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 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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What do the different colors of enemies' names mean?

In the land of Diablo III, enemies come in a few different colors. Normal, weak mobs are white, then there are those of color: I've seen blue, purple, and yellow. What do the different colors mean? ...
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What are Adventurer's Journals for?

I've stacked already 5 of these Adventurer's Journal's, but I can't seem to figure out what for are they used in RoS. Seems odd, that there can be some item in the game, that has no purpose ...
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please tell me how to unlock next level [closed]

I completed level 50 . I can't go to next level. And again I played the play quest and unlocked one. But still I can't go to next level
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How do I resolve this desync issue?

Ever since 1.04 came out, I've managed to desync the game twice. I'm not 100% sure what I did to cause it in the first place, but when it happens, it looks like this: Symptoms include: Unable to ...
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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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Punching Diablo?

One of the Diablo 3 achievements simply says "Punch Diablo." How exactly does one achieve this? Is it a matter of removing all weapons, or is it a class/skill-based feat?
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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 are the chances to drop the Boon of the Hoarder gem?

Apparently there is a legendary gem that can only be dropped by Greed in the Treasure Realm: the Boon of the Hoarder. Any idea about this gem's drop chance ?
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Does the Crusader skill Consecration stack?

The legendary flail Inviolable Faith casts Consecration under all my allies too. If my allies and I are standing close together, so that the Consecration casts overlaps: Will each receive bonus ...
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Can you cash out a battle.net balance?

Can you transfer funds from your battle.net balance?
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Keystone of Trials drop rate and requirements?

So far, I think Keystone of Trials drop rate is 100% for T6 and maybe 25% for T1. Is there any empirical data that confirms? Are T1 and level 70 required? Edit: these were changed in a hotfix on Sept ...
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How do I add sockets to an item?

According to this site, the Jeweler can, besides removing and combining gems, also add new sockets to existing items. I just acquired the Jeweler, but I can see no such option in his menus. Do I ...
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PS4 dead - will my saves be recoverable?

My PS4 seems to be dead (I will explain what it is doing after I ask the question) but my question is: If I have to send it in for repairs and/or get a new one - will my data be completely wiped? ...
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Diabo 3 vs Diablo 3 Reaper of souls

Hi I am planing on buying Diablo 3 or Diablo 3 Reaper of souls on PS3. I have never played either of them. I will most probably only buy one of them. So my question is if I only buy 1 which would ...
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How to play Diablo III in a Virtual Machine?

I saw a lot of people asking the same question in other forums (yes, i've googled it a little bit), and some people answered that of course is possible to play it in a Virtual Machine but only using ...
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What does Wirt's Bell do?

I came across a vendor, Squirt The Peddler, in act II that sells: Wirt's Bell for 100,000 Gold. What does that bell do and is it worth it?
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Do I still need original diablo 3 to play reaper of souls?

I'm planning to buy Diablo 3 game, and I was just wondering, because I found two diablo's basically, the original and Reaper of souls. My question is : Do I still need original diablo 3 to play ...
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Do Melee/Missile Damage Reduction Apply to Followers?

Does the secondary affix "Reduces Damage from [Melee|Ranged] Attacks by [n]%" work on Followers (Enchantress, Templar, and Scoundrel)? Clarification: I am not asking if I equip this to my Hero, would ...
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Why did I get surrounded by so many treasure goblins?

I think I'm starting to ask too many stupid questions about treasure goblins. I was slashing some mobs in the first level of a Nephalem Rift with a friend (it was like 3 minutes after we started), ...
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Double Unity + Invincible follower and somehow I can still die

I have 2x unity (one on me and one on my follower with the token where he can't die) and somehow I am still able to die on PS4. Any idea why this is happening? Do I misunderstand how unity works or am ...
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How to level up in Diablo 3 2.0.1?

With the new patch 2.0.1, I'm level 60 and I can't get to level 61. I keep getting paragon levels, but I can't get "normal" levels to get to level 70. How can I gain "normal" XP to actually level up?
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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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How can I increase my carrying bag/capacity size in Diablo 3?

Is there a way to increase the amount of items that I can carry with me in Diablo 3, much like you could purchase more/bigger bags in WoW?
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Do paragon levels affect the difficulty of enemies?

In Diablo 3, (2.0) enemies now level with you, but does that include Paragon levels? are enemies getting more difficult with each Paragon level I gain? or do they only get more difficult by ...
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How do Items like “Spines of Seething Hatred” affect the type of a a spell?

Okay,at first:question title might be confusing so if anyone got a better idea,please edit it :) In Diablo,there are different kind of spells.Primary spells seem to be all spells that are per ...
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How can I check the total played time of a character?

