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Adds ai controlled teammates to your game.

Last updated 4 months ago
Total downloads 18286
Total rating 13 
Dependency string Meledy-PlayerBots-1.4.1
Dependants 2 other mods depend on this mod

This mod requires the following mods to function

bbepis-BepInExPack-5.3.1 icon

Unified BepInEx all-in-one modding pack - plugin framework, detour library

Preferred version: 5.3.1
tristanmcpherson-R2API-2.5.14 icon

A modding API for Risk of Rain 2

Preferred version: 2.5.14


Adds ai controlled teammates to your game.


  • Playerbots can be spawned as regular summons or as players. They spawn as summons by default, but can but spawned as players by changing SpawnAsPlayers in the config.
  • Each bot has its own owner that it follows.
  • Bots spawned as players can pick up items, show up on the scoreboard, influence map player scaling, and all the other stuff that happens when there are multiple people.
  • Only the host needs to have this mod installed, however, if the bots are spawned as summons, nameplates will not shown on clients.

How to Spawn Bots

You can spawn bots by opening your console (ctrl + alt + tilda) and running the command addbot [survivor name OR survivor index] [amount] or addrandombot [amount]. All arguements are optional and have a default value if they are not given. Example: addbot engineer 5 will spawn 5 engineers that follow you.

If you have friends in your lobby that you want to spawn bots for, add their slot number in the lobby after the rest of the arguements. Example: addbot engineer 5 3 will spawn 5 engineers for the 3rd player in the lobby.

Alternatively, you can set the amount of bots spawned at the beginning of a run in the config. These bots will default to having the host as their master.


Put Playerbots.dll into your /BepInEx/plugins folder.

Important Config Options

AutoPurchaseItems - Allows the bots to purchase items randomly when they have enough money. (Default: true)

Other Console Commands

pb_startingbots [survivor name OR survivor index] [amount] - Changes the amount of bots spawned at the beginning of a run.

pb_startingbots_random [amount] - Changes the amount of random bots spawned at the beginning of a run.

pb_startingbots_reset - Resets the amount of all bots that spawn at the beginning of a run to 0.

pb_maxpurchases [amount] - Sets the amount of purchases a bot can do per stage.

removebots - Removes all bots from the run

killbots - Kills all the bots currently in the run. They will respawn in the next stage.

tpbots - Teleports all the bots to your position

freezebots - Prevent bots from moving

Known Issues

Due to the Skills 2.0 update, bots spawned with PlayerMode set to true no longer have their healthbars show up for people without the mod.


- 1.4.1 (ror2
    - Bots now buy equipments from available ones in the run
    - Bots should no longer respond to friendly fire
    - Bots now remove their equipment if they cant use it
    - Bots spawn in the mithrix arena instead of the the default spawn in the moon stage (there was no pathfinding there)
    - Added commands to teleport and freeze bots
    - Added support for a few custom characters
- 1.4.0 (ror2
    - Updated for 1.0 update
    - Added basic captain compatibility
    - Bot purchases now show up as chat messages (configurable)
- 1.3.0 (ror2 build 4478858)
    - Updated to work with the Hidden Realms update
    - Added acrid compatibility
    - Added ability for bots to buy and use some equipment
- 1.2.1 (ror2 build 4233443)
    - Updated to work with the latest versions of r2api
    - Some tweaks to MULT's ai
    - Added a fix for the healthbars of bots spawned as players
- 1.2.0 (ror2 build 4164475)
    - Updated to work with the Skills 2.0 update
    - Added basic loader compatibility
    - Corrected skill timing issues with bots during combat, survivors like mult should work better
    - Bots now spawn with random skins
- 1.1.0 (ror2 build 3961583)
    - Added bandit compatibility
    - Added extra config options for auto purchasing
    - Added death messages for bots
    - Fixed bots not counting towards the teleporter timer when SpawnAsPlayers == true
- 1.0.1
    - Fixed starting bots attacking you
    - Added pb_listbots command to display bots' owners
- 1.0.0 
    - Initial Release

Available versions

Please note that the install buttons only work if you have compatible client software installed. Otherwise use the zip download links instead.

Upload date Version number Downloads Download link  
2020-9-29 1.4.1 4321 Install
2020-8-16 1.4.0 4091 Install
2019-12-19 1.3.0 4191 Install