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Does this character die in The Last of Us 2?

If you’re pondering on why or how a particular character survived in The Last of Us 2, then this guide is what you’ve been looking for. If you’ve played The Last of Us Part 2 and/or open to spoilers, scroll on down to learn if the character survived and, if they did, how. If you don’t want to read any spoilers, then click away from the article now!

Does Tommy die in The Last of Us 2?

Does Tommy Die in The Last of Us 2

Tommy does not die in The Last of Us 2. Though he does take a shot to the head, the bullet does not kill him.

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In a rush to deal with Tommy and chase after Ellie, Abby misses a fatal shot on Tommy, allowing him to eventually recover once Abby and Lev have left the building.

We see Tommy at the end of the game, where he visits Ellie and Dina at their house. He has the location of Abby and wants Ellie to go after her for revenge. Tommy says that he can’t go after her himself, due to his injuries. Initially refusing to chase after Abby, Ellie disappoints Tommy and they separate on bad terms.

If a The Last of Us 3 ever gets made, it’s possible that surviving characters like Tommy will make an appearance. As a surviving member of the original cast of characters, it would be a bit of a shock to see his journey end on the sour note we experience in The Last of Us 2.

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