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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Does the 2-piece Marauder's bonus also affect the Companion active ability?

The 2-piece Marauder's set bonus causes Companion to summon all companions, instead of just the chosen one. Does activating Companion trigger the ability of all companions, or just the one you have ...
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Does +Meteor damage and Nilfur's Boots affect Tal Rasha Meteors?

Can't seem to find any consensus. Tal Rasha's bonus rains down meteors from the sky when you hit with an element. I've been trying to see if the meteors that are called down from Tal Rasha procs are ...
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What is the equipment level range from drops at Inferno Difficulty?

Are the drops all level 60? Do they vary between acts like at other difficulty levels?
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Does the increased Blood Shard cap apply account wide?

You can increase your Blood Shard cap by doing solo greater rifts. Is the increase to your cap applied account wide, seasonal, general or only character based?
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How many XP do I get by killing monsters?

I have some items that gives me +X experience points for each kill, or +X%, but how does this compare to the XP obtained by killing those monsters? I can't see how many points I get when I kill them.
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new damage calculation with set bonuses

So with the revamp of sets in 2.2 my question is how the new damage buffs get applied. are they all multiplicative from diffrent sets/legendary vs additive (stacking elemental dmg) With the new ...
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How does the Marauder's new set bonus work with Kridershot?

The new Marauder's set has the following set bonus. The Demon Hunter's Hatred generator skills deal 100% additional damage for every active Sentry The unique item Kridershot now makes my skill ...
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Which slots can roll which affixes?

Certain affixes can only appear in certain slots, for example, CD only ever rolls on gloves, rings, amulets and weapons, Obviously, legendaries are an exception to this. Some you can find, for example ...
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Changing Paragon Portraits

I just unlocked a new Paragon Portrait and I'm finding that I don't like the look all that much. I've tried right-clicking and looking through options, but I haven't seen a way to change my selected ...
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Smithing low level legendary set items

I recently got Reaper of Souls, yes I know I'm late. I've been levelling up my characters to level 70 and I've been looking around for gear and gearing tips, and I've found that some of the legendary ...
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Can two people with and without Reaper of Souls play together, and will they cap at 60 together?

I have a friend I'd like to play with who has Diablo 3 with the Reaper of Souls expansion. I don't have the expansion myself. Will my friend and I be able to play together? Further, when we hit ...
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What counts as a “hit” for the new affix on Broken Promises?

Patch 2.2 re-worked some legendary items, among them the Broken Promises ring. It's new affix states: After 5 consecutive non-critical hits, your chance to critically hit is increased to 100% for ...
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How much XP does it take per Paragon level?

As of patch 2.0.1 paragon levels are no longer capped. How can I figure out how much xp it takes per level of paragon? Pre 2.0.1 patch: Blizzard announced that there would be 100 additional ...
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How do I install Diablo 3 on an external hard drive without admin privileges?

In relation to the post here: Playing through an external hardrive and here: How can I run Diablo 3 without an administrator account? I'd like to know how you can install Diablo 3 on a connected USB ...
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Which melee(Monk/Barbarian) skills can't be dodged?

With the addition of brawling in 1.07, its now possible for players to fight each other, and thus the dodge attribute of some classes (i.e. DH and Monk) now becomes a major factor in some matches in ...
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Are Nephalem Rifts endless?

In the Nephalem Rift instances, players usually only play until the minion quota is met and the Rift Guardian is spawned and defeated. Afterwards, the player can talk to someone in town to initiate a ...
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Why does my Plague of Toads make me croak?

When my Witch Doctor hit level 11, I decided to take my Plague of Toads for a spin. However, a typical encounter for me with Plague of Toads goes something like: I see a mob of enemies I summon ...
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Treasure Goblin rifts probability

I'm wondering what is the real probability to open a Treasure Goblin rift? Because I have made it one time and I have killed at least 200 Treasure Goblins. I did some research but I've found nothing. ...
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Is there a downside to upgrading to RoS asap

I have base Diablo 3 PC version, and am considering upgrading to Reaper of Souls. However, I haven't completed all of the older content such as Infernal Machine available in the classic version - and ...
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Marauder's Set: what counts as a hatred spender or generator?

I have the 4-piece bonus of the Marauder's Set, but not the 6-piece yet. I also have the Spines of Seething Hatred, which means that my Chakram generates hatred, rather than spending it. I'm having ...
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Anniversary XP bonus boost

How does the 'double experience' or '+100% xp bonus' from the anniversary event work with other boosts such as from higher difficulty levels? Torment I has a base 300% XP bonus, for the duration of ...
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Does %EXP and % Magic Find from my follower count towards my character? [duplicate]

If I equip a % EXP bonus or % Magic Find item to my follower, does it count towards my character? Would inserting a Gem of Ease in my follower's jewelry count towards my exp?
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Can you cash out a battle.net balance?

Can you transfer funds from your battle.net balance?
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Elite attribute and damage change with level

I haven't played Diablo III much with lower level characters since the difficulty settings were introduced (Normal - Torment) and earlier 4 difficulty levels of Normal - Inferno were removed. ...
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What does “frenzy gains effect of every rune” mean?

