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     Colonel Sergei Vladimir 

Voiced by Patrick Seitz

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"All for Umbrella!"

A former Soviet colonel, Sergei Vladimir is Umbrella's chief of security, and following the company's collapse, its acting CEO. As Spencer's right-hand man, Sergei is privy to most of the company's secrets, and specializes in keeping them that way. Characterized by his Undying Loyalty, he has a strong rivalry with the treacherous Albert Wesker. He is the main antagonist of Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles.

  • Ax-Crazy: Lampshaded by other Umbrella personnel and Chris. Sergei partly acknowledges his insanity and simply states the people that go down in history as "heroes" are never stable.
  • Badass Longcoat: His greatcoat is very badass.
  • Big Bad: Of The Umbrella Chronicles (unless you wanna give that role to Wesker).
  • Cleanup Crew: Controls the Umbrella Security Service and Umbrella Biohazard Countermeasure Service, who both specialise in cleaning up/hiding the evidence of Umbrella's screw-ups.
  • Colonel Kilgore: Demonstrated by how he greeted Chris and Jill on their arrival at the testing area for T.A.L.O.S. development.
Sergei: Welcome! As fellow soldiers, I'm sure you understand the thrill of battle and the rush that comes with the feeling of being alive after a good battle.
  • Dirty Commies: If his constantly addressing you as "Comrade" is any tipoff.
    • He was a former Soviet military officer. Obviously, the collapse of the Soviet Union left him without a job until Spencer hired him.
  • Dragon-in-Chief: Spencer's still nominally in control of the organisation, but Sergei is the one who is actually running the show.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: He was elite Russian military long before he became Umbrella's first Tyrant.
  • Eviler Than Thou: With Wesker, to see who will control Umbrella's future.
  • Final Boss: Of The Umbrella Chronicle (specifically the Dark Legacy secret chapter), following his mutation into some sort of hideous Tyrant.
    • The Unfought: From an in-game perspective; the player gets to face him as Wesker, but the heroes never do.
  • Foil: To Wesker. They're both mutant gunmen entrusted to do Ozwell Spencer's bidding, but Sergei remains The Dragon to Wesker's Chronic Backstabbing Disorder-afflicted Wild Card. He'd be Wesker's Evil Counterpart if the latter weren't already a Villain Protagonist.
  • Former Regime Personnel: Recruited by Umbrella following the collapse of the USSR.
  • Genius Bruiser: Sergei's far from stupid; in fact, the entire T.A.L.O.S. design was his idea.
  • Handicapped Badass: Blind in one eye, due to action in Afghanistan. It doesn't slow him down much.
  • The Heavy: In The Umbrella Chronicles, where almost every major event is determined by his actions. More broadly, he fills this role to Ozwell Spencer. Spencer's the mastermind, but his age and crippling leave him reliant on Sergei to do just about everything for him. Actually justified; see Undying Loyalty below.
  • Large Ham: As bad as Wesker. Leads to Ham-to-Ham Combat.
  • Laughing Mad: In his mutated form while fighting Wesker.
  • Licking the Blade: Repeatedly cuts himself with his double-edged knife, before licking up the blood.
  • Lightning Bruiser: In the same vein as Wesker.
  • The Man Behind the Man: To many of the events in Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, as well as much of The Umbrella Chronicles.
  • Obviously Evil: So, the huge Russian guy in the greatcoat with the booming voice is evil, huh? Who'd'a thunk it?
  • One-Winged Angel: Transforms himself into an utterly hideous monstrosity during his confrontation with Wesker.
  • Psycho Prototype: You know those Tyrant B.O.W? Well, they were made from his template, meaning that he's the first Tyrant. And boy, is he insane.
  • Psycho Supporter: Sergei is, like most Umbrella personnel, highly unstable. His loyalty towards Spencer stems from this.
    • That, as well as basically his even being granted a job after he lost his from the collapse of the Soviet Union.
  • Renegade Russian: The note towards Nikolai a.k.a Silver Fox indicated that he planned to revive the Soviet Union.
  • The Rival: To Wesker.
  • Super Soldier: He's actually the prototype to the Tyrant enemies. You can pretty much guess what that means...
  • The Spymaster: Almost all of Umbrella's behind the scenes actions are run by this man.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Umbrella as a whole, and Spencer in particular. It stems from their giving him a place after the collapse of his homeland.

     The Red Queen 

Voiced by Tara Platt

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"I am Red Queen. My primary objective is the management and protection of Umbrella assets."

A highly advanced and self-aware computer A.I. designed to protect and oversee Umbrella assets. The main part of the system existed in U.M.F.-013, which was transferred to Caucasus Laboratory during Raccoon City Destruction Incident. Later on the A.I. was connected to T.A.L.O.S. to control the B.O.W.

  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: Though she never gets a chance, her objectives are to protect Umbrella assets, protect Umbrella officers, and a third she doesn't get a chance to say, in that order. All she gets to do on-screen is lock Wesker out of the system.
  • Canon Immigrant: Until her appearance in this game, she was exclusively a film-verse character.
    • In the Rebirth secret chapter, before Red Queen introduced itself to Wesker, the computer screen briefly shown that there was another computer system besides Red Queen, which was called...White Queen. However the name was never mentioned again in the series, so we'd never know what it was used for.
  • Master Computer
  • Names Given to Computers: Ostensibly a type VI, though "Red Queen" is possibly a shout-out to the Red Queen Hypothesis note .

     Ivan 
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A specially re-engineered derivation of the T-103 Tyrant line designed by Umbrella for Sergei. Only two of them are known to exist and serve as the colonel's bodyguards.

  • It Can Think: The smartest Tyrant model ever produced behind T.A.L.O.S. (which was being aided by the Red Queen), being able to easily pass off as human.
  • One-Winged Angel: Subverted, surprisingly. Perhaps intentional in an attempt to make them pass off more as human beings, it seemingly can't mutate after sustaining grievous injuries.

     Tyrant-Armored Lethal Organic System (T.A.L.O.S.) 
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Biologically engineered by the Umbrella Corporation to be the ultimate Bio Organic Weapon. It is an unholy fusion of highly advanced computer-controlled powered assault armor and a Tyrant, T-011.

  • BFG: Brandishes a giant rocket launcher.
  • Cyborg: What separates it from its organic, inferior brethren.
  • Lightning Bruiser: The fastest and strongest Tyrant of them all.
  • Super Intelligence: Due to the Red Queen controlling it with the chip in its brain.
  • One-Winged Angel: Once it takes enough damage, it undergoes this, though nowhere near as violently as other Tyrants.


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