Trial of Swirling Fear 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 Crypt Level 1 (Act 2) and The Crypt (Act 7). They are no longer refer as "Trial of Swirling Fear".
It demonstrates Spinning Blades, which are large traps which follow a set path along the ground and can go around corners, , taking player's energy shield and health quickly when cut by them, enough to kill in roughly one second. The damage does not depend on difficulty, but the layout is harder on higher difficulties.
Upon completing the trial, Izaro gives the message "Shine boldly so that all may find you when the night falls." and you are provided with a portal back to the entrance.
(Undocumented) Due to the game having eliminated the difficulty system, the trials in the Acts are simply named after the locations they are found in. Moreover, Cruel and Merciless labs only requires 3 trials, making the total number of trials decrease 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. item.
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.