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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If and how do Exp% and Exp/kill scale with Grifts in Patch 2.3? [duplicate]

I'm wondering how Exp%+ and Exp/kill on gear scale with greater rifts. Can anyone explain it?
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How much higher is the legendary drop rate in the Torment difficulties?

The ingame explanation of the different difficulty levels states that the Torment difficulties increase the drop rate of legendaries. But they don't state exactly how large this increase is. I've ...
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Playing Diablo 3 Hardcore with Windows 10 Automatic Update

I almost exclusively play hardcore mode, and I much prefer it. The only downside, as I see it, is that lagging out or disconnecting may kill you (I'm fine with any other kind of death). Now, I ...
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How does the “Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac” work in Diablo 3?

In Diablo 3, the legendary ring Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac has the following legendary power since patch 2.2 (patch notes): Reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your skills by 1 seconds when ...
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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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Why does extracting legendary power from Halycon's Ascent fail?

I need to extract the legendary power from Halycon's Ascent and it won't let me, it always says "Transmute failed", even though I do have the correct amount of materials. The item was enchanted to ...
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Why do some legendary powers not get extracted by Kanai's Cube? [duplicate]

I noticed the Haunt of Vaxo legendary power is not extracted by Kanai's cube. I understand that some powers are not extracted because they vary per character (see answers to this other question, ...
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Poisoned Spirit + Chilled to the Bone

I am experimenting with the combination of Haunt (Poisoned Spirit) which causes enemies to take 20% more damage from all sources and Summon Zombie Dogs (Chilled to the Bone) which also causes enemies ...
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Should I sell my remaining Rift Keystone fragments?

Since the 2.3.0 patch, any rift keystones now have a message showing in the tooltip saying "This is useless. Perhaps you should sell it." Given that they are no longer used to open the Nephalem ...
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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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How do I avoid dying?

I've recently tried to go up in higher Torment difficulties with my Demon Hunter. Despite my damage being good enough to fight, I always have trouble staying alive and especially during prolonged ...
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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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How does Kanai's cube manage legendaries extracted affixes' roll?

If I extract the legendary power from a legendary which orange affix roll within a certain range (e.g. The Dead Man's Legacy 50-60) but the roll is too low (let's say 51%). If I later loot a 60% ...
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What are the parameters for Kanai's Cube when upgrading rare items?

The Kanai's Cube has a power to: Upgrade Rare Item: Upgrades the quality of a level 70 Rare item to Legendary. This item will roll as a randomized Legendary that shares that item's equipment type. ...
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What Kanai's Cube recipes are not listed?

There is a help section in the Kanai's Cube tab that shows 7 pages of different recipes. I know that you can also put in a Puzzle Ring and that will open a portal to The Vault. Are there others?
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Did pylon spawn rate increase?

With patch 2.3, I've been seeing way more pylons, even 2-3x per rift (~6-7). I've checked the official update log, but I didn't see such addition (there is a nerf to it, but nothing more is shown). ...
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Is there an additional reward for completing all bounties in all acts in a single game?

Compared to, for example, completing 5 bounties in each of 5 different games.
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How do you get Gem Essence?

There are new materials that you can use to convert gems from one type into another using Kanai's Cube. They're called Essence of Ruby, Essence of Topaz, etc. How do you get these essences to start ...
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How do you get Kanai's Cube?

I just loaded up the new patch and there doesn't seem to be much direction on how to actually acquire this key new item. Zultan Kulle talked about it briefly, and then I had no quests indicating where ...
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Skull Grasp damage calculation?

Skull Grasp "Increase the damage of Whirlwind by 300–400% weapon damage." The Wastes set has "Whirlwind gains the effect of the Dust Devils rune and Dust Devils damage is increased to 2500% weapon ...
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What are the locations of the traveling merchants for the Market Research achievement?

The "Market Research" achievement requires that you meet the following traveling merchants: Wandering Tinker Rodger the Alchemist Vendel the Armorsmith Adenath the Curio Vendor Kyr the ...
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How do different XP bonuses stack in Diablo 3?

