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Some specific Party Combinations will trigger a unique name to be displayed to the right of the roster at the Crossroads.

These names are entirely cosmetic and grant no gameplay benefit whatsoever.

These combinations are not necessarily all recommended as the "best" party, nor even as necessarily "strong" combinations; a few may prove more clever than practical - use at your own risk.

As of the May 8th 1.0 Release patch there is 157 combos. Teams are sorted by the Hero order at the Alter.

Party Name Rank 4 Rank 3 Rank 2 Rank 1 Trivia
The Unusual Suspects Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms The most basic roster that many will form to start, named similar to the starting four heros team name from DD1, "The Usual Suspects" to honor them most likely.
Knowledge Highway Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-manatarms Portraits-highwayman
The Shuffle Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber Portraits-manatarms The Plague Doctor acts as the dealer, while the rest are cards getting shuffled around, because of their abilities.
Fall From Grace Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Portraits-graverobber
Highway Robbery Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-manatarms Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman
Robbed Blind Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-manatarms Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber
Standard Flip Portraits-graverobber Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms This references the starting 4 characters in a different lineup, which takes away one melee move from Graverobber to allow Plague Doctor to use her Melee move.
Point Blank Inspection Portraits-graverobber Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-manatarms Portraits-highwayman This references Point Blank Shot on the Highwayman, his first unlockable skill. The "Inspection" part comes from the player "inspecting" this new move.
Special Treatment Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-manatarms This likely refers to the grave robber's noble lineage giving her what most would assume is the safest spot in the party, similar to Dignitary's Escort.
Crimson Cross Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Portraits-plaguedoctor
The Entrance Portraits-graverobber Portraits-manatarms Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman
The Archeologists Portraits-graverobber Portraits-manatarms Portraits-highwayman Portraits-plaguedoctor
Backstabbers Portraits-highwayman Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-manatarms The two unscrupulous characters in the party (Highwayman and Grave Robber) are positioned behind the Plague Doctor and Man-at-Arms respectively, presumably preparing to backstab them, as both carry daggers.
Dignitary's Escort Portraits-highwayman Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-manatarms Portraits-graverobber The Grave Robber, a former noblewoman, is "escorted" by an entourage consisting of the other party members, similar to Special Treatment.
Bedside Manner Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-manatarms
The Expedition Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber Portraits-manatarms Portraits-plaguedoctor
Night Cap Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber
The Morgue Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Portraits-graverobber Portraits-plaguedoctor
The Stick Up Portraits-manatarms Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman
The Chain Of Command Portraits-manatarms Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber
The Rear Guard Portraits-manatarms Portraits-graverobber Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman
Tomb Raiders Portraits-manatarms Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-plaguedoctor
The Magpies Portraits-manatarms Portraits-highwayman Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber
A Grave Prognosis Portraits-manatarms Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber Portraits-plaguedoctor
Yellow Brick Road Portraits-graverobber Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-hellion Portraits-manatarms The Wizard Of Oz, with the Grave Robber being Dorothy, Plague Doctor as the Scarecrow, Hellion as the Cowardly Lion, and Man-at-Arms as the Tin Man.
Highway to Hell Portraits-hellion Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-manatarms Portraits-highwayman AC/DC's hit single from 1979.
Wall of Fire Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-runaway The Highwayman and Runaway head up the party, providing cover/forming a "wall" with gunfire and actual fire respectively.
Running with the Devil Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-hellion Portraits-runaway This is a reference to the Van Halen song with the same name, as well as the names of the two front-most characters, the Runaway (running) and the Hellion (devil).
Thieves Guild Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-runaway Portraits-highwayman Each character has stolen at some point, the Highwayman having a past of criminal activity, the Runaway pickpocketing during her first shrine of reflection, Grave Robber robbing graves (as well as poisoning her husband and stealing his riches), and Plague Doctor having stolen a body for her research.
Sisters of Battle Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-runaway Portraits-hellion The characters are all women, a reference to Warhammer 40k's 'Adepta Sororitas' army, formerly known as the 'Sisters of Battle.'
The Defiant Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-hellion Portraits-runaway All four party members defied expectations that were set for them. The Runaway escaped and burned down her orphanage, the Hellion cowered during battle despite her tribe valuing courage, the Highwayman felt guilty after accidentally killing an innocent woman and child (unlike most brigands), and the Plague Doctor went against her professor's teachings to pursue her own ambition.
