Blizzard's 2012 hack-and-slash dark fantasy/horror action RPG. It is the third release in the Diablo series, and a sequel to Diablo II in both story and style. Use this tag for questions related to the PC release of Diablo 3, or for questions where the version doesn't matter.

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How do the sets work that call additional followers to your side?

One set is a lvl 70 Demon Hunter Set and the other is Ashera's Vestments, that call additional followers to your side. (Demon hunter set actually calls all companions, pets) How does Ashera's set ...
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Is damage reduction applied before Unity splits damage, or after?

There's a ring, Unity, that splits damage among all people wearing it. When does damage reduction apply for this? Let's say, for example, I've got a barbarian loaded up with armor and resists who ...
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What are the Diablo 3 Hardcaps?

What are the Diablo 3 Hardcaps? I am having trouble finding official posts or people that have tested these values. Please provide the source of your information as well. Thanks
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How do I perfect my gemology?

I've noticed that you need twelve designs to get the acheivement "perfect gemology". But there are only five different kinds of gems with two designs each, so that gives 10 designs to find. I've ...
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How does resource cost reduction (%) work with skills that spend “all remaining resource”?

There are a number of items that reduce the resource costs of various skills. For example a 20% resource cost reduction to the Ancient Spear skill (Barbarian) would make the skill cost 20 Fury rather ...
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Where is Dreadjudge's Illusion 3?

I was doing a Nephalem Rift, and I got thrown into this map. However, the map was labelled as Dreadjudge's Illusion 3. The reason why I'm asking this is because the map has A LOT of chests and I want ...
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What's the fastest/easiest way to get Forgotten Souls?

What is the fastest/easiest way to get Forgotten Souls? Right now I have quite a few legendary materials, but not a single Forgotten Soul, so I can't craft any of these level 70 legendaries.
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How do I get rid of extra Black Mushrooms?

I was told to submit this as a question... I've been trying to get rid of my Four Black mushrooms in my stash but I have no clue how to... any help is welcome...I have tried Salvaging them, but can't. ...
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D3 ROS - differences in “2.0” and legacy? [on hold]

I was one of the throngs of people who bought D3 at release, played it till Inferno then realized the game system sucked and quit a long time ago. I've now decided to head back into the game with my ...
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How is dodge chance calculated in Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls? [duplicate]

I know the dodge chance calculation had been modified in RoS. I've seen many Demon Hunters with 8000+ dexterity. The old formula will get >100% dodge chance which doesn't make sense. eg. A demon ...
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Are horadric caches bound to the act they were acquired from? [duplicate]

Since the latest patches, horadric caches have been dropping the same quality of loot regardless of difficulty. What I would like to know is that if each horadric cache acquired has its loot table ...
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How to change overlay map from toggle to hold?

When you press "Tab" the overlay map will show up on your screen. Is there a way to have this be a "hold" feature instead of a "toggle" feature?
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How can I get flawless square gems to drop in Reaper of Souls? [duplicate]

Prior to Reaper of Souls, flawless square gems were the highest level gem that could be dropped. With the expansion, Marquis gems are the normal gem pop for a level 70 character. How can I farm ...
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Can you play Diablo 3 multiplayer between PC and xbox

Can I with Diablo 3 on the PC player with my friend Bob who has Diablo 3 on the xbox? My understanding was that originally there were some major differences in some things like drop rates because of ...
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Enchant Weapon Property: Favor Attack Speed or % Damage?

So I got this new weapon: However, it lacks a socket, so I need to replace a primary attribute with a socket. My question is which primary property should I replace? It comes down to increased ...
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Which slots can roll which affixes?

Certain affixes can only appear in certain slots, for example, CD only ever rolls on gloves, rings, amulets and weapons, Obviously, legendaries are an exception to this. Some you can find, for example ...
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Which item have the affix +X% damage against <mob type> / Elites?

Basically, I'm searching for items that gives a bonus damage against certain mobs. I already know a few, but I would like to have a complete list of them (with the possible bonus range on their lvl70 ...
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Do different monsters in Nephalem Rifts grant more progress towards completion?

While in a Nephalem Rift, you have a progress bar which shows your completed percentage of the rift - when the bar fills to 100%, a Rift Guardian will spawn. Occasionally when I kill a monster, the ...
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Which follower to use for Crusader? [duplicate]

Hello I am new to D3 and I am wondering what the best choices would be as to followers. Should I be changing them constantly depending on the situation? Should I be changing them depending on the ...
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What does it mean to “fight through the pain”?

The Burning Axe of Sankis says: Chance to fight through the pain when enemies hit you. What does this do?
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What's the fastest way to get to Queen Araneae?

I hate the bounty for killing the spider queen. That stupid spider cavern is the worst. Is there any way you can get through it faster, or predict where things are going to be?
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What exactly does the chain lightning effect on my Odyn Son do?

Last night I found a legendary mace, Odyn Son. I'm unclear on how its Chain Lightning ability works, beyond the obvious that there is a 38% chance on hit that it triggers. How is the damage for it ...
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Is random loot related to damage done/killing blow?

I am struggling with finding good items. I am wondering if it is because I play the game all wrong. I have around 400k damage and play at Torment I/II/III. At level II & III I do very little ...
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Does bonus damage against <Mob type> apply to elite mobs of the same type?

Everything is in title. To clarify a little more, I have the legendary weapon "Pig Sticker", with the two following affix : +30% damage against Humans +25% Damage against Beasts So it gives +25% ...
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How do I regain Arcane Power effectively with my Frozen Orb Wizard?

