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    The Savant 

Played by Joey Graceffa

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'Everybody runs, but who will Escape The Night?''
A cursed YouTuber who, after "inheriting" an evil house, is forever forced to throw parties in various time periods where guests meet terrible fates one after the other, whether he likes it or not.

Graceffa is unique for a reality TV show host, in that he solves puzzles with the contestants, with the "NPC" assist character acting as a more traditional host for the contestants. Regardless, he is featured across all seasons with the title "The Savant" as the show is created by him and hosted on his youtube channel.

  • Action Survivor: Let us all admit that even if you hate him, he's tough enough to survive this thing…with an unbroken record...somewhat. Word of god confirm's he doesn't have THAT much Plot Armour, if any at all.
  • Adorkable: Shows traces of this, despite everything.
    • Such as this line in Season 3 Episode 1:
    Joey: "Oh, I want the pony. I want the big pony. If I get it, can I get the big pony, please?"
  • Ambiguously Evil: Even according to Film Theory's canon-supported video.
  • Anti-Villain / Anti-Hero: Sure, he IS a nice guy, as he genuinely wants everyone to get out of each season alive (as much as it is virtually impossible considering the type of show he's in...), and him "inheriting" the house and inviting the guests to it as a seeming innocent party IS a good intention in his eyes, but regardless, he still sent a lot of innocent people to their deaths by acting as a (unwitting) pawn for the Society Against Evil.
    • Plus, him taking the deed at the end of Season 1 resulted in him absorbing some of the evil, essentially dooming him to repeat the process indefinitely.
  • The Atoner: As of the end of Season 3, and, the majority of Season 4.
  • Back from the Dead: Got stabbed by The Sorceress in the season 2 finale and put in a coffin by winners Tyler and Andrea, but the crown was just put on his head before, resurrecting him. Sorry, Joey, but you won't escape the horrors THAT easily!
  • Blood Oath: Joey signs a Life-Binding Contract at the beginning of Season 3 Episode 1, Binding his life to Everlock. It lasts for the entirety of the season.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: At the beginning of Season 2, the Sorceress does this to him to invite his friends. In Episode 4, he puts on the Helm of Obedience voluntarily for a short period of time.
  • Broken Tears: When he fails to save Lele from her High-Voltage Death.
  • Cassandra Truth: In Season 3 Episode 5, where he reveals being Back from the Dead and all that snazzy stuff. Zigzagged because some clearly believe him but Colleen, especially, does not, which then dissolved into a minor conflict by the next episode.
  • Character Development: The only one who gets major development, mainly because he's in all the seasons. He started out fine, but as he reached a Cynicism Catalyst early on, his Chronic Backstabbing Disorder grew, reaching its peak in Seasons 2 and 3. In Season 4, however, he became The Atoner and even made multiple attempts at Heroic Sacrifice, though downplayed.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Has a tendency of betraying pretty much every friend he has.
  • Cold Equation: Invoked in Season 3 - it took him a bloodbath of over two dozen deaths in total, good and bad alike, to confirm his revival. Ten of them were good guys. Ouch.
  • Cosmic Plaything: Forever forced to guide people into horrific deaths, era after era.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: Justine's death devastated him. The next episode? He committed murder.
  • Designated Monkey: He is the one manipulated to host these death games. There is no in-universe reason why this is the case.
  • Dirty Coward: Often kills people just to save his own skin, or people who were suspicious of him like GloZell, MatPat, and Colleen.
  • Distressed Dude: Is essentially this during Season 2 Episode 1.
  • Doomed Contrarian: People who openly voice their suspicions about him tend to end up getting killed, one way or another.
  • Drama Queen: You know this is the case when Tyler gets serious while he still flounders around when facing foods possibly made from human body parts.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Sure he's Camp Gay in real life, but even Joey gets pissed when Lele and Eva are solely obsessed with Colin.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Gay?: Although Joey in real life is Camp Gay, the show tones his homosexuality way down to this level.
  • Expy: Of Giles from Whodunnit. Both are men cursed to host deadly games for the rest of their lives.
  • Game Show Host: Technically, though he was entirely involved in the proceedings of it as a participant in all seasons.
  • Here We Go Again!: To the point where he says this word for word on Confession Cam in Season 3 Episode 1.
  • Heroic BSoD: After Justine's death in Season 1, Episode 3.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Despite being known for suffering from rather severe Chronic Backstabbing Disorder, especially in Seasons 2 and 3, he does have his moments, though generally downplayed.
    • During various points in each season, he goes along with the plan to vote himself into the final challenges of episodes.
  • Improvised Weapon: In Season 3 Episode 7, he threw a pillow/cushion at Willie when the latter entered the Divine Lounge and fishhooked Safiya. He missed by a long shot, but it's the thought that counts.
  • "I Can't Look!" Gesture: Subverted. He attempts to cover his eyes with his arm at Manny's death in Season 3 Episode 9. Operative word being "attempts".
  • I Did What I Had to Do: Had to take the deed so that someone with fewer moral scruples didn't.
  • Jacob Marley Apparel: Implied with him show up at the church in the In-Between in Victorian era clothing in the begging of season 3.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's a drama llama and can be absolutely ruthless - but he really does wanna help...most of the time.
  • The Kingslayer: He killed Dorian, King of the Vampires in Season 2 Episode 2.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: If he didn't take the deed, he wouldn't have been "corrupted" by the evil and Season 2 would likely not happen. And the seasons afterward would have been avoided.
  • Pet the Dog: When Andrea is about to get attacked by werewolves, Alex, Tyler and EVEN JOEY step in front of her to protect her, fully willing to fight against an army of massive, angry, werewolves. Damn.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Justine. Initially.
  • Purely Aesthetic Glasses: Season 4.
  • Sadistic Choice: Vote's along with the other contestan's on who gets to go into the death challenge evrey episode, which is unique for a reality tv host.
  • The Smart Guy: Not his primary role, but shows traces of this in Season 1 Episode 5 when he solved a puzzle that no one else could and was The Strategist for Season 2 Episode 4.
  • The Strategist: Not primarily so, but when he was picked as a captain for the Capture the Flag game in Season 2 Episode 4, opposing DeStorm, he ensured that Alex was picked last so that the other team could have him, "to start some drama". In case anyone newbie is wondering, Alex blames DeStorm for his girlfriend's death two episodes earlier.
    • Technically zigzagged because some of his actions indicate him as an absolute dumbass, aka Too Dumb to Live.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: With the Sorceress in Season 4. Justified because after all, she killed him at the end of Season 2.
  • Tempting Fate: Usually the Sequel Hook for setting up the season afterward, taking the form of Attention Deficitoohshiny :
    • Season 1: Takes the deed without the other's noticing in episode 10, leading to the remains of the evil of the house possessing him, and taking him to the Victorian era. (although most of this was only revealed in the Begging of Season 2)
    • Season 2: In Episode 10, he said on Confession Cam, "We can go home now." Cue him not being able to go home yet, as he is quickly stabbed by the dying sorceress in attempting to take the crown.
    • Season 3: He keeps expressing his wish to go home in the later episodes, and at the end of Episode 10, he told MatPat and Nikita that he would "meet them on the other side", but we don't exactly see him leave the Carnival. Eventually the suspicions are subverted, as shown in the intro for season 4.
    • Season 4: Was tempted by the "Pandora's box" and went to open it before the portal closed in episode 10, but it revealed itself to be a trap and sucked him inside.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: He has become a massive jerk in season 2 compared to season 1. He shows no regret for anyone dying, and backstabs Liza just to save his own skin. It is downplayed a little in Season 3 where his main motive is incredibly selfish but he does regret a lot of it at the end and seems to try to find a way to make things right.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: He joins the Society Against Evil prior to Season 4, confirmed in a video with Ro mere days before the season premiere.

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Season 1 Guests

    The Renegade 

Played by Shane Dawson

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I'm just one of those guys that doesn't tolerate any of that bullshit.

    The Journalist 

Played by Eva Gutowski

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"Not today, Satan!"
Ultimately won Season 1 with Oli and returned to the modern world.
  • Brainy Brunette: A genius with brown hair.
  • Broken Tears: Happens to her after Timothy shoots himself in the head.
  • I Broke a Nail: Very much downplayed (she only pointed it out and didn't express explicit pain over it) in Episode 10.
  • "I Can't Look!" Gesture: When Tim shoots himself.
  • Intrepid Reporter: Considers herself one in Episode 1.
  • Nice Hat: Wears one during Season 1.
  • Only Sane Woman: While everyone was arguing about who killed Shane.
    Eva: Guys, what if it's not one of us and it was the maid?
    • In fact, her assumption would be the most likely candidate, or second-most likely, depending on one's views.
  • Russian Roulette: She goes into an elimination challenge with this as a basis. She survives.
  • The Smart Girl: Before Alex Wassabi, Safiya Nygaard, and Matthew Patrick, she was the genius of the EtN cast.
  • Sudden Sequel Death Syndrome: Defied; While she was invited back to another party by a brainwashed Joey, she immediately burned the letter, while also calling it satanic.
    Eva, upon receiving the invitation in Season 2 Episode 1: *takes out lighter to burn invitation* Not today, Satan!
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Towards Matt in episode 7. After he dies she calms down, even forgiving him for his actions later on.

     The Jazz Singer 

Played by GloZell Green

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"Am I the only poor one here?"
  • Blood from the Mouth: This happens when she dies.
  • Bullying a Dragon: She antagonises Joey, whom she deemed guilty of the deaths.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Second biggest in the season, number one being Timothy.
  • Death Wail: Not quite a loved one, per se, but when Shane died, her screaming was practically Narm.
  • Doomed Contrarian: She went after Joey in Episode 4. Guess who died?
  • Everyone Has Standards: While she’s willing to do A LOT for money, she draws the line at murder. She’s disgusted by Joey, whom she believed to be behind the murders.
  • Evil Cripple: Though evil is pushing it, she can be extremely rude and walks with a cane. During filming, GloZell had a leg injury.
  • Evil Laugh: A short but satisfying one after Sierra asks who voted Joey into the challenge.
  • Foil: With Lele, both are Large Hams with Hair Trigger Tempers and have a habit of causing drama. Lele, however, slowly becomes a bit friendlier with her peers while GloZell becomes more arrogant.
  • Fat Bastard: She's a little chubby and extremely arrogant.
  • It's All About Me: Especially in the earlier episodes.
  • Jerkass: She wanted to marry Joey (in-universe) so she can take the riches the house has to offer in Episode 1.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: As rude as she brings it, she’s not entirely wrong about Joey and Justine looking suspicious. Doesn’t excuse her bullying though.
  • Karmic Death: Her bullying of Joey makes people feel less sad when he writes her name down in the murder journal.
  • Kick the Dog: Almost the entirety of episode 4 towards Joey.
  • Large Ham: Even as she died.
  • Lack of Empathy: Her response to Joey falling into a Heroic BSoD after everyone bands together against his wishes to kill Justine is to claim he's faking it, verbally assault him without provocation, and ultimately vote him into another "two enter, one leaves" life-or-death competition and laugh about it. This heavily contributes to Joey deciding to kill her when he gets the opportunity.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: She spends an entire episode bullying Joey and has a ton of Kick the Dog moments before voting Joey into a challenge. Then Joey gets to decide who to kill.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Some fans think she crossed it when she accused Joey of ACTING sad when Justine was killed. Lady, they were super close friends!
  • Only in It for the Money: She puts up a good act to entertain Joey, so she can marry him and take the money (according to Episode 1).
  • Plucky Comic Relief: In the beginning, she’s always cracking jokes. In later episodes, she still cracks some one liners but not nearly as many as before.
  • Sassy Black Woman: Her hilarious and oftentimes snarky comments are what won the fans' hearts.
  • Undignified Death: As Tim so kindly pointed out, she twerk-died.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: She’s willing to do whatever it takes to find The Mole and kill her/him.

