The Abyssal Expedition is a temporary event that can be located in the Dark Forest. Players can conquer the lands, acquire noble titles and obtain various rewards based on their progress within your own guild and another guild as well. The event revolves around working together as a guild and fighting versus NPC enemies and bosses.

Before the start of the event players will be able to enroll into the Abyssal Expedition in either Normal mode or Honorable mode. Both modes are the same but players will be grouped accordingly to which mode they selected. The Normal mode cost nothing as for the Honorable mode cost 3000 diamonds.

Once the event has started and the player has joined it, the player will be part of a Militia. Militias are composed of multiple guilds which get their own chat for easier communication.


Noble Titles

Raise your Noble Title and claim exciting rewards within the Vault of Time!

To view the title rank up requirements, select "expand".
Titles Hero Slots Max Territories Max Relic Level Quests
Squire.png
10 20 1 Occupy 1 tile within the Verdant Prairie.

Occupy 3x Tier 1 Settlements or better.

Acquire 3,000 Blessed Essence.

Acquire 3 Ordinary Blessed Relics.

Occupy 1x Tier 2 Settlements or better.

Garrison a hero at 3x Tier 1 or higher settlements.

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10 25 2 Occupy 15 tiles within the Verdant Prairie.

Occupy 5x Tier 2 Settlements or better.

Acquire 12,000 Blessed Essence.

Reach Level 2 with a Core Relic for any Relic Class.

Acquire 2 Rare Blessed Relics.

Garrison a hero at 3x Tier 2 or higher settlements.

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15 25 3 Occupy 20 tiles within the Verdant Prairie.

Occupy 8x Tier 3 Settlements or better.

Acquire 36,000 Blessed Essence.

Reach Level 3 with a Core Relic for any Relic Class.

Acquire 6 Rare Blessed Relics.

Garrison a hero at 5x Tier 3 or higher settlements.

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15 30 3 Occupy 1 tile within the Winding Valley.

Occupy 10x Tier 4 Settlements or better.

Acquire 90,000 Blessed Essence.

Acquire 3 Elite Blessed Relics.

Occupy 1x Tier 5 Settlements or better.

Garrison a hero at 5x Tier 4 or higher settlements.

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15 35 4 Occupy 1 tile within the Sacred Ruins.

Occupy 20x Tier 4 Settlements or better.

Acquire 180,000 Blessed Essence.

Reach Level 3 with all Core Relic for All Classes.

Occupy 10x Tier 5 Settlements or better.

Garrison a hero at 8x Tier 5 or higher settlements.

Acquire 4 Legendary Blessed Relics.

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20 40 5 Occupy 1 tile within the Forsaken Territories.

Occupy 20x Tier 5 Settlements or better.

Acquire 600,000 Blessed Essence.

Reach Level 4 with a Core Relic for one Class.

Occupy 1x Tier 7 Settlements or better.

Garrison a hero at 10x Tier 5 or higher settlements.

Deal 60M Damage with a Single Attack to the Final Boss.

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25 40 5 Participate in Exterminating the Final Boss

Occupy 20x Tier 6 Settlements or better.

Acquire 900,000 Blessed Essence.

Reach Level 4 with all Core Relic for all Classes.

Occupy 1x Tier 8 Settlements or better.

Acquire 5 Mythic Blessed Relics.

Deal 150M Damage with a Single Attack to the Final Boss.

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25 40 5 -

Rewards

Every time the player reach a new title, they can immediately claim the following rewards. To claim the honorable rewards, the player must have enrolled into that mode before the start of the event.

Abyssal Expedition - Season 3 - December 2020

To view the rewards, select "expand".

Ranking rewards and Militia accolades are unavailable during experimental seasons.

Titles Rewards Honorable Rewards
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1000k Gold and 360 Soulstones -
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500 Hero's Essence, Baron Choice Chest and 60 Elite Soulstones -
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2000k Gold and 20 Scrolls -
Earl.png
1000 Hero's Essence and Earl Choice Chest -
Marquis.png
2000k Gold and 30 Faction Scrolls -
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1500 Hero's Essence and Duke Choice Chest 3000 Diamonds
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Maplefrost Edge Eironn and 20 Stargazing Cards 3000 Diamonds

Individual Rewards

Avatar Frames acquired by ranking in the Top 200 Militia. The player will also receive 980 Dragon Crystals.

Name Image Description
Troubling Times
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Be Top 200 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard Season 3
Hour of Strife
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Be Top 50 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard Season 3
The Final Encounter
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Be Top 10 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard Season 3

Guild Rewards

Have a chance to claim a Guild Reward when 36 members of your guild are in your Militia. The reward will be placed directly in your Guild Grounds.

Name Image Description
N/A
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Be Top 200 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard Season 3
Perilous Rifts
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Deadly dangerts from another dimension encroach upon the realm. The ground shakes and the world trembles.

