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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Do Demon Hunter sentries benefit from Big Bad Voodoo?

Do the attack speed and damage buffs from a Witch Doctor's Big Bad Voodoo spell (Slam Dance rune) affect the sentries of a Demon Hunter? I have never heard a clear answer on whether or not sentries ...
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Do pets count towards “per attack” and “on hit”?

I'm playing a witch doctor with a spec that does very few actual direct attacks (i.e, me running in and hitting or casting a spell.) However, I've got pets that are always attacking or the Pirahna ...
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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls NPC conversation / dialogue resetting after starting new game

Note: Sadly, it seems like this is an old bug, dating back at least to 2014, possibly even to 2012. If you are experiencing this bug, please report it! Hopefully, we will get it fixed soon. The ...
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What factors should I consider when comparing 2-Hand to 2x1-hand weapons?

My current character is a Barbarian, and I have been playing him 100% offensively (i.e. no shield). I often switch between dual weapons and 2-hand weapons, depending on what the latest unique weapon ...
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Do old and new item bonuses stack?

In version 2.4.1 I found two copies of Nilfur's Boast boots. I extracted the bonus from one and wore the other. Patch 2.4.2 modified those boots, and this immediately changed my cubed copy but not my ...
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What do I get from playing a Seasonal character without RoS?

I have recently started playing Diablo 3 again, and have discovered a "Seasonal" Character choice. Upon investigation, the main focus is to reward the player after achieving certain things within the ...
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Do Seasonal characters nerf the game?

I haven't played Diablo 3 in a while (maybe a year?) and I have recently created a Seasonal Barbarian Character. I have since beaten the game in ~4 hours and am halfway through my 2nd play through (ng+...
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How to tell if a weapon is one or two-handed

This is probably a noob question but I don't see any consistent indication on whether a particular weapon is one or two-handed. Sometimes it is implied in the weapon name but not always. Spending your ...
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What damage does Legacy of Nightmares work with?

For those who don't know, the Legacy of Nightmare is a ring set that boosts damage by 100%, and reduces damage taken by 4%, for every piece of ancient legendary item equipped. Patch 2.4.1 at time of ...
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How do we know what build top players use?

One of the sources we can use is http://diablo.somepage.com/popular/witch-doctor#builds However, that's not good enough. Some build, for example, it is awesome for some set items and total junk for ...
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Does “Slow” only slow down enemies' walking speed or does it also slow their attackt?

Hwoj Wrap makes Locust Swarm "Slow" enemies by up to 80%. I wonder if it slows enemies attack speed too?
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Trying to add sockets to rings but don't succeed

It's as if the other alternatives that the mystic gives me are basically the same. Is it possible to add sockets to rings or amulet through easier ways? I have done this like 10-20 times per ring ...
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Does Zunimasa 6 set bonus affect sacrifice?

It says that we have 1500% damage. Pet does 1500 % damage. Does that work with sacrifice? Will sacrifice, that does 1000% damage do 1500% damage on top of that? So sacrifice would do 10x15x = 150 x ...
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Does Zunimassa bonus works on Haunt?

Zunimassa's Haunt Mana Spenders include: Firebats, Grasp of the Dead, Haunt, Locust Swarm, Zombie Charger, Spirit Barrage, Acid Cloud and Piranhas. What about haunt? Also both haunt and locust ...
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Does Nagelring Proc with Zunimasa 6 set bonus?

Nagelring do big damage. I've heard it does 10000% or 100x damage. Zunimasa bonus makes our pet do 1500% damage or 15 times damage. Does that mean that nagelring + Zunimasa full set will do a ...
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Are there any other items that cast abilities under certain situations, or otherwise augment ability casting?

Jeram's Bracers can be used to cast Wall of Death 3 times before triggering the cooldown. Playing as a Barbarian, there is a set bonus to cast Earthquake at the end of casting Leap. That synergizes ...
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What happens if you haunt same enemy twice?

Will the haunt go to the next enemies? Will the haunt just restart it's timer? I am thinking of using this build http://www.icy-veins.com/d3/witch-doctor-poison-build-with-the-jade-harvester-set-...
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Why does this left item provide more recovery than this right item?

The right item has -9.2% recovery. Neither item has life on hit or life per second terms.
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Do all end game builds in Diablo 3 use set items?

I am using set items now and the difference between with and without is HUGE. Does all end level game builds in Diablo 3 use set items? Is it possible without set items? Background: I used to be a ...
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What are the chance of procing lava pool in diablo 3?

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/artisan/jeweler/recipe/hellfire-ring Chance on hit to engulf the ground in lava, dealing 200% weapon damage per second for 6 seconds. What are the chance? I know that ...
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If I complete the campaign with a seasonal character will it unlock adventure mode for non-seasonal characters?

I would prefer to unlock adventure mode for non-seasonal characters using a seasonal character since I can make use of the shared stash I have already built up. I've tried Google, posting on one of ...
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How can people farm for set pieces in diablo 3?

http://www.icy-veins.com/d3/barbarian-furious-charge-physical-build-with-the-legacy-of-raekor-and-immortal-king-patch-2-4-1 And many others said that you got to use this set or that set. I mean, ...
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Do I lose anything with an empty offhand?

I am leveling up a monk and I have a great 1H weapon (L70 ancient legendary with a huge level requirement reduction). Unfortunately I don't have a second weapon that is anywhere near as good, so I'm ...
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In Diablo 3 how to start single player mode?

What I mean by single player mode is I want to create game and don't allow others to join. Sometimes there are things I wanna do alone like finding Kanai's cube. Other people keep on wanting to do ...
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Do all gear affixes lose effect if that gear hits zero durability?

