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Gearhead is a Teachable Perk IconHelp perks.png unique to The Deathslinger IconHelpLoading deathslinger.png.
It can be unlocked for all other Characters from Level 30 onwards:

Icon Cost
Gearhead.gif
2,000
IconHelp iridescentShards.png
5,000
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4,000Bloodpoints}}
5,000Bloodpoints}}
6,000Bloodpoints}}
Description
You have got an ear for well-oiled gears.

After a Survivor loses a Health StateIconStatusEffects healing.png, Gearhead activates:

  • While Gearhead is active, a SurvivorIconHelpLoading survivor.png succeeding a Great Skill CheckIconHelp skillChecks.png while repairing reveals their AuraIconHelp auras.png to you for 6/8/10 seconds, after which Gearhead deactivates.

"Sometimes a man's best work is what puts him in the grave." — The Prison Warden

Icon Description
Teachable gearhead.png
Unlocking this Perk makes it available in the Bloodweb of all Killers
You have got an ear for well-oiled gears.

After a Survivor loses a Health State, Gearhead activates:

  • While Gearhead is active, a Survivor succeeding a Great Skill Check while repairing reveals their Aura to you for Several Seconds, after which Gearhead deactivates.

"Sometimes a man's best work is what puts him in the grave." — The Prison Warden

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


History[]

Version 3.6.0[]

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks gearhead.png 20 seconds 25 seconds 30 seconds You have got an ear for well-oiled gears.

After hitting a Survivor twice with your Basic Attack, Gearhead activates for 20/25/30 seconds.

Each time a Survivor succeeds a Good Skill Check while repairing, the Generator will be revealed by a yellow Aura for as long as it continues being repaired.

"Sometimes a man's best work is what puts him in the grave." — The Prison Warden

Version 5.5.0[]

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks gearhead.png 6 seconds 8 seconds 10 seconds You have got an ear for well-oiled gears.

Whenever a Survivor loses a Health State, Gearhead activates:

  • While Gearhead is active, each time a Survivor completes a Great Skill Check while repairing, their Aura is revealed to you for 6/8/10 seconds.

"Sometimes a man's best work is what puts him in the grave." -The prison warden


Change Log[]

Patch 5.5.0[]

  • Quality of Life: now triggers on changing Health States.
  • Rework: now reveals the Aura of any Survivor who completes a Great Skill Check IconHelp skillChecks.png while repairing, then deactivates the Perk.


Trivia[]

  • Gearhead has no limit on how often it can be activated during a Trial: upon activation, it remains active until triggering its effect, after which it deactivates, ready to be activated again the next time a Survivor loses a Health State.
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