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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What is the Max Alpha damage for a weapon in Diablo 3?

By alpha damage I mean the max damage that a weapon can initially "do" without any gems placed into it, this means bonuses are okay. I ask this because I saw someone who has a weapon that does about ...
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How is the healing stat calculated in Diablo 3?

Can someone explain how come this gray item without any healing stats heals 12% better than a legendary? Click for bigger picture.
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How to make Diablo 3 tactically more interesting as the player? [on hold]

I am currently a level 7 Barbarian on the ps4. When I first played with a friend, I became quickly bored of the repetitive button mashing. We played on Normal difficulty. When I played alone, to ...
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How to make the most of your companions?

How can I make the most out of my companions in Diablo 3 ROS? I realize they won't be doing as much damage as I do, but I've chosen their perks, I keep their weapons and gear updated as best I can, ...
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Does the 2-piece Marauder's bonus also affect the Companion active ability?

The 2-piece Marauder's set bonus causes Companion to summon all companions, instead of just the chosen one. Does activating Companion trigger the ability of all companions, or just the one you have ...
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How come that by the time a new char reaches skeleton king they are about level 15 regardless of difficulty?

So I like leveling low level characters and I did that several times on different difficulties. What I noticed that when you reach skeleton king you are about level 15. It does not seem that ...
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Can crafted items become ancient?

Recently, Diablo 3 introduced "Ancient Legendaries", which can drop on various difficulties on Level 70. It basically works like Warforged in WoW, as it increases the item level it normally has, ...
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Is it normal that Diablo 3 is very easy

I started playing with a friend of mine and we got to somewhat level 20 and we started to up our difficulty from normal on up. (no idea what it's called exactly) After that we still noticed it was ...
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What are the true RNG weapon damage stats?

So looking at these three weapons, I would like to compare the quality based on the RNG. I would like to ignore most of the other primary / secondary affix's for the purpose of this question. ...
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Is “Socketed Thing That Should Not Be Of Razors” real or a bug?

I can only assume that this items label has not been replaced as it's clearly a description of the item rather than a name I think. So is this a real item or is it a bug / easter egg?
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Is Homunculus working when using The Tall Man's Finger?

I recently found the item Homunculus while using The Tall Man's Finger on my 70 pet doc. Is there any way to tell if those stack? I do not see any Zombie Dogs summoned to my side, but they could be ...
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How to get Season Only achievements “Lore Books” in Diablo III?

I know it's a bit late to ask this, but there is a category of Season only achievements in Diablo III for Lore Books. There are no achievements listed in there so I'm wondering: how one would go ...
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How exactly does Hwoj Wrap work with Bane of the Trapped?

As I understand it Locust Swarm snapshots on cast, meaning it takes your stats and buffs at the time of cast and will not update new changes until the next cast. If I have a Hwoj Wrap, this makes my ...
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What is the best way to farm Monkey King's Garb (Sunwuko Set)

I have been playing a Monk for around 50 hours now and I haven't got a single drop of this item. I am now just planning to farm it as best as I can but am unsure how to do this. What is the best way ...
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Is Malthael the Angel of Wisdom?

During the Expansion, Reaper of Souls, I notice Malthael takes on as Death. However, in previous games and the current one; especially in certain Lore Books and talking to Imperious Archangel of ...
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In Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls, Do Dropped Items Vanish? [duplicate]

I have found the rooms packed with Goblins a few times. It seems to me I am not really getting as much booty as I should and I am beginning to think that, drops might vanish after being left ...
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How does the Marauder's new set bonus work with Kridershot?

The new Marauder's set has the following set bonus. The Demon Hunter's Hatred generator skills deal 100% additional damage for every active Sentry The unique item Kridershot now makes my skill ...
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What legendary gem effects are procced by pet attacks?

At one point it was common knowledge that the only Legendary Gem that procced from pet attacks was Pain Enhancer. After some digging around after an in-game revelation, I noticed that the Gem of ...
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How does the life-draining effect of Bul-Kathos's Wedding Band work?

There is a ring called Bul-Kathos's Wedding Band, which has a special Legendary Effect that says You drain life from enemies around you. I am currently wearing this on my Level 70 Wizard, but ...
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Is it more profitable to let the new goblin types live longer?

The new 2.1.2 patch introduces additional types of goblins to Adventure Mode. These goblins include; A green one for crafting materials and plans. A red one for blood shards. A silver one for gems. ...
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Does the difficulty matter for gear drops?

I've just hit level 70. I'm not strong enough to play at torment yet so I need to gear up. My question is, will the same level of gear drop on Normal as it would on Master? I know the drop rate ...
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Diablo 3, unknown creature

In diablo 3, there is this creature that keeps popping up, and i am not sure what it is. I thought it was a treasure goblin, but everyone keeps talking about canceling it's portal, or whatever. After ...
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Diablo 3 Multiple Characters

I've just made a new character for my bf on Diablo 3 and he cant find Kormac in the cathedral, I was wondering if after your original character finds all the followers do you just not get them?
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How do people kill like crazy?

I know how damage works. I've tried my best (as far as I have found items so far) to maximize my damage but it looks like some people just kill like crazy, while I have to pause a moment or two for ...
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What are Adventurer's Journals for?

I've stacked already 5 of these Adventurer's Journal's, but I can't seem to figure out what for are they used in RoS. Seems odd, that there can be some item in the game, that has no purpose ...
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What are the chances to drop the Boon of the Hoarder gem?

