Regardless of whether the player's playing Gotts or Nolan, Victor presents himself as an obstacle whenever the player tries to leave Rick's House. The player must acquire the powder soap and use it on the dog to blind him, allowing the player to escape and end the scenario. If not, Victor will attack the player, resulting in a Game Over. It is unknown if Victor's sudden violent behavior was due to being influenced by the Scissorman's presence.
Helen's / Gotts' Scenario
While talking to Stan Gotts, Rick is disturbed by the sound of Victor's barking. He opens the door to the backyard and tries to calm him down. Upon doing so, the dog jumps on top of his master and attacks him. Gotts rushes over and shuts the patio door, after which, he is confronted by Scissorman.
Jennifer's / Nolan's Scenario
Victor won't have any part in Rick's death, as Rick would be crushed under a chandelier instead.
- In the Japanese novelization, after retrieving the statue and the note, Gotts took advantage of Victor's sudden hostility to distract Scissorman and make his escape.