Dry Steppes is the third region you will have to explore during Act 3 of Diablo 4. This region is home to 38 unique side quests that introduce fascinating characters and their undiscovered stories.
In fact, there are 39 Dry Steppes side quests available, but only 38 are required to get all Renown Points within the region.
After finishing a side quest, you’ll receive 20 Renown points for the Dry Steppes region, as well as other rewards like XP, Gold, Caches, and Equipment.
The Dry Steppes region also features four Quest Challenges available to complete as follows: A Fiend So Familiar, Fury Against Fate, Hubris Smiles Back, and Arbiter of the Steppes.
So, in the following Diablo IV guide, our goal is to equip you with all the necessary information to complete all 38 Dry Steppes side quests to achieve a 100% completion rate of the region.
Diablo 4 Dry Steppes Quests Locations Map
It’s important to note that certain side quests will only become available under specific requirements, such as completing a previous side quest, reaching a particular level, or progressing or finishing the main story campaign.
In addition, there are several Dry Steppes side quests that require you to obtain a specific quest item. These items can be found in specific locations or acquired by defeating certain enemies, searching corpses, or opening chests.
We have provided a customized map below that pinpoints the starting location of every Dry Steppes side quest in chronological order.
All Dry Steppes Side Quests List in Diablo 4
If you require additional help completing any of the Dry Steppes side quests in Diablo 4, check the table provided below.
The table includes all 39 Dry Steppes side quests in the same order as the custom map above and has all the essential details to help you finish them.
Moreover, if you require more information, clicking on the quest name will lead you to a comprehensive guide.
|No.||Side Quest Name||How To Complete|
|1.||Dust Daisy||Pick up the Dust Daisy randomly dropped when searching herbs in the Kotama Grasslands subregion of Dry Steppes. Fast travel to the capital city of Ked Bardu and speak with Jaral to complete the side quest.|
|2.||Corroding Mettle||Speak with Siban in the capital city of Ked Bardu. Travel south to the blue circle marked area in Jirandai and speak with Ordun. Head north of Jirandai to the marked location to find Khada’s caravan. Interact with Khada’s corpse in the middle of the blue circle. Return to Ordun and speak to him to finish the side quest.|
|3.||Thieves’ Famine||Speak with Gelek in the capital city of Ked Bardu. Kill Bandit-type enemies in the marked area of the Kotama Grasslands subregion and pick up the Stolen Supplies until you’ve collected 20. Return to Gelek in Ked Barbu and speak with him to conclude the quest.|
|4.||Crucible of Worth||Speak with Gerti in Ked Bardu. Travel southwest to the marked area in the Horn of Kombdor and pick up the Broken Great Axe of Raekor. Return to Gerti in Ked Bardu and speak with her. Head east to the marked area in Hapless Frontier and kill Oppressors until they drop an Oppressor Horn. Travel to the marked location northwest and enter the Infected Delve dungeon. Interact with the Glittering Ore Veins within the dungeon to find and gather Silver Quartz. Return the materials to Gerti in Ked Bardu to finish the side quest.|
|5.||Malign Devotion||Speak with Husun in Ked Bardu. Travel southwest to the town of Alzuuda and speak with Lakren. Head northwest to the marked location and enter the Lost Monument Crypt. Find Lakren in the large room, and as you try to defeat him, he’ll summon a demon. After you slay the summoned demon, inspect the Gospel of the Mother near the tomb to complete the quest.|
|6.||Hunger for a New Life||Speak with Zolaya in Farobru. Travel northwest to the marked location and enter Zolaya’s Hideout. Interact with the Crate of Medicinal Herbs to fill the tea infuser with herbs. Leave the cellar, return to Zolaya and Oyuum, and speak with them to finish the side quest.|