Short Arms, Deep Pockets Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-runaway Portraits-graverobber The Plague Doctor, Highwayman, and Runaway are all below average height (short arms), while the Grave Robber comes from a wealthy background (deep pockets).
Cut and Run Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-runaway Portraits-hellion The Plague Doctor and Highwayman both use daggers to make cuts, while the Runaway and Hellion both run in their backstories, away from St. Martha's and battle respectively.
Travellers by Gaslight Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms
Finishing School Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway Portraits-hellion Portraits-graverobber A finishing school seeks to teach etiquette and prepare its (traditionally female) students for marriage. The Grave Robber—who has been married and is an expert in high society—is the teacher, while the other party members—who don't fit into societal standards of femininity and/or have poor social skills—are the students.
Manu Propria Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber Portraits-runaway Portraits-plaguedoctor
Masquerade Ball Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-jester Portraits-graverobber The characters all have some manner of facial covering: actual masks (Jester and Plague Doctor), a pulled-up neckerchief (Highwayman), or a low-brimmed hat (Grave Robber).
The Lottery Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway Portraits-highwayman Portraits-jester
Wolf on the Fold Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester Portraits-highwayman Portraits-runaway Wolf on the Fold is the name of a novel by Judith Clarke, published in 2002.
False Shine Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester Portraits-manatarms Portraits-runaway This references all 4 characters being fooled by something. The Plague Doctor thought her experiment would work, Jester thought his invitation to the court was because his skill was recognized, Man-at-Arms climbing the ladder of command because he thought he could be a great commander, and the Runaway having been "fooled" by and hence losing her religion.
Hot Blooded Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester Portraits-hellion Portraits-runaway Characters in this composition make extensive use of burn and/or bleed.
Knives Portraits-graverobber Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester Portraits-highwayman All of the characters use knives.
Insane Crown Posse Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Portraits-jester Reference to the hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse. Both the duo and the party have murderous clown(s).
The Crimson Dance Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-jester Portraits-manatarms All characters in this wear red, and the Jester, Grave Robber, and Highwayman swap position frequently. The Jester and Grave Robber are also fond of dancing.
Pat Hand Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-leper A pat hand in Poker is a hand that can't be improved by drawing more cards. In this case, the hand being partially represented is likely a royal flush, with the Leper as the king (per his backstory), the Grave Robber as the queen (per her past as a noblewoman), the Highwayman as the jack (per his unscrupulous methods, since the jack can also be called the knave), and the Plague Doctor as the ace (referring to her former status as the star student at her university, "acing" all of her assignments).
The Diplomats Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-leper Portraits-manatarms
Meat Cute Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-hellion Portraits-leper
The Best Medicine Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester Portraits-highwayman Portraits-leper Referencing the phrase "Laughter is the best medicine", the party consists of a doctor, a clown, and a sickly person, as well as the Highwayman who has the ability Gallows Humor in DD1 and the signature inn item Morbid Joke in DD2.
A Cut Above Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester Portraits-hellion Portraits-leper All four heroes utilize slashing weapons (dagger, sickle, glaive, & sword).
The Iron Crown Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Portraits-leper
A Bold Move Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber Portraits-manatarms Portraits-leper
The Queue Portraits-highwayman Portraits-jester Portraits-manatarms Portraits-leper The queue being referred to is likely the people in line to kill the king (the Leper). The Man at Arms could stage a military coup, the Jester killed a king in his backstory, and the Highwayman could be a hired assassin.
Caveat Emptor Portraits-jester Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-leper
Brute Squad Portraits-jester Portraits-highwayman Portraits-hellion Portraits-leper
The Prestige Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-jester Portraits-occultist
Occlusion Culling Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester Portraits-graverobber Portraits-occultist
The Dismal Science Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman
The Laboratory Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman Portraits-runaway
Night Terrors Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-hellion Portraits-leper
A Fool's Mistake Portraits-runaway Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester
Cause and Effect Portraits-runaway Portraits-jester Portraits-occultist Portraits-plaguedoctor
The Reverse Sear Portraits-runaway Portraits-occultist Portraits-manatarms Portraits-hellion
If It Bleeds, It Leads Portraits-occultist Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-hellion Each Hero has a skill that deals Bleed damage. Also a reference to Hellion's "If It Bleeds" skill.
