Decisive Strike

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Decisive Strike is a teachable Unique Laurie Strode Perk IconHelp perks.png. It can be unlocked for all other Characters from Level 40 onwards:

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
DecisiveStrike.gif
40 seconds 50 seconds 60 seconds Using whatever is at hand, you stab at your aggressor in an ultimate attempt to escape.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike will become active and usable for 40/50/60 seconds.

While Decisive Strike is active, when grabbed by the Killer, succeed a Skill Check IconHelp skillChecks.png to automatically escape the Killer's grasp and stun them for 5 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Skill Check will disable Decisive Strike.
  • Successfully stunning the Killer will result in you becoming the Obsession.

Increases your chances of being the Obsession.

The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

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

5,000 BPs 6,000 BPs 6,000 BPs
Icon Teachable Description
Teachable decisiveStrike.png
40 seconds 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.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike will become active and usable for 40 seconds.

While Decisive Strike is active, when grabbed by the Killer, succeed a Skill Check to automatically escape the Killer's grasp and stun them for 5 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Skill Check will disable Decisive Strike.
  • Successfully stunning the Killer will result in you becoming the Obsession.

Increases your chances of being the Obsession.

The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

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

May be unlocked in the Shrine of Secrets or in Laurie's Bloodweb at Level 40.

5,000 BPs


History

Version 1.2.1

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks decisiveStrike.png 3 seconds 4 seconds 5 seconds Using whatever is at hand, you stab at your aggressor in an ultimate attempt to escape.

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.

Increases your chances of being the Obsession.

The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

Version 1.3.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks decisiveStrike.png 3 seconds 3½ seconds 4 seconds Using whatever is at hand, you stab at your aggressor in an ultimate attempt to escape.

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.

Increases your chances of being the Obsession.

The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

Version 1.4.0

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

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.

Increases your chances of being the Obsession.

The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

Version 2.6.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks decisiveStrike.png 40 seconds 50 seconds 60 seconds Using whatever is at hand, you stab at your aggressor in an ultimate attempt to escape.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike will become active and usable for 40/50/60 seconds.

While Decisive Strike is active, when grabbed by the Killer, succeed a Skill Check to automatically escape the Killer's grasp and stun the Killer for 3 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Skill Check will disable Decisive Strike.
  • Successfully stunning the Killer will result in you becoming the Obsession.

Increases your chances of being the Obsession.

The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

Version 2.6.3

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks decisiveStrike.png 40 seconds 50 seconds 60 seconds Using whatever is at hand, you stab at your aggressor in an ultimate attempt to escape.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike will become active and usable for 40/50/60 seconds.

While Decisive Strike is active, when grabbed by the Killer, succeed a Skill Check to automatically escape the Killer's grasp and stun the Killer for 5 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Skill Check will disable Decisive Strike.
  • Successfully stunning the Killer will result in you becoming the Obsession.

Increases your chances of being the Obsession.

The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.


Change Log

Patch 1.3.0

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

Patch 1.4.0

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

Patch 2.6.0

  • Rework: Decisive Strike stuns the Killer during the pick-up animation.
  • Rework: requires the user to be unhooked or unhook themselves for Decisive Strike's timer to activate.
  • Rework: Decisive Strike allows Players to change the Killer's Obsession mid-game.
  • Nerf: changed the stun time to 3 seconds across all Tiers.

Patch 2.6.3

  • Buff: increased the stun time to 5 seconds.


Trivia

  • Players commonly refer to the use of this Perk as "stabbing the Killer".
  • Decisive Strike is often abbreviated as "DS".