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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Changing Paragon Portraits

I just unlocked a new Paragon Portrait and I'm finding that I don't like the look all that much. I've tried right-clicking and looking through options, but I haven't seen a way to change my selected ...
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How do I perfect my gemology?

I've noticed that you need twelve designs to get the acheivement "perfect gemology". But there are only five different kinds of gems with two designs each, so that gives 10 designs to find. I've ...
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Where does the plan for Griswold's Perfection drop?

I found multiple ingredients for this item: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/artisan/blacksmith/recipe/griswolds-perfection Now I would like to know where the plans can drop. Is there a specified boss / ...
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Where is Dreadjudge's Illusion 3?

I was doing a Nephalem Rift, and I got thrown into this map. However, the map was labelled as Dreadjudge's Illusion 3. The reason why I'm asking this is because the map has A LOT of chests and I want ...
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How does resource cost reduction (%) work with skills that spend “all remaining resource”?

There are a number of items that reduce the resource costs of various skills. For example a 20% resource cost reduction to the Ancient Spear skill (Barbarian) would make the skill cost 20 Fury rather ...
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How do I get rid of extra Black Mushrooms?

I was told to submit this as a question... I've been trying to get rid of my Four Black mushrooms in my stash but I have no clue how to... any help is welcome...I have tried Salvaging them, but can't. ...
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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 is the “Black Mushroom” item used for?

I got it in the Cathedral. Its description: The witch Adria seeks a black mushroom? I know as much about Black mushrooms as I do about red herrings! - Deckard Cain Is there a meaning behind ...
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D3 ROS - differences in “2.0” and legacy? [on hold]

I was one of the throngs of people who bought D3 at release, played it till Inferno then realized the game system sucked and quit a long time ago. I've now decided to head back into the game with my ...
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How is dodge chance calculated in Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls? [duplicate]

I know the dodge chance calculation had been modified in RoS. I've seen many Demon Hunters with 8000+ dexterity. The old formula will get >100% dodge chance which doesn't make sense. eg. A demon ...
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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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Which item have the affix +X% damage against <mob type> / Elites?

Basically, I'm searching for items that gives a bonus damage against certain mobs. I already know a few, but I would like to have a complete list of them (with the possible bonus range on their lvl70 ...
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Do different monsters in Nephalem Rifts grant more progress towards completion?

While in a Nephalem Rift, you have a progress bar which shows your completed percentage of the rift - when the bar fills to 100%, a Rift Guardian will spawn. Occasionally when I kill a monster, the ...
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Are horadric caches bound to the act they were acquired from? [duplicate]

Since the latest patches, horadric caches have been dropping the same quality of loot regardless of difficulty. What I would like to know is that if each horadric cache acquired has its loot table ...
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How to change overlay map from toggle to hold?

When you press "Tab" the overlay map will show up on your screen. Is there a way to have this be a "hold" feature instead of a "toggle" feature?
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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 can I get flawless square gems to drop in Reaper of Souls? [duplicate]

Prior to Reaper of Souls, flawless square gems were the highest level gem that could be dropped. With the expansion, Marquis gems are the normal gem pop for a level 70 character. How can I farm ...
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How does the post-2.0 Puzzle Ring work?

Patch 2.0.1 introduced a lot of significant changes to the loot system in the game. One of the significant ones was the revamp to the Puzzle Ring, which now has a new effect: Summon a treasure ...
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How do I take a screenshot?

I've tried using print screen, but it seems to grab the window behind Diablo rather than the game. Is there some in-game hotkey to take a screenshot, or some other method that will work?
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Can you play Diablo 3 multiplayer between PC and xbox

Can I with Diablo 3 on the PC player with my friend Bob who has Diablo 3 on the xbox? My understanding was that originally there were some major differences in some things like drop rates because of ...
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What shield is this item referring to and is it really better than what I have?

Is this item really better than what I have? Assuming I can enchant this item to have generic damage instead of holy, is it worth the material to do so? Shouldn't the mace be slighly better, ...
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Does the name of the rift have any influence on its content?

I have noticed through a variety of playthroughs that many of the Nephalem rifts are named after important figures from the lore of Diablo, for example: Horazon's approach Bartuc's trail While it ...
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Does bonus damage against <Mob type> apply to elite mobs of the same type?

Everything is in title. To clarify a little more, I have the legendary weapon "Pig Sticker", with the two following affix : +30% damage against Humans +25% Damage against Beasts So it gives +25% ...
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How does group difficulty work in Reaper of Souls?

With the new flex difficulty which is based on your level how does monster strength work? E.g. If I am level 60 and my friend is level 20 will the monsters be equivalent to my level or his?
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Are rifts different if you open them in different acts?

