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Running Zombies were a smaller, faster version of regular Zombies, much like the Elite Lieutenants, but they did not spawn from elites. They were previously found in the Stilt Village as a regular enemy, but have since been removed.


Much like Elite Lieutenants, they had increased movement speed and attack speed, did not have a lunge attack, and always appeared in groups of 3-5. Their only attack was a simple swipe attack when in close proximity.


  • The Running Zombie is extremely similar to the recently added Rancid Rat enemy, in terms of mechanics. Therefore, the Running Zombie may have been an early precursor to that enemy type.