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Breakdown is a Teachable Perk IconHelp perks.png unique to Jeff Johansen SurvivorJeff.png. It can be unlocked for all other Characters from Level 30 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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4,000Bloodpoints}}
5,000Bloodpoints}}
6,000Bloodpoints}}
Description
Each time you are unhooked or unhook yourself, the HookIconHelpLoading hook.png breaks and the Killer's AuraIconHelp auras.png is revealed to you for 4/5/6 seconds.
  • A Hook broken by Breakdown takes 180 seconds to respawn.

"Charge from the Belly of the Beast.
Here's a sketch/painting on a piece of wood I saw by the side of this road. I felt like it got a story to tell. And it didn't waste its second chance." — Jeff, ink and oil wash on slice of wood, 12x16

Icon Description
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Unlocking this Perk makes it available in the Bloodweb of all Survivors
Each time you are unhooked or unhook yourself, the Hook breaks and the Killer's Aura is revealed to you for Several Seconds.
  • A Hook broken by Breakdown takes 180 seconds to respawn.

"Charge from the Belly of the Beast.
Here's a sketch/painting on a piece of wood I saw by the side of this road. I felt like it got a story to tell. And it didn't waste its second chance." — Jeff, ink and oil wash on slice of wood, 12x16

May be unlocked in the Shrine of Secrets or in Jeff's Bloodweb at Level 30


History

Version 2.4.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks breakdown.png 4 seconds 5 seconds 6 seconds Any time you are unhooked or unhook yourself, the Hook breaks and the Killer's Aura is shown to you for 4/5/6 seconds.

Version 3.6.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks breakdown.png 4 seconds 5 seconds 6 seconds Any time you are unhooked or unhook yourself, the Hook breaks and the Killer's Aura is shown to you for 4/5/6 seconds.

A Hook broken by Breakdown takes 180 seconds to respawn.


Change Log

Patch 3.6.0

  • Buff: added a modifier that increases the Hook Respawn time to 180 seconds.


Video

Breakdown breaking a Hook after being unhooked by another Survivor
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