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|name = Ndesu
 
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The '''Ndesu''' was a giant [[B.O.W]] created by [[TriCell]] as a counterpart to "[[El Gigante]]" of rural Spain. The beasts themselves were very similar. While El Gigante had only a single large Plaga parasite inside it, Ndesu was created with a number of smaller [[Type-2 Plagas]] along with the larger specimen - both of which house the larger around their spinal column. As an homage to its predecessor, Ndesu proceeded to crush [[Dave Johnson]] underfoot, similar to a Ganado the first [[El Gigante]] [[Leon S. Kennedy]] encountered and killed.
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'''Ndesu''' was a series of human [[Bio Organic Weapon]] developed by [[Tricell Inc., Africa]] using the mutagenic effects of [[Type 2 Plagas]]. These B.O.W.s were inspired by [[El Gigante]], a series of human B.O.W. created by the Spanish organisation, [[Los Iluminados]].<ref>''kaitaishinsho'', p.268.</ref> Its name originates from the Ndesu, a man-eating monster in central African folklore.<ref>Resident Evil Recollections, file: "[[Ndesu (Recollections glossary)|Ndesu]]".
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==History==
 
==History==
Unleashed by [[Ricardo Irving]], who was pursued by the [[BSAA]], Ndesu assaulted the [[BSAA Delta Team]] out in the Savannah near [[Kijuju]], with only two members surviving the assault: Captain Josh Stone, who was later found exploring the marshlands, and Dave Johnson, who took the team's HMMWV to a quarry to help [[Chris Redfield]] and [[Sheva Alomar]]. Reaching their base camp too late, Dave left the HMMWV to search for survivors while Sheva looked for Josh amongst the bodies. His back turned, Dave didn't notice Ndesu until it was too late - he suffered massive [[Wikipedia:Blunt force trauma|blunt-force trauma]] as the monster crushed him under its feet.
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At least one Ndesu was shipped to [[Kijuju]] in March 2009 for the inspection of a prospective buyer. [[Ricardo Irving]], its seller, was forced to use Ndesu to attack a BSAA unit within the city instead when their operation ruined the intended deal. Ndesu killed most of the BSAA soldiers within the city, and tied one around its belt as a trophy. When more BSAA members arrived from the savannah, Ndesu killed [[Dave Johnson]], and fought [[Chris Redfield]] and [[Sheva Alomar]], who relied on their [[Gambit|Gambit's]] machine gun turrets. During this fight it was backed-up by Majini armed with crossbows, but ultimately it died from injuries sustained as its Plagas were killed one by one.<ref>''Resident Evil 5'' (2012), level: "[[Chapter 2-3 (Resident Evil 5)|Chapter 2-3]]".</ref>
 
Chris and Sheva managed to repel it by establishing a fire position in the back of a HMMWV, where the combined firepower of its turrets proved too much for the abomination, and was ultimately killed. This development further added to Irving's frustration as he already had lost one marketable B.O.W with the previous being the [[Popokarimu]], which was also destroyed by Chris and Sheva. Fortunately, for the two agents Ndesu was the only of its kind they encountered, and perhaps the only one actually produced.
 
===Appearance===
 
The Ndesu has a pale grey/brown skin color. It has large, white eyes with no pupils. It wears ripped shorts with a rope as a belt. Attached to the rope are dead human bodies and skulls. It also has a long, grey beard.
 
 
===Attacks===
 
Unlike El Gigante, who can can suffer damage from smaller firearms such as a shotgun, Ndesu is far more resiliant to firearms and can even withstand a barrage of heavier gunfire like the gun turrets and pursue its targets. However when taking too many hits from the turrets, it becomes stunned. Its attacks includes:
 
*Stomping: While close to Chris and Sheva, Ndesu will stomp on the HMMWV which causes heavy damage.
 
*Punch: Ndesu will try to inflict more heavy damage by swinging at the player. The player will be prompted to press the proper control buttons to successfully dodge this attack. This can also give the player somewhat of an advantage to allow the gun turrets to cool off if it is in danger of overheating.
 
*Pound: A trademark attack by the Ndesu. With his hands clutched together, he will perform a double axe handle attack on the HMMWV. He attempted this same attack on Chris, who barely dodged this during the cutscene.[[File:Sheva-Against-Ndesu.jpg|thumb|Sheva prepares to attack Ndesu]]
 
*Boulder: Ndesu displays tremendous strength by instantly digging out a boulder and throwing it at Chris and Sheva. The boulder can be destroyed by Chris and Sheva using their gun turrets.
 
