Act 5 Quests — Diablo 2 Resurrected

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Act V: Lord of Destruction. Within Act 5, players can find 6 different Quests.

1. Diablo 2 Resurrected Act 5 Quests

1.1 Siege on Harrogath (Walkthrough)
Harrogath is under siege by Baal's demons. If you wish to make good on your promise and prove yourself to Larzuk and the others bring those infernal catapults to a halt. They are threatening to bring down the very walls around us.

Given by Larzuk or by entering the siege area near Shenk the Overseer.

Tip: If you reach the wooded bridge to the Frigid Highlands you have gone too far. Search the Bloody Foothills for a SuperUnique Monster (Shenk the Overseer) in a special area surrounded by many minions. Kill him.

1.2 Rescue on Mount Arreat(Walkthrough)
Since the siege has ended, Qual-Kehk has turned his concern toward his men still imprisoned among the demons. The gods only know what's being done with them. In your journey up the mountain keep your eyes open for Qual-Kehk's soldiers and bring them back to him if you can.

Given by Qual-Kehk after defeating Shenk the Overseer, or by entering the Frigid Highlands.

Tip: Search the many fortress areas for special areas on the Automap. They will appear in white. Knock the doors down to release the Barbarians. It is possible to fail this quest. If it says unable to complete quest, you have failed. Create a new game and try again.

1.3 Prison of Ice(Walkthrough)
Anya, a young alchemist and daughter to one of our slain elders, has disappeared. She is a strong crafty woman with a spirit like no others, except for maybe your own. One night just before your arrival Malah saw her and Nihlathak arguing about something. The next morning she was gone.

Nihlathak has his own stories as to where she went, but Malah fears he is hiding something, something Anya knows about.

Find Anya and bring her back to Harrogath. If something is wrong with Nihlathak, she'll know what to do.

Given by Malah or get within range of Anya in the area known as the Frozen River.

Tip: Find and search the Frozen River.

1.4 Betrayal of Harrogath (Walkthrough)
Nihlathak plans to make a deal with Baal to protect this town. He is giving Baal the relic of the Ancients, our most holy token. It allows anyone to walk unfettered into the mountain. Anya tried to stop him but he imprisoned her among the hordes.

Nihlathak must be stopped before he dooms us all. His delirium is no excuse for his actions. As much as Anya would love to strangle the life out of him herself, her imprisonment has left her too weak.

You must kill him. Stop him from destroying everything we have fought for aeons to protect.

Given by Anya.

Tip: Find the Halls of Vaught. There are four areas. Find the extension of the cross where Nihilathak is located. Nihlathak will raise Minions to help him out. Don't waste your time battling these if possible because he can send an endless stream of them against you. Nihlathak uses Corpse Explosion very effectively. Even players with insane amounts of life can be instantly killed. It's best to use spells and skills on the Minion Corpses so that they can't be exploded. Try to "rush" Nihlathak and destroy him as quickly as possible.

1.5 Rite of Passage (Walkthrough)
You are making your way up to the top of the mountain. None here would ever dare get as close to it as you have. It is sacred to those of Harrogath; our most holy place. The legends say that it is guarded by the Ancient Ones. They block the path of all the unworthy.

It makes no difference what Qual-Kehk or the others think of you. It will be the Ancients that decide if you are worthy of this battle. Good luck.

Given by Qual-Kehk or reach the top of the mountain.

Tip: You must destroy all 3 Ancients without leaving the area. If you leave they will be reset. If you open a Town Portal the Ancients will be reset. If no one is alive on the Summit (everyone is dead or in town), the Ancients will be reset. The Ancients are very tough. Try to focus on killing the easiest or weakest one (depends on your class, skills or party) and finish them off. Static Field works great on Ancients without Lightning Immune or Resistance. Next move on to the next weakest Ancient.

Reward: The maximum experience gain is limited to 1 character level.

