Nancy Wheeler

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Nancy Wheeler
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Aspiring Journalist
Stranger Things
Voice Actor
Diane Guillemont

Nancy Wheeler is one of 23 Survivors Survivors}} currently featured in Dead by Daylight Dead by Daylight}}.

She was introduced as the first Survivor of CHAPTER XIII: Stranger Things, a Chapter DLC released on 17 September 2019.

She originates from the 2016 Sci-Fi-Horror Web Television series Stranger Things.


Nancy Wheeler is an aspiring journalist, able to make acute observations and gain insights that others may miss.

Her personal Perks, Better Together Better Together}}, Fixated Fixated}}, and Inner Strength Inner Strength}}, give her the information and courage she needs to tackle unexpected challenges.

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


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Studious and rebellious, Nancy Wheeler is a stubborn investigator with an instinct for a good story. When her closest friend, Barb went missing, she did everything she could to unravel the truth and secure justice. A brilliant journalist, she chases stories and follows leads despite the inequality and chauvinism she encounters at the workplace. Pursuing a lead one evening, she fearlessly approaches the Hawkins National Laboratory before suddenly losing consciousness. A moment later she awakens in a strange misty realm with the sound of a familiar roar echoing through the air.

Nancy's Perks

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

  • Better Together - Level 30
  • Fixated - Level 35
  • Inner Strength - Level 40

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

Better Together

You seek justice and uncover the truth no matter what obstacle stands in your way.

The Aura Aura}} of the Generator you are currently repairing is revealed to all other Survivors located within 32 metres.

If the Killer downs a Survivor while you are repairing a Generator Generator}}, you see the Auras of all other Survivors for 8/9/10 seconds.

"Let's burn that lab to the ground." — Nancy Wheeler


When you have a goal in mind, there's no turning back; better to ask forgiveness than permission.

You can see your own Scratch Marks at all times.

While uninjured, you walk 10/15/20 % faster.

"I wanna finish what we started. I want to kill it." — Nancy Wheeler

Inner Strength

You look inwards and trust your instincts when you feel lost and alone.

Each time you cleanse a Totem Totem}}, Inner Strength activates.

While Inner Strength is activated, hiding inside a Locker Locker}} for 10/9/8 seconds when in the Injured State Injured State}} or afflicted by the Deep Wound Deep Wound}} Status Effect will automatically heal you one Health State.

Inner Strength does not activate if you are afflicted by the Broken Broken}} Status Effect.

"All this time I've been trying so hard to pretend like everything's fine, but it's not." — Nancy Wheeler


Main article: Achievements

There is currently 1 Achievement which is related to Nancy.

Icon Name Description
Adept Nancy}}
Adept Nancy Escape with Nancy Wheeler using only her Unique Perks: Better Together Better Together}}, Fixated Fixated}} & Inner Strength Inner Strength}}.


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

Nancy attire includes:


Icon Name Body Rarity Description
QF Head01.png Flowy Ash-Brown Locks CategoryIcon head.png Common A small town style worn during the school year.
QF Torso01.png Wafer Sweatshirt CategoryIcon torso.png Common A warm, long-sleeved top worn during the winter of 1983.
QF Legs01.png Student Casual Jeans CategoryIcon legs.png Common A smart look to fly under the radar of high school scrutiny.


Icon Name Body Rarity Description Additional Notes
QF Head01 P01.png Flowy Blood-Brown Locks CategoryIcon head.png Rare She can still take the shot if she wipes the blood from her eyes. 3rd Prestige Reward
QF Torso01 P01.png Bloody Sweatshirt CategoryIcon torso.png Rare Now maybe they'll take Barb's disappearance seriously. 1st Prestige Reward
QF Legs01 P01.png Bloody Student Jeans CategoryIcon legs.png Rare If it's not your blood, whose blood is it? 2nd Prestige Reward


Icon Name Body Rarity Description DLC
QF Torso01 01.png Torn Sweatshirt CategoryIcon torso.png Common Crawling into the Upside Down has its ups and downs... like ripping your favorite sweater. Thankfully, you'll live. CHAPTER XIII: Stranger Things

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CategoryIcon outfits.pngOutfits

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QF outfit 02.png Business '85 Very Rare Monday morning at the office and feeling ready to tackle anything. Strawberry Wave

Diagonal Cut

Tailored Professional

Upside Down
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QF outfit 006.png Justice Seeker Very Rare Skipping school and searching for answers regardless of her best friend's disappearance! Not the teacher's pet anymore. Guilty Conscience

Sheepskin Overcoat

Muddy Denim & Suede Boots

Battle of the Exes
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QF outfit 008.png Snow Ball Dress Very Rare She dressed up to chaperon the yearly school dance at Hawkins Middle School and hoped nothing would ruin the evening. Bun of Curls

Red Plaid Top

Red Plaid Skirt

Hawkins School Dance
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CategoryIcon head.pngHeads

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Icon Name Rarity Description Outfit Collection Price
QF Head02.png Strawberry Wave Very Rare Loosely permed hair, dyed strawberry blond. Feeling like a trend-setter! Business '85 Upside Down
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QF Head006.png Guilty Conscience Very Rare Long, restless nights with a guilty conscience. No time to style the hair. Justice Seeker Battle of the Exes
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QF Head008.png Bun of Curls Very Rare She embraced her curls and tucked her hair into a bun that displayed a more mature look, like she had aged in a matter of days. Snow Ball Dress Hawkins School Dance
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Icon Name Rarity Description Outfit Collection Price
QF Torso007.png Sad Cupcake Rare The parents of her "missing" friend were still in the dark. Visiting them added a fresh dollop of guilt on Nancy's full plate. No Outfit Ugly Sweaters
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QF Torso02.png Diagonal Cut Very Rare A no-nonsense cut for a strong, professional journalist who gets the story despite the odds. Business '85 Upside Down
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QF Torso006.png Sheepskin Overcoat Very Rare Warm layers to track down her friend deep into woods. Justice Seeker Battle of the Exes
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QF Torso008.png Red Plaid Top Very Rare She spotted him, her little brother's friend. He looked as sad as she felt, despite being dressed to the nines. She asked him to dance. Snow Ball Dance Hawkins School Dance
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CategoryIcon legs.pngLegs

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Icon Name Rarity Description Outfit Collection Price
QF Legs02.png Tailored Professional Very Rare Tailored pants for when you're in the office pitching your story. Business 85' Upside Down
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QF Legs006.png Muddy Denim & Suede Boots Very Rare Denim and boots for rugged, outdoor living. Justice Seeker Battle of the Exes
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QF Legs008.png Red Plaid Skirt Very Rare She guided Dustin as they danced, her plaid skirt swaying softly to the music. Catching a death stare from the mean girl who had rejected Dustin, Nancy smiled. She told Dustin that in a few years, he'd drive all girls nuts. He grinned. Snow Ball Dress Hawkins School Dance
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Main article: Downloadable Content

Nancy is currently part of 1 DLC package:

Available DLC

Unavailable DLC

  • None


  • Nancy Wheeler is the eleventh licensed Character to be introduced to Dead by Daylight Dead by Daylight}}.
    • She is the sixth licensed Survivor to be introduced.


For more go to Nancy's Gallery

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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
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