Death by Inches Portraits-occultist Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-hellion Portraits-runaway All 4 characters have some connection with killing with DoT.
Blood Train Portraits-occultist Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-hellion Portraits-leper
Force of Nature Portraits-occultist Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway Portraits-hellion
Wyrd Science Portraits-occultist Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway Portraits-leper Referencing the movie, or titular song from the film, "Weird Science".
Blaze Black Portraits-occultist Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester Portraits-runaway
Smoke and Mirrors Portraits-occultist Portraits-graverobber Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway
Fear the Reaper Portraits-occultist Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-runaway Referencing a famous Blue Oyster Cult song "(Don't Fear) The Reaper"
Honor Among Thieves Portraits-occultist Portraits-graverobber Portraits-manatarms Portraits-highwayman The Occultist, Grave Robber, and Highwayman are "thieves". The Occultist stole power from an eldritch being, meanwhile, the Grave Robber and Highwayman robbed in the more traditional sense. The Man at Arms, an honorable former general, is sandwiched between them.
Eye of the Beholder Portraits-occultist Portraits-graverobber Portraits-hellion Portraits-runaway
Outcasts Portraits-occultist Portraits-graverobber Portraits-hellion Portraits-leper Each of the 4 characters are outcasts, though you could say that about most of the game's roster.
Project Runaway Portraits-occultist Portraits-graverobber Portraits-runaway Portraits-plaguedoctor
By Hook or by Crook Portraits-occultist Portraits-graverobber Portraits-runaway Portraits-highwayman
In The Red Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-hellion Each of 4 characters have abilities that cause the bleed effect.
Devil's Due Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber Portraits-hellion
Whisper in a Whirlwind Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber Portraits-runaway
The Carpenters Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Portraits-leper
Blood Zenith Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman Portraits-hellion Portraits-runaway
Burning Rage Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman Portraits-runaway Portraits-hellion
Favor the Bold Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman Portraits-jester Portraits-runaway
Live on Tour Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman Portraits-leper Portraits-jester
The Mind's Eye Portraits-occultist Portraits-manatarms Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester
The Defectors Portraits-occultist Portraits-manatarms Portraits-graverobber Portraits-runaway All 4 characters betrayed or ran away from someone or a faction.
Red Azimuth Portraits-occultist Portraits-hellion Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway
The Deluge Portraits-occultist Portraits-hellion Portraits-highwayman Portraits-runaway
Bittersweet Symphony Portraits-occultist Portraits-runaway Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester
Arms to Farewell Portraits-occultist Portraits-runaway Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms A play on "A Farwell to Arms", a book by Ernest Hemingway
Twist and Bleed Portraits-occultist Portraits-runaway Portraits-jester Portraits-hellion
The New Blood Portraits-occultist Portraits-runaway Portraits-jester Portraits-leper
Dulce est Desipere Portraits-occultist Portraits-runaway Portraits-leper Portraits-jester "Dulce est desipere in loco" is a Latin phrase that means "it is sweet on occasion to play the fool" (in other words, it's good to set aside one's dignity and relax when appropriate), though "dulce est desipere" on its own can be translated as "it is sweet to miss".

The former translation refers to the jester being "the fool" and the latter is likely referencing the leper's bad accuracy.

Riding Shotgun Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester Portraits-highwayman Portraits-runaway
The Meat Grinder Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester Portraits-highwayman Portraits-leper
Powder Keg Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester Portraits-hellion Portraits-runaway
The Butcher's Circus Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester Portraits-runaway Portraits-leper "The Butcher's Circus" was the name of the PvP mode from DD1.
Grave Dancers Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester Portraits-leper Portraits-graverobber The roster utilizes moving themselves or moving their foes in their skillset.
Blunt Force Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester Portraits-leper Portraits-manatarms
Devil's Advocate Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester Portraits-leper Portraits-hellion
Death's Waltz Portraits-occultist Portraits-leper Portraits-graverobber Portraits-jester
Delenda Est Portraits-occultist Portraits-leper Portraits-manatarms Portraits-plaguedoctor
Valkyries Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-hellion
Hook, Serve, Delicious Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-manatarms A reference to the "Cook, Serve, Delicious!" game franchise.
Conflagration Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-runaway All of the characters utilize burn as an ability.
Doctor / Patient Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-leper The party consists of 3 healers, and the sickly Leper.
Safe Than Sorry Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-runaway Portraits-occultist Each character has at least one healing ability.
