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Torchlight II is an action role-playing game developed by Runic Games, released on 20th September 2012. It is the sequel to Runic's 2009 Action RPG Torchlight, and features peer-to-peer multiplayer support and extended modding capabilities.

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How to restore a Torchlight 2 save?

So i wanted to reinstall Torchlight 2 because of a bug which was preventing the game to launch. I backup the save folder from My Documents directory and uninstall and install the game again. I find ...
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What's the max player allowed in a multiplayer game?

What is the max player allowed to play simultaneously in a multiplayer game ? Is is the same for both and internet and LAN game ?
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Which enemy abilities are affected by silence?

Torchlight 2 has many status effects that can be applied to monsters. However, they seem to be poorly documented (if at all.) One of these is silence, which has a spell dedicated to it, is a ...
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What is the console command to see whether or not a character is flagged?

As the title says, I know there is a console command to see whether or not a given character is flagged as a cheater or suspicious. What is the command?
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Is it possible to reset stat points in Torchlight 2?

I know several methods for resetting my skill points without being labelled as a cheater, but stat points are another matter. I tried the reset stat points console command (RESETSTAT)), but the ...
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Excessive load times

Torchlight 2 is giving us excessively long load times in multiplayer on net. My friend and I both have high end PC's and it takes no time at all in single player to transition between different areas ...
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Coop level difference catch up

I've been playing for about 4-5 hours with a friend and he's levelled a full level above me. Is there either any way to ensure we level equally or any way I can catch up with him without taking our ...
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Does fist and poison work in torchlight 2?

Claw having -50% armor reduction and poison having -33% armor reduction will result in remainding 12% total armor left on enemy. Or is 50% max?
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How do I install the Synergies mod?

I have downloaded the latest version of a Torchlight 2 synergies mod, and updated Torchlight 2 to version 1.9.5.1. My question is, how can I install it on my PC? Since I'm not using Steam, so its ...
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Where did I gain the power to perform Chaotic Rituals?

Doing a quick search of the spell name "evoke/invoke chaotic ritual!" yielded me nothing. Because of that, I'm assuming it came from the Synergies mod. Is there any more information on this somewhere, ...
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Does “10% chance to summon on kill” require using the weapon?

Does this have a chance if socketed in my wand to trigger on any kill or only wand kills?
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What triggers merchants to change their inventory?

So in the normal run of the game, it seems that the merchants always change their inventory when you come back to town. But if you leave town and come right back, they do not necessarily change. To ...
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How important is my pet and the fish I feed him?

Ok, so I have this cute pet that I picked. It attacks things and I can use fish to make it uber. The problem I have is that I don't seem to care very much about him, except that his trips to town ...
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Does “-All Armor” create 1 debuff or 1 debuff for each armor type?

We know from this answer that skills/items with "-X All Armor" give a 5 second debuff on the monster that is refreshed if they are hit again within that 5 seconds and continues to stack all the way ...
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Strict NAT in Torchlight 2 & Dead Space 3

In both Torchlight 2 and Dead Space 3 I get the message "Strict NAT Detected". I can play online in Torchlight 2 but it's slow. Dead Space 3 can't connect to other players at all. I've forwarded the ...
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How can I rotate the camera?

I was watching this video for a complete TL2 reskin mod ...
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What do the item colors in Torchlight II mean?

I started to play Torchlight II few days ago, and I don't usually play this type of games, so I don't know how good are the "colored" items. I know that the white/green are the "basics" but not the ...
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How does slow resistance work?

The spell "Willpower" can be learned and at level 6 it provides a 50% resistance to slow and immobilization effects. Does this mean: A) 50% of the time you are not slowed when you otherwise would be ...
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What is the hotkey for the spell next to the right click spell?

How do I activate it? Here's a picture of what I'm talking about. http://i.snag.gy/ODKx1.jpg
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How do I get my pet unstuck?

I've only been playing Torchlight 2 for a couple of hours and I have seen my pet get stuck twice already, and both times in fishing holes. I find that walking away from my pet gets him unstuck after ...
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Do various shield skills scale with armor and resistances?

Do skills like Forcefield and Aegis of Fate scale with defensive stats such as your armor rating and elemental resistances?
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What is the point of using staves/wands?

I have a 50 lvl mage, with skills prismatic bolt lv10, fire/ice/shock brand lv8, hailstorm lv10. My question is, equipping a staff/wand doesn't affect the damage amount I inflict with prismatic bolt ...
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How can I increase Poison Burst damage?

The description of Poison Burst says, it inflicts x% of weapon DPS as poison damage. So, how do I increase the damage? By investing into strength or focus or both?
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How to fix “Steam unable to sync” error?

I have a steam version of torchlight 2, and this started happening when I installed and then removed some mods. Each time I'm starting torchlight I'm greeted by the following message: After this ...
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Does “[player] has disconnected” mean a blocked player has tried to join my game?

I frequently block players in TL2 multi-player for being showing a general lack of in-game etiquette (ie, running ahead in the map and killing everything so I get no exp, killing bosses without me, ...
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Do damage conveyance socketables stack?

