Recent Path of Exile Hotfixes – Valdo’s Map Totem Fix, Several Bug Fixes

December 19, 2023

New Hotfixes have been pushed to the Live Servers of Path of Exile: Affliction, especially fixing the Totem Encounters in the Valdo’s Puzzle Box Maps.

3.23.0b Hotfix

  • Fixed a bug where enemy Totems could not be damaged in areas with the “Monsters can only be Damaged while within 2 metres of a Player” Valdo’s Map modifier.
  • Fixed a bug where the visual effects for Reap could sometimes not be visible.

You will need to restart your client to receive the client fixes from this patch.

3.23.0c Patch Notes (restartless)

This patch contains a handful of improvements and bug fixes.


  • Updated the Tremendous Thaumaturgy Challenge to no longer require completing a currently-disabled Divine Font option.
  • The increased Effect of Jewel Socket Passive Skills containing Corrupted Magic Jewels on The Adorned Unique Jewel now applies to Jewel Sockets created by Cluster Jewels.
  • Valdo’s Puzzle Boxes are now allocated based on the item allocation option selected, rather than always allocating to the Map owner.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where The Adorned Unique Jewel was not applying its effect upon entering a new instance.
  • Fixed a bug where it was possible to uncomplete the Viridi’s Verdant Vessel Challenge.
  • Fixed a bug where the Implicit Modifier on Rosethorn Tinctures incorrectly increased Critical Strike Chance against Enemies on full Life, rather than adding to the chance.
  • Fixed a bug where Spirit of Fortune Spectres were using an incorrect version of Wrath.
  • Fixed a bug where Storm Rain ignored its limit of arrows in the ground when fired by a Totem, Trap or Mine.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the damage dealt by Lacerate of Haemorrhage to be delayed.
  • Fixed a bug where Spell Totems were unable to use Detonate Dead of Chain Reaction or Cremation of the Volcano.
  • Fixed a bug where Enemies killed by the Damage over Time from Frost Blades of Katabasis did not grant experience or Flask Charges.
  • Fixed a bug where the Damage over Time from Frost Blades of Katabasis could not damage Totems.
  • Fixed a rare bug where parts of the UI could briefly disappear.
  • Fixed an instance crash

This patch has been deployed without restarting the servers. You will need to restart your client to receive the client changes in this patch.

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