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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Building Barbarian in Inferno

Up until now I have been building my barbarian with primarily strength and secondary vitality. So far it has been going good but now when I am in inferno it seems it's not a viable strategy. I am ...
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Can Barbarians use 2 two-handed weapons in Diablo 3?

Can barbarians dual wield two-handed weapons? My barbarian character is only a level 50 now, but I'm not sure if I can dual wield two-handed weapons at a later level or not - or is there a special ...
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Do Barbarian shouts stack for party members?

Do Barbarian shouts, such as War Cry, stack? If two barbarians cast War Cry, does the armor bonus stack or does it remain constant at increasing armor 20% for 60 seconds? What if each Barbarian has a ...
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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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What stats do you need to succeed as a Barbarian in Inferno past Act 1?

I have just entered Act 2 Inferno, and I'm having a lot of trouble progressing. Everything I do ends up with me dying, and leads me to believe I may be under-geared. What stats should I be focusing ...
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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 ...
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Why do people use Echoing Fury as offhand?

I've seen a few people(WW Barbarians) with Echoing Fury as their offhand weapon, even though their main hand had less damage than Echoing Fury. And as I know(correct me if I'm wrong please), tornado ...
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Are heal on hit also applied on dot effects?

In Diablo 3, I wonder if my life on hit also heals me on DOT effects. More specifically, I have a Barbarian with a certain amount of heal per hit. If I were to use the Rend spell (AOE DOT around me), ...
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Enchant Which Weapon Property: % Attack Speed or % Damage [duplicate]

As a Barbarian who is mainly playing WW build, I don't know which I should prioritize on: weapon damage, IAS or % Damage? This is the item I got:
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What counts as “Thorns” damage for the barbarian “Tough as Nails” passive ability?

The "Tough as Nails" passive ability says: Increased armor by 25% Thorns damage dealt increased by 50%. I'm not aware of a specific ability called Thorns in Diablo 3, so I assume this ...
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Dual wielding with the weapon master passive

When dual wielding and using the weapon master passive, does the off hand weapon receive a benefit from the passive? For example, if I'm using two maces does it increase my total chance to critical ...
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Why doesn't Blowin' in the Wind's count update?

Why doesn't the achievement Blowin' in the wind update? I keep breaking objects with Whirlwind but alas nothing happens on the count. Could the objects be specific or is it only updated once or ...
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Which Barbarian ability and rune triggers Life on Hit (LoH) and for how much?

Rewording the initial question from a Sidearm only question to all the barbarian abilities Is there an overview that tells me which Barbarian ability profits from Life on Hit and if it is affected by ...
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Stat Priority for Monk/Barb in Inferno [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the most optimal way to build Monk to in Inferno? I am wondering what sort of stats should I be focusing on for these melee classes to prepare them for act 1 ...