There are a lot of Dead by Daylight status effects that can make surviving the night a bit tricky. Even worse, these effects aren’t really explained in the game, leaving players responsible for figuring out what each effect does on their own. So if you’re new to the game, or still don’t know what something does, then our status effect guide is for you!
Dead by Daylight Status Effects - Every Effect Explained
There are a total of 18 status effects in Dead by Daylight, most of which impact the survivors in some type of negative way. As you probably know, these are designed to give the killer a better shot at preventing anyone from surviving so of course, they’re going to make surviving a tricky task. However, if you know what each status effect does, you’ll have a better chance of surviving the night. So here is a quick explanation of every status effect!
As you can see, there are a handful of different Dead by Daylight status effects that can occur during a game. Further, most of them will cause some type of negative effect on the survivor or give the killer a better advantage. While some are worse than others, now that you know what each status effect does, it should help you survive the attack.
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