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Articles about Lut Gholein
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{{{Header2}}} Lut Gholein (Diablo II)

Lut Gholein, the Jewel of the Desert, is a port town located in Aranoch on the western shore of the Twin Seas. The city is the only large concentration of people in the entire region and the main channel of trade between the Western Kingdoms and Kehjistan[1]

Historic Events

  • Before 1010: Horazon constructs his Arcane Sanctuary and places the entrance here. Lut Gholein is later built on top of it.
  • 1010: Baal hides from his Horadrim pursuers within the city walls for a time before fleeing into the desert.
  • 1264: Diablo comes to the town briefly before venturing out again in search of his brother.
  • Approx. 1284: Jacob finds himself here after fleeing Staalbreak.


Diablo II

Lut Gholein in Diablo II.

In Diablo II Lut Gholein is the main town on the second act as the player pursues Diablo in his search for Baal. The town is the largest in the game and is at the time under siege by all manner of demons sent there by Diablo to stall any pursuers from reaching him.


  1. Cain, Deckard., Book of Cain, page 131.