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Chests & Interactive Environment Elements - Guide & Effects

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Chests & Interactive Environment Elements - Guide & Effects

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Check out this guide to know about all interactive environment elements in Risk of Rain 2! Learn about effects of chests, shrines, drones, Multishop Terminal, Newt Altar, Lunar Orb, & etc.

Chests & Interactive Environment Elements - Guide & Effects
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What Are Interactive Environment Elements?

In-Game Features Players Can Interact With In Every Stage

In-Game Features Players Can Interact With In Every Stage

The interactive elements in Risk of Rain include things you can find in every stage. These are on-ground items and such as chests, terminals & printers, drones, shrines, altars, and more.

Requires Money Or Have Special Effects

Require Money Or Have Special Effects

These features usually require money to activate such as chests and shops, printers usually require sacrificing some items from your inventory, while shrines take your health or your money.

Chests & Barrels

Common Chest

Common Chest

Common chests are easily found in every stage. They usually contain white or common item but can drop both rare and legendary items.

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Large Chest

Large Chest

Large chests cost more money to open but mostly drop green or rare items. They can also spawn legendary drops.

Legendary Chest

Opening Chests & Equipment Barrel To Get Items

Legendary chests cost an exorbitant amount of money but drop red or legendary items each time you open one. It's suggested to open legendary chests when you've already unlocked a lot of red items.

Hidden Cache

A small rusted box that can be hard to spot. Requires a "Rusted Key" to open - it will drop an item with random rarity. You only need 1 Rusted Key to open any number of Hidden Caches.

Timed Security Chest

Timed Security Chest

The Timed Security Chest is a special chest found in Rallypoint Delta. To open it, you need to get to this stage within the first 10 minutes of your playthrough. Achieving this will complete the challenge [REDACTED].

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Money Barrel

Money Barrel

Money barrels are small blue capsules you'll find randomly scattered across every stage. Open them up for free to get a limited amount of coin.

Equipment Barrel

Equipment Barrel

Equipment barrels cost money to open and you'll receive a random piece of equipment every time you open one up.

Drones

Gunner Drone

Gunner Drone

Gunner Drones are the least expensive out of all drones in Risk of Rain 2. Repairing one gives you a drone that shoots down opponents with bullets.

Healing Drone

Healing Drone

Healing Drones heal you when your health bar is lessened. It's highly recommended to repair all Healing Drones you encounter in the field.

Missile Drone

Missile Drone

Repairing Missile Drones cost more money than Gunner or Healing Drones. They send out a barrage of missiles to damage your enemies.

Gunner Turret

Gunner Turret

Gunner Turrets are stationary drones that shoot enemies within their vicinity. Being stationary, they are prone to damage and have a limited shooting range.

TC-280 Prototype

TC-280 Prototype

The TC-280 Prototype is an extremely large drone that costs a lot of money to repair. However, it has a longer life span than other drones and can easily melt tankier opponents with its firepower.

Strike Drone

The Strike Drone is a special drone that can only be spawned when using the equipment "The Back-up".

Shrines & Altars

Shrine of Chance

Shrine of Chance

The Shrine of Chance provides a random chance of getting an item when you spend money on it. When you fail to get an item by the 3rd try, you'll complete the challenge "Is It Bugged?".

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Shrine of Combat

Shrine of Combat

The Shrine of Combat summons random batch of powerful enemies. This is a great way to earn money at the beginning of the easy stages but can be tough in the more difficult modes.

Shrine of Blood

Require Money Or Have Special Effects

When you activate the Shrine of Blood, you'll exchange the indicated percentage of your health for gold.

Shrine of Woods

The Shrine of Woods will create a small healing circle around it in exchange for money. When you activate the shrine 3 times, you'll complete the challenge "One with the Woods".

Shrine of the Mountain

Shrine of the Mountain

You'll face more Teleporter bosses when you activate the Shrine of the Mountain but you'll also receive double the reward when you defeat them.

Shrine of Order

Activate Shrine Of Order To Reroll All Items

The Shrine of Order will reroll all your items for the cost of 1 Lunar Coin. This poses a very high-risk, high-rewards situation so proceed with caution before proceeding.

Newt Altar

 Spend In Newt Altar To Open Bazaar Portal

Newt Altars will require 1 Lunar Coin to activate. Activating a Newt Altar will open a portal to the Hidden Realm: Bazaar Between Time where you can spend Lunar Coins to unlock Artificer or purchase Lunar Items.

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Lunar Orb

Lunar Orb

The Lunar Orb requires a payment of 1 Lunar Coin and it will spawn a random Lunar Item for you. This is much cheaper than purchasing items in the Bazaar as they cost minimum of 2 Lunar Coins per item.

Altar Of Gold

Requires a lot of money to open a portal to the Gilded Realm where a special secret boss is located. Defeating the boss will reward a completed challenge & unlock a boss item.

Terminals & Printers

Multishop Terminal

Multishop Terminal

Multishop Terminals can be found throughout every stage in Risk of Rain 2. In exchange for money, you can choose between 3 available items showcased in the shop.

3D Printer

3D Printer

3D Printers exchange 1 random item from your inventory and replace it with the item showcased on top of the printer.

Mili-Tech Printer

A very rare printer that can print Legendary items in exchange for 1 random item in your inventory.

Terminals & Printers

Unlock Artificer Survivor

Use 10 Coins To Unlock Artificer Class

If you haven't unlocked the Artificer, you'll find the Survivor locked behind a rock cell. Using 10 Lunar Coins to set them free will complete the challenge "Pause.".

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Lunar Item Purchasing Table

Purchase Lunar Items In Bazaar

In the Bazaar Between Time, you'll find a table where you can purchase Lunar Items in exchange for Lunar Coin in varying prices.

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Rare & Legendary Reroll Pots

Rare & Legendary Reroll Pots

In the Bazaar, you'll find 2 pots that will take items from you inventory in exchange for a rare (green) or legendary (red) item. You cannot choose the items taken from your inventory.

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Other Features

Jump Pads & Water Geysers

Jump Pad

Jump pads and water geysers propel you to higher heights and platforms. Jump pads cost money to activate while water geysers are free to use.

Radio Scanner

Radio Scanner

Broken radio scanners can be found in every stage. Repairing one will cost money but will provide you with an environment log.

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