|7.||Reject the Mother||Interact with the Torn Note in the Abahru Canyon area of the Tusmaa Rift subregion. Make your way north to the marked location to reach Lilith’s secret shrine. Open the Emote Wheel by pressing Dpad Up (PS/Xbox) or E (PC). Select Customize, search for No Emote, slot it into one of the three wheels, and save the changes. Open the Emote Wheel again and use the No Emote in front of the shrine. Open the Heretic’s Cache to complete the side quest.|
|8.||Strange Ore Sample||Pick up the Strange Ore Sample randomly dropped by the Ore Veins in the Tusmaa Rift subregion of Dry Steppes. Fast travel to the capital city of Ked Bardu and speak with Gerti to finish the quest.|
|9.||No Deed Unpunished||Interact with the Cultist Missive on top of a rock. Head south to the marked area and interact with the corpses of the Cultist Recruiters. Head to the northern section of the newly marked area and free the Caged Cultist. Kill the Cultist to complete the quest.|
|10.||Exhuming Faith||Interact with the Blood-Splattered Scroll near the corpse in the Orbei Monastery area. Travel east to the marked area and look for a cliff overlooking the sea in Ragged Shore to find the Zakarum Trail Marker made of driftwood. Head east into the blue circle and look for the Zakarum Trail Marker on another overlook. Head north to the final location and interact with the Strange Scroll. Defeat Izzoth the Deceiver to conclude the quest.|
|11.||Firsthand Knowledge||Speak with Nurbolat in The Forlorn Tread area. Bring Nurbolat to the marked area and speak with him again. Head north a bit to the marked area and listen to the phantoms chatting. Speak with one of the phantoms, Batzorig’s Neighbor, then defeat both of them after becoming hostile. Talk to Nurbolat nearby, go north to the marked location, and enter the Family Cellar. Speak with Nurbolat again and defeat him. Talk to Nurbolat one last time to finish the quest.|
|12.||Sealed Penitent’s Cache||Pick up the Sealed Penitents Cache randomly dropped by Shambling Corpses (zombie) in The Scarred Coast subregion of Dry Steppes. Kill the Undead enemies in the marked area to harvest spirit energy. Fill the progress bar to finish the side quest.|
|13.||The Unlucky Ones||Speak with Nayan in the Timuur Hinterland area. Kill 50 zombies within The Scarred Coast subregion. You don’t have to be in the blue circle marked area. If the zombies are marked with red dots on your map, they will count toward the quest progression. Return to Nayan and talk to him to complete the quest.|
|14.||Scorched Debts||Interact and pick up the Scorched Debt Ledger in the Bastard’s Pass area. Travel southeast to Lakren’s Overlook and speak with Andreea the Shadow. Defeat Andreea the Shadow and her group of bandits. Fast travel to Ked Bardu and speak with Urgem, the innkeeper sweeping the floor. Then, speak with Svea working near a campfire pot. Next, talk to Setsgi near the Ked Bardu waypoint location. Travel to the southeastern part of the blue marked area to find and speak with Lyruk in The Crown of Fiends area. Burn the ledger on the nearby campfire, slay the spawning enemies, and speak with Lyruk again. Go southeast to the marked location and talk with Lyruk to begin the summoning ritual. Defeat Orrostus the Collector to finish the quest.|
|15.||Sealed Oxen Tribe Cache||Pick up the Sealed Oxen Tribe Cache randomly dropped by Vile Demons in the Khargai Crags subregion. Kill the Vile Ones in the blue marked area to harvest demon fury. Fill the progress bar to finish the side quest.|
|16.||Kith and Kin||Speak with Chabi in The Onyx Watchtower after conquering the Stronghold. Head east to the large marked area and kill Skeletons until you’ve collected 15 Personal Effects. Return to Chabi and talk to her to complete the quest.|
