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Ace in the Hole is a Unique PerkIconHelp perksIconHelp perksIconHelp perks belonging to Ace ViscontiSurvivorAceSurvivorAceSurvivorAce.
Prestige Ace Visconti to Prestige 1, 2, 3 respectively to unlock Tier I, Tier II, Tier III of Ace in the Hole for all other Characters.

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IconPerks aceInTheHole
Cost
2,500
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3,250
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4,000
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Description
Lady Luck always seems to be throwing something good your way.

When retrieving an ItemIconHelp itemsIconHelp itemsIconHelp items from a ChestIconHelp chestsIconHelp chestsIconHelp chests, there is a chance an Add-onIconHelp addonsIconHelp addonsIconHelp addons will be attached to it.

  • 100 % chance for an Add-on of Very Rare Rarity or lower.
  • 10/25/50 % chance for a second Add-on of Uncommon Rarity or lower.

Ace in the Hole allows you to keep any Add-ons your Item has equipped upon escaping.

"Everything that glitters isn't gold. But gold isn't worth a damn in this place, so this should come in handy." — Ace Visconti



History

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks aceInTheHole Uncommon Rare Very Rare Lady Luck always seems to be throwing something good your way.

When retrieving an Item from a Chest, there is a 50 % chance that an Add-on of Uncommon/Rare/Very Rare Rarity or lower will be attached to it.

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks aceInTheHole 10 % 25 % 50 % Lady Luck always seems to be throwing something good your way.

When retrieving an Item from a Chest, there is a 100 % chance to find an Add-on of Very Rare Rarity or lower attached to it.

10/25/50 % chance to find a second Add-on of Uncommon Rarity or lower attached to it.

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks aceInTheHole 10 % 25 % 50 % Lady Luck always seems to be throwing something good your way.

When retrieving an Item from a Chest, there is a 100 % chance to find an Add-on of Very Rare Rarity or lower attached to it.

10/25/50 % chance to find a second Add-on of Uncommon Rarity or lower attached to it.

Ace in the Hole allows you to keep any Add-on your Item has upon escaping.

Change Log

Patch 2.1.0

  • Buff: increased the chance to find an Add-on to 100 %.
  • Buff: set the maximum Rarity of the first Add-on to Very Rare across all Tiers.
  • Buff: added a chance to find a second Add-on of Uncommon Rarity or lower of 10/25/50 %.

Patch 3.6.0

  • QoL: added the functionality to prevent Add-on loss upon escaping.

Effectiveness

The following table shows the approximate probability of obtaining each Rarity of add-on with Ace in the Hole III, based on a sample of 450 opened chests: [1]

Rarity Add-on 1 Add-on 2*
Common 30 % 16 %
Uncommon 48 % 31 %
Rare 15 % -
Very Rare 7 % -

* In the sample, there was no second Add-on 53 % of the time.


Trivia

  • Ace in the Hole can add any available Add-on for an Item to it, with the exception of the few Ultra Rare ones that exist.
  • Ace in the Hole extends its effect both to the guaranteed Emergency Med-KitIconItems emergencyMedKitIconItems emergencyMedKitIconItems emergencyMedKit found with PharmacyIconPerks pharmacyIconPerks pharmacyIconPerks pharmacy, the guaranteed FlashlightIconItems flashlightIconItems flashlightIconItems flashlight found with Residual ManifestIconPerks residualManifestIconPerks residualManifestIconPerks residualManifest and any items Rummaged with AppraisalIconPerks appraisalIconPerks appraisalIconPerks appraisal.
  • There is a very rare possibility for a found Item to have two of the very same Uncommon or Common Add-ons attached to it, which is otherwise impossible to obtain.


Video

Unlocking a Chest with Ace in the Hole


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References

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