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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Do all the Monk's damage boosting abilities stack?

I play as a Monk, and I have two pocket Wizards to kill things for me. Or put another way, my two Wizard friends have a pocket Monk, to keep mobs away from them and apply juicy damage debuffs. ...
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How much is one point of each affix worth for damage?

Now that the Mystic has graced us with her presence, we can change a single affix on items. Trouble is, it's sometimes really hard to figure out how much each point is worth. Should I replace Attack ...
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Enchant Property: Damage vs. Attack Speed %

There is a similar question about enchant properties for weapons, however I would want to know what should I favor on a ring(and other items): Average Damage or Attack Speed %? Here's an example of ...
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Do the fetishes spawned from Fetish Sycophants match elements with the skill?

Fetish Sycophants randomly spawns fetishes when I attack, do those fetishes match the element of the Fetish army skill? I am using Tiki Torchers since I have + fire element gear.
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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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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 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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Do the mimics of the Grin Reaper Mask do any damage?

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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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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Sightseeing: Tollifer's Last Stand

The Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls achievement Sightseeing says to "complete all of the following events in Westmarch." There are sixteen events to complete in Westmarch Commons and Westmarch Heights. 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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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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How can I gear my follower post 2.0?

I'm a little confused as to how I'm supposed to gear up my follower since the installation of smart loot in Loot 2.0. My follower still has most pre loot 2.0 items because I have yet to find ...
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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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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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Does Blackthorne's 4-piece set bonus prevent fury gain from molten, plagued, and desecrator?

As a Barbarian with decent damage reduction gear, I often park myself directly in molten, plague, and desecration fields so that my Superstition passive kicks in and fills my fury bar quickly. ...
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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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Is damage reduction applied before Unity splits damage, or after?

There's a ring, Unity, that splits damage among all people wearing it. When does damage reduction apply for this? Let's say, for example, I've got a barbarian loaded up with armor and resists who ...
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What are the Diablo 3 Hardcaps?

What are the Diablo 3 Hardcaps? I am having trouble finding official posts or people that have tested these values. Please provide the source of your information as well. Thanks
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How do I perfect my gemology?

I've noticed that you need twelve designs to get the acheivement "perfect gemology". But there are only five different kinds of gems with two designs each, so that gives 10 designs to find. I've ...
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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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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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What's the fastest/easiest way to get Forgotten Souls?

What is the fastest/easiest way to get Forgotten Souls? Right now I have quite a few legendary materials, but not a single Forgotten Soul, so I can't craft any of these level 70 legendaries.
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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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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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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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Enchant Weapon Property: Favor Attack Speed or % Damage?

So I got this new weapon: However, it lacks a socket, so I need to replace a primary attribute with a socket. My question is which primary property should I replace? It comes down to increased ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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's the fastest way to get to Queen Araneae?

I hate the bounty for killing the spider queen. That stupid spider cavern is the worst. Is there any way you can get through it faster, or predict where things are going to be?
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What exactly does the chain lightning effect on my Odyn Son do?

Last night I found a legendary mace, Odyn Son. I'm unclear on how its Chain Lightning ability works, beyond the obvious that there is a 38% chance on hit that it triggers. How is the damage for it ...
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Is random loot related to damage done/killing blow?

I am struggling with finding good items. I am wondering if it is because I play the game all wrong. I have around 400k damage and play at Torment I/II/III. At level II & III I do very little ...
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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 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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Barb Whirlwind not procing 'On Melee' Effects

I've noticed that "On Hit" effects proc any time an enemy is hit with a spell of any kind. I guessed that 'On Melee Attack" would be similar, but only when the attack is made with a melee weapon. ...
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Space Dementia Wizard Achievement

What is the easiest way to earn the Space Dementia achievement? Space Dementia Damage 30 enemies with one Black Hole cast.
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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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How does Shield Bash (Shattered Shield) work?

Shield Bash (Shattered Shield) states that it hits "for 325% weapon damage plus 300% of your shield's Block Chance as damage." I'm not exactly clear on what this means. If I have a block chance of ...
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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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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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Can damage over time effects crit?

I've been using a Witch Doctor build that uses Haunt and Locust Swarm, and I've noticed that my damage varies really widely sometimes. Can these spells "crit"? Is that determined on cast or per tick? ...
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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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What is a quick way to farm demon skin on lvl 70? [duplicate]

I found a set plan today, which requires Demon Skin as an ingredient. I was trying to look it up on Battle.Net, but there seems to be no page for that material and most stuff I found on the internet ...
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Legendary plans location (in RoS) [duplicate]

I was wondering, as I'd really want to get my hands on the Plan for the "Cosmic Strand" legendray item, is there any particular location/bosses where one can found the plan for a particular legendary ...