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 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 should one weight elemental damage compared to other damage stats?

With the new system of elemental damage, I was wondering when given the choice (for a reroll at the Mystic) if I should pick elemental damage over another historical damage stats (like Crit Chance or ...
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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 ...
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Question about the Grin Reaper Mask

I recently got my hands on one of these from Kedala. Here is the link to the mask: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/item/the-grin-reaper It's a cool mask. But does the mimics actually do any damage at all? ...
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How do I get to the new “Cow Level” in Reaper of Souls?

There have been reports of a new "Cow Level" that seems to only be accessible via Nephalem Rifts: ...
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Is there any way to reach this chest off the bridge in the Howling Plateau?

I'm exploring the Howling Plateau and have found a seemingly inaccessible chest, just to the side of a wooden bridge over a small gorge: I'd dismiss it as a cute background decoration except that ...
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Do different monsters in Nephalem Rifts grant more progress towards completion?

While in a Nephalem Rift, you have a progress bar which shows your completed percentage of the rift - when the bar fills to 100%, a Rift Guardian will spawn. Occasionally when I kill a monster, the ...
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Enchant Which Weapon Property: % Attack Speed or % Damage [duplicate]

As a Barbarian who is mainly playing WW build, I don't know which I should prioritize on: weapon damage, IAS or % Damage? This is the item I got:
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How to determine correct difficulty to play at level 70?

How do I determine which difficulty my level 70 Diablo 3 character should play? The easy answer would be try a few difficulties and see how hard they are and how I feel about playing character X at ...
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Blazing Hydra vs Arcane Hydra

What's the advantage of Blazing Hydra compared to Arcane Hydra? It looks like they both do the same thing except that blazing hydra damage is a little lower and the damage is delayed by 3 seconds. ...
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Reset everything in the game

I've played Diablo 3 a bit when it was released. Is it possible to reset my achievements, quest progress, artisans and everything to have a fresh start with Reaper of Souls?
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Why do Wizards use 1-hand weapons if 2-hand weapons hit harder?

The answers to the question Should we use slow or fast weapon on the wizard? say that many spells, like Blizzard, are not affected by attack speed. So, for better DPS, people should be better off ...
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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 ...
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How do the sets work that call additional followers to your side?

One set is a lvl 70 Demon Hunter Set and the other is Ashera's Vestments, that call additional followers to your side. (Demon hunter set actually calls all companions, pets) How does Ashera's set ...
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Can legendary mats drop on Normal difficulty?

Am I able to farm for legendary crafting materials on Normal difficulty, or must I be on Torment (1-6) for these to drop? Here is a list of the materials I mean: ...
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How can I bring or rush a friend into Nightmare mode?

I have a friend up to Normal Act 3 in his own game, but I'd like to bring him into Nightmare Act 1 with me. He says he wouldn't be able to join my Nightmare party, though we haven't tried this yet. (I ...
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When do I start finding gems?

I'm about halfway through Act 1, but I haven't found a single gem yet. This seems strange to me since in diablo 2 gems could drop from the very first monster you killed. At what point do I start ...
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When does the minimap arrow pointing to a bounty objective appear?

It seems to appear when you get near enough. But also in other cases, for which I can't guess a pattern yet. It could be after some time spent in the map, or after some percentage of the map has been ...
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How do I take a screenshot?

I've tried using print screen, but it seems to grab the window behind Diablo rather than the game. Is there some in-game hotkey to take a screenshot, or some other method that will work?
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Where do I find Leah's journal?

I found Part 1 of Leah's journal in her room of the Slaughtered Calf Inn. Where do I find the remaining parts? And how many parts are there?
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Are bounties infinite?

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls introduced Adventure Mode where the player can collect blood shards and rift tokens to keep playing after the campaign is complete. I'm wondering if bounties are infinitely ...
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Does volcano avalanche really have 3 times the damage of the other runes?

Or I must be missing something. Volcano avalanche hit 4400. The other ones hit for 1600. That seems like a pretty obvious choice there. There are other runes that let you stack stuff to 3. But the ...
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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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Where does the plan for Griswold's Perfection drop?

I found multiple ingredients for this item: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/artisan/blacksmith/recipe/griswolds-perfection Now I would like to know where the plans can drop. Is there a specified boss / ...
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Where is Dreadjudge's Illusion 3?

I was doing a Nephalem Rift, and I got thrown into this map. However, the map was labelled as Dreadjudge's Illusion 3. The reason why I'm asking this is because the map has A LOT of chests and I want ...
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How does resource cost reduction (%) work with skills that spend “all remaining resource”?

