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Winter Solstice 2018 is an Event in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png that lasted from 17 December 2018 to 3 January 2019.

It kicked off the in-game celebrations in honour of the Winter Solstice of 2018.


Its occurrence was leaked by the new Customisation Options added during the Patch 2.4.0 Public Test Build.

Blood Hunt[]

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It was accompanied by a Blood Hunt which started on the 27th.

UI Changes[]

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  • The Event reuses the assets and the Theme Music from the previous Winter Solstice. It adds a new Winter-themed Menu Screen, new Props, such as snow piles, lanterns, snowmen and blinking lights, and changes the Fog VFX and lighting.

Prop Changes[]

  • The Hooks, Barrels and Lockers also receive a new look.

New Content[]

  • It adds the following new Content to the Game:



  • The new original Killers (meaning non-licensed), released since the Winter Solstice 2017 Event, received a new Head customisation, Frosty Eyes, blue eyes akin to the All Hallows' Eyes for the original three Killers.
  • All original survivors (non-licensed and up to that current time) featured an "Ugly Sweater" Torso Cosmetic, available in the In-Game Store for 250 Auric CellsAuricCells Icon.png or 4500 Iridescent ShardsIcon iridescentShards.png.

Killer Frosty Eyes[]

The Clown[]
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The Spirit[]
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The Legion[]
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Ugly Sweaters[]

Dwight Fairfield[]
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Snack Time
Meg Thomas[]
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Buzzer Beater
Claudette Morel[]
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Earthly Delights
Jake Park[]
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Happy Ending
Nea Karlsson[]
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Cat Lady
Ace Visconti[]
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Four Pips
Feng Min[]
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Gamer Cred
David King[]
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Rugby Shirt
Kate Denson[]
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Mustang Sally
Adam Francis[]
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Teacher's Pet
Jeffrey "Jeff" Johansen[]
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Death's Head
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Bonus Bloodpoint Events In-Game Events
BloodpointsIcon2.png Blood Rush (x1.5) FulliconItems chineseFirecracker.png Chinese New Year 2017 (Rooster) FulliconItems willOWisp.png All Hallows' Eve 2017 FulliconFavors bloodyPartyStreamers.png 2 Year Anniversary 2018 FulliconItems winterPartyStarter.png Winter Solstice 2018
BloodpointsIcon2.png Blood Hunt (x2) FulliconFavors bloodyPartyStreamers.png 1 Year Anniversary 2017 FulliconItems winterPartyStarter.png Winter Solstice 2017‎‎ EventObjective summer18 survivor.png Scorching Summer BBQ 2018 FulliconFavors redEnvelope.png Moonrise 2019 (Hog)
BloodpointsIcon2.png Blood Feast (x3) BE Mask01 01.png Fall Masquerade 2017 FulliconFavors redEnvelope.png Howling Grounds 2018 (Dog) FulliconFavors pustulaPetals.png The Hallowed Blight 2018 FulliconFavors gruesomeGateau.png 3 Year Anniversary 2019
In-Game Events
FulliconFavors pustulaPetals.png The Withering Blight 2019 FulliconFavors pustulaPetals.png The Eternal Blight 2020 FulliconFavors sacrificialCake.png Fifth Year Anniversary 2021 FulliconItems winterPartyStarter.png Bone Chill 2021 FulliconItems masqueradeToolbox.png Twisted Masquerade 2022
FulliconFavors redEnvelope.png Scarlet Swarm 2020 (Rat) AU 002.png Advent Calendar 2020 FulliconFavors cursedSeed.png The Midnight Grove 2021 FulliconFavors redEnvelope.png Lurking Stripes 2022
FulliconFavors ghastlyGateau.png Fourth Year Anniversary 2020 FulliconFavors redEnvelope.png Gilded Stampede 2021 AU 002.png Season of Giving 2021 FulliconFavors frightfulFlan.png Sixth Year Anniversary 2022