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The Oasis
No Waypoint
Area level61
BossesShakari, Queen of the Sands
Shakari, Queen of the Sands
Area type tagsshore
Tagsarea_with_water, act_boss_area, einharscorpion, desert_area
ConnectionsThe Vastiri Desert
Vaal Side AreasShifting Sands
Dusty Bluff (1_SideArea9_9)
A paradise hidden amongst sunbleached bones and blistering dunes.
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"Oasis" redirects here. For the map formerly known as Oasis Map, see Desert Spring Map.

The Oasis is an area in Act 9. It is connected to the Vastiri Desert, The Sand Pit, and The Forbidden Vault. Vaal side area Shifting Sands and Dusty Bluff have a chance to spawn.

A side zone called The Forbidden Vault can be found containing Jun and the remains of her Order.

Another side zone called The Sand Pit (which connects to final boss room The Swallowing Sands) is the boss room to fight Shakari, Queen of the Sands, for the quest Queen of the Sands quest icon.png Queen of the Sands.



Queen of the Sands quest icon.png Queen of the Sands (The Sand Pit and The Swallowing Sands)


  • Sandworn Slaves
  • Rhexback Raider
  • Adolescent Rhex
  • Wild Rhex
  • Escaped Rhex
  • Maternal Rhex
  • Predatory Scorpion
  • Black Scorpion
  • Sand Scorpion
  • Sandy Guardian
  • Sand Serpent
  • Shakari, Queen of the Sands (in boss rooms)
  • Predatory Scorpion (in boss rooms)
  • Black Scorpion (in boss rooms)
  • Sand Scorpion (in boss rooms)

Boss rooms

During the fight she will summon many small scorpions and you will have to run a gauntlet through the length of the zone while dodging large cone shaped ground AOEs from large stingers that come out of the ground (ShakariImmobileShakariImmobile
), and also avoid quicksand traps on the ground that will progressively slow you up to 10 stacks.

Items found in this area

Earth DrinkerEarth Drinker5Granite FlaskTaste and grow strong. Drink too much and be buried.1
RebirthRebirth27Charan's SwordHe shattered Her smile
Scattered the fragments like ash
All she did was laugh
A Note in the WindA Note in the Wind4Song of the SekhemaThe artist is long dead,
the lyrics are long forgotten,
yet the Song of War longs to be sung again


Version history

Version Changes
  • Introduced to the game.