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Act II - The Secret of the Vizjerei follows the protagonist through the Rogue Monastery mountain pass and across the great , reaching Lut Gholein in order to stop the Dark Wanderer from freeing Baal, who is buried under the sands.
The player helps the local community by killing Radament in the city Sewers, and finds a Horadric Scroll that tells how to create a Horadric Staff, the key to Tal Rasha's Chamber, the last "resting" place of the powerful mage, .
The rest of the Act involves finding the pieces of the staff, combining them and reaching the Tomb of Tal Rasha before the Dark Wanderer.
Our protagonist also has to combat Claw Vipers, who for some reason manage to hide the sun from the (possibly world wide, effects are unknown).
When the hero has found all the pieces, including a Horadric Cube to join them all together, Jerhyn admits there is trouble in the Palace - a demonic invasion. It seems related to The Summoner (the Sorcerer from Diablo I), and the hero continues to the Arcane Sanctuary and kills him, finding a way to the Tomb of Tal Rasha through it.
Arriving at the Tomb, Baal has already been freed by the Wanderer, and Duriel (Act II boss), a , is left to guard it (it's speculated he was ordered to do such a lowly job as punishment by the for acting against them during the .
However, it's the only act which requires the player to finish several dungeons (to complete the staff) in order to finish the act. The other acts really only requires the player to finish the Act bosses.
|Levels of Act II [ ]|
- Lut Gholein:
- Other Locations:
Most of the quests are directly related to the progression of the story, and a lot more quests are mandatory compared to other Acts. The only mystery quest is Tainted Sun, which storywise might just be the Claw Vipers helping Diablo delay the hero, or might be related to something else completely.
Since we don't know the exact effects the Dark Wanderer has on the world around him, it's hard to know for sure.
- Lut Gholein
- Sewers, level 2
- Dry Hills
- Halls of the Dead, level 2
- Far Oasis
- Lost City
- The Palace Cellar, level 2
- Arcane Sanctuary
- Canyon of the Magi
|Levels of Diablo II - Acts - Towns - Waypoints [ ] Diablo II: Act I Act II Act III Act IV LoD: Act V|
|Act I - Quests [ ]|
|Act II - Quests [ ]|
|Act III - Quests [ ]|
|Act IV - Quests [ ]|
|Act V - Quests [ ]|
Note: The Pandemonium Event