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*** This {{YouTube}} comment from a video of Leatherface's voice sounds sums him up:
--> '''{{YouTube}} comment by "Professor Emil"''':"I find the most disturbing thing about Leatherface to not be the idea of another crazed man running around with a chainsaw, but the context in the character itself. If you're familiar with his lore/backstory, you should already know Bubba does not kill for pleasure, but out of a stockholm syndrome-esque fear. He was born to a family of insane cannibals closed off from society that he is extremely afraid of psychologically, but still emotionally attached to as it is his only family after all. He seemingly knows killing people is bad, but is terrified of both his kin and the constant chance of outsiders finding out they murder and consume others which naturally makes him afraid of and even feel threatened by complete strangers. Much like the Huntress, he never had any proper schooling or got to mature mentally and is essentially still a child in an adult's body...meaning he doesn't really know right from wrong morally. Now at the hands of an obscure, malevolent force, he is totally unable to comprehend what's happening around him, away from his only home and family. Just listen to him; the guy sounds absolutely mortified. He sobs, cries, and squeals uncontrollably like the same unlucky victims he butchers like pigs in a slaughterhouse. It may be difficult to empathise with a killer that wears and eats people, but Leatherface is just as afraid of the Entity as we [the survivors] are."

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*** This {{YouTube}} {{Website/YouTube}} comment from a video of Leatherface's voice sounds sums him up:
--> '''{{YouTube}} '''{{Website/YouTube}} comment by "Professor Emil"''':"I find the most disturbing thing about Leatherface to not be the idea of another crazed man running around with a chainsaw, but the context in the character itself. If you're familiar with his lore/backstory, you should already know Bubba does not kill for pleasure, but out of a stockholm syndrome-esque fear. He was born to a family of insane cannibals closed off from society that he is extremely afraid of psychologically, but still emotionally attached to as it is his only family after all. He seemingly knows killing people is bad, but is terrified of both his kin and the constant chance of outsiders finding out they murder and consume others which naturally makes him afraid of and even feel threatened by complete strangers. Much like the Huntress, he never had any proper schooling or got to mature mentally and is essentially still a child in an adult's body...meaning he doesn't really know right from wrong morally. Now at the hands of an obscure, malevolent force, he is totally unable to comprehend what's happening around him, away from his only home and family. Just listen to him; the guy sounds absolutely mortified. He sobs, cries, and squeals uncontrollably like the same unlucky victims he butchers like pigs in a slaughterhouse. It may be difficult to empathise with a killer that wears and eats people, but Leatherface is just as afraid of the Entity as we [the survivors] are."


*** This [[YouTube]] comment from a video of Leatherface's voice sounds sums him up:
--> '''[[YouTube]] comment by "Professor Emil"''':"I find the most disturbing thing about Leatherface to not be the idea of another crazed man running around with a chainsaw, but the context in the character itself. If you're familiar with his lore/backstory, you should already know Bubba does not kill for pleasure, but out of a stockholm syndrome-esque fear. He was born to a family of insane cannibals closed off from society that he is extremely afraid of psychologically, but still emotionally attached to as it is his only family after all. He seemingly knows killing people is bad, but is terrified of both his kin and the constant chance of outsiders finding out they murder and consume others which naturally makes him afraid of and even feel threatened by complete strangers. Much like the Huntress, he never had any proper schooling or got to mature mentally and is essentially still a child in an adult's body...meaning he doesn't really know right from wrong morally. Now at the hands of an obscure, malevolent force, he is totally unable to comprehend what's happening around him, away from his only home and family. Just listen to him; the guy sounds absolutely mortified. He sobs, cries, and squeals uncontrollably like the same unlucky victims he butchers like pigs in a slaughterhouse. It may be difficult to empathise with a killer that wears and eats people, but Leatherface is just as afraid of the Entity as we [the survivors] are."

