Diablo 4 Strongholds: All Locations Walkthrough

There are the Strongholds that you can find in five different regions of the Diablo 4 and earn lucrative rewards upon completion.

Diablo 4 Strongholds
Diablo 4 Strongholds

Strongholds are the particular open dungeon-type areas in Diablo 4 that provide you with amazing rewards after completing a certain task or objective. The Demons or other Evil entities rule over the stronghold area, And players have to clear the place by turning down the corrupted forces. Then this place can be dominated by the people again and become a public space.

Key Highlights

  • Strongholds are the areas that appear as open dungeons, and they are occupied by corrupted forces.
  • The main aim of players is to clear these strongholds, and besides this, they are given objectives.
  • After completing the stronghold, players attain a variety of rewards.
  • In Diablo 4, there are 5 regions, and each of them has 3 strongholds. They are named as Fractured Peak, Scosglen, Dry Steppes, Kehjistan, and Hawezar.

There are a number of strongholds that you come across in Diablo 4. When you are exploring the Sanctuary, a red-colored skull pops up, and you are notified that you are nearby the Stronghold.

Diablo 4 Strongholds Locations

In Diablo 4 Strongholds are located in five regions, and each region contains 3 Strongholds. The regions are:

  • Fractured Peak
  • Scosglen
  • Dry Steppes
  • Kehjistan
  • Hawezar

Fractured Peak Strongholds

Fractured Peaks Strongholds
Fractured Peaks Strongholds (Captured By Us)

The Strongholds present in Fracture Peaks Region are Malnok, Nostrava, and Kor Pragan.


The Nostrava Stronghold lies in the west of Kyovashad, or you can look for it in the North of Nevsek. You need to be at level 18 to get access there. The objective you will get there is to defeat the insane villagers and wreck the Demonic Effigies. There will be 5 in total, and you can look for them in the houses. Afterwards, three demons will make an appearance as soon as you return to the Chapel, and to finish the objective, you will have to light the Wanderer’s Shrine in the end.


The Malnok Stronghold is located in the east of Kyovashad. The individuals of the Ice Clan have control over this hamlet, and they turned the local people into a statue of ice. Your task here will be to defeat the Ice Clan Stormcallers, and by going to the center of the place, you will be able to defeat the rest of the enemies. But the task doesn’t end here, as your final enemy will be the Frosthorn, and by knocking him down, you will be able to light the Wanderer’s Shrine, which will lead to the closing of the mission.

Kor Pragan

In the Northern area of Fractured Peak, you can look for Kor Pragan Stronghold. Here you will encounter the vampires and ghouls. To purify this area, you will have to destroy the orbs. Then the main boss will be unleashed, and the quest will be completed after defeating him.

Scosglen Strongholds

Scosglen Strongholds (Captured By Us)

The Strongholds in the Scosglen region are Moordaine, Hope’s Light, and Tur Dulra.

Tur Dulra

The Tur Dulra stronghold is on the region’s western side. In this one, you will have to set free the three druid spirits. These spirits were prisoned by evil forces. The boss enemy will be summoned when you set them free, and the objective will end by taking the boss down.

Hope’s Light

This one is on the Northern edge of the Scosglen region, mainly on the Peninsula. So finding this one may require some effort, and you will have to do multiple tasks here. First, make your way inside the lighthouse, and your main aim will be to reach the top of it; but before this, look for the missing Winch, and this will make a path for you to reach the top. On reaching there, an enemy boss will be waiting. Beat him down and ignite the lamp, and this stronghold will be finished.

Moordaine Lodge

The Moordaine Stronghold is on the eastern side. In this, you will have to examine the place to figure out about the missing hunters. You will also come across three bodies, and while investigating, a boss will be spawned.

Fionnir can give you a hard time as this enemy will have three phases, but by following the right strategy, you can defeat him and obtain the rewards.

Dry Steppes Strongholds

Dry Steppes Strongholds (Captured By Us)

The Strongholds this region includes are the Ruins of Qara-Yisu, the Temple of Rot, and The Onyx Watch Tower.

