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Spine Chill is a General Perk IconHelp perks.png for Survivors IconHelpLoading survivor.png.


Icon Cost
SpineChill.gif
4,000IconHelp bloodpoints.png
5,000IconHelp bloodpoints.png
6,000IconHelp bloodpoints.png
Description
Values from upcoming patch
An unnatural tingle warns you of impending doom.

Whenever the KillerIconHelpLoading killer.png is within 36 metres of your location and has direct line-of-sight to you, Spine Chill activates:

  • Increases your Action speeds in Repairing, Healing, Sabotaging, Unhooking, Cleansing, Blessing, Opening, and Unlocking by 2/4/6 %.
    • This effect lingers for 0.5 seconds.

"There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.." — Sassy, The Lost Tapes


History

Version 1.0.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks spineChill.png 12 metres

2 %

24 metres

4 %

36 metres

6 %

An unnatural tingle warns you of impending doom.

Get notified when the Killer is looking directly in your direction and standing within a range of 12/24/36 metres.

When Spine Chill is active, Skill Check trigger odds are increased by 10 % with success zones reduced by 10 % and your Repair, Heal and Sabotage speeds are increased by 2/4/6 %.

Version 2.6.2

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks spineChill.png 2 % 4 % 6 % An unnatural tingle warns you of impending doom.

Get notified when the Killer is looking directly in your direction and standing within a range of 36 metres.

While Spine Chill is active, Skill Check trigger odds are increased by 10 % with success zones reduced by 10 %.

While Spine Chill is active, your Repair, Healing, Sabotage, Unhooking, Vaulting, Cleansing, Exit Gate Opening, and Chest Searching speeds are increased by 2/4/6 %.

Version 6.1.0

Icon Tier I Tier II Tier III Description
IconPerks spineChill.png 2 % 4 % 6 % An unnatural tingle warns you of impending doom.

If the Killer is within 36 metres of your location and has direct line-of-sight of you, Spine Chill activates:

  • While Spine Chill is active, your Repair, Healing, Sabotage, Unhooking, Cleansing, Exit Gate Opening, and Chest Searching speeds are increased by 2/4/6 %.
    • These effects linger for 0.5 seconds.


Change Log

Patch 2.6.2

  • Buff: increased the activation range to 36 metres across all Tiers.

Patch 3.3.0

  • Indirect Buff: now works against Killers cloaked by the Undetectable Status Effect.

Patch 6.1.0

  • Quality of Life: added a brief Linger duration of 0.5 seconds to stop the icon from flickering and make the Action speed buff more consistent.
  • Nerf: now only activates when the Killer has direct line-of-sight to you.
  • Nerf: no longer affect Vaulting speed, as that was originally an unintended effect, despite remaining for a long time.


Additional Interaction Speeds

  • Rescuing another Survivor from a Hook IconHelpLoading hook.png, or Bear Trap IconPowers trap.png.
  • Attempting to free yourself from a Hook, or Bear Trap.
  • Searching a Jigsaw Box IconHelp jigsawBoxes.png.
  • Snap Out Of It progression from being afflicted by Madness IconStatusEffects madness.png Tier III.


Trivia

  • "Sassy" was a member of the original moderator team on the Dead by Daylight Steam Forum.
  • Spine Chill applies its effects regardless of line of sight or elevation.
  • Spine Chill does not work against Victor as the Game does not technically consider him a Killer entity.
  • The flavour text is a quote that was originally penned by Rumi, a 13th century Persian poet.


Video

Old Spine Chill's effects (pre-6.1.0)
Cleansing a Totem with Spine Chill activated Repairing a Generator
Opening a Chest
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