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Version 2.4.0f

Version History
September 13, 2016
September 16, 2016
September 23, 2016

Patch notes

These are the official patch notes for version 2.4.0f released by Grinding Gear Games.[1]

  • Added the following microtransactions: Tentacle Caustic Arrow Effect inventory icon.pngTentacle Caustic ArrowTentacle Caustic Arrow EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Caustic Arrow becomes an area of ethereal purple tentacles.
    Tentacle Caustic Arrow Effect inventory icon.png
    , Rift Worm Shock Nova Effect inventory icon.pngRift Worm Shock NovaRift Worm Shock Nova EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Shock Nova becomes a nova of purple rift worms.
    Rift Worm Shock Nova Effect inventory icon.png
    , Acid Rolling Magma Effect inventory icon.pngAcid Magma OrbAcid Rolling Magma EffectSkill Gem Effect
    Stack Size: 20
    Your Rolling Magma becomes a flammable concoction.
    Acid Rolling Magma Effect inventory icon.png
    and the Lightning Armour Pack.
  • Added more 3D art for the Two-Toned Boots item. One variation already had 3D art. Now all three variations do.
  • You can now type /autoreply [message] and that message will be sent to people who whisper you. This applies to your current instance only - if you change areas then you'll need to specify a new message. This command is not compatible with /dnd or /afk modes.
  • The shipwrecked treasure in the Reef Map (Heist) inventory icon.pngReef MapReef MapMap Level: 71
    Map Tier: 4
    Guild Character: 7
    Each plank of rotting wood, each dead sailor, feeds the island and makes it grow.Travel to this Map by using it in a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
    Reef Map (Heist) inventory icon.png
    now unlocks when the boss is killed.
  • Fixed a bug with the trails on Starforge inventory icon.pngStarforgeStarforge
    Infernal Sword
    Two Hand Sword
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (198.4-260.4)(412.8-541.8)
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
    Attacks per Second: (1.42-1.46)
    Weapon Range: 13
    Requires Level 67, 113 Str, 113 Dex30% increased Elemental Damage with Attack Skills
    30% increased Global Physical Damage
    (200-300)% increased Physical Damage
    (5-8)% increased Attack Speed
    +(90-100) to maximum Life
    Your Physical Damage can Shock
    20% increased Area of Effect for Attacks
    Deal no Elemental Damage
    The end is written into the beginning.
    Starforge inventory icon.png
  • Several boss arenas now have additional monsters removed from near the area transitions to prevent players being overwhelmed when they warp into those arenas. Updating these transitions is an ongoing process. Not all of these have been changed. We have also identified the cause behind the transition lag issue that some users face, and are working on fix. This should remove the other reason these can be dangerous.
  • Fixed an issue with "of Dousing" flask mod not removing Righteous Fire.
  • Fixed a bug where the Lava Chamber Map (Heist) inventory icon.pngCrematorium MapLava Chamber MapMap Level: 69
    Map Tier: 2
    Guild Character: Q
    Fiend and fortune-hunter alike turned to ash. A sorry alliance of unending agony.Travel to this Map by using it in a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
    Lava Chamber Map (Heist) inventory icon.png
    sometimes had a layout with areas you could not get to.
  • Fixed a bug with the Flask Recovery mod on the Hallowed Ground inventory icon.pngHallowed GroundHallowed Ground
    Cemetery Map
    Map Level: (73-79)
    Map Tier: 12
    Guild Character: Ð
    Item Quantity: +100%
    Item Rarity: +100%
    Monster Level: (73-79)
    Unique Boss drops 3 additional Maps
    Unique Boss gives 2000% increased Experience
    0.5 Flask Charges recovered every 3 seconds
    Some dead have long envied the living.
    When given the chance, they take from us what they can.
    So we offer our suffrage.
    In return, they give only suffering.
    Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
    Hallowed Ground inventory icon.png
  • Fixed a bug with The Steel Soul boss in the Arsenal Map (Heist) inventory icon.pngArsenal MapArsenal MapMap Level: 70
    Map Tier: 3
    Guild Character: é
    There is no war. There is no army. Only rage lingers.Travel to this Map by using it in a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
    Arsenal Map (Heist) inventory icon.png
    where it could fly over blocking areas and drop inaccessible items.
  • Fixed a bug where the Unravelling Horror in Port Map (Heist) inventory icon.pngQuay MapPort MapMap Level: 72
    Map Tier: 5
    Guild Character: e
    The wealthy foolishly battle the ocean for domain.Travel to this Map by using it in a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
    Port Map (Heist) inventory icon.png
    was immune to curses in its later forms and was not dropping items.
  • Fixing a bug where the Death and Taxes inventory icon.pngDeath and TaxesDeath and Taxes
    Necropolis Map
    Map Level: 83
    Map Tier: 16
    Guild Character: ¿
    Item Quantity: +150%
    Unique Boss deals (30-35)% increased Damage
    Unique Boss has (25-30)% increased Attack and Cast Speed
    Unique Boss gives 20000% increased Experience
    Unique Boss drops (12-20) additional Currency Items
    So the raiders danced,
    leading their foe ever west,
    towards certain death.
    Travel to this Map by using it in a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
    Death and Taxes inventory icon.png
    map would not correctly give you credit for the "Complete Unique Maps" challenge.
  • Fixed a bug when highlighting other players that were using Carnage Wings inventory icon.pngCarnage WingsCarnage WingsArmour AttachmentAdds the Carnage Wings Back Attachment to any equipped body armour.
    Carnage Wings inventory icon.png
  • Fixing an instance crash issue in The Putrid Cloister inventory icon.pngThe Putrid CloisterThe Putrid Cloister
    Museum Map
    Map Level: 78
    Map Tier: 11
    Guild Character: Õ
    Item Quantity: +90%
    Item Rarity: +45%
    Players are Cursed with Vulnerability, with 60% increased Effect
    Players are Cursed with Conductivity, with 60% increased Effect
    Players are Cursed with Flammability, with 60% increased Effect
    Players are Cursed with Frostbite, with 60% increased Effect
    Players are Cursed with Despair, with 60% increased Effect
    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.
    The Putrid Cloister inventory icon.png
  • Fixed an instance crash with Blade Vortex inventory icon.pngBlade VortexBlade VortexSpell, AoE, Duration, Physical
    Radius: 15
    Mana Cost: (6-16)
    Cast Time: 0.50 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 25%
    Requires Level 12This spell creates ethereal blades which orbit in an area around you, dealing damage every 0.6 seconds to all enemies in their radius. As more blades are added, the damage becomes greater and more frequent.Per 1% Quality:12340.5% increased Area of Effect0.02% of Damage Leeched as Life1% chance to create an additional Blade3% increased Damage while you have 5 or fewer BladesDeals (3-101) to (5-151) Physical Damage
    Base duration is 5 seconds
    Can have up to 10 active spinning blades
    10% increased Critical Strike Chance for each blade
    35% increased Hit Rate for each blade
    35% more Damage for each blade
    +(0-4) to radius
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Blade Vortex skill icon.png
    Blade Vortex inventory icon.png


  1. Qarl (September 16, 2016). "Patch 2.4.0f". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
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