Path of Exile is an online Action RPG set in a dark fantasy world of Wraeclast.

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What's the price for dying?

What happens when you die ? Is there any sort of penalty ? I think that I didn't lost any XP or items after my last death. Mobs did not respawn, the map I discovered remained discovered...
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How does currency work?

Path of Exile has done away with a single unified currency entirely. Seeing as how every player is a shipwrecked survivor inhabiting a hostile land, that definitely makes sense from an in-game ...
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What items are worth picking up?

Having grown up in a currency economy, I am not so familiar with evaluating barter economies. I notice that when I pick up only blue items to avoid running out of town portal scrolls, I tend to run ...
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What's the reward for killing Alira, Oak, and Kraityn?

So now that I've made it into Act 2, I've been given a quest to kill three bandit leaders, Alira, Oak, and Kraityn. I've just managed to make it to Alira, who has presented me with a conundrum: if I ...
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What is chaos damage in Path of Exile?

What exactly is chaos damage in Path of Exile? Does it bypass all resistances? Is it poison damage?
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On the main map, what's the difference between small and big blue points?

I understand that these blue points represent locations with checkpoints. But what's the difference between the little (1) and the big ones (2) ? What happens if I enter a new place with a ...
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What's the point of leveling gems up?

I've got a cool blue gem which allows me to summon up to 3 zombies from dead enemies' corps. It's now level 4, but I haven't noticed any difference in the spell (no more zombies, the summoning time ...
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Are loot drops shared in party, or does everyone gets his own drops?

When you're in a party with other players, is loot shared or does everyone gets his own drops? If it's shared, is it free-to-take for everyone, or only for person that landed a killing blow, or ...