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The Bone Chill was an Event to celebrate Christmas for Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png that took place between 9 December and 23 December 2021.

It kicked off the in-game celebrations in honour of Christmas 2021.


Overview[]

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The Bone Chill is a type of Winter-themed in-game Event, which temporarily adds new Interactible Snowmen to the Gameplay of Killers and Survivors.

The Event began during the Season of Giving 2021.


In-Game Changes[]

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  • Re-enabled the Winter Party Starter FulliconItems winterPartyStarter.png Firecracker
  • Enabled Event Lobby
  • Enabled Event Loading Screen
  • Enabled Christmas-themed Hook IconHelpLoading hook.png Model
  • Enabled Christmas-themed Generator IconHelpLoading generators.png Model
  • Enabled Christmas-themed Locker IconHelp lockers.png Model
  • Enabled Christmas-themed Fire Barrel Model

The Event Item can be found in newly generated Bloodwebs IconHelp bloodweb.png and also in Chests IconHelp chests.png located throughout the Trial Grounds.

Snowmen[]

During the Bone Chill Event, 6 Snowmen will spawn during the Trial which Survivors can enter.
If a Survivor is hit while inside a Snowman, or if a Killer destroys a Snowman with a Survivor inside they receive a random Event Cosmetic or Charm after the Trial.


Snowman Effects[]

  • Survivors are immune to damage, including double-damage from Powers or the Exposed IconStatusEffects exposed.png Status Effect.
  • Survivors are unable to run.
  • Survivors walk 15 % slower.
  • Survivors are undetectable by any Aura-reading abilities, including those of the Killer or other Survivors.
  • Survivors suffer from the Blindness IconStatusEffects vision.png Status Effect.
  • Survivors can voluntarily exit a Snowman.


Snowman Trivia[]

  • Enter Interaction time: 1.5 seconds
  • Minimum Use time: 1.5 seconds
    • This refers to how long Survivors must stay inside a Snowman before they can leave it.
  • Destroy Interaction time: 1.5 seconds
  • Respawn Time: 20 seconds
  • Spawn Restrictions:
    • minimum distance from Survivors: 10 metres
    • minimum distance from Snowmen controlled by Survivors: 25 metres
    • minimum distance from Pallets and the Hatch: 3 metres


Event Cosmetics & Charms[]

In each Trial, a Player can unlock one random Cosmetic or Charm from the pool.
If they play as a Survivor, they must be hit by the Killer while hiding inside a Snowman.
If they play as the Killer, they must hit a Snowman that has a Survivor hiding inside it.

The Event features several new earnable Cosmetics:

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Icon Category Name Character Rarity Description Collection
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K23 Head01 WinterEvent2021.png CategoryIcon head.png Frosty Eyes The Trickster Event The cold eyes of a Killer who wants warm blood.
"Have a fantastic holiday season and a bloody good new year!" —The Dead by Daylight Team
Bone Chill
K26 Head01 WinterEvent2021.png CategoryIcon head.png Frosty Eyes The Artist Event The cold eyes of a Killer who wants warm blood.
"Have a fantastic holiday season and a bloody good new year!" —The Dead by Daylight Team
Bone Chill
TW W04 03.png CategoryIcon weapons.png Spine Candy The Wraith Event Each vertebra from the spine and skull of an unfortunate victim dripped with blood, forming perfect stripes of crimson, like a candy-cane Bone Chill
WI W007 01.png CategoryIcon weapons.png Garland Talon The Hag Event A rotting garland of moss spread on the twisted and fractured claw. Bone Chill
S25 Torso012.png CategoryIcon torso.png The Loneliest Time Yun-Jin Lee Event After working late, she returned home to find a package on her doorstep. A fluffy sweater was inside, addressed to Magnum Opus. This fan-made sweater was the only gift she received during the holidays. Bone Chill
S28 Torso009.png CategoryIcon torso.png Jolly Holiday Debt Mikaela Reid Event Mikaela was too broke to afford any gifts this year. Yet she found this sweater to be the one exception to the rule. Bone Chill
S29 Torso007.png CategoryIcon torso.png Code-Cracker Jonah Vasquez Event This was CIA humor. There was nothing to crack. Just a holiday sweater left on Jonah’s desk chair as a gift. Simple yet... far from it. Bone Chill

The Event features three unique Charms Charm Icon.png.

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Icon Name Rarity Description Character Collection
IO 003.png Cocoa Dip Event A marshmallow figure floating happily in cocoa, ignorant to his impending demise. Survivors Bone Chill
IO 002.png Christmas Inferno Event A snowman who won’t be around next year. Killers Bone Chill
IO 001.png Gift Hatch Event It’s all yours, whether you want to escape with it or kick it shut. Survivors & Killers Bone Chill


Trivia[]

  • When a Survivor is inside a Snowman:
    • The Nemesis IconHelpLoading nemesis.png's Zombies can destroy and infect or damage the Survivor.
    • The Deathslinger IconHelpLoading deathslinger.png's Chain will ignore the Snowman and directly hit the Survivor.
    • The Trickster's Blades will destroy the Snowman after 6 Blade Hits (these Hits will be counted for the Event Meter).
    • The Plague IconHelpLoading plague.png's Corrupt Purge will injure the Survivor.
    • The Huntress IconHelpLoading huntress.png' Hatchets will destroy the Snowman but will not damage the Survivor.
    • The Legion IconHelpLoading legion.png's Feral Frenzy will destroy the Snowman but will not injure the Survivor.
    • The Doctor IconHelpLoading doctor.png's Shock Therapy Attack will destroy the Snowman and shock the Survivor.
    • The Clown IconHelpLoading clown.png's Afterpiece Tonic Bottles will destroy the Snowman and intoxicate the Survivor on a direct hit.

Video[]

The Pig destroying a Snowman Yun-Jin entering a Snowman
Yun-Jin demolishing a Snowman


Trailer[]


Gallery[]


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