Venom's Aides are characters who appear in Nemesis 2 and its remake Nemesis '90 Kai. They are a group of Wreek scientists and survivors from the Northern Cross War, who worked with Venom on the Space Agency and later joined him on his crusade against Gradius. Each of them is stationed in one of the seven neo-space plants and each pilots one of the warships that act as the bosses of the game.
- Lieutenant Overkill: Commander of Colossus Planet. Pilots the Riot Warship.
- Colonel Anthrax: Commander of Plant Planet. Pilots the Misfit Warship/Lizard Core.
- General Judas Priest: Commander of Ancient Planet. Pilots the Misfit Warship.
- Colonel Motorhead: Commander of Floating Planet. Pilots the Mayhem Warship.
- Lieutenant Testament: Commander of Planet of Fire. Pilots the Mayhem Warship/Laser Core.
- Colonel Total Death: Commander of Fortress Planet. Pilots the Abaddon Warship.
- All members, apart from Total Death, are named after rock and heavy metal bands: Overkill, Anthrax, Judas Priest, Motörhead and Testament.
|Characters||James Burton (Metalion) • David Burton (Vixen) • Gaudie • Venom • Venom's Aides • Lars 17th • Wreek|
|Nemesis 2 stages||Colossus Planet • Plant Planet • Ancient Planet • Floating Continents • Planet of Fire • Living Planet • Sin • Asteroid Belt • Water Planet • Venom Mothership|
|Nemesis 3 stages||Sun • Plant • Gravity • Past-Boss • Moai • Hell • Sand • Cell • Factory • Gofer Ship|
|Nemesis 2 bosses||Sodd • Riot Warship • Misfit Warship • Big Core X10 • Mayhem Warship • Doom • Sinar • Abaddon Warship • Venom|
|Nemesis '90 Kai exclusive bosses||Lizard Core • Laser Core • Big Core MK II Kai • Beta Core|
|Nemesis 3 bosses||Geezer Butler • Hans Naughty • Tetran • Abaddon Warship • Misfit Warship • Big Core • Armored Saint • Lynyrd Skynyrd • Triumph Kicks • Killer Dwarf • Crab Warlock • Queensrÿche • Gofer|