*Pole attack: Ndesu will take a large telephone pole and attack in the same manner as with his punch, by swinging it at the player. However, Ndesu will try to slam this object on the HMMWV, causing more heavy damage, so once again, the gun turrets are necessary to stun him before he can successfully execute this attack.
 
*Ground Pound: This attack is executed in the same manner as the pound attack, only that while distant from Chris and Sheva, Ndesu will pound the ground, causing a powerful earthquake-like impact that causes a lot of damage. The player will be quickly prompted to press the correct buttons to easily brace themselves for this attack.[[File:Ndesu.jpg|thumb|Ndesu]]
 
*Charge: This is perhaps Ndesu's most dangerous attack as it will use its body to tackle the HMMWV, which can cause the player to lose over 50% of health. This attack is hinted when Sheva says: "Something's wrong with him! Watch out!" or with Chris: "I don't like the looks of this! Keep Firing!".
 
Ndesu will not be fighting Chris and Sheva alone. He will have back-up from some of the [[Town Majini]]. On the right side of the screen, there will be two armed with fire crossbows, and on the left side will be on Majini armed with a [[Molotov Cocktail]], which all can do minor damage in comparison to Ndesu's attacks.
 
 
===Strategy===
 
Compared to the El Gigante form Resident Evil 4, fighting Ndesu is considerably easier. As mentioned before the gun turrets from both Chris and Sheva will be the key to defeating Ndesu. Once the player has inflicted enough damage in the beginning of the fight, two small plaga parasite will emerge from it's body. The player must destroy them both before it's main weak point is exposed: a massive plaga parasite that will burst from Ndesu's spine. The player must inflict as much damage to this main weak spot as possible, before the parasite regresses back into Ndesu's body. This will not kill Ndesu in the first round, however, repeating this sequence once or twice, only there will be more of the small plaga parasites (four total) that must be destroyed before the main plaga is exposed again. As for the attacking Majini, it is recommended that they are destroyed while Ndesu is stunned from the gun turrets. Unfortunately, after the Majinis are killed, more will appear in their place (this is indicated by their sinister laugh or battle cry).
 
 
There will be oil canisters the player can shoot, causing an explosion to further stun and inflict heavy damage to Ndesu. This is recommended if Ndesu has four of the plaga parasites exposed and if he attacks with a boulder or pole (Ndesu will of course have to be close to the canisters for this to be effective). There will be only one canister in particular that will only be used for the Majini attacking with the crossbow.
 
 
For Ndesu's attacks there is a simple counter: Whatever he tries, keep shooting his head, and you will interrupt the attack. Be careful when he raises his arms and attempts to attack you or when he tries to tackle the Humvee as his head will shift from its initial position. The only attacks that you cannot counter by shooting his head is when he grabs a boulder or a telephone line and when you are prompted to dodge or hang on the Humvee.
 
 
 
==Gallery==
 
 
<gallery captionalign="left">
 
what-we-want-resident-evil-afterlife-20091013054412447-000.jpg|Ndesu exposed plagas
 
RE5_Ndesu.jpg|Ndesu figurine
 
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==Sources==
 
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Latest revision as of 19:07, December 16, 2019

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Ndesu was a series of human Bio Organic Weapon developed by Tricell Inc., Africa using the mutagenic effects of Type 2 Plagas. These B.O.W.s were inspired by El Gigante, a series of human B.O.W. created by the Spanish organisation, Los Iluminados.[1] Its name originates from the Ndesu, a man-eating monster in central African folklore.[2]

HistoryEdit

At least one Ndesu was shipped to Kijuju in March 2009 for the inspection of a prospective buyer. Ricardo Irving, its seller, was forced to use Ndesu to attack a BSAA unit within the city instead when their operation ruined the intended deal. Ndesu killed most of the BSAA soldiers within the city, and tied one around its belt as a trophy. When more BSAA members arrived from the savannah, Ndesu killed Dave Johnson, and fought Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar, who relied on their Gambit's machine gun turrets. During this fight it was backed-up by Majini armed with crossbows, but ultimately it died from injuries sustained as its Plagas were killed one by one.[3]

SourcesEdit

  1. kaitaishinsho, p.268.
  2. Resident Evil Recollections, file: "Ndesu".
  3. Resident Evil 5 (2012), level: "Chapter 2-3".
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