Wandering Tinker's Diary

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Wandering Tinker's Diary is found outside the Sheltered Cottage at the very north of the Fields of Misery. This diary belongs to the Wandering Tinker a female merchant.

You do not need to be on any particular quest for it to appear.

Only one of your characters needs to find the journal for you to be credited with it.

To find out which journals you have found so far go to your Achievements list (press Y) and check:

  • Campaign > Act I > A Quick Study

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Diary spawn location

Found outside the Sheltered Cottage in a bag (Tinker's Possessions) in the Fields of Misery. [e]
Part Text Found on Quest
1 We should have known. The farmers left over a fortnight ago—and yet we stayed. Last night, we heard the beasts creeping closer. My husband left to investigate and I haven't seen him since... All I have left are the things we made together. Hopefully they are of more use to someone else. -- Rina the Tinker Any

Farming for the Wandering Tinker's Diary[edit | edit source]


  1. From the Quest Selection screen take quest No. 6. The Broken Blade.
  2. Accept the quest from Leah in Tristram.
  3. Take the Waypoint from Tristram to the Fields of Misery.
  4. Whichever waypoint you appear at you need to head north until you hit the north edge of the map.
  5. Follow the edge along and at some point you will come to some mud steps which will lead up to a Sheltered Cottage.
  6. Outside could be Swickard's Corpse which will loot the Farmer's Journal or a bag (Tinker's Possessions) containing the Wandering Tinker's Diary.
  7. If the cottage is the Tinker's Hovel, the Wandering Tinker will be inside.

Special Notes:

  1. If what you are looking for is not there carry on along the top of the map until you reach the slope up to The Old Mill where you will get a Checkpoint. Leave the game and Resume Game and take the portal waiting for you in Tristram directly back to the slope.
  2. Run along the top of the map again looking for the steps.

Associated Achievements[edit | edit source]

Wandering Tinker's Diary is in some way involved in the following achievement(s).

Name Points Description Banner

<achievement type="single">A Quick Study</achievement>