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Diablo IV

Diablo 4 World Boss Feature Overview

Craig Robinson

Diablo is often played through the lens of the ARPGS, with procedurally generated maps. However, Diablo 4 is shaping things up, adding an open world instead. The developers have worked hard to support the world map with activities and elements you’d find in MMO open worlds, and other RPG worlds. The result is that you and your allies will encounter plenty of activities, with one, in particular, being a world boss feature. Here is the gist of what to expect from the Diablo 4 world boss.

What are the Diablo 4 World Bosses?

(1 of 3) The first Diablo 4 world boss battle was Ashava who appeared in the beta - a beast with an arm blade and a poisonous pestilence theme to it. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.

The Diablo 4 world boss feature works as you would expect. You can encounter some world bosses in very set locations throughout the game’s various zones. The typical spawn points for all the world bosses are as follows:
The Crucible, Fractured Peaks, found in the south west corner of Fractured Peaks, in the round circle zone.
Caen Adar, Scosglen, a circular zone found in the north, north west area of Scosglen, directly north of the "Corbach Waypoint" iconCorbach Waypoint.
Seared Basin, Kehjistan. Another circular area, which is directly to the east of the "Jirandai Waypoint" iconJirandai Waypoint Town in Dry Steppes, just past the small chasm that enter Kehjistan, with the circualr zone’s entrance near the desert.
Fields of Desecration, Hawezar. A circular zone on th far south of the Hawezar.

In the Fractured Peaks, you can encounter Ashava, a poisonous beast, with venomous breath and strong boney arms. Meanwhile, players can encounter the Wandering Death, a creature made of death. The other creature is a form of a beast known as Avarice, which comes with charges, a flail-like ability, and other mechanics.

Players will want to take part in the Diablo 4 world bosses so they can effectively get loot during the events. There are chances are great and powerful gear for your class. The other big reward for players is the "Scattered Prism" iconScattered Prism, which is an item that players can get from the world bosses. These items relate to player progression, as they can add extra bonuses to get via creating new sockets. Therefore, this is an important item for player crafting, especially when it comes to min-maxing a player’s gear.

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To take part in the Diablo 4 world boss feature, players can head to their event spawn locations. When you enter a zone with an event about to take part, you will find on the right side of the screen, under the mini-map a countdown. When an event is set to begin, head over to the event spawn location, and await for the boss to spawn, When it does, the camera will zoom out, and the boss will animate itself into the world. Once it is complete, you can engage the boss alongside other players and even parties you form via coop.

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  • Publisher
    Blizzard Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS4, PS5, XB One, XB X|S
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    15 March 2023
  • Last Updated
    11 November 2023
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