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What is the functionality of a cathedral in the Diablo world?

A cathedral is a Christian church which contains the seat of a bishop in the real world. While there is a bishop in the Diablo universe there doesn't seem to be any kind of organized religion in the ...
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Is there any lore about why the Horadric Cube isn't in Diablo 3?

What happened to the Horadric Cube after Diablo 2? Is it lost forever? Is there a chance to find such a rare item again or has Blizzard said nothing about its disappearance? Shouldn't the Horadric ...
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The vote against humanity

Zoltan Kulle talks about it before you revive him... The angels already had a vote whether to destroy humanity or not. We know that Imperius was for and Tyriael was against. What were the other ...
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What triggered the war between the Nephalem, resulting in the end of their species?

In the middle of Act 1, to get access to the sunken temple, you have to go in the field where the Nephalem, if I understand it well, killed each other until there was not enough to continue the race. ...
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How does Diablo still exist?

At the end of Diablo II, the soulstones of both Diablo and Mephisto were destroyed at the Hellforge. It's been a couple of years since I've played the game, but if I remember correctly, it was ...
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What references to Diablo II characters exist in Diablo III? [closed]

I'm a huge fan of Diablo's lore and was happy to see many of the characters from the original game show up in Diablo III. However, it doesn't seem like there are very many references to Diablo II ...
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What is all of the Diablo Literature relating to the Lore?

I have been playing through Diablo 3 and I have noticed I often feel as though I am lost, forgetting character names and who did what. I find myself on the Wiki a lot filling in plot holes. (Usually ...
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Why is Izual a demon again?

At the end of Act IV in Diablo 3, before getting to Diablo, we have to fight a once-again demonic Izual. How did this happen? Didn't we free his soul when we killed him in Diablo 2?
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How old is Sanctuary?

Diablo is followed shortly by Diablo II and Diablo III comes 20 years after that, but how old is the world of Sanctuary as a whole? According to some timelines, III occurs in 1285, but did the ...
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Do the Diablo 2 characters appear in Diablo 3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What happened to the heroes from Diablo 2? Diablo 1 and 2 spoiler below. If you haven't already played and finished one and two you need to relive your childhood. If ...
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How much time passed between Diablo II and Diablo III?

How much time passed in-universe between Diablo II and Diablo III? Did any major events happened in the meanwhile?
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Is there a god?

In Diablo 3, we finally get to know Tyrael's buddies a bit more in-depth. Through books distributed around the high heavens, the lore behind the Angels is also a bit more expanded on. Of course, ...
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What do we know about Belial and Azmodan?

They've never been mentioned before in the previous installments of the Diablo series, yet they should play a primary role in Diablo III. What do we know about them? Lore wise and in game (even if ...
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How old is Deckard Cain?

Searching in the Diablo Wiki I happened to stumble upon this timeline of Sanctuary's history. When we first encounter Deckard Cain, in Tristram, he's already an old man. He claims to be the last of ...
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Was Diablo's “resurrection” in Diablo 2 really unavoidable?

At the end of the first Diablo game, the hero pushes Diablo's soulstone in his forehead. If I recall it correctly(many years have passed since I played Diablo) he did that "to contain its evilness". ...
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Should I play Diablo 1 and / or Diablo 2 before playing Diablo 3?

I plan on picking up Diablo 3 on the expected release day, but I am new to the franchise. I know in other games it is crucial to play the previous release to fully understand the story line. Does ...
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What genre of video game does Diablo belong to?

I've recently played Diablo 1 and 2 and I'm totally hooked. Now I've been wondering what genre this game belongs to, so it would help me find similar games.