Whether we're talking set affixes, legendary affixes or any other regular affixes. For example, if my Aquila Cuiras gives me 50% damage reduction when I'm at > 90% resource, but that equipped item is ...
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D3 Weapon Damage Physical Damage

I have This weapon below, and it has "Fire Damage". My build is all Physical damage. I want to roll the Fire Damage for Physical damage, however that's not an options.. Is it regular damage, or how ...
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Paragon Points not available for new season character

I am new to Diablo III and reached paragon level 50 last night. I decided I would create a seasonal character. After reading a bit online I see that paragon points are account-wide. Someone who just ...
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Kanai's Cube powers and other legendary items

I've been recently using the cube to extract legendary powers but I can't find information about the interaction with the power selected for a specific slot (weapon, armor or jewelry) and the presence ...
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Wilken's Reach and Zunimassas

Wilkens Reach is an item that gives Grasp of the Dead no cooldown. If I use Wilken's Reach with the Zuni's 6 piece bonus, and the rune that removes it's mana cost, does it still count as though I am ...
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Diablo 3: Question about alternative gear choices

http://www.diablofans.com/builds/69830-2-4-fastest-torment-10-build-ue-fire My gear is not prefect yet and there is lot of room to improve. For the 10 torment unhallowed essence set build linked ...
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Ulianna Stratagem 6-pc + Madstone interaction

I'm wearing the full Uliana's Stratagem set. Its 6-piece bonus is: Your Seven-Sided Strike detonates your Exploding Palm. I'm also wearing Madstone, which means: Your Seven-Sided Strike applies ...
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How to force bonus act change in Diablo 3?

I have some legendary material more than another and I would like to do bonus act for the material I need. Is there any way to change which act is bonus one at the moment? I did try leaving game and ...
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Level of crafted and gambled items in low-level game

It is said that if you were a level 12 and created a game, all items that you would get are items with a base level of 12 and below. If I brought a level 70 character into that game, would upgrading a ...
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Season 5 “The Thrill” Conquest - Definition of “Reach”

In Season 5 of Diablo 3, the conquest "The Thrill" is defined as: "Reach GR45 without any set item equipped". My question is what is considered as "Reach"? To elaborate: Do I need to clear GR45 in ...
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Can the “Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac” work on followers?

From patch 2.4, the Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac has been improved with a legendary option Reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your skills by 1 second when you hit with a resource-spending ...
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Smoke Screen vs Reflects Damage

I know that Smoke Screen is supposed to be an invulnerability skill that protects you from enemy damage. But can it protect you from your own damage? ie. Can it protect you from damage reflected from ...
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How can I browse public games in Diablo 3?

Could someone show the process for browsing public games on Diablo 3 on the PC (via screen shots), as I have been trying for a while and cannot find it. I can locate the choose Chat and choose Clan. ...
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Any tips for beating Malthael as a Wizard on high difficulty levels?

I'm playing solo as a hardcore Wizard on Torment IX, running Tal Rasha's with dual hydras. Usually when I encounter hard boss fights with melee bosses, I'm forced to kite and rely on my hydras + ...
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Will Iceblink be triggered by a weapon's cold damage?

If I do not use any cold skill (crusader), but a weapon with cold damage, will the Chill effect of Iceblink be applied to every attack in order to reliably trigger the damage enhancement of Bane of ...
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Paragon “farming” 2.4

Blizzard has massively changed the mechanics of XP gain in 2.4, so the average player gets about as much as they used to, and 4 player XP farming teams get much less. This was largely accomplished by ...
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Does the damage of the “Gem of Efficacious Toxin” stack?

The Gem of Efficacious Toxin has the following attribute: Poison all enemies hit for 2000% weapon damage over 10 seconds. Will an enemy be poisoned by 4000% if hit twice?
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Which chance does an item have, if the chance is not specified?

For most items the chance of an attribute is specified: Sky Splitter: 15–20% chance to Smite enemies for 600-750% weapon damage as Lightning when you hit them. But for some items it is not ...
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Do Shrines affect Followers?

I always assumed they did (your follower runs as fast as you after you trigger a Fleeting Shrine). However, I noticed that my follower's damage did not increase (whereas mine did) after I triggered a ...
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Is there any way to buy the Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm digital deluxe edition?

I already have Wings of Liberty and apparently you can't buy the digital deluxe edition of the Heart of the Swarm expansion on the battle.net store. The reason I want it is because I want the Kerrigan ...
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What is the best way to get the Avarice conquest?

This is a conquest in Diablo 3 every other season, what is the best way to complete this conquest?
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How much bonus experience do massacres grant?

In Diablo 3 (PC) the patch 2.4.0 modified the way massacre bonuses worked to give a multiple of the experience you gain from kills during the massacre, instead of some flat amount. The bonus lists ...
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Uses for excess legendary and set items?

I've got tons of extra legendary and set items and I don't know what to do with them. What are my best options? Just salvage them?
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Do Phalanx Bowmen proc slow/freeze/stun on hit?

When you have say 3% chance to freeze on hit, will enemies hit by Phalanx Bowmen get frozen? I'm mostly curious for interactions with Bane of the Trapped for enemies outside the slow radius.
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What is the closest waypoint to Urzael?

I don't remember Act V all that well and I've done a bunch of Google searching that tells me all about the location Urzael is in and details about the fight, but all I really need to know is where the ...
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What skills/passives proc Tal Rasha stacks, but are not cast for Etched Sigil?

I'm building a character with 6pc Tal Rasha's for 2000% damage (4) Set: Arcane, Cold, Fire, and Lightning attacks each increase all of your resistances by 25% for 8 seconds. (6) Set: Attacks ...

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