Amanda Young

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“At first I actually believed that it was a pig that slept in front of me on the ground. An animal that somehow had eluded the banalities of my old life and managed to end up at this forsaken and forgotten place. But then it rose, from crouch to standing, with its lifeless eyes nailed to my person. I ran, as I have so brutally learnt to do. My curiosity halted my escape after a few feet and I hid in a cabinet. The Pig moved like a predator – and I saw: a human body wearing a pig’s head as ornament. It walked by the cabinet and its snout was just a few inches away from me. I held my breath, aching for freedom. A sudden sound caught the pig’s attention and it walked away. But not without giving me a last, final glance, as if it wanted to inform me that I was given a second chance. I will not get a third.”
~ Unknown (Potentially Benedict Baker)
The Pig
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Name
Amanda Young
Gender
Female
Ethnicity
American
Realm
Gideon Meat Plant
Power
Jigsaw's Baptism
Weapon
Hidden Blade
Speed
115 % | 4.6 m/s
Alt. Speed
92 % | 3.68 m/s (Crouch)
160 % | 6.4 m/s (Dash)
DLC
The SAW™ Chapter
Voice Actor
Christine Marsh
Interal reference
Slasher Character 11

Amanda Young or "The Pig" is one of 11 Killers IconHelpLoading killer.png currently featured in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png.

She was introduced as the Killer of CHAPTER VII: The SAW™ Chapter, a Chapter DLC released on 23 January 2018.

She originates from the 2004 Horror Movie franchise of the same name, SAW.


Overview

The Pig is a tormenting Killer, able to crouch into stealth mode, then ambush Survivors from a short distance. She can also apply Reverse Bear Traps to downed Survivors, forcing them to remove it before the timer runs out, triggering an instant death.

Her personal Perks, Hangman's Trick IconPerks hangmansTrick.png, Surveillance IconPerks surveillance.png & Make Your Choice IconPerks makeYourChoice.png, give her more Map control and expose altruistic Survivors.

The focus of her Perks is on pain and torture. A Hook is not that easy to flee from and all Survivors will be seriously tested when it comes to Skill Checks.

Difficulty rating: Intermediate
(based on the amount of time and effort that is required to properly learn to play her and use her Power effectively)


Background

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When John Kramer, better known as Jigsaw, planned for his son to be born during the Chinese Zodiac's Year of the Pig, he wanted it to represent fertility and rebirth; a new beginning for him and his wife, and the start of a charmed life for his son. But that plan was shattered on the night that a junkie broke into his wife's clinic, hoping to score.

After this event resulted in the death of his unborn son, John finally caught up with the junkie, making him his first test subject, and The Pig was changed forever too. It became a representation of the disease that was rotting John from the inside, a reminder that we are just meat unless we elevate ourselves by our actions, by grasping life from the jaws of death. The Pig became a vessel, an agent of Jigsaw, conveying the subjects to their test. For some of those who emerged victorious, The Pig could still be a rebirth, into their new lives as apprentices, even disciples, of Jigsaw.

That was the case for Amanda Young, a troubled soul, whose life had been a catalogue of harm, both to herself and those around her. That changed when she faced, and bested, Jigsaw's test. Deciding her life was worth something, she became devoted to Jigsaw's cause, ready to take over when cancer consumed him.

But she became more dependent on John, her anguish at his impending death combining with a belief that their test subjects weren't capable of saving themselves, of being reborn in the crucible of the games.

Seeing this, John presented her with another game, another chance to save herself, but Amanda let her rage and jealousy rule her actions. She failed the test and took a bullet as a consequence.

Bleeding out on the tiled floor, darkness engulfed Amanda's vision, accompanied by a sound like creaking wood. Then she was in a forest, once more viewing the world through the eyes of a Pig. Trees surrounded her, their branches clawing at her from all sides. Waves of panic washed over her and she could hear her breath reverberating inside the mask.

