Best Huntress Builds in Dead by Daylight

Master Dead by Daylight's Huntress Killer and her Hatchets with this list of the best Huntress builds!  

For players that like to kill Survivors at a ranged distance, the Huntress in Dead by Daylight is the Killer to build up with the best perks and add-ons.

Best Huntress Builds in Dead by Daylight

Hunting and downing Survivors by throwing Hatchets at them while they run away is oddly satisfying. The Huntress in Dead by Daylight can be the ultimate Killer with the right build. Here's a list of the best Huntress Builds in Dead by Daylight.

Meta Huntress Build

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Learning the Huntress' playstyle is easy enough with these perks. With a bit of map pressure, aura revealing, and an increased chance to hook survivors, players will easily get the hang of this basic build for the Huntress Killer in Dead by Daylight.

  • Monitor & Abuse (The Doctor)
    • To increase Terror Radius
  • Beast of Prey (The Huntress)
    • To gain Bloodpoints for actions in the Hunter Category
  • Whispers
    • To hear a voice when standing close to Survivors
  • Iron Grasp
    • To reduce effect of struggling Survivors and increase the time to struggle out of grasp

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Best Huntress Build

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In order to catch players with the Huntress' Hatchets, knowing where Survivors are is key in mastering the Huntress' playstyle. Using the best perks that reveal auras is one of the best builds for the Huntress.

  • Bitter Murmur
    • To reveal the aura of Survivors close to repaired Generators
  • BBQ & Chili (The Cannibal)
    • To reveal the auras of all other Survivors, after hooking one
  • I'm All Ears (Ghost Face)
    • To reveal the aura of Survivors within radius performing a rushed action
  • Discordance (The Legion)
    • To break up Generator repair parties of two or more Survivors by highlighting the Generator and triggering a Loud Noise notification

Unbeatable Huntress Build

Screenshot of Dead by Daylight gameplay

Apply killer pressure to each trial with this ultimate unbeatable Huntress Build. Excelling in map control, aura revealing, and slowing down the Survivors, this build makes even the best Dead by Daylight Survivors chances of escape slim to none.

  • Knock Out (The Cannibal)
    • To hide revealed auras of dying Survivors from other Survivors within radius
  • BBQ & Chili (The Cannibal)
    • To reveal the auras of all other Survivors, after hooking one
  • Hex: Ruin (The Hag)
    • To effect all Survivors' Generator repair progress
  • Hex: Thrill of the Hunt
    • To gain Bloodpoints and Tokens and to protect Hex Totems

The Huntress is a ranged Killer with the Ability to throw Hunting Hatchets at Survivors, injuring them from a distance. Basic Add-ons like Glowing Concoction and Venomous Concoction reveals the aura and triggers the Exhausted Status Effect to hit targets. Deerskin Gloves reduces Hatchets' reload time at a locker. More powerful Add-ons like Iridescent Head and Shiny Pin inflicts dying upon victims and increases movement speed while winding up throw action.

The perks in Dead by Daylight are key in building up these Killers and creating the most undefeatable builds in the game. Take a look at this list of the Best Killer Perks in Dead by Daylight.

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