- Vault of Time Expedition Log
Be Top 50 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard Season 3

Distant Dangers
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The door to a distant land is open. A supreme overlord approaches.

- Vault of Time Expedition Log
Be Top 10 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard Season 3

Abyssal Expedition - Overlord Beta - November 2020

To view the rewards, select "expand".

Ranking rewards and Militia accolades are unavailable during experimental seasons.

Titles Rewards Honorable Rewards
Knight.png
1000k Gold and 360 Soulstones -
Baron.png
500 Hero's Essence, Baron Choice Chest and 60 Elite Soulstones -
Viscount.png
2000k Gold and 20 Scrolls -
Earl.png
1000 Hero's Essence and Earl Choice Chest -
Marquis.png
2000k Gold and 30 Faction Scrolls -
Duke.png
1500 Hero's Essence and Duke Choice Chest 3000 Diamonds
Prince.png
Maplefrost Edge Eironn and 20 Stargazing Cards 3000 Diamonds

Abyssal Expedition - Season 2 - October 2020

To view the rewards, select "expand".
Titles Rewards Honorable Rewards
Knight.png
1000k Gold and 360 Soulstones -
Baron.png
500 Hero's Essence, Baron Choice Chest and 60 Elite Soulstones -
Viscount.png
2000k Gold and 20 Scrolls -
Earl.png
1000 Hero's Essence and Earl Choice Chest -
Marquis.png
2000k Gold and 30 Faction Scrolls -
Duke.png
1500 Hero's Essence and Duke Choice Chest 3000 Diamonds
Prince.png
Maplefrost Edge Eironn and 20 Stargazing Cards 3000 Diamonds

Militia Accolades

Militia Accolades
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Rare Militia Rewards
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Rare Militia Rewards
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Rare Militia Rewards


For rewards obtained by successfully completing Militia Accolades, members of the Militia can spend Dragon Crystals to purchase discounted rewards. Spent Dragon Crystals will appear as a "Militia Chest" and be distributed to all Militia members.

Honorable Rewards

  1. Rewards displayed here are an indication of your final session rewards, which are determined by the highest amount of damage you have currently dealt, as well as you current ranking. The final amount of rewards you receive will be determined at the end of the session and may differ slightly from the number bellow.
  2. Once the event has concluded, members belonging to Militias that are ranked high on the Militia Damage Leaderboard shall receive avatar frame rewards, which shall be sent to the player's inbox.
  3. If a highly ranked Militia meets the Guild Member quantity requirements, that guild shall receive a decorative Guild Statue reward which can be placed in their Guild Grounds.
  4. A Militia's member's guild details are confirmed once they enter the expedition map. If a guild member leave their guild after this point, this action will not affect the final outcome when Guild Rewards are delivered.
  5. Only one Honorable Statue can be claimed per guild per Expedition season. If two Militias belonging to the same guild both meet the guild reward requirements, the final reward shall be based upon the Militia with the highest ranking.

Individual Rewards

Avatar Frames acquired by ranking in the Top 100 Militia. The player will also receive 980 Dragon Crystals.

Name Image Description
Fragmented Echoes
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Be Top 100 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard
Eternal Bindings
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Be Top 10 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard
Divine Embrace
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Be First place on the Militia Damage Leaderboard

Guild Rewards

Have a chance to claim a Guild Reward when 36 members of your guild are in your Militia. The reward will be placed directly in your Guild Grounds.

Name Image Description
Touch of Shadows
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The abyss surrounds us again. Having traded blows with it before, I know it's weakness. This time, it won't escape. -Vault of Time Expedition Log

Be Top 100 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard

Touch of Chaos
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The door of chaos opens wide once more, crazed appendages pour forth from the darkness. The time for hunting down the darkness is upon is again. -Vault of Time Expedition Log

Be Top 10 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard

Touch of Horror
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That indescribable creature has returned to haunt my dreams once more. Its enormous body, big enough to blot out the whole sky leaves me standing in darkness. The ground trembles and a great horror draws closer, but I shall no longer fear it. -Vault of Time Expedition Log

Be First place on the Militia Damage Leaderboard

Abyssal Expedition - Season 1 - August 2020

To view the rewards, select "expand".
Titles Rewards Choice Reward Honorable Rewards
Knight.png
1000k Gold and 360 Soulstones - -
Baron.png
500 Hero's Essence, Baron Choice Chest and 60 Elite Soulstones 400 Twisted Essence or 1500 PoE Coins -
Viscount.png
2000k Gold and 20 Scrolls - -
Earl.png
1000 Hero's Essence and Earl Choice Chest 50 Amplifying Emblem or 4500 PoE Coins -
Marquis.png
2000k Gold and 30 Faction Scrolls - -
Duke.png
1500 Hero's Essence and Dukes Choice Chest 50 Emblem Choice Chests or 9000 PoE Coins 3000 Diamonds
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2500 Hero's Essence and 20 Stargazing Cards - 3000 Diamonds

Individual Rewards

Players were also rewarded Avatar Frames by ranking in the Top 100 Militia.

