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Dramaturgy is a Unique PerkIconHelp perksIconHelp perksIconHelp perks belonging to Nicolas CageSurvivorNicolasSurvivorNicolasSurvivorNicolas.
Prestige Nicolas Cage to Prestige 1, 2, 3 respectively to unlock Tier I, Tier II, Tier III of Dramaturgy for all other Characters.

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When people bring you on to their project, they do so because of the unexpected magic you bring to your performance.

Whenever you are HealthyIconHelp healthyIconHelp healthyIconHelp healthy, Dramaturgy activates:

  • While running, press the Active Ability button to run with knees high for 0.5 seconds to gain a +25 % HasteIconStatusEffects hasteIconStatusEffects hasteIconStatusEffects haste Status Effect for 2 seconds, followed by one of the following effects:
    • Suffer from the ExposedIconStatusEffects exposedIconStatusEffects exposedIconStatusEffects exposed Status Effect for 12 seconds.
    • Extend the duration of the HasteIconStatusEffects hasteIconStatusEffects hasteIconStatusEffects haste Status Effect for another 2 seconds.
    • Scream, but without notifying the Killer.
    • Receive a random ItemIconHelp itemsIconHelp itemsIconHelp items of Rare Rarity, with a random selection of Add-onsIconHelp addonsIconHelp addonsIconHelp addons attached to it, automatically dropping any previously held Item.
  • The same effect cannot happen twice in a row.

Dramaturgy causes the ExhaustedIconStatusEffects exhaustedIconStatusEffects exhaustedIconStatusEffects exhausted Status Effect for 60/50/40 seconds.

Dramaturgy cannot be used when Exhausted.

"Take the part. It's a good movie, he says. What's the worst that can happen?" — Nicolas Cage

Item List[]

Dramaturgy will give its user any of the following Items:


  • Items granted by Dramaturgy always have 2 Add-ons attached to them, which can either be of the same or of different Rarities.
  • Add-ons can be of any Rarity ranging from Common to Ultra Rare.
    • This excludes Add-ons of Event Rarity.