Cultural Exchange Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-occultist Portraits-hellion
Triage Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-occultist Portraits-leper The Plague Doctor, Vestal, and Occultist utilize traditional, faith-based, and eldritch healing to triage the "patient" (the Leper). This also plays on the Latin root "tri" meaning" "three", since three healers are treating the patient.

This team composition shares its name with the achievement Triage.

The Collection Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Graverobber as the Collector mini-boss with its three "heads", Junia, Dismas, and Barristan.
Guns 'n Roses Portraits-highwayman Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-graverobber Portraits-hellion In reference to the 80s rock band by the same name. The Highwayman is the only one with a gun(s) and the rest of the party is made up of females, sometimes colloquially referred to as "roses".
Light and Darkness Portraits-jester Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-leper The Jester and the Occultist represent the "darkness", since both utilize a dark power (the Occultist more than the Jester). The Vestal and the Leper, by contrast, are the "light", as both are religious characters who fight through the use of their faith.
The Motley Portraits-jester Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-leper
Requiem Portraits-jester Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-manatarms Portraits-hellion
Folie à Quatre Portraits-leper Portraits-hellion Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-occultist Meaning "madness of four" in French, this is a reference to the "madness" of swapping the positions of the characters in this way. Hellion and Leper are solid front liners whereas the Occultist and Vestal almost always play in the backline.
Divine Intervention Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-highwayman Portraits-hellion The 4 characters have varying religious beliefs. Vestal belongs to the Church of the Light, Occultist worships a dark power from beyond, Hellion is a pagan, and Highwayman is an atheist.
Unlikely Tetret Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-highwayman Portraits-leper This combo is also in the first game and refers to the stark differences between the characters and their motivations.
Shouting Match Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-manatarms Portraits-hellion This is a reference to an achievement for the Butcher's Circus wherein the player must win a match by only dealing stress.


Also, these heroes shout a lot.

Stars Above Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-runaway Portraits-leper
The Uneasy Suspects Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Reference to the party combo "The Usual Suspects" from DD1. The only difference between the two is that the Crusader is swapped out for the Man at Arms, since Crusader is not in the game at this time.
Sisters of Mercy Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway Portraits-hellion
Third Opinion Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-manatarms The Vestal, Plague Doctor, and Occultist all have strong healing-focused skills, making them the three doctors the Man-at-Arms might seek an "opinion" from.
Night Out Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-runaway Portraits-graverobber Portraits-hellion Girl's night out.
Deja Vu Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-jester Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Besides being a meta joke (this was a commonly run team in Darkest Dungeon), it is also a reference to the song by Dave Rodgers of the same name.
Old King's Court Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-jester Portraits-manatarms Portraits-leper Leper was once a king. The other three represent servants in his court. Man-At-Arms as a general/commander, Jester as a court jester, and Vestal as a priest/healer.
Ghost Busters Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-jester Portraits-hellion Portraits-leper
Graveyard Shift Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman Portraits-color-flagellant The heroes represent the people who might be present in a morgue: a corpse (Flagellant), a hired watchman or thief (Highwayman), a mortician (Plague Doctor), and a grave robber (Grave Robber).
The Iron Fortress Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms Portraits-color-flagellant
Cadaver Caravan Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-hellion
The Harbingers Portraits-highwayman Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-hellion Portraits-color-flagellant Reference to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Famine, Pestilence, War and Death.
Haunted Portraits-highwayman Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-manatarms Portraits-hellion All characters are haunted by spectres of their past.
Toxin Trickery Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway Portraits-color-flagellant Reference to Grave Robber's 'Toxin Trickery' skill in the first Darkest Dungeon.
Dying Blight Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-runaway Reference to the game 'Dying Light'.
The Stumbling Corpse Portraits-jester Portraits-manatarms Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-graverobber
Rot Squad Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper The Plague Doctor, Grave Robber, and Flagellant all have blight-causing abilities, meanwhile, the Leper is rotting himself.
Blight Town Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper Reference to the area "Blight Town" in the original 'Dark Souls' game.
The Bell Tolls Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-hellion Portraits-leper
Ruthless Orchestra Portraits-runaway Portraits-manatarms Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper Reference to the game "Brutal Orchestra"
Doctor's Orders Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway Portraits-leper Portraits-color-flagellant
No Regrets Portraits-graverobber Portraits-jester Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper These four characters are arguably the only ones in the roster who harbor no guilt about their pasts.
