The Catacombs

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This page is about the area in Act 3. For other uses, see Catacombs (disambiguation).
The Catacombs
No Waypoint
Area level27
Area type tagscatacombs
Tagsindoors_area, einharcavespiders, catacomb_area, summoner_area
ConnectionsThe Marketplace
Vaal Side AreasEntombed Chamber
Coughing up the dust of dead devotion.

The Catacombs is an area in Act 3. This area does not have a waypoint and is connected to The Marketplace.

Similar to The Crypt Level 2, this area is a maze of rooms that ends at a large bridge. In rooms with bottomless pits, Ink Spinners will climb up from the darkness and attack players. Monsters deal primarily cold damage and necromancers use the curse FrostbiteFrostbiteSpell, AoE, Duration, Cold, Curse, Hex
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (24-50) Mana
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
AoE Radius: 22
Requires Level 24Curses all targets in an area, lowering their cold resistance and giving them a chance to be frozen when hit.Base duration is (8.00-11.80) seconds
+(0-1) metre to radius
Cursed enemies have -(17-36)% to Cold Resistance
Hits against Cursed Enemies have +25% chance to Freeze

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
Freezes on Cursed enemies have (1-20)% increased Duration
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
, so high cold resistance is strongly recommended.

A Trial of Ascendancy can be found here.


Items found in this area

The following drop-restricted items can drop in this area.

Coveted PossessionCoveted Possession95x Regal OrbA taste of power brings a hunger for more.23
Grave KnowledgeGrave Knowledge6Summon Raging Spirit
Quality: +20%
The dead tell me great insights. They've had nothing but time to sit and think.
The SummonerThe Summoner6Minion Gem
Quality: +20%
To own a piece of the Nightmare, you must first belong to the Nightmare.


Version history

Version Changes
  • The layout of The Marketplace and Catacombs in Act 3 have been modified to fit the new Warehouses-less structure.
  • Added Trial of Ascendancy.
  • Introduced to the game.