Killer Idea: The Shifter
Terror Radius: 32m
Movement Speed: 115%
Appearance: Gangly limbs, mottled gray skin, and a caved in, shattered hole with only darkness inside where a face should be.
Lore: The Shifter is a creature purely of the Entity's own design. Born in the Fog of the Entity's Realm, the Shifter bears resemblance to changelings and other shapeshifting creatures from human stories and myths. The Entity likely took the concept from the minds of the many victims it has trapped in its Realm over the years and shaped them into the perfect killer to instill the emotions it feeds on into the Realm's survivors. The other possibility, that Shifters truly existed in our world and that the Entity has more power and control over our own world than initially was thought, is simply too horrible a thought to entertain. The Shifter breeds not only fear among the Survivors, as every killer does, but something new; an emotion the Entity hasn't tasted before: Distrust. The distrust of the Survivor's towards each other now that they cannot even rely on each other to save themselves.
Mori: The Survivor turns around as they hear the Shifter approach them. As the Shifter walks towards the Survivor it takes on the Survivor's form and as they're about to gasp/scream in shock, it shoots an arm out and grabs them by their throat, slowly lifting them up as they struggle to break its grasp. With little effort, the Shifter snaps their neck and then tosses their body to the side as it shifts back to its original form.
Shift: Press M2 to take the appearance of a random default Survivor and open up the ability to use your other powers while also losing your Terror Radius. The impersonation is not perfect, while the Shifter walks and crouches like any other Survivor, it can maintain its full movement speed and should be careful not to use it in front of Survivors. The Shifter also is only able to perform slow vaults through windows no matter what speed it is moving when it approaches them and cannot interact with pallets at all, even to break them, while disguised. Due to the Entity's increased influence inside of it, the Shifter is forced out of its disguise if it enters the Basement while transformed.
Changeling's Mist: Hold M2 to release a fog that covers the entire map. For 45 seconds, the fog causes Survivors to hallucinate and see every other Survivor as a different, default, random Survivor. Has a cooldown of 70 seconds after it ends. Survivors are inflicted with Blindness for the Mist's duration. The killer's basement has immunity to the Mist due to the Entity's influence, Survivors' who enter the basement while the Mist is active will have their Aura reading abilities restored while in the basement.
Shifter's Tricks: While taking on the form of a Survivor using Shift, these abilities open up to the Shifter.
Back Stabber: You can attempt to heal an Injured Survivor. Doing so will fill up a bar that when completed, results in you stabbing the Survivor in the back and putting them in the Dying state.
Feign Hook: After hooking a Survivor you can interact with them to take their place on the hook. This results in them being teleported up to 30m away back in the Dying state. While you are on the hook, the Survivor who's place you took is not revealed to the other Survivors but they also do not continue to Bleed Out unless you get off the hook(in which case, their location is then revealed to the other Survivors again). Should you successfully trick a Survivor into trying to help you off the Hook, you jump off the hook and pounce on them, damaging them for a health state. The location of the Dying Survivor who the Shifter took the place of on the hook can be seen if another Survivor enters the Basement.
Lock Chest: You can interact with chests and lock them. Locked chests take longer to open.
Generator Sabotage: You can pretend to assist with Generator repair. While you and a Survivor are both on a Generator, you fill up a bar that when completed regresses the Generator back for 25% of its original progress before the Shifter started sabotaging it and has the entity block it for 25 seconds.
Shifter's Surprise: Hold M1 while transformed to prepare a lunging attack that changes the Shifter back into its true form whether it lands or not and has an extended recovery duration for the Shifter whether it lands or not.
Killer in Survivor's Skin: Spending time in the radius(5m) of Survivors while transformed slowly charges up this ability. Once fully charged, hold down M2 to activate it. When activated, you shift into a larger, even more monstrous form.. While in this form the Shifter has slower movement speed(100%), higher attack range, lower attack recovery, and a much larger Terror Radius of 50m. This forms fades after 30 seconds and the Shifter cannot take on a Survivor form for another 60 seconds after it ends.
Lost Lamb: After a Survivor spends 30/28/25 seconds within 5m of another Survivor, they become Exhausted and Broken when they are no longer within 40m/35m/30m of another Survivor. These effects are removed when they Reunite with another Survivor and cannot be applied to that Survivor again for 50 seconds.
Last Light: Survivors who enter into the light of a completed Generator suffer from the Blindness and Hindered status effects for 2/3/4 seconds.
Split Up: When two or move Survivors are doing actions by themselves at the same time at least 40m/35m/30m apart for 5 seconds, they are revealed to you for 1/1.5/2 seconds and the progression of whatever they are working on is slowed by 3%/6%/9% and lingers for 10 seconds if they stop the action and start again. Split Up has a 25 second cooldown after triggering.