|17.||A Pound of Flesh||Speak with Nazaar in The Onyx Watchtower after conquering the Stronghold. Travel to the center of the marked area to find the Ragged Encampment and kill the Bandits until they drop the Gibbet Key. Return to Nazaar and use the Gibbet Key to release him, then speak with him. Go to one of the marked locations to help Nazaar choose a weapon, then enter Borza’s Hideout dungeon. Make your way through the dungeon until you reach the end, then slay Borza the Grim, Nizaar the Traitor, and Borza’s gang to finish the side quest.|
|18.||Sentimental Value||Speak with Ulagan in Hidden Overlook. Travel to the marked location in Desolation’s Reach and speak to Ulagan again. Interact with the Rubble, Jars, and Rock Cairn inside the three circles, then talk to Ulagan. Defeat Orsolya and her gang, then pick up Ulagan’s Uncle’s Ring. Speak with Ulagan one more time and travel to Fate’s Retreat. Give the Ulagan’s Uncle’s Ring to Rakhaan to complete the quest.|
|19.||What Remains||Speak with Bayarma in Hidden Overlook. Travel north to the marked location in Farobru and talk to Yeshi. Then, head south to the marked location in the Arid Heartland area and bury Erdene’s Remains by interacting with the Loose Dirt. Slay the Hungry Bloodhawk. Return to Yeshi and speak with him to finish the side quest.|
|20.||Weight of Sin||Talk to Nekhii in The Boiling Plains area. Travel north to the marked areas and acquire Dawa’s Bracelet and Naraa’s Bracelet by interacting with the Charred Remains. Go back to where you meet Nekhii and read her confession. Place the Carved Bracelets in the sulfur pool to complete the quest.|
|21.||Curious Curios||Talk with Sameera in The Boiling Plains area. Interact with the pots in the marked area until one of them drops the Malevolent Relic. Interact with the relic to perform a gesture spell. Fast Travel to Fate’s Retreat and speak with Rakhaan to finish the quest.|
|22.||Hunting the Relic Hunter||After completing the Curious Curios side quest, speak with Rakhaan in Fate’s Retreat. Head south to the marked location and talk with Abaan in the Foothills of Saraan area. After the Relic Hunter turns into stone, slay the Skeletons first, then interact with the Mysterious Pot. Speak with Rakhaan nearby to complete the side quest.|
|23.||Treasure or Trash||Once you’ve finished Hunting the Relic Hunter side quest, speak with Rakhaan in Fate’s Retreat. Interact with Rakhaan’s Chest nearby and pick up the Deactivated Ring. Kill Demons in the marked area of Chambatar Ridge to harvest their essences. After you fill the progress bar, return to Rakhaan and talk to him to finish the quest.|
|24.||In the Name of Love||Talk to Rakhaan in Fate’s Retreat. Head southeast to the marked location and enter the Whispering Vault dungeon. Make your way through the dungeon until you find a Vault Chest marked with a blue diamond on the minimap. Open the Vault Chest and pick up the Cleaver of Undying Love, then return to Rakhaan to finish the quest.|
|25.||More Than Meets the Eye||After you finish the Hunting the Relic Hunter side quest, speak with Rakhaan in the Foothills of Saraan area. Travel to the marked location, talk to Rakhaan and enter the Saraan Caldera dungeon. Go through the dungeon until you find a pedestal with a mirror. Search the dungeon for more pedestals which will be marked on the minimap, and redirect the light beams until you create a satanic star. After you speak with Demon Rakhaan, interact with the Ancient Light Device to dispel the illusionary wall. Enter the Relic Chamber and activate the four Ancient Light Breziers. Then, defeat Overseer Kafan and speak with Rakhaan to complete the quest.|
|26.||Keeping the Old Traditions||Interact with Lonely Offering in the Valley of the Strayed area. Go to the marked area in front of the ancient statue. Open the Emote Wheel by pressing Dpad Up (PS/Xbox) or E (PC). Select Customize, search for Yes Emote, put it into one of the three wheels, and save the changes. Open the Emote Wheel again and select the Yes Emote. Open the Hidden Chest to conclude the side quest.|
