Twilight Strand

Shore Encampment

Terraces

Tidal Island

Mud Flats

Fetid Pool

Submerged Passage level 1

Flooded Depths

Submerged Passage level 2

The Ledge

The Rocky Climb

Lower Prison

Upper Prison

The Warden's Quarters

The Prisoner's Gate

The Ship Graveyard

The Ship Graveyard Cave

The Coves

Cavern of Woe

Cavern of Anger

Chamber of Sins level 3

Merveil's Lair

Chamber of Sins level 2

The Forest

Chamber of Sins level 1

Forest Encampment

Old Fields

Crossroads

Broken Bridge

The Weaver's Chambers

Dark Forest

River Crossing

The Cave

Fellshrine Ruins

Alira's Camp

Cathedral of Bones level 1

Church Dungeon level 1

Cathedral of Bones level 2

Church Dungeon level 2

Dread Thicket

Pools and Stream

Waterfall Cave level 1

Waterfall Cave level 2

Ancient Pyramid

Difficulty Increase

Twilight Strand

1

27

37

48

Waypoint!

Quest! (Required)

Mobs:
Drowned
Sand Spitter
Hillock

Notes: This waypoint only available in Cruel and Higher difficulties.

Shore Encampment

Waypoint!

NPCs:
Bestel
Nessa
Tarkleigh

Notes: Most common trading hub.

Terraces

2

28

37

48

Mobs:
Dune Scavenger
Gravel Eater
Skulking Wretch
Whithered Husk
Fire Fury

Tidal Island

3

28

37

48

Quest! (Optional)

Mobs:
Dune Scavenger
Gravel Eater
Skulking Wretch
Whithered Husk
Hailrake

Mud Flats

4

28

38

49

Waypoint!

Quest! (Required)

Mobs:
Dripping Dead
Mud Rhoa
Swamp Stalker
Oozeback Bloom

Notes: Grab all three glyphs to progress.

Fetid Pool

5

28

38

49

Mobs:
Dripping Dead
Mud Rhoa
Swamp Stalker
Plague Vomit

Notes: This area is completely optional.

Submerged Passage level 1

5

29

38

49

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Cave Crustacean
Cursed Spawn
Rock Flinger

Flooded Depths

6

29

38

49

Quest! (Optional)

Large Chest!

Mobs:
Limestone Eater
Plated Pincer
Siren Spawn
The Deep Dweller

Notes: Kill The Deep Dweller for the quest.

Submerged Passage level 2

7

29

39

49

Mobs:
Depths Darter
Depths Terror
Flesh Eater
Merveil's Daughter

The Ledge

8

29

39

50

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Cliff Scrabbler
Cliff Thief
Rattling Archer
Rattling Bones
Shale Slinger
Bone Eater

The Rocky Climb

9

30

39

50

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Brittle Armsman
Brittle Bowman
Goatman
Goatman Shaman
Hellion
Ironpoint the Forsaken

Lower Prison

10

30

39

50

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Clattering Dead
Doomed Captive
Rotting Damned
Splintered Fletcher
Starving Soul

Upper Prison

11

31

40

51

Mobs:
Doomed Captive
Hopeless Wretch
Ignited Dead
Starving Soul
Whithered Marksman
Whithered Damned

The Warden's Quarters

12

31

40

51

Quest! (Required)

Large Chest!

Mobs:
Ignited Dead
Lurching Bones
Brutus

The Prisoner's Gate

12

31

40

51

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Bearded Devil
Flint Eater
Road Stalker
The Burning Menace

The Ship Graveyard

13

31

41

51

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Forsaken Skeleton
Merveil's Chosen
Murk Runner
Seething Brine
Spectral Corsair
Fairgraves' Crew
Fairgraves Eternal

Notes: Head to the coast to find Fairgraves.

The Ship Graveyard Cave

13

31

41

51

Quest! (Optional)

Mobs:
Merveil's Chosen
Placeholder Spawn
Spectral Corsair

Notes: Find the Allflame here.

The Coves

14

31

41

52

Mobs:
Fetid Shambler
Grimy Scrounger
Granite Eater
Scrabbling Menace
Tattered Vagabond

Cavern of Woe

15

32

42

52

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Cavern Skitterer
Fathom Stalker
Merveil's Favored
Quartz Eater
Slimy Bloodsucker

Cavern of Anger

15

32

42

52

Mobs:
Ashen Buccaneer
Merveil's Attendant
Obsidian Eater
Toothy Nightmare
Tunnel Crawler

Merveil's Lair

16

32

43

53

Quest! (Required)

Large Chest!

Mobs:
Brood MaggotMerveil
Merveil (form 2)

Notes: Bring cold resistance for Merveil.

The Forest

16

33

43

53

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Blood Ape
Blood Chieftan

Forest Encampment

Waypoint!

