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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What damage does Legacy of Nightmares work with?

For those who don't know, the Legacy of Nightmare is a ring set that boosts damage by 100%, and reduces damage taken by 4%, for every piece of ancient legendary item equipped. Patch 2.4.1 at time of ...
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How do we know what build top players use?

One of the sources we can use is http://diablo.somepage.com/popular/witch-doctor#builds However, that's not good enough. Some build, for example, it is awesome for some set items and total junk for ...
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Does “Slow” only slow down enemies' walking speed or does it also slow their attackt?

Hwoj Wrap makes Locust Swarm "Slow" enemies by up to 80%. I wonder if it slows enemies attack speed too?
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Trying to add sockets to rings but don't succeed

It's as if the other alternatives that the mystic gives me are basically the same. Is it possible to add sockets to rings or amulet through easier ways? I have done this like 10-20 times per ring ...
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Does Zunimasa 6 set bonus affect sacrifice?

It says that we have 1500% damage. Pet does 1500 % damage. Does that work with sacrifice? Will sacrifice, that does 1000% damage do 1500% damage on top of that? So sacrifice would do 10x15x = 150 x ...
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Does Zunimassa bonus works on Haunt?

Zunimassa's Haunt Mana Spenders include: Firebats, Grasp of the Dead, Haunt, Locust Swarm, Zombie Charger, Spirit Barrage, Acid Cloud and Piranhas. What about haunt? Also both haunt and locust ...
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Does Nagelring Proc with Zunimasa 6 set bonus?

Nagelring do big damage. I've heard it does 10000% or 100x damage. Zunimasa bonus makes our pet do 1500% damage or 15 times damage. Does that mean that nagelring + Zunimasa full set will do a ...
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Does normal runes for locust swarm “spread”?

Under particular circumstance, Locust Swarm can spread to other targets. I tried runes like searing locusts. It doesn't seem to spread at all. After all, it jumps from one enemy to another, so why ...
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Are there any other items that cast abilities under certain situations, or otherwise augment ability casting?

Jeram's Bracers can be used to cast Wall of Death 3 times before triggering the cooldown. Playing as a Barbarian, there is a set bonus to cast Earthquake at the end of casting Leap. That synergizes ...
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Does locus swarm jump only after enemies die? [duplicate]

It seems that it's not. I cast one locus farm and everyone gets infected. It seems to spread quite fast. I am playing torment x and so I sort of know that the enemies do not die too easily.
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What happens if you haunt same enemy twice?

Will the haunt go to the next enemies? Will the haunt just restart it's timer? I am thinking of using this build http://www.icy-veins.com/d3/witch-doctor-poison-build-with-the-jade-harvester-set-...
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Why does this left item provide more recovery than this right item?

The right item has -9.2% recovery. Neither item has life on hit or life per second terms.
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Do all end game builds in Diablo 3 use set items?

I am using set items now and the difference between with and without is HUGE. Does all end level game builds in Diablo 3 use set items? Is it possible without set items? Background: I used to be a ...
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What are the chance of procing lava pool in diablo 3?

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/artisan/jeweler/recipe/hellfire-ring Chance on hit to engulf the ground in lava, dealing 200% weapon damage per second for 6 seconds. What are the chance? I know ...
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If I complete the campaign with a seasonal character will it unlock adventure mode for non-seasonal characters?

I would prefer to unlock adventure mode for non-seasonal characters using a seasonal character since I can make use of the shared stash I have already built up. I've tried Google, posting on one of ...
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How can people farm for set pieces in diablo 3?

http://www.icy-veins.com/d3/barbarian-furious-charge-physical-build-with-the-legacy-of-raekor-and-immortal-king-patch-2-4-1 And many others said that you got to use this set or that set. I mean, ...
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Do I lose anything with an empty offhand?

I am leveling up a monk and I have a great 1H weapon (L70 ancient legendary with a huge level requirement reduction). Unfortunately I don't have a second weapon that is anywhere near as good, so I'm ...
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In Diablo 3 how to start single player mode?

What I mean by single player mode is I want to create game and don't allow others to join. Sometimes there are things I wanna do alone like finding Kanai's cube. Other people keep on wanting to do ...
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Do all gear affixes lose effect if that gear hits zero durability?

Whether we're talking set affixes, legendary affixes or any other regular affixes. For example, if my Aquila Cuiras gives me 50% damage reduction when I'm at > 90% resource, but that equipped item is ...
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D3 Weapon Damage Physical Damage

I have This weapon below, and it has "Fire Damage". My build is all Physical damage. I want to roll the Fire Damage for Physical damage, however that's not an options.. Is it regular damage, or how ...
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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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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 ...