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

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
An unnatural tingle warns you of impending doom.

Whenever the Killer is looking in your direction when they are within 36 metres of you, Spine Chill activates:

  • Increases the Trigger odds of Skill CheckIconHelp skillChecks.png by 10 %.
  • Decreases the Skill Check Success zone by 10 %.
  • Increases your Action speeds in Repairing, Healing, Sabotaging, Unhooking, Vaulting, Cleansing, Opening, and Unlocking by 2/4/6 %.

"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 %.


Change Log

Patch 2.6.2

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


Additional Interaction speeds


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.
  • As of Patch 3.3.0, Spine Chill now works against The Shape IconHelpLoading shape.png in Evil Within I, which it previously did not.
  • 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

Cleansing a Totem with Spine Chill activated Repairing a Generator
Opening a Chest
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