In the new expansion, does it matter which act you are in when you open a rift? Does it change anything if you open a rift in a different act?
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What does this goblet icon mean?

Upon going through my quests to make I had completed everything, I noticed that some of quests had a strange goblet icon in front of them. What does this mean?
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Which slots can roll which affixes?

Certain affixes can only appear in certain slots, for example, CD only ever rolls on gloves, rings, amulets and weapons, Obviously, legendaries are an exception to this. Some you can find, for example ...
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Where can I find legendary crafting materials?

My boulder barbarian would love some Reaper's Wraps but they require Reaper's Fear. I've found various other crafting plans that require legendary materials. Where can I find Reaper's Fear and other ...
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Where are all the random dungeons?

Depending on the zone, there may spawn a random dungeon - for example, Den of the Fallen can occasionally spawn in the Weeping Hollow, and the Scavenger's Den can spawn in the Fields of Misery. What ...
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What happened to all the Magic Find gear in patch 2.0/Reaper of Souls?

In the Vanilla version of Diablo 3, I would frequently find gear that had an effect of increasing the percentage chance to find magical items. Well I took a long break from the game, but returned ...
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Which signature spell is the fastest for generating Flashes of Insight?

The Wizard’s Arcane Dynamo skill description reads: When you deal damage with a Signature spell you may gain a Flash of Insight. The “may” is very vague. What is the actual chance? And more ...
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How can I maximize my cooldown reduction?

I'm trying to maximize my cooldown reduction of skills. Is there somewhere where I can find the following information? Is there a list of all item slots where Cooldown Reduction can spawn? Is there ...
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What determines the quality of loot in horadric caches?

Ofcourse your character's level and the random factor affect what you get in the caches, but is there anything else that has influence on the loot from a cache? For example, does it matter on what ...
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Does playing with friends increase your ability to gain infernal rings faster?

Assuming the probability of getting key is 25% (torment 1). If playing single, we get: 4 tries per key 4 keys for machine 4 machines per organ 4 organs per ring So a total of 256 attempts, for a ...
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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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What does it mean to “fight through the pain”?

The Burning Axe of Sankis says: Chance to fight through the pain when enemies hit you. What does this do?
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Space Dementia Wizard Achievement

What is the easiest way to earn the Space Dementia achievement? Space Dementia Damage 30 enemies with one Black Hole cast.
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What are the potential rift bosses?

Last night, while doing some Nephalem rifts, I encountered both "The Butcher" and "Zoltun Kuule" as rift bosses, only they were renamed slightly (The butcher had a different name, and a subtitle of ...
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How does Epiphany affect skills?

With the new expansion Reaper of Souls, Monk has a new ability 'Epiphany'. It's description is, Have an Epiphany, increasing your Spirit Regeneration per Second by 20 and enabling your melee ...
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What counts as crowd control during bossfights?

With Patch 2.0 Some achievements were removed, some other achievements were added. A couple of these new achievements are basically "Kill boss X without using crowd control". What counts as crowd ...
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Why am I having FPS issues?

I am playing Diablo 3: ROS and having FPS issues while my girlfriend's laptop runs the game like a dream. My setup: Intel i7, 4770k 3.5gHz, 16GB RAM, 2 Nvidia GeForce GTX760s (SLI), 750 Watt power ...
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Which follower to use for Crusader? [duplicate]

Hello I am new to D3 and I am wondering what the best choices would be as to followers. Should I be changing them constantly depending on the situation? Should I be changing them depending on the ...
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How do I regain Arcane Power effectively with my Frozen Orb Wizard?

I'm mainly using a Frozen Orb/Electrocute Wizard at the moment. It works pretty well, but I run out of AP very often. Until recently this wasn't bad enough to actually do much about it, I was somewhat ...
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What's the fastest way to get to Queen Araneae?

I hate the bounty for killing the spider queen. That stupid spider cavern is the worst. Is there any way you can get through it faster, or predict where things are going to be?
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How do I get to the new “Cow Level” in Reaper of Souls?

There have been reports of a new "Cow Level" that seems to only be accessible via Nephalem Rifts: ...
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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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Which monsters are immune to Black Hole's vortex?

Black Hole has no "pull" effect on some monsters, as I observe. And as far as I could see, these are the larger ones. Under what circumstances does the vortex affect monsters? Elites, champions? ...
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Is random loot related to damage done/killing blow?

I am struggling with finding good items. I am wondering if it is because I play the game all wrong. I have around 400k damage and play at Torment I/II/III. At level II & III I do very little ...
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Does Mirror Ball double/triple Magic Missile damage?

Mirror Ball source has a special attribute "Magic Missile fires [1-2] extra missiles". If I'm using a one missile rune (e.g. Glacial Spike), does this effectively double/triple the DPS of Magic ...
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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 ...