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Dead by Daylight (2016) is an asymmetrical survival-horror game developed by Behavior Interactive and published by Starbreeze Studios for Microsoft Windows. In Dead by Daylight, 1-4 players play as a group of survivors who try to elude a single player who plays as a killer whose goal is to kill the survivors before the night ends. Use this tag for questions about Dead by Daylight.

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How do detection perks work against The Dredge using their power?

Spine Chill says: "Whenever the Killer is looking in your direction when they are within 36 metres of you, Spine Chill activates" Premonition says: "Receive an auditory warning upon ...
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How are decimal point gains handled?

I play as Killer. I get a total of 11'111 points in the match, one hook. I have Barbecue & Chilli at level 3 which means I get an additional 25% points. No other effects that give additional ...
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Do physical and digital Dead by Daylight for PS4 share the same savefile?

So I have a PS4 disc game and it’s Dead by Daylight. I want to go digital so I can save all of my progression when I have to buy a newer console. Can I sell my disc copy and buy digital DbD and save ...
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What do these strings below the map names mean?

In Dead by Daylight, I recently noticed that in the "Match Details" tab of the settings menu (accessible in the tally screen or if you press Escape during a match), there's a seemingly semi-...
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Which Dead by Daylight perks can be considered better at tier 1?

In Dead by Daylight, perks can only be leveled up through their three tiers, and once you've unlocked a higher tier version of a perk on a certain character, you can't go back to a lower tier version ...
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How do I launch Dead By Daylight in exclusive Fullscreen mode?

As in for whatever reason, my game decides that "Fullscreen" actually means "Borderless Windowed", which tanks the in-game performance considerably. How do I launch Dead By Daylight in exclusive ...
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Whats the point of increasing flashlight accuracy?

So there is an addon for flashlights that increase the accuracy but what’s the point of increasing the accuracy of the flashlight? Does it blind faster? Or is it just worthless?
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What is the fastest a generator can be completed?

Let's say that 4 survivors are all working on the same gen with purple toolboxes with the best add-ons (not including brand new part) and all of the best perks to complete the generator as fast as ...
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What happens when Blood Echo is activated?

When you're exhausted Adrenaline activates you get exhaustion for 60/50/40 seconds no matter what, but Blood Echo gives you exhaustion for 45 seconds. What would happen if you had more than 45 seconds ...
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Do reverse bear traps kill survivors past the exit gate if it has not been activated?

When a bear trap is active and you try to leave it kills you but does it still kill you if it's not active?
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Are perks limited per prestige?

I got Freddy to level 50 prestige 1 and I was going to farm bloodpoints with him but I noticed that I'm missing a good perk for farming with Freddy, Distressing. I kept upgrading his bloodweb but now ...
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What happens to Dying Light when the obsession changes?

After you kill the obsession and Dying Light activates what happens if a survivor uses Decisive Strike on you and they become the obsession? Is the action speed penalty still active?
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Can you disable the black lock in custom games?

Me and my friend do 1v1s in custom games but as soon as we start the hatch opens making it so that the survivor can easily escape. And if the killer closes it endgame starts. Is there a way to disable ...
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How does Freddy work?

I started playing Dead by Daylight for the first time in a while but when I went to play Freddy I noticed that a lot had changed. I couldn't find any patch notes explaining the update so does anyone ...
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What happens if the killer closes the hatch with generators still needing repair?

If a player uses a key to open the hatch or there is only one player left and then the killer closes the hatch the endgame timer starts. But during the endgame timer no generators can be repaired. So ...
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Do Adrenaline and Hope stack?

I want to know if these 2 perks stack their haste effects to know if other perks in the future will be able to stack haste as well.
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What is a good way to go about getting the Skilled Huntress achievement in Dead by daylight?

This achievement is obtained by downing survivors with your hatchets 100 times from 24+ meters away as the Huntress. Though I've been getting better at it, I'm still a little off on my shots, so I ...
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Approximately how many lockers are there in one map of Dead by Daylight?

I know this number can change based on the map, so I'd like to ask specifically about the MacMillan maps. with the new locker perk for The Legion, I'd like to know the answer to this question for the ...
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Is it possible to randomly choose a player to be killer?

When playing with friends, we'd prefer if one of us was randomly made a killer, rather than having to explicitly choose ourselves. Is this possible?
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Is it possible to level up while playing with 5 people?

Every time I and my friends have played, we all have all the perks unlocked for every character for some reason, but none of us ever level up. We're all stuck at level 1. I'm guessing it's because ...
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Can't play Dead By Daylight without PS Plus?

I have just bought Dead By Daylight and I can't seem to play with just myself as it wants me to pay for ps plus.
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Dealing with the Huntress as a survivor

As a survivor, I'm still learning how to play against the Huntress. I'm often getting wounded by the throwing hatchets despite trying to dodge in and out of cover. Generators closer to the center of ...
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What are the totem poles used for?

Since the latest big update there are small totems placed in the maps. Survivors are able to destroy them. Can I do something else with them? Do they have influence on the game?
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What do the claws around my characters symbol mean?

Notice the small claws around my character symbol. I've been wondering for quite a while what those mean, after all, I've only seen them around myself and not in every game I play. A while ago, I've ...
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Does it matter how fast I mash the keys when wiggling or struggling?

I.e. does the number of keypresses count, or it is a predetermined speed for both that creeps forward as long as I press A/D or                     within a predetermined time (e.g. once every half ...
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What is this Dead By Daylight icon?

The second one from the left. I was watching a playthrough, and don't recognize that death symbol. Can someone tell me what it is?
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How can I escape a hook?

After playing a few rounds as a survivor in Dead by Daylight, I've learned that I am terrible at actually surviving. This carries over into my time as the killer, as well, since I'm equally bad at ...
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How do I teach perks?

According to the Dead by Daylight manual, you can teach character-specific perks to your other playable characters. How do you that?
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What is the goal symbol that looks like a book?

In Dead by Daylight, sometimes a symbol that looks like a book will be shown in the goal area, next to where the Generator symbol and the number of remaining generators you need to open the gate. ...
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