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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Do Horadric Caches drop all legendaries or only bounty-specific legendaries?

There is a whole bunch of bounty-specific legendaries that only drop in Horadric Caches and for specific Acts in which you performed the bounties. I already got some of those bounty-specific ...
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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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Is there an additional reward for completing all bounties in all acts in a single game?

Compared to, for example, completing 5 bounties in each of 5 different games.
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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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How does Skill Cooldown Reduction work?

I found a Flow of Eternity on my monk. How low can I get the cooldown of one skill, in this case Seven Sided Strike? If there is a cap on skill CDR how does that relate to general skill cooldown?
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Why is this rare belt account bound when I didn't reroll it?

It just dropped and I picked it up. I was trying to offer it to a friend but he couldn't pick it up. I didn't reroll any of the stats on there, but its account bound.
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Do items bought from Kadala have a different stat range when bought in a Torment Game?

Kadala sells Items for Blood Shards. Since I am fresh 70, I do not have the gear yet to do Torment. But does Torment actually provide different stat ranges for items bought from Kadala? So basically ...
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By what % does monster HP increase in multiplayer? [duplicate]

In Diablo 3, when a player joins your game it says the monsters get stronger. What is the amount of increased HP when playing with 2, 3 or 4 people?
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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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What will I miss out on if I play Diablo 3 without Reaper of Souls?

I own the base game of Diablo 3. I didn't really like the "post-Inferno" content of the game, so I stopped playing shortly after I curb-stomped the final boss for the n-th time. I understand now ...
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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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Can I enchant additional affixes or effects onto items?

Now that the enchanter has become available with the Reaper of Souls expansion, I am wondering her capabilities. let's say for example I'm a Monk and have a rare item with the following effects: ...
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Can I redo follower events?

In act 5 I had a chat with the Templar, after some talking about his order, he took me for a little "chat" with the Grand Maester of the order. Is there any way for me to redo that "chat" with my ...
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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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How does Thorns work?

I'm trying to figure out how thorns works so I can start deciding how to approach making a viable thorns build. Stacking some thorns on my Crusader has led me to believe that it's not as simple as it ...
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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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How can I most efficiently kill a primordial scavenger?

I just made it to the Battlefields of Eternity in Act 5 with my Barbarian and Primordial Scavengers (particularly elite versions) are causing me a real headache. They aren't much of a threat in terms ...
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Why am I having FPS issues?

I am playing Diablo 3: ROS and having FPS issues while my girlfriend's laptop runs the game like a dream. My setup: Intel i7, 4770k 3.5gHz, 16GB RAM, 2 Nvidia GeForce GTX760s (SLI), 750 Watt power ...
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How large is Act V compared to previous acts?

How much content is there in Act V in Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls relative to other acts? For example, Act IV is generally considered to be around half as long as Acts I-III. Qualifications: Assume ...
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How to unlock Lyndons final quest in D3 RoS

I've done the event where we find Lyndon's brother, now, having the dagger I need to seek Rea. Lyndon's quote was that we would deal with it after it's all over, meaning defeating the final boss, but ...
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How do event bosses work? [duplicate]

In the new "Adventure mode" I just found a cursed chest where I thought 100 monsters would spawn. However there were no monsters spawning but The Skeleton King. How exactly does this work? Can bosses ...
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What requirements do I need to fullfill to transmogrify into a legendary look?

I just unlocked the mystic and had a look at the transmogrify option. As you can see in the picture below, I can transmogrify my shoulders in a list of different other looks, one of these is a ...
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Where can I find Cultist Blood? [duplicate]

I recently found the plans for a Blood-magic edge that requires Cultist blood. Where can I find that legendary crafting material?
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What is the point of Nephalem Rifts?

I don't mean this in a subjective way. So far, my experience with Rifts has been fun, and I would keep doing them solely for that reason. What I mean, specifically, is what advantage do you get from ...
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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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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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Why have I only found items as high as level 61 even though I am now level 66?

