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The Encroaching Darkness

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The Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
Acquisition
Level: 1
Chayula's DomainTul's DomainXoph's DomainEsh's DomainUul-Netol's DomainAcademy MapAcid Caverns MapArachnid Nest MapArachnid Tomb MapArena MapArmoury MapArsenal MapAshen Wood MapAtoll MapMaelström of ChaosBasilica MapBazaar MapBelfry MapBog MapBone Crypt MapOlmec's SanctumCaldera MapCarcass MapCastle Ruins MapCemetery MapHallowed GroundPit of the Chimera MapColonnade MapColosseum MapCoral Ruins MapCore MapCourtyard MapThe Vinktar SquareCoves MapCrimson Temple MapCrystal Ore MapCursed Crypt MapThe Coward's TrialDark Forest MapDefiled Cathedral MapDesert Spring MapDig MapDunes MapPillars of ArunArea:MapWorldsElder~DesertArea:MapWorldsElder~ElegantArea:MapWorldsElder~GardenArea:MapWorldsElder~ReefArea:MapWorldsElder~RefineryArea:MapWorldsElder~ReliquaryArea:MapWorldsElder~RiverArea:MapWorldsElder~SceptreArea:MapWorldsElder~SulphurArea:MapWorldsElder~TempleArea:MapWorldsElder~TowerArea:MapWorldsElder~VolcanoArea:MapWorldsElderArenaFactory MapFields MapGardens MapGeode MapGhetto MapHarbinger MapHarbinger MapLair of the Hydra MapInfested Valley MapJungle Valley MapLaboratory MapLair MapLava Chamber MapLava Lake MapMalformation MapMausoleum MapMesa MapMineral Pools MapMaze of the Minotaur MapMoon Temple MapThe Twilight TempleMud Geyser MapMuseum MapThe Putrid CloisterNecropolis MapDeath and TaxesOrchard MapOvergrown Ruin MapOvergrown Shrine MapActon's NightmarePalace MapPark MapPhantasmagoria MapForge of the Phoenix MapPier MapPit MapPlateau MapPlaza MapPrecinct MapPrimordial Pool MapPromenade MapThe Hall of GrandmastersRacecourse MapRamparts MapReef MapResidence MapScriptorium MapSepulchre MapThe Shaper's RealmShipyard MapShore MapMao KunShrine MapSiege MapSpider Forest MapSummit MapSunken City MapTemple MapPoorjoy's AsylumTerrace MapThicket MapPrimordial Blocks MapOba's Cursed TroveTower MapCrater MapTropical Island MapUnderground River MapCaer Blaidd, Wolfpack's DenUnderground Sea MapVaal Pyramid MapVaults of AtziriVaal Temple MapVault MapVilla MapWasteland MapWaste Pool MapWaterways MapWharf Map
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Divination Card
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/DivinationCards/DivinationCardTheEncroachingDarkness

The Encroaching Darkness is a divination card. A set of eight can be exchanged for a random corrupted unique map.

Mechanics

When this item is exchanged the vendor trades any of unique map that can drop normally. Unique maps that have a special condition will not be traded to the character, for example:

  • The Beachhead
  • The Perandus ManorThe Perandus Manor
    Chateau Map
    Map Level: 78
    Map Tier: 11
    Guild Character:
    Item Quantity: (+60%-+100%)
    Item Rarity: (+200%-+300%)
    (200-300)% more Rare Monsters
    (30-40)% more Monster Life
    (16-24)% increased Monster Damage
    (100-150)% increased Experience gain
    Monster Level: 78
    Area contains Cadiro Perandus
    Forget kings and emperors;
    He who holds the coin holds all the power.
    Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
  • The Vinktar SquareThe Vinktar Square
    Courtyard Map
    Map Level: 77
    Map Tier: 8
    Guild Character: ²
    Item Quantity: (+100%-+150%)
    Item Rarity: (+100%-+150%)
    Monster Pack Size: (+30%-+50%)
    20% more Monster Life
    Monsters cannot be Shocked
    20% increased Monster Damage
    +35% Monster Lightning Resistance
    Monsters deal 35% extra Damage as Lightning
    Monster Level: 77
    To the east,
    it cannot be seen.
    To the west,
    it cannot be touched.
    To the south,
    it cannot be remembered.
    And to the north,
    it cannot be contained.
    Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
  • Untainted ParadiseUntainted Paradise
    Tropical Island Map
    Map Level: 76
    Map Tier: 9
    Area has increased monster variety
    Area is inhabited by wild Animals
    Monsters drop no items
    (300-400)% increased Experience gain
    For this beauty,
    beauty without strength,
    chokes out life.
    Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.

