Alexia as being hidden away in cryostasis, with the explanation that Alfred made Tanya up as a way to subconsciously hide Alexia's true fate even from himself.
- Self-Made Orphan: Used his father as a guinea pig.
- Siblings in Crime: He and his sister did everything together, including their illegal and inhumane human experiments.
- Sissy Villain: He's a giggling, effeminate, cowardly, androgynous bad-guy. And then there's the whole "crossdressing as Alexia" thing...
- Sniper Rifle: His Weapon of Choice, though he's a really, really bad shot.
- Spared by the Adaptation: Zigzagged in The Darkside Chronicles: seemingly played straight when he survives his encounter with Claire and Steve at the Antarctica base, albeit heavily injured, instead of taking the mortal wounds he did in Code: Veronica. Then subverted when he is promptly murdered by his sister Alexia.
- Split Personality: Ever since Alexia left, it appears he'd taken to dressing in her clothes and talking to himself as her in the mirror.
- Undying Loyalty: To Alexia, whom his personal notes reveal his absolute dedication. Even Alexia herself takes note of it.
- The Un-Favourite: For being born without his sister's ungodly intellectual capacity. It really isn't brought up, however, except as one of a few reasons the twins used their father as a guinea pig.
Voiced by: Leila Johnson (2000) and Karen Strassman (2009)
A noblewoman descended from one of Umbrella's founders, a genius scientist since at least the age of ten, and the prominent antagonist of Code: Veronica despite having been, as far as anyone knows, dead as of fifteen years before the game took place. She wasn't. Rather, she was in cryogenic sleep to incubate the specially-altered strain of the T-Veronica virus she injected herself with when she was twelve to become a god.
- Adaptational Villainy: In The Darkside Chronicles, she's even more evil, and lacks the sympathetic qualities she had in Code: Veronica.
- Ax-Crazy: She is just as much of a violent maniac as her dear brother, and only gets worse as T-Veronicas mutations take their toll on her body and already-tenuous sanity.
- Aristocrats Are Evil: She genuinely holds a noble title, but she's a sadistic monster to whom the lives of other people mean nothing.
- Big Bad: Of Code: Veronica.
- Big Creepy-Crawlies: Her final forms look like an ant queen and then a dragonfly, respectively.
- Bloody Murder: Her blood bursts into flames when she throws it at people.
- Blue Blood: As the daughter of an Earl, she would technically be referred to as Lady Alexia.
- Child Prodigy: Hired by Umbrella at ten.
- Cloning Blues: She was created by taking the DNA from the corpse of her ancestor, Veronica Ashford, and using it to fertilize the egg of an unnamed surrogate mother, in hopes of creating a near-clone that would inherit Veronica's brilliance. She did not take it well when she learned this.
- Combat Tentacles: She has the ability to manipulate a T-Veronica-infected plant, which produces enormous vines that she uses as living weapons.
- Creepy Twins/Half-Identical Twins: Her and her brother Alfred.
- Dark Action Girl: Probably the single most physically capable female antagonist in the series, throwing down with Albert Wesker, and coming damned close to taking Chris and Claire with her.
- Enfante Terrible: In the backstory.
- Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Her love for her brother, as twisted as it is, is the only spark of humanity she still possesses after going mad from the revelation. Averted in Darkside Chronicles, where she kills him in cold blood because he didn't wake her up on time.
- Evil Brit: Like her brother, she has a pronounced English accent, and she's a sadistic, tyrannical monster who wants to take over the world.
- Evil Genius: And how. She graduated from university when she was ten, and immediately joined the family business as a creator of viral weapons and B.O.Ws. She ultimately graduated to creating a virus expressly designed to aid her in taking over the world.
- Evil Is Hammy: She may be smarter than Alfred, but she's no less fond of melodrama.
- Evil Laugh/Giggling Villain/Noblewoman's Laugh: She certainly uses less breath on speaking than she does on laughing.
- Evilutionary Biologist: She focuses her Mad Science expertise on biology, creating the T-Veronica virus by merging T-Virus with a reconstituted virus discovered inside an ant queen's fossil. She even infects herself with her creation to evolve herself into a superior being.
- Expy: Alexia's multiple forms borrow heavily from Parasite Eve, particularly her opera theme music and pyrotechnic abilities. Her metallic hide is also similar to Witchblade.
