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Maps are a type of Item IconHelp items.png The Survivors IconHelpLoading survivor.png can use in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png.


Overview[]

Maps are used to track and reveal the Auras IconHelp auras.png of Props located throughout the Trial Grounds.

Tracking objects is a passive ability of the Map and merely requires to come within a certain distance (by default 8 metres) of a track-able Prop for it to get added to the Map.


Original Map[]

The original and only Map up to Patch 1.1.2:

Map}}
Map An old piece of parchment made out of a skin-like material that is rolled and sealed with an uncoloured leather string.

Holding and channelling the Map unlocks great potential in your Aura-reading abilities, revealing the Aura IconHelp auras.png of all tracked objects at the cost of slowly burning it.

  • Start the Trial with 1 Generator tracked.

The Map tracks any of the following objects:

The Map lasts for 20 seconds.


New Map[]

Patch 1.1.2 added the Rainbow Map as a new variation to the Game:

Rainbow Map}}
Rainbow Map An piece of parchment made out of oddly fresh skin with blood on its edge that has yet to dry, and that is rolled and sealed with multiple coloured ropes and cords.

Holding and channelling the Rainbow Map unlocks great potential in your Aura-reading abilities, revealing the Aura IconHelp auras.png of all tracked objects at the cost of slowly burning it.

  • Start the Trial with 3 random objects tracked.

The Rainbow Map tracks any of the following objects:

The Rainbow Map lasts for 20 seconds.

"It disheartens me. All this unspeakable knowledge and gruelling effort and yet nothing tangible, nothing usable to get out of this nightmare." — Vigo's Journal


Add-ons[]

The following list features all available Add-ons IconHelp addons.png for the Map:

Icon Name Description
Map Addendum}}
Map Addendum A fragmented piece of a thick fibrous material.
A partial and faded map is drawn on it which by itself is useless.
  • Adds 5 seconds of use to the Map.
Yellow Wire}}
Yellow Wire A small electrical wire.
Both ends are heavily damaged like it has been forcefully torn out of its intended location.
Can be tied around the Map to enhance its Aura-reading ability.
  • Unlocks the ability to track the Exit Gate IconHelp exitGates.png Switches.
Unusual Stamp}}
Unusual Stamp A wooden stamp with a cross-hatched rubber pad used to mark documents.
It is unclear as to how or by whom this stamp was originally used.
  • Increases the Map's Tracking range by +8 metres.
Retardant Jelly}}
Retardant Jelly A slimy, translucent substance with a ghastly lavender shade.
This jelly from unknown origin is highly resistant to heat.
  • Decreases the Map's Depletion rate by -20 %.
Red Twine}}
Red Twine A bristly and rough piece of twine of a deep red colour.
Can be tied around the Map to enhance its Aura-reading ability.
Glass Bead}}
Glass Bead A strange bead circled with gold that can be used to magnify the map and mark a specific position.
The bead emits an energy which can be felt and seen by Survivors.

Press the Secondary Action button while using the Map to use the Glass Bead:

  • Place a Pillar of Light at your current location that can be seen by all Survivors.
Odd Stamp}}
Odd Stamp A stamp carved out of sturdy blonde wood.
The text found at the base is incomprehensible: "kw'zvre'od".
  • Increases the Map's Tracking range by +12 metres.
Black Silk Cord}}
Black Silk Cord A smooth black cord with a soft appearance.
Can be tied around the Map to enhance its Aura-reading ability.
  • Unlocks the ability to track the Hatch IconHelp hatch.png.
Crystal Bead}}
Crystal Bead An intricate set of lenses wrapped up in an astonishingly complex apparatus.
The gears controlling the lenses' focus move by themselves as to focus on something invisible to humans.
  • Reveals the Auras IconHelp auras.png generated by the Map to all Survivors.


Change Log[]

Patch 4.2.0[]


Trivia[]

  • During the early months after release, Players frequently joked about the in-game icon for the Map looking a bit like a Burrito.
    • This inspired the Developers to name the Survivor's fourth Community Challenge during the 1 Year Anniversary "Stuffed Burrito".

Detective's Hunch[]

  • Detective's Hunch IconPerks detectivesHunch.png reveals the Auras IconHelp auras.png of nearby Generators IconHelpLoading generators.png, Chests IconHelp chests.png, and Totems IconHelpLoading totem.png after repairing a Generator.
    These objects will automatically be added to the Map, even if that Map does not normally have the ability to track them.
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