Item acquisition
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Area restrictions

This item can be acquired in the following areas:

Legacy area restrictions

This item can be acquired in the following areas:

Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
5The GamblerThe Gambler5Divination Card"I don't believe in karma. If it were real, I would never win."random divination card
1Stacked DeckStacked DeckStack Size: 10A stack of unknown divination cardsRight click to take a divination card out of the deck.
Shift click to unstack.
random divination card

Usage in upgrade paths

This item is used by upgrade paths or vendor recipes to create the following items:

OutcomeAmountIngredientIngredient
Notes
General
Notes
Pillars of ArunPillars of Arun
Dunes Map
Map Level: 74
Map Tier: 7
Guild Character:
Item Quantity: (+100%-+150%)
Item Rarity: (+200%-+300%)
Area contains unbridged gaps to cross
Monsters have 50% chance to Avoid Ailments
(20-25)% increased Monster Movement Speed
(20-25)% increased Monster Attack Speed
(20-25)% increased Monster Cast Speed
(60-100)% increased Experience gain
Players have 200% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed for Movement Skills
Man creates where nature cannot.Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
N/Arandom corrupted unique map
Pillars of ArunPillars of Arun
Dunes Map
Map Level: 74
Map Tier: 7
Guild Character:
Item Quantity: (+100%-+150%)
Item Rarity: (+200%-+300%)
Area contains unbridged gaps to cross
Monsters have 50% chance to Avoid Ailments
(20-25)% increased Monster Movement Speed
(20-25)% increased Monster Attack Speed
(20-25)% increased Monster Cast Speed
(60-100)% increased Experience gain
Players have 200% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed for Movement Skills
Man creates where nature cannot.Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
N/Arandom corrupted unique map
The Twilight TempleThe Twilight Temple
Moon Temple Map
Map Level: 76
Map Tier: 9
Guild Character: ^
Item Quantity: (+75%-+100%)
Item Rarity: (+125%-+175%)
Monster Pack Size: (+25%-+50%)
Area has increased monster variety
Area is inhabited by Lunaris fanatics
Area is inhabited by Solaris fanatics
Players are Cursed with Flammability
Players are Cursed with Frostbite
In the shadow of war,
all are eclipsed.
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
N/Arandom corrupted unique map
Vaults of AtziriVaults of Atziri
Vaal Pyramid Map
Map Level: 72
Map Tier: 5
Guild Character: g
Chests have (2500-3500)% increased Item Rarity
Area contains no monsters
Chest drop scaling is disabled. (Hidden)
Found Items have a (20-40)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
"Should I depart this mortal coil,
so shall all of my treasures."
- Atziri, Queen of the Vaal
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
random corrupted unique mapN/A
The Twilight TempleThe Twilight Temple
Moon Temple Map
Map Level: 76
Map Tier: 9
Guild Character: ^
Item Quantity: (+75%-+100%)
Item Rarity: (+125%-+175%)
Monster Pack Size: (+25%-+50%)
Area has increased monster variety
Area is inhabited by Lunaris fanatics
Area is inhabited by Solaris fanatics
Players are Cursed with Flammability
Players are Cursed with Frostbite
In the shadow of war,
all are eclipsed.
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
N/Arandom corrupted unique map
Mao KunMao Kun
Shore Map
Map Level: 75
Map Tier: 8
Guild Character: À
Item Quantity: (+100%-+120%)
Monsters deal (175-190)% extra Damage as Lightning
(60-100)% increased Experience gain