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*** This [[YouTube]] {{YouTube}} comment from a video of Leatherface's voice sounds sums him up:
--> '''[[YouTube]] '''{{YouTube}} comment by "Professor Emil"''':"I find the most disturbing thing about Leatherface to not be the idea of another crazed man running around with a chainsaw, but the context in the character itself. If you're familiar with his lore/backstory, you should already know Bubba does not kill for pleasure, but out of a stockholm syndrome-esque fear. He was born to a family of insane cannibals closed off from society that he is extremely afraid of psychologically, but still emotionally attached to as it is his only family after all. He seemingly knows killing people is bad, but is terrified of both his kin and the constant chance of outsiders finding out they murder and consume others which naturally makes him afraid of and even feel threatened by complete strangers. Much like the Huntress, he never had any proper schooling or got to mature mentally and is essentially still a child in an adult's body...meaning he doesn't really know right from wrong morally. Now at the hands of an obscure, malevolent force, he is totally unable to comprehend what's happening around him, away from his only home and family. Just listen to him; the guy sounds absolutely mortified. He sobs, cries, and squeals uncontrollably like the same unlucky victims he butchers like pigs in a slaughterhouse. It may be difficult to empathise with a killer that wears and eats people, but Leatherface is just as afraid of the Entity as we [the survivors] are."


*** This YouTube comment from a video of Leatherface's voice sounds sums him up:
--> '''YouTube comment by "Professor Emil"''':"I find the most disturbing thing about Leatherface to not be the idea of another crazed man running around with a chainsaw, but the context in the character itself. If you're familiar with his lore/backstory, you should already know Bubba does not kill for pleasure, but out of a stockholm syndrome-esque fear. He was born to a family of insane cannibals closed off from society that he is extremely afraid of psychologically, but still emotionally attached to as it is his only family after all. He seemingly knows killing people is bad, but is terrified of both his kin and the constant chance of outsiders finding out they murder and consume others which naturally makes him afraid of and even feel threatened by complete strangers. Much like the Huntress, he never had any proper schooling or got to mature mentally and is essentially still a child in an adult's body...meaning he doesn't really know right from wrong morally. Now at the hands of an obscure, malevolent force, he is totally unable to comprehend what's happening around him, away from his only home and family. Just listen to him; the guy sounds absolutely mortified. He sobs, cries, and squeals uncontrollably like the same unlucky victims he butchers like pigs in a slaughterhouse. It may be difficult to empathise with a killer that wears and eats people, but Leatherface is just as afraid of the Entity as we [the survivors] are."

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*** This YouTube [[YouTube]] comment from a video of Leatherface's voice sounds sums him up:
--> '''YouTube '''[[YouTube]] comment by "Professor Emil"''':"I find the most disturbing thing about Leatherface to not be the idea of another crazed man running around with a chainsaw, but the context in the character itself. If you're familiar with his lore/backstory, you should already know Bubba does not kill for pleasure, but out of a stockholm syndrome-esque fear. He was born to a family of insane cannibals closed off from society that he is extremely afraid of psychologically, but still emotionally attached to as it is his only family after all. He seemingly knows killing people is bad, but is terrified of both his kin and the constant chance of outsiders finding out they murder and consume others which naturally makes him afraid of and even feel threatened by complete strangers. Much like the Huntress, he never had any proper schooling or got to mature mentally and is essentially still a child in an adult's body...meaning he doesn't really know right from wrong morally. Now at the hands of an obscure, malevolent force, he is totally unable to comprehend what's happening around him, away from his only home and family. Just listen to him; the guy sounds absolutely mortified. He sobs, cries, and squeals uncontrollably like the same unlucky victims he butchers like pigs in a slaughterhouse. It may be difficult to empathise with a killer that wears and eats people, but Leatherface is just as afraid of the Entity as we [the survivors] are."

