Who is Dead by Daylight’s New Killer? Everything you need to know about The Artist

Sam Smith
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Dead by Daylight lets players run from a brutal Killer who’s controlled by another player, who then hunts them down one by one. Now a new Killer known as The Artist is joining the roster.

Dead by Daylight has soared in popularity in recent years, as more and more Killers have joined the roster. Killers in Dead by Daylight really are the main attraction, as each is usually a beloved horror icon that brings more sinister ways to stalk and murder helpless players. Now get ready to meet The Artist, an original character from the game’s Portrait of a Murder chapter– and get ready to run.

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Every Killer in Dead by Daylight possesses special perks and skills that can be used to the advantage of the player controlling them, and to the horror of those running from them. The next Killer in Dead by Daylight also has some nasty tricks up their sleeve, meet Carmina Mora, the Killer known as The Artist.


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Introducing The Artist – Dead by Daylight’s latest Killer.

Who is Dead by Daylight’s latest Killer?

Dead by Daylight’s newest Killer, The Artist is an original character from the game’s Portrait of a Murder chapter. Her real name is Carmina Mora and uses superpowers to expose corruption through art and is eventually murdered for it.

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Carmina is followed by a flock of murderous crows wherever she goes and returned from the grave to seek revenge on her killers – and everyone else. Her story is eerily similar to that of The Crow character, although The Artist is more concerned with causing terror and murder than the pursuit of justice.

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Everything we know about Portrait of a Murder in Dead by Daylight

Speaking about Dead by Daylight’s Portrait of a Murder chapter, the developers said:

“Portrait of a Murder is Dead by Daylight going back to its roots: an original story and universe, set in mystery, dark fantasy and fear,” creative director Dave Richard writes in a press release about the new chapter. “The new characters are also unique and diverse, which is part of our DNA, and representative of our player base.”

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The chapter will also introduce a new survivor called Jonah Vasquez. He is a CIA agent and will have some kind of connection to the new Killer. A new map called The Forsaken Boneyard is also confirmed and will be set within the Chilean desert. This is exactly where The Artist was murdered.

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Dead by Daylight often adds new killers for players to murderously experiment with.

When is the next Dead by Daylight Killer releasing?

There isn’t a concrete release date for when The Artist will be joining Dead by Daylight, the Portrait of a Murder chapter releases in November 2021, so we’ll have to keep our eyes peeled in the coming days and weeks for news surrounding the upcoming Dead by Daylight Killer.

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The DLC price will be $6.99 on the Microsoft Store and Steam. The chapter will cost $7.99 on PS5, PS4,  Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

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Sam is a games writer for Dexerto specializing in Diablo, Final Fantasy, and Pokemon. An NCTJ accredited journalist, Sam also holds a degree in journalism from the University of Central Lancashire and has many years of experience as a professional writer. Being able to marry his love of writing with his addiction to video games was always one of his life goals. He also loves all things PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo in equal measure. Contact at sam.smith@dexerto.com