Blizzard's 2012 hack-and-slash dark fantasy/horror action RPG 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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Object Generation [duplicate]

Hi guys I've been reading this exchange for a while, and this question pops out of my mind. I'll try to be as clear as i can. Let's assume a mob drops me a legendary item. Then I go to town, and I ...
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Paragon Points not available for new season character

I am new to Diablo III and reached paragon level 50 last night. I decided I would create a seasonal character. After reading a bit online I see that paragon points are account-wide. Someone who just ...
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Kanai's Cube powers and other legendary items

I've been recently using the cube to extract legendary powers but I can't find information about the interaction with the power selected for a specific slot (weapon, armor or jewelry) and the presence ...
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Wilken's Reach and Zunimassas

Wilkens Reach is an item that gives Grasp of the Dead no cooldown. If I use Wilken's Reach with the Zuni's 6 piece bonus, and the rune that removes it's mana cost, does it still count as though I am ...
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Diablo 3: Question about alternative gear choices

http://www.diablofans.com/builds/69830-2-4-fastest-torment-10-build-ue-fire My gear is not prefect yet and there is lot of room to improve. For the 10 torment unhallowed essence set build linked ...
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Cheapest Computer to run D3 [closed]

My macbook just gets way too hot for Diablo 3. What would be the cheapest computer that would play Diablo 3 efficiently?
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Ulianna Stratagem 6-pc + Madstone interaction

I'm wearing the full Uliana's Stratagem set. Its 6-piece bonus is: Your Seven-Sided Strike detonates your Exploding Palm. I'm also wearing Madstone, which means: Your Seven-Sided Strike ...
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How to force bonus act change in Diablo 3?

I have some legendary material more than another and I would like to do bonus act for the material I need. Is there any way to change which act is bonus one at the moment? I did try leaving game and ...
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Level of crafted and gambled items in low-level game

It is said that if you were a level 12 and created a game, all items that you would get are items with a base level of 12 and below. If I brought a level 70 character into that game, would upgrading a ...
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Season 5 “The Thrill” Conquest - Definition of “Reach”

In Season 5 of Diablo 3, the conquest "The Thrill" is defined as: "Reach GR45 without any set item equipped". My question is what is considered as "Reach"? To elaborate: Do I need to clear GR45 in ...
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Can the “Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac” work on followers?

From patch 2.4, the Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac has been improved with a legendary option Reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your skills by 1 second when you hit with a resource-spending ...
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Smoke Screen vs Reflects Damage

I know that Smoke Screen is supposed to be an invulnerability skill that protects you from enemy damage. But can it protect you from your own damage? ie. Can it protect you from damage reflected from ...
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How can I browse public games in Diablo 3?

Could someone show the process for browsing public games on Diablo 3 on the PC (via screen shots), as I have been trying for a while and cannot find it. I can locate the choose Chat and choose Clan. ...
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Any tips for beating Malthael as a Wizard on high difficulty levels?

I'm playing solo as a hardcore Wizard on Torment IX, running Tal Rasha's with dual hydras. Usually when I encounter hard boss fights with melee bosses, I'm forced to kite and rely on my hydras + ...
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Will Iceblink be triggered by a weapon's cold damage?

If I do not use any cold skill (crusader), but a weapon with cold damage, will the Chill effect of Iceblink be applied to every attack in order to reliably trigger the damage enhancement of Bane of ...
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Paragon “farming” 2.4

Blizzard has massively changed the mechanics of XP gain in 2.4, so the average player gets about as much as they used to, and 4 player XP farming teams get much less. This was largely accomplished by ...
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Does the damage of the “Gem of Efficacious Toxin” stack?

The Gem of Efficacious Toxin has the following attribute: Poison all enemies hit for 2000% weapon damage over 10 seconds. Will an enemy be poisoned by 4000% if hit twice?
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Which chance does an item have, if the chance is not specified?

For most items the chance of an attribute is specified: Sky Splitter: 15–20% chance to Smite enemies for 600-750% weapon damage as Lightning when you hit them. But for some items it is not ...
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Do Shrines affect Followers?

I always assumed they did (your follower runs as fast as you after you trigger a Fleeting Shrine). However, I noticed that my follower's damage did not increase (whereas mine did) after I triggered a ...
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What is the best way to get the Avarice conquest?

This is a conquest in Diablo 3 every other season, what is the best way to complete this conquest?
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How much bonus experience do massacres grant?

In Diablo 3 (PC) the patch 2.4.0 modified the way massacre bonuses worked to give a multiple of the experience you gain from kills during the massacre, instead of some flat amount. The bonus lists ...
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Uses for excess legendary and set items?

I've got tons of extra legendary and set items and I don't know what to do with them. What are my best options? Just salvage them?
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Do Phalanx Bowmen proc slow/freeze/stun on hit?

When you have say 3% chance to freeze on hit, will enemies hit by Phalanx Bowmen get frozen? I'm mostly curious for interactions with Bane of the Trapped for enemies outside the slow radius.
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What is the closest waypoint to Urzael?

I don't remember Act V all that well and I've done a bunch of Google searching that tells me all about the location Urzael is in and details about the fight, but all I really need to know is where the ...
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What skills/passives proc Tal Rasha stacks, but are not cast for Etched Sigil?

