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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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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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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Is combining gems worthwhile?

The upper tier gems are very desirable items to obtain for top tier players. Is it worth it to combine gems in the lower tiers to build up to them (obviously upper tier gems must be combined or ...
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Is there a limit for the bonus experience % that you can get?

Is there a limit for the bonus experience % that you can get? Say you equip Cain's Laurel, socketed with a Star ruby +25% 2 other Cain's set items +30% hellfire ring ...
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Can I still get level 60 hellfire ring if I have a level 70 character?

I have a hard time finding people to do keywarden for level 70 hell fire ring. Can I still grab level 60 hell fire ring?
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Without hellfire ring how do I get 45% experience boost? [duplicate]

Many says that the level 70 hell fire ring is easier to get. Other said it's much harder than the level 60 hell fire ring. Well, I have a hard time finding people wanting to do keywarden. So, how do ...
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What's the probability of getting at least 1 key from keywarden? [duplicate]

In D3v2 and RoS, all Keywardens have one key they will always drop, plus a small random chance to drop another key. They can even drop two of the same key.[1] - See more at: ...
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Do book drops happen in Adventure mode?

Trying to pick up some achievements such as book drops, aside from some "same location different time" book drops, such as leah's diaries is it possible to find the books in adventure mode?
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I'm not finding anyone in the keywarden matching option

I'm trying to create the new hellfire ring for lvl 70 characters. I tried to find friends playing Diablo 3 with the matchmaking service. I selected keywarden in the options, but the result is that I ...
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What is the deal with this OP weapon (110k damage with +54 billion experience) a player dropped in my game?

I left my game open after giving up trying to play with my mate using Australian internet. While I was inactive, a player joined my game and dropped this weapon: Professional Russian's Fast Sword ...
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Diablo III: UEE issue

Yesterday I started downloading Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition from the PSN. However I'm facing what I think is a bug: 4 files are being downloaded, two named "normally" (update file and ...
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Where do I need to go to find the Khazra Staff?

I have the objective 'Find the Khazra Staff' in the quest 'Trailing the Coven'. I'm in New Tristram, and I have no idea where I'm supposed to be going!
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Who is Pancakes?

During my travels through happy happy pony land, I've came upon a very uncharacteristic background; the grave of Pancakes. Who is Pancakes, and why is his grave in the land of endless joy, sunshine ...
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Do you have to wear the Hellfire Amulet to get the passive?

I want to know if it will stack with my others or not.
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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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Should I rapid-cast the spider queen?

The "Spider queen" is an attack/spell of the Witch doctor character in Diablo III. It says "You may have one spider queen summoned at a time". And as soon as I cast a second one, the old one ...
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Diablo III Lazarus's Grimoire Missing Bug

A Page from Lazarus's Grimoire is dropped after witnessing the beheading of Queen Asylla in The Cursed Hold. Source... http://diablo.gamepedia.com/A_Page_from_Lazarus%27s_Grimoire The problem ...
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When the effect of invigorating gemstone procs, does it do so before or after taking damage?

The invigorating gemstone's rank 25 effect is to heal the player when a control-impairing effect hits. Does this heal go before or after taking damage from said effect? Example: An elite pack ...
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How does Firestarter work?

The tooltip for Akarat's Champion - Firestarter states: Dealing damage burns enemies with the power of Akarat, dealing 460% weapon damage as fire over 3 seconds. What sources of damage trigger ...
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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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Cluster Arrow+Loaded For Bear=low dps, what should i do?

Every time I use Cluster Arrow with the Loaded for Bear rune, my DPS drops from 41K to 16K. what is happening and what should I do?
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Attack speed and its interaction with various skills

The nonintuitve part of "Increase attack speed by x%" is, it also increases your CAST speed. There are a fair few different type of skills in Diablo3, in addition to the generic "nuke": Channelled ...
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Why won't my escape key work in the keybindings?

I'm having this really strange problem that I just can't seem to figure out. My escape key won't bind. In fact, the option for using the escape key is simply grayed out in the keybindings menu: I ...
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How to play Diablo-3 Online PS3

I just got Diablo 3 for PS3 but I cant figure out how to play online or connect to battle.net Are there instructions for this anywhere?
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Transfer D3-UEE Xbox 360 to D3-UEE Xbox One

I know that if you buy Ultimate Evil Edition for Xbox One, you can transfer your old Diablo 3 data from Xbox 360, but if you get Ultimate Evil Edition for Xbox 360 and play a while, are you able to ...
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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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How often locust swarm jumps?