    The Big Game Hunter 

Played by Oli White

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"I'm always up for a challenge."
Ultimately won Season 1 with Eva and returned to the modern world.
  • The Big Guy: Tends to do literal heavy lifting and smashing when it's needed.
  • Butt-Monkey: Becomes one in the later episodes.
  • The Comically Serious: Especially compared to Tim.
  • Cowardly Lion: Violence is only a last resort.
  • Electric Torture: He went into the Death Challenge in Episode 9. He survived.
  • Friendly Sniper: He’s great with a gun but one of the nicest guys in the show.
  • The Generic Guy: Compared to some of the cloudcuckoolanders in the cast, Oli stands out as being very down to earth.
  • Genius Bruiser: He’s the biggest and strongest guy in the original cast, but also one of the smartest.
  • Gentle Giant: The Big Guy with a heart of gold.
  • Gentleman Adventurer: His role is the Big Game Hunter, but he is also extremely gentle.
  • Great White Hunter: His role.
  • The Heart: Some believe that he is the first male cinnamon roll to enter the series.
  • Heroic BSoD: Oli is extremely paranoid in the final episode, after the group loses Lele.
  • Irony: The fearsome hunter of the group is a Cowardly Lion and Nice Guy.
  • Mean Brit: Averted, he's the nicest guy in the entire show.
  • Nice Guy: He's friendly, loyal and tries to keep the group together while they argue amongst themselves. He doesn't hold many grudges aside from Justine,(which he immediately regrets and apologises to; he even tries to convince the others not to vote for her but he's shut down by GloZell), Joey, and Matt( both boys earned his wrath for voting him into a challenge), but even then he's relatively cool about the whole thing.
  • Not So Above It All: Despite being the Only Sane Man of the bunch, he offhanded commented wanting to get Madison's number as she was freed from the Mansion.
  • Only Sane Man: Seen in Episode 1, and stayed that way ever since.
    Oli, trying to calm everyone down in Episode 1: C'mon, Shane is like, dying!
    • He was also one for Team Box, when he was teamed with Matt and Lele, who began their rivalry right before his eyes. Poor guy.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue to Tim's red.
  • Straight Man: To Tim.
  • Sudden Sequel Death Syndrome: Defied; While he was invited back to another party by Joey, he immediately ripped up the letter, before saying he will never go back to that place.
    Oli, after receiving an invitation in Season 2 Episode 1: *rips invitation apart* No, no, no! I am not! Going! To another party! By Joey. […] Last time, eight people died! Worst house party ever.
  • Token Minority: The only Brit on the show. Played for Laughs when it causes some confusion after he misreads a clue which causes the team some much needed time, about how the floor numbers are arranged, i.e. first floor/ground floor.
  • Undying Loyalty: To his friends, especially Eva.
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    The Gambler / The Adventurer (S4) 

Played by Justine Ezarik

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"I actually do like to gamble."
  • Back from the Dead: Returns to the All-Stars Season 4.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Justine was seen as one after after she lost the first elimination with Andrea, killing her. Whether or not she actually is, the jury is still quick to call her out and eliminate her.
  • Break the Haughty: She wasn't the nicest person in season one, but her death and the built up leads to her breaking down in tears and getting a massive panic attack. It helps get her some sympathisers.
  • Buried Alive: Her eventual fate in her initial season.
  • Claustrophobia: Revealed on Confession Cam. That didn't help the tragedy of her initial death.
  • Damsel in Distress: For a portion of Season 4 Episode 1.
  • Defiant to the End: She went down attempting (but sadly failing) to stab the Pharaoh.
  • The Ditz: In Season 1, she self-confessed to be "stupid". Likely just Heroic Self-Deprecation, but really, either way, she was no match for Eva.
  • Dumb Blonde: Downplayed because she considers herself an "idiot" but…she's not that dumb, she's just not as quick-minded as some, which put her at a disadvantage when compared with her competitors.
  • The Gambler: Her literal role in Season 1.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Blonde and, despite what most of the cast thought, relatively innocent when compared with other cast members.
  • High Class Gloves: Has a nice pair that she didn't take off until halfway through her challenge. In Season 1, that is.
  • Idiot Ball / Jerkass Ball: Her speech about killing Andrea was extremely dumb and extremely rude, then again, she never was the brightest of the bunch.
  • Neck Snap: When she was Killed Off for Real in Season 4 Episode 2.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Joey.
  • Red Herring: Everyone believes she's The Mole after she says rude things about Andrea, who she was supposed to save.
  • Revenge: Implied to be her motive for Season 4, but she couldn't exactly carry it out.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: She doesn't last very long, but her actions affect the group in a lot of ways. Most notably, Joey becomes much less friendly and trustworthy after her death and develops into the backstabbing Jer Ass he is in later seasons.
  • Strawman Emotional: Seen as her Fatal Flaw in Season 1.
  • Team Mom: Tries to be this, to little success.
  • Took a Level in Badass: While she did not go gentle in Season 1, in season 4, she proceeds to ATTACK the monster instead of running away. She’s the first and so far only YouTuber to do so.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: She is an early boot in BOTH seasons she competes in. She does get enough characterisation and is a pretty prominent player in the earlier episodes.

    The Fixer 

Played by Andrea Brooks

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"Maybe like a fixer type of girl."

    The Professor 

Played by Matt Haag

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"I vote that everyone sucks."
  • Adorkable: Considered by some in the earlier episodes.
  • Break the Haughty: He's tasked with a Sadistic Choice, screws it up and ends up accidentally killing a friend, the others all turn their back on him and he's being made very clear that no one wants him to survive.
  • Broken Bird: After he survives episode 6, he loses all hope and becomes only a shell of his former self.
  • Death Seeker: Matt, getting tired of the team's lack of progress, the constant bullying at the hands of Lele and Eva and his failure to save Sierra, became one in his final episode. He suddenly acts like a massive douchebag towards everyone, even his friends. Joey later confirmed Matt tried to quit the show and he acted like a jerk so he knew that he'd die in this episode.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Reaches one after he accidentally eliminates Sierra, after not reading the instructions properly after he got voted into a elimination challenge with her.
  • Dirty Coward: To the point where everyone unanimously rejoices when he dies.
  • Elimination Houdini: Almost became this in season one, disliked due to his complaining and self hatred after he was voted into a elimination challenge with Sierra, resulting in her "death" due to not reading a clue stating that episodes twist where one of them had to voluntary eliminate themselves. Averted, because he "died" one episode later in a elimination challenge with Timothy. And There Was Much Rejoicing the moment after.
  • Entitled Bastard: After everything he's done in episode 7, he still sounds surprised when everyone turns their backs to him.
  • Foil: Lele and Matt are this to each other, Lele is more physical while Matt is more intellectual, Lele becomes friendlier while Matt becomes more of a dick.
  • The Friend No One Likes: In episode 6, everyone except for Timothy starts to hate him. Eva and Lele the most.
  • Hate Sink: Tries to be one in his final episode, it works, to some extent.
  • Idiot Ball and Jerkass Ball: Not reading the full note and his behaviour afterwards.
  • Innocently Insensitive: He tried to help the girls out but instead they assume he thinks that they’re weak. Hilariously, Matt gets captured by the guardian afterwards because the girls refuse to help him out.
  • Insufferable Genius: He is the smartest person inside the house BY A MILE and solves half of the clues. He seems to be very aware of this and isn't very well-liked because of it.
  • Jerkass: Becomes one in the later episodes, shame since he started out as a Nice Guy.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: His suspicions about Lele were reasonable, but it quickly became more out of pettiness then actual distrust.
  • Kick the Dog: When Lele volunteers to jump into the pool, he starts throwing perverted comments at her. Shortly afterwards, he’s genuinely impressed and begins to compliment her.
  • The Load: Becomes one in Episode 7 after reaching his Despair Event Horizon.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Didn't feel too great after he fails to read the instructions fully and killed Sierra, so much so that he backed away a lot from the challenges the next episode.
  • Never My Fault: Averted, he actually apologises to Lele multiple times and tries to make amends but she's having none of it.
    • Also, in a Pet the Dog moment, he takes full responsibility for Sierra's death.
  • No Social Skills: Mild example, he admits he doesn’t go out much and acts very awkward and out of place before everything goes down. Afterwards he makes enemies with the girls after he accidentally insults them.
  • Only Friend: Timothy is the only one who puts up with the broken Matt in episode 7.
  • Pet the Dog: When Lele jumps into the pool, Matt begins to encourage her and cheer for her. He even admits that he was wrong about her being The Mole. He gets it immediately after his Kick the Dog moment.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Gets a pretty bad one from Eva in episode seven.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Tim's red.
  • The Rival: Guess who?
  • Sadistic Choice: Specifically a Suicidal Sadistic Choice, to sacrifice himself or to kill Sierra in the exorcism. Defied because he didn't read the note carefully and killed the poor girl.
  • The Scrappy: He's this In-Universe, because practically all of the guests hate his guts by Episode 6, with exception of Timothy.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Frequently rants on about certain clues to the point where no one can follow what he's talking about.
  • Sitcom Archnemesis: Towards Lele.
  • The Smart Guy: Sure considered one when looking beyond what happened in Episodes 6-7 and his rivalry with Lele.
  • Smug Snake: In episode 4 and episode 7.
  • The Sociopath: According to Eva.
  • Straw Nihilist: After he murders Sierra, he becomes this in episode 7.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: He thinks he's smarter then everyone, which may or may not be true.
  • Techno Babble: He likes to theorise out loud, the others find it annoying but it does help them find clues.
  • Tempting Fate: His Famous Last Words.
  • Took a Level in Cynic: After killing Sierra he gives up hope.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: After killing Sierra he becomes very frustrated and makes this known.
  • Worthy Opponent: Considers Timothy one during their challenge.

    The Heiress 

Played by Sierra Furtado

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"The queen, like, heiress, rich, kind of a sassy one."
  • Beware the Quiet Ones: According to this analysis, she's at least partially responsible for four deaths, the second-most out of all the contestants and won the Deadliest Cinnamon Roll award. Wow.
  • Brainless Beauty: She's on of the least useful characters in the show, but she's very pretty.
  • The Chick: She's the most feminine of all the girls.
  • Comically Missing the Point: During one of Matt and Lele's arguments Matt says "Guess whose name I'm not going to write down?", he's obviously talking about Lele, who has just written Matt's name down. Sierra turns around hopefully and says "Me?".
  • Cool Crown: A nice tiara.
  • The Cutie: Timothy sure seems to think so.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Wants Timothy to die because his flirting makes her uncomfortable.
  • The Ditz: She can't do math, sucks at puzzles and distracting guardians, doesn't know how to read, let alone what a book is…
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She can come off as incredibly snobby but would never hurt a fly.
  • The Load: Not only does she complain rather then help out, she also slows the team down on several points and proves to be completely useless when it comes to solving clues.
  • Rich Bitch: She's rude, lazy and has never worked for anything in her life, in her in-universe backstory. It shows.
  • The Quiet One: She doesn't speak up much.
  • Ship Tease: A LOT, mostly with Timothy but also a little with Matt.
  • Spoiled Brat: Always complaining and not very useful when it comes to... anything.
  • Straw Feminist: She tells the girls that they need to work together to kill off the men after three girls have died in a row, not only do both men going into the challenge survive, but Sierra herself was next on death's list.
  • Tears of Fear: When she's forced to go into the challenge, she begins to cry.
  • Too Dumb to Live: After Shane dies of poisonous food, Sierra continues eating. She's lucky only Shane's food was poisoned.
  • Took a Level in Dumbass: She starts off as The Ditz, but still has her moments of usefulness. She becomes more and more fragile and less and less useful as the show goes on.
  • Ungrateful Bitch: To Timothy who wants to escape with her, she instead rats him out and tries to get him killed the next episode.
  • Upper-Class Twit: She's inherited her wealth and is kind of an idiot in-universe.
  • Valley Girl: Not extremely prominent but it's still there.

