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Moonlight Burrow is a Lunar New Year Event in Dead by DaylightIconHelp DBDlogoIconHelp DBDlogoIconHelp DBDlogo that took place between 24 January and 7 February 2023, with its early celebrations mini-event starting a week earlier on the 17th.

It kicked off the in-game celebrations in honour of the Chinese Year of the Rabbit.


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The Event allowed Players to unlock Cosmetic Rewards, as well as find the Chinese FirecrackerIconItems chineseFirecrackerIconItems chineseFirecrackerIconItems chineseFirecracker and Festive ToolboxIconItems festiveToolboxIconItems festiveToolboxIconItems festiveToolbox Items in their BloodwebIconHelp bloodwebIconHelp bloodwebIconHelp bloodweb and in ChestsIconHelp chestsIconHelp chestsIconHelp chests.
There was also a daily Log-in Reward of 50,000 Bloodpoints each day, up to a total of 700,000 Bloodpoints (24 January to 7 February 2023).

In-game changes[]

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  • Re-enabled the Lunar-New-Year-themed Lobby.
  • Re-enabled the Moonrise Theme Music for the Early Celebrations.
  • Added a new Lunar New Year Theme Music for the main event.
  • Re-enabled the Lunar HookIconHelpLoading hookIconHelpLoading hookIconHelpLoading hook Model.
  • Re-enabled the Lunar GeneratorIconHelpLoading generatorsIconHelpLoading generatorsIconHelpLoading generators Model.
  • Re-enabled the Red EnvelopeIconFavors redEnvelopeIconFavors redEnvelopeIconFavors redEnvelope Offering.
    • Re-enabled the Red Envelope Prop, which acts as means to unlock the Cosmetics and behaves similarly to a GlyphIconStatusEffects glyphIconStatusEffects glyphIconStatusEffects glyph.
  • Re-enabled the Festive ToolboxIconItems festiveToolboxIconItems festiveToolboxIconItems festiveToolbox Item.
  • Added the Paper LanternsIconAddon paperLanternIconAddon paperLanternIconAddon paperLantern, which awards a set of buffs for a brief duration, themed after the idea of "run, Rabbit, run!"
  • Re-enabled the Mystery BoxesIconHelp mysteryBox FPIconHelp mysteryBox FPIconHelp mysteryBox FP to spawn in the BloodwebIconHelp bloodwebIconHelp bloodwebIconHelp bloodweb.

Early Celebration[]

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As a first for an Event, Moonlight Burrow comes with a pre-event taking place between 17 January and 24 January 2023, which already enables the Lunar Lobby and promotes the Event with a sale on the previous Lunar Events' cosmetics, as well as Promo Codes and Daily Log-in Rewards for some selected Lunar Cosmetics.

Lunar Sale[]

Lunar Cosmetic Collection Outfits are put on sale in the in-game StoreIconHelp storeIconHelp storeIconHelp store.

Promo Codes[]

Promo Codes to unlock the following Outfits are distributed across Dead by Daylight's social media pages:

18 January 2023[]

Promo Code: RABBIT

Character Cosmetic Piece Name Lunar Event
S01 charSelect portrait
DF Head03 01 Lunar Rat Cap Scarlet Swarm
K13 charSelect portrait
The Spirit
HK W01 06 Scarlet Edge Gilded Stampede

20 January 2023[]

Promo Code: LUCKY

Character Cosmetic Piece Name Lunar Event
S16 charSelect portrait
MS Torso02 04 Striped Top Lurking Stripes
K03 charSelect portrait
The Hillbilly
TC W01 01 Brutal Rat Hammer Scarlet Swarm

23 January 2023[]

Promo Code: LUNAR

Character Cosmetic Piece Name Lunar Event
S05 charSelect portrait
NK Torso01 04 Rat Print Top Scarlet Swarm
S10 charSelect portrait
DK Legs007 01 Striped Punk Pants Lurking Stripes
K01 charSelect portrait
The Trapper
TRW03 03 Golden Stinger Lurking Stripes

Daily Log-in Rewards[]

The following Lunar Outfits are given away as daily log-in rewards:

17 January 2023[]

Character Cosmetic Piece Name Lunar Event
K04 charSelect portrait
The Nurse
TN Body03 03 Festive Gown Lurking Stripes

