Exit Gates

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Exit gate.png Quotes left.png The only possible escape lies behind huge ornate metal gates.
They taunt me every time I lay my eyes on them keeping me in, as a caged animal.
But as I discovered, they can be opened.
Somehow these Generators are the key to getting them open.
As I managed to repair enough of them, the gates opened, and I ran with all my soul towards the campfire in the distance.
Sometimes I escape and sometimes I stare The Entity in the eye and wake up at the never ending fire.
Why aren't the Killers following me through the gates?
I might never know.
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~ Benedict Baker's Journal
IconHelp note.png Quotes left.png It seemed to me that repairing those Generators was the only way to power this Switch Box.
What would happen if I were to activate it?.
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~ Mysterious Note

Exit Gates are one of two potential ways for Survivors IconHelpLoading survivor.png to escape the Trial grounds in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png.


Overview

Although Exit Gates are visible from the beginning of the trial, they will remain in a deactivated state until enough Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png have been repaired by Survivors.

The remaining number will be displayed to both the Survivors and the Killer in the bottom left of their screen.
The amount of Generators Survivors need to fix in order to activate the Exit Gates is the number of Survivors loaded into the trial plus one.


Powering

Once enough Generators have been repaired, both the Survivors and the Killer will receive an auditory and visual cue, displaying the location of the Exit Gates (temporarily for Survivors, permanently for Killers).
Survivors may also use Wake Up! IconPerks wakeUp.png to see the location effectively permanently as well.

Survivors using a Map (Item) FulliconItems mapItem.png with the Yellow Wire FulliconAddon yellowWire.png Add-on or just a Rainbow Map FulliconItems rainbowMap.png can track the Exit Gates and display their locations at will.


Opening

Exit Gates take Survivors 20 seconds to open, with each of the three red lights above the Switch Box lighting up at another quarter of the progress bar (i.e. after 5, 10, and 15 seconds).
If a Survivor interrupts the opening process, the current progress will be saved.
Killers take 0.75 seconds to open an Exit Gate and can only do so if the Endgame Collapse IconHelp endGame.png has not yet commenced.

Once at least one of the two Exit Gates has been opened, the Endgame Collapse will commence.
Survivors then have anywhere from 120 to 240 seconds (the timer slows anytime a Survivor is in the Dying State IconHelp dying.png or on a Hook IconHelpLoading hook.png) to escape the Trial Grounds before being killed by The Entity IconHelp entity.png.

If the Killer walks near the escape boundary, The Entity IconHelp entity.png will spawn the same spikes that usually block vaults for Survivors, stopping the Killer from leaving the Trial Grounds at will.
Those Exit Gate spikes may also appear for Survivors for as long as the Killer Perk Blood Warden IconPerks bloodWarden.png is active.


Iterations

Several of the newer or reworked older Maps feature a unique iteration of the Exit Gates.


Change Log

Patch 1.5.0

  • Increased the opening time of Exit Gates from formerly 15 seconds to 20 seconds.


Interaction with Perks

Killer

Blood Warden}} Blood Warden

As soon as at least one Exit Gate IconHelp exitGates.png is opened, Blood Warden activates.

  • The Auras IconHelp auras.png of Survivors standing within the Exit-Gate area are revealed to you.

Once per Trial, hooking a Survivor while Blood Warden is active calls upon The Entity IconHelp entity.png to block the exits for all Survivors for 30/40/60 seconds.

"This is my world. And you can't ever leave." — Freddy Krueger

No Way Out}} No Way Out

You are not going to let just anyone into the VIP room.

For each of the Survivors you manage to hook, No Way Out gains 1 Token:

  • When the last Generator IconHelpLoading generators.png is completed, The Entity IconHelp entity.png blocks both Exit Gate Switches IconHelp exitGates.png for 10 seconds and an additional 4/6/8 seconds per Token in your possession, up to a combined maximum of 26/34/42 seconds.

"That sound when you bleed... let me hear it again" — Ji-Woon Hak

Remember Me}} Remember Me

You become obsessed with one Survivor.

Each time you hit your Obsession IconHelp obsession.png with a Basic Attack, Remember Me gains 1 Token:

  • The Opening time of both Exit Gates IconHelp exitGates.png is increased by 4 seconds per Token, up to a maximum of 8 additional/12 additional/16 additional seconds.
  • The Obsession is unaffected by this penalty.

You can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

"You don't remember? You must. You're my number one, and you'll never wake up again." — Freddy Krueger

Survivor

Leader}} Leader

You are able to organise a team to cooperate more efficiently.

When other Survivors are within 8 metres of you, Leader increases their Action speeds for Healing, Sabotaging, Unhooking, Cleansing, Opening, and Unlocking actions by 15/20/25 %.

  • This effect lingers for 15 seconds when leaving Leader's range.

Leader does not stack with other instances of itself.

No One Left Behind}} No One Left Behind

It is inconceivable to leave someone behind.

Once at least one Exit Gate IconHelp exitGates.png has been opened, No One Left Behind activates:

  • Gain a 30/40/50 % Action Speed bonus to Unhooking and Healing other Survivors.
  • The Auras IconHelp auras.png of all other Survivors are revealed to you.

No One Left Behind grants 50/75/100 % bonus Bloodpoints IconHelp bloodpoints.png for actions in the Altruism IconHelp altruism.png Category.

"... yeah, no shit. But I believe we can outsmart and overthrow him if we work together. Don't be predictable and selfish!" — Clyde, The Lost Tapes

Resilience}} Resilience

You are motivated in dire situations.

When injured, your Action speeds in Repairing, Healing, Sabotaging, Unhooking, Vaulting, Cleansing, Opening, and Unlocking are increased by 3/6/9 %.

"Focus, even in these desperate times."

Spine Chill}} Spine Chill

An unnatural tingle warns you of impending doom.

Whenever the Killer is looking in your direction when within 36 metres of you, Spine Chill activates:

  • Skill Check IconHelp skillChecks.png Trigger odds are increased by 10 %.
  • Skill Check Success zones are reduced by 10 %.
  • Your Action speeds in Repairing, Healing, Sabotaging, Unhooking, Vaulting, Cleansing, Opening, and Unlocking are increased by 2/4/6 %.

"There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.." — Sassy, The Lost Tapes

Wake Up!}} Wake Up!

Unlocks potential in your Aura-reading ability.

Once all Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png are completed, Wake Up! activates:

  • The Auras IconHelp auras.png of the Exit Gate Switches IconHelp exitGates.png are revealed to you within 128 metres.
  • When opening an Exit Gate, your Aura is revealed to all other Survivors within 128 metres.
  • You open Exit Gates 5/10/15 % faster.

"Ok, look. If we survive the next 24 hours, then I'll take you out on a real date." — Quentin Smith


Trivia

  • The Pig IconHelpLoading pig.png can stop Survivors from escaping through the Exit Gates as an activated Reverse Bear Trap will trigger if a Survivor tries to leave with it still on their head.
  • The Twins IconHelpLoading twins.png can stop a Survivor from escaping through the Exit Gates while Victor is still latched onto them.


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