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* It actually makes sense that the Legion are considered one of the weakest Killers, if not ''the'' weakest Killer, by general standards considering that... they're a gang. They're used to operating in a "pack", not being required to hunt solo, and so chances are, from an in-universe perspective, even ''they're'' probably at a place of needing to re-strategize their tactics.


** More specifically, the devs say the Entity can pull anyone in from any time period. It might be able to travel through time.

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** More specifically, the devs say the Entity can pull anyone in from any time period. It might be able to travel through time.time.
* The mere idea that different slasher movies are in the same universe according to Dead By Daylight. LET THAT SINK IN!!


** Scratch that; as of "Demise of the Faithful" the Entity has existed as far back as ''3100 B.C.''

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** Scratch that; as of "Demise of the Faithful" the Entity has existed as far back as ''3100 B.C.''''
** More specifically, the devs say the Entity can pull anyone in from any time period. It might be able to travel through time.

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** The Plague; Adiris is an AncientEvil from a distant empire, similar to ''Film/TheMummy'', particularly the 2017 version.


* [[TimeAbyss 1896]] is the latest date.

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* [[TimeAbyss 1896]] is the latest date.date.
**Scratch that; as of "Demise of the Faithful" the Entity has existed as far back as ''3100 B.C.''


** The Trapper: The cold, calculating type. He resembles early Jason, Both characters do their killing for a parental figure, and rely heavily on drop attacks and traps. The Trapper could also be compared to the Miner from MyBloodyValentine.

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** The Trapper: The cold, calculating type. He resembles early Jason, Both characters do their killing for a parental figure, and rely heavily on drop attacks and traps. The Trapper could also be compared to the Miner from MyBloodyValentine.''Film/MyBloodyValentine''.



** The Wraith: The TragicMonster type. He was tricked into becoming a killer, or snapped from a horrible thing or event. This closely reflects the situation of [[TheFly Doctor Seth Brundle]] or [[Literature/TheShining Jack Torrance]].
** The Nurse: The [[FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon "innocent" with an evil heart]]. This is an antagonist who seems innocent at first, but turns out to have an evil heart. The Nurse's backstory reveals her SanitySlippage, but it still stands with her being a nice person who casually commits murder. Good examples of similar killers are those in MotelHell or in FrightNight.
** The Doctor: TheMadDoctor or the DeadlyDoctor. Pretty self explanatory: He starts off with good intentions, but quickly spirals into evil schemes.

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** The Wraith: The TragicMonster type. He was tricked into becoming a killer, or snapped from a horrible thing or event. This closely reflects the situation of [[TheFly [[Film/TheFly1986 Doctor Seth Brundle]] or [[Literature/TheShining Jack Torrance]].
** The Nurse: The [[FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon "innocent" with an evil heart]]. This is an antagonist who seems innocent at first, but turns out to have an evil heart. The Nurse's backstory reveals her SanitySlippage, but it still stands with her being a nice person who casually commits murder. Good examples of similar killers are those in MotelHell ''Film/MotelHell'' or in FrightNight.
''Film/FrightNight1985''.
** The Doctor: TheMadDoctor The MadDoctor or the DeadlyDoctor. Pretty self explanatory: He starts off with good intentions, but quickly spirals into evil schemes.



** The Clown: The MonsterClown type. He is interntionally designed to trigger people's coulrophobia, resembling [[Film/It1990 Pennywise]] and various other killer clowns.
** The Spirit: A clear [[TheExpy expy]] of pale-face vengeful spirit girls from movies such as TheRing or [[Film/JuOn The Grudge]].
** The Legion: The "Group-of-Killers" type; the killer that isn't just one person, but several people working together with one goal in mind, ala {{Film/Scream}}. Like in those films, the Legion doesn't have any special abilities, just the urge to kill and the ability to do so.

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** The Clown: The MonsterClown type. He is interntionally intentionally designed to trigger people's coulrophobia, resembling [[Film/It1990 Pennywise]] and various other killer clowns.
** The Spirit: A clear [[TheExpy expy]] {{expy}} of pale-face vengeful spirit girls from movies such as TheRing ''Literature/TheRing'' or [[Film/JuOn ''[[Film/JuOn The Grudge]].
Grudge]]''.
** The Legion: The "Group-of-Killers" type; the killer that isn't just one person, but several people working together with one goal in mind, ala {{Film/Scream}}.''Film/{{Scream}}''. Like in those films, the Legion doesn't have any special abilities, just the urge to kill and the ability to do so.



* If Hillbilly (a disfigured chainsaw wielder who protects the family farm) was BHVR's way of getting a Leatherface [[TheExpy expy]] past copyright lawyers before they managed to get the rights to the character, the Legion (a set of teenagers brandishing a hunting knife who wear similar outfits and long white masks to appear as if they are one person) is clearly a similar rip-off, but for [[Film/Scream1996 Ghostface]].

