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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What is error 3007?

I have been thrown out of my game and shortly after error 3007 appears and I have to reconnect in order to continue. In solo this is beyond annoying because I have to restart whatever I was doing, in ...
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Is there any kind of practice dummy somewhere that I can test skills on?

Some games have practice dummies (or suitable alternatives) that players can test skills or dps on. Is there anything similar in Diablo III that I can hit repeatedly without killing to test skills ...
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Is there any way to see other player's pet hp bars?

I'm playing a Monk and my boyfriend is a Witch Doctor, and I was wondering if there is any way to see his pet's hp bars so I can heal them if needed. I can see my own pet's hp (yes, I'm calling my ...
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Can I link merchant items in chat?

I tried to shift-click an item a merchant was selling in chat to a friend, however it doesn't work. Is there something special I need to do to link a merchant's item in chat, or is that not possible ...
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Can Frost Nova with Shatter result in more than two Frost Novas?

The Frost Nova ability freezes all enemies around the Wizard for 3 seconds. Shatter reads: A frozen enemy that is killed has a 50% chance of releasing another Frost Nova. If a second Frost Nova ...
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Will a higher level Staff of Herding open the lower difficulty Whimsyshire?

So I know that there are multiple levels of the Staff of Herding, and they get significantly more expensive as you go up in difficulties. I play with a lot of people who have varying amounts of time ...
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Where is the gambler?

Diablo 2 had a gambler where you could purchase items before knowing what magical properties they'll have. I'm about halfway through Diablo 3 and have yet to stumble upon a gambler. Has anyone found ...
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How can I determine the quality of a socketed gem?

Since learning that unsocketing destroys neither the gem nor the item, I have been socketing like it's my job. Unfortunately, now I don't remember which quality gem went in which item. I'd rather ...
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How can I put gold in my stash?

In Diablo 2, I always kept a fair amount of gold in my stash as a way of saving for expensive items. It was gold that I wouldn't touch because it wasn't freely spent from my inventory. In Diablo 3, ...
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Why can I equip a sword as a demon hunter in Diablo 3 if I can't use it?

I'm confused about my demon hunter character. I can equip non-ranged weapons, but it doesn't seem like it can use them because the LMB and RMB are bound to ranged attacks. What am I missing?
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Does changing regions cause me to lose my characters on the previous region?

I switched for Euro server to US server last night, and I think this made me lose my character. If I was to change back to Euro server whould I get my character back? Or is there any way to get my ...
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Does the damage bonus from Disruption affect itself?

My Disruption rune says "Targets hit by Arcane Torrent become Disrupted for 6 seconds, causing them to take 15% additional damage from any attacks that deal Arcane damage." Does this bonus include ...
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Does Torturous Grounds prevent Cull the Weak

Cull the Weak increased damaged on slowed enemies, but Torturous Grounds causes the first two seconds of Caltrops to be an immobilize effect. Does this override the slow for the first two seconds ...
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Is there any advantage to leveling more than one character of the same class in Diablo 3?

I've noticed in the achievements that there's one for each class for leveling 2 Heros of that class to 60. Is there any advantage to doing this is or is it simply for the achievement's sake?
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Which other skills complement Chakram?

Chakram is a secondary mouse skill used by the Demon Hunter class in Diablo 3. The attack is essentially an onslaught of spinning blades that cover a large area fairly quickly while hitting multiple ...
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What conditions can be broken?

Certain abilities (e.g. the Wizard's Mirror Image) can break conditions. In testing this, I discovered you can break at least Freeze, Root, and Snare. I assume there are conditions that I can't ...
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Dualwielding different speed weapons, why is the slower weapon graphically forced in to the main hand?

I noticed that when wielding a fast fist-weapon in the mainhand slot, and a slower mace in the offhand slot, the game will graphically swap the mace to be displayed in my monks right hand. Is this the ...
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Is there any level limit for using gems?

I'm thinking of buying some high-quality gem from the auction house, but before I shell my money, I was wondering if there's any level limit on gems, or whether gems increase the level limits on items ...
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Can I transfer characters from one region to another in Diablo 3?

When I first installed Diablo 3, it defaulted the region to "The Americas" when I am Europe-based. I didn't notice until I played for a few hours. Is it possible to transfer my characters from one ...
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Can you play with friends in different regions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Buying Diablo 3 in a different region I have seen this post about if I can change regions, but it doesn't seem to answer my question: Can you play with someone in a ...
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Treasure goblin's portal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do the Treasure Goblins work? Is there a way to use the treasure goblin's portal and travel where he is going? There must be more gold where it is coming from. Is it ...
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Equipped weapons of Wizards and their Durability

For the very first time I am playing a game of the Diablo series and I started as a wizard. In the beginning I had equipped a normal wand and I found some swords and bows however I do not understand ...
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Can I abuse the Auction House to “increase” my stash size?

Can I put everything in my stash up for sale then quick cancel it before it lands on the block to give me more space in my stash? It's not as convenient (though exiting while in-town and logging back ...
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What attack does the Wizard do when attacking with a spell while out of Arcane Power?

I've noticed that if my Wizard runs out of Arcane Power while I'm spamming an ability that costs arcane power, I start shooting little white dots at the enemy which do damage. This surprised me ...
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Are bosses guaranteed to drop two yellow items the first time I kill them on normal?