- Eye Awaken: There's a nice nod to RE2 when Alexia picks herself back up after Chris defeats her the first time, just like Mr. X.
- Faking the Dead: She had rumors spread that she'd been killed in order to keep her rivals and enemies misguided whilst she was in cryogenic stasis.
- Final Boss: She's the very last opponent you have to defeat.
- Full-Frontal Assault: In her first One-Winged Angel form, she is completely naked◊, although due to her mutations, nothing explicit is shown.
- Go Mad from the Revelation: How much sanity she actually had to begin with is questionable, as she was seen watching Alfred kill a dragonfly as a kid, but she at least had some integrity. However, after learning about the nature of her birth, let's just say that she really went off the deep end.
- Godhood Seeker: Especially in the novelization.
- Gone Horribly Right: Her "father" Alexander used Veronica's DNA in hopes that a clone-daughter of Veronica would have the genius needed to challenge William Birkin and restore the Ashfords to prominence in Umbrella's rank. To stack the deck, he tweaked the genome of his unborn daughter in hopes of boosting her intelligence even more. Alexanders efforts paid off, but the intelligence-tweaking also made Alexia into a sociopath, and when she learned that she was a clone, she sought revenge by conducting hideous experiments on him.
- Has Two Mommies: Biologically, her parents are Veronica Ashford and the unnamed surrogate woman whose egg was fertilized with Veronica's DNA.
- Large Ham: She is just as flamboyant and fond of flashy statements and spectacles as her brother.
- Mad Scientist: She created the T-Veronica virus, turned her own father into Nosferatu, and then infected herself with it to become a super-human.
- Mook Maker: During her second One-Winged Angel form, she births small poisonous insectoid enemies to attack Chris.
- One-Winged Angel: Three times. First, her skin sloughs off and turns her into a naked version of herself with partial vine/exoskeleton armor, then she fuses with one of the infected plants to become a grotesque ant queen-like monster, and finally she becomes some sort of twisted dragonfly monster.
- Playing with Fire: When Alexia mutates into her first form, she throws her blood around as projectile and when it comes into contact with the air, it bursts into flames.
- Psychopathic Manchild: Her and Alfred alike. Probably justified in both cases. He's insane and she has been frozen ever since she was twelve. Still, their house is full of what must be mementos from their childhood (doll collections, a merry-go-round, music boxes, and a home movie of them slowly pulling the wings off of a dragonfly and watching it die...)
- Self-Made Orphan: Used her father as a guinea pig.
- Siblings in Crime: She relies on Alfred to assist her in everything she does, referring to him as her "loyal drone" in a manner that's both affectionate and condescending. Downplayed in Darkside Chronicles.
- Silent Antagonist: She speaks a few lines when she finally appears before Chris, Claire, and Wesker, but once she mutates, she goes mostly quiet, only making grunts when getting shot at and being knocked out (and only in her first form).
- The Sociopath: Almost fits this, as she likes Alfred. Anyone else, she doesn't give a shit about. She even experimented on her father.
- Stronger Sibling: To Alfred, especially in terms of intelligence.
- Tangled Family Tree: Officially, she is the daughter of Alexander Ashford. In reality, she's a pseudo-clone of Alexander's great-great-grandmother, Veronica Ashford, created by harvesting DNA from Veronica's corpse and using it to inseminate the egg of an unknown surrogate mother. This means she's technically Alexander's great-grandaunt.
- Twincest: It's never outright stated that she and her brother had a sexual relationship, but their attachment has so many implicit romantic and/or sexual vibes that it's a very strong possibility to most fans.
- Villainous Rescue: In the comic adaptation of Code Veronica, which is a little different from the game. Claire finds out about Alexia's existence after she captured her and Steve after wrecking their snowmobile. (As opposed to when Chris cuts her free from the cocoon as in the game, due to thinking Alexia was just a split personality of Alfred.) When Steve, who had just been injected by Alexia with the T-Veronica virus, breaks Claire out of the chains she's shackled to and disappears, she immediatley goes looking for him and encounters a hunter. Claire has no weapons at this point and prepares herself for the end. Then Alexia shows up and kills the hunter, before immediately knocking Claire unconscious again and telling her that dying that way would be too quick and painless, before trapping her in the cocoon and saying she has something else in mind for her.
