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Spawn a Portal to the Crystalline Dimension by Collecting All Four Lost Eternia Shards!

The Crystalline Dimension is a mysterious world located in another dimension, far from Etheria itself. It is the location of the captured legendary heroes, the heroes' parents, as well as the Old One.

Crystalline versions of every non-boss enemy that is regularly encountered on Nightmare spawn here, regardless of difficulty level. The world also features crystallized versions of the original four heroes and three bosses. In the Boss Rush challenge, two Spider Queens, a Genie King, and two Krakens are also fought in sequence.

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Portal from the crystalline dimension

The main mission is divided into five fields which all must be cleared in succession, within a time limit of 86:30 (86 minutes and 30 seconds) and a limited number of lives. If a player joins the game and then leaves, a life will be lost. Therefore, caution should be taken when hosting public games without hardcore mode enabled.

If at ANY point: a crystal is destroyed, the player(s) run out of lives or time runs out, they will lose and have to restart the mission from the very beginning.

After completing the Crystalline Dimension once, the first of three parts to the Crystalline Resurgence is unlocked. The second and third parts are unlocked after clearing the first. These three challenges take place solely on the first, second and third fields respectively from the original mission.

The Portal

The Crystalline Dimension is accessible once the player has acquired all four Lost Eternia Shards by clearing Mistymire Forest, Moraggo Desert Town, Aquanos, and Sky City, in any order. The mission may be played up to highest shared difficulty level all four maps were completed on. To enter the Crystalline Dimension on Nightmare Hardcore, the four previously mentioned maps must also be completed on Nightmare Hardcore.

When this criteria is met, a portal to the dimension will appear in the host's tavern. The Crystalline Dimension can be entered through the mission setup interface under "Challenges." The host can choose to hide the portal in their tavern from the Options menu. The portal does not have to be shown in order to enter the Crystalline Dimension.

Story


Rewards

On console, two completely random items are rewarded for clearing the mission.

On PC, the rewards for completing the Crystalline Dimension are given per account, per run. This means that a user cannot get more items by bringing multiple heroes that belong to the same account.

One special class weapon is awarded for completing the Crystalline Dimension as the corresponding class (or their counterpart). If a Series EV is used, either the Crystal Gun or Crystal Staff is given. If a Jester or Summoner is used, any one of these weapons will be given.

Class Easy-Insane Nightmare
Monk Jade Spear Eternian Spear
Huntress Crystal Gun Eternian Energy Cannon
Apprentice Crystal Staff Eternian Staff
Squire or Barbarian Crystal Blade Eternian Greatsword

A Legendary Costume is unlocked for completing the Crystalline Dimension for the first time as the specified class (or their counterpart). The Super Legendary Costume is also unlocked if the mission was done on Nightmare Hardcore.

Class Easy-Nightmare Nightmare Hardcore
Monk Legendary Monk Super Legendary Monk
Huntress Legendary Huntress Super Legendary Huntress
Apprentace Legendary Apprentace Super Legendary Apprentace
Squire / Barbarian Legendary Squire Super Legendary Squire

Exclusive crystalline accessories are also awarded for completing the mission.

Achievements

Notes

Which crystalline heroes spawn depend on the character classes each player uses during combat. Their ranged attacks can be bounced back with Reflection Beams.

Class Antihero Abilities
Apprentice / Adapt / Jester Crystalline Apprentice Mana Bomb, Self-Heal
Squire / Countess / Barbarian Crystalline Squire Circular Slice, Self-Heal
Huntress / Ranger / Series EV Crystalline Huntress Piercing Shot, Self-Heal
Monk / Initiate / Summoner Crystalline Monk Melee and Ranged Attacks, Self-Heal
  • The crystalline heroes do not count towards wave completion. They will continue to spawn (and respawn periodically if destroyed) until the wave ends.
  • Crystalline heroes cannot damage Eternia Crystals.
  • Summoner minions will fight the crystallized enemies, despite him and his minions being native to the Crystalline Dimension.

Mission Progression and Map Details

On fields 1-4, one of the Eternia Crystals contain a captured Legendary Hero. These crystals are taller and have less health than the other crystals. All four maps are vast and open; therefore it is impractical to build physical walls for every direction the ground enemies can approach the crystals.

