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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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 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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Most efficient (cost & time) way to get a good Gavel of Judgement [duplicate]

I'm looking for a strong gavel to play the HotA build with my season barb but I'm only finding mediocre ones. If I wanted to dedicate time specifically towards creating/finding a strong gavel, what ...
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What is affected by resetting quests?

I just completed the main story line in Diablo 3 and I have option to reset quests. Well, I don't really care if I will have to redo all the game one more time, especially if there is a legendary drop ...
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If I have a fire damage weapon, but primary is cold based, which element am I? [duplicate]

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/profile/Lipton-1319/hero/65560837 I'm a Demon Hunter with Yangs Recurve which does up to 1423 Fire damage, however for my primary resource generator Evasive fire, I'm using ...
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How does Bane of the Stricken work?

Is there a cap on stacks and/or total increased damage taken? Could, say, a barely 70 monk wale away on a T4 blue for 15 minutes and continue to stack with each hit? Are stacks additive or ...
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What is the specific requirement for achievements like “Alone Tonight”?

In Season 4 of Diablo 3 we were introduced to a number of achievements with the wording "Reach Greater Rift" x "without the bonuses of any of the following Class sets." Alone tonight is Greater Rift ...
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Does sorceress follower get the damage of her weapons?

So the enchantress follower Eirena can equip a number of melee weapons, but she is magical range. Does she benefit from the damage of her melee weapons? Do they cause her magic bolts to do more ...
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Does upgrading blacksmith cause him to make better stuff?

Obviously unlocking crafting items means you can craft those more advanced items. But what does smith levels do? Do they cause him to make the same items but with more armor/damage and special stats ...
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What item bonuses do party NPC benefit from? [duplicate]

I am pretty sure bonuses like chance to get item rarity and bonus gold on NPC equipment is not used, since there is specific stats for those things that do not go up when you equip them on NPC in your ...
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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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Patch 2.3 Bounty Rewards Increase by Torment?

Do you get more or less act reagents (corrupted angel flesh, westmarch holy water etc) depending on the torment level?
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Do followers benefit from gems that do not boost their primary stat?

For my Templar follower, does it improve his stats/damage to equip his weapon with an emerald, for increased critical strike damage? Or should I equip all his slots with rubies? Likewise for the ...
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Which rare belt do I need to upgrade to get a Sebor's Nightmare?

Using Kanai's Cube, I can upgrade a rare item to a legendary using the correct recipe. If I want to end up with Sebor's Nightmare, do I have to start with a particular type of belt? If so, which ...
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If and how do Exp% and Exp/kill scale with Grifts in Patch 2.3? [duplicate]

I'm wondering how Exp%+ and Exp/kill on gear scale with greater rifts. Can anyone explain it?
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How does the “Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac” work in Diablo 3?

In Diablo 3, the legendary ring Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac has the following legendary power since patch 2.2 (patch notes): Reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your skills by 1 seconds when ...
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Playing Diablo 3 Hardcore with Windows 10 Automatic Update

I almost exclusively play hardcore mode, and I much prefer it. The only downside, as I see it, is that lagging out or disconnecting may kill you (I'm fine with any other kind of death). Now, I ...
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Why do some legendary powers not get extracted by Kanai's Cube? [duplicate]

I noticed the Haunt of Vaxo legendary power is not extracted by Kanai's cube. I understand that some powers are not extracted because they vary per character (see answers to this other question, ...
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Poisoned Spirit + Chilled to the Bone

I am experimenting with the combination of Haunt (Poisoned Spirit) which causes enemies to take 20% more damage from all sources and Summon Zombie Dogs (Chilled to the Bone) which also causes enemies ...
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How does Kanai's cube manage legendaries extracted affixes' roll?

If I extract the legendary power from a legendary which orange affix roll within a certain range (e.g. The Dead Man's Legacy 50-60) but the roll is too low (let's say 51%). If I later loot a 60% ...
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Why does extracting legendary power from Halycon's Ascent fail?

I need to extract the legendary power from Halycon's Ascent and it won't let me, it always says "Transmute failed", even though I do have the correct amount of materials. The item was enchanted to ...
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What are the parameters for Kanai's Cube when upgrading rare items?

The Kanai's Cube has a power to: Upgrade Rare Item: Upgrades the quality of a level 70 Rare item to Legendary. This item will roll as a randomized Legendary that shares that item's equipment type. ...
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Did pylon spawn rate increase?

With patch 2.3, I've been seeing way more pylons, even 2-3x per rift (~6-7). I've checked the official update log, but I didn't see such addition (there is a nerf to it, but nothing more is shown). ...
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Should I sell my remaining Rift Keystone fragments?

Since the 2.3.0 patch, any rift keystones now have a message showing in the tooltip saying "This is useless. Perhaps you should sell it." Given that they are no longer used to open the Nephalem ...
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What Kanai's Cube recipes are not listed?

