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Hades - Comprehensive Beginners Guide

Written by Zagreus   /   Dec 16, 2019    


This will be a guide purely based on what I've experienced so far. I will start it off as a Beginners Guide.

Basic Guide to Hades



List of Terms



Any control settings are the defaults.

  • Attack - Left-mouse button.
  • Cast - Right-mouse button.
  • Bloodstone - The crystal that is used for Cast.
  • Call - F, not possible to use unless you've obtained a "Call" Boon.
  • Interact - E.
  • Movement - WASD.
  • Reload - R.
  • Gift - G, see Nectar.
  • Boons - B, here you can click on your current Boons to see their description.
  • Backstab - Attack from the back (deals 150% damage).
  • Artifacts - currency that can be collected or traded, three boons that are only active during Escapes included.
  • Keepsake - An equippable and upgradable artifact that provides you with some benefits.
  • Infernal Arms - Weapons.

  • Darkness - Can be exchanged at the MoN.
  • Charon's Obol - Can be exchanged during Escapes with Charon, disappears after you die.
  • Centaur Heart - +25 HP during Escapes, one of the Boon Artifacts, disappears after you die.
  • Pom of Power - Increases a Boon by 1 level, one of the Boon Artifacts, disappears after you die.
  • Daedalus Hammer - Provides you with an Infernal Arms upgrade, one of the Boon Artifacts, disappears after you die.
  • Chthonic Keys - Can be used to unlock Infernal Arms and MoN.
  • Titan Blood - Can be used to permanently upgrade Infernal Arms.
  • Gemstones - Can be exchanged at the HC.
  • Diamond - Can be exchanged at the HC.
  • Nectar - A gift that can be given to the Olympian Gods, Chthonic Gods and Others of Note (the first gift will provide you with a Keepsake, except for Lord Hades).
  • Ambrosia - A gift that can be given to aforementioned NPC's (see Nectar) for XXXX.

  • MoN - passive skills that can be obtained and upgraded at the Mirror of Nights in your Chamber.
  • HC - House Contractor, where you can spend gems to obtain House Renovations.
  • TFL - Objectives that can be fulfilled in order to obtain rewards, can be found after adding The Fated List decoration to your Chamber at the House Contractor(costs 20 gems - XXXX).
  • Codex - Hold C, here you can find Lore-related information and how to obtain them on i.e. the Gods of Olympus, Enemies, Weapons.

  • Tartarus - The area where you first start, before the first boss.
  • Asphodel - The area after the first boss (Megaera or her sisters).
  • Elysium - The area after the second boss (Lernaean Bone Hydra).
  • The Temple of Styx - The area after the third boss (Theseus and Asterius), Charon offers an array of Boons, Poms, Diamonds etc. for steep prices (Obol).
  • XXXX - The area after the fourth boss (Hades).

Infernal Arms



A few things I would like to explain before we start. Damage is based on a frontal attack, an attack from the back (Backstab) is 150% by default. Some attacks can't Backstab, but I'll have you find out which ones for yourselves. Any amount of ___% damage is also based on a frontal attack.

Stygian Blade (Stygius)

  • Unlocked: default
  • Damage: 20
  • Range: short
  • Normal attack: 3-stage combo, 100% - 125% - 150% damage
  • Normal attack Backstab: 3-stage combo, 150% - 150% - 225% damage
  • Special: Nova Smash, AoE, 250% damage

Eternal Spear (Varatha)

  • Unlocked: XXXX Keys
  • Damage: 20
  • Range: short - mid - long
  • Normal attack: 3-stage combo, 100% - 150% - 150% damage
  • Normal attack Backstab: 3-stage combo, 150% - 225% - 225% damage
  • Special: Spin Attack, Chargable AoE, max 500% damage

Shield of Chaos (Aegis)

  • Unlocked: 6 Keys
  • Damage: 25
  • Range: short
  • Normal attack: knockback
  • Normal attack Backstab: knockback, 150% damage
  • Normal attack Hold: defend, XXXX damage reduction
  • Normal attack Hold - Release: Bull Rush, 200% damage fully charged
  • Special: Throw, Homing Ranged, 60% damage

Heart-Seeking Bow (Coronacht)

  • Unlocked: 6 Keys
  • Damage: 50 (Normal attack, fully charged)
  • Range: mid - long
  • Normal attack: Chargable, if released at the right moment 120% damage
  • Normal attack Backstab: Chargable 150% damage, if released at the right moment 180% damage
  • Special: Volley Fire, Frontal Cone AoE, 9 arrows each dealing 20% damage

Adamant Rail (Exagryph)

  • Unlocked: 8 Keys
  • Damage: 10
  • Range: mid - long
  • Normal attack: 12 bullets ammo by default, 100% damage
  • Normal attack Backstab: 12 bullets ammo by default, 150% damage
  • Special: Bombard, Circle AoE, 600% damage
  • Reload: R to Reload manually, or auto-reload when the clip empties. Takes approx. 1 Sec

Upgrading Aspects of the Infernal Arms



Stygius

  • Zagreus Aspect - Bonus Move Speed
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - +10% Bonus Move Speed / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX% Bonus Move Speed / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Nemesis Aspect - For 3 Sec. after you Special, your Attack may deal Critical damage
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - +15% Bonus Crit Chance / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX% Bonus Crit Chance / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Poseidon Aspect - Your Special dislodges Bloodstone from foes
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - +10% Cast Damage / 2 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX% Cast Damage / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Hidden Aspect
  • XXXX

