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 can I choose higher difficulty levels after beating Diablo 3 in normal?

I have beat the game in normal in Asia server but when I open the quest list I don't see the higher difficulty. Why? Here is a picture of my quest selection screen;
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How do I recover a Diablo III account without my cell phone?

A little while ago, my cell phone was stolen. Two days ago, I formatted my hdd and backed up my Diablo III folder. However, when I tried to log in, I was told that my account has been locked for ...
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Slain enemies rest in pieces in Diablo III

I've seen this affix on a couple of legendaries and I don't understand what the affix does. I mean, on Fire Walkers, there's trail of fire which actually does a little damage (I've seen this for ...
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Barbarian Throwing Weapons

After using the Level 14 Barbarian skill "Weapon Throw" in Diablo 3 with a Carver equipped, I presume that the weapon is magical? This is nothing like the "throwing weapons" from Diablo 2, in which, ...
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What are the attack speed breakpoints for a critical mass wizard?

When playing a critical mass wizard, attack speed is an important stat because it increases the amount of tornadoes that you can cast. But attack speed also increases the tick rate of the tornadoes, ...
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How exactly was Zoltun Kulle nerfed to stop abuse?

Before there was a way to gain levels quickly, keep repeating Zoltun Kulle quests again and again (usually with a friend). I've heard it no longer works. What changes did Blizzard make to make sure ...
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When gaining level should we just kill enemies or do quests? [duplicate]

In Diablo3 I used MP 10 when leveling and earn 70k per hour. Then I just go back to MP 0 and do quests and do 400k per hour. However, when paragon levelling most people just kill monster. Why?
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Can I play on on multiple servers without affecting my existing characters from a single account?

I regularly game with different groups and while I have played exclusively on the US servers to this point I have some interest in gaming with friends in Europe on the EU server. We've seen that you ...
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D3 Unable to join Act 2 public game on Hell difficulty [duplicate]

I've got a lvl52 Wizard, with whom last night I've finished Act1 on Hell difficulty. I was able to do that in a public game. Now I'd like to join a public game for Act2, but its greyed out :( Are ...
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Can you still earn the diablo 3 kerrigan wings if you buy Starcraft 2 now?

Is this still possible or was it only for pre-ordering?
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Diablo 3 constant freeze lag spike, but low ping and constant FPS [closed]

I'm sorry if tech support is outside the context of this site. If so you may close this question. Just recently I've started getting lag spikes. I used to get this lag spike all the time but only ...
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Does Diablo III continue to download patches during gameplay?

To be more precise, in the case where a player downloads Diablo III or is patching Diablo III and starts playing it as soon as it becomes "Playable", but well before it hits "Optimal", does Diablo III ...
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Barbarian PVP Build and Gear

Now the PVP Mod has opened, I was wondering which skills/passives/gear are most efficient in PVP as a Barbarian. Are there any particularly effective combos against different classes? What are the ...
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Can I view my follower's items out of a game?

Can I view my follower's gear when I'm not in a game? It's pretty annoying to shop for my merc's gear in the AH without being able to see it quickly...
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When crafting the new armor recipes introduced in 1.0.7, what is the best plan to use for each slot?

There are different stat affixes that affect the maximum stat attribute roll for each armor piece. If we look at all the possible affixes for the Strength stat: "Ruthless" (max +100 Vit and Str) ...
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How do I see how long I've been playing a particular hero? [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out how long it takes to bring a character from 1-60 using the most optimal gear in the game. However, I can't seem to figure out how to see how long I've been playing that hero ...
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Where is the Gravedigger's Log in Diablo 3 [duplicate]

In order to complete the Historian of Tristram achievement I'm trying to find the "Gravedigger's Log" world lore book in Act I. Can someone give me some pointers on where to find it?
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Which melee(Monk/Barbarian) skills can't be dodged?

With the addition of brawling in 1.07, its now possible for players to fight each other, and thus the dodge attribute of some classes (i.e. DH and Monk) now becomes a major factor in some matches in ...
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What is a black weapon?

I have heard the term floating around as related to min-max damage increased weapons, especially in relation to the new ruby effects in the 1.07 PTR. What is a black weapon?
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How much damage should an end-game barbarian do?

I've been playing several characters in Diablo 3, but my first and furthest along is my barbarian. Recently, a friend (monk) and I have started making key-runs in order to craft the Hellfire Ring. ...
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What is this green number on my Mystic Ally's icon?

When I summon a Mystic Ally with my Monk, it has a green '1' in the bottom left of its icon graphic: Surely it's not the amount of Mystic Ally's that I have summoned, because you can only summon 1 ...
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Does Grave Injustice reduce the cooldown on Spirit Vessel?

Is there any evidence, stated by Blizzard or others, that the cooldown of Spirit Vessel is reduced whenever Grave Injustice is triggered?
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Journals missed even though I'm thorough

I would like to know why I miss some journals/satchels. I am very thorough when I search through my map and I'm often surprised to see that after I pick up Journal 1, I then pick up Journal 10. To ...
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Satchels are not giving journals

I would like to know why sometimes I find a satchel (like the Hunter's Satchel), and even though I haven't collected all of them (i.e. I might have missed one on the way), it only provides me with ...
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Diablo 3 Monster Curses [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the special abilities the unique/champion monsters can have? I have a Wizard, Witch Doctor and Demon Hunter, all of which are very early in Act I. Sometimes a ...
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Is there anything particularly good about legendary items in Diablo 3?

