The Gates of Hell[1] (a.k.a. Gates of the Burning Hells)[2] are the entrance to the Burning Hells. The bodies of sinners are pinned to the gates.[1] Other methods of entry to the realm include(d) the Infernal Gate[3] and Hell Rifts.[4]


"It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air — there’s the rub, the task."

Virgil, The Aeneid(src)
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  • The idea of gates of Hell bears resemblance to real-world literature, including the Divine Comedy and Aeneid.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Diablo III, Hellrack
  2. 2014-03-20, REAPER OF SOULS™ FIRST LOOK: STORMING PANDEMONIUM. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2014-07-09
  3. Diablo II, The Harrowing Intro Cinematic
  4. Diablo III, Act IV
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