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A Two-Back from Silent Hill: Origins
Other names
Silent Hill: Origins
Other appearances
Riverside Motel
Attack methods
Spitting acid

Two-Back is one of the strongest non-boss monsters in Silent Hill: Origins. It appears in the Riverside Motel in several rooms and outside in both the Fog World and Otherworld, and in Nowhere.


Two-Back has the appearance of a mutilated humanoid with its lower front fused into the lower back of a large monstrous creature. The appearance suggests the two mutilated creatures are participating in a sexual act. The larger humanoid's front arms are stubs that end in horrific needle-like protrusions, while the smaller/"back" humanoid has stubs as both its arms and legs, also having needle-like limbs.


It attacks by spitting acid, or ramming into Travis Grady. It may also grab him, which is quite powerful as it spews acid on Travis's face when it does this.


The Two-Back represents Travis's inability to have normal relationships and likely sexual deprivation as a lone trucker. In an early cutscene, a fellow trucker mentions that he should find himself a nice girl. In the Bad Ending, it is hinted that Travis was a serial killer that targeted females. They appear frequently at the motel, and some motels have a reputation for being sex sites. In one room, Lisa Garland and Michael Kaufmann are seen buttoning up beside a heart-shaped bed.

Among the other Shakespeare references in the game, Othello is also referenced. In the play, Iago describes Desdemona's sexual relationship with Othello by stating that they are "making the beast with two backs". This is a reference to intercourse, supposedly fusing two people into a single beast, in this case, literally.


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Major Characters
Travis Grady - Richard Grady - Helen Grady - Alessa Gillespie - Dahlia Gillespie - Michael Kaufmann - Lisa Garland
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