Questions tagged [nuclear-throne]

Nuclear Throne is a pixel-art randomly generated, permadeath ("Roguelike") isometric action shooter with RPG elements.

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Good strategies for dealing with Lil' Hunter?

So I've been really enjoying Nuclear Throne, managed to sit on it a few times and most of the enemies I've got roughly figured out. The only real exception to this is Lil' Hunter, the boss for the ...
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What does rolling do for Fish?

Fish can roll, yes, but how is it useful? The wikia says it doesn't block damage, but it calls this ability "Dodge Roll". I played as Fish a bit but couldn't figure out the useful aspect.
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What happens when Frog picks up a golden weapon?

To play as Frog, a character needs to have the golden frog pistol stored as their alternate weapon, and start a run with it. If, for example, Fish had the golden frog pistol then picked up a golden ...
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What does Crystal's shield not protect against?

Crystal's active ability allows her to create a shield to protect herself from most enemy attacks, but not all. Assassin's are able to attack through the shield, and the shield doesn't protect against ...
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How do I charge the Proto Statue to get a Crown Vault portal?

I'm confused about how the charging of the Proto Statue works. Nuclear Throne Wikia says the portal charges by absorbing rads, but I'm killing enemies near the statue and the rads won't move towards ...
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What are crowns?

I've seen the text [RUSH CROWN] and others in the lower right corner of screenshots from Nuclear Throne. What does this mean and is it something I want?
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Is Chicken's “Hard to Kill” bonus useful?

When Chicken's health reaches zero, she becomes headless for a small period of time where you can still attack and kill enemies. After that short period Chicken dies properly and you see the normal ...
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Can Robot eat cursed weapons?

Robot's special ability consumes weapons for ammo or health, but cursed weapons cannot be dropped. Can Robot eat cursed weapons?