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Dbd-journal-hillbilly.png Quotes left.png A most terrible man to behold. His physique is all twisted and disfigured as of by some awful accident. He carries a deadly and cruel chainsaw which he wields with devastating violence, seemingly imbuing him with a superhuman speed for a while. His advantage is also a weakness as the loud noise can give away his position. So I have tried to heighten my sense of sound. Honing in on any sound that is not stemming from nature. Quotes right.png
~ Benedict Baker's Journal, Nov. 1896 on The Hillbilly
The Hillbilly
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Name Max Thompson Jr.
Game Alias(es) "The Crooked"
Gender Male
Nationality American
Realm Coldwind Farm
Power Chainsaw
Power Attack Type Special Attack

(Chainsaw)

Weapon The Hammer
Movement SpeedIconHelp movementSpeed.png 115 % | 4.6 m/s
Alternate Movement speed 230 % | 9.2 m/s

(Chainsaw)

Terror RadiusIconHelp terrorRadius.png 32 metres
Height IconHelp height.png Tall
Voice Actor Filip Ivanovic (Art Director)
Breathing
Menu Music
Terror Radius Music

Max Thompson Jr. or "The Hillbilly" is one of 26 Killers IconHelpLoading killer.png currently featured in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png.

He was introduced as a member of the original Killer Trio that released with the Game on 14 June 2016.


Overview

The Hillbilly is a high-mobility Killer, able to cover large distances in a short amount of time and instantly down Survivors using his Chainsaw.

His personal Perks, Enduring IconPerks enduring.png, Lightborn IconPerks lightborn.png, and Tinkerer IconPerks tinkerer.png, allow him to enhance his Power and make him harder to lose during chases.

He is about persistence and resilience. This will make it harder for Survivors to foil him.

Difficulty rating: Easy
(based on the amount of time and effort that is required to properly learn to play him and use his Power effectively)


Lore

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Additional Lore can be found in Tome V - Unleashed: A Man Named Boy.

The son of wealthy landowners Max Thompson Sr. and Evelyn Thompson, this unnamed boy was an unwanted child born to savage parents. Hideously disfigured, he was shut away from society. So ashamed of their son, they bricked him off into a room and fed him through a hole in the wall. When the boy escaped, he took his revenge savagely and terribly, slaughtering the parents that had tortured him instead of raising him.

After the deed was done, he continued to live his life at the farm, taking out his deranged violence on the animals that were allowed to run free. As he finally broke free from his shackles he ran through the cornfields, chasing and slaughtering whatever he could find. They never found the bodies of Max and Evelyn, but they did find tortured and disembowelled animals all over the farm.

Coldwind Farm was quickly settled and the land split up and sold off. There was never a buyer for the farmhouse. Perhaps it was the sound of the chainsaw you could hear throughout those hot summer nights.

Arcus entries

This section lists Arcus entries specifically about Max Thompson Jr..

Tome II


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Unique Perks

The Hillbilly comes with 3 Perks IconHelp perks.png that are unique to him:

Enduring Enduring
You are resilient to pain.
  • Reduces Pallet Stun duration by 40/45/50 %.

"He stops at nothing."

Lightborn Lightborn
Unlike other beasts of The Fog, you have adapted to light.
  • The AurasIconHelp auras.png of SurvivorsIconHelpLoading survivor.png attempting to blind you with a Flashlight are revealed to you for 6/8/10 seconds.

Lightborn grants immunity from being blinded by FlashlightsIconItems flashlight.png, FlashbangsIconPerks flashbang.png, or Blast MinesIconPerks blastMine.png.

"These monsters... they adapt! They emerge with strange new abilities." — Vigo, Vigo's Journal

Tinkerer Tinkerer
Whenever a GeneratorIconHelpLoading generators.png is repaired to 70 %, you benefit from the following effects:

"The Hillbilly makes impressive tools out of scraps. Tools aimed at maiming us in creative ways." — Notebook

Teachable Perks

Progressing through The Hillbilly's Bloodweb IconHelp bloodweb.png will spawn their Teachable Variant at specific Levels:

  • Level 30: Enduring Teachable enduring.png
  • Level 35: Lightborn Teachable lightborn.png
  • Level 40: Tinkerer Teachable tinkerer.png

Obtaining the Teachable Perks will unlock them to spawn in the Bloodwebs of all other Killers.

Weapon: The Hammer

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The Hammer is the Primary Weapon of The Hillbilly.
The cattle hammer deals a sharp blow to the skull as the most effective manner of slaughter.

Power: The Chainsaw

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Quotes left.png A hulking and deadly Chainsaw of terrifying strength. Grinds through flesh, bone, and soul. Once revved up, sends its user into a violent frenzy. Quotes right.png


CHAINSAW:
Press and hold the Power button to break into a Chainsaw Sprint, moving at twice your regular Movement speed (9.2 m/s).
Survivors hit during a Chainsaw Sprint are put into the Dying State IconHelp dying.png.

  • Each Chainsaw action (starting, revving, and sprinting) will cause the Overheat meter to fill.
  • When the Overheat meter is filled, the Chainsaw cannot be used until its fully cooled down.
    • Reaching the Overheat limit will not interrupt an ongoing Chainsaw Sprint.
  • The Overheat meter decreases when the Chainsaw is not in use.

