Risk of Rain 2 Tier List

risk of rain 2 tier list

Our Risk of Rain 2 Tier List will help you decide which heroes and items you’ll want to use to breeze through even the game’s most difficult battles. Hero and item details are also provided, just hover over their portraits to see all info available.

Since its initial release, Risk of Rain 2 has managed to capture the hearts of millions of players worldwide and steadily become one of the most popular roguelike third-person shooter games in the market. With a simple yet balanced gameplay and characters, this is one TPS game where casual and pro players alike can enjoy advancing based sorely on their skills and familiarity of the heroes they prefer. Risk of Rain 2 is a fantastic game which you can play solo or in a team of four in online co-op. With characters in high-end cartoon art style, deep character progression system, spectacular fights, an immersive narrative with engaging content and constant challenges, this game centers around one thing – its heroes, which are the heart and soul of how you play it.

Risk of Rain 2 Character Tier List

Risk of Rain 2 delivers a highly entertaining but also demanding environment. Although there is no such thing as the best hero in the game since, every player has a different playstyle and each hero has their own unique abilities and perks, the game allows some of them to shine more than others. So at first glance it can feel pretty daunting to decide which of these to select.

Our Risk of Rain 2 Character Tier List aims to guide you select heroes that best fit in with your personal play style for achieving the best gaming experience available.

Our Rankings

S+ Tier – Very Overpowered
S Tier – Overpowered, these heroes are dominant. If you want to win, you can never go wrong choosing any of them
A Tier – Perfectly Balanced, these powerful heroes are popular choices. While not the very best, will often give you a slight edge if you select them
B Tier – Slightly Underpowered, these heroes are average. While they will not give you an edge in battle, they will not hold you back either
C Tier – Underpowered, the use of these heroes is situational. Some of them are great against certain opponents, while others are simply less efficient than most heroes in the roster. Either way, these heroes are less common picks
D/E Tier – Very Underpowered, these heroes are considered the weakest. Consider selecting another hero, unless you are experienced enough to utilize their skillset efficiently
F Tier – Typically Useless Heroes

As mentioned earlier, Risk of Rain 2 is both a solo and a team based game. As such, individual hero strengths and abilities in addition to team synergy, positioning and coordination are the building blocks to achieve victory. That is why we rank each hero based not only on their raw power and skills but also on the value they provide to the team. Heroes who synergize better with a larger group of teammates are naturally ranked higher.

We update our Risk of Rain 2 character tier list frequently to reflect the latest game meta. Keep in mind that heroes placement inside a specific tier is NOT important. Heroes are positioned randomly within a specific tier thus their placement does not show that they are better or more popular than others in the same tier. So without further ado, let’s dive into our Risk of Rain 2 Character Tier List.

S Tier
MUL-TMUL-T
EngineerEngineer
A Tier
HuntressHuntress
B Tier
ArtificerArtificer
LoaderLoader
C Tier
MercenaryMercenary
CaptainCaptain
REXREX
D Tier
AcridAcrid
F Tier
CommandoCommando

Risk of Rain 2 Item Tier List

In Risk of Rain 2 item acquisition and item combination are crucial to dominate the battle field. The more items you collect, the more their effects combine resulting in surprising, synergistic and meta-changing effects. With over a hundred items to collect it can feel pretty daunting to decide which of these to select.

Our Risk of Rain 2 Item Tier List aims to guide you select the items that best fit in with every hero for maximizing their potential to clear end game content.

Our Rankings

S+ Tier – Very Overpowered
S Tier – Overpowered, these items are dominant. If you want to win, you can never go wrong choosing any of them
A Tier – Perfectly Balanced, these powerful items are popular choices. While not the very best, will often give you a slight edge if you select them
B Tier – Slightly Underpowered, these items are average. While they will not give you an edge in battle, they will not hold you back either
C Tier – Underpowered, the use of these items is situational. Some of them are great against certain opponents, while others are simply less efficient than most items in the roster. Either way, these items are less common picks
D/E Tier – Very Underpowered, these items are considered the weakest. Consider selecting another item, unless you are experienced enough to utilize their effect efficiently with a specific hero
F Tier – Typically Useless items

We update our Risk of Rain 2 Item tier list frequently to reflect the latest game meta. Keep in mind that items are grouped by their type namely, “Common” (white), “Uncommon” (green), “Legendary” (red), “Boss/Planet” (yellow), “Lunar” (blue) and “Equipment” (orange). Placement inside a specific tier is done from “Common” to “Equipment” types starting form the left. So without further ado, let’s dive into our Risk of Rain 2 Item Tier List.

