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Head On is a Unique PerkIconHelp perksIconHelp perksIconHelp perks belonging to Jane RomeroSurvivorJaneSurvivorJaneSurvivorJane.
Prestige Jane Romero to Prestige 1, 2, 3 respectively to unlock Tier I, Tier II, Tier III of Head On for all other Characters.

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When your mind is set, there better be no one standing in your way.

After hiding in a LockerIconHelp lockersIconHelp lockersIconHelp lockers for 3 seconds, Head On activates:

  • Performing a Rush Exit out of the Locker stuns a nearby Killer for 3 seconds.
Head On causes the ExhaustedIconStatusEffects exhaustedIconStatusEffects exhaustedIconStatusEffects exhausted Status Effect for 60/50/40 seconds.
Head On cannot be used while Exhausted or when having accrued Idle CrowsIconHelp crowsIconHelp crowsIconHelp crows.

"People are remembered for the challenges they overcome. You can run away and forget what you're capable of or you can face your fears and remind the world of who you are." — Jane Romero

Change Log

Patch 3.1.0

  • Nerf: added a condition that prevents the use of Head On when Stillness Crows are present.

Patch 3.7.0

  • QoL: added a timer to the Perk icon in order to make it clearer when it will be ready.

Patch 8.1.0

  • QoL: now correctly applies Overheat when stunning The SingularityIconHelpLoading singularityIconHelpLoading singularityIconHelpLoading singularity in Overclock Mode.


  • Head On begins counting down from the moment the character's model is fully inside the LockerIconHelp lockersIconHelp lockersIconHelp lockers.
  • If a Killer carrying a Survivor gets stunned by Head On, they will release the carried Survivor.
  • If a Survivor performs a rushed action to leave a Locker with Head On equipped, the animation will be slightly different from the default one. The Survivor will burst out of the Locker with their arms crossed in an X shape compared to the normal animation.
  • Head On can be used to disintegrate the Zombies when playing against The NemesisIconHelpLoading nemesisIconHelpLoading nemesisIconHelpLoading nemesis.
  • Head On will instantly destroy Victor when playing against The TwinsIconHelpLoading twinsIconHelpLoading twinsIconHelpLoading twins.


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