Current Event: The Eternal Blight
21 October - 4 November 2020
Banner eternalBlight temp.jpg


From Dead by Daylight Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
IconHelpLoading players.png

In Dead by Daylight Dead by Daylight}}, there are two distinct roles to play and multiple Characters in each role to choose from.


Each Killer Killer}} has their own strengths, weaknesses and unique power, whereas Survivors Survivors}} initially vary only in their appearance. However, every Killer and Survivor has 3 unique Perks Perks}} to unlock in their Bloodweb Bloodweb}} which can eventually be taught to other Characters, these unlock at (Levels 30, 35 & 40).

Every Character comes with its own play style, progression path, Load-out Load-out}} and customisation options which fit your tastes. Feel free to experiment!

Playable Characters


Main article: Survivors


Main article: Killers
Evan MacMillan - Trapper
AK TR charPreview portrait.png
Philip Ojomo - Wraith
AK WR charPreview portrait.png
Max Thompson Jr. - Hillbilly
AK HI charPreview portrait.png
Herman Carter - Doctor
IK DO charPreview portrait.png
Anna - Huntress
JK HU charPreview portrait.png
Bubba Sawyer - Cannibal
JK CA charPreview portrait.png
Freddy Krueger - Nightmare
EK NI charPreview portrait.png
Jeffrey Hawk - Clown
GK CL charPreview portrait.png
Rin Yamaoka - Spirit
HK SP charPreview portrait.png
Adiris - Plague
MK PL charPreview portrait.png
Danny Johnson - Ghost Face
OK GH charPreview portrait.png
Demogorgon - Demogorgon
QK DE charPreview portrait.png
Caleb Quinn - Deathslinger
UK DE charPreview portrait.png
Pyramid Head - Executioner
WK EX charPreview portrait.png
Talbot Grimes - Blight
YK BL charPreview portrait.png

Lore Characters

The following Characters are generally only mentioned via the Game's Lore and, with few exceptions, do not appear in the Game itself.
The following list also shows the Character(s) they are affiliated with:

Evan MacMillan

Philip Ojomo

  • A. Azarov
    • Former employer and unwilling donor of Philip's weapon.

Max Thompson Jr.

Sally Smithson

Michael Myers

  • Dr. Sam Loomis
    • Michael's psychiatrist
  • Cynthia Myers
    • Michael's younger sister, who was eventually adopted by the Strode family and had her name changed to Laurie Strode.
  • Judith M. Myers
    • Michael's older sister, who was murdered by him.

Herman Carter


Bubba Sawyer

Freddy Krueger

  • Nancy Holbrook
    • Quentin's love interest and Freddy's obsession/antagonist.

Amanda Young

Jeffrey Hawk

Rin Yamaoka

  • Akito Yamaoka
    • a paternal ancestor of Rin and her father, son to Kazan Yamaoka.
  • Kazan Yamaoka
    • a paternal ancestor of Rin and her father, and now a fellow Killer in The Entity's Realm.
  • Renjiro Yamaoka
    • a paternal ancestor of Rin and her father, father to Kazan Yamaoka, and a Samurai.
  • Rin's Parents

The Legion


Ash Williams


  • Mews
    • a cat that was owned by the Henderson family.
  • Barbara "Barb" Holland
    • a recurring character in Stranger Things - Season 1.
  • Jane "Eleven" "El" Hopper (née Ives).
    • a main protagonist in Stranger Things.

Kazan Yamaoka

  • Akito Yamaoka
    • Kazan's son.
  • Renjiro Yamaoka
    • Kazan's father and a Samurai, died by Kazan's hand when attempting to stop him on his bloody pilgrimage across Japan, trying to eliminate all impostor Samurais.
  • Rin Yamaoka
    • Descendant and fellow Killer in The Entity's Realm.

Caleb Quinn

  • Henry Bayshore
    • Caleb's employer at United West Rail.
  • Prison Warden
    • The warden at Hellshire Penitentiary in Nebraska that freed Caleb to fill his prison with inmates.