    The Hustler 

Played by Lele Pons

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"I'm trying to basically steal money."
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    The Mobster / The Con Man (S4) 

Played by Timothy DeLaGhetto

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"Just kind of a character that embodies my essence, you know?"
  • Abhorrent Admirer: To Sierra and Lele but also pretty much every other female he comes across.
  • The Alcoholic: Frequently drinks from his own bottle in Episode 2 of Season 4.
  • Anything That Moves: Even the mermaid.
  • Armour-Piercing Question: He asks the group why everyone in the 1920s (does it again in season 4) loves puzzles so much. Everyone agrees in response that that's a good question and that they hate riddles.
  • Back from the Dead: Makes a return in Season 4.
  • Berserk Button: Don’t mess with his friends, Andrea in particular.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: He comes across like this in Season 4, where even Tana of all people is unsure whether Tim completely knows what he's doing. A fan theory says that Timothy was handling his revival by drinking a lot of alcohol (he was constantly seen drinking from a bottle) and was drunk while looking for clues. This does explain why he acts so weird and tired.
  • Deadpan Snarker: When he's not hitting on girls, he's making witty comments about whatever the group is doing.
  • The Don: His role in Season 1.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Sure, he had no problem stealing Shane's wallet and burying Justine alive, but even he finds DeStorm a massive jerk at the end of Season 4 Episode 3. He even calls DeStorm evil after he mocks him for losing the challenge, before that, he calls him the devil.
    • To a lesser extent, but in Season 1 Episode 2 he says he only kills people for business and not for pleasure.
  • Funny Background Event: He talks about stealing Shane's wallet. When everyone is inspecting Shane's body, if you look closely Tim can be seen taking Shane's wallet out of his pocket. Lampshaded during his segment during Season 1 Episode 11, with a replay of the shot, with emphasis on Tim taking the wallet.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Showcased especially during the challenge in Season 1 Episode 5, where he starts attacking and shouting at the carnival spectators.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He has no problem stealing wallets and killing people for business, but he quickly bonds with the other guests and is upset at almost all their deaths. It's implied he sacrificed himself for Eva and was the only one standing up for Matt after his breakdown.
  • The Load: Downplayed in Season 1, where he’a not as useful as the others but still helps from time to time. Played straight in season 4, where he’s best described as dead weight.
  • Lovable Sex Maniac: He has two things on his mind, 1) stealing people's wallets, and 2) flirting with every girl he comes across.
  • Meaningful Background Event: In season 4, he is seen drinking from a bottle very frequently and his mannerisms are a bit off.
  • Pet the Dog: The only person to not hate Matt, even after he accidentally killed Sierra, who Timothy may have had a crush on. During the death challenge, they remain friendly towards each other.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Andrea.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: He becomes this after GloZell dies.
  • Purely Aesthetic Glasses: Season 4.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Timothy is Red and Matt is Blue. And to a lesser extent Andrea and Oli are Blue and Tim Red.
  • Running Gag: Timothy keeps losing his wallets in Season 1. Also Tim thinks every (other) female they come across is hot.
  • Russian Roulette: It ends up being the cause of his death in Season 1.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!!: Tries to do this in Season 1 Episode 4 with Sierra, but it fails.
  • Ship Tease: With all the girls, but especially Sierra.
  • Took a Level in Dumbass: In season one, he was shown to be more capable then given credit for, in seasonfour, he becomes The Load and seems more interested in flirting then getting out alive.
  • Villainous Friendship: He and DeStorm because they knew each other before they died. They quickly bond and are the most villainous guests, but Timothy is a lot less of a jerk then DeStorm, and their friendship ends when they're put into a death challenge.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Despite having a girlfriend back at home, he considered Sierra, Lele and even Madison attractive…

Season 2 Guests

     The Novelist / The Aviator (S4) 

Played by Alex Wassabi

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"Being here in Purgatory, I lost my way. I thought... Maybe I was evil. But at the end of the day... I may not have pirate’s blood, but I do have a hero’s heart..."
  • All Webbed Up: Happens in Season 2 Episode 3.
  • Arch-Enemy: DeStorm in Season 2. They make up in Season 4.
  • Asian and Nerdy: The Smart Guy of the group, and has Asian blood.
  • Back from the Dead: Brought back for a second chance at life in Season 4.
  • Big Eater: In Season 2 Episode 5. In an episode full of Big Eaters with Sweet Teeth, he really stands out. He doesn't hesitate when offered hot cocoa by the episode's antagonist and even doubles back into a room to retrieve a candy bowl.
  • The Big Guy: Especially in Season 4, where he Took a Level in Dumbass.
  • Broken Ace: In Season 2, being smart, talented, strong, good-hearted... except that good heart got broken when his girlfriend died two episodes into their debut season.
  • Broken Bird: In Season 2, he immediately loses his girlfriend and it really affects him.
  • Butt-Monkey: Has it the roughest out of anyone in Season 2. In Season 4, he's constantly getting captured.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Briefly, in Season 4. First the Arabic dancers, then Jezebel.
  • The Chew Toy: He’s this in both seasons, but Season 4 makes it more obvious.
  • Chick Magnet: Jorogumo, Liza, and the pirate girl from Season 4 and more seem to take an interest in Alex, on top of him already being in a relationship during Season 2.
  • Death Seeker: He volunteers for almost every challenge in season 2. Possible because he misses Lauren.
  • Dude In Distress: For a portion of Season 4 Episode 1. Also when he was captured in Season 2 Episode 3. And also in Season 4 Episode 6. Sounds like a recurring event now.
  • Dumb Muscle: He shows shades of this when he loses some of his skills from Season 2 and becomes more of a strong action hero. He's also constantly getting captured.
  • Easily Forgiven: In Episode 4 for Season 4, he returns to the heroes without much drama.
  • Face Death with Dignity: Season 4, especially when coupled with his final appearance on Confession Cam. Those bullets sure hit us in the torso too.
  • Flashback Echo: Type 5. When he continously misses on his slingshot shots in Episode 8 and lampshades on his Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy skills, a Flashback Cut to Episode 4 for when he misses his arrows on his target occurs.
  • Genius Bruiser: He's very strong, but in season two, he displays lots of tactical skills and is the teams main puzzle solver.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: Season 4 - has a nice pair, but we don't see him pull them down over his eyes for any practical usage.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Played for Laughs in Season 4 - when he claimed that he didn't trust Mortimer because he was slightly better looking than himself.
  • Face–Heel Turn: In Season 4, it's only temporarily.
  • Heroic BSoD: After Lauren's death in Season 2 Episode 2.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He has no problem doing this for his friends in season 2.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Tyler in Season 2.
  • Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy: His Fatal Flaw in Season 4. (I mean, dude, look where you're shooting! I thought you were The Smart Guy!) He even lampshades this.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Uses this tactic more then once in Season 4. He seems to have replaced Roi as the group's main Butt-Monkey.
  • Nice Guy: Definitely was one in Season 2, in Season 4, he Took a Level in Jerkass.
  • Official Couple: With Lauren in Season 2. Sadly, her death put an end to their relationship.
  • Pet the Dog: When Andrea is about to get attacked by werewolves, Alex, Tyler and EVEN JOEY step in front of her to protect her, fully willing to fight against an army of massive, angry, werewolves. Damn.
  • Revenge Before Reason: He immediately blames DeStorm for Lauren's death instead of listening to his side of the story.
  • The Smart Guy: Seen as possibly the smartest of the group.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Tyler and Alex are pretty sensitive guys, Tyler being scared of almost everything and Alex crying when his girlfriend or friends die. On the other end of the coin we have Jesse and DeStorm, the bad boys of the group who don't follow the rules.
  • Smug Snake: During the earlier episodes of Season 4, when he experimented with his more "evil" side.
  • Sweet Tooth: In Season 2 Episode 5. In an episode full of Big Eaters with Sweet Teeth, he really stands out. He doesn't hesitate when offered hot cocoa by the episode's antagonist and even doubles back into a room to retrieve a candy bowl.
  • Take Me Instead: Asks the YouTubers that want to vote for Lauren to vote for him instead in Season 2 Episode 2.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: In Season 2 with DeStorm.
  • Temporarily a Villain: In Season 4.
  • Took a Level in Dumbass: In Season 4. Not so with finding clues, but he's constantly charging at monsters without thinking clearly and flunks several challenges.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: He became a lot more cocky in Season 4, he also wasn't as much of a team player as he used to be. Then there was his alliance with DeStorm and him trying to act like a villain. Thankfully, he says that he'll go back to being his usual self at the end of Episode 4. The moment where he decided to go outside and try to help Tana and Gabbie with their challenge seems to imply he's back to his Season 2 self.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: It's heavily implied his new attitude is thanks to his alliance with DeStorm.

    The Explorer 

Played by Liza Koshy

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"Any crevice, any underneath the skirt, any inside the pants, anything like that, I'm exploring it."
  • Abhorrent Admirer: To Alex.
  • Book Dumb: She hasn't been to college but is extremely good at finding clues.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: A bit in season 2.
  • Damsel in Distress: She is kidnapped in the first episode of Season 2, and basically becomes this for the episode.
  • Dead Person Conversation: Calls out to Joey at the end of Season 3 via the blue crystal. She tells him the guests can be revived, but they need his help.
  • Defiant to the End: The Collector told her not to fight against her spear after being stabbed at the beginning of Season 4 Episode 1, but she continues her struggle.
  • Genki Girl: She's energetic and fast, and a fan fave to boot.
  • Motor Mouth: Has a tendency to talk really fast.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Delivers many lighthearted moments in a show full of death.
  • Posthumous Character: Her only scene in Season 4 is a flashback.
  • Pungeon Master: Liza makes lots of terrible puns in her short time on the show.
  • Ship Tease: With Alex in Season 2. She's really happy that Alex is single (except his girlfriend kind of just died) and specifically tells him she'll save him.
  • Slashed Throat: The most likely cause of her death in Season 2 Episode 5.
  • Third-Person Person: Refers to herself as 'The Explorer' or 'Little Brown Girl'.
  • Took a Level in Cynic: In Seasons 3 and 4, she's no longer the funny and hyper-active girl she was before and is a lot more serious.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: By calling for Joey to help the dead and giving him a chance for atonement, she unintentionally set off the catastrophic massacre that was Season 4.
  • Your Soul Is Mine: Receives this treatment from the Collector at the beginning of Season 4 for not being in "her exhibit" (and likely communicating with her friend in the living world).

    The Thespian 

Played by Tyler Oakley

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"I'm like, 'Joey Graceffa! WHY?! Of all the people, why did you choose me?'"
  • Awesome Moment of Crowning: He's not quite royalty, but when he put on the Crown of Oblivion and broke the curse… ugh! *Troper proceeds to fangirl*
  • Deadpan Snarker: He has his moments.
  • Dirty Coward: Played for laughs but he constantly panics as soon as danger shows up. He hides behind the girls, a curtain or simply screams like a little girl and pees his pants.
  • The Drag-Along: Always complains about everything and often needs to be pushed into doing things.
  • Drama Queen: The biggest one of the group.
  • Epic Fail: Tyler tries to be a leader, doesn't really work out for him.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Blond and one of the most innocent survivors.
  • The Leader: Tries to be this, but fails.
  • The Load: Considers himself one. Hilariously, everyone else thinks Tyler's the brains of the group.
  • Lovable Coward: He's the easiest frightened out of anyone in the Season 2 cast, but is good hearted.
  • Nervous Wreck: Has a constant expression of 'shook' on his face.
  • Nice Guy: Even though he's always complaining and a bit of a coward, he's still one of the kindest people in the cast and remains completely innocent at the end, having never killed (directly), backstabbed or lied to the others.
  • Non-Action Guy: He sometimes organises the group and takes the lead but doesn't want to do anything physical himself.
  • Non-Action Snarker: As mentioned above, he is a Lovable Coward, but often makes disparaging comments at others, especially on Confession Cam.
  • Oh, Crap!: His face has a constant expression of terror and bewilderment, this leads to some Memetic Mutation.
  • Only Sane Man: In his confessionals he often complains about everyone else's extremely dumb decisions.
  • Pet the Dog: When Andrea is about to get attacked by werewolves, Alex, Tyler and EVEN JOEY step in front of her to protect her, fully willing to fight against an army of massive, angry, werewolves. Damn.
  • Red Is Heroic: He wears a very nice red jacket and is a heroic Nice Guy, albeit a bit of a coward.
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: Whenever he's terrified, which is almost always.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Tyler and Alex are pretty sensitive guys, Tyler being scared of almost everything and Alex crying when his girlfriend or friends die. On the other end of the coin we have Jesse and DeStorm, the bad boys of the group who don't follow the rules.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: Everyone else seems too think so.
  • Took a Level in Badass: After Alex dies, Tyler tries to honour his friend by stepping up his game. He does his best to help out and no longer chickens out by situations.

