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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Should I repair my items before I sell them?

Found and bought items always start with a full durability, but sometimes I want to sell and item I have already used for a while and is not fully repaired. For maximizing money gained, should I ...
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What is the most optimal way to build Monk to in Inferno?

As you need a lot of single target damage and health, but also AoE, what attributes have you guys been building to survive reliably in the harder difficulties? I'm thinking going 50%/%50 Dex/Vita. ...
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How can I see my latency/ping in Diablo III?

Is there any way to display the current latency or ping in the game? I'm seeing some strange behaviour with my skills, sometimes they're not working at all and I'd like to verify that these problems ...
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Is there a way to compare your currently equipped items with those in the auction house?

I'm not seeing a way to do this which makes it hard to decide if I want to buy something for my characters. Ideally I can see the item and then see what items my characters have of the same type ...
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How do I get rid of error 3014?

While I'm still on the fence about supporting Diablo 3 with my money, I have no problem supporting it with my brother's money. Since he's away from his machine quite a bit, he told me to give the game ...
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Whirlwind damage

I am trying to understand how whirlwind works exactly, because the guide explanation is quite obscure... "Deliver multiple attacks to everything in your path for 110% weapon damage". Here are my ...
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Hidden properties of skills?

Playing with my Demon Hunter a bit, it seems like a lot of skills have hidden properties which are not mentioned in the skill description (even in the expanded one). For instance, Hungering Arrow ...
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How to transfer Diablo 3 savegames?

Is there any way I can transfer my current progress in game from one PC to another. During day I am playing on my office computer and in the evening on my personal computer at home? Any idea where the ...
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Does Whimsyshire have a boss?

Does Whimsyshire (the secret level) have a boss(a Super Unique Monster) like the Secret Cow level in Diablo 2 has the Cow King?
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How does the Prism rune for Diamond Skin interact with spells that have a continious cost?

Diamond Skin (Prism) Ray of Frost If you had Diamond Skin active with Prism, how does that affect the upkeep cost of channelling Ray of Frost?
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Why are inventory items occasionally highlighted?

Why is it that items in my inventory are occasionally highlighted as shown below? This happens for items of any rarity, as far as I can tell. What does it mean?
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What hints are we given about the events that happen after Act 3?

At the end of Act 3: During the game, there are many books and journals that give subsequent information to the plot. Some of these are from Deckard Cain. Are we given any hints about what's going ...
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Which Monk spirit-generator skills generates spirit the fastest?

In what order does the Monk's spirit-generating skills generate spirit the fastest? Both with and without all runes unlocked? I use Crippling Wave most of the time, but often find myself out of ...
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Does the Wizard Talent Conflagration work with weapons with +Fire Damage?

The Wizard Passive skill Conflagration causes enemies hit by fire damage to take increased damage: Fire damage dealt to enemies applies a burning effect, increasing all damage done to them by 10% ...
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Are Demon Hunter pets valid targets?

My spider I have from being a Demon Hunter does not have a life bar. Can they be targeted, killed, status effected etc.? Or are they just a dot on wheels?
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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 ...