Related Questions: How does 50% extra xp weekend stack with other bonuses? Extra experience from equipment What is the formula for additional experience on items? How does ...
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Is it possible to find the Jewel of Dirgest?

Covetous Shen is looking for a particular jewel: The jewel contains a... powerful creature named Dirgest. He was trapped within it for terrible crimes against his people. [...] Now a flaw has ...
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How to assign attribute points in Diablo 3?

Right now it assigns attributes automatically. Is there any option to assign those myself?
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Does Threatening Shout: Falter stack?

As far as I understand, Strongarm Bracers stacks when multiple people pull enemies (it stacks additively in that if 2 people each add 30%, you get 60% damage instead of 1.3*1.3 = 69% damage). In Patch ...
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Why do top season crusaders on 4-person team leaderboards have dexterity and intelligence items?

As season 3 is drawing to a close, I am looking forward to season 4 and starting a new character - and was considering crusader. When looking at the 4-person team leaderboards, I noticed that the top ...
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Will Inna's Mantra work with Crudest Boots?

I've found a number over overlaps with items in my current sets and was wondering if they actually work together. I have The Crudest Boots which means that my Mystic Allys is duplicated. I'm using ...
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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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How do I get to the “Fowl Lair”

In a separate forum I was reading, a poster described an easter egg area called "The Fowl Lair". I could imagine that this is the replacement for the Cow Level from Diablo II, but I hope that is not ...
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Can my Artisans reach level 5 in normal difficulty? [closed]

In order to level up the Artisans to level 5, pages of jewelcrafting and pages of blacksmithing are needed, which are dropped only on nightmare difficulty. But the AH sells them, can I buy them from ...
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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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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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Do paragon levels affect the difficulty of enemies?

In Diablo 3, (2.0) enemies now level with you, but does that include Paragon levels? are enemies getting more difficult with each Paragon level I gain? or do they only get more difficult by ...
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Can I change the Diablo 3 controls to be more like the Heroes of the Storm controls?

I would like to make Diablo 3's gameplay more like Heroes of the Storm's which I am more comfortable with. It looks like rebinding most of the spells to different buttons would accomplish this ...
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What is the most productive use of early game gold?

My first character, my first 10k of gold. What should I be doing with it? Bigger stash Level up the blacksmith Gamble Purchase key items when available Save for later Something I haven't seen yet ...
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In Diablo III, how can I change what Chat region I'm in, or join a global channel?

When I log into Diablo, it appears that I'm placed into a mini-region of sorts for chatting - the general chat seems to be limited to 99 people, and the specialized chat rooms have very small amounts ...
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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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Can you use Diablo 3 disc to play on multiple accounts?

My brother, a couple of friends and I all have battle.net accounts. However we only have diablo 3 starter editions. so my question, is that do I need to purchase the game for all of us in order for ...
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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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What is the optimal way to grind the Black Mushroom?

I am only missing the Black Mushroom to have all the ingredients for the "Staff of herding". So I have to try and get it. The problem is it is unclear where it drops. So sources say you find it in ...
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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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Will ranked and unranked Greater Rift Keystones convert to new Greater Rift Keystones in v2.3?

I've learned that the following two changes will happen around rift keystones with the introduction of 2.3: Rift Keystones Fragments (for non-greater rifts) will be made useless. It no longer takes ...
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What's the effect of the red pools in the Paths of the Drowned

When you walk through one of the red pools (blood pools, perhaps), your avatar takes on a red tint, and an animation appears above its head. Similar happens to your followers if they go through a red ...
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Does gold find increase the amount you get from Boon of the Hoarder?

Boon of the Hoarder gives a chance to drop gold after killing a monster. Is this gold affected by Gold Find bonus?
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What did the angels fight about in Diablo 3?

I'm playing Diablo 3, and it shows how Tyrael is like "yeah, I'm done, I'm going to go help the humans". What were all the arch angels arguing about?
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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. ...