Cult of the Lamb‘s long-awaited Relics of the Old Faith update has finally arrived,
The update, which is free for all owners of the game, boasts new post-game story content, improved and deepened combat with revamped bosses and enemies, remixed dungeons, extra challenges, a photo mode, new accessibility options and more. Some of the bigger inclusions are things like Relics, that add a new twist to combat thanks to brand-new abilities, new gameplay modes including Challenge Runs, Boss Rush and a Permadeath Mode as well as new buildings designed for better cult management.
It’s a substantial offering, especially when you consider the fact that it’s completely free to those that own the game.
Take a look at the trailer for the Relics of the Old Faith update below:
The Lamb must keep their Cult flourishing, their Followers faithful, and their power unchallenged as they crusade in this free content expansion, Relics of the Old Faith. It adds brand new ways to spread the gospel of the Cult of the Lamb with powerful new abilities, exciting new characters, and thrilling new challenges.
You can see the full patch notes for the Relics of the Old Faith update below:
Cult of the Lamb Version 1.2.0 Update Patch Notes
Added a new storyline which begins after completing the base game.
Added 37 new Relics with various powers which must be collected by the player.
All 5 Weapons got a new Heavy Attack and Level 2 Heavy Attack.
Added new Sermon upgrades that unlock extra damage, Relics, Heavy Attacks, and a new ability to reroll your Weapons and Curses on Crusades.
Added new Crusades, which are encountered after the base game.
Added 13 new Encounters with various Characters and cutscenes.
Added many new Combat rooms, with new traps such as rivers, swinging axes, etc.
Added Fish, Meat, and Relic rooms.
Added 6 new Enemies to fight in new Crusades.
Added 16 new Minibosses to fight in new Crusades.
Added 4 new Bishop transformations to fight in new Crusades.
Added Chemach – a new Character who deals Relics.
Added ??? – a new Character who provides quests and opens a shop that accepts God Tears.
Added Forgotten Commandment Stones – a new resource used to unlock Doctrines you didn’t choose in the past.
Added 6 new Necklaces to obtain in ???’s shop.
Added 7 new Tarot Cards to collect.
Added 2 new Critters – Jellyfish in Anchordeep and Relic Goat from Relics.
Added 4 new Buildings – Kitchen, Shared Shelter, Crypt, and Morgue with some having additional upgrades.
Added 11 new Followers obtainable in various ways through gameplay, and 7 previous Twitch Followers obtainable through ???’s shop.
Added 2 new Twitch Follower Forms only currently obtainable as Twitch Drops for Steam (will be available for other platforms in the future through normal gameplay.)
Added 6 new special Followers – Leshy, Heket, Kallamar, Shamura, Baal, and Aym.
Added new quests, including some secret quests.
Added 5 new Fleeces – obtained through various quests and combat.
Added Purgatory – a new way to fight in Dungeon Gauntlet and Boss Rush. Use Fleeces to fight in new ways against bosses from the base game.
Added the ability to re-fight Baal, Aym, and The One Who Waits in Purgatory.