Dead by Daylight Killer Tier List: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your Malicious Main

Dead by Daylight Killer Tier List
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Dead by Daylight is a popular asymmetrical multiplayer horror game, and its selection of formidable Killers is a key factor in its success. To help you decide which Killer might suit your playstyle, we’ve compiled a comprehensive DBD Killer tier list, ranking them from the most terrifying to the less effective.

Dead by Daylight Killer Tier List

Tier Killers
S The Mastermind, The Blight, The Good Guy, The Nurse
A The Hag, The Executioner, The Xenomorph, The Huntress, The Oni, The Artist, The Plague, The Spirit
B The Nightmare, The Ghost Face, The Deathslinger, The Dredge, The Singularity, The Demogorgon, The Doctor, The Nemesis, The Onryo, The Knight, The Wraith, The Twins, The Cenobite
C The Trickster, The Hillbilly, The Legion, The Trapper, The Cannibal, The Skull Merchant, The Clown
D The Shape, The Pig

Please note that the rankings are based on the current state of the game, and Dead by Daylight undergoes frequent updates. A Killer that may appear weak now could receive buffs in the future, potentially altering their position on the tier list.

Top-Tier Killers: Masters of the Hunt

The Blight

The Blight’s unmatched mobility makes him a formidable force, allowing him to close distances with Survivors and pressure multiple areas of the map simultaneously. His ability to bounce off walls and maintain momentum further enhances his chase potential.

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The Nurse

The Nurse’s ability to phase through walls and rapidly traverse the map makes her a formidable chaser, capable of bypassing obstacles and closing in on Survivors quickly. Her power fundamentally alters the dynamics of chases, making her a highly skilled but rewarding Killer.

The Good Guy

Chucky’s small stature and Undetectable power make him a stealthy menace, capable of catching Survivors off guard and delivering quick takedowns. His Slice & Dice ability grants him a burst of speed and a vicious attack, making him a potent threat in close quarters.

The Mastermind

Albert Wesker’s Virulent Bound ability allows him to quickly infect Survivors, hindering their movement and making them easier targets. His ability to grab Survivors and throw them across the map adds another layer of control and disruption to his gameplay.

The choice of Killer in Dead by Daylight ultimately comes down to personal preference and playstyle.  Experiment with different Killers, discover their strengths and weaknesses, and find the one that unleashes your inner terror.

Remember, Dead by Daylight is constantly evolving, and Killer balance can shift with updates. Stay up-to-date with the latest changes and adapt your strategies accordingly to maintain your dominance as the ultimate Killer.