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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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At what point do items that alter specific skills start appearing?

I have heard there are equipment attributes that will modify specific skills, such as "decrease cool down on wall of zombies by 2 seconds". I'm really looking forward to these, as it may open up ...
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Does Diablo 3 chat support gagging users on a channel (all spammers must be nerfed!)?

As a temporary fix to 3007 error, I have the [General] channel on. This is about as wonderful as poking myself in the eye with a pencil because of the spammers who have already started with their ...
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Big Trouble in a Talking Barrel?

So i've been sitting here for like 10 minutes watching this old codger dance around in a barrel waiting to unlock this achievement because I am an achievement junkie. Does anyone have this ...
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What are toasts? Can I eat those?

In the social tab under the options menu, there's a checkbox that reads Show Toast Windows, and then a duration for these toasts, what are they? how can I use them, and what are they for?
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How should I make money?

I was wondering mostly if I should be selling my magic items (the bad ones) to NPCs or if I should just keep on trying to sell them on the auciton house... The limit of 10 simultaneous auctions ...
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How does the level limit work on quests?

The name says it all. How does the quest level limits work? My girlfriend just joined my game and I am in ActII and she is level 1 and was able to join. How can she join an Act she has never beat and ...
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Discount at Tashun?

There is a quest you can do for Tashun in the Lost Mines(I think, or forgotten?). His reward is a 'Discount' on his items. What I am not sure, since I never really bought much from him to begin with, ...
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Can amulets or trinkets (jewelry) be created by the blacksmith, jewelcrafter, or another artisan?

If I visit the blacksmith, I can create (or learn to create) any type of weapon or armor, except for amulets and rings. If I visit the jewelcrafter, I can create any type of gems. Does a artisan ...
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What is the pulverize Exp Bonus?

I saw it flash once, and I didn't have time to read its description... So what exactly is the Pulverize Exp bonus, and what could be the strategies to get it?
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Does destroying everything give experience? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any benefits to blowing everything up? Do wrecking everything in the enemy base give any amount of exp. aside the bonus you get when you smash more than 6 ...
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When do Dye Merchants change their inventory?

So, as per Where can I find specific dye colors? it seems that dye colors are somewhat random as to where you find them. In Act II, I was able to buy acquatic dye and spring dye from the merchant to ...
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Can I sort characters by how recently they've been played?

Is there any option to sort the characters on my account fom Diablo III like in Diablo II (most recent char played to be the first in list)
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Can I have my zombie dogs keep closer by?

As a witch doctor, zombie dogs are without a doubt invaluable at the beginning of the game. The problem is that the zombie dogs lash out at anything they set their eyes on, often aggravating more ...
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I appear to be offline when I'm online [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does it say “that player is offline” when that player is most certainly online? My friends are telling me that I appear as "offline" in their friends ...
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Does a weapon with a percent of its damage returned as life proc from spells or melee hits only?

I have a weapon on my wizard that converts a small portion of damage dealt to life. Does this work for spell damage I do, or only on melee hits?
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Is there a way to share my inventory to my friends?

I have a few rares (and probably will have some legendaries later) for classes I don't play, which I'd like to make available to my friends, as they may be able to use them in their builds. Is there ...
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Do I get my gold back when I make a bid in the Auction House and it fails?

I went and made several bids of increasing value on a single item (8000, 9000, and 10000) before noticing that instead of taking the difference out of my gold balance (8000 the first time and 1000 ...
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Is it possible to transfer items between my characters in Diablo III?

Background I've found a "legendary dagger" for a Witch Doctor in my wizard account. I was going to try out the Demon Hunter as my second character, but now I'm thinking I can try Witch Doctor ...
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Why does over-clocking a CPU cause audio in Diablo 3 cinematics to go out of sync?

I have recently purchased Diablo 3 and noticed that the sound in the cinematics of that game was out of sync and always a few seconds behind the visual and the subtitle. I then read that overclocking ...
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Is a tank required for groups to be successful?

My friends and starting to play Diablo 3 and are deciding which class each of us wants to be. One thing factoring into our decision is if one of us will need to be a tank for us to be successful. ...
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What are the primary stats for each Champion?

Witch Doctor: ? Barbarian: ? Wizard: ? Monk: Dexterity Demon Hunter: ?
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If people can see through my clothes, will I be Color Coordinated?

One of the Diablo 3 "exploration" achievements is Color Coordinated: Equip your head, shoulders, torso, legs, feet, and hands slots with items dyed the same color. I don't particularly care for ...
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Where can i see when maintenance will be over?

Diablo 3 runs on battle.net and the Battle.net servers are down for Maintenance (Error 33), most maintenance are planed for a set time period where can I go to see when they will be up again?
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How do I get higher difficulty Plan: Staff of Herding?

So I have made Staff of Herding and I wanted to get the plans for the Nightmarish version, but after killing Izual a couple of times on Nightmare and getting Plan: Staff of Herding two times I don't ...
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Is there any way to dial back the gore in Diablo 3?

