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Whakawairua Tuahu (War for the Atlas)

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Whakawairua Tuahu
Strand Map
Map Level: 71
Map Tier: 4
Guild Character: È
Item Quantity: (+40%-+60%)
Item Rarity: (+120%-+160%)
Area contains many Totems
Curses have 50% reduced effect on Monsters
Rare Monsters each have a Nemesis Mod
We all began life in darkness, we shall all end it there.Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
Whakawairua Tuahu inventory icon.png
Purchase Costs
Unique10x Chaos Orb
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Maps
Whakawairua Tuahu
Map area, Unique Map area
No Waypoint
IdMapWorldsStrandUnique
Act11
Area level71
Area type tagsbeach
Tagsunique_map, map, limited_tempests, area_with_water, domination_leaguestone
We all began life in darkness, we shall all end it there.
Maps loading screen.png

Whakawairua Tuahu is a unique Strand MapStrand MapMap Level: 71
Map Tier: 4
Guild Character: 8
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
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Layout

The map is divided into 2 main regions and 1 boss arena. The first region, the one the player spawns in, is similar to the normal Strand map. The second area, accessed via a red portal found in the first region, is similar in style to the Ship Graveyard from Act I, and the boss arena is found in a cave entrance much like the Ship Graveyard Cave.

The Boss arena features an Ancient Seal (similar to the one that unleashes the darkness in the Vaal Ruins of Act 2). Opening the Seal releases the Boss.

Note, it is advisable to finish the first area before moving on to the second, as you cannot return to the first. The boss arena cannot be exited until the boss is defeated.

Debuff

While inside the map area, a debuff named Creeping Darkness is applied on all players:

Creeping Darkness status icon.png The player's light radius, Item Rarity and Item Quantity slowly decrease over time. When the player kills an enemy those stats increase.

Encounters

Boss

A boss monster is spawned for every player in the party, depending on their class.

Once these are killed, there is a final boss:

  • Tormented Temptress: Ice Aura. Freezing Breath. Proximity Shield. Ice Nova Mine. Continuous Freezing Pulse. Uses Smoke Mines for movement.

Map Video 2.6

Items found in this area

ItemLvl.
The GamblerThe Gambler5Divination Card"I don't believe in karma. If it were real, I would never win."1
The DoppelgangerThe Doppelganger2Superior Mirror Arrow
Quality: +20%
Upon seeing her face, I am terrified—the moon shows me my own form!
1
Her MaskHer Mask4Sacrifice FragmentTo her beauty you submit,
lest your neck the great Queen slit.
1
The Darkest DreamThe Darkest Dream6Severed in Sleep
Corrupted
A dream from which you cannot awake is nothing other than a nightmare.
1

Item acquisition
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Trivia

Because Item Rarity and Item Quantity decrease proportionally with Light Radius, they may increase as well. Stacking Light Radius in this map increases Item Rarity and Item Quantity. Casting Desecrate will increase your current Light Radius, effectively increasing both Item Rarity and Item Quantity for a short time.[1]

Legacy variants

Whakawairua Tuahu has a legacy variant.

Version Discontinued Base Item Modifiers
2.0.0 Strand Map
Map Level: 71
Area contains many Totems
Curses have 50% reduced effect on Monsters
(120 to 160)% increased Rarity of Items found in this Area
Rare Monsters each have a Nemesis Mod

Version history

Version Changes
1.2.3
  • Introduced to the game.

References