The G-Virus (G-ウィルス G-Wirusu?) is a file in Resident Evil 6. As with all files in the game, the bottom part of this file can only be read on RE.NET.


It can be obtained in Chapter 2 of Jake Story.


William Birkin, father of Sherry Birkin, is responsible for the discovery of and research on the G-Virus, a virus with incredible regenerative and reproductive abilities. The G-Virus causes the host to lose rational thought, turning it into a violent creature that seeks to replicate the virus as an embryo in a person with blood ties to the original host.

During the Raccoon City Incident, an armed group sought to steal the G-Virus, and killed William Birkin in the process. Before his death, however, Birkin injected himself with the virus, thus consummating his life's work. Revived by the virus, Birkin sought out his nearest blood relative, his daughter Sherry, and injected her with an embryo for the G-Virus. Claire Redfield created an antidote to stop the embryo from mutating Sherry's body, but even after the expulsion of the embryo, trace amounts of the G-Virus remained in her body.

The result of the government's tests on her is that she has incredible regenerative abilities, including immunity to most viruses. Her youthful appearance is thought to be due to the G-Virus as well.

Below is a note written by a researcher who was involved in the study of Sherry's unique condition.


Sherry Birkin was the light from the darkness that engulfed Raccoon City. She is a miracle.

The small amount of G-Virus that remained in her body is still active, but produces no harmful effects. Only its regenerative properties have been activated, making her almost immortal in a way. This also is what makes her look so young, since it has halted her ageing processes. Plus, she now has a strong resistance to all other viruses.

Unfortunately, I don't think this comes as a blessing to Sherry. She will always be different from everyone else which will probably cause her some pain. But I think she will pull through. She's strong, kind, and has such a positive outlook on life, no matter what the situation.

I wish you nothing but happiness, Sherry.










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