|This article describes historical game content.|
The Vaal Ruins Level 1 and The Vaal Ruins Level 2 were merged into The Vaal Ruins in Version 2.0.0 due to zone progression rebalancing.
To enter the Vaal Ruins, players must finish the quest The Root of the Problem. This requires the Baleful GemBaleful GemThe withering glare of corruption, made
corporeal and pellucid in crystal. from The Chamber of Sins Level 2 and Maligaro's SpikeMaligaro's SpikeMaligaro loved his tools, and took great
pains to keep them excruciatingly sharp. from The Weaver's Chambers.
The ruins are a large maze with rooms of various sizes. Sarcophagi appear in some rooms and act like normal chests.
Forbidden Chamber had a chance to spawn.