Varatha

  • Zagreus Aspect - Bonus Special Speed & Range
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - +30% Bonus Special Speed & Range / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX% Bonus Special Speed & Range / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Achilles Aspect - For 3 Sec. after you Special, you can retrieve your Spear with Raging Rush
  • Special no longer sends the Spear back to you, instead using Special again makes you Dash to your Spear, increasing strength of the next 2 Attacks / Casts.
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - +50% Post-Rush Bonus Damage / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX% Post-Rush Bonus Damage / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Hades Aspect - Your Spin Attack (max charged Normal attack) is replaced with Punishing Sweep
  • Once struck by Spin Attack, foes take increased damage from Attack and Special
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - +30% Punishing Bonus Damage / 2 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX% Punishing Bonus Damage / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Hidden Aspect
  • XXXX

Aegis

  • Zagreus Aspect - Damage Reduction
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - +5% Damage Reduction / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX% Damage Reduction / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Chaos Aspect - After you Bull Rush, your next Special throws multiple shields
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - +1 Bonus Shields Thrown / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - +XXXX Bonus Shields Thrown / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Zeus Aspect - Your Special is replaced with Blitz Disc
  • Blitz Disc deals rapid damage, returning on command. Attack is not disabled
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - 8 Blitz Disc Base Damage per Hit / 2 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX Blitz Disc Base Damage per Hit / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Hidden Aspect
  • XXXX

Coronacht

  • Zagreus Aspect - Critical Attack Chance
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - +2% Critical Attack Chance / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - 4% Critical Attack Chance / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 3 benefit/cost - XXXX% Critical Attack Chance / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Chiron Aspect - Your Special automatically seeks the foe last struck by your Attack
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - -3 Max Shots per Special / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - -XXXX Max Shots per Special / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Hera Aspect - Your Cast loads Bloodstone into your next Attack, firing on impact
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - 10 Sec Ammo Drop Time / 2 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX Sec Ammo Drop Time / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Hidden Aspect
  • XXXX

Exagryph

  • Zagreus Aspect - Bonus Max Ammo
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - XXXX Bonus Max Ammo / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX Bonus Max Ammo / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 3 benefit/cost - 8 Bonus Max Ammo / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 4 benefit/cost - 10 Bonus Max Ammo / 1 Titan Blood

  • Eris Aspect - For 8 Sec after absorbing your Special's blast, deal more damage
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - 12% Bonus Damage / 1 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - 24% Bonus Damage / 2 Titan Blood

  • Hestia Aspect - After you manually Reload, your next shot is empowered
  • Lvl 1 benefit/cost - 50 Empowered Shot Base Damage / 2 Titan Blood
  • Lvl 2 benefit/cost - XXXX Empowered Shot Base Damage / XXXX Titan Blood

  • Hidden Aspect
  • XXXX

Keepsakes



Keepsakes are obtained through Nectar (Gift). The first time you provide a Gift to an Olympian God, Chthonic God or Others of Note they will provide you with a Keepsake.

A Keepsake can be equipped for benefits, upgrade them by meeting objectives.

Name: Old Spiked Collar

Obtained: first Gift given to Cerberus

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / +25 HP / Default
  • Rank 2 / +38 HP / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / +50 HP / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Myrmidon Bracer

Obtained: first Gift given to Achilles

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / -20% damage taken from the front, +10% damage taken from the back] HP / Default
  • Rank 2 / -30% damage taken from the front, +10% damage taken from the back / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / -XXXX% damage taken from the front, +XXXX% damage taken from the back / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Black Shawl

Obtained: first Gift given to Nyx

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Whenever you gain Darkness, restore HP for 50% of the amount / Default
  • Rank 2 / Whenever you gain Darkness, restore HP for XXXX% of the amount / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Whenever you gain Darkness, restore HP for XXXX% of the amount / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Bone Hourglass

Obtained: first Gift given to Charon

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Items from Well of Charon have increased durations by 3 Encounters / Default
  • Rank 2 / Items from Well of Charon have increased durations by 6 Encounters / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Items from Well of Charon have increased durations by +XXXX Encounters / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Chthonic Coin Purse

Obtained: first Gift given to Hypnos

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Start next Escape attempt with 100 Obol / Default
  • Rank 2 / Start next Escape attempt with XXXX Obol / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Start next Escape attempt with XXXX Obol / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Harpy Feather Duster

Obtained: first Gift given to Dusa

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Broken urns have a 2% chance to contain HP Recovery items / Default
  • Rank 2 / Broken urns have a XXXX% chance to contain HP Recovery items / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Broken urns have a XXXX% chance to contain HP Recovery items / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Distant Memory

Obtained: first Gift given to Orpheus

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Deal +10% damage to distant foes / Default
  • Rank 2 / Deal +10% damage to distant foes / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Deal +10% damage to distant foes / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Owl Pendant

Obtained: first Gift given to Athena

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Boon found from Athena. +10% chance to be Rare or better / Default
  • Rank 2 / Boon found from Athena. +XXXX% chance to be Rare or better / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Boon found from Athena. +XXXX% chance to be Rare or better / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Adamant Arrowhead

Obtained: first Gift given to Artemis

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Boon found from Artemis. +10% chance to be Rare or better / Default
  • Rank 2 / Boon found from Artemis. +XXXX% chance to be Rare or better / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Boon found from Artemis. +XXXX% chance to be Rare or better / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Blood-filled Vial

Obtained: first Gift given to Ares

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Boon found from Ares. +10% chance to be Rare or better / Default
  • Rank 2 / Boon found from Ares. +XXXX% chance to be Rare or better / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Boon found from Ares. +XXXX% chance to be Rare or better / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Overflowing Cup

Obtained: first Gift given to Dionysus

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Boon found from Dionysus. +10% chance to be Rare or better / Default
  • Rank 2 / Boon found from Dionysus. +XXXX% chance to be Rare or better / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Boon found from Dionysus. +XXXX% chance to be Rare or better / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Lambent Plume

Obtained: first Gift given to Hermes

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Gain +1% Dodge chance and move speed each time you quickly clear an Encounter / Default
  • Rank 2 / Gain +XXXX% Dodge chance and move speed each time you quickly clear an Encounter / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Gain +XXXX% Dodge chance and move speed each time you quickly clear an Encounter / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

Name: Cosmic Egg

Obtained: first Gift given to Chaos

Rank/Benefit/Cost

  • Rank 1 / Enter Chaos Gates without losing HP. Boon from Chaos +10% chance to be Rare or better / Default
  • Rank 2 / Enter Chaos Gates without losing HP. Boon from Chaos +30% chance to be Rare or better / Clear 25 Encounter(s)
  • Rank 3 / Enter Chaos Gates without losing HP. Boon from Chaos +40% chance to be Rare or better / Clear 50 Encounter(s)

House Contractor - Renovations



The House Contractor can be found to the right side of Lord Hades. Here you can spend Gems to obtain House Renovations.

  • Name: The Lounging Area. XXXX
  • Cost: 1 Diamond. XXXX
  • Effect: Added Chamber (House of Hades), adds the lounging area and unlocks Chef (currently interactable once), Trade and Dusa.

  • Name: Urns of Lesser Value
  • Cost: 40 Gems
  • Effect: Underworld Renovation, chambers may contain urns with 5 Obol

  • Name: Greater Plunder
  • Cost: 150 Gems
  • Effect: Underworld Renovation, each Infernal Trove contains more

  • Name: Brilliant Gemstones
  • Cost: 3 Diamonds
  • Effect: Underworld Renovation, Collecting Gems also gives you +20 Obol

  • Name: Fated Keys
  • Cost: 3 Diamonds
  • Effect: Underworld Renovation, Collecting Keys also gives you +1 XXXX

  • Name: Asphodel Fountain Chamber.
  • Cost: 20 Gems.
  • Effect: Added Chamber (Asphodel), restores some HP amid the searing heat.

  • Name: Elysium Fountain Chamber.
  • Cost: 40 Gems.
  • Effect: Added Chamber (Elysium), restores some HP amid the lush environs.

  • Name: Azure Drapery
  • Cost: 10 Gems
  • Effect: House Decor, Gives the drapery a hue reminiscent of the sea

  • Name: Scrying Pool.
  • Cost: 10 Gems.
  • Effect: Bedroom Decor, after adding it to your Bedroom you can get information on your progress (so far only Escapes Attempted and Foes Slain).

  • Name: Minor Table of The Fated List. XXXX
  • Cost: 20 Gems. XXXX
  • Effect: Bedroom Decor, unlocks the first set of objectives for TFL.

  • Name: Trojan Arms.
  • Cost: 200 Gems.
  • Effect: Bedroom Decor, showcases broken weapons from a historic siege.

  • Name: Aphrodite Wall-Scroll
  • Cost: 120 Gems
  • Effect: Bedroom Decor, Features the goddess of love and beaty herself

  • Name: Lounge Flooring.
  • Cost: 55 Gems.
  • Effect: House Decor, repairs the unsightly damage dealt by Cerberus.

Mirror of Night



In your Chamber you will find the Mirror of Night, which is where you spend Darkness to upgrade certain passive skills.



The Fates List



The Fates List (TFL) holds a massive amount of Objectives for you to fulfill in order to receive rewards.

TFL can be unlocked via the House Contractor (HC).

Distant Relatives

  • Reward: 3 Nectar
  • Objective: Meet the following Olympian Gods

  • Zeus;
  • Poseidon;
  • Athena;
  • Ares;
  • Aphrodite;
  • Artemis;
  • Dionysus;
  • Hermes.

Infernal Arms

  • Reward: 20 Gems
  • Objective: Obtain (XXXXand use?) the following weapons

  • Stygian Blade;
  • Eternal Spear;
  • Shield of Chaos;
  • Heart-Seeking Bow;
  • Adamant Rail.

Chthonic Knowledge

  • Reward: 20 Gems
  • Objective: Unlock 50 Codex EntriesXXXX

Is There No Escape?

  • Reward: 1000 Darkness
  • Objective: XXXXEscape?

Chthonic Colleagues

  • Reward: 10 Keys
  • Objective: Meet the following Chthonic Gods

  • Alecto;
  • Tisiphone;
  • Primordial Chaos;
  • Lord Hades;
  • Nyx;
  • Charon;
  • Hypnos;
  • Thanatos;
  • Megaera.

God of War

  • Reward: 50 Gems
  • Objective: Earn the following of Ares' Boons

  • Curse of Agony;
  • Curse of Pain;
  • Blade Dash;
  • Slicing Shot;
  • Ares' Aid;
  • Curse of Vengeance;
  • Urge to Kill;
  • Battle Rage;
  • Impending Doom;
  • Dire Misfortune;
  • Black Metal;
  • Engulfing Vortex;
  • Vicious Cycle.

Goddess of the Hunt

  • Reward: 50 Gems
  • Objective: Earn the following of Artemis' Boons

  • Deadly Strike;
  • Hunter Dash;
  • True Shot;
  • Deadly Flourish;
  • Artemis' Aid
  • Quick Reload;
  • Pressure Points;
  • Support Fire;
  • Burst Shot;
  • Hunter's Mark;
  • Clean Kill;
  • Hide Breaker;
  • Hunter Instinct;
  • Exit Wounds;
  • Fully Loaded.

God of Swiftness

  • Reward: 50 Gems
  • Objective: Earn the following of Hermes' Boons

  • Second Wind;
  • Swift Strike;
  • Swift Flourish;
  • Quick Recovery;
  • Greater Haste;
  • Drift Dash;
  • Flurry Cast;
  • Passing Through;
  • Greatest Reflex;
  • Greater Evasion;
  • Relative Speed;
  • Greater Recall.

Goddess of Wisdom

  • Reward: 50 Gems
  • Objective: Earn the following of Athena's Boons

  • Divine Strike;
  • Divine Flourish;
  • Divine Dash;
  • Phalanx Shot;
  • Athena's Aid;
  • Sure Footing;
  • Bronze Skin;
  • Holy Shield;
  • Proud Bearing;
  • Blinding Flash;
  • Brilliant Riposte;
  • Divine Protection.

God of Wine

  • Reward: 50 Gems
  • Objective: Earn the following of Dionysus' Boons

  • Blight Strike;
  • Blight Flourish;
  • Nasty Dash;
  • Tipsy Shot;
  • Dionysus' Aid;
  • After Party;
  • Positive Outlook;
  • Peer Pressure;
  • Numbing Sensation;
  • Bad Influence;
  • High Tolerance;
  • Black Out.

Divine Pairings

  • Reward: 5 Ambrosia
  • Objective: Earn the following of Duo Boons

  • Scintillating Feast;
  • Vengeful Mood;
  • Sea Storm;
  • Lightning Phalanx;
  • Merciful End;
  • Spent Spirit [XXXX&XXXX];
  • Deadly Reversal [Artemis & Athena];
  • Hunting Blades;
  • Lightning Rod;
  • Heart Rend;
  • Curse of Longing;
  • Sweet Nectar;
  • Low Tolerance;
  • Exclusive Access.

Primordial Boons

  • Reward: 20 Keys
  • Objective: Earn the following of Chaos' Boons

  • Strike;
  • Shot;
  • Grasp;
  • Soul;
  • Favor;
  • Affluence;
  • Eclipse;
  • Flourish;
  • Lunge;
  • Defiance.

Primordial Banes

  • Reward: 20 Keys
  • Objective: Earn the following of Chaos' Curses

  • Pauper's;
  • Slippery;
  • Maimed;
  • Flayed;
  • Addled;
  • Caustic;
  • Enshrouded;
  • Excruciating;
  • Abyssal;
  • Atrophic;
  • Slothful;
  • Roiling.

The Stygian Blade

  • Reward: 30 Gems
  • Objective: Earn the following Daedalus enchantments

  • Flurry Slash;
  • Super Nova;
  • World Splitter;
  • Piercing Wave;
  • Double Nova;
  • Armor Slayer;
  • Doiuble Edge;
  • Cruel Thrust.

The Heart-Seeking Bow

  • Reward: 30 Gems
  • Objective: Earn the following Daedalus enchantments

  • Twin Shot;
  • Sniper Shot;
  • Explosive Shot;
  • Flurry Shot;
  • Piercing Barrage;
  • Perfect Shot;
  • Relentless Barrage;
  • Triple Shot.

The Shield of Chaos

  • Reward: 30 Gems
  • Objective: Earn the following Daedalus enchantments

  • Dashing Wallop;
  • Charged Shot;
  • Dread Flight;
  • Explosive Return;
  • Armor Shredder;
  • Sudden Rush;
  • Pulverizing Blow;
  • Minotaur Rush.

The Eternal Spear

  • Reward: 30 Gems
  • Objective: Earn the following Daedalus enchantments

  • Extending Jab;
  • Flurry Jab;
  • Exploding Launcher;
  • Multi Skewer;
  • Armor Skewer;
  • Vicious Skewer;
  • Massive Spin;
  • Quick Spin.

The Adamant Rail

  • Reward: 30 Gems
  • Objective: Earn the following Daedalus enchantments

  • Inescapable Blast;
  • Flurry Fire;
  • Spread Fire;
  • Rocket Bomb;
  • Triple Bomb;
  • Piercing Fire;
  • Infinity Chamber;
  • Explosive Fire.

Wanton Ransacking

  • Reward: 2 Titan Blood
  • Objective: Slay each of the various Wardens guarding key Chambers

  • Dire Inferno-Bomber;
  • Dire Burn-Flinger;
  • Dire Wave-Maker;
  • Dire Voidstone;
  • Megagorgon;
  • Dire Skull-Crusher;
  • Dire Soul Catcher;
  • XXXX;
  • XXXX;
  • XXXX;
  • XXXX.

Aphrodite's Boons - Charm & Weak



Weak

3 Sec victim deals at least 50% less damage.

Heartbreak Strike - Your Attack deals more damage and inflicts Weak

  • C - Lvl 3 Attack Damage: 84%
  • C - Lvl 4 Attack Damage: 94%
  • E - Lvl 1 Attack Damage 91%
  • H - Lvl 3 Attack Damage 149%

Heartbreak Flourish - Your Special deals more damage and inflicts Weak

  • C - Lvl 1 Special Damage +80%
  • C - Lvl 2 Special Damage +112%

Aphrodite's Aid - Your Call fires a seeking projectile that inflicts Charm

  • E - Lvl 1 Charm Duration 6 Sec
  • E - Lvl 1 Max Gauge Bonus 2500 damage

Wave of Despair - After you take damage, damage nearby foes and inflict Weak

  • E - Lvl 1 Revenge Damage 38

Shatter Shot - Your Cast fires in a reduced-range spread pattern that inflicts Weak

  • C - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 90
  • R - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 99

Passion Dash - Your Dash deals damage where you started, inflicting Weak

  • C - Lvl 1 Dash Damage 30

Life Affirmation - Any HP chamber rewards are worth more

  • C - Lvl 1 Reward Value +30%

Empty Inside - Your Weak effects have a longer duration

  • R - Lvl 1 Weak Duration 7.5 Sec

Dying Lament - When slain, foes damage other nearby foes and inflict Weak

  • C - Lvl 1 Death Area Damage 40

Duo

  • Spent Spirit [Aphrodite & Athena?XXXX]
  • Your foes' ranged-attack projectiles are slower
  • Foe Projectile Speed Reduced by +60%

Ares' Boons - Blade Rift & Doom



Ares' Boons

Curse of Agony - Your Attack inflicts Doom

  • C - Lvl 1 Doom Damage 50

Blade Dash - Your Dash created a Blade Rift where you started

  • C - Lvl 1 Rift Damage per Hit 5

Ares' Aid - Yolur Call turns you into an Impervious Blade Rift for 2,5 Sec

  • C - Lvl 1 Rift Damage per Hit 20
  • C - Lvl 2 Rift Damage per Hit 28
  • C - Lvl 1 Max Gauge Bonus 15 Sec duration

Slicing Shot - Your Cast sends a Blade Rift hurtling ahead

  • C - Lvl 1 Rift Damage per Hit 10

Battle Rage - After slaying a foe, your next Attack or Special deals more damage

  • C - Lvl 1 Damage Bonus 100%

Black Metal - Your Blade Rift powers deal damage in a wider area

  • C - Lvl 1 Rift Area of Effect +20%

Artemis' Boons - Crit



Deadly Strike - Your Attack is stronger, with +15% chance to deal Critical Damage

  • C - Lvl 1 Attack Damage 20%
  • R - Lvl 1 Attack Damage 28%
  • R - Lvl 2 Attack Damage 36%

Deadly Flourish - Your Special is stronger with +20% chance to deal Critical Damage

  • C - Lvl 1 Special Damage 40%
  • R - Lvl 3 Special Damage 82%

True Shot - Your Cast seeks foes, with +10% chance to deal Critical Damage

  • C - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 70
  • R - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 84
  • R - Lvl 2 Cast Damage 126

Hunter's Mark - After dealing Critical damage, a foe near it is Marked

  • C - Lvl 1 Bonus Crit Chance 30%
  • C - Lvl 2 Bonus Crit Chance 42%

Quick Reload - Foes drop Bloodstone faster

  • C - Lvl 1 Drop Time 10 Sec
  • R - Lvl 1 Drop Time 8.33 Sec

Hunter's Dash - Your Dash deals more damage

  • E - Lvl 1 Dash Attack Damage 100%

Support Fire - After you hit with an Attack, Cast or Special, fire a seeking arrow

  • C - Lvl 1 Arrow Damage 15
  • C - Lvl 2 Arrow Damage 21
  • R - Lvl 1 Arrow Damage 19
  • E - Lvl 1 Arrow Damage 23

Hunter Instinct - Your God Gauge charges faster when you deal Critical damage

  • Faster Gauge Gain on Crit 0.35%

Artemis' Aid - Your Call fires a seeking arrow with +35% Critical chance

  • R - Lvl 1 Arrow Damage 110
  • R - Lvl 1 Max Gauge Bonus - Arrows Fired 10

Pressure Points - Any damage you deal has a chance to be Critical

  • C - Lvl 1 Crit Chance +3%
  • E - Lvl 1 Crit Chance +5%

Exit Wounds - Your foes take damage when your Bloodstone stuck in them is dislodged

  • C - Lvl 1 Dislodge Damage 100

Athena's Boons - Damage Resistance & Deflect



Divine Strike - Your Attack is stronger, and can Deflect

  • E - Lvl 1 Attack Damage 77%
  • E - Lvl 2 Attack Damage 93%
  • E - Lvl 3 Attack Damage 104%
  • E - Lvl 4 Attack Damage 112%

Divine Flourish - Your Special is stronger, and can Deflect

  • C - Lvl 1 Special Damage 60%
  • R - Lvl 1 Special Damage 82%

Divine Dash - Your Dash deals damage and can Deflect

  • R - Lvl 1 Dash Damage 22
  • R - Lvl 2 Dash Damage 31

Athena's Aid - Your Call briefly makes you Impervious and Deflect all attacks

  • C - Lvl 1 Effect Duration 1 Sec
  • C - Lvl 1 Max Gauge Bonus x6 Sec Duration
  • R - Lvl 1 Effect Duration 1.1 Sec
  • R - Lvl 1 Max Gauge Bonus x6 Sec Duration

Sure Footing - Resist damage from Traps

  • E - Lvl 1 Reduced Damage from Traps +90%

Bronze Skin - Resist damage from foes' attacks

  • C - Lvl 1 Reduced Damage from Foes+7%
  • R - Lvl 1 Reduced Damage from Foes+14%

Brilliant Riposte - When you Deflect attacks, it deals more damage

  • C - Lvl 1 Deflect Damage +80%
  • C - Lvl 2 Deflect Damage +112%

Holy Shield - After you take damage, damage nearby foes and briefly Deflect

  • C - Lvl 1 Revenge Damage 30

Phalanx Shot - Your Cast damages foes in a small area, and can Deflect

  • C - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 85
  • E - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 119

Blinding Flash - Your attacks that can Deflect also makes foes Exposed

  • C - Lvl 1 Bonus Backstab Damage +50%
  • E - Lvl 1 Bonus Backstab Damage +70%

Proud Bearing - You begin each Encounter with your God Gauge partly full

  • C - Lvl 1 Starting Gauge 20%

Duo [Athena + Artemis]

  • Deadly Reversal - After you Deflect, briefly gain +20% chance to deal Critical damage
  • Effect Duration 2 Sec

Chaos' Boons & Curses



All of Chaos' Boons become available after surviving the indicated time of the accompanied Curse.

All Boons and Curses can me mixed together, but you will always have 1 Boon and 1 Curse at a time.

Boons

Affluence

  • C - Obol found is increased by +30%
  • E - Obol found is increased by +75%

Eclipse

  • R - Darkness found is increased by 202%

Favor

  • E: Boons have +26% chance to be Rare or better

Flourish

  • C - Special +58% damage
  • E - Special +65% damage

Grasp

  • XXXX - +1 Bloodstone

Lunge

  • C - Your Dash Attack deals +53% damage
  • E - Your Dash Attack deals +106% damage

Soul

  • C - +38 HP
  • E - +65 HP

Strike

  • R - Your Attack deals +55% damage

Curses

  • Addled - For the next 4 Encounters, each time you Cast, take -4 HP.
  • Atrophic - For the next 3 Encounters, your HP Total is reduced by -41.
  • Enshrouded - For the next 4 chambers, reward previews are hidden.
  • Excruciating - For the next 3 Encounters, you take +42% damage.
  • Maimed - For the next 4 Encounters, -4 HP per Attack.
  • Pauper - For the next 4 Encounters, no Obol earned.
  • Roiling - For the next 3 standard Encounters, you face +67% more foes.

(Well of) Charon's Boons



Charon's Boons can be bought during an Escape at his shop (Well of Charon).

Currency: Charon's Obol.

Duration can be increased by equipping the Keepsake "Bone Hourglass".

Braid of Atlas

  • C: Your Cast deals 30% more damage
  • Duration: 3 Encounters
  • Cost: 40 Obol

Cyclops Jerky

  • C: Your Attack deals 30% more damage
  • Duration: 3 Encounter(s)
  • Cost: 40 Obol

Eye of Lamia

  • C: Slain foes have a 15% chance to drop HP recovery items
  • Duration: 3 Encounter(s)
  • Cost: 25 Obol

HydraLite

  • C: Restore 15% HP when you enter a chamber
  • Duration: 3 Chambers
  • Cost: 45 Obol

Ignited Ichor

  • C: Gain 20% movement speed
  • Duration: 3 Encounters
  • Cost: 10 Obol

Kiss of Styx

  • C: Replenish 1 use of Death Defiance
  • Duration: Instant
  • Cost: 200 Obol

Life Essence

  • C: Restore up to 32 HP
  • Duration: Instant
  • Cost: 32 Obol

Light of Ixion

  • C: Ensure a Chaos Gate will spawn ahead (where possible)
  • Duration: XXXX
  • Cost: 40 Obol

Prometheus Stone

  • C: Gain +1 Bloodstone
  • Duration: 3 Encounters
  • Cost: 20 Obol

Tinge of Erebus

  • C: Gain 20 Darkness
  • Duration: Instant
  • Cost: 15 Obol

Trove Tracker

  • C - Ensure a Infernal Trove will spawn ahead (where possible)
  • Duration: XXXX
  • Cost: 30 Obol

Daedalus' Boons



Daedalus' Boons are Weapon Boons, so depending on which weapon you're using these will change accordingly.

Aegis

Charged Shot

  • Your Bull Rush instead fires a piercing shot that deals 80 damage.

Dread Flight

  • Your Special can strike up to 6 additional foes before returning.

Dashing Wallop

  • Your Dash Attack deals +50% damage in a larger area.

Coronacht

Explosive Shot

  • Your Attack deals 300% damage in an area, but charges slower.

Triple Shot

  • Your Attack fires 3 shots in a spread pattern.

Twin Shot

  • Your Attack fires 2 shots side-by-side, but has reduced range.

Sniper Shot

  • Your Attack deals +300% damage to distant foes.

Flurry Shot

  • Hold Attack to shoot rapidly, but you cannot Power Shot.

Perfect Shot

  • Your Power Shot deals +100% damage.

Relentless Barrage

  • Your Special fires +4 shots.

Exagryph

Zagreus AspectXXXX

  • E: Bonux Max Ammo - 8XXXX

Triple Bomb

  • You can use your Special 3 times in rapid succession.

Infinity Chamber

  • You never have to Reload.

Stygius

Double Nova

  • Your Special hits twice in a smaller area; no longer knocks foes away.

Super Nova

  • Your Special hits a wider area and deals +20% damage.

Armor Slayer

  • Your Attack deals +300% damage to Armor.

Flurry Slash

  • Hold Attack to strike rapidly, dealing 25 base damage per hit.

World Splitter

  • Your Attack is replaced with a big chop that deals 90 base damage.

Double Edge

  • Your Dash Attack hits twice and deals +30% damage.

Varatha

Flurry Jab

  • Hold Attack to strike rapidly, but you cannot Spin Attack.

Massive Spin

  • Your Spin Attack deals +125% damage and hits a larger area.

Armor Skewer

  • Your Special deals +400% damage to Armor.

Exploding Launcher

  • Your Special is replaced with a shot that deals 60 damage in an area.

Vicious Skewer

  • Your Special deals +50% damage; +50% Critical chance on recovery.

Dionysus' Boons - Damage Resistance, HP & Poison



Blight Flourish - Your Special inflicts Poison

  • C - Lvl 1 Poison Damage 5 (every 0.5 Sec.)
  • C - Lvl 2 Poison Damage 7 (every 0.5 Sec.)
  • C - Lvl 2 Poison Damage 8 (every 0.5 Sec.)

Blight Strike - Your Attack inflicts Poison

  • C - Lvl 1 Poison Damage 4 (every 0.5 Sec)
  • R - Lvl 1 Poison Damage 5 (every 0.5 Sec)

Nasty Dash - Your Dash inflicts Poison on foes near starting point

  • C - Lvl 1 Poison Damage 10 (every 0.5 Sec)
  • E - Lvl 1 Poison Damage 12 (every 0.5 Sec)

After Party - If your HP is low after Encounter(s), restore the threshold

  • C - Lvl 1 Life Threshold 30% HP

Premium Vintage - Gain Max HP when you pick up Nectar. Receive 1 Nectar now

  • R - Lvl 1 Max Life Gain +25

Tipsy Shot - Your Cast lobs a projectile that bursts into Festive Fog

  • C - Lvl 1 Blast Damage 100

Positive Outlook - Take less damage while at 40% HP or below

  • C - Lvl 1 Damage Resistance 10%

Dionysus' Aid - Your Call inflicts Poison on foes all around you for 1.5 Sec

  • C - Lvl 1 Poison Damage 15 every 0.5 Sec
  • C - Lvl 1 Max Gauge Bonus - Duration 9 Sec

Bad Influence - Deal more damage while 3 foes are Poison-afflicted

  • R - Lvl 1 Bonus Damage 75%

Duo Boons



Deadly Reversal

  • [Athena] XXXX
  • [Artemis] XXXX
  • After you Deflect, briefly gain +20% chance to deal Critical damage
  • Effect Duration 2 Sec

Exclusive Access

  • [Dionysus] XXXX
  • [Poseidon] XXXX
  • Any Boons you find have superior effects
  • Minimum Boon Rarity Epic

Scintillating Feast

  • [Dionysus] Tipsy Shot
  • [Zeus] Zeus' Aid XXXX (not sure if Zeus or Poseidon as I got this one and Exclusive Access at the same time).
  • Your Festive Fog effects also deal lightning damage periodically.
  • Lightning Damage 80

Sea Storm

  • [Poseidon] XXXX
  • [Zeus] Zeus' Aid
  • Foes pushed by your knock-away effects are also struck by lightning.
  • Lightning Damage 40

Spent Spirit

  • [Aphrodite] XXXX
  • [Athena] XXXX
  • Your foes' ranged-attack projectiles are slower
  • Foe Projectile Speed Reduced by +60%

Eurydice's Boons



Ambrosia Delight

  • Up to 2 random Boons are upgraded to the next Rarity.

Pom Porridge

  • Up to 4 random Boons gain +1 Lvl.

Refreshing Nectar

  • The next 3 Boons you obtain have upgraded Rarity.

Godhood - Damage Resistance



Godhood isn't a Boon that you can pick up, rather you turn it on/off in the Game's Menu.

Menu (ESC) - Settings - God Mode (tick box to turn it on).

What Godhood does is give you 20% Damage Resistance.

Every time you die this amount is increased by 2%.

Hermes' Boons - Speed



Greater Haste

  • C - Lvl 1 Movement Speed +20%

Greatest Reflex

  • C - Lvl 1 Dash +1 in a row

Greater Evasion

  • C - Lvl 1 Dodge Chance +15%

Drift Dash - After you Dash, increases movement speed for 0.6 Sec

  • C - Lvl 1 Movement Speed +100%

Swift Strike

  • C - Lvl 1 Attack Speed +12%

Swift Flourish

  • C - Lvl 1 Special Speed +12%
  • E - Lvl 1 Special Speed +30%

Quick Recovery - After you take damage, quickly Dash to recover lost HP

  • C - Lvl 1 Lost HP recovered 20%

Passing Through - Running into foes makes them slower for 3 Sec

  • C - Lvl 1 Slower foes 20%

Flurry Cast - Improved Cast Speed, hold to fire in rapid succession.

  • C - Cast Speed +20%

Patroclus' Boons



Kiss of Styx Premium

  • Replenish all uses of Death Defiance.

HydraLite Gold

  • For the next 5 chambers, restore 30% HP when you enter a chamber.

Cyclops Jerky Select

  • For the next 10 Encounters, your Attack deals 40% more damage.

Poseidon's Boons - Artifacts & Knockback



Flood Shot - Your Cast damages foes in an area and knocks them away.

  • R - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 72
  • E - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 84

Poseidon's Aid - Your Call makes you surge into foes while Impervious for 1,2 Sec

  • C - Lvl 1 Impact Damage 250
  • C - Lvl 1 Max Gauge Bonus 7.2 Sec
  • R - Lvl 1 Impact Damage 300
  • R - Lvl 1 Max Gauge Bonus 7.2 Sec

Ocean's Bounty - Any Gems, Darkness and Obol chamber rewards are worth more

  • C - Lvl 1 Reward Value +50%
  • R - Lvl 1 Reward Value +55%

Sunken Treasure - Gain a random assortment of Gems, Darkness, Obol and HP

  • C - 5 items (Darkness x10 / Gems x5)
  • R - 6 Items (Darkness x10 / Gems x5 / Food x10)
  • E - 8 items (Darkness x12x2 / Gems x5x3 / Food x5x2 / Nectar x1

Tempest Strike - Your Attack deals more damage and knocks foes away

  • C - Lvl 1 Attack Damage +30%
  • R - Lvl 1 Attack Damage +40%
  • R - Lvl 2 Attack Damage +52%
  • R - Lvl 3 Attack Damage +60%
  • E - Lvl 3 Attack Damage +79%
  • H - Lvl 3 Attack Damage +91%

Tempest Flourish - Your Special deals more damage and knocks foes away

  • C - Lvl 1 Special Damage +70%

Tidal Dash - Your Dash damages foes in an area and knocks them away

  • C - Lvl 1 Dash Damage 35
  • C - Lvl 2 Dash Damage 56
  • C - Lvl 3 Dash Damage 71
  • R - Lvl 1 Dash Damage 42

Breaking Wave - Slamming foes into barriers creates a watery blast in the area

  • C - Lvl 1 Blast Damage 100

Typhoon's Fury - You deal more damage when slamming foes into barriers

  • C - Lvl 1 Slam Damage +200%

Razor Shoals - Your knock-away effects also Rupture foes

  • E - Lvl 1 Rupture Damage 10 (every 0.2 Sec

Sisyphus' Boons



Healing

  • Grants HP

Darkness

  • Grants +25 Darkness

Charon's Obol

  • Grants Obol

Zeus' Boons - Lightning Damage



Lightning Strike - Your Attack emits chain-lightning when you damage a foe

  • C - Lvl 1 Lightning Damage 10
  • R - Lvl 1 Lightning Damage 13
  • R - Lvl 2 Lightning Damage XXXX
  • R - Lvl 3 Lightning Damage 20
  • R - Lvl 4 Lightning Damage 22
  • E - Lvl 1 Lightning Damage 15

Thunder Flourish - Your Special causes a lightning bolt to strike nearby foes

  • R - Lvl 1 Bolt Damage 38

Thunder Dash - Your Dash causes a lightning bolt to strike nearby foes

  • C - Lvl 1 Bolt Damage 10
  • R - Lvl 1 Bolt Damage 13
  • E - Lvl 1 Bolt Damage 17
  • E - Lvl 2 Bolt Damage 23

Zeus' Aid - Your Call makes lightning strike nearby foes repeatedly for 1.5 Sec

  • C - Lvl 1 Lightning Damage 60
  • C - Lvl 1 Max Gauge Bonus 9 Sec Duration
  • C - Lvl 2 Lightning Damage 84
  • C - Lvl 3 Lightning Damage 101
  • R - Lvl 1 Lightning Damage 72
  • R - Lvl 1 Max Gauge Bonus 9 Sec Duration

Electric Shot - Your Cast is a burst of chain-lightning that bounces between foes

  • C - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 60
  • R - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 72
  • E - Lvl 1 Cast Damage 84

Heaven's Vengeance - After you take damage, your foe is struck by lightning

  • C - Lvl 1 Revenge Damage 80
  • R - Lvl 1 Revenge Damage 105
  • R - Lvl 2 Revenge Damage 153

Static Discharge - Your lightning effects also make foes Jolted

  • C - Lvl 1 Jolt Damage 60
  • C - Lvl 2 Jolt Damage 96

High Voltage - Your lightning bolt effects deal damage in a larger area

  • C - Lvl 1 Bolt Area of Effect +60%

Double Strike - Your lightning bolt effects have a chance to strike twice

  • C - Lvl 1 Strike Chance +25%
  • C - Lvl 2 Strike Chance +35%

W.I.P.

Written by Zagreus.


Game:   Hades