Who Were the Original Dead by Daylight Characters?

The origin of horror.

As of Dead by Daylight's 5th-anniversary event, 27 unique survivors are playable. Couple this with 24 playable killers, and players have a cornucopia of content at their disposal. The roster may be massive now, but that wasn't always the case. The original roster was far smaller than it has ballooned to be. But what did Dead by Daylight's starter roster look like?

When Dead by Daylight launched in 2016, there were only three killers and four survivors. The original characters are listed below for those interested in seeing where this horror game began.

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The killers that came with the base game:

  • Evan Macmillan - Trapper
  • Philip Ojomo - Wraith
  • Max Thompson Jr. - Hillbilly

The base game's survivors:

  • Dwight Fairfield
  • Meg Thomas
  • Claudette Morel
  • Jake Park

Dead by Daylight has become a horror phenomenon. This survival horror game has become a celebration of the horror genre as a whole. It frequently adds new playable characters from thriller franchises, such as Nemesis from Resident Evil 3 and Ghostface from Scream. Icons from games and movies converge in this anxiety-inducing gaming experience.

For more on Dead by Daylight, check out Best Killer Maps in Dead by Daylight or Best Survivor Maps in Dead by Daylight.

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  1. dbd should make detective mathews from saw 2 as a survival as a alternate costume of detective tapp kinda like how chris redfeild is a alternate costume as leon kennedy