Rogue Heroes Ruins of Tasos: Complete Controls Guide for Nintendo Switch and PC

Get to grips with the Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos controls that you need to know to play on a Switch or PC.


Developed by Heliocentric Studios and published by Team17 – the publishers behind Monster Sanctuary – Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos incorporates modern rogue-like aspects within a classic adventure setting.

It can be played solo or as a team of up to four heroes, with the expansive overworld map hiding ancient secrets, quests, and plenty of treasures to find and upgrade.


As you progress through Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos, you’ll even begin to unlock more character classes by building your village, but to get that far into the game, you’ll need to know the controls.

On this page, you’ll find a list of all of the starting Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos controls, as well as details for a few extra features to help get you embark on your quest.

For the purposes of this Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos controls guide, the left and right analogues of the Nintendo Switch and Xbox controllers are listed as (L) and (R). The buttons on the d-pad are denoted as Up, Right, Down, and Left.

Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos Nintendo Switch controls

Whether you’re using a dual analogue set-up or a single Joy-Con, these are the Nintendo Switch controls for Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos.


ActionSwitch ControlsSingle Joy-Con Controls
Move(L) / Up, Left, Down, Right(L)
Sword AttackY / (R)B / Left
Pick-up ObjectAX / Right
Throw ObjectYB / Left
Use Class AbilityBA / Down
Push Block(L) towards moveable block(L) towards moveable block
Interact / Open ChestsAX / Right
ShieldZLSL
Jump Down(L) towards ledges(L) towards ledges
Light Torch(L) towards unlit torch(L) towards unlit torch
Extinguish TorchY / (R)B / Left
Change ToolL / RN/A
Use ToolZRSR
Aim Bow (if equipped)ZR (hold)SR (hold)
Pause ScreenN/A
Status Screen++ / –

Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos classic PC controls

You have two controls options when playing Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos on the PC, with these being the keyboard and mouse controls.

ActionKey Bind PC Controls
MoveW, A, S, D
Sword AttackLeft-Click
Pick-up ObjectF
Place ObjectF
Throw ObjectLeft-Click
Use Class AbilityShift
Push BlockW, A, S, D towards moveable block
Interact / Open ChestsF
ShieldCtrl
Jump DownW, A, S, D towards ledges
Light TorchW, A, S, D towards unlit torch
Extinguish TorchLeft-Click
Change ToolQ / E
Use ToolRight-Click
Aim Bow (if equipped)Hold Right-Click
Pause ScreenEsc
Status ScreenSpace
BackBackspace

Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos PC Xbox controls

You can also make use of the Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos Xbox controller controls via the PC version of the game, as detailed below.

ActionXbox Controller Controls
Move(L) / Up, Right, Down, Left
Sword AttackX / (R)
Pick-up ObjectA
Throw ObjectX
Use Class AbilityB
Push Block(L) towards moveable block
Interact / Open ChestsA
ShieldLT
Jump Down(L) towards ledges
Light Torch(L) towards unlit torch
Extinguish TorchX / (R)
Change ToolLB / RB
Use ToolRT
Aim Bow (if equipped)RT (hold)
Pause ScreenView
Status ScreenMenu

How to save in Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos

Whether you’re in the village or out on a quest, you can save your game by going to the pause screen (-/Esc/View) and then selecting ‘Save and Quit.’


However, it should be noted that when you ‘Save and Quit,’ your hero returns to their bed, making you recommence your adventure from Intori Village.

If you’re on the Switch and using the single Joy-Con controls, you can find the pause screen and ‘Save and Quit’ option by going into the status screen (+/-) and then pressing Y or Up, depending on your Joy-Con.

How to fast travel in Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos

To fast travel between regions that you’ve visited in Rogue Heroes, you’ll need to make use of the Warp Statues.

Marked on the Map as blue landmarks, you need to approach a Warp Statue, interact with it, and then use the pop-up Warp Statue map to select the altar that you’d like to fast travel to next.

They’re all of the basic Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos controls that you need to know to make your way through the adventure game.

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