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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
All maps from Tier 6 onwards.
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: 71
    Map Tier: 4
    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: 75
    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
    30% 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: 75
    Map Tier: 8
    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:

Usage in upgrade paths

This item is used by upgrade paths or vendor recipes to create the following items:
  • 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.
    (8x The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
    Corrupted
    No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
    (random corrupted unique map))
  • 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.
    (8x The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
    Corrupted
    No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
    (random corrupted unique map))
  • 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
    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.
    (8x The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
    Corrupted
    No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
    (random corrupted unique map))
  • 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.
    (8x The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
    Corrupted
    No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
    (random corrupted unique map))

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