Award-winning actor Gemma Chan is making her video game debut in Diablo 4, but who is the character that she’s voicing?

Diablo 4 Season 2, Season of Blood, is launching in October, and it’s introducing a slew of new features, including quests, abilities, and, most importantly, Gemma Chan’s brand-new character.

Below, we explain exactly who Gemma Chan will be playing in Diablo 4 Season of Blood.

Who Is Gemma Chan in Diablo 4?

Gemma Chan is playing the NPC vampire hunter Erys in Diablo 4’s Season 2, titled Season of Blood.

Erys is a seasoned vampire hunter who will be guiding the player through Season of Blood’s story.

During the Opening Night Live Gamescom showcase, Chan explained that Erys is a “complex” character who may come across as cold initially but, in a fight, will “definitely have your back.”

You can watch Erys in action and hear Chan’s performance below:

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Chan expressed her joy at being able to join Diablo 4 and make her debut in the world of video games. You can read her full quote below:

“It’s been an incredible experience to enter into the world of dark fantasy and gaming as a voiceover artist for Diablo IV […] I’m thrilled to be joining forces with Blizzard Entertainment for Diablo IV’s Season of Blood to bring the delightfully wicked Erys to life.”

Interestingly, Chloé Zhao, who directed the live-action trailer for Diablo 4, also directed the Marvel film The Eternals, in which Gemma Chan starred as one of the titular Eternals: Sersi.

You can watch Gemma Chan discuss her role as Erys in the ONL clip below:

Who Is Gemma Chan?

Gemma Chan is a British actor and producer who is best known for her roles in the following productions:

  • The Eternals – Sersi
  • Raya and the Last Dragon – Namaari (voice)
  • Captain Marvel – Minn-Erva
  • Crazy Rich Asians – Astrid Young Teo
  • Humans – Mia/Anita
Gemma Chan as Sersi in The Eternals

While she has not previously done voice acting for video games, Chan has done a number of voice acting roles, including in the aforementioned Raya and the Last Dragon, as well as Thunderbirds Are Go and Watership Down TV series.

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