Diablo 4: A Complete Boss List

Grab your best gear, and venture into Sanctuary ready to defeat all the bosses that Diablo 4 has to offer.
By Abed Shatila July 03, 2023 - Updated on August 26, 2023 in Guides Reading time: 4 minute read
Diablo 4 boss list

Whether you are in a Dungeon, a Stronghold, or even out in the open world, you are always bound to fight a boss, and the bosses are not easy enemies. You have to make sure you are decked out and ready to fight a big enemy.

Within this list, we will cover the easiest and hardest bosses in Diablo 4. Where to find them and how you can defeat them easily.

List of all Diablo 4 Bosses

A boss can even be encountered multiple times in different dungeons and throughout the main story, and they are not equally as strong or weak.

Main quest bosses

Boss Encounter
X’fal, the Scarred Baron Prologue quest: Darkness Within
Vhenard Act 1 quest: The Cost of Knowledge
Tchort, Herald of Lilith Act 1 quest: Fledgling Scholar
Lilith’s Lament Act 1 quest: Descent
Airidah, Keeper of the Dead Act 2 quest: Apex of Misery
Astaroth Act 2 quest: As the World Burns
Genbar, the Shrine-Keeper Act 3 quest: Whittling Sanity
Eidolon of Orbei Act 3 quest: Suffering Disquiet
Mother’s Judgment Act 3 quest: Whispers from the Past
Brol, the Tyrant King Act 3 quest: Descent Into Flame
Elias, Fallen Horadrim Act 3 quest: Piercing the Veil
Andariel, Maiden of Anguish Act 4 quest: Anguish Incarnate
Valtha Act 5 quest: Witch of the Wastes
Mohlon, Snake Queen Act 5 quest: Cold Blood
Elias, Fallen Horadrim Act 5 quest: On the Precipice – the second encounter
Uznu, the Annihilator Act 6 quest: The Scouring of Caldeum
Duriel, Lord of Pain Act 6 quest: The Walls Shake
Karum, Hound of Hatred Act 6 quest: In Desolation’s Wake
Ninsa, Blight of Hatred Act 6 quest: In Desolation’s Wake
Ashava, the Pestilent Act 6 quest: In Desolation’s Wake & in the open world
Lilith, Creator of Sanctuary and Daughter of Hatred Act 6 quest: What Lies Ahead

Stronghold bosses

Boss Encounter
Frosthorn, Ice Clan Champion Malnok
Negala, Kozira and Torvala Nostrava
Nilcar Forgotten Bishop Kor Dragan
Fionnir The Mad Druid Moordaine Lodge
Tidewitch Ne’gana Hope’s Light
Baelgemoth Infernal Tormentor Túr Dúlra
Captain Ezmin The Onyx Watchtower
Molqarth, The Hungerer Temple of Rot
Utulku The Voice Below The Ruins of Qara-Yisu
Rashta Reborn Alcarnus
Dark Cardinal Maldul Altar of Ruin
High Priestess Hadar Omath’s Redoubt
Dame Maryam, Sir Thom, and Sir Morholt Crusader Champions Crusaders’ Monument
Duz’Agur Eriman’s Bane Eriman’s Pyre
Dianthus Vyeresz

