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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Does paragon level increase Magic Find?

I've read the post on Blizzard's web site. It only mentioned about gaining passive points as you gain Paragon levels. Does Paragon level give any other benefits in Paragon 2.0, such as increased Magic ...
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Do the Orange Stars indicating a legendary drop appear on the quick (TAB) map?

Last night in a bounty run, I quickly had to return to town because my inventory was full, and when I portaled back to my group, I saw that a legendary had dropped in an area where my group had ...
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What are the effects of the different pylons?

Pylons appear in Nephalem Rifts and appear to basically be a souped up version of the shrines, but last for less time. So far I have seen stones that: Provide damage immunity Boost damage output ...
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Can I use infernal machine in all difficulties?

I'm new to the game. I got all the requirements to craft an infernal machine playing the Master difficulty. I want to know if it is possible to use it while at hard difficulty. In fact, I am afraid of ...
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What skills provide what elemental damage for elemental exposure wizard?

So we need fire, cold, arcane, and lightning. Say I have sparkflint familiar. Does that give fire? Frozen orb. Okay cold covered Arcane? How do I get arcane? Arcane hydra? Lightning comes from ...
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How can I disable the auto-pickup of Health Potion?

I recently picked up a Bottomless Potion of the Leech and I do not need Health Potion anymore. However, the game still auto pickup health potion for me and this is annoying. How can I disable that?
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Do enemy abilities level up at the same time as player abilities in Diablo 3? [duplicate]

I ask because I want to out level the enemies in some way when playing hardcore expert difficulty to avoid death (I am not an expert, but I play that way for fun), but i have noticed that while ...
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How much damage does the Fallen Champion from Genzaniku do?

The Legendary Axe Genzaniku has an affix "Summon a Fallen Champion" but after some searching I haven't been able to determine his damage. I don't see any explanation on the official blizzard page. ...
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Does Inspiring Presence affect Threatening Shout - Demoralize

Does Inspiring Presence increase the taunt time of Threatening Shout - Demoralize from 4 seconds to 8 seconds?
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How can gold be traded to other players Diablo 3?

So now that the Auction House(s) are down, how can you legitimately trade gold to other players? For example my brother wants the recipe for the new infernal machines and it costs 5,000,000 gold. 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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Are there act specific legendaries from the horadric cache?

Up until this point, I thought that the Pauldrons of the Skeleton king was act 1 only but I was wrong. What are the legendaries that can only be obtained from a specific act's bounty bag? Is the ...
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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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Adventure Mode Questions [duplicate]

Does anyone have specific details on what the bonus means next to a couple of the acts in adventure mode? Is there any benefit to completing all of the bounties in all of the acts in a single game in ...
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Are rifts different if you open them in different acts?

In the new expansion, does it matter which act you are in when you open a rift? Does it change anything if you open a rift in a different act?
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Which monsters are immune to Black Hole's vortex?

Black Hole has no "pull" effect on some monsters, as I observe. And as far as I could see, these are the larger ones. Under what circumstances does the vortex affect monsters? Elites, champions? ...
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What to do with tons of old infernal machines in diablo 3?

Now hellfire ring is different http://d3domination.com/diablo-3-guides/hellfire-ring-crafting-reaper-souls/ Yet I still have 15 infernal machines I don't use My plan was to use a level 70 character ...
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How has RoS changed Diablo 3's legendary drop rate? [duplicate]

It seems like the legendary/set drop rates have gone crazy since: The auction houses closed and The Reaper of Souls update. These rates seem way out of date now. Does anyone have some solid ...
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Where does the plan for Griswold's Perfection drop?

I found multiple ingredients for this item: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/artisan/blacksmith/recipe/griswolds-perfection Now I would like to know where the plans can drop. Is there a specified boss / ...
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Can legendary effects trigger on different classes?

Vigilance has a chance on being hit to cast Inner Sanctuary, which is a Monk skill. Could this effect trigger if I'm not playing a Monk? What about other legendary items with seemingly class-specific ...
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How does Quetzalcoatl's legendary ability interact with Creeping Death?

Quetzalcoatl has an interesting legendary ability: Locust Swarm and Haunt now deal their damage in half of the normal duration. Creeping Death is a new Witch Doctor passive that also affects ...
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How can I obtain the “Perfect as Tears” and “Like Stars in the Sky” achievements?

These two achievements require crafting a Radiant Star gem of the four original types: topaz, ruby, emerald, and amethyst. Finding the recipes is no longer an issue because in the 2.0.1 patch, all ...
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Where can you find all of the legendary materials? [duplicate]

There are a bunch of new legendary materials in Diablo 3, used to craft specific items. I need, for example, Element of Celerity, Quaking Vial, or Skelon's Dice to make some of the recipes I've found, ...
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Is there any bonus to do all the bounties? [duplicate]

Is there any bonus to do all the bounties in all the five acts ? I know there is a bonus (more blood shards) for 2 acts, but if I do the three others is there some kind bonus to have done all the ...
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Does Mirror Ball double/triple Magic Missile damage?

Mirror Ball source has a special attribute "Magic Missile fires [1-2] extra missiles". If I'm using a one missile rune (e.g. Glacial Spike), does this effectively double/triple the DPS of Magic ...
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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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Are there any constants in Nephalem Rifts?

The new Nephalem Rift feature in RoS adds completely randomized dungeons to Diablo 3. In the few that I've done, it seems like each instance of the Rift may have some constants. For example, there ...
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How can I play Diablo 3 with a gamepad? [duplicate]

I know it's not supported natively for some reason, but I'd really like to lay back on my couch and enjoy the game in a relaxed position instead of sitting straight up at the table with more keys than ...
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What shield is this item referring to and is it really better than what I have?

Is this item really better than what I have? Assuming I can enchant this item to have generic damage instead of holy, is it worth the material to do so? Shouldn't the mace be slighly better, ...
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What are these different Infernal Machines from the Level 12 Infernal Machine Plan?

I recently found the Level 12 Infernal Machine in Reaper of Souls. What are the differences in the different machines in unlocks?
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Where do I find the RoS Keys? [duplicate]

I recently found the level 12 plan for The Infernal Machine in Reaper of Souls. Where do I find the components to make one of them? It requires the following keys to craft: Key of Bones Key of ...
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What is the proc rate of the special ability on Pauldrons of the Skeleton King

There is a special legendary shoulder called Pauldrons of the Skeleton King that has a chance to drop from Act 1 bounty bags. The special secondary on these shoulders reads: "When receiving fatal ...
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Can Treasure Goblins drop legendary items?

I have never seen a legendary item drop from a treasure goblin, and am beginning to wonder if it's even possible for them to drop one. Can Treasure Goblins drop legendary items? And does the type of ...
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How can I restore a transmogrified item's original appearance?

I have found some lvl 70 set shoulders today. By mistake (I realise now) I changed the look of them, how do I get the original look back (if possible)?
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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: Are the Rifts fixed in terms of ...
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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 ...