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Utility Buffs1 (BaBS)

Jun 17, 2020
Utility Buffs1 (BaBS)
  • Utility Buffs Page 1 (BaBS V2.13.1)

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    Utility Buffs give you a way to increase your own survival with a small boost in your chances or to give your team the upper hand against the infected.

    + Indicates that the Buff has a Buff Enhancement that can be applied to it.

    1. Adrenaline Run+

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $3,600 Cash
    Required Level: 35


    Description:
    Gives you infinite Adrenaline effect while either a Tank is alive or you are in water, enabling you to move faster.
    <Tank aspect disabled in Survival gamemode>


    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • The Adrenaline Run Buff gives you the infinite adrenaline effect while fighting tanks. It can be used for doing actions faster such as filling up cans, reviving teammates faster or just running with increased movement speed.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    While at least 1 tank is alive/you are in water, gain infinite Adrenaline effect.
    <Tank aspect disabled in Survival gamemode>


    Buff Enhancements that can be applied to this buff:
    • Stress Induced Adrenaline: In survival, tank spawns give 20 seconds of Adrenaline. While Adrenaline is active, gain +10% faster reload and deploy speed.

    2. Death Bait+ <top>

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $315 Cash
    Required Level: 9


    Description:
    When you die, all common infected will stay eating your body, giving your teammates a chance to escape.
    <Body is not consumed>


    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • The Death Bait Buff works similarly to the vomit jar projectile, it'll attract infected at the location of the dead body whenever a survivor dies. Useful for giving other survivors time to escape if they need to get out of an area.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    On death, force all nearby common infected to stay eating your body.
    <Body is not consumed>


    Buff Enhancements that can be applied to this buff:
    • Special Bait: Special Infected in 300 units will be attracted to your body causing them to be passive for 5 seconds.
      <✖ VS>

    3. Special First Aid+

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $8,100 Cash
    FR-Pills Cost: 3 FR-Pills
    Required Level: 100


    Description:
    Instantly cures most bad status effects (poison, curse, paralyze, etc) of you and any nearby teammates upon using a first aid kit. After using a first aid kit, you will also block the next status effect that is inflicted on you.

    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • The Special First Aid Buff lets you cure yourself and any nearby survivors of most bad status effects inflicted when you use any first aid kit. Use it when you need to get quick recovery and get back to fighting the infected.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:

    On first aid kit use, cures most bad status effects off you and any nearby survivors. You also become immune to the next inflicted bad status effect.

    Buff Enhancements that can be applied to this buff:
    • Special Defibrillator: Defibrillators also activate Special First Aid.

    4. High Reputation <top>

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $13,770 Cash
    Required Level: 110

    Description:

    Increases reputation gain rate and reduces reputation loss rate by 30% Additionally, the first major reputation gain and first major reputation loss per round will be doubled and nullified respectively.
    <Major reputation gain/loss being larger than +/- 3>
    <Does NOT nullify actions that directly kill a teammate>


    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • Need a boost in your reputation? Equip the High Reputation Buff and do some good actions more often so you can start or continue to be a good survivor.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:

    Gives +/- 30% increased/reduced reputation gain/loss rate. First major rep gain/loss per round is doubled/nullified respectively.
    <Major reputation gain/loss being larger than +/- 3>
    <Does NOT nullify actions that directly kill a teammate>

    5. Witch Hunter

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $18,765 Cash
    Required Level: 175


    Description:
    You deal 20% more damage to witches, and take 25% less from them. Lowers the duration of any status effects given from Witches by 30%.

    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • If you plan on taking down witches in VS, use the Witch Hunter Buff in your buff set to make it easier to survive their attacks on you and get them killed faster.
    • This can be a good buff to use in COOP when you're going witch hunting or doing quests involving witches.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    Gives +20% more damage dealt, -25% reduced damage taken and -30% lowered status effect duration against witches.

    6. Heavy Gunner <top>

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $8,550 Cash
    Required Level: 10


    Description:
    Miniguns or mounted machine guns you use will never overheat and deal double damage. You also gain 15% defense while using one.

    Tips on Buff Usage:

    • The Heavy Gunner Buff will make using miniguns more effective against the infected. Letting you deal more damage to them and never having to worry about the minigun becoming unusable. You'll also gain some defense to help out with your survival when aggroing the infected over to you.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    Miniguns/mounted machine guns in use by you never overheat, deal x2 damage and give +15% defense.

    7. |Q| Artisan+

    Quest Requirements:
    You can get the |Q| Artisan Buff as a quest reward from the supply boxes after completing the Fake tranquillity broken Quest (Level 62) within David's Questline.

    Description:
    Multiplies by 3 the total amount of FR-Pills obtained after a successful craft.

    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • Before you go crafting FR-Pills, make sure to equip the Artisan Buff so that you'll be able to craft 3 times more pills than usual.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    Your amount of pills successfully crafted is multiplied by 3. This makes 1,2,3,4,5 FR-Pills crafted become 3,6,9,12,15 FR-Pills crafted instead.

    Buff Enhancements that can be applied to this buff:
    • Hasty Crafter: Gives -50% reduced delay between crafting FR-Pills but doubles the cost required to craft.