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A Killer's default Aura-reading
A Survivor's Aura-reading with Bond

Auras are a Game Mechanic integral to the gameplay in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png.


Overview[edit | edit source]

For a guide on some in-game distances to better gauge the working-radius of Aura-reading Perks, please refer to Distances.

Some Unlockables unlock potential in one's Aura-reading abilities.

Auras can be seen through obstacles and usually across long distances. Aura-reading abilities are great for locating Allies, Enemies or Objectives.


Aura Colours[edit | edit source]

Auras come in different colours, depending on whether the Aura is from an Objective, an Ally or an Enemy.

Aura Colour General Usage Usage in Killers Usage in Survivors
Red Default Aura-reading abilities
  • Dying IconHelp dying.png Survivors
  • Survivors on a Hook IconHelpLoading hook.png
  • Killer belongings revealed by a Map IconItems map.png
Pink Enemy Auras -
  • Killer Aura revealed by Unlockables
Purple -
  • Doctor IconHelpLoading doctor.png
    • Illusionary Doctors (formerly)
Yellow Allied Auras
Blue Special Objectives
Orange Special Halloween Objectives -
White -

Aura-reading Unlockables[edit | edit source]

Add-ons (Killer)[edit | edit source]

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Pussy Willow Catkins
No
Uncommon
A handful of small, pristine flower clusters covered in a fine greyish fur.
  • Reveals the Survivor's Aura for 3 seconds when they trip the Phantasm trap.
Blackened Catalyst IconPowers blackenedCatalyst.png
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Willow Wreath
No
Rare
Three frail willow branches attached to form a triangular wreath.
  • Reveals the Survivor's Aura for 5 seconds when they trip the Phantasm trap.
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"Restraint" - Class II
No
Uncommon
An experimental ECT procedure developed within the Fog. Uses a wavelength that links the patient's and Doctor's minds. This procedure is known to cause mild cases of hallucination in the patient.
  • Reveals Survivors' Auras for 1 second when Madness increases.

Survivors with Madness have the following affliction:

  • Madness II: Slightly increased duration for an Illusionary Doctor. Can be seen by The Doctor as an allied aura.
  • Madness III: Moderately increased duration for an Illusionary Doctor. Can be seen by The Doctor as an allied aura.
  • Afflictions of the same type do not stack.
Carter's Spark IconPowers cartersSpark.png
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"Restraint" - Class III
No
Rare
An experimental ECT procedure developed within the Fog. Uses a high stimulus wavelength to link the patient's and Doctor's minds. This procedure is known to cause serious cases of hallucinations in the patient.
  • Reveals Survivors' Auras for 2 seconds when Madness increases.

Survivors with Madness have the following affliction:

  • Madness II: Moderately increased duration for an Illusionary Doctor. Can be seen by The Doctor as an allied aura.
  • Madness III: Considerably increased duration for an Illusionary Doctor. Can be seen by The Doctor as an allied aura.
  • Afflictions of the same type do not stack.
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"Restraint" - Carter's Notes
No
Very Rare
An experimental ECT procedure developed within the Fog, crudely annotated. Uses an unbearable stimulus wavelength to link the patient's and Doctor's minds. This procedure is known to cause severe cases of hallucinations in the patient.
  • Reveals Survivors' Auras for 3 seconds when Madness increases.

Survivors with Madness have the following affliction:

  • Madness II: Considerably increased duration for an Illusionary Doctor. Can be seen by The Doctor as an allied aura.
  • Madness III: Tremendously increased duration for an Illusionary Doctor. Can be seen by The Doctor as an allied aura.
  • Afflictions of the same type do not stack.

