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How to get Hades 2 Darkness

Here’s how to descend the depths and get Darkness in Hades 2, so you can upgrade your Arcana Cards and best Chronos once and for all.

How do you get Darkness in Hades 2? There are many things you need to juggle in Hades 2 if you want to get powerful enough to topple time itself. There are a multitude of ingredients to gather, seeds to plant, and weapons to upgrade. One thing that is vital to a strong run is a potent combination of Arcana Cards, and if you’re hoping to get those as strong as possible, you’ll need Darkness.

With the Hades 2 early access in full swing, players are delving ever deeper in the hopes of spoiling Chronos’ fun. With the help of Hades 2 gods, and maybe even a little nudge from the Hades 2 familiars, people are finding a lot of success in their runs. One thing that is important to collect to become an overpowered demi-god is Darkness. Here’s where to find it.

Hades 2 Darkness: a small humanoid woman stands in an alternate realm, on a platofmr surrounded by darkness.

Where to find Hades 2 Darkness

To find Darkness in Hades 2, you must take a Chaos portal, and occasionally, you’ll find a near-black drop of Darkness waiting for you. There is no rhyme or reason to when these appear, so to increase your chances of finding the resource, take every Chaos gate you can.

One way you can ensure a Chaos Gate appears is by purchasing an item from a Well of Charon that creates a Chaos Gate as soon as possible, wherever possible. Taking a Chaos boon can be risky, but the advantages are nearly always worth it, plus, you’ll give yourself the best chance at finding some Darkness.

Now you know how to find Darkness in Hades 2, it’s time to saddle up and take as many Chaos Gates as possible. If you’re struggling to get far into a run, we have the best Hades 2 boons here, as well as an explainer on Hades 2 Arcana Cards so you can amplify your power.