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Elite Lieutenants were smaller zombies that would spawn in the wake of elite enemies. They moved faster than normal zombies, and attacked slightly faster as well.

They have been removed from the game in v1.3 Fear the Rampager, as part of the general rework to elite enemies.

As these were only spawned with elite enemies, they did not have an elite form.


  • Spawned in packs of 6 to 8, and replenishes the count every time one of the pack is killed. This would continue until the Elite they were guarding was defeated. Upon the death of the Elite, all present Elite Lieutenant were killed as well.
  • Walks slowly towards player. When within range, would attempt to attack.
  • Would cause the player to slow down slightly when run past them, but could be dodged easily, or avoided altogether if the player drew their leader away from the pack.


  • While this enemy can no longer be found anywhere in the game, kill stats from before v1.3 can still be seen from the Scribe.