Power Trivia

Movement Speeds:

Main Article
  • Walking: 4.6 m/s
  • Charging: 3.68 m/s
  • Sprinting: 9.2 m/s


Charging:

  • Charge time: 2.5 seconds


Turn rate:

  • Initial Turn rate: 412°/s for 0.75 seconds
  • Eventual Turn rate: 32°/s


Cool-downs:

  • The Chainsaw applies the following Attack cool-downs:
    • 3 seconds for a successful Chainsaw hit
    • 3 seconds for a missed Chainsaw hit
    • 3 seconds for bumping into objects


Noise:

  • Noise range: 60 metres


Score Events:

  • Sprinting for at least 2 seconds triggers the Long Dash Score Event.


Overheating:

  • Heat limit: 100 Charges
    • Starting adds 5 Charges
    • Revving adds 8 c/s
    • Sprinting adds 2 c/s
  • Heat Dissipation rate: -3.5 c/s
    • after hitting the Limit: -6.6 c/s
  • Heat only accumulates whenever the Power button is pressed.


Add-ons for The Chainsaw

Icon Name Description
Steel Toe Boots
Steel Toe Boots Boots with a reinforced toe that offer protection from impact.
  • Reduces Cool-down time after hitting an obstacle during a Chainsaw Sprint by -12 %.
Junkyard Air Filter
Junkyard Air Filter A cracked and dusty filter.
It still manages to work better than the stock model.
  • Increases Overheat limit of the Chainsaw by +20 Charges.
Heavy Clutch
Heavy Clutch A well-made clutch that keeps the chain moving smoothly.
  • Decreases Collision Zone width of the Chainsaw by -30 %.
Speed Limiter
Speed Limiter A mechanical device that limits the amount of fuel small engines can intake at one time, forcing a constant and safe speed.
  • Grants 100 % Bonus Bloodpoints for Chainsaw Hit Score Events in the Deviousness DailyRitualIcon deviousness.png Category.
  • Hits with either Bubba's Chainsaw or the Chainsaw do not automatically trigger the Dying State IconHelp dying.png.
Dad's Boots
Dad's Boots A pair of trusty boots, pulled from the corpse of Max Thompson Senior.
  • Increases Turn speed during the Chainsaw Sprint by +28 %.
Punctured Muffler
Punctured Muffler A roughly modified muffler that allows for extra air flow.
  • Increases Chainsaw Cooling speed by +50 %.
Off-brand Motor Oil
Off-brand Motor Oil Affordable oil that can be used to lubricate noisy chains.
  • Reduces the range within which Chainsaw noises can be heard by -30 %.
Death Engravings
Death Engravings Engravings found on the Chainsaw body counting the amount of lives it took.
Fills the user with determination.
  • Increases Movement speed during a Chainsaw Sprint by +15 %.
  • Decreases Heat gained from charging the Chainsaw by -14 %.
  • Increases Charge time of the Chainsaw by +12 %.
Big Buckle
Big Buckle A glorious, shining belt worn by many good ol' country boys.
Mother's Helpers
Mother's Helpers A small number of caffeine pills found in Evelyn Thompson's purse.
Side effects include nervousness and irritability.
  • Reduces Charge time of the Chainsaw by -18 % for 30 seconds after being stunned by a Pallet IconHelp pullDown.png.

"Doctor, please, more of these!" — Evelyn Thompson

Low Kickback Chains
Low Kickback Chains A specialised chain that reduces the likelihood of kickback.
  • Reduces Cool-down time after hitting an obstacle during a Chainsaw Sprint by -28 % .
Leafy Mash
Leafy Mash A wet mash of fragrant leaves that mask a hunter's scent when stalking prey.
  • Gain the Undetectable IconStatusEffects undetectable.png Status Effect for 15 seconds after hitting a Survivor with the Chainsaw.
Doom Engravings
Doom Engravings Engravings found on the Chainsaw body representing the dark beast that lives in the Fog.
Fills the user with determination.
  • Increases Movement speed during a Chainsaw Sprint by +20 %.
  • Decreases Heat gained from charging the Chainsaw by -14 %.
  • Increases Charge time of the Chainsaw by +12 %.
Black Grease
Black Grease Thick grease that can be applied beneath the eyes to reduce glare.
  • Increases Charge speed of the Chainsaw by +18 % for 30 seconds after being blinded.
Tuned Carburettor
Tuned Carburettor Despite being caked in dirt and oil, this carburettor has been well adjusted.
  • Reduces Charge time of the Chainsaw by -25 %.
  • Decreases base Movement speed of The Hillbilly to 4.4 m/s.
Spiked Boots
Spiked Boots Boots with strapped-on pieces of metal which burrow into mud for more stability and control with each step.
  • Increases Turn speed during the Chainsaw Sprint by +44 %.
  • Increases Cool-down time after hitting an obstacle during a Chainsaw Sprint by +28 %.
Pighouse Gloves
Pighouse Gloves Rancid smelling gloves, soiled with unknown substances.
Despite everything wrong with them, they do have thick fabric.

