Check out this Risk of Rain 2 guide on how to beat the Clay Dunestrider. Info includes boss fight gameplay tips, boss moves & attacks, and more.
Clay Dunestrider - Boss Overview
The Clay Dunestrider is one of the sturdiest bosses in Risk of Rain 2. It throws powerful grenades that can take you down and unleashes a deadly black vortex that draws you in to damage you.
Clay Dunestrider - Boss Fight Combat Tips
Dodge Or Avoid Exploding Grenades
These grenades can do a great deal of damage - whether you're hit point-blank or you're hit by the splash damage. It's best to avoid them or dodge away to keep your HP up in the fight.
Move As Far Away When Black Vortex Appears
The Clay Dunestrider's black vortex will suck you in and deal damage on you when you're at its center. When you see the black shadowy arms grabbing you, sprint or dash as far as you can to avoid getting sucked too far in.
Clay Dunestrider - Boss Attacks & Moves
Barrage Of Clay Pot Grenades
The Clay Dunestrider throws a barrage of clay pot grenades that explode and deal area-of-effect damage. These are hard-hitting and can take your HP down very fast.
Black Swirling Vortex
The Clay Dunestrider will turn over and open its top, unleashing a black swirling vortext that will draw you into it. This will do damage when you're at the center of the vortex.