Guild Rewards

Have a chance to claim a Guild Reward when 36 members of your guild are in your Militia. The reward will be placed directly in your Guild Grounds.

Name Image Description
Touch of Haze
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Deep in the dead of night, writhing tentacles reached out of the thick fog, coming for us. We grasped our swords, ready for the oncoming battle.


Be Top 100 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard

Touch of Abyss
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An unspeakable horrific monstrosity flailed it's tentacles around, dragging our companions into the dark abyss. Charging at it, this time, we will make it pay!


Be Top 10 on the Militia Damage Leaderboard

NA NA Be First place on the Militia Damage Leaderboard

Abyssal Expedition - Beta - June 2020

To view the rewards, select "expand".
Titles Rewards
Knight.png
1000k Gold and 360 Soulstones
Baron.png
500 Hero's Essence, 400 Twisted Essence and 60 Elite Soulstones
Viscount.png
2000k Gold and 20 Scrolls
Earl.png
1000 Hero's Essence and 50 Amplifying Emblem
Marquis.png
2000k Gold and 30 Faction Scrolls
Duke.png
1500 Hero's Essence and 50 Emblem Choice Chests
Prince.png
2500 Hero's Essence and 20 Stargazing Cards

Bosses

Abyssal Expedition - Season 3 - December 2020

To view the boss list, select "expand".

TBD

Abyssal Expedition - Overlord Beta - November 2020

To view the boss list, select "expand".

This Abysal Expedition introduces Soul Bond.

Gate Boss Image
1 Cecilia N/A
2
East spawn
Baden N/A
2
West spawn
Thane N/A
3
East spawn
Soul Bond
Grotesque Mage
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3
West spawn
Soul Bond
Demonic Entity
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4 Albedo & Ainz Ooal Gown
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Abyssal Expedition - Season 2 - October 2020

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Gate Boss Image
1 Safiya
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2 Wu Kong
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3 Kane
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3 Soul Reaver
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4 The Devourer
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Abyssal Expedition - Season 1 - August 2020

To view the boss list, select "expand".
Gate Boss Image
1 Satrana
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2 Solise
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3 Kane
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3 Soul Reaver
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4 The Devourer
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Debuff

Vault of Time debuffs

Debuffs can be found in Tier 7 settlements and up.

To view the Debuff list, select "expand".
Name Image Description
Blade of Punishment
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All non-Lightbearer heroes lose 50% health and are stunned for 5 seconds when attacked at the beginning of the battle and have their Attack Ratings reduced by 30%.
Rock Bombardment
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All non-Mauler heroes lose 50% health and are stunned for 5 seconds when attacked at the beginning of the battle and have their Attack Ratings reduced by 30%.
Forest's Fury
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All non-Wilder heroes lose 50% health and are stunned for 5 seconds when attacked at the beginning of the battle and have their Attack Ratings reduced by 30%.
Death's Ambush
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All non-Graveborn heroes lose 50% health and are stunned for 5 seconds when attacked at the beginning of the battle and have their Attack Ratings reduced by 30%.
Bolt of Wickedness
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All non-Celestial, non-Hypogean and non-Dimensional heroes lose 50% health and are stunned for 5 seconds when attacked at the beginning of the battle and have their Attack Ratings reduced by 30%.

Blessed Relics

There is 5 Core Relic, one for each class: Warrior, Tank, Ranger, Mage and Support. The player can level up the Core Relic by activating six lesser Blessed Relics, leveling the Core Relic also unlocks Unique skills. By doing so, the heroes in the player's Expeditionary Forces gain Relic Bonuses.

