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Version History
October 2, 2015
October 15, 2015
October 22, 2015

Patch notes

These are the official patch notes for version 2.0.4b released by Grinding Gear Games.[1]

Divination Cards

  • Added 8 new Divination Cards.[2]
  • The Divination Cards: The Brittle EmperorThe Brittle Emperor8Voll's Devotion
    "When Voll spared Malachai, accepting his aid in pursuit of Purity, the strongest faith was infected by Corruption and made brittle as glass."
    - Victario, the People's Poet
    , The GemcutterThe Gemcutter3Gemcutter's PrismIn the hands of a master craftsman, a worthless pebble can adorn the crown of a king., Doedre's MadnessDoedre's Madness9Doedre Item"Hold your tongue before I claim it." - Doedre Darktongue and The ConduitThe Conduit9Doryani's FistThe path to godhood is guided by the hand of sacrifice. have been changed so that they drop from either specific Bosses or Strongboxes.
  • The Divination Card: The Brittle Emperor no longer appears in Normal and Cruel difficulties.

Performance Improvements

  • Further small improvements have been made to server performance, bandwidth usage, lockstep stuttering and disconnections.
  • The game's memory consumption and startup time has been further reduced (by approximately 15%).

General Improvements

  • The /recheck_achievements command will now also check the Through Sacred Ground quest for those who completed the quest during the Flashback Event without receiving credit for the Challenge.
  • EmberwakeEmberwake
    Ruby Ring
    Requires Level 16+(20-30)% to Fire Resistance(30-40)% increased Fire Damage
    (5-10)% increased Cast Speed
    10% chance to Ignite
    Ignited Enemies Burn (50-65)% slower
    You can inflict an additional Ignite on an Enemy
    Leave the world in flames behind you.
    now only allows for ignites to stack up to 300 times.
  • The Ethereal KnivesEthereal KnivesSpell, Projectile, Physical, Duration
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost: (5-20) Mana
    Cast Time: 0.60 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 120%
    Projectile Speed: 1300
    Fires an arc of knives in front of the caster which deals physical damage.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent1% increased Projectile SpeedFires 0.1 additional Projectiles0.5% chance to Impale on Spell HitBase duration is 6 seconds
    Deals (7-633) to (10-949) Physical Damage
    Fires 9 additional Projectiles
    Maximum 40 Lingering Blades can be left in the ground at a time
    Leaves a Lingering Blade in the ground for every 3 Projectiles fired
    Leaves 50% fewer Lingering Blades in the ground if you don't Cast this Spell yourself
    (0-19)% increased Projectile Speed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Ethereal Knives skill icon.png
    skill used by Cintiq, the Inescapable has had its cast speed reduced.
  • Fixed a bug where players were unable to complete achievements or challenges if the achievement database became unavailable.
  • Fixed a bug with the temporarily disabled Tora Den mission variations and as a result re-enabled these variations.
  • Fixed a bug where the icons shown in-game and on the website for completing challenges weren't displaying once you had more than 8 challenges.
  • Fixed a bug where the display text for Soul Eater on unique monsters was incorrect.


  1. Chris (October 15, 2015). "2.0.4b Patch Notes". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  2. The Lich, The Cartographer, The Aesthete, Merciless Armament, Last Hope, Hunter's Reward, Hubris, Bowyer's Dream.