The Darkest Dungeon series is a challenging roguelike turn-based RPG where players must manage their characters' psychology and morale. Individual characters have their own identity and motivations, but the game is brought to life by the narrator who accompanies the player throughout their journey and provides a strong voice.
Players may be wondering who the narrator is and whether they are returning for Darkest Dungeon II. Wayne June provides the voice for the narrator and will be reprising his role for the sequel. As for the narrator, he is not just a mysterious voice behind the scenes an in-game character. There will be some spoilers below in regards to the narrator's identity below.
The narrator is the ancestor of the player and former master of the Estate. He spent his life pursuing dark and arcane arts before uncovering the unspeakable horrors found below the mansion he called home. Realizing the error of his ways, the narrator writes the player and urges them to travel to the Estate and destroy the evil within before taking his life.
Despite his death, the narrator provides an omniscient telling of the player's journey as they travel through the depths of the Estate. What role the narrator will play in Darkest Dungeon II is unknown but it has been confirmed he will reappear and be delivered impeccably by Wayne June.
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