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toolbox change

mdg2018mdg2018 Member Posts: 133

can someone explain the tool box changes to me, because im concerned I'm using a purple tool box and while using you i counted and i used all of it in like 6 secs. Is that suppose to happen?

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  • FireHazardFireHazard Member, Trusted Posts: 7,235
    edited March 22

    @mdg2018

    I'm just going to assume you mean the Engineer's Toolbox, since that toolbox is pretty quick in itself. The Engineer's Toolbox doesn't really have that many charges in-general, and the c/s (charge per second consumption rate) could consume these charges a lot faster than other toolboxes.

    So yes, they're supposed to be that quick. They're supposed to be used tactically, that's why they don't last that long.

    here's a quick rundown on the charge CONSUMPTION rate for the engineer's toolbox

    It says on the DBD Wiki that the Engineer's toolbox takes 2 charges per second when repairing a Generator. An Engineer's toolbox has 16 charges, so taking 2 per second would only make it technically last for 8 total charges. 1 charge equals 1 second, so that's why the Engineer's toolbox only lasts for 8 total seconds of use (base-kit).

    The idea behind this change is to use them tactically. The previous toolboxes would just focus on repairing without much consequence to it. Now, if you use a toolbox than you can use it right of the bat to repair a Generator quickly OR use it later to repair the late-game Generators.

    here's a link to the DBD's Wiki on toolboxes if you're interested

    https://deadbydaylight.gamepedia.com/Toolboxes

  • FichteHiroFichteHiro Member Posts: 705

    @mdg2018

    The Devs changed Toolboxes so that they have less charges (get used up quicker) but have an increased repair speed.

    There are two purple Toolboxes:

    • The Engineer's Toolbox, getting used up in ~16 seconds
    • Alex's Toolbox, getting used up in ~24 seconds.

    So yeah, they get used up quite quickly, so you have to strategize and choose when to use them, kinda like BNP.

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