Predatory Instincts

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Predatory Instincts
Predatory Instincts.png
'Critical Strikes' increase attack speed. Stacks 3 times.
Gain 5% critical chance. Critical strikes increase attack speed by 12%. Maximum cap of 36% (+24% per stack) attack speed.
Rarity Uncommon
Category Damage
Unlock Rapidfire
ID 19
Stat Value Stack Add
Attack Speed Cap 36% Linear +24%
Crit chance 5% None +0%

Predatory Instincts is a returning item in Risk of Rain 2. The duration of the buff applied by this item is multiplied by the Proc Coefficient, base of which is 3 seconds.

The first predatory instincts the player receives increases the maximum number of stacks by 3. Each proceeding predatory instincts will only increase the maximum by 2.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Correction: The in-game description does not specify the +5% critical strike chance

Lore[edit | edit source]

Gossip spreads quickly in terrified communities. Stories that keep the more fearful lizardfolk in their passageways. Hushed tales that frighten the most commanding of stone constructs and woodfolk and creatures of the plains. Fear travels between the trees and the valleys.

A demon, fallen from the Sky, mighty enough to slay Providence and his Wurms. Only two arms, two legs - but with 22 unblinking, crimson eyes.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The item log refers to the player from the first game. Predatory Instincts is a crit-based item and thus is often paired with the Lens-Maker's Glasses.pngLens-Maker's GlassesBgCommon.pngLens-Maker's Glasses.pngChance to 'Critically Strike', dealing double damage.
    Your attacks have a 10% (+10% per stack) chance to 'Critically Strike', dealing double damage.
    , which was present in the first game as well; the creature with 22 unblinking eyes likely refers to a player with 10 Lens-Maker's Glasses (which gives 100% crit-chance) confronting Providence; 2 eyes + 20 lenses from the glasses.