Notes: You cannot get credit for this quest unless your Character Level is at least 20 on Normal difficulty, at least 40 in Nightmare, and at least 60 on Hell difficulty.

1.6 Eve of Destruction (Walkthrough)
Beware. As you enter the gates to the mountain you will not be alone. Baal, the Lord of Destruction, is already inside.

Tyrael has always been our protector, but even he cannot help us now. Baal has blocked our spiritual presence from entering the chamber of the Worldstone. Only you mortal have any chance of defeating him now.

He threatens the Worldstone and with it the world itself. You must stop Baal before it is too late. If he gains control of the Worldstone all is lost.

Given by the Ancients.

Tip: Find the Throne of Destruction. Defeat all Monsters in Baal's Throne Room. Then enter the Worldstone Chamber and defeat Baal. Baal can spawn in duplicates of himself. Try to keep track of the real Baal (like the shell game) and do not waste your time attacking the "fake" Baal. Static Field works very nicely on Baal to bring him down. Baal has many special abilities. Just focus on heading directly for him and beat him up!

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2. Act V Zone Level

Act V: Lord of Destruction is the fifth and last Act, and can be accessed by completing the Terror's End quest from Act 4. The player will begin the Act in Harrogath, which is the last stronghold helf by Barbarian defenders.

Town: Harrogath.