"Ain't no mess can stain a hard-workin' man's soul." — Max Thompson Sr.

LoPro Chains
LoPro Chains Light chains that decrease the weight of the Chainsaw, allowing for greater manoeuvrability.
  • Continue the Chainsaw Sprint after breaking a Pallet IconHelp pullDown.png or Breakable Wall IconHelp breakableDoors.png with the Chainsaw.
  • Survivors hit with the Chainsaw within 5 seconds of breaking a Pallet or a Breakable Wall are only damaged for a single Health State IconStatusEffects healing.png.
Apex Muffler
Apex Muffler A masterfully crafted chainsaw muffler that outperforms all others.
  • Silences the Chainsaw for all Survivors outside The Hillbilly's Terror Radius IconHelp terrorRadius.png.
Iridescent Brick
Iridescent Brick Once representative of Max Junior's confinement, this was the first brick to fall when his room's barricade came crashing down.
  • Gain the Undetectable IconStatusEffects undetectable.png Status Effect until you stop sprinting after maintaining a Chainsaw Sprint for 2 seconds.

"What kinda ruckus you stirrin', boy?" — Max Thompson Sr.


Achievements

Main article: Achievements

There are 2 Achievements related to The Hillbilly:

Icon Name Description
Adept Hillbilly}}
Adept Hillbilly Achieve a Merciless Victory with The Hillbilly IconHelpLoading hillbilly.png using only his Unique Perks: Enduring IconPerks enduring.png, Lightborn IconPerks lightborn.png & Tinkerer IconPerks tinkerer.png.
The Grind}}
The Grind With The Hillbilly IconHelpLoading hillbilly.png, chainsaw 100 / 50 Survivors.


Cosmetic Options

Players can choose from a variety of Cosmetic options to customise The Hillbilly:

Base Cosmetics

Default

Icon Name Body Rarity Description Additional Notes
Hillbilly Body01.png Farmhand's Undershirt CategoryIcon upperBody.png Common Twisted, crooked skin covered with the rags of the unwanted.
Hillbilly Legs01.png Torn Jeans CategoryIcon legs.png Common A life imprisoned in a cage requires no fine clothing.
Hillbilly Weapon01.png Brutal Cattle Hammer CategoryIcon weapons.png Common The cattle hammer deals a sharp blow to the skull as the most effective manner of slaughter.
HB Hammer01 Addon01.png Dull Hammer CategoryIcon weapons.png Common Edged striking surface delivers an awful and violent killing blow. Alternate customisation of the default Brutal Cattle Hammer

Prestige

Icon Name Body Rarity Description Additional Notes
Hillbilly Body01 P01.png Slaughterhouse Casual CategoryIcon upperBody.png Rare His violence-filled rage covers the body with fluids of others. 3rd Prestige Reward
Hillbilly Legs01 P01.png Bloodstained Farmwear CategoryIcon legs.png Rare Everyday work clothes for life in the slaughterhouse. 2nd Prestige Reward
Hillbilly Weapon01 P01.png Bloody Soaked Cattle Hammer CategoryIcon weapons.png Rare The blood of countless animals runs free with the brains of victims. 1st Prestige Reward

Alternatives

Special

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Icon Name Body Rarity Description Event
TC W02.png Marked Spike Maul CategoryIcon weapons.png Common A heavy spiking hammer with an asymmetrical elongated double faced hardened steel head. An almost imperceptible whisper echoes in the wielder's mind: "anoyk yeqkany'ye hvay'k l'gnoo eydokl'x : sekall'o ammk'ix" 1 Year Anniversary
HB Torso01 Halloween.png All Hallows' Eyes CategoryIcon upperBody.png Uncommon Something wicked pierces the shadows of this frightful night.

"Have a fabulous Halloween 2016!" -The Dead by Daylight Team

2016 Halloween Event
TC Body01 WinterEvent2017.png Frosty Eyes CategoryIcon upperBody.png Uncommon Heart chilling eyes of the cold blooded.

"Have a Wonderful Winter 2017-2018!" - The Dead by Daylight Team

Winter Solstice 2017

Event

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Icon Name Body Rarity Description Event Exclusive to Event Participation
TC W06 SummerEvent2018.png Pro-Pain CategoryIcon weapons.png Event This spiked hammer combines rusty BBQ tools from the old Coldwind farmhouse. It offers a crafty way to tenderize even the most venous meat. Waste not, want not. Scorching Summer BBQ No
TC W01 01.png Brutal Rat Hammer CategoryIcon weapons.png Event A hefty cattle hammer with a festive rodent flair. Scarlet Swarm Yes
TC Head01 4A.png Crown of the Entity CategoryIcon upperBody.png Event A crown emanating a festive and ominous aura created by the Entity's biggest fan. Fourth Year Anniversary Yes
Crown 5A.png 5th Anniversary Crown CategoryIcon head.png Event A crown crafted for a very special anniversary.