Stage 1 - Legendary Huntress

Recommended Level: 78
Crystalline Dimension
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Map Information
Number of Crystals Number of Waves Defense Units Starting Mana
Crystal ClassicCrystal ClassicCrystal Classic 2 175 5600
Hazards Mana Per Round
Falling Off Map and Crystalline Antiheroes 5600
Location
Crystalline Dimension
Spawn List
GoblinIconHard DarkElfArcherIconHard OrcIconHard KoboldIconHard WyvernIconHard DarkElfMageIconHard DarkElfWarriorIconHard SpiderIconHard DjinnIconNightmare OgreIconHard
Survival Wave 15 Reward
N/A
Maps
The Deeper Well Foundries and Forges Magus Quarters Alchemical Laboratory Servants Quarters
Castle Armory Hall of Court The Throne Room Royal Gardens The Ramparts
Endless Spires The Summit Glitterhelm Caverns Palantir Oakvale Crossing
DLC Lost Eternia Shards: Mistymire Forest Moraggo Desert Town Aquanos Sky City
Crystalline Dimension
Other DLC: Karathiki Jungle City in the Cliffs Talay Mining Complex The King's Game
PvP/Monster Fest: Frostdale Tree of Life Oasis Shipwreck Ruins


Stage 2 - Legendary Monk

Recommended Level: 78
Crystalline Dimension
Crystallinemonk
Map Information
Number of Crystals Number of Waves Defense Units Starting Mana
Crystal ClassicCrystal ClassicCrystal ClassicCrystal Classic 2 175 5600
Hazards Mana Per Round
Falling Off Map and Crystalline Antiheroes 5600
Location
Crystalline Dimension
Spawn List
GoblinIconHard DarkElfArcherIconHard OrcIconHard KoboldIconHard WyvernIconHard DarkElfMageIconHard DarkElfWarriorIconHard SpiderIconHard DjinnIconNightmare OgreIconHard
Survival Wave 15 Reward
N/A
Maps
The Deeper Well Foundries and Forges Magus Quarters Alchemical Laboratory Servants Quarters
Castle Armory Hall of Court The Throne Room Royal Gardens The Ramparts
Endless Spires The Summit Glitterhelm Caverns Palantir Oakvale Crossing
DLC Lost Eternia Shards: Mistymire Forest Moraggo Desert Town Aquanos Sky City
Crystalline Dimension
Other DLC: Karathiki Jungle City in the Cliffs Talay Mining Complex The King's Game
PvP/Monster Fest: Frostdale Tree of Life Oasis Shipwreck Ruins


Stage 3 - Legendary Apprentice

Recommended Level: 78
Crystalline Dimension
Crystallinemage
Map Information
Number of Crystals Number of Waves Defense Units Starting Mana
Crystal ClassicCrystal ClassicCrystal ClassicCrystal Classic 2 175 5600
Hazards Mana Per Round
Falling Off Map and Crystalline Antiheroes 5600
Location
Crystalline Dimension
Spawn List
GoblinIconHard DarkElfArcherIconHard OrcIconHard KoboldIconHard WyvernIconHard DarkElfMageIconHard DarkElfWarriorIconHard SpiderIconHard DjinnIconNightmare OgreIconHard
Survival Wave 15 Reward
N/A
Maps
The Deeper Well Foundries and Forges Magus Quarters Alchemical Laboratory Servants Quarters
Castle Armory Hall of Court The Throne Room Royal Gardens The Ramparts
Endless Spires The Summit Glitterhelm Caverns Palantir Oakvale Crossing
DLC Lost Eternia Shards: Mistymire Forest Moraggo Desert Town Aquanos Sky City
Crystalline Dimension
Other DLC: Karathiki Jungle City in the Cliffs Talay Mining Complex The King's Game
PvP/Monster Fest: Frostdale Tree of Life Oasis Shipwreck Ruins


Stage 4 - Legendary Squire and Boss Gauntlet

This is arguably the hardest stage of Crystalline Dimension. Unlike the previous three stages, build time is limited. It is recommended to have multiple players build due to this time constraint. Once the countdown ends, two Demon Lords, two Goblin Mechs, and an Ancient Dragon will spawn, as well as endless enemies. Some of these endless enemies are "Super Orcs" which have much higher stats than regular orcs. On higher difficulties, they can destroy the Eternia Crystal instantly, even if weakened by a Strength Drain Aura or the Initiate's Enemy Drain.

Recommended Level: 78
Crystalline Dimension
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Map Information
Number of Crystals Number of Waves Defense Units Starting Mana
Crystal Classic 1 110 6400
Hazards Mana Per Round
Falling Off Map, Bosses, and Crystalline Antiheroes N/A
Location
Crystalline Dimension
Spawn List
GoblinIconHard DarkElfArcherIconHard OrcIconHard KoboldIconHard WyvernIconHard DarkElfMageIconHard DarkElfWarriorIconHard SpiderIconHard DjinnIconNightmare OgreIconHard
Survival Wave 15 Reward
N/A
Strategy
Surround the crystal with stacks of traps and auras, then boost them with Tower Buff Beams.

Have another player summon minion groups with their Summoner to lure non-copter ogres away from the crystal. Once the Build Phase is about to end, at least one player should switch to a DPS hero to fight the bosses.

