News Archive

Ascendancy's Unique Items

Monday, February 22, 2016
When Ascendancy launches in less than two weeks, we're introducing many new Unique items. Today's news post showcases five of them. Read More.

3D Art in Ascendancy

Sunday, February 21, 2016
In addition to many new unique items in Ascendancy, we've also updated some existing unique items with 3D Art. Here is a collection of screenshots of some of these items. Read More.

Massively Overpowered reveals the Marauder Ascendancy Class: The Chieftain

Thursday, February 18, 2016
One of the three Marauder Ascendancy Clases is the Chieftain, a tribal warrior who invokes his Karui gods to set his foes aflame. Check out Massively Overpowered's reveal for more information! Read More.

Skill Reveal - Ancestral Protector

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Alongside the Ascendancy expansion in March, we're introducing the Ancestral totems. These skills aid melee characters by summoning a Karui ancestor that fights alongside them and grants powerful boons. Today we're revealing the first of these, the Ancestral Protector. Read More.

Online Multiplayer Humble Bundle - Get your Arctic Crown and Cobra Pet!

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Humble Bundle and Gamepedia recently invited us to participate in a bundle of online multiplayer games. We've created a new microtransaction, the Arctic Crown, and combined it with the popular Cobra Pet. These are available as top-tier rewards in this bundle. Humble Bundle allows you to pay whatever amount you'd like for the bundle, with a portion of each sale going to various charities and the developers of the games. Opting to contribute more unlocks even larger bundles for an even better deal! Read More.

New Jewels for Traps

Monday, February 15, 2016
When we first designed jewels for Path of Exile: Awakening, we attempted to augment as many builds as possible. Our efforts improved most types of characters, but a few slipped through the cracks. Undoubtedly the most overlooked build type was Trappers. In Ascendancy, we're going to fix that oversight. Our upcoming expansion introduces a total of four different jewels designed specifically for trap users. We are ready to show three of them to you today. Read More.

Exclusive Ascendancy Screenshots

Sunday, February 14, 2016
In the last few months we've revealed many aspects of the upcoming Ascendancy expansion. However, there are still a few more things to tease. Read More.

MMOHuts has revealed the latest Templar Ascendancy Class: The Guardian

Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Guardian is one of the Templar's new Ascendancy Classes. He is a a holy leader who protects and empowers his allies. For more information, check out MMOHut's reveal. Read More.

gameinformer reveals the new Witch Ascendancy Class: The Occultist

Thursday, February 11, 2016
One of the three new Witch Ascendancy Classes is the Occultist, a master of curses, chaos, and dark magic. Check out gameinformer's reveal for more information! Read more.

Skill Reveal - Summon Stone Golem

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The Golem skills have been popular companions for exiles across Wraeclast since their introduction, and another will be available with the release of the Ascendancy expansion. Summon Stone Golem will provide you with an earthen protector that restores your life and draws the attention of your enemies. Read More.

The Arctic Lynx, Wolf and Armour Are Now For Sale!

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
In December last year we introduced new arctic-themed microtransactions via our Winter Mystery Box. After the promised month of exclusivity, we're happy to announce that the Arctic Lynx Pet, Wolf Pet, and Arctic Armour Set (including its individual pieces) are now available in the store! Thank you for your generous support. Read More.

Recent Ascendancy Class Announcements

Monday, February 8, 2016
In the last two weeks we've announced five new Ascendancy Classes, the Heirophant, Berserker, Pathfinder, Trickster, and Elementalist In case you've missed any of these releases, we've compiled all the information you need about these Ascendancy Classes in one place! Read More.

Ascendancy Changes to Zana's Maps

Sunday, February 7, 2016
Ascendancy is not just an opportunity to add big new systems and loads of content; it's also an opportunity to review and modify existing content and systems. Today we're outlining the upcoming changes to Zana and mapping in Ascendancy. Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Saturday, February 6, 2016
We're running a sale on Stash Tabs! For the first 24 hours (Saturday, PST), we've discounted Premium Stash Tab Bundles by 17.5%. On Sunday, Regular Stash Tab Bundles are discounted by 26.6%. If you're looking to buy points to purchase Stash Tabs, check out our Ascendancy supporter packs! Thanks again for the generous support (and remember to check out the Carnival Fireworks)! Read More.

Celebrate Brazilian Carnival Week with Green and Yellow Carnival Fireworks!

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Celebrate the Brazilian Carnival Week with us by setting off your own green and yellow Carnival Fireworks! These are only sale from today until February 14th (US Time). Our Brazilian Portuguese launch alongside the Talisman/2.1.0 Content Update went well and we wanted to celebrate these Brazilian festivities! Please help us to make welcome our new and old Brazilian friends. Read More. reveals the new Shadow Ascendancy Class: The Trickster

Thursday, February 4, 2016
The Trickster is one of the Shadow's three Ascendancy Classes. He is a a jack-of-all-trades that combines strong defensive options with good maneuverability. Check out's reveal for more information about the Trickster! Read More.

IGN reveals one of the new Witch Ascendancy Classes: The Elementalist

Thursday, February 4, 2016
One of the new Witch Ascendancy Classes is The Elementalist, a destructive caster who wields primal forces to decimate her enemies. Check out IGN's reveal for more information! Read More.

Upcoming Unique Items

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Ascendancy has a lot of new and dynamic systems, but that doesn't mean we've forgotten how exciting it is to find brand new unique items! Today we're showing off four upcoming supporter-made uniques, which are just a taste of what's to come in the Ascendancy expansion! Read More.

Development Manifesto: Utility Flasks for Ascendancy

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Path of Exile's March expansion, Ascendancy, introduces nineteen new Ascendancy classes that change the game in large ways. In order to accommodate these classes, we're making changes to various game systems. Today's development manifesto entry describes how we're changing Utility Flasks. Read More.

The Comic Book Bundles Are Still Available!

Monday, February 1, 2016
The microtransactions exclusive to the Comic Bundles are still available! These include the Gem-Powered Armour Set, Baby Black Death Pet, Kaom's and Lioneye's Masks, and the Rebellion Masks. For more information, check out the full Comic Bundle Page!Read More.