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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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 ...
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What armor and weapons do Crusaders use?

Every class in Diablo 3 has its own specialized weapons and armor. Some of those are really unique, like the quiver or voodoo doll, while others look almost the same as every other piece of armor, ...
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What affects projectile speed?

What factors have any effect on the traveling speed of a cast projectile? Is it the same all over, regardless of attack speed or other boni? Are there any skills or equipments which do affect ...
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How to stop Diablo 3 background download in game?

I have a somewhat slow internet (2MBs), but the real problem is that I have a really small data cap during the day. I'm currently downloading the game (at night) but since I have a slow connection ...
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A fantomatic treasure goblin is following me

I played my Daemon hunter yesterday (level 38), and since Act IV (High Heavens), a fantomatic treasure goblin is following me everywhere like a companion. I have absolutely no idea from where he comes ...
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How can Diablo appear in Diablo III when his soulstone was destroyed in Diablo II?

I still don't understand this part. In Diablo II Diablo's soulstone is destroyed preventing his return forever but at the end of Diablo III we face him once again. How is this possible?
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How much damage dominance skill can cover?

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/class/wizard/passive/dominance The effect can stack 10 times. Does that mean it can cover 80k damage on it's maximum stacks?
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What counts as crowd control during bossfights?

With Patch 2.0 Some achievements were removed, some other achievements were added. A couple of these new achievements are basically "Kill boss X without using crowd control". What counts as crowd ...
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In loot 2.0 do drop geared depend on our gear quality?

I have a well made wizard with 330k damage. Most drop gears would lower the DPS of course. However, not by much. I also have a demon hunter lvl 60 with a mere 25k DPS. It's amazing how most drop ...
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Why used forked lightning in diablo 3?

The most popular build in diablo 3 for wizard is this: http://diablo.somepage.com/popular/wizard#builds It uses forked lightning and frozen orb But why? Does frozen orb synergy with cold blooded? ...
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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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How does resetting quests for a guaranteed legendary interact with multi-player?

If you reset your quests and play the game all the way through to Diablo and kill him, you will get a guaranteed legendary from his death. That, when playing alone, is simple enough to understand. ...
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Does (passive) Cold Blooded apply to enemies if they were frozen by my mirror images and not me?

Using the Diablo 3 Wizard Spell "Mirror Images" or "Teleport: Fracture", do the created mirror images make use of passive effects? theoretical build example: ...
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Do my arcane spells hit harder if my mirror images cast Wave of Force: Arcane Attunement?

Using the Diablo 3 Wizard Spell "Mirror Images" or "Teleport: Fracture", do I get the arcane damage bonus if my mirror images cast Wave of Force: Arcane Attunement or is the bonus linked/limited to ...
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Do mirror images created by the wizard get the bonus from Magic Weapon: Ignite and (passive) Conflagration

Using the Diablo 3 Wizard Spell "Mirror Images" or "Teleport: Fracture", do the created mirror images make use of both effects? theoretical build example: ...
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Do mirror images created by the wizard casting Slow Time: Time Warp increase the damage recieved by 10%?

Using the Diablo 3 Wizard Spell "Mirror Images" or "Teleport: Fracture", do the created mirror images make use of this secondary effect? theoretical build example: ...
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As a Demon Hunter, what bonuses should I focus on when spending Paragon Points?

As of the 2.0 patch, the Paragon point system has had a major overhaul. Now, there are four categories and each one has different things to Paragon place points in to. As a Demon Hunter, I see a ...
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Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls Digital Deluxe Edition, Skeleton Minion? [closed]

Is there any information known about what this minion is? Will it be like a pet in most MMORPG's and just be a visual sidekick? Or will it be like the Witch Doctor's minions, something that will do ...
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Torment vs. normal for legendary farm [duplicate]

With new patch(2.0) you have different difficulties and despite which difficulty you are on, you are guaranteed a legendary drop when you finish the quest for the first time. And you can reset quests ...
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Does Essence Burn include the explosion damage from Exploding Palm?

The new patch buffed Exploding Palm in a big way. You hit a monster with it, it starts bleeding. Kill it while the bleed is active, it explodes for 50% of it's maximum health. Needless to say, ...
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How does XP bonus from Ruby socketed on helms interact with XP bonus from Torment level? [duplicate]

With the new difficulty system I was wondering for Torment 6 if it was worth putting a Ruby in my helm instead of increasing my survivability with an Amethyst. How does the bonus from the ruby ...
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When is the Crusader class unlocked?

I've found several crusader-specific flails and shields, but when I wanted to start a Crusader, I wasn't able to. I have the expansion pack pre-purchased already. Is the Crusader unlocked upon ...
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Does Strength affect bleeding as Barbarian?

When an item says it procs a certain percentage of your weapon damage, is that damage the base weapon damage or the damage multiplied by your Strength?
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Is there a way to autojoin community chat when I log in?

I'm part of a community in Diablo 3 but when logging in, I often forget to click on the community button and then join the community's chat channel. Based on the low number of people I see in it, I'm ...
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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 ...
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How do you survive thunderstorms?

Elite monsters with the new Thunderstorm affix rain lightning bolts down directly on your head. With other affixes, there are usually ways to predict and dodge their attacks. The monster gives you ...
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What triggers thorns?

The only other question about thorns is this one, which does not address several other issues about the mechanics on how it works. In D3, if you dodge or block an attack does thorns still trigger? ...
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In the new Loot 2.0 system, when are a legendary item's stats determined?

Blizz have made it so it's much more likely to get items which are relevant to your character. Whilst overall great, I'm now struggling to gear up my followers. If I find a legendary shield with ...
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What causes a “Community Event Buff”?

I just logged in to play, and was greeted with a Community Event Buff (Your Experience gain is increased by 50%): What causes this? I'm only part of one community, which I created and promptly ...
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How does Frozen Orb work?

As part of the Frozen Orb's animation, it spews ice in all directions, supposedly damaging enemies it touches. I wonder how exactly this works. Does it deal more damage if the orb hits the enemy ...
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What does the “reset quests” option do?

The latest patch introduced a "Reset Quests" option which seems to clear all quest progress and restart the campaign. However, I have it available on some characters and not others. Also, I'm not ...
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What is the visual indication when Hysteria triggers?

What is the visual indication in-game that the Scoundrel's "Hysteria" skill has triggered?