Check out this guide to find out the effects of dying in Risk of Rain 2! Learn more about the penalty of death when playing, what items carry over to your next playthrough, and more!
Unlock New Items, Survivors & Keep Lunar Coins
Unlock New Items After Dying
If you finish a corresponding challenge, you will unlock new items for your next playthrough once you die. These new items may help better equip you for tougher enemies and bosses in later levels!Check Out All Items & Equipments Here
Complete Challenges In Order To Unlock
Note that in order to unlock new items, you will need to complete their corresponding challenge in your current playthrough. Once the challenge is completed, your next playthrough will include the newly-unlocked item.Check Out All Challenges Here!
Unlock Survivors By Completing Challenges
Just like items, you will be able to unlock new Survivors to use in future playthroughs. Each survivor will require completing a specific challenge to unlock.Check Out The All Character List Here!
Penalties Of Death
Restart The Game From Level 1
Once you die, you will need to play the game again from the very start. Your level will reset back to 1, and you will need to progress through the game by leveling up and going through different teleporters again.Check Out What Happens When You Level Up!
No Items Equipped For Next Run
Despite unlocking new items by completing challenges, you still need to find them out in the world and pick them up. Dying will remove all items and equipment on your character.
Keep Lunar Coins From Previous Runs
Despite having to hunt for new items and equipment per run, Lunar Coins that you've collected from previous playthroughs will carry over to your future runs! Lunar Coins act as currency which you use to buy items, characters & more.Check Out How To Get Lunar Coins Here!