Is Ethan infected RE8?
Resident Evil Village finally explains Ethans magnificent healing abilities. He actually died during the beginning of Resident Evil 7 and became infected with the Mold immediately. His high affinity with the Mold led to his impressive regeneration abilities.
What happens to Ethan in RE8?
Ethans actual, seemingly final death comes at the very end of the game, when he chooses to stay behind to activate a bomb attached to the Megamycete, the source of the mold virus which has infected so many over the course of Resident Evil 7 and Village, including himself.
Does Ethan still have regeneration?
That allows his body to regenerate (though it doesnt explain why he can reattach his full hand, but not a few severed fingers). After a battle with Mother Miranda, Ethan blows himself up to destroy her once and for all. Since his regeneration powers appear to be on the fritz after the battle, its a suicide mission.
Why does Ethan winters keep losing his hands?
In a mission to locate his missing wife, Ethan arrived at the farmhouse of the Baker family, and in less than an hour, finds his left hand stabbed by none other than his wife Mia, who was infected and under the influence of Eveline. Shortly after, Ethan got his left hand completely severed.