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*** There are a few things that set Leatherface apart from the other killers and make him disturbing in other ways; as stated in both the game's lore and his backstory, Leatherface kills out of fear of being hurt by outsiders and his abusive family, the latter of which is he also terrified of disappointing. He's essentially an abused, mentally disabled child in an adult's body. It's unsettling yet tragic.
*** His audio is also different from the other Killers. Instead of angry grunting or insane laughing, Leatherface sounds scared and frenzied, making squealing noises like a dying pig. During his Bubba's Chainsaw attack, he's swinging his chainsaw around wildly... and lets out a bunch of noises that sound somewhere between frantic squealing and terrified crying.
*** This YouTube comment from a video of Leatherface's voice sounds sums him up:
--> '''YouTube comment by "Professor Emil"''':"I find the most disturbing thing about Leatherface to not be the idea of another crazed man running around with a chainsaw, but the context in the character itself. If you're familiar with his lore/backstory, you should already know Bubba does not kill for pleasure, but out of a stockholm syndrome-esque fear. He was born to a family of insane cannibals closed off from society that he is extremely afraid of psychologically, but still emotionally attached to as it is his only family after all. He seemingly knows killing people is bad, but is terrified of both his kin and the constant chance of outsiders finding out they murder and consume others which naturally makes him afraid of and even feel threatened by complete strangers. Much like the Huntress, he never had any proper schooling or got to mature mentally and is essentially still a child in an adult's body...meaning he doesn't really know right from wrong morally. Now at the hands of an obscure, malevolent force, he is totally unable to comprehend what's happening around him, away from his only home and family. Just listen to him; the guy sounds absolutely mortified. He sobs, cries, and squeals uncontrollably like the same unlucky victims he butchers like pigs in a slaughterhouse. It may be difficult to empathise with a killer that wears and eats people, but Leatherface is just as afraid of the Entity as we [the survivors] are."

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* Killers can use a perk called "Whispers" which allows the Killer to hear whispers of the Entity when they are in proximity of a Survivor. The whispers themselves are pretty creepy, made up of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMTY8ov5s2o strangely soft, guttural groans.]]
** The whispers seem to contain "hidden" messages, such as the exclamation "He's Dead."


* ''Endgame Collapse''. ''Dear mother '''of GOD'''''. Its an upcoming new game mode that turns the end of the match into a timed mission. It triggers when the hatch has been opened or when players have popped open one of the powered up doors. You have three minutes to escape, but the time limit can be extended depending on the survivors' condition. The Nightmare Fuel part comes in almost immediately, as the whole map is suddenly covered in pulsating veins. Generators are blocked off by the Entity's tendrils, and if you don't make it out, [[ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself the Entity itself will suddenly emerge from the ground, pierce the survivors through the stomach, hold them down, then stab them in the head.]] It honestly makes being hooked more preferable!

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* ''Endgame Collapse''. ''Dear mother '''of GOD'''''. Its an upcoming new game mode that turns the end of the match into a timed mission. It triggers when the hatch has been opened or when players have popped open one of the powered up doors. You have three two minutes to escape, but the time limit can be extended depending on the survivors' condition. The Nightmare Fuel part comes in almost immediately, as the whole map is suddenly covered in pulsating veins. Generators are blocked off by the Entity's tendrils, and if you don't make it out, [[ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself the Entity itself will suddenly emerge from the ground, pierce the survivors through the stomach, hold them down, then stab them in the head.]] It honestly makes being hooked more preferable!


** '''The Shape''' AKA, [[Franchise/{{Halloween}} Michael Myers]]. With a ParanoiaFuel power even more unsettling than The Nurse. You may think you're alone. Until that familiar music cue plays. Is he watching someone else from afar? Or is he just out of sight, ready to pounce on you at level 3...

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** '''The Shape''' AKA, [[Franchise/{{Halloween}} Michael Myers]]. With a ParanoiaFuel power even more unsettling than The Nurse. You may think you're alone. Until that familiar music cue plays. Is he watching someone else from afar? Or is he just out of sight, ready to pounce on you at level 3... Oh yeah, by the way, heís also immune to most killer-detecting perks at level 1. And his terror radius becomes ridiculously small at that level. Plus, donít even get us started on what happens when you go up against a shape with perks that make his terror radius drop to ZERO METERS. [[SarcasmMode Have fun!]]