    The Engineer 

Played by Lauren Riihimaki

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"Super cryptic, like cryptic AF."
  • Deadpan Snarker: To Gabbie.
    Lauren: What did you do to help the group?
    Gabbie: I did the salting.
    Lauren: Good salting.
    Gabbie: Thank you.
    • Tana cracks up after Lauren's comment in the background.
  • Devoured by the Horde: Her blood was sucked out by numerous vampires in the death challenge of Episode 2.
  • The Engineer: Her literal role to fit in with her DIY works.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Blonde and is in no way responsible for any deaths, really.
  • High Class Gloves: A nice pair to go with her gown.
  • The Load: What everyone thought she would become if she stuck around longer. Granted, she did get captured pretty easily and was unable to help thanks to her gown.
  • Nervous Wreck: She couldn't think while under the pressure of being in an elimination challenge, and even before then, she didn't volunteer to suck blood from a dead vampire's neck, because she didn't want to mess up and get everyone killed. Cited as her Fatal Flaw.
  • Nice Girl: Downplayed, since we don’t see much of her, but she seems to be this.
  • Official Couple: With Alex.
  • Pimped-Out Dress: And she rocks in it. Too bad she was Dressing to Die. Also a Deconstructed Trope since her gown was so "big and voluptuous" that she failed to hide from the Vampires in time in Episode 1.

    The Outlaw 

Played by Jesse Wellens

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"I've never played strip poker before. This is exciting!"
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: After realising he's in trouble, he quickly begin to beg for the others to save him.
  • Ambiguously Evil: Considering he's an outlaw, it's pretty obvious. Doesn't help that he also seems more amused by the situation than scared. In reality, though, he's just The Prankster.
  • Asshole Victim: Played with. He betrays the group and hasn't been very useful or friendly, but he still regretted his decision and was a member of the team.
  • Beard of Evil: Evil is quite a stretch, but he is an outlaw.
  • Blood Knight: In Episode 1, all he can think about is killing a vampire. In Episode 2, he quickly takes out his gun to solve a minor conflict, which to be honest, was a bit unnecessary.
  • Break the Haughty: He's kind of a jerk but he breaks down crying after his friends abandon him to die.
  • Chekhov's Gun: His handgun provided quite some drama in the beginning of Episode 4, which he had carried during earlier episodes and his intro.
  • Dirty Coward: He asks Alison if he should help her, but when the vampire starts to attack her, he quickly backs down and hides behind a curtain. He also begs the group to save him and seems absolutely terrified of Jorogumo.
  • Didn't Think This Through: He leaves the group with DeStorm but soon realises that this isn't a very smart idea. It costs him his life.
  • Eaten Alive: By Jorogumo, how he died in Episode 3.
  • The Gunslinger: Wields a nice handgun, though he never used it… in person.
  • Lust: Declared his Fatal Flaw by several members of the fandom. As they term it, he "thought with his libido instead of his brain".
  • Jerkass: He’s one in the confessionals. He manages to hide it pretty well from the others.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Although way less prominent then DeStorm, he acts like a jerk towards the group and when he's captured, no one really misses him. However, he has no problem working together with the group and actually regrets abandoning them. Then there's also him voting for Alex instead of Lauren.
  • Nice Hat: Has one but never wears it.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He leaves the group because he's done with saving people. Shortly afterwards he begs the group to save him.
  • Pet the Dog: He decides to vote for Alex instead of Lauren like Alex requested.
  • The Quiet One: He tries to stay out of drama and goes by relatively unnoticed for the majority of the show.
  • Red Shirt: Considered this by some of the fandom.
  • Screw This, I'm Out of Here!: After being the done with the whole 'saving someone' crap, he decides to leave the group.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Tyler and Alex are pretty sensitive guys, Tyler being scared of almost everything and Alex crying when his girlfriend or friends die. On the other end of the coin we have Jesse and DeStorm, the bad boys of the group who don't follow the rules.
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome: He's pretty attractive, tall and dressed completely in black.
  • Token Evil Teammate: He’s an outlaw and has notably less morals then his teammates.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Decides to leave the group with DeStorm, presumably for lack of action even though he knows that it’s dangerous considering that they just saw Alex get kidnapped and the entire place is full with evil. Even dumber that when he has been captured and finally realizes that he makes a mistake he starts to beg the group to save him. It doesn’t help him.
  • Villainous Friendship: With DeStorm. Well, as villainous as a YouTuber can be.
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: Discusses the Black Guy Dies First trope with DeStorm in Episode 1, not knowing that not only would DeStorm win the first death challenge of the season, but would also outlive him.

    The Saloon Girl / The Pin-Up Girl (S4) 

Played by Tana Mongeau

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"I believe in you! You have a good heart!"
  • Attention Whore: And it's VERY obvious.
  • Back from the Dead: Many fans didn't anticipate her return in Season 4, but still!
  • Brainless Beauty: Gives off this impression at first to DeStorm.
  • Butt-Monkey: No one seems to think highly of her. In Season 2, this made sense due to her lack of assertiveness, but luckily she returns and shows everyone just how capable she is.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: She’s often looked down upon by others for being The Ditz. But when she’s given control of the situation, she shows that she’s more then just a pretty face.
  • Damsel in Distress: For a portion of Season 4 Episode 2.
  • Decoy Protagonist: She was a big and prominent player early on in season 4, having the most character development and getting a lot of screen time. The first two episodes even have her as the main focus. Then she’s unceremoniously killed off halfway through to bring down the group's morale.
  • The Ditz: While she isn't nearly as bad as everyone thinks, she still has her moments.
  • Gutted Like a Fish: The guardian to the Path of Betrayal sliced her in the stomach in Season 2.
  • The Heart: It's obvious that she's the kindest one of the bunch in Season 2, possibly excluding Lauren.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: She thought that she wouldn't win the challenge against Justine.
  • Hidden Depths: At first, DeStorm thought of her as a Brainless Beauty, but spending time with her in Season 4 revealed her full potential to him (i.e. she found a lot of clues). She also knows how to read mirror handwriting, a skill that came in handy in Season 4 Episode 5.
  • Improvised Weapon: Not quite a weapon, per se, but she definitely threw a lollipop at the Sorceress.
  • The Load: Everyone thinks of her as this, but Season 4 makes it clear that she's NOT to be underestimated.
  • Look Behind You: Invokes this to throw away some disgusting dumplings in Season 4 Episode 4. Counted into Funny Moments.
  • Motor Mouth: According to Bretman, this was her main flaw - he suggested to revive her, but pointed out they would have to tape her mouth shut.
  • Nice Girl: She feels absolutely terrible after voting Lauren into the challenge and refuses to order the mummy to kill Justine.
  • Nice Hat: Season 4.
  • Shameless Fanservice Girl: She has no qualms showing off her body. Even in Season 4.
  • Tempting Fate: When she and Gabbie were entering the Season 4 Episode 5 challenge, she hoped that both of them would come out alive, like the last time they had participated in a challenge against each other - Season 2 Episode 3. The kicker? Both of them died. And the fanbase is screaming.

    The Mystic 

Played by Andrea Russett

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"I was envisioning Taylor Lautner, being this perfect, manly, protective werewolf. And it was pretty much the polar opposite."
  • The Chessmaster: She’s a talented schemer.
  • Foil: To Tyler, Tyler's honest, kind and a Drama Queen; he survived by making alliances and being a pleasant person to be around. Andrea is a Pragmatic Hero who is The Strategist and survived by staying out of drama and shifting the blame to others who acted suspicious.
  • Ironic Nickname: She's a Mystic who fears ghosts and possessions. Lampshaded in Episode 12, behind the scenes, during her introductory segment.
  • It's All About Me: Discussed between her and Joey.
    Andrea(regarding the Sorceress painting): That looks like me a little bit.
    Andrea: But it is.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Though she is often considered ruthless and pragmatic to the point of jerkassery, she often gives good reasoning to justify her shadier choices.
  • Pet the Dog: She gets along very well with Tyler and defends him multiple times in arguments.
  • Pragmatic Hero: She's definitely one, especially in comparison with her companions.
  • The Quiet One: Her main tactic in season 2.
  • Shoot the Dog: When she smashed Tana's tablet in Episode 6, dooming the girl.
  • The Strategist: She thinks very carefully about every move she makes.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: She doesn't seem to think much of her other guests, especially Gabbie and Tana.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: She doesn't get along very well with most of the cast.

    The Railroad Tycoon / The Enforcer (S4) 

