Vermintide Wiki

Gutter Runner Portrait.png

For a Gutter Runner, stealth is everything. Always moving in the shadows. the Gutter Runner wear a black cloak to blend in with their surroundings and make as little noise as possible. Equipped with Warpstone Rat Claws that glow a sickening shade of green, the Gutter Runner will expertly leap at its enemy, using its weight and momentum to knock the player onto their back. Left prone and vulnerable, the Gutter Runner will then proceed to hack into the hero's torso, forcing the rest of the player to rush to the aid of their comrade.

Having undergone gruelling training in their mysterious fighting styles, the Gutter Runner is able to bend and contort its body, making it incredibly nimble and able to move at speeds unachievable by man. While attacking a hero, it will focus all of its attention in killing them, but once the other players start attacking it, the Gutter Runner will roll backwards and disappear into a cloud of smoke


  • Gutter Runners can leap onto a Hero, disabling them and tearing them apart with their vicious claws.
  • When interrupted or targeted by range, the Gutter Runner often rolls out of the way, dodging its assailant.
  • If not killed quickly enough, Gutter Runners can escape by throwing a smoke bomb, allowing them to reengage the Heroes later.


  • The presence of a Gutter Runner is signaled by its sinister whispering and the sound of its smoke bomb.
  • Stay together so you can immediately help your teammate when he is attacked by the Gutter Runner, being alone will mean your death.
  • Kill them quickly or they will return to harass you again and again.