18 January 2023[]

Character Cosmetic Piece Name Lunar Event
S21 charSelect portrait
US Head01 05 Gilded Locks Gilded Stampede

19 January 2023[]

Character Cosmetic Piece Name Lunar Event
K12 charSelect portrait
The Clown
GK Head006 01 Savage Smile Lurking Stripes

20 January 2023[]

Character Cosmetic Piece Name Lunar Event
S13 charSelect portrait
GS Head007 01 Claw-Marked Beanie Lurking Stripes

21 January 2023[]

Character Cosmetic Piece Name Lunar Event
K26 charSelect portrait
The Artist
K26 Body01 02 Entrancing Gown Lurking Stripes

22 January 2023[]

Character Cosmetic Piece Name Lunar Event
S14 charSelect portrait
HS Torso02 02 Shimmering Ox Gilded Stampede

23 January 2023[]

Character Cosmetic Piece Name Lunar Event
K26 charSelect portrait
The Artist
K26 Head01 02 Glaring Blood Lurking Stripes

Main Event[]

Lunar Bonus Bloodpoints[]

Since the Event replaces all Generators and Hooks with their Lunar Celebration counterparts, all Survivors automatically receive bonus BloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpoints for each repaired Generator and Killers automatically receive bonus Bloodpoints for each Survivor they put on a Hook.

All instances of the Red EnvelopeIconFavors redEnvelopeIconFavors redEnvelopeIconFavors redEnvelope Offering award additional bonus Bloodpoints on top of that.

Red Envelope[]

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THIS OFFERING IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE (This Unlockable no longer spawns in the Bloodweb and can no longer be used in Trials, being greyed-out in the inventory.
It may temporarily return during an Event.

A gesture of generosity to bring good fortune to the unfortunate.

  • Calls upon The EntityIconHelp entityIconHelp entityIconHelp entity to generate 1 Red Envelope per Player.
    • The AuraIconHelp aurasIconHelp aurasIconHelp auras of your Red Envelope is revealed to you at the start of the Trial.
    • Interacting with your Red Envelope reveals its Aura to all other Players in the Trial until it is claimed.
    • Opening another Player's Red Envelope triggers the Rabbit's Blessing Score Event, which awards a semi-random amount of BloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpoints.
    • When another Player opens your Red Envelope during the Trial, you are awarded Bloodpoints and a Cosmetic from the Moonlight Burrow Collection.
  • As Killer, hooking a Survivor onto a Lunar Hook triggers the Lunar Celebration Hook Score Event, which awards bonus Bloodpoints.
  • As Survivor, finishing a Lunar Generator triggers the Lunar Celebration Generator Score Event, which awards bonus Bloodpoints.

Only playable during the Moonlight Burrow Event.

Event Mechanics[]

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The Event's mechanics are identical to 2022's Lurking Stripes Lunar Event.

Event Rewards[]

In addition to the additional bonus Bloodpoints awarded for interacting with the Red Envelopes, Players can open another Player's Red Envelope during the Trial; doing so will reward them with one of the 10 Event Cosmetic Rewards and grant the owner of the Red Envelope bonus Bloodpoints:

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Event Collection[]

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The Event also added two new Cosmetic Outfits to the StoreIconHelp storeIconHelp storeIconHelp store, one for Vittorio ToscanoSurvivorVittorioSurvivorVittorioSurvivorVittorio and one for Feng MinSurvivorFengSurvivorFengSurvivorFeng.

Event Prop[]

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Quotes left Run, Rabbit, run! Quotes right

Moonlight Burrow introduced a new interactable to the game.

The Paper Lantern spawns in unused TotemIconHelpLoading totemIconHelpLoading totemIconHelpLoading totem spots and can be interacted with by both Killers and Survivors.

The Paper Lantern rewards Players who interact with it with a set of buffs for a brief duration.
The buffs include faster Movement speed (HasteIconStatusEffects hasteIconStatusEffects hasteIconStatusEffects haste) and faster Vaulting speed.


  • The physical manifestation of the Red Envelope shares the behaviour of a GlyphIconStatusEffects glyphIconStatusEffects glyphIconStatusEffects glyph.
  • The Paper Lantern shares its behaviour with a Treat PumpkinIconHelp pumpkinIconHelp pumpkinIconHelp pumpkin, which spawns during the Halloween Event.



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