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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How does the post-2.0 Puzzle Ring work?

Patch 2.0.1 introduced a lot of significant changes to the loot system in the game. One of the significant ones was the revamp to the Puzzle Ring, which now has a new effect: Summon a treasure ...
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Where can I find “Ascended” items for level 70 legendary crafting?

In Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls I have gotten 2 new recipes for legendary level 70 items: Reaper's Wraps Pender's Purchase I know there are more with the same properties that I describe in this ...
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What are the Diablo 3 Hardcaps?

What are the Diablo 3 Hardcaps? I am having trouble finding official posts or people that have tested these values. Please provide the source of your information as well. Thanks
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What determines the quality of loot in horadric caches?

Ofcourse your character's level and the random factor affect what you get in the caches, but is there anything else that has influence on the loot from a cache? For example, does it matter on what ...
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Does the quality of white items give different craft results?

Some of the new crafting recipes for legendary or set items require regular white items in order to craft them. I've been saving superior or masterwork white items for eventual use in these crafts. ...
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Does Akarat's Champion death-preventing effect actually work or is it bugged?

I am trying to find out if I can rely on the death-preventing effect of Akarat's Champion. I have read in several places online that it is possibly bugged, and it seemed to have been confirmed. ...
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What does Iron Maiden do?

The Iron Maiden skill description is...lacking. Gain Thorns. How much thorns? What exactly does this passive do?
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How to play Diablo III in a Virtual Machine?

I saw a lot of people asking the same question in other forums (yes, i've googled it a little bit), and some people answered that of course is possible to play it in a Virtual Machine but only using ...
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How do I use a microphone in Diablo 3?

I have searched the game menus and cannot find how to enable my headset microphone. Is this possible in Diablo 3? What are the alternatives? Are there external programs used for this?
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When to salvage legendary items?

Should I wait and salvage them when I reach inferno? Does it matter when I salvage unused legendary items?
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In loot 2.0 do drop geared depend on our gear quality?

I have a well made wizard with 330k damage. Most drop gears would lower the DPS of course. However, not by much. I also have a demon hunter lvl 60 with a mere 25k DPS. It's amazing how most drop ...
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Can a certain elemental resistance get high enough for it to heal you?

Is it possible to increase a resistance to a point where that element actually starts to heal you? For example, if you get very high poison resistance, will it eventually start healing you at a ...
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When do you get disconnected from your current game in diablo 3?

When you go afk while in a game you'll get disconnected after some time. My question is how long is this time, and does it affect the time it needs to disconnect you if you either let the game run as ...
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Diablo III, I need to be at “X” level to drop this legendary item? [duplicate]

I would like to try to drop a Puzzle Ring which is a level 29 ring. I'm afraid of Diablo III levelling system and it's relative things 'cause I know that a player on level 20 only can drop equipment ...
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Diablo III, Why people always do the same in Adventure mode?

I've played around 70 times on Adventure mode (in Normal difficulty, and played other modes) and people always do the same, no matter the difficulty mode (unless Tormento), they just does the bountys ...
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How do I get 4 wolves for a Demon Hunter?

I'm very new to Diablo III, I've just played for around 2 weeks. Today I had a Demon Hunter in Torment VI (with max bonus/sub dificulty) with 4 wolves join our group, so I've investigated in Google ...
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Difference in item drop between old and new characters

I played through Reaper of Souls with the new crusader character and was impressed by the yellow items that dropped. I regularly found fittings rare items. I then went on to play Act V with my ...
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Certain events, are they only associated with bounties?

There are a few events and things within Westmarch Commons that I have been trying to get for the last several days. I have seen some stuff online about them also being associated with bounties. The ...
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Fire Walkers critical hit

My Fire Walkers burn the ground I walk on, dealing 100$ weapon damage to enemies within a radius. Can the boots do critical hits? If so, is the crit damage based off your normal damage or the damage ...
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Is it possible to get legendary drop while in a different map? [duplicate]

Let say in a co-op game, you are in a different map than other players (for example while doing split bounties), is it possible to get a legendary drop in other maps that other players cleared ...
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Storm Crow 'fiery ball' damage

My Storm Crow has a 29% chance to cast a fiery ball when attacking. Does anyone know how much damage the ball does on impact?
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1st kill Malthael

I'm trying to figure out how the system works and I was wondering. I already read about, Under what conditions does Malthael drop legendary pieces or plans? When you first kill Malthael you have a ...
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Knockback on Hit with Witch Doctor [duplicate]

I have a Rare Ceremonial Knife (Witch Doctor) with 2.0% Chance to Knockback on Hit. Is this effect triggered by non-melee attacks, such as Firebomb and Firebats? I have not seen any evidence in-game ...
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What is the proc rate of the special ability on Pauldrons of the Skeleton King

There is a special legendary shoulder called Pauldrons of the Skeleton King that has a chance to drop from Act 1 bounty bags. The special secondary on these shoulders reads: "When receiving fatal ...
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Is Black Hole a Knockback?

Is the spell Black Hole counted as knockback? It would be insane with Strongarm Bracers. I've googled it and some people say it does, while others say it doesn't, does anyone have an offical ...
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How do you equip legendary potions?