Dungeon boss list

Boss Encounter
Blood Bishop Sanguine Chapel, Hallowed Ossuary, Zenith, Immortal Emanation, Akkhan’s Grasp, Fetid Mausoleum, and Heathen’s Keep
Bramble Jalal’s Vigil, Raethwind Wilds, and Twisted Hollow
Broodguard Defiled Catacomb, Blind Burrows, and Hive
Chief Marauder Bloodsoaked Crag
Den Mother Light’s Watch, Aldurwood
Drowned Seahag Belfry Zakara, Vault of the Forsaken, and Mariner’s Refuge
Innes, Vengeance of Glor-han-Fhaidha Feral’s Den
Khazra Abomination Hoarfrost Demise, Forsaken Quarry, Domhainne Tunnels, Rimescar Cavern, and Oldstones
Mother’s Judgment Yshari Sanctum
Outlaw Sharpshooter Cutthroat’s Escape (Accessible through Bound by Blood quest), Renegade’s Retreat, and Mournfield
Resurrected Malice Black Asylum, Buried Halls, Forbidden City, and Lost Archives
Scourge of the Land Tormented Ruins
Seething Hivemaster Shivta Ruins
Slither Witchwater, and Forgotten Ruins
Spiritcaller of Frost Derelict Lodge, and Lost Archives
Spiritcaller of Squalls Wretched Delve, and Whispering Pines
The Butcher Randomly spawns in dungeons
Tomb Lord Mercy’s Reach, and Maddux Watch
Cyhrach The First Born Hallowed Glacier (Accessible through Call of the Ancients quest)
The Curator Cathedral of Light
Sarat Sarat’s Lair
Devoted Champion Kor Valar Ramparts
Elias, Hatred’s Remnant Fallen Temple
Uber Lilith Echo of Hatred

If you want to locate all the dungeons, you can use this map tool to find their exact locations.

Seasons boss list

Boss Season Encounter
Echo of Varshan One Hidden inside Malignant Tunnels

Hardest bosses in Diablo 4

When it comes to hard bosses, we place them on this list based on the players’ feedback and ours. Also, we judge the boss’ difficulty based on how many times we died fighting them, and how much time it took us to complete the fight.

The following is the list of hardest bosses in Diablo 4 with number 1 being the hardest.

Rank Boss Level requirement
1 Uber Lilith 100
2 Elias, Hatred’s Remnant 70
3 Lilith, Creator of Sanctuary 45
4 The Butcher Scales to your level
5 Brol, the Tyrant King 29

This boss list will be constantly updated as time goes by and we get new updates and seasons.

Where can bosses be found in Diablo 4

Bosses can be encountered in multiple locations, and this adds a layer of excitement to the game as not all enemies will be just Elites or regular monsters. You can find bosses in the following places:

  • Strongholds
  • Dungeons
  • Open world
  • Campaign
  • Side quests

Diablo 4 boss mechanics

Every boss in Diablo 4 has their own mechanics and attack patterns, however, they all have two things in common.

  • Health marks
  • Stun bar
Diablo 4 boss health
boss health bar

Health Marks

Every boss has certain stages in their health bar, and they are identified by a triangle. If you look at a boss’s health, you will notice that either those triangles are placed equally apart, or they are not there for no reason.

When you deal enough damage to a boss, they will lose one health mark, and in return, they will drop 1 or 2 health potions depending on the boss fight. Also, a boss might add one new attack or increase the frequency of an existing attack after losing a health mark.

Health marks can be in the following health thresholds:

  • Every 25% (4 marks)
  • Every 33% (3 marks)
  • Every 50% (2 marks)

Stun bar

Just like any enemy, bosses can also get stunned, however, there is a catch. Casting a simple Crowd Control ability is not enough. You have to cast enough abilities to get the Stun bar of the boss up to 100%.

Both soft and hard crowd control effects contribute to increasing the Stun bar. Some examples would be Fear, Stun, Knockdown, and so on.

After getting up to 100%, the boss will become Stunned and unable to move or cast any abilities for a short period of time. Any enemies the boss summons will also get stunned. This will last for a few seconds before the boss gets back to normal and the Stun bar goes back to 0%.

What do you get for defeating bosses in Diablo 4

Defeating a boss can reward you with Gear of any rarity, gold, and experience.

Moreover, since bosses are mostly in Strongholds and Dungeons, the rewards of those activities are indirectly tied to the boss.

So ultimately, a boss will also reward you with a Legendary Aspect and Renown points for completing a dungeon or Stronghold for the first time.

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Abed Shatila

Abed Shatila

Abed Shatila is a developer with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, but he is also a passionate gamer who has been enjoying games of all genres since he was six years old. Abed is an expert at creating video game guides. When he is not busy writing code, he enjoys crafting content to assist both existing and newer generations of gamers in making their gaming journeys much smoother.

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