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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When the effect of invigorating gemstone procs, does it do so before or after taking damage?

The invigorating gemstone's rank 25 effect is to heal the player when a control-impairing effect hits. Does this heal go before or after taking damage from said effect? Example: An elite pack ...
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How does Firestarter work?

The tooltip for Akarat's Champion - Firestarter states: Dealing damage burns enemies with the power of Akarat, dealing 460% weapon damage as fire over 3 seconds. What sources of damage trigger ...
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How to play Diablo-3 Online PS3

I just got Diablo 3 for PS3 but I cant figure out how to play online or connect to battle.net Are there instructions for this anywhere?
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Transfer D3-UEE Xbox 360 to D3-UEE Xbox One

I know that if you buy Ultimate Evil Edition for Xbox One, you can transfer your old Diablo 3 data from Xbox 360, but if you get Ultimate Evil Edition for Xbox 360 and play a while, are you able to ...
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How often locust swarm jumps?

I also wonder how often they jump. Once per second? Once per tick? What's the point of jumping to 2 enemies in pestilence then if every enemies will get infected anyway? This is for witch doctor ...
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Gargantuan Bruiser Respawning

While I'm in Bastion's Keep (selling items to Botulph the Miner), my Gargantaun Bruiser will occasionally respawn himself. He collapses into the ground and then reappears. The skill is then on ...
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Have the cursed chests for the “old mill road” and the “cursed bellows” disappeared?

I have been trying to get the "old mill road" cursed chest and the cursed bellows. I have rerun both of those areas at least 100 times (literally) In the last month (5/2015) without seeing the chests. ...
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How many achievements are there in Diablo 3?

Simple question, how many achievements are there in total, including the unlocked ones and the Feats of Strength?
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Diablo angel and demon name etymologies

Is there any reasoning behind the names of the angels and demons in the Diablo series? I'm talking about characters like Azmodan, Tyrael, Malthael, etc. Are they completely made up by the Diablo team ...
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Is there a way to keep my map visible while I walk around?

One of the features I really liked in Diablo 2 was the ability to change your map position. You could either keep it in the upper right hand corner or switch it so that it was over-layed on the screen ...
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How to make the most of your companions?

How can I make the most out of my companions in Diablo 3 ROS? I realize they won't be doing as much damage as I do, but I've chosen their perks, I keep their weapons and gear updated as best I can, ...
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What exactly happens at the end of a season in Diablo 3?

With the start of the first Season today, I found myself wondering what happens to the characters you level up during the season, as well as your farmed items and other progress. Can someone please ...
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How do I complete the With Friends Like These achievement?

The challenge achievement With Friends Like These requires you to "Kill 30 enemies from the death explosion of a single Grotesque, Harvester, Horror, Aomination, Bile Crawler, or Spine Lasher." ...
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How is the level of a Greater Rift Keystone decided?

I would like to know 2 things : What determines the level of a Greater Rift Keystone level during the first trial ? What determines how many levels Urushi gives to the next Greater Rift Keystone at ...
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Which elite affixes cannot be dodged?

Which elite affixes cannot be dodged? Clarification: By "dodged", I mean the "dodge" mechanic in the game: when the attack looks like it should hit you, but you dodge it based on your "Dodge Chance" ...
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How do I activate my Collector's Edition digital items?

I'm supposed to have a pet and other goods in my inventory, but I don't see it there. Was I supposed to use another activation code?
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Diablo 3 RoS Damage model

Benchmarking and dmg-prediction gear/spec in D3 is quite difficult... my question is in this "field"... I would like to know how the damage model works regarding the "+ Holy/Fire/Lightning %dmg" and ...
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Tal rasha 2 pieces vs 4 pieces

Quick description on skill: Electrocute - arc lightening (lightning) Teleport - wormhole Meteor - thunder Crash (lightning) Magic Weapon - Ignite (fire) Ice Armor - Frozen storm (ice) Familiar - ...
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Diablo III Latest Patch Breaks Sockets?

I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced a complete lack of socket enchantment on amulets and rings after the latest patch. It seems before the patch I was able to convert a property to a socket ...
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Are damage over time effects buffed retroactively from damage buffs?

If I cast Haunt on an enemy and it's ticking along, and then later cast Piranhas on the same enemy (which gives a 15% damage bonus against affected enemies), will Haunt do more damage for the duration ...
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Does the Monk passive skill Unity stack with multiple Monks applying it?

Unity currently reads: "Each ally affected by your Mantras increases your damage by 5%, up to a maximum of 20%, and has 5% increased damage." Let's say you're with 4 allies, at least one of which is ...
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Does this Covetous Shen quote have a deeper meaning?

After you rescue Covetous Shen from the water way in Act 2, he's pretty chatty. He talks about the architecture at one point stating, "You could walk all the way around the world and never see its ...
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How can I save my chat log or chat history in Diablo 3? [duplicate]

I would like to save my chat logs, or my chat history, for archival purposes. Most chat clients that I use already have a logging function of some kind. Does the Diablo 3 game client save the chat ...
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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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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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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 ...