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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Where did the Nightmare and Hell difficulties go in Diablo 3 after the expansion?

I recently felt like playing Diablo 3 again, which I bought at release and played for a month and then lost interest. I realized they changed a lot of stuff, but I cannot make sense of those ...
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How to determine correct difficulty to play at level 70?

How do I determine which difficulty my level 70 Diablo 3 character should play? The easy answer would be try a few difficulties and see how hard they are and how I feel about playing character X at ...
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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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Do color dyes give specific properties?

When I go to purchase a color dye, in the detail section of the color dye there is stuff written like "This pigment boost speeds" etc. Do color dyes really have any impact on the character properties ...
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Is there a full list of emotes available for Diablo 3?

I know when you enter "/?" it gives you a few, but generally that is just a sampling. For example in WoW there were literally hundreds of different ones, some with corresponding animations or voices. ...
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Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition - PS4 difficulty versus PC

I am a long-time gamer of the PC version. Within the last month, I have acquired the PS4 version. After a great deal of time in the game, it is starting to feel like the PS4 version is naturally ...
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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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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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Why do rifts stay open?

After I've beaten the Rift Guardian and grab the loot, I teleport back to town and talk to Orek to get the gold and experience. Then, there's a countdown for about 30 seconds while the rift portal ...
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Is there a Horadric Cube in Diablo 3?

One of the small things I really enjoyed in Diablo 2 was the Horadric Cube. I know Diablo 3 has crafting NPCs, but a list of recipes just doesn't feel as "free" or experimental as jamming some stuff ...
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Create a custom “Hell Fire Ring” for a different class

They have "Hellfire Ring" and "Hellfire Ring Of...". If I am playing a Monk, and want to create a Hellfire ring, it will always have my stat of Dexterity. However, what if I wanted to make a ring for ...
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Is there a fast way to unlock Torment mode?

How do you unlock Torment? DO I just need to beat Malthael? So if I join someones game before the last boss can I just fight him and unlock it.
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How does the automatic monster level adjustment work in Diablo 3?

Starting with the 2.0.1 patch, monsters now level up with your characters. When does this level adjustment take effect? If I level up in the middle of fighting a pack of monsters, do they all level ...
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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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What is the maximum paragon level?

In the Profile window accessible in the hero selection screen under the Heroes tab, there is a progress bar that tells you what paragon level you have and gives you a 'percentage completed' indicator. ...
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Are the Diablo 3 Patches on Console now simultaneously released with their PC counter part?

Back in 2014 blizzard said that they would try to patch consoles as close as possible to their PC counter part. I have read an article that said that 2.1.2 was patched at the same time on PC and ...
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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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Can you display health values for monsters?

Is it possible to display actual numerical values of the health of a mob in Diablo 3? I know I can turn on the bars and I found that I can turn on numbers for Players, but not for the mobs (mobiles, ...
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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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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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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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What portal do the other goblins have a chance to open/do they open a portal?

I already got to the weird land that Rainbow Goblins and I got to The Vault, but what does the other Goblins open portal to? Or do they open one? Btw I'm talking about these guys: (Image courtesy ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...