Monsters gain an Endurance Charge on Hit
Monsters gain a Power Charge on Hit
The Treasures of the Tides wait
in agony at the End of the World.
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
random corrupted unique mapN/A
Vaults of AtziriVaults of Atziri
Vaal Pyramid Map
Map Level: 75
Map Tier: 8
Guild Character: g
Chests have (2500-3500)% increased Item Rarity
Area contains no monsters
Chest drop scaling is disabled. (Hidden)
Found Items have a (20-40)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
"Should I depart this mortal coil,
so shall all of my treasures."
- Atziri, Queen of the Vaal
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
random corrupted unique mapN/A
Poorjoy's AsylumPoorjoy's Asylum
Temple Map
Map Level: 73
Map Tier: 6
Guild Character: ß
Item Quantity: +100%
Item Rarity: +250%
(140-160)% more Monster Life
(140-160)% increased Monster Damage
25% increased Monster Movement Speed
25% increased Monster Attack Speed
25% increased Monster Cast Speed
Area is a large Maze
150% increased Experience gain
Unique Boss drops (10-15) additional Rare (Life Flasks-Belts)
Laughs of all the twisted
Echo through these halls of gold.
In this cold forgotten void
They wander, forever uncontrolled.
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
random corrupted unique mapN/A
Poorjoy's AsylumPoorjoy's Asylum
Temple Map
Map Level: 76
Map Tier: 9
Guild Character: ß
Item Quantity: +100%
Item Rarity: +250%
(140-160)% more Monster Life
(140-160)% increased Monster Damage
25% increased Monster Movement Speed
25% increased Monster Attack Speed
25% increased Monster Cast Speed
Area is a large Maze
150% increased Experience gain
Unique Boss drops (10-15) additional Rare (Life Flasks-Belts)
Laughs of all the twisted
Echo through these halls of gold.
In this cold forgotten void
They wander, forever uncontrolled.
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
random corrupted unique mapN/A
The Putrid CloisterThe Putrid Cloister
Museum Map
Map Level: 76
Map Tier: 9
Guild Character: Õ
Item Quantity: +90%
Item Rarity: +45%
Players are Cursed with Vulnerability
Players are Cursed with Conductivity
Players are Cursed with Flammability
Players are Cursed with Frostbite
Players are Cursed with Projectile Weakness
Unique Boss drops divination cards
Please take out your blades,
your whips, and your spikes.
Class is now in session.
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
random corrupted unique mapN/A
The Putrid CloisterThe Putrid Cloister
Museum Map
Map Level: 76
Map Tier: 9
Guild Character: Õ
Item Quantity: +90%
Item Rarity: +45%
Players are Cursed with Vulnerability
Players are Cursed with Conductivity
Players are Cursed with Flammability
Players are Cursed with Frostbite
Players are Cursed with Projectile Weakness
Unique Boss drops divination cards
Please take out your blades,
your whips, and your spikes.
Class is now in session.
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
random corrupted unique mapN/A
Mao KunMao Kun
Shore Map
Map Level: 75
Map Tier: 8
Guild Character: À
Item Quantity: (+100%-+120%)
Monsters deal (175-190)% extra Damage as Lightning
(60-100)% increased Experience gain
Monsters gain an Endurance Charge on Hit
Monsters gain a Power Charge on Hit
The Treasures of the Tides wait
in agony at the End of the World.
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
random corrupted unique mapN/A

Supporter attribution

This card has not yet been assigned or the creator wishes to remain anonymous.

Version history

Version Changes
2.6.0
  • Now drops in map areas.
2.0.1b