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Engineer - Character Skills, How To Unlock & Item Builds

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Engineer - Character Skills, How To Unlock & Item Builds

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Check out this Risk of Rain 2 character / class guide featuring the survivor Engineer! Learn how to unlock, skills, stats, attack combos, recommended items, & more!

Engineer Character - Skills, How To Unlock & Item Builds
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Engineer - Overview & Stats

Engineer - Overview & Stats

Engineer - Stats

Max Health 130 (+39 per level)
Damage 12 (+2.8 per level)
Speed 7 m/s

Engineer - Play Style Overview

Engineer is the defense oriented character / class that has specific tools to help him defeat enemies while guarding an area. Able to place dual-turrets, mines or implement a bubble shield, playing as the Engineer requires strategic timing and usage of his abilities.

Engineer - Skills

Engineer - All Skills List

Skill Description
Bouncing Grenades Bouncing Grenades Charge up to 8 grenades that deal 100% damage each.
Pressure Mines Pressure Mines Place a mine that deals 300% damage when an enemy walks nearby. Can place up to 10.
Bubble Shield Bubble Shield Place an impenetrable shield that blocks all incoming damage.
Gauss Turret TR12 Gauss Auto-Turret Place a turret that inherits all of your items. Fires a cannon for 100% damage. Can place up to 2.

How To Unlock Engineer

Complete Total of 30 Stages

How To Unlock Engineer

Engineer will be unlocked when you've completed 30 stages in Risk of Rain 2. This amount is added cumulatively, meaning you don't have to complete 30 stages in one single playthrough.

Recommended Items

Recommended Items For Engineer

Item Recommendation Criteria
SoldierSoldier's Syringe The Soldier's Syringe increases the speed of the Engineer's launching of grenades, allowing him to throw out more in shorter amount of time.
Backup MagazineBackup Magazine The Backup Magazine will increase the amount of mines the Engineer can drop. This is useful in taking care of enemies clumped together near you.
Bustling FungusBustling Fungus The Bustling Fungus creates a healing circle and is best to stack especially when the Engineer lays down turrets. This will create healing circles that will auto-heal the turrets & make them last longer.
UkuleleUkulele The Ukulele is a great supplement to Engineer's moves as it gives chance to create chain-lightning damage to your enemies.
ChronobaubleChronobauble Since Engineer's grenades need lead time when hitting targets, the Chronobauble can be an effective item in slowing enemies down. This will help you hit them more accurately.

This recommendation is based off Common (White) and Rare (Green) items for ease of finding within the game.

Recommended Equipment

The Backup

The Back-up calls in 4 Strike Drones to add more firepower to Engineer's attacks. The Strike Drones provide good cover fire to deal with mobs while the Engineer can focus fire on the Teleporter bosses or enemies with bigger HP.

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