How Many Killers Are In Dead By Daylight? Full Killers List

Get ready for the hunt with this in-depth list.

When venturing into the world of Dead by Daylight, there are a fair number of Killers and Survivors that you’re able to control, each with their own specific perks and powers. No matter if you’re hoping to step into the shoes of your favorite killer from an 80s slasher, or want to try out one of the original characters included in this world, there are plenty of characters for you to test out and try. Here’s the full list of Killers in Dead by Daylight.

How Many Killers Are There In Dead By Daylight?

If you’re curious as to the number of killers currently available as of the time of this writing, there are 30 Killers available to use, with one killer being delisted due to licensing issues. If you’re looking to see who is still available to use in the game, be sure to check out the list below, which has been split up into their ease of use.

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Killer Use – Easy

Below, you’ll find the easiest Killers to use while you learn how the game works. These are still excellent killers, as long as you’ve mastered their Perks and Skills, so don’t be afraid to stick with them for as long as you may need.

The Trapper

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Bear Trap
  • Perks – Unnerving Presence, Brutal Strength, Agitation
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Wraith

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Wailing Bell
  • Perks – Predator, Bloodhound, Shadowborn
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

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The Legion

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Feral Frenzy
  • Perks – Discordance, Mad Grit, Iron Maiden
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

Killer Use – Moderate

These killers are going to be useful when you understand a bit more about how the game plays. While Easy killers are still useable, Moderate level killers will let you step your game up just a little bit more. The learning curve is a bit more intense, but it’s worth it in the end.

The Hillbilly

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Chainsaw
  • Perks – Enduring, Lightborn, Tinkerer
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Huntress

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Hunting Hatchets
  • Perks – Beast of Prey, Territorial Imperative, Hex: Huntress Lullaby
  • 4.4m per Second
  • 20m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Shape / Michael Myers

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Evil Within
  • Perks – Save The Best For Last, Play With Your Food, Dying Light
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 6m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Cannibal / Leatherface

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power: Bubba’s Chainsaw
  • Perks – Knock Out, Barbecue & Chili, Franklin’s Demise
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Clown

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – The Afterpiece Tonic
  • Perks – Bamboozle, Coulrophobia, Pop Goes The Weasel
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Trickster

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Showstopper
  • Perks – Starstruck, Hex: Crowd Control, No Way Out
  • 4.4m per Second
  • 24m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

The Artist

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Birds of Torment
  • Perks – Grim Embrace, Scourge Hook: Pain Resonance, Hex: Pentimento
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

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The Dredge

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Reign of Darkness
  • Perks – Dissolution, Darkness Revealed, Septic Touch
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Knight

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Guardia Compagnia
  • Perks – Nowhere To Hide, Hex: Face The Darkness, Hubris
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

The Mastermind / Albert Wesker

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Virulent Bound
  • Perks – Superior Anatomy, Awakened Awareness, Terminus
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 40m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

The Nightmare / Freddy Krueger

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Dream Demon
  • Perks – Fire Up, Remember Me, Blood Warden
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

Killer Use – Hard

These are going to be characters that are hard to master but are worth your time and effort. As you begin to play more and more, you’ll be able to command these characters to unleash killer moves and show no mercy to those trying to survive. They may be hard to use, but they’re so easy to love.

The Doctor

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Carter’s Spark
  • Perks – Overwhelming Presence, Monitor & Abuse, Overcharge
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Pig

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Jigsaw’s Baptism
  • Perks – Hangman’s Trick, Surveillance, Make Your Choice
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

The Onryō

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Deluge of Fear
  • Perks – Scourge Hook: Floods of Rage, Call of Brine, Merciless Storm
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 24m Terror Radius
  • Height: Short

The Singularity

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Quantum Instantiation
  • Perks – Genetic Limits, Forced Hesitation, Machine Learning
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

The Skull Merchant

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power: Eyes In The Sky
  • Perks – Game Afoot, Thwack!, Leverage
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

The Nemesis

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – T-Virus
  • Perks – Lethal Pursuer, Hysteria, Eruption
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

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The Deathslinger

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – The Redeemer
  • Perks – Gearhead, Dead Man’s Switch, Hex: Retribution
  • 4.4m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Plague

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Vile Purge
  • Perks – Corrupt Intervention, Infectious Fright, Dark Devotion
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Spirit

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Yamaoka’s Haunting
  • Perks – Spirit Fury, Hex: Haunted Ground, Rancor
  • 4.4m per Second
  • 24m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

Killer Use – Very Hard

These are going to be the most difficult killers to use effectively, so make sure that you’re ready for the challenge. While they may be hard to Master, just know that Survivors will be in awe of you when they encounter you on the battlefield.

The Nurse

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Spencer’s Last Breath
  • Perks – Stridor, Thanatophobia, A Nurse’s Calling
  • 3.8m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

The Hag

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Blackened Catalyst
  • Perks – Hex: The Third Seal, Hex: Ruin, Hex: Devour Hope
  • 4.4m per Second
  • 24m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

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The Oni

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Yamaoka’s Wrath
  • Perks – Zanshin Tactics, Blood Echo, Nemesis
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Executioner / Pyramid Head

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Rites of Judgement
  • Perks – Forced Penance, Trail of Torment, Deadbound
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Blight

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Blighted Corruption
  • Perks – Dragon’s Grip, Hex: Blood Favor, Hex: Undying
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Average

The Cenobite / Pinhead

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Summons of Pain
  • Perks – Deadlock, Hex: Plaything, Scourge Hook: Gift Of Pain
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

The Twins

Screenshot: Prima Games
  • Power – Blood Bond
  • Perks – Hoarder, Oppression, Coup De Grace
  • 4.6m per Second
  • 32m Terror Radius
  • Height: Tall

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