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Perk Usage Stats and Info

Decisive Strike

Decisive Strike

Decisive Strike is a unique perk belonging to Laurie Strode. It was added to the game on 25 October 2016 in patch 1.2.1 as part of the Halloween Chapter.

In the last 14 days, 11.4% of Survivors have had it equipped making it the 8th most used Survivor perk in that time. Scroll down for more stats.
Descriptions & Patch Notes

Stab at your aggressor in an attempt to escape.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike activates for 40/50/60 seconds.

While active, complete a Skill Check when grabbed by the Killer to escape, stunning them for 4 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Skill Check disables Decisive Strike.
  • You become the Obsession after stunning the Killer.
  • The perk and its effects are disabled if the exit gates are powered.

Increases your chance to be the Obsession.

Taking any Conspicuous Action will deactivate Decisive Strike.

The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

"There is nothing to be scared of." –Laurie Strode


Changes:

  • Nerf Decreased the stun duration to 4 seconds (was 5 seconds)

Stab at your aggressor in an attempt to escape.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike activates for 40/50/60 seconds.

While active, complete a Skill Check when grabbed by the Killer to escape, stunning them for 5 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Skill Check disables Decisive Strike.
  • You become the Obsession after stunning the Killer.
  • The perk and its effects are disabled if the exit gates are powered.

Increases your chance to be the Obsession.

Taking any Conspicuous Action will deactivate Decisive Strike.

The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

"There is nothing to be scared of." –Laurie Strode


Changes:

  • Buff Reverted the stun duration back to 5 seconds (was 3)

Stab at your aggressor in an attempt to escape.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike activates for 40/50/60 seconds.

While active, complete a Skill Check when grabbed by the Killer to escape, stunning them for 3 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Skill Check disables Decisive Strike.
  • You become the Obsession after stunning the Killer.
  • The perk and its effects are disabled if the exit gates are powered.

Increases your chance to be the Obsession.

Taking any Conspicuous Action will deactivate Decisive Strike.

The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

"There is nothing to be scared of." –Laurie Strode


Changes:

  • Nerf The perk and its effects are disabled if the exit gates are powered
  • Nerf Now disabled when the Survivor performs a Conspicuous Action
  • Nerf Stun duration reduced to 3s (down from 5s)

Stab at your aggressor in an attempt to escape.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike activates for 40/50/60 seconds.

While active, complete a Skill Check when grabbed by the Killer to escape, stunning them for 5 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Skill Check disables Decisive Strike.
  • You become the Obsession after stunning the Killer.
  • While active, the following interactions deactivate Decisive Strike:

  • Repairing a generator
  • Healing yourself or others
  • Cleansing a Totem
  • Sabotaging a hook
  • Unhooking others
  • Increases your chance to be the Obsession.
  • The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

Stab at your aggressor in an attempt to escape.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike activates for 40/50/60 seconds.

While active, complete a Skill Check when grabbed by the Killer to escape, stunning them for 5 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Skill Check disables Decisive Strike.
  • You become the Obsession after stunning the Killer.

While active, the following interactions deactivate Decisive Strike:

  • Repairing a generator
  • Healing yourself or others
  • Cleansing or Blessing a Totem
  • Sabotaging a hook
  • Unhooking others

  • Increases your chance to be the Obsession.
  • The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.


Changes:

  • Nerf Performing certain actions which aren't part of evading the killer will now deactivate Decisive Strike

Using whatever is at hand, you stab at your aggressor in an ultimate attempt to escape.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike will become active and useable for 40/50/60 seconds.

While Decisive Strike is active, when grabbed by The Killer, succeed a skill-check to automatically escape the killer's grasp and stun The Killer for 5 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Decisive Strike Skill Check will disable Decisive Strike.
  • Successfully stunning the killer will result in you becoming the Obsession.
  • Increases your chances of being the obsession.
  • The Killer can only be obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

“There's nothing to be scared of.” -Laurie Strode


Changes:

  • Buff Increased stun duration to 5 seconds with the survivor being able to move after 1 second

Using whatever is at hand, you stab at your aggressor in an ultimate attempt to escape.

After being unhooked or unhooking yourself, Decisive Strike will become active and useable for 40/50/60 seconds.

While Decisive Strike is active, when grabbed by the killer, succeed a skill-check to automatically escape the killer's grasp and stun the killer for 3 seconds.

  • Succeeding or failing the Decisive Strike skill-check will disable the perk.
  • Successfully stunning the killer will result in you becoming the obsession.
  • Increases your chances of being the obsession.
  • The Killer can only be Obsessed with one Survivor at a time.

