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Dead By Daylight Roots of Dread coming June 2022

And is in the PTB now!

Dead by Daylight Roots of Dread is the asymmetrical horror title’s next chapter, due 7 June on all platforms.

The content, now available on the game’s PTB server, introduces new survivor Haddie Kaur and killer The Dredge. The chapter also adds a new map called Garden of Joy.

Thanks to the PTB, we know a bunch about both new characters, as follows:

Dead by Daylight killer The Dredge

  • New Perk: Dissolution
  • 3 seconds after injuring a survivor by any means, Dissolution activates for 12/16/20 second(s). While Dissolution is active, if a survivor fast vaults over a pallet inside of your Terror Radius, the Entity will break the pallet at the end of the vault, and Dissolution deactivates.
  • New Perk: Darkness Revealed
  • When you open a locker, the auras of all Survivors within 8 meters of any lockers are revealed to you for 3/4/5seconds. This perk has a 30seconds cooldown.
  • New Perk: Septic Touch
  • Whenever a Survivor performs the healing action within your Terror Radius, they suffer from Blindness and Exhaustion. These effects linger for 6/8/10 seconds after a healing action is interrupted by any means.

Dead by Daylight survivor Haddie Kaur

  • New Perk: Inner Focus
  • You can see other Survivors’ Scratch Marks within a 32 meters range of you. Whenever another Survivor loses a health state within a 32 meters range of you, the Killer’s aura is revealed to you for3/4/5 seconds.
  • New Perk: Residual Manifest
  • After a successful Killer Blind action, the Killer is affected by the Blindness status effect for 20/25/30 seconds. This perk grants the ability to rummage through an opened chest once per Trial and will guarantee a basic Flashlight.
  • New Perk: Overzealous
  • After cleansing any totem, this perk activates. Your generator repair speed is increased by 4%/5%/6%. This Perk deactivates when you lose a health state by any means.

In other Dead by Daylight news, a second Resident Evil chapter is coming alongside Hooked On You, a dating sim. Yeah — you read that last bit right.

Dead by Daylight is currently available on Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, PS4, PS5 and Switch. We named it our Best Ongoing GOTY of 2021.



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