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Blizzard's 2012 hack-and-slash dark fantasy/horror action RPG. It 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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Is there a point playing Diablo III before the season starts? [closed]

I plan to start a season char right away (on Friday) and right now I don't know if there's any benefit to playing my non season chars. I'm in Europe.
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What statuses count as control-impairing effects?

I just got a nice shiny new legendary gem. Bane of the Trapped, to be exact. Which has, as its primary effect: Increase damage against enemies under the effects of control-impairing effects by ...
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Where and when can Treasure Goblin rifts appear?

Can you only find a Goblin Rift in Adventure Mode? Similarly, can treasure goblins found within Nephalem Rifts open up a Goblin Rift portal, or can only goblins found outside of Rifts open portals? I ...
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Does Big Bad Voodoo stack?

If there are multiple WDs in party and they all use the Big Bad Voodoo skill: 1) If they have the same rune, does the bonus stack? 2) If they have different runes, do I get bonus from all runes ...
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Do runes override the base effect?

If I use punish and I use a rune with it, do I still get the 15% increased block rate or does the rune perk replace that? For instance, if I use Celerity, do I get 15% block rate increase and 15% ...
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Are follower items worth keeping if I never play solo?

My girlfriend and I bought Diablo 3 specifically so that we could play couch co-op mode on Xbox 360. We have no interest in playing online or either of us playing solo. Since we're always in co-op ...
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What is the maximum paragon level?

In the Profile window accessible in the hero selection screen under the Heroes tab, there is a progress bar that tells you what paragon level you have and gives you a 'percentage completed' indicator. ...
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Do Passives stack when added by Hellfire Amulet?

The Hellfire Amulet introduced in patch 2.1 has a secondary affix that adds the effect a random passive ability for your class. If you do this on Monk and get Fleet Footed (Increase movement speed by ...
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Are Hellfire Amulet passives available on other classes?

The Hellfire Amulet introduced in patch 2.1 has a secondary affix that adds the effect a random passive ability for your class. If you do this on Monk and get Fleet Footed (Increase movement speed by ...
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Non-usable magic items

I beat the game on normal, and I have a lot of magic items in my inventory (where potions are found) and cant find anything to do with them (example: Clever dice of invasion). Obviously they have some ...
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Diablo 3, XP bonus due to kill chain [duplicate]

After killing 10 enemies in Diablo 3 on Xbox One just now an "alert" popped up to tell me that (ie. 10 kills) and that I got an XP bonus of 1.5x. Is this bonus retroactively applied to those 10 ...
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Transfer D3-UEE Xbox 360 to D3-UEE Xbox One

I know that if you buy Ultimate Evil Edition for Xbox One, you can transfer your old Diablo 3 data from Xbox 360, but if you get Ultimate Evil Edition for Xbox 360 and play a while, are you able to ...
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Does the Monk passive skill Unity stack with multiple Monks applying it?

Unity currently reads: "Each ally affected by your Mantras increases your damage by 5%, up to a maximum of 20%, and has 5% increased damage." Let's say you're with 4 allies, at least one of which is ...
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How do I use my original account with a new install?

I had Diablo 3 on my computer but then I reset my computer back to factory, lost all my info, and no longer have that disc or key code. So I bought a new copy and key code. Is there any way to upload ...
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What are the red glowing towers in Zoltun Kulle's archives? [duplicate]

They look like this: If I hit them they explode and then reform, and they appear to spit out a bit of blood.
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What is so dangerous about Wormhole affix?

In Diablo 3, there is an affix called "Wormhole" that causes you to be moved from one side of a pink circle to another after a second or two of delay. This seems to be by far the most benign ...
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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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Can I reset my followers' skills? [duplicate]

Is it possible to reset and re-select the skills that I want my followers to have? I want my Templar to be able to heal more, so I would like to change the skills that I originally selected for him.
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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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Installation and reinstal

I have a problem with diablo 3 cd key. Beforehand, I had to install diablo on my computer. And not accidentally uninstall the game a few months later. I tried to install it on my laptop but the cd key ...
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Difference between 'sheet DPS' and 'profile DPS'

If you open up your inventory, over to the right hand side you will see a number below the word "Damage". Similarly, if you open up your hero's page in your character profile, you will likewise see a ...
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Is the Tongue a Melee Weapon?

In Diablo 3 there are several (similar) creatures that attack by licking you, attaching their tongue and leaping toward you. I hate these guys; not only do they deal large amounts of damage, but they ...
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What happens to our characters when 2.1.0 (Diablo 3) goes live? [duplicate]

I just learned today that we can copy our characters from the official release to use on the 2.1.0 PTR. Then I wondered: if I play my characters on the PTR instead of the current official release ...
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If you create the Hell Fire ring (the new one) with a level 1 monk, does i still roll level 70 stats? [duplicate]

The Hell Fire ring does not have a level requirement. It also has a chance to roll Main stat. Will there be any difference between making it with a level 1 monk, as opposed to a level 70 monk. Will ...
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Is it possible to get your loot from the Public Test Realm?

Blizzard allows Characters copy from one of your account (EU, US etc.) to the PTR in order to test the latest patch but is it possible the other way arround. My biggest concern is : if I loot an ...
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Does Paralysis stack with Wyrdward?

