Diablo 4 Season 2, Season of Blood, is here and brings a lot of vampires to Sanctuary. This new season is all about hunting these creatures of the night, and that includes the new event type, Blood Harvest. The Blood Harvest is a timed event that takes place in a specific region of the map and combines aspects of Whispers and Helltide. This event also features four new currencies/resources, which can be a bit overwhelming at first. Here’s everything you need to know about blood harvesting in Diablo 4.
Blood Harvest Basics
The Blood Harvest is an event that takes place in a specific section of the map, indicated by the green color, and lasts for an hour before moving to a new location. Within the area, you will encounter an increase in vampiric enemies that will drop blood bait and powerful blood, in addition to earning you the Hunter’s plaudits. Blood bait are used exclusively within Blood Harvest to summon Bloodseekers, vampiric enemies based on the five playable classes, at summoning altars. These altars are marked on the map by a chalice symbol, although they only appear on the map when you are near them.
Strong blood used to unlock and upgrade vampire powers, which you unlock after completing the first few seasonal quests. These special powers are quite strong, so it is important to unlock and upgrade them. Recognition of the hunter is used to increase the level of the Hunter’s Acclaim tablet, which can be found in most settlements and is marked on the map by a tablet icon with the seasonal leaf on it. As you level up in Hunter’s Acclaim, you will receive various rewards.
Battle Bloodseeker will earn you a lot of Hunter’s Acclaim and Viewfinder key which can be used to open it Finder caches, which are found exclusively in the Blood Harvest. These chests contain seasonal loot such as Potent Blood and Armor Pact consumables, as well as high-value loot.
It is important to note that none of these resources expire when the Blood Harvest ends.
Here’s how to get the most out of Blood Harvest in Diablo 4
Blood Harvest usually includes three Whispers, which grant Grim Favors, allowing you to obtain caches from the Tree of Whispers. The three Whisper types that typically appear are: Killing X number of a specific enemy, Saving X Villagers, and Killing X Bloodseekers.
For a specific enemy’s kill count Once you’re in Blood Harvest, villagers on your main map and minimap will be marked with diamond objective markers, allowing you to navigate to them. To save them, you usually have to free them and then defend them from enemies for a short period of time.
Finally, the Bloodseekers can be found by summoning them from the altars marked by chalices on the map. For this you will need Blood Bait, at least 15. If you don’t have enough, focus on killing the other Whisperers in the area and simply taking out enemies, as any enemy in the Blood Harvest can drop these.
Completing all three Whispers will net you 10 Grim Favors, which is enough to get a cache from the Tree of Whispers. You will also receive Seeker Keys for defeating the Blood Seekers. It can be a little difficult to find the Seeker Caches within Blood Harvest as they only appear on the map when you approach them. There is usually one near the Summoning Altars, but you can find more by exploring the area. These keys do not expire. So don’t worry about finding enough caches before the Blood Harvest moves.
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