Risen Priest of Balthazar

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the NPC. For the miniature, see Mini Risen Priest of Balthazar.

The Risen Priest of Balthazar is a powerful Risen that controls the Cathedral of Glorious Victory that was once the high priest of Balthazar in Orr, but is now a servant of Zhaitan. Defeating him is the final objective of the Temple of Balthazar meta event and a Glorious Chest will spawn upon his death.


Ruins of Orr

Event involvement[edit]

Event boss (tango icon).png [Group Event] Defeat the Risen Priest of Balthazar before it can summon a horde of Risen (75)

Combat abilities[edit]


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  • Fireball Fireball - Cast a fireball that explodes on impact and hits multiple foes.
  • Life Siphon Life Siphon - Siphon health from your foe. Healing effectiveness increases if you are bleeding. Damage increases if your foe is bleeding.
  • Stomp Stomp - causes Knockback.png Knockback and Crippled.png Crippled
  • "Fear Me!" "Fear Me!" - Shout. Induce fear in your foes. Fear duration increases based on your distance to the enemy.
  • "For Great Justice!" "For Great Justice!" - Shout. Grant fury and might to yourself and allies.
  • Well of Blood and Suffering - causes Vulnerability.png Vulnerability and Weakness.png Weakness
  • Marked for Death Marked for Death - causes Vulnerability.png5 Vulnerability, Crippled.png Crippled, and instantly downs target after 30s
  • Summon - summons a Veteran Risen Acolyte
Stolen skills


Death will consume you all!
Zhaitan hungers!
It's no use fighting Zhaitan.
Stop struggling.
Zhaitan, preserve me!


Name Type Rarity Quantity
Gilded Strongbox.png Gilded Coffer Container Exotic 1
Loot Sack.png Large Moldy Bag Container Basic 1


  • If the Veteran Risen Acolytes are left alive for too long they will attempt to heal the Risen Priest of Balthazar.


See also[edit]

Associated items