Had she been damned, cursed to spend her days here, in this guise? Or maybe this was another test? Maybe she hadn't failed at all? John always thought one step ahead of everyone else, planned for every eventuality, and he would never give up on her, surely?

Jigsaw may have gone but he had passed her onto another. A being for whom she would be The Pig again.

Ultimately, she saw now that she had been right in the choices she had made. The time for games was over. There was no chance of redemption for any of them. They were meat, and meat was destined to die.


The Pig's Perks

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

  • Hangman's Trick - Level 30
  • Surveillance - Level 35
  • Make Your Choice - Level 40

Once obtained, other Killers will be able to find The Pig's Perks in their respective Bloodwebs from that point onwards.

Icon Name Description
HangmansTrick.gif
Hangman's Trick

Your ingenious modifications to Hooks IconHelpLoading hook.png prevent tampering and permanent damage. Hooks destroyed by sabotage or sacrifices repair automatically after 30/20/10 seconds.

Gain a notification when someone starts sabotaging the Hooks.

"No excuses, no equivocations... No crying." — Amanda Young

Unique to The Pig until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers.

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Surveillance

Unlocks potential in one's Aura reading ability. The last 1 regressing Generator's/2 regressing Generators'/3 regressing Generators' Aura(s) are indicated in white to you for 16 seconds.

"Are you gonna behave?" — Amanda Young

Unique to The Pig until Level 35, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers.

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Make Your Choice

When a Survivor rescues another from a Hook IconHelpLoading hook.png at least 48/40/32 metres away from you, Make Your Choice triggers and applies the Exposed Status Effect IconHelp statusEffects.png on the rescuer for 60 seconds.

Make Your Choice has a cool-down of 60 seconds.

"You'd be surprised what tools can save a life." — Amanda Young

Unique to The Pig until Level 40, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers.


Load-out

Weapon: Hidden Blade

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A razor-sharp blade, attached to a mechanical contraption that can conceal or extend it.

Power: Jigsaw's Baptism

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"You will give everything to me, every cell in your body. The marks on your arms, they're from another life. We'll leave that life behind. When you walk down that corridor there is no turning back. Do you understand that?" — Jigsaw's Baptism

Forever devoted to her master's cause, she punished the ungrateful and the guilty with slyness and murderous puzzles. The Pig can move stealthily, dash in ambush attacks and put deadly Reverse Bear Traps on Survivors' heads.

Use the Secondary Power interaction to assume a crouching position. While crouching:

The Pig has no Terror Radius. Activate the attack interaction to dash and perform an ambush attack. Start the trial with 4 Reverse Bear Traps:

  • Reverse Bear Traps are put on Dying IconHelp dying.png Survivors.
  • Reverse Bear Traps automatically sacrifice the Survivor when they trigger.
  • Reverse Bear Traps trigger automatically beyond the Exit Gates IconHelp exitGates.png.
  • Reverse Bear Traps trigger once their timers expire.
  • Reverse Bear Traps timers start when a Generator IconHelpLoading generators.png is completed.
  • Survivors can free themselves from Reverse Bear Traps by searching Jigsaw Boxes IconHelp jigsawBoxes.png found around the Map to find the correct Key..

