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Questions tagged [diablo-2]

Diablo II is a dark fantasy/horror-themed hack and slash, with elements of the role playing game and dungeon crawl genres. It was released for Windows and Mac OS in 2000 by Blizzard Entertainment, and was developed by Blizzard North. It is a direct sequel to the 1996 hit PC game, Diablo.

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Does Diablo II Plugy work on Linux?

I recently switched to Linux and would like to play some Diablo II Lod with Plugy. I checked out wine and I'm pretty confident, that it will work on Linux. My problem is that I play in single player ...
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How to close settings in Path of Diablo

I installed the Path of Diablo mod on Diablo 2 + LoD and it works, except for one problem. Whenever I start the game the Path of Diablo settings are in the top left of the play area, taking about 1/4 ...
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Is it worth to check the corpses in Lower Kurast (Diablo II)?

The fastest way to get high runes in Diablo II Single Player is considered to be Lower Kurast running. You reroll your map until you get a map with 6 Superchests close to your Lower Kurast Waypoint. ...
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How to level my merc quickly?

I am doing baal runs with my level 60 Sorceress in Nightmare. My merc is only level 50 and he gets way less experience per run than my main char. To get any levels in nightmare baal runs you need to ...
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Who's the Spanish voice actor for Hratli?

This is Hratli, great NPC: This is Hratli in the Spanish (Spain) translation: Call me weirdo, but I think this actor's voice is ...
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How to craft blood and hitpower gloves efficiently in Diablo II?

I want to craft Hit Power Gloves and Blood Gloves. I know for Hit Power Gloves that you don't want the Affixlevel of the Gloves too high and I suppose the same thing applies to Blood Gloves. The ...
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How to maximize the drop odds of the Essences in Diablo II?

How to maximize drop odds of Twisted Essence of Suffering, Charged Essence of Hatred, Burning Essence of Terror and Festering Essence of Destruction? Do you want to increase or decrease the /players ...
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Why can't Mephisto drop super rare unique items?

I want to find very rare unique items like "Griffon's Eye", "Death Fathom", "Crown Of Ages", "Immortal King's Soul Cage", etc. As far as I understand the drop algorithm in Diablo 2, it basically just ...
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What is the fastest way to level past 95 in Diablo II?

My sorc is level 95 right now and I calculated that I need around 200 baal runs on players 8 to get to level 96. That takes quite a long time. Anyone else has experience with leveling high level ...
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Does shock web damage stack?

The assasin in Diablo II has the shock web ability. You can throw it down and the lighting lasts for a while. So it is possible to throw multiple shockwebs on a single spot. Visually it kinda looks ...
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How to tell how many affixes an item can have?

I've read on diablo wiki that a rare item can have between 2-6 affixes with a maximum amount of each 3 suffixes and prefixes. I know from experience that a magic item can have 1-2 affixes and pools ...
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What is the point of having two weapons as a whirlwind barbarian?

I play as a Whirlwind-Barb. I'm currently using Grief (Phaseblade - WeaponSpeed: -30) on my main hand and Oath (Highland Blade - WeaponSpeed: 5) on my offhand. I am thinking to create another Grief in ...
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Ancients don't give a full level?

I saved my hell ancients quest until I was level 89 with my barb and decided to use it to get to level 90. As soon as I was done, I only recieved 33% of a level at most. Is there an xp cap? I'm ...
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Why does the fire enchant explosion do no damage?

I was playing Diablo 2 and got to NM Hephaisto. His fire explosion from fire enchanted nearly did 80% dmg of my life pool. I underestimate that because it doesnt do anything most of the time. Even in ...
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How does the player setting affect the elemental damage of mobs?

If you change the player setting in Diablo II, monsters get more HP more damage and give more xp. The same happens when players join in online games. How does that affect elemental damage? Do monsters ...
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How do affixes work in Diablo 2?

When you are looking for Magic or Rare items. What are the things you need to consider? What affixes can an item get? On what things does it depend? Character level, item level, quality of the item, .....
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How to do swap casting in Diablo 2?

