Torchlight III is an action role-playing game (ARPG) that takes players on an adventure throughout various landscapes and dungeons. Developed by Echtra Inc., the title was supposed to by an MMO offering known as Torchlight Frontiers before going back to its ARPG roots. It’s currently part of Steam’s early access program and our guides and features hub aims to help you throughout your journey.
Note: The articles are intended for Torchlight III‘s early access stage. It’s possible that some mechanics may change in due course prior to the game’s official release, so please inform us if we need to update certain information.
Torchlight III: Guides and features hub
From Torchlight Frontiers to Torchlight III – A shift in developmental focus has the game returning to its ARPG formula.
Introduction to Forts – Players will have their own personal hubs known as forts, allowing them to build structures related to enchantments, skills, and decorations.
Early access impressions – Here are some impressions after several hours of play using Torchlight III‘s Steam early access build. It does have a lot of problems that need to get ironed out.
Beginner’s guide and tips – Here are some tips to help you while you’re starting out on your journey.
How to keep Lifebound items – Lifebound items are, by their very definition, equipment that you lose once your character dies. But, there’s a very rare means of preventing that from happening.
How to enchant items – There’s a lot of loot to find and, of course, you’ll want to enchant them with even more affixes.
How to refund your skill points – While you’re able to beef up your character as you level up, you’ll need to find Respectacles in order to make changes to skill point allocations.
How to increase your Gear Luck or Magic Find stat – The “Magic Find” stat in ARPGs is, technically, called “Gear Luck” in Torchlight III. There’s a way to boost it to help you when farming for loot.
How to access Mapworks Portals and boss fights – Mapworks Portals can be found in various levels, allowing you to relive past boss fights to get more loot.
Relics guide – Relics are a way for you to beef up characters through additional skills and boons, each one related to damage types such as lightning, fire, or cold.
Legendarium and passives guide – You’ll be able to obtain several passives that can be selected as you level up.
Pet skills and tips – There are many pets for you to find during Torchlight III‘s campaign.
Forts guide – This personal hub for players has some nifty structures for you to build, and even some decorations to make your area truly one of a kind.
How to build a wardrobe – One of the last few sidequests in the game lets you craft a wardrobe to place your equipment as decoration on a statue.
The Echonok update impressions – Act 3 is now live, along with the Fame/Contracts system and a Lifebound items revamp.
Class guides (coming soon)
Sharpshooter – This ranged fighter peppers enemies with arrows and bullets from afar.
Dusk Mage – This wielder of magic uses the elements and arcane powers to devastate foes.
Forged – This mechanical contraption has many tools, including venting overheat charges, to eliminate hostiles.
Railmaster – This warrior gets up close and personal while hammering your enemies into a messy pulp.
Torchlight III is available as part of Steam’s early access program. You can visit the game’s store page and pick it up for $29.99.