|27.||Augury of Bones||Speak with Ogai in the Valley of the Strayed area. Kill the Skeletons marked with red dots in the Valley of the Strayed until you’ve collected 3 Bone Dust. Return to Ogain and talk to him. Interact with Immemorial Inscription behind him and talk to him again to finish the quest.|
|28.||Hubris Smiles Back||After completing the Augury of Bones side quest, go to the marked area in The Grinning One and speak to Ogai. Enter the Grinning Labyrinth dungeon and kill Fallen Demons until you’ve collected 5 Baneful Oblations. Return to Ogai outside of the dungeon and talk to him. Place the offerings on the Ritual Stones around Ogai. Speak with him to complete the side quest.|
|29.||Salt Begets Salts||Speak with Jardal in the town of Jirandai. Travel to the marked location in the Ruins of Qara-Yisu and search for Tuji, a dead goat. It’s in the western part of the blue circle, next to Gan’s Corpse. Return Tuji’s body to Jargal in Jirandai to finish the quest.|
|30.||Blistered Heart||Speak to Sorga in Jirandai. Proceed northeast to the marked location in Blistered Barrens and slay spiders until you filled the progress bar. Head to the location of the Spider Queen and kill her, then pick up the Spider Queen Heart. Return to Sorga and speak with her to conclude the side quest.|
|31.||Tarnished Amulet||Pick up the Tarnished Amulet dropped by the Cannibals (Cleaver) in the Untamed Scarps subregion of Dry Steppes. Bring the Tarnished Amulet to the Yinsuk Shrine in Jirandai to complete the side quest.|
|32.||Culling of Flesh||Speak with Kaida in the Crane Tribe Hutmoot area. Slay 50 Cannibals in the marked area of The Field of Broken Spears. Return to Kaida and speak to her to finish the quest.|
|33.||Consumed by Pride||Speak with Ealda in the Crane Tribe Hutmoot area. Go south to the marked area and interact with the Mutilated Barbarian on the ground near a camp. Return to Ealda in Crane Tribe Hutmoot with the news of the barbarians’ fate to conclude the side quest.|
|34.||Raising Spears||After completing the Consumed by Pride side quest, speak with Ealda again in the Crane Tribe Hutmoot area. Head south to the marked location and enter the Champion’s Demise dungeon. Collect the 8 Blood-etched Spears marked on the minimap with a blue diamond within the dungeon to finish the side quest.|
|35.||Fury Against Fate||Once you’ve finished the Raising Spears side quest, return to the Crane Tribe Hutmoot area and speak with Ealda. Travel southeast to the marked location and enter the Wasting Hollow dungeon. Talk to Ealda and slay all the Cannibals within the dungeon. Speak with her again and survive the waves of Cannibals. Talk to Ealda one last time to complete the side quest.|
|36.||Worthy of Arreat||After finishing the Fury Against Fate side quest, talk with Ealda in the Crane Tribe Hutmoot area. Proceed east to the marked location and enter Ancient’s Lament dungeon. Search the dungeon for a Dead Barbarian and interact with him to drop the Ancient Crane Sword. Pick it up, fast-travel to Ked Bardu, and speak with Gerti to finish the side quest.|
|37.||Currencies From Afar||Pick up the Bag of Old Coins dropped by searchable corpses or chests in the Untamed Scarps subregion of Dry Steppes. Fast-travel to Jirandai and speak with Gesur to conclude the side quest.|
|38.||Phases of the Moon||Speak with Arban in the Ruins of Qara-Yisu after conquering the Stronghold. Slay Goatmen or Goat Demons in the marked area until you’ve collected 25 Khazra Bones. Go back to Arban and talk to him to finish the quest.|
|39.||Blood and Sweat||Interact with the Bloodstained Letter in the Ruins of Qara-Yisu after conquering the Stronghold. Interact with the Disturbed Stone near the slide in the middle of the marked area and pick up the Crude Doll. Travel west to Azuuda and speak with Tuya to complete the side quest.|
Congratulations on finishing all D4 Dry Steppes quests! Don’t forget to refer to our guides on Fractured Peaks side quests locations and Scosglen side quests locations if you still have some unfinished side quests in the previous regions.
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