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Leon Scott Kennedy
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Gender Male
Role Rookie Police Officer
Nationality American
DLC Resident Evil
Voice Actor Riley McShane

Leon Scott Kennedy is one of 27 Survivors IconHelpLoading survivor.png currently featured in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png.

He was introduced as one of two Survivors of CHAPTER XX: Resident Evil, a Chapter DLC released on 15 June 2021.

He originates from the video game franchise Resident Evil, specifically the 2019 remake of Resident Evil 2.


Overview

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Leon Scott Kennedy is a rookie police officer who went beyond the call of duty during the outbreak in Raccoon City.

His personal Perks, Bite the Bullet IconPerks biteTheBullet.png, Flashbang IconPerks flashbang.png & Rookie Spirit IconPerks rookieSpirit.png, allow him to ignore pain, disorient the Killer, and track objectives being lost.

Difficulty rating: Intermediate

(based on only using his Unique Perks)


Lore

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Having faced hordes of zombies on his first day as a police officer, Leon S. Kennedy had to learn the job quickly.
Investigating the biohazard that had ravaged Racoon City, Leon infiltrated an abandoned Umbrella Corporation laboratory where a sudden and unexpected black fog led him astray.


Leon's Perks

These are Perks which start off only appearing in Leon's Bloodweb IconHelp bloodweb.png. After achieving Level 30, Teachable versions of these Perks can be found:

  • Bite the Bullet - Level 30
  • Flashbang - Level 35
  • Rookie Spirit - Level 40

Once obtained, other Survivors will be able to find Leon's Perks in their respective Bloodwebs from that point onwards.

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Bite the Bullet

Pain hurts you as much as anyone, but you would prefer others do not know that.

When healing, you make no noise, including Grunts of Pain:

"I can do this." — Leon Scott Kennedy

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Flashbang

You have adapted to a world in chaos and making what you can from the debris.

After repairing Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png for a total of 70/60/50 %, Flashbang activates:

The Flash Grenade is left behind when escaping the Trial.

"Get outta my face!" — Leon Scott Kennedy

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Rookie Spirit

You keep a careful eye on objectives when they are slipping away.

While repairing Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png, complete 5/4/3 Good or Great Skill Checks IconHelp skillChecks.png to activate Rookie Spirit for the remainder of the Trial:

  • Once active, the Auras IconHelp auras.png of any regressing Generators are revealed to you.

"I'll stop this, lieutenant. I promise." — Leon Scott Kennedy


Achievements

Main Article: Achievements

There is currently 1 Achievement which is related to Leon.

Icon Name Description
Adept Leon}}
Adept Leon Escape with Leon Scott Kennedy using only his Unique Perks: Bite the Bullet IconPerks biteTheBullet.png, Flashbang IconPerks flashbang.png & Rookie Spirit IconPerks rookieSpirit.png.


Customisation

Players can customise their Character by choosing one outfit style from each category. Blood-stained attire is obtained after Leon reaches Level 50 and prestiges.

Leon's attire includes:

Default

Icon Name Body Rarity Description
S27 Head01.png Leon Scott Kennedy CategoryIcon head.png Common Seeking those responsible for the destruction of Raccoon City, he traveled to Europe to find the Umbrella Corporation's Headquarters.
S27 Torso01.png R.P.D. Uniform CategoryIcon torso.png Common Ballistic vest and undershirt with the initials of the city he vowed to serve and protect.
S27 Legs01.png Armored Cargo Pants CategoryIcon legs.png Common A flexible pair of cargo pants that remain dependable even under extreme conditions.

Prestige

Icon Name Body Rarity Description Additional Notes
S27 Head01 P01.png After-Battle Leon S. Kennedy CategoryIcon head.png Rare To find answers for the bloodbath that occurred in Raccoon City, he traveled to Europe to find the Umbrella Corporation's Headquarters. 3rd Prestige Reward
S27 Torso01 P01.png Carnage R.P.D. Uniform CategoryIcon torso.png Rare Blood-sprayed vest and undershirt with the initials of the city he vowed to serve and protect. 1st Prestige Reward
S27 Legs01 P01.png Gory Cargo Pants CategoryIcon legs.png Rare Blood-soaked pair of cargo pants that remain dependable even under extreme carnage. 2nd Prestige Reward

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CategoryIcon outfits.png Outfits

Linked Cosmetics IconHelp cosmetic sets small.png: click on the icon in the table below to see the individual parts of a Cosmetic Set and their descriptions.
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Icon Name Rarity Description Contents Collection Price
S27 outfit 006.png Persistent Investigator

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Very Rare Hellbent on finding those responsible for the destruction of Raccoon City, he puts his life on the line to find Umbrella Corporation's Headquarters. One-piece Outfit Resident Evil
1080
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S27 outfit 02.png Chris Redfield

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Legendary Previously a gifted pilot in the Air Force, Chris Redfield joined the S.T.A.R.S.'s Alpha Team as a point man and found new challenges to overcome. One-piece Outfit Resident Evil
1485
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Alternate Character Models

Leon has 1 alternate Character model available in the in-game Store:


DLC

Main Article: Downloadable Content

Leon is currently part of 1 DLC:


Trivia

  • Leon and Jill Valentine are tied for the Survivor with the most in-game quotes by themselves, each having five in total.

