Phasmophobia: How To Avoid Dying

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We all agree that dying stinks! It also stinks of phasmophobia. After you are killed by the ghost and have no choice but to observe your friends, you will essentially join them in the afterlife. 

In the game, there are a few techniques to prevent dying, and I'll be sharing those with you, so sit tight!

Step 1: Know Your Hiding Places

You will discover that there are numerous locations to hide on each of the maps you access. Using these places as cover will make it difficult for the ghost to discover you, but it won't be impossible.

You'll also see that there will be a variety of hiding places depending on how difficult it is for you. There are fewer places to hide, the more difficult the contract is to complete.

Where to hide?

  • Closets
  • Lockers
  • Behind boxes
  • Behind furniture 

Step 2: Cursed Object Triggers

Using cursed items and starting hunts is another fast method to essentially die. You will discover that there are ways to start a cursed quest for each cursed item. To avoid dying, it is best to stay away from these triggers.

What are the cursed object triggers?

  • Ouija board- Asking to play hide and seek and forgetting to say goodbye after use.
  • Music box- Accidently dropping the music box will cause an automatic hunt. Place it down gently people! 
  • Voodoo doll- By pressing in the pins it has a big chance of causing a hunt if you hit the heart
  • Tarot cards- Some cards can cause a hunt or even death!
  • Mirror- Using it for too long will cause the mirror to shatter and you're left with… you guessed it. A hunt and possibly seven years of bad luck. 
  • Summoning circle- By lighting the summoning circle you will cause the ghost to spawn inside and cause a hunt. 

Step 3: Use A Crucifix 

Always make sure you purchase a crucifix. It will stop the ghost from hunting for two turns if properly positioned in the ghost room (three metres from the ghost). Beware, though, for once the cross is destroyed, the hunts will resume and there is a chance that someone will die.

Crucifix will give you a good opportunity to be a ghost hunter and then to leave with your life intact.

Step 4: Smudge Sticks Are Best Lit

It's safe to say that a smudge stick is essentially useless if it isn't lit. Therefore, remember to purchase lighters along with your smudge sticks.

Smudging the ghost room will stop them from hunting for a short period of time, giving you time to complete the task at hand. You can also use the smudge stick to blind the ghost if there is a hunt going on, giving you time to flee and hide.

Step 5: Sanity Pills Are Your Best Friend

Sanity pills are quite helpful if you want to make it through the game. This is due to the fact that you have a higher risk of dying while your sanity is low because the ghost is more likely to hunt you regularly. Maintain your sanity for as long as you can!

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