The towering structure resembles a pyramid, and contains a complex system of pipes which channel the Corruption from the Marsh directly to the Plague Doctor himself, empowering him.
There are three entrances to Dark Ziggurat. The top one is a dead end until the player pulls the levers in the other 2 entrances.
- Left entrance and Right entrance: After climbing the stone ramp, there are two doors either side of the area.
- Top entrance: Contains a small area, and a gate which leads to an Elevator. This gate is locked until you pull the levers in the left and right entrances.
Unlocking The Top Entrance
- First, take the left entrance.
- Head past the Acolytes and take a left, down into a room with a Blade Dancer.
- At the back of this room there is an ornately decorated golden "cage" area, inside which you will find a lever to pull. This is the first lever required.
- Go back outside the way we came and enter the right entrance.
- Head down the path on the right, down a ramp past a Beast Golem.
- Take a right into the room with a Blade Dancer, the lever is at the back of the room.
The interior of the Ziggurat is a large, complex dungeon with multiple levels and blocked pathways. The most notable loot includes a Tsar Stone, Ornate Chest, as well as the rewards from defeating the Plague Doctor.
The top entrance is now accessible, as well as the path across the middle between the two sides.
The Plague Doctor
- Plague Doctor (unique)
- 1x Beast Golem
- 2x Blade Dancer
- 1x Forge Golem
- 2x Jade-Lich Acolyte
- 2x Molten Forge Golem
- 1x Sword Golem
There is a locked room on the left side of the dungeon, near the ornate golden cage. It contains:
In order to access it, the player must first unlock the elevator at the top entrance (described above). Once this is done, there is a secret platform only accessible while traveling up or down the elevator, to the north. On this platform there are two levers - the closest one controls the elevator, and the far one unlocks the locked room. After you pull the far lever, head back to the ornate golden cage on the left side of the dungeon, the path to the Ornate Chest is now open.
The exterior area of the Ziggurat is guarded by 3 Blade Dancers, and also contains a few gatherables.
- 3x Blade Dancer