Risk Of Rain 2 Guides And Features Hub Roadmap Calendar Early Access

Risk of Rain 2: Guides and features hub

Risk of Rain 2 is the sequel to Hopoo Games’ roguelike hit, and it has amassed quite a following after releasing as part of Steam’s early access program last April 2019. Featuring brutal difficulty, challenges, randomized loot, and a lot of deaths, you’re going to have a helluva time. Our Risk of Rain 2 guides and features hub helps you with in-game mechanics, unlocking characters, artifacts, item choices, tips, and more.

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Risk of Rain 2: Guides and features hub

Skills 2.0 updateRisk of Rain 2‘s major update which gave characters selectable loadouts.

Hidden Realms update – Another major update that added various locales for you to explore.

Artifacts update – You can find artifacts that’ll add modifiers prior to the start of your runs.

Official review – With Risk of Rain 2 leaving Steam’s Early Access program, it’s worth knowing if it’s a game you’d want to pick up.

Restoring lost profiles or saves – It’s actually possible to lose all your progress and unlocked characters due to an unfortunate mishap with your profile. Here’s how you can restore that.

Character unlocks – Here’s how to unlock the first few characters that were made available initially. You’ve got MUL-T, Artificer, Huntress, Engineer, and Mercenary.

Unlocking REX – This half-robot and half-plant hybrid can be unlocked once you reach the Abyssal Depths, but only if you complete the “Power Plant” challenge.

Unlocking Loader – This tough, mechanized unit can grapple onto hard-to-reach platforms, but you’ll have to finish the “Guidance Offline” challenge first.

Unlocking Acrid – This reptilian monster debuffs enemies with poisonous toxins, but the “To Be Left Alone” challenge has to be done first.

How to defeat Aurelionite – Enter the Gilded Coast and defeat this secret boss.

The best items, Lunar item picks, and the Bazaar Between Time – With a plethora of items to choose from, you’ll want to know which ones will benefit you all throughout your adventure.

Brittle Crown – Earn some gold, but try not to get hit.

Character skills and loadouts guide – Each character in Risk of Rain 2 has unique abilities. Additional skills can also be unlocked once you meet certain requirements.

Artifacts codes and modifiers guide – Here’s how to find secret areas with artifacts and their effects/modifiers.

Version 1.0 release

Reaching the Moon and fighting the final boss – With the game’s official launch, players can now head to the Moon to tackle the final boss.

Unlocking the Captain – The Captain is the newest survivor and he’s got some amazing abilities.

Anniversary Update guides

Anniversary Update content – Here’s our news article detailing what you can expect from the Anniversary Update.

Unlocking the Bandit – There’s a new character who’ll snipe and slash his foes.

Moon level and Mithrix changes – You’ll notice several changes to the game’s final level and final boss.

Unlocking the Heretic – This secret character requires you to obtain specific items during a single run.

Risk of Rain 2 is available on Steam as part of its early access program. You can purchase it now for $19.99. You can see the game’s roadmap above, and it’s expected to officially launch sometime during the spring of 2020.

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