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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Do mirror images benefit from the increased damage of Slow Time: Time Warp?

Do mirror images from the Diablo 3 Wizard Spell "Mirror Images" or "Teleport: Fracture" benefit from the increased damage of the Time Warp rune for Slow Time? theoretical build example: ...
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Do Sweeping Wind - Cyclone tornados still proc Life on Hit?

In 2012 Diablo III builds, the Monk's Cyclones generated from Sweeping Wind were considered damage from you rather than summons, and so they proc'd Life on Hit (confirmed here). Is that still the case ...
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Can I clear the custom “status” without sending an empty broadcast to all my friends?

In the Friends menu next to your status you can broadcast a message to your friends (send a pop-up in their game with your message). This message then sticks next to your status in order to indicate ...
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Problems with single target dps as fire wizard (d3)

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/calculator/wizard#aPNOSj!YiSe!cYYcZa That's my build, and I completely decimate rifts on t5 until I come up to a yellow elite or rift boss. My damage is seriously lacking ...
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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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What causes Storm Armor to go off?

The Storm Armor skill for the Wizard says: Bathe yourself in electrical energy, periodically shocking a nearby enemy for 175% weapon damage as Lightning. Lasts 10 minutes. But what causes the ...
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Diablo III: UEE issue

Yesterday I started downloading Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition from the PSN. However I'm facing what I think is a bug: 4 files are being downloaded, two named "normally" (update file and ...
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What is reflected in the Mirrorball?

The Legendary Wizard Source Mirrorball is reflecting something, but I can't tell what it is. I wouldn't be surprised if it was an Easter Egg of some sort. Does anyone know what it is that the ...
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Which melee(Monk/Barbarian) skills can't be dodged?

With the addition of brawling in 1.07, its now possible for players to fight each other, and thus the dodge attribute of some classes (i.e. DH and Monk) now becomes a major factor in some matches in ...
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How is the damage to items and the repair cost calculated?

While reparing your items was just a nuisance before patch 1.0.3, at least as long as you didn't die excessively, it is a very significant gold drain now. I'm trying to understand which factors affect ...
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When crafting the new armor recipes introduced in 1.0.7, what is the best plan to use for each slot?

There are different stat affixes that affect the maximum stat attribute roll for each armor piece. If we look at all the possible affixes for the Strength stat: "Ruthless" (max +100 Vit and Str) ...
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Do all party members contribute to kill streaks and massacres in Diablo 3?

Do the kills via party members and temporary quest guests contribute to the numbers required by massacre and kill streak? The one question not answered here How does the massacre bonus work? Also, ...
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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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How is the vendor sell value of an item calculated

I would like to know the exact mechanics/tables behind the vendor sell value calculation. Obviously higher ilvl and higher stats equates to higher sell value. For clarification: I'm asking the price ...
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Diablo 3 runs on integrated graphics, but gets stuck on dedicated graphics

I would like to play Diablo III, and I have installed it on my laptop with Windows 10. I have a computer with 2 graphic cards. The first one is a low quality Intel embedded with the motherboard, the ...
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Real chance percentage of 'Chance on …' affix in legendaries?

I wonder what the mathematical percentage of 'Chance on ...' affix on some legendary items. For example: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/item/bovine-bardiche ...
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How does Spectral Blade affect Hydra?

Spectral Blade combined with Flame Blades gives a buff that increases Fire Damage for 1% on each Stack. Does Hydra get the buff while it is active or if I cast it at say 25 stacks and it drops to 20 ...
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Does Threatening Shout: Falter stack?

As far as I understand, Strongarm Bracers stacks when multiple people pull enemies (it stacks additively in that if 2 people each add 30%, you get 60% damage instead of 1.3*1.3 = 69% damage). In Patch ...
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What legendary gem effects are procced by pet attacks?

At one point it was common knowledge that the only Legendary Gem that procced from pet attacks was Pain Enhancer. After some digging around after an in-game revelation, I noticed that the Gem of ...
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Carnevil losing DPS of my fetishes?

I just found a Carnevil http://us.battle.net/d3/en/item/carnevil My issue is that I think I'm losing the "dagger" dps of my fetishes. Does anyone know the damage is the same as their daggers when ...
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What is the maximum ilvl you can find on vendors/merchants/blacksmith from town or via quest/event?

What is the max ilvl for each vendor/merchant? Do act 1/2/3/4 merchants have different ilvl 'drops'?
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Does the number of Grifts done affect the drop rates of the next ones?

I have been farming as much greater rift boss to get the gems / legendary. So I was waiting until below 4 minutes to make sure I get the next level key. I was running with my friends and some of them ...
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Certain events, are they only associated with bounties?

There are a few events and things within Westmarch Commons that I have been trying to get for the last several days. I have seen some stuff online about them also being associated with bounties. The ...
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Do my arcane spells hit harder if my mirror images cast Wave of Force: Arcane Attunement?

Using the Diablo 3 Wizard Spell "Mirror Images" or "Teleport: Fracture", do I get the arcane damage bonus if my mirror images cast Wave of Force: Arcane Attunement or is the bonus linked/limited to ...
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What are the equations for calculating armor values on the character sheet and armory profile?

The main purpose of this question is to be able to enter a series of armor values for gear, and then calculate a value that exactly matches the character paper-doll screen and the armory value for any ...
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How is maximum number of affixes affected by difficulty / act / iLvl?

Today I was farming Act II on normal difficulty with 250% magic find bonus trying to find some decent rares. Of 25-30 rare items that I found all armor items had 4 affixes and weapons had 4 to 5 ...
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What is going on with Rain of Vengeance's scrolling text damage?

I'm trying to add in skill damage display to a spreadsheet I made, but I'm having problems reproducing the damage numbers shown in-game specifically for un-runed Rain of Vengeance, RoV-Dark Cloud and ...
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Can I still get level 60 hellfire ring if I have a level 70 character?

I have a hard time finding people to do keywarden for level 70 hell fire ring. Can I still grab level 60 hell fire ring?
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new damage calculation with set bonuses

So with the revamp of sets in 2.2 my question is how the new damage buffs get applied. are they all multiplicative from diffrent sets/legendary vs additive (stacking elemental dmg) With the new ...
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Does “Wave of light” pillar of the ancients, stack?

When playing a Monk, with Wave of Light, Pillar of the Ancients rune... if you drop 3 pillars at the same time, do all 3 pillars hit the enemy for stacked damage?
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Do proc rates affect on-crit effects

For example Battle rage with the rune 'Swords to Ploughshares' has an on-crit effect. So if it's used in combination with Whirlwind 13% proc rate, will the health globe still drop on 8% of the crits ...
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Do mirror images created by the wizard get the bonus from Magic Weapon: Ignite and (passive) Conflagration

Using the Diablo 3 Wizard Spell "Mirror Images" or "Teleport: Fracture", do the created mirror images make use of both effects? theoretical build example: ...