I'm building a character with 6pc Tal Rasha's for 2000% damage (4) Set: Arcane, Cold, Fire, and Lightning attacks each increase all of your resistances by 25% for 8 seconds. (6) Set: Attacks ...
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How does augmenting ancient items work?

A new recipe to the cube was added with the 2.4 update, which is augmenting ancient items. The recipe is pretty clear, but I saw people ruining their items by adding wrong stats (intelligence on ...
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How can I disable the truncated numbers mode added in 2.4 Update?

I updated to 2.4, and it now shows numbers as truncated numbers (10m rather than 10,000,000). It is really bothering me and I want to disable it, can I do it? If so, how can I?
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What are the parameters on the free seasonal sets?

I know you get 2 set pieces in the new season for reaching level 70, what else do you have to do to get the other 4 pieces? Can you get a free set again if you complete the parameters with a new ...
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Which legendary gems affect thorns damage?

With the new thorns set for Crusader, I'm wondering which Legendary Gems besides Boyarsky's Chip affect thorns damage. For instance, does the damage amplification from Bane of the Stricken affect the ...
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Where can I see the bonus of Warhelm of Kassar?

I found a helmet the other day called Warhelm of Kassar, which has a great bonus to Phalanx. I've since 'cubed' this item to get it's power, and have the bonus of "Reduce the cooldown and increase ...
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How can I see the effect of Angel Hair Braid?

Recently I started playing Season 5, and I found an Angel Hair Braid. It has an interesting legendary power. Punish gains the effect of every rune. How can I tell that this effect is being ...
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How much CDR is required for permanent Vengeance uptime?

In Diablo 3, Demon Hunters have access to the Vengeance skill, which among other things makes the Demon Hunter immune to crowd control and increases his/her damage by 40%. With patch 2.4 adding a ...
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Is there a limit on the amount of Greater Rift Floors?

I'm playing the style called "fastrifting" lately, which requires me to teleport/vault etc. around and mostly attack elites and elite packs. However, this makes me jump through many GR floors, and I ...
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Where are the entrances to all the set dungeons?

Patch 2.4 added set dungeons, and the entrances to those dungeons are scattered all over the map. I found a bunch of video guides online on how to find all the dungeons but those are long and tedious ...
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How can a Firebird build compete with Tal Rasha's after 2.4?

In patch 2.4, the Firebird set has received a damage boost in the form of +25% damage per burning enemy. But Tal Rasha's also received a boost, now adding +500% damage per stack. This seems horribly ...
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What do the damage colors mean? [duplicate]

With patch 2.4, damage numbers are now compressed but I noticed that some are colored differently than others. What do these colored numbers mean? At first I thought any number in the billions are ...
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Can I claim bonuses from old and new versions of a set simultaneously?

In this question someone asked how updated items with new affixes worked, and I answered that items with altered affixes are generally distinct, new items, and that existing items are no retroactively ...
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How do I install Diablo 3 while downloading as little data as possible?

My home internet has data usage caps. I'd like to install Diablo 3 and RoS using as little data as possible. What is the best way to do this? It seems the two options are: Using the Disk - Install ...
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What are these little blue creatures following me?

I have no idea what it is. I'm a level 12 (almost 13) monk. 4 of these little blue guys have been following me since before I defeated the Skeleton King. What are they?
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Kanai's cube - remove level requirement

If I use Kanai's cube to remove the level requirement, can I give it to a friend or is it only usable by me?
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How can I restore the skip functionality of the space key?

Recently, when I was playing around with new hotkey settings for Diablo 3, I bound several keys to new functions, inkluding the space key. I then found out, that because of the new space key ...
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Stats of already possesed items changed in patch

As some people may already now, there is a new patch launching for Diablo 3 soon. Reading through patch notes I came upon a change of an item for one of the classes (specifically monk, but question ...
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How can I have a season achievement without the corresponding season's journey requirement?

Case in point: Anyone know what's happening here?
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Can the chance to block limit of 75% bypassed?

Provoke increases the change to hit by 50%. If I have already 50%, will I get 100%? Or will it be clipped to 75%?
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Getting the infernal machine of evil [duplicate]

I'm playing the PC version of Diablo 3, and I've been doing keywarden runs on torment 10, which I've heard has a 100% drop rate for infernal machines. The problem though is that this seems to only be ...
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Attack move in Diablo 3?

Is there a way to bind your normal attacks to something like League of Legends Attack Move? This means that I target the closest visible target near my cursor that is in range. Which means if an ...
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How does Blur stack with resistances?

The Blur passive skill states that it reduces damage taken by 17%. Another answer stated that different classes of damage buffs stack multiplicatively, so I would suspect that also applies to damage ...
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How does Bane of the Trapped stack with Time Warp?

The Bane of the Trapped legendary gem has the effect: Increase damage against enemies under the effects of control-impairing effects by 15.00%. Per numerous other sources, Slow Time counts as a ...
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How do spirit generator damage modifiers stack in Diablo 3 ? Additively or multiplicatively?

If my current spirit level is giving me, let's say, 200% damage bonus on my spirit generator thanks to my Shenlong set bonus, will depth diggers bump this up to 300% or double it to 400% ? What about ...
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What is snapshotting and what skills can take advantage of it?

There is a technique called snapshotting that is insanely popular right now on certain builds. I understand the basic idea is that you are able to capture higher/buffed stats or affects and preserve ...