Exquisite Blood is a new material in Diablo 4 Season 2 that is used to summon the new endgame boss, Lord Zir.

However, getting your hands on Exquisite Blood isn’t straightforward and requires that you defeat particular enemies and take part in certain activities.

Below, we go over what you need to do to get Exquisite Blood and how to use it to summon Lord Zir in Diablo 4 Season 2.

How to Get Exquisite Blood in Diablo 4 Season 2

To get Exquisite Blood in Diablo 4, you must take part in Legion Events or defeat World Bosses while playing in World Tier 4.

Exquisite blood will only drop from these activities when in World Tier 4. To get to World Tier 4, you need to complete the Fallen Temple Capstone Dungeon in the Dry Steppes Region while playing in World Tier 3.

Here’s how much Exquisite Blood can drop from these activities:

  • Legion Events – 1 Exquisite Blood per completed event
  • World Bosses – 3 Exquisite Blood per defeated World Boss
Close up of Exquisite Blood Season 2 Item info in Diablo 4

How to Summon Lord Zir with Exquisite Blood in Diablo 4 Season 2

To summon and fight Lord Zir in Diablo 4 you must place 9 Exquisite Blood in the Bloodied Altar in the Ancient’s Seat dungeon. You can only summon him in World Tier 4.

He’s one of the five endgame bosses introduced in Season of Blood and is one of the ways in which you can reliably target farm Unique items.

Where is Ancient’s Seat in Diablo 4?

The Ancient’s Seat dungeon is located within the Darkened Way zone in the Frigid Expanse area of the Fractured Peaks region.

Here is the Darkened Way zone entrance on the map:

The Darkened Way in Fractured Peaks on the Map in Diablo 4
Credit: Sliver of Time

The Ancient’s Seat dungeon entrance can be found after entering the Darkened Way:

Showing how to get to Ancient's Seat dungeon entrance in Darkened Way zone in Diablo 4 map
Credit: Sliver of Time

Where to Use Exquisite Blood in Diablo 4

Once inside Ancient’s Seat, you need to deposit Exquisite Blood at the Bloodied Altar to summon Lord Zir. You will need 9 Exquisite Blood to summon him.

Player depositing Exquisite Blood into Bloodied Altar in Ancient's Seat in Diablo 4 Season 2
Credit: Sliver of Time

Lord Zir deals a lot of fire damage. We recommend stocking up on and using Fire Resistance Elixirs to make the fight easier.

Player fighting Lord Zir endgame boss in Diablo 4 Season 2
Credit: Sliver of Time

Lord Zir Unique Items Loot Table:

ClassUnique Items
BarbarianRamaladni’s Magnum Opus
Rage of Harrogath
Gohr’s Devastating Grips
The Butcher’s Cleaver
DruidMad Wolf’s Glee
Vasily’s Prayer
Greatstaff of the Crone
The Butcher’s Cleaver
NecromancerBlood Artisan’s Cuirass
Deathless Visage
Greaves of the Empty Tomb
Lidless Wall
RogueGrasp of Shadow
Eyes in the Dark
Asheara’s Khanjar
SorcererStaff of Endless Rage
Iceheart Brais
Raiment of the Infinite
Esadora’s Overflowing Cameo
All ClassesPenitent Greaves
CosmeticsThe Diadem of the Ancient Helm
Diablo 4 Season of Blood

Where to Find Legion Events in Diablo 4

The best way to find Legion Events in Diablo 4 is to head onto your map and look out for The Gathering Legions event icon at one of the seven possible locations where it can occur.

Season 2 has updated the frequency of Legion Events to occur every 25 minutes. The icon below will appear five minutes before the event begins:

The Gathering Legions World Event in Diablo 4

Make sure to arrive before the timer ends, as you won’t be able to join the event if you are too late!

The event icon for the Legions Event may appear at one of the following locations in Diablo 4:

  • Kor Dragan in the Fractured Peaks
    • You need to first complete the Kor Dragan Stronghold for Legion Events to appear
  • Carrowcrest ruins in Scosglen
  • Norgoi Vigil in the Dry Steppes
  • Dilapidated Aqueducts in Kehjistan
  • Alcarnus in Kehjistan
  • Haunted Wreckage in Hawezar
  • Crusader’s Monument in Hawezar
    • You need to first complete the Crusader’s Monument Stronghold for Legion Events to appear

It’s important to note that a few of the above locations may need you to complete a Stronghold before you have access to that particular Legion Event.

How to Complete Legion Events in Diablo 4

To complete Legion Events, you must defeat various waves of enemies and mini-bosses, before taking on a final Overlord boss.

It’s quite simple to complete:

  1. Slay enemies within a timer to spawn a ‘Servant of Hell’ – defeat this elite enemy
  2. Repeat the above two more times
  3. Defeat the final ‘Overlord’ boss and then claim your rewards
The Gathering Legions Event rewards in Diablo 4

How fast you defeat enemy mobs will determine how many Servants of Hell will spawn before the timer ends. If you manage to spawn and defeat all three, you get access to up to three reward chests.

Either way, you’ll gain access to 1 Exquisite Blood when completing the event in World Tier 4!

Where to Find World Bosses in Diablo 4

Diablo 4 World Bosses spawn randomly in one of five possible locations. Here are all five locations and their nearest Waypoints:

  • Caen Adar, Scosglen (Corbach Waypoint)
  • Saraan Caldera, Dry Steppes (Ruins of Qara-Yisu Waypoint)
  • The Crucible, Fractured Peaks (Bear Tribe Refuge or Yelesna Waypoints)
  • Seared Basin, Kehjistan (Jirandai Waypoint)
  • Fields of Desecration, Hawezar (Zarbinzet Waypoint)
All five World Boss locations on the map in Diablo 4

As of Season 2, World Bosses will spawn every three and a half hours at one of these above locations. Open up your map and check one of these locations for a World Boss icon on your map – these will appear one hour before the World Boss is due to spawn:

There are three World Bosses in Diablo 4 that may appear at one of these locations:

  • Ashava the Pestilent
  • Avarice the Gold-cursed
  • The Wandering Death
Avarice World Boss Guide main image

You will get 3 Exquisite Blood for eliminating any World Boss in World Tier 4.

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