Resident Evil Village (Resident Evil 8)

Leon S. Kennedy Character Overview and Abilities

This guide covers all of Leon Kennedy's basic info in Resident Evil RE:Verse including starting equipment, passive skills, active skills, and how to play.

Leon S. Kennedy Basic Information

Leon S. KennedyLeon S. Kennedy
Born 1977
Voice Actor Nick Apostolides
First Appearance Resident Evil 2
Survivability ★★☆☆☆
Weapon Power ★★★★☆
Skill Power ★★★☆☆
Transformed Survivability ★★★☆☆
Transformed Power ★★★☆☆

Leon S. Kennedy Character Overview

Leon Kennedy first appeared in Resident Evil 2 as a rookie cop during the events of Raccoon City. He would later go on to work as a federal agent in the events of Resident Evil 4 to protect Ashley Graham, the daughter of the US president.

Leon S. Kennedy Passive and Active Abilities

Skills and Abilities

Leon S. KennedyPassive Skill:
Rookie Spirit
Partially recover a portion of lost HP over time.
Leon S. KennedyActive Skill 1:
Dual Wield
Dual wield your handguns in style. Increases rate of fire and ammo capacity. Switches back to single-wielding after a fixed amount of time. or when switching weapons.
Leon S. KennedyActive Skill 2:
Roundhouse Kick
Attack enemies at close range in front of you with a full-circle roundhouse kick. This attack can hit multiple targets. Human targets hit with this attack will be knocked down.

Starting Weapons for Leon S. Kennedy

Standard Weapon MatildaMatilda
Personal Weapon W-870W-870

How to Play Leon S. Kennedy

Leon's Dual Wield skill offers a higher rate of fire, and his passive skill recovers a small amount of HP over time. This gives Leon an advantage in shootouts as he can fire faster and outlives enemies in most cases. If an enemy manages to get within melee range, use Leon's Roundhouse Kick ability. The Roundhouse Kick is very useful if you are surrounded as it can hit multiple targets, and knock down human targets.

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