I want to know where or how I can see how long I have played, so far, a certain character. I tried "/played", like in World of Warcraft, but it doesn't work. Is there a way to find out how long I've ...
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How do I beat the Lord of Lies (Act 2 boss)?

I am a level 33 Barbarian (Diablo 3 PS3 version), and I can't defeat The Lord of Lies, Belial, the boss of Act 2. I can't kill it, because when he starts to cast that exploding spell all over the ...
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Does gathering many legendaries before identifying have any advantages?

I recently started playing Diablo3 again after taking a break for some moths. While playing solo I enjoy watching streams because they're sometimes really informative. Something I noticed there was ...
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Does the Monk passive skill Unity stack with multiple Monks applying it?

Unity currently reads: "Each ally affected by your Mantras increases your damage by 5%, up to a maximum of 20%, and has 5% increased damage." Let's say you're with 4 allies, at least one of which is ...
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Where do screenshots go?

I want to ask a question about an enchanted item I've found, but I can't seem to find where Diablo III saves it's screenshots by default. Where do they go?
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Can two people with and without Reaper of Souls play together, and will they cap at 60 together?

I have a friend I'd like to play with who has Diablo 3 with the Reaper of Souls expansion. I don't have the expansion myself. Will my friend and I be able to play together? Further, when we hit ...
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So, what happens after Act V? [duplicate]

I am a newbie to Diablo 3. I have the Reaper of Souls version of the game. My understanding is the game has 5 acts. Correct? if so, what happens after Act V? I'm at level 38 and fighting in Act V now. ...
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Have we completed Diablo 3 in 9 hours?

My friend and i decided to play some Diablo 3. We played for almost 9 hours straight and killed Diablo on the hard difficult. We reached level 41. We think 9 hours is short for a game like Diablo 3. ...
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Where do I get the Splintered oar?

The Splintered oar is a two-handed sword with the shape of an oar; one of the few magical, blue, items that are also unique. Before patch 1.0.4 it was legendary. Some suspect it has some relation to ...
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How do I get Blacksmith Plans in Diablo 3?

I just learned from looking at the official Diablo 3 site that there are a variety of Blacksmith Plans that you have to require in order to craft certain rare and legendary items. I have not seen any ...
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Getting past 30 grift with Rimeheart/LoG

Has anyone gotten past a lvl 30 grift with a Rimeheart and a Light of Grace ? This is what I use currently. I'd like some advice on how to improve gear and generally what stats/gems should I be ...
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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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Broadcast items looted in Diablo 3

How do I enable displaying items that I or a friend have looted in chat? I had this feature enabled once, but somehow it got disabled by itself. I've already tried Esc > Options > Social / Chat / ...
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How do I visit previous acts?

In Diablo II, it was possible to visit previous acts via the waypoint system. It appears that is impossible in Diablo III - how do I go back to previous Acts, so that I can get achievements and such ...
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Is elemental damage on a legendary gem affected by elemental damage on gear?

Some of the new legendary gems, such as Mirinae, Teaerdrop of the Starweaver, cause elemental damage to occur (2000% weapon damage in this case). If I have +Holy damage on my gear, will this increase ...
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How does Cold Blooded work?

The Wizard's Cold Blooded passive says "Cold damage dealt to chilled and frozen targets is increased by 20%". While 'frozen' is pretty obvious (although there aren't many ways to freeze targets) ...
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What is the highest critical chance and critical damage that is possible through items alone?

Is it possible to get 100% critical chance through items and how high can my critical damage get? Please explain the gear needed. i.e. Bow with 100% critical damage with socket 100% critical damage = ...
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Is farming Zoltun Kulle more lucrative than the Butcher in Inferno?

I've been getting pretty bored of Act I Inferno as my group is slowly working on Act III. When we farm, we usually just do Butcher runs, but I was curious to see if running Zoltun Kulle would result ...
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What are the requirements for the Greed portal to appear? [duplicate]

I've killed hundreds of goblins, on multiple difficulties, in rifts, out of rifts... Bu no greed portal has opened yet. I'm currently doing mainly rifts (I have a huge pile of rift fragments), so can ...
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What are the names of the lore heroes?

In the lore of Diablo-3 you can see that the heroes have a specific background, with own lore and reason to enter this journey to kill evil, get revenge, etc. those are. The female Demon Hunter. ...
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Will I level “too fast” if I clear each map completely?

I tend to be a completionist, so I've been fully clearing each map and dungeon. (I've also run through some areas more than once due to disconnections.) I complete all the events and optional ...
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Level at which you start gaining Paragon experience

I keep reading everywhere that you start gaining Paragon Experience, for Paragon Levels, from Level 60 - if you have Diablo 3. Also, I keep seeing that you start earning this at maximum level, which ...
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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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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 ...