General Lore Characters

Characters in Yellow are former Moderators on the Steam Forums or Staff at Behaviour.

Unused Characters



  • Dwight Fairfield: Alpha version (original promotional material)
  • Meg Thomas: Alpha version (original promotional material)
  • Claudette Morel: Alpha version (original Trailer)
  • Jake Park: Alpha version (original Trailer)


  • Patch 1.5.0 added a new feature called Character Info, which can be brought up with F1 (PC) or D-Pad Right (PS4 and Xbox 1), giving an overview of a Character, including their Lore and unlocked Teachable Perks.
  • Every playable Character has their own unique Bloodweb Bloodweb}}.
  • As each Character's load-out is saved separately, Items Items}} cannot be transferred to other characters (with an exception to Teachable Perks).
    • However, Items and Add-ons Add-ons}} can be transferred between players in-game by having another player picking up an Item that another player has dropped.

THE SURVIVORS IconHelpLoading survivor.png
AS DF charSelect portrait.png Dwight Fairfield BS NK charSelect portrait.png Nea Karlsson IS FM charSelect portrait.png Feng Min GS KD charSelect portrait.png Kate Denson MS AW charSelect portrait.png Ash Williams
AS MT charSelect portrait.png Meg Thomas CS LS charSelect portrait.png Laurie Strode JK DK charSelect portrait.png David King HS AF charSelect portrait.png Adam Francis QS NW charSelect portrait.png Nancy Wheeler
AS CM charSelect portrait.png Claudette Morel DS AV charSelect portrait.png Ace Visconti ES QS charSelect portrait.png Quentin Smith KS JJ charSelect portrait.png Jeff Johansen QS SH charSelect portrait.png Steve Harrington
AS JP charSelect portrait.png Jake Park DS BO charSelect portrait.png Bill Overbeck FS DT charSelect portrait.png David Tapp MS JR charSelect portrait.png Jane Romero SS YK charSelect portrait.png Yui Kimura
US ZK charSelect portrait.png Zarina Kassir
WS charSelect portrait.png Cheryl Mason
YS FR charSelect portrait.png Felix Richter
THE KILLERS IconHelpLoading killer.png
AK TR charSelect portrait.png The Trapper Trapper}} - Evan MacMillan BK NU charSelect portrait.png The Nurse Nurse}} - Sally Smithson IK DO charSelect portrait.png The Doctor Doctor}} - Herman Carter EK NI charSelect portrait.png The Nightmare Nightmare}} - Freddy Krueger HK SP charSelect portrait.png The Spirit Spirit}} - Rin Yamaoka
AK WR charSelect portrait.png The Wraith Wraith}} - Philip Ojomo CK SH charSelect portrait.png The Shape Shape}} - Michael Myers JK HU charSelect portrait.png The Huntress Huntress}} - Anna FK PI charSelect portrait.png The Pig Pig}} - Amanda Young KK LE charSelect portrait.png The Legion Legion}} - Frank, Julie, Susie, Joey
AK HI charSelect portrait.png The Hillbilly Hillbilly}} - Max Thompson Jr. DK HA charSelect portrait.png The Hag Hag}} - Lisa Sherwood JK CA charSelect portrait.png The Cannibal Cannibal}} - Bubba Sawyer GK CL charSelect portrait.png The Clown Clown}} - Jeffrey Hawk MK PL charSelect portrait.png The Plague Plague}} - Adiris
OK GH charSelect portrait.png The Ghost Face Ghost Face}} - Danny Johnson UK DE charSelect portrait.png The Deathslinger Deathslinger}} - Caleb Quinn
QK DE charSelect portrait.png The Demogorgon Demogorgon}} - Demogorgon WK charSelect portrait.png The Executioner Executioner}} - Pyramid Head
SK ON charSelect portrait.png The Oni Oni}} - Kazan Yamaoka YK BL charSelect portrait.png The Blight Blight}} - Talbot Grimes
Benedict Baker The Entity Entity}} The Observer Observer}} Vigo and many more...
The Smasher The Teacher