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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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 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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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 +Meteor damage and Nilfur's Boots affect Tal Rasha Meteors?

Can't seem to find any consensus. Tal Rasha's bonus rains down meteors from the sky when you hit with an element. I've been trying to see if the meteors that are called down from Tal Rasha procs are ...
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What is the equipment level range from drops at Inferno Difficulty?

Are the drops all level 60? Do they vary between acts like at other difficulty levels?
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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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Does the increased Blood Shard cap apply account wide?

You can increase your Blood Shard cap by doing solo greater rifts. Is the increase to your cap applied account wide, seasonal, general or only character based?
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How many XP do I get by killing monsters?

I have some items that gives me +X experience points for each kill, or +X%, but how does this compare to the XP obtained by killing those monsters? I can't see how many points I get when I kill them.
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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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new damage calculation with set bonuses

So with the revamp of sets in 2.2 my question is how the new damage buffs get applied. are they all multiplicative from diffrent sets/legendary vs additive (stacking elemental dmg) With the new ...
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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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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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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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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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Smithing low level legendary set items

I recently got Reaper of Souls, yes I know I'm late. I've been levelling up my characters to level 70 and I've been looking around for gear and gearing tips, and I've found that some of the legendary ...
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Can two people with and without Reaper of Souls play together, and will they cap at 60 together?

I have a friend I'd like to play with who has Diablo 3 with the Reaper of Souls expansion. I don't have the expansion myself. Will my friend and I be able to play together? Further, when we hit ...
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What counts as a “hit” for the new affix on Broken Promises?

Patch 2.2 re-worked some legendary items, among them the Broken Promises ring. It's new affix states: After 5 consecutive non-critical hits, your chance to critically hit is increased to 100% for ...
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How much XP does it take per Paragon level?

As of patch 2.0.1 paragon levels are no longer capped. How can I figure out how much xp it takes per level of paragon? Pre 2.0.1 patch: Blizzard announced that there would be 100 additional ...
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How do I install Diablo 3 on an external hard drive without admin privileges?

In relation to the post here: Playing through an external hardrive and here: How can I run Diablo 3 without an administrator account? I'd like to know how you can install Diablo 3 on a connected USB ...
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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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Are Nephalem Rifts endless?

In the Nephalem Rift instances, players usually only play until the minion quota is met and the Rift Guardian is spawned and defeated. Afterwards, the player can talk to someone in town to initiate a ...
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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 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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Why does my Plague of Toads make me croak?

When my Witch Doctor hit level 11, I decided to take my Plague of Toads for a spin. However, a typical encounter for me with Plague of Toads goes something like: I see a mob of enemies I summon ...
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Treasure Goblin rifts probability

I'm wondering what is the real probability to open a Treasure Goblin rift? Because I have made it one time and I have killed at least 200 Treasure Goblins. I did some research but I've found nothing. ...
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Is there a downside to upgrading to RoS asap

I have base Diablo 3 PC version, and am considering upgrading to Reaper of Souls. However, I haven't completed all of the older content such as Infernal Machine available in the classic version - and ...
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Marauder's Set: what counts as a hatred spender or generator?

I have the 4-piece bonus of the Marauder's Set, but not the 6-piece yet. I also have the Spines of Seething Hatred, which means that my Chakram generates hatred, rather than spending it. I'm having ...
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How can I save my chat log or chat history in Diablo 3?

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 ...
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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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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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Anniversary XP bonus boost

How does the 'double experience' or '+100% xp bonus' from the anniversary event work with other boosts such as from higher difficulty levels? Torment I has a base 300% XP bonus, for the duration of ...
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Does %EXP and % Magic Find from my follower count towards my character? [duplicate]

If I equip a % EXP bonus or % Magic Find item to my follower, does it count towards my character? Would inserting a Gem of Ease in my follower's jewelry count towards my exp?
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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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Elite attribute and damage change with level

I haven't played Diablo III much with lower level characters since the difficulty settings were introduced (Normal - Torment) and earlier 4 difficulty levels of Normal - Inferno were removed. ...
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What does “frenzy gains effect of every rune” mean?

A legendary dropped for me. What exactly does Frenzy gains the effect of every rune mean? Does it mean that no matter what rune I choose on Frenzy, it will get the effect of every other rune in the ...
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Nepha-what now? What the hell is a Nephalem and why does everyone keep calling me that?

Nephalem Valor. Nephalem this. Nephalem that. All anyone ever seems to call me is Nephalem. My character seems to know what it means, as evidenced by her suspicion that she could not gain entrance to ...
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Diablo 3 adding second weapon is decreasing my overall damage ? Why is this? [duplicate]

I am not a Diablo 3 expert so I just want to know why after adding a second weapon for my monk, my overall damage decreases ?!
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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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What abilities allow you to break control impairing effects and other conditions?

Occasionally, I've encountered opponents with the "Jailer" affix, and some bosses seem to have attacks that hold you still (though you aren't frozen). I've discovered the Wizard's Mirror Image, if ...
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Enchanting Items

I have asked this question on a few sites but haven't really gotten a direct response. I've read in a few places that you can "enchant" items using the enchantress. Not only can I not do it - I don't ...
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How to break freeze as a Wizard [duplicate]

I saw the answer from 2 years ago. Not sure if it's up to date, as I just died from freeze and I couldn't teleport out of it (had Fracture rune on it). So yeah, what wizard skills are CC breaker?
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In what zone does each event occur in?

There are numerous achievements about completing special events (which are small side quests you can do without impeding on your current quest progress). Also, most if not all include some kind of ...
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How long does it take for a Prime Evil to be revived?

According to lore if you kill a Prime Evil it will return in time. That's why people always try to imprison them first. But what time exactly have to pass before Diablo (or any other Prime Evil) ...
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Diablo III Ancient Legendary drop rate

Now that ancient legendaries have been introduced, a lot of end-game is trying to acquire ancient legendary versions of your legendary gear for the improved stats. Assuming I only run greater ...
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Is it possible to un-learn crafting recipes?

I've.. "accidentally" taught the blacksmith a recipe at level 23, and now it's useless at level 70. I've heard recipes don't drop after you've taught the blacksmith the item, so am I screwed now? Have ...
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What is the Max Alpha damage for a weapon in Diablo 3?

By alpha damage I mean the max damage that a weapon can initially "do" without any gems placed into it, this means bonuses are okay. I ask this because I saw someone who has a weapon that does about ...
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What is the bonus XP pool and how does it affect the gain of XP?

In Diablo 3 there you can often find a "Pool of Reflection" which adds to a so-called bonus experience pool. This bonus pool gets invalidated if the avatar dies. How does this bonus pool affect the ...
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How is the healing stat calculated in Diablo 3?

Can someone explain how come this gray item without any healing stats heals 12% better than a legendary? Click for bigger picture.
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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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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, ...