Diablo III: How to Unlock Altar of Rites


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Diablo III Altar of Rites

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Diablo III Season 28 is upon us and with it comes the new Altar of Rites feature. To unlock the seals and potions to acquire the Altar of Rites’ full power, you’ll have to sacrifice certain materials and items. Below, you’ll find the cost associated with the number of seals so you can plan ahead and farm the necessary mats to unlock the Altar of Rites.

Altar of Rites Unlock Costs

# of Seals/PotionsCost
1(10) Reusable Parts
2(1) Flawless Diamond (or greater), (15) Arcane Dust, (20) Reusable Parts
3(1) Greater Rift Key, (10) Death’s Breaths
4Any Class Specific Set Helm
5(20) Forgotten Souls, (10) Khanduran Runes, (10) Caldeum Nightshade, (10) Arreat War Tapestry, (10) Corrupted Angel Flesh, (10) Westmarch Holy Water
6(1) Leoric’s Regret, (1) Vial of Putridness, (1) Idol of Terror, (1) Heart of Fright
7Reaper’s Wraps
8(30) Forgotten Souls
9(1,100) Bloodshards
10(1) Flawless Royal Ruby, (20) Death’s Breaths, Ring of Royal Grandeur
11(1) Flawless Royal Emerald, (30) Khanduran Runes, (30) Caldeum Nightshade, (30) Arreat War Tapestry, (30) Corrupted Angel Flesh, (30) Westmarch Holy Water
12(20) Greater Rift Keys, (1) Ramaladni’s Gift
13(1,300) Bloodshards
14Petrified Scream
15Challenge Rift Cache
16(250) Forgotten Souls
17(1,400) Bloodshards
18Ancient Hellfire Amulet
19Four Tome of Set Dungeon Pages from your class
20Ancient Puzzle Ring, (50) Khanduran Runes, (50) Caldeum Nightshade, (50) Arreat War Tapestry, (50) Corrupted Angel Flesh, (50) Westmarch Holy Water
21(500) Death’s Breaths, (300) Forgotten Souls
22(1,500) Bloodshards
23Whisper of Atonement Rank 125
24Any Augmented Weapon
25Staff of Herding
26(1,600) Bloodshards
Potion 1(55) Primordial Ashes
Potion 2(110) Primordial Ashes
Potion 3(165) Primordial Ashes

Altar of Rites Seal and Legendary Potion Powers

Below, you’ll find all the different seals and legendary potion powers that can be unlocked with the Altar of Rites.

AYour Kill Streak timer duration and reward bonus are doubled.
BPools of Reflection last for the entire Season and are not removed by death.
CItems have no level requirement.
D+200 Damage
E+25% Missile Damage Reduction
F+25% Movement Speed (Uncapped)
GIncrease damage against elites by 15%.
HPicking up Health Globes grants a shield for 5% of your maximum health for 7 seconds. Max stacks 5.
I+25% Melee Damage Reduction.
JIncreases your highest elemental skill damage bonus by 10%.
KIncrease damage against elites by 20%.
L+20% Damage
MDouble the amount of Death’s Breaths that drop.
NCritical hits grant resource: Mana: 15, Hatred: 5, Wrath: 5, Arcane Power: 3, Fury: 3, Spirit: 5, Essence: 5.
ODouble the amount of Bounty Caches that drop from completing bounties.
PProgress orbs from Nephalem and Greater Rifts are automatically picked up within 60 yards.
QReduces the damage taken from elites by 25%.
R+30% Damage
SGain immunity to crowd-controlling effects.
TGain passability.
UPets pick up Death’s Breath.
VElite packs drop one additional progress orb.
WIncrease damage done to Bosses by 25%.
XPets pick up and salvage common, magic, and rare items.
YIncrease your chance to Dodge by 15%.
ZDouble the chance to find a legendary item purchased from Kadala.
Potion AAWhen you drink your health potion, you manifest one of three runic circles on the ground that grant increased damage, increased cooldown reduction, or increased resource cost reduction.
Potion ABWhen you drink your health potion, all enemies within 25 yards deal 25% less damage.
Potion ACWhen you drink your health potion, gain a random shrine or the Dimensional Power pylon effect.
ADWhen a primal item drops, a second random primal item drops as well.
How do I get Primordial Ashes?

Each time you salvage a Primal Item, you’ll get 55 Primordial Ashes.

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With over 20 years of online publishing experience, Jason Siu is currently the Content Director at VerticalScope and used to spend most of his time writing about cars. His work can be seen on websites such as AutoGuide, EV Pulse, FlatSixes, Tire Authority, and more. As the former co-founder of Tunerzine.com and West Coast Editor of Modified Magazine, he has also authored two books for CarTech Books. In his spare time, he founded FullCleared to indulge in his passion for writing about games. Although Jason is a variety gamer, he generally prefers RPGs.

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