Voiced by: JB Blanc (2009)The son of Edward Ashford and father of Alexia and Alfred. Used by them a guinea pig for the T-Veronica virus turning him into the monster Nosferatu.
- Ambition Is Evil: Subverted: He is partly responsible (even that is debatable) for the events of the game; but he didn't have any malicious intent: he just wanted to create a proper successor to the family name after he felt like he shamed it.
- Ascended Extra: The Darksides Chronicles reveals that Alexander was responsible for the creation of the Linear Launcher should the T-Veronica virus reach a critical stage. A video detailing the weapon was also left behind by him and begging whoever watching the video to kill his daughter.
- Attack Its Weak Point: Nosferatu's exposed, beating heart is an obvious weakspot, and the player is specifically given a sniper-rifle to use against him so they can focus fire on it. It's the key to beating him quickly and without getting poisoned.
- Crazy-Prepared: Darksides Chronicles reveals that he was the one who had the Linear Launcher created to stop Alexia after he realized how far she was planning to go with the T-Veronica virus, and he left a posthumous recording begging whoever was watching to "help" her.
- Gone Horribly Right: He was able to clone the Matriarch of the family, Veronica, into two new children: Alexia and Alfred and through a chain of events he couldn't change (such as where the children lived and screwed up their social growth), led to the creation of the Veronica virus with himself as a test subject.
- In a Single Bound: In the Darkside Chronicles encounter, at least, he can use his three tentacles to leap about the battlefield and make diving attacks at the players.
- Mad Scientist: He created Alexia and Alfred from a piece of Veronica Ashford. However he was not as smart as his father or his children, which is actually why he created the twins in the first place.
- Multi-Armed and Dangerous: As Nosferatu, he uses elongated insectile limbs to attack the player, due to his normal arms being chained behind his back.
- Poisonous Person: Spews noxious purple mist that delivers a virulent venom into its victims. There's actually a side-quest that triggers where Chris has to find a unique antidote for Claire if she was exposed to the poison during the battle, which is very hard not to trigger.
- Psycho Prototype: He was the first person infected by the T-Veronica virus, both so Alexia could have revenge of her father, and to see what would happen if a human was infected by the T-Veronica virus.
- Tragic Monster: After his children found out how he created them, Alexia used him as a guinea pig for her T-Veronica virus turning him into the monster Nosferatu, then left him chained up in a cell to rot.
One of the three founders of Umbrella along with Ozwell E. Spencer and Dr. James Marcus, mentioned in the files and depicted in a portrait in the Ashford Mansion.
- Aristocrats Are Evil: Subverted, he was the only founder of Umbrella who was actually a good guy.
- Honest Corporate Executive: Implied, since he wanted Umbrella to be a normal pharmaceutical company.
- Minor Major Character: He's one of the founders of Umbrella (the antagonist or Greater-Scope Villain of a lot of games of the series). His two co-founders play important roles. Not him, who just receives a few passing mentions. Justified since he's dead when the games begin.
- Only Sane Man: Unlike Spencer or Marcus, Ashford wanted to use the Progenitor Virus for actual medical purposes. Files indicate he actually wanted Umbrella to be just an ordinary pharmaceutical company and not an insane conspiracy that makes bioweapons.
- Posthumous Character: By the game's beginning, Edward Ashford has been dead for years, having accidentally died under mysterious circumstances (with the implication that Ozwell Spencer may have been the one responsible).
- Token Good Teammate: For the founders of Umbrella. He's the only one who seemed to be sane and to have some ethics.
Rockfort Island Survivors
Voiced by Bill Houston (2000) and Sam Riegel (2009)
- "I'm glad that I met you ... I... I love you... Claire..."
The seventeen-year-old son of an Umbrella double agent appearing in Code: Veronica, captured and sent to prison on Rockfort Island along with his father. He managed to escape in the chaos of an outbreak of the T-Virus along with Claire Redfield, who he found himself teaming up with beyond the prison.
- Aborted Arc: Wesker acquires his corpse and hints that he can be resurrected in the future, but nothing ever comes of it in later games. After Wesker's own demise, the prospect of Steve returning is dimmer than ever.
- An Axe to Grind: His Weapon of Choice when he's a giant monster.
- Big Damn Heroes: He has more than one scene of being this.