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* If Hillbilly (a disfigured chainsaw wielder who protects the family farm) was BHVR's way of getting a Leatherface [[TheExpy expy]] {{expy}} past copyright lawyers before they managed to get the rights to the character, the Legion (a set of teenagers brandishing a hunting knife who wear similar outfits and long white masks to appear as if they are one person) is clearly a similar rip-off, but for [[Film/Scream1996 Ghostface]].


* If Hillbilly (a disfigured chainsaw wielder who protects the family farm) was BHVR's way of getting a Leatherface [[TheExpy expy]] past copyright lawyers before they managed to get the rights to the character, the Legion (a set of teenagers brandishing a hunting knife who wear similar outfits and long white masks to appear as if they are one person) is clearly a similar rip-off, but for [[Film/Scream(1996) Ghostface]].

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* If Hillbilly (a disfigured chainsaw wielder who protects the family farm) was BHVR's way of getting a Leatherface [[TheExpy expy]] past copyright lawyers before they managed to get the rights to the character, the Legion (a set of teenagers brandishing a hunting knife who wear similar outfits and long white masks to appear as if they are one person) is clearly a similar rip-off, but for [[Film/Scream(1996) [[Film/Scream1996 Ghostface]].


* If Hillbilly (a disfigured chainsaw wielder who protects the family farm) was BHVR's way of getting a Leatherface [[TheExpy expy]] past copyright lawyers before they managed to get the rights to the character, the Legion (a set of teenagers brandishing a hunting knife who wear similar outfits and long white masks to appear as if they are one person) is clearly a similar rip-off, but for [[Film/Scream Ghostface]].

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* If Hillbilly (a disfigured chainsaw wielder who protects the family farm) was BHVR's way of getting a Leatherface [[TheExpy expy]] past copyright lawyers before they managed to get the rights to the character, the Legion (a set of teenagers brandishing a hunting knife who wear similar outfits and long white masks to appear as if they are one person) is clearly a similar rip-off, but for [[Film/Scream [[Film/Scream(1996) Ghostface]].



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* If Hillbilly (a disfigured chainsaw wielder who protects the family farm) was BHVR's way of getting a Leatherface [[TheExpy expy]] past copyright lawyers before they managed to get the rights to the character, the Legion (a set of teenagers brandishing a hunting knife who wear similar outfits and long white masks to appear as if they are one person) is clearly a similar rip-off, but for [[Film/Scream Ghostface]].

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** The Legion: The "Group-of-Killers" type; the killer that isn't just one person, but several people working together with one goal in mind, ala {{Film/Scream}}. Like in those films, the Legion doesn't have any special abilities, just the urge to kill and the ability to do so.



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* Playing as the Killer gives you a first-person view, which allows you to focus on your targets. Playing as one of the survivors, meanwhile, gives you a third-person view, giving you much greater environmental awareness. You see this exact same thing in nature - predators have forward-facing eyes, giving them binocular vision which allows them to better focus on a target, whereas prey species typically have eyes on each side of their heads, for being able to see nearly everything around them. Prey need that environmental awareness in order to stand a chance of escaping from predators, and that's also why survivors play in third-person instead of first-person.

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** Adding onto this, let's be real: John Kramer might be good at what he does, but he's a man in poor health. He wouldn't be able to chase the survivors or carry them to the hooks by himself. He was even in a wheelchair around the end of his life. So unless the Entity would give him a giant mecha to pilot, I doubt he would be selected.



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* Occasionally, Killer players give the last Survivor a break and even carry them to the open trapdoor. It's nice of the player when they do this and for some Killers (like the Nurse) it might be believable, but it's uncharacteristic for killers like Freddy Krueger or Amanda Young to be letting people escape. And wouldn't the Entity be angry that they didn't sacrifice as many Survivors as they could've? That's where the FridgeBrilliance kicks in - out of universe, one player is just surprising another by giving them the escape. InUniverse, the last Survivor's hopes of escape have all been dashed, they have witnessed the bloody demise of their friends, and they expect to be killed - until miraculously, the Killer lets them escape. In other words, when they hit the DespairEventHorizon and would no longer give the Entity food even if they were hooked, [[ManipulativeBastard the]] [[CruelMercy Killer]] gives them back hope to carry into the next trial - and the next hook.


* One wonders how long the Entity has been around and active in the Dead By Daylight Universe....

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* One wonders how long the Entity has been around and active in the Dead By Daylight Universe....Universe....
*[[TimeAbyss 1896]] is the latest date.

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