Diablo 3 Season 26 is almost upon us, sealing Season 25’s Soul Shards back behind the veil – but just when can you dive in? And what theme will we be treated to this time around?
This time around, players are being treated to an all-new game mode: Echoing Nightmare. Akin to the likes of Call of Duty: Zombies, players are tasked with surviving onslaughts of hellish creatures until they inevitably meet their end.
Sound like your kind of party? Here’s a rundown of everything you need to know about Diablo 3 Season 26.
After teasing that things would be “ending soon,” Blizzard officially announced that Diablo 3 Season 25 will be wrapping up on April 10.
Unfortunately, this means that the now-iconic Soul Shards will vanish back into the mist, so make as much use of them as you can before then!
On April 4 Blizzard officially announced the start date of Season 26. Following several weeks of PTR access, Season 26 will officially begin on April 15.
Diablo III Season 26 begins April 15.
🔥 Echoing Nightmare Theme
🔥 Cosmetic & Journey Rewards
🔥 Greater Rift Updates
🔥 And more…
— Diablo (@Diablo) April 4, 2022
Season 26 revolves around an all-new limited-time game mode, Echoing Nightmare. Described as “an optional and rewarding end-game challenge where players fight within the memories of Nephalem who fell in a Greater Rift. Today’s Nephalem must stand their ground until they are inevitably overwhelmed or defeated.”
Conjuring up images of CoD Zombies and other survival-style titles, players will have to collect a Petrified Scream by defeating Greater Rift Guardians in order to enter the Echoing Nightmare arena.
Upon completion, you’ll be rewarded with:
- Legendary Items
- Blood Shards
- Legendary Gem, Whisper of Atonement
- Whisper of Atonement is a new Legendary Gem used exclusively for Augmenting Ancient Legendary items
So that’s everything you need to know about Diablo 3 Season 26; from when it starts to its theme and limited-time game mode.
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