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A rogue-lite, Castlevania-inspired action-platformer from Motion Twin. This game released on Aug 6th 2018.

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Who is the person you slay at the end of your first playthrough?

Major Dead Cells spoilers, for those who haven't experienced the game yet. You find out your true identity as But if that's true, who's the guy at the end of your first playthrough?
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Does the Liposuction timer pause when you're in a shop?

When you pick up Liposuction, it notes that it lasts for 45 seconds. Does that 45-second timer pause when you enter an area like a shop/treasure room which causes the main timer to pause?
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In Dead Cells, how does your level in the different colors work with split-color weapons?

I’m Dead Cells, some items belong to two of the three colors. When you have more levels in one of the two colors an item is, it becomes bigger in the icon for it. Does that mean that the damage for ...
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What keys should I keep for later?

In some maps, you will find yourself with multiple keys and the doors where to use it, just to discover later on a door locked with a key from a previous map. What are the keys it makes sense to keep ...
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What is the infection counter in Dead Cells?

The description for the Dead Inside mutation per the Dead Cells wiki is +50% HP. Food no longer heals you. Your infection counter is increased by +6. This seems to have been changed since last ...
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Do options that disable achievements in custom mode prevent progress?

When playing in custom mode, selecting your starting inventory and certain custom options will disable unlocking achievements during that run. Does it also prevent you from making permanent progress ...
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What does "★20% damage" mean in Dead Cells?

In a game of Dead Cells (with the new update), I just received this item (emphasis mine, sorry but I can't get a screenshot of any quality here easily): Electric Whip V 442 DPS +50% damage ...
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Which actions can cancel out of other actions in Dead Cells?

In my time playing Dead Cells, I feel like there have been many times when, in the middle of some heavy combat, I was sure I pressed the shield or roll button with the correct timing to parry or dodge ...
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Losing Blueprints in Dead Cells

One point in the game, after defeating the Concierge boss for the fifth time, I received the blueprint for Alienation, but then I spent all my cells at the legendary forge, so there was no reason for ...
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Are there specific ways of reaching certain dungeons?

I am enjoying Dead Cells, however I tend to just run around however I feel like, and this leads to me randomly finding paths to new places. Are there any techniques or pointers which I can lookout ...
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Does the global timer matter?

I know that there are time-locked doors in Dead Cells (get there fast enough and they are unlocked). However, is there anything else that the global timer affects? If I want to take my time and peruse ...
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What's that yellow gauge above my life bar?

Since I've reached the High peak castle level, this gauge has appeared: After the level, when I replenished my life and potion in the Passage to the throne room, the gauge vanished. Any idea what it ...
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Downsides of planned suicide

I'm at the point now where I can beat the Incomplete One about 80% of the time. I'm having major issues with the Fog Fjord though. The first few times I got there I decided to try and beat the level, ...
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How do I access unlocked weapons in Dead Cells?

I found a weapon blueprint and invested cells at the collector until it became "unlocked". A copy of the weapon dropped just then - great! But how can I access that weapon in my next run?
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How do I fix stutters in Dead Cells?

Dead Cells is still in Early Access, but I want to play now, and the game stutters, even though I have modern hardware. What can I do to reduce/fix the stuttering?
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