dead by daylight

Felix Richter from Dead by Daylight

Felix Richter is a visionary architect with a past that is shrouded by the Entity. Descended from members of an ancient society, Felix’s exploration of an old laboratory belonging to The Blight led to his parents’ disappearance and eventually his own. Now, he is trapped in a never ending game of life-and-death in the world of Dead by Daylight.

Steve Harrington from Stranger Things

On Stranger Things, Steve Harrington (played by Joe Keery) is a high schooler who is dating Nancy Wheeler at the start of the series.  Over the course of several seasons, Steve befriends Dustin and the rest of his group and works with them to help save Hawkins from the demagorgons and Mind Flayer.  Steve’s style is preppy, and his signature hair is well-coiffed, an iconic ’80s mullet held in place with plenty of Farrah Fawcet hairspray.

The Blight from Dead by Daylight

The Blight for Dead by Daylight

In Dead by Daylight, The Blight (Talbot Grimes) was a Scottish chemist working for the East India Trading Company during the First Opium War. He lived in denial of the human costs of his experiments, until he was taken captive and forced to confront the truth of his unethical actions in the form of a mass grave full of workers who died from his compounds. The revelation combined with his captivity and obsessive drive to experiment eventually drove him into the waiting arms of The Entity of Dead by Daylight.

claudette morel from dead by daylight

Claudette Morel from Dead by Daylight

Claudette Morel is a studious botanist turned healer, and one of the original quartet of survivors in the game Dead by Daylight. Formerly an introverted college student, she now uses her natural empathy and botany knowledge to heal herself and the other survivors as they are hunted.  Before finding herself lost in the woods and fighting the game’s many killers, Claudette was active and popular on Internet forums and message boards under the screen name Science Girl

laurie strode from dead by daylight

Laurie Strode from Dead by Daylight and Halloween

Laurie Strode is the final girl of Halloween (1978) and is arguably the most quintessential form of the archetype. Played by scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis, she has been hunted by Michael Myers for over forty years, across more than half a dozen films. She debuted in Dead by Daylight in Chapter II.

the pig from dead by daylight

The Pig from Dead by Daylight

The Pig is the moniker used by apprentices/successors of Jigsaw. There have been many over the years, though they do not vary much in appearance. The male ones typically don Jigsaw’s red and black robe, while the female ones wear long red leather coats, both of which help deal with the bloody affair that is kidnapping victims and setting up Jigsaw’s games. In the game Dead by Daylight, Amanda Young is a devoted pupil of Jigsaw who assumes the identity of the Pig following her own death. To recreate the Pig’s costume, you’ll need a pig mask with wig and a red leather coat layered over a pair of jeans. You can use a simple red trench coat, or if you want the full length of the costume in the game, you could layer a red moto jacket with a hood over a faux leather skirt that you cut in the middle.

the demogorgon from dead by daylight

The Demogorgon from Dead by Daylight and Stranger Things

In the Netflix show Stranger Things, the Demogorgon is a faceless monster of the Upside Down that forces its way into Hawkins, Indiana, killing Barbara Holland, and hunting Will Byers. The Demogorgon is eventually killed by Eleven. In the game Dead by Daylight, the Demogorgon debuted in Chapter XIII: Stranger Things and is shown wrapped in chains. It is also the first entirely non-human killer of the game. While finding a Demogorgon costume is certainly not difficult, you may want to take some liberties to dirty up the costume and add liberal amounts of blood to achieve the desired look.

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The Wraith from Dead by Daylight

The Wraith, whose real name is Philip Ojomo, is one of the original trio of killers introduced in the video game Dead by Daylight. Ojomo was an immigrant fleeing conflict in his homeland of Nigeria who had the misfortune of working at a mob-owned junkyard. Eventually, Ojomo realized the cars he was being asked to crush had people inside and he had been used as a pawn to dispose of their bodies. Horrified, Ojomo put his boss in the crusher and killed him. He then pulled his boss’ head and spine from his body, which became the weapon known as Azarov’s Skull, now used by the Wraith as his primary weapon. If you’re willing to shell out some big bucks, you can find replicas of this weapon for your costume. Otherwise, it may take a little creativity, but with a little patience, you can create a lookalike yourself by disassembling a plastic skeleton and gluing a fake blade into the skull portion. Likewise, you could purchase a pre-made mask or DIY one with a twisted-looking tree mask and some skill with a paintbrush.

The Trapper from Dead by Daylight

The Trapper from Dead by Daylight

In the asymmetrical horror game Dead by Daylight, the Trapper (Evan MacMillan) is one of the three killers along with the Hillbilly and the Wraith. As his name suggests, the Trapper uses his bear trap to capture survivors like Kate Denson. He also has perks to help him, such as unnerving presence, brutal strength, and agitation. With his white mask, unrelenting strength, and crude weaponry, the Trapper is inspired by iconic horror character Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th series.

Kate Denson from Dead by Daylight

Kate Denson from Dead by Daylight

In Dead by Daylight, Kate Denson is one of the survivors trying to escape from the Realms of the Entity in which they’re trapped. She is an optimistic songbird who tries to make the most of any situation.