Witch doctors are spiritual warriors who summon dead souls and crawling creatures to do their bidding. By surrounding themselves with conjured zombies and vermin, witch doctors are free to assault their enemies with exploding skulls, acrid poison clouds, and wasting curses.

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Why does my Plague of Toads make me croak?

When my Witch Doctor hit level 11, I decided to take my Plague of Toads for a spin. However, a typical encounter for me with Plague of Toads goes something like: I see a mob of enemies I summon ...
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Is it possible to have more than 4 Zombie Dogs?

I'm playing a sacrifice build Witch Doctor, and recently added Mass Confusion with Devolution rune. However, I have yet to get any additional zombie dogs from killing a confused opponent. Each time, ...
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What can I walk through using Spirit Walk?

Once again, the skill description for Spirit Walk leaves a bit to the imagination. What exactly does it mean that my movement is unhindered? Does it negate any movement slowing effects? Does it ...
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Does mana cost matter at all for Witch Doctor skills?

I'm about 10 levels into my Witch Doctoring experience. Thus far I've unlocked about 4 or 5 skills I can use on demand. Each of these skills requires a certain amount of mana in order to cast. ...
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How does the AI work for a Witch Doctor's summoned pets?

I'm mostly curious about how they'll prioritize their actions. Will they just attack the first target they see, attack the target their summoner is, attack targets attacking them, attack targets ...
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What skills from other party members affect witch doctor summons?

There are a number of skills that provide benefits to a player "and their allies". Do any of these include creatures summoned by a witch doctor? Examples: Does a Monk heal affect summons? Do ...
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How does the Restless Giant rune work?

The description on Blizzard's site is a bit vague: Restless Giant 20% movement speed 35% attack speed 200% Physical damage This effect cannot occur more than once every 120 seconds. Elite enemies ...
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What determines the health of Witch Doctor minions?

I've seen comments in the forums that minions like the Zombie Dogs will scale with gear, allowing them to be competitive. I certainly hope this is the case, however I was not able to find any ...
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Does intelligence influence Witch Doctor minion damage?

The "Soul Harvest" ability harvests the souls of up to five surrounding enemies, upping your intelligence by 28 (at the base level) for each. This means that right now, I can quadruple my intellgence ...