I'm just curious if the Paralysis passive (for Wizard), which gives a 15% chance for lightning damage to stun the enemy for 1.5 seconds, stacks with the ring Wyrdward's special, which does the same, ...
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What increases pet damage?

I've seen the following claims: Attack speed does not increase pet damage 1% attack speed increases pet damage with 1% Crit does not affect pet damage Pet damage is mostly crit damage (may only ...
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How do I log into another Battle.net account in Diablo 3?

I can't find a "log out" option in-game—how can I switch accounts? Is there some feature to check that will make this easier for me to switch next time?
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Does the item evaluation screen take off-hand weapon or shield into account? [duplicate]

Example: My Crusader has a one-hand weapon and a shield and the game tells me this two-handed weapon does so many percent more damage. Are the stats of the shield taken into account? Because when I ...
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Will legendary drop bonus from Nephalem Rifts still available after Rift Guardian is killed?

Nephalem Rifts give an extra legendary drop bonus as said on http://www.diablowiki.net/Nephalem_Rifts . I'm wondering after Rift Guardian is killed and progress bar disappears, if we continue to loot ...
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What stops underleveled players from 'leeching' in high torment levels?

Let's suppose (solo) I can clear T1 rifts just fine, but T5 and T6 rifts are just impossible to clear alone. But I still want that higher legendary drop chance (with the extra gold and experience ...
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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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Number of possible build combinations

The number of possible Diablo 3 Classic/Vanilla build combinations for each character class for elective and non-elective modes are given in this excellent off-site answer from more than two years ...
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Diablo 3 RoS Damage model

Benchmarking and dmg-prediction gear/spec in D3 is quite difficult... my question is in this "field"... I would like to know how the damage model works regarding the "+ Holy/Fire/Lightning %dmg" and ...
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Does the item damage indicator take the skills used into account?

So if I got a weapon that gives me bonus poison or elemental damage and/or bonus skill damage to a skill which I use, is this taken into account in the added/substracted damage rating of the item?
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Why does Haunt (Consuming Spirit) Slow?

I am using Haunt with the Consuming Spirit rune. When I cast this on an enemy, the word "Slowed" appears next to the enemy. Why is this? Character profile on battle.net is here.
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Equipping magic find gear immediately before elite death

What is stopping me from running through a rift, say, with my best gear, and then, right before I am about to kill an elite, quickly shifting to my magic find gear, killing the elite, and then ...
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Is it viable to grind above Normal for Torment now?

As I understand, before the recent patch, there was no point in doing any difficulty level other than normal to gear up for torment. The drop ammount of bloodshards and legendaries was the same in ...
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Are some Dungeons and Cursed Chests not always on the map?

There are some achievements in Diablo 3 under the Campaign category where you're supposed to clear all cursed chests and explore all dungeons. But where are they? I have gone through the complete map ...
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Post 2.0 is Sokahr located in any specific area, or randomly through the Oasis

Sokahr the Key Warden is suppose to be found in Dahlgur Oasis. Is he found randomly within that zone, or are there certain areas where he will appear, or is more likely to appear.
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How does Firestarter work?

The tooltip for Akarat's Champion - Firestarter states: Dealing damage burns enemies with the power of Akarat, dealing 460% weapon damage as fire over 3 seconds. What sources of damage trigger ...
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How does Condemn - Reciprocate work?

The game guide for the skill states: 50% of all damage taken while the explosion is building is added to the damage of the explosion. Is this pre reduction via armor/resistances, post reduction? ...
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Gearing your Templar with class opposite? [duplicate]

When leveling a new character as an INT based class (Witch Doctor, Wizard, Etc...) how does one gear the Templar? Since Loot 2.0 and "smartloot", it's not as easy to get gear for something besides ...
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How do similar procs interact?

Tried looking around for an answer to this question but most guides only talk about specific items. On a lot of the loot that I get there are generic procs (X% chance to XYZ on hit). If I have ...
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Zunimassas's Set With Fetish Sycophant Passive

The Zunimassa's set bonus will allow your fetish army to last until they die. The Fetish Army skill summons 5 fetishes. An additional 2 can be summoned with a specific rune. The Fetish Sycophants ...
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Does character level determine level of items crafted from legendary/set plans?

I've been collecting set and legendary Blacksmith plans as I level my characters, and I teach each of them to Haedrig as I find them. Recently, though, I've started to notice that only a few of these ...
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Is Ice Climber limited to level 60?

Ice Climber is a level 60 item. Is it limited to level 60 or does it also drop as a level 70 version? I found already three or four Fire Walkers but not Ice Climber at all. Fire Walker was originally ...
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How to find level 60 items with a level 70 character?

Before the last update it was possible to start a game on normal or nightmare or hell difficulty and in such a game a character with a high level was able to find items with lower level. But now I ...
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How does “elemental” damage on weapons work with “physical” skills?

Suppose I have a weapon that does 1000 (black) damage and 1000 arcane damage, and I use it with a skill that says "Physical" in the skill tooltip. And I have some gears that says "Physical skills deal ...
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Bul Kathos's Wedding Band Effect

How does the Bul Kathos's Wedding Band effect, "You drain life from enemies around you", work when you are level 70? Does it count as Life Steal, and thus is useless or does this get around that ...