I've almost got 2 lvl 60 chars and have only just found my first legendary item, and well, I wasn't that impressed. I thought I may have just been extremely unlucky in my find and so I took a look at ...
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How can I increase my maximum mana?

I've been playing on Inferno for a while now, and I constantly feel like I'm running out of mana during fights. I understand that mana will never be unlimited and I'll have to use some conservation ...
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Diablo 3 Skill Progression

I don't understand how (or if) skills scale up with character level. I have two low-level characters in Diablo 3. One of the skills my Demon Hunter character uses is Withering Fire, which I like ...
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Why use Magic Weapon and Familiar over Storm Armor

So I've chosen to disable electives with my Wizard, and found MW, Familiar, and SA to be in the same category. I don't have all the runes unlocked but I am finding SA to be far better that the other ...
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I'm the only one moving around?

I have something weird going on in Diablo 3 - first I only had a 1GB DDR2 graphics card which allowed me to play solo without a problem but during public games the framerate dropped to below 10. I ...
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How can I get rid of this account-bound item? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do with a second Staff of Herding plan? I have the Staff of Herding recipe in my inventory. I have already taught this recipe to my Blacksmith (this is my ...
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How do I find the Horadric Hamburger and Spectrum Blade?

These two items are Whimsyshire pops and we'll assume everyone knows how to find Whimsyshire. Are these strictly random drops within Whimsyshire or is there some method that must be followed to get ...
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How can an item level be lower than it's requirements?

The following item have item level of 54, but required level of 60. How is that possible?
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Is there a way to know if an item has been bought on the auction house?

Before you could cancel auctions anytime, you could infer if an item had been bought. Make a search to that shows it. Make the same search later, if the item is no longer here, it has been sold! For ...
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Does Deadly Reach need to hit an enemy to get the bonus damage from Foresight?

The Foresight rune on DR gives +18% damage on all attacks after the 3rd DR strike. My question is, does the DR strike have to actually hit a target, or can I (for example) shift-click while in town to ...
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Are Übers and Key Wardens considered elite monsters?

According to diablowiki: There are three types of elite monsters in Diablo III. Superunique [...] All quest monsters, including Diablo, are considered superunique. Rare [...] Champion [...] If I'm ...
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Should I bother to look for specific damage affixes when searching the AH?

We already know from this question (and the various others that one links) that the DPS is calculated taking into account the different affixes like Increased Attack Speed, Critical Chance, and ...
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What does the difficulty level on a crafting material mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find items with the right level to salvage particular ingredients? I'm playing Nightmare Act III and I just salvaged an item, I don't remember what it was ...
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Can I do anything to improve the damage done by the demon summoned by my follower's Maximus?

My enchantress uses the legendary two-handed sword Maximus, which quite frequently summons a large demon to fight with us. It's quite a handy proc, but I'd like to know if there's any way I can make ...
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Do the Blade Wings digital item take an equipment slot?

If you purchase the Heart of the Swarm Deluxe Edition from Blizzard you receive a bonus item for your Diablo 3 character called Blade Wings. Do these wings always show up on your character? Are they ...
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Does Monster Power Affect the Quality of Drops?

I understand that magic find increases the chance of an item being "upgraded" from a white to blue, blue to yellow, yellow to orange/green, but is there anything, like high monster power, that affects ...
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What is Poison Nova?

I found the Legendary Item Andariel's Visage, and one of the properties says: 40% chance to cast a Poison Nova when you are hit. I could observe some green splashing around me when I Leap into a ...
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How does the Smite effect work on Sky Splitter?

I have bought a Sky Splitter from the AH and the weapon description says: 10-20% chance to Smite enemies when you hit them. How does this work exactly? How much and what kind of damage does Smite ...
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is there a table with max stats for all weapons?

I am playing Diablo 3 and find it quite hard to distinguish good items from bad items. Is there a table where i can see, where the max values of the items are listed? I would then keep everything ...
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How Does One Reduce Reflects-Damage Affix Damage?

Elites in Diablo 3 have a "reflects damage" affix. What resist or setup do you need to reduce that damage?
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How to “reset” a game when farm keys with friends

Here is the issue: MP must be more than 1 It must be a party What happen is after I kill the keywarden, I would leave the game. However, there is no option to start a new game. There is only an ...
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Is the key warden part of a quest? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are the key wardens and where are my keys? i recently started playing Diablo 3 and of course want to complete the Hellfire quest. Is any of the key wardens part ...
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How do I setup a game with my friends?

It's obviously more efficient to use Infernal Machines together because one set of keys can be used by multiple people at once. But you want to have Monster Power turned on to improve drop rates for ...
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What is the number of different magic properties that a hellfire ring can have? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How are random properties chosen for items in Diablo 3? I am trying to figure out the odds of getting a specific hellfire ring. I know that it gets 4 random magic ...
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I just killed the first Key Warden and can't find key [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are the key wardens and where are my keys? I just killed the first Key Warden in the Fields of Misery but do not see a key. He dropped all kinds of items but no ...