How to Beat the Moreau Treasure Varcolac | Boss Fight Guide | Resident Evil Village (Resident Evil 8)

This is a guide on how to beat Moreau Treasure Varcolac, a boss in Resident Evil Village. This page will explain Moreau Treasure Varcolac's attack patterns, weaknesses, and include tips and tricks on how you can defeat them!

Moreau Treasure Varcolac Basic Information

Drops Crystal Beast
Weaknesses Explosives
Shotgun Blasts
Magnum Shot

Moreau Treasure Varcolac Location

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The Varcolac can be found in the Moreau's Lab area. He appears stalking around the small group of buildings outside after you get the M1851 Wolfsbane. The Varcolac serves as the guardian to Moreau's Hidden Weapon.

How to Get Moreau's Hidden Weapon

Attack Patterns

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Overall, the Varcolac guarding Moreau's Lab isn't different from all the other Varcolacs you'll encounter in the game. It will still chase after you if it sees you or you aggravate it, and will still try to claw its way inside of a building you're in to get swipes at you.

How to Beat Moreau Treasure Varcolac

Stay Indoors

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Once it sees you, avoid fighting it out in the open at all costs. Get inside of a building with windows or doors – the Varcolac will try to squeeze through and get stuck, allowing you to shoot at it until it moves away or dies.

Use Explosives

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Execute a trap where you plant mines near doorways or windows that the Varcolac will try to squeeze through. These explosives will trigger, causing massive damage. Alternatively, you can throw Pipe Bombs or use Explosive Rounds directly onto it.

Use the Magnum

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If you wish to save time, energy, and ammunition for your other weapons, simply use the Magnum that you picked up. Two or three shots will do, making it a faster way of dealing with this mini-boss.

Recommended Weapons

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M1851 Wolfsbane
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W870
Mine Icon.pngMine
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Pipe Bomb

You will mostly use your pistol in this fight to aggravate the Varcolac. Lay out mines around windows or doors you intend the beast to try and squeeze through, and shoot it with your pistol to begin the chase. Once it's stuck, whip out either your Shotgun or Grenade Launcher and start hammering away at it until it dies or runs away.

Resident Evil Village Related Guides

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List of Bosses

Main Bosses

Main Story Bosses
Dimitrescu Daughters Icon.pngDaughters of Dimitrescu Dimitrescu Boss Icon.pngLady Dimitrescu
Baby Icon.pngBaby Donna Beneviento Icon.pngDonna Beneviento
Moreau Icon.pngSalvatore Moreau Urias Icon.pngUrias
Sturm Icon.pngSturm Heisenberg Icon.pngKarl Heisenberg
Urias Icon2.pngUrias Strajer Mother Miranda Icon.pngMother Miranda

Optional Bosses

List of Optional Bosses

Optional Bosses
Beneviento Treasure Giant Icon.pngBeneviento Treasure Giant How to Beat the Waterwheel Treasure Varcolac.pngWaterwheel Treasure Varcolac
Moreau Treasure Varcolac Cannibal Plunder Giant Icon.pngCannibal's Plunder Treasure Giant
How to Beat Varcolac Alfa Icon.pngVarcolac Alfa

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