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's the purpose of paying tributes?

Yesterday late night I found this statue in the desert where I could put a tribute of 2500 gold, if I remember well. I did it but sincerely I didn't understand what's happened. What can I gain paying ...
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Is there any way to respec?

I have just loaded up Torchlight 2 and started to look at the skill tree for my character. The very first thought I had was, "Oh crap, there are 3 trees. I wonder if I pick one I don't like, would I ...
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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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Maximum number of skill points you can have in Torchlight 2?

In Torchlight 2, you can get skill points from level and fame. I am not sure if there are any other means to get skill points. What is the total of number of skill points you can obtain from 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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How does the secret room system work in Torchlight 2?

I wonder how the secret room system work. Do secret rooms exist in the "main world" or only in instances? Is there a limit of how many secret rooms that can be generated for each area/instance? An ...
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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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Is it possible to respec all skill points? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to respec? In town, there is an NPC that lets me respec the last 3 skills I chose, but I want to respec everything. Is there a way to reset my skill ...
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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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How far is 1 meter?

How far is 1 meter in Torchlight 2 represented on screen? How many meters is it from the character to the sides of the screen for each aspect ratios?
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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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Are there any differences between the pets other than aesthetics?

In Torchlight 2 there are something like 6 pets to choose from. Are these pets any different in ability or is it just an aesthetic difference?
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How do I teach a spell to my pet?

I see that my pet has spell slots just like I do. I would like to teach him to heal himself, but I can't figure out how to get him to learn the spell. I tried dragging the spell to one of his spell ...
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Is there a chance to lose all your enchantments when enchanting an item?

In the first game, there was only one enchanter in the game who could enchant your items as many times as you want if you had the money and were brave enough to chance at losing all your enhancements. ...
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Torchlight 2 - How powerful is a weapon, exactly?

There seem to be too many competing statistics for me to measure how strong a weapon is in this game. First there's the weapon's claimed DPS in the inventory screen. For the shotgonne I'm looking at ...
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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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If I go NG+, do I lose access to the Mapworks?

The Mapworks is the only "town" in Torchlight 2 with: An enchanter that will enchant items thrice, Greezo Access to the map system A wonderful music score Do I lose access to all of this if I go ...
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Do the bad rewards from the quest Cacklespit's Brew have any hidden value?

Cacklespit provides three very bad rewards... is there any way they are not as bad as they seem? Do they level up to become awesome? If you survive 13 minutes of the brew, do you get a prize? Should I ...
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Differences in experience gain in mutliplayer in comparison to my friend

I'm leveling up a lot quicker, I'd say around 25%, than my friend when we play together. I'm playing Engi he is playing Embermage. We both don't have any +exp skills, items or spells and only quest ...
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Are there weapon requirements for executing?

What are the weapon requirements for executing? Must both weapons be of the same types? That is, I have to dual wield 2x swords, or 2x maces, but not a sword and an axe?
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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 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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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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Syncing multiple Torchlight 2 Characters across multiple computers

As far as I know Torchlight 2 has Steam Cloud support, so you can sync your save games across multiple computers. Is it possible to play one character on one computer and an alternate character on ...
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How many characters can I create in Torchlight 2?

Diablo III has a limit of ten characters, is there a limit to how many characters I can create in Torchlight 2? Right now I have one of every class. I am using there local chest to store class ...
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How does the skill damage work?

My Eviscerate skill currently says: Inflicts 88% of Weapon DPS Let's not take into account the extra DoT effect that this skill does. Does that mean that attacking with this skill actually does ...
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Where do I find the Minecraft tribute?

I have heard of there being a Minecraft tribute hidden within the Torchlight II world. Where can I find it, and are there any bonuses (items, armour, other stuff) associated with finding/exploring ...
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How do I fish in Torchlight 2?

I am wondering how you're supposed to catch fish in Torchlight 2. I am in the Estherian Enclave literally right at the start of the game on my first character, and have found a Fishing Hole: Upon ...
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What does 'Bad fame' mean on torchlight 2?

I killed a particularly difficult purple monster, almost dying and chugging all of my potions. After I killed it, it said 'bad fame'. What does this mean?
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Is there a way to split items in a stack in Torchlight 2

Has anyone found one? Lets say I have a stack of 10 health potions and want to sell 3. Can I do it?
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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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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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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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Why use slow weapons?

For gemming/enchanting weapons there is a clear dps advantage to faster weapons: dps = dmgPerHit / delay dps_gemmed = (dmgPerHit + X) / delay dps_gemmed = dps + X / delay where the term X / ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How does the shared stash work?

In Torchlight 2 you have access to your regular stash, as well as a thing called a "shared stash". Torchlight 2 also has multiplayer, which is something the first one lacked. This shared stash has me ...
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I found a locked golden chest but can't find the key. Where is it?

I explored the large area called the Temple Steppes and found a locked golden chest. I'm guessing there is a large champion I need to kill in order to get the key but I can't seem to find it. I've ...
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How do I combine gems?

I'm starting to acquire quite a few gems, and I know there was a mechanic in the original where a few of one level could be combined to create one of the next level, like in Diablo. Is there any such ...
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Where can I find the Torchlight 2 save folder?

I'm playing Torchlight 2 and want backup my save but I cannot locate the save folder. I tried looking in %APPDATA%\runic games\, but the folder is empty. Where can I find the save files?
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Will Torchlight II allow importing characters from Torchlight I?

Torchlight II is out, but so far I could not find any information if it will allow me to import my character from the first game. Does anyone have better knowledge?
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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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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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What does +___% to find gold/magic items give?

Some of my gear says it gives +__% to finding gold and magic items. What exactly does this mean? Does it mean for gold I'm more likely to: Find more gold piles in general laying on the ground ...
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What are the Transmuting formulas in Torchlight 2?

Does anyone have a full list of transmuting formulas? How do you unlock them?
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Why should I gear for Vitality?

I'm starting out Torchlight 2 and I can't help but think that Vitality seem like such a wasted investment. It gives about 3.5 health per point. 100 here is about 350 health. I found several 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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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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-X to all armor per hit: Is this a global effect?

If my pet has a collar with a "-X to all armor per hit" modifier and attacks an enemy, will I also see the benefit of that armor reduction during my attacks on the affected enemy or is this only for ...