Risk of Rain Wiki

Not to be confused with the first game's version, the Acrid.

The Acrid is a returning character in Risk of Rain.

Acrid is a melee-range hybrid who uses powerful poisons to melt tanky enemies.


Certain attacks Poison enemies, dealing damage equal to 10% of their maximum health over time. Poison cannot kill enemies.
Vicious Wounds
Vicious Wounds.png
Maul an enemy for 200% damage.Every 3rd hit deals 400% damage.
Spit toxic bile for 240% damage that poisons enemies hit.
Caustic Leap
Caustic Leap.png
Leap into the air, dealing 320% damage, stunning, and poisoning enemies on impact. Leaves a pool of acid that deals 25% damage. This ability has 2 charges.
Release a deadly poison that deals 100% damage and poisons enemies. The disease continually spreads to up to 20 targets.

Notes []

  • Poison can not apply more than once from multiple Acrid players.
  • Poison deals 10% of max HP in damage over 10 seconds at three ticks per second.
    • Max HP includes shields when applied.
  • Caustic Leap distance scales with movement speed.
  • Poison is affected by Armor-Piercing Rounds and Focus Crystal, but not Attack Speed.


  • The name of the challenge to unlock it, ...To Be Left Alone, is a reference to the text given when completing the first game (Risk of Rain) as Acrid. The full text says "...and so it left, with a new hunger: To be left alone."