NPCs:
Eramir
Greust
Silk
Yeena

Notes: Three exits, south, east, and west.

Old Fields

17

33

44

53

Mobs:
Blood Ape
Blood Chieftan
Ruffian
Shambling Goliath
Thug Archer

The Cave

18

34

45

54

Large Chest!

Mobs:
Cave Beast
Placeholder Skitterer

Crossroads

18

33

44

53

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Bonecruncher
Brigand
Callous Sniper

Notes: The paths are the best way to the exits (except for the Chamber of Sins).

Chamber of Sins level 1

19

33

45

54

Mobs:
Dark Animator
Great Arach
Knitted Archer
Knitted Scrabbler
Sutured Aberration

Chamber of Sins level 2

20

34

45

54

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Bone Warden
Dark Animator
Mutant Arach
Shuffling Nightmare
Skeletal Marksman

Chamber of Sins level 3

20

34

46

54

Quest! (Required)

Mobs:
Placeholder Arach
Placeholder Light. Caster
Placeholder Light. Skeleton
Hideous Abomination

Notes: Grab the Baleful Gem before leaving.

Broken Bridge

19

33

45

54

Waypoint!

Quest! (Required)

Mobs:
Kraityn's Bloodeye
Kraityn's Bloodkin
Kraityn's Elite
Kraityn's Vanguard
Rumbling Mass
Kraityn

Notes: Kraityn will lock you in if you chose to fight, or give you +8 to all resistances.

Fellshrine Ruins

19

33

45

54

Mobs:
Ancient Archer
Ancient Bonestalker
Disturbed Corpse
Ruined Titan

Church Dungeon level 1

19

33

45

54

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Brittle Cleric
Brittle Mage
Brittle Sniper
Crypt Walker
Crypt Weaver

Church Dungeon level 2

20

34

45

54

Quest! (Optional)

Mobs:
Crypt Weaver
Vault Horror
Vault Hunter
Vault Sorcerer

Notes: Take the Golden Hand to Yeena to get 2 passive skill respec points.

River Crossings

18

33

44

53

Quest! (Required)

Mobs:
Brush Viper
Callow Sniper
River Mercenary
Simian Cannibal
Simian Rager
Vagabond Bruiser

Notes: Baleful Gem and Wicked Spear MUST be obtained to proceed to the Cathedral of Bones.

Dark Forest

19

33

44

53

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Ink Spinner
Merciless Killer
Midnight Behemoth
Shadow Stalker
Stygian Ape
Stygian Silverback

The Weaver's Chambers

20

34

45

53

Waypoint!

Quest! (Required)

Large Chest!

Mobs:
Placeholder Spitter
Venomous Evil
The Weaver

Notes: Grab the Wicked Spear before leaving.

Alira's Camp

21

34

45

54

Waypoint!

Quest! (Required)

Mobs:
Alira's Bloodguard
Alira's Bloodhand
Alira's Deadeye
Alira's Dearest
Alira's Souleye
Alira

Notes: Alira uses Corpse Explosion if you fight her, otherwise you get +30 Max Mana.

Cathedral of Bones level 1

22

35

46

54

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Ancient Archer
Ancient Armsman
Ember Weaver
Frost Weaver
Spark Weaver

Cathedral of Bones level 2

23

35

46

55

Mobs:
Ember Weaver
Frost Weaver
Skeletal Deadeye
Skeletal Guardian
Spark Weaver

Pools and Streams

24

35

47

55

Waypoint!

Quest! (Required)

Mobs:
Boiling Ambusher
Hairy Bonecruncher
Oak's Devoted
Oak's Fist
Oak's Guardian
Oak's Stalwart
Oak

Notes: Oak gives +45 Max Health if you side with him.

Dread Thicket

25

36

47

55

Large Chest!

Mobs:
Thicket Beast
Thicket Swarmer
Great White Beast

Waterfall Cave level 1

25

36

47

55

Mobs:
Placeholder Beast
Placeholder Fire Skeleton
Placeholder Skeleton
Placeholder Skeleton Archer
Placeholder Skitterer

Waterfall Cave level 2

26

36

48

56

Waypoint!

Mobs:
Placeholder Beast
Placeholder Cold Skeleton
Placeholder Light. Skeleton
Placeholder Skeleton
Placeholder Skeleton Archer
Placeholder Skitterer

Ancient Pyramid

26

36

48

56

Mobs:
Placeholder Beast
Placeholder Cold Skeleton
Placeholder Fire Skeleton
Placeholder Light. Skeleton
Placeholder Skeleton
Placeholder Skeleton Archer
Placeholder Skitterer
Shadow Fragment

Notes: 'Deal with the Bandits' quest must be fully completed to proceed.

Difficulty Increase

Notes: This is the end of the game. Going through here increases the difficulty and dumps you back to the Twilight Strand. You can change difficulty by using the tabs at the top of the waypoint list.

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