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"I bet you're wondering what the hell we do now, huh? I have an idea, but you'll have to prove you're worthy of hearing it."
—Outside Woodbury

The mysterious stranger is a character encountered in The Walking Dead Social Game.


Location Unknown

Nothing is known about this stranger's life before or as the outbreak began other than he became a member of Woodbury.


After camping outside the Woodbury gates for a while, the Mysterious Stranger appears at the camp. Meeting with the hero, he begins to coax the player into performing a lavish amount of challenges to prove their worthiness and trustiness. He warns the hero that big things are coming for the hero and to be prepared when the moment comes. It is revealed that he is a member of Woodbury and believes in the system that only one man should hold the power to lead, a strong man: The Governor.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims this Stranger has killed:

  • Possibly numerous counts of zombies


Philip Blake

"How is it governed? The government? The government is gone Only a strong man can lead us now. A one man government. A governor. The Governor."
—The stranger to the hero after being asked how Woodbury is led

After meeting with the hero and his companions outside of the Woodbury gates, the stranger begins coaxing the hero to perform specific duties in order to help the community and build trust. Going so far as to clear walker, gather ammo and other supplies, and mastering the use of weapons. The stranger seems to hold The Governor in high regards as he convinces the hero to perform many duties in the name of The Governor.

Hero Player

"If you can master your knife, I'll call you "MASTERBLADE". What do you think about that? Pretty cool name, huh?"
—Outside Woodbury

The stranger seems to bond with the hero as the hero goes out and performs duties for him. Though he still keeps his lips tight about future events with his group and the Woodbury community. He still sees great things in the hero.


Social Game

Side Missions

  • The Mysterious Stranger
  • Mysteriously Impressed
  • No Freeloaders
  • Strength Wins The Day
  • Clever Strength
  • A Vision of Death
  • A Surprise Is Coming
  • The End of The Beginning
  • Life Is Perfection
  • Answers Are Coming
  • Governor Legends: 1
  • Governor Legends: 2
  • Governor Legends: 3
  • Governor Legends: 4
  • Governor Legends: 5
  • Governor Legends: 6
  • Governor Legends: 7
  • Governor Legends: 8
  • Governor Legends: 9
  • Governor Legends: 10
  • Governor Legends: 11
  • Governor Legends: 12
  • Governor Legends: 13
  • Governor Legends: 14
  • Governor Legends: 15


  • Though the stranger, pit fighter, and recruiter appear in all chapters of the game, they do not affect the chapters in any way and only impact "Outside Woodbury".
  • Through some glitches, the Mysterious Stranger's name shows up as 'Biff'.
Social Game Characters
Highway Survivors Hero PlayerRickMorganEdKaraJoeBobDaveyJadeManWomanCarlLoriTheodoreShaneAdamKasumiGregSummerJonSummer's MotherJesseDerek
Military Camp Survivors SoldierSoldierJacksonGlenn
Warehouse Survivors ChrisJon
Wilkinson Family SamanthaTobyMarlaJosephPaul
Destroyed Building MaxNathan
Quarry Survivors TerrySarahClaire
Center for Disease Control Bill
Dixon Family DarylMerle
Vatos Survivors EvaFelipe
Arturo's Family ArturoKimmieMauricioClara
The Living HarlanRandallDaveTonySeanDonWillie
Schoolyard Survivors NoraEmilyDerrickMegan
Forest Surviviors MichonneAndrea
Woodbury SkyRecruiterPit FighterSaulTessaPhilipNancy
Miscellaneous Characters StrangerCompanionMelissaAmyOtisSophiaSamuel
Animals Mr. Hops
Dead and zombie characters appear in italics.
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