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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Gearing your Templar with class opposite? [duplicate]

When leveling a new character as an INT based class (Witch Doctor, Wizard, Etc...) how does one gear the Templar? Since Loot 2.0 and "smartloot", it's not as easy to get gear for something besides ...
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Is Ice Climber limited to level 60?

Ice Climber is a level 60 item. Is it limited to level 60 or does it also drop as a level 70 version? I found already three or four Fire Walkers but not Ice Climber at all. Fire Walker was originally ...
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Blinding Flash - how long does the missed attacks from elites last?

The damage reduction this skill has (30% chance to miss from elite) - is that only for the 3 seconds or does it last until the monster or you die (like when you die they reset hp and probably any ...
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Does character level determine level of items crafted from legendary/set plans?

I've been collecting set and legendary Blacksmith plans as I level my characters, and I teach each of them to Haedrig as I find them. Recently, though, I've started to notice that only a few of these ...
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How to find level 60 items with a level 70 character?

Before the last update it was possible to start a game on normal or nightmare or hell difficulty and in such a game a character with a high level was able to find items with lower level. But now I ...
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What are the potential rift bosses?

Last night, while doing some Nephalem rifts, I encountered both "The Butcher" and "Zoltun Kuule" as rift bosses, only they were renamed slightly (The butcher had a different name, and a subtitle of ...
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Fastest way to clear Nephalem Rifts?

One of the achievements is to clear a Rift in just 2 short minutes. So seeing there isn't a difficulty requirement, I went to Normal to give this a try. After a few attempts my fastest time is still ...
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What does the Area Damage utility stat do?

In my Paragon tab under utility, there's a stat called Area Damage. What exactly does this do? Does it affect all my aoe skills, add aoe to my normal attacks, or add aoe to all my skills?
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Does Wyrdward effect applies for Ancients attacks?

Wyrdward ring: Lightning damage has a 13–17% chance to Stun for 1.5 seconds. If a barb uses call of the ancients with the 'Together as One' rune, does the ring proc?
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Does Hexing Pants of Mr. Yan work for Sentry/Hydra skill?

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/item/hexing-pants-of-mr-yan Your resource generation and damage is increased by 25% while moving and decreased by 20–25% while standing still. I'm wondering whether ...
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Is there a way to pick up all the items around you with one button?

Similar to how the console versions of Diablo work, where you press Circle or what not, and it picks up everything around you. Is this possible, with any macros or mappings, to do in Diablo 3 for PC?
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Puzzle Ring - Does Kadala have a chance of dropping this?

Can the Puzzle Ring (2.0 version) drop from Kadala? Is there even a slight chance of this.
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is campaign bonus based on lowest used difficulty?

This is about the guaranteed legendary and reapers fear we get for completing act 1-4 and act 5. Will it be based on the lowest difficulty used during the campaign or the difficulty at completing the ...
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Where does the Hallowed Set drop? [duplicate]

I am curious as to whether set blacksmith plans sometimes drop only from certain sources. I am under the impression (right now) that all blacksmith plans drop unniversaly and random. Unlike the ...
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What kind of damage do Firewalkers do?

Is it considered fire damage? If so, is it affected by "Fire skills deal 20% more damage"?
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What's the legendary drop rate of Ghom?

Is it close to elites? Is it worth to do Ghom repetitively? And in that case, should I do it in adventure mode or normal mode?
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What do skill boosting affixes affect and what they don't?

Some skills, when combined with a particular rune, grant a secondary effect like Demon Hunter Sentry - Spitfire Turret launching rockets or Crusader Punish - Roar exploding in flames upon blocking or ...
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How do you re-unlock all story missions with a new character?

I unlocked/beat the entire story. My hardcore character died. So I started a new one, got to level 70 (mix between power leveling and bounties). Now I went to Campaign to try to farm some of my gear ...
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Does Thorns damage trigger Area Damage?

Will Thorns damage trigger the Area Damage effect? If an enemy hits me and takes Thorns damage, does it have a chance to trigger the Area Damage on the creature that took the Thorns damage?
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How do I regain Arcane Power effectively with my Frozen Orb Wizard?

I'm mainly using a Frozen Orb/Electrocute Wizard at the moment. It works pretty well, but I run out of AP very often. Until recently this wasn't bad enough to actually do much about it, I was somewhat ...
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What does Raekor's Will set bonus do, to the damage type of Furious Charge?

I'm trying to focus my damage type on my barbarian. I have one barbarian focused around Fire Damage, wearing Mage Fist, Cinderswitch and so on - all adding to +Fire Damage% - and this is all fine. ...
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How big is Finery bonus?

Basically as topic says: how big is Finery bonus? Battle.Net description: Finery Gain Strength for every gem socketed into your gear. How much Strength do you get from it? Is it equal to ...
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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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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 ...