"I CAN SEE THEIR DISGUSTING ILLNESSES ." — Unsigned Notes (potentially Herman Carter)

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Class Photo
Yes
Very Rare
A large photograph taken at Badham Preschool showing the cheerful class of 94-95.
  • When a Survivors is pulled into the Dream Transition, all other Survivors' Auras are revealed to you for the duration of the Dream Transition.
  • Tremendously increases the Dream Transition. Time to fall asleep increased by 2 seconds.
Dream Demon IconPowers dreamDemon.png
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Reflective Fragment
No
Uncommon
A tiny piece of a highly reflective material most probably from a broken mirror.
  • Evil Within II reveals the aura of Survivors who have been stalked for at least 1 second.
  • Aura stays visible for a duration of 2 seconds.
Evil Within IconPowers stalker1.png
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Glass Fragment
No
Uncommon
A tiny piece of tinted glass, probably from a broken object. It is impossible to determine its origin.
  • Evil Within I reveals the aura of Survivors who have been stalked for at least 1 second.
  • Aura stays visible for a duration of 2 seconds.
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Mirror Shard
No
Rare
A large and sharp piece of a broken mirror.
  • Evil Within II reveals the Aura of Survivors who have been stalked for at least 1 second.
  • Aura stays visible for a duration of 5 seconds.
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Vanity Mirror
Yes
Very Rare
A standing portable vanity mirror in perfect condition except for a fine layer of dust and face powder covering it.
  • Evil Within II reveals Survivors' Auras when stalking within a range of 16 metres.
  • Evil Within cannot progress past TIER II.
  • Slightly reduces movement speed.
  • For each Hit Score Event, grant 100 % Bloodpoints for the Hit Score Event in the Brutality Category and an additional 150 % Bloodpoints in the Deviousness Category.
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Scratched Mirror
Yes
Very Rare
A standing portable vanity mirror which has been violently scratched with a sharp metallic object.
  • Evil Within I reveals Survivors' Auras when stalking within a range of 32 metres.
  • Evil Within cannot progress past TIER I.
  • For each Hit Score Event, grant 100 % Bloodpoints for the Hit Score Event in the Brutality Category and an additional 200 % Bloodpoints in the Deviousness Category.
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Fuming Mix Tape
No
Ultra Rare
Dark beats, violent shreds and unfathomable vocals from another world fill the mind with a vibrating sixth sense.
  • While using Feral Frenzy, the Repair Progress of Generators can be determined by the intensity of their Auras.
Feral Frenzy IconPowers feralFrenzy.png
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Pungent Phial
No
Rare
The clear liquid has a very particular stench that can be recognised and tracked by some animals.
  • Lockers' Auras are shown to you when within 36 metres of range.
Hunting Hatchets IconPowers huntingHatchets.png
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Glowing Concoction
No
Very Rare
An otherworldly concoction that faintly glows a foreboding light.
  • Hit victims' Auras are shown to you for 5 seconds.
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Amanda's Secret
No
Very Rare
A black metal box containing a knife and various medical supplies, such as bandages and compresses. Deep cuts reduce stress and awaken the senses.
  • Disables The Pig's ability to see Jigsaw Boxes' Auras.
  • Gain a notification when a Survivor removes a Reverse Bear Trap.
  • Auras of Survivors removing a Reverse Bear Trap are revealed to you for 6 seconds.
Jigsaw's Baptism IconPowers jigsawsBaptism.png
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Amanda's Letter
Yes
Ultra Rare
A blackmailing Letter for the attention of Amanda. Fills the reader with rage and focus.
  • While crouched, see outlines of Survivors within 12 metres of range.
  • Reduces available Reverse Bear Traps by 3.
  • Reduces available Jigsaw Boxes by 2.

"Amanda, you were with Cecil the night Jill lost Gideon. You killed their child. You know it and I know it." — Amanda's Letter

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Tattoo's Middle Finger
No
Ultra Rare
The prized middle finger of a large tattooed man. Has a faint taste of machinery oil.
  • Auras of Intoxicated Survivors are revealed to you for 6 seconds.
The Afterpiece Tonic IconPowers gasBomb.png
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"All Seeing" - Mud
No
Uncommon
The Kra-Frabai symbol, representing the Entity watching over us, is finger-drawn in mud on the head of the Bell.
  • While invisible, see the Survivors' Auras within 6 metres of range.
Wailing Bell IconPowers bell.png
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"All Seeing" - White
No
Rare
The Kra-Frabai symbol, representing the Entity watching over us, is stamped in white ink on the head of the Bell.
  • While invisible, see the Survivors' Auras within 8 metres of range.
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"All Seeing" - Blood
No
Very Rare
The Kra-Frabai symbol, representing the Entity watching over us, is stamped in blood on the head of the Bell.
  • Unlocks hidden potential in one's Aura-reading ability. While cloaked, the Auras of Survivors within 12 metres are revealed to you.
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"All Seeing" - Spirit
No
Ultra Rare
The Kra-Frabai symbol, representing the Entity watching over us, ominously glows on the head of the Bell.
  • Unlocks awesome potential in one's Aura-reading ability. While cloaked, the repair progress of Generators can be determined by the intensity of their Auras.

