The Researcher's private room (研究員の私室 Kenkyū-in no watashi-shitsu?)[1] is an area of the Spencer Mansion.


The room is brighten up by the lights from ceiling. A white coat is hanged on the hook, next to the door entry. The entire wall of the room is decorated with wallpapers. There is a small depression behind the large shelf. A bug specimen collection is located on the right side wall of the room. There is a lamp and handful of books placed on the small desk, while three pictures hang above the wall. A water tank is placed against the wall.

In the 2002 remake, the bug specimen is placed next to the door entry. A collection of fishhooks are placed on the wall, just beside the water tank. There are few boxes on the floor, below the hanging coat.



In Chris's scenario, an Ink Ribbon can be found by checking the coat.

In Jill's scenario, she will meet up with Barry inside this room.

In both scenarios, player can read the Researcher's Will that is placed on the small desk. The water tank will be filled with water, though player can to drain it by checking bug specimen collections, to find a switch. Then, the water tank can be push forward allowing space for the player to push the large shelf, thus finding a small depression containing Grenade Rounds for Jill and shells for Chris. On Arrrange mode, it will reveal the left half of the Moon Crest.


In Jill's scenario, player will find fellow S.T.A.R.S member Barry reading the Researcher's Will. Player can read the Researcher's Will afterward.

Player can collect the Fishhook and Bee specimen from each collections.

To obtain the Wind Crest, player must solve the Bee Puzzle. As the crest is revealed, a Bee will come to life and attack the player.


Resident Evil
Location Localization Original Script
The Fish tank (With water) It's too heavy to move.
The desk It's well arranged.
The desk (From the right) Nothing special.
The shelf There's something at the back of the shelf.
The bug specimen It seem someone has searched here already... It appears to be a switch. Will you push it? Yes/No
Resident Evil (2002)
The white coat hanged There's a white lab coat hung up here. It smells vaguely like a medicine cabinet.
Insect specimen

A collection of insect specimens. There's a switch underneath. Press it? Yes/No

(Unsolve) Nothing happens.

Maybe it has something to do with the insect specimens...

The water tank The water tank smells like something once lived in there. Perhaps someone was using it to raise some kind of creature.
Fishhook collection Various types of fishhooks








  1. Hamamura (ed.), Kaitai Shinsho, p.361.
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