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Dead by Daylight - Best Survivor Builds 2022

There are many perks available in Dead by Daylight, with each offering different strengths. Here are the best Dead by Daylight survivor builds in 2022.
Dead by Daylight - Best Survivor Builds 2022
Because there are over 200 perks in Dead by Daylight, players have room to experiment with different builds to decide which perks fit their playstyle best. Sometimes, though, it's not clear which perks are best for survivors to run.

In this guide, we'll help you figure out which builds will help you escape against even the strongest of killers. Here are the best Dead by Daylight survivor builds for June 2022, and which playstyles they fit best.

Best Dead by Daylight survivor builds 2022

There are hundreds of perks to try out in Dead by Daylight, so as we stated, lots of builds are viable. It's a great idea to experiment with perks and determine your favorites over time.

We've designed a few strong builds to get you started, with each one catered to a different playstyle.

Try them all so you can figure out which ones help you escape more trials.

Super Stealth Build

Jake Park
Jake Park's Iron Will makes for a great stealth perk, making it challenging for killers to pin down your location. (Image: Behaviour Interactive)

Escape chases quickly and often with this build made especially for the stealthiest survivor mains.

  • Iron Will (Jake Park)
  • Distortion (Jeffrey "Jeff" Johansen)
  • Dance With Me (Kate Denson)
  • Quick and Quiet (Meg Thomas)

Well-Rounded Meta Build

This meta build is arguably the best build in the game, according to many of the game's tournament-level players. These perks will allow you to lengthen chases, make safe hook saves, and escape the killer's grasp under the right circumstances.

  • Dead Hard (David King)
  • Decisive Strike (Laurie Strode)
  • Borrowed Time (Bill Overbeck)
  • Spine Chill

Chase Build

Enjoy the thrill of the chase? Try out this chase build to lengthen your chases against the killer and make the most of window vaults and pallets, even when injured.

  • Spine Chill
  • Resilience 
  • Dead Hard (David King)
  • Windows of Opportunity (Kate Denson)

Support Build

Dead by Daylight survivors
Supporting your team is crucial to winning in Dead by Daylight. (Image: Behaviour Interactive)

Throughout the average trial, you and your teammates will probably take a few hits. With this support build, no one will stay injured for long, and you'll be able to make unhooks with no problem.

  • Boon: Circle of Healing (Mikaela Reid)
  • Empathy (Claudette Morel)
  • We're Gonna Live Forever (David King)
  • Kindred

With all of these builds, it's wise to bring a strong item to support your gameplay and keep you surviving for longer.

A med-kit is a great choice since it essentially allows you to take an extra hit if you manage to find the time to heal. If you enjoy more aggressive gameplay, consider adding on a flashlight.

Those are the best builds and perks for DBD survivors in 2022. For more Dead by Daylight news, guides, tips, and leaks be sure to check out our dedicated section!


Featured image courtesy of Behaviour Interactive.