Decisive Strike

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Decisive Strike is a Unique Survivor Perk IconHelp perks.png. It is unique to Laurie Strode until Level 40, at which point its Teachable version can then be learned and taught to the other Survivors IconHelpLoading survivor.png

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
DecisiveStrike.gif
3 seconds
45 %
3½ seconds
40 %
4 seconds
35 %
Using whatever is at hand, you stab at your aggressor in an ultimate attempt to escape.

If you are the Obsession, once per trial, when grabbed by the Killer, succeed a Skill Check IconHelp skillChecks.png to automatically escape the Killer's grasp and stun them for 3//4 seconds.

If you are not the Obsession, once per trial, while in the Killer's grasp, once the wiggle meter has reached 45/40/35 %, succeed a Skill Check to automatically fill the rest of the wiggle meter and escape from the Killer's grasp.

Increases your chance to be the Killer's Obsession.

Only one Obsession IconHelp obsession.png per trial.

"There's nothing to be scared of." — Laurie Strode

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

5,000 BPs 6,000 BPs 6,000 BPs
Icon Teachable Description
Teachable decisiveStrike.png
3 seconds
45 %
Unlocking this Perk makes it available in the Bloodweb of all Survivors

Using whatever is at hand, you stab at your aggressor in an ultimate attempt to escape.

If you are the Obsession, once per trial, when grabbed by the Killer, succeed a Skill Check to automatically escape the Killer's grasp and stun them for 3 seconds.

If you are not the Obsession, once per trial, while in the Killer's grasp, once the wiggle meter has reached 45 %, succeed a Skill Check to automatically fill the rest of the wiggle meter and escape from the Killer's grasp.

Increases your chance to be the Killer's Obsession.

Only one Obsession per trial.

"There's nothing to be scared of." — Laurie Strode

May also be unlocked in the Shrine of Secrets

5,000 BPs


History[edit | edit source]

Version 1.2.1[edit | edit source]

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks decisiveStrike.png 3 seconds 4 seconds 5 seconds Once per match, when grabbed by the Killer, succeed a Skill Check to automatically escape the Killer's grasp and stun them for 3/4/5 seconds.

Version 1.3.0[edit | edit source]

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks decisiveStrike.png 3 seconds 3½ seconds 4 seconds Once per match, when grabbed by the Killer, succeed a Skill Check to automatically escape the Killer's grasp and stun them for 3//4 seconds.

Version 1.4.0[edit | edit source]

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks decisiveStrike.png 3 seconds

45 %

3½ seconds

40 %

4 seconds

35 %

Once per match, when the Killer's Obsession, succeed a Skill Check to automatically escape the Killer's grasp and stun them for 3//4 seconds.

When not the Killer's Obsession, when the wiggle meter is at 45/40/35 % succeed a Skill Check to escape the grasp.


Change Log[edit | edit source]

Patch 1.3.0[edit | edit source]

  • Nerf: Reduced the stun times to 3//4 seconds.

Patch 1.4.0[edit | edit source]

  • Mechanics Change: Decisive Strike is now an Obsession Perk.
    • Mechanics Change: Decisive Strike retains the former functionality for the Killer's Obsession.
    • Nerf: Decisive Strike requires Survivors who are not the Killer's Obsession to fill the wiggle meter to 45/40/35 % before receiving the Skill Check.


Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Decisive Strike has a bug in which the Stun timer shown on the Killer's screen will always remain for 4.9 seconds, no matter the Tier of Decisive Strike that is being used or a correlation with Enduring IconPerks enduring.png.
    • Decisive Strike also uses wrong stun times. The stun duration on Tier III is currently 4.8 seconds, instead of the supposed 4 seconds.
  • The change to Decisive Strike in Patch 1.4.0 can also be considered as a Buff to non-Obsession Decisive Strike users if the Killer is some distance away from the nearest Hook, as it will make them waste several seconds in which they will be carrying the Survivor to the Hook, not knowing that the Survivor will potentially escape them again.
  • Triggers the Obsession IconHelp obsession.png Mechanic.
    • If you are the only Survivor with an Obsession Perk, you become the Obsession.
    • If multiple Survivors have an Obsession Perk, the Obsession will be chosen randomly amongst the Perk holders.
    • Equip multiple Obsession Perks to prioritise yourself over other Obsession Perk holders.
  • The Skill Check of Decisive Strike is affected by The Doctor's Madness IconStatusEffects madness.png and the Perk Unnerving Presence IconPerks unnervingPresence.png.
    • It is however unaffected by the Perk This Is Not Happening IconPerks thisIsNotHappening.png.
    • Players refer the use of this item to “stabbing the killer”