In a village in the 1950s, a cursed artifact that heavily mutated the inhabitants was discovered. It is the mission of two scientists, Doctor Seth Graven and Doctor Katje Nadir, to return this artifact for deeper research. However, the mutants seem to be against this, either by choice or via mind control. Only death will stop the mutants from trying to preserve the artifact hidden beneath the village.
Hick Hyde was originally going to be named Hick Mutant.
Hick Hyde and The Freak share several similarities. Both use the same voice clips, are shirtless, and have a mutated left arm. Both are also the only mutants in the series that are openly artificial, but lack the 'Mutant' suffix in their name.
In his gesture, he has a green potion, a reference to Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde where Dr. Jekyll drinks a green potion and changes into Mr. Hyde, hence the name Hick Hyde.