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Resident Evil Jill

In our Resident Evil Jill guide, we take a look at what makes her such an iconic horror character, as we dive into her personality and videogame appearances.

Resident Evil's Jill from Dead by Daylight outlined in white and pasted on a blurred RE3 screenshot

Resident Evil’s Jill Valentine is one of the most iconic videogame characters of all time, and she just so happens to hail from the legendary survival horror series, Resident Evil, as she serves as one of the two primary protagonists from the 1996 title. Well, since then, the badass former STARS agent has made numerous appearances throughout the series, so with our guide, we aim to tell you everything you need to know about her.

Of course, Jill isn’t the only femme fatale to hail from this zomb-tastic world, and if you would like to get acquainted with the others, make sure you give our Resident Evil Claire, Resident Evil Sheva, and Resident Evil Ada Wong guides a read. We also happen to have Resident Evil 2 Leon and Resident Evil 2 Mr X guides if you want to know more about those involved in Claire’s first outing.

Anyway, onto everything you need to know about Resident Evil’s Jill Valentine.

Resident Evil's Jill staring at a horde of zombies in the street

Who is Resident Evil’s Jill?

Jill Valentine is a former member of STARS, the elite task force sent to investigate the horrors in Resident Evil. Yes, this means she was there when all began in the grisly Spencer mansion. Since then, she’s gone on to face off against multiple bioweapons, fight evil, and even become a villain herself, though the latter isn’t through her own choice.

Arguably, Jill’s most famous outing is in Resident Evil 3, a game in which a ghastly creature known as Resident Evil’s Nemesis pursues her. Given the Resident Evil 3 Remake is on Switch, we highly recommend you revisit Raccoon City sometime soon. We hear it’s lovely this time of year.

What is Jill’s personality?

Unsurprisingly, Jill is a tenacious person who doesn’t back down and can survive even the greatest of threats. She’s also a fiercely loyal individual who’s not afraid to fight for what she believes in. It also happens to be relatively difficult to fool Valentine, for she’s quite adept at reading people. Then, as if her character isn’t already impressive enough, Jill can remain calm under pressure with quick thinking skills to match.

Resident Evil's Jill stood in a bathroom staring straight ahead

What games does Jill appear in?

Jill Valentine appears in a fair few games, including:

  • Resident Evil
  • Resident Evil Remake
  • Resident Evil 3
  • Resident Evil 3 Remake
  • Resident Evil Revelations
  • Resident Evil 5
  • The Umbrella Chronicles
  • Dead by Daylight
  • Super Smash Bros.
  • Project X Zone

While it might not be a game, it’s interesting to note that Jill Valentine appears alongside Chris Redfield in Steven Spielberg’s 2018 movie, Ready Player One.

There you have it, everything you need to know about Resident Evil’s Jill Valentine. If you want to discover more about what this series has to offer, check out our best Resident Evil games list and Resident Evil in order guide.