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Diablo 4 Fractured Peaks Guide: Map, Dungeons, Strongholds & More

Everything about the Fractured Peaks zone in Diablo 4, including the complete map, including all POI, Dungeons, Waypoints, Strongholds, and more.
Diablo 4 Fractured Peaks Guide: Map, Dungeons, Strongholds & More

In Diablo 4, players will be able to experience Lilith's return to Sanctuary and is starts with the Fractured Peaks zone. It is a rocky, mountainous zone in Diablo 4, filled with snow and demons.

This guide outlines everything you need to know about Diablo 4's Fractured Peaks region, including the complete map, all Points of Interest (POI), Dungeons, Stronghold, Side Quests, Waypoints, the central town hub, and much more, so let's get the blood flowing, starting with some lore.

Update on 18 July 2023: We've updated our Fractured Peaks zone guide with all the latest information, including updates on content and an image of the map.

Diablo 4 Fractured Peaks Overview & Lore

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Be prepared for a lot of snow, and great views in Diablo 4's Fractured Peaks zone. (Picture: Blizzard)

The Fractured Peaks region in Diablo 4 is inspired by the Carpathian Mountains, a mountain range in Central and Eastern Europe, according to the developers. You can seamlessly explore the entire zone with no loading screens in between.

Read a bit of official lore about Fractured Peaks in Diablo 4 to get the blood flowing:

Rocky, mountainous surroundings have kept most visitors away from this frozen landscape. Devout monks seeking refuge in the isolation of the Peaks find enlightenment, blissfully ignorant of the horrors lurking beneath the crags.

In the Fractured Peaks zone, you will find places that scream "gothic horror," from abandoned cathedrals to old ruins and a whole lot of snow...and demons, of course.

Fractured Peaks Location in Sanctuary

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The location of Fractured Peaks in the world of Sanctuary. (Picture: Blizzard/WoWHead)

The image below showcases exactly where the Fractured Peaks region is located in the greater world of Sanctuary. It is in the far Northeastern section of the Sanctuary world map, distinguished by its mountains and snow.

Diablo 4 Fractured Peaks Map & All POI

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The complete Fractured Peaks map with all the important locations. (Picture: Blizzard)

Check out the complete Fractured Peaks map above, featuring Dungeons, Waypoints, and Stronghold locations.

It is important to note that the main zones in Diablo 4, including Fractured Peaks, are not randomly generated, so a full map explored by one player will be the same for another.

Fractured Peaks Content: Dungeons, Strongholds & Side Quests

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There is a lot of locations to find in Fractured Peaks, filled to the brim with content such as dungeons and side quests. (Picture: Blizzard)

First up, players can earn Renown for the Fractured Peaks region by completing Dungeons, liberating Strongholds, finishing up side quests, and more. There are also dozens of Altars of Lilith to discover for permanent stat increases. Below, you can find an overview of the content available in Diablo 4's Fractured Peaks region.

  • x7 Waypoints
  • x35 Sidequests
  • x23 Side Dungeons
  • x28 Altars of Lilith
  • x3 Strongholds
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We explored a lot of Fractured Peaks and earned a bunch of Renown during Diablo 4's Early Access beta. (Picture: Blizzard)

There are also 77 areas players can discover in Fractured Peaks as they follow the main storyline and venture off to explore the entire zone.

All Diablo 4 Fractured Peaks Waypoints

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Explore Fractured Peaks to unlock Waypoints for fast traveling. (Picture: Blizzard)

As per the previous section of this guide, there are a total of seven main Waypoints for fast-traveling in Diablo 4's Fractured Peaks region. Thanks to the incredible ARPG resource Maxroll.gg, we know the directions to these waypoints, which you can read below.

  • Margrave Waypoint - "Located in the town, Southwestern part of Dobrev Taiga."
  • Yelesna Waypoint - "Located in the town, Southwestern part of Galle Valley."
  • Nevesk Waypoint - "Located in the town, Southwestern part of Desolate Highlands."
  • Kyovashad Waypoint - "Located in the town, Northeastern part of Desolate Highlands."
  • Menestad Waypoint - "Located in the town, Western part of Sarkova Pass."
  • Bear Tribe Refuge Waypoint  - "Located in the town, Northwestern part of Seat of the Heavens."
  • Nostrava Waypoint - "Located in the Stronghold, once cleansed of evil."

To get yourself in the mood to venture into Fractured Peaks, listen to the ambient music and sounds of this Diablo 4 region below.

As you can see, you will need to complete the Nostrava Stronghold to unlock the last Waypoint in Fractured Peaks. Finding these Waypoints will help you travel to world events and even the World Boss Ashava quickly during the Diablo 4 Open Beta. You can run onto them to unlock them in the game.

Fractured Peaks Stronghold Locations in Diablo 4

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There are three Strongholds to find and liberate in Diablo 4's Fractured Peaks region. (Picture: Blizzard)

One thing Diablo 4 players should definitely complete in the Fractured Peaks region during the open beta, and any of the other four regions, once the full game releases, are the Strongholds. You will need to explore the zone to discover Strongholds. Don't worry, though; we have directions to the Stronghold locations in Diablo 4's Fractured Peaks region below.

  • Malnok Stronghold Location: Eastern Part of Fractured Peaks.
  • Nevesk Stronghold Location: Western Part of Fractured Peaks.
  • Kor Dragan: Northwestern part of Fractured Peaks.

Strongholds are marked on the player's map as Red Skulls.  Diablo 4 players will get Renown Points for the area they complete a Stronghold in. We believe players will get 50 Renown Points per Stronghold from beta reports.

Furthermore, after completing a Stronghold, you might get other world rewards, such as new dungeon unlocking, quests, and Waypoints. In the case of Fractured Peaks, you will unlock the Nevesk Waypoint.

Some Strongholds even offer shortcuts to other areas as a completion reward and new NPCs to talk to. New vendors might also appear, and new tidbits of lore, or even a path to another Altar of Lilith, could be unlocked. There is also a lot of shiny, random loot as rewards for completing Strongholds...so don't miss out.

Fractured Peaks Central Town: Kyovashad

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Kyovashad is the main town in Fractured Peaks. (Picture: Blizzard)

Players will reach the Fractured Peaks' central town, Kyovashad, at around level 10. Here, you will find a myriad of quests, and all crafting vendors, namely:

Check out what Kyovashad looks like in the nighttime with an official video from Blizzard below.

We will update this article once the full Kyovashad with exact, important locations becomes available. 

Learn more about Diablo 4's world of Sanctuary and all its regions, including Fractured Peaks, in the video below.

So there you have everything we know about the Diablo 4 Fractured Peaks region, from the map, its location in the world of Sanctuary, the number of dungeons, Strongholds, and more available, alongside other content such as side quests and the central town hub. We will endeavor to update this article once more information becomes available, so stay tuned!


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