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Relics are passive upgrades that can be found or purchased throughout the game. Outside of the starter relics, which are unique to each class, there are 6 main categories of relics.

Standard Relics[]

Common Relics, Uncommon Relics, and Rare Relics are the 3 categories of relics which can be found in chests and after fighting elite enemies. These relics get progressively more powerful, and never come with a downside.

Common Relics are straightforward, minor upgrades to your character, such as Vajra, Anchor, and Bag of Preparation.

Uncommon Relics are generally more powerful than Common Relics. Examples of Uncommon Relics include Shuriken, Pear, and Matryoshka.

Rare Relics are generally the most powerful of the 3 standard relics, and can sometimes carry runs when used effectively. Examples include Pocketwatch, Ice Cream, and Dead Branch.

Other Relics[]

There are some relics which cannot be found in chests or after elites. These relics are either Boss Relics, Event Relics, or Shop Relics.

Boss Relics can be found after successfully defeating a boss. Boss Relics are typically quite powerful, however many come with downsides to compensate. Examples include Runic Cube, Snecko Eye, and Velvet Choker. Not all boss relics have direct downsides though.

Event Relics can only be found after completing certain events on ? tiles. Each event has a limited pool of relics that it chooses from (usually 1), and will not give any other relics. An example includes the Golden Idol (Event), which only ever gives the Golden Idol.

Shop Relics are relics which can only be found for purchased in the shop. They usually fill more niche roles for a deck. Keep in mind the shop sells both Shop Relics and Standard Relics, though the rightmost relic will always be a Shop Relic. Examples of Shop Relics include Strange Spoon, Frozen Eye, and Clockwork Souvenir.

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