The Twilight Strand (Act 1)

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The Twilight Strand
area
No Waypoint
Id1_1_1
Act1
Area level1
BossesHillock
Tagsno_tempests, area_with_water
ConnectionsLioneye's Watch
Hope was drowned here.
Act1 loading screen.png
The Twilight Strand (Act 1) area screenshot.png

The Twilight Strand is the first area of Act 1 and is connected to Lioneye's Watch.

The beginning

Newly created characters begin washed up on the beach. Players start with 3× Scroll of WisdomScroll of WisdomStack Size: 40Identifies an itemRight click this item then left click an unidentified item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
, a Small Life FlaskSmall Life FlaskRecovers 70 Life over 6.00 seconds
Consumes 7 of 21 Charges on use
Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
in flask slots 1 and 2, and a Small Mana FlaskSmall Mana FlaskRecovers 50 Mana over 3.00 seconds
Consumes 6 of 24 Charges on use
Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
in flask slot 5. A class-dependent weapon with two linked sockets can be found on the ground nearby, and the Hungry Corpse that kills the Dying Exile drops a class-dependent skill gem when killed.

Halfway along the shore there is a Large Chest containing a support gem for the skill gem dropped earlier, also class-dependent.

Class Weapon Skill Gem Support Gem
Marauder Driftwood ClubDriftwood ClubOne Handed Mace
Physical Damage: 6-8
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.45
Weapon Range: 11
10% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold
Heavy StrikeHeavy StrikeAttack, Melee, Strike
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 5 Mana
Attack Speed: 85% of base
Attack Damage: (195-313)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (195-313)%
Attacks enemies with a forceful blow, knocking them back. Requires a Mace, Sceptre, Axe, Sword or Two-Handed Weapon.Knocks Enemies Back on Hit
25% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold
+2 to Melee Strike Range
(20-39)% chance to deal Double Damage

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
1% increased Stun Duration on enemies
1% increased Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Heavy Strike skill icon.png
Ruthless SupportRuthless SupportSlam, Support, Melee, Attack, Strike
Icon: u
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
Supports melee strike or slam skills. Every third time you use a supported attack, that use of the skill will be more powerful.Every third Attack with Supported Melee Attacks deals a Ruthless Blow
Ruthless Blows with Supported Skills deal (70-98)% more Melee Damage
Ruthless Blows with Supported Skills have a base Stun Duration of 0.8 seconds
Ruthless Blows with Supported Skills deal (70-98)% more Damage with Bleeding caused by Melee Hits

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Attack Damage
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
Duelist Rusted SwordRusted SwordOne Handed Sword
Physical Damage: 4-9
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.55
Weapon Range: 11
40% increased Global Accuracy Rating
Double StrikeDouble StrikeAttack, Melee, Strike, Physical
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 5 Mana
Attack Speed: 80% of base
Attack Damage: (91-140)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (91-140)%
Performs two fast strikes with a melee weapon.25% chance to cause Bleeding
Adds (3-113) to (5-169) Physical Damage against Bleeding Enemies

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Double Strike skill icon.png
Chance to Bleed SupportChance to Bleed SupportAttack, Physical, Support
Icon: E
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
Supports attack skills. Cannot support skills that create minions.Supported Attacks have 25% chance to cause Bleeding
Supported Attacks deal (1-44) to (2-66) added Physical Damage with Weapons
Supported Attacks deal (0-19)% more Damage with Bleeding

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
Supported Attacks deal 0.5% increased Damage with Bleeding
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ranger Crude BowCrude BowBow
Physical Damage: 5-13
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 120
Burning ArrowBurning ArrowAttack, Projectile, Fire, Bow
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (7-12) Mana
Attack Speed: 70% of base
Attack Damage: (200-300)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (200-300)%
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires a burning arrow that deals fire damage and has a chance to ignite.Adds (3-201) to (4-302) Fire Damage to Attacks against Ignited Enemies
25% chance to Ignite enemies
100% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
1% increased Fire Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Burning Arrow skill icon.png
Pierce SupportPierce SupportSupport, Projectile
Icon: p
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
Supports projectile skills.Projectiles from Supported Skills Pierce (2-4) additional Targets
Supported Skills deal (0-19)% more Projectile Damage

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Projectile Damage
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
Shadow Glass ShankGlass ShankDagger
Physical Damage: 6-10
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 10
30% increased Global Critical Strike Chance
Viper StrikeViper StrikeAttack, Duration, Melee, Strike, Chaos
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 5 Mana
Attack Damage: (90-154)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (90-154)%
Hits enemies, converting some of your physical damage to chaos damage and inflicting poison which will be affected by modifiers to skill duration. If dual wielding, will strike with both weapons. Requires a claw, dagger or sword.30% Less Attack Speed if Dual Wielding
Each Weapon Hits separately if Dual Wielding, dealing 20% less Damage
Base duration is 4 seconds
(5-169) to (7-254) Added Chaos Damage
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
60% chance to Poison on Hit