I just received a Bottomless Potion of Regeneration and it seems there are 5 other legendary potions as well (See here) But, it doesn't mention how to equip the potion. How do I equip the potion?
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Do paragon levels affect the difficulty of enemies?

In Diablo 3, (2.0) enemies now level with you, but does that include Paragon levels? are enemies getting more difficult with each Paragon level I gain? or do they only get more difficult by ...
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Does death affect drop rate of legendary in nephalem rift?

My friend told me the longer I survive in battle the more likely legendary drops, and death will reset the timer,is this true?
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Is it possible to roll AS for Cain's insight?

Cain's insight, when reviewed with Myriam, it shows as a possible roll only one of the trifecta stats, critical chance. In the game guide it says that it can roll: +5 Random Magic Properties So, ...
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Thorns Crusader build

After looking at this question after looting a level 70 adjusted Hack, I was thinking a thorns based Crusader build might work (although I've never played Crusader). Along those lines, I have a couple ...
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Real chance percentage of 'Chance on …' affix in legendaries?

I wonder what the mathematical percentage of 'Chance on ...' affix on some legendary items. For example: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/item/bovine-bardiche ...
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Does crafting on torment 6 make better rolls on items?

Some friends told me to try crafting items on T6 difficult to higher the roll values. Is it really working?
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Carnevil losing DPS of my fetishes?

I just found a Carnevil http://us.battle.net/d3/en/item/carnevil My issue is that I think I'm losing the "dagger" dps of my fetishes. Does anyone know the damage is the same as their daggers when ...
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Why am I having FPS issues?

I am playing Diablo 3: ROS and having FPS issues while my girlfriend's laptop runs the game like a dream. My setup: Intel i7, 4770k 3.5gHz, 16GB RAM, 2 Nvidia GeForce GTX760s (SLI), 750 Watt power ...
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Where do I find sacrifice?

I have a level 45 Witch Doctor in Diablo 3, and I haven't played in over a year. Maybe even two, it's been a loooong time. I distinctly remember a cool strategy back then was to sacrifice your zombie ...
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Are heal on hit also applied on dot effects?

In Diablo 3, I wonder if my life on hit also heals me on DOT effects. More specifically, I have a Barbarian with a certain amount of heal per hit. If I were to use the Rend spell (AOE DOT around me), ...
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How can I maximize my cooldown reduction?

I'm trying to maximize my cooldown reduction of skills. Is there somewhere where I can find the following information? Is there a list of all item slots where Cooldown Reduction can spawn? Is there ...
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Can I critically hit a chicken?

I recently acquired the Hand of the Prophet relic for my Enchantress that enables all her skills. As a result she's now polymorphing enemies into chickens, an ability I had never previously used. ...
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When does the item count reset for the Puzzle Ring? [duplicate]

I have the Puzzle Ring in Diablo 3 which means that I have a cute little treasure goblin that runs around with me. He picks up and eats all the white items that I find and after a certain number (for ...
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What is the trigger mechanic for the wizard passive critical mass?

This question is no longer relevant as the skill has been removed from the game as of Patch 2.0.1 Critical Mass is a wizard passive: Critical Hits have a chance to reduce the cooldown of your spells ...
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How much is one point of each affix worth for damage?

Now that the Mystic has graced us with her presence, we can change a single affix on items. Trouble is, it's sometimes really hard to figure out how much each point is worth. Should I replace Attack ...
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Is it possible to manage Battle.net friends out of game?

I just started playing Diablo III and have noticed that, so far, I've only been able to add friends and accept friend requests from in-game. This is a bit frustrating, as I usually chat to my mates ...
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Does Inspiring Presence affect Threatening Shout - Demoralize

Does Inspiring Presence increase the taunt time of Threatening Shout - Demoralize from 4 seconds to 8 seconds?
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Do the fetishes spawned from Fetish Sycophants match elements with the skill?

Fetish Sycophants randomly spawns fetishes when I attack, do those fetishes match the element of the Fetish army skill? I am using Tiki Torchers since I have + fire element gear.
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What does this goblet icon mean?

Upon going through my quests to make I had completed everything, I noticed that some of quests had a strange goblet icon in front of them. What does this mean?
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How do I complete the Destroyer of Destiny achievement?

The Destroyer of Destiny requires that you destroy all 4 Activated Pillars in the Royal Crypt at once. This can obviously only be done when going to face the Skeleton King. The pillars are placed a ...
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How does Epiphany affect skills?

With the new expansion Reaper of Souls, Monk has a new ability 'Epiphany'. It's description is, Have an Epiphany, increasing your Spirit Regeneration per Second by 20 and enabling your melee ...
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Better crit chance or crit damage or something else? [duplicate]

I have found when ROS went out a legendary ring with this stats: 429 vit ( rerolled ) 94 all res 7.0% atk speed I don't remember which stat I rerolled into vit but I do remember I had only 4M ...
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How can I reach Whimsyshire, the secret level in Diablo III?

There's information that there's a secret level in Diablo III, similar to Diablo II's "Secret Cow Level". How can I reach that secret area in Diablo III?
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What is reflected in the Mirrorball?

The Legendary Wizard Source Mirrorball is reflecting something, but I can't tell what it is. I wouldn't be surprised if it was an Easter Egg of some sort. Does anyone know what it is that the ...