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Strange Sinkhole
Vaal side area
No Waypoint

Strange Sinkhole is a vaal side area that can be found in The Cavern of Wrath (Act 1), The Cavern of Anger (Act 1), The Coast (Act 6), The Tidal Island (Act 6), The Karui Fortress and The Cavern of Anger (Act 6).

The map variant has a different internal id: MapSideArea1_1. According to datamined value, the map variant is tied to Arid Lake MapArid Lake MapMap Level: 70
Map Tier: 3
Guild Character: c
Water vanishes; an impromptu prison becomes a tomb.Travel to this Map by using it in a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
when it is forced to spawn by using Hidden Vaal PathwaysHidden Vaal PathwaysAncient foes open new paths to the land they left barren.You will enter a hidden Vaal area that contains powerful enemies.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
2x Silver Coin
or the harvest map enchantment. Otherwise it can be spawned in any map apparently.


Items found in this area

The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
The mighty warriors traded in blows, the nimble archers in arrows, yet it was the brazen thaumaturgists who would bring catastrophe to all.
VanityVanity9Tabula Rasa


Main page: Vaal Letter

It contains vaal letter no 12.


Version history

Version Changes
  • Introduced to the game.