The Rotting Core

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The Rotting Core
No Waypoint
Area level64
BossesDoedre, Darksoul
Maligaro, The Broken
Shavronne, Unbound
The Depraved Trinity
Area type tagssewers
Tagsindoors_area, act_boss_area, belly_area, otherworldly_story_area, harvest_area, vile_areas
ConnectionsThe Belly of the Beast
Oriath Docks
The putrid interior oozes and spoils.
Act4 loading screen.png

The Rotting Core is an area in Act 9. It is connected to The Belly of the Beast. Vaal side area has a chance to spawn.


  • Sin (in the Black Heart)



The Rotting Core:

In Doedre's Despair:

In Maligaro's Misery:

In Shavronne's Sorrow:

The Black Heart after killing; Doedre, Darksoul, Maligaro, The Broken, Shavronne, Unbound:

Items found in this area

The HoarderThe Hoarder12Exalted Orb"More! I want more!" - Faendris, the Insatiable1
The HungerThe Hunger9Taste of Hate"How many lives have you consumed?"
"How many times have you blinked?"
The OathThe Oath6Death's OathAn oath once made is an oath never broken. Do not delay in keeping it, for I take no pleasure in fools.1
The InsatiableThe Insatiable3The Harvest
A lust for souls. The urge to kill just to satisfy its thirst. An unbearable burden that would make even the purest heart blacken over time.
Vile PowerVile Power5Ancient DoomDread and danger
makes the air feel thin.
Above, power slumbers, tempting fate.
Greed and ambition
draws countless in,
For those who seek power
can never wait.


It is the same area as The Harvest. After the player controlled protagonist killed The Beast in Act 5, it seems also affects the area.

Version history

Version Changes
  • Introduced to the game.