Meet the Dead Island 2 Characters

Dead Island 2 has been eagerly anticipated by the franchise fans for nearly a Decade now and in this Guide we are going to meet the Dead Island 2 Characters you will be able to play. Make sure you are ready for the release date – this is going to be fun!

Dead Island 2 is an upcoming action role-playing game developed by Dambuster Studios and published by Deep Silver. It is a sequel to the 2011 video game Dead Island and the third major instalment in the Dead Island series.

Amy - Meet the Dead Island 2 Characters

In Dead Island 2 you will have the chance to play 6 different, bad-ass Slayers (Characters) that all have their own unique personality and traits. Lets look at our Slayers now.

Meet the Dead Island 2 Characters


Amy - Dead Island 2 Character

Amy is a quick-witted Paralympian who has found something even better than her runner’s high: zombie-slaying! The risks keep her wired, the success keeps her pumped, and every battle is almost a puzzle to solve on the fly – like an obstacle course to keep her mind sharp. Laid-back, focused, and calm, very little can dent her California chill. Amy is one of the awesome Dead Island 2 Characters.

Amy has two Innate Skills: Relief Pitcher and Divide and Conquer

Relief Pitcher: Amy regains STAMINA when hitting a zombie with a weapon throw.

Divide and Conquer: Amy gets a minor DAMAGE boost when she attacks isolated zombies.


Hailing from the mosh pits of County Cork in Ireland, Dani is a headstrong rockabilly brawler with a foul mouth and a twisted sense of humor. She plows through zombies the way she plowed through opposing roller derby teams, pre-zompocalypse: with a grin and a yelled promise to feck you up! 

Dani has two Innate Skills: Bloodlust and Thunderstruck

Bloodlust: Dani regains HEALTH when slaying multiple zombies in quick succession.

Thunderstruck: Dani’s HEAVY ATTACKS trigger a FORCEFUL explosion on impact.

Dani - Dead Island 2 Character


Bruno - Dead Island 2 Character

Bruno is a calculating hustler who always has a plan, both for pulling off heists on big-time scammers and spammers before the zompocalypse and for taking down the undead now. Born and raised on the streets of LA, he’s always hidden his lethal knife skills behind his disarming Californian charm. Those skills ensure that his targets won’t talk about Bruno – no, no. 

Bruno has two Innate Skills: Backstab and Rapid Reprisal.

Backstab: Bruno gets a moderate DAMAGE boost when attacking zombies from behind.

Rapid Reprisal: Boost Bruno’s AGILITY and HEAVY ATTACK CHARGES when he avoids attacks with a BLOCK or DODGE.


One of our Favourite Dead Island 2 Characters, Carla is a motorcycle stunt rider unfazed by rings of fire, jumps over ravines, and mid-air flips, so the zompocalypse has barely made her break a sweat. Armed with street smarts, an outgoing disposition, and boundless physical confidence, she’s embraced the challenges of slaying her way through HELL-A with enthusiasm. 

Carla has two Innate Skills: Dig Deep and Mosh Pit

Dig Deep: Carla gets a moderate TOUGHNESS boost while her health is critical.

Mosh Pit: Carla gets a minor DAMAGE boost when close to multiple zombies.

Carla - Dead Island 2 Character


Ryan - Dead Island 2 Character

There’s much more to this exotic dancer than rippling pecs. Ryan has a stubborn streak a mile wide, pessimistic sarcasm as dry as the Sahara, and an indomitable heart. He’s on a mission to get back to his little brother, left behind in Fresno before the outbreak, and nothing – alive or dead – is going to stop him getting home. 

Ryan has two Innate Skills: Retaliation and Seesaw

Retaliation: Ryan gets a moderate FORCE boost when using BLOCK or DODGE to avoid an attack.

Seesaw: Ryan regains HEALTH each time he knocks down a zombie.


Another of our favourite Dead Island 2 Characters, Jacob. An antihero with rockstar flair, Jacob’s offbeat charm is paired with a reckless disregard for self-preservation. When his beloved mum passed, this successful London stockbroker left everything behind to follow his dream of being a Hollywood stuntman. Now his quips and Shakespearean quotes fall on undead ears as he revels in being a slayer in HELL-A. Lovely!

Jacob has two Innate Skills: Feral and Critical Gains

Feral: Jacob gets a stackable minor DAMAGE boost when attacking in quick succession.

Critical Gains: Jacob gets a moderate CRITICAL DAMAGE boost while his stamina is low. Critical hits regain STAMINA.

Jacob - Dead Island 2 Character

We hope you enjoyed this quick look into the Dead Island 2 Characters that you will be able to play. Keep your eyes peeled on our Dead Island 2 section for upcoming Guides and Interactive Maps.


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