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The Eternal Blight is an Event in Dead by DaylightIconHelp DBDlogoIconHelp DBDlogoIconHelp DBDlogo that occurred between 21 October and 4 November 2020.

It kicked off the in-game celebrations in honour of Halloween 2020.


Overview

The Eternal Blight is a type of Halloween-themed in-game Event, which temporarily added new Objectives to the Gameplay of Killers and Survivors.

It was part of the reoccurring Blight Event; its predecessors were the 2018 The Hallowed Blight Event and the 2019 The Withering Blight Event.


In-Game Changes

The Event Items and Add-ons could be found in newly generated BloodwebsIconHelp bloodwebIconHelp bloodwebIconHelp bloodweb and the former also in ChestsIconHelp chestsIconHelp chestsIconHelp chests located throughout the Trial Grounds.

The Event Offering would increase the amount of Blighted Hooks and Generators that spawned in the Trial Grounds and increase the Bonus BloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpoints one received from interacting with them.
Not burning the Offering would still grant Bonus Bloodpoints, but fewer.

Event Add-ons

FulliconAddon blightSerum THIS ADD-ON IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE (This Unlockable no longer spawns in the Bloodweb and can no longer be used in Trials, being greyed-out in the inventory.
It may temporarily return during an Event.
)

A small amount of Compound Thirty-Four, the final serum The Blight had worked on before his transformation.
Causes extreme mutations in high doses.

Playing as The BlightIconHelpLoading blightIconHelpLoading blightIconHelpLoading blight, you benefit from the following effect:

  • Grants 1 additional Token towards his Power.

Playing as any other Killer, Blighted Serum temporarily replaces your Power with the Blighted Rush ability.

  • Press the Power button to dash forwards at 200 % of your default Movement speed for 2.5 seconds.
  • Start the Trial with 1 Token.
  • Receive 1 Token each time a Survivor is hooked.
FulliconAddon brokenBulb THIS ADD-ON IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE (This Unlockable no longer spawns in the Bloodweb and can no longer be used in Trials, being greyed-out in the inventory.
It may temporarily return during an Event.
)

A damaged bulb that causes a spooky flickering effect.

  • Causes the Flashlight to flicker.
  • Increases the brightness of the Beam by +15 %.
  • Increases the duration of a successful Blind by +30 %.
  • Increases the spookiness.

The Broken Bulb is only available during Halloween Events.

FulliconAddon refinedSerum THIS ADD-ON IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE (This Unlockable no longer spawns in the Bloodweb and can no longer be used in Trials, being greyed-out in the inventory.
It may temporarily return during an Event.
)

A refined version of the Putrid Serum that is mostly safe for human consumption.
Mostly.

  • Press the Secondary Action button while healing yourself or another Survivor with a Med-Kit to use the Refined Serum to boost the Movement speed of the affected Survivor by +5 % for 16 seconds.
  • Creates a Blight trail behind the affected Survivor.

Refined Serum consumes the Med-Kit on use.

The Refined Serum is only available during Halloween Events.

Event Offering

FulliconFavors pustulaPetals THIS OFFERING IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE (This Unlockable no longer spawns in the Bloodweb and can no longer be used in Trials, being greyed-out in the inventory.
It may temporarily return during an Event.
)

Calls upon The EntityIconHelp entityIconHelp entityIconHelp entity to generate 1 Blighted Hook and 1 Blighted Generator.

  • As a Killer, hook a Survivor on a Blighted Hook for the first time to earn bonus BloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpoints.
  • As a Survivor, find and repair a Blighted Generator to earn bonus BloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpointsIconCurrency bloodpoints.
  • Stacks.

Using Pustula Petals increases the amount of Bloodpoints earned for these interactions.

NOTE: During the Event, 1 Blighted Hook and 1 Blighted Generator will spawn on the Map by default.

Only playable during the The Eternal Blight Event.

"The Pustulas fill the air with a rancid odour that some may find enticing."


Log-in Rewards

Candied Currency

A few days into the Event, the Developers introduced the following log-in rewards:

24 October - 30 October 2020 30 October - 1 November 2020 1 November - 4 November 2020
Note: the time cut-off for the 24-hour period between Log-in Rewards was 11 AM Eastern Time (15:00 UTC).

The Iridescent Shards and Bloodpoints added up to the following numbers, given one logged in each day:

  • First Period:
    • 3,000 IS
    • 120,000 BP
  • Second Period:
    • 5,500 IS
    • 200,000 BP
  • Third Period:
    • 1,500 IS
    • 150,000 BP
  • Combined:
    • 10,000 IS
    • 470,000 BP


The Lore

The The Eternal Blight Lore was intertwined with the Lore from The Hallowed Blight.
In order for Players to be able to catch up about the The Hallowed Blight Lore, its associated Tome entries from Tome I - Awakening and the three animatics were made available immediately upon the start of the Event.


Event Cosmetics

Icon Category Name Character Rarity Price Collection
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OK outfit 009 CategoryIcon outfits Scorched Ghost Face

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Ghost Face Event
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Hallowed Curse
KK outfit 018 CategoryIcon outfits Chimeric Horde The Legion Event
1080
IconHelp auricCells
21600
IconHelp iridescentShards
Hallowed Curse
K21 outfit 007 CategoryIcon outfits True Blight The Blight Event
1080
IconHelp auricCells
21600
IconHelp iridescentShards
Hallowed Curse
DK outfit 013 CategoryIcon outfits The Ruffian David King Event Premium Track on The Rift Hallowed Curse
SwedenSurvivor outfit 012 CategoryIcon outfits Miss Speedway Yui Kimura Event
1080
IconHelp auricCells
21600
IconHelp iridescentShards
Hallowed Curse
FM outfit 013 CategoryIcon outfits Lady Defiant Feng Min Event
1080
IconHelp auricCells
21600
IconHelp iridescentShards
Hallowed Curse
S23 outfit 008 CategoryIcon outfits Grand Planner Felix Richter Event
1080
IconHelp auricCells
Hallowed Curse


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