What are Nightmare Dungeons?
Nightmare Dungeons are part of the Diablo 4 end-game and are much more challenging than the nornal dungeons found in the early game.
When can you access Nightmare Dungeons?
Access to Nightmare Dungeons only becoems available when the players reaches World Tier 3 in the game.
Once you have completed the campaign and moved into World Tier 3, the Tree of Whispers is the starting point to acquire your first Nightmare Dungeon Sigil. Collect 10 Grim Favors and return to the Tree of Whispers where you be awarded a Tier 1 Sigil.
All Sigils are stored in the inventory consumable tab.
How are Nigtmare Dungeons Different?
To access Nightmare Dungeons, players acquire Nightmare Dungeon Sigils.
What are Nightmare Dungeon Sigils
Sigils are best described as keys that can open Nightmare Dungeons. These Sigils can be found in the following ways:
- Found by completeing Nightmare Dungeons
- Completing Whispers of the Dead and obtain cache rewards with Sigils inside.
- Crafted at the Occultist with a cosr of Sigil Powder. Powder is obtained by salvaging unused Sigils to give Sigil Powder.
Sigil Types and Nightmare Dungeons
Sigils come in different Tier Levels with Ancestral Sigils offering the toughest challaneges. These are of course more expensive if crafted.
Sacred Sigils appear in World Tier 3 and Ancestral in World Tier 4.
Sigil Types and Costs
|Tier||Affixes||World Tier||Powder||Gold||Monster Lvl||Revives|
Where are the Nightmare Dungeons?
Below is and example of how Nightmare Dungeons are categorised by Tier along with their names. These will change as Blizzard sees fit.
|Tier 1-10||Tier 11-20||Tier 21 -100|
Common Sigil Dungeons
Sacred Sigil Dungeons
Ancestral Sigil Dungeons
More information on what Sigils provide and costs to create can be found on the Sigils page.
Nightmare Dungeon Rewards
A ptimary reason for running Nightmare Dungeons is to acquire Glyphs which are used in the Paragon Boards.
NIghtmare Dungeons are one of the primary ways to level in the endgame.
Items and Points
As Nightmare Dungeons are tougher, provide better item drops with rarer items dropping. Rewards include:
- Unique Items
- Sacred Items
- Ancestral Legendary items
- Rare and Legendary Paragon Glyphs
- Increased XP
- Paragon Points
Nightmare Dungeon Monster Levels
Monster levels change depending on the tiers of Nightmare Dungeons. A community-created spreadsheet had calculated monster levels depending on the tier of the Nightmare Dungeon.
Nightmare Dungeons and Seasons
Each Diablo 4 Season has a rotation of Nightmare Dungeons. There are 30 in total, six for each of the five zones each Season.