Played by DeStorm Power

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”This is for Lauren.”
  • 0% Approval Rating: He quickly loses any sympathy at the start of episode 2 for being a shady jerk, but what really does it is when he kills Lauren and proceeds to brag about it.
  • Aloof Ally: Has a tendency to work alone, and doesn't trust easily.
  • Arch-Enemy: With Alex, in Season 2. They make up in Season 4 Episode 3.
  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: In Season 2 he was always bragging about how smart he was despite not showing much skills after episode 2. Season 4 takes it Up to Eleven but at least now he has the skills to show it.
  • Asshole Victim: Undoubtedly the most hated out by the audience out of all the guests due to his Jerkass tendencies. His elimination seemed to be more of a relief to the audience, considering his behavior for the episodes he was in.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: He’s a Corrupt Corporate Executive, but he can kick ass when he wants to.
  • Back from the Dead: See the above quote.
  • Bait-and-Switch: He appears to take all of Alex’s coins in Season 4 Episode 3, then proceeds to switch out their coin pouches for one another, dooming himself to the challenge that episode.
  • Beard of Evil: Yup.
  • Black Guy Dies First: Defied after he survived the first elimination challenge of his first season. He's familiar with the trope considering the annoyed reaction he has when Jesse brings up that he'll probably be the first to die.
  • Blatant Lies: After he encourages the vampires to kill Lauren, he tells the group that he did everything to save her.
    • Does it again in Season 4 when asked how many coins he collected. DeStorm doesn’t want anyone to know he had the lowest amount of coins.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: In Season 2 Episode 3, he says that Alex looked sad and disappointed to see him alive. He then does an impression of Alex before turning to the camera, saying that he's still alive.
  • The Comically Serious: In Season 4, his evil side is toned down and more played for laughs than for drama.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: His role in Season 2, though not necessarily corrupt.
  • Death Equals Redemption: His sacrifice was meant to be this.
  • Dirty Coward: Played for Laughs, when Ro screams for his help he immediately tries to save her, until he sees the mummy that’s holding Ro hostage. He then turns around and runs away, screaming that he doesn’t feel like playing the hero.
  • Evil Is Petty: Everything he does, he does because he can.
  • Face Death with Dignity: He's the only YouTuber that didn't die screaming, pleading or looking like he was in pain - especially emphasized with his final confession. This is one of his few redeeming traits in the fandom, even though he's still at the top of the Most Hated Character List of half the fandom.
  • The Friend No One Likes: Everyone admits to hate him except for Jesse and Gabbie. Season 2, that is. Though Colleen and Joey held reservations against him in Season 4, he was more likeable in that season.
  • Hate Sink: Especially in Season 2. He does get better in Season 4, though.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Does this in Season 4 Episode 4, in a dramatic contrast to his actions in his debut season.
  • Insufferable Genius: He says he has a high IQ, whether this is true is debatable but he's certainly insufferable. (Season 4 shows that he is pretty intelligent, though.)
  • Irony: In Season 2 Episode 4, he was chosen to be the captain for the Confederate team for Capture the Flag even though he's black.
  • Jerkass: While he may be on the side of the heroes, in both seasons, he treats them like crap.
  • Kick the Dog: In season 2, he constantly reminds Alex of his deceased girlfriend while in season 4 he votes for Rosanna just For the Evulz.
  • Lack of Empathy: He doesn’t flinch when watching his buddy Timothy get beaten to death by Garuda.
  • Nice Hat: A black top hat, which he ditched by the end of Season 2 Episode 3. Shame, really.
    • As the Enforcer, he had a nice cap too.
  • Odd Friendship: Seemed to be forming one with Rosanna, of all people. This Angel Devil Pairing didn’t last very long, however, but they seemed to be getting along very well.
  • Pride: His Fatal Flaw, at first.
  • Scary Black Man: He is quite intimidating.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Twice, first in Season 2 Episode 3 when he and Jesse leave the group to join some spider ladies in a game of strip poker. The second time in Season 4 when Rosanna is captured by a mummy and screams for DeStorm's help. DeStorm tries to save her but quickly changes his mind after seeing the mummy.
  • See You in Hell: His literal last words, to Alex, in Season 2.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Tyler and Alex are pretty sensitive guys, Tyler being scared of almost everything and Alex crying when his girlfriend or friends die. On the other end of the coin we have Jesse and DeStorm, the bad boys of the group who don't follow the rules.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: In Season 2, where he doesn't showcase much skills. He averts this in Season 4, where he becomes much more helpful and less evil, but still keeps his massive ego.
  • Token Evil Teammate: To the guests in Season 2, he becomes less evil in Season 4 and since they have the Sorceress, she fulfills this role.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: In Season 4.
  • Teeth Clenched Team Work: With Alex in Season 2 Episode 4.
  • Too Dumb to Live: He and Jesse decide to leave the group even though he knows the place is full of evil and one of them, Alex, has just been kidnapped.
  • Unflinching Walk: Does this constantly in Season 4, he never runs away from monsters like the others, he struts.

    The Vaudevillain / The Hollywood Star (S4) 

Played by Gabbie Hanna

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"Okay, everyone stop fighting! I'm freezing, I look amazing, but let's figure this out."

Season 3 Guests

    The Super Spy 

Played by Teala Dunn

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"She's a man stealer too!"
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: Reasons why almost everyone voted on her? They either thought she was not contributing to the team, or she was jealous of her outfit (Nikita), and that she couldn't get her name right (Safiya, aka "Sophia").
  • Black Girl Dies First: Defied, as Safiya managed to save her in that particular death challenge. Discussed behind the scenes by herself.
  • The Baby of the Bunch: Teala was the youngest Season 3 castmate, being 21 during filming and just turning 22 during airing.
  • Butt-Monkey: No one tolerates her and she's constantly bullied because she sucks at puzzles.
  • Elimination Houdini: Almost became this, as she was disliked by most of the group due to being perceived as the most useless and/or least contributing to the challenges. Teala was voted into a challenge with Jc in Episode 2 and survived only due to Safiya completing her challenge faster than Matt (resulting in Jc's death). Teala was also heavily considered for elimination in Episode 3 by the rest of the group but didn't get voted in due to Nikita being voted in instead. Now averted, because Teala died in Episode 4's elimination challenge with Rosanna. And There Was Much Rejoicing by the rest of the group when Rosanna returned instead of Teala.
  • Extreme Doormat: She fails to plead her case, twice. She also never fights back any of the bullying.
  • Forgotten Fallen Friend: No one even bothers to ask what happened to her after she died, they're all just glad Rosanna is back instead of her.
  • The Friend No One Likes: Everyone is annoyed with her constantly screwing up or not helping in challenges and the longer she stays, the less popular she becomes. This is most evident on two points, during the first voting ceremony, no one is surprised or says a word when she gets picked, they all simply look away, knowing that the majority voted her in. The second time is when Joey tells the group that there's only a certain amount of cards per person, without saying it, everyone realises he's talking about Teala.
  • The Load: The reason the others kept voting for her.
  • The Millstone: Never helps out nor does anything of significance other then slowing the team down.
  • Only Friend: Matt was the only Season 3 cast-mate that actually liked Teala, damn.
  • Running Gag: She keeps mispronouncing Safiya's name as Sophia. It hilariously gets on Safiya's nerves.
  • Ship Tease: With Matthew and Roi.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Clowns.

    The Disco Dancer / The Duchess (S4) 

Played by Colleen Ballinger

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"That cute little muffin is strong! She crushed me!"

     The Record Producer 

Played by Manny Gutierrez

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"Bitch, choose one and stick to it!"

     The Hippie 

Played by Jc Caylen

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"There's free food, there's free games. Let's settle down. You know, problems will come to us, we're fine."
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: JC's laid-back personality is both his biggest strength, as it brings some peace in the group but also makes himself look like a lazy guy who refuses to help out.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He appears to be a guy who's not contributing anything... until they need to solve a math puzzle and he solves it on his own in no time.
  • Dramatic Irony: His entire death is this. He helps out his team and becomes their best player but thanks to poor communication skills between him and Matt, he gets voted into the challenge by one vote. He even lampshades this as he then picks Matt and jokes about him being the one who voted for him. Not realising that he's actually right.
  • Expy: Of Andrea Brooks from Season 1, both are The Quiet One who showcase some Hidden Depths while trying to solve a puzzle. The problem is that no one noticed this and they are voted into the challenge for not doing enough to prove themselves (in Andrea's case, she didn't help that much, but in Jc's case, he was one of the more useful team members). They both have to choose a partner to save them and end up picking a person who voted them into the challenge in the first place. Oh, right, and both of them die in the challenge of the second episode.
  • Fatal Flaw: Sloth.
  • Foreshadowing: In Episode 1, Jc is seen helping Matt and Ro win a prize at the carnival. During Episode 2, Matt struggles with the same game he struggled with in Episode 1, only this time Jc can’t help him since his life is in Matt’s hands.
  • Hidden Depths: No one expected Jc of all people to be a math genius.
  • Mellow Fellow: He almost doesn't seem to care that he's in a life or death situation as he's always calm, probably only except when getting killed.
  • Nice Guy: He gets along pretty well with the others. It makes it all the more sad when he dies first.
  • The Quiet One: Almost only talks in confessionals, until the math challenge and voting scene where he really shines as a character.
  • Ship Tease: With Matthew and Colleen.
  • The Stoic: Is the coolest about the whole situation, even when they need to vote someone to die he's trying to be rational about it.
  • The Stoner: While it's never stated, he has a relaxed personality and has many traits that fit this trope. His introduction even references this by adding a water bubbling sound effect.
    • Some Historical AU fanfics also portray him as this.
  • Tempting Fate: He constantly says that he feels safe, since he helped out the group in a pivotal moment. But his confidence was misplaced as MatPat decided to vote him in. Afterwards he's speculating about who voted him in. He lists Matt as a suspect and his last words to the group were: "How f*cked up would it be if Matt was the one who voted me in?"
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He's good at math and a very relaxed person. That's about all we know about him in-universe.

     The Daredevil 

Played by Roi Fabito/Guava Juice

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"I don't trust him!"
  • Adorkable: His actions indicate him so.
  • Butt-Monkey: He just can't seem to get a break when it comes to getting kidnapped by the Monster of the Week - first the clowns, then the clowns again, then the Snake Woman...
  • Comically Missing the Point: When talking to Calliope, she was talking about the stars, cut to Roi looking up in the air when Calliope was referring to the box with stars on them that the group was carrying.
  • The Cutie: Some fans see him as one.
  • Dumb Muscle: He's not stupid, just not that great at solving puzzles.
  • Establishing Character Moment: His first appearance, when he got excited by the prospect of going on a dangerous adventure. He also started brushing his forehead with his toothbrush while reading.
  • Genki Guy: Excitable and energetic.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He saves Colleen from a snake bite by pushing her out of the way and taking the bite, then he takes one for the team by dropping the tower.
  • Hidden Depths: He loves dancing. Too bad he didn't get to go to the disco.
  • Iron Butt Monkey: Throughout the season, he's constantly injured or captured during missions. In Episode 3, he spends almost the entire episode dying of a poisonous snake bite, being saved just in time for the challenge where a tower lands on his head and he is then killed by the Snake Woman.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Always is the first to jump into a challenge or try to help the group, and it always ends in him getting captured, poisoned, etc.
  • The Load: He spends most of his time captured by the Monster of the Week and doesn't get too help that much. Subverted in that after being bitten by the Snake Woman, he and Teala helped find the Lazarus Box which helped revive several important characters later on.
  • Nice Guy: After Matt saves him, he tries to sacrifice himself to save him from going into a challenge.
  • Running Gag: His passion for dancing seems to be this.
  • Ship Tease: With Matthew, Nikita and Teala.
  • Slashed Throat: How Roi dies in Episode 3.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": It's spelt 'Roi', with an 'i', not 'Roy'.

