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Resident Evil Hunk

Resident Evil’s Hunk is one of the most popular characters in the survival horror franchise, with a few outings on Nintendo Switch.

Resident Evil Hunk - Hunk stood in front of a screenshot of zombies in the street in Raccoon City

Who is Resident Evil’s Hunk? The man is a bit of an enigma, and even though he only appears throughout the series a handful of times, he has quite the following. A lot of people couldn’t help but feel a certain pull to him in the Resident Evil 2 Remake, as you see him defy the odds and show the world why he’s the best at what he does. It’s just a shame that Resident Evil’s Hunk bats for the wrong side.

Since Hunk is from Resident Evil 2, you might want to read our Resident Evil Ada, Resident Evil Claire, Resident Evil Leon, Resident Evil Sherry, and Resident Evil Mr X guides to learn more about the game’s other characters. Or, you could check out our Resident Evil virus guide to find out what he must fight against in his bid for survival.

Anyway, let’s take a look at Resident Evil’s Hunk.

Resident Evil Hunk - Hunk in the sewers with his gun ready to shoot some zombies

Who is Resident Evil’s Hunk?

There’s little we can tell you about Hunk. Hell, we can’t even tell you the guy’s real name, but something tells us he prefers it that way. It takes one heck of an individual to become such an icon with no name or face. That’s right, you never see what’s behind the mask, either.

The most important thing we can tell you is that he works for Umbrella, which does make him a villain as far as the Resident Evil world goes. But he’s so good at what he does that he doesn’t even get his comeuppance in the 4th survivor; with limited guns and ammo, he still fights his way out of the sewers to live another day. The reason he’s even there, to begin with, is to take the g-virus from William Birkin, and that just opens a whole can of worms.

Naturally, Birkin injects himself with the virus, becoming the monster known as ‘G’, who then kills the entirety of Alpha Team in the sewers, except for Hunk, who, against the odds, survives long enough and fights through many hordes, to call for an extraction.

After Umbrella disbanded in 2003, he put his legendary skills to work as a mercenary with his own firm, the Close Quarters Quarantined Battle Zone (C.Q.B.Z); he even creates some of the weapons that the organization uses to get the job done.

Resident Evil Hunk’s personality.

Cold and determined. Those two words personify Hunk. He’s a man on a mission, literally, and stops at nothing to achieve his goal. Quite honestly, he doesn’t care who must die (unless given orders to bring someone in alive), and it’s easy to be collateral damage if you get in his way. He doesn’t even care if his comrades fall. There’s a reason that his nickname is “Grim Reaper.” It’s survival of the fittest, and Hunk is a survivor.

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Resident Evil Hunks appearances

For those of you who love Hunk, we’re sorry to say that he is only playable in The 4th Survivor. However, he makes many appearances throughout the line of Resident Evil games and other forms of media:

  • Resident Evil 2
  • Resident Evil 2 Remake
  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
  • Biohazard 3 Last Escape
  • Resident Evil Code Veronica
  • Wesker’s report
  • Resident Evil Outbreak
  • Resident Evil Outbreak File 2
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Resident Evil 4 remake
  • Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles
  • Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps
  • Resident Evil 5
  • Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles
  • Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
  • Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom
  • Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
  • Resident Evil Revelations
  • Resident Evil Revelations 2
  • Minna to Biohazard Clan Master
  • Minna to Biohazard Team Survive
  • PUBG Mobile x Resident Evil 2
  • Teppen
  • Resident Evil Re:Verse

Well, there you have it, everything you need to know about Resident Evil’s Hunk. To discover those that inhabit a different realm, check out our Mortal Kombat 1 characters guide. Or, if it’s spooky things that you like, our FNAF characters and Poppy Playtime characters guides are a great read.