Add-ons (Survivor)[edit | edit source]

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Eroded Token
No
Uncommon
A heavily worn out token made of brass. If an inscription or drawing was once engraved in it, it has today completely disappeared. Can be attached to the Key using its jump ring to channel the Key's Aura-reading ability.
  • Reveals Survivors' Auras when within 24 metres of range.
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Scratched Pearl
Yes
Uncommon
A porous and scratched white pearl. A minuscule jump ring allows the pearl to be attached to the Key.
  • Moderately increases the range of the Key's Aura-reading ability.
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Gold Token
No
Rare
A gold token with a dull appearance. Both faces are smooth and void of any inscriptions. Can be attached to the Key using its jump ring to channel the Key's Aura-reading ability.
  • Reveals Survivors' Auras when within 48 metres of range.
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Blood Amber
No
Very Rare
A blood-red amber striped with black veins. The amber is warm to the touch. Can be attached to the Key using its jump ring to channel the Key's Aura-reading ability.
  • Reveals the Killer's Aura when within 32 metres of range at the great expense of the Key's energy.
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Red Twine
No
Uncommon
A bristly and rough piece of twine of a deep red colour. Can be tied around a map to enhance its Aura-reading ability.
  • Unlocks the ability to track the Killer's belongings.
Map IconItems map.png
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Unusual Stamp
Yes
Uncommon
A wooden stamp with a crosshatched rubber pad used to mark documents. It is unclear as to how or by whom this stamp was originally used. Can be used with a map.
  • Moderately increases the range of the map tracking ability.
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Yellow Wire
No
Uncommon
A small electrical wire. Both ends are heavily damaged like it has been forcefully torn out of its intended location. Can be tied around a map to enhance its Aura-reading ability.
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Black Silk Cord
No
Rare
A smooth black cord with a soft appearance. Can be tied around a map to enhance its Aura-reading ability.
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Odd Stamp
Yes
Rare
A stamp carved out of sturdy blonde wood. The text found at the base is incomprehensible: "kw'zvre'od". Can be used with a map.
  • Considerably increases the range of the map tracking ability.
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Crystal Bead
No
Very Rare
An intricate set of lenses wrapped up in an astonishingly complex apparatus. The gears controlling the lenses' focus move by themselves as to focus on something invisible to humans.
  • Every Survivor sees the Aura generated by the map when the owner activates it.

Items[edit | edit source]

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Map (Item) An old piece of parchment made out of a skin-like material. Is rolled and sealed with an uncoloured leather string. Holding and channelling the map unlocks great potential in one's Aura-reading ability which slowly burns the map. Generators' Auras which you have already encountered are revealed to you for as long as the map has charges left.
  • Starts with 1 Generator IconHelpLoading generators.png tracked.
  • Unlocks ability to track generators within 8 meters.
20 seconds
Rare
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Rainbow Map A piece of parchment made out of oddly fresh skin. Blood on its edge has yet to dry. It is rolled and sealed with multiple coloured ropes and cords. Holding and channelling the map unlocks a great potential in one's Aura-reading ability which slowly burns up the map. Objects with Auras which you have already encountered are revealed to you for as long as the map has charges left.
  • Starts with 3 Objects tracked.
  • Unlocks the ability to track Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png within an 8 meter range.
  • Unlocks the ability to track Hooks IconHelpLoading hook.png within an 8 meter range.
  • Unlocks the ability to track Exit Gates IconHelp exitGates.png within an 8 meter range.
  • Unlocks the ability to track the Hatch IconHelp hatch.png within an 8 meter range.

