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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Object Generation [duplicate]

Hi guys I've been reading this exchange for a while, and this question pops out of my mind. I'll try to be as clear as i can. Let's assume a mob drops me a legendary item. Then I go to town, and I ...
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Kanai's Cube powers and other legendary items

I've been recently using the cube to extract legendary powers but I can't find information about the interaction with the power selected for a specific slot (weapon, armor or jewelry) and the presence ...
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Paragon Points not available for new season character

I am new to Diablo III and reached paragon level 50 last night. I decided I would create a seasonal character. After reading a bit online I see that paragon points are account-wide. Someone who just ...
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Do mirror images benefit from the increased damage of Slow Time: Time Warp?

Do mirror images from the Diablo 3 Wizard Spell "Mirror Images" or "Teleport: Fracture" benefit from the increased damage of the Time Warp rune for Slow Time? theoretical build example: ...
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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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Wilken's Reach and Zunimassas

Wilkens Reach is an item that gives Grasp of the Dead no cooldown. If I use Wilken's Reach with the Zuni's 6 piece bonus, and the rune that removes it's mana cost, does it still count as though I am ...
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Where are the entrances to all the set dungeons?

Patch 2.4 added set dungeons, and the entrances to those dungeons are scattered all over the map. I found a bunch of video guides online on how to find all the dungeons but those are long and tedious ...
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Do +Meteor damage and Nilfur's Boast boots affect Tal Rasha Meteors?

I can't seem to find any consensus... Tal Rasha's bonus rains down meteors from the sky when you hit with an elemental attack. I've been trying to see if the meteors called down from Tal Rasha procs ...
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What's the fastest/easiest way to get Forgotten Souls?

What is the fastest/easiest way to get Forgotten Souls? Right now I have quite a few legendary materials, but not a single Forgotten Soul, so I can't craft any of these level 70 legendaries.
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What happened to the heroes from Diablo 2?

I know that the warrior hero from first Diablo became the Dark Wanderer and Diablo himself in Diablo 2; the rogue became Blood Raven and the the Sorcerer became the Summoner impersonating Horazon, and ...
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Diablo 3: Question about alternative gear choices

http://www.diablofans.com/builds/69830-2-4-fastest-torment-10-build-ue-fire My gear is not prefect yet and there is lot of room to improve. For the 10 torment unhallowed essence set build linked ...
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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 is the best way to get the Avarice conquest?

This is a conquest in Diablo 3 every other season, what is the best way to complete this conquest?
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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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How is the damage to items and the repair cost calculated?

While reparing your items was just a nuisance before patch 1.0.3, at least as long as you didn't die excessively, it is a very significant gold drain now. I'm trying to understand which factors affect ...
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Ulianna Stratagem 6-pc + Madstone interaction

I'm wearing the full Uliana's Stratagem set. Its 6-piece bonus is: Your Seven-Sided Strike detonates your Exploding Palm. I'm also wearing Madstone, which means: Your Seven-Sided Strike ...
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Cheapest Computer to run D3 [closed]

My macbook just gets way too hot for Diablo 3. What would be the cheapest computer that would play Diablo 3 efficiently?
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How can I disable automatically joining the General chat when I log in?

This is stupid. I don't want to chat with other people. How can I disable auto-chat-join?
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When can I get Kormac's conversations for the For the Order achievement?

The achievement says to "Listen to all of the Templar's conversations." Most of his conversations seem to be available up until the end, but there are a few that are missable so I would like to know ...
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How to force bonus act change in Diablo 3?

I have some legendary material more than another and I would like to do bonus act for the material I need. Is there any way to change which act is bonus one at the moment? I did try leaving game and ...
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Level of crafted and gambled items in low-level game

It is said that if you were a level 12 and created a game, all items that you would get are items with a base level of 12 and below. If I brought a level 70 character into that game, would upgrading a ...
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What causes Storm Armor to go off?

The Storm Armor skill for the Wizard says: Bathe yourself in electrical energy, periodically shocking a nearby enemy for 175% weapon damage as Lightning. Lasts 10 minutes. But what causes the ...
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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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Season 5 “The Thrill” Conquest - Definition of “Reach”

In Season 5 of Diablo 3, the conquest "The Thrill" is defined as: "Reach GR45 without any set item equipped". My question is what is considered as "Reach"? To elaborate: Do I need to clear GR45 in ...
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Can the “Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac” work on followers?

From patch 2.4, the Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac has been improved with a legendary option Reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your skills by 1 second when you hit with a resource-spending ...
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Smoke Screen vs Reflects Damage

I know that Smoke Screen is supposed to be an invulnerability skill that protects you from enemy damage. But can it protect you from your own damage? ie. Can it protect you from damage reflected from ...
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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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How do you equip legendary potions?

