Ahead of its release tomorrow, we’ve compiled a short beginner’s guide for Ska Studios’ Salt and Sanctuary, to help you get off the boat and into the fight as quickly as possible. These tips and tricks will hopefully aid in your quest to save the princess and discover whatever the hell is going on, on this island of unspeakable horrors.

1. Choose your build wisely

2. Worship the right idols

3. Doublecheck your loadout

4. Ledges are the best line of defence

5. Grabs are weird

6. Prepare to farm

7. The power of two handing

8. Parry, Roll, Shield and Jump

9. It’s often more than just a flesh wound

10. Picking effective Effects

11. Pick the right quest rewards