Diablo 4: Iron Hold Dungeon [Walkthrough]

A step-by-step guide to locate and clear the Iron Hold Dungeon in Diablo 4.

Iron Hold Diablo 4 [Walkthrough]

In the all-new Diablo 4, many different Dungeons, such as the Zenith and Lightwatch, are extensively present at specific locations throughout the game. Iron Hold is one of them. Clearing this prison-like dungeon is no less than a challenge and requires the player to be active enough to fight with the bosses anytime to obtain the Fastblood aspect. Such rewards are beneficial; therefore, the Iron Hold is a must-explore Dungeon.

Key Takeaways

  • The Iron Hold is a demanding dungeon located in the Hawezar region of the game Diablo 4.
  • Different types of Demons, such as imps, demons, and greater demons, are present in Iron Hold.
  • In order to complete the Iron Hold, you must overcome the Scourge of the Lands, an extremely powerful final boss.
  • Within the Iron Hold, players get a chance to acquire legendary items, including powerful and valuable loot.
  • To complete the Iron Hold, the players should be at least Level 50 so that they possess enough necessary strength to face the challenges given by Iron Hold.
  • Players should keep themselves ready for battles anytime and adopt a looting approach.
  • Clearing the Iron Hold will reward you with the FastBlood aspect for the Necromancer, reducing the ultimate cooldown.
  • Iron Hold is a repeatable dungeon, which means that you can farm it as many times as you like.

What Is Iron Hold In Diablo 4

The Iron Hold is a Dungeon in the Hawezar region of the game world, similar to the other dungeons present within the game. It is a great place to find powerful loot, including legendary items worth many XP. 

Another Dungeon in Diablo 4
The Iron Hold Dungeon (Captured by Us)
  • It is considered one of the Best Farming Locations where you can find the maximum number of valuable items.
  • You must fight different Demons and collect the Jailor’s key to open an unlocked door.
  • Completing the Iron Hold Dungeon will reward you with FastBlood Aspect right away.


You will find the Iron Hold Dungeon in the North part of the Ruins of Rakhat Keep in Hawezar Region. Below is the map location for this best farming spot in Diablo 4.

Map Location within the game
Iron Hold Dungeon Map Location (Captured by Us)

Steps to Clear the Iron Hold Dungeon

As the points below mention, following this specific order can make you clear the Iron Hold Dungeon with minimum effort. To complete the Iron Hold Dungeon, you will need to defeat Scourge of the Lands, Entering the dungeon without a proper plan can make it a difficult task for you to complete it, therefore, you must enter it fully prepared.

Entering the Dungeon

When you get close to the Dungeon entrance, you will be asked for permission in order to interact with the Dungeon. While interacting with the dungeon, you will be transported to the Iron Hold. From there, you will enter the Awoken Cells area, a dungeon in the Iron Hold.

Follow the instructions below, and you will complete your first step toward earning the FastBlood Aspect.

  1. Heading into the room on your left by breaking the door open will be easy and will lead you to another similar room.
    Iron Hold in Diablo 4
     The Awoken Cell Dungeon (Captured by Us)
  2. Within this new room, you will find a chest present at the entrance of a broken door. Open it up, and you will find some gold in it, collect it and increase your loot.
  3. More and more enemies like the Vengeful Spirit will come your way, Destroy them and continue your journey. 

The Cursed Shrine

Proceeding further after killing all the enemies behind, you will come across the Artillery Shrine. There will be a time limit to defeat as many enemies as possible within this period. It will not be challenging as the Vengeful spirits are relatively easy to destroy.

  1. After defeating them and entering another room, you will first encounter the Skeleton Corpse Axe, the enemy.
  2. Use your weapons and skills efficiently; this will be a tough challenge.
  3. Defeat this beast and collect all the loot left behind. Dont forget to grab the chest; it will provide you with valuable items such as Coiling War and Emeralds.

Following the instructions will help you complete the Cursed Shrine event with minimum time.