S Tier
Lens Makers Glasses
DetailsName: Lens Makers Glasses, Type: Common
Soldier's Syringe
DetailsName: Soldier’s Syringe, Type: Common
Paul's Goat Hoof
DetailsName: Paul’s Goat Hoof, Type: Common
Tougher Times
DetailsName: Tougher Times, Type: Common
Harvester's Scythe
DetailsName: Harvester’s Scythe, Type: Uncommon
Predatory Instincts
DetailsName: Predatory Instincts, Type: Uncommon
AtG Missile MK. 1
DetailsName: AtG Missile MK. 1, Type: Uncommon
Will O' The Wisp
DetailsName: Will O’ The Wisp, Type: Uncommon
57 Leaf Clover
DetailsName: 57 Leaf Clover, Type: Legendary
Shattering Justice
DetailsName: Shattering Justice, Type: Legendary
Soulbound Catalyst
DetailsName: Soulbound Catalyst, Type: Legendary
Gesture Of The Drowned
DetailsName: Gesture Of The Drowned, Type: Lunar
Disposable Missile Launcher
DetailsName: Disposable Missile Launcher, Type: Equipment
A Tier
Crowbar
DetailsName: Crowbar, Type: Common
Personal Shield Generator
DetailsName: Personal Shield Generator, Type: Common
Backup Magazine
DetailsName: Backup Magazine, Type: Common
Tritip Dagger
DetailsName: Tritip Dagger, Type: Common
Hopoo Feather
DetailsName: Hopoo Feather, Type: Uncommon
Fuel Cell
DetailsName: Fuel Cell, Type: Uncommon
Infusion
DetailsName: Infusion, Type: Uncommon
Berzerkers Pauldron
DetailsName: Berzerkers Pauldron, Type: Uncommon
Unstable Tesla Coil
DetailsName: Unstable Tesla Coil, Type: Legendary
Sentient Meat Hook
DetailsName: Sentient Meat Hook, Type: Legendary
Genesis Loop
DetailsName: Genesis Loop, Type: Boss
Halcyon Seed
DetailsName: Halcyon Seed, Type: Boss
Royal Capacitor
DetailsName: Royal Capacitor, Type: Equipment
B Tier
Stun Grenade
DetailsName: Stun Grenade, Type: Common
Bundle of Fireworks
DetailsName: Bundle of Fireworks, Type: Common
Focus Crystal
DetailsName: Focus Crystal, Type: Common
Topaz Brooch
DetailsName: Topaz Brooch, Type: Common
Ukulele
DetailsName: Ukulele, Type: Uncommon
KjarosBand
DetailsName: KjarosBand, Type: Uncommon
Old Guillotine
DetailsName: Old Guillotine, Type: Uncommon
Rose Buckler
DetailsName: Rose Buckler, Type: Uncommon
Ceremonial Dagger
DetailsName: Ceremonial Dagger, Type: Legendary
Titanic Knurl
DetailsName: Titanic Knurl, Type: Boss
Shaped Glass
DetailsName: Shaped Glass, Type: Lunar
Gnarled Woodsprite
DetailsName: Gnarled Woodsprite, Type: Equipment
Jade Elephant
DetailsName: Jade Elephant, Type: Equipment
C Tier
Energy Drink
DetailsName: Energy Drink, Type: Common
Sticky Bomb
DetailsName: Sticky Bomb, Type: Common
Gasoline
DetailsName: Gasoline, Type: Common
War Banner
DetailsName: War Banner, Type: Common
War horn
DetailsName: War horn, Type: Uncommon
Wax Quail
DetailsName: Wax Quail, Type: Uncommon
Runalds Band
DetailsName: Runalds Band, Type: Uncommon
Bandolier
DetailsName: Bandolier, Type: Uncommon
Brilliant Behemoth
DetailsName: Brilliant Behemoth, Type: Legendary
Aegis
DetailsName: Aegis, Type: Legendary