"It disheartens me. All this unspeakable knowledge and gruelling effort and yet nothing tangible, nothing usable to get out of this nightmare." — Vigo's Journal

20 seconds
Ultra Rare
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Broken Key The bow and shank of a key, vibrating with power. The Broken Key's power cannot be triggered by itself. Various objects can be attached to its jump ring, which channels the Broken Key's power into various effects.
  • Requires Add-ons IconHelp addons.png for any abilities.
10 seconds
Rare
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Dull Key A bent and dull Key that once held great power. The Dull Key's power cannot be triggered by itself. Various objects can be attached to its jump ring, which channels the Dull Key's remaining power into various effects.
  • Can be consumed to open the Hatch IconHelp hatch.png.
5 seconds
Very Rare
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Skeleton Key A tarnished and crooked Key, vibrating with ominous power. The Skeleton Key's power cannot be triggered by itself. Various objects can be attached to its jump ring, which channels the Skeleton Key's power into various effects.
  • Can be consumed to open the Hatch IconHelp hatch.png.
30 seconds
Ultra Rare

Perks (Killer)[edit | edit source]

IconPerks aNursesCalling.png A Nurse's Calling

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

The Auras IconHelp auras.png of Survivors who are healing or being healed are revealed to you when they are within 20/24/28 metres of range.

"Still attached to the fragments of her past life, she is drawn to those in need of help."

Unique to The Nurse until Level 40, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers.

IconPerks barbecueAndChilli.png Barbecue & Chilli

A deep bond with The Entity IconHelp entity.png unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

After hooking a Survivor, all other Survivors' Auras IconHelp auras.png are revealed to you for 4 seconds when they are farther than 52/46/40 metres from the Hook IconHelpLoading hook.png.

  • Each time a Survivor is hooked for the first time, gain a 15/20/25 % stackable bonus to all Bloodpoint gains.

The bonus Bloodpoints are only awarded post-trial.

"I just can't take no pleasure in killing. There's just some things you gotta do. Don't mean you have to like it." — Drayton Sawyer

Unique to The Cannibal until Level 35, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers.

IconPerks bitterMurmur.png Bitter Murmur

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

Each time a Generator IconHelpLoading generators.png is fully repaired, Survivors within 16 metres of the completed Generator will be revealed for 5 seconds.

When the last Generator is fully repaired, all the Survivors' Auras IconHelp auras.png are revealed for 5/7/10 seconds.

IconPerks bloodWarden.png Blood Warden

As soon as the Exit Gate IconHelp exitGates.png is opened, Blood Warden is activated. The Auras IconHelp auras.png of any Survivors located within Exit areas are revealed to you.

Once per trial, hooking a Survivor while Blood Warden is active calls upon The Entity IconHelp entity.png to block both Exits for all Survivors for 30/40/60 seconds.

"This is my world. And you can't ever leave." — Freddy Krueger

Unique to The Nightmare until Level 40, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers

IconPerks deerstalker.png Deerstalker

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

Reveals dying Survivors' Auras IconHelp auras.png when standing within 12/24/36 metres.

IconPerks discordance.png Discordance

Any time two or more Survivors are working on the same Generator IconHelpLoading generators.png, that Generator's Aura IconHelp auras.png is highlighted in yellow for 8/10/12 seconds.

"Smartasses get killed. We always see to that." — The Legion

Unique to The Legion until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers.

IconPerks territorialImperative.png Territorial Imperative

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

Survivors' Auras IconHelp auras.png are revealed to you for 3 seconds when they enter the Basement IconHelp basement.png and you are more than 32 metres away from the Basement entrance.

Territorial Imperative can only be triggered once every 60/45/30 seconds.

"We're not safe anywhere..."

Unique to The Huntress until Level 35, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers.

Perks (Survivor)[edit | edit source]

IconPerks aftercare.png Aftercare

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

You see the Aura IconHelp auras.png of every Survivor that:

  • You rescued from a Hook IconHelpLoading hook.png or who rescued you from one.
  • You completed a Healing action on or who completed one on you.

They also see your Aura.

This occurs for up to 1/2/3 Survivor(s). All effects of this Perk are reset when you are hooked by the Killer.

"'A Mercy that Rips the Storm.'
Oil work to honour my best buddies who happen to be the best musicians I know. Their first album is still my favourite. It got me through a dark time in my life." — Jeff, oil on canvas, 16x16

Unique to Jeff Johansen until Level 35, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks alert.png Alert

Your acute senses are on high alert.

