The world of Salt hangs on the brink of collapse. The citizens, once free spirits, now stand oppressed and isolated. But not all is lost, for out this aether of fear arises a heroine, a ray of hope.

Her name is Dandara.

Welcome back to the universe of Dandara, the unique and award winning 2D metroidvania platformer full of mystical creatures and boundless exploration.



Continue your travels across the esoteric world of Salt through fast and fluid jumps off any surface. Enjoy the innovative controls and challenging progression from the original game!


Three new areas to explore, a new big boss, new powers and mechanics, new music tracks, a new secret ending, as well as many quality of life updates and more!


A whole new focus on story, fleshing out the lore of the world of Salt and its inhabitants. Find new descriptions, dialogues and cut-scenes for both new and existing characters and environments!


Trials of Fear is a new content expansion for Dandara and it comes as a free update to all existing owners of the original game.

It includes the following new content, features and improvements:


  • Explore beyond The Hidden Realms, where Salt’s fears reside
  • A new big boss
  • New powers and mechanics
  • A new secret ending
  • 16 new music tracks! These new tracks focus on the gloomy aesthetics that reverberates in all hidden places of the Salt
  • A whole new focus on story, fleshing out the lore of the Salt and its inhabitants. Find new descriptions, dialogues and cutscenes for existing characters and environments!
  • 3 new achievements on PC and Xbox One, 3 new trophies on PS4


Following the initial launch of Dandara, new features were released through patches that players might have missed. These are still part of the Trials of Fear Edition, alongside new ones, including:

  • Map Rotation – The map can be rotated to align with player’s north.
  • Assist Modifiers – Modifiers that can be added to make the game easier. They can be freely mixed and matched at any time. These include:
    • More checkpoints
    • Unlimited energy
    • Revive on the same room
  • Hard Modifiers – Modifiers can be added to make the game more difficult, and mixed and matched as desired. They can be activated in the beginning of a new game once the game is beaten. These modifiers include:
    • Take double damage
    • Saltless enemies
    • Permadeath
    • Vengeful enemies
  • Additional various quality-of-life, gameplay and level design improvements
  • New PC Control Scheme – While we continue to recommend playing with a Microsoft Xbox Controller for Windows® (or equivalent), enjoy a new Mouse and Keyboard control scheme specifically made for PC!