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Steve Harrington
S19 charSelect portrait.png
Gender Male
Role Former Jock
Nationality American
DLC Stranger Things
Voice Actor Undisclosed Voice Actor

Steve Harrington is one of 29 Survivors IconHelpLoading survivor.png currently featured in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png.

He was introduced as one of two Survivors of CHAPTER XIII: Stranger Things, a Chapter DLC released on 17 September 2019, which remained available until the Chapter's departure from Dead by Daylight on 17 November 2021.

He originated from the 2016 Sci-Fi-Horror Web Television series Stranger Things.

He remains available as a playable Character for all Players, who had purchased Steve prior to 17 November 2021.


Overview

Steve Harrington is a former jock, able to protect and support his fellow Survivors while providing his own brand of humour.

His personal Perks, Babysitter IconPerks babysitter.png, Camaraderie IconPerks camaraderie.png, and Second Wind IconPerks secondWind.png, enable him to distract Killers, tolerate pain, and get back into the fight.

Difficulty rating: Easy
(based on only using his Unique Perks)


Lore

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Popular and arrogant, yet compassionate, Steve Harrington is an unlikely mentor and leader.
He often acts as a surrogate big brother to a younger boy named Dustin.
He even helped him find his slimy inter-dimensional pet Demogorgon, D'Artagnan.
His reputation as a protector grew and he soon became a sort of "babysitter" for a group of kids in Hawkins with a knack for messing around with strange and dangerous things.
His courage is unmatched so that he was even able to fend off a Demogorgon when it threatened his friends.
One evening he received a call for assistance from his friend Nancy Wheeler.
He drove all the way to the Hawkins National Laboratory to see if she was okay.
He searched the area but only found her notebook.
Before he realised what was happening the ground opened up and a swirl of black mist filled his eyes.
When he awakened he was in a strange place that seemed familiar but unfamiliar at the same time.


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Unique Perks

Steve came with 3 Perks IconHelp perks.png that were unique to him until the departure of the Chapter from Dead by Daylight:

Babysitter Babysitter
THIS PERK HAS BEEN RETIRED.

While you have a reputation for being self-centred, you risk it all to help those in need.

When you unhook a SurvivorIconHelpLoading survivor.png, the rescued Survivor will leave neither Scratch MarksIconHelp scratchMarks.png nor Pools of BloodIconStatusEffects bleeding.png for the next 4/6/8 seconds.

  • Both you and the KillerIconHelpLoading killer.png see each other's AuraIconHelp auras.png for 4 seconds.

"I promised to keep you shitheads safe, and that's exactly what I plan on doing." — Steve Harrington

Camaraderie Camaraderie
THIS PERK HAS BEEN RETIRED.

Life has taught you the importance of friendship which has given you strength.

While you are on the HookIconHelpLoading hook.png in the Struggle Phase, Camaraderie activates:

  • If another SurvivorIconHelpLoading survivor.png is within 16 metres of your Hook while Camaraderie is active, the Struggle Phase timer is paused for 26/30/34 seconds.

"So, remember once you get in there... pretend like you don't care. There you go, you're learning my friend. You're learning." — Steve Harrington

Second Wind Second Wind
THIS PERK HAS BEEN RETIRED.

You have learnt to avoid awkward situations with parents.

Part of you still thinks your best option is to run away and hope things will take care of themselves.
When you heal another SurvivorIconHelpLoading survivor.png for the equivalent of 1 Health StateIconStatusEffects healing.png, Second Wind activates:

  • The next time you are unhooked or unhook yourself, you suffer from the BrokenIconStatusEffects broken.png Status Effect until Second Wind deactivates.
  • You are automatically healed 1 Health State after 28/24/20 seconds.

While Second Wind is active, the following conditions will deactivate it:

  • Successfully being healed by Second Wind.
  • Being put into the Dying StateIconHelp dying.png before the timer elapses.

Second Wind does not activate if you already suffer from the Broken Status Effect.
"Yeah, that's a no." — Steve Harrington

Teachable Perks

Progressing through Steve's Bloodweb IconHelp bloodweb.png would spawn their Teachable Variant at specific Levels:

  • Level 30: Babysitter Teachable babysitter.png
  • Level 35: Camaraderie Teachable camaraderie.png
  • Level 40: Second Wind Teachable secondWind.png

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


Achievements

Main article: Achievements

With the Chapter's departure from Dead by Daylight, there are no Achievements related to Steve anymore.


Cosmetic Options

Players could choose from a variety of Cosmetic options to customise Steve:

Base Cosmetics

Default

Icon Name Body Rarity Description
QM Head01.png Tousled Mane CategoryIcon head.png Common Classic 80's feathered mullet to attract all the attention! A style for those who feel bold and confident.
QM Torso01.png Casual Rolled Sleeves CategoryIcon torso.png Common A relaxed look that Steve's worn through the halls of Hawkins High School.
QM Legs01.png 80's Denim & Sneakers CategoryIcon legs.png Common Worn on the first day of class and still holding up strong.

