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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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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Does the 2-piece Marauder's bonus also affect the Companion active ability?

The 2-piece Marauder's set bonus causes Companion to summon all companions, instead of just the chosen one. Does activating Companion trigger the ability of all companions, or just the one you have ...
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Does the Gem of Efficacious Toxin's debuff stack?

If multiple party members have a Gem of Efficacious Toxin at rank 25+, will the "All enemies you poison take 10% increased damage from all sources" debuff stack? So when multiple people apply the DOT, ...
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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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Where do I get the Splintered oar?

The Splintered oar is a two-handed sword with the shape of an oar; one of the few magical, blue, items that are also unique. Before patch 1.0.4 it was legendary. Some suspect it has some relation to ...
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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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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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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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How come that by the time a new char reaches skeleton king they are about level 15 regardless of difficulty?

So I like leveling low level characters and I did that several times on different difficulties. What I noticed that when you reach skeleton king you are about level 15. It does not seem that ...
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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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Can crafted items become ancient?

Recently, Diablo 3 introduced "Ancient Legendaries", which can drop on various difficulties on Level 70. It basically works like Warforged in WoW, as it increases the item level it normally has, ...
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Can you cash out a battle.net balance?

Can you transfer funds from your battle.net balance?
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Do Sweeping Wind - Cyclone tornados still proc Life on Hit?

In 2012 Diablo III builds, the Monk's Cyclones generated from Sweeping Wind were considered damage from you rather than summons, and so they proc'd Life on Hit (confirmed here). Is that still the case ...
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What are the true RNG weapon damage stats?

So looking at these three weapons, I would like to compare the quality based on the RNG. I would like to ignore most of the other primary / secondary affix's for the purpose of this question. ...
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Is “Socketed Thing That Should Not Be Of Razors” real or a bug?

I can only assume that this items label has not been replaced as it's clearly a description of the item rather than a name I think. So is this a real item or is it a bug / easter egg?
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Is it more profitable to let the new goblin types live longer?

The new 2.1.2 patch introduces additional types of goblins to Adventure Mode. These goblins include; A green one for crafting materials and plans. A red one for blood shards. A silver one for gems. ...
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Does the difficulty matter for gear drops?

I've just hit level 70. I'm not strong enough to play at torment yet so I need to gear up. My question is, will the same level of gear drop on Normal as it would on Master? I know the drop rate ...
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Is Homunculus working when using The Tall Man's Finger?

I recently found the item Homunculus while using The Tall Man's Finger on my 70 pet doc. Is there any way to tell if those stack? I do not see any Zombie Dogs summoned to my side, but they could be ...
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How does the life-draining effect of Bul-Kathos's Wedding Band work?

There is a ring called Bul-Kathos's Wedding Band, which has a special Legendary Effect that says You drain life from enemies around you. I am currently wearing this on my Level 70 Wizard, but ...
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How do I add sockets to an item?

According to this site, the Jeweler can, besides removing and combining gems, also add new sockets to existing items. I just acquired the Jeweler, but I can see no such option in his menus. Do I ...
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How do the Treasure Goblins work?

Every once in a while I'll come across the sneaky devils and they always flee. What determines when they flee (time, distance, etc.) and do I get better loot by killing them faster? Is there ...
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How to get Season Only achievements “Lore Books” in Diablo III?

I know it's a bit late to ask this, but there is a category of Season only achievements in Diablo III for Lore Books. There are no achievements listed in there so I'm wondering: how one would go ...
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What is the highest single target DPS skill for Demon Hunter?

I'm having a hard time figuring this one out. The top three standouts seem to be: Cluster Arrow with Grenadier passive, Impale with Sharpshooter passive, and Rapid Fire with Ballistic passive, but ...
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How exactly does Hwoj Wrap work with Bane of the Trapped?

As I understand it Locust Swarm snapshots on cast, meaning it takes your stats and buffs at the time of cast and will not update new changes until the next cast. If I have a Hwoj Wrap, this makes my ...
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What is the best way to farm Monkey King's Garb (Sunwuko Set)

I have been playing a Monk for around 50 hours now and I haven't got a single drop of this item. I am now just planning to farm it as best as I can but am unsure how to do this. What is the best way ...
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Is Malthael the Angel of Wisdom?

