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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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 ...
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What to re-roll on weapon in order to optimize DPS?

I have found this weapon: Luckily, it already has a socket so I can re-roll other stats. The +damage can roll up to 1490 instead of 1347. But I can also re-roll the resource cost reduction to gain ...
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Fastest way to clear Nephalem Rifts?

One of the achievements is to clear a Rift in just 2 short minutes. So seeing there isn't a difficulty requirement, I went to Normal to give this a try. After a few attempts my fastest time is still ...
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Does Hexing Pants of Mr. Yan work for Sentry/Hydra skill?

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/item/hexing-pants-of-mr-yan Your resource generation and damage is increased by 25% while moving and decreased by 20–25% while standing still. I'm wondering whether ...
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Is there a way to pick up all the items around you with one button?

Similar to how the console versions of Diablo work, where you press Circle or what not, and it picks up everything around you. Is this possible, with any macros or mappings, to do in Diablo 3 for PC?
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How do I know if a Legendary item can be obtained at Kadala?

Reaper of Soul has introduced with Kadala a system of gambling. I know that you can get legendaries from her but I don't know if every legendary in the game can be obtained by gambling. How do I ...
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Puzzle Ring - Does Kadala have a chance of dropping this?

Can the Puzzle Ring (2.0 version) drop from Kadala? Is there even a slight chance of this.
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Where does the Hallowed Set drop? [duplicate]

I am curious as to whether set blacksmith plans sometimes drop only from certain sources. I am under the impression (right now) that all blacksmith plans drop unniversaly and random. Unlike the ...
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Is there a fast way to unlock Torment mode?

How do you unlock Torment? DO I just need to beat Malthael? So if I join someones game before the last boss can I just fight him and unlock it.
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What's the legendary drop rate of Ghom?

Is it close to elites? Is it worth to do Ghom repetitively? And in that case, should I do it in adventure mode or normal mode?
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What do skill boosting affixes affect and what they don't?

Some skills, when combined with a particular rune, grant a secondary effect like Demon Hunter Sentry - Spitfire Turret launching rockets or Crusader Punish - Roar exploding in flames upon blocking or ...
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Where do the Act 5 Unique monsters spawn for the Special Assignment / Irreplaceable You achievements?

It looks like there is a great list for acts 1-4 here: Where do the enemies for the unique enemy achievements spawn? However, I couldn't find a list for the new Act 5 achievements added in Reaper of ...
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How do you re-unlock all story missions with a new character?

I unlocked/beat the entire story. My hardcore character died. So I started a new one, got to level 70 (mix between power leveling and bounties). Now I went to Campaign to try to farm some of my gear ...
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Is it possible to craft legendary items with special attributes?

Like Fire Walkers' "Burn the ground…"?
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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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What does Raekor's Will set bonus do, to the damage type of Furious Charge?

I'm trying to focus my damage type on my barbarian. I have one barbarian focused around Fire Damage, wearing Mage Fist, Cinderswitch and so on - all adding to +Fire Damage% - and this is all fine. ...
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is campaign bonus based on lowest used difficulty?

This is about the guaranteed legendary and reapers fear we get for completing act 1-4 and act 5. Will it be based on the lowest difficulty used during the campaign or the difficulty at completing the ...
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What kind of damage do Firewalkers do?

Is it considered fire damage? If so, is it affected by "Fire skills deal 20% more damage"?
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Have we completed Diablo 3 in 9 hours?

My friend and i decided to play some Diablo 3. We played for almost 9 hours straight and killed Diablo on the hard difficult. We reached level 41. We think 9 hours is short for a game like Diablo 3. ...