** The Hallowed Blight skins. Turning 5 killers (Trapper, Hillbilly, Wraith, Doctor and Huntress) into putrid, glowing monstrosities. The Wraith gets it possibly the worst, with a hole in his midsection revealing his spine.

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** The Hallowed Blight skins. Turning 5 killers (Trapper, Hillbilly, Wraith, Doctor and Huntress) into putrid, glowing monstrosities. The Wraith gets it possibly the worst, with a hole in his midsection revealing his spine.spine.
* ''Endgame Collapse''. ''Dear mother '''of GOD'''''. Its an upcoming new game mode that turns the end of the match into a timed mission. It triggers when the hatch has been opened or when players have popped open one of the powered up doors. You have three minutes to escape, but the time limit can be extended depending on the survivors' condition. The Nightmare Fuel part comes in almost immediately, as the whole map is suddenly covered in pulsating veins. Generators are blocked off by the Entity's tendrils, and if you don't make it out, [[ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself the Entity itself will suddenly emerge from the ground, pierce the survivors through the stomach, hold them down, then stab them in the head.]] It honestly makes being hooked more preferable!


** In life, he was a Yale neuroscience student named Herman Carter, who was fixated on the human psyche from a young age. He joined an advanced neuroscience program that was actually a front for CIA research on interrogation and intelligence; after being taken to a secret black site facility, he was encouraged by his mentor to go as far as he could with his experiments. Carter quickly began research for "experimental interrogation" - conducting horrific experiments on enemy spies, with electro-convulsive treatment being used frequently. He also carried around "The Stick" for when regular procedures failed.

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** *** In life, he was a Yale neuroscience student named Herman Carter, who was fixated on the human psyche from a young age. He joined an advanced neuroscience program that was actually a front for CIA research on interrogation and intelligence; after being taken to a secret black site facility, facility called the Lery's Memorial Institute, he was encouraged by his mentor to go as far as he could with his experiments. Carter quickly began research for "experimental interrogation" - conducting horrific experiments on enemy spies, with electro-convulsive treatment being used frequently. He also carried around "The Stick" for when regular procedures failed. No one questioned Carter's research at first - despite the constant screaming coming from his lab, increasingly flickering lights, and the prisoners ''begging'' guards to be taken to any other lab but Carter's - and it was only after the institute went quiet for a week that the government had it investigated, where it was discovered that Carter's interrogation experiments had dissolved to bizarre and incredibly gruesome torture, with numerous patients and prisoners found dead or in vegetative states with all kinds of head trauma; the most horrifying of which was Carter's own mentor, who was found with his head peeled open and all sorts of electrodes and sensors inserted into his annihilated yet still-working brain. Carter himself was nowhere to be found. The government was so horrified, they had the facility completely condemned and all knowledge of it heavily redacted.


* All killers have their own special brand of nightmare inducing skills and powers.

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* All killers have their own special brand of nightmare inducing skills and powers.powers, along with their own twisted backstories.


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** In life, he was a Yale neuroscience student named Herman Carter, who was fixated on the human psyche from a young age. He joined an advanced neuroscience program that was actually a front for CIA research on interrogation and intelligence; after being taken to a secret black site facility, he was encouraged by his mentor to go as far as he could with his experiments. Carter quickly began research for "experimental interrogation" - conducting horrific experiments on enemy spies, with electro-convulsive treatment being used frequently. He also carried around "The Stick" for when regular procedures failed.