A legendary dropped for me. What exactly does Frenzy gains the effect of every rune mean? Does it mean that no matter what rune I choose on Frenzy, it will get the effect of every other rune in the ...
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Nepha-what now? What the hell is a Nephalem and why does everyone keep calling me that?

Nephalem Valor. Nephalem this. Nephalem that. All anyone ever seems to call me is Nephalem. My character seems to know what it means, as evidenced by her suspicion that she could not gain entrance to ...
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Diablo 3 adding second weapon is decreasing my overall damage ? Why is this? [duplicate]

I am not a Diablo 3 expert so I just want to know why after adding a second weapon for my monk, my overall damage decreases ?!
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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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Enchanting Items

I have asked this question on a few sites but haven't really gotten a direct response. I've read in a few places that you can "enchant" items using the enchantress. Not only can I not do it - I don't ...
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How to break freeze as a Wizard [duplicate]

I saw the answer from 2 years ago. Not sure if it's up to date, as I just died from freeze and I couldn't teleport out of it (had Fracture rune on it). So yeah, what wizard skills are CC breaker?
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In what zone does each event occur in?

There are numerous achievements about completing special events (which are small side quests you can do without impeding on your current quest progress). Also, most if not all include some kind of ...
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How long does it take for a Prime Evil to be revived?

According to lore if you kill a Prime Evil it will return in time. That's why people always try to imprison them first. But what time exactly have to pass before Diablo (or any other Prime Evil) ...
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Diablo III Ancient Legendary drop rate

Now that ancient legendaries have been introduced, a lot of end-game is trying to acquire ancient legendary versions of your legendary gear for the improved stats. Assuming I only run greater ...
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Is it possible to un-learn crafting recipes?

I've.. "accidentally" taught the blacksmith a recipe at level 23, and now it's useless at level 70. I've heard recipes don't drop after you've taught the blacksmith the item, so am I screwed now? Have ...
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What is the Max Alpha damage for a weapon in Diablo 3?

By alpha damage I mean the max damage that a weapon can initially "do" without any gems placed into it, this means bonuses are okay. I ask this because I saw someone who has a weapon that does about ...
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What is the bonus XP pool and how does it affect the gain of XP?

In Diablo 3 there you can often find a "Pool of Reflection" which adds to a so-called bonus experience pool. This bonus pool gets invalidated if the avatar dies. How does this bonus pool affect the ...
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How is the healing stat calculated in Diablo 3?

Can someone explain how come this gray item without any healing stats heals 12% better than a legendary? Click for bigger picture.
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How come that by the time a new char reaches skeleton king they are about level 15 regardless of difficulty?

So I like leveling low level characters and I did that several times on different difficulties. What I noticed that when you reach skeleton king you are about level 15. It does not seem that ...
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Where do I get the Splintered oar?

The Splintered oar is a two-handed sword with the shape of an oar; one of the few magical, blue, items that are also unique. Before patch 1.0.4 it was legendary. Some suspect it has some relation to ...
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Can crafted items become ancient?

Recently, Diablo 3 introduced "Ancient Legendaries", which can drop on various difficulties on Level 70. It basically works like Warforged in WoW, as it increases the item level it normally has, ...
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Do Sweeping Wind - Cyclone tornados still proc Life on Hit?

In 2012 Diablo III builds, the Monk's Cyclones generated from Sweeping Wind were considered damage from you rather than summons, and so they proc'd Life on Hit (confirmed here). Is that still the case ...
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What are the true RNG weapon damage stats?

So looking at these three weapons, I would like to compare the quality based on the RNG. I would like to ignore most of the other primary / secondary affix's for the purpose of this question. ...
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Is “Socketed Thing That Should Not Be Of Razors” real or a bug?

I can only assume that this items label has not been replaced as it's clearly a description of the item rather than a name I think. So is this a real item or is it a bug / easter egg?
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Is it more profitable to let the new goblin types live longer?

The new 2.1.2 patch introduces additional types of goblins to Adventure Mode. These goblins include; A green one for crafting materials and plans. A red one for blood shards. A silver one for gems. ...
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Does the difficulty matter for gear drops?

I've just hit level 70. I'm not strong enough to play at torment yet so I need to gear up. My question is, will the same level of gear drop on Normal as it would on Master? I know the drop rate ...
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Is Homunculus working when using The Tall Man's Finger?

I recently found the item Homunculus while using The Tall Man's Finger on my 70 pet doc. Is there any way to tell if those stack? I do not see any Zombie Dogs summoned to my side, but they could be ...
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How does the life-draining effect of Bul-Kathos's Wedding Band work?

There is a ring called Bul-Kathos's Wedding Band, which has a special Legendary Effect that says You drain life from enemies around you. I am currently wearing this on my Level 70 Wizard, but ...
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How do I add sockets to an item?

According to this site, the Jeweler can, besides removing and combining gems, also add new sockets to existing items. I just acquired the Jeweler, but I can see no such option in his menus. Do I ...
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How do the Treasure Goblins work?

Every once in a while I'll come across the sneaky devils and they always flee. What determines when they flee (time, distance, etc.) and do I get better loot by killing them faster? Is there ...
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How to get Season Only achievements “Lore Books” in Diablo III?

I know it's a bit late to ask this, but there is a category of Season only achievements in Diablo III for Lore Books. There are no achievements listed in there so I'm wondering: how one would go ...