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Path of Exile - massive Class Gauntlet Event announced for June

Published: 17:01, 31 May 2021
Grinding Gear Games
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Zizaran, a YouTuber and Streamer of all things Path of Exile has teamed up with a bunch of fellow streamers and members of the community to crowdfund a 10-day Class Gauntlet Event.

Path of Exile's own community streamer Zizaran is organising a 10-day Class Gauntlet Event. The event is scheduled to start on June 12, and the Racers will compete to earn points by levelling characters and killing bosses to see how all of the classes fare in some of Path of Exile's most difficult encounters.

Class Gauntlet Event will take place as an Event League with the new Monster Area of Effect Mod as well as other damage mods and Monster Life. The prize pool is funded by the community and Zizaran's Event Partner.

Start Time and How to Join

The event will have Increased Monster Area of Effect, Monster Damage, Monster Speed, Monster Elemental Damage, Reduced Player Resistances, and Increased Monster Life. 

You can enter simply by logging in on the day of and click "Join" in the bottom right of the character select screen.

Players will receive points based on levels and specific boss kills. Don't forget, to get boss kill points you must submit kills in the Path of Exile Community Racing Discord which you can join by clicking here.

Start time: 12th June, 15:00 BST (7:00 PDT). The event will last for 10 days.

Prize Pool

The prize pool is crowdfunded by Zizaran's Event Partner, the community, and community streamers such as RaizQT, Nugiyen, Alkaizerx, Baker, DS_Lily, Zizaran, Badger, Terence_, Lightee7, Steelmage and more. 

Additionally, streamers and their communities will be able to create a bounty with the money they fundraise for the event. Bounties are custom prizes that can be awarded to players for achieving a specific goal in the event. 

Keep an eye out on their social media for announcements regarding when their fundraisers are taking place and what they will be.

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Zizaran's Event Partner will be matching all contributions to the prize pool (Up to $25,000). The total prize pool will be split as follows:

  • Operational Costs: 5 per cent of Overall Prize Pool - To be distributed amongst Community Developers and League Moderators.
  • The bounties placed by streamers and their communities during the fundraisers.
  • The prize pool minus bounties and operations cost will be awarded as follows:
  • Rank 1 Overall: Gauntlet Trophy + 2 per cent Bonus

Random Draw

Levelling your characters to certain thresholds will also make you eligible for the randomly-drawn prizes made up of both merchandise and microtransactions provided by Zizaran's Event Partner as well as 1000 Apollyon Mystery Boxes. 

The general prizes listed below will be randomly drawn from all appropriately-levelled characters except for the Level 90+ Armour Pack prizes, which will be drawn per class. You can gain more than 1 ticket per account for the microtransaction/physical prizes, however, you cannot win more than one prize per category.

Where to Watch

You can catch exciting moments from the event by checking out Zizaran's Youtube Channel.

Click here to learn more about joining the event, the rules in place, the point system, prizes, or to contribute to the event.

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