     The Troublemaker 

Played by Nikita Dragun

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"Oh, honey, these are reinforced acrylics."
  • Action Girl: One of the girls who isn't afraid to get her hands dirty in their debut seasons, but is proven to be this in Season 4 when she acts as Alex's guardian angel in Episode 6 and fights against the Minotaur.
  • Alpha Bitch: She's very self centered and rude most of the time.
  • Arch-Enemy: Matthew in their initial season, but they have made up by Season 4.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: She and Matt don't hate each other after all!
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her Season 4 outfit.
  • Brutal Honesty: Described so Behind the Scenes, in Season 3 Episode 11.
  • Cleavage Window: Has one for her Season 3 outfit.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Despite not involving combat. In Season 4 Episode 6, she crawls between the Minotaur's legs when he was in her way during the challenge, and also knocked over Colleen's Parthenon while the latter was ahead.
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: Subverted in the fact that she wears a wig (and sadly, it doesn't get snatched at any point).
  • Determinator: Discussed in Season 4 Episode 7, and she happens to be one herself.
  • Dice Roll Death: Taken very much literally, then defied, in Season 3 Episode 1. She escaped her original fate because Mortimer dropped by on a motorcycle and shot the Monster Clown that was going to kill her.
  • Dude Magnet: Mistakenly thinks she's this.
  • Establishing Character Moment: When she received her invitation, she was immediately characterized as her snarky, bitchy self.
    Nikita, to the one delivering her invitation: Bitch, where's my burger? I did not order this.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Matt.
  • Foil: To Matt. Matthew is the adorkable fan favorite, while Nikita is the rude, self centered Alpha Bitch.
  • Friendly Rivalry: Appears to share one with Matt in Season 4.
  • Funny Background Event: When Matt and Ro reunite in Season 4, she can be seen rolling her eyes at them, [[Green-Eyed Monster she's probably just jealous that Manny wasn't there.
  • Girlish Pigtails: With a headband during Season 4.
  • Genius Bruiser: Very likely to be capable at asskicking, but she solved her riddle in the Minotaur's Maze very quickly too.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: She was jealous of Matthew because he got to reunite with his best friend Rosanna, while she didn't get to reunite with Manny.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Subverted. She wears a blonde wig and she's one of the most ruthless of the group. Behind the scenes is a different story...
  • It's All About Me: Downplayed. Her main priority is, understandably, her own survival. However, she tends to be very blunt about this and doesn't care for what others think. When Safiya gets killed due to a last second twist in Season 3 Episode 7, Nikita very coldly says she "got what she deserved" for voting Nikita into the challenge.
  • Kick the Dog: She mocks Matt after Safiya's death.
  • Kill the Ones You Love: As much as she cares for Manny, she chose to save herself over him in Season Episode 9.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She literally vowed to go after the people that voted her and Manny into the Funhouse Death Challenge in Season 3 Episode 7 if she made it out and Manny didn't. She also cried after winning the challenge because she thought it meant Manny would die (though they soon find out that's not the case). Though she comes off as the above trope a lot, it's also clear that she cares a lot for Manny.
  • Lack of Empathy: When Matt's best friend Safiya dies, she does not care, even saying the poor girl deserved it.
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: Depending on whether you like her or not.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Some fans may believe that she crossed it in Season 3 Episode 9 when she killed her best friend, Manny, for her own survival in the elimination challenge.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Her name is Nikita Dragun, and she's one of the most ruthless in the group. Some of you'd better run and get outta her way, because she'll do anything to get what she wants.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Manny, until...
  • Sadistic Choice: Specifically a Suicidal Sadistic Choice. Has to choose between killing herself or her best friend.
  • Shameless Fanservice Girl: She loves showing off her body.
  • Ship Tease: With Matthew and Roi.
  • Sitcom Archnemesis: Towards Matt in their initial season, but they develop a Friendly Rivalry as Fire-Forged Friends by the time Season 4 rolled around.
  • Spicy Latina: Very Hot-Blooded and loves to do Fanservice.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: With Matt.
  • This Is for Emphasis, Bitch!: Her shared Verbal Tic (somewhat) with Manny.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: During Season 3 episode 3 her mean traits really start to shine, she calls people out with no regrets, doesn't care about anyone's well being and acts like a jerk to everyone. She does help the team, shows her nicer side and it is turned down in later episodes but her rude and ruthless behaviour in Season 3 episode 3 and the fact that she's mainly responsible for killing Roi is unforgivable, to some.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Implied to have joined the SAE with Joey and Matt in Season 4. Confirmed in Episode 6 of the season.

    The Detective 

Played by Matthew Patrick

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"There's no justice here."
  • 100% Adoration Rating: He is adored by the fans.
  • The Ace: Was labeled this by fans for the season, he was intelligent, reliable, strong and easily liked.
    • Broken Ace: But after Rosanna's death he was labeled this by fans.
  • Action Duo: He and Nikita kick some zombie ass together in Season 3 Episode 10.
  • Action Survivor: You have to give Matt credit for becoming a major badass in the latter half of season 3.
  • Adorkable: This shows a lot in his seasons.
  • Affectionate Nickname: MatPat, more often used in inter-season context to keep the One Steve Limit.
  • All-Loving Hero: Liked everyone in the group, even Nikita, you know, the woman that said his best friend deserved to die.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: Manny and Nikita were gunning for him to die in the last few episodes.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Very much so, it's mainly seen when he's with Manny, but is Happily Married.
  • Arch-Enemy: Nikita in their initial season, but they have made up by Season 4.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: He and Nikita don't hate each other after all!
  • Back from the Dead: He was killed at the end of Season 3 Episode 5 but was brought back at the end of Season 3 Episode 6. He returned at the beginning of Season 3 Episode 7.
  • Badass Bookworm: The Smart Guy of the team, has a degree in neuroscience and happens to be the second-strongest in the group, as of Season 3 Episode 5.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He's sweet, caring and overall a big cinnnamon roll but he isn't hesitant to speak his mind or kick ass.
  • Berserk Button: Don't say anything bad about Rosanna or Safiya.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Towards Rosanna, even going as far to call her his Sister From Another Mister.
  • Big Damn Reunion: Happens when he sees his best friend Rosanna for the first time in Season 4 Episode 6, after she died right in front of his eyes in the previous season.
  • Big "SHUT UP!": To Nikita after she said Safiya deserved to die.
  • Brainy Brunet: Smart and has brown hair, going up against the intellects of Eva, Alex and Safiya.
  • Break the Badass: Happens in Season 3 Episode 5, by being beat to death. Ouch.
  • Break the Cutie: Too many f%*king times!
  • Broken Bird: Shows signs of this after Rosanna's death.
  • Broken Tears: Cries after Safiya's death.
  • Came Back Strong: When he came back from the dead he became more determined and heroic than he was before he died.
  • Camp Straight: Gives off major gay best friend vibes, is a musical and theatre dork, says "girl" whenever he's with Nikita and has a major bromance with Manny, but isn't bi or gay - he's straight!
  • Character Development: Over the course of Season 3, he turns from an adorkable, level-headed investigator to a hardened survivor, though still maintaining his original traits, and eventually joins the SAE to fight the Evil on a greater scale.
  • Claustrophobia: Mentioned in Season 3 Episode 10.
  • Conspiracy Theorist: On the meta-level, when he made a theory on this very show right as Season 4 was released.
  • Cool Shades: Has a nice pair of orange sunglasses in Season 3.
  • Curse Cut Short: He cut it short himself but his reaction to Willie entering the lounge was pure bliss:
    Matt: HOLY SHI-!
  • Crosses the Line Twice: He decided to EAT POPCORN while watching the death Challenge in Season 3 Episode 9. It's as petty as it is hilarious. And then he gets up to get more in the middle of the challenge.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: In Season 3 Episode 5. being beat to death by a mutated demon - it's extremely heartbreaking, painful and terrifying, especially for the fans.
  • The Cutie: The fandom finds him a huge comic relief and an Adorkable smol bean throughout the show.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: Losing Safiya and especially Rosanna has had this effect on him.
  • Death Glare: Gives a scary ass one to Nikita after they fight.
  • Deadpan Snarker: VERY sarcastic in his confessionals.
  • The Determinator: Has shown an incredible will to survive. In Season 4, his will is ten times higher.
  • The Dog Bites Back: After Nikita tells him Safiya deserved to die, he straight up explodes at her.
  • Doomed Contrarian: After actively going after Joey in Season 3 Episode 5, Joey votes him into the challenge and he dies. Subverted when he was eventually chosen to be revived.
  • Doom Magnet: At least one bad thing happens to him EVERY SINGLE episode.
  • Dramatic Irony: Voted Jc into the death challenge, guess who was asked to save his life?
  • Dude In Distress: For a short amount of time in Episodes 7 and 10 of Season 3.
  • Dying Declaration of Love: Before Rosanna died in Season 3, he was on the receiving end of this from her. Ugh, that hit us in the feels.
  • Even the Guys Want Him: Manny admits to having a crush on him.
  • Expy: Of Season 1 winner, Eva Gutowski.
  • Fighting Your Friend: Was forced to fight (technically race) against his best friend Rosanna in Episode 8. Unfortunately, this results in her death.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Nikita.
  • Friendly Rivalry: Implied to have one with Nikita by the time Season 4 rolled around.
  • Flashback Echo: Type 4. When Colleen asks him to save her life he instantly remembers when he failed Jc.
  • Foil: To Nikita. Nikita was the rude, self centered Alpha Bitch who won by surviving every challenge she was voted into. Matthew, on the other hand, was the the adorkable fan favorite who won by being friends with everyone and showing his skill set to the group.
  • Genki Guy: He's very energetic and enthusiastic most of the time.
  • Genre Savvy: When the group finds the Wicker Man in Episode 8, he tells them not to touch it because of what happened in The Blair Witch Project:
    Matt: I've seen enough Blair Witch Project to know you don't go touching creepy stickman in the middle of nowhere, heck no!
  • Gentle Giant: He's pretty damn strong but he has a heart of gold deep down.
  • The Glomp: Happens to him in Season 4 when he reunited with his Sister From Another Mister.
  • Great Detective: The Detective is his role, but it's a well-fitted one when you realize he and Safiya did 50% of the work in Season 3.
  • The Good Guys Always Win: The only fan favorite to Escape The Night.
  • Happily Married: To his beautiful wife Stephanie, as mentioned by Colleen in Season 4 Episode 6.
  • Headbutting Heroes: He and Nikita were gunning for each other to die in Season 3, but the two put their differences aside and kicked ass.
  • Heal the Cutie: His reunion with Rosanna turns him from a Broken Bird back to his old adorkable caring self again.
  • The Heart: He'll help anyone no matter what and try to keep the group's spirits up.
  • Heartbroken Badass: After Rosanna dies, he becomes an emotional wreck.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: Wears a mustard yellow jacket through Season 3, and a black one during Season 4, where he’s working with the Society Against Evil.
  • Heroic BSoD: He Escapes but not without the cost of losing Rosanna and Safiya.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Manny on the show.
  • His Story Repeats Itself: From Season 3 and beyond.
  • Hot-Blooded: Firey, energetic, passionate and driven.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Matt's the Huge Guy to Rosanna's Tiny Girl; a whole foot separates them. But that doesn't matter - they're still iconic.
  • "I Can't Look!" Gesture: When Rosanna is voted into the challenge in Episode 4.
  • Jacob Marley Apparel: When he dies, he arrives at the church and meets the S.A.E.
  • Kill the Cutie: Happens to him in Season 3 Episode 5. Subverted with his revival two episodes later.
  • Kill the Ones You Love: Athough he unintentionally did it, he holds partial responsibility for Rosanna's first death. and Colleen's second death.
  • The Last Straw: His breaking point happened when Nikita said Safiya deserved to die.
  • The Leader: The fandom and even Rosanna think of him as a natural one.
  • Lovable Nerd: Although he is a dork and a major try-hard, he became an instant fan favorite.
  • My Greatest Second Chance: Like everyone in the All-Stars cast, he had a chance to redeem himself in Season 4, though it came in the form of acting as the guardian angel of Colleen in Episode 6, instead of active participation in the death games.
  • Nice Guy: The nicest person in the season 3 cast (excluding Rosanna)
  • Nerves of Steel: Someone's attitude and personality is almost never a problem for him.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: When he is beaten to death in Season 3 Episode 5.
  • Only Sane Man: While everyone else in the final four is panicking and fighting with each other, Matt is the only one trying to keep them together.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: Throughout the series, he never shows any aggression, besides occasionally snarking to the Confession Cam. In Season 3 Episode 7, after Nikita acts very coldly about Safiya's death, he suddenly explodes at her.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Rosanna and Safiya.
  • Power Trio: Has one with Rosanna and Safiya, making the fan favorite alliance MRS.
  • Pet the Dog: Instead of mocking Nikita after Manny's death (like she did to him when Safiya died) he comforts her, telling her everything's going to be okay once she gets out of Everlock.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Matt delivers many lighthearted jokes in a show full of death and horror.
    Matt: "We need to head back to Fatman Slim's where we played the Serpent's Tower, FOR WAY TOO LONG TEALA! PICK A BLOCK AND JUST CHOOSE IT. Rest the dead."
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Red to Rosanna's Blue, as Rosanna's the more bubbly and carefree one while he's the more passionate and driven one.
  • Sitcom Archnemesis: Towards Nikita in their initial season, but they develop a Friendly Rivalry as Fire-Forged Friends by the time Season 4 rolled around.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Matt is the only guy in the cast who cares about everyone else but himself. I mean, the man cried after Safiya died.
  • Ship Tease: With the entire Season 3 cast; fans call this "Everyone Loves Matthew" because you have at least one reason to ship him with someone.
  • The Smart Guy: Logical, analytical and intelligent along with Safiya.
  • The Social Expert: He had close relationships with everyone in the group.
  • Stepford Snarker: Shows signs of this after Safiya and Rosanna die, becoming far more sarcastic to the others and even eats popcorn as Nikita and Manny compete in the death challenge. However, it is also clear he's upset about losing his two closest friends and feels isolated from the Joey/Nikita/Manny Power Trio.
  • The Stool Pigeon: The second Nikita tells him that she's gonna vote for Teala, he immediately goes to Teala and tells her about Nikita.
  • Strong and Skilled: He's the second strongest and the smartest one in the group in Season 3.
  • Stronger Than They Look: Did anyone really expect the adorkable geek to be the second strongest in the group?
  • Survivor Guilt: Felt horrible after not helping Rosanna in The Witches' Gauntlet.
  • Taking a Level in Badass: In season 3 episode 5 he becomes a major badass and continues to be one in season 4.
  • Tall, Dark, and Snarky: Probably the best example: he's 5'9, he has dark hair, and he is sarcastic as hell.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: With Nikita.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Almost everything he does in Episode 9.
  • Trademark Favorite Drink: Season 3 Episode 11 - Diet Coke, of course. He was comparing the drink from different places.
  • Tragic Bromance: He and Manny were Heterosexual Life-Partners and cared about each other a lot, and cue the Episode 5 death challenge.
  • Two First Names: His first name is Matthew and his last name is Patrick, both very obvious first names.
  • Too Good for This Sinful Earth: Considered this by most of the fandom. It's unfortunately proven in Season 3 Episode 5… until he was revived.
  • Undying Loyalty: Rosanna, Safiya and Colleen are virtually the only people he would always vouch for.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: It is implied that he joins the SAE with Joey and Nikita in Season 4. Confirmed in Episode 6 of the season.

