News Archive

The Monkey Pet

Apr 23, 2018 11:57:46 PM
We've just introduced the Monkey Pet! Unlike its corrupted and deadly relatives from the forest areas, this playful monkey would be happy to become your travel companion. Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

Demigod's Rewards for Ascendancy Classes in Flashback

Apr 23, 2018 10:08:09 PM
Yesterday we announced the upcoming Flashback Event that begins in early May. The prizes include microtransactions, mystery boxes and Demigod's Dominances for the top ranked players. Based on community feedback, we're planning to change how the Demigod's Dominances are rewarded so that each Ascendancy Class will have its own Demigod's prizes up for grabs! Read More.

3.2.3 Patch Notes

Apr 23, 2018 8:23:38 PM
Last week we announced some cosmetic improvements to the in-game microtransaction shop. These changes will be introduced later this week in the 3.2.3 Patch. Alongside shop improvements, this update includes 3D Art for the two remaining Bestiary unique armour sets and several bugfixes. In the meantime, we've prepared the patch notes for you to check out. Read More.

The Triple Blade Spectral Throw Effect

Apr 22, 2018 11:27:00 PM
We've just released the Triple Blade Spectral Throw Effect which replaces the existing effect of this skill with deadly sharp blades surrounded by a black and purple aura. If you've ever wanted to create a ninja-themed look for your character, this new effect might be the one that will finally complete your outfit! Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

May Flashback Event!

Apr 22, 2018 9:07:28 PM
We're excited to announce that we will be running a competitive Flashback Event from 9am Saturday May 5th (NZT) until 10am Tuesday May 29th (NZT). It will run in parallel to the Bestiary League which will also be enabled on the event so that you can continue your challenge progression there. The event will include rotating mods from 11 popular past Path of Exile leagues. There are microtransactions, Mystery Boxes, Demigod's Dominances and bragging rights up for grabs! Read More.

Fire and Ice Microtransactions on Sale This Weekend

Apr 20, 2018 12:00:45 AM
We're hosting a whole weekend of discounts on the microtransactions from the Fire and Ice Mystery Box! Everything has been discounted, including the Infernal Flame Golem, Arctic Ice Golem, Fire Armour Pack, Ice Armour Pack, Portals, Shields and more! Check out the full selection of discounts here. Read More.

The Fallen Angel Armour Set

Apr 19, 2018 7:21:45 PM
We've just introduced the Fallen Angel Armour Set! This armour set decorated with metal spikes will create a modern gothic look for your exile. Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

The Stygian Scorching Ray Effect

Apr 18, 2018 11:22:59 PM
We've just released the Stygian Scorching Ray Effect that replaces the standard Scorching Ray effect with a spectral skull that emits a black flaming beam. Like the Phantasmal Whirling Blades Effect which was introduced earlier this week, the Stygian Scorching Ray Effect is a perfect match for those of you who like a dark and grim look for your characters. Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

Build of the Week: Poetry in Motion

Apr 18, 2018 9:21:55 PM
In this episode of Build of the Week we're doing something a little different. We're looking at several similar builds used by a variety of classes, all of which use the unique wand The Poet's Pen to trigger a specific set of spells. What results is a mind-melting sequence of movement and explosions. Check out the episode here. Read More.

The Manticore Shield

Apr 17, 2018 11:38:49 PM
We've just introduced the Manticore Shield which reskins any shield with a red and gold gladiator style shield. It works perfectly with the microtransactions from the Manticore Supporter Pack which is available until the end of the Bestiary League! Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

Cosmetic Shop Improvements

Apr 17, 2018 9:07:51 PM
In the next few weeks we're making some cosmetic improvements to the in-game microtransaction shop's layout and appearance. Today's news post previews these changes and explains how this new framework will help us to make other improvements in the future. We're also interested in hearing your feedback and suggestions! Read More.

Introducing the First Blood Starter Pack!

Apr 17, 2018 7:19:07 PM
We're happy to introduce the First Blood Starter Pack, a special bundle for those of you who have just joined Path of Exile. This Pack contains a Stash Tab, a Weapon Effect and 200 points! Check out this news post for more information or grab yours now! Read More.

The Beast Pet

Apr 16, 2018 11:14:40 PM
There is a new pet waiting for you in the store, the Beast Pet. This cute baby monster will not only become a good companion for every exile who likes to travel alongside a little friend, but will also perfectly complete the nature-themed look. Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

Skill Revamps - Part 3

Apr 16, 2018 8:55:42 PM
This week, we're going to look at some of the changes to Bow skills that we've been working on. We're going to look at a major rework to Rain of Arrows and its Vaal version, as well as what we're doing to close the gap between Barrage and Blast Rain. Read More.

The Phantasmal Whirling Blades Effect

Apr 15, 2018 10:26:27 PM
We've just released the Phantasmal Whirling Blades Effect that replaces the existing Whirling Blades effect with a black and white misty look. If you're using this skill and prefer a gloom style for your exile's outfit, we'd recommend trying on this new effect. Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

3.2.2c Patch Notes

Apr 15, 2018 8:01:58 PM
We're continuing to make improvements to the Bestiary league. Later this week we're planning to deploy the 3.2.2c Patch that will prevent destruction of special Beasts' corpses, so you'll be able to use Necromancy Nets to capture those Beasts. Alongside this change, the patch includes many bug fixes. Check out the full patch notes while you're waiting for this update. Read More.

Weapon and Shield Effects On Sale - Get a Free Mystery Box When You Spend Points

Apr 13, 2018 12:17:09 AM
This weekend we're discounting weapon effects, weapon skins and shield skins! There are more than 60 microtransactions available at discounted prices. For the duration of this sale, we're also offering a free Sin and Innocence Mystery Box when you spend points! Read More.

Build of the Week: The Dancing Duo Juggernaut

Apr 11, 2018 10:00:54 PM
In this episode of Build of the Week, we're showcasing tarpan's build for a Juggernaut that doesn't do much killing itself, but instead takes a more supportive role for the two minions it manifests. It does this by using the fated version of the Dancing Dervish unique sword, the Dancing Duo. Check out the full episode for more information about this build and how it works. Read More.

Skill Usage Statistics

Apr 10, 2018 8:53:17 PM
Every league, we look at a range of different statistics to help generate a snapshot of the metagame of the league. These stats help us make future development decisions. They're also interesting, however, and we like sharing interesting stats with you. Today we're looking at the most-used skills in Bestiary. Read More.

The T-shirt Design Competition Highlights

Apr 9, 2018 11:28:53 PM
Since the start of our T-shirt Design Competition we've received many awesome designs and today we'd like to share some of them with you. There is only one week left until the end of this competition, but you still have some time to submit your design to have an opportunity to win cool prizes! Read More.