There is a help section in the Kanai's Cube tab that shows 7 pages of different recipes. I know that you can also put in a Puzzle Ring and that will open a portal to The Vault. Are there others?
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How do you get Gem Essence?

There are new materials that you can use to convert gems from one type into another using Kanai's Cube. They're called Essence of Ruby, Essence of Topaz, etc. How do you get these essences to start ...
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How do you get Kanai's Cube?

I just loaded up the new patch and there doesn't seem to be much direction on how to actually acquire this key new item. Zultan Kulle talked about it briefly, and then I had no quests indicating where ...
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Skull Grasp damage calculation?

Skull Grasp "Increase the damage of Whirlwind by 300–400% weapon damage." The Wastes set has "Whirlwind gains the effect of the Dust Devils rune and Dust Devils damage is increased to 2500% weapon ...
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How to assign attribute points in Diablo 3?

Right now it assigns attributes automatically. Is there any option to assign those myself?
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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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Why do top season crusaders on 4-person team leaderboards have dexterity and intelligence items?

As season 3 is drawing to a close, I am looking forward to season 4 and starting a new character - and was considering crusader. When looking at the 4-person team leaderboards, I noticed that the top ...
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Will Inna's Mantra work with Crudest Boots?

I've found a number over overlaps with items in my current sets and was wondering if they actually work together. I have The Crudest Boots which means that my Mystic Allys is duplicated. I'm using ...
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Can I change the Diablo 3 controls to be more like the Heroes of the Storm controls?

I would like to make Diablo 3's gameplay more like Heroes of the Storm's which I am more comfortable with. It looks like rebinding most of the spells to different buttons would accomplish this ...
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How do different XP bonuses stack in Diablo 3?

Related Questions: How does 50% extra xp weekend stack with other bonuses? Extra experience from equipment What is the formula for additional experience on items? How does ...
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Can you use Diablo 3 disc to play on multiple accounts?

My brother, a couple of friends and I all have battle.net accounts. However we only have diablo 3 starter editions. so my question, is that do I need to purchase the game for all of us in order for ...
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Will ranked and unranked Greater Rift Keystones convert to new Greater Rift Keystones in v2.3?

I've learned that the following two changes will happen around rift keystones with the introduction of 2.3: Rift Keystones Fragments (for non-greater rifts) will be made useless. It no longer takes ...
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What's the effect of the red pools in the Paths of the Drowned

When you walk through one of the red pools (blood pools, perhaps), your avatar takes on a red tint, and an animation appears above its head. Similar happens to your followers if they go through a red ...
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Does gold find increase the amount you get from Boon of the Hoarder?

Boon of the Hoarder gives a chance to drop gold after killing a monster. Is this gold affected by Gold Find bonus?
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What did the angels fight about in Diablo 3?

I'm playing Diablo 3, and it shows how Tyrael is like "yeah, I'm done, I'm going to go help the humans". What were all the arch angels arguing about?
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Where did the Nightmare and Hell difficulties go in Diablo 3 after the expansion?

I recently felt like playing Diablo 3 again, which I bought at release and played for a month and then lost interest. I realized they changed a lot of stuff, but I cannot make sense of those ...
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Do color dyes give specific properties?

When I go to purchase a color dye, in the detail section of the color dye there is stuff written like "This pigment boost speeds" etc. Do color dyes really have any impact on the character properties ...
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Why do rifts stay open?

After I've beaten the Rift Guardian and grab the loot, I teleport back to town and talk to Orek to get the gold and experience. Then, there's a countdown for about 30 seconds while the rift portal ...
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Create a custom “Hell Fire Ring” for a different class

They have "Hellfire Ring" and "Hellfire Ring Of...". If I am playing a Monk, and want to create a Hellfire ring, it will always have my stat of Dexterity. However, what if I wanted to make a ring for ...
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Are the Diablo 3 Patches on Console now simultaneously released with their PC counter part?

Back in 2014 blizzard said that they would try to patch consoles as close as possible to their PC counter part. I have read an article that said that 2.1.2 was patched at the same time on PC and ...
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Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition - PS4 difficulty versus PC

I am a long-time gamer of the PC version. Within the last month, I have acquired the PS4 version. After a great deal of time in the game, it is starting to feel like the PS4 version is naturally ...
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What portal do the other goblins have a chance to open/do they open a portal?

I already got to the weird land that Rainbow Goblins and I got to The Vault, but what does the other Goblins open portal to? Or do they open one? Btw I'm talking about these guys: (Image courtesy ...
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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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Without hellfire ring how do I get 45% experience boost? [duplicate]

Many says that the level 70 hell fire ring is easier to get. Other said it's much harder than the level 60 hell fire ring. Well, I have a hard time finding people wanting to do keywarden. So, how do ...
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I'm not finding anyone in the keywarden matching option

I'm trying to create the new hellfire ring for lvl 70 characters. I tried to find friends playing Diablo 3 with the matchmaking service. I selected keywarden in the options, but the result is that I ...
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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 ...