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Fractured Peaks Overview in Diablo 4

Discover the breathtaking Fractured Peaks, the inaugural zone in Diablo 4, where a frozen, rocky, and awe-inspiring mountainous landscape awaits in the realm of Sanctuary. Embracing the chilling allure of Victorian Gothic horror and drawing inspiration from the legendary Carpathian Mountains, this region beckons adventurers to explore its mysteries.

Immerse yourself in the bustling main town of Kyovashad, the vibrant epicenter of Fractured Peaks. Here, amidst its snowy embrace, you’ll encounter a plethora of diverse NPCs and find a convenient waypoint for swift travel. Delve into its core, where prominent shops such as the Blacksmith, Jeweler, and Occultist stand ready to assist you on your journey.

Prepare for your adventures by visiting Kyovashad, and embrace the title of “Initial Casualty,” bestowed upon new players as they venture into the unknown.

Waypoints: Gateways to Expedited Exploration

Unlock the secrets of Fractured Peaks with the aid of seven strategically placed waypoints, serving as portals to expedited travel throughout the region. By harnessing the power of these waypoints, you can effortlessly traverse the terrain and ensure swifter access to vital destinations like World Boss Events.

Discover the following waypoints within Fractured Peaks:

  • Bear Tribe Refuge: Nestled in the northwestern part of Seat of the Heavens, this waypoint resides within the town itself.
  • Kyovashad: Located in the northeastern part of Desolate Highlands, this waypoint lies within the heart of the town.
  • Menestad: Journey to the western part of Sarkova Pass to uncover this waypoint concealed within the town.
  • Margrave: Venture to the southwestern part of Dobrev Taiga to find this waypoint nestled within the town.
  • Nevesk: Traverse to the southwestern part of Desolate Highlands to unveil this waypoint within the town itself.
  • Yelesna: Embark on a southwestern adventure to Galle Valley and discover this waypoint within the town.
  • Nostrava: Accessible only after purging the Stronghold of evil, this waypoint awaits inside the Stronghold itself.

Altars of Lilith: Fortify Your Legend

Reap the bountiful rewards that await those who triumph in their Renown endeavors throughout the Fractured Peaks. Accelerate your progress by embarking on the following endeavors:

  • Immerse yourself in the region’s splendor and unlock all available Waypoints for seamless travel.
  • Keep a vigilant eye on your Renown progress through the Map, ensuring you remain on the path to glory.
  • Overcome formidable challenges by purging all three Strongholds, transforming hostile areas into welcoming havens.
  • Embark on all (blue) Side Quests and brave the depths of Side Dungeons to conquer additional trials.
  • Gather Biteberry herbs as you traverse the landscapes, fortifying your resources.
  • Seek out and claim all Altars of Lilith, harnessing their potent rewards.

Cellar Locations: Unlocking All Renown

Ascend to new heights of power in Fractured Peaks through the accumulation of Renown, a testament to your exploration and conquests. Unlock the full potential of this region by engaging in a myriad of activities, including side Dungeons, collecting Altars of Lilith, and liberating Strongholds. Let the following guide your path:

Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5
+Bonus XP +Bonus XP +Bonus XP +Bonus XP +Bonus XP
+3,000 Gold +10,000 Gold +25,000 Gold +60,000 Gold +150,000 Gold
+1 Skill Point +1 Potion Charge +1 Skill Point +80 Max Obols +4 Paragon Points
  • Waypoints: 7
  • Strongholds: 3
  • Side Quests: 35
  • Side Dungeons: 23
  • Altars of Lilith: 28
  • Discoverable Areas: 77
  • Cellars: 29

Monitor your progress via the Map and seize every opportunity to claim Skill Points, Potion Charges, and Paragon Points, enhancing your prowess on the journey. Additionally, explore a dedicated page that showcases Altars of Lilith and their coveted rewards.

1. Frosty Mine
2. Gambler’s Hideout
3. Icy Grave
4. Geyser Sinkhole
5. Velkhova Inn
6. Saint’s Hideout
7. Saint’s Rest
8. Collapsed Cavern
9. Secluded Cabin
10. Lakeside Retreat

11. Bitter Cave
12. Blacklung Mine
13. Frostbite Delve
14. Frozen Tunnel
15. Savina Hideout
16. Infested Mill
17. Bloodstained Cellar
18. Gruesome Storage
19. Abandoned Shack
20. Haunted Burrow

21. Oleg’s Hideout
22. Infested Cottage
23. Iceworm Cellar
24. Forsaken Mine
25. Hermit’s Abode
26. Disturbed Grave
27. Flooded Mine
28. Howling Den
29. Tsepilova Larder

Strongholds: Triumph over Adversity

Stand against the encroaching darkness within the formidable Strongholds scattered throughout Fractured Peaks. Marked by a foreboding red skull on the mini-map, these areas house diverse enemies that must be vanquished to reclaim them as sanctuaries within the region. Prepare for epic battles and reap the rewards that follow:

  • Kor Dragan: Located in the northwestern reaches of the region, this Stronghold guards its secrets with tenacity.
  • Malnok: Venture to the eastern part of the region, where this Stronghold challenges even the most intrepid adventurers.
  • Nevesk: Brace yourself for the trials that await in the western part of the region, as you confront the formidable Nevesk Stronghold.

Completion of each Stronghold rewards 100 Renown and invaluable experience. Unleash the full potential of the region by cleansing these Strongholds, unlocking access to Waypoints and Dungeons that lie beyond.

Confront the Beast: Ashava, the Pestilent

Prepare for an epic encounter with Ashava the Pestilent, a colossal world boss lurking within The Crucible, located in the bottom-right region of the Fractured Peaks. Engage in a battle that challenges both melee and ranged warriors, as Ashava spews venomous breath and unleashes devastating wing sweeps, inflicting formidable Physical damage. Exercise caution and join forces with fellow adventurers, for Ashava’s mighty attacks can swiftly dispatch unwary players.

Persistence in the face of this fearsome foe brings the potential for great rewards. Engage Ashava alongside your allies and seize the chance to acquire the coveted Scattered Prism, an item that bestows sockets upon select gear slots.

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