"Thank you for supporting & inspiring us along the years!" - The Dead by Daylight Team

Fifth Year Anniversary Yes

DLC

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Icon Name Body Rarity Description DLC
HB Torso02.png The Scarecrow CategoryIcon upperBody.png Uncommon When you have nothing else but to put the family's scarecrow's clothes on. Bloodstained Sack
HB Torso03.png Rancher's Vest & Hat CategoryIcon upperBody.png Uncommon From the Thompson's wardrobe, one of his father's preferred looks when going out to the city. Bloodstained Sack

Exclusives

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Icon Name Body Rarity Description Event
HB Hammer01 LP01.png Legacy Hillbilly 1 CategoryIcon weapons.png Very Rare The touch of the Entity leaves burning scars and blisters of light. Is it a gift or a curse? Legacy Prestige Reward
HB Legs01 LP01.png Legacy Hillbilly 2 CategoryIcon legs.png Very Rare The touch of the Entity leaves burning scars and blisters of light. Is it a gift or a curse? Legacy Prestige Reward
HB Torso01 LP01.png Legacy Hillbilly 3 CategoryIcon upperBody.png Very Rare The touch of the Entity leaves burning scars and blisters of light. Is it a gift or a curse? Legacy Prestige Reward

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Icon Name Body Rarity Description Outfit Collection Tome Tier
TC Torso05 03.png Auto Mo-Boys CategoryIcon upperBody.png Very Rare A tight-fitting jacket clearly made for someone of smaller stature. The inside tag has a name written on it in sloppy, black marker. Highwayman Bloodthirsty Mechanic 1 46
TC Legs05 03.png Brown Patch Slacks CategoryIcon legs.png Very Rare Pants reinforced with added material and complimented with an eye-catching belt buckle. They hold up well during a murderous chase through thorny bushes. Highwayman Bloodthirsty Mechanic 1 69
TC W05 03.png Hard Stock Shotgun CategoryIcon weapons.png Very Rare Any frustration over the gun's damage barrel can be alleviated by bludgeoning the stock into the victim's head. Highwayman Bloodthirsty Mechanic 1 60
TC Torso04 01.png Wild Cap CategoryIcon upperBody.png Rare A soft, fuzzy cap made of raccoon skins with a cute tail at the back. It's the inanimate pet you always dreamed of. No Outfit No Collection 3 5
TC Torso011.png Pig-Headed CategoryIcon upperBody.png Very Rare Even his parents’ prize-winning pig suffered his wrath, a stinking trophy to be adorned upon his head. Sunday Slaughter Unleashed 5 1
TC Legs011.png Hog Wild CategoryIcon legs.png Very Rare A farmboy’s attire, festooned with the stripped skin of a Coldwind Farm pig. A terrifying sight that could give pause to any sheriff’s in his way. Sunday Slaughter Unleashed 5 31
TC W011.png Butcher's Harvest CategoryIcon weapons.png Very Rare Sharpened knives, strapped to the metal frame of a sheriff car’s lights. An improvised weapon that demonstrates a proclivity for violence in the maker’s brain. Sunday Slaughter Unleashed 5 68
TC Torso01 03.png Glacial tissue CategoryIcon upperBody.png Very Rare He spent the entire winter ridding Coldwind Farm of anything that moved. Williwaw's Touch Winter Chill 6 47
TC Legs01 03.png Ice-capped Jeans CategoryIcon legs.png Very Rare A pair of bloodstained jeans that don’t smell that bad because of the cold. Williwaw's Touch Winter Chill 6 34
TC W01 03.png Tempest Hammer CategoryIcon weapons.png Very Rare The hammer is remarkably clean despite the amount of blood and brains it has spilled. Williwaw's Touch Winter Chill 6 26
TC Torso009 01.png Smokin' Bod CategoryIcon upperBody.png Very Rare The Hawaiian shirt frames an impressively char-grilled figure. Mmm... something smells good. 3rd Degree Heat Waterfront Massacre 8 63
TC Legs009 01.png Thrashed Beach Pants CategoryIcon legs.png Very Rare Cool down and show off those calves with tastefully mangled 3/4 pants. 3rd Degree Heat Waterfront Massacre 8 15
TC W06 02.png Propane Cudgel CategoryIcon weapons.png Very Rare This spiked hammer combines rusty BBQ tools from the old Coldwind farmhouse. It offers a crafty way to tenderize even the most venous meat. Waste not, want not. 3rd Degree Heat Waterfront Massacre 8 31
Completed Outfits
Icon Name Body Rarity Description Collection Tome Tiers
TC outfit 05 03.png Highwayman CategoryIcon outfits.png Very Rare There was some kid who used to wear a jacket just like this. He went for a drive one day and never made it home. Bloodthirsty Mechanic 1 46,60,69
TC outfit 011.png Sunday Slaughter CategoryIcon outfits.png Very Rare It was a day like no other on Coldwind Farm, as years of rage were finally unleashed in one horrific massacre. Unleashed 5 1,31,68
TC outfit 01 03.png Williwaw's Touch CategoryIcon outfits.png Very Rare After a blizzard, his appearance changed, but his murderous appetite stayed the same. Winter Chill 6 26,34,47
TC outfit 009 01.png 3rd Degree Heat CategoryIcon outfits.png Very Rare A scorching look that leaves permanent injuries. Waterfront Massacre 8 15,31,63

