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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What is the stat 'Fumble'?

I couldn't get a very clear explanation over the internet. Within the Dexterity stat figures "Fumble Recovery" What does it mean if the attack is "fumbled"?
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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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When playing as embermage, how can I exploit on-hit effects on weapons?

I am currently playing as a Prismatic Bolt Embermage and I am pretty sure that by casting the Prismatic Bolt no on-hit effect are applied. What I am wondering is: what skills should I use in order to ...
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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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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 effective build in Torchlight 2 will enable me to see the most skills in play?

Just started playing Torchlight 2. I only play to play through the game once, and so ideally I'd like to see as much variety in the game as I possibly can. What's the most effective class and build ...
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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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Is it possible to add sockets to items?

One rather frequent outcome of item enchanting in Torchlight 1 used to be, especially in the late game, adding sockets to items. My previous weapon, the Extension Sword (highlights: 452-838 dps ...
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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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How does a +physical damage gem affect my weapon's DPS?

Will the + physical damage apply only to regular attacks, or also to spells and skills? If so, which ones? Will it modify my weapon's DPS? That is, I realize it would do more damage, but some skills ...
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How does Difficulty scale damage in Torchlight 2

I made an an engineer with 2:1 VIT to STR, max bulwark and aegis shield, I find that at level 60 he is dying from 1 hit champions, boss attacks a little too often. Also regular mobs are hitting him ...
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What are the differences in the difficulties in Torchlight 2?

I remember that when I played Torchlight I decided to go for hard difficulties after reading that Normal was really too easy, and that was a nice decision in the end. Completing the first time through ...
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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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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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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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Lagging behind in levels, how do I catch up?

I have been playing Torchlight 2 on "normal" difficulty using LAN multiplayer with a friend. This is the first time we play and I'm not experienced with this type of games. At the entrance of each ...
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Which weapons have splash damage in Torchlight 2?

As an Engineer I like using two-handed weapons because of the Heavy Lifting passive skill that gives bonus attack speed and stun chance. However, I'm not sure if the Greathammer I'm currently using ...
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Should I finish Torchlight before playing Torchlight II?

Seeing as Torchlight II's release date is soon approaching. I realised that I have barely completed Torchlight I. Seeing as I am quite desperate to get playing Torchlight II with my friends, I would ...
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What are the limitations of the demo?

I have noticed that there is now a Torchlight 2 demo available for download on Steam, which I am currently in the process of downloading. However, I've had a quick look around and can't seem to find ...
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Max number of players in multiplayer

How many players can play simultaneously in a multiplayer game ? Is it the same for both internet and LAN games ?
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What non fish items can you get from fishing?

I am trying to find if/what items you can get from fishing other than standard fish but I can't find it. Is it possible to fish up gear, gems, etc? If so, where can I find a list of fish able items?
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Is there a difference in fishing pools?

I've encountered several different pools in my play through. Is there a difference between the pools, say "secret" pools vs "promising" pools?
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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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Can I get a list of helpful hints during the load screen

Is there a file or a website I can look at to read all the helpful hints given during the load screen? Sometimes they go by very fast and I don't get to finish reading them.
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Where do you find all robotic parts?

There are some robot parts in the game, that start a quest when found. So far, I found two, but I only remember that I got one in the "Temple of the Moon". In which dungeons do you find the ...
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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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What does the fame stat do?

I have a stat in my character panel called "fame". It also says I am "respected". What does this stat affect in the game?
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What are ALL the 119 badges that one can achieve (via Steam)

Torchlight 2 There is a list of locked badges shown on steam, but its only a subset of the full list. What is the list of ALL the locked badges/achievements that one can achieve. It shows there are ...
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Torchlight 2, what is the keyboard shortcut equivelant for the zooming mouse wheel?

In Torchlight 2 what are the keyboard shortcut keys for players who don't have a scrolling mouse wheel (or in my case one who uses a pen and tablet instead of a mouse).
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On what attributes should an embermage focus that uses spells only?

I use spells only as embermage. My main attack is the "Magma Spear". I use additional spells like the ice rain and the fire pillars to deal areal damage. Since now I focused on "Focus", "Dexterity" ...
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Obtaining Legendary Weapons?

Is there a level requirement or stat requirement for getting legendary items? Or do they simply drop that infrequently that they're hard to find? Are legendary weapons more likely to drop for high ...
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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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How many different phase portal challenges are there?

Does anyone know how many different phase portal challenges there are in Torchlight 2 (and if so, what each one is)? They seem to be few and far between (and are typically difficult), but the rewards ...
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I think my block chance is not working

So with my shield equipped and 96 Vitality, the arcane statistics panel states that I have 48% block chance. However I have not experienced any damage being blocked at all. If I'm not wrong there ...
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My Shield has two separate stats of block chance. Do they stack?

So I'm currently equipped with a shield called "Roundhaven". And in the stats it states two block chances(no "+%block chance" just "%block chance"). There is a "14% block chance" and several lines ...
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Can I change difficulties after I start?

I started on Normal. I always start on Normal. Now that I have played some of the game and have the mechanics down, can I switch difficulties for my current character?
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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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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 is “Modified DPS” caculated?

My weapon DPS is 169. Modified DPS is 320. Total damage is 221-357. The Average of this is 289. Attack speed is 0,91 seconds per attack. How is the modified DPS caculated? The closest i get is 289 ...
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How do I enable the console?

I have read that there is a developer console in Torchlight II, but can't find how to enable it - there doesn't appear to be a keybind for it that I can see in the game options. Is this something ...
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How can I farm experience?

I do not meet the recommended level for any of the areas that currently contain quest locations. I could probably take the challenge there anyway, but I am curious how I would go about gaining enough ...
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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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Is there any benefit to destroying non-target breakable objects?

There are certain items in the environment that can be destroyed by attacking it but are not directly targetable. You can't click on them to destroy them (like breakable urns), you have to hold your ...
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How does % lifesteal works?

I have some set items which give me 20% Health stolen properties. How exactly does that lifesteal works, does it heal me for 20% of my weapons DPS per hit, 20% of the damage that was actually done per ...
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How to fix cutscene audio stuttering?

While the game itself runs smoothly and I can watch the cutscenes using the bink player without problems, their ingame playback fails to produce sound every other second (quite periodically actually). ...
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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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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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How many times can a single character start a New Game Plus?

The first playthrough brings you from level 1 to 51. After you start NG+, the game starts over at level 51. How far does this playthrough bring you? Will you get all the way to level 100 on the ...
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How do you use Function Keys in Torchlight 2?

The control settings have the function keys mapped. Can you use them for skills or spells, and if so, how?
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Combining already socketed gems?

According to the splash screen Don't save your Ember for later! Use them in any piece of equipment with an open Socket. You will find better varieties soon, and the ancient art of combining ...