All Path of Exile: Affliction Hotfixes Summarized

December 12, 2023

Since the Start of Path of Exile 3.23 – Affliction, more then 12 Hotfixes have been released. We have summarized all the Changes and Tuning from the last few days.

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All Path of Exile 3.23 Hotfixes

Fixed / Temporarily Changes
  • Temporarily disabled the Labyrinth crafting option that sacrifices a Gem to gain a percentage of the gem’s total experience stored as your own experience. It will function differently when we re-enable this at a later date, due to some unfortunate outcomes that could occur currently.


Affliction Changes & Tuning
  • Significantly reduced the amount of damage dealt by Wisp Empowered monsters.
  • Reduced the Attack, Cast, and Movement Speeds of Vivid Wisp Empowered Monsters.
  • Decreased the amount of Wisps dropped from Empowered Non-Unique Monsters in the Viridian Wildwood by 30-40% depending on their rarity.
  • Fixed a bug where The King in the Mists could become stuck and stop taking damage.
  • Rare monsters empowered by Wisps now have approximately 20% less effective Life.
  • Unique monsters empowered by Wisps now have approximately 30% less effective Life.
  • Reduced the amount of damage dealt by the Cultist Warrior’s Detonate Dead skill.
  • Fixed a bug where the Howl of the Wolf Passive Skill could prevent Warcries from applying their buffs.


Ability & Gem Issues
  • Fixed a bug where Player Minions could be affected by Wisps dispersed into the environment.
  • Fixed a bug where Poisonous Concoction was not hitting enemies.
  • Fixed a bug where the Borealwood Tincture and Blood Sap Tincture were unable to be obtained.
  • Fixed a bug where ailment effect icons on monsters were occluded by their modifier text.
  • Fixed a bug with the Sawblade Ethereal Knives Effect having more range than the base skill. This will still display this way until a later patch, but not do damage at the unintended range.
  • Fixed a bug with the Soulrend of the Spiral Skill not firing projectiles when triggered.


Game Errors
  • Fixed the client logs missing “To” and “From” on whisper messages.


Client / Instance Crashes
  • Fixed several common client crash.
  • Fixed several instance crashes.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur with the Tumbling Orb Pets.
  • Fixed a client crash that could occur in Ultimatum Encounters.
  • Fixed a client crash related to the Nethermancer Armour.


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