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Worth playing | “Dead by Daylight” publishes a chapter on Dungeons & Dragons, a player’s handbook

Dead by Daylight is a 4v1 multiplayer horror game in which one player takes on the role of the brutal killer and the other four players play as survivors trying to escape the killer and avoid being captured, tortured, and killed.

Survivors play in the third-person perspective and have the advantage of better situational awareness. The killer plays in the first-person perspective and is more focused on his prey.

The survivors' goal in each encounter is to escape the kill site without being caught by the killer – which sounds easier than it is, especially when the environment changes each game.

The game features procedurally generated levels so players are never faced with a repetitive map. Be the killer and massacre all of your victims before they escape using your speed and strength in 1st person, or team up with your friends to try to outsmart the killer using your superior awareness and agility in 3rd person view as he chases you through a nightmare world.

Players take on the roles of both the killer and the survivor in a deadly game of cat and mouse. It's a version of the exciting game of hide and seek for adults!

The map is set, the dice are waiting to be rolled, and your choice of role as killer or survivor is in front of you. Dead by Daylight: Dungeons & Dragon is out now. Here's what you need to know about this deadly new adventure.

Our story unfolds in the crumbling Forgotten ruinswhere the arch villain, Vecna ​​​​- The Lich, will stop at nothing to realize his cruel ambitions. Aestri Yazara bard, has been banished to this desolate land. She must survive at all costs – for who else will tell the tale if she perishes?

How you play and complete this adventure is entirely up to you. Customize your appearance and venture into the dark dungeon with your party? Or choose your spells and sow the seeds of chaos as you have done so many times before?

That is Dead by daylight: Dungeons.

Vecna ​​​​- Dark wizard, conqueror of realms

What would a story be without a villain to define it? Embody the role of legendary tyrant Vecna ​​​​- The Lichas the newest killer. The Whispered One. Lord of the Rotting Tower. The Master of Secrets. Few dare speak his true name, for he is a villain like no other and his thirst for dark knowledge can never be quenched.

As he traveled through one kingdom after another, Book of Abominable Darkness grew larger. The dark spells in its pages created an empire and instilled fear in all who stood in its path. Use this book and cast 4 spells to terrorize and decimate the unwanted pests that stand in your way.

  • Channels his necromancy, Flight of the Damned Summons 5 flying, ghostly creatures in a cone shape that fly through obstacles and deal damage to any Survivor they hit.
  • Fly lifts Vecna ​​​​off the ground, allowing him to move quickly in a forced forward motion. While flying, he can pass through a pallet or jump, allowing him to cover great distances quickly.
  • A friend Dungeons Curse, Magic Hand Creates a gruesome, ghostly hand that can touch nearby pallets. When the pallet is lowered, the hand raises it. If it is already raised, it blocks its use for a few seconds, bringing you much closer to a fleeing survivor.
  • Dispersing Sphere summons a moving AOE sphere that is undetectable to survivors. If they come into contact with it, their location will be revealed and their valuable magic items will be deactivated.

Vecna ​​​​and his magic book introduce magic into Dead by daylight in ways never before explored. Use these skills to unlock a dark new way to defeat your enemies and spread fear wherever you go.

Aestri Yazar – The Ingenuity of a Bard

Words and music have a power that goes far beyond mere vibrations of the air. This fact is dear to every bard.

Use this power as a bard Aestri Yazar, Dead by Daylights new Survivors. Without knowing it, her quest to restore the balance between good and evil led her to her final adventure in a place not often, if ever, sung about.

But fear not, as long as they have their wit and their voice, bards are not alone. Their words and the magic that surrounds them provide access to 3 unique benefits.

  • Mirrored Illusion Causes a static copy of the Survivor to appear in front of a Totem, Chest, Generator, or Exit Gate for a limited time before being deactivated.
  • Bardic Inspiration Boosts allies with a stirring performance. While standing still, begin a performance that gives nearby party members a temporary buff to skill checks upon completion, but the strength of the boost is determined by a roll of a d20.
  • If you are not moving for a certain period of time, Silent view is automatically activated and reveals the killer's aura as well as all nearby generators and chests.

In addition to Aestri the elf, players can also play as a male bard named Baermar Uraz. Multiple outfit and accessory options are available for each bard, because what would an adventurer be without his gear?

A tower. A cave. A dungeon.

The setting of this journey is in Forgotten ruinsan exciting new Map which is part of the Decimated Borgo Realm. Vecna ​​has chosen to establish his empire here. Beneath the ruins of a destroyed tower lies an underground lair filled with horrific experiments, mysterious stories, gruesome secrets, and even a few surprises for long-time D&D fans.

New gameplay: The dice decide everything

It would not be Dungeons without dice roll and loot. When playing against Vecna, 7 chests are scattered across the map. Seeking out their loot will give you access to untold powers.

When opening one of these chests, a d20 is rolled to determine the contents. If you roll a 2 to 4, you get a normal Dead by daylight Item. If you roll 5 to 19, the odds are even with a magic item. Each survivor can equip up to 2 magic items at once, a pair of boots and a pair of gauntlets. Each of these magic items activates when Vecna ​​casts a specific spell and is designed to neutralize it.

  • The Boots/Gauntlets of the Invader reveals the aura of palettes, influenced by Magic Hand and gives haste for 3 seconds.
  • The Boots/Gauntlets of the Night's Watch give the survivor an insight into the ghostly entities that are summoned by Flight of the Damned.
  • The Archivist's Boots/Gauntlets reveals the aura of Vecna Dispersing Sphere
  • The Skyguard Boots/Gauntlets Let the survivor see Vecna's aura when it is cast Fly.

If you roll a 20, a critical success, you receive one of two powerful magical items that can be used as an advantage.

  • The Eye of Vecna allows the user to disappear for a short time after leaving a locker and grants them haste.
  • The Hand of Vecna allows the user to teleport from one locker to another.

If you're lucky enough to get both, legend has it that you can even combine their abilities.

They may be powerful, but power comes at a price. Each time they are summoned, their user loses one health point, so choose your moment wisely.

And the unfortunate adventurers who roll a 1 (a critical failure) are in for a nasty surprise.

Dead by daylight: Dungeons is now available on all supported platforms.

Behaviour has implemented cross-play across PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch, allowing players on console and PC to complete trials together, while Cross-Friends allows you to create a cross-platform friends list and enjoy an unprecedented multiplayer experience in your favorite multiplayer horror game.

Dead by daylight is currently available on Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC.

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