** '''The Cannibal'''. Leatherface from ''Franchise/TheTexasChainsawMassacre''. Another chainsaw-wielding psycho with a hammer. Only instead of a charge, he flails about with that chainsaw, meaning he's VERY difficult to dodge. In addition, his running speed is one of the highest, meaning he's very difficult to get away from. If you're in the dungeon with him, then there's very little you can do to escape him....
** '''The Nightmare'''. [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet Freddy Goddamn Krueger.]] Bad enough him just being there, one of his perks allows the killer to temporarily BLOCK the exit! And he's permanently invisible, the heartbeat replaced by [[SoundtrackDissonance children's humming]], until he uses his special ability to pull the survivors, one at a time, into a sleepwalking state that slows down repairing, healing, and sabotaging to half speed. Even if you get away from him, he can see the exact location of sleepwalking survivors outside his terror radius. Even his add-on items are nightmare inducing. Gruesome souvenirs of his favorite prey. Such as a little girls dress and a box of photos of most likely his victims.
** '''The Pig'''. She can crouch to sneak up on her prey, and attack from ambush. Thankfully, her ambush attack does the same damage as a normal attack. But she carries [[Franchise/{{Saw}} Jigsaw's]] signature reverse bear traps, which she can attach to downed survivors. The timer starts when the next generator is repaired, and when it runs out, the survivor dies as their head gets ripped in half at the mouth. They also go off immediately if they're carried past the exit gates, trapping survivors inside the map. The only way to get them off is to find a key in one of Jigsaw's boxes, or escaping through the hatch if the survivor is the only one left in the map.

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** '''The Cannibal'''. AKA Leatherface from ''Franchise/TheTexasChainsawMassacre''. Another chainsaw-wielding psycho with a hammer. Only instead of a charge, he flails about with that chainsaw, meaning he's VERY difficult to dodge. In addition, his running speed is one of the highest, meaning he's very difficult to get away from. If you're in the dungeon with him, then there's very little you can do to escape him....
** '''The Nightmare'''. AKA [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet Freddy Goddamn Krueger.]] Bad enough him just being there, one of his perks allows the killer to temporarily BLOCK the exit! And he's permanently invisible, the heartbeat replaced by [[SoundtrackDissonance children's humming]], until he uses his special ability to pull the survivors, one at a time, into a sleepwalking state that slows down repairing, healing, and sabotaging to half speed. Even if you get away from him, he can see the exact location of sleepwalking survivors outside his terror radius. Even his add-on items are nightmare inducing. Gruesome souvenirs of his favorite prey. Such as a little girls dress and a box of photos of most likely his victims.
** '''The Pig'''. AKA Amanda Young from ''Franchise/{{Saw}}''. She can crouch to sneak up on her prey, and attack from ambush. Thankfully, her ambush attack does the same damage as a normal attack. But she carries [[Franchise/{{Saw}} Jigsaw's]] signature reverse bear traps, which she can attach to downed survivors. The timer starts when the next generator is repaired, and when it runs out, the survivor dies as their head gets ripped in half at the mouth. They also go off immediately if they're carried past the exit gates, trapping survivors inside the map. The only way to get them off is to find a key in one of Jigsaw's boxes, or escaping through the hatch if the survivor is the only one left in the map.


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** The addition of [[Videogame/Left4Dead Bill]] to the cast of survivors while not ignoring his [[KilledOffForReal canonical fate]] means that ''not even the dead are safe from being drawn into the Entity's sick game.''

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** The addition of [[Videogame/Left4Dead Bill]] to the cast of survivors while not ignoring his [[KilledOffForReal canonical fate]] in ''The Sacrifice'' means that ''not not even the dead are safe from being drawn into the Entity's sick game.''



** '''The Doctor''', who provides the page image. His appearance is incredibly disturbing, his eyes and mouth being held wide open by grisly equipment with sparking wires popping through the skin of his arms. His ability is also pretty unnerving. He literally turns the survivors insane by shocking them with electricity, causing them to hallucinate and scream out in terror.

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** '''The Doctor''', who provides the page image. [[NightmareFace His appearance is incredibly disturbing, his eyes and mouth being held wide open by grisly equipment with sparking wires popping through the skin of his arms. arms.]] His ability is also pretty unnerving. He literally turns the survivors insane by shocking them with electricity, causing them to hallucinate and scream out in terror.



