The Arch-vile is an enemy class from the Doom first person shooter series and debuted in the 11th Map of Doom II back in 1994.

The Arch-vile returned with a very different visual design in Doom 3 (2004)

They can resurrect low-level monsters like Zombies in Doom II and can even summon other monsters in Doom 3 which makes them top priority monsters, and some of the more difficult ones to defeat.

In Doom Eternal (2020) the Arch-vile is back again.

The Arch-Vile was one of the Doom monsters which were drawn for our art tribute to Doom in December 2013 when the original Doom celebrated its 20th Anniversary.


Arch-vile from the Doom Games: an Overview

Charactername: Arch-vile   Developed /Created by:
ID Software 
Gameseries:  Doom   First seen on:
First Game: Doom 2   Year first seen in:
Last Game: Doom Eternal (2020)
Role(s) and Characteristics: Enemy   Weapons or Martial Arts Style:  
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Arch-vile

Arch-Vile in Doom 3

Doom 3 (2004)



Arch-vile in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Arch Vile Doom Art Tribute The Arch-vile Monster from the Doom games was drawn by Eric Ridgeway as part of our 20th Anniversary Art Tribute to Doom in December 2013


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Arch-vile




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