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"Look around. It took so many of them to make me so beautiful."
Twisted Alice,
Bendy and the Ink Machine: Chapter 3

The Boris clones are duplicate, but imperfect Boris clones that appear mainly as lifeless corpses in Chapter 1: Moving Pictures and later in Chapter 3: Rise and Fall of Bendy and the Ink Machine.

General Description

Physical Appearance

In terms of general appearance, these clones' models are almost identical to Buddy Boris albeit with slightly different textures. The clones have sketchy lines around the facial area, including around the nose, all freckle spots, some parts on both sides of the muzzle, and around the eyes. There are more sketch lines around the overalls, on both patches from the knees, lower parts of pant legs, and the "belt" with the addition of two curved-lines below. The gloves also have sketch lines. Comparing their height to Buddy Boris', they are slightly shorter.

As they are revealed to be deceased in-game, each one seen so far has been strapped to an upright operating table with belts. They were autopsied with their chest slit into and pulled open, exposing their ribs, while revealing a lack of heart and lungs. Their left overall strap is unbuckled with the half seems to be cut off, and their eyes are X-shaped. The shape and texturing of the X's implies they are in fact stitches which have been painted black.


Due to the fact that all of the clones are dead, they are completely passive to Henry and cannot move.

In-Game Appearances

Bendy and the Ink Machine

Chapter 1: Moving Pictures

Henry first encounters a Boris clone shortly after entering the abandoned studio. Upon finding the body, Henry is shocked and wonders what Joey could have been doing to cause this to happen,[1] unaware that Twisted Alice is actually responsible for the clone's death along with most others, as their innards are used to make herself gorgeous again.[2][3] Dark whispers are heard when standing close enough towards the Boris clone.

The wrench, one of the items required for fixing the Ink Machine, is located in the incision in the Boris clone's chest.

Once the Ink Machine has been activated, going back to the room with the corpse will show the body squirting ink onto the floor from where the missing organs should be.

Chapter 3: Rise and Fall

After entering the flooded morgue on Level 9, multiple deceased Boris clones can be seen along with with the corpses of Piper, Fisher, and Striker. One of the nearest dead clones seems to catch Buddy Boris' attention and cause him to stare at it.

Twisted Alice claims that she was the one responsible for their deaths, saying she needed their insides in order to make herself beautiful again. The corpses are simply whatever she did not need.

Chapter 4: Colossal Wonders

While they did not return in the fourth chapter, there is a mutilated incarnation of Buddy Boris, by the name of Brute Boris, bearing some resemblance to the duplicated Boris clones.

Chapter 5: The Last Reel

Only one Boris clone appears near the end of the chapter, standing in one of the trophy cases with three Lost Ones. Unlike the others, this clone is alive and completely covered in ink and immobile.

Boris and the Dark Survival

The Wolf Trials

In the first free update of Boris and the Dark Survival, Boris clones have been added throughout the randomly generated levels. (Around 1-3 per level) After interacting with the corpses by using certain keyboard keys similar to opening the lockers, Buddy Boris can obtain four Safehouse tapes from Milla Legna and her Safehouse key that unlocks Milla’s door from where she is hiding from Ink Bendy and other ink monsters. Buddy Boris can obtain one tape/key at a time per in-game day. Finding the tapes and key in Boris clones hints that Milla is no other than Twisted Alice in disguise, for she (Alice) often uses the insides of Boris clones to increase her beauty and perfection. Boris clones can appear in some of the randomly generated look-holes.

Non-Canon Appearances

This section contains non-canonical source, and is not considered as an official part of the series or the overall plotline.

The Original Sample

The Boris clone appears in the 30 seconds long animation short where Bendy tries to release him from the table straps of the corpse, before getting himself melted away with the grip of Ink Bendy.


  • The Boris clone was changed over a few times for updates before the release of Chapter 4:
    • The Boris clone's beta model from Chapter 1's prototype.

      From the prototype of Chapter 1, the Boris clone's model was originally very different from the final version. The old model is slightly taller and with a noticeable lack of detail in the face. It has no overalls or gloves, bigger shoes, an open mouth, and six symmetrical ribs. Both eyes, in a cartoony X-shape, appear to made out of string, as if they were sewn shut. The cut into the body's torso is a Y-shaped incision, similar to a real-world autopsy. Instead of being tied down with straps, it is fastened down with buckles. This model was originally designed by theMeatly before hiring Pascal Cleroux to redesign the model when developing Chapter 2: The Old Song along with the Chapter 1's first remastered update.
      • When using the modeling program after rigging the model, there are two "buttons" located on the back of the Boris clone, but they are never seen visibly in-game.
      • The entire model itself is actually a heavily modified version of the "concept" Bendy during the first chapter's early development, only redesigned on the head, arms, and shoe sizes. The "buckles" from both of the clones' limbs and a neck are reused film reels.
      • There is an error where the top back areas of the clone's shoes are clipping through the table.
      • The beta shoe models are later recycled for the costume closet in Chapter 4, where the creepy-looking Bendy costumes are found.
    • In both updates for the release of Chapter 2 and 3, the Boris clones' operation tables are far simple and less detailed in design.
Chapter 1: Moving Pictures
  • The Boris clone was changed several times over recent updates until Chapter 4. (See the "General" section above for the Boris clone's prototype model description):
    • In the oldest prototype before the first remastered update upon Chapter 2's release, the wrench from the Boris clone's incision is well hidden, because the incision is very large, and the wrench blends in with the clone's innards.
    • From Chapter 1's prototype and the first remastered update, the incision of the Boris clone makes a sound when squirting ink. This sound was removed upon Chapter 3's release, but was re-added when Chapter 4 came out.
    • From previous updates before Chapter 4's release, no whispering voices are heard when getting close to the Boris clone.


Description Audio
The sound of ink squirting out of the Boris clone's incision in Chapter 1 after the Ink Machine is activated.


  1. "Oh my God. Joey, what were you doing?" - Henry, Bendy and the Ink Machine: Chapter 1
  2. "Look around. It took so many of them to make me so beautiful. Anything less than perfect was left behind. I had to do it. She made me." - Twisted Alice, Bendy and the Ink Machine: Chapter 3
  3. "Now come down and bring me back my Boris! It's the most perfect Boris I've ever seen, and I want it! I need it. I need it's insides so that I can be beautiful again!" - Twisted Alice, Bendy and the Ink Machine: Chapter 3
Re-animated entities
Demons Ink Bendy (Beast Bendy)Giant Bendy HandCartoon Bendy
Angels Allison AngelTwisted Alice
Wolves Buddy Boris (Brute Boris)BorkisTom
Butcher Gang FisherPiperStriker
Unclassified Bertrum PiedmontAudrey
Bendy and the Ink Machine characters
Major characters Allison Pendle (Allison Angel)Bertrum PiedmontBuddy Lewek (Buddy Boris)Henry SteinJoey DrewNorman PolkSammy LawrenceSusie CampbellThomas Connor (Tom)Wally Franks
Minor characters Boris CloneGrant CohenJack FainLacie BentonShawn FlynnLost OnesBalcony Lost One
Mentioned Linda
Boris and the Dark Survival characters
Major characters Buddy Lewek (Buddy Boris)Lost One PlayerSammy Lawrence
Minor characters Boris CloneEmma LaMonteJack FainNorman PolkShawn FlynnThomas ConnorWally FranksThe Patron
Mentioned Nathan Arch