Let's say I have two socketables, each with this effect: Conveys 1000 physical damage over 5 seconds If I put both of these on one weapon, do I get 2000 physical damage over 5 seconds (stacked) or ...
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Redwolf passive skill: What are the chances for this passive to execute by skill level?

I am trying to decide between pumping skill points into Redwolf or Rage Retaliation. The description for Redwolf is as follows: Whenever you inflict a critical hit, up to two neighboring enemies ...
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What's the most efficient method of transferring gold between characters?

Aside from tranferring all your gold to a friend who will then tranfer it to your new player, it appears that the only way to transfer gold is by buying items that have a higher sell rate and ...
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How can I keep my Embermage alive?

The Embermage class, unlike the other three available classes in Torchlight 2, seems to lack any decent defensive spells: Death's Bounty is arguably the most useful defensive spell, allowing you to ...
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What are the pros and cons of the single entity summon spells?

Torchlight 2 offers several summon spells: Zombies Skeleton Archers Skeleton Warrior Blood Zombie Nether Imp I often equip the first two on this list, simply because they seem to be the best ...
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Does reflect prevent damage in Torchlight 2?

How does "%X reflect damage" enchant on items work? Is the damage applied to the character and the reflect in % to the enemy? Does it mean that it is useless with character with high percentage of ...
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Can I Use a Vanilla Torchlight 2 Character With a Modded TL2?

So I have a higher level Berserker and wanted to create a mod myself to change some minor things. The problem is as soon as I load the mod I don't have access to my vanilla character. Can I somehow ...
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Are there any game items that grant fishing luck?

The Arcane Statistics page for each character has a line item labeled "Fishing Luck." What, if anything, affects this? Mine has always been at 0, and I've never seen any gear or potions which boost ...
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Are there any bonuses for playing higher difficulties in Torchlight 2? [duplicate]

Are there any bonuses for playing on higher difficulties in Torchlight 2? For example, will I get better gear?
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What's better for a Berserker? Howl or Battle Rage?

In Torchlight 2 for a berserker with a shield, what's better: howl or battle rage?
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How do passive effects stack?

I play an Outlander and have invested in passive Shadowling Ammo and Poison Burst, both of which may produce an effect upon enemy death. Let's assume I have a activation chance of 20% on both. How ...
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How does +elemental damage work?

Does +element damage items increase damage of spells or just add elemental damage to the attack of the weapon it's on? For example, I have a poison damage focused Outlander and was wondering if ...
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Whats better for 2H Vet. Solo Eng.- Vit or Dex?

So I'm playing a 2h engineer solo on veteran difficulty and i want to know opinions on what would be better to put points in to- vit and str, or dex and str? Thanks.
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Torchlight 2 Passive Spells

So there are passive spells in Torchlight 2 that I can use on either me or my pet. If I use them on my pet, will I get the effects or just my pet? If I use them on myself, will I get the effect and ...
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Torchlight 2 crash message: Unable to determine file type( Best Guess ASCII)

Suddenly and at random, I get this error message when trying to start Torchlight 2: I'll type it out for search engine crawlers: "Unable to determine file type( Best Guess ASCII). You need to save ...
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Does Shockbolts lower the target's resistances?

I'm confused about the skill "Staff Mastery" in Torchlight 2. I'm pretty sure I'm right, but let me just get this straight: If I use Shockbolts, (in addition to the other skills), Does lower the ...
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What does this enemy effect icon mean?

I'm seeing a strange icon appear over enemies on a random (fairly rare) basis. The icon I'm talking about is shown on the left side of the screenshot below: In this screenshot, you can see it ...
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What is this shining in the skull?

Walking through the Ossean Wastes, I found the following. What is it? I haven't found the way to interact with it.
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Turning off my pet's idle sound?

Is there a way to turn off pet idle sounds in Torchlight 2? I'd rather not hear random growls when I Alt+Tab out. I read this guide, however I can't seem to find my game data. I installed the game ...
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Do gems have secondary effects?

Do elemental gems in Torchlight 2 have secondary effects other than direct elemental damage or elemental armor? I am referring to poison, fire, ice and electric gem and try to understand which of ...
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Getting my reward in Zeryphesh

I remember travelling in the Frosted Hills and encountering a group of injured Zeraphis and their ambassador Lord Taldimut. He offered two quests, which I completed in due time, the Zeraphi Envoy, ...
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Is there any advantage to talking to random townspeople?

Back in the olden days of RPGs like Dragon Warrior and Final Fantasy, you didn't have quest arrows showing you exactly where you needed to go. If it was your first playthrough and you didn't have ...
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How can I install mods in the Steam version of Torchlight 2?

How can I install mods on the Steam version of Torchlight 2? Also, will any mod I install flag my account as "cheater" as the "respec potion" mod does?
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How can I survive the elite difficulty in Torchlight 2?

I'm trying for the third or fourth time to make it through the Elite difficult level in Torchlight 2, and as usual, I'm unable to proceed past the second stage of act 1 (the Estherian Steppes). This ...
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Where are the cursed tombs?

I am searching for Boris the Stout and several sources say he randomly appears in the cursed tombs. Where is this place? I am surprised that there is very little info on Google about this place.