Is it possible to dial back the gore in diablo 3? My fiancee loves the gameplay but she can't handle the squishy aspects.
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How can I make Entangling Shot viable?

I love the visual effect and crowd control capabilities of Entangling Shot, but the 75% 90% weapon damage property seems to make it very weak compared to other Demon Hunter primaries such as Hungering ...
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Do “temporary” followers have special abilities?

Do others followers (e.g. Leah, Tyreal) that join you in some parts of the story have special abilities (buff, active skills, etc.)?
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What exacly does “reducts the duration of control impairing effects” do?

Which are the control impairing effects this magic attribute is referring to? Does this also reduce it's effectiveness?
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Can I see what difficulty I am playing?

Once I am in a game can I see what difficulty it is set to in any way without having to go kill something and see what level loot it drops?
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What's in the Den of the Fallen?

I stumbled upon this random dungeon a few days ago during a quest. I started going through it, but I didn't complete it (computer problems). What's in the dungeon and how deep does it go? Is there a ...
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What xp gains are affected by shrine of enlightenment?

Does the shrine of enlightenment increase the xp gained from: +xp per kill items xp from bonuses (massacre, destruction etc.) xp from finishing quests in addition to increasing the xp from kills ...
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How does blocking work in Diablo 3?

I see all shields have a block% and a damage reduction component. I have 2 Questions: If an attack proc a block. Is the block damage reduction applied before or after armor and relevant resistance ...
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How does +xp per kill on a follower works

When I equip a +xp per kill item on a follower, How is the extra xp gained? I've read already that I'll get only 20% of the bonus (so a +5xp will become +1xp) but, will I get it for every kill made by ...
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How should I be using teleport?

I just keep dying with my Wizard, and seeing as I want to prepare myself for hardcore, but I keep facing death, I'd like a few tips on how to maximize my usage of teleport in order to avoid dying so ...
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How are critical strikes rolled and counted?

Some effects, such as the Barbarian's Overpower ability, gain benefits from striking critically a lot (in this case, the cooldown of the skill is lowered by one second per critical strike). The ...
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What is corpse hopping?

I've seen the term "corpse hopping" used regarding some behavior on the higher difficulties of Diablo III. What does that mean, and how is that done?
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Can the Frost Arrow rune cause a chain reaction?

The Frost Arrow rune for the Elemental arrow skill reads: Fire a frost arrow that splits into multiple arrows after hitting its target What I'd like to know is: can these split arrows split ...
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Do the bonus to health globes work also on items equipped by my companions?

If I have an item that gives a bonus on health globes that I pick up, does this bonus work also if I give said item to my follower?
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Do Blizzards from multiple Wizards stack?

The description of Blizzard states "Multiple casts in the same area do not stack." What if there are two Wizards in my party? Will each of their Blizzards deal damage, or only one?
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How do mobs with “Shielding” work?

Some Elite/Champion mobs have a "Shielding" modifier where they bubble themselves for a while. How does the shield work; does it absorb a fixed amount of HP? Are they totally immune (from damage and ...
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Can I read or listen to a creature lore if I missed the popup?

When I am questing and/or exploring in diablo 3, I sometimes miss the New Lore popup in the bottom right corner of my screen. After a short period of time, it disappears. Can I read or listen to ...
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Can I craft Spikes and other fist weapons for a Monk?

My blacksmith is at Level 3 (Adept) and I don't see fist weapons that I can craft. Will be able to craft any fist weapons later? If so, what are the requirements?
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How should I level up Hardcore heroes?

I'm starting a Hardcore hero and I'm wondering, what should I do and what should I avoid? I never played Hardcore in Diablo2 so, there is a "hardcore for basics tips" that I'm not aware of, or is just ...
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Do healing globes improve as you progress?

Fairly straightforward question. Do healing globes improve at all as you progress? Or does any improvement have to come from gear?
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How does quest progress work if you skip some via friends' games?

I just started in Inferno and joined a friend who was further along in the story. If I complete quests with him, what will happen to my progression? Will none of what I did with him count cause I ...
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How does the “Soul Harvest” skill work?

I just unlocked this skill which feeds on the life force of my enemies to increase my Intelligence by 30 seconds. When I activate it, a circle of light surrounds me. What's not clear to me is whether ...
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Can Starter Edition/guest pass characters carry into the Standard Edition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do guest pass characters carry through an upgrade to the full game? My friend is using one of my guest passes. Will she be able to bring her character into the main game ...
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What's the minimum item level where sockets appear?

I'm working on a "fast secondary character level up" item set, and one thing I want is a low-level socketed helmet that I can stick a ruby in. I don't remember seeing gems or socketed items until ...
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How to Change Difficulty in Diablo 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the difficulty? I played through as a Monk, unlocked Nightmare, went back and played with friends on Normal mode but now want to get back to Nightmare ...
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How do I defeat Fuad the Cannibal?

While exploring the Howling Plateau I encountered Fuad the Cannibal in his very small cellar. I can get the fight going well but when he hits me he gets a massive healing bonus. Is the strategy ...