Plains of Despair
Act Act IV
Quests The Fallen Angel
NPCs Izual
Monsters Burning Soul, Corpulent, Pit Lord, Venom Lord, Doom Caster, Flesh Spawner, Doom Knight
Adjacent Zones Outer Steppes, City of the Damned
Area Level Normal 26
Area Level Nightmare 56
Area Level Hell 83
Waypoint No

The Plains of Despair is an area in the Burning Hells, connected to the Outer Steppes through a staircase, and the City of the Damned.[1] They were once the domain of Rakanoth, who stood as jailer for the fallen angel Izual, but he came to abandon his realm.[2]


  1. Diablo II, The Harrowing
  2. Diablo III, Act IV
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