(Capcom's primary storyline)
The Rotten are the dead Afflicted who reanimated, evidence by where they are encountered and the similarity of their clothes to the Afflicted, usually at the same place the Afflicted were dead when Claire encountered them. Upon death the t-Phobos virus reanimates its dead carrier similar to the t-Virus.
In comparison to the Afflicted, the skeleton of Rotten is exposed in places, demonstrating the effects of continued decay.[excerpt 1] Since the rotten are infected with t-Phobos virus, they act similar to t-Virus zombies : slow moving, playing dead, feeding on flesh.
They have a relatively small amount of health and move slower than the Afflicted. They are also not as easily alerted. All of their attacks are slow making them not as dangerous. When knocked down, they can stay on the ground and crawl. Follow-up attacks can freely be used on them while they are crawling and the Physical attack can be used when they're stunned by headshots. They have a tendency to survive what should be the killing hit to them and instead fall to the ground and enter the crawling state. Any amount of damage done then will then actually kill them.
One of their attacks is an arm swing that covers little range and they approach slower while doing it. Another attack is walking with both arms out to grab the player which causes a "break free" type quick time event. While using this attack, they keep walking forward and can only turn themselves a small degree to follow the player. Last, they have a similar slow arm swing they can use while crawling.
Some are encountered "playing dead" laying motionless on the ground and not becoming alert until the player walks near them. Natalia can use her senses to detect them.
|Physical attack usable?||After stunning by headshots|
|Stealth attack usable?||Yes|
|Follow-up attack usable?||Yes|
|Reaction to Smokescreen Bottles|
|Follows Decoy Bottles?||Yes|
|Affected by Flashlight?||N/A|
|No Stinkin' Rotten||Defeat 100 Rotten.||Rotten Figurine|
- They usually attack in groups, and are not very dangerous by themselves.
- It is recommended to use handguns to stun them, then use melee attack, or stealth kill them from behind to conserve ammo.
- ↑ Excerpt from BIOHAZARD REVELATIONS 2 Concept Guide, p.26.:
"アフリクテッドと似ているが、 骨格の一部が露出しており、 その身体は腐敗が進んでいるようだ。 生ける者を見つけると執拗なまでに追い、 そして無慈悲に攻撃を続ける点はアフリクテッドと変わりはない。".
- ↑ BIOHAZARD REVELATIONS 2 Concept Guide, p.26.