DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List (2024)

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DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List (1)

Last Updated on 5 February, 2024

DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List – All the Perks ranked from Tier S (The best) to Tier D (the worst), info about survivors and effects


  • 1 DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List – Tier S
  • 2 DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List – Tier A
  • 3 DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List – Tier B
  • 4 DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List – Tier C
  • 5 Dead by Daylight Worst Perks – Tier D
  • 6 About Dead by Daylight
  • 7 Other Tier List:

DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List – Tier S

Tier S > The Best DBD Survivor Perks of the Tier List:

  • Boon –Circle of Healing – Mikaela Reid Lvl 35: Press and hold the Active Ability button near a Dull or Hex Totem to bless it and create a Boon Totem. Increases all Healing speeds by 40/45/50 %.

DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List – Tier A

Tier A > Above the average DBD Survivor Perks of the Tier List:

  • Prove Thyself – Increases your Repair speed by +15 % (each Survivor at 4 metres) maximum of +45 %, Grants 50/75/100 % bonus Bloodpoints for Co-operative actions. Only for Dwight
  • Kindred – hooked: Auras of all Survivors are revealed to one another, (when Killer is within 8/12/16 metres of your Hook, their Aura is revealed to all Survivors). Survivor is hooked: The Auras of all other Survivors are revealed to you, (When Killer is within 8/12/16 metres of the hooked Survivor, their Aura is revealed to you). For All
  • Off the Record – After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, activates for the next 60/70/80 seconds:Prevents your Aura from being revealed to the Killer, Suppresses Grunts of Pain when injured, Grants the Endurance Status Effect. Only Zarina
  • Windows of Opportunity– Kate Denson Lvl 35: TheAurasofBreakable Walls,Pallets, andWindowsare revealed to you within24/28/32metres
  • Lithe– Feng Min Lvl 30: After performing arushedvault, break into a sprint of150%of your normal Running Movement speed for a maximum of3 seconds
  • Adrenaline– Meg Thomas Lvl 40: Once theExit Gatesare powered,instantly heal oneHealth Stateand sprint at150%of your normal Running Movement speed for5 seconds.
  • Lucky Break– Yui Kimura Lvl 30: BleedingandScratch Marksare suppressed for a maximum of40/50/60seconds, after whichLucky Breakis disabled for the remainer of the Trial
  • Dead Hard– David King Lvl 35 : When Injured, tap into your adrenaline bank and dash forward quickly to avoid damage

DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List – Tier B

Tier B > Average DBD Survivor Perks of the Tier List:

