The Demon Hunter is the ranged attack class. They specialize in bows and crossbows, which they supplement with numerous ranged attacks, traps of various types, and even a few melee range skills. They are the only class able to wield hand crossbows, as well as the off-hand quivers.

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As a Demon Hunter, what bonuses should I focus on when spending Paragon Points?

As of the 2.0 patch, the Paragon point system has had a major overhaul. Now, there are four categories and each one has different things to Paragon place points in to. As a Demon Hunter, I see a ...
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How do I get 4 wolves for a Demon Hunter?

I'm very new to Diablo III, I've just played for around 2 weeks. Today I had a Demon Hunter in Torment VI (with max bonus/sub dificulty) with 4 wolves join our group, so I've investigated in Google ...
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Demon Hunter AoE damage leveling build (60-70)

With the new expansion I started to play my Demon Hunter again. Unfortunately I have absolutely no idea of how to play it right because the last 3 months I only played the ...
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Does attack per second affect Demon Hunter's hatred generation?

I've noticed how 2-hand and 1-hand weapons can have the same DPS, but very different attack speed making attacks per second more or less frequent. Hatred generation skills' descriptions don't say if ...
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In Marked for Death Grim Reaper

Do all enemies in 20 yards got hit by extra 15% or is the 15% damage divided among them. Say there are 20 enemies within 20 yards. Do all of them get 15% damage or do all of them get 15/20% damage? ...
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Demon Hunter Stat Priority

I've just hit level 60 with my Demon Hunter and am preparing him for Inferno. I am wondering what should my stat priority be for my demon hunter? Is attack speed & critical damage still viable ...
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How can I deal more damage as a Demon Hunter?

I played as a DH for 4 1/2 hours, getting only to level 14, and it seemed nearly impossible to kill a group of 8-10 spiderlings, let alone anything big in numbers greater than 3. I have used a variety ...
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How to defeat Rakanoth as a Demon Hunter?

I play a Demon Hunter with high DPS but average defense. I usually rely on Caltrops, Vault and the Templar to evade enemies, but I can usually take a few strikes if need be. However, Rakanoth, the ...
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How do critical hits on companions work?

Can companions on demon hunters like the bat land critical hits, and do they count on the passive "Night Stalker" to receive discipline?
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Cumulative effects of Runed Skills

The Gloom rune of the demon hunter's Shadow Power skill is as follows: Is the 35% reduction in incoming damage in addition to the 15% damage done as Life, or instead of it? I sometimes have ...
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Does the Bola Shot's Imminent Doom stack?

If I shoot a monster multiple times with Bola Shot Imminent Doom (which has a 2 second delay before exploding), do the shots stack?
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Does Cull the Weak also apply against stunned enemies?

Does Cull the Weak also apply against stunned enemies?
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How to defeat Diablo as a Demon Hunter?

I was inspired by this question that helped me get to Diablo. How to defeat Rakanoth as a Demon Hunter? But now I am having trouble beating Diablo himself. I can beat the first one, with the help ...
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Max possible discipline boost from equipment

Demon hunter cloak and quiver can have "Max Discipline" attribute, but there are several other slots with legendary items that can have it such as Stone of Jordan. I'm looking for which combination ...
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What DPS is relevant for a Demonhunter?

I play a Demonhunter and use the Sharpshooter ability which increases my critical hit chance by 3% every second. Usually when I compare weapons it is maxed out at 100% critical hit chance (30 seconds ...
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Entangling Shot - Shock collar

There is another question on the viability of entangling shot. However, this question is about the shock collar rune. Everyone says that even with the increase in damage, it cannot compare to other DH ...
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When does Sharpshooter become useless?

How much Critical Chance is required to make the Sharpshooter Buff useless in comparison to other Passives like Cull of the Weak?
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How do I complete the 'The Madness Contained' achievement?

The Demon Hunter class achievement The Madness Contained requires you to "Spend 150 Hatred and 50 Discipline in 6 seconds." Using the Vengeance passive ability, it's simple enough to get 150 Hatred ...
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What characteristics does sentry inherit from weapon?

I know that as of 1.0.5 sentry does 175% dmg and no crit bit I was planning to try an (engineer) set up as I call it with focus on sentry as the main dmg dealer so I wanted to know what ...
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What skills don't reset Sharpshooter?

I know that Vault (Trail of Cinders) does not reset Sharpshooter, so after a while it always crits. Are there other skills that don't reset Sharpshooter?
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How does Trail of Cinders work (both 1.04 and 1.05) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is skill damage calculated based on weapon damage? In 1.04, Trail of Cinders does 1500% over 3 seconds. Some say that this does not reset SharpShooter. What Skills ...
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How can I make my enemies flee?

The "But You Can't Hide" achievement requires that you kill 100 enemies while they are running away. How can I make enemies flee in order to get the achievement?
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How can I make Entangling Shot viable?

I love the visual effect and crowd control capabilities of Entangling Shot, but the 75% 90% weapon damage property seems to make it very weak compared to other Demon Hunter primaries such as Hungering ...
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Why does a Demon Hunter take more damage than a Monk with near-identical stats?

I'm playing a DH teamed up with a Monk. Based on our armour and hp stats - we should be very even when it comes to "tanking" or survivability. My question is: Why isn't it so? In a fight, he could ...
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Demon Hunter build for Inferno

Following the way of similar questions for the Monk and the Barbarian, I'd like to ask the same for the Demon Hunter. I know that there's an analogous question, but its focus was Nightmare difficulty ...
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With Nether Tentacles nerfed is there an better option for Demon Hunters?

On my Demon Hunter, I used to kite, turn around, and then spam Nether Tentacles. This did a ton of damage: all the monsters were now in a line so it would pass through them and do damage to all of ...
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Off hand equipment has confusing stats?