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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 Release Date
HillBilly outfit 007.png Coldwind Farming Common Taking care of the farm since the landowners died. Killing is easy, farming is hard. Ragged Undershirt (Deformed)

Filthy Jeans (Deformed)

Hillbilly Aberrations
90
IconHelp auricCells.png
1800
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018
HillBilly outfit 006.png Coldwind Farming Common Taking care of the farm since the landowners died. Killing is easy, farming is hard. Ragged Undershirt (Defiled)

Filthy Jeans (Defiled)

Hillbilly Aberrations
90
IconHelp auricCells.png
1800
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018
HillBilly outfit 005.png Coldwind Farming Common Taking care of the farm since the landowners died. Killing is easy, farming is hard. Ragged Undershirt (Scarred)

Filthy Jeans (Scarred)

Hillbilly Aberrations
90
IconHelp auricCells.png
1800
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018
HillBilly outfit 004.png Coldwind Farming Common Taking care of the farm since the landowners died. Killing is easy, farming is hard. Ragged Undershirt (Maimed)

Filthy Jeans (Maimed)

Hillbilly Aberrations
90
IconHelp auricCells.png
1800
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018
HillBilly outfit 003.png Coldwind Farming Common Taking care of the farm since the landowners died. Killing is easy, farming is hard. Ragged Undershirt (Disfigured)

Filthy Jeans (Disfigured)

Hillbilly Aberrations
90
IconHelp auricCells.png
1800
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018


HillBilly outfit 008.png Unwanted Child Uncommon Some dirty hand-me-downs for you. Blue-Gray Camo Tank Top

Patched-Up Jeans

Ripped Hand-Me-Down
180
IconHelp auricCells.png
3600
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
18 August 2018
HillBilly outfit 009.png Another Mouth to Feed Uncommon Some dirty hand-me-downs for you. Lumberjack Tank Top

Beer Fest Jeans

Ripped Hand-Me-Down
180
IconHelp auricCells.png
3600
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
18 August 2018


HillBilly outfit 001.png Frontier Miner Rare A life of isolation deep in the mountains. Surviving the wilderness. Eradicating any threats that come too close. Coonskin Cap

Man of the Wild

Bloodied Miner's Pick

Mountain Savage
675
IconHelp auricCells.png
13500
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018


HillBilly outfit 002.png Auto-Repair Reaper Very Rare Well, howdy. You look like you could use some help. You're lucky you arrived when you did! This is the last stop for about a days' drive from here. Buck's Hunting Cap

Grease-Stained Slacks

Busted Shotgun

Bloodthirsty Mechanic
1080
IconHelp auricCells.png
24 July 2018
HillBilly outfit 008 01.png Rabbit Season Very Rare Head into the woods for nature's bounty. Them varmints are good eatin'! Cookout Clothes

Bloody Overalls

Shock Hammer

Spring Ensembles
1080
IconHelp auricCells.png
17 April 2019
Hillbilly Outfit 007 01.png The Woodland Ranger Very Rare Learn to live off the land, building shelters, lighting fires and eating only what you kill yourself. Luckily, there's plenty to kill. Nature provides. Ranger Uniform

Muddy Jeans

Nature's Protection

Wicked Wares
1080
IconHelp auricCells.png
9 August 2019
TC outfit 010.png Pyromania Very Rare Darkness took a toll on The Hillbilly who had spent most of his days secluded in a dark, damp room. For the New Year, he sought the light that had been taken from him all those years ago. Gas Work

Short Fused

Firework Launcher Hammer

New Year Celebration
1080
IconHelp auricCells.png
29 December 2019
TC outfit 05 03.png Highwayman Very Rare There was some kid who used to wear a jacket just like this. He went for a drive one day and never made it home. Auto Mo-Boys

Brown Patch Slacks

Hard Stock Shotgun

Bloodthirsty Mechanic
675
IconHelp auricCells.png
13500
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
26 February 2021
TC outfit 009.png Buoy on the Beach Very Rare If chicks dig scars, they are gonna love you! Hot Bod

Chainsawed Beach Pants

Grill 'Em Good Cow Leg

Waterfront Massacre
1080
IconHelp auricCells.png
27 July 2021
TC outfit 012.png Vile Scarecrow

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Very Rare A repugnant patchwork of human skin that strikes fear in birds and humans alike. One-piece Outfit Harrowing Night
1080
IconHelp auricCells.png
21600
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
19 October 2021


HillBilly outfit 010.png Osseous Carcass Event A particularly aggressive specimen following experimentation. Injected in multiple locations to yield faster results, which caused sever fluid-filled lumps. Conjoined Souls

