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Charlie is a playable character featured in Dead Island: Epidemic.


Poaching rare fishes and scavenging sunken ships, Charlotte 'Charlie' Benthos is an adventurer for hire. A new breed of Axolotl brought her to Amaia as collectors heard about the rare new species strangely appearing in Indonesia. On her journey to the island she found the land-living Coconut crabs alluring, she caught a bunch of them intending to keep the crabs as pets. They proved to be worthy companions in the Epidemic that hit as Charlie reached Amaia.
— Charlie's lore

Charlie wants her enemies to bleed. She uses her harpoon and Coconut crabs to inflict this from afar.


Charlie is a young woman with choppy short orange hair. She wears a black and yellow wetsuit, a black and yellow jacket, and a black tool belt with a few small pouches. She has red war paint on her cheeks, and wears aviators goggles on her head.


Harpoon Shot (Q)[]


(Max level 4)

Fire your Harpoon in a line in front of you. The harpoon pierces a number of enemies, dealing damage, hemorrhaging and knocking them back.

  • Cooldown: 13s
  • Cast time: 0.5s
    • Damage: 65/75/85/115%
    • Hemorrhage Damage: 60%
    • Hemorrhage Duration: 6s
    • Pierced Targets: 2/All


(Skill level 2)

  • Clever sharpening by Berg makes your Harpoon pierce all enemies.

Double Barrel[]

(Skill level 3)

  • Recast to fire another Harpoon Shot.
    • Recast

Bolas (E)[]


(Max level 4)

Throw a bolas in a straight line. An enemy caught is disabled. Pierces and deals damage to Walkers and Infected.

  • Cooldown: 15s
  • Cast time: 0.5s
    • Piercing Damage: 33%
    • Disabled Duration: 2/2.3/2.6/3.2s

Throwing Arm[]

(Skill level 2)

  • Your bolas splits into two upon impact, capturing an additional enemy.
    • Cripple Duration: 2.3/2.6/3.2s

Twice the Bolas[]

(Skill level 3)

  • Upon activation you gain a large movement speed increase that decreases over time to the regular bonus speed.
    • Additional Targets: 1

Slice 'n Dice (R)[]


(Max level 4)

Gain increased movement speed. You hemorrhage and deal damage to enemies you run though.

The hemorrhage debuff, applied from any skill, stacks and becomes rapture after enough stacks. Rapture deals damage if the target moves on its own.

  • Cooldown: 14s
  • Cast time: 0.1s
    • Damage: 50/60/70/100%
    • Duration: 2.8/3.1/3.4/4s
    • Haste: 30%
    • Hemorrhage Damage: 60%
    • Hemorrhage Duration: 6s
    • Hemorrhage Stacks Required: 3
    • Rapture Damage: 3%
    • Rapture Duration: 3.5s


(Skill level 2)

  • Upon activation you gain a large movement speed increase that decreases over time to the regular bonus speed.
    • Blitz Haste: 100%
    • Blitz Duration: 1s

Escape Artist[]

(Skill level 3)

  • As you activate Slice 'n Dice you break lesser movement impairing debuff or become immune to the next debuff of that kind during the skill's duration.

Crab Cage (F)[]


(Max level 3)

Throw a cage filled with crabs at target location. Crabs pour out in waves, selecting enemies which they target on and attack, dealing damage and hemorrhaging them. The crabs pierce all enemies in between the cage and their target.

  • Cooldown: 120s
  • Cast time: 0.4s
    • Damage: 60/68/76%
    • Waves: 8
    • Max Crabs per wave: 4
    • Duration: 6s

Heavy Cage[]

(Skill level 2)

  • The Cage you throw is so massive and heavy that it stuns nearby targets when it lands.
    • Stun: 0.8s