Key Points
Completion Time:
5 Minutes
Difficulty:
Very Easy
Rewards:
XP, Gold, Region Renown, and Hidden Chest
Must Haves:
"Follow" emote (Unlocked by Default)

If you’re scratching your head trying to figure out how to solve The Pilgrim’s Footsteps Side Quest in Diablo 4, fret not! Although not immediately obvious, the solution is pretty easy and you can complete it in no time.

We’ve detailed all the steps you need to take to complete The Pilgrim’s Footsteps below.

Where to Find The Pilgrim’s Footsteps Quest Location in Diablo 4

The Pilgrim’s Footsteps Side Quest is located at the Zakarum Chapel in the Amber Sands area of the Kehjistan region in Diablo 4.

You’ll find it west of the Altar of Ruin Waypoint in Kehjistan:

Old Book map locationf for The Pilgrim's Footsteps Side Quest in Diablo 4

The Pilgrim’s Footsteps Quest Guide

To complete The Pilgrim’s Footsteps side quest in Diablo 4, you need to stand in front of the statue of Akarat found at the Zakarum Chapel in Kehjistan, and use the “Follow” emote.

You must first find the “Old Book” in the Amber Sands area in the Kehjistan Region to activate the quest.

You may not have the “Follow” emote equipped by default, so we’ll show you how to equip it below. For a complete breakdown of where to go and how to activate the emote, keep reading:

  1. To start The Pilgrim’s Footsteps Side Quest, head to the Amber Sands area in the Kehjistan region and pick up the “Old Book” found on the ground.
    • After interacting with the “Old Book“, you’ll be presented with a riddle
    • In order to solve this riddle, you must use the “Follow” emote at the Akarat statue at the Zakarum Chapel in the Amber Sands area
Old Book riddle in The Pilgrim's Footsteps Side Quest in Diablo 4
  1. To find the Akarat statue, head to the location indicated on the map below
    • You’ll find it at the Zakarum Chapel in the Amber Sands area Northwest of the Altar of Ruin Waypoint in Kehjistan
Akarat statue map location in The Pilgrim's Footsteps Side Quest in Diablo 4
  1. Approach the statue of Akarat
  1. Equip the “Follow” emote
    • To equip an emote, do the following:
      • On console:
        • Hold up on the D-Pad
        • Select a slot to place the “Follow” emote
        • Press Triangle/Y to open up your available emotes
        • Choose the “Follow” emote with X/A
      • On PC:
        • Press “E” on PC to open the emote wheel
        • Use your mouse to select Customize and then the “Follow” emote
Assigning "Follow" emote in The Pilgrim's Footsteps Side Quest in Diablo 4
  1. Activate the “Follow” emote in front of the statue of Akarat
Using the "Follow" emote in The Pilgrim's Footsteps Side Quest in Diablo 4
  1. A hidden chest, the “Boon of the Faithful” will open on your right
    • Your next quest objective is to “Open the Boon of the Faithful”
  1. Open the chest to complete the quest
The "Boon for the Faithful" Hidden Chest in The Pilgrim's Footsteps Side Quest in Diablo 4

The Pilgrim’s Journey Quest Rewards

After completing The Pilgrim’s Journey, you are rewarded with XP and gold, which will vary depending on your current level and World Tier. You will also get Renown for the region and two Elixirs.

Here are all the rewards for completing the Keeping the Old Traditions quest:

  • XP and Gold (varies depending on player level)
  • +30 Kehjistan Renown
  • Weak Acrobatics Elixir
  • Elixir of Undead-slaying
Hidden Chest rewards in The Pilgrim's Footsteps Side Quest in Diablo 4

You also have the chance to get randomized loot when opening the “Boon of the Faithful” chest after using the “Follow” emote.

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