Dauntless Controls for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Dauntless Controls for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Here's your complete guide to the Dauntless controls across the PC, PS4, and Xbox One versions of the game.

Dauntless is now playable in full on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Although the game launched out of early access last month in May, it's still an entirely free game to download and play. In our Dauntless controls guide, we'll be providing you with a complete control scheme for every platform that the game is currently available on.

Dauntless Controls

Firstly in the list below, we'll be providing you with the Dauntless PS4 control scheme. Note that you can easily hook up an Xbox One controller for the PC version, if that's your preference.

Dauntless PS4 Controls

Dauntless isn't actually on PS4 as of right now, but it'll be available to play very shortly. Just below, you can find a complete list of the Dauntless PS4 controls.

  • Move - Left stick
  • Look - Right stick
  • Healing - Up on d-pad
  • Quick Slot Items - Left, down, right on d-pad
  • Draw weapon - Press right stick
  • Jump - X
  • Dodge - O
  • Attack - Square
  • Heavy Attack - Y
  • Sprint - Right trigger
  • Special/Reload - Right bumper
  • Communicate/Emote - Left trigger
  • Hold lantern - Left bumper

Dauntless Xbox One Controls

  • Move - Left stick
  • Look - Right stick
  • Healing - Up on d-pad
  • Quick Slot Items - Left, down, right on d-pad
  • Draw weapon - Press right stick
  • Jump - A
  • Dodge - B
  • Attack - X
  • Heavy Attack - Y
  • Sprint - Right trigger
  • Special/Reload - Right bumper
  • Communicate/Emote - Left trigger
  • Hold lantern - Left bumper
The Dauntless Xbox One controls scheme. | Hirun Cryer/USG, Phoenix Labs

Dauntless PC Controls

And finally, we have the Dauntless PC controls just below.

  • Move - W/A/S/D
  • Look - Mouse
  • Healing - 1
  • Quick Slot Items - 2/3/4
  • Draw weapon - X
  • Jump - F
  • Dodge - Space
  • Attack - Left mouse button
  • Heavy Attack - Right mouse button
  • Sprint - Left shift
  • Special - Q
  • Reload - R
  • Communicate/Emote - C
  • Hold lantern - V
The Dauntless PC movement controls. | Hirun Cryer/USG, Phoenix Labs

This is all the information you need to get going with Dauntless controls on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. This is our first in a series of planned Dauntless guides, so keep an eye out on USG for more!

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