Beyond

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Beyond is an endgame game mode which offers a significant challenge in return for unique unlocks.

Unlock

Beyond mode becomes available once you have collected 10 Artifacts. You must first unlock hard Difficulty, as the artifacts of Stages only drop in quests on hard or greater.

Cost

To play Beyond, the player must offer up 3 artifacts and 1 Token. Players can add glints and Emblems to modify their quest. The artifacts they choose will determine which Stages they play and if the player wishes, they can submit the same type of artifact multiple times to play the same stage repeatedly.

Beyond Costs
Emblem Tokens Total Artifacts Glint
None 1 3 Optional
Lv1 Emblem 10 30 Optional
Lv2 Emblem 100 300 Optional
Lv3 Emblem 1000 3000 Optional

Rewards

Completing a Beyond quest will give the player a number of rewards, chosen randomly from a list:

  • A small number of artifacts from a random type (does not have to be from a stage that was played)
  • XP doublers
  • Avatars
  • Divine Items. The items unlocked depend on the artifacts sacrificed.
    • A divine is not guaranteed. Each stage has an associated divine (see Stages). If any divine unlocks appear in the prize pool, the stages played will determine which divine(s) is unlocked. Only one divine can be unlocked per Beyond run and the odds of unlocking one are around 65%
  • Tokens
  • Emblems
  • Sigils (requires Emblems)

Since avatars which are available from the standard Token shop are included in the prize pool, consider buying all the available avatars as soon as possible to reduce the chances of the prize pool containing otherwise easily obtained rewards.

Format

Beyond without any emblems takes a fixed format, 3 normal Stages and 3 special stages. The lower number of stages restricts most Masteries from using their mastery ability and prevents the player from obtaining a large amount of loot. The third and final stage contains a Boss.

Emblems

The player can also choose to apply an Emblem. Emblems are found randomly on any stage and change a Beyond run in significant ways. They come in 3 levels and influence the quest as well as its cost, usually tailoring the run to a particular theme. Level 1 emblems require a 10 token fee and 10 artifacts per slot, Level 2 requires 100 tokens and artifacts per slot and level 3 requires 1000. Some emblems require specific artifacts to be offered. In addition, the level of emblem will add the same number of additional levels to the quest but may add more prize boxes and increase the value of the goods in the prize box (like increasing the number of artifacts earned).

Emblem effects
Emblem Quest Stages Possible sigil reward
None 3 None
Lv1 Emblem 4 Lv1 Sigil
Lv2 Emblem 5 Lv2 Sigil
Lv3 Emblem 6 Lv3 Sigil

Mythic Emblems

Sweeping Heights introduced Mythic Emblems. Mythic emblems are very rare, usually very difficult but completing them will guarantee that the player unlocks a unique divine which can only be obtained from that emblem.

Glints

Glints alter Beyond mode providing the player with a benefit. They can make the quest easier, add additional rewards or provide the player with useful information that might influence their choices.

Glints
Name Effect
Treasure Glint
  • Plus 1 guaranteed token per stage
  • Plus 2 guaranteed chests per stage
  • Plus 3 guaranteed diamonds per stage
Atlas Glint
  • Unlock all stages at the start of the quest
Bountiful Glint
  • Your prizebox will contain 2 extra rewards
Bargain Glint
  • Your quest will contain 1 extra Item Shop
Astral Glint
  • Your quest will contain 3 Starponds
Lavish Glint
  • Gain a Present at the start of the quest
Golden Glint
  • Begin the quest with 20 extra coins
Heavenly Glint
  • Begin the quest with an extra Revive
Mastery Glint
  • Begin the quest with a fully-charged Mastery
Medical Glint
Earthen Glint
  • Remove 2 Stage Mods from the final stage of the quest
Iron Glint
Shadowy Glint
  • Remove a Boss mod
  • Remove any Dark Hearts that spawn with the boss
Scary Glint
  • Remove 10 monsters from each stage
Sainted Glint
  • The first stage gains a random positive mod
Special Glint
Weakening Glint
  • Reduce the stage power of all stages by 1
Friendly Glint
  • Spawn 5 strangers in bubbles at the start of the quest
Forward Glint
  • Begin the quest with 50 cells opened since your last mistake
  • Begin the quest with 3 omens destroyed
  • Begin the quest with 3 chests opened
Duplication Glint
  • Your quest will contain an additional copy of the first stage.
Mega Glint
  • Reduce the cost of your quest by half

Beyond Avatars

Name
Machine Overlord
Machine Bandit
Flame Sprite
Water Sprite
Shell Cracker
Mischief
Quite Batty
Spooked Ya
Shadow Fiend
Plague Doctor
Gilded Bishop
Kingpaw
Shrooms
Bronze Queen
Hothead
Doggo

Trivia

  • Treasure Glint was an emblem called Treasure Within prior to Sweeping Heights, the only emblem at the time that didn't provide an additional prize box due to it being 100% beneficial.

Changelog

  • v1.63 Added Glints: Geo, Doll
  • v1.60 Added Glints: Special, Duplication


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