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A horde of creatures approaching. There are multiple Davids and Labans, and two Stones present.

The following is a comprehensive list of all creatures in The House of the Dead 4 and its expansion, The House of the Dead 4 Special. Serving as the main enemies, these creatures were utilized in a posthumous 2003 incident masterminded by Caleb Goldman.

Most of the creatures have a noticeable "punk" aesthetic; they sport tattoos, jewelry, piercings, wild hairstyles, and studded bracelets. Fighting together in hordes, they may grab or knock down their prey in an attempt to overwhelm them.

All canon names are found in game files for The House of the Dead 4's PlayStation 3 port.[1]


THoTD4 AMS zombie.jpg Agent (エージェント, Ējento?) AMS agents turned into the undead after getting killed by creatures. They are really fast and perform kick attacks on the player(s).
THoTD4 Franklin.jpg Franklin (フランクリン, Furankurin?) Returning from HoTD2, these cyborg creatures can appear out of nowhere and walk through walls to confront you with a punch.
THoTD4 Eric.jpg Eric (エリック, Erikku?) Returning from HoTD2, these cyborg creatures are armed with dual pulse sabers on either hands.
THoTD4 Lance.jpg Lance (ランス, Ransu?) Returning from HoTD2, these small cyborg creatures can appear out of thin air, crawl on walls and ceilings and are armed with dual energy blades.
DavidHOTD4Chapter1.png David (デビッド, Debiddo?) He attacks by biting or swiping. A creature with a skinless right arm and exposed stomach and facial muscles. These creatures have 3 diferent palette colors: 1 Green, 2 Black and 3 pale salmon.
StonesAHOTD4.png Stones-A (ストーンズA, Sutōnzu A?) A common creature with tattoos on its body. Attacks by swiping or head-butting.
Stones-B.jpeg Stones-B (ストーンズB, Sutōnzu B?) Similar to Stones-A, but has a mohawk and fewer tattoos on its body than Stones-A. Appears only once in Chapter 1. Behaves like Stones-A.
Costello-B.jpeg Costello-B (コステロB, Kosutero B?) A variant of Costello wearing a junkie outfit.
CostelloAHOTD4.png Costello-A (コステロA, Kosutero A?) A creature in a lab coat that clutches his head. Interestingly enough, he has nearly the same head model as Morris from the third game.
Roses tongue.jpeg Roses (ローズス, Rōzusu?) A creature similar in appearance to Ken from The House of the Dead 2. He crawls along the walls and uses claws to attack the player(s). He wears bandages on his head and forearms and sports climbing claws on his feet and hands.
HOTD4Charles.png Charles (チャールズ, Chāruzu?) Really large and with a big, stitched up belly, Charles will advance wobbly but fast on the player(s), sometimes he can throw steel drums at player(s).
Mackey.jpeg Mackey (マッケイ, Makkei?) Burly creature in a coat; attempts to shoulder-tackle the player. Only appears in Chapter 1 of THOTD4 and Chapter 1 of SP.
Ebitan THOD4.jpeg Ebitan (エビタン, Ebitan?) A rotting creature covered in green sludge. In this game he comes in 4 variants: dark-green (resides in waters), light-green (resides in waters too and interestingly enough has some features of Ebitan C from the first game), white (resides in areas like big garbage containers) and brown (resides in areas with a lot of dirt). Most variations appears in chapter 3.
HOTD4Kevin.png Kevin (ケビン, Kebin?) Brawny and burly creature. His name appears on his belt.
Bern (ベルン, Berun?) This creature wears a welder's suit and mask, armed with a propane tank and a blowtorch. Their propane tanks can be shot and used as explosives. Attacks by slashing with his blowtorch.
Damian (ダミアン, Damian?) A frog-like creature who appears in underground areas with water, using his tongue to attack the player(s). Appears in green and brown variants. Attacks by biting.
Kageo 4.jpeg Kageo (かげお, Kageo?) Skeletal creature who usually appears in groups. Attacks by swiping or biting.
HOTD4KageoJ.png Kageo J (かげおJ, Kageo J?) A half-bodied variant of Kageo. Attacks by biting or swiping.
Jimmy.jpeg Jimmy (ジミー, Jimī?) A creature in a blue coat, who is similiar to Johnny from the second game and Jack from the third one. Wields dual exes he can use at close or far distance.
Victor.jpeg Victor (ビクター, Bikutā?) This small creature wears a hobo-like outfit and uses knives to fight. Attacks by slashing with his knives.
HOTD4Constantin.png Constantin (コンスタンティン, Konsutantin?) A large muscular creature with a vest, sometimes throws objects. Attacks by punching.
Guavain (グアバイン, Guabain?) A mutant creature with large bat-like wings. He flies rather swiftly, but shouldn't be too hard to take down. Attacks with his bat claws.
HOTD4Laban.png Laban (ラバン, Raban?) Appears to have been created from an office worker. He wears tattered clothes and a necktie. He also sports odd drawings on his hands. Attacks by swiping, biting or head-butting.
Bain.jpeg Bain (ベイン, Bein?) A creature with metal gloves, who wears clothes which kinda look like policeman ones. Attacks by punching.


These creatures notably resemble small animals, die with a single bullet, and appear in groups.

MurrerHOD4Render.png Murrer (ミュラー, Myura?) Maggot-like, sharp-toothed creatures that slither on the ground before leaping at their prey for a bite.
TaranRenderHOD4.png Taran (タラン, Taran?) Offspring of the Lovers, appearing in a large group during one boss phase. They latch onto the screen briefly before biting.
DevilonRenderHOD4.png Devilon (デビロン, Debiron?) Crowds together in swarms, with each member flying at the player one after the other. Dies upon damaging the player.


  • Several of the creature models have unique details and Easter eggs that are not easily seen during gameplay:
    • Stones and Kageo wear necklaces with their names on them. Kevin's name also appears on his belt buckle.
    • The back of Costello-B's jacket reads "Punks Not Dead" in The House of the Dead 4's title font.


Official Art



James TaylorKate GreenCaleb GoldmanGThornheartGary Stewart
David • Stones • Roses • Costello • Mackey • Ebitan • Damian • CharlesMurrer • Bern • Taran • Kevin • Kageo • Jimmy • Victor • Devilon • Laban • Constantin • Gauvain • Agent • Bain • FrankLanceEric
JusticeThe LoversThe EmpressTemperanceThe StarThe World
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Lore (AMSAMS European branch officeAMS PDACaleb Goldman's headquarters)
Official Sound TracksThe House of the Dead 4 Special
Kate GreenGThornheart
David • Stones • Laban • Kageo • Jimmy • Kevin • Mackey • Charles • Costello • Bain • Constantin • Ebitan • Roses
Chapter 1Chapter 2
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The House of the Dead 4