William "Bill" Overbeck

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William "Bill" Overbeck
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Old Soldier
Left Behind

William "Bill" Overbeck is one of 10 Survivors in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png

He was featured as a part of the "Left Behind".

He is also a character from the popular 2008 zombie game, Left 4 Dead

He doesn't appear on the console version of the game.

Background[edit | edit source]

It took two tours in Vietnam, a handful of medals, a knee full of shrapnel, and an honourable discharge to get William "Bill" Overbeck to stop fighting and try to live a peaceful life. He hated it. After decades spent drifting aimlessly through dead end jobs, Bill went in for a routine surgery and woke up to find the world he knew was gone. A plague was turning normal people into mindless killing machines. Naturally, the first thing he did was fight his way home and put on his uniform. Making his way through rural ghost towns and pitch-black forests, he found other Survivors, and together they fled from the infected hordes. In the end, Bill sacrificed himself to ensure their safety. His body was never found. Bill was left for dead. No one knows that he still has the only thing he ever wanted: an enemy to fight.

Bill's Perks[edit | edit source]

These are perks that start off only appearing in Bill's Bloodweb. Starting after achieving level 30, teachable versions of these perks can be found:

  • Left Behind - level 30
  • Borrowed Time - level 35
  • Unbreakable - level 40

If obtained, other survivors are able to find Bill's perks in their Bloodwebs from that point on.

Bill is tough as nails and knows how to survive just about anything. He’ll do whatever it takes to help others live to see another day and he’s not afraid to take one for the team.

Icon Name Description
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Left Behind

You'll get the job done... No matter the cost. If you are the last person remaining in the trial, for each Generator IconHelpLoading generators.png that needs to be repaired, gain a 19/22/25 % bonus to repair speed.

"I'm not horseshittin' around. I'm doing this alone!" — Bill Overbeck

Unique to William "Bill" Overbeck until level 30, which its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

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Borrowed Time

You are fuelled with an unexpected energy when saving an ally from a hook within the Killer's Terror Radius. Once per match, for 15 seconds after unhooking a Survivor within the Killer's Terror Radius, any damage taken that would put you or the unhooked Survivor into the dying state will instead trigger a 15/20/25 seconds bleed-out timer. Taking any damage during or reaching the end of the bleed-out timer will put you into the Dying State IconHelp dying.png.

"Probably stings like hell, but it ain't gonna kill ya. Up and at 'em soldier. Time to move!" — Bill Overbeck

Unique to William "Bill" Overbeck until level 35, which its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

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Past battles have taught you a thing or two about survival. Grants the ability to fully recover from the dying state once per trial. Increases dying recovery by 15/20/25 %

"Goddammit, I am seriously FUBAR!" — Bill Overbeck

Unique to William "Bill" Overbeck until level 40, which its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

Achievements[edit | edit source]

Main article: Achievements

There is currently 1 achievement which is related to Bill.

Icon Name Description
Ach adeptBill.jpg Adept Bill Escape with Bill using only his 3 unique perks.

Customization[edit | edit source]

Players can customize their character by choosing one outfit style from each category. Blood-stained attire is obtained after Bill reaches level 50 and prestiges.

Bill's attire includes:

Head Torso Legs

Prestige[edit | edit source]

  • Prestige I - Veteran's Jacket (Torso)
  • Prestige II - Veteran Trousers (Legs)
  • Prestige III - Veteran Bill (Head)

DLC[edit | edit source]

Main article: Downloadable Content

Bill is currently part of 1 DLC package:

Available DLC[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

For more go to Bill's Gallery

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A. Azarov Alex Andrew Smithson Anna's Mother The "Anxious Girl" Archie MacMillan
The "Bad Man" Benedict Baker The "Catatonic Boy" Clyde Donna Dr. Sam Loomis
Drayton Sawyer The Entity Evelyn Thompson Father Campbell Franklin Hardesty Harvey Kavanagh
Judith M. Myers Max Thompson Sr. Mary Jenner Murf Nubbins Sawyer Nurse Moris
Otto Stamper Patrick Spencer Philip Elliott Sally Hardesty Sujan Vigo
The Actor Sidney Prescott The Teacher