A comment here suggests that Whenever you kill a boss for the first time (on normal difficulty only), it is guaranteed to drop at least 2 rares: One general rare and one specifically suited ...
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Do Rare Items have set colors?

I recently found a set of Rare Boots and discovered upon wearing them that they were a most garish shade of yellow. Do Rare items have an alternate default color scheme from magical (blue) items, or ...
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How are attributes spread in each specific class?

Every class gets a certain amount of points per level up. How are these points distributed in each of the five classes?
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Is there any limitation as to which character can identify an item in Diablo 3

During one of the quests, my co-op partner( with level 10 Demon Hunter as the character) was rewarded with a rare item. Apparently he wasn't able to identify the item(there was no option for him to do ...
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Is it possible to have more than 4 Zombie Dogs?

I'm playing a sacrifice build Witch Doctor, and recently added Mass Confusion with Devolution rune. However, I have yet to get any additional zombie dogs from killing a confused opponent. Each time, ...
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What can I walk through using Spirit Walk?

Once again, the skill description for Spirit Walk leaves a bit to the imagination. What exactly does it mean that my movement is unhindered? Does it negate any movement slowing effects? Does it ...
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What is an effective strategy for farming yellow+ drops?

At what point in the game do yellow drops become more common. Currently I am finding them mostly from bosses like the Skeleton King and that is about it. It would seem that these items are generally ...
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What abilities allow you to break control impairing effects and other conditions?

Occasionally, I've encountered opponents with the "Jailer" affix, and some bosses seem to have attacks that hold you still (though you aren't frozen). I've discovered the Wizard's Mirror Image, if ...
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Are white or grey items worth picking up at all?

Once you're past the first few levels and not desperate for any little bump you can get, is it at all worth picking up the whites and greys littering the average battlefield? I'm know that every ...
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What are the Pros and Cons of Using Two Handed Weapons as a Monk? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Monks and the effectiveness of 2-handed weapons I am leveling as a monk on Diablo 3, so far, i've managed to use Daibos as weapons (i've found a rare one). My question ...
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Marked For Death - everyone or just me?

The demon hunter skill Marked For Death has this description: Marks an enemy. The marked enemy will take 12% additional damage for the next 30 seconds. Does this damage increase apply for other ...
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What clips my wings?

I have the Collector's Edition of Diablo 3 and I love the little set of angel wings you get. I notice that when I log into the game again I have to re-use my item to apply the wings to my character. ...
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Can equipment be dyed in a trade window?

Collector Edition dyes are account bound and cannot be traded, however can they be used in a trade window to dye someone else's gear? I do not have the CE dyes, but can see myself potentially wanting ...
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How can I change the difficulty?

Is there a way to change the difficulty back to normal after you've started a game on nightmare?
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How can I access the Auction House from out of game?

I would like to keep tabs on my auctions during the day time while I'm away from the game. Is it possible to access the Auction House in Diablo 3 from the Battle.net website? If so, how?
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When does Leah discuss “Tristram”, “Leah's Childhood”, and “About the Temple”?

Leah only appears to discuss quests and the same three topics before the big incident, after which she only speaks of her power. When can we dialogue about "Tristram", "Leah's Childhood", and "About ...
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Where can I find Report from Wortham and Villager's Journal?

I (and it seems like a lot of other people) am missing two quest lore reports for an achievement: "Report from Wortham" (the first) and "Villager's Journal" (the last). Where can I find them? By ...
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How do +damage mods work when dual wielding?

There are rings, shields and many other non-weapon items that give a small boost to damage. If someone wears say a ring with +3-5 dmg, and dual wields - does this mean that it will give the full ...
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Can the Collector Edition Dyes be transferred between users?

I'm a bit fussy about my character's appearance, and always want to look my best when slaying hordes of demons. I read that there are two collector-edition dyes I do not have (Beige and Dark Grey), ...
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How can I correct missing lore achievements?

Through various instances of downtime or pseudo-downtime (where the servers were being worked on and "you may cause some interruption in communication, ability to log in, use of in-game features, and ...
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Do activated abilities queue?

I've often noticed as I spam the mouse buttons, that the ability I am trying to activate doesn't seem to occur immediately, and instead may take a second or two while I finish other animations. Does ...
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How do I most effectively generate Fury?

Each of the Barbarian primary abilities generate "X Fury per attack". Fury is then used by the secondary abilities, and if you mash the right mouse button like me your beefy Man or woMan will soon be ...
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How accurate is the character sheet dps value?

I'm wondering how much I should be trusting the character sheet dps value. Are there certain stats/skills that it ignores? What should be I taking into account when comparing dps values?
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On Wizard, Is it better to use Magic Weapon or Familiar(sparkflint)?

So the Wizard gets the skill Magic Weapon that raises your dmg by 10% and this IS reflected in your DPS rating when you cast it. A few levels later you get the Familiar which eventually gets ...
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Where can I find specific dye colors?

So far all of Act I merchants have sold Green, Brown, or White dyes, while all of Act II merchants have sold Green, Brown, White, or Blue dyes. The number of different colors for sale, and which ...
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How do armor, resistances and missile/melee damage reduction interact?

How do damage reduction from armor, damage reduction from resistances, and missile/melee damage reduction interact? For example, let's say I have X armor which translates to x% damage reduction ...