Trailers

THE SURVIVORS IconHelpLoading survivor.png
BASE GAME
+ CHAPTER I
S01 charSelect portrait.png Dwight Fairfield SurvivorDwight.png S02 charSelect portrait.png Meg Thomas SurvivorMeg.png S03 charSelect portrait.png Claudette Morel SurvivorClaudette.png S04 charSelect portrait.png Jake Park SurvivorJake.png S05 charSelect portrait.png Nea Karlsson SurvivorNea.png
CHAPTERS II - V
+ PARAGRAPH I
S06 charSelect portrait.png Laurie Strode SurvivorLaurie.png S07 charSelect portrait.png Ace Visconti SurvivorAce.png S08 charSelect portrait.png Bill Overbeck SurvivorBill.png S09 charSelect portrait.png Feng Min SurvivorFengMin.png S10 charSelect portrait.png David King SurvivorDavidKing.png
CHAPTERS VI - X S11 charSelect portrait.png Quentin Smith SurvivorQuentin.png S12 charSelect portrait.png David Tapp SurvivorDavidTapp.png S13 charSelect portrait.png Kate Denson SurvivorKate.png S14 charSelect portrait.png Adam Francis SurvivorAdam.png S15 charSelect portrait.png Jeff Johansen SurvivorJeff.png
CHAPTERS XI - XIV
+ PARAGRAPH III
S16 charSelect portrait.png Jane Romero SurvivorJane.png S17 charSelect portrait.png Ash Williams SurvivorAsh.png S18 charSelect portrait.png Nancy Wheeler SurvivorNancy.png S19 charSelect portrait.png Steve Harrington SurvivorSteve.png S20 charSelect portrait.png Yui Kimura SurvivorYui.png
CHAPTERS XV - XIX S21 charSelect portrait.png Zarina Kassir SurvivorZarina.png S22 charSelect portrait.png Cheryl Mason SurvivorCheryl.png S23 charSelect portrait.png Felix Richter SurvivorFelix.png S24 charSelect portrait.png Élodie Rakoto SurvivorElodie.png S25 charSelect portrait.png Yun-Jin Lee SurvivorYun-Jin.png
CHAPTER XX S26 charSelect portrait.png Jill Valentine SurvivorJill.png S27 charSelect portrait.png Leon Scott Kennedy SurvivorLeon.png
THE KILLERS IconHelpLoading killer.png
BASE GAME
+ CHAPTERS I - II
K01 charSelect portrait.png Evan MacMillan - The Trapper IconHelpLoading trapper.png K02 charSelect portrait.png Philip Ojomo - The Wraith IconHelpLoading wraith.png K03 charSelect portrait.png Max Thompson Jr. - The Hillbilly IconHelpLoading hillbilly.png K04 charSelect portrait.png Sally Smithson - The Nurse IconHelpLoading nurse.png K05 charSelect portrait.png Michael Myers - The Shape IconHelpLoading shape.png
CHAPTERS III - VI
+ PARAGRAPH II
K06 charSelect portrait.png Lisa Sherwood - The Hag IconHelpLoading hag.png K07 charSelect portrait.png Herman Carter - The Doctor IconHelpLoading doctor.png K08 charSelect portrait.png Anna - The Huntress IconHelpLoading huntress.png K09 charSelect portrait.png Bubba Sawyer - The Cannibal IconHelpLoading cannibal.png K10 charSelect portrait.png Freddy Krueger - The Nightmare IconHelpLoading nightmare.png
CHAPTERS VII - XI K11 charSelect portrait.png Amanda Young - The Pig IconHelpLoading pig.png K12 charSelect portrait.png Jeffrey Hawk - The Clown IconHelpLoading clown.png K13 charSelect portrait.png Rin Yamaoka - The Spirit IconHelpLoading spirit.png K14 charSelect portrait.png Frank, Julie, Susie, Joey - The Legion IconHelpLoading legion.png K15 charSelect portrait.png Adiris - The Plague IconHelpLoading plague.png
CHAPTERS XII - XV K16 charSelect portrait.png Danny Johnson - The Ghost Face IconHelpLoading ghost.png K17 charSelect portrait.png The Demogorgon IconHelpLoading demogorgon.png K18 charSelect portrait.png Kazan Yamaoka - The Oni IconHelpLoading oni.png K19 charSelect portrait.png Caleb Quinn - The Deathslinger IconHelpLoading deathslinger.png K20 charSelect portrait.png Pyramid Head - The Executioner IconHelpLoading wales.png
CHAPTERS XVI - XX K21 charSelect portrait.png Talbot Grimes - The Blight IconHelpLoading blight.png K22 charSelect portrait.png Victor & Charlotte Deshayes - The Twins IconHelpLoading twins.png K23 charSelect portrait.png Ji-Woon Hak - The Trickster IconHelpLoading trickster.png K24 charSelect portrait.png Nemesis T-Type - The Nemesis Nemesis T-Type}}
LEGENDARY CHARACTERS
S27 outfit 02.png Chris Redfield S26 outfit 02.png Claire Redfield S22 outfit 008.png Cybil Bennett QM Outfit 010.png Jonathan Byers S22 outfit 006.png Lisa Garland DO outfit 012.png The Look-See
BE outfit 012.png The Mordeo
ULTRA RARE CHARACTERS
The Ferryman TR outfit 012.png The Krampus SwedenKiller outfit 009.png The Minotaur
COSTUME CHARACTERS
S22 outfit 007.png Alessa Gillespie WI outfit 010.png The Birch Ellis Francis Rochelle Zoey
LORE CHARACTERS
Alex Benedict Baker The Entity IconHelp entity.png The Observer IconHelp archivesGeneral.png Vigo and many more...
UNUSED CHARACTERS
The Smasher The Teacher