Resident Evil Village: How to kill Salvatore Moreau?

Spoiler Alert

After beating Lady Dimitrescu and Donna Beneviento the next main boss you’re gonna encounter is Salvatore Moreau. He’s pretty tanky and can be hard to deal with. Here’s how to kill Salvatore Moreau when you cross paths with him.

1. The Scene

After refusing to give back the flask to Salvatore Moreau, from which he stole it earlier, Ethan(You) finds himself trapped. Moreau tried to trap Ethan in the corridor using enzyme walls. However, Ethan escaped it and managed to go all the way to the windmills.

Moreover, It is there at the windmills that he again encountered Moreau. Ethan then gets informed by Moreau about how Mother Miranda has already started preparations for the ceremony. Also adding that the only exit out of the reservoir was underwater.

After which, Moreau started vomiting green acid and fell over into the water, and transformed into a large salamander-fish hybrid mutant. Moreover, from within the mouth of the mutant, Moreau’s body appears to come out.

Moreau can be seen vomiting green acid
Moreau can be seen vomiting green acid

In order to get out of the reservoir, you have to drain the water to be able to reach the exit beneath it. Meanwhile, you manage to open the sluice gate to get the water out, Moreau will chase you and try to consume you.

2. How to kill Salvatore Moreau ?

Having drained out the reservoir completely, now Moreau will come after you with brute force. He’ll expose the human-shaped torso quite often, make sure you shoot it, however, cautiously as free damage phases occur fast.

In between the fight, make sure to gather all ammunition you could by smashing those barrels. That’ll provide you ample loads of firepower during the battle.

Moreau mutant form
Moreau mutant form

After you’ve implicit a lot of damage, Moreau will transform onto a higher level and start gurgling. As soon as you hear the gurgling sound you have to run, and fast. Try to find cover under an overhang as soon as possible, as Moreau will start spitting toxic vomit. Getting caught in his vomit rain can take you down quite effortlessly.

Moreau while pursuing you halts midway quite often, utilize this time to get some rifle shots in on the human torso if possible. While he is bloated, you need to keep your distance as he’s preparing himself to rain vomit on you, again. This time with the added danger of him running after you while doing so.

 Moreau's vomit stream
Moreau’s vomit stream

Keep running as the vomit stream got some distance, if you halt for a while Moreau will close the distance quickly. Of all times now is the best time to put up some land mines. Set them up and wait for him to trigger them and then KABOOM! Those mines will deal a lot of damage to him.

Along with the mines, make sure to put those explosive barrels to good use. They are strategically placed all around the map for you to use. Shoot them when Moreau is near, they’ll impart great damage and slow him down. Use this time to shoot him with all that you’ve got.

3. Conclusion

Take your time, play safe, make good use of your firepower attack when he’s vulnerable and you’ll soon see Salvatore Moreau bloat up and explode. He’ll cry for help from Mother Miranda, but all in vain.

How to kill Salvatore Moreau
Salvatore Moreau about to explode and die

Finally, now that you defeated Salvatore Moreau, 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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