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Detective's Hunch is a Teachable Perk IconHelp perks.png unique to David Tapp SurvivorDavidTapp.png. It can be unlocked for all other Characters from Level 35 onwards:

Descriptions may vary from their in-game version for reasons explained here.
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Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
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4,000

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5,000

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6,000

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Unlocks potential in your Aura-reading ability.
Each time a Generator is completed, the Auras IconHelp auras.png of any Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png, Chests IconHelp chests.png, and Totems IconHelpLoading totem.pngwithin 32/48/64 metres are revealed to you for 10 seconds.
  • If you are holding a Map IconItems map.png, any objects revealed by Detective's Hunch will automatically be tracked by it.

"Are you able to tell us where you were last night?" — Detective David Tapp

Icon Teachable Description
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5,000

IconHelp bloodpoints.png

Unlocking this Perk makes it available in the Bloodweb of all Survivors

Unlocks potential in your Aura-reading ability.

Each time a Generator is completed, the Auras of any Generators, Chests, and Totems within several metres are revealed to you for 10 seconds.

  • If you are holding a Map, any objects revealed by Detective's Hunch will automatically be tracked by it.

"Are you able to tell us where you were last night?" — Detective David Tapp

May be unlocked in the Shrine of Secrets or in Tapp's Bloodweb at Level 35.


History

Version 1.9.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks detectivesHunch.png 32 meters 48 meters 64 meters Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

When completing a Generator, the Auras of Generators, Chests and Totems within 32/48/64 meters are revealed to you for 5 seconds.

If you are holding a Map that can track Objectives, Generators revealed by Detective's Hunch are added to the Map.

Version 3.3.1

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks detectivesHunch.png 32 meters 48 meters 64 meters Unlocks potential in one's Aura-reading ability.

After a Generator is completed, the Auras of Generators, Chests and Totems within 32/48/64 meters are revealed to you for 10 seconds.

If you are holding a Map that can track Objectives, Generators revealed by Detective's Hunch are added to the Map.


Change Log

Patch 3.3.1

  • Quality of Life: now triggers on any repaired Generator.
  • Buff: increased the Aura-reveal upon a Generator is repaired to 10 seconds.


Trivia

  • Every objects revealed by Detective's Hunch will be added to the Map, even if that Map does not normally have the ability to track them.


Video

Detective's Hunch in effect
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