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Lightborn

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Lightborn is a teachable Unique Hillbilly IconHelpLoading hillbilly.png Perk IconHelp perks.png. It can be unlocked for all other Characters from Level 35 onwards:

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
Lightborn.gif
60 % 70 % 80 % Unlike other beasts of The Fog, you have adapted to light.

Resistance to Blindness is increased by 60/70/80 %.

Recovery from Blindness is increased by 50 %.

"These monsters... they adapt! They emerge with strange new abilities." — Vigo, Vigo's Journal

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Icon Teachable Description
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60 %
70 %
80 %
Unlocking this Perk makes it available in the Bloodweb of all Killers

Unlike other beasts of The Fog, you have adapted to light.

Resistance to Blindness is increased by several percent.

Recovery from Blindness is increased by several percent.

"These monsters... they adapt! They emerge with strange new abilities." — Vigo, Vigo's Journal

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

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History

Version 1.0.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks lightborn.png 0 %

20 %

15 %

5 %

40 %

30 %

10 %

60 %

45 %

Unlike other beasts of The Fog, you have adapted to light. Your vision is dimmed by 0/5/10 %, but you can endure strong lights.

Resistance to blindness is increased by 20/40/60 %. Recovery from blindness is increased by 15/30/45 %.

Version 1.7.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks lightborn.png 20 % 40 % 60 % Unlike other beasts of The Fog, you have adapted to light.

Resistance to blindness is increased by 20/40/60 %. Recovery from blindness is increased by 50 %.

Version 2.6.2

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks lightborn.png 60 % 70 % 80 % Unlike other beasts of The Fog, you have adapted to light.

Resistance to blindness is increased by 60/70/80 %. Recovery from blindness is increased by 50 %.


Change Log

Patch 1.7.0

  • Quality of Life: removed the dimmed vision debuff.
  • Buff: increased the Flashlight Blind recovery rate to 50 % across all Tiers.

Patch 2.6.2

  • Buff: increased the light resistance percentages to 60/70/80 %.


Trivia

  • Lightborn had its original brightness modifier removed due to the Developers wanting more control over the lighting conditions on the Maps.