I'm working my way through Act 4 Nightmare as a Demon Hunter and I came across a quiver that, when equipped, would increase my damage by about 160 damage per second. This would be fine and all but ...
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What is the benefit of shields with Demon Hunters?

I'm currently a level 56 Demon Hunter with a crossbow and quiver. The best quivers I've seen give significant damage boosts, although with my bow it's not necessary (able to kill normal mobs ...
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What is a good way to increase the rate of generation of my discipline?

Playing as a demonhunter, my discipline just regenerates too slowly and it often runs out when I try to kite difficult to kill champions/bosses with Vault along with Tumble. I am aware of quite a few ...
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Does damage from Caltrops with Jagged Spikes stack?

As a Demon Hunter, if you place multiple Caltrops with Jagged Spikes rune on the same spot, does the damage of each one stack? Or does the monster just receive the 45% weapon damage during the trap ...
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Why does equipping a 2 handed bow instead of a 1-handed shows wrong change in damage?

I equipped my DH with a 1-handed bows, then I wanted to equip a stronger 2-handed bow. When I hovered over the bow the game showed a -56.1 change in damage if equipped, however when I equipped it, my ...
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Dual wield 1H vs 1H + Quiver vs 2H + Quiver?

As a demon hunter, you have three choices: Dual Weld 1H crossbows 1H crossbow + quiver 2H crossbow/bow + quiver Given equivalent level items of all of these types, in every single situation I have ...
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What rune makes Hungering Arrow do the most damage on average?

I have a Demon Hunter alt, and I was interested in comparing Hungering Arrow runes. Specifically, which rune should make it do the most damage on average? I saw on average because it can pierce and ...
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Why do my ferrets glow?

I'm using the ferret rune for companion. Now I have 2 ferrets running around collecting gold and adding paltry DPS to my arsenal, which is awesome. What I don't understand, however, is why they keep ...
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Cluster Arrow+Loaded For Bear=low dps, what should i do?

Every time I use Cluster Arrow with the Loaded for Bear rune, my DPS drops from 41K to 16K. what is happening and what should I do?
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When are crits calculated?

This is a pretty specific question so I don't expect a large number of responses, but if someone out there has the time to confirm this it would be greatly appreciated. I was firing my Elemental ...
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Is there a non-DPS reason to favour a crossbow/hand crossbow/bow?

The idea of a bow in each hand barrelling into the depths of Hell has an appeal reminiscent of an old gun slinger movie, six shooter in both hands. Thus far, however, I've been lugging around a big ...
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What should my stat priority be for a demon hunter?

Having attempted to do some maths myself, and coming to a dead end, in an attempt to unify stat priorities for maximising damage on a Demon Hunter. The main area of confusion lies in how to evaluate ...
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Evasive Fire vs Primary Ability

If I start running low on hatred would there ever be a time where I would chose not to use Evasive fire (recovers 4 energy when used as opposed to 3 of the primary ability) assuming I have enough ...
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Can Sharpshooter cause multiple 100% critical hit chance hits if timed perfectly?

Sharpshooter is a chargeable ability that allows for 100% critical hit chance if maxed, but only for the first hit. Furthermore it is possible to shoot different types of projectiles with different ...
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Situations Where Demon Hunter would Be Better with Enchantress/Scoundrel as Follower

I'm slowly playing solo only Diablo 3 and just had the option to have the Scoundrel be my companion. Right now I'm pretty happy with having the Templar since he is acting as the melee part of my ...
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Best ways to kill shielded wallers as a demonhunter

I am playing a Demonhunter and can kite a lot of the champion combos. Shielded Wallers however, are my gordian knot. I have no idea how to kill them and usually just try to walk around them. What is ...
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How do you use “Marked For Death”? What's the best way?

I'm a level 60 demon hunter who's just reached Inferno. I usually use Elemental Arrow w/ Nether Tentacles or Impale w/Chemical Burn as my main damage dealer and Hungering Arrow w/whatever rune to ...
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Does cold damage count as slow?

I'm playing as a Demon Hunter and recently I was looking at the passive skills when I saw Cull the Weak skill that increases damage against slow enemies by 15%. The question is: does this skill only ...
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What is the highest single target DPS skill for Demon Hunter?

I'm having a hard time figuring this one out. The top three standouts seem to be: Cluster Arrow with Grenadier passive, Impale with Sharpshooter passive, and Rapid Fire with Ballistic passive, but ...
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Can a sentry prevent a boss from healing while you are out of a fight?

On inferno difficulty, uniques and champions will automatically heal back to full after a certain amount of time if you aren't actively fighting them (10 seconds or so). If I were to drop a sentry ...
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Which weapons does the Thrill of the Hunt passive skill apply to?

In Diablo 3, I am playing as a demon hunter. One of my passive skills is called Thrill of the Hunt: It states, "Every 10 seconds, your bow attack will immobilize your target for 3 seconds." When ...
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How should I improve my Demonhunter after the patch 1.0.3?

I play a Demonhunter in Diablo 3 and I am stuck. Nothing has changed in the difficulty regarding the Demonhunter. I can survive 1 hit from "normal" monsters but Elites and Bosses usually still kill ...
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How does Devouring Arrow work?

While trying to figure out the math for Hungering Arrow, we discovered that we don't know how the Devouring Arrow rune works: Hungering Arrow: Fire a magically imbued arrow that seeks out targets ...
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What can I do against melee champions with the Vortex modifier?

I'm playing a Demon Hunter, and the following scenario has happened more than once: while I roam happily slaughtering hellspawns, I find a pack of champions(melee hitting big guys) with the Vortex ...