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Gruthkul, Mother of Despair

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Gruthkul, Mother of Despair
Gruthkul, Mother of Despair
Location(s) The Dread Thicket
Quest(s) Queen of Despair
Resistance(s) Resists Elemental Damage
Resists Chaos Damage

Gruthkul, Mother of Despair is a unique monster located in The Dread Thicket in Act 7.


Gruthkul uses the following skills:

  • Roar - Channels and fires 5 physical projectiles from random positions and adds another projectile per 25% life lost.
  • Upheaval - Upheave the ground beneath the character, dealing physical damage over time.
  • Despair - Casts a large nova of Despair around Gruthkul per 10% lost life.
  • Slam - Gruthkul rears and then slams the ground in front with the forelegs


Queen of Despair quest icon.png Queen of Despair


You are rewarded with a minor god Pantheon soul upon killing her and talking to Sin

You can level up her bonus for the pantheon by collecting the Captured Soul of Erebix, Light's Bane.