    The Jet Setter / The Socialite (S4) 

Played by Rosanna Pansino

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"We need oceans 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 to get into this thing, this is custom."
  • 100% Adoration Rating: Her and her best friend Matthew's antics caused them to be two of the most adored characters in the series.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Ro.
  • Back from the Dead: Returns to the All-Stars Season 4!
  • Badass Adorable: Arguably. She beat Colleen at arm-wrestling in Season 3 Episode 5. This is even lampshaded by Colleen on Confession Cam.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: According to this analysis, she holds at least partial responsibility for three deaths, the second-most kills out of everyone in her initial season. Damn. Don't mess with Mama Bear Rosanna or her boys.
    • And that's just Season 3.
  • Broken Bird: Shows signs of this after Matthew's death.
  • Broken Tears: Cries after Matt dies.
  • The Chick / The Heart: The moral centre and the innocent one that keeps everyone together. Adored by the fandom.
  • The Cutie: A sweet, innocent cinnamon roll for most of the series thus far. She's incredibly kind and has few to no malicious intentions, even showing remorse when Nikita goes into the death challenge in Season 3 Episode 3, as she voted for Nikita because she was someone she hadn't worked the most with and she didn't know what else to do as well as when she voted for Colleen to be put in the Iron Maiden in episode 6, as she apologies tearfully while doing so.
    • This became absolutely canon when official posts on Twitter acknowledge her to be a cinnamon roll.
      • Goes Up to Eleven when her cinnamon roll status was solidified. In canon. By Joey himself.
    • Break the Cutie: Season 4 implies this as she gets into a row with Joey.
  • Chekhov's Skill: She taught in China before and knew how to eat with chopsticks, and could converse in Mandarin (a little). This helped out a lot in the suitor challenge.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: In Season 4 Episode 9. Being Eaten Alive by velociraptors… it's downright heartbreaking, painful and terrifying.
  • Damsel in Distress: For a portion of Season 4 Episode 1, and a portion of 2, a teeny while in 8, and the prison adventure in Season 3 Episode 5.
  • Dying Declaration of Love: Before she dies in Season 3, she tells Matthew she loves him. Ugh, that hit us in the feels.
  • Eaten Alive: Her final fate. By the velociraptors.
  • Eye Scream: Discussed in Season 4 Episode 4, where she plans to do this to The Emperor with her hairpin.
  • Fangirl: For Merlin, in Season 4 Episode 5. She is also one for Jurassic World, apparently, the latter of which is cited as her second Fatal Flaw.
  • Fighting Your Friend: Was forced to fight (technically race) against her best friend Matthew in Episode 8. Unfortunately, this results in her death.
  • Fun Size: She's hilariously short compared to the others.
  • The Glomp: In Season 4 Episode 6, when she reunites with her Brother From Another Mother.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: On Confession Cam in Season 4 Episode 6.
    Rosanna: TEAM CINNAMON ROLL!
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Rosanna is the Tiny Girl to Matt's Huge Guy - a whole foot separates them.
  • The Lancer: Matthew's second in command.
  • Mama Bear: Outright declares herself one for Joey in Season 3 Episode 7.
  • Nice Girl: Towards everyone.
  • Nice Hat: A yellow beret in Season 3, a smaller black one in Season 4.
  • Nice Shoes: Downplayed, but she had to ruin her Platform Oxfords to get one of the Lazarus Coins. Shame.
  • Not So Above It All: While she's usually the pacifist of the group, she actually suggest stabbing the Emperor in his eye, like [1].
  • Odd Friendship: With DeStorm, of all people.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Matt.
  • Power Trio: Has one with Matt and Safyia, making the fan favorite alliance MRS.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Blue to Matt's Red.
  • Ship Tease: With Matthew and Safiya.
  • Socialite: Her role in Season 4.
  • Spoiled Sweet: She’s rich and very wealthy, but one of the sweetest and kindest people you’ll ever meet.
  • Surprisingly Good Foreign Language: Mandarin. Justified as she taught for a year in China, and thus learnt a little survival Mandarin.
  • Taking a Level in Badass: Shown in Season 3 Episode 4 when she is sent into a death challenge with Teala Dunn to find her letters to spell out the name of The Man With No Name. Originally, Manny had pointed out that she's defeated, and Joey points out that he wants her to defend herself and show that she's still passionate about surviving. She comes back, saying, "I'm a fighter, and I'm gonna stick it out till the end."
    • Doubles as Tempting Fate, because she doesn't make it out alive.
      • Then the above trope is subverted, respectively, as she's Back from the Dead. Then the trope becomes double subverted because… *outraged fandom screeching in the distance* tragedy struck.
  • Tempting Fate: Other than the above…
    Rosanna, Season 4 Episode 9: I don't wanna be a snack!
  • Too Good for This Sinful Earth: Considered this by some, if not most, of the fandom. Proven sadly true in Season 3 Episode 8.
    • Eventually subverted when she was given a second chance to fight for her life in Season 4.
      • And this one is double subverted as well because DANG IT, BOYS!!
  • Took a Level in Dumbass: Rosanna was very average in her original season, and while she could be a little bit childish, she was very aware of what was happening around her and had times where she broke and acted serious. In season 4, Rosanna is almost a Manchild in comparison. She acts like a 11 year old and doesn't seem to realise the seriousness of the situation.
  • True Blue Femininity: In Season 4, she wears a dark blue polka-dotted dress, though they appear black under the lighting sometimes.
  • Undying Loyalty: She didn't even question after reading her invitation, because one of her boys was in need of help!

    The Investigative Reporter 

Played by Safiya Nygaard

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"If I had to describe the lounge in four words, it would be… Brady Bunch sex dungeon…"
  • The Ace / Always Second Best: Zigzaged throughout the season. She managed to be the strongest competitor in Episodes 2,6 & 7 and never have a single vote against her, but there were quite a few times where she lost out to Matthew.
  • Berserk Button: Don't call her Sophia.
  • Broken Bird: After Matt dies.
  • Brainy Brunette: Black-haired and has intellect rivaling that of Eva's.
  • Cover Innocent Eyes and Ears: In Episode 5, she covers Rosanna's eyes so that she doesn't have to watch the Strong Man make out with Veronica.
  • The Determinator: While saving Teala, she begins to drink ketchup. Matt and Jc are notably impressed and this is what makes Matt trust her and decide to form an alliance.
  • Expy: Of Season 1 winner Eva Gutowski, the main difference is that Eva won her season.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: She and Matt begin to respect one another during the death challenge of episode 2.
  • Not So Above It All: Has her moments, most notably when she discovers the secret lounge and the first thoughts coming to mind are "Brady Bunch sex dungeon".
  • Not So Stoic: A few times. She's notably pissed with Teala at the end of Episode 4.
  • Pie in the Face: Gets this in Episode 2.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Matt.
  • Plot Twist: The ultimate chase of her death. Fans are not happy about this.
  • Power Trio: Has one with Matt and Rosanna, making the fan favorite alliance MRS.
  • The Quiet One: She mostly keeps to herself.
  • Ship Tease: With Matthew, Rosanna and Colleen.
  • The Smart Girl: Logical, analytical and intelligent, battling with the likes of Eva, Alex and Matthew.
  • The Stoic: She's always calm and alert, but on rare occasions she does show her true emotions, making these moments all the more satisfying.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Although she lost to Joey in an arm wrestling contest in less than 5 seconds, she's one of the smartest people to ever be on the show.

Season 4 Guests

Please take note that most of the guests in Season 4 are Back from the Dead, due to it being an All-Stars season, and the initial profiles of the guests will be added on to, instead of making a whole new folder for them.

The Season 4 YouTubers are:

  • The Socialite - Rosanna Pansino (S3 - The Jet Setter)
  • The Aviator - Alex Wassabi (S2 - The Novelist)
  • The Con Man - Timothy DeLaGhetto (S1 - The Mobster)
  • The Enforcer - DeStorm Power (S2 - The Railroad Tycoon)
  • The Adventurer - Justine Ezarik (S1 - The Gambler)
  • The Pin-Up Girl - Tana Mongeau (S2 - The Saloon Girl)
  • The Hollywood Star - Gabbie Hanna (S2 - The Vaudvillian)
  • The Duchess - Colleen Ballinger (S3 - The Disco Dancer)

    The Playboy 

Played by Bretman Rock

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"Tana... She could read backwards, she was really actually smart if she shut the f*ck up. As long as we tape her mouth, we can get out of here."
  • The Ace: He's one of the strongest and smartest (and according to him, funniest and prettiest as well) cast members.
  • Agent Peacock: Despite wearing makeup, he broke a board near-effortlessly during Episode 4. Guess Nikita has a type when it concerns friends.
  • Animal Motifs: A rabbit, courtesy of the Teasing Creator.
  • Attention Whore: With all of his random one-liners and sex jokes.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: It might be just his makeup though.
  • Camp Gay: Maybe a bit downplayed on the show, but it counts.
  • Chekhov's Skill: He mentioned that he had been on the Track Team while at school. This sure helped him a lot when he had to compete in a Race challenge in Episode 8. His prowess in slingshots as a child also came in handy.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: Yes.
  • Comically Missing the Point: When Mortimer is turned to stone, he remarks that he's a stoner too.
  • Determinator: Discussed in Episode 7, and he classifies too.
  • Genius Bruiser: He's very strong but has his Smart Guy moments.
  • It's All About Me: His main attitude.
  • Jerkass: He's rude towards literally everyone: Joey, the other guests, villains, helpers, NIKITA...
  • Jerk Ass Has A Point: He's completely right about blaming Nikita for his situation.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Implied as he obviously knew nothing of Joey's previous excursions against the Evil in-universe, prior to hearing the dead discuss. Confirmed when Joey said that it took him a while to comprehend what was going on (in-universe).
  • Odd Name Out: The only member of the season cast who's new to this. The Discord population from the fandom went mental over this fact.
  • Pet the Dog: He does put in a good word for Tana when they are looking at who to revive, says that she was a lot smarter then they gave her credit for.
  • Playboy Bunny: Not his outfit, as we can see, but part of the Stealth Pun above.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: He's always cracking jokes at the most inappropriate situations. It borders into Cloud Cuckoo Lander territory.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: The biggest one yet, he refers to others as bitches and uses at least two curse words in each sentence.
  • The Smart Guy: Quickly proves himself to be this despite being the Naïve Newcomer.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Bretman and Manny are friends of Nikita, they're strong, smart, determined and resourceful, but wear makeup and are Camp Gay. The difference is that while Manny is a Nice Guy who always follows Nikita, Bretman is a Jerkass who's always shown bickering with Nikita.
  • This Is for Emphasis, Bitch!: Every sentence.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: Justified. While the first thing he does when Nikita arrives is threaten her, it was her fault he got stuck in the first place.

