Young Emily Kaldwin is portrayed as having a unique appearance.
- She has long dark hair.
- She frequently walks around with a crossbow and a sword.
- Her physical attributes are intended to convey both her reputation as a strong and talented warrior and her regal lineage as the Empress of the Isles.
- She occasionally also hides her identity while on a mission by donning a face-covering mask.
Her appearance has been meticulously created to be both distinctive and appropriate for Dishonored 2’s scenario and gameplay.
Personality and Abilities
Emily Kaldwin is shown as a determined and independent person in Dishonored 2. She was profoundly impacted by the original game’s events, which included the murder of her mother and the removal of her as the legitimate successor to the throne. She is driven to take back the Empress of the Isles title that is rightfully hers and to exact revenge on those who wronged her. She is also shown as being caring and sympathetic, frequently showing pity to her adversaries and attempting to solve issues without resorting to violence. Additionally, she is fiercely independent, not wanting to rely on her father Corvo and trying to establish her independence as the ruler of the Isles.
- Far Reach: Emily can use this ability to drag herself in the direction of far-off objects and adversaries, facilitating fast movement and surprise assaults.
- Shadow Walk: This ability is used to become invisible and move stealthily, making it simpler to sneak past adversaries or catch them off-guard.
- Domino: Using this, Emily can link the fates of several foes such that whatever happens to one will also happen to the others.
- Mesmerize: The ability to mesmerise enables Emily to exert mental influence over her adversaries, rendering them more open to assault or allowing her to sneak up on them unseen.
- Doppelganger: Emily may make a copy of herself to fight or divert attackers.
In Dishonored 2, the player can improve and tweak these skills to fit their playstyle.
Emily Kaldwin has received a generally positive reception from players and critics. Her strong-willed and determined personality, combined with her compassion and empathy, have been praised by many as a refreshing change from traditional video game female characters. Her role as the rightful heir to the throne and her quest to reclaim her position adds depth to the story, and her unique abilities and powers make her a compelling character to play as. Additionally, her appearance, designed to reflect her status and heritage, has been praised for its fitting and distinctive design. Overall, Emily Kaldwin has been well-received as a strong and well-developed character within the Dishonored 2 game.