Shrine of Futile Truths is a location in Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen.


The Shrine of Futile Truths is first entered from the Gutter of Misery's second floor and exits into the Corridor of Emptiness on the first floor. The Shrine is a large circular open arena bordered with a spiral staircase that descends to its lower floor. It is illuminated by moonlight shining through the oculus at its zenith.

Pre-Daimon: once the Arisen reaches the first arch on the staircase, the Gazer will descend from the ceiling and engage the party. The Arisen has to kill the Gazer in order to unlock the door to the Corridor of Emptiness, leading to a shortcut to Bitterblack Isle Harbor and to the deeper parts of Bitterblack Isle.

Post-Daimon: the Arisen may just run past the Gazer to unlock the shortcut, defeating it is not required anymore. If the Arisen does slay the Gazer, it will respawn after 5 - 7 days.



Plants and fungi found here include 7 Kingwarish, 10 Lunanise, 5 Cragshadow Morels, and 3 Crimplecaps; whilst the lode obtainable from ore deposits include Hunk of Platinum, Sand-Layer Ore, Lava Rock, and Gold Ore.

Additionally useful items can be found lying around and in containers, including Balmy Incense, Cockatrice Liquor, Harspud Sauce, Goddess Cameo, Vigilite, Balmy Perfume, Secret Softener, Oak Leaf Oil, Drop of Deliverance, Demon's Periapt, Blast Arrows, and Giant Coin Pouches.

A Macabre Sculpture is located on the bottom floor in the center of the shrine.

For chest locations and possible loot refer to the map and table below
Map Shrine of Futile Truths
Chest Loot
1 Liquid Vim, Surging Light Tome, Goddess Cameo, Monk's Periapt, Rift Bicrystal
2 Wakestone Shard, Wakestone, Goddess Cameo, Bitterblack Novelty Lv.1, Bitterblack Novelty Lv.2, Cockatrice Liquor

Post-Daimon: Fiendish Essence, Auspicious Incense

3 Vigilite, Cockatrice Liquor, Liquid Vim, Goddess Cameo, Sobering Wine, Shattered Earth Tome
4 Light-Cure, Month-Dried Harspud, Bitterblack Novelty Lv.1
5 Monk's Periapt, Auspicious Incense, Shattered Earth Tome
6 Vigilite, Light-Cure, Auspicious Incense, Tagilus's Miracle
7 Goddess Cameo, Cockatrice Liquor, Wakestone Shard, Wakestone, Bitterblack Novelty Lv.2 (rare), Auspicious Incense

Post-Daimon: Bitterblack Novelty Lv.1

8 Panacea, Rousing Perfume, Bitterblack Novelty Lv.1, Sobering Wine

Post-Daimon: Bitterblack Novelty Lv.1

9 Bitterblack Novelty Lv.1, Sobering Wine, Rousing Perfume, Panacea


  • The voice of a Dead Arisen can be heard in a location here.
  • When entered from the Corridor of Emptiness, the abundant curatives within make this a good farming location.
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