Iron Hold in Dungeon 4
The Cursed Shrine Event (Captured by Us)

Collect the Jailors Key

Another important step in clearing the Iron Hold is to collect the Jailors key within the Dungeon. This key will help you to open the Door.

  1. After completing the Cursed Shrine, you will face more Vengeful Spirits, defeat them all and proceed further to collect the Jaikors Key.
  2. An elite opponent named Xanthus will wait for you to eat you up. Use your skills and overcome this elite opponent.
    Iron Hold in diablo 4
    Collecting the Jailors Key (Captured by Us)
  3. You can collect the Jailors Key finally after defeating all the enemies.
  4. Finally, use this Jailors key and open the Locked Door to complete another step towards attaining the FastBlood Aspect.
Iron Hold in Diablo 4
Opening the Locked Door with the Jailors Key (Captured by Us)

First BloodStone

The Firstblood Stone can be found in the Ruins of Rakhat. Entering this region, you will enter a dark and gloomy area. There you will come across Demonic Corruption, a powerful force that can have harmful effects on your character.

  1. Entering here, more enemies will surround you, but you have to defeat them all one by one in order to maintain your health.
  2. Head downstairs, and you will enter the Hall of Malice. Here, you will face enemies like Infernal Sister, You will be able to take them down easily.
  3. Next, you will have to return the Bloodstone back to the Pedestal, and more enemies will become your target.
  4. Continue going further and collect all the items within your way, including the chest.
  5. After defeating all the enemies, you will have to enter a room. There you will see a Bloodstone; grab it and return it back to the Pedestal, and hence your first bloodstone will be returned.
Another harmful force for your player
The Demonic Corruption (Captured by Us)

Second Bloodstone

Within the Utgard Region, you can find the Second Bloodstone. On the map, the Iron Hold Dungeon is identified by Skulls and Crossbones. Follow the instructions below, and you can eventually defeat the Legendary Boss.

  1. First, you will come across an Iron Maiden Statue, From there, you will enter a room full of enemies.
  2. The enemies will collectively start attacking you, but as the player is stronger than before, it wouldn’t be much difficult to handle them all.
  3. Upon defeating the enemies, you can acquire the Second bloodstone by locating and breaking into a Broken Jail Cell.
  4. Once you have collected both Bloodstones, you will need to return them to the Pedestal in the Rooms of Rakhat.
    Dungeons of Diablo 4
    Defeating the Scourge of the Land-Legendary Boss (Captured by Us)
  5. After opening the final locked door, you can find the Boss Scourge of the Lands. He is a powerful enemy, so you better be prepared for a tough fight.
  6. Defeat the Boss, and you’ll obtain the FastBlood Aspect reward quickly.

The FastBlood Aspect

As we know that completing or clearing any mission or Dungeon in Diablo 4 rewards us with great value items. In the case of Clearing the Iron Hold Dungeon, we are granted the FastBlood Aspect. The FastBlood Aspect is a legendary Aspect in Diablo 4 used as a resource enhancement but restricted only for the Necromancer Class. This Legendary Aspect can benefit the players by reducing the Ultimate Cooldown by almost 0.5 to 1.0 seconds when using the Blood orbs.

Reward for clearing the Dungeon
FastBlood Aspect in Diablo 4 (Captured by Us)

This Iron Hold Aspect in Diablo 4, the Fastblood Aspect, has many benefits. Following are its advantages in the game.

  • Reduces Ultimate Cooldown
  • Improves the Survivability
  • Increases the Damage output

All these points can only be implemented in the game when your player defeats the Scourge of the Lands, a mighty final boss who is not easy to destroy. But after going through this guide, it wouldn’t be harder anymore.


The Iron Hold is a challenging farming dungeon to locate and clear, but with all these tips in mind, you are good to go and hence would end up claiming the rewards. Moreover, it is considered one of the best Farming Spots in Diablo 4, and you must clear it to make your gaming experience more thrilling.

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