When the Killer performs a break action, their Aura IconHelp auras.png is revealed to you for 3/4/5 seconds.

"I have true sight." — Feng Min

Unique to Feng Min until Level 40, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks bond.png Bond

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

Allies' Auras IconHelp auras.png are revealed to you when they are within 20/28/36 metres of range.

"We have to work as a team, I need you to survive so that I can survive!" — Dwight Fairfield

Unique to Dwight Fairfield until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks breakdown.png Breakdown

Any time you are removed from a Hook IconHelpLoading hook.png (escaped or rescued), the Hook breaks and the Killer's Aura IconHelp auras.png is shown to you for 4/5/6 seconds.

"'Charge from the Belly of the Beast.'
Here's a sketch/painting on a piece of wood I saw by the side of this road. I felt like it got a story to tell. And it didn't waste its second chance." — Jeff, ink and oil wash on slice of wood, 12x16

Unique to Jeff Johansen until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks darkSense.png Dark Sense

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading abilities.

Each time you complete a Generator IconHelpLoading generators.png, the Killer's Aura is revealed to you for 5 seconds.

When the last Generator is powered, the Killer's Aura is revealed to you for 5/7/10 seconds.

"Take it from an old-timer: Slow down, don't rush and try not to worry so much! The best way to beat him is to know how he thinks." — Murf, The Lost Tapes

IconPerks dejaVu.png Déjà Vu

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability. Paranoia paired with your horror of failure helps prepare you from repeating the same mistakes.

The Auras of 3 Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png in closest proximity to each other are revealed to you for 30/45/60 seconds, at the start of the trial and each time a Generator is completed.

If you are holding a Map IconItems map.png that can track Objectives, Generators revealed by Déjà Vu are added to the Map.

IconPerks detectivesHunch.png Detective's Hunch

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

When completing a Generator, the Auras IconHelp auras.png of Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png, Chests IconHelp chests.png and Totems IconHelpLoading totem.png within 32/48/64 metres are revealed to you for 5 seconds.

If you are holding a Map IconItems map.png that can track Objectives, Generators revealed by Detective's Hunch are added to the Map.

"Are you able to tell us where you were last night?" — Detective David Tapp

Unique to David Tapp until Level 35, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks empathy.png Empathy

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

Dying IconHelp dying.png or Injured IconHelp injured.png Allies' Auras IconHelp auras.png are revealed to you when within 32/64/ metres of range.

Empathy does not reveal Auras of Allies when they are in the Killer's direct contact.

Unique to Claudette Morel until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks kindred.png Kindred

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

While you're on the Hook, 1 random Survivor's/All Survivors'/All Survivors' and the Killer's (in an 8m radius around the Hook) Aura(s) are revealed to all other Survivors.

Kindred trumps any of the Killer's stealth abilities.

"Be kind to one another. We're all in this together." — Sujan, The Lost Tapes

IconPerks objectOfObsession.png Object Of Obsession

A supernatural bond links you to the Killer.

If you are looking in the Killer's direction, your link will reveal your Auras IconHelp auras.png to each other.

This effect applies only if you are outside of the Killer's Terror Radius.

As the Killer's Obsession, this effect applies to a maximum range of 56/64/72 metres. Otherwise, it applies to a maximum range of 44/56/64 metres.

Increases your chance to be the Killer's Obsession.

Only one Obsession IconHelp obsession.png per trial.

"He was watching me!" — Laurie Strode

Unique to Laurie Strode until Level 35, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks plunderersInstinct.png Plunderer's Instinct

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

The Auras IconHelp auras.png of Chests IconHelp chests.png are revealed to you when standing within 16/24/32 metres of range.

Grants a slightly/moderately/considerably better chance at finding an Item IconHelp items.png of a higher Rarity from Chests.

"The pioneers used to loot these babies for hours." — Aizeyu, The Lost Tapes

IconPerks wakeUp.png Wake Up!

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

Once all Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png are powered, Exit Gates IconHelp exitGates.png are revealed to you when within 24/48/ metres of range.

