Questions tagged [diablo-3]

Blizzard's 2012 hack-and-slash dark fantasy/horror action RPG is the third release in the Diablo series, and a sequel to Diablo II in both story and style. Use this tag for questions related to the PC release of Diablo 3, or for questions where the version doesn't matter.

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Why does this Wizard build recommend Physical/Lightning Resistance?

I was following this LoD Hydra Wizard build and for some reason it recommends rolling Physical or Lightning Resistance for many items. Why? What's so special about these two types? Does this build ...
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Wizard CDR builds?

So I've been looking to improve my Wizard's survivability in Inferno. I've looked into a group of Wizard builds called CDR (Cooldown Reduction) builds, whose primary skills are Critical Mass and Frost ...
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How do I play a support barb on season 21?

I'm following this guide to make my support barb. But how do I play it? I can't figure this one out! What am I supposed to do while the DPS players do dmg? Spam Furious Charge? should I stay back and ...
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Which console versions of Diablo 3 ROS have Kanai's Cube?

I don't seem to be able to dig this answer up on the internet. I'm wondering which (if any) console versions of Diablo 3, Reaper of Souls, have Kanai's cube. AFAIK, it doesn't exist on our ancient ...
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Where can I find specific dye colors?

So far all of Act I merchants have sold Green, Brown, or White dyes, while all of Act II merchants have sold Green, Brown, White, or Blue dyes. The number of different colors for sale, and which ...
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Compare Vendor Item to Follower - Diablo 3

I'm fully aware of the comparison of vendor items to my character's items. However, is there any way to tell if a vendor item is an upgrade for my follower before dropping gold on an item? I'm talking ...
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Claiming Season set gear on a season alt

I have completed Season 21 on a Necromancer and gotten to 4/10 in Slayer on the Season Journey. I got my 6 pieces of set gear on the main, via the mail as per usual. I then re-birthed a Monk as a ...
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How does augmenting ancient items work?

A new recipe to the cube was added with the 2.4 update, which is augmenting ancient items. The recipe is pretty clear, but I saw people ruining their items by adding wrong stats (intelligence on ...
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Diablo 3 Adventure Mode Act 1-5 not saving

I completed ACT 1, 2, & 3 and received the reward for completing all 3 Acts. When I went in just now to start Act 4, I noticed that it’s showing Act 1-5 needs to be completed. It literally wiped ...
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Can progress be saved in adventure mode?

Is it necessary to complete all five missions in one session? Does the bounty progress always reset when exiting the game? 2/5 bounties completed
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Can I “reset” the story on a character that has completed it?

I have been playing Diablo 3 with friends and have been annoyed that they feel the need to rush through and skip dialogue. I see that I can go back to Act 1 and start again so that I catch the story, ...
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Can I still get level 60 hellfire ring if I have a level 70 character?

I have a hard time finding people to do keywarden for level 70 hell fire ring. Can I still grab level 60 hell fire ring?
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Do followers benefit from gems that do not boost their primary stat?

For my Templar follower, does it improve his stats/damage to equip his weapon with an emerald, for increased critical strike damage? Or should I equip all his slots with rubies? Likewise for the ...
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Season 20 Holy Shotgun Paladin - Which stat to choose?

I just got an Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac which upgrades my current one. It is a ancient semi perfect roll: +7% attack speed, 8% resource cost reduction, 6% Crit, only 6% cool down reduction. I ...
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What is the optimal way to grind the Black Mushroom?

I am only missing the Black Mushroom to have all the ingredients for the "Staff of herding". So I have to try and get it. The problem is it is unclear where it drops. So sources say you find it in ...
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Why does extracting legendary power from Halycon's Ascent fail?

I need to extract the legendary power from Halycon's Ascent and it won't let me, it always says "Transmute failed", even though I do have the correct amount of materials. The item was enchanted to a ...
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Is there a “panic button” to save me from dying as a Hardcore?

In Diablo II it was very easy to 'Save and Quit' when in a tight spot. What escape mechanisms do I have in Diablo III that will help me keep my hardcore character alive? I am worried I will get into ...
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How to balance damage and Armour/HP?

So right now, I have a "Lightning Crusader". All damage and attacks are based around the ability to deal lightning damage, generally in an AoE pattern. Admittedly, it's not overly optimized, but it ...
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Is there an attack speed cap?

While playing around with some item builds, I managed to reach a little over 2 attacks per second. This was a huge increase from the 1.10 APS staff I had been using, and a TON of fun. But realizing ...
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Does Diablo III have cross-platform partnering?

I just got Diablo III (yes, I'm late to the game) for the PS4. My wife has a Nintendo Switch and is thinking about getting Diablo III. Would it be possible to play with cross-platform partnering? If ...
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Why not devote paragon points to main stats?

In this video, prepared by a fairly prolific D3 YouTuber, he reviews a build in which he intentionally does not put paragon points into his main stats. In fact, in every video I've seen of his, this ...
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How/where can I farm gems?

Are there any areas and/or monsters that have a better chance of dropping gems and what is the highest possible gem quality that can be dropped? How can I maximize my gem farming procedures?
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How can gold be traded to other players Diablo 3?

So now that the Auction House(s) are down, how can you legitimately trade gold to other players? For example my brother wants the recipe for the new infernal machines and it costs 5,000,000 gold. I ...
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Where can I learn the jargon of the Diablo 3 community?

I have played Diablo 3 a few times. Always just "offline" with my own heros. Recently I started again and noticed (again actually) those messages from other users. Alas, the flawed English in use isn'...
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How to view support tickets without having to login to Blizzard?