I also wonder how often they jump. Once per second? Once per tick? What's the point of jumping to 2 enemies in pestilence then if every enemies will get infected anyway? This is for witch doctor ...
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Gargantuan Bruiser Respawning

While I'm in Bastion's Keep (selling items to Botulph the Miner), my Gargantaun Bruiser will occasionally respawn himself. He collapses into the ground and then reappears. The skill is then 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 ...
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Have the cursed chests for the “old mill road” and the “cursed bellows” disappeared?

I have been trying to get the "old mill road" cursed chest and the cursed bellows. I have rerun both of those areas at least 100 times (literally) In the last month (5/2015) without seeing the chests. ...
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How many achievements are there in Diablo 3?

Simple question, how many achievements are there in total, including the unlocked ones and the Feats of Strength?
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Diablo angel and demon name etymologies

Is there any reasoning behind the names of the angels and demons in the Diablo series? I'm talking about characters like Azmodan, Tyrael, Malthael, etc. Are they completely made up by the Diablo team ...
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Is there a way to keep my map visible while I walk around?

One of the features I really liked in Diablo 2 was the ability to change your map position. You could either keep it in the upper right hand corner or switch it so that it was over-layed on the screen ...
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How to make the most of your companions?

How can I make the most out of my companions in Diablo 3 ROS? I realize they won't be doing as much damage as I do, but I've chosen their perks, I keep their weapons and gear updated as best I can, ...
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What exactly happens at the end of a season in Diablo 3?

With the start of the first Season today, I found myself wondering what happens to the characters you level up during the season, as well as your farmed items and other progress. Can someone please ...
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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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How do I complete the With Friends Like These achievement?

The challenge achievement With Friends Like These requires you to "Kill 30 enemies from the death explosion of a single Grotesque, Harvester, Horror, Aomination, Bile Crawler, or Spine Lasher." ...
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How is the level of a Greater Rift Keystone decided?

I would like to know 2 things : What determines the level of a Greater Rift Keystone level during the first trial ? What determines how many levels Urushi gives to the next Greater Rift Keystone at ...
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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 often do the Diablo 3 forum character profiles update?

Example: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/profile/Rhyinn-1349/hero/11893854 How often does this update? Is it every time you log in to Diablo 3? Is it only during a certain time of day? I vaguely remember ...
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Which elite affixes cannot be dodged?

Which elite affixes cannot be dodged? Clarification: By "dodged", I mean the "dodge" mechanic in the game: when the attack looks like it should hit you, but you dodge it based on your "Dodge Chance" ...
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How do I activate my Collector's Edition digital items?

I'm supposed to have a pet and other goods in my inventory, but I don't see it there. Was I supposed to use another activation code?
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What is happening with the “Totally Not a Cow Level” buff?

While playing today I got a new buff: It is pretty clear it has something to do with the blog Debunking the cowspiracy. But what does this event actually do?
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Diablo 3 RoS Damage model

Benchmarking and dmg-prediction gear/spec in D3 is quite difficult... my question is in this "field"... I would like to know how the damage model works regarding the "+ Holy/Fire/Lightning %dmg" and ...
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Tal rasha 2 pieces vs 4 pieces

Quick description on skill: Electrocute - arc lightening (lightning) Teleport - wormhole Meteor - thunder Crash (lightning) Magic Weapon - Ignite (fire) Ice Armor - Frozen storm (ice) Familiar - ...
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Diablo III Latest Patch Breaks Sockets?

I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced a complete lack of socket enchantment on amulets and rings after the latest patch. It seems before the patch I was able to convert a property to a socket ...
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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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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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Does this Covetous Shen quote have a deeper meaning?

After you rescue Covetous Shen from the water way in Act 2, he's pretty chatty. He talks about the architecture at one point stating, "You could walk all the way around the world and never see its ...
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How can I save my chat log or chat history in Diablo 3? [duplicate]

I would like to save my chat logs, or my chat history, for archival purposes. Most chat clients that I use already have a logging function of some kind. Does the Diablo 3 game client save the chat ...