Area Normal Nightmare Hell Quest Waypoint Notes
Bloody Foothills 24 58 80 Siege on Harrogath - The Bloody Foothills is right outside Harrogath. It has access to Frigid Highlands.
Frigid Highlands 25 59 81 Rescue on Mount Arreat Yes The Frigid Highlands can be accessed from Bloody Foothills. The Arreat Plateau can be accessed from here and the Abaddon dungeon can be found here too. It contains three barbarian prison camps around in random locations and it's required to destroy them for the Rescue on Mount Arreat quest. The waypoint can be found after the stairs from Bloody Foothills, close the super unique monster: Eldritch the Rectifier.
Abaddon 39 60 81 - - Abaddon is a dungeon that can be accessed from the Frigid Highlands, and it contains a golden chest.
Arreat Plateau 26 60 81 - Yes The Arreat Plateau is accessed from the Frigid Highlands, and it leads to the Crystalline Passage. The Pit of Acheron dungeon can be found here too.
Pit of Acheron 39 61 82 - - The Pit of Acheron is an optional area that can be found in Arreat Plateau. It contains a golden chest at the end.
Crystalline Passage 29 61 82 - Yes The Crystalline Passage is a dungeon that can be accessed from the Frigid Highlands and connects it to the Glacial Trail. The Frozen River can be found in the Crystalline Passage too.
Frozen River 29 61 83 Prison of Ice - The Frozen River is an ice cave found in the Crystalline Passage. Anya can be found here guarded by Frozenstein which is required for the Prison of Ice quest.
Nihlathak's Temple 32 63 83 - - Nihlathak's Temple can be accessed from Harrogath, it is first reached by entering through a red portal opened by Anya, which will close once the waypoint in the Halls of Anguish is activated. The Halls of Anguish, the Halls of Pain and the Halls of Vaught can be accessed from Nihlathak's Temple.
Halls of Anguish 33 63 83 - - Halls of Anguish can be accessed from Nihlathak's Temple and leads to Halls of Pain, it is the first level in Nihlathak's Temple.
Halls of Pain 34 64 84 - Yes Halls of Pain can be accessed from the Halls of Anguish and leads to the Halls of Vaught. Once the waypoint in Halls of Pain is activated the portal that gives access from Harrogath to Nihlathak's Temple will be closed.
Halls of Vaught 36 64 84 Betrayal of Harrogath - Halls of Vaught is the last level in Nihlathak's Temple, it can be accessed from the Halls of Pain, and it's where Nihlathak can be found which is required for the Betrayal of Harrogath quest. If Hell difficulty is being played, Nihlathak will also drop the Key of Destruction, which is required for the Pandemonium Event.
Glacial Trail 29 61 83 - Yes Glacial Trail is an ice dungeon that can be accessed from the Crystalline Passage and leads to the Frozen Tundra. The Drifter Cavern can be found in the Glacial Trail.
Drifter Cavern 29 61 84 - - Drifter Cavern is a dungeon found in the Glacial Trail. It has no quest and no waypoint, it only contains a golden chest.
Frozen Tundra 27 60 81 - Yes Frozen Tundra can be accessed from Glacial Trail and leads to The Ancients' Way. The Infernal Pit can also be found here.
Infernal Pit 39 62 83 - - Infernal Pit is a dungeon that can be found in the Frozen Tundra, it contains a golden chest.
The Ancients' Way 29 62 82 - Yes The Ancients' Way can be accessed from the Frozen Tundra and has access to Arreat Summit. The Icy Cellar can be found here too.
Icy Cellar 29 62 83 - - The Icy Cellar can be found in The Ancients' Way.
Arreat Summit 37 68 87 Rite of Passage - Arreat Summit can be accessed from The Ancients' Way and leads to Worldstone Keep. The Ancients are guarding the entrance to Worldstone Keep and they must be defeated by any traveler to be able to enter there, to prove their worth. The fight against the ancients requires the player not to open any Town Portals or the ancients will despawn and the fight will have to start again from the beginning.
The Worldstone Keep Level 1 39 65 85 - - Worldstone Keep is the last dungeon in Act V and the game, and can be accessed from the Arreat Summit after defeating the Ancients. In the last level, the Throne of Destruction can be found. The waypoint can always be found on level 2.
The Worldstone Keep Level 2 40 65 85 - Yes Worldstone Keep is the last dungeon in Act V and the game, and can be accessed from the Arreat Summit after defeating the Ancients. In the last level, the Throne of Destruction can be found. The waypoint can always be found on level 2.
The Worldstone Keep Level 3 42 66 85 - - Worldstone Keep is the last dungeon in Act V and the game, and can be accessed from the Arreat Summit after defeating the Ancients. In the last level, the Throne of Destruction can be found. The waypoint can always be found on level 2.
Throne of Destruction 43 66 85 Eve of Destruction - The Throne of Destruction can be accessed from the third Level of Worldstone Keep. Baal can be found here at the end of the level. He will spawn 5 super unique monsters to fight for him while he casts Decrepify on the player repeatedly. After defeating these waves Baal will open a portal to The Worldstone Chamber.
Worldstone Chamber 43 66 85 Eve of Destruction - The Worldstone Chamber can be accessed through a portal after defeating the super uniques spawned by Baal on the Throne of Destruction. This is where the player fights directly against Baal.
Forgotten Sands 50 75 83 - - The Forgotten Sands can be accessed from Harrogath through a portal that can be opened by gathering the Key of Hate, the Key of Terror and the Key of Destruction which are only obtainable in hell difficulty. The Forgotten Sands are part of the Pandemonium Event.
Furnace of Pain 50 75 83 - - The Furnace of Pain can be accessed from Harrogath through a portal that can be opened by gathering the Key of Hate, the Key of Terror and the Key of Destruction which are only obtainable in hell difficulty. The Furnace of Pain is part of the Pandemonium Event.
Matron's Den 50 75 83 - - The Matron's Den can be accessed from Harrogath through a portal that can be opened by gathering the Key of Hate, the Key of Terror and the Key of Destruction which are only obtainable in hell difficulty. Matron's Den is part of the Pandemonium Event.
Über Tristram 50 75 83 - - The Uber Tristram (or Chaos Tristam) can be accessed from Harrogath through a portal that can be opened by gathering the Diablo's Horn, Baal's Eye and Mephisto's Brain which are only obtainable in hell difficulty. The Uber Tristram is the final part of the Pandemonium Event and it has the toughest boss battle in Diablo 2.

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