  • DesperateMeasures– Felix Richter Lvl 35: Increases Healing and Unhooking speeds by10/12/14%for each injured, hooked, or dying Survivor, up to a maximum of40/48/56%
  • Flashbang– Leon Scott Kennedy Lvl 35: After repairingGeneratorsfor a total of70/60/50%,Flashbangactivates
  • Renewal– General Perk: When you heal anotherSurvivorfor the equivalent of1Health State, The next time you are unhooked or unhook yourself, you suffer from theBrokenStatus EffectuntilRenewal deactivates, You are automatically healed1 Health Stateafter28/24/20seconds
  • Quick & Quiet– Meg thomas Lvl 30: Suppressesboth theLoud Noise Notificationand the sound effects triggered by rushing to vaultWindows,Pallets, or rushing to enter or exitLockers
  • Reassurance– Rebecca Lvl 30: When within6 metresof a hooked Survivor, press theActive Ability buttonto halt theirSacrifice Processfor the next20/25/30seconds. If the hooked Survivor has already entered theStruggle Phase, its Skill Checksare paused for that duration
  • Distortion– Jeff Johansen Lvl 40: Your Aura will not be shown to the Killer and you will not leave anyScratch Marksfor the next6/8/10seconds
  • We’ll Make It– General Perk: Increasesyour Altruistic Healing speed by100%for the next30/60/90secondswhenever you rescue another Survivor from aHook
  • Bond– Dwight Fairfield Lvl 30: TheAurasof all otherSurvivorswithin20/28/36metresof your location are revealed to you
  • Stake Out – Davip Tapp Lvl 40: Every15 secondsyou are standing within the Killer’sTerror Radiuswithout being chased,Stake Outgains1 Token, up to a maximum of2/3/4Tokens
  • Built to Last– Felix Richter Lvl 40: Hiding inside aLockerfor14/13/12secondswhile carrying a depletedItemwill replenish its Charges to99%
  • Borrowed Time– Bill Overbeck Lvl 35: For8/10/12secondsafter unhooking a Survivor, the unhooked Survivor is protected by theEnduranceStatus Effect
  • Boil Over– Kate Denson Lvl 40: While being carried by theKiller, the following effects apply. +intensity of theStruggle Effects, ObscurestheAurasof allHooks & yourWiggle Meterfills by25%upon landing
  • Hyperfocus– After hitting a Great Skill Checkwhile repairing or healing,Hyperfocusgains1 Token, up to a maximum of6 Tokens For each Token, the following stack-able effects are applied:
    • Increasesthe Skill Check Trigger odds by+4%per Token.
    • Increasesthe Skill Check Rotation speed by+4%per Token.
    • Increasesthe Skill Check Bonus progression by10/20/30%of its base value per Token.
  • Wiretap – After repairing Generatorsfor a total of33%,Wiretapactivates:
    • After repairing a Generator for3 seconds, press theActive Ability buttonto install aWiretap, which stays active for60/70/80seconds.
      • The Aurasof trapped Generators are revealed to all Survivorsinyellow.
    • When the Killercomes within14 metresof a trapped Generator, their Aura is revealed to all Survivors.
      • Damaging the Generator destroys theWiretap.
  • Lightweight– General Perk: Scratch Marksbegin to fade1/2/3secondssooner
  • Resilience– General Perk: Increasesyour Action speeds in Repairing, Healing, Sabotaging, Unhooking, Vaulting, Cleansing, Opening, and Unlocking by3/6/9 % when in the Injured State
  • Alert– Feng Min Lvl 40 : Whenever the Killer destroys aPalletor aBreakable Wall, or damages aGenerator, theirAurais revealed to you for3/4/5seconds
  • Empathy– Claudette Morel Lvl 30: TheAurasofSurvivorsin theInjured Stateor in theDying Statewithin64/96/128metresof your location are revealed to you
  • Vigil– Quentin Smith Lvl 40: Increasesyour Recovery rate from theBlindness,Broken,Exhaustion,Exposed,Haemorrhage,Hindered, andObliviousStatus Effectsby20/25/30%
  • Unbreakable– Bill Overbeck Lvl 40: Your Recovery speed is increased by25/30/35%
  • Aftercare– Jeff Johansen Lvl 35: You see theAuraof the last1/2/3Survivor(s)
  • Breakout – Yui Kimura Lvl 40: When within6 metresof a carriedSurvivor, you gain theHasteStatus Effect, moving at an increased speed of5/6/7%
  • Sprint Burst– Meg Thomas Lvl 35: When starting to run, break into a sprint at150%of your normal Running Movement speed for3 seconds
  • Soul Guard– Cheryl Mason Lvl 30: After being healed from or having recovered from theDying State,Soul Guardgrants you theEnduranceStatus Effectfor thenext4/6/8seconds
  • For the People– Zarina Kassir Lvl 40: Press theActive Ability buttonwhile healing another Survivor without aMed-Kitto instantly heal them1Health State, you become the obsession
  • Self-Aware– General Perks: You walk10/15/20%faster and can see your ownScratch Marks
  • Deliverance– Adam Francis Lvl 35: Your Self-Unhook attempts will succeed100%of the time
  • Power Struggle– Elodie Rakoto Lvl 40: You can drop a nearby, standingPalletto stun the Killer and escape their grasp
  • Smash Hit– Yun Jin Lee Lvl 35: After stunning the Killer with aPallet, break into a sprint at150%of your normal Running Movement speed for4 seconds
  • Fogwise –In your countless years in The Fog, you have seen it all, and when you are focused, you can remember most of it too.
    • Succeeding a Great Skill Checkwhile repairing a Generatorreveals the Killer’s Aurato you for4/5/6seconds.
  • We’re Gonna Live Forever– David King Lvl 30: When healing a dyingSurvivor, your Healing speed is increased by100%
  • Bite the Bullet– Leon Scott Kennedy Lvl 30: When healing yourself or anotherSurvivor,Grunts of Painand all noises related to theHealing actionare suppressed
  • Residual Manifest – After a successful Killer Blind, the Killer suffers from the Blindness Status Effect for 20/25/30 seconds, grants the ability to rummage through an opened Chestonce per Trial and will guarantee a basic Flashlight. Only Haddie
  • Head On – Jane Romero Lvl 40: When performing arushedaction to leave a Locker, stun the Killer for3 seconds if they are within rang
