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All Diablo 4 Hardcore Challenges & Rewards

Learn about all the Diablo 4 Hardcore mode challenges that players can complete and the rewards you can earn in the form of titles.
All Diablo 4 Hardcore Challenges & Rewards

The world of Sanctuary is frightening, with Diablo 4 returning to its dark roots. Some players enjoy making things even more difficult (and prestigious) by playing Hardcore, a permadeath mode where your character is lost forever if you die from any source. For those masochists, we've got a list of Diablo 4 Hardcore challenges.

This article explains all the Diablo 4 Hardcore challenges, how you can complete them, and the title rewards you can earn. 

Update on 6 June 2023: We've updated this article with a few more Hardcore challenges in Diablo 4.
Please note that the final section of this article contains spoilers. There is a clear warning before any spoilers, alongside a dropdown box that you need to click so you don't accidentally see these spoilers.

Diablo 4 Hardcore Challenges & Rewards

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You might need the help of an archangel to complete all the Hardcore challenges in Diablo 4. (Picture: Blizzard)

Below, you can find tables outlining every Hardcore challenge available at the launch of Diablo 4 and the title rewards players can earn, thanks to the in-game challenges menu from the Open Beta and Server Slam test.

General D4 Hardcore Challenges:

D4 Hardcore Challenge Name How To Complete Title Rewards
Epic Adventurer Reach Level 50 with every class in Hardcore Mode.
Barbarian, Druid, Necromancer, Rogue, Sorcerer.
Accomplished, Cohort
Daring Delver Complete a Sacred Nightmare Dungeon in Hardcore Mode. Embattled, Explorer
Audacious Delver Complete an Ancestral Nightmare Dungeon in Hardcore Mode. Tormented, Phantom
Fearless Whispers Complete a Silent Offering in Hardcore Mode. Giant, Sacrifice
Treacherous Inferno Pickup 100 Cinders in Helltide zones in Hardcore Mode. Crimson, Connoiseur
Confident Combatant Get 1 PvP kill in Hardcore Mode. Murderous, Rat
Daring Combatant Get 5 PvP kills in Hardcore Mode. Malicious, Villain
Fearless Combatant Get 10 PvP kills in Hardcore Mode. Sweaty, Murderer

Diablo 4 Hardcore Progression Challenges:

Challenge Name How To Complete Title Rewards
Feat of the Braggart Reach Level 25 in Hardcore Mode. Brash, Braggart
Feat of the Hero Reach Level 50 in Hardcore Mode. Dauntless, Hero
Feat of the Champion Reach Level 100 in Hardcore Mode. Tempered, Champion
Feat of the Challenger Unlock 2 Legendary Paragon Nodes in Hardcore Mode. Bold, Believer

Diablo 4 Hardcore Enemy Challenges (SPOILERS):

There are boss name spoilers ahead, so click to open these challenges below the image of Lilith, the Mother of Sanctuary and the Daughter of Hatred.

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Below this image of Lilith you will find Hardcore challenges with some boss name spoilers. (Picture: Blizzard)
Enemy Challenges with boss names (spoilers!)
Challenge Name How To Complete Player Title Rewards
Slayer of Vanity Kill Astaroth in Hardcore Mode. Vain, Victor
Slayer of Anguish Kill Andariel in Hardcore Mode. Anguished, Assailant
Slayer of Pain Kill Duriel in Hardcore Mode. Pained, Protector
Slayer of the First Mother Kill Lilith in Hardcore Mode. Succubus, Supplanter
Traveling Slayer Kill a World Boss in Hardcore Mode. Worldly, Challenger
Journeyed Slayer Kill every World Boss in Hardcore Mode.
Ashava Slain, Avarice Slain, Wandering Death Slain
Complete, Conqueror
Slayer of the Butcher Kill the Butcher in Hardcore Mode. Chamel, Chef

There might be more Hardcore Diablo 4 challenges added in the future, especially during upcoming seasons. If any challenges get added, we will update the tables above accordingly.

Learn more about the dark and twisted story of Diablo 4 in a video from the developers below.

That's everything you need to know about the Diablo 4 Hardcore challenges, their requirements to complete, and the title rewards that the bravest of the brave can earn. We will endeavor to update this article if any more information becomes available.


For more Diablo 4, be sure to check out our dedicated section or some of our Guides & Tutorials just below:

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