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The Rise of the Giant DLC is the first expansion for Dead Cells. It was released on the 28th of March 2019 to PC, on the 23rd of May 2019 to the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch, on the 24th of June 2019 to the Xbox One, and on the 20th of October 2020 to iOS and Android. It is a free DLC that adds four new biomes with new enemies and bosses to fight in the middle and end of the game as well as new weapons, skills and outfits.

This list contains all newly added content that is locked behind the DLC, it needs to be installed for this content to be found. This DLC is not installed automatically on all platforms. This includes additions from later updates.


The expansions includes a total of four new biomes:

Seven new enemies:

Two new bosses:

11 new items:

Six new keys:

12 new outfits

And nine new achievements:

  • You dig
  • Hot and cold
  • Life on the edge
  • Perfect extraction
  • Stargazing
  • Size doesn't matter
  • David and Goliath...
  • I don't step on toes...
  • Nothing left to... collect.


  1. This only applies to the Japanese version of the game.[1]