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It is said that sobbing was sometimes heard coming from this lair. The Giant seemed to be a sensitive person...
The Giant didn't like the Hand of the King, and the Hand of the King didn't like the Giant. But they did agree on one point: nobody liked the Alchemist.
The Giant came often to the bottom of the Cave to recharge. Nothing beats a good lava bath.

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The Guardian's Haven is a second boss biome exclusive to the Rise of the Giant DLC. The Giant is found here.

The room consists of a chunk of land surrounded by lava. The room starts with a platform over the lava, but it vanishes after you enter the room and the boss fight starts.

General information[]

Access and exit[]

The Guardian's Haven can be accessed from either the Cavern, which is the natural route, or from the Forgotten Sepulcher. The path from the Sepulcher requires 2 BSC active, as it is locked behind a door close to the Clock Room exit, and only becomes available after beating the Giant once.

There are three exits out of the Guardian's Haven. The first exit leads to High Peak Castle and the Derelict Distillery. The third exit leads to the Throne Room and grants two scrolls of power for skipping one level.

Boss Stem Cell[]

Defeating the Giant with 4 BSC active will award the player the 5th Boss Stem Cell.

Level characteristics[]


When 3 Boss Stem Cells are active, the Giant will drop 3 Scroll Fragments, and when 4/5 Boss Stem Cells are active, he will drop 4 Scroll Fragments.

Enemy tier and gear level scaling[]

In the table below, you will find the gear level and enemy tier of the Guardian's Haven based on difficulty.

Difficulty Normal Hard Very Hard Expert Nightmare/Hell
Enemy lvl tier 21 23 24 25 33
Enemy Health tier Base 27 34 37 40

Exclusive blueprints[]

Beating the Giant will award the following blueprints:

Giant Outfits[]

Beating the Giant will also reward the player with one of his outfits. There are 5 Giant outfits, one for each difficulty from Normal (0 BSC) to Nightmare mode (4 BSC). Note that the outfit of the lowest difficulty remaining is always the one that drops., e.g. the Classic outfit will drop on 4 BSC if it hasn't been looted yet.

  • 0 BSC: Classic Giant Outfit
  • 1 BSC: Disappointed Giant's Outfit
  • 2 BSC: Cursed Giant's Outfit
  • 3 BSC: Misunderstood Giant's Outfit
  • 4 BSC: Frustrated Giant's Outfit


The Giant[]

See the main article for information about the Giant.




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