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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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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What increases pet damage?

I've seen the following claims: Attack speed does not increase pet damage 1% attack speed increases pet damage with 1% Crit does not affect pet damage Pet damage is mostly crit damage (may only ...
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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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Diablo III on MAC with Xbox Controller [on hold]

Do you have a specific guide to follow when mapping out the buttons for playing Diablo III with a xbox controller? I am trying to find the best way without just trying to get used to some combination ...
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What is so dangerous about Wormhole affix?

In Diablo 3, there is an affix called "Wormhole" that causes you to be moved from one side of a pink circle to another after a second or two of delay. This seems to be by far the most benign ...
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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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Where do the Act 5 Unique monsters spawn for the Special Assignment / Irreplaceable You achievements?

It looks like there is a great list for acts 1-4 here: Where do the enemies for the unique enemy achievements spawn? However, I couldn't find a list for the new Act 5 achievements added in Reaper of ...
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Can I clear the custom “status” without sending an empty broadcast to all my friends?

In the Friends menu next to your status you can broadcast a message to your friends (send a pop-up in their game with your message). This message then sticks next to your status in order to indicate ...
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Problems with single target dps as fire wizard (d3)

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/calculator/wizard#aPNOSj!YiSe!cYYcZa That's my build, and I completely decimate rifts on t5 until I come up to a yellow elite or rift boss. My damage is seriously lacking ...
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What is there to do after beating Inferno mode?

I beat Inferno mode on Diablo 3 so I'm trying to figure out what to do next. There are a couple things I know about, like grinding up your paragon level, but that doesn't really appeal to me. I'm ...
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Can Puzzle ring drop torment only legendaries on torment?

I read that the puzzle ring has a chance to drop legenderies and I was wondering if these would include torment only legenderies if playing on torment.
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How do I respec a follower in Diablo 3?

I didn't like the skill I chosen for the first follower I found. Is it possible to respec his skill later on?
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Can I reset my followers' skills? [duplicate]

Is it possible to reset and re-select the skills that I want my followers to have? I want my Templar to be able to heal more, so I would like to change the skills that I originally selected for him.
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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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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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Does “Wave of light” pillar of the ancients, stack?

When playing a Monk, with Wave of Light, Pillar of the Ancients rune... if you drop 3 pillars at the same time, do all 3 pillars hit the enemy for stacked damage?
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What is a Gibbering Gemstone used for?

I just got one off of a unique mob and received the "Never seen that before" achievement at the same time. What is it used for?
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DPS vs min/max damage for Demon Hunters

I've read that for a demon hunter the weapon with the higher min/max dmg is better than the weapon with higher DPS but lower min/max dmg. Is this true? Because the DPS number from the character screen ...
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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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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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How do I avoid dying?

I've recently tried to go up in higher Torment difficulties with my Demon Hunter. Despite my damage being good enough to fight, I always have trouble staying alive and especially during prolonged ...
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Is the Tongue a Melee Weapon?

In Diablo 3 there are several (similar) creatures that attack by licking you, attaching their tongue and leaping toward you. I hate these guys; not only do they deal large amounts of damage, but they ...
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Where is the jeweler in New Tristram?

I just started back on Nightmare, and I have all my followers and my upgraded forge right there, in the town center. But I can't find the jeweler... where is he?
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Diablo 3 Follower Bug - Can't progress

I tried to post this question on Battle.net, but because I'm on PS3 I can't link my game and it won't let me. Thanks Blizzard. I've just unlocked Nightmare mode and started playing through on it. I ...
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Installation and reinstal

I have a problem with diablo 3 cd key. Beforehand, I had to install diablo on my computer. And not accidentally uninstall the game a few months later. I tried to install it on my laptop but the cd key ...
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Diablo 3 new authentication key

I purchased Diablo 3 without checking the requirements (I know, I'm dumb). I got it working, but it's insanely slow and barely playable. I give up and I won't be playing it. So I want to give my ...
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Difference between 'sheet DPS' and 'profile DPS'

If you open up your inventory, over to the right hand side you will see a number below the word "Damage". Similarly, if you open up your hero's page in your character profile, you will likewise see a ...
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How should one weigh Critical Hit Damage when selecting equipment?

