Successfully striking Survivors with The Doctor's special abilities, Shock Therapy or Static Blast, increases the Survivor's Madness, eventually afflicting them with the Madness status effect and triggering increasingly potent effects.
Causes Survivors to scream once, revealing their position to The Doctor. Slightly affects Skill Check placement and direction.
Causes Survivors to scream once and experience hallucinations in the form of an illusionary Doctor. Moderately affects Skill Check placement and direction.
Causes Survivors to scream intermittently and experience hallucinations in the form of an illusionary Doctor. Tremendously affects Skill Check placement and direction. The Survivor cannot heal, repair, sabotage, unlock, cleanse, or use items until they successfully Snap Out Of It. When a Survivor completes the Snap Out Of It action, they return to Madness I.
SPECIAL ABILITY: Shock Therapy
Press and hold the Power button to perform Shock Therapy, unleashing a ranged shock attack on the ground in front of you. Survivors struck by Shock Therapy gain increased Madness and any interactions they are performing are immediately interrupted. Shock Therapy immediately negates the Oblivious status effect.
SPECIAL ABILITY: Static Blast
Press and hold the Active Ability button to perform a Static Blast, causing all Survivors within The Doctor's Terror Radius to scream and gain increased Madness. Static Blast can only be activated when not on cooldown. Static Blast immediately negates the Oblivious status effect.