Dead by Daylight Wiki
EventTome8 Bone Chill 2023 Banner
EventIcon snowSkull

Bone Chill is a recurring Winter Event in Dead by DaylightIconHelp DBDlogoIconHelp DBDlogoIconHelp DBDlogo, celebrating Christmas.

Bone Chill 2023 is the third iteration of the Event and started on 14 December 2023 @ 18:00 UTC.
It ended on 4 January 2024.


BoneChill 2023 EventPopup

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

The Event began during the Season of Giving 2023.

In-Game Changes[]

BoneChill 2023 LoadingScreen
  • Added the Frosty TrinketsIconCurrency frostyTrinketsIconCurrency frostyTrinketsIconCurrency frostyTrinkets Event Currency.
  • Added Snow Piles and Snow Skulls as Interactables.
  • Re-enabled the Winter Party StarterIconItems winterPartyStarterIconItems winterPartyStarterIconItems winterPartyStarter Firecracker
  • Re-enabled Event Lobby.
  • Re-enabled Event Loading Screen.
  • Re-enabled Christmas-themed HookIconHelpLoading hookIconHelpLoading hookIconHelpLoading hook Model.
  • Re-enabled Christmas-themed GeneratorIconHelpLoading generatorsIconHelpLoading generatorsIconHelpLoading generators Model.
  • Re-enabled Christmas-themed LockerIconHelp lockersIconHelp lockersIconHelp lockers Model.
  • Re-enabled Christmas-themed Fire Barrel Model.
  • Re-enabled the SnowmenIconHelp snowmanIconHelp snowmanIconHelp snowman.

The Event Item could be found in newly generated BloodwebsIconHelp bloodwebIconHelp bloodwebIconHelp bloodweb and also in ChestsIconHelp chestsIconHelp chestsIconHelp chests located throughout the Trial Grounds.

The Snowmen could be entered by both Survivors or the Killer.

Event Currency[]

Bone Chill 2023 introduced a new Currency exclusive to this Event, called Frosty Trinkets.

Frosty Trinkets could be earned by completing Challenges and Tome Levels in the Event Tome 8 - Bone Chill 2023.
They could be used to purchase Event Cosmetics.

Event Item[]

IconItems winterPartyStarter
Winter Party Starter THIS ITEM CAN NO LONGER BE OBTAINED FROM THE BLOODWEB (This Unlockable no longer spawns in the Bloodweb, but stockpiles of it can still be used in Trials.)

A small, highly-explosive dinner table decoration.
Can be used as a distraction, as a blinding device or to celebrate.

  • Press the Use Item button to detonate the Firecracker.
  • Detonates into loud bangs and intense light flashes, temporarily blinding and deafening nearby Players.

The Winter Party Starter is consumed on use.

The Winter Party Starter is only available during Winter Events.

Event Mechanics[]


IconHelp snowman
Main article: Snowmen

Hide in a Snowman and trick your adversary.
Hiding in a Snowman reduces a Player's Movement speed and visibility, but for Killers additionally grants the UndetectableIconStatusEffects undetectableIconStatusEffects undetectableIconStatusEffects undetectable Status Effect.

Be wary of Snowman Decoys, as they can be very loud.

Snow Piles and Snow Skulls[]

EventIcon snowSkull

All Trials spawned with 8 Snow Piles.

Both Survivors and the Killer could interact with them to collect and hold up to 6 Snow Skulls.
Once a Player had used up all Snow Skulls, they could return to Snow Piles and collect more.

Press the Event Ability button to throw a Snow Skull at a friend or foe and celebrate the cooler-than-cool Bone Chill.

Snow Skulls could also be used to destroy Snowmen.


  • Carry limit: 6
  • Interaction time: 0.75 seconds
  • Launch speed: 18 m/s
  • Throw Cool-down: 0.5 seconds
  • Render distance: 2.5 metres

Event Rewards[]

Old Cosmetics[]

The Ugly Sweaters and Deck the Trials Collections returned to the In-Game Store.