Recurring Characters

Characters that appear in all or most episodes, but other minor characters may have their own profiles as well, depending on how vital they are to the storyline.

Each season has one or more "assist" characters, teaching the guest how voting works and bringing them clues if needed, they also serve to count and reveal the votes.

Season 1

    Arthur, Sarah and Marvin 

Played by Paul Chirico, Katia Hayes and David Hutchison, respectively

The head of staff and main assist character for season one, the maid and the groundskeeper.

    Former Owners 
The ex-owners of the Mansion that must be freed by the YouTubers to banish the Evil. Includes the Priest, Madison and her fellow mermaids, Colin (the ex-soldier), Vincent and Arthur's brother.
  • All There in the Manual: Supplementary material reveals the names of the characters with No Name Given.
  • Cannot Tell Fiction from Reality: Vincent is accused of this by the doctor that interrogates and tortures him in his flashback episode. Given his awareness of someone working with the evil of the house the whole time, however, it's possible Vincent defies this trope to an extent…
  • Domestic Abuse: Madison was abused by her husband prior to becoming a mermaid.
  • Greed: Colin's Fatal Flaw, who wouldn't leave the f**king house without all of his motherf**king German gold, and thus KILLED TIM!!!!
  • Hallucinations: Vincent supposedly suffers from these, and the guests have to confront three of them in order to free him.
  • Hate Sink: Colin. Though unintended, basically everyone in the fandom hates him and he has few to no redeeming qualities. Why else would there be a string of f-bombs on the above entry?
  • Hooks and Crooks: Arthur's brother murdered Marvin and Sarah with a hook.
  • Hunk: Probably Colin's only possible redeeming feature - he's sexy.
  • Last Episode, New Character: Arthur's brother.
  • Jerkass: Colin. Oh God, Colin, in a f**king nutshell.
  • Karma Houdini: Colin was an uncaring Jerkass who never got his comeuppance. Thus, he is hated by virtually the entire fandom. If only he weren't so greedy...
  • My Greatest Failure: The Priest who failed to save a girl, possessed by a demon.
  • No Name Given: The Priest, though other material reveal his name to be 'David Santos'. Arthur's brother is also confirmed to be named 'Marco'.
  • Our Mermaids Are Different: Madison has a slashed mouth and, as Tim kindly puts it, "gill t*tties". They can even walk! Despite this, even Eva and Oli consider them attractive, for some reason.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: After being freed from his prison, Arthur's brother goes on a rampage and slaughters all three villains like a boss.
  • The Scrooge: Colin. He guards his pile of German gold like a pitbull, and even killed his mates because he believed one of them had taken it.
  • Walking Spoiler: We can't talk about them without mentioning the Plot Twist in the beginning of Episode 6.

    Other Characters 
Various background characters, mainly from flashbacks.

Season 2

    Alison 

Played by Lindsay Elston

Season 2's main assist character.A vampire that formerly served her father Dorian, king of vampires.
  • Anachronism Stew: Her name.
  • Defends Against Their Own Kind: Protected the YouTubers from evil vampires in Episodes 1 and 2.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Sacrificed herself in place of Andrea Russett to the werewolves in Episode 8.
  • Ojou Ringlets: She has curls right in front of her ears and is technically the Princess of the Vampires.
  • Rebellious Princess: Since her father is the King of the Vampires, and her mother the Queen, she is automatically the Vampire Princess, even though no one but the fandom acknowledges this. The rebellious part is self-explanatory: she helps the YouTubers throughout the season, up until her death in Episode 8.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Some spell her name as 'Allison'...

    Jetpack Girl 
The assistant of Cedric, who then turned to help him.
  • Adorkable: Especially endearing when compared to her fellow helper's seriousness.
  • No Name Given: We just call her Jetpack Girl and that's it.
  • Ship Tease: With Riley at the end of Episode 10.

    Riley 
The good left within the Sorceress, embodied.

    Sampson, Sireen and Torhil to the Undying 
Three minor helpers of the YouTubers, who appear in Episodes 5 (Sampson) and 6 (the latter two).
  • The Dog Bites Back: Sampson pushes the Gingerbread Woman, his 'guardian' who terrifies him, into the oven, Hansel and Gretel style!
  • Gender-Blender Name: 'Torhil' is sometimes spelt as "Torhild", which is a Norwegian girl's name.
  • Ironic Name: Torhil to the Undying. He is killed by Harpy poison. This is lampshaded in a fanfic which refers to him as "Torhil the Dying".
  • Mauve Shirt: Sampson, arguably.
  • Slashed Throat: How Sampson dies.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": No one can really decide if the name is spelt 'Torhil' or 'Torhild'. They also cannot decide if his title is 'the Undying' or 'to the Undying'.
  • Taken for Granite: Torhil in his origin story.

    The Sorceress 

Played by Eva Augustina

The main antagonist for Season 2, luring Joey to the Victorian era and mind controlling him into inviting the guests to complete a ritual that will bring a dark god that gave her her powers to this world. Reappears in Season 4 as a Helper only to backstab the remaining YouTubers at the end of Episode 9.

    Lieutenants 
This folder covers the Sorceress' 'Lieutentants', the ones that worked for her: King Dorian and his Vampires (Episodes 1-2); Jorogumo, Kira and Haruko (Episode 3); the Dark Army and the Confederate Army (Episode 4); the Gingerbread Woman (Episode 5); the Harpies (Episodes 5-6); the Ice Witch (Episode 6); Cedric and his Prometheans (Episode 7); Atticus and his Werewolves (Episode 8); and the Devourer (Episode 9).

    Other Characters 
The ones who do not play a large role in the storyline… or at least, overall.

Season 3

    Calliope 

Played by Shontae Saldana

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"That's a huge bitch!"
One of the main assist characters for Season 3.
  • Belated Backstory: At first, we don't know much about her, but then came Episode 10...
  • Bullying a Dragon: In Episode 9, she steals Mortimer's handgun and shoots and hits the Carnival Master. This results in her death.
  • Cassandra Truth: Everyone in town - YouTubers included, didn't believe what she said about the Cursed God and the artifacts, etc, until the Monster Clown gang struck.
  • Crazy Awesome: At first, she only seems like a Cloud Cuckoo Lander, but then came her actions and her backstory...
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: Initially gives off this impression to the guests in Episode 1, but...
    • The Cuckoolander Was Right: Quickly subverts the above trope in the same episode when it turns out that she was right about the Carnival Master and his wicked schemes.
  • Crowbar Combatant: Uses a crowbar to beat down a Monster Clown in Episode 1. We never saw her do this again, though.
  • Hidden Depths: It is revealed at the beginning of Episode 10 that she was the SAE member that came with Jael and Ryu to save Everlock from the Carnival Master. She survived due to going to hold off the guardians instead of joining the other two attacking the Carnival Master. She spent the next forty years stuck in time attempting to protect the town only to be mocked.
  • Only Friend: The only people that can get emotions out of her are Matt and Rosanna.
  • The Stoic: Never showed much emotion throughout the season.

    Mortimer Wilson 

Played by Jack O'Connor

One of the main assist characters for Season 3 and 4, and son of Mayor Janet (of Everlock).

    The Carnival Master 

Played by

The main antagonist of Season 3.

    Guardians 
These consist of the Killer Clown Leader and various other Killer Clowns (Episodes 1-2), the Snake Woman (Episode 3), the Man With No Name (Episode 4), the Strong Man and Veronica (Episode 5), the Twin Dolls (Episode 6), the Funhouse Man (Episode 7), the three Witches (Episode 8), Lucy and her Demon Dog (Episode 9), and the Zombies (Episode 10).

    Other Characters 
Minor characters that don't show up for long enough.

Season 4

    Mortimer Wilson 
The main assistant in Season 4, see above (Season 3) for his Trope profile.

    The Sorceress 
The secondary assistant of Season 4. Due to her roles as the Big Bad of Season 2, see above for her profile.

    The Collector 
The main villain of Season 4, who collects souls through space and time.

    Keepers of the Keys 
The equivalent of the Lieutenants and Guardians. These include the Mummy of the Pharaoh, Garuda, the Emperor, the Black Knight, the Gorgon, Scheherazade, Rorik the Pirate and the Velociraptors.

    Merlin 
Merlin appears in Episode 5, as part of the Camelot arc.

    Other Characters 
Minor characters, and the secondary 'lieutenants' for various episodes.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Ali Baba. In source material, he is heroic, while he became villainous during Episode 7, the episode featuring Arabic tales and myths.
  • Ambiguously Evil: Jezebel. She helped the YouTubers, sure, but she still had feelings for her (evil) ex? Like, what side are you on?
  • Anachronism Stew: The male rebel in Season 4 wears a Manchu plait. That type of Manchu hairstyle would not be commonplace until the Qing Dynasty, which was about an entire century from 1521.
  • Benevolent Genie: The Genie in Episode 7.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: The Pharaoh's Wife. She was amicable at first, but then it turned out that she was the one who killed her husband in the first place.
  • Character Development: The Genie, from the little we see of him. He chose not to leave the wish he granted the YouTubers open-ended, as he had done with Scheherazade.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: The Caveman. He first appears in Episode 5, then plays a far larger role in Episode 9.
  • Crusading Widow: Fatima, after her Star-Crossed Lovers partner Sinbad was killed. She got her revenge on Scheherazade by writing her name down on the story instead of the loser of the challenge.
  • Defiant to the End: King Arthur.
  • Establishing Character Moment: When the Caveman helped the group chase away the Black Knight at one point in Episode 5, it becomes obvious that he dislikes the Collector and her minions as much as the YouTubers do, and is willing to help out a friend in need.
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: The Pharaoh's Wife betrayed her husband and was a side villain for Episode 2.
  • A Load of Bull: The Minotaur.
  • Mooks: The Egyptian Guards and the unnamed pirates.
  • My Master, Right or Wrong: The Egyptian guards of the museum follow the orders of the one with the Ruler's Rod, be they heroic or villainous.
  • Pirate and Pirate Girl: They appear in Episode 8, but there are indeed openly female pirates in the episode, most notably Jezebel.
  • Red Herring: The Egyptian guards were initially believed to be important characters, but were only so in Episode 1. The Pharaoh's Wife was killed less than a minute after she was revealed to be the traitor, which meant that she couldn't develop her villainous potential.
  • Sealed Good in a Can: The Genie. He was stuck there as he was tricked by Scheherazade.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": The credits list him as "Sinbad", but it can also be spelt as "Sindbad".
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: Sinbad and Fatima. The Collector didn't allow them to be together. And they decided to have a Big Damn Kiss in front of the YouTubers, which was when they were reunited.
  • Taking You with Me: Sinbad. After he was stabbed by Ali Baba, he stabbed the other as well.
  • They Do: Rorik and Jezebel, despite their issues.
  • The Unintelligible: The Caveman.

Others

     Society Against Evil 
A mysterious organization that said to battle evil entities across time and space. They were represented by Shane and their logo was marked on items and clues for each episodes puzzle in season 1, and some of them appeared as the Dark Army in Season 2. However, they play a much larger and more active role in the proceedings of Seasons 3 and 4.

Confirmed members include: Shane (S1), Katsumi (S2 flashback), Roanoke (S2 flashback), Jael (S3), Ryu (S3), Calliope (S3), Joey (S4), Matt (S4), Nikita (S4).

     The Cursed God 
An evil deity that gave the Sorceress the Crown of Oblivion in Season 2.
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