** '''The Huntress'''. Good lord, that [[SoundtrackDissonance HUMMING]]! There's just something unsettling about that calm, peaceful humming coming from her constantly, getting closer whenever she approaches. Plus, there's her hatchets. She can hit you from across the map with them, and with the right perks can down you in one shot with them. So with that in mind, you'd think hiding in the lockers would be the perfect strategy? Nope, that's where she gets more of those hatchets. NOWHERE is safe from the Huntress!

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** '''The Huntress'''. Good lord, that [[SoundtrackDissonance [[HellIsThatNoise HUMMING]]! There's just something unsettling about that calm, peaceful humming coming from her constantly, getting closer whenever she approaches. Plus, there's her hatchets. She can hit you from across the map with them, and with the right perks can down you in one shot with them. So with that in mind, you'd think hiding in the lockers would be the perfect strategy? Nope, that's where she gets more of those hatchets. NOWHERE is safe from the Huntress!



** '''The Clown'''. He's one of the fastest killers in the game, with a projectile attack that can stun survivors as they run. As to perks, one of them blocks windows as soon as you vault them. Oh, and that projectile attack? It stacks, and if done often enough you won't be able to run for long. Oh, and of course, he also comes with a perk called Coulphobia, which decreases healing speed if you're near him, on account of him being a ''monster clown.''

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** '''The Clown'''. He's one of the fastest killers in the game, with a projectile attack that can stun survivors as they run. As to perks, one of them blocks windows as soon as you vault them. Oh, and that projectile attack? It stacks, and if done often enough you won't be able to run for long. Oh, and of course, he also comes with a perk called Coulphobia, which decreases healing speed if you're near him, on account of him being a ''monster clown.''MonsterClown.



* Some of the alternate cosmetics can be a bit of Nightmare Fuel...
** The Trapper's Chuckle mask. It's a mask with one eye hole and a ''giant'' smile that goes over his other eye, allowing you to get a glimpse of his face. The description implies that the mask is made of flesh and bone.

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* Some of the alternate cosmetics can be a bit of Nightmare Fuel...
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** The Trapper's Chuckle mask. It's a mask with one eye hole and a [[SlasherSmile ''giant'' smile smile]] that goes over his other eye, allowing you to get a glimpse of his face. The description implies that the mask is made of flesh and bone.


** '''The Huntress'''. Good lord, that [[SoundtrackDissonance HUMMING]]! There's just something unsettling about that calm, peaceful humming coming from her constantly, getting closer whenever she approaches. Plus, there's her hatchets. She can hit you from across the map with them, and with the right perks can down you in one shot with them. NOWHERE is safe from the Huntress!

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** '''The Huntress'''. Good lord, that [[SoundtrackDissonance HUMMING]]! There's just something unsettling about that calm, peaceful humming coming from her constantly, getting closer whenever she approaches. Plus, there's her hatchets. She can hit you from across the map with them, and with the right perks can down you in one shot with them. So with that in mind, you'd think hiding in the lockers would be the perfect strategy? Nope, that's where she gets more of those hatchets. NOWHERE is safe from the Huntress!


** And then there's The Plague's FinishingMove: she downs the player and offers up a prayer to the Entity, before wrapping the chain of her lantern around their neck, lifting them up and ''vomiting bile into their mouths'', effectively drowning them.

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** *** And then there's The Plague's FinishingMove: she downs the player and offers up a prayer to the Entity, before wrapping the chain of her lantern around their neck, lifting them up and ''vomiting bile into their mouths'', effectively drowning them.

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*** One of The Plague's teachable perks is the ability to transfer the terror radius onto the Obsession player in one hit. So if you hear a terror radius, it could be The Plague....or it could be the poor player running around, while The Plague silently creeps up behind you....
** And then there's The Plague's FinishingMove: she downs the player and offers up a prayer to the Entity, before wrapping the chain of her lantern around their neck, lifting them up and ''vomiting bile into their mouths'', effectively drowning them.

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