Queen's Gland
DetailsName: Queen’s Gland, Type: Boss
Transcendence
DetailsName: Transcendence, Type: Lunar
Beads of Fealty
DetailsName: Beads of Fealty, Type: Lunar
Preon Accumulator
DetailsName: Preon Accumulator, Type: Equipment
Primordial Cube
DetailsName: Primordial Cube, Type: Equipment
The Back Up
DetailsName: The Back Up, Type: Equipment
D Tier
Cautious Slug
DetailsName: Cautious Slug, Type: Common
Fresh Meat
DetailsName: Fresh Meat, Type: Common
Armor Piercing Rounds
DetailsName: Armor Piercing Rounds, Type: Common
Rusted Key
DetailsName: Rusted Key, Type: Common
Red Whip
DetailsName: Red Whip, Type: Uncommon
Leeching Seed
DetailsName: Leeching Seed, Type: Uncommon
Dio's Best Friend
DetailsName: Dio’s Best Friend, Type: Legendary
Resonance Disc
DetailsName: Resonance Disc, Type: Legendary
Brainstalks
DetailsName: Brainstalks, Type: Legendary
Hardlight Afterburner
DetailsName: Hardlight Afterburner, Type: Legendary
Little Disciple
DetailsName: Little Disciple, Type: Boss
Visions of Heresy
DetailsName: Visions of Heresy, Type: Lunar
Spinel Tonic
DetailsName: Spinel Tonic, Type: Lunar
Helfire Tincture
DetailsName: Helfire Tincture, Type: Lunar
Strides of Heresy
DetailsName: Strides of Heresy, Type: Lunar
Brittle Crown
DetailsName: Brittle Crown, Type: Lunar
Ocular HUD
DetailsName: Ocular HUD, Type: Equipment
Milky Chrysalis
DetailsName: Milky Chrysalis, Type: Equipment
Foreign Fruit
DetailsName: Foreign Fruit, Type: Equipment
Volcanic Egg
DetailsName: Volcanic Egg, Type: Equipment
The Crowdfunder
DetailsName: The Crowdfunder, Type: Equipment
Radar Scanner
DetailsName: Radar Scanner, Type: Equipment
F Tier
Medkit
DetailsName: Medkit, Type: Common
Monster Tooth
DetailsName: Monster Tooth, Type: Common
Bustling Fungus
DetailsName: Bustling Fungus, Type: Common
Razorwire
DetailsName: Razorwire, Type: Uncommon
Ghor’s Tome
DetailsName: Ghor’s Tome, Type: Uncommon
Old War Stealthkit
DetailsName: Old War Stealthkit, Type: Uncommon
Lepton Daisy
DetailsName: Lepton Daisy, Type: Uncommon
Chronobauble
DetailsName: Chronobauble, Type: Uncommon
Happiest Mask
DetailsName: Happiest Mask, Type: Legendary
Frost Relic
DetailsName: Frost Relic, Type: Legendary
Alien Head
DetailsName: Alien Head, Type: Legendary
H3AD 5T v2
DetailsName: H3AD 5T v2, Type: Legendary
N'Kuhanas Opinion
DetailsName: N’Kuhanas Opinion, Type: Legendary
Rejuvenation Rack
DetailsName: Rejuvenation Rack, Type: Legendary
Wake of Vultures
DetailsName: Wake of Vultures, Type: Legendary
Corpsebloom
DetailsName: Corpsebloom, Type: Lunar
Effigy of Grief
DetailsName: Effigy of Grief, Type: Lunar
Glowing Meteorite
DetailsName: Glowing Meteorite, Type: Lunar
Eccentric Vase
DetailsName: Eccentric Vase, Type: Equipment
Blast Shower
DetailsName: Blast Shower, Type: Equipment

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Last Update: 24 November 2020

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