Monday 15 January 2024

Diablo Immortal's Season 22 Battle Pass: Battling Pestilence and Reaping Rewards

Diablo Immortal, Blizzard Entertainment’s mobile iteration of the iconic Diablo series, has launched its Season 22 Battle Pass, titled "Plague Reaper." The new season invites players to defend Sanctuary from an onslaught of maladies and offers a trove of challenges and rewards.

Season 22 Battle Pass: Plague Reaper

Launching on January 18, the Plague Reaper Battle Pass brings a new theme of remediation to Sanctuary’s battles. Players are tasked with tracking down and eliminating sources of disease, aligning with the Battle Pass's overarching theme of combating pestilence. The Battle Pass hosts 40 ranks of challenges, rewarding players with Crests, Hilts, and more.

New Rewards and Legendary Gems

Season 22 introduces a choice between receiving 2 Telluric Pearls, the Fervent Fang Two-Star Legendary Gem, or the new Grim Rhythm Two-Star Legendary Gem. The Grim Rhythm Legendary Gem, which can be acquired from Rank 40 of the Battle Pass and at various ranks of the Empowered Battle Pass, increases attack speed and movement speed under certain conditions, adding a strategic element to gameplay.

Empowered Battle Pass and Cosmetic Options

The Empowered Battle Pass offers additional rewards, including a Familiar Contract at Rank 1 and rotating cosmetics in the Battle Archive Shop for owners of the Collector’s Empowered Battle Pass. These new cosmetic options allow players to further customize their characters’ appearances.

Returning Events and New Features

The Season 22 update also brings back popular events like the Fractured Plane and Shady Stock, alongside new features such as improved Helliquary matchmaking, the addition of a Blacksmith at the end of each Helliquary raid, and optimized Familiar functions. These enhancements aim to streamline the player experience and add variety to the game.

Balance Changes Across Classes

Significant balance changes have been made for Battleground, Rite of Exile, and all classes, ensuring a more equitable and engaging combat experience. These changes include adjustments to skills and items for Barbarians, Blood Knights, Crusaders, Demon Hunters, Monks, Necromancers, and Wizards. Each class has received specific tweaks to enhance their gameplay mechanics and effectiveness in battle.


The Season 22 Battle Pass in Diablo Immortal offers an invigorating mix of new challenges, rewards, and events, all centered around the theme of combating pestilence in Sanctuary. With the addition of new Legendary Gems, cosmetic options, and class balance updates, Season 22 promises to be a thrilling experience for both new and returning players of Diablo Immortal. The update exemplifies Blizzard's commitment to keeping the game fresh, engaging, and aligned with the community's interests.