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Since I have an idea about a Killer, I'd like to share it with you and see your opinions. Maybe you can even help me out with some perks. I have the idea for a couple of weeks now but no idea what perks the killer could have. Please note: It's a "selfmade" killer, but it has a slight reference to the game "Vampire - The Masquerade: Bloodlines"
Alice Grout, granddaughter of Alistair Grout, had a nice life with her family in London. Her dad works as psychotherapist, her mum was his secretary. This was no surprise since her grandpa was the head of a psychotherapeuting institution nearby London. But well, like I said, he WAS. In a stormy and uncanny night - he disappeared after he went to the roof of the institution. Alistair went up there to look for some old notes about a patient...and never came back. Since then never ever entered the roof again. The last few patients either were cured or died in the institution...and since then the building was left on its own.
Years after that, Alice - a curious and adventurous girl, decided to explore that old building. She wanted to find some traces where her grandpa could have vanished to. Even if, after all these years, there was not much hope to find anything.
Alice did know that the roof was the place she should look first - but she could not ignore the rest of the old building, since it was - despite the plants growing everywhere - in quite a good state. After hours of exploration Alice finally went to the roof. It was already getting dark and in the twilight Alice had at first some problems to see anything on the roof. But as soon as her eyes were getting used to that light she was sorrounded by ... bats! A swarm of bats which lived here for ages. And this swarm of bats...and a little bite on her neck was the last thing Alice could remember before a dark and devouring fog surrounded her while she passed out. Just to wake up in an area which looked like the territory where the institution was...but something was not like it should be. For any reason now she had fangs...fangs like a vampire! Her skin was paler than before and all out of a sudden she could see better in the dark. It felt like Alice had sharper senses than before...but not only this was a change. There was also a voice in her head that murmured unclear words...[insert Entity murmur in here XD]
I thought of 2 abilties a vampire-style Killer could have.
- Bat/Batswarm - Alice can switch between her humanoid and her bat form. In the humanid form she has average speed while walking and also an average attack range. The Bat/Batswarm is kinda a mixture of the Spirit's Phasewalk and the Legion's Feral Frenzy. While being in the form Alice can not see the survivors. But she hears them better, no matter if injured or not.(Just like a bat which can hear ultrasonics). And she can "vault" palettes and window offsets in her bat form. Or better to say: She just flies over palettes and through windows et cetera. Of course in this form Alice can not attack, it's just a helpful ability for finding survivors.
- This ability is also about switching between the humanoid and the bat form. But instead of hearing the survivors better, there are several bat colonies all over the map. For example nearby generetors or other important gameplay spots. Alice is able to transform into a bat and be part of one colony. And can use the colonies to "port" between those.
In both cases Alice has no or at least reduced terror radius, in the humanoid form it should be an average terror radius. Both abilities have in common that Alice cannot attack while being in the bat form. As weapon I reckon a simple dagger. Maybe we can put some lore about that dagger and say it's a heirloom of her family which was forgotten in the institute ;)
This is the part where I ask all of you guys there out in the fog? Do you have any Perk ideas? I'm seeing forward reading your ideas and opinions 😊