There is a bug where you can use a skill with the casting animation of another skill. For example you can cast chain lightining with the animation of a frost bolt or a fire ball. With paladin you can ...
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How to install and setup an item filter for Diablo 2 Single Player Plugy?

I have installed Diablo II 1.12 and then D2SE, which allows me to play my single player game with Plugy (I play on version 1.13c). Now I want to add an item filter. I've found this reddit post https://...
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Max buying price at vendors

How much can items sold at vendors cost at most? I recently sold an armor that would cost me more than 3.6 million gold to buy back (which exceeds my total max gold). I know I can lower prices and ...
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Why I encountered Diablo in The Forgotten Tower in Diablo II?

I was playing Diablo II LoD recently with sorceress on Hell difficulty. Unexpectedly, when I got to The Forgotten Tower, instead of The Countess I encountered Diablo boss. Was not prepared for that ...
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Can I disable the Steam Community notification in Big Picture Mode with PS4 controller playing Diablo 2

I decided to try Steam because it has a nice controller mapping feature to Big Picture Mode. So what I did: Mapped the keys to PS4 controller for Diablo II config Enabled Steam Overlay (in both the ...
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Diablo 2 - Does Dracul's Grasp cast life tap on Javazon?

Dracul's Grasp has a 5% chance to cast life tap on striking. Does throwing a Javelin count as striking? Also, I'm curious if the Open Wounds mod applies too. It seems there are a lot of exceptions ...
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Accessing durance of hate without killing SuperUnique council members

Will the quest "The Blackened Temple" be completed by killing the 6 ordinary council members, and then enter the Durance of Hate without killing all 3 superunique Council members? I am asking because ...
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If someone kills you in Diablo 2 can they take all your items?

Like, can they just repeatedly kill you over and over again to the point where you can't get your items, or can they just take the items themselves?
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TIR in helm doesn't give +2 mana after kill

I put a TIR rune into a double socketed cap and equipped the cap on my assassin. When I use wake of fire, I get no mana back for kills. Is there any reason for this? Does each kill have to be done ...
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Is there any reason to hoard gems/runes?

I'm playing Diablo II Lord of Destruction, single-player, for some nostalgia. I have my character saved from many years ago, a level 40 Amazon. I'm not currently using any mods or "cheat-like" ...
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Pickup horadric staff after dropping it in different difficulty

I picked up the horadric staff parts and created the staff in hell. Afterwards I created a game in nighmare difficulty and dropped the staff to pick an item up I wanted to quickly sell. After selling ...
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How do I install the Glide Wrapper on Diablo 2 with PlayOnLinux?

I just installed Diablo 2 via PlayOnLinux in my Netbook and now I would like to know how to make the Glide Wrapper work. I also install 1.14d patch so I can play on BattleNet, but this patch disabled ...
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D2 - Mods work on Mac

Has anyone tried perfect drop mod or hero editor on a macintosh? I recently got D2 working for a Mac Yosemite, but not sure if any mods with work or not?
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Do the experience shrines XP bonus go to players nearby?

I've been playing Diablo 2 with a friend and every time we run across an experience shrine we check our experience levels and the one with the lowest experience grabs the shrine. Does this actually ...
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Can I use the Khalim's Will flail after completing the Khalim's Will quest?

The Khalim's Will flail is a quest item in Diablo II. Crafting it is the main task in Act III. Once crafted, it is used to smash the Compelling Orb and gain access to the Durance of Hate. When you ...
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How can I protect myself against unraveler Unholy bolt spell damage?

Unholy bolt is that black spidery spell crawling on ground: It deals absurdly high damage. I play sorceress and I cannot find an easy way to kill more than 2 unravelers. Is there a way to protect ...
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Does Diablo 2 LOD Run On Latest Mac OS X (April 2017)?

An extension of this question, does Diablo 2 LOD run on OSX <= 10.12? I just tested this on 10.10 Yosemite and it installed, but my screen is flickering weird colors when in full-screen mode... ...
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How to run Diablo 2 in VirtualBox on big screens?