How do you get in-touch with Blizzard directly from within Australia? I'm trying to have the authenticator removed from my account. I've submitted a ticket for it with the ID scan they've requested. ...
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Do Witch Doctor pets mitigate damage with armor and resistances?

Have you seen the new changes done to the Witch Doctor pets? They basically gave them a shield that limits the maximum damage they can take per hit, and this max damage is based on the player's armor ...
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Do the Monk's mantras affect Witch Doctor pets? [duplicate]

As per the title, do the Monk's mantras affect the Witch Doctor's pets?
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How does Spectral Blade affect Hydra?

Spectral Blade combined with Flame Blades gives a buff that increases Fire Damage for 1% on each Stack. Does Hydra get the buff while it is active or if I cast it at say 25 stacks and it drops to 20 ...
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Is “Half-Formed Golem” pet available for all classes?

I would use this pet (acquired via Rise of the Necromancer DLC purchase) with every character since it automatically collects gold. The pet hasn't appeared in the inventories of my other characters, ...
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How best to maximise a Thorns-based Crusader build?

After looking at this question after looting a level 70 adjusted Hack, I was thinking a thorns based Crusader build might work (although I've never played Crusader). Along those lines, I have a couple ...
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When is the Crusader class unlocked?

I've found several crusader-specific flails and shields, but when I wanted to start a Crusader, I wasn't able to. I have the expansion pack pre-purchased already. Is the Crusader unlocked upon pre-...
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Why can I equip a sword as a demon hunter in Diablo 3 if I can't use it?

I'm confused about my demon hunter character. I can equip non-ranged weapons, but it doesn't seem like it can use them because the LMB and RMB are bound to ranged attacks. What am I missing?
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How does dual wielding affect my damage output as a demon hunter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When dual wielding weapons, how is damage calculated for skills that do X% weapon damage? I tried out demon hunter after getting a nice 1-hand weapon for the class, when I got ...
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What level monk should I be before I attempt to fight bosses on hardcore?

I'm playing solo and I handled the Butcher just fine, but I remember Belial being much harder when I played non-HC. Approximately where should my character be at (level/vitality/DPS, whatever's ...
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Does the blacksmith craft monk-specific gear? [duplicate]

In leveling up the blacksmith, he will definitely craft some gear that is of no use to the monk (for example, a two-handed sword). Does he eventually craft gear that is monk-specific? Is it worth ...
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Why does a Demon Hunter take more damage than a Monk with near-identical stats?

I'm playing a DH teamed up with a Monk. Based on our armour and hp stats - we should be very even when it comes to "tanking" or survivability. My question is: Why isn't it so? In a fight, he could ...
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The right side of the S3 Terios controller doesn't work on pc

I bought the S3 Terios controller and it's connected with Bluetooth to my PC (Windows 10). The right side doesn't work, but it does work on my phone.
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How do I use Extracted Legendary powers?

So I've been building up my Extracted Legendary Powers library in Kanai's Cube, but at this point, I have been unsuccessful in figuring out how to access them again. I know I can select them, but ...
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What is so dangerous about Wormhole affix?

In Diablo 3, there is an affix called "Wormhole" that causes you to be moved from one side of a pink circle to another after a second or two of delay. This seems to be by far the most benign ...
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How large is Act V compared to previous acts?

How much content is there in Act V in Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls relative to other acts? For example, Act IV is generally considered to be around half as long as Acts I-III. Qualifications: Assume ...
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How does multiplayer work in Diablo 3?

I was wondering how multiplayer games work in Diablo 3, specifically: Can I create a "normal difficulty" character and then play with my friends who created "hard difficulty" characters? Can I play ...
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Can I see the total amount of my crafting materials?

The game seems to display "*" when the amount of material exceeds 999 in the blacksmith's crafting menu. I don't have any estimate for the amount of arcane dust I have (on the middle; I've always ...
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Elemental Damage vs Skill Damage

Recently a quiver dropped that could have either it's Elemental Damage% or it's Skill Damage% re-rolled. Both of the naturally rolled properties were not used by my build. I need to re-roll one of ...
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Does Diablo III have a loot filter?

Another ARPG, Grim Dawn, has a "loot filter" feature which disables the text labels and being able to pick up loot below a specified level of rarity. Does Diablo III have any comparable feature?
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Can you remove a gem from gear?

Let's say I have a normal topaz and I drop it into an item. I then find two more normal topazes (topazei?) and I want to combine them. Can I then remove the gem from that item, and if so how will it ...
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How does Squirt's Necklace work?

The new squirts necklace has an effect that boosts your damage 'while not taking damage'. I've noticed that sometimes the effect stays even though I am taking damage, and other times, while I'm ...
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Is the Bloodstained Letter bugged?

There are, at the time of this question, 209 threads on Battle.net concerning the Bloodstained Letter lore item needed to complete the Primary Sources achievement. My primary character, a barbarian ...
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Which Attack Spell Hits the Fastest?

I'm using an Archon build at the moment. Due to a set bonus I have, every time I deal damage outside of Archon form, I gain a stack. I can gain up to 20 and once I enter Archon, I consume all stacks ...
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Can I play the RoD expasion content using the original D3 game disc?

I have both versions of Diablo 3 for the Xbox 360; the original game disc, and the Ultimate Evil game disc, would I be able to download all content from the Ultimate Evil edition onto my Xbox 360 and ...
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Where can I find Maghda?

Does anybody know how to kill Maghda in the first chapter of season 17? It says kill Maghda, but apparantly I can't find the character anywhere and because of this I can't move on to chapter two. ...

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