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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Can Green Set Items be picked up by other players?

I know that all the drops from mobs are visible and can be picked from the ground by all the players in the same group, but I have the sensation that for the Green Set Items is a little bit different ...
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What are the advantages of binding a secondary to your left mouse button

I see that more and more on the armory. Some people tell on forums that it's life changing. What so different when you bind your secondary attack on left mouse button?
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Have we completed Diablo 3 in 9 hours?

My friend and i decided to play some Diablo 3. We played for almost 9 hours straight and killed Diablo on the hard difficult. We reached level 41. We think 9 hours is short for a game like Diablo 3. ...
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How do you get the “Savior” achievement?

"Save players from death 250 times" What are the mechanics? What methods can I use?
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Does “Happy Birthday Diablo III” Buff affect Kadala?

So today is exactly 2 years since Diablo 3 was out. And because of that Blizzard gave us a nice surprise: a Happy Birthday Diablo III buff: players who log in to defend Sanctuary this week will ...
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Can you salvage a plan/pattern?

Diablo 3 has a pretty good loot system for patterns in the case of, if your blacksmith or jeweler know the pattern it won't drop again. However, thanks to the legendary drop buff special event this ...
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Are there exceptionally rare items in Diablo 3 like the high runes in Diablo 2?

The high runes in Diablo 2 had a very low drop rate, such that most players would never see one drop, even if they've been playing since release. Does Diablo 3 have any similar items?
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Do minions summoned by other enemies or bosses give XP?

Enemies such as The Tomb Guardian will summon skeletons during battle. Do these minions give XP when they are killed?
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Do I earn experience faster in a group?

Generally speaking, if I'm in a full group, will I level up faster than I would if I were playing solo? This is obviously a broad question with a lot of variables, so let me try to eliminate a few: ...
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How long do shrine effects last?

Do the effects from shrines last a fixed or random amount of time? Does the duration depend on the shrine? Does it depend on the difficulty?
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Is the Auction House a global AH in Diablo III?

In the Diablo III Auction House, is it a global AH, or does it only display items from a certain sector that they place you in? And, is it the same for both real money and gold, or is one global and ...
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What are the special abilities the unique/champion monsters can have?

Unique and champion monsters will have a combination of randomly determined affixes/abilities, such as "nightmarish" or "waller". What are all of the possible abilities?
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Does the Stone of Jordan have any special properties or significance in Diablo 3?

When Diablo 2 was first released, there was a sequence you had to go through in order to get the unique rings. In order to get the Stone of Jordan, you needed to first get the Manald Heal and ...
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Is there PvP in Diablo 3? How does it work?

From my very limited experience during the open beta weekend I couldn't figure out a way to attack other players during the beta campaign. Is this possible in the release or will multiplayer only ...
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Does party size affect chance of better loot?

I know that it increases monster HP, and that experience and loot gained are separate from other party members, but do we have a higher chance of obtaining rare loot from having a larger party?
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Are runed skills always better than non-runed?

Is there any reason to not rune skills? From their descriptions they simply add additional effects (fire, greater area of effect, adds teleport, etc) and don't suggest any sort of trade-off. They ...
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Recommended stats to face Malthael

Playing a Crusader, Torment 1 with mostly legendary gear. What are all the recommended stats, and paragon level... to face Malthael again. I did see one recommended stat online as toughness of ...
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Are Legendary Crafting Materials able to drop from Rifts or other areas?

Are specific Legendary Crafting Materials restricted to only the super-unique bosses that are described in the material list, or can these same materials also drop from places like...rifts, and other ...
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Is chest farming worth it?

I saw this forum post: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/forum/topic/12329613230 The gist of the rather long post is that you get far more legendaries by making "chest runs" through story missions, like Act ...
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Diablo III, anniversary exp bonus bug?

I have a 0% experience bonus on my level 70 Demon Hunter and my level 56 Crusader. And yes, I've verified that this is not just a display issue; my heroes gain the same experience killing monsters ...
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Frozen, Immobilized, anything else that stops you from moving?

What all status affects in Diablo 3 can cause you immobility, and not being able to move? Do these certain status affects have any defense? Is there any item, or gear, or skill that can prevent you ...
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what crusader skills benefit from health globe bonus affix?

I heard that some skills (Wrathfull passive for example) benefit from the Health Globe Healing Bonus affix. How can I know which skills benefit from that stat? Is there any rule?
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What determines how many blood shards I get?

The boss fights in the Nephalem Rifts often drop multiple blood shards. They show up in bright purple and it says "Blood Shards (X)" where 'x' is the number I received from that fight. It seems like ...
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Is the Paragon Gold Find bonus exempt from the cap?

In patch 2.0.1, Paragon levels were completely reworked to grant bonus paragon points that you can invest in stats and perks to strengthen your character. One of the options for Utility points is ...
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Is it possible to get the “Might of the Earth” set with Bloodshards?

I wonder if it would be possible to get the Might of the Earth set thru the Bloodshard vendor. It's not possible to get class item sets like Tal Rashas, Inna's or Immortal King's. But could you get a ...
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Under what conditions does Malthael drop legendary pieces or plans?

After first beating Malthael in Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls, I received 3 legendary drops. Reaper's Wraps Reaper's Fear A legendary pair of boots that dropped probably because I was lucky. While I'm ...
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Does Paragon Run Speed bonus overcome Heavenly Strength

The Crusader has a passive called Heavenly Strength, which allows the player to equip a 2h weapon in one hand, but reduces max run speed by 15%. This means that the player's runspeed is limited to ...
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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 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 ...