“There's nothing to be scared of.” -Laurie Strode


Changes:

  • Nerf Reduced the stun time to 3 seconds for all tiers
  • Quality of Life Changed the skill check to appear immediately after being picked up
  • Nerf Non-obsession survivors now need to wiggle a certain amount before the skill check will appear (no change for the obsession)
Missing

Changes:

  • Nerf Non-obsession survivors now need to wiggle a certain amount before the skill check will appear (no change for the obsession)
Missing

Changes:

  • Nerf Reduced stun duration to 3/3.5/4 seconds
Missing
Usage Rate by PatchPatches*
Escape Rate by Patch Patches*
Most Common BuildsSince 8.0.0*
#BuildUsage RateEscape Rate
ResilienceDecisive StrikeDead HardWindows of Opportunity2.29%119330.4%363/1193
AdrenalineDecisive StrikeLitheWindows of Opportunity1.48%77226.2%202/772
ResilienceDecisive StrikeLitheWindows of Opportunity1.4%73029.3%214/730
Decisive StrikeLitheWindows of OpportunityOff the Record1.3%67627.8%188/676
AdrenalineDecisive StrikeDead HardWindows of Opportunity1.3%67527.7%187/675
Decisive StrikeDead HardWindows of OpportunityOff the Record1.28%66427%179/664
ResilienceAdrenalineDecisive StrikeDead Hard1.05%54529.7%162/545
ResilienceDecisive StrikeUnbreakableDead Hard1.03%53432.2%172/534
Decisive StrikeUnbreakableDead HardWindows of Opportunity0.76%39827.1%108/398
HopeResilienceDecisive StrikeDead Hard0.74%38433.9%130/384
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Decisive Strike
Details
Role:Survivor
Character:Laurie Strode
DLC:Halloween
Date Added:25 October 2016
Patch Added:1.2.1
StatisticsLast 14 days
Usage Rank:8
Usage Rate:(Very High) 11.4%
Unique Builds Seen:10519
Shrine Appearances19
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Usage By CharacterSince 8.0.0*
Laurie Strode
29.68%2.01% of Total Uses
Nancy Wheeler
18.79%3.57% of Total Uses
Ace Visconti
18.34%4.15% of Total Uses
Renato Lyra
15.97%2.84% of Total Uses
Cheryl Mason
13.97%3.22% of Total Uses
Ada Wong
13.5%3.69% of Total Uses
Steve Harrington
13.46%2.72% of Total Uses
Nea Karlsson
12.96%5.99% of Total Uses
Adam Francis
12.65%1.43% of Total Uses
Quentin Smith
12.24%0.68% of Total Uses
Jill Valentine
11.81%2.55% of Total Uses
Alan Wake
11.6%1.29% of Total Uses
Yun-Jin Lee
11.22%2.23% of Total Uses
Thalita Lyra
11.05%1.93% of Total Uses
Sable Ward
11.04%10.81% of Total Uses
Claudette Morel
10.95%3.74% of Total Uses
Yoichi Asakawa
10.82%0.46% of Total Uses
Gabriel Soma
10.77%0.75% of Total Uses
Detective Tapp
10.47%0.51% of Total Uses
Dwight Fairfield
10.42%3.15% of Total Uses
Ellen Ripley
10.38%0.7% of Total Uses
Zarina Kassir
10.33%1.91% of Total Uses
Feng Min
10.3%5.54% of Total Uses
David King
10.28%1.76% of Total Uses
Leon S. Kennedy
10.22%2.71% of Total Uses
Nicolas Cage
10.06%1.23% of Total Uses
Ashley J. Williams
10.06%0.65% of Total Uses
Rebecca Chambers
10.04%1.41% of Total Uses
Yui Kimura
10.03%2.66% of Total Uses
Jonah Vasquez
10%0.44% of Total Uses
Jake Park
9.96%1.6% of Total Uses
Kate Denson
9.71%4.57% of Total Uses
Elodie Rakoto
9.38%0.75% of Total Uses
Mikaela Reid
9.27%3.94% of Total Uses
Lara Croft
9.25%0.28% of Total Uses
Felix Richter
9.02%0.93% of Total Uses
Jane Romero
8.86%0.86% of Total Uses
Haddie Kaur
8.8%0.48% of Total Uses
Jeff Johansen
8.42%0.7% of Total Uses
William "Bill" Overbeck
8.24%1.39% of Total Uses
Vittorio Toscano
8.22%1.14% of Total Uses
Meg Thomas
7.98%3.99% of Total Uses
Aestri Yazar
7.68%2.61% of Total Uses
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