I just received a Bottomless Potion of Regeneration and it seems there are 5 other legendary potions as well (See here) But, it doesn't mention how to equip the potion. How do I equip the potion?
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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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Why does Disintegrate deal more damage than Ray of Frost?

According to the spell description, Ray of Frost deals 215% weapon damage and disintegrate deals 155% weapon damage. However, if I enable the damage numbers in the option menu I can see that I deal ...
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Paragon “farming” 2.4

Blizzard has massively changed the mechanics of XP gain in 2.4, so the average player gets about as much as they used to, and 4 player XP farming teams get much less. This was largely accomplished by ...
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How do I change the appearance of my banner?

I keep unlocking new banner sigils/shapes/accents by completing various achievements, but how do I actually use them? My banner (G key) doesn't actually seem to change its appearance.
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How do you get Kanai's Cube?

I just loaded up the new patch and there doesn't seem to be much direction on how to actually acquire this key new item. Zultan Kulle talked about it briefly, and then I had no quests indicating where ...
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How can I browse public games in Diablo 3?

Could someone show the process for browsing public games on Diablo 3 on the PC (via screen shots), as I have been trying for a while and cannot find it. I can locate the choose Chat and choose Clan. ...
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How much CDR is required for permanent Vengeance uptime?

In Diablo 3, Demon Hunters have access to the Vengeance skill, which among other things makes the Demon Hunter immune to crowd control and increases his/her damage by 40%. With patch 2.4 adding a ...
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Where is the best place for demon hunting? (kill 100,000 demons achievement)

The Hunter or Hunted achievement requires you to kill 100,000 demons. Where is the best place for demon hunting? It is not about experience/time efficiency; it is just about getting the highest ...
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Any tips for beating Malthael as a Wizard on high difficulty levels?

I'm playing solo as a hardcore Wizard on Torment IX, running Tal Rasha's with dual hydras. Usually when I encounter hard boss fights with melee bosses, I'm forced to kite and rely on my hydras + ...
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Will Iceblink be triggered by a weapon's cold damage?

If I do not use any cold skill (crusader), but a weapon with cold damage, will the Chill effect of Iceblink be applied to every attack in order to reliably trigger the damage enhancement of Bane of ...
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Does the damage of the “Gem of Efficacious Toxin” stack?

The Gem of Efficacious Toxin has the following attribute: Poison all enemies hit for 2000% weapon damage over 10 seconds. Will an enemy be poisoned by 4000% if hit twice?
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Which legendary gems affect thorns damage?

With the new thorns set for Crusader, I'm wondering which Legendary Gems besides Boyarsky's Chip affect thorns damage. For instance, does the damage amplification from Bane of the Stricken affect the ...
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Which chance does an item have, if the chance is not specified?

For most items the chance of an attribute is specified: Sky Splitter: 15–20% chance to Smite enemies for 600-750% weapon damage as Lightning when you hit them. But for some items it is not ...
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Is it normal that Diablo 3 is very easy

I started playing with a friend of mine and we got to somewhat level 20 and we started to up our difficulty from normal on up. (no idea what it's called exactly) After that we still noticed it was ...
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How to donate gold in Diablo 3?

I play with friends but I also play more than them and consequently I have better stuff and more gold. Since I'm the friendly kind of guy, I want to donate gold to my friends so they can buy better ...
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What happens to the gem when I salvage an item with a gem in it?

I currently have no gold (just went shopping in the auction house... bought me some fancy and expensive weapon), but want to remove a gem from an item since I want to use it in another item. I'm too ...
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Do Shrines affect Followers?

I always assumed they did (your follower runs as fast as you after you trigger a Fleeting Shrine). However, I noticed that my follower's damage did not increase (whereas mine did) after I triggered a ...
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Can the chance to block limit of 75% bypassed?

Provoke increases the change to hit by 50%. If I have already 50%, will I get 100%? Or will it be clipped to 75%?
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How much bonus experience do massacres grant?

In Diablo 3 (PC) the patch 2.4.0 modified the way massacre bonuses worked to give a multiple of the experience you gain from kills during the massacre, instead of some flat amount. The bonus lists ...
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How are all the damage bonuses applied?

I was trying to calculate the relative differences of a few pieces of gear - namely ones that add +damage% to one damage type, and I couldn't figure out how all these damage types are applied. For ...
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How does augmenting ancient items work?

A new recipe to the cube was added with the 2.4 update, which is augmenting ancient items. The recipe is pretty clear, but I saw people ruining their items by adding wrong stats (intelligence on ...
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Is it possible to save a Diablo 3 chat session or save some in game notes

I'd like to take some in-game notes, for example significant items I sold at the AH (with links to the items), some tips or various things I want to remember, etc. For instance by sending chat ...