Trying to figure out how to unlock Cornelius in Across the Obelisk? We’re here to help with a step-by-step guide so you can get the Mage known as Cornelius to help your team burn the enemies to death.
Across the Obelisk is a coop deckbuilding roguelite RPG where players go on an adventure solo or with up to three other friends and try to make their way through all the acts. There are 12 unlockable heroes in Across the Obelisk, and our series of guides will help you unlock all of them. This guide will look at how to unlock Cornelius, a mage specializing in fire and burn damage.
How to Unlock Cornelius Across the Obelisk
To unlock Cornelius in Across the Obelisk, follow these steps:
- Go to the River Bridges location in Act 1
- Accept the quest to look for the wizard’s old staff
- Finish Act 1 and proceed through the Red portal
- Navigate to the Cult Temple in the Red area
- Select Combat and defeat the enemies to unlock Cornelius
Cornelius is one of the first characters you will probably unlock in Across the Obelisk. To start, go to the River Bridges location in the center of Act 1. Accept the quest to help the old wizard look for his staff.
Next, finish Act 1 and proceed through the Red portal to the fire area. Once inside the Red area, head to the Cult Temple location on the east side of the map.
Choose the Combat option to get the staff for the old man. You will need to defeat a few enemies, after which point you will unlock Cornelius.
Cornelius is a mage specializing in fire spells and burn damage. He starts with the Ardent innate passive, which gives him 2 Powerful and suffers 2 Burn. Cornelius also starts with the High Chancellor Staff, which increases all damage by 1, and applies 3 Burn to a random monster at the start of combat.
Cornelius Starting Deck
- Intercept x3
- Bluff x2
- Heat Laser
- Guard x3
- Shield Charge
- Steelskin x3
- Sunder Armor x2
Learn how to unlock more characters in our Across the Obelisk section.
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