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Shadowborn is a Teachable Perk IconHelp perks.png unique to The Wraith IconHelpLoading wraith.png. It can be unlocked for all other Characters from Level 40 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 a keep vision in the darkness of the night.
  • Increases your Field of View by 9/12/15 °.

Field of View gains do not stack

"Shining in the darkest dark, his eyes pierce the night and sting your soul."

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

You have a keen vision in the darkness of the night.

Your Field of View is increased by several degrees.

Field of View gains do not stack.

"Shining in the darkest dark, his eyes pierce the night and sting your soul."

May be unlocked in the Shrine of Secrets or in The Wraith's Bloodweb at Level 40.


History

Version 1.0.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks shadowborn.png 5 %

not

25 %

10 %

slightly

50 %

20 %

considerably

75 %

You have a keen vision in the darkness of the night.

Your vision is 5/10/20 % clearer and your Field Of view is not/slightly/considerably wider than normal.

Highly sensitive to light, you get blinded 50% faster than normal and take 25/50/75 % more time to recover from this condition.

Field of View gains do not stack

Version 1.8.3

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks shadowborn.png moderately considerably tremendously You have a keen vision in the darkness of the night.

Your Field of View is moderately/considerably/tremendously wider than normal.

Field of View gains do not stack

Version 2.6.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks shadowborn.png 8 ° 12 ° 15 ° You have a keen vision in the darkness of the night.

Your Field of View is increased by 8/12/15 °.

Field of View gains do not stack

Version 3.2.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks shadowborn.png 9 ° 12 ° 15 ° You have a keen vision in the darkness of the night.

Your Field of View is increased by 9/12/15 °.

Field of View gains do not stack


Change Log

Patch 1.0.5

  • Nerf: dramatically reduced the Field Of View gain.

Patch 1.5.0

  • Buff: increased the Field Of View gain.
    • in numbers: 3/5/10 °

Patch 1.8.3

  • Quality of Life: removed the clearer vision buff.
  • Buff: removed the faster blind times and penalty to recovering from blinds.
  • Buff: further increased the Field Of View gain to moderately/considerably/tremendously.
    • in numbers: 8/12/15 °

Patch 2.6.0

  • Quality of Life: changed the Field Of View modifiers from adjectives to the actual numbers used: 8/12/15 °.

Patch 3.2.0

  • Quality of Life: corrected the Tier I description to the actual value defined in the game code (9°).


Trivia

  • Shadowborn increases the angle at which the Killer can be blinded by Flashlights, which should be taken into consideration when using this Perk.
  • Shadowborn had its original brightness modifier removed due to the Developers wanting more control over the lighting conditions on the Maps.
  • The default Killer FOV is set at 87 °.


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