During the Expansion, Reaper of Souls, I notice Malthael takes on as Death. However, in previous games and the current one; especially in certain Lore Books and talking to Imperious Archangel of ...
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In Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls, Do Dropped Items Vanish? [duplicate]

I have found the rooms packed with Goblins a few times. It seems to me I am not really getting as much booty as I should and I am beginning to think that, drops might vanish after being left ...
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Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls Digital Deluxe Edition, Skeleton Minion?

Is there any information known about what this minion is? Will it be like a pet in most MMORPG's and just be a visual sidekick? Or will it be like the Witch Doctor's minions, something that will do ...
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How does the Marauder's new set bonus work with Kridershot?

The new Marauder's set has the following set bonus. The Demon Hunter's Hatred generator skills deal 100% additional damage for every active Sentry The unique item Kridershot now makes my skill ...
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What legendary gem effects are procced by pet attacks?

At one point it was common knowledge that the only Legendary Gem that procced from pet attacks was Pain Enhancer. After some digging around after an in-game revelation, I noticed that the Gem of ...
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What does the “Bonus” mean when selecting an act in which to do bounties?

I've noticed that two of the acts have a "bonus" when doing bounties, and the other three do not. I don't know if it's always two, or how the acts with a bonus are selected. What does this bonus ...
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Diabo 3 vs Diablo 3 Reaper of souls

Hi I am planing on buying Diablo 3 or Diablo 3 Reaper of souls on PS3. I have never played either of them. I will most probably only buy one of them. So my question is if I only buy 1 which would ...
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What are the chances to drop the Boon of the Hoarder gem?

Apparently there is a legendary gem that can only be dropped by Greed in the Treasure Realm: the Boon of the Hoarder. Any idea about this gem's drop chance ?
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Is it possible to transfer a character to another local ps3 account for coop

I was wondering if it's somehow possible to transfer one of my chars to another local ps3 account for split screen coop. I recently played a lot with some friends here at home and we made the mistake ...
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How do people kill like crazy?

I know how damage works. I've tried my best (as far as I have found items so far) to maximize my damage but it looks like some people just kill like crazy, while I have to pause a moment or two for ...
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As a Demon Hunter, what bonuses should I focus on when spending Paragon Points?

As of the 2.0 patch, the Paragon point system has had a major overhaul. Now, there are four categories and each one has different things to Paragon place points in to. As a Demon Hunter, I see a ...
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Is it possible to have multiple greater rift keystones at once

I have a Greater Rift Keystone that I use for running with my wife, but I also want to get one for when I solo. Is it possible to have multiple Greater Rift Keystones on same character at once?
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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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Diablo 3, unknown creature

In diablo 3, there is this creature that keeps popping up, and i am not sure what it is. I thought it was a treasure goblin, but everyone keeps talking about canceling it's portal, or whatever. After ...
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Diablo 3 Multiple Characters

I've just made a new character for my bf on Diablo 3 and he cant find Kormac in the cathedral, I was wondering if after your original character finds all the followers do you just not get them?
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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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What are Greater Nephalem Rifts and how do they work?

Diablo 3's Patch 2.1.0 added a new feature called "Greater Nephalem Rifts". What are they, and how do they work?
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How does Shield Bash (Shattered Shield) work?

Shield Bash (Shattered Shield) states that it hits "for 325% weapon damage plus 300% of your shield's Block Chance as damage." I'm not exactly clear on what this means. If I have a block chance of ...
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What do the different colors of enemies' names mean?

In the land of Diablo III, enemies come in a few different colors. Normal, weak mobs are white, then there are those of color: I've seen blue, purple, and yellow. What do the different colors mean? ...
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What are Adventurer's Journals for?

I've stacked already 5 of these Adventurer's Journal's, but I can't seem to figure out what for are they used in RoS. Seems odd, that there can be some item in the game, that has no purpose ...
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Punching Diablo?

One of the Diablo 3 achievements simply says "Punch Diablo." How exactly does one achieve this? Is it a matter of removing all weapons, or is it a class/skill-based feat?
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Does the Crusader skill Consecration stack?

The legendary flail Inviolable Faith casts Consecration under all my allies too. If my allies and I are standing close together, so that the Consecration casts overlaps: Will each receive bonus ...
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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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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 to play Diablo III in a Virtual Machine?

I saw a lot of people asking the same question in other forums (yes, i've googled it a little bit), and some people answered that of course is possible to play it in a Virtual Machine but only using ...