Maps
The Deeper Well Foundries and Forges Magus Quarters Alchemical Laboratory Servants Quarters
Castle Armory Hall of Court The Throne Room Royal Gardens The Ramparts
Endless Spires The Summit Glitterhelm Caverns Palantir Oakvale Crossing
DLC Lost Eternia Shards: Mistymire Forest Moraggo Desert Town Aquanos Sky City
Crystalline Dimension
Other DLC: Karathiki Jungle City in the Cliffs Talay Mining Complex The King's Game
PvP/Monster Fest: Frostdale Tree of Life Oasis Shipwreck Ruins


Stage 5 - Old One

The Old One is the final stage of the Crystalline Dimension. This boss fight is like no other. There are three stages to the boss fight: the feet, the chest, and the head. You are only able to damage the boss during the head phase.

Feet Stage

There are two orange crystals to destroy at this stage: one on each foot. Once both are destroyed, a smaller section of the stage will raise up to the chest stage.

Chest Stage

There are three orange crystals to destroy during this stage: one in the chest and one in each palm. These are harder to destroy than the feet crystals because they can only be damaged during certain times. All three crystals will be able to be damaged when the Old One is taunting. Apart from that, the hands may only be damaged in the period after the hand slam and the chest crystal may only be damaged during the chest lasers. Upon the destruction of all three crystals an even smaller section of the stage will be raised to the head section.

Head Stage

This is the stage you can attack the Old One directly. After taking 1/3 of his health in damage, the stage will reset back to the feet stage where you will need to repeat the process until the Old One is defeated. It is worthwhile to note that a strong, single-damage ability (like a hawk stance strike from a barbarian) can bypass the damage-per-stage limit allowing you to be able to defeat The Old One in one or two head stages instead of the usual three.

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Map Information
Number of Crystals Number of Waves Defense Units Starting Mana
Crystal Classic 1 8 0
Hazards Mana Per Round
Falling Off Map and The Old One 0
Location
Crystalline Dimension
Spawn List
GoblinIconHard DarkElfArcherIconHard OrcIconHard KoboldIconHard WyvernIconHard FishWyvernIconNightmare DarkElfMageIconHard DarkElfWarriorIconHard SpiderIconHard DjinnIconNightmare SharkenIcon Goblincoptericon
OgreIconHard DemonLordIcon GoblinMechIcon AncientDragonIcon SpiderQueenIcon Geniekingicon KrakenIcon Goblinbattlecruisericon Oldoneicon MegaCupidIcon MegaSnowmanIcon Mega TurkeyIcon
Rewards
PC
Easy Medium Hard Insane Nightmare
Squire & Countess
Crystal Blade
Apprentice & Adept
Crystal Staff
Huntress & Ranger
Crystal Gun
Monk & Initiate
Jade Spear
Squire & Countess
Crystal Blade
Apprentice & Adept
Crystal Staff
Huntress & Ranger
Crystal Gun
Monk & Initiate
Jade Spear
Squire & Countess
Crystal Blade
Apprentice & Adept
Crystal Staff
Huntress & Ranger
Crystal Gun
Monk & Initiate
Jade Spear
Squire & Countess
Crystal Blade
Apprentice & Adept
Crystal Staff
Huntress & Ranger
Crystal Gun
Monk & Initiate
Jade Spear
Squire & Countess
Eternian Greatsword
Apprentice & Adept
Eternian Staff
Huntress & Ranger
Eternian Energy Cannon
Monk & Initiate
Eternian Spear
Console
Easy Medium Hard Insane Nightmare
Squire
Crystal Blade
Apprentice
Crystal Staff
Huntress
Crystal Gun
Monk
Jade Spear
Squire
Crystal Blade
Apprentice
Crystal Staff
Huntress
Crystal Gun
Monk
Jade Spear
Squire
Crystal Blade
Apprentice
Crystal Staff
Huntress
Crystal Gun
Monk
Jade Spear
Squire
Crystal Blade
Apprentice
Crystal Staff
Huntress
Crystal Gun
Monk
Jade Spear
Squire
Eternian Sword
Apprentice
Eternian Staff
Huntress
Eternian Energy Cannon
Monk
Eternian Spear
Survival Reward
N/A
Maps
The Deeper Well Foundries and Forges Magus Quarters Alchemical Laboratory Servants Quarters
Castle Armory Hall of Court The Throne Room Royal Gardens The Ramparts
Endless Spires The Summit Glitterhelm Caverns Palantir Oakvale Crossing
DLC Lost Eternia Shards: Mistymire Forest Moraggo Desert Town Aquanos Sky City
Crystalline Dimension
Other DLC: Karathiki Jungle City in the Cliffs Talay Mining Complex The King's Game
PvP/Monster Fest: Frostdale Tree of Life Oasis Shipwreck Ruins
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