Check out this guide for tips on how to handle and deal with the Ivy zombies. Here, we summarize where and when you'll encounter the Ivy, how to avoid it, & how to defeat the Ivy in each of Leon's and Claire's story.
How to Deal With Ivy
Recommended Actions to Take When Engaging Ivy
|Destroy Yellow Bulbs
|Burn with an Flame Round or a Flamethrower
|Shoot The Bulb and Run
|Shoot Head or Torso
How to Defeat Ivy
Destroy the Yellow Bulbs
Hitting its weak spots will help you conserve your ammo. If you're running low, hit one of these bulbs to stagger it then safely run and pass.
Use Flame Weapons
Plants are naturally prone to being burned, thus using flame-based weapons like the Grenade launcher with flame rounds, or the Flamethrower are effective ways to defeat the Ivy.
Tips To Remember When Fighting Ivy
Its Bite Causes Instant Death
This attack can cause instant death regardless of how much health the player has. Avoid being grabbed at all costs and make sure to attack first.
Counter The Bite Attack With Secondary Weapons
Be sure to equip a knife or a grenade especially in the Laboratory area, to help you escape and counter the bite attack when grabbed.
What is Ivy?
Zombie With Plant Features
Ivy is a type of zombie with plant like structures that appear in the Laboratory area. Humanoid in appearance, it is created by Umbrella in the NEST facility by experimenting with plants.