  • Open-Handed – Ace Visconti Lvl 30: Open-Handedincreases all Aura-reading ranges by8/12/16metres
  • Balanced Landing– Nea Karlsson Lvl 30: Your agility and cat-like relexes are incomparable
  • Boon –Shadow Step– Mikaela Reid Lvl 40: Press and hold theActive Ability buttonnear a Dull or Hex Totem to bless it and create aBoon Totem
  • Flip-Flop– Ash Williams Lvl 30: While in theDying State,50%of your Recovery progression is converted into Wiggling progression, up to a maximum of40/45/50%, once you are picked up by theKiller
  • Any Means Necessary– Yui Kimura Lvl 35: You see theAurasof droppedPallets
  • Leader– Dwight Fairfield Lvl 40: Increasesthe Action speeds of otherSurvivorsin Healing, Sabotaging, Unhooking, Cleansing, Opening, and Unlocking by15/20/25%while they are within8 metresof your location
  • Hope – General Perk: As soon as theExit Gatesare powered, gain a5/6/7%HasteStatus Effectfor120 seconds
  • Saboteur – Jake Park Lvl 40: While a Survivor is being carried, theAurasof allHookswithin56 metresof their Pick-up location are revealed to you
  • Deception– Elodie Rakoto Lvl 35: Interact with aLockerwhile holding theSprint buttonto trigger aLoud Noise Notificationfor thekiller at your location instead of entering the Locker
  • Blast Mine– Jill Valentine Lvl 30: After repairingGeneratorsfor a total of66 % install a Trap & Trapped Generators are revealed inyellow
  • Streetwise– Nea Karlsson Lvl 40: Decreasesthe Depletion rate of yourItemsby15/20/25%
  • Clairvoyance– Mikaela Reid Lvl 30: When empty-handed, press and hold theActive Ability buttonto unlock your full Aura-reading potential, allowing you to see theAurasof theExit Gate Switches,Generators,Hooks,Chests, and theHatchwithin64 metresfor8/9/10seconds
  • Overcome– Jonah Vasquez Lvl 30: Whenever you become injured, you retain the Movement Speed burst for2 additional seconds
  • Tenacity– Davip Tapp Lvl 30: our ferocious tenacity in dire situations allows you to crawl30/40/50%faster and also recover at the same time
  • Guardian– General Perk: When you unhook aSurvivor, the rescued Survivor benefits from the following effects for4/6/8seconds
  • Detective’s Hunch– David Tapp Lvl 35: Each time a Generator is completed, theAurasof anyGenerators,Chests, andTotemswithin32/48/64metresare revealed to you for10 seconds
  • Dance With Me– Kate Denson Lvl 30: When performing arushedaction to vault aWindow,Pallet, or leave aLocker, you will not leave anyScratch Marksfor the next3 seconds
  • Small Game– General Perk: Receive an auditory warning upon looking in the direction of Totems in a45 °cone within8/10/12metres
  • Spine Chill– General Perk: Whenever the Killer is looking in your direction when they are within36 metresof you,Spine Chill activates, Increasesthe Trigger odds ofSkill Checkby10 % & Increasesyour Action speeds
  • Decisive Strike– Laurie Strode Lvl 40: After being unhooked or unhooking yourself,Decisive Strikeactivatesfor thenext40/50/60seconds
  • Boon – Exponential– Jonah Vasquez Lvl 40: Press and hold theActive Ability buttonnear a Dull or Hex Totem to bless it and create aBoon Totem
  • InnerHealing– General Perk: You are automatically healed1 Health Statewhen hiding inside aLockerfor10/9/8secondswhile injured or suffering from theDeep WoundStatus Effect
  • Mettle of Man– Ash Williams Lvl 40: After triggering yourthirdProtection Hit,Mettle of Manactivates and you are protected by theEnduranceStatus Effe
  • Counterforce– Jill Valentine Lvl 30: ou know how to withstand an enemy stronger than you, and it starts with hunting down and knocking out their support. You cleanse Totems20%faster
  • Déjà Vu– General Perk: TheAurasof the3Generatorsin closest proximity to one another are revealed to you for30/45/60secondsat the start of the Trial, and each time a Generator is completed
  • Breakdown– Jeff Johansen Lvl 30: Each time you are unhooked or unhook yourself, theHookbreaks and the Killer’sAurais revealed to you for4/5/6seconds
  • Diversion– Adam Francis Lvl 30: Standing within the Killer’sTerror Radiuswhile not in a Chase for40/35/30secondsactivatesDiversion
  • Kinship– General Perk: If anotherSurvivoris within16 metresof your Hook whileKinshipis active, theStruggle Phasetimer is paused for26/30/34seconds
  • Situational Awareness– General Perk: While repairing aGenerator, itsAurais revealed inyellowto all other Survivors located within32 metres
  • Autodidact– Adam Francis Lvl 40: You start the Trial with a-25%Progression penalty forSkill Checksto healSurvivors
  • Botany Knowledge– Claudette Morel Lvl 35: IncreasesHealing speeds, as well as the efficiency ofMed-Kits, by11/22/33%
  • Repressed Alliance– Cheryl Mason Lvl 40: After repairingGeneratorsfor a total of55/50/45seconds,Repressed Allianceactivates
  • Fast Track– Yun jin Lee Lvl 30: Whenever another Survivor is hooked,Fast Trackgains1/2/3Tokens, up to a maximum of9/18/27Tokens
  • Empathic Connection – Whenever another Survivor is injured, they can see your Aura when within 32/64/96 metres of your location. You heal other Survivors 10 % faster.
  • Iron Will– Jake Park Lvl 30: Lowersthe volume ofGrunts of Painby50/75/100%
  • Potential Energy – Your arcane abilities have adapted to The Entity’s Realm after centuries of wandering, granting you unprecedented control over its many devices.
    • After repairing Generatorsfor a total of12/10/8uninterrupted seconds, press the Active Ability buttonto activatePotential Energy:
      • Continuing to repair the Generator will chargePotential Energyinstead of progressing the Generator.
      • Converts1.5%of Repair progression into1 Token, up to a maximum of20 Tokens.
      • Missing Skill Checksresults in losing some Tokens.

