Le Fantôme

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Le Fantôme
Legendary French Burglar
Portrait Le Fantôme.png
+ Stealthy & mobile with 15% damage boost to attacks
- suffers more damage due to Slender
Icon Health.png
Icon Armor.png
Armor Rating
Icon Bravery.png
Vitality 2
Willpower 2
Dexterity 3
Agility 4
Intelligence 4
Reflexes 4
Endurance 2
Perks Shadow, Trickster, Deadly, Slender
Skill Knife.png Knife Skill
Skill Pistol.png Pistol Skill
Skill Light Armor.png Light Armor Skill
Skill Medium Armor.png Medium Armor Skill
Skill Medkit.png Medkit Skill
Heal Amount: +5
Skill Medkit.png Medkit Skill
Heal Range: -1

Le Fantôme is a legendary French burglar who is unlocked by evading 35 enemy attacks.

The easiest way to achieve this is through the use of the medium armour skill evade. Otherwise you are reliant on a successful natural reflexes evasion. A natural miss by the enemy doesn't count. The quickest way to unlock is to put your party members who can wear medium armour, out in the open and wait to get shot at. Unfortunately this wastes bravery, so is best done replaying an earlier mission with a levelled up party to avoid being killed en masse.

As of January 2021 he has the second lowest unlock rate based on the percentage of players on Steam who have his trophy. As of build 1.1.6 he is the only character to retain his negative perk; all other negative perks (qualms - Baron, animal lover - Leonara, superstitious - Omar, pacifist - Dr Chandra) had been removed. The starting equipment provided to him also indicate the likelihood of him being one of the last to join the party.

His starting equipment is a Level 4 common knife (28-35 damage) and a Level 2 medkit (+40HP). He wears Level 3 light armour. He can be used either as a stealthy battlefield manipulator (bait, psychic control) or as an ambush attacker ( crippling shot/dash, sudden strike). One decision you have to make is whether to add a ranged attack or improve his defences.

In hard-core mode he starts with a level 1 knife, level merlot and wearing level 1 light armour.


Name Description
Shadow Enables alternative decisions based on stealth and general athletic prowess.
Trickster Enables alternative decisions based on sleight of hand and manipulating the unsuspecting.
Deadly Deals +15% damage to all targets.
Slender Damage to health increased by +15%.


Icon Name Description Bonus
Skill Knife.png
Knife Can equip Knives. Knives have the special ability Bleed, causing the target to take additional damage in subsequent turns. Crit Chance +4
Skill Pistol.png
Pistol Can equip Pistols. Pistol have the special ability Double Shot, which allows firing of two rapid shots in one turn. Optional at Level 3
Skill Light Armor.png
Light Armor Can equip Light Armors. Light Armors enable the special ability Sprint. Sprinting allows to cover a much larger distance than a normal move.
Skill Medium Armor.png
Medium Armor Can equip Medium Armors. Medium Armors enable the special ability Low Profile. When Low Profile is activated, the character receives a temporary Evade boost of 40% in the current turn and during the next enemy turn. Optional at Level 3
Skill Medkit.png
Medkit May use Medkits. Medkits can be used to heal and revive people when they are knocked out. Heal Amount +5.

Heal Range -1.

Skill Tree

Level Bonus Type Description
1 Vanish Special Ability The character vanishes out of sight, and is invisible to enemies for the next turn. Vanished characters can move unseen. If this character attacks an enemy however, the vanish effect will be neutralised. Requires: x2 Bravery.
2 Vitality Boost Stat Bonus Vitality +1
Willpower Boost Stat Bonus Willpower +1
Agility Boost Stat Bonus Agility +1
3 Pistol Basics New Item Skill Can equip Pistols
Medium Armour Basics New Item Skill Can equip Medium Armour
4 Crippling Shot Special Ability A crippling attack causing the target to lose 75% movement range for 2 turns. Requires: x2 Bravery.
Bait Special Ability Throws a bait that attracts dogs and zombies in the area of effect for one turn. Large area of effect. Requires: x2 Bravery
Dash Special Ability Move to an adjacent position up to 2 tiles away. Dash doesn't trigger ambushes. Does not use any action points.Straigh line moves only. May make consecutive dash moves in one turn. Requires: 1x Bravery.
5 Knife Damage Skill Specialization Knife Damage +5
Pistol Damage Skill Specialization Pistol Damage +3
Medium Armour Strength Skill Specialization Medium Armour Strength +5
Medkit Range Skill Specialization Medkit heal range +1
6 Sudden Strike Special Ability When attacked in close range this character will perform a melee attack before the enemy attacker has struck. Requires: 1x Bravery.
Psychic Control * Special Ability Use your psychic powers to force an enemy to attack one of their allies. The ally is selected randomly. Requires: x2 Bravery.

(*) Psychic control has a maximum range of 10 tiles. It does not work on Dogs, Zombies or Sporebearers. The enemy must be able to attack at least one of their own forces with a ranged attack for them to be considered a viable target, as they will not move from their current position. When selected, the enemy will indicate their possible targets by placing red aiming tiles underneath them. Only when there are 2 or more viable targets is the choice random.