Resident Evil Village: How to kill Karl Heisenberg?

Spoiler Alert

Ethan after eliminating, Lady Dimitrescu, Donna Beneviento, and Salvatore Moreau goes on further to encounter Karl Heisenberg in the game. Heisenberg is tough to handle and doesn’t give up easily. Here’s how to kill Karl Heisenberg when you met him for the last time!

1. The Scene

Heisenberg wishes Ethan(You) to join his side in order to take down Mother Miranda by reviving Rose. However, Ethan refuses the proposal as Heisenberg intends to weaponize Rose to meet his goal.

Upon which, Heisenberg threw Ethan to the lower levels of the factory. Ethan then there meets Sturm and other experiments of Heisenberg to fight with.

It’s thereafter defeating Sturm and the others, Ethan meets Chris Redfield. Chris then tells Ethan about the truth regarding Mother Miranda. He then entrusts Ethan with a Mini Tank, with the help of which he goes on to encounter Heisenberg.

Chris hand over Ethan the Mini Tank
Heisenberg hands over the Mini Tank to Ethan

2. How to kill Karl Heisenberg?

Heisenberg thought that he’d get rid of Ethan. When he came to notice, that is quite not the case he runs after Ethan’s Life. Heisenberg then mutates into a massive cybernetic creature made up of metal.

The mutation is the largest in the game when it comes to size. Heisenberg has a lot in his arsenal but thanks to Chris, Ethan has his Mini Tank to counter it during combat.

The factory owner starts off by throwing blades at you. You have to aim your machine gun at the red glowing spot of his mutated form to hold his attack. If it’s hard for you to attack his weak spots in time, you can block his saws to receive comparatively less damage.

How to kill Karl Heisenberg
Heisenberg Mutated Form | The Red Glowing Weak Spots can be seen

Close combats inflict no additional damage, therefore, try to keep your distance from the mutated monster. Moreover, your cannon shot will also force him to the other side of the battlefield thus buying you some time. After inflicting enough damage on Heisenberg, he will hit you and knock you off your mini tank.

Once on your own, you’ll be dependent on your armory. Try to land some sniper rifle shots onto the head of Heisenberg. The head is not recognizable, therefore, shoot the closest thing that resembles it.

With time, the explosives put in by Chris detonate and take with them the factory and the machines within it. Outraged, Heisenberg comes with full force to kill Ethan and soon creates a whirlwind of metal. He in his last attempt to kill Ethan lifts him up in the air and tosses him into the whirlwind.

However, in the whirlpool, Ethan managed to grab the mini tank that was offered by Chris earlier. He then shoots him mid-air by all that he’s got, thus damaging his apparatus beyond repair.

Final fight with Karl Heisenberg
Ethan kills Heisenberg by shooting him mid-air

In his end time, Heisenberg yells he has to kill Miranda, but all in vain. He then explodes thus killing him and then calcifies.

3. Conclusion

The factory owner has always been a stumbling block from the very beginning, therefore, it is pretty tricky to beat Karl Heisenberg. Take your time, play safe, aim for the weak spots, use your ammunition wisely, block his attacks wherever necessary and you’ll be able to take him down with ease!

Finally, now that you defeated Karl Heisenberg, keep progressing ahead, meet new bosses, as we keep writing on how to defeat them. Happy Gaming!

4. About Resident Evil Village

The latest 8th addition to the Resident Evil franchise, Capcom launched Resident Evil Village on 8 May 2021. A survival horror game powered by RE Engine sets the scene after the horrifying events of Resident Evil 7 Biohazard. The story revolves around the protagonist Ethan who goes against all evil odds to get back his kidnapped daughter. The game is available for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Stadia and PC.

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