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Scarlet Swarm is a Lunar New Year Event in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png that took place between 21 January and 4 February 2020.

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


The Event featured log-in rewards and the ability to obtain the Chinese Firecracker FulliconItems chineseFirecracker.png Item.

In-game changes[]

  • Re-enabled the Howling Grounds Lobby.
  • Re-enabled the Moonrise Theme Music.
  • Re-enabled the Lunar Hook IconHelpLoading hook.png Model.
  • Re-enabled the Lunar Generator IconHelpLoading generators.png Model.
  • Re-enabled the Chinese Firecracker FulliconItems chineseFirecracker.png Item.

Log-in Rewards[]

Logging into the Game during the Scarlet Swarm Event would unlock Cosmetic pieces for Dwight Fairfield, Nea Karlsson, and The Hillbilly IconHelpLoading hillbilly.png and two special Charms:

Dwight Fairfield[]

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28 January - 4 February 2020

Nea Karlsson[]

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28 January - 4 February 2020

The Hillbilly[]

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28 January - 4 February 2020


21 January - 28 January 2020 21 January - 28 January 2020


  • Unlike the previous two Lunar New Year Events, Scarlet Swarm did not feature special in-game Challenges.

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