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[[Image:REDSCerberus.png|150px|thumb|right|''Cerberus'' by [[Shinkiro]]]]
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:''This article is about the [[Resident Evil (series)|Resident Evil]] enemy. For the [[Devil May Cry (series)|Devil May Cry]] enemy, [[Cerberus (Devil May Cry)|see here]].''
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[[Image:REDSCerberus.png|225px|thumb|right|Cerberus in ''Resident Evil: Deadly Silence'', art by [[Shinkiro]].]]
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A '''Cerberus''' or '''Zombie Dog''' is a enemy from the ''[[Resident Evil Series|Resident Evil]]'' series of survival horror games. It is a [[wikipedia:Doberman|Doberman]] that has been infected with the T-Virus. These dogs usually have parts of their internal organs and rib cage partially exposed. Although the terms Cerberus and Zombie Dog are usually used interchangeably, there is a difference between a Cerberus and Zombie Dog.
   
A '''Cerberus''' or [[Zombie (Resident Evil)|Zombie]] Dog (as seen in [[Resident Evil (Series)|Resident Evil]]) is a Doberman that has been infected with the T-Virus. These dogs usually have parts of their internal organs and rib cage partially exposed. Although the terms Cerberus and Zombie Dog are usually used interchangeably, there is a difference between a Cerberus and Zombie Dog.
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==Types==
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===Cerberus===
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'''Cerberus''' were used as subjects by [[Umbrella]] to test the effects of the T-Virus on dogs. They were given the code number MA-39 and were named after the mythological three-headed guardian of Hades. They were seen in the Arklay Research Facility (in ''[[Resident Evil]]'') and running loose in the Arklay forest area. Several were also being transported within the Ecliptic Express (in ''[[Resident Evil 0]]'') inside the train's Freight Car.
   
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===Zombie Dog===
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'''Zombie Dogs''' were created through accidental exposure to the T-Virus as a result of a viral outbreak. The Zombie Dogs seen in [[Raccoon City]] (in ''[[Resident Evil 2]]'' and ''[[Resident Evil 3: Nemesis]]'') were police dogs that ate contaminated dog food and became zombies. The Zombie Dogs in the [[Rockfort Island]] Military Training Facility (in ''[[Resident Evil Code: Veronica]]'') were military dogs used by [[Umbrella]]'s Special Forces. Of these, most only experience skin necrosis, exposing their musculature. Aggression is also increased, making them exceedingly dangerous.
   
'''Cerberus'''
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==Similar enemies==
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*[[Resident Evil 4#Enemies|Colmillos]]
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*[[Resident Evil 5#Enemies|Adjule]]
   
A ''Cerberus'' was used as a subject by Umbrella to test the effects of the T-Virus. They were given the code number MA-39 and were named after the mythological three-headed guardian of Hades. They were seen in the Arklay Research Facility (in [[Resident Evil]]) and running loose in the Arklay forest area. Several were also being transported within the Ecliptic Express (in [[Resident Evil 0]]) inside the train's Freight Car.
 
 
 
'''Zombie Dog'''
 
 
''Zombie Dogs'' were created through accidental exposure to the T-Virus as a result of a viral outbreak. The Zombie Dogs seen in Raccoon City (in [[Resident Evil 2]] and [[Resident Evil 3: Nemesis]]) were police dogs that ate contaminated dog food and became zombies. The Zombie Dogs in Rockfort Island Military Training Facility (in [[Resident Evil Code: Veronica]]) were military dogs used by Umbrella's Special Forces. Of these, most only experience skin necrosis, exposing their musculature. Aggression is also increased, making them exceedingly dangerous.
 
 
See Also: [[Resident Evil#Enemies|Colmillos]]
 
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
 
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Image:RECerberus.png|''Resident Evil''
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Image:RE_Cerberus.png|''Resident Evil''
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Image:RE_Cerberus_Alt.png|''Resident Evil''
 
Image:RE2ZombieDog.png|''Resident Evil 2''
 
Image:RE2ZombieDog.png|''Resident Evil 2''
Image:RE0Cerberus.png|''Resident Evil 0''
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Image:RE0Cerberus.png|''Resident Evil Zero''
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Image:RE_Zombie_Dog.png|Promotional art
 
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[[Category:Resident Evil Enemies]]
 
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Latest revision as of 09:47, August 3, 2018

This article is about the Resident Evil enemy. For the Devil May Cry enemy, see here.
REDSCerberus

Cerberus in Resident Evil: Deadly Silence, art by Shinkiro.

A Cerberus or Zombie Dog is a enemy from the Resident Evil series of survival horror games. It is a Doberman that has been infected with the T-Virus. These dogs usually have parts of their internal organs and rib cage partially exposed. Although the terms Cerberus and Zombie Dog are usually used interchangeably, there is a difference between a Cerberus and Zombie Dog.

TypesEdit

CerberusEdit

Cerberus were used as subjects by Umbrella to test the effects of the T-Virus on dogs. They were given the code number MA-39 and were named after the mythological three-headed guardian of Hades. They were seen in the Arklay Research Facility (in Resident Evil) and running loose in the Arklay forest area. Several were also being transported within the Ecliptic Express (in Resident Evil 0) inside the train's Freight Car.

Zombie DogEdit

Zombie Dogs were created through accidental exposure to the T-Virus as a result of a viral outbreak. The Zombie Dogs seen in Raccoon City (in Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3: Nemesis) were police dogs that ate contaminated dog food and became zombies. The Zombie Dogs in the Rockfort Island Military Training Facility (in Resident Evil Code: Veronica) were military dogs used by Umbrella's Special Forces. Of these, most only experience skin necrosis, exposing their musculature. Aggression is also increased, making them exceedingly dangerous.

Similar enemiesEdit

Gallery Edit

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