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The Temple Steppes is an overworld area in the grassy/lush part of the Estherian Steppes. It is the first open overworld area players encounter in Act I of Torchlight II, and is reached from the Estherian Enclave via the Path of the Honored Dead. It has a river running through it, and features several landmarks.[1]

Landmarks and points of interest[]

  • Skull Hollow is an area inhabitated by Skeletons that houses the entrance to the Bone Gallery dungeon.
  • The Beast Warrens is a Sturmbeorn encampment. The Armor Schematics for the quest The Warbeast Armory are found in a Schematics Trunk here.
  • Wellspring Approach is the area that contains the entrance to the Wellspring Temple.
  • Fishermans Lantern is an object near the river where Olwin, the Tormented Spirit will open portal to the Plunder Cove dungeon.


Main quest:

Side quests:




Species Name El. Abilities
Skeleton Skeleton Physical Undead, Fast
Skeletal Archer Physical Undead
Skeletal Shambler Physical Undead, Hard to Kill
Skeletal Torso Physical Undead, Fast
Skeletal Warrior Physical Undead, Shield Blocks Damage
Skeletal Slayer Physical Undead, Shield Blocks Damage
Skeletal Mage Lightning Undead, Casts Lightning Spells
Ghost Estherian Shade Lightning Summons Shadewisps, Teleports
Estherian Shadewisp Fire Fires Rebounding Energy Projectiles
Zombie Zombie Poison Undead
Sturmbeorn Felwalker Poison Undead
Felwalker Axethrower Poison Undead, Hurls Axes
Deathflinger Physical Hurls Spears
Warmaker Physical Shield Bash Attack, Shield Can Be Shattered
Blackclaw Ice Power Slash Attack
Runecaller Poison Raises Undead, Casts Corrupted Souls
Ratlin Ratlin Archer Physical Fires Flaming Arrows
Ratlin Marauder Physical Flees When Allies Perish
Animal Warbeast Physical  
Armored Warbeast Physical  
Phase Beast Lightning Opens Phase Portal When Killed
Unknown Bittersprite Physical Drops Golden Key
Mimic Fire Lies In Wait, Resists Elemental Attacks


  • Champion Ratlin Physical (Shocking)
  • Champion Ratlin Physical (Shocking)
  • Champion Ratlin Physical (Shocking) OR Champion Beast Physical Inflicts Bleeding
  • Champion Sturmbeorn Physical Raises Undead, Casts Corrupted Souls
  • Champion Sturmbeorn Fire Casts Fire Spells (Shocking)

Guarding the Schematics Trunk[]

  • Elite Smith Gunnbrenn Fire Enchanted Fire Sword
  • Elite Smith Stennbrun Lightning Enchanted Lightning Mace


Torchlight II locations

Act I: Estherian Steppes
Town: Estherian Enclave

Temple SteppesFrosted Hills
Passes: Echo PassPath of the Honored DeadCrows' Pass
Dungeons: Corrupted CryptBone GalleryPlunder CoveWellspring TempleWidow's VeilIcedeep CavernsWhispering CaveEmberscratch MinesSlavers' StockadeWatchweald Temple
NG+: Lost Okwari CavesIce LabsNorsk Leiren
Phase Beast Challenges: Poison the spider nests.Ignite Braziers in OrderProtect the Crystals From the Goblin Hordes!

Act II: Mana Wastes
Town: Zeryphesh

Ossean WastesSalt Barrens
Passes: Empty Quarter
Dungeons: Tarroch's RiftTower of the MoonShadowy CrevasseStygian AerieForsaken VaultsUndercurrentsSwarm PointBrood HiveKorari CaveLuminous ArenaHaunted QuarterWitherwaysAncient Vaults of ChaosVault of SoulsNetherrealm Portal
NG+: Tarroch's Tomb
Phase Beast Challenges: Choose a DoorJackalbeast GauntletNetherrealm GauntletPirate GauntletSurvive in the Arena

Act III: Grunnheim
Town: Imperial Camp

BlightbogsSundered Battlefield
Passes: Rotted PathRivenskull Gorge
Dungeons: Fungal CavesAbandoned SawmillRotting CryptMiddenmineArena of SlaughterReeking CellarEmberworksVyrax's TowerForgotten HallsLair of the SistersNotch's MineThe Lost Hold
Phase Beast Challenges: Defeat the WitchesAvoid the LavaVarkolyn Gauntlet

Act IV
Town: Minehead

Dungeon: Broken Mines