Dead by Daylight’s upcoming Chapter called Roots of Dread features a new killer called Dredge. We have many players eager to know about Dredge and his perks. There are some players who don’t know anything about Dredge. They want to know: who is The Dredge in Dead by Daylight?

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Seeing that, we prepared a handy guide that shares details on who Dredge in Dead by Daylight is and what his perks are.

Who is The Dredge in Dead by Daylight?

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Dredge is a new Killer in Dead by Daylight that players can obtain once the version 6.0.0 update is available on the game’s live version. Currently, Dredge is available on Dead by Daylight PTB (Public Test Build). If you want to try Dredge before his official release, you can do it by getting hold of the PTB version of Dead by Daylight. 

Here are Dredge’s perks: 


  • 3 seconds after injuring a survivor by any means, Dissolution activates for 12/16/20 second(s). While Dissolution is active, if a survivor fast vaults over a pallet inside of your Terror Radius, the Entity will break the pallet at the end of the vault, and Dissolution deactivates.

Darkness Revealed

  • When you open a locker, the auras of all Survivors within 8 meters of any lockers are revealed to you for 3/4/5 seconds. This perk has a 30 second cooldown.

Septic Touch

  • Whenever a Survivor performs the healing action within your Terror Radius, they suffer from Blindness and Exhaustion. These effects linger for 6/8/10 seconds after a healing action is interrupted by any means.

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Dredge is a formless mass of twisted limbs writhing in the shadows. He is described as the manifestation of darkness, which is why Dredge’s perks are associated with darkness. For example, Dredge’s ability “Reign of Darkness” shrouds the map in a pitch-black state, making things difficult for the Survivors. 

Dead by Daylight is a multiplayer survivor horror game currently available on the Android, iOS, PlayStation 4|5, Xbox One X|S, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Stadia, and PC platforms. 

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