Apparently there is a legendary gem that can only be dropped by Greed in the Treasure Realm: the Boon of the Hoarder. Any idea about this gem's drop chance ?
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PS4 dead - will my saves be recoverable?

My PS4 seems to be dead (I will explain what it is doing after I ask the question) but my question is: If I have to send it in for repairs and/or get a new one - will my data be completely wiped? ...
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Diabo 3 vs Diablo 3 Reaper of souls

Hi I am planing on buying Diablo 3 or Diablo 3 Reaper of souls on PS3. I have never played either of them. I will most probably only buy one of them. So my question is if I only buy 1 which would ...
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Do I still need original diablo 3 to play reaper of souls?

I'm planning to buy Diablo 3 game, and I was just wondering, because I found two diablo's basically, the original and Reaper of souls. My question is : Do I still need original diablo 3 to play ...
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Do Melee/Missile Damage Reduction Apply to Followers?

Does the secondary affix "Reduces Damage from [Melee|Ranged] Attacks by [n]%" work on Followers (Enchantress, Templar, and Scoundrel)? Clarification: I am not asking if I equip this to my Hero, would ...
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Double Unity + Invincible follower and somehow I can still die

I have 2x unity (one on me and one on my follower with the token where he can't die) and somehow I am still able to die on PS4. Any idea why this is happening? Do I misunderstand how unity works or am ...
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Why did I get surrounded by so many treasure goblins?

I think I'm starting to ask too many stupid questions about treasure goblins. I was slashing some mobs in the first level of a Nephalem Rift with a friend (it was like 3 minutes after we started), ...
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How do Items like “Spines of Seething Hatred” affect the type of a a spell?

Okay,at first:question title might be confusing so if anyone got a better idea,please edit it :) In Diablo,there are different kind of spells.Primary spells seem to be all spells that are per ...
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How do I beat the Lord of Lies (Act 2 boss)?

I am a level 33 Barbarian (Diablo 3 PS3 version), and I can't defeat The Lord of Lies, Belial, the boss of Act 2. I can't kill it, because when he starts to cast that exploding spell all over the ...
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So, what happens after Act V? [duplicate]

I am a newbie to Diablo 3. I have the Reaper of Souls version of the game. My understanding is the game has 5 acts. Correct? if so, what happens after Act V? I'm at level 38 and fighting in Act V now. ...
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Broadcast items looted in Diablo 3

How do I enable displaying items that I or a friend have looted in chat? I had this feature enabled once, but somehow it got disabled by itself. I've already tried Esc > Options > Social / Chat / ...
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What are the requirements for the Greed portal to appear? [duplicate]

I've killed hundreds of goblins, on multiple difficulties, in rifts, out of rifts... Bu no greed portal has opened yet. I'm currently doing mainly rifts (I have a huge pile of rift fragments), so can ...
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Level at which you start gaining Paragon experience

I keep reading everywhere that you start gaining Paragon Experience, for Paragon Levels, from Level 60 - if you have Diablo 3. Also, I keep seeing that you start earning this at maximum level, which ...
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Area with Infinite Enemies?

I'm pretty new to Diablo 3, just got it last week. I am wondering if there is an area in-game that has unlimited enemies. Such as a spot where the demons keep spawning until you recover an artefact or ...
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Is it possible to have multiple greater rift keystones at once

I have a Greater Rift Keystone that I use for running with my wife, but I also want to get one for when I solo. Is it possible to have multiple Greater Rift Keystones on same character at once?
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Do the shields of Magic Weapon Deflection and Dominance stack?

I'm using Magic weapon Deflection and Dominance (passive) at the moment but I'm not really sure whether they stack. In other words: Do I get more shields this way, or is one skill just wasted here? ...
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To Clan, or not to Clan?

What are the benefits and/or the intended point in being part of a Clan in Diablo III ?
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Are all skills affected by elemental damage increase?

In Diablo 3, all skills have an element assigned to them (physical, cold etc.). What I'm wondering is what happens if a skill does not do direct damage? For example: Mantra of Conviction, Inner ...
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Getting past 30 grift with Rimeheart/LoG

Has anyone gotten past a lvl 30 grift with a Rimeheart and a Light of Grace ? This is what I use currently. I'd like some advice on how to improve gear and generally what stats/gems should I be ...
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Animations and cutscenes not showing in Diablo 3

I've been playing diablo 3 for a while now and i've noticed something: Sometimes when i level up, it doesn't show that "Level Up" picture with which runes and abilities i've unlocked. And when i ...
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Where did clans go from Diablo 3 RoS?

Currently I'm in a clan in Diablo 3 RoS, but now I would like to create my own clan. So I looked for information on the internet and found an article "Reaper of Souls™ First Look: Clans and ...
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Can I stay at same level of greater rift?

It seems i can either upgrade my keystone or upgrade my gem. Is there a way to get my current keystone back at the end of the greater rift?
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Does gathering many legendaries before identifying have any advantages?

I recently started playing Diablo3 again after taking a break for some moths. While playing solo I enjoy watching streams because they're sometimes really informative. Something I noticed there was ...
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Does the Gem of Efficacious Toxin's debuff stack?

If multiple party members have a Gem of Efficacious Toxin at rank 25+, will the "All enemies you poison take 10% increased damage from all sources" debuff stack? So when multiple people apply the DOT, ...
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How do you calculate damage when no weapon or items are equipped?

I'm trying to build yet another awesome calculator, and have run into an issue. I can't figure out the right way to calculate damage when no items are equipped? All the calculators I've seen require ...