Dwight Fairfield

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Dwight Fairfield
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Gender
Male
Role
Nervous Leader
Ethnicity
American
Voice Actor
Ian Chuprun

Dwight Fairfield is one of 12 Survivors IconHelpLoading survivor.png currently featured in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png.


Overview

Dwight Fairfield is a nervous Leader, able to locate his allies and increase their effectiveness.

His personal Perks, Bond IconPerks bond.png, Prove Thyself IconPerks proveThyself.png & Leader IconPerks leader.png, allow him to get in proximity of other Survivors and provide bonuses to their actions as well as his own.

He is skilled at finding others and working as a group. His Perks help him and others by keeping them together and alive.

Difficulty rating: Easy
(based on only using his Unique Perks)


Background

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Dwight was geeky and scrawny through high school. He always wanted to be one of the cool kids, but somehow never had the charisma. He tried out for the football team but was cut, the basketball team didn't even take a look, and his grades were distinctly below average. One weekend, on a team building exercise from his dead-end job, Dwight's boss led them deep into the woods before breaking out his family recipe moonshine. Dwight remembered taking the first sip before waking up late the next morning all alone. During the night, the others had abandoned him. Once again, the laughing stock of the community Dwight tried to hike his way out of the woods. That was the last anyone ever heard of Dwight Fairfield.

Dwight isn't the typical guy you think of when someone says "Survivor". He lacks that certain pizazz and without his glasses he's more or less blind. But as the sun sets and the woods comes alive, Dwight clasps to his rat race life, making sure that he'll live to see another day even though something unimaginable is after him. Dwight won't stop. He'll survive no matter what. As others spent hours being seen in high school. He spent hours becoming invisible and avoiding danger. And it doesn't matter if it's dangers in the hallway or dangers in the woods. Survival is key. As other employees panic when terror infects them, Dwight makes use of his disturbing teen experience. The tables have now turned and now others need to follow to Dwight's firm directions if they are to survive as he knows how to disappear.


Dwight's Perks

These are Perks which start off only appearing in Dwight's Bloodweb IconHelp bloodweb.png. After achieving Level 30, Teachable versions of these Perks can be found:

  • Bond - Level 30
  • Prove Thyself - Level 35
  • Leader - Level 40

Once obtained, other Survivors will be able find Dwight's Perks in their respective Bloodwebs from that point onwards.

Icon Name Description
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Bond

Unlocks potential in one's Aura reading ability. Allies' Auras IconHelp auras.png are revealed to you when they are within 12/24/36 metres.

"We have to work as a team, I need you to survive so that I can survive!" — Dwight Fairfield

Unique to Dwight Fairfield until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

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Prove Thyself

Receive an incremental speed bonus to repair, healing and sabotage actions when other Survivors are within an 8 metre range.

  • 1 nearby Survivor grants 1/2/3 % increased speed.
  • 2 nearby Survivor grants 2/4/6 % increased speed.
  • 3 nearby Survivor grants 3/6/9 % increased speed.

"I'll show you what I can do!" — Dwight Fairfield

Unique to Dwight Fairfield until Level 35, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

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Leader

You're able to organize a team to cooperate more efficiently. Increases the other Survivors' Repair, Healing and Sabotage speed by 3/6/9 % when they are within an 8 metre range from you.

"Listen to me if you don't wanna end up on a hook." — Dwight Fairfield

Unique to Dwight Fairfield until Level 40, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.


Achievements

Main article: Achievements

There is currently 1 Achievement which is related to Dwight.

Icon Name Description
Ach adeptDwight.jpg Adept Dwight Unlock Dwight's Unique and Teachable Perks.


Customisation

Players can customise their Character by choosing one outfit style from each category. Blood-stained attire is obtained after Dwight reaches Level 50 and prestiges.

Some items of clothing can only be worn if the appropriate DLC is owned.

Dwight's attire includes:

Head Torso Legs

Prestige

  • Prestige I - Bloody Friday Shirt (Torso)
  • Prestige II - Bloody Slacks (Legs)
  • Prestige III - Bloody Dwight (Head)


DLC

Main article: Downloadable Content

Dwight is currently part of 8 DLC packages:

Available DLC

Unavailable DLC

  • Dweard + Sharp Mustache Jake
  • YouTubers/Streamers Exclusive (Admiral Bahroo & Twitch Exclusive)
  • Red Shirt Pack (REQUIRES Left 4 Dead or Left 4 Dead 2)
  • Bloodletting


Trivia

  • Dwight is one of the four original Survivors who were first introduced to Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png.
  • Dwight is one of three Survivors to wear glasses.
  • There are various internet memes that circulate amongst the community concerning Dwight, as he is stereotyped as the "noob" or "default" character. Another stereotype is that Dwight players are traditionally located inside lockers, and not assisting his fellow survivors, which is (as his perks suggest) his primary role.
  • Dwight's first job was a pizza delivery guy.
  • The creators of Dead by Daylight are selling merchandise that includes "Dwight Fairfield's First Job Shirt"
  • A meme called "The Cult of Dwight" which consists of Dwight Players following around the Killer staring at him/her.


Gallery

For more go to Dwight's Gallery


The Survivors IconHelpLoading survivor.png
DF charSelect portrait.png Dwight Fairfield MT charSelect portrait.png Meg Thomas CM charSelect portrait.png Claudette Morel JP charSelect portrait.png Jake Park NK charSelect portrait.png Nea Karlsson LS charSelect portrait.png Laurie Strode
AV charSelect portrait.png Ace Visconti BO charSelect portrait.png Bill Overbeck FM charSelect portrait.png Feng Min DK charSelect portrait.png David King QS charSelect portrait.png Quentin Smith FS charSelect portrait.png David Tapp
The Killers IconHelpLoading killer.png
TR charSelect portrait.png Evan MacMillan - Trapper WR charSelect portrait.png Philip Ojomo - Wraith HB charSelect portrait.png Max Thompson Jr. - Hillbilly NR charSelect portrait.png Sally Smithson - Nurse SH charSelect portrait.png Michael Myers - Shape HA charSelect portrait.png Lisa Sherwood - Hag
DO charSelect portrait.png Herman Carter - Doctor BE charSelect portrait.png Anna - Huntress CA charSelect portrait.png Junior Sawyer - Cannibal SD charSelect portrait.png Freddy Krueger - Nightmare FK charSelect portrait.png Amanda Young - Pig
Unseen Characters
A. Azarov Aizeyu Alex Andrew Smithson Andy Anna's Mother
Archie MacMillan The "Bad Man" Benedict Baker The "Catatonic Boy" Cecil Adams Clyde
Donna Dr. Sam Loomis Drayton Sawyer Dylan The Entity Evelyn Thompson
Father Campbell Franklin Hardesty Gideon John Kramer Harvey Kavanagh Jill Tuck John Kramer
Judith M. Myers Max Thompson Sr. Mary Jenner - The "Anxious Girl" Murf Nancy Holbrook Nubbins Sawyer
Nurse Moris Otto Stamper Patrick Spencer Philip Elliott Sally Hardesty Sassy
Sujan Vigo
Unused Characters
Kate Denson Smasher Teacher
Speculated Characters
The Actor John Kramer - The Jigsaw Sidney Prescott
Promotional Content