Updated basics guide for the Any Heat category / video format - overview for any heat by SleepSoul
Chamber/Spawn Manipulation guide - guide going over how to manipulate spawns in combat by BIGP
Chamber ID guide - supplement to above chamber guide if you're having issue recognizing which chamber you're in by 02chewy
How to Aim and Use Meg - video guide by SatanIsAChillGuy. Relevant to note the Asphodel witches meg in particular is outdated.
Link to Hades Speedrunning discord message with updated meg: 4 Witch Meg
Hades Speedrunning Glossary - aiming to document all* the abbreviations and jargon that our community likes to use. This is probably useful primarily as a resource for new runners, but even experienced runners might find something new in there. Compiled by ananke, hell, SleepSoul, Museus, Kalobi, and many others
Sword - Sword weapon overview by trash_lapras
Zagreus Sword - video format, Aspect of Zagreus overview by duunk0
Arthur Speedrun Guide - Guide to Aspect of Arthur sword by Nalei
Spear - Spear weapon overview by trash_lapras
Achilles Spear - Aspect of Achilles overview by 185
Achilles Spear Mechanical Guide - An addendum to 185's guide by CardDweeb. Covers more nuanced mechanical matters e.g. specific enemy clearing tips, flurry jab mechanics, etc.
Achilles Spear explained - Video format, Aspect of Achilles overview followed by a narrated demonstration run by duunk0
Beowulf Shield - Aspect of Beowulf overview by Papertronics
Beowulf Boon Guide - Guide to boon decision making on Beowulf by kirrbyy
Beowulf Shield Explained - Video format, Aspect of Beowulf overview followed by a narrated demonstration run by duunk0
Zeus Shield Explained - Video format, Aspect of Zeus overview followed by a narrated demonstration run by duunk0
Hera Bow - Aspect of Hera overview by Croven and cgull
Hera Bow Explained - Video format, Aspect of Hera overview followed by a narrated demonstration run by duunk0
Rama Bow Explained - Video format, Aspect of Rama overview followed by a narrated demonstration run by duunk0
Zagreus Bow build path - Aspect of Zagreus build path overview by Oshimia
Ananke's Fists Guide - In depth guide for all fists aspects by Ananke with help from CherryDad, Drk, HeckMayster, Tounis, and SleepSoul
A beginner's Guide to speedrunning Demeter fists - Video format, Aspect of Demeter overview followed by narrated demonstration run by HeckMayster
Wmic's Eris guide (2023) - Aspect of Eris overview by Wmic. The most modern Eris guide.
Eris Rail - Aspect of Eris overview by Lili. One of the earliest in-depth guides we have. It's a bit old but still a lot of good info here
Hestia Rail - Aspect of Hestia overview by Zyruvias
Hestia Rail Explained - Video format, Aspect of Hestia overview followed by a narrated demonstration run by duunk0
Be sure to check the pinned posts in the #high-heat channel for more info.
Extreme Measures 4 guide - detailed guide by NephiOH
Be sure to check the pinned posts in the #fresh-file channel for more info.
Hades Fresh File First Run Guide - first run guide by sofPOG/sophie
Hades Fresh File First Run Combos Guide - supplement to sophie's above guide with info on how to implement combos for efficiency etc by Retr0Spektre
Fresh File First Run 101 - video format by Pryde
Fresh File Tips playlist - YouTube playlist by Vorime
Fresh File In Depth Guide for Bow - Fresh File bow guide by Museus
Fresh File In Depth Guide for not first run Sword - non-first run Fresh File Sword guide by Museus
Be sure to check the pinned posts in the #routed-runs channel for more info.
Introduction to routed runs - overview by Museus and SatanIsAChillGuy
Routed Speedrunning Basics - How to Run a Route - video form by cgull
Overexplained Routed Speedrun - real time overxplained of a routed run by cgull
Enemy HP, Armour, and Difficulty values used to determine spawn numbers
Room Generation, Biome Depth - Detailed information on which rooms can be offered at variable depths in a biome, and a primer on how room generation + room forcing for midshops/midbosses works.
Probabilities, minimum biome depth, cooldown spreadsheet - Supplement to above room generation guide, Probabilities, minimum biome depths, and cooldowns for Chaos, Erebus, Well Shop, Purging Pools, and Infernal Troves on a per biome basis (with chamber 1 special case)
Hades bugs and other unintuitive behavior - collection of bugs, glitches, and other unintuitive behavior
Resources - tools, modpacks, game saves, splits, etc.
Save File Information
Streaming/Recording Runs - guide to streaming and recording your runs by Museus
Introduction to Livesplit
Colorblind Mod - Installation and Configuration
How To Separate Audio In OBS - easy windows plugin for obs to split your game audio from spotify, discord, etc