Trial of Piercing Truth

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Trial of Piercing Truth
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Area level75
Area type tagsdungeon
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Trial of Piercing Truth is one of the six Trials of Ascendancy. It can be found in map randomly or by using The Dream TrialThe Dream TrialThe depths of a dream hide a gauntlet that sharpens the body and mind.You will discover a Trial of Ascendancy in a map.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
2x Silver Coin
prophecy to increase the odd. The "easier" versions can be found in The Lower Prison (Act 1) and The Lower Prison (Act 6). They are no longer referred to as "Trial of Piercing Truth".

It demonstrates Spike Traps, which shoot out of the ground in a square area according to a timer, taking 1/4 of the player's effective hitpoints (hitpoints + energy shield) and locking them in place. This kind of trap isn't very dangerous, because it cannot kill fast and the lost hitpoints can be recovered using potions.

Upon completing the trial, Izaro gives the message "Belief is the strongest metal of them all." and players are provided with a portal back to the entrance.

Version history

Version Changes
  • (Undocumented) Due to the game has eliminated the difficulty system, the Trials in the Acts are simply named after the locations they are located. Moreover, Cruel and Merciless Labs only requires 3 Trials, making total number of Trials have decreased from 24 to 18.
  • There are six new Trials of Ascendancy that can be found in non-unique maps. These trials are more complex and random than the ones in the regular game. Completing a Trial rewards you with an Offering to the GoddessOffering to the GoddessIt is time for the Goddess to give her final verdict.
    Your fate rests in her even hands.
    Travel to the Aspirants' Plaza and spend this item to open the Eternal Labyrinth. You must have completed the six different Trials of Ascendancy found in Maps in order to access this area.
  • Once you have completed all six Trials, you are able to use your Offering to the Goddess items in a Map Device to access the Endgame Labyrinth. These items are not technically maps, so you cannot use Sacrifice Fragments or ChiselsCartographer's ChiselStack Size: 20Improves the quality of a mapRight click this item then left click a map to apply it. Has greater effect on lower-rarity maps. The maximum quality is 20%.
    Shift click to unstack.
    on them.
  • The Endgame Trials and Labyrinth include a new trap type - Sentinel Traps: These traps apply one of many effects to an area and can be temporarily deactivated by dealing damage to them.
  • Introduced to the game.