There are a number of items that reduce the resource costs of various skills. For example a 20% resource cost reduction to the Ancient Spear skill (Barbarian) would make the skill cost 20 Fury rather ...
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How do I get rid of extra Black Mushrooms?

I was told to submit this as a question... I've been trying to get rid of my Four Black mushrooms in my stash but I have no clue how to... any help is welcome...I have tried Salvaging them, but can't. ...
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What is the “Black Mushroom” item used for?

I got it in the Cathedral. Its description: The witch Adria seeks a black mushroom? I know as much about Black mushrooms as I do about red herrings! - Deckard Cain Is there a meaning behind ...
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How is dodge chance calculated in Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls? [duplicate]

I know the dodge chance calculation had been modified in RoS. I've seen many Demon Hunters with 8000+ dexterity. The old formula will get >100% dodge chance which doesn't make sense. eg. A demon ...
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Which item have the affix +X% damage against <mob type> / Elites?

Basically, I'm searching for items that gives a bonus damage against certain mobs. I already know a few, but I would like to have a complete list of them (with the possible bonus range on their lvl70 ...
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Are horadric caches bound to the act they were acquired from? [duplicate]

Since the latest patches, horadric caches have been dropping the same quality of loot regardless of difficulty. What I would like to know is that if each horadric cache acquired has its loot table ...
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How to change overlay map from toggle to hold?

When you press "Tab" the overlay map will show up on your screen. Is there a way to have this be a "hold" feature instead of a "toggle" feature?
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How can I get flawless square gems to drop in Reaper of Souls? [duplicate]

Prior to Reaper of Souls, flawless square gems were the highest level gem that could be dropped. With the expansion, Marquis gems are the normal gem pop for a level 70 character. How can I farm ...
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Can you play Diablo 3 multiplayer between PC and xbox

Can I with Diablo 3 on the PC player with my friend Bob who has Diablo 3 on the xbox? My understanding was that originally there were some major differences in some things like drop rates because of ...
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What shield is this item referring to and is it really better than what I have?

Is this item really better than what I have? Assuming I can enchant this item to have generic damage instead of holy, is it worth the material to do so? Shouldn't the mace be slighly better, ...
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Does the name of the rift have any influence on its content?

I have noticed through a variety of playthroughs that many of the Nephalem rifts are named after important figures from the lore of Diablo, for example: Horazon's approach Bartuc's trail While it ...
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Does bonus damage against <Mob type> apply to elite mobs of the same type?

Everything is in title. To clarify a little more, I have the legendary weapon "Pig Sticker", with the two following affix : +30% damage against Humans +25% Damage against Beasts So it gives +25% ...
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How does group difficulty work in Reaper of Souls?

With the new flex difficulty which is based on your level how does monster strength work? E.g. If I am level 60 and my friend is level 20 will the monsters be equivalent to my level or his?
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Are rifts different if you open them in different acts?

In the new expansion, does it matter which act you are in when you open a rift? Does it change anything if you open a rift in a different act?
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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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Where can I find legendary crafting materials?

My boulder barbarian would love some Reaper's Wraps but they require Reaper's Fear. I've found various other crafting plans that require legendary materials. Where can I find Reaper's Fear and other ...
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Where are all the random dungeons?

Depending on the zone, there may spawn a random dungeon - for example, Den of the Fallen can occasionally spawn in the Weeping Hollow, and the Scavenger's Den can spawn in the Fields of Misery. What ...
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What happened to all the Magic Find gear in patch 2.0/Reaper of Souls?

In the Vanilla version of Diablo 3, I would frequently find gear that had an effect of increasing the percentage chance to find magical items. Well I took a long break from the game, but returned ...
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Which signature spell is the fastest for generating Flashes of Insight?

The Wizard’s Arcane Dynamo skill description reads: When you deal damage with a Signature spell you may gain a Flash of Insight. The “may” is very vague. What is the actual chance? And more ...
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Does playing with friends increase your ability to gain infernal rings faster?

Assuming the probability of getting key is 25% (torment 1). If playing single, we get: 4 tries per key 4 keys for machine 4 machines per organ 4 organs per ring So a total of 256 attempts, for a ...
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What does it mean to “fight through the pain”?

The Burning Axe of Sankis says: Chance to fight through the pain when enemies hit you. What does this do?
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What counts as crowd control during bossfights?

With Patch 2.0 Some achievements were removed, some other achievements were added. A couple of these new achievements are basically "Kill boss X without using crowd control". What counts as crowd ...
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Which follower to use for Crusader? [duplicate]

Hello I am new to D3 and I am wondering what the best choices would be as to followers. Should I be changing them constantly depending on the situation? Should I be changing them depending on the ...