PoE Harbinger Scarab 3.24: 3 additional Harbingers

List of PoE Harbinger Scarabs

Name DescriptionLimit
Harbinger Scarab
  • Area contains 3 additional Harbingers
Limit: 4
Harbinger Scarab of Discernment
  • Harbingers in Area drop rarer currency shards
  • Harbingers in Area drop a single type of currency shard
Limit: 1
Harbinger Scarab of Regency
  • Harbingers in Area have a 50% chance to be replaced by a powerful Harbinger Boss
Limit: 1
Harbinger Scarab of Warhoards
  • Currency shards dropped by Harbingers in Area are duplicated
Limit: 1

Harbinger Scarab

Stack Size: 1/20. Limit: 4.

  • Area contains 3 additional Harbingers

Flavour Text: Their troops came in numbers uncountable and from lands unknown.

How to use Harbinger Scarab?

Can be used in a personal Map Device to add modifiers to a Map.

How to get it?

  • It is now world drops. If you want to target specific Scarabs, Betrayal has been updated to include most of them!
  • Scarabs Atlas Passives can increase Scarabs drop chances. For example, Harrowing Carapaces grants "Scarabs dropped in your Maps are 100% more likely to be Harbinger Scarabs".
  • Veiled Scarab currency reveals a random Scarab when clicked.
  • Divination cards. For example, a set of two Cameria's Cut cards can be exchanged for a random scarab.

PoE Harbinger Scarab

More Harbingers, More Chances:

  • Increased Spawns: Using this scarab in any map guarantees the spawn of 3 additional Harbinger packs throughout the area. This significantly increases your opportunities to encounter Harbingers and interact with their unique mechanics.

Unlocking Harbinger Rewards:

  • Currency Shards: Harbingers have a chance to drop various currency shards, including Ancient Orbs, Chaos Orbs, Regal Orbs, and even Exalted Orbs. With more Harbingers, the potential for acquiring valuable currency increases.
  • Unique Items: Harbingers can also drop unique items specific to their encounters. These can be valuable additions to your collection or for trading with other players.
  • Divination Cards: Some divination cards are obtainable from Harbingers. These cards can reward unique items, passive skill points, or other valuable in-game resources.

Who should use it?

The Harbinger Scarab is a good choice for players who:

  • Want a reliable way to encounter more Harbingers and participate in Harbinger mechanics within a map.
  • Are actively farming Harbinger-specific currency shards, unique items, or divination cards.
  • Enjoy the strategic element of incorporating Harbinger encounters into their map runs.


  • Harbinger Scarab of Regency: This scarab offers a chance to replace regular Harbingers with more powerful Harbinger Bosses, potentially yielding higher tier rewards but also presenting a greater challenge.
  • Other Scarabs: Consider using scarabs focused on different mechanics depending on your needs. For example, Breach or Legion scarabs offer encounters with alternative content and loot pools.

Things to Consider:

  • Map Selection: Choose a map with a good layout for clearing multiple monster packs to maximize your efficiency in encountering the additional Harbingers.
  • Inventory Management: Depending on the number of Harbingers you encounter, having enough space in your inventory to store their dropped items can be helpful.


The Harbinger Scarab is a simple yet effective tool for enhancing your Harbinger experience within a map. Use it strategically based on your desired rewards and enjoyment of these encounters.

PoE Harbinger Scarab Vendor Recipes

Recipe: Trade three same Scarabs for a single Scarab of type different from those vendored.

Vendor Recipe Outcome
  • 3x Harbinger Scarab
1x random Harbinger Scarab: Harbinger Scarab of Discernment, Harbinger Scarab of Regency, Harbinger Scarab of Warhoards

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Harbingers are a type of immortal monsters. Harbingers summon enemies to fight the player while empowering them in different ways, and they can only be harmed by killing their minions. Harbingers can drop currency shards, for both ones seen in Wraeclast as well as their own currency.

Harbingers can be encountered via Kirac’s Atlas missions, as part of Kirac’s crafted Harbinger map modifier on map device (if Harbinger is rotated as available mod in that patch) or as part of specific atlas passive skill, or in Harbinger nodes in the Azurite Mine.


Harbingers are invincible enemies that summon waves of enemies and summon new ones as they are defeated. Harbingers can also indirectly attack by empowering their minions, such as creating a Righteous Fire aura around a monster or have all monsters use Flame Dash. At higher levels, Harbingers can also summon Obelisks that can attack or power up their monsters.

Unlike the player version, Harbinger can still cast Mark skill as aura, as well as Hex as aura.

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