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Dead By Daylight (DBD): Best Killer Builds

If you are starting to play as Killers in DBD then you should out this list of best builds.

Dead by Daylight (DBD) has more than 25 killers, but not every build can be considered and suited for all. A little brief of why you use builds, each Survivor and Killer get certain abilities known as perks in this game. For Survivors, it works by helping them complete tasks faster and escape the Killer. And the perks for Killers work by allowing them to sabotage the Survivors and hunt them down. So for this guide let us take a look at the best Killer builds in Dead by Daylight (DBD). Also let’s check the best build for Freddy, Trapper, Huntress, Doctor, and Wraith in DBD.

Best Killer builds in Dead by Daylight

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dbd best killer builds

Each build works differently based on your playstyle, you could be aggressive in trying to hunt them. Or your playstyle might be more focused on sabotaging the Survivor’s progress. So let’s check some of the common builds according to the above-mentioned playstyles.

Generator Progress hindering build:

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This build is recommended if you intend to hinder the Survivor’s progression.

  • Hex Ruin (Hag)
  • Pop Goes The Weasel (Clown)
  • Corrupt Intervention
  • Tinkerer (Hilibily)

Aware of your Surroundings build:

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You should use this build to be aware of where the Survivors are.

  • A Nurse’s Calling (Nurse)
  • Bitter Murmur
  • Sloppy Butcher
  • Spies from the Shadows

Overall best build:

This build should be helpful to you no matter what your playstyle is as this is an overall balanced build.

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  • Hex Ruin (Hag)
  • Pop Goes The Weasel (Clown)
  • Corrupt Intervention
  • Barbecue & Chilli (Cannibal)

While these were the best builds that you could use with any Killer. Let us check some builds that are suited to certain Killers.

Freddy Build – Best Dead by Daylight Killer build

  • Barbecue & Chilli (Cannibal)
  • Pop Goes The Weasel (Clown)
  • Corrupt Intervention
  • Bitter Murmur

Trapper Build

  • Trail of Torment (Executioner)
  • Corrupt Intervention
  • Sloppy Butcher
  • Hex Ruin (Hag)

Huntress Build

  • A Nurse’s Calling (Nurse)
  • BBQ & Chili (Cannibal)
  • Knock Out (Cannibal)
  • Discordance (Legion)

Doctor Build

  • Whispers
  • Thrilling Tremors
  • Corrupt Intervention
  • Bitter Murmur

Wraith Build – Best DBD Killer build

  • Corrupt Intervention
  • Hex Ruin (Hag)
  • Discordance (Legion)
  • A Nurse’s Calling (Nurse)

You will notice that some perks like Hex Ruin or Corrupt Intervention are common for most Killers. That is because they are some of the most overpowered perks the game has to offer and work well with most Killers.

That sums up this guide on the best Killer builds in Dead by Daylight (DBD). If you are bored of playing as a Killer then why not switch roles and play as a Survivor. You should find our guide helpful on the best Survivor builds, and for more guides on this game check out our Dead by Daylight guides.