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General Chaos Dungeon Guide


Introduction

Chaos Dungeons become available shortly after reaching level 50. Together with Guardian Raids and Una's Tasks they are some of the most important objectives to complete daily. It's a place to test your skills against a never ending horde of monsters, elites and bosses, all while being handsomely rewarded for it!


Chaos Dungeon Overview

Chaos Dungeon Window

After reaching level 50, unlock the Chaos Dungeons by following the Main Quest in Vern Castle. Interact with the Chaos Dungeon entrance to access the window above.


1. Rest Bonus

At the daily reset, every skipped Chaos Dungeon adds 10 points to your Rest Bonus bar. You can accumulate up to 100 points, and every 20 grants you bonus loot for 1 Chaos Dungeon run.
Only utilize this feature if you lack time to complete this task daily. The best strategy in that regard is to skip Chaos Dungeons for 2 days, accumulate 40 Rest Bonus and get double rewards on day 3, only loosing out on 1 day worth of loot in the process. Otherwise clear them daily for maximum profit!

2. Continent Selection

Starting from North Vern, each consecutive major continent hosts multiple levels of Chaos Dungeon entries. With each new continent you unlock, you'll be able to face stronger opponents, gain more and better rewards.

3. Level Selection

Here you select the level you are eligible to enter based on your item level. Always pick the highest level accessible to you as it provides you with the best rewards.

4. Tier

Indicates the Tier of the gear and upgrade materials the selected Chaos Dungeon can drop.

5. Expected Rewards

Displays the possible rewards. Finding a Cube Ticket, Boss Rush Ticket or an expensive Combat and Class Engraving Recipe here is always a welcome sight! Item rarity is based on the difficulty level of the Chaos Dungeon you're attempting.
Rewards include items like:

  • Silver
  • Gold (lucky room)
  • Harmony Shards
  • Full Chaos Dungeon Gear Set
  • Accessories
  • Cube Ticket
  • Boss Rush Ticket
  • Ability Stones
  • Harmony Leap Stone
  • Destruction Stone Fragment
  • Guardian Stone Fragment
  • Combat or Class Engraving Recipes
  • Soul Leaf

6. Restrictions

The only restrictions for Chaos Dungeons are: your minimum achieved item level and a 5 minute time limit per stage.

7. Aura of Resonance

At daily reset time you are given 100 Aura of Resonance, which is enough for 2 entries per day. Each entry consumes 50 Aura and provides you with full rewards. If done without Aura, monster kills provide exchangeable tokens instead. More on this is covered down below under Endless Chaos Dungeons.

8. Matchmaking

There are 3 ways to enter a Chaos Dungeon:

  • "Enter" immediately starts the Dungeon for you and your current party.
  • "Matchmaking" places you in a queue and attempts to find 3 teammates to create a party and enter Dungeon.
  • "Find a Party" opens a new window which displays "Looking for Member"(LFM) posts for the selected content. You can either request to join or make your own LFM post.

Note that soloing Chaos Dungeon is completely fine and in most cases the optimal strategy. Monster HP scales with party size and they are easier to group up and kill alone.


Chaos Dungeon Gameplay

Portal to floor 2

Chaos Dungeons have 3 different floors, with a 5 minute time limit to complete each of them. Killing monsters fills a progress bar, which at 20 and 50% progression spawns a portal to the next floor. At 100% your run is finished and you are given completion rewards.

  • Rewards don't change based on clear speed, so take your time to do it safely!
  • Don't use Feathers of Resurrection if you die, as you are allowed to freely respawn at the nearest checkpoint.
  • To heal up use Regular Healing Potions instead of Potions that recover your life instantly, as these are best reserved for Guardian Raids and Abyssal Dungeons.
  • After killing the 2nd floor boss, make sure no more Elites are left alive. Proceed to the next floor immediately, as staying behind and killing extra monsters will increase your progress bar and reduce the amount you can clear on floor 3.

Elite & Rift Core Buffs

Making use of the buffs is a big part of clearing Chaos Dungeons quickly. Use your AoE skills to kill big monster packs and refresh your cooldowns by killing Elites. You don't have to be conservative with your Awakening skill because of this.

  • Walking over blue wind spheres grants you 40% increased Movement Speed and increased Health and Energy Recovery Rate.
  • Elite kills grant a buff that Refreshes the Cooldown of cast skills by 40% (including Awakening) and grants 200% increased Energy Recovery Rate.
  • Killing the 2nd floor boss refreshes all of your Cooldowns fully.
  • Destroying Rift Cores grants a buff, increasing Attack Speed by 40% and Reducing Cooldown of skills by 40%.

Bonus Floors

Gold Bonus Floor

By killing the 2nd floor boss you have a chance to spawn two types of special bonus portals: Gold or Purple. Within them you can obtain additional rewards based on the monster you're facing.
Purple portals provide you with:

  • Gold, Silver, Gear, Accessories, Harmony Leap Stones, Ability Stones

Gold portals provide you with either:

  • Gold, Silver, Harmony Shards
  • Gold, Silver, Destruction and Guardian Stone Fragments
  • Gold, Silver, Harmony Leap Stones

Endless Chaos Dungeon

Chaos Dungeons can be repeated without Aura of Resonance, but most of the rewards become unattainable. Instead you are given Perception Shards and Disorder Crystals for monster kills. These tokens can be exchanged at Magick Scholar Jeneca near the Chaos Dungeon entrance for various upgrade materials and accessories that have a weekly purchase limit.

The most efficient way is to clear floor 1&2, then check if a bonus portal spawns. If it doesn't, leave the dungeon from the top left of your screen, re-enter it and repeat this process until you're satisfied with the farmed amount of materials.
Note that items like Accessories and Harmony Leap Stones can still be dropped, but with greatly reduced chance.


Summary

  • Chaos Dungeons unlock shortly after reaching level 50.
  • Each day you are given 100 Aura of Resonance, which is enough for 2 entries per day with full rewards. You can continue doing them endless without Aura, but with diminished rewards.
  • Skipped Chaos Dungeons add 10 points to your Rest Bonus bar. You can accumulate up to 100 points and every 20 points accumulated grants you bonus loot for 1 Chaos Dungeon run.
  • Don't use Feathers of Resurrection if you die, as you are allowed to freely respawn at the nearest checkpoint.
  • To heal up use Regular Healing Potions instead of Potions that recover your life instantly, as these are best reserved for Guardian Raids and Abyssal Dungeons.
  • Cooldown buffs from killing Elites, Bosses and Rift Cores work on all skills, including Awakenings.
  • Monster HP scales with party size, consider soloing if you prefer an easier time.

Credits

Written by Choilicious

Reviewed by Raxxanterax