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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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Standard league:

EXP loss according to the difficulty you're currently playing in.

  • Normal Difficulty: 0%
  • Cruel Difficulty: 7.5%
  • Merciless Difficulty: 15%
  • Ruthless: removed with patch 0.10

    Losing levels: Experience lost in this way will never cause a character to drop down a level.

Hardcore league:

Character removed from hardcore league. The character and all the items they are carrying are transferred into the parent Standard league.

Cut-throat league:

Items are dropped upon death, making them lootable for anyone. You also lose 30% experience points which are awarded to the killer.


Edit: corrected (source)

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It's not possible to lose a level. – Jean-Philippe Roy Jan 25 '13 at 16:28
Switched hard difficulty to normal, as in the beta the names where wierd, got mixed up. Hope this clears everything out for you. – Jean-Philippe Roy Jan 25 '13 at 16:32
Thanks for the edit :) it's perfect. – Anto Jan 25 '13 at 17:00
Cut-throat league also makes you lose 30% exp and gives it to your killer. – killerkonnat Feb 10 '13 at 16:12
Just another question: no penalties on gems' experience ? – Anto Feb 11 '13 at 13:36

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