New Cosmetics[]

The Event introduced new Ugly Sweaters and new winter-themed Outfits from the Holiday Horror Collection for the following Characters:

Frosty Trinkets[]

Frosty Trinkets could be earned during gameplay and then be used to purchase Cosmetics and Charms in the Event's Collection screen.

Collection Milestone Rewards[]

Milestone Rewards were a set of rewards that were unlocked simply by unlocking Event Collection rewards.
Earning all Event Cosmetics unlocked all Milestones.

Daily Log-in Rewards[]

Main article: Season of Giving 2023

AdventCalendar seasonOfGiving2023

Log-in Rewards Calendar

The Event's Daily Log-in Rewards were a mix of in-game Currencies, adding to a total 1,000,000 BloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpoints, 3,000 Iridescent ShardsIconCurrency iridescentShardsIconCurrency iridescentShardsIconCurrency iridescentShards, and 30 Rift FragmentsRiftFragmentsRiftFragmentsRiftFragments.

As a first, that year's Calendar featured both a claimable Player Profile Badge and a Player Profile Banner, two then recently introduced Customisation options (Patch 7.4.0).

Event Tome[]

The Bone Chill 2023 Event was accompanied by a special event-themed Tome, Event Tome 8 - Bone Chill 2023.
Completing its Challenges would reward Players with Frosty Trinkets that could be used to unlock special event-themed Cosmetics.

It featured two Badges, two Banners, four CharmsIcon charmIcon charmIcon charm, and two Outfits.


Template:Event Badges: Bone Chill 2023


Template:Event Banners: Bone Chill 2023


Charm Icon
Expand to view content
Icon Name Rarity Description Character Collection Unlock Condition
YE 003 Bone Fir Event Decorating the tree has never been so gruesome. Killers Bone Chill 2023
IconCurrency frostyTrinkets
YE 006 Wormy Wreath Event A tasty wreath of worms for crows to enjoy during the holidays. Universal Bone Chill 2023
IconCurrency frostyTrinkets
YE 005 Barbed-Wire Gift Event Fear the giver more than the gift. Universal Bone Chill 2023 Milestone 1 Reward
YE 004 Snowman-In-The-Box Event The snowman is out. But who turned the crank? Survivors Bone Chill 2023 Tome Level 3 Completion


Expand to view content
Icon Name Type Description Collection Character Unlock Condition
KS Torso020 Patched Red Leather CategoryIcon torso He designed and learned how to make patches from a roadie he spent time with. Bone Chill 2023 Jeff Johansen
IconCurrency frostyTrinkets
KS Legs020 Loose Shoelaces CategoryIcon legs He tied spiked anklets around his ankles since his shoelaces were always untied. Bone Chill 2023 Jeff Johansen
IconCurrency frostyTrinkets
TW Head019 Murky Antlers CategoryIcon head He cringed at the putrid stench but was amazed by the impressive size of the perfectly symmetrical antlers. Bone Chill 2023 The Wraith
IconCurrency frostyTrinkets
TW Body019 Knitted Plaid CategoryIcon body He ignored the flies buzzing around him as he removed the antlers from the deer and closed the trunk. Bone Chill 2023 The Wraith
IconCurrency frostyTrinkets
TW W019 Bone Threat CategoryIcon weapons He watched the car get crushed, metal and bones merging while carefully polishing the antlers. Bone Chill 2023 The Wraith Milestone Reward: 12
KS Head020 Crew Undercut CategoryIcon head He and his bandmates embraced their metalhead spirit and showed unity through matching haircuts. Bone Chill 2023 Jeff Johansen Milestone Reward: 17


The Demogorgon entering a Snowman Yun-Jin entering a Snowman
Yun-Jin demolishing a Snowman



EVENTS Atl Ico Events
Spring Summer Autumn Winter
FulliconFavors redEnvelope Lunar Events

FulliconFavors bloodshotEye Spring Events

FulliconFavors gruesomeGateau Anniversaries

FulliconFavors bbqInvitation Summer Events

FulliconFavors arcaneDousingRod Halloween Events FulliconItems winterPartyStarter Winter Events