The Barbarian is a melee fighter, with an emphasis on mighty weapons, powerful melee attacks, and taking hits. Barbarian attacks focus on raw power and damage. Barbarian skills are fueled bu Fury, a resource that increases when the Barbarian attacks or is damaged.

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Can the ancients do lifeleech?

I have, on my barbarian, the ability Bloodthisrt (3% of damage converted to life) with the spell Call of the ancients. Do the hits made by the ancients restore some of my life or are the ancients ...
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Does the Barbarian's Frenzy speed bonus affect other skills?

Given that increasing your attack speed increases your DPS, do other skills take advantage of this higher DPS? I thought they did, but I noticed that the speed increase from the Frenzy skill doesn't ...
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How does the barbarian “revenge” skill work?

I recently unlocked the Barbarian "Might" skill called "Revenge", but it confuses me. It states that on hit it has a 15% chance of becoming active, but it doesn't seem to ever deal damage to enemies ...
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Does rend stack? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do damage over time effects stack? The ability "Rend" makes your target bleed for 3 second. What happens if you consequently use the spell? Will the damage stack or is ...
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How do I most effectively generate Fury?

Each of the Barbarian primary abilities generate "X Fury per attack". Fury is then used by the secondary abilities, and if you mash the right mouse button like me your beefy Man or woMan will soon be ...
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What's the range of Rend?

The tooltip for Rend says: "Causes all nearby enemies to bleed for 210% weapon damage over 3 seconds." How far is "nearby"?
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As a Barbarian, how to be effective in coop?

I've took a chance to play barbarian during the free open Diablo 3 beta and, while playing solo with it was just fine, I had quite some trouble in co-op. This is slightly concerning, since Diablo ...
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How does Grim Harvest work?

The Grim Harvest rune for the Threatening Shout reads: "Enemies are badly shaken and have a 15% chance to drop additional treasure". What is meant by "treasure" here? Does that mean that the enemy ...
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What is a good build to maximize the time you spend as a chaotic Berserker?

The Wrath of the Berserker skill effect duration can be extended when using the Thrive on Chaos rune: Every 25 Fury gained while Wrath of the Berserker is active adds 1 second to the duration of ...