While opening the Exit Gates, reveal your Aura IconHelp auras.png to other Survivors within 24/48/ metres of range.

While Wake Up! is active, you open the Exit Gates 5/10/15 % faster.

"Ok, look. If we survive the next 24 hours, then I'll take you out on a real date." — Quentin Smith

Unique to Quentin Smith until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks windowsOfOpportunity.png Windows Of Opportunity

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

Auras of Pallets IconHelp pullDown.png and vaults are revealed to you when within a range of 20 metres.

Windows Of Opportunity has a cool-down of 60/50/40 seconds when vaulting or dropping a Pallet during a Chase.

"Rise and shine, work hard, carve out your name,
Take aim, pull the trigger, hit the bulls eye for fame,
Know the value of faith, an' family, and don't you complain,
Open wide, your windows of opportunity"
— Kate Denson's "Windows Of Opportunity"

Unique to Kate Denson until Level 35, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.


Aura-affecting Unlockables[edit | edit source]

Perks (Killer)[edit | edit source]

IconPerks knockOut.png Knock Out

The trauma caused by your brutal attacks makes crying for help painfully difficult.

Dying Survivors' Auras IconHelp auras.png are not revealed to other Survivors when they are standing outside of 32/24/16 metres of range.

"Oh, that gun's no good. The old way... with a sledge! You see, that way's better. They die better that way." — Nubbins Sawyer

Unique to The Cannibal until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers.

IconPerks surveillance.png Surveillance

Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

All regressing Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png will be highlighted by a white Aura IconHelp auras.png. Once regression ends, Generators will be highlighted by a yellow Aura for 8/12/16 seconds.

Noises created by Generator Repairs are audible at an additional 8 metres.

"Are you gonna behave?" — Amanda Young

Unique to The Pig until Level 35, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers.

IconPerks hexTheThirdSeal.png Hex: The Third Seal

A Hex that hinders one's Aura-reading ability.

Hitting a Survivor while the Hex Totem is active applies the Blindness IconStatusEffects vision.png Status Effect.

This effect applies to the last 2/3/4 Survivors hit.

The Hex effects persist as long as the related Hex Totem IconHelpLoading totem.png is standing.

"She touched your skin, you bear the witch's mark!"

Unique to The Hag until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Killers.

Perks (Survivor)[edit | edit source]

IconPerks boilOver.png Boil Over

You are a battler and do everything to escape a foe's grasp.

Your struggling effects on the Killer are increased by 25/50/75 %.

You obscure the Killer's ability to see Hook Auras IconHelp auras.png within 10/12/14 metres.

"Buck and Wild,
Swing to be free,
Your hands just can't keep ahold of me."
— Kate Denson's "Boil Over"

Unique to Kate Denson until Level 40, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks distortion.png Distortion

You start the Trial with 3 Tokens.

When your Aura IconHelp auras.png would be shown to the Killer, the Perk activates and a Token is consumed.

For the next 6/8/10 seconds while the Perk is activated, your Aura and Scratch Marks will not be shown to the Killer.

Distortion does not activate when you are in the Dying State IconHelp dying.png or affected by Traps.

"'Death Fooled by the Cloak of Falcon Feathers.'
Sketch inspired by a few sleepless nights during winter. Exploration of Norse mythology: bravery can conceal your flaws, even when you are at your most vulnerable." — Jeff, pencil on tone paper, 12x12

Unique to Jeff Johansen until Level 40, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks open-Handed.png Open-Handed

Strengthens the potential of you and your team's Aura-reading abilities.

Increases Aura reading ranges by 4/6/8 metres.

"Paying attention is what kept me alive through the years. That, and my good looks of course." — Ace Visconti

Unique to Ace Visconti‎‎ until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.

IconPerks soleSurvivor.png Sole Survivor

As more of your friends fall to the Killer, you become shrouded in isolation and the Killer's Aura-reading abilities towards you are disrupted.

Your Aura IconHelp auras.png cannot be read by the Killer within a maximum range of 20/22/24 metres for each killed or sacrificed Survivor.

Increases your chance to be the Killer's Obsession.

Only one Obsession IconHelp obsession.png per trial.

"It was the boogeyman." — Laurie Strode

Unique to Laurie Strode until Level 30, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors.