Risk of Rain Returns Items Tier List 2024 – RORR Items Guide

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Welcome to our Risk of Rain Returns Items Tier List 2024 AKA ROR Returns Items Tier List. Finally, the Game has been released on Steam and we are here to help you find the best Items in the game.

In Risk of Rain Returns Items will be your building block and these items will help your survivors to gain power. As of now, Items are categorised into 5 major tiers Common, Uncommon, Legendary/Rare, Boss/Planet, and Special.

So come and take a look at this Risk of Rain Returns Items Tier List – Best Items RORR guide. You can find the complete character tier list on our ROR Returns Tier List page

Risk of Rain Returns Items Tier List 2024

S Tier Items – Special

White Undershirt (M)

  • Type: Item
  • Pickup Text: +2 STR
  • Method: Drops from Armored Boarlit on Boar Beach.

Keycard

  • Type: Item
  • Pickup Text: Opens locked doors.
  • Method: Golden Canisters, enemy drops on Risk of Rain.

Small Enigma

  • Type: Item
  • Pickup: Reduce equipment cooldown.
  • Method: Drops with Artifact of Enigma.

Strange Battery

  • Type: Equipment
  • Pickup: Bzzzt.
  • Method: Hidden in vase on stage 5, Drizzle only.

Big Bison Steak

  • Type: Meal
  • Pickup: Health regen, movement speed.
  • Method: CHEF’s COOK ability.

Marinated Lizard Loaf

  • Type: Meal
  • Pickup: Increased damage.
  • Method: CHEF’s COOK ability.

Golem Essence on the Rocks

  • Type: Meal
  • Pickup: Gain barrier, increased armor.
  • Method: CHEF’s COOK ability.

Jelly Brain Salad

  • Type: Meal
  • Pickup: Reduces skill cooldowns by 1 second.
  • Method: CHEF’s COOK ability.

Fried Eyeball

  • Type: Meal
  • Pickup: Slow nearby enemies.
  • Method: CHEF’s COOK ability.

A Tier Items – Boss

Legendary Spark:

  • Type: Item
  • Effect: 8% chance on hit to create sparks dealing 200% TOTAL damage.
  • Acquisition: Drops from Ancient Wisp.

Imp Overlord’s Tentacle:

  • Type: Item
  • Effect: Summon imp bodyguard. Revives after time, increases imp health and damage.
  • Acquisition: Drops from Imp Overlord.

Burning Witness:

  • Type: Item
  • Effect: Killing enemies grants fire trail and 30% movement speed for a duration.
  • Acquisition: Drops from Magma Worm.

Colossal Knurl:

  • Type: Item
  • Effect: Increase maximum health, health regeneration, and armor.
  • Acquisition: Drops from Colossus.

Ifrit’s Horn:

  • Type: Item
  • Effect: 8% chance on hit to fire a flaming wave dealing 300% TOTAL damage.
  • Acquisition: Drops from Ifrit.

Nematocyst Nozzle:

  • Type: Equipment
  • Effect: Shoots out 6 nematocysts dealing 400% damage.
  • Acquisition: Drops from Wandering Vagrant.

Scorching Shell Piece:

  • Type: Item
  • Effect: Gain shield. Fire projectiles at nearby enemies when shield breaks.
  • Acquisition: Drops from Cremator.

B Tier Items – Rare

Thallium:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Chance to slow and damage enemies over time.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Tesla Coil:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Passively shocks nearby enemies.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Old Box:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Chance to drop a jack-in-the-box, fearing enemies when damaged.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Beating Embryo:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Equipment has a chance to deal double the effect.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Permafrost:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Chance on hit to freeze enemies while also slowing.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

AtG Missile Mk. 2:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Chance on hit to fire three missiles.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Happiest Mask:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Killed enemies spawn friendly ghosts.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Plasma Chain:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Chance on hit to tether onto enemies, dealing damage.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Heaven Cracker:

  • Type: Utility/Damage
  • Effect: Every 4 basic attacks pierce through enemies.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Rapid Mitosis:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Reduce the cooldown of equipment.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Ceremonial Dagger:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Killing an enemy fires spirit bolts.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Repulsion Armor:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Reflect attacks after taking damage.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Brilliant Behemoth:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: All your attacks explode.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Hardlight Afterburner:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Add extra charges to your Utility skill. Reduce Utility skill cooldown.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Interstellar Desk Plant:

  • Type: Healing
  • Effect: Spawn a healing plant on kill.
  • Unlock: CHEF: SEAR/FLAMBE 20 Sand Crabs.

Laser Turbine:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Using skills charges up a laser blast.
  • Unlock: CHEF: Have 20 cleavers out at once.

Wicked Ring:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Critical strikes reduce all your cooldowns.
  • Unlock: Collect 4 keycards.

Alien Head:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Reduces cooldowns for your skills.
  • Unlock: Obtain 7 Monster Teeth and 1 Guardian’s Heart.

The Ol’ Lopper:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Enemies take more damage at lower health.
  • Unlock: Survive 40 minutes.

The Hit List:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Killing marked enemies permanently increases damage.
  • Unlock: Bandit: Reset your cooldown 15 times consecutively.

Photon Jetpack:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Hold the jump button to fly.
  • Unlock: End a teleporter timer with 0 enemies on the map.

Shattering Justice:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Reduce enemy armor on hit.
  • Unlock: Miner: Reach level 10 without getting hurt more than once.

Telescopic Sight:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Chance to instantly kill an enemy.
  • Unlock: Sniper: 1-shot kill 10 enemies consecutively.

Fireman’s Boots:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Walking leaves behind a fire trail.
  • Unlock: Survive in lava for 1 minute straight.

Hyper-Threader:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Hitting enemies fires a bouncing laser.
  • Unlock: Complete the Providence Trial “A Rung Above”.

Dio’s Best Friend:

  • Type: Unknown
  • Effect: Cheat death once.
  • Unlock: Die 50 times.

Ancient Scepter:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Upgrade your special skill.
  • Unlock: Mercenary: Beat the game on Monsoon difficulty.

Bottled Chaos:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Using your Equipment triggers an additional, random Equipment effect.
  • Unlock: Use the same Equipment Activator 5 times.

Aegis:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Healing past full grants you a temporary barrier.
  • Unlock: Artificer: Multi-kill 15 enemies.

Substandard Duplicator:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Picked up items yield an additional temporary copy.
  • Unlock: Complete the Providence Trial “A Duplicator?!”.

Classified Access Codes:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Access a deadly weapon against the Teleporter bosses.
  • Unlock: Complete the Providence Trial “Emergency Ejection”.

Umbrella:

  • Type: Unknown
  • Effect: Rain begins upon activating the Teleporter, stunning, damaging, and weakening enemies.
  • Unlock: Complete the Providence Trial “Meteor Showers”.

C Tier Items – Uncommon

Timekeeper’s Secret:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Falling to low health stops time.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Smart Shopper:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Enemies drop extra gold.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Infusion:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Killing an enemy permanently increases your health.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Will-O’-The-Wisp:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Chance to detonate enemies on kill.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

AtG Missile Mk. 1:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Chance to fire a missile.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Tough Times:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Reduce incoming damage by 14%.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Energy Cell:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Attack faster at lower health.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Rusty Jetpack:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Increase jump height and reduce gravity.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Leeching Seed:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Attacking enemies heals you.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Ukulele:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: …and his music was electric.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Boxing Gloves:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Chance to knock enemies backward for extra damage.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Prison Shackles:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Slow enemies on attack.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Guardian’s Heart:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Gain a shield. Recharges outside of danger.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Hopoo Feather:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Gain an extra jump.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Frost Relic:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Killing enemies surrounds you with icicles.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Red Whip:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Move fast out of combat.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Chargefield Generator:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Create a ring of lightning after killing an enemy. Lasts 6 seconds.
  • Unlock: Mercenary: Eviscerate 50 enemies.

Arms Race:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Drones are equipped with explosive weaponry. Summons a drone helper.
  • Unlock: HAN–D: Kill 10 enemies simultaneously with FORCED_REASSEMBLY.

Golden Gun:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: More gold, more damage.
  • Unlock: Bank 20,000 gold.

56 Leaf Clover:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Elite mobs have a chance to drop items.
  • Unlock: Kill the Scavenger.

Concussion Grenade:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Chance to stun enemies.
  • Unlock: Engineer: Kill a boss in 15 seconds or less.

Filial Imprinting:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Hatch a strange creature who drops buffs periodically.
  • Unlock: Drown 20 Whorls.

Dead Man’s Foot:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Drop a poison trap at low health.
  • Unlock: Find the bloated survivor.

Toxic Centipede:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Infected! Bounces to other enemies if the target dies.
  • Unlock: Acrid: Spread 3,300 feet of caustic sludge.

Harvester’s Scythe:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Critical hits heal you.
  • Unlock: Use a health shrine that drops you below 5% health.

Panic Mines:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Drop a mine at low health.
  • Unlock: Miner: Survive the teleporter event without falling below 50% health.

Predatory Instincts:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Critical strikes increase attack speed. Buff stacks 5 times.
  • Unlock: Huntress: Defeat the Ancient Wisp without taking damage.

Royal Medallion:

  • Type: Utility?
  • Effect: Bosses drop powerful buffing wisps when hit.
  • Unlock: Get a gold rank on at least 5 Providence Trials.

Prophet’s Cape:

  • Type: Utility? Health?
  • Effect: All blocked damage heals you.
  • Unlock: Commando: Dodge 7 lethal attacks

Locked Jewel:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Activating an interactable grants barrier and gold.
  • Unlock: Reach max barrier.

Hunter’s Harpoon:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Killing an enemy grants a temporary burst of speed.
  • Unlock: Complete the Providence Trial “A Toxic Path”.

Insecticide:

  • Type: Damage? Health?
  • Effect: Chance to apply damage over time. Heal if the enemy dies.
  • Unlock: Complete the Providence Trial “Get Off My Lawn!”.

Decaying Sample:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Gain an orbiting follower that damages enemies.
  • Unlock: Complete the Providence Trial “Main Systems Offline”.

D Tier Items – Common

Meat Nugget:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Enemies drop chunks of healing meat.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Fire Shield:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Retaliate on taking heavy damage.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Bustling Fungus:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Heal quickly when standing still for 2 seconds.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Lens Maker’s Glasses:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Chance to deal double damage.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Sprouting Egg:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Rapidly heal outside of danger.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Headstompers:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Hurt enemies by falling.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Life Savings:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Gain gold over time.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Barbed Wire:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Hurts nearby enemies.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Rusty Knife:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Chance to bleed on hit.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Mysterious Vial:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Increased health regeneration.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Mortar Tube:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Chance to launch a mortar.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Warbanner:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Drop a Warbanner on level up or activating the teleporter, giving you great strength.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Monster Tooth:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Heal after kills.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Soldier’s Syringe:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Increases attack speed.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Crowbar:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Deal bonus damage to healthy monsters.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Medkit:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Receive a delayed heal after taking damage.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Bundle of Fireworks:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Activating an interactable launches fireworks at nearby enemies.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Backup Magazine:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Add an extra charge of your Secondary skill.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Topaz Brooch:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Kills grant temporary barrier.
  • Unlock: Unlocked by default.

Taser:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Chance to snare on hit.
  • Unlock: Loader: Travel 6,500 meters using the Hydraulic Gauntlet.

Paul’s Goat Hoof:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Move faster.
  • Unlock: Fail a shrine 3 times in a row.

Bitter Root:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Increases maximum health by 8%.
  • Unlock: Reach 650 health.

Sticky Bomb:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Chance to attach a bomb to enemies.
  • Unlock: Engineer: Detonate 15 Bounding Mines within 5 seconds.

Snake Eyes:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Gain increased critical strike chance on failing a shrine. Resets between stages.
  • Unlock: Pass a shrine 4 times in a row.

Hermit’s Scarf:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Chance to evade incoming damage.
  • Unlock: Huntress: Achieve 200% attack speed.

Gasoline:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Killing enemies sets the ground on fire.
  • Unlock: Defeat 20 Lemurians in one playthrough.

Spikestrip:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Drop spikestrips on being hit, snaring enemies.
  • Unlock: Enforcer: Block 2000 damage total with your shield.

Mocha:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Slightly increase attack speed and movement speed.
  • Unlock: Level up to level 20.

Voltaic Mitt:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Climbed ropes are electrified.
  • Unlock: Complete the Providence Trial “Hot-Rope Hop”.

The Toxin:

  • Type: Damage
  • Effect: Touch enemies to weaken them.
  • Unlock: Find the illegal shipment.

Mu Construct:

  • Type: Health
  • Effect: Heal periodically after activating the teleporter.
  • Unlock: Find this item hidden somewhere in the world to unlock it.

Razor Penny:

  • Type: ?
  • Effect: Slightly increased Critical strike chance. Critical strikes give you gold.
  • Unlock: Kill 12 enemies simultaneously using the Gold-Plated Bomb.

Arcane Blades:

  • Type: Utility
  • Effect: Move faster after activating the Teleporter.
  • Unlock: Complete the Providence Trial “Kited Blades”.

That’s it for this Risk of Rain Returns Items Tier List – RORR Items Guide

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