Rain of Blight Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-flagellant All characters in this party have a ranged move that can inflict blight.
Grave Prognosis Portraits-graverobber Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-flagellant
Near Death Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-hellion Portraits-color-flagellant
Army of Fools Portraits-occultist Portraits-manatarms Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-hellion
Hunted Portraits-occultist Portraits-runaway Portraits-highwayman Portraits-color-flagellant All four characters are being "hunted", the Occultist by the eldritch beings he employs, the Runaway and the Highwayman by the law, and the Flagellant by death itself.
Biology Assignment Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper
La Danse Macabre Portraits-occultist Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper Named after Camille Saint-Saëns's famous composition. All characters are either near death (Leper and Flagellant) or regularly involve themselves with the dead (Graverobber and Occultist).
Borrowed Time Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-highwayman Portraits-leper
Pain and Power Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-hellion Portraits-leper
Fever Dream Portraits-runaway Portraits-occultist Portraits-leper Portraits-color-flagellant
Crimson Court Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper Reference to the 'Crimson Court' expansion for Darkest Dungeon, which is where the Flagellant was first introduced. In addition, both Occultist and Jester are able to cause bleed, while the Leper was a king, and therefore had a court.
Medical Breakthrough Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-hellion Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-flagellant A medical breakthrough is a term to refer to a major development or research in medical fields and Hellion starts in a position where she can use her Breakthrough skill.
Rain of Sorrows Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-runaway Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-manatarms 'Rain of Sorrows' was a skill the Flagellant could use in the first Darkest Dungeon. Additionally, every character in this team (besides Flagellant) has a tragic backstory.
Grave Discomfort Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-hellion
Rue Morgue Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper A reference to the novel "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe.
The Malady Militia Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper This group consists of two people with serious maladies and two healers.
Last Light Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-runaway Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper These characters all follow the Light and, apart from the Runaway, access their abilities through faith.
Bitter Memories Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-jester Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper Reference to the Vestal and the Jester's traumatic backstories— Vestal was tortured by a religious zealot (Flagellant), and Jester was mocked by a king and his court (Leper).
Red Hook Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-highwayman
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Referencing the first 4 Heroes the player has to use in the first Darkest Dungeon. This same party combo also gets the same title there.
The Usual Suspects Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Referencing the first 4 Heroes the player has to use in the first Darkest Dungeon. This same party combo also gets the same title there.
Again! AGAIN! Portraits-jester Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-color-flagellant Both Jester and Duelist have skills to grant another turn to their ally. Also referencing Flagellant’s “More! MORE!” skill.
The Wall Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-manatarms
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
Fire and Steel Portraits-color-vestal
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-runaway
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
The Bound Blade Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Knives Out Portraits-occultist
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Each Hero utilizes a sword or knife in their skills.
Battle Line
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-hellion Portraits-manatarms
Tank You Portraits-color-vestal
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-manatarms Portraits-leper
Burning Stars Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-occultist Portraits-runaway
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Each Hero has an skill that deals Burn damage. Also a reference to Occultist’s “The Burning Stars” skill.
Footwork Portraits-graverobber
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman
Bladework Portraits-graverobber
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Swift Retaliation Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-highwayman
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-manatarms
Searing Intellect Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-vestal
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-runaway
The Last Crusade Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-runaway
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
The Rescuers Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman
Paragon
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-jester Portraits-leper
Fan the Flames Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-runaway Portraits-leper
The Backup Portraits-graverobber Portraits-jester
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman
Ivy League Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-leper
Sweet Relief Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-jester Portraits-manatarms
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Ride the Fire
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-graverobber
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-jester
Love and Hate Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-highwayman Portraits-color-flagellant
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
King and Court Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-jester
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
A Day Off Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Chaos and Order Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-occultist
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-hellion
Health and Wealth Portraits-occultist
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-color-flagellant
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Backwards
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-vestal
Blasphemy Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-occultist
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Mountain Rangers Portraits-manatarms
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-hellion Portraits-leper
Red Tusk Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-hellion
Culinary Dreads
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-hellion Portraits-occultist Portraits-runaway
The Pointy End Portraits-graverobber
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-runaway
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Corpse Light Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-flagellant
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Cruel Joke Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester Portraits-graverobber
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Hearts Of Stone Portraits-runaway Portraits-graverobber
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Burn It Down Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway Portraits-occultist
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Dancing Blades
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber Portraits-hellion
Take Me To Church Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-flagellant
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-runaway All four characters have some relation to a church/holy order. Also a reference to the Hozier song of the same name.