To view the Relic Bonus list, select "expand".
Name Description
Health (HP) Hit Points determine how much of a beating a hero can sustain.
Attack (ATK) Attack determines how much damage your hero puts out.
Defense (DEF) Defense reduces the amount of physical and magic damage your hero sustains.
Crit Rating (CRIT) Critical strikes allow you to deal double damage.
Accuracy (ACC) The higher your accuracy is the more chance you have to hit your target.
Dodge (DODGE) The higher your dodge is the more chance you have to evade enemy attacks.
Haste (MSPD) Affects casting and attack frequencies. A higher value will result in a higher attack frequency and attack animation.
Crit Amplification (CA) Critical Strike damage multipliers are based on the difference that exists between an attacker’s “Crit Amplification” value and a defender’s “Crit Resistance” value. If the Attacker and Defender have a point difference of 30 points or less, each point difference will alter the Critical Strike’s damage multiplier by 0.5%. If the difference between an Attacker’s Crit Amplification and a Defender’s Crit Resistance exceeds 30 points, each point will alter the Critical Strike’s multiplier by 2%. In total, the Critical Strike’s multiplier can be increased or decreased by a value of 75%.
Crit Resistance (CR) Critical Strike damage multipliers are based on the difference that exists between an attacker’s “Crit Amplification” value and a defender’s “Crit Resistance” value. If the Attacker and Defender have a point difference of 30 points or less, each point difference will alter the Critical Strike’s damage multiplier by 0.5%. If the difference between an Attacker’s Crit Amplification and a Defender’s Crit Resistance exceeds 30 points, each point will alter the Critical Strike’s multiplier by 2%. In total, the Critical Strike’s multiplier can be increased or decreased by a value of 75%.
Insight (IS) When a defender’s “Tenacity” value exceeds that of an attacker’s “Insight” value, a higher chance of resisting the attacker’s control ability is granted to the defender. Defenders gain a 2% chance to resist an attacker’s control ability for every 1 Tenacity point they have that exceeds the total value of the attacker’s Insight points.
Tenacity (TY) When a defender’s “Tenacity” value exceeds that of an attacker’s “Insight” value, a higher chance of resisting the attacker’s control ability is granted to the defender. Defenders gain a 2% chance to resist an attacker’s control ability for every 1 Tenacity point they have that exceeds the total value of the attacker’s Insight points.

The Blessed Relics can be obtained by from Territories, by using Blessed Essence or by combining Relics together. Territories can drop Relics depending on it's Tier (from Common to Legendary Relics).

Dura's Might

To view the unique skill list, select "expand".
Skill Image Requirement Description
Enrage
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Level 2 Enemies of the heroes receiving this blessing are dealt 15 % more damage.
Resurge
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Level 3 Heroes receiving this blessing have their Life Leech attributes increased by 25 points when their health falls below 50%.
Endure
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Level 5 When a hero receiving this blessing is dealt damage that exceeds 6% of their max health, 75% of the damage will be mitigated.

Dura's Fortitude

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Skill Image Requirement Description
Protect
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Level 2 Heroes receiving this blessing receive 30% less damage for the first 30 seconds of battle.
Resilience
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Level 3 Heroes receiving this blessing are immune to the negative effects caused by settlements.
Double Strike
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Level 5 When heroes receiving this blessing receive damage, the attacking source of the damage loses 15 Haste points and 15 Crit Resistance points and also have a 15% greater chance of receiving Critical damage for 3 seconds.

Dura's Celerity

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Skill Image Requirement Description
Adrenaline Burst
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Level 2 Damage of Normal Attacks is increased by 20% for heroes receiving this blessing.
Focus
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Level 3 Heroes receiving this blessing gain an additional 12 Haste points when their health is above 75%.
Battle Fervor
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Level 5 Heroes receiving this blessing will gain an additional damage increase of 1% for every 2 seconds that they are alive up to a maximum amount of 25% additional damage is reached.

Dura's Sorcery

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Skill Image Requirement Description
Recharge
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Level 2 Heroes receiving this blessing gain 60 Energy points at the beginning of battles.
Concentration
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Level 3 Heroes receiving this blessing have their damage increased by 10% when their current health is above 75%.
Blaze
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Level 5 The Normal Attack of heroes receiving this blessing cause enemies to burn for 2 seconds. Enemies lose a health value equal to 50% of the attacker's Attack Rating every second while burning and their Health Recovery effect is reduced by 25%. This ability cannot be stacked.

Dura's Sustenance

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Skill Image Requirement Description
Evade
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Level 2 Heroes receiving this blessing are able to mitigate 10% of the damage that they receive from backline enemies.
Clarity
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Level 3 Increases the Insight points of heroes receiving this blessing by 25 when theif health is above 75%.
Harmony
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Level 5 Reduces the amount of damage that is dealt to 1 ally located directly above the hero which is receiving this blessing by 8% and increases their damage output by 8%.

Soul Bond

Background

Ancient tests mention an old demonic ritual called "Soul Bonding". Two sould would become intertwined by undergoing a brutish and gory ritual, linking not only their souls but also their destinies. The purpose of this ritual was said to allow the demonic creatures to become stronger in life than they ever could have been. But, as a consequence of soul bonding, when one of the souls suffer harm, so does the other.

Guide

  1. When Soul Bonding is in effect, slaying a boss will cause the other bonding boss to lose 50% of their max health. However, the bonding boss shall not die as a result of this damage and shall retain at least 1 Health point.
  2. Damage that is dealt as a result of Soul Bonding will be displayed on the Militia Damage Leaderboard but shall not be displayed on the individual player damage leaderboard.
  3. The Abyssal Expedition Guide (Vault of Time)
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