The Flickerstep Boots are one of the new Unique items introduced in Season 2 of Diablo 4.

As a Unique, they have a variety of potent affixes and a powerful Unique Effect that adds a significant buff to your character’s Evade Skill.

Find out everything you need to know about what the Flickerstep Boots do and how to get your hands on them below!

How to Get Flickerstep

To get the Flickerstep Boots in Diablo 4, you must play the game in World Tier 4. Flickerstep can only drop when playing in this difficulty tier.

You can also target farm for Flickerstep by summoning and defeating the Echo of Duriel endgame boss.

Defeating Duriel is the most reliable of getting Flickerstep in Diablo 4, but you must first meet a few requirements before you can attempt it.

Echo of Duriel in Diablo 4 Season 2 Season of Blood

How to Get Flickerstep from Duriel

To get Flickerstep from Duriel in Diablo 4, you need to summon and defeat him in the Gaping Crevasse dungeon while playing in World Tier 4. After defeating him, Flickerstep has a chance of dropping as loot.

Farming Duriel is the most reliable way of getting your hands on Flickerstep, as he is the only endgame boss that has it in his loot table.

This will significantly increase your chances of seeing Flickerstep drop compared to any other method of getting Uniques in Diablo 4.

To summon Duriel, you need to do the following:

  • Deposit Mucus-Slick Eggs and Shards of Agony in the Pestilent Altar in the Gaping Cravasse dungeon to summon the Echo of Duriel
    • You will need:
      • 2 Mucus-Slick Eggs
      • 2 Shards of Agony
  • Defeat the Echo of Varshan in World Tier 4 to obtain Mucus-Slick Eggs
  • Defeat Grigoire, The Galvanic Saint in World Tier 4 to obtain Shards of Agony
Close-up Mucus-Slick Egg and Shards of Agony in inventory screen in Diablo 4
Credit: Sliver of Time

After defeating Duriel, there is a chance that Flickerstep will drop.

For a more detailed rundown, check out our guide on how to summon and defeat Duriel here!

How to Get Flickerstep As Loot

To get Flickerstep as loot in Diablo 4, you need to play the game in World Tier 4. You will not be able to find Tibault’s Will in World Tiers 1, 2, or 3. Flickerstep will only drop in World Tier 4.

To access World Tier 4, you need to complete the Fallen Temple Capstone Dungeon in the Dry Steppes Region.

Similar to all other loot in Diablo 4, the drop rate of Unique items is based on random chance. You’ll need to play the game as normal and hope that Flickerstep drops.

As a Unique item, you can acquire Flickerstep as loot in Diablo 4 by:

  • Completing Nightmare Dungeons
  • Defeating enemies
  • Opening chests
Black Asylum Nightmare Dungeon rewards
Example of high-tier loot rewarded after completing a Nightmare Dungeon.

Engaging in the following activities should increase your chances of getting Flickerstep in Diablo 4:

  1. Defeat Duriel in World Tier 4
  2. Complete Nightmare Dungeons (higher tiers increase your chances of gaining greater rewards)
  3. Take part in Helltides and open Tortured Gift Chests (particularly Tortured Gifts of Mysteries)
  4. Defeat World Bosses
  5. Open Reward Chests and Caches
  6. Take part in Legion Events
  7. Defeat Elite enemies

What are the Flickerstep Unique Boots?

Flickerstep is a pair of Unique Boots that is available to all classes in Diablo 4. It has the powerful Unique Effect of reducing your Ultimate Skill Cooldown every time you Evade through an enemy.

Here are all of its affixes and effects:

  • Flickerstep Affixes:
    • +Attacks Reduce Evade’s Cooldown by 0.8 seconds
    • +All Stats
    • +Movement Speed
    • +Ultimate Skill Damage
    • +Damage Reduction from Close Enemies
  • Flickerstep Unique Effect:
    • Each enemy you Evade through reduces your active Ultimate Cooldown by 2-4 seconds, up to 10 seconds.
Flickerstep Unique Item Stats

The Flickerstep’s main draw is its huge buff to your Ultimate Skill. Its Unique Effect reduces your Ultimate’s Cooldown each time you Evade through an enemy, stacking to a maximum of a whopping 10 seconds.

When paired with the Metamorphosis Vampiric Power in Season 2, the Flickerstep Boots are a very powerful find.

This is because of the Unique Boots’ huge buff to your Evade Skill, which Metamorphosis takes full advantage of by applying Vampiric Curse to those you Evade through. All attacks reduce your Evade’s Cooldown, meaning you can more frequently apply Vampiric Curse to your foes.

Things really start cooking when you bring other Unique items into the fold. For example, Tibault’s Will can take advantage of the Evade Cooldown reduction from Flickerstep, allowing you to do increased damage after becoming Unstoppable from Metamorphosis:

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For more on Unique items, check out how to target farm the new endgame bosses in Season 2 for Uniques and Uber Uniques here!

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