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Turtle BeachSeptember 6, 2022

Dead By Daylight Chapter 26: Leaks, Release Date, and Everything We Know

Following the release of some substantial Dead By Daylight Chapter 24 leaks, which included a big look at the new killer, The Dredge, we’ve also seen more details emerge about what could be coming to the game in the future, including Chapter 26. For those wondering, these leaks originated from the same person behind some of the recent Chapter 24 leaks (Via DBDLeaks), so there’s more than a reasonable chance of them being believable and worth taking seriously.

For everything, you need to know about what’s potentially coming to the game in Chapter 26, read on!

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September 24 - For Honor Crossover?

The DBD Leaks Twitter account – which in the past has been pretty accurate with leaks ahead of time – has outright stated that the new chapter (chapter 26) is “inspired on [the] For Honor franchise”

Most fans have suggested that we could see Apollyon from For Honor as the new killer.

Apollyon is the main antagonist of the For Honor Story Campaign and serves as the final boss of the Samurai Story and, the entire Campaign.

As a brutal warlord with a troubling backstory that deals in revenge, hatred, and death, she certainly fits the bill as someone the entity might recruit. Hopefully, we’ll find out more soon in the coming months.

August 5 - A Licensed Knight?

According to Dead By Daylight YouTuber Schmuckles, the rumoured Knight killer coming in Season 26 won’t be original, but actually a licensed killer. It sounds interesting, we wonder if there’s any potential for a crossover with Ubisoft’s For Honor series which has already seen DBD killers arrive in For Honor as part of a Halloween event.

Have a watch of the video below, or on the link.


DBD Chapter 26 Leaks

Whilst it looks as though Chapter 25 could be another Resident Evil inspired content drop, the small slither of info we have about Chapter 26 suggests it will have an original killer. Which would make sense if the team are looking to keep mixing things up.

That said, the only concrete lead we have thus far is that the Killer will be called ‘The Knight’, although that’s all we do know so far. We doubt this is going to be a For Honor crossover, but we wouldn’t put it past the Behavior Interactive team to spin up some sort of twisted killer from Medieval times to do The Entity’s bloodthirsty misdeeds. We can already picture the slightly gruesome Mori now, perhaps reminiscent of when Mel Gibson got hung drawn and quartered in Braveheart. Plus, who wouldn’t love a medieval-inspired map, with big hay bundles, horse-drawn carriages and pallets a-plenty to knock over.

Maybe we’re getting ahead of ourselves, but hopefully we’ll see more details leak from the PTR in the coming weeks and months.

Dead By Daylight Chapter 26 Release Date

At the time of writing, there is no official release date for Dead By Daylight Chapter 26 and to be quite honest we probably won’t get one for some time.

However, when it comes to new Dead By Daylight content and chapters, the game runs more or less like clockwork, with each chapter lasting roughly three months, so working out when Chapter 26 will drop isn’t too difficult to predict. With this in mind, let’s do the math.

Chapter 26 should arrive roughly three months time after Chapter 25. Most chapters last around 80 to 99 days. It seems likely we should get Chapter 26 towards the end of November or the first week of December. Our best guess is that Dead By Daylight Chapter 26 will start on 24 November 2022, or 1 December 2022.

But don’t take out word for it, check out the table below to see how long each chapter has lasted previously to see how we’ve worked out when Chapter 26 could feasibly start.

Dead By Daylight Chapter Killer Start Date Length
Chapter 19: All-Kill The Trickster 30 March 2021 78 Days
Chapter 20: Resident Evil The Nemesis 15 June 2021 85 Days
Chapter 21: Hellraiser The Cenobite 07 September 2021 85 Days
Chapter 22: Portrait of a Murder The Artist 30 November 2021 99 Days
Chapter 23: Sadako Rising The Onryo 08 March 2022 98 Days
Chapter 24: Roots of Dread The Dredge 07 June 2022 91 Days
Chapter 25: Project W Albert Wesker 30 August 2022 TBC
Chapter 26 TBC TBC TBC


That’s everything you need to know about the Dead By Daylight Chapter 26, but we’ll be sure to keep this page updated with new info as it becomes available. However, if you’re looking for more Dead By Daylight guides then follow the links below for more helpful tips, tricks and explainers.

Dead By Daylight Killers Tier List | Dead By Daylight Survivors Tier List | Dead By Daylight Codes Shrine of Secrets Perks This Week | Best Dead By Daylight Survivor Perks | Dead By Daylight Rank Reset | How To Get Bloodpoints Fast | How To Get Bloody Clothes | DBD Split-Screen | Are Bots Coming To DBD | DBD Cross Progression | DBD Tome 11 | DBD Chapter 24 | DBD 6th Anniversary |

Killer Build Guides – The Artist | The Blight | The Cannibal | The Cenobite | The Clown | The Deathslinger | The Demogorgon | The Doctor | The Executioner | The Ghost Face | The Hag | The Hillbilly | The Huntress | The Legion | The Nemesis | The Nightmare | The Nurse | The Oni | The Onryō | The Pig | The Plague | The Shape | The Spirit | The Trapper | The Trickster | The Twins | The Wraith |



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