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Diablo 4 Has a ‘Pinnacle Boss Encounter’ After Reaching Level 100

Blizzard Entertainment is promising a wealth of content for its upcoming action-RPG, Diablo 4, that is expected to keep players engaged for dozens of hours as they climb to the level 100 cap. The company recently held a lengthy developer update livestream that detailed most of the endgame and another open beta but notably mentioned that there’s some surprises left for players to discover in the end. One of these surprises might be a “pinnacle boss encounter” that will test even the most fine-tuned level 100 builds.

In a recent interview with GamesRadar, Diablo 4 associate game director Joe Piepiora confirmed that the endgame Nightmare dungeons will only escalate in difficulty, even beyond level 100. However, there’s a clear limit to the game’s difficulty too as Diablo 4 was never intended to endlessly scale with your character.

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Piepiora mentioned that a challenging boss encounter awaits players once they hit level 100. However, players will still have to reach the level cap and complete their fair share of Nightmare dungeons before getting the chance to tackle this powerful unnamed foe. Piepiora first talked about the road to get there, stating:

“[Diablo 4] is not intended to be played forever. So there are creatures that you will continue to fight at higher and higher difficulties [beyond level 100], but this is content where you’ll be kind of pushing yourself to see how far you can take your build, rather than trying to reach some endless grind of rewards as time goes on beyond level 100.”

At an unspecified point past level 100, players will acquire the “maximum power of gear” and can respec their characters until they feel they’ve fully optimised a build. After that, Blizzard encourages that players go after the “final boss” of the endgame:

“At level 100, we do have a pinnacle boss encounter we want players to engage with that’s been balanced so that it’s extraordinarily, extraordinarily challenging. Players that reach level 100 are going to have an extremely difficult time on this boss encounter. And the expectation is that you take your class, you understand your build, you’ve maximized everything that you possibly can about it, and you really have learned encountered very well. And that’s going to be the way that you can maybe take it down.”

Diablo 4 may not last forever but Blizzard promises new seasonal content will arrive every three months that will keep players engaged and active in the game. Some of those updates will include new story content but not campaign-specific quests.

Diablo 4 launches on 6 June 2023 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

Source: GamesRadar

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