- Bling-Bling-BANG!: He first takes the Gold Lugers as his primary weapons. He later traits them for a pair of Uzi's.
- Did Not Get the Girl: On account of a nasty case of viral mutation followed by death.
- Does This Remind You of Anything?:In Code: Veronica, Steve has a barcode tattoo on his left forearm that bears a lot of similarities to a Nazi concentration camp tattoo, a tattoo that is strongly implied to have been gotten due to his status as a prisoner on Alexia's Antarctica fortress.
- Dual Wielding: First wields the Gold Lugers, then later the Uzi's, in this fashion as his default fighting state.
- Dude, She's Like, in a Coma!: He attempts to kiss Claire while she's asleep.
- Dying Declaration of Love: "I-I'm glad that I met you. I-I love you...Claire." In The Darkside Chronicles, he doesn't get past "love".
- Emo Teen: Though it's not unjustified. If you need specifics, his dad worked for Umbrella and became a mole. Umbrella found out, killed his mom and imprisoned both his dad and himself. Then there's the viral outbreak, he has to kill his own dad to prevent him from chomping on Claire...
- FaceMonster Turn: See Tragic Monster below.
- Guns Akimbo: First his Lugers, then his machine guns. If he weren't Dual Wielding... he probably wouldn't be Steve.
- I'm Cold... So Cold...: Inverted. He comments that Claire is warm.
- Improbable Age: He's only seventeen, yet can fly a cargo plane surprisingly well.
- The Internet Is for Porn: In The Darkside Chronicles, he mentions that the guards at Rockfort Island had computers that were used for games and porn.
- Jerkass: He starts off this way when he first meets Claire, after he had shot at her mistaking her for a zombie. He did apologize, but after they got that out of the way, Claire tried to follow him only to tell her that he didn't want her to as she would only "Slow him down." Claire is actually offended by what he said. (Judging by the look on her face when he leaves.)
- Lampshade Hanging: Again in The Darkside Chronicles, he has a tendancy to lampshade what's going on.
- Magic Pants: Averted in Code: Veronica and played straight in The Darkside Chronicles, of the everything-but-a-small-portion-of-the-pants-ripping variety.
- No Celebrities Were Harmed: Looked nearly identical to Leonardo DiCaprio from Titanic (1997) in the original release. It was so blatant that his hair was changed for the PS2 remake and every incarnation that's appeared since then as a result.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning/Supernatural Gold Eyes/Hellish Pupils: As a monster, he has slitted pupils, gold around the pupils, and the rest of his eyes are red.
- Sleep Cute: Both he and Claire sleep like that when they are stuck on the plane heading for Antarctica.
- Staking the Loved One: He is forced to kill his father after the latter was turned into a zombie before he could chomp Claire.
- Stepford Smiler: Type A.
- Tragic Monster: In the second half of the game, he's captured by Alexia and mutated. He rages as a monster for a short time before he turns back and dies.
Voiced by: Martin Roach (2000)
An Umbrella security agent responsible for capturing Claire and having her imprisoned on Rockfort Island.
- Badass Normal: Although he's been critically wounded by HCF troops, Rodrigo is one of the only Umbrella personnel still alive on the island by the time the game begins.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: Swallowed whole by the Gulp Worm and, if you decide to kill the monster, he's thrown back up after being partially digested by it. Not at all a pleasant way to go.
- Last of His Kind: You don't discover this about him until after he dies where he is apparently the last surviving member of his family and with him gone, there's no one left in the bloodline.
- Pet the Dog: He releases Claire from her cell, deciding that if she has no hope of escape anyway, she may as well die free. Claire later returns the favor by bringing him another bottle of hemostat to staunch his bleeding.
- Punch-Clock Villain: He's a jailer for Umbrella, but personally he's quite a nice guy.
A mouse who runs around Rockfort Island and later Antarctica. Yes, really. With careful observation, he can actually be seen throughout the game proper, but his existence is only explicitly pointed out in two scenes: Claire opening a locker to free him, and finding his diary in the Battle Game.
- Always Save the Girl: He's quite protective of Claire, going by the Declaration of Protection in his diary, but he's absolutely out of his depth to do anything about it.
- Fragile Speedster: He's quick enough to scurry past some shutters Alfred shuts to fence Claire in with a Bandersnatch.