What this question basically comes down to is how should I weigh importance of critical hit damage over other types of damage? For instance I found a new ring which gives my wizard more intelligence ...
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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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What happens to our characters when 2.1.0 (Diablo 3) goes live? [duplicate]

I just learned today that we can copy our characters from the official release to use on the 2.1.0 PTR. Then I wondered: if I play my characters on the PTR instead of the current official release ...
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If you create the Hell Fire ring (the new one) with a level 1 monk, does i still roll level 70 stats? [duplicate]

The Hell Fire ring does not have a level requirement. It also has a chance to roll Main stat. Will there be any difference between making it with a level 1 monk, as opposed to a level 70 monk. Will ...
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Is it possible to get your loot from the Public Test Realm?

Blizzard allows Characters copy from one of your account (EU, US etc.) to the PTR in order to test the latest patch but is it possible the other way arround. My biggest concern is : if I loot an ...
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Does Paralysis stack with Wyrdward?

I'm just curious if the Paralysis passive (for Wizard), which gives a 15% chance for lightning damage to stun the enemy for 1.5 seconds, stacks with the ring Wyrdward's special, which does the same, ...
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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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Are there any requirements to spawn the Lord of Bells rift guardian?

Are there any hidden requirements to get Lord of Bells as a rift guardian? I've heard gossip, that you need to get to level 10 of rift before reaching the 100% on kill-o-meter, but it doesn't sound ...
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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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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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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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What's the minimum item level where sockets appear?

I'm working on a "fast secondary character level up" item set, and one thing I want is a low-level socketed helmet that I can stick a ruby in. I don't remember seeing gems or socketed items until ...
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How do the different difficulty levels affect the gameplay?

In Diablo III there are four different levels of difficulty: Normal Nightmare Hell Inferno Obviously there will be more and stronger opponents, but apart from that: What exactly are the ...
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Diablo III Installation Size

What is the size of Diablo 3's files with patch 2.01 ? On my computer, the size of Diablo 3's installation (2.01) is about 30 GB (and I haven't download the full patch yet). Is it really so much ...
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Where is the “Burial Wishes” Act 4 lore book?

I've been through the Act many times and have not seen this drop. Where is it?
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Does the item evaluation screen take off-hand weapon or shield into account? [duplicate]

Example: My Crusader has a one-hand weapon and a shield and the game tells me this two-handed weapon does so many percent more damage. Are the stats of the shield taken into account? Because when I ...
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Diablo 3 Follower max level?

So far i am in Inferno Difficulty, and I happen to have all my Followers at Level 59. Thing is, are there any level 60 Followers? (And if so, how do i do it?) Its getting frustrating not being able ...
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How do I log into another Battle.net account in Diablo 3?

I can't find a "log out" option in-game—how can I switch accounts? Is there some feature to check that will make this easier for me to switch next time?
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Do proc rates affect on-crit effects

For example Battle rage with the rune 'Swords to Ploughshares' has an on-crit effect. So if it's used in combination with Whirlwind 13% proc rate, will the health globe still drop on 8% of the crits ...
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Will legendary drop bonus from Nephalem Rifts still available after Rift Guardian is killed?

Nephalem Rifts give an extra legendary drop bonus as said on http://www.diablowiki.net/Nephalem_Rifts . I'm wondering after Rift Guardian is killed and progress bar disappears, if we continue to loot ...
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What stops underleveled players from 'leeching' in high torment levels?

Let's suppose (solo) I can clear T1 rifts just fine, but T5 and T6 rifts are just impossible to clear alone. But I still want that higher legendary drop chance (with the extra gold and experience ...
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Number of possible build combinations

The number of possible Diablo 3 Classic/Vanilla build combinations for each character class for elective and non-elective modes are given in this excellent off-site answer from more than two years ...
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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.