Thursday, 31 May 2012

Diablo 3 Secret Level - How to enter?

I made this post for those of you that don't know how to enter the secret level from Diablo 3. As many of you know, there is a secret level in Diablo 3, but it's not called "The Cow Level" like it was in Diablo 2. You do, however, meet the Cow King (his ghost to be more specific), just before you enter the Diablo 3 secret level, where you will fight unicorns, teddy bears, flowers, etc. If you are a true Diablo fan, you will see the irony that Blizzard created with this secret level. Let me explain a bit. During the developing period of Diablo 3, many have said that Diablo 3 is way too colorful and that it will be more like WoW, and less like Diablo 1&2. This is clearly not the case, I really love the color palette from Diablo 3, but with this secret pony level, I think Blizzard just wanted to make a ironic reference to those critics. At least this is my opinion. Nevertheless the secret level from D3 is really fun and I smile a lot every time I enter that level (it is a good location to farm items on hell and inferno).

Now I will explain how to enter or how to unlock the secret level from Diablo 3. In order to do this, you'll need the recipe for the item called the Staff of Herding, recipe that drops from Izual (Act 4, normal difficulty). The Drop is totally random, I made 4 runs until I got it. Once you have the recipe, go to the Blacksmith and he can learn it (right click on the recipe while speaking to him). Now you can see the Staff of Herding in the list of items and the materials you need in order to make it and finally have the item that will allow you to enter the secret level from Diablo 3.

- The Black Mushroom, can be found in Act 1, in the Cathedral Level 1 area.
- Leoric's Shinbone, can be found in Act 1, Leoric's Manor (just after you enter the Manor, turn right to the fireplace). It is a random drop, so you might need several runs.
- Liquid Rainbow, in Act 2, from the Mysterious Chest found in Mysterious Cave, a random dungeon that can be found it the Oasis area.
- Gibbering Gemstone, Act 3, Caverns of Frost, a rare dungeon that can be found in the Fields of slaughter area. A random boss name Chiltara will drop the gemstone.
- Wirt's Bell is sold by Squirt the Peddler in Caldeum for 100.000 gold.

Watch this video to learn all the locations of the items needed to make the staff that will unlock the secret level from Diablo 3. I hope you find this post useful and that it can answer the question "How to enter in Diablo 3 secret level".


  1. There is now an auction house system available to players to buy, sell, and trade their in-game goods. This auction house system is similar to World of Warcrafts auction house system. Where it differs is, for the first time in game history, Blizzard has implemented a real cash making system based on their auction house. Players will be able to sell in-game currency and goods for real cash through the auction house. Of course, Blizzard will be taking a 15% cut from each transaction, but this allows for the possibility of players to make a living or earn some extra cash from playing Diablo 3.

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