DBD Best Survivor Perks Tier List – Tier C

Tier C > Below the average DBD Survivor Perks of the Tier List:

  • Visionary– Felix Richter Lvl 40: heAurasofGeneratorsare revealed to you within32 metres
  • Urban Evasion– Nea Karlsson Lvl 35: Increasesyour Crouching Movement speed by90/95/100%
  • Quick Gambit– When you have the Killer’s attention, you know how to keep it; others can be confident they will not be interrupted any time soon.
    • Increasesthe Repair speed of any other Survivor by6/7/8%, while you are being chased within24 metresof the Generator they are currently repairing.
  • Dark Sense– General Perk: Each time aGeneratoris completed, theAuraof the Killer is revealed to you for5 seconds. Once the last Generator is completed, the Aura of the Killer is revealed to you for5/7/10seconds
  • Reactive Healing– Ada –Grants40/45/50%of your missing Healing Progression.
  • Technician– Feng Min Lvl 30: Failing aSkill Checkwhile repairing
  • Solidarity – Jane Romero Lvl 30: When injured, healing anotherSurvivorwithout using aMed-Kitalso heals you with a Conversion rate of40/45/50%
  • Rookie Spirit– Leon Scott Kennedy Lvl 35: Once active, theAurasof any regressing Generators are revealed to you
  • Overzealous – After cleansing a Totem, Overzealous activates: Increases your Repair speed by (Dull Totem: 6/7/8 %) (Hex Totem: 12/14/16 %). Only Haddie
  • Wake Up!– Quentin Smith Lvl 30: Once allGeneratorsare completed, heAurasof theExit Gate Switchesare revealed to you within128 metres, When opening an Exit Gate, your Aura is revealed to all other Survivors within128 metre
  • Blood Pact– Cheryl Manson Lvl 35: When you or theObsessionare injured, you both see each other’sAuras
  • Ace in the Hole– Ace Visconti Lvl 40: When retrieving anItemfrom aChest, there is a chance anAdd-onwill be attached to it
  • Resurgence– Jill Valentine Lvl 35: After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, instantly gain40/45/50%to your Healing progress
  • Parental Guidance – Ability to hear the dead. After stunning the Killer by any means, Parental Guidance suppresses your Scratch Marks, Pools of Blood, and Grunts of Pain for the next 5/6/7 seconds.
  • No One Left Behind– General Perk: Once at least oneExit Gatehas been opened,No One Left Behind activates > Action Speed bonus to Unhooking and Healing otherSurvivors > TheAurasof all other Survivors are revealed to you > Grants50/75/100%bonusBloodpointsfor actions in theAltruism
  • Better Than New– Rebecca: Increasestheir Action speeds in Healing, Unlocking, Cleansing, and Blessing by12/14/16%
  • Pharmacy– Quentin Smith Lvl 35: UnlockingChestsis40/60/80% faster,firstChest guarantees anEmergency Med-Kit
  • Low Profile– Ada –Suppressesyour Pools of Blood, Scratch Marks, andGrunts of Painfor70/80/90seconds.
  • Plunderer’s Instinct– General Perk: TheAurasof closedChestsand droppedItemsin the environment within16/24/32metresof your location are revealed to you
  • Left Behind– Bill Overbeck Lvl 30: When you are the last Survivor remaining in the Trial, theAuraof theHatchis revealed to you when you are within24/28/32metres
  • Object of Obsession– Laurie Strode Lvl 35: Whenever the Killer reads yourAuraand for the same duration as they do so,Object of Obsessionactivates
  • Appraisal– Elodie Rakoto Lvl 35: When aChesthas already been opened, consume1 Tokento rummage through it for anItem. Rummage through Chests40/60/80%faster