I'm mainly using a Frozen Orb/Electrocute Wizard at the moment. It works pretty well, but I run out of AP very often. Until recently this wasn't bad enough to actually do much about it, I was somewhat ...
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Barb Whirlwind not procing 'On Melee' Effects

I've noticed that "On Hit" effects proc any time an enemy is hit with a spell of any kind. I guessed that 'On Melee Attack" would be similar, but only when the attack is made with a melee weapon. ...
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Space Dementia Wizard Achievement

What is the easiest way to earn the Space Dementia achievement? Space Dementia Damage 30 enemies with one Black Hole cast.
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How does Epiphany affect skills?

With the new expansion Reaper of Souls, Monk has a new ability 'Epiphany'. It's description is, Have an Epiphany, increasing your Spirit Regeneration per Second by 20 and enabling your melee ...
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How does Shield Bash (Shattered Shield) work?

Shield Bash (Shattered Shield) states that it hits "for 325% weapon damage plus 300% of your shield's Block Chance as damage." I'm not exactly clear on what this means. If I have a block chance of ...
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Does playing with friends increase your ability to gain infernal rings faster?

Assuming the probability of getting key is 25% (torment 1). If playing single, we get: 4 tries per key 4 keys for machine 4 machines per organ 4 organs per ring So a total of 256 attempts, for a ...
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Are damage over time effects buffed retroactively from damage buffs?

If I cast Haunt on an enemy and it's ticking along, and then later cast Piranhas on the same enemy (which gives a 15% damage bonus against affected enemies), will Haunt do more damage for the duration ...
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Can damage over time effects crit?

I've been using a Witch Doctor build that uses Haunt and Locust Swarm, and I've noticed that my damage varies really widely sometimes. Can these spells "crit"? Is that determined on cast or per tick? ...
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Why do Wizards use 1-hand weapons if 2-hand weapons hit harder?

The answers to the question Should we use slow or fast weapon on the wizard? say that many spells, like Blizzard, are not affected by attack speed. So, for better DPS, people should be better off ...
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What is a quick way to farm demon skin on lvl 70? [duplicate]

I found a set plan today, which requires Demon Skin as an ingredient. I was trying to look it up on Battle.Net, but there seems to be no page for that material and most stuff I found on the internet ...
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Legendary plans location (in RoS) [duplicate]

I was wondering, as I'd really want to get my hands on the Plan for the "Cosmic Strand" legendray item, is there any particular location/bosses where one can found the plan for a particular legendary ...
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Diablo 3 Follower Bug - Can't progress

I tried to post this question on Battle.net, but because I'm on PS3 I can't link my game and it won't let me. Thanks Blizzard. I've just unlocked Nightmare mode and started playing through on it. I ...
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Changing Paragon Portraits

I just unlocked a new Paragon Portrait and I'm finding that I don't like the look all that much. I've tried right-clicking and looking through options, but I haven't seen a way to change my selected ...
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My crafters are addicted to Death's Breath! How can I help fulfill that need?

That Mystic is such an addict. All I want is to tweak my items, and she refuses to do so much as get up unless I wave one of these under her nose. It's gotten so bad, she sometimes wants two or even ...
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Adventure Mode legendaries on first boss kill

Does the improved boss loot on first kill occur in adventure mode? If so, does it count toward the first kill loot in campaign mode? Since it seems to be tied to resetting the campaign I am not sure ...
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How to determine correct difficulty to play at level 70?

How do I determine which difficulty my level 70 Diablo 3 character should play? The easy answer would be try a few difficulties and see how hard they are and how I feel about playing character X at ...
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Does the name of the rift have any influence on its content?

I have noticed through a variety of playthroughs that many of the Nephalem rifts are named after important figures from the lore of Diablo, for example: Horazon's approach Bartuc's trail While it ...
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Are breakpoints relevant in D3? [duplicate]

How often does the game update? In Diablo II the tick rate was 25 FPS (ticks per second). In a blue post this is confirmed and mentions that D3 has a higher rate, but a precise number is not given. ...
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How does 50% extra xp weekend stack with other bonuses?

Blizzard is doing a +50% xp weekend in Diablo 3, and I'm wondering if and how it stacks with the other xp bonus' from difficulty tiers. On Expert Additive: (1+difficulty+.5)*base 1k xp monster in ...
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Does attack per second affect Demon Hunter's hatred generation?

I've noticed how 2-hand and 1-hand weapons can have the same DPS, but very different attack speed making attacks per second more or less frequent. Hatred generation skills' descriptions don't say if ...
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How does attack speed affect damage for various skills?

Summon an Arcane Hydra that spits Arcane Orbs that explode on impact, dealing 111% weapon damage as Arcane to enemies near the explosion. So it seems that fast hitting weapon don't make hydra ...
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What's so good about sprint anyway? [closed]

Many barbs use sprint for the tornado. But 60% weapon damage is kind of small. So why?
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Is avalanche much better than earthquake?

Damage is the same 4400 % Cooldown of avalanche is much better. Also you can cast avalanche far, but not earthquake. Yet I somehow feel that earthquake hurt enemies more. My barb has 250k dps and ...
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How can I search Diablo 3 profiles by name

Does anyone know of a way that I can search for Diablo 3 profiles by name and view them? I mean looking at character, items, played time, etc. I couldn't find such functionality on battle.net.
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Is it possible to reroll multiple stats on an item?

Is it possible to reroll 2 different stats on an item? Or even all stats on an item?
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What does this goblet icon mean?

Upon going through my quests to make I had completed everything, I noticed that some of quests had a strange goblet icon in front of them. What does this mean?