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Red Herring is a Unique PerkIconHelp perksIconHelp perksIconHelp perks belonging to Zarina KassirSurvivorZarinaSurvivorZarinaSurvivorZarina.
Prestige Zarina Kassir to Prestige 1, 2, 3 respectively to unlock Tier I, Tier II, Tier III of Red Herring for all other Characters.

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You have noticed that people pay attention to whatever makes the loudest noise.

After repairing a GeneratorIconHelpLoading generatorsIconHelpLoading generatorsIconHelpLoading generators for at least 3 seconds, its AuraIconHelp aurasIconHelp aurasIconHelp auras is highlighted to you in yellow.

  • The Generator stays highlighted until it is either fully repaired, you start repairing another Generator, or enter a LockerIconHelp lockersIconHelp lockersIconHelp lockers.
  • Entering a Locker will trigger a Loud Noise Notification for the Killer at the highlighted Generator's location.

Red Herring has a cool-down of 60/50/40 seconds.
"The news edit out what is burdensome and complex. which is the truth." — Zarina Kassir

Audio Cue[]

Whenever a Loud Noise notification is triggered with Red Herring, this sound cue will play for the Perk user:


  • If Red Herring's cool-down timer elapses while repairing a Generator, the Perk will not automatically reactivate after 3 seconds.
    One must briefly interrupt and restart the Repair action for that.


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