Dead by Daylight Worst Perks – Tier D

Tier D > The Worst DBD Survivor Perks of the Tier List:

  • Premonition– General Perk: Receive an auditory warning upon looking in the Killer’s direction within a45 °cone within36 metres
  • Poised – Jane Romero Lvl 35: After aGeneratoris completed, you will not leave anyScratch Marksfor the next6/8/10seconds
  • Self-Care– Claudette Morel Lvl 40: Unlocks theSelf-Careability, allowing toself-heal without needing aMed-Kit
  • Slippery Meat– General Perk: Grants3additionalSelf-Unhook attempts & IncreasestheSelf-Unhook chance by2/3/4%
  • RedHerring– Zarina Kassir Lvl 30: After repairing aGeneratorfor at least3 seconds, itsAurais highlighted to you inyellow
  • Inner Focus – Survivor loses a Health State within 32 metres of you, the Killer’s Aura is revealed to you for 3/4/5 seconds. Haddie
  • Calm Spirit– Jake Park Lvl 35: Animals seem to trust you as they often stay calm in your presence
  • Buckle Up– Ash Williams Lvl 35: You can determine the Recovery progress of dyingSurvivorsby the intensity of theirAuraat a distance of48 metresaway
  • Sole Survivor– Yun Jin Lee Lvl 30: Each Token grants a stack-able radius of20/22/24metreswithin which the Killer is unable to read yourAura, up to a maximum of60/66/72metres
  • Self-Preservation– Yun Jin Lee Lvl 40: Scratch Marks,Grunts of Painwhen injured, andBleedingare suppressed for the next6/8/10seconds
  • Up the Ante– Ave Visconti Lvl 35: Each Token applies a stack-able1/2/3%bonus to theLuckof all Survivors, up to a maximum of3/6/9%
  • No Mither– David King Lvl 40: You suffer from theBrokenStatus Effectfor the entire Trial
  • Corrective Action– Jonah Vasquez Lvl 35: ou start the Trial with1/2/3Token(s)and gain a Token each time you succeed at aGreat Skill Check, up to a maximum of5 Tokens
  • This Is Not Happening– General Perk: Increasesthe Success zone ofGreat Skill Checks’while Repairing and Healing by10/20/30%when in theInjured State
  • Boon: Dark Theory – Active Ability to bless it and create a Boon Totem, radius of 24 metres. Survivors inside the Boon Totem’s range benefit from the following effects: 2 % Haste Status Effect. This effect lingers for 2/3/4 seconds after leaving the Boon Totem’s range. One Totem at a time.

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