News Archive

Skill Revamps - Part 4

May 1, 2018 9:28:11 PM
In Content Update 3.3.0, we're reworking the core mechanic of Vaal Skills. We've done this to improve some of the problems that most Vaal skills have. Vaal Skills were always intended to be super-skills that can be used at pivotal moments for a big burst of power, so we're making various changes to help them better achieve this goal. Read More.

The Dark Immortal Call Effect

May 1, 2018 12:01:18 AM
We've just introduced the Dark Immortal Call Effect which you may have noticed in a recent Build of the Week episode. This microtransaction replaces the normal Immortal Call Skill effect with feathers and a black mist. Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

Supporter Pack Badges

Apr 30, 2018 10:07:44 PM
At the end of next week we will announce the full details of the next challenge league and introduce its new supporter packs! Many of you have supported us so much over the years that you're now running out of space to show off all of your supporter titles on the forum. We've created a new badge system that will launch alongside these supporter packs and allow you to show off more of your titles at once! Read More.

The Goatman Pet

Apr 29, 2018 10:56:39 PM
There's a new Goatman Pet in the store which will be more than happy to become a part of your pet collection. This cute little Goatman will look good as your travel buddy and as a hideout dweller. Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

The Bestiary Supporter Packs End in Two Weeks!

Apr 29, 2018 9:15:44 PM
On Thursday May 10th (PST) we will be announcing the full details of Content Update 3.3.0 and its new Challenge League. At that time we will be introducing a new set of league supporter packs which will mean that the Bestiary Supporter Packs will leave the store. If you're interested in purchasing one of the Bestiary Supporter Packs but you're not sure you'll be able to get one in time, check out this news post to learn more about your options. Read More.

The Fallen Angel Wings and Super Stash Sale

Apr 27, 2018 12:00:21 AM
We've just introduced the Fallen Angel Wings that will perfectly complete the recently released Fallen Angel Armour Set. Check out the video or get yours here. Also, this weekend we're holding a sale on every type of stash tab. Click here to check out the discounts. Read More.

[Xbox One] 3.2.3 Patch Status

Apr 26, 2018 11:28:40 PM
Yesterday we released Patch 3.2.3 on PC. We have already tested this patch on Xbox One and we expect to be able to release it to the live realm on Monday April 30th (New Zealand time). Today's post gives an overview of the status of this patch and what to expect. Read More.

Changes to Ignite in 3.3.0

Apr 26, 2018 8:32:58 PM
In Content Update 3.3.0, we're planning to create more options for fire-based characters by improving ignite in Path of Exile. We're doing this by updating several fire-based skills and parts of the passive skill tree. Today's news post outlines these changes in more detail. Read More.

The Celestial Ball Lightning Effect

Apr 25, 2018 11:42:23 PM
There is a new Celestial Ball Lightning Effect in the store for those of you who can't get enough of the celestial theme. This new microtransaction replaces the normal effect of this skill with a dark cosmic sphere that sparkles with white and yellow lightning. Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

Build of the Week: The Shimmeron Saboteur

Apr 25, 2018 9:50:59 PM
In this episode of Build of the Week we're showcasing a Saboteur build that uses two powerful Shimmeron wands. These wands come with an extremely deadly downside but since this build deals all of its damage via traps, it takes full advantage of the power of the wands with no downsides. Check out the full episode for more information about this build and how it works. Read More.

Winners of the T-shirt Design Competition

Apr 24, 2018 6:54:24 PM
The T-shirt Design Competition concluded last week. As always, we've received so many good submissions from our players that it's been really hard to choose the winners. Today we're happy to announce our favourite T-shirt designs! Read More.

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.