10 Minutes Till Dawn – Beginner Tips & Tricks

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10 Minutes Till Dawn is a roguelike survival game where the goal is to create overpowered builds to destroy your enemies within 10 minutes. When you first start, it's important to remember that the goal of the game really isn't to win. The point of the game is to find all the different ways you can defeat enemies using different characters, different weapons, and different perks.

It's pretty easy to be overwhelmed when you first start up this fast-paced adventure so we set out to create a guide full of beginner tips and tricks.

Characters in 10 Minutes Till Dawn

There are four characters that you can choose from right off the bat:

  • Shana
    • Shana can reroll and starts off with 3 HP.
    • She can play any weapon with any build except the fire cannon.
  • Diamond
    • She has similar attributes to Shana.
  • Scarlett
    • Every third short, she can throw out a wave of fire that burns enemies for 3 damage every second.
    • She can play any weapon with any build except the fire cannon.
    • She has 2 HP and is more difficult to play.
  • Hina
    • She can summon a shadow clone that lets her deal the same type of damage as bullet damage.

Weapons in 10 Minutes Till Dawn

There are four different weapons you can choose from. They are all the same minus the fire cannon so it depends on your preferred build.

  • Crossbow
  • The Shotty
  • The Revolver
  • The Fire Cannon

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Perks in 10 Minutes Till Dawn

The real meat and potatoes lie in the kind of perks you have. The weapon you use doesn't really matter when it comes down to the perks you have attached to it.

  • Damage
  • Reload
  • Attack Speed
  • Projectiles
  • Summoning
  • HP
  • Shield
  • Fire
  • Ice
  • Lightning
  • Movement Speed

Best Perk Combinations in 10 Minutes Till Dawn

You can mix and match the above perks in any way you like but there are certain combinations that work the best:

  • Projectiles, Damage, and Ice
    • When you max out Ice, you'll be able to blow up mobs who can explode into bullets, killing the other mobs around them.
  • Movement Speed, Shield, and Lightning
    • This combination makes you lightning-fast and the Lightning quite literally keeps the mobs exploding.
  • Fire and Attack Speed
    • Fire is one of the more enjoyable perks to play with so this combination makes for speedy destruction.
  • Reload, Attack Speed, Projectiles, and Ice
    • This combination can take some practice but if handled correctly, you can quite literally sit in one place as your enemies fall.

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Nat Collazo is a writer with a little over a decade of experience in the gaming industry after having started as a sign flipper for Play N' Trade stores while dressed as Mario. Now they spend all of their time writing, forgetting to drink their coffee, and playing Pokemon Masters.
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