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Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole is a Teachable Perk IconHelp perks.png unique to Ace Visconti SurvivorAce.png . It can be unlocked for all other Characters from Level 40 onwards:

Descriptions may vary from their in-game version for reasons explained here.
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Icon Cost
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2,000
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5,000
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4,000 IconHelp bloodpoints.png
5,000 IconHelp bloodpoints.png
6,000 IconHelp bloodpoints.png
Description
Lady Luck always seems to be throwing something good your way.

When retrieving an Item IconHelp items.png from a Chest IconHelp chests.png , there is a chance an Add-on IconHelp addons.png 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

Icon Description
Teachable aceInTheHole.png
Unlocking this Perk makes it available in the Bloodweb of all Survivors

Lady Luck always seems to be throwing something good your way.

When retrieving an Item from a Chest, there is a chance an Add-on will be attached to it.

  • 100 % chance for an Add-on of Very Rare Rarity or lower.
  • Percentage 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

May be unlocked in the Shrine of Secrets or in Ace's Bloodweb at Level 40.


History

Version 1.3.1

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks aceInTheHole.png
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.

Version 2.1.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks aceInTheHole.png
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.

Version 3.6.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks aceInTheHole.png
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

  • Quality of Life: 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


Video

Unlocking a Chest with Ace in the Hole


References

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