Ruins of Qara-Yisu

This stronghold is in the Southeastern area. The objective involves the exploration and discovery of incidents that happened there. And besides this, you will have to destroy the three Infernal Spires. After doing so, make your way to the ruins to defeat the boss, and the place will be cleared.

Temple of Rot

Head to the Southwestern part, and here you will encounter the poisonous creatures. The main task will be to wipe out the Cannibal Champions. The areas that require clearance are the Garden, Courtyard, and Temple. After killing all the monsters in these places, you will be able to head towards the den, where the boss enemy will be ready to have combat. Kill the boss to gain victory over this stronghold.

The Onyx Watchtower

It is in the center of the region and to the Southeast of Ked Bardu. You will be given a task to eliminate all the bandits that you may encounter and then head to the watchtower. There you will have to kill the boss, Captain Ezmin, Along with other enemies to clear the Onyx Watchtower stronghold. The rewards include waypoint, dungeon, Onyx hold, merchants, and quest.

Hawezar Strongholds

Hawezar Strongholds (Captured By Us)

In this region, we have: Crusader’s Monument, Eriman’s Pyre, and Vyersez

Crusader’s Monument

This stronghold is to the North of the Zarbinzet. As you will start taking a look around the monument, undead enemies will be spawned at that place, and you will have to take them down. Then dig out the Grave robber’s corpse, And get the Crusader skulls as they will be needed for the next task, which is burning of skulls by placing them in Ritual Brazier. Then three Crusader Champions will appear, and to end the task, you will have to kill them.

Eriman’s Pyre

In the Northern part of Hawezar lies the Eriman’s Pyre stronghold. The village has a fire burning inside at various spots, and to extinguish it, you will have to retrieve the remains of villagers. By going further, you will be able to see a Pyre with the body on top of it, And the villager’s soul will be freed by putting the body out.

To learn about the Fallen Overseer, communicate with the ghost. Look out for the villagers remain to eliminate the fire around the Pyre, and by doing so, The spirit of Duz’Agur will be summoned, and defeating the boss will lead to the freedom of souls and the completion of the stronghold.


The Vyersez stronghold is located in the center of the marshy area. There you will get to encounter snakes around, and the objective will be to demolish Serpent’s Eyes which will result in the opening of the door. By going further, you will come across the boss enemy, Dianthus, and killing him will complete the mission.

Kehjistan Strongholds

Kehjistan Strongholds
Kehjistan Strongholds (Captured By Us)

The Kehjistan Strongholds can be pretty challenging, and these are Alcarnus, Altar of Ruin, and Omath’s Redoubt.


As you enter the region from the middle of Sanctuary, you can spot the Alcarnus stronghold. The objective here can be tiresome as fast you need to travel deep and far in the area, and then there will be narcotic masses all over at different places. Get inside the Witch’s lair, and you will see Rashta, the mad surgeon, but before having combat get back and destroy all the masses and then head to the lair again and then fight with Rashta will begin.

Altar Of Ruin

This Stronghold is in the Northwestern part. You will have to attain Keystones to unlock the Ritual Chamber. These keystones can be obtained by turning down the Cultists. Then by unlocking it, you will get your way to the final boss.

Omath’s Redoubt

The last stronghold of the Kehjistan region lies in the Southern area. You will have to look into the area regarding the destruction that took place there and what caused it. Then you will be required to search for four slain locals and interact with them, and after this, scrutinize the ceremonial staff. And in the last, the combat with High Priestess Hadar will take place, and you will have to defeat the boss for the stronghold accomplishment.


The stronghold is not just about clearing the space, but you also get a variety of reward points and experience. Furthermore, it results in the unlock of waypoints, Dungeons, and quests. And sometimes, these strongholds lead to new places, vendors, or zones.

Summary Table For All Locations

Kor DraganFractured Peaks
MalnokFractured Peaks
Nostrava Fractured Peaks
Abandoned LodgeScosglen
Tur DulraScosglen
Hope’s LightScosglen
Temple of Rot Dry Steppes
Onyx WatchtowerDry Steppes
The Ruins of Qara-YisuDry Steppes
Church of KaramatKehjistan
Crusader's MonumentHawezar
Eriman's PyreHawezar

Closing Remarks

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