When you run it in windowed mode it is tiny. And when you run it in fullscreen mode, it crashes. How can I run it at proper resolution without crashing?
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Is there any legit way to play Diablo 2 on Battle.net with a higher resolution?

The highest resolution that the game normally supports is 800x600. Is there anything I can do on Battle.net that's legal that will increase the resolution?
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UNHANDLED EXCEPTION: ACCESS_VIOLATION (C0000005)

UNHANDLED EXCEPTION: ACCESS_VIOLATION (C0000005) This error can signify a variety of issues but what does it mean in the context of Diablo II, and what is the workaround? (Also sometimes shows as an ...
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“Battle.net is unable to identify your application version” in Wine (Linux)

In downgrading my patched 1.14 install to the mod-compatible 1.13 version, I received the following error: "Battle.net is unable to identify your application version" Most sites say that this ...
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Diablo 2 Performing Poorly

Diablo 2 is performing very poorly for me. I tried every display mode (Direct3d, DirectDraw, 3dfx(with glide wrapper)), tried compatibility settings and every solution on the internet but nothing ...
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Who is this “Melra” that Gheed talks about?

Gheed is a character in the starting town of Diablo 2. After the player starts the Sisters' Burial Grounds quest, when he/she talks with Gheed about this quest, he speaks a few lines about it: I ...
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How do I configure Diablo 2 in Wine to -skiptobnet and -w?

I am using Ubuntu Gnome and Diablo 2 works ok with Wine. How do I add shortcut options to the game? I want the -skiptobnet and -w for windowed mode. Path is ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Diablo ...
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Searching for mod to Diablo II Lord Of Destruction

I'm trying to find an mod for Diablo II LoD which I played a few years ago on a friends laptop. This friend doesn't remember name of the mod. The problem is that I have very limited information which ...
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Act 4 hell uniques problems

I am playing a single player meteorb sorceress and I can not complete Act 4 on hell. To access Diablo, you need to kill 3 uniques, Infector of Souls, Lord de Seis and Grand Vizier of Chaos. Now, I ...
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How does elemental damage in weapons work in Diablo II?

Some magical weapons have additional Fire/Cold/Poison/Lighting damage added. It also can be added through runes and gems. What I do not understand are two things. 1. What does each kind of damage do? ...
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Will Tamoe Highland be accessible after I teleport to Tristram in act I

In Diablo II, I have in my logs two quests, to go to the Monastery for a hammer. The monastery is after the area called Tamoe Highland, and I have a quest to go to Tristram and save Deckard Cain. ...
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Do you need a key to play Diablo 2 on multiple accounts?

My brother, a couple of friends, and I all want to play Diablo together. I know that it isn't possible to use one disc to play Diablo 3 on all accounts due to the key issue. However, is it possible ...
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Diablo 2 empowered summoning skills after weapon swap

Say I'm playing a necromancer with a staff or a head that empowers my summoning skills (golem mastery, skeleton mastery, clay golem, etc...) and I summon a golem or a skeleton with this item equipped. ...
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Is it possible to combine multiple mods for Diablo 2?

I'm considering revisiting D2 and I loved playing the Eastern Sun mod for no other reason than it took me away from the vanilla experience. I've since found several other mods and was curious if I ...
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Is it possible to record Diablo 2?

I've tried recording Diablo 2 at 30 FPS using Fraps, but all I get is an audio track with no video. Diablo 1 required a mod to record it, so I'm wondering if Diablo 2 requires the same thing or needs ...
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Can you recover sockets in Diablo 2?

I put a gem that I thought was a diamond in to my armor, and it was actually a topaz. Is there any way to get them out?
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Is my “Magic Find” stat being applied to any monsters still alive when the last seal is opened?

I hope this question is not to trivial.. I haven't found any info at Google. In Diablo II: When you open the last seal in Chaos Sanctuary, all monsters that are still alive in this area instantly ...