Diablo 4 Lunar Awakening: Event Schedule, Rewards & How to Play

The moon shines bright on Sanctuary! Diablo 4’s Lunar Awakening event is upon us, bringing exciting challenges, powerful buffs, and dazzling rewards. Here’s everything you need to know:

Diablo 4 Lunar Awakening Event Schedule

The Lunar Awakening Event is set to kick off on February 6 at 10 a.m. PST and will continue until February 20 at 10 a.m. PST.

How to Play

At the heart of the Lunar Awakening Event lies the new Lunar Shrine mechanic, scattered across the vast expanse of Sanctuary. These shrines, identifiable by their draconic appearance, become active during the event, offering players a range of enticing bonuses. While active, Lunar Shrines provide a 50% bonus to XP, a 30% increase in movement speed, and various other buffs to enhance your gameplay.

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To locate these Lunar Shrines, keep an eye out for their unique icon on the map. Activating a shrine not only grants standard XP and movement speed buffs but also triggers a distinctive effect based on the shrine type. Here’s a glimpse of the Augmented Lunar Shrine effects:

  • Artillery Shrine: Casts have a chance to summon a holy bomb.
  • Blast Wave Shrine: Each explosion summons a cluster bombardment.
  • Channeling Shrine: Increased attack speed and chance to reset cooldowns.
  • Conduit Shrine: Summon frequent powerful shocking strikes.
  • Greed Shrine: Chance to summon a Treasure Goblin. Accumulate kills to summon more.
  • Lethal Shrine: Chance to instantly execute a struck monster, causing Fear on surrounding monsters.
  • Protection Shrine: Reflect all incoming damage. Damage reflected scales with Level and World Tier.

Additionally, a new event currency, Ancestors’ Favor reputation, is introduced. Earn this currency by activating shrines and defeating monsters throughout the event.

Event Rewards

The Lunar Awakening Event brings forth a plethora of rewards for players to pursue, enhancing both their reputation and cosmetic collections. Here’s what you can expect:

  • 10 Ancestors’ Favor reputation levels to ascend.
  • Unlock 6 distinct Lunar-themed cosmetic rewards.
  • Lunar Awakening-themed garments available in Tejal’s shop.
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To exchange your hard-earned Ancestors’ Favor reputation for these exquisite Lunar rewards, seek out Ying-Yue, the leader of the Lunar Night Market. Find him in Ked Bardu’s northern section and indulge in the array of offerings.

The Lunar Awakening Event is a fantastic opportunity to power up your character, collect exclusive rewards, and experience Diablo 4 in a whole new light. So, mark your calendars, gather your allies, and prepare to unleash your inner lunar warrior!