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
0.5% increased Poison Duration
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Viper Strike skill icon.png
Chance to Poison SupportChance to Poison SupportChaos, Support
Icon: O
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
Supports any skill that hits enemies.Supported Skills have (1-94) to (2-141) added Chaos Damage
Supported Skills have 40% chance to Poison on Hit

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage with Poison
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
Witch Driftwood WandDriftwood WandWand
Physical Damage: 5-9
Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 120
(8-12)% increased Spell Damage
FireballFireballProjectile, Spell, AoE, Fire
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (6-25) Mana
Cast Time: 0.75 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 370%
Projectile Speed: 1040
Radius: 9
Unleashes a ball of fire towards a target which explodes, damaging nearby foes.Deals (9-1640) to (14-2460) Fire Damage
25% chance to Ignite enemies
Projectiles gain Radius as they travel farther, up to +(0-9) Radius

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
1% increased Projectile Speed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Fireball skill icon.png
Arcane Surge SupportArcane Surge SupportArcane, Support, Spell, Duration
Icon: N
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 130%
Each supported spell will track how much mana you spend on it, granting a buff when the total mana spent reaches a threshold. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, mines or skills with a reservation.Arcane Surge grants (10-20)% more Spell Damage
Arcane Surge grants (30-58)% increased Mana Regeneration rate
Arcane Surge lasts 4 seconds
Gain Arcane Surge after Spending a total of (15-400) Mana on
Upfront Costs and Effects of a Supported Skill
Supported Skills deal (10-19)% more Spell Damage while you have Arcane Surge

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Spell Damage
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
Templar Driftwood SceptreDriftwood SceptreSceptre
Physical Damage: 5-8
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.55
Weapon Range: 11
10% increased Elemental Damage
Glacial HammerGlacial HammerAttack, Melee, Strike, Cold
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 5 Mana
Attack Damage: (165-269)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (165-269)%
Hits enemies, converting some of your physical damage to cold damage. If an enemy is frozen and is on less than one third life, they will shatter when hit by Glacial Hammer. If striking three times in a row, the third strike will freeze enemies more easily. Requires a Mace, Sceptre or Staff.25% chance to Freeze enemies
100% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
Every third successive strike Freezes enemies as though dealing (200-390)% more Damage
+2 to Melee Strike Range
35% increased Duration of Cold Ailments
(10-29)% increased Effect of Cold Ailments
Adds (2-75) to (3-113) Cold Damage against Chilled Enemies

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
2% increased Duration of Cold Ailments
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Glacial Hammer skill icon.png
Elemental Proliferation SupportElemental Proliferation SupportCold, Fire, Lightning, Support, AoE
Icon: S
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 110%
Supports any skill that hits enemies, or could otherwise apply elemental ailments.Elemental Ailments caused by Supported Skills spread to other enemies in a Radius of (12-15)
Supported Skills have 20% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
(0-19)% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
Scion Rusted SwordRusted SwordOne Handed Sword
Physical Damage: 4-9
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.55
Weapon Range: 11
40% increased Global Accuracy Rating
Spectral ThrowSpectral ThrowAttack, Projectile
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (5-8) Mana
Attack Speed: 110% of base
Attack Damage: (80-125)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (80-125)%
Projectile Speed: 1000
Throws a spectral copy of your melee weapon. It flies out and then returns to you, in a spinning attack that damages enemies in its path.
Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Spectral Throw skill icon.png
Onslaught SupportOnslaught SupportSupport
Icon: n
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 110%
Supports any skill that hits enemies.Supported Skills have (20-39)% chance to grant Onslaught for (3-6.8) seconds on
dealing a Killing Blow
Supported Skills have 10% chance to grant Onslaught for 3 seconds when
you Hit a Unique Enemy

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack and Cast Speed
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.

NPCs

Quests

Monsters

Native monsters in this area resist cold damage or lightning damage[confirmation needed because of 3.0.0] and inflict physical damage.

Items found in this area

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

No items include this area in their drop restrictions.

Achievements

Name Description
Beginner's Luck achievement icon.jpg Beginner's Luck Have a unique item drop in the Twilight Strand.

Soundtrack

Gallery

Version history

Version Changes
3.0.0
  • Removed the Cruel and Merciless difficulty levels which had waypoints near the Dying Exile. Path of Exile is now a single ten-act playthrough.
2.0.0
  • Zone levels changed from 1/35/52 to 1/40/56 due to 2.0 zone progression balancing.
1.2.0
  • Corrupted secret areas can no longer spawn in the first area of an act (the one before the town of the act).

External links

ru:Сумрачное взморье (Акт 1)