Prestige

Icon Name Body Rarity Description Additional Notes
QM Head01 P01.png Bloody & Hairspray CategoryIcon head.png Rare If you do four puffs of hairspray no one will notice the bloody splatter. 3rd Prestige Reward
QM Torso01 P01.png Bloody Rolled Sleeves CategoryIcon torso.png Rare To be damn good babysitter, you've got to be willing to face off against the boogeyman! 1st Prestige Reward
QM Legs01 P01.png Bloody 80's Denim CategoryIcon legs.png Rare You've been through a lot but you're still standing. Not bad for a kid from small town, Indiana 2nd Prestige Reward

Alternatives

DLC

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Icon Name Body Rarity Description DLC
QM Torso01 01.png Scuffed Rolled Sleeves CategoryIcon torso.png Common A relaxed look that Steve wore in the halls of Hawkins High School. CHAPTER XIII: Stranger Things

Previous Store Options

Before Steve's departure, the following In-Game Store options were available:

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 Release Date
QM outfit 02.png Scoops Ahoy Very Rare Set sail on an ocean of flavors. Scoops Ahoy Hat

Ice Cream Architect

Scoops Ahoy Shorts

Upside Down 17 September 2019
QM outfit 006.png Last-Minute Babysitter Very Rare More than a pretentious jock, he's a pretty good babysitter. Perfect Hair

Pet Finder

Dirty Denims & Sneakers

Battle of the Exes 6 November 2019
QM outfit 008.png This-Is-Not-Happening Very Rare All he wanted was to keep the kids safe but they didn't like being on the bench. They wanted to help save the day. Post-Concussion Mask

That's-A-No Jacket

Stop-The-Car Pants

Tunnel Crashers 5 February 2020
QM Outfit 009.png High School Hunk Very Rare In those days, Steve was at the height of his popularity. The Harrington

Polo Strong

Autumn Khakis

Moments of Growth 9 February 2021
QM Outfit 010.png Jonathan Byers

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Legendary As Nancy & Jonathan attempt to expose the Hawkins Lab's secret operations, they must admit first what deteriorated their relationship and how to fix it. One-piece Outfit Moment of Truth 3 June 2021
CategoryIcon head.png Heads
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Icon Name Rarity Description Outfit Collection Release Date
QM Head02.png Scoops Ahoy Hat Very Rare A sailor hat for a part-time job at the mall and investigating SECRET RUSSIAN COMMUNICATIONS. Unfortunately, it hides your best feature. Scoops Ahoy Upside Down 17 September 2019
QM Head006.png Perfect Hair Very Rare The hairdo that takes forever but looks rebellious and carefree. Last-Minute Babysitter Battle of the Exes 6 November 2019
QM Head008.png Post-Concussion Mask Very Rare His face was bruised up from the wild rage of a bully, who had shown up unexpectedly to beat up the kids. Steve was still recuperating from that fight. This-Is-Not-Happening Tunnel Crashers 5 February 2020
QM Head009.png The Harrington Very Rare They didn’t call him Steve ‘The Hair’ Harrington for nothing. High School Hunk Days of Growth 9 February 2021
CategoryIcon torso.png Torsos
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Icon Name Rarity Description Outfit Collection Release Date
QM Torso007.png Red Nosed Rare All he wanted for Christmas was Nancy's forgiveness. Better to apologize than be heartbroken over the holidays. No Outfit Ugly Sweaters 11 December 2019
QM Torso02.png Ice Cream Architect Very Rare You got the job, just wait till you tell Henderson. Scoops Ahoy Upside Down 17 September 2019
QM Torso006.png Pet Finder Very Rare A cool outfit to help a friend find a strange pet. Last-Minute Babysitter Battle of the Exes 6 November 2019
QM Torso008.png That's-A-No Jacket Very Rare Maybe he could have convinced the kids to stay put. He was on a roll before a bully had shown up. But he lost both fights when Billy swiftly knocked him down. This-Is-Not-Happened Tunnel Crashers 5 February 2020
QM Torso009.png Polo Strong Very Rare A smart looking long-sleeved shirt from Steve’s younger days. High School Hunk Moments of Growth 9 February 2021
CategoryIcon legs.png Legs
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Icon Name Rarity Description Outfit Collection Release Date
QM Legs02.png Scoops Ahoy Shorts Very Rare These sailor shorts come with a holstered ice cream scoop for quickly slinging ice cream to Starcourt Mall's patrons. Scoops Ahoy Upside Down 17 September 2019
QM Legs006.png Dirty Denim & Sneakers Very Rare Luring an interdimensional slug requires slivers of raw meat that may stain pants and sneakers. Last-Minute Babysitter Battle of the Exes 6 November 2019
QM Legs008.png Stop-The-Car Pants Very Rare Steve could have been left behind, but he was brought along in the car the kids had stolen. Dustin had voiced for Steve, who was unconscious at the time, promising them he'd be cool. This-Is-Not-Happening Tunnel Crashers 5 February 2020
QM Legs009.png Autumn Khakis Very Rare Well-made pants paired with matching brown shoes. High School Hunk Days of Growth 9 February 2021

Alternate Character Models

Steve had 1 alternate Character model available in the in-game Store until the Chapter's departure from Dead by Daylight:


DLC

Main article: Downloadable Content

Steve was part of 1 DLC:


Trivia

  • Steve was the twelfth licensed Character to be introduced to Dead by Daylight.
  • Steve was the licensed Survivor, who resembled his original actor's likeness the most.

Cosmetic Trivia

Steve Harrington as "Jonathan Byers"

  • Steve's Legendary Outfit, "Jonathan Byers", is a character from the 2016 Sci-Fi-Horror Netflix Series Stranger Things.


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 Feng Min SurvivorFeng.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
K08 Baba Yaga charSelect portrait.png The Baba Yaga 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
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