William Ellis, or the Forward, is one of 20 Survivors  currently featured in Identity V.


When playing him, players can use the football to dash forward and knock the hunter off balance, but be careful because The Forward will be stunned when exhausted.

If he pushes the hunter into an object, the hunter will be stunned for longer.

His decoding speed is slower than most survivors. His main job is to rescue survivors that are being carried by the hunter. Stunning the hunter while the hunter carries a survivor will release the carried survivor.

He also gains a 10% increase in struggling if captured by the hunter. Enabling him to free himself if carried by balloons.


Rugby football is attracting attention, but William Ellis, who claims to be the founder of this new sport, is being forgotten. He joined a small rugby club, but not everything went his way. Can the owner of Oletus Manor help him?

External Traits

Icon Name Description
Rush Carries around a rugby ball. He dashes forward with his rugby ball, but will be stunned when exhausted. The Forward's superior physique allows him to knock the hunter off balance after dashing for a short distance. If the hunter is knocked into other objects, they will be stunned for a longer period of time.
Athletic Athletically gifted and monstrously strong. Obstacle vaulting speed is increased by 20%, and pallet pulling speed is increased by 50%. The recovery time of hunters stunned by the Forward is decreased by 15%.
Emma 2
All Thumbs Clumsy and terrible with machines. Decoding speed is decreased by 30%.
Struggle His strong physique makes it easier for him to escape the hunter's clutches. Struggling speed is increased by 10%.


  • Originally going to be called "Quarterback."
  • Based on a real figure in history.
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