Swollen Cartilage

Festering Hammer

Hallowed Blight
1080
IconHelp auricCells.png
9 October 2019
CategoryIcon upperBody.png Upper Bodies
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Icon Name Rarity Description Outfit Collection Price Release Date
TC Torso01 CV05.png Ragged Undershirt (Deformed) Common Twisted, crooked skin covered with the badly torn remains of a victim's undershirt. Coldwind Farming Hillbilly Aberrations
50
IconHelp auricCells.png
900
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018
TC Torso01 CV04.png Ragged Undershirt (Defiled) Common Twisted, crooked skin covered with the badly torn remains of a victim's undershirt. Coldwind Farming Hillbilly Aberrations
50
IconHelp auricCells.png
900
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018
TC Torso01 CV03.png Ragged Undershirt (Scarred) Common Twisted, crooked skin covered with the badly torn remains of a victim's undershirt. Coldwind Farming Hillbilly Aberrations
50
IconHelp auricCells.png
900
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018
TC Torso01 CV02.png Ragged Undershirt (Maimed) Common Twisted, crooked skin covered with the badly torn remains of a victim's undershirt. Coldwind Farming Hillbilly Aberrations
50
IconHelp auricCells.png
900
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018
TC Torso01 CV01.png Ragged Undershirt (Disfigured) Common Twisted, crooked skin covered with the badly torn remains of a victim's undershirt. Coldwind Farming Hillbilly Aberrations
50
IconHelp auricCells.png
900
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018


TC Torso01 01.png Blue-Gray Camo Tank Top Uncommon What's left of the tank top you wanted. Unwanted Child Ripped Hand-Me-Down
100
IconHelp auricCells.png
1800
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
18 August 2018
TC Torso01 02.png Lumberjack Tank Top Uncommon What's left of the tank top you wanted. Another Mouth to Feed Ripped Hand-Me-Down
100
IconHelp auricCells.png
1800
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
18 August 2018


TC Torso04.png Coonskin Cap Rare A soft, fuzzy cap made of racoon skins with a cute tail at the back. It's the inanimate pet you always dreamed of.

That's a proper mountain man beard too. It will provide much warmth through the winter months.

Frontier Miner Mountain Savage
250
IconHelp auricCells.png
4500
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018


TC Torso05.png Buck's Hunting Cap Very Rare Don't mind the muttonchops. The cap itself is a suspiciously tight fit.

The inside of the cap has the word "Buck" written in smudged, black pen.

Auto-Repair Reaper Bloodthirsty Mechanic
400
IconHelp auricCells.png
24 July 2018
TC Torso008.png Cookout Clothes Very Rare Thick cotton soaks up any fat stains, while the bandolier holds whiskey and hot sauce for basting, and tasting. Rabbit Season Spring Ensembles
400
IconHelp auricCells.png
17 April 2019
TC Torso007.png Ranger Uniform Very Rare Broad-brimmed hat and a decorated shirt to scout the woodlands for new victims. Includes badges for Fire Safety, Woodland Management, and Knot Tying. FYI, a noose counts as a knot. The Woodland Ranger Wicked Wares
400
IconHelp auricCells.png
9 August 2019
TC Torso010.png Gas Work Very Rare He gathered all kinds of tools to tinker a metallic frame for the pyre he planned to build. Pyromania New Year Celebration
400
IconHelp auricCells.png
29 December 2019
TC Torso05 03.png Auto Mo-Boys Very Rare A tight-fitting jacket clearly made for someone of smaller stature. The inside tag has a name written in sloppy, black marker. Highwayman Bloodthirsty Mechanic
250
IconHelp auricCells.png
4500
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
26 February 2021
TC Torso009.png Hot Bod Very Rare The Hawaiian shirt frames an impressively char-grilled figure. Mmm... something smells good. Buoy on the Beach Waterfront Massacre
400
IconHelp auricCells.png
27 July 2021


TC Torso006.png Conjoined Souls Event Dark pair of eyes, peering through a thick film of yellow secretions. Osseous Carcass Hallowed Blight
400
IconHelp auricCells.png
9 October 2019
CategoryIcon legs.png Legs
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Icon Name Rarity Description Outfit Collection Price Release Date
TC Legs01 CV05.png Filthy Jeans (Deformed) Common These ruined jeans are the opposite of fine clothing. Coldwind Farming Hillbilly Aberrations
50
IconHelp auricCells.png
900
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018
TC Legs01 CV04.png Filthy Jeans (Defiled) Common These ruined jeans are the opposite of fine clothing. Coldwind Farming Hillbilly Aberrations
50
IconHelp auricCells.png
900
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
12 June 2018
TC Legs01 CV03.png Filthy Jeans (Scarred) Common These ruined jeans are the opposite of fine clothing. Coldwind Farming Hillbilly Aberrations
50
IconHelp auricCells.png
900
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12 June 2018
TC Legs01 CV02.png Filthy Jeans (Maimed) Common These ruined jeans are the opposite of fine clothing. Coldwind Farming Hillbilly Aberrations
50
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900
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12 June 2018
TC Legs01 CV01.png Filthy Jeans (Disfigured) Common These ruined jeans are the opposite of fine clothing. Coldwind Farming Hillbilly Aberrations
50
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900
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12 June 2018


TC Legs01 01.png Patched-Up Jeans Uncommon These dirt-lined jeans are a new addition. They smell of cheap cologne and something else...perhaps rotten flesh. Unwanted Child Ripped Hand-Me-Down
100
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1800
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18 August 2018
TC Legs01 02.png Beer Fest Jeans Uncommon These dirt-lined jeans are a new addition. They smell of cheap cologne and something else...perhaps rotten flesh. Another Mouth to Feed Ripped Hand-Me-Down
100
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1800
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18 August 2018