Perfect Subjects
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-manatarms
Wavering Ranks Portraits-graverobber
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-manatarms Portraits-runaway
Vicious Mockery Portraits-graverobber Portraits-jester
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-leper
No Rest for the Wicked
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-highwayman Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-hellion
Grand Opening
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman Portraits-jester Portraits-graverobber
L'Inferno Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-runaway
Zealous Conscripts Portraits-color-vestal
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Executors
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Trouble Portraits-highwayman Portraits-leper Portraits-hellion
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Feather Step Portraits-graverobber
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman Portraits-manatarms
Joyous Madness Portraits-jester Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-hellion
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Corps-à-corpse Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper
Point and Shoot Portraits-manatarms
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman Portraits-leper
Caped crusaders
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-runaway
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
Army of the Night Portraits-color-vestal
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper
Deja Coup Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-jester
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-manatarms
Fire Fighters Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-runaway
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Withered Harvest Portraits-runaway Portraits-jester Portraits-color-flagellant
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Farm Hands Portraits-occultist Portraits-jester
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
King's Gambit Portraits-manatarms
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-leper
Vendetta Portraits-occultist Portraits-highwayman Portraits-color-flagellant
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Lords of Light Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-flagellant
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
Swan Song Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-manatarms
Light and Dark Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-occultist
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-color-flagellant
Cleansing Flame Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-runaway
Friendly fire Portraits-runaway Portraits-color-vestal
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-occultist
All the Kings Men Portraits-manatarms
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
Restorative Faith Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-runaway
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Each Hero follows the Light and has a skill that grants Regen tokens.
Under the Surface Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
Top of the Class
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
Odd One Out Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-vestal
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-color-flagellant
Untouchables Portraits-graverobber Portraits-jester
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-runaway
Unstoppable Force Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-hellion
Quick Recovery Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-occultist
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
The Newcomers Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-flagellant
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Thieves' Den Portraits-graverobber Portraits-jester Portraits-highwayman
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Full Coffers Portraits-highwayman Portraits-graverobber
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-manatarms
Skin Of Steel Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-manatarms Portraits-leper
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Fools and Corpses Portraits-highwayman Portraits-jester
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-hellion
Danse Macabre Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-jester Portraits-highwayman
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
The Last Supper Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-leper
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
The Immortal King Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
Black Death Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
Plague and Piety Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-color-flagellant
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Holy Orders
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-highwayman Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-leper
Heretical Power Portraits-occultist Portraits-hellion Portraits-color-flagellant
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
La Petite Mort Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-vestal
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-color-flagellant
The Vision Portraits-leper Portraits-hellion
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-color-vestal
Vade Retro Satana Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-manatarms Portraits-occultist
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Skewered Portraits-color-vestal
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-graverobber
Mockers
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-color-flagellant Portraits-manatarms Portraits-hellion Each Hero has a skill that grants a Taunt token on themselves.
Binding Blades
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-occultist
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-leper
Snake Oil Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-hellion
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
The Phalanx Portraits-graverobber Portraits-color-vestal
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-manatarms
Family Swordsman Portraits-highwayman
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-graverobber Portraits-runaway
Game of Shadows Portraits-leper Portraits-runaway Portraits-graverobber
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Twist and Shout Portraits-graverobber Portraits-jester
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-hellion
On the New Road Portraits-runaway
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-highwayman
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Each Hero left their old place of belonging, and Onto a New Road
Kingsguard Portraits-manatarms
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-leper
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
The King (Leper) is flanked by his Kingsguard (Crusader, Duelist, Man At Arms)
Born from Blood Portraits-color-plaguedoctor Portraits-graverobber Portraits-highwayman
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Alors On Danse Portraits-jester Portraits-graverobber
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-manatarms
Ballroom Blitz Portraits-graverobber Portraits-jester
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Teacher's Pet Portraits-occultist Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-hellion
St. Martha's Reunion
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-runaway Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-color-flagellant
Detention Portraits-jester Portraits-color-plaguedoctor
Duel-MiniPortraitv2.11 (2)
Portraits-occultist
Excommunication Portraits-color-flagellant
Crus-MiniPortraitv2.1 (2)
Portraits-color-vestal Portraits-leper
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