- Intellectual Animal: His diary is quite articulate, and he doesn't confuse humans for Cthulhu or even think they're especially weird. He merely doesn't know the names of the characters, so he uses descriptors.
- Nice Mice: He's a mouse, and one of the nicest, friendliest characters in the game.
- Nominal Importance: Parodied.
- Only Known by Initials: Which stand for "Director's Inside Joke."
- Rear Window Witness: He witnesses several scenes in the game but never interacts with any of them. As a mouse, it would be utter suicide for him, after all.
- Unlockable Content: His diary is a secret unlockable within the Battle Game, itself an unlockable minigame.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: His diary is a defiance of the trope that is essentially self-parody. While Capcom has loved not following up on established characters like Carlos and Ark, they gleefully described what happened to an incredibly non-essential one. That said, he hasn't been seen since the game, despite escaping in Wesker's submarine, so he's still a straight example.
- Body Horror: Their features have shriveled away to give them an almost Skull for a Head look, their left arms have withered into shapeless nubs, their right arms have extended into long, boneless, tentacle-like appendages tipped with huge claws, their skin is an unhealthy yellow shade, and their body pulsates like it's made of rubber. The guidebook artwork for them is even worse, with the addition of veins so swollen and discolored they look like they have roots growing under their skin.
- Cutting Corners: Their Raison d'etre: They exist because the Tyrant program cost too much money and finding a suitable host was more difficult than not. Some genius came up with the Bandersnatch project as a means of mass producing Tyrants with a fraction of the costs; but as you can no doubt tell, they didn't succeed very well.
- Elite Mooks: Combining high damage resistance with an extremely long attack range, Bandersnatches are the most dangerous enemy that Claire fights on Rockfort Island.
- Extendable Arms: The iconic characteristic of the Bandersnatch; their singular arm can stretch out for a distance of meters, allowing them to deliver claw swipes from a huge distance. They also like to grab onto an opponent's head and try to twist their victim's head off by violently jerking it back and forth.
- In a Single Bound: Overlapping with Wall Crawl. By extending their arm and latching onto a wall, railing or the ceiling, Bandersnatches can pull themselves over to new areas in a grappling hook manner.
- Continuity Snarl: It's never clear exactly what this particular Tyrant is called. Fans originally called it the T-078, after the markings on its storage capsule, but later lore stated that the markings are its batch number. The Resident Evil wiki calls it a "T-103 Mass Production Model", but it's never appeared in any other game.
- Underground Monkey: It's basically a replica of the T-002 Tyrant from Resident Evil, but visually it looks a lot like the Hypnos Tyrant from Resident Evil Gun Survivor.
- Wolverine Claws: Zigzagged. Initially subverted; this Tyrant has blunted limbs which it uses as clubs to batter and ram its victims. However, after entering the sea plane, it gains the characteristic claws.
- Giant Space Flea from Nowhere: The Gulp Worm literally shows up out of nowhere after Claire leaves the military training facility for the first time. There's no files or anything that even hints at where it came from.
- Noisy Nature: When it surfaces, it likes to roar like a monster.
- Skippable Boss: Claire literally never has to fight the creature, as it moves so slowly that she can easily run through the area where it patrols and never get hit. Chris can do likewise, and unless Claire did the miniquest where she got Rodrigo the Haemostatic Medicine, there's no reason for him to fight it either — if she did, then Chris has an incentive to do so, as killing it will give him the lighter and enable him to reach some valuable goods, including a pair of sub-machine guns.
- Swallowed Whole: It's large enough that it can devour a man in a single swallow, hence its name. It kills Rodrigo by devouring him in this way.
- Underground Monkey: It's basically a retread of the Gravedigger from Resident Evil 3: Nemesis.
- Body Horror: They're so mutated that it's almost impossible to recognize their salamander ancestry.
- Psycho Electro: They attack by emitting bursts of electricity from their bodies.
- Ramming Always Works: The adult albinoid attacks by charging into its prey with bone-crushing force.
- Skippable Boss: Chris encounters an adult albinoid when he reaches Rockfort, swimming around in a pool. He can kill it, and it's quite easy to do because it can't leave the pool, but he can also save the ammo and just tank the damage to be had from jumping into the pool, retrieving the key item, and then leaving again.