TC Legs04.png Man of the Wild Rare Immerse yourself in the wilderness. Live off the land. Become one with nature. Devour some fresh roadkill. Drink your own urine (if necessary). The classic outfit of a true frontier survivalist! Frontier Miner Mountain Savage
250
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4500
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12 June 2018


TC Legs05.png Grease-Stained Slacks Very Rare These filthy slacks loosely resemble part of a uniform of sorts. They appear to be covered in dark stains. Could be grease... or dried blood. Auto-Repair Reaper Bloodthirsty Mechanic
400
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24 July 2018
TC Legs008.png Bloody Overalls Very Rare You can't catch a rabbit without getting your hands, and pants, dirty. Rabbit Season Spring Ensembles
400
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17 April 2019
TC Legs007.png Muddy Jeans Very Rare A pair of comfortable jeans for searching and executing any distressed visitor. The Woodland Ranger Wicked Wares
400
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9 August 2019
TC Legs010.png Short Fused Very Rare At midnight, he lit up his creation and a wall of fire engulfed him. Pyromania New Year Celebration
400
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29 December 2019
TC Legs05 03.png Brown Patch Slacks Very Rare Pants reinforced with added material and complimented with an eye-catching belt buckle. They held up well during a murderous chase through thorny brush. Highwayman Bloodthirsty Mechanic
250
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4500
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26 February 2021
TC Legs009.png Chainsawed Beach Pants Very Rare Cool down and show off those calves with tastefully mangled 3/4 pants. Buoy on the Beach Waterfront Massacre
400
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27 July 2021


TC Legs006.png Swollen Cartilage Event Sharp, protuberant fibula, inflamed by excessive lymph. Osseous Carcass Hallowed Blight
400
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9 October 2019
CategoryIcon weapons.png Weapons
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Icon Name Rarity Description Outfit Collection Price Release Date
TC W03.png Vicious Miner's Shovel Uncommon A simple shovel. Probably dangerous when used as a weapon. Ya dig? No Outfit Mountain Savage
100
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1800
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24 July 2018
TC W03 02.png Cruel Shovel Uncommon A simple shovel. Probably dangerous when used as a weapon. Ya dig? No Outfit Mountain Savage
100
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1800
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24 July 2018
TC W03 01.png Brutal Shovel Uncommon A simple shovel. Probably dangerous when used as a weapon. Ya dig? No Outfit Mountain Savage
100
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1800
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24 July 2018


TC W04 02.png Onyx Pickaxe Rare This weighted pickaxe was once used for chipping away at stone. These days it is used for chipping away at bone. No Outfit Mountain Savage
250
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12 June 2018
TC W04 01.png Chrome Pickaxe Rare This weighted pickaxe was once used for chipping away at stone. These days it is used for chipping away at bone.

That was not the play.

No Outfit Mountain Savage
250
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4500
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12 June 2018
TC W04.png Bloodied Miner's Pickaxe Rare This weighted pickaxe was once used for chipping away at stone. These days it is used for chipping away at bone. Frontier Miner Mountain Savage
250
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4500
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12 June 2018


TC W05 01.png Spiked Shotgun Very Rare This weapon don't shoot slugs... it makes 'em!

Spiked... for your pleasure.

No Outfit Bloodthirsty Mechanic
400
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7200
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24 July 2018
TC W05.png Busted Shotgun Very Rare This weapon don't shoot slugs... it makes 'em! Auto-Repair Reaper Bloodthirsty Mechanic
400
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24 July 2018
TC W05 02.png Barbed Shotgun Very Rare This weapon don't shoot slugs... it makes 'em!

Come here, my little sausage.

No Outfit Bloodthirsty Mechanic
400
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7200
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24 July 2018
TC W008.png Shock Hammer Very Rare Not everyone has the time to craft a club from wood, and that car's just sitting on those blocks... Rabbit Season Spring Ensembles
400
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17 April 2019
TC W007.png Nature's Protection Very Rare You can find anything you need in the woods, even a sturdy weapon, such as this. Trees harbor a lot of anger, and you can help to let it out. The Woodland Ranger Wicked Wares
400
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9 August 2019
TC W009.png Grill 'Em Good Cow Leg Very Rare A hefty chunk of flesh and bone, cooked to perfection and crawling with maggots. Probably the best tasting weapon out there. Buoy on the Beach Waterfront Massacre
400
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27 July 2019
TC W010.png Firework Launcher Hammer Very Rare He repurposed a broken firework launcher into a weapon to bludgeon sozzled partygoers at the local trailer park. Pyromania New Year Celebration
400
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29 December 2019
TC W05 03.png Hard Stock Shotgun Very Rare Any frustration over the gun's damaged barrel can be alleviated by bludgeoning the stock into a victim's head. Highwayman Bloodthirsty Mechanic
250
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4500
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26 February 2021


TC W006.png Festering Hammer Event A wooden-handle hammer punctured by nails dipped in bile to pummel your prey to a slimy pulp. Osseous Carcass Hallowed Blight
400
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9 October 2019


DLC

Main article: Downloadable Content

The Hillbilly is part of 1 DLC:


History

Up to Patch 4.1.0

CHAINSAW:
Press and hold the Power button to charge the Chainsaw:

  • Break into a crazed Chainsaw Sprint upon activation, moving at tremendously increased speed (9.2 m/s).
  • Survivors hit by the Chainsaw are automatically put into the Dying State IconHelp dying.png.