I've played Act V up to Urzael, leveling my monk to 66 at the boss kill. The highest item level of any item I've found is level 61. I would have expected to find higher level items at this point. ...
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How do I get the Wings of Valor Pre-order bonus? [duplicate]

I pre-ordered the physical game but it won't arrive until April 1, 2014... The CSR said a code is bundled with the game. I don't know if this is true or they're just misinformed. Elsewhere I read ...
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What are the Malthael only legendaries?

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. After ...
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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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What happens to gold after the auction houses closure?

I managed to save up $1 in the auction house. Will I ever see the money again? What happened to the money I earned from auctions now that auction house has closed?
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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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What does the “Bonus” mean when selecting an act in which to do bounties?

I've noticed that two of the acts have a "bonus" when doing bounties, and the other three do not. I don't know if it's always two, or how the acts with a bonus are selected. What does this bonus ...
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Where can I get a legendary potion?

The game guide shows new legendary potions that are infinite use with a special effect. Where can I get one?
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Demon Hunter AoE damage leveling build (60-70)

With the new expansion I started to play my Demon Hunter again. Unfortunately I have absolutely no idea of how to play it right because the last 3 months I only played the ...
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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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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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New dyes in RoS?

Basically it's just what the title asks: Are there any new dyes introduced with the new expansion Reaper of Souls? And if there are some: How do I get them? Are they Act V only or are they only ...
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How does Blizzard determine if I preordered a retail copy of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls?

Procrastination caused me to only reserve my copy of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls this morning at Best Buy. I'm not sure this will count as a preorder by which I can earn preorder loot. How does Blizzard ...
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Can Entangling Shot - Shock Collar be extended indifinitely?

Now Entangling Shot's duration on an enemy can be extended by shooting Entangling Shot on any enemy before it wears off. Would the damage per second (80% weapon damage over 2 seconds in this patch) ...
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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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How does Spectral Blade affect Hydra?

Spectral Blade combined with Flame Blades gives a buff that increases Fire Damage for 1% on each Stack. Does Hydra get the buff while it is active or if I cast it at say 25 stacks and it drops to 20 ...
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Can you choose which way you move when casting Mirror Image?

When casting Mirror Image, you slide in one direction while the other Mirror Images created go in other directions, to misdirect the enemy. Sometimes, the sliding puts me in an advantageous position, ...
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When does Mocking Demise trigger?

When using Mirror Image with the Mocking Demise rune, the images deal damage and have a chance to stun in an area when they die. My question is, what exactly triggers this? Does this occur no matter ...
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How do Mirror Image, Slow Time, and Illusionist interact?

When I use Mirror Image with Slow Time equipped, the mirror images also cast Slow Time. Using the Time Warp rune in Slow Time also increases the damage enemies inside the bubble take by 10%. With ...
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How much XP is needed for levels 60 through 70?

With Reaper of Souls coming out soon - and already having gone through a Closed Beta phase -, I was wondering what the XP table from 60 - 70 looks like.
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How does this barbarian build generate fury?

http://diablo.somepage.com/popular/barbarian#builds Active Skills: Hammer of the Ancients - Smash Overpower - Killing Spree Wrath of the Berserker - Thrive on Chaos Whirlwind - Hurricane Battle ...
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How does something get its name?

In Diablo you have all sorts of names for items and monsters. Note that I only play the german version of the game but I think it's kind of the same in english. I often see items like "Schärpe des ...
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Why does Diablo 3 insist on downloading 18gig when I try and install from DVD?

With the abandonment of the auction house, and the upcoming Reaper of Souls expansion, I've decided to reinstall Diablo 3. I don't have the fastest of Internet connections, and it has a monthly ...
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How do I see what quest I haven't completed yet?

I can't get the reset quests button to show up on my wizard, which means there is a quest I haven't completed yet. However, when I go to game settings, it allows me to choose every quest in every act ...