Best Nurse Builds in Dead by Daylight

The most powerful Killers are usually the most misunderstood. Here's a list of the best builds to use as the Nurse, in Dead by Daylight!

The Nurse is one of the most powerful killers in Dead by Daylight, but she is also one of most complex Killers to play with.

Best Nurse Builds in Dead by Daylight

As a skill-based Killer, selecting the right perks will ultimately allow players to get a better understanding of how to use the Nurse's powers better. From perks to add-ons, here is a list of a few of the best Nurse Builds in Dead by Daylight.

Meta Nurse Build

Screenshot of Dead by Daylight gameplay

This standard Nurse Build is great for players that are beginning to explore this Killers character and style. The perks are easy to get and are the best for tracking down the Survivors on the map.

  • Shadowborn (The Wraith)
    • To get a larger field of view
  • BBQ & Chili (The Cannibal)
    • To reveal the auras of all other Survivors, after hooking one
  • Whispers
    • To hear a voice when standing close to Survivors
  • Sloppy Butcher
    • To cause the Mangled and Hemorrhage status effects to Survivors with wounds inflicted by successful Basic Attacks

Explore other related perks by switching Shadowborn with Infectious Fright to reveal the screams of Survivors within the Nurse's Terror Radius. Or A Nurse's Calling to reveal the auras of Survivors that are healing or being healed. These perks are great for locating your prey!

Related: Best Dead by Daylight Killers

The Best Nurse Build

Screenshot of Dead by Daylight gameplay

This build is one of the best possible builds for the Nurse. This combination of perks multiplies the Nurse's powers and makes the Killer more useful to play with. Excelling in map pressure, aura revealing, and hooking potential. This build is the ultimate recipe for success.

  • BBQ & Chili (The Cannibal)
    • To reveal the auras of all other Survivors, after hooking one
  • Tinkerer (The Hillbilly)
    • To trigger a Loud Noise notification when a Generator is repaired to 70% and grants players with the Undetectable status effect
  • Blood Echo (The Oni)
    • To inflict the Hemorrhage and Exhaustion status effect on all Survivors, after hooking one
  • Hex Ruin (The Hag)
    • To effect all Survivors' Generator repair progress

Corrupt Intervention is another great perk to use for map control, that will block the three Generators that are furthest from the Killer at the start of the game.

The Unbeatable Nurse Build

Screenshot of Dead by Daylight gameplay

This build is for players that have the best understanding of the Nurse's true power, and it will leave Survivors with absolutely no chance of survival. The mixture of perks for this build is key in making it 100% effective each time. With killer map pressure and control, even the best Dead by Daylight Survivors have no defense against this flawless build, truly making it unbeatable.

  • Hex: Undying (The Blight)
    • To reveal the auras of any Survivors that are close to any Totem
  • Hex: Ruin (The Hag)
    • To effect all Survivors' Generator repair progress
  • Tinkerer (The Hillbilly)
    • To trigger a Loud Noise notification when a Generator is repaired to 70% and grants players with the Undetectable status effect
  • Mindbreaker (The Demogorgon)
    • To weaken the Survivors' with the Exhausted status effect, while they are repairing the Generators

The Nurse uses a Blink Ability to move through pallets to get closer to Survivors. Players can use Add-ons like Fragile Wheeze, Spasmodic Breath, and Kavanagh's Last Breath to heighten this ability and ultimately dominate each trial.

Want to become the ultimate Killer in DBD? Take a look at this list of the Best Killer Perks in Dead by Daylight.

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