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Coulrophobia

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Coulrophobia is a teachable Unique Clown Clown}} Perk Perk}}. It can be unlocked for all other Characters from Level 35 onwards:

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
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4,000

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5,000

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6,000

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Your presence alone instils great fear.

Survivors within your Terror Radius have a 30/40/50 % penalty to the Healing progression speed.

Icon Teachable Description
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5,000

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Unlocking this Perk makes it available in the Bloodweb of all Killers

Your presence alone instils great fear.

Survivors within your Terror Radius have a percentage penalty to the Healing progression speed.

May be unlocked in the Shrine of Secrets or in The Clown's Bloodweb at Level 35.


Change Log

Patch 3.4.0

  • No longer shows the debuff icon in the Survivors' HUD until the debuff is active.
    • This change prevents Coulrophobia from acting as a visual warning whenever a Survivor enters the Terror Radius.


Trivia

  • "Coulrophobia" literally means "Fear of Clowns".
    • It is a compound word consisting of "kōlobathristēs" the Greek word for stilt-walker and "-phobia" the Greek suffix used to form nouns describing a fear of a specific thing.
  • Back when Snapping Out of It was still considered a Healing Action, Coulrophobia did not affect it, a decision that was made on purpose as the Developers deemed an interaction between the two too strong.