Add-ons for Jigsaw's Baptism

Icon Name Stacks? Tinkerer? Rarity Description
FulliconAddon workshopGrease.png
Workshop Grease
Yes
No
Common
A modification to the Jigsaw Box: the lubricated parts make the search a more delicate exercise.
  • Slightly increases the Skill Check trigger odds when interacting with a Jigsaw Box.
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Shattered Syringe
Yes
No
Common
Symbol of a broken way of life. Reminiscing about her past-self hardens her determination.
  • Slightly decreases the Ambush Attack miss cool-down.
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John's Medical File
Yes
No
Common
The medical file of a cancerous man. Fills the reader with dread and recklessness.
  • Slightly decreases the Ambush Attack charging time.
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Combat Straps
Yes
No
Common
Leather straps that hold fabric in place for nimbler movement.
  • Slightly decreases time it takes to crouch.
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Video Tape
Yes
No
Uncommon
A recording of Jigsaw, explaining the game's rules to Amanda. Reminiscing about her past-self hardens her determination.
  • Slightly decreases the Ambush Attack charging time.
  • Slightly decreases the Ambush Attack miss cool-down.
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Utility Blades
No
No
Uncommon
A modification to the Reverse Bear Trap: sharp blades attached to the Trap's interior lacerate the victim with every movement.
  • Survivors caught in a Reverse Bear Trap suffer from the Hemorrhage Status Effect.
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Razor Wires
Yes
No
Uncommon
A modification to the Jigsaw Box: the addition of razor sharp wires makes it extra difficult and potentially painful to search them.
  • Moderately increases the Skill Check trigger odds when interacting with a Jigsaw Box.
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Last Will
Yes
No
Uncommon
A latched wooden box with a satin lining, offered as part of a last will.
  • Increases available Reverse Bear Traps by 1.
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Face Mask
No
No
Uncommon
A modification to the Reverse Bear Trap: the heavy cloth face mask, laced with a sedative, partially suffocates the target, making it hard to concentrate.
  • Survivors caught in a Reverse Bear Trap suffer from the Blindness Status Effect.
  • Does not affect the Jigsaw Box highlight.
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Slow-Release Toxin
No
No
Rare
A modification to the Reverse Bear Trap: a poison that is not fatal, but weakens the body and makes it nearly impossible to recover fully from any effort.
  • Survivors caught in a Reverse Bear Trap suffer from the Exhausted Status Effect.
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Rusty Attachments
No
No
Rare
A modification to the Reverse Bear Trap: mouth spikes, covered with crusty and volatile rust spots that make injuries particularly difficult to heal.
  • Survivors caught in a Reverse Bear Trap suffer from the Mangled Status Effect.
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Jigsaw's Sketch
Yes
No
Rare
A disturbing, yet brilliant, Trap design sketched in detail on a sheet of paper.
  • Increases available Jigsaw Boxes by 1.
  • Moderately increases the Reverse Bear Trap death timer.

NOTICE: In the game, this Add-on has its name switched with Jigsaw's Annotated Plan, this has been corrected on the Wiki.

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Interlocking Razor
No
No
Rare
A modification to the Jigsaw Box: the addition of interlocking razor blades makes it impossible to move suddenly in the Jigsaw Box without slitting one's wrists.
  • Tremendously increases the penalty of failed Skill Checks on Jigsaw Boxes.
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Bag Of Gears
Yes
No
Rare
A few mechanical parts that allow the creation of challenging Jigsaw Boxes and easier to install Reverse Bear Traps.
  • Slightly increases the time it takes Survivors to search a Jigsaw Box.
  • Slightly decreases the time it takes to put on a Reverse Bear Trap.
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Tampered Timer
Yes
No
Very Rare
A timer that has been fiddled with. A spring in the mechanism forces the gears to turn faster.
  • Moderately reduces the Reverse Bear Trap death timer.
FulliconAddon jigsawsAnnotatedPlan.png
Jigsaw's Annotated Plan
Yes
No
Very Rare
A disturbing, yet brilliant, Trap design laid down on paper and annotated by Jigsaw.
  • Increases available Jigsaw Boxes by 1.

NOTICE: In the game, this Add-on has its name switched with Jigsaw's Sketch, this has been corrected on the Wiki.

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Crate Of Gears
Yes
No
Very Rare
This collection of mechanical parts allows the creation of extra-challenging Jigsaw Boxes and Reverse Bear Traps that are easier to install.
  • Considerably increases the time it takes Survivors to search a Jigsaw Box.
  • Moderately decreases the time it takes to put the Reverse Bear Trap on a Survivor.
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Amanda's Secret
No
No
Very Rare
A black metal box containing a knife and various medical supplies, such as bandages and compresses. Deep cuts reduce stress and awaken the senses.
  • Disables The Pig's ability to see Jigsaw Boxes' Auras.
  • Gain a notification when a Survivor removes a Reverse Bear Trap.
  • Auras of Survivors removing a Reverse Bear Trap are revealed to you for 6 seconds.
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Rules Set No.2
No
No
Ultra Rare
Not all games need to have the same rules.
  • Disables the Survivors' ability to see Jigsaw Boxes highlighted until their Trap is activated.

"Listen, there are rules." — Jigsaw

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Amanda's Letter
Yes
No
Ultra Rare
A blackmailing Letter for the attention of Amanda. Fills the reader with rage and focus.
  • While crouched, see outlines of Survivors within 12 metres of range.
  • Reduces available Reverse Bear Traps by 3.
  • Reduces available Jigsaw Boxes by 2.

"Amanda, you were with Cecil the night Jill lost Gideon. You killed their child. You know it and I know it." — Amanda's Letter


Achievements

Main article: Achievements

There are currently 2 Achievements related to The Pig.

Icon Name Description
Ach adeptPig.jpg Adept Pig Achieve a merciless victory with The Pig using only her Unique Perks.
Ach iWantToPlayAGame.jpg I Want To Play A Game With The Pig, put 125 Reverse Bear Traps on Survivors.


Customisation

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

The Pig's attire includes:

Head Body Weapon

 Prestige

  • Prestige I - Bloody Hidden Blade (Weapon)
  • Prestige II - Bloody Red Cloak (Body)
  • Prestige III - Bloody Pig Head (Head)

DLC

Main article: Downloadable Content

The Pig is currently part of 1 DLC package:

Available DLC


Trivia

For additional and more detailed information about the Character of Amanda Young from the SAW™ franchise, please refer to the SAW™ Wiki Article.
  • The Pig is the shortest of all the Killers, barely taller than the average Survivor.
  • The Pig is the first Killer to have a second interaction with downed Survivors other than the Memento Mori.
  • The Pig is the second Killer to have a second attack mode (Standard and Ambush) along side The Doctor.
  • The Pig is the fifth Killer to wear a mask. The other four Killers are The Trapper IconHelpLoading trapper.png, The Shape IconHelpLoading shape.png, The Huntress IconHelpLoading huntress.png , and The Cannibal IconHelpLoading cannibal.png.
  • The Pig is the seventh licensed Character alongside David Tapp.
  • When crouched, Crows are not alerted to your position.
  • The crouching animation or "transition" takes 2 seconds.
  • Her Dash lets her cover a distance of 16 metres in 2.5 seconds.
  • The base time for the Reverse Bear Trap timer is 2 minutes and 30 seconds.


Tips

  • The Reverse Bear Trap's main purpose is not to kill Survivors, but stall them. Use them as distraction tools to force Survivors to lose time and make mistakes.
  • Avoid using them too early in the game. Survivors don't need cooperation from others to take Reverse Bear Traps out and even hanging them in the beginning of the trial won't stop Genenerator rushing tactics.
  • They make for very good endgame tools, since hanging a trapped Survivor attacts others that have not been trapped and the rescued survivor won't be able to exit the trial.
  • It's easy to keep track of trapped survivors, since the RBTs make different noises constanly while the Survivor walks or runs.
  • Crouching is a good way to make a Survivor mistake you for another Survivor. Stay in badly lit areas and try to hide your face in tall grass if you're close to a generator, especially in the beginning of the match.
  • Once you see a survivor you can try to manipulate them by crouching, which turns your terror radius off, and waiting for them alongside a point of interest that is close by.
  • Thickened fog greatly helps Amanda, since it is much easier for Survivors to think you're one of them while crouching, especially if you're looking at the other direction.


Gallery

For more go to the Pig'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 The Smasher The Teacher
Speculated Characters
The Actor John Kramer - The Jigsaw Sidney Prescott
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