Behaviour Interactive’s Dead By Daylight is a multiplatform asymmetric survival horror game that features some of the most iconic killers from different horror series. Currently, the game boasts around twenty-five playable killers that players can choose during multiplayer matches.

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Every killer in Dead By Daylight has a unique skill set and playstyle to track and kill/sacrifice the survivors. However, there are some killers in the game that outshine others.

In this Dead By Daylight killers tier list, we will categorize some of the best to worst killers currently available in the game.

Dead By Daylight Killers Tier List

Here is a tier list of the killers offered in Dead By Daylight. The characters in the top tier are some of the best killers in the game.

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As you go down the list, you will encounter mediocre and normal killers that may not be useful in winning matches.

S Tier Killers in Dead By Daylight

Here are the best killers in Dead By Daylight.


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  • Weapon – Shattered Katana
  • Power – Yamaoka’s Haunting
    • Press and hold the Power button to charge Yamaoka’s Haunting and initiate a Phase-Walk.
      The Spirit will depart her physical body and enter the Ethereal Plane, leaving behind a stationary Husk.
    • Using Yamaoka’s Haunting depletes The Spirit’s Power gauge (5 seconds).
      It will automatically replenish over time (15 seconds).
      The Power gauge must be fully replenished before another Phase-Walk can be initiated.
  • Perks – Spirit Fury, Hex: Haunted Ground, Rancor


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  • Weapon – Bonebuster
  • Power – Rush
    • When Blighted Corruption is fully charged, press the Power button to initiate a Rush, allowing The Blight to dash forwards at great speed, consuming 1 Token in the process.
    • During a Rush, The Blight is unable to initiate an Attack.
    • Slam: A Slam is performed by rushing The Blight into obstacles or walls, which opens the Chain Rush Window.
  • Perks – Dragon’s Grip, Hex: Blood Favour, Hex: Undying


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  • Weapon – The Bonesaw
  • Power – Spencer’s Last BreathBlink for up to 20 metres upon activation.During the ensuing Chain Blink Window, charge again to initiate a Chain Blink of up to 12 metres upon activation.
  • After either the Chain Blink Window closed or the final Chain Blink elapsed, enter a state of Fatigue (2-3 seconds*).
  • Grants 1 Chain Blink.
  • Perks – Stridor, Thanatophobia, A Nurse’s Calling

A Tier Killers in Dead By Daylight

The A tier killers skillset is best suited to hunt the survivors. They are great characters—if handled correctly—they can match the performance and utility of S tier killers.


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B Tier Killers in Dead By Daylight

With the B tier killers, players have to become opportunists and they should also learn the in’s and out’s of the mentioned characters. If played correctly, you can use the below-mentioned characters special abilities in certain situations to corner the survivors.


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The Executioner

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The Nightmare

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C Tier Killers in Dead By Daylight

  • The Twins
  • Pig
  • Deathslinger
  • Leatherface
  • Doctor
  • Ghostface
  • Clown

D Tier Killers in Dead By Daylight

  • Trickster
  • Michael Myers
  • Trapper
  • Legion
  • Plague

Dead by Daylight is a multiplayer survivor horror game currently available on the Android, iOS, PlayStation 4|5, Xbox One X|S, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Stadia, and PC platforms. 

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