Maps

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This article is an overview of all Maps featured in Dead by Daylight. For other uses, see Map (disambiguation).

Maps are a type of Item IconHelp items.png The Survivors IconHelpLoading survivor.png can use in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png.

They are used to track and mark props in the World. The standard map can only track Generators, but can track different props as well with the use of Map Add-ons that enhance its power. You can even make the tracked Auras visible to other Survivors and create markers that look like a pillar of bright light.

Tracking works by simply being near track-able Objectives (the standard range being 8 metres), the Player is not required to charge the Map's Aura Vision to do that.


Icon Name Description Durability Rarity
FulliconItems mapItem.png
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


Other type of Maps[edit | edit source]

Icon Name Description Durability Rarity
FulliconItems rainbowMap.png
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


Add-ons[edit | edit source]

The following are Add-ons for the Maps.

Icon Name Rarity Description
FulliconAddon mapAddendum.png
Map Addendum
Common
A fragmented piece of a thick fibrous material. A partial and faded map is drawn on it which by itself is useless.
  • Adds a 5 second charge to any Map.
FulliconAddon yellowWire.png
Yellow Wire
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.
FulliconAddon unusualStamp.png
Unusual Stamp
Uncommon
A wooden stamp with a cross-hatched 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.
FulliconAddon retardantJelly.png
Retardant Jelly
Uncommon
A slimy, translucent substance with a ghastly lavender shade. This jelly from unknown origin is highly resistant to heat.
  • Moderately slows down the burning rate of the map.
FulliconAddon redTwine.png
Red Twine
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 Killer Belongings.
FulliconAddon glassBead.png
Glass Bead
Uncommon
A strange bead circled with gold that can be used to magnify the map and mark a specific position. The bead emits an energy which can be felt and seen by Survivors.
  • Unlocks the Marker Ability on secondary action.
  • Creating a marker that can be seen by all the Survivors.
FulliconAddon oddStamp.png
Odd Stamp
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.
FulliconAddon blackSilkCord.png
Black Silk Cord
Rare
A smooth black cord with a soft appearance. Can be tied around a map to enhance its Aura-reading ability.
FulliconAddon crystalBead.png
Crystal Bead
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.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • During the early months after release, Players have frequently joked about the in-game icon for the Map looking a bit like a Burrito.
    • This made the developers name the Survivor part of the Anniversary's 4th challenge "Stuffed Burrito".