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Resident Evil Nemesis

In this Resident Evil Nemesis guide, we take a look at the iconic horror villain, including his role in the story and what games he appears in

Resident Evil's Nemesis staring forward on fire

Just when Jill Valentine thought things couldn’t get any worse than the events in the Spencer Mansion, Resident Evil 3 happens, and not only is Raccoon City in disarray courtesy of a viral outbreak that turns people into brain-hungry zombies, but Resident Evil’s Nemesis is on the prowl, and he has his eyes set on the former STARS member. In this guide, we take a look at the villain and the role he plays in the story.

To learn more about the woman of the hour, check out our Resident Evil Jill guide. Or, if it’s villains you’re after, our Resident Evil 2 Mr X, Resident Evil Wesker, and Resident Evil Lady Dimitrescu articles are a great read.

Anyway, here’s what you need to know about Resident Evil’s Nemesis.

Resident Evil's Nemesis screaming in flames

Who is Resident Evil’s Nemesis?

Nemesis is one of the main antagonists in Resident Evil 3 and its remake, as the bioweapon hunts Jill Valentine and pursues her throughout the city. Throughout the game, Jill must face off against Nemesis in numerous boss fights, while also avoiding him in various areas, on top of killing all the zombies that get in her way. As events progress, Nemesis transforms into increasingly grotesque forms, each more deadly than the last, as he tries to put an end to Valentine once and for all.

Resident Evil Nemesis’ personality

As a type of tyrant, Nemesis has no soul and, by proxy, no emotion. However, he’s merciless in his purpose to hunt down and kill STARS members. So, to his credit, he’s persistent, if nothing else.

What games does Resident Evil’s Nemesis appear in?

Nemesis shows up in:

  • Resident Evil 3
  • Resident Evil 3 Remake
  • Marvel vs Capcom
  • Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
  • Dead by Daylight

There you have it, everything you need to know about Resident Evil’s Nemesis. To discover what titles are in the series, check out our best Resident Evil games list.