Survivor Sense is a gameplay feature introduced in Dying Light.

Overview Edit

The Survivor Sense is a sonar-like ability that the player can use night and day to locate loot outside of sources or inside boxes, laundry baskets, car trunks, vans and cabinets. At night on the other hand It can serve another purpose, the survivor sense can be used to locate Volatiles through walls so the player can avoid the deadly infected.

Hard Mode Edit

In Hard Mode the ability to help locate loot is removed and its only purpose during the day is to find weapons dropped from enemies. Its only true remaining purpose is to help finding Volatiles during the night hours.

Strategy Edit

  • Using Survivor sense is vital during the daytime as it is important to loot before the Volatiles arrive.
  • Using the Survivor sense at night is even more important because of the Volatiles at night, use it when you're not sure where the beast is.

Trivia Edit

  • The survivor sense can be likened to the detective mode from the Batman: Arkham games in its ability to take a quick look at your surroundings to find items and enemies.