Power Trivia:

  • The default Time penalty for bumping into objects lasted for 3 seconds.
  • The default Charge time took 2.5 seconds.
  • The default Cool-down time lasted for 3 seconds.
  • The Chainsaw Noise could be heard within 60 metres.


Change Log

Patch 4.1.0

  • Rework: reworked The Chainsaw IconPowers chainsaw.png and the majority of its Add-ons IconHelp addons.png.
  • Added a unique Chase and Menu Theme for The Hillbilly.
  • Added an audio cue, causing The Hillbilly to roar when starting to Chainsaw Sprint.

Patch 4.1.1

  • Rebalancing: several balance changes and improvements to the newly reworked Add-ons.

Patch 4.1.2

  • Rebalancing: lowered the Heat dissipation from -5 c/s to -3.5 c/s.

Patch 4.7.0

  • Quality of Life: the Chainsaw now continuously revs while in the Charge state.


Trivia

  • In the original Lore with the Game's release, The Hillbilly is referred to as an unnamed child, but the official Art Book revealed it to be "Max Thompson", same as his father.
    • Memory 3729 in Tome V - Unleashed subsequently revealed that The Hillbilly had longed to have been named the same as his father and eventually took on the name by his own volition, despite his parents never having called him any name, having just referred to him as "Boy".
  • The Hillbilly is based on Leatherface, both having similarly disfigured faces and wielding Hammers and Chainsaws.
    • The Developers originally wanted to have Leatherface in the game, but obtaining the licence was not an option at that point during development.
  • According to the Manual, The Hillbilly had killed his parents, which was confirmed by Memories 3729 and 3730 in Tome V - Unleashed, but the site contradicts itself on whether or not their bodies were found.
    • The Coldwind Farm Lore states: "...remains were discovered in the basement, both from Mr and Mrs Adams together with livestock".
      • It should be noted here that the family name "Adams" was likely a Work in Progress name for the Thompsons and that "Mr and Mrs Adams" here actually refers to Max and Evelyn Thompson.
    • The Hillbilly's Lore states: "they never found the bodies of Max and Evelyn, but they did find tortured and disembowelled animals, all over the farm."
  • Benedict Baker's journal entry about The Hillbilly makes little sense as the first hand-held, motorised Chainsaws weren't invented until in 1918 and thus a man that, according to Baker, was taken into the Entity's Realm in 1896 should not know about their existence, let alone how to use one.
  • The Hillbilly was the first Killer with an ability that allowed him to instantly put a Survivor into the Dying State IconHelp dying.png.
  • The Hillbilly limps when he walks and hunches over when he stands. However, when breaking a Pallet or damaging a Generator, his posture is completely straight as this interaction uses a default animation for most Killers.
  • The Hillbilly's Theme music is a remix of the All Hallows' Eve Theme music from around Halloween 2017.
    • The Hillbilly's version adds a new melody line on top of the otherwise same accompaniment.


Gallery

For more go to the Hillbilly's Gallery


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 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 Min Feng SurvivorMin.png S10 charSelect portrait.png David King SurvivorDavid.png
CHAPTERS VI - X S11 charSelect portrait.png Quentin Smith SurvivorQuentin.png S12 charSelect portrait.png David Tapp SurvivorTapp.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 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
CHAPTERS XX - XXII S26 charSelect portrait.png Jill Valentine SurvivorJill.png S27 charSelect portrait.png Leon Scott Kennedy SurvivorLeon.png S28 charSelect portrait.png Mikaela Reid SurvivorMikaela.png S29 charSelect portrait.png Jonah Vasquez SurvivorJonah.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 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 - XXI 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}} K25 charSelect portrait.png Elliot Spencer - The Cenobite IconHelpLoading cenobite.png
CHAPTER XXII K26 charSelect portrait.png Carmina Mora - The Artist IconHelpLoading artist.png
LEGENDARY CHARACTERS
K25 Chatterer charSelect portrait.png The Chatterer S27 Chris charSelect portrait.png Chris Redfield S26 Claire charSelect portrait.png Claire Redfield Cybil Temporary.png Cybil Bennett S22 James charSelect portrait.png James Sunderland QM Jonathan charSelect portrait.png Jonathan Byers
S22 Lisa charSelect portrait.png Lisa Garland K07 Look-See charSelect portrait.png The Look-See K08 Mordeo charSelect portrait.png The Mordeo
ULTRA RARE CHARACTERS
K21 Ferryman charSelect portrait.png The Ferryman K01 Krampus charSelect portrait.png The Krampus K18 Minotaur charSelect portrait.png The Minotaur
COSTUME CHARACTERS
Alessa Cosmetic Icon.png Alessa Gillespie K06 Birch charSelect portrait.png The Birch
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
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