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Red Herring is a Teachable Perk IconHelp perks.png unique to Zarina Kassir SurvivorZarina.png. It can be unlocked for all other Characters from Level 35 onwards:

Descriptions may vary from their in-game version for reasons explained here.
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Icon Cost
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2,000
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5,000
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4,000Bloodpoints}}
5,000Bloodpoints}}
6,000Bloodpoints}}
Description
You have noticed that people pay attention to whatever makes the loudest noise.

After repairing a GeneratorIconHelpLoading generators.png for at least 3 seconds, its AuraIconHelp auras.png 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 lockers.png.
  • 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

Icon Description
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Unlocking this Perk makes it available in the Bloodweb of all Survivors

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

After repairing a Generator for at least 3 seconds, its Aura is highlighted to you in yellow.

  • The Generator stays highlighted until it is either fully repaired, you start repairing another Generator, or enter a Locker.
  • 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 several seconds.

"The news edit out what is burdensome and complex, which is the truth." — Zarina Kassir

May be unlocked in the Shrine of Secrets or in Zarina's Bloodweb at Level 35.


Audio Cue[]

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


Trivia[]

  • 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.


Video[]

Red Herring from Survivor POV Red Herring from Killer POV

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