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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How does the “Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac” work in Diablo 3?

In Diablo 3, the legendary ring Obsidian Ring of the Zodiac has the following legendary power since patch 2.2 (patch notes): Reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your skills by 1 seconds when ...
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Playing Diablo 3 Hardcore with Windows 10 Automatic Update

I almost exclusively play hardcore mode, and I much prefer it. The only downside, as I see it, is that lagging out or disconnecting may kill you (I'm fine with any other kind of death). Now, I ...
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Why do some legendary powers not get extracted by Kanai's Cube? [duplicate]

I noticed the Haunt of Vaxo legendary power is not extracted by Kanai's cube. I understand that some powers are not extracted because they vary per character (see answers to this other question, ...
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Poisoned Spirit + Chilled to the Bone

I am experimenting with the combination of Haunt (Poisoned Spirit) which causes enemies to take 20% more damage from all sources and Summon Zombie Dogs (Chilled to the Bone) which also causes enemies ...
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How does Kanai's cube manage legendaries extracted affixes' roll?

If I extract the legendary power from a legendary which orange affix roll within a certain range (e.g. The Dead Man's Legacy 50-60) but the roll is too low (let's say 51%). If I later loot a 60% ...
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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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What are the parameters for Kanai's Cube when upgrading rare items?

The Kanai's Cube has a power to: Upgrade Rare Item: Upgrades the quality of a level 70 Rare item to Legendary. This item will roll as a randomized Legendary that shares that item's equipment type. ...
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Did pylon spawn rate increase?

With patch 2.3, I've been seeing way more pylons, even 2-3x per rift (~6-7). I've checked the official update log, but I didn't see such addition (there is a nerf to it, but nothing more is shown). ...
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Should I sell my remaining Rift Keystone fragments?

Since the 2.3.0 patch, any rift keystones now have a message showing in the tooltip saying "This is useless. Perhaps you should sell it." Given that they are no longer used to open the Nephalem rifts,...
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What Kanai's Cube recipes are not listed?

There is a help section in the Kanai's Cube tab that shows 7 pages of different recipes. I know that you can also put in a Puzzle Ring and that will open a portal to The Vault. Are there others?
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How do you get Gem Essence?

There are new materials that you can use to convert gems from one type into another using Kanai's Cube. They're called Essence of Ruby, Essence of Topaz, etc. How do you get these essences to start ...
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How do you get Kanai's Cube?

I just loaded up the new patch and there doesn't seem to be much direction on how to actually acquire this key new item. Zultan Kulle talked about it briefly, and then I had no quests indicating where ...
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Skull Grasp damage calculation?

Skull Grasp "Increase the damage of Whirlwind by 300–400% weapon damage." The Wastes set has "Whirlwind gains the effect of the Dust Devils rune and Dust Devils damage is increased to ...
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How to assign attribute points in Diablo 3?

Right now it assigns attributes automatically. Is there any option to assign those myself?
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Does Threatening Shout: Falter stack? [duplicate]

As far as I understand, Strongarm Bracers stacks when multiple people pull enemies (it stacks additively in that if 2 people each add 30%, you get 60% damage instead of 1.3*1.3 = 69% damage). In Patch ...
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Why do top season crusaders on 4-person team leaderboards have dexterity and intelligence items?

As season 3 is drawing to a close, I am looking forward to season 4 and starting a new character - and was considering crusader. When looking at the 4-person team leaderboards, I noticed that the top ...
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Will Inna's Mantra work with Crudest Boots?

I've found a number over overlaps with items in my current sets and was wondering if they actually work together. I have The Crudest Boots which means that my Mystic Allys is duplicated. I'm using ...
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Can I change the Diablo 3 controls to be more like the Heroes of the Storm controls?

I would like to make Diablo 3's gameplay more like Heroes of the Storm's which I am more comfortable with. It looks like rebinding most of the spells to different buttons would accomplish this mostly,...
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How do different XP bonuses stack in Diablo 3?

Related Questions: How does 50% extra xp weekend stack with other bonuses? Extra experience from equipment What is the formula for additional experience on items? How does "...
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Can you use Diablo 3 disc to play on multiple accounts?

My brother, a couple of friends and I all have battle.net accounts. However we only have diablo 3 starter editions. so my question, is that do I need to purchase the game for all of us in order for ...
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Will ranked and unranked Greater Rift Keystones convert to new Greater Rift Keystones in v2.3?

I've learned that the following two changes will happen around rift keystones with the introduction of 2.3: Rift Keystones Fragments (for non-greater rifts) will be made useless. It no longer takes a ...
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What's the effect of the red pools in the Paths of the Drowned

When you walk through one of the red pools (Blood Springs), your avatar takes on a red tint, and an animation appears above its head. Similar happens to your followers if they go through a red pool. ...
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Does gold find increase the amount you get from Boon of the Hoarder?

Boon of the Hoarder gives a chance to drop gold after killing a monster. Is this gold affected by Gold Find bonus?
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What did the angels fight about in Diablo 3?

I'm playing Diablo 3, and it shows how Tyrael is like "yeah, I'm done, I'm going to go help the humans". What were all the arch angels arguing about?
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Where did the Nightmare and Hell difficulties go in Diablo 3 after the expansion?

I recently felt like playing Diablo 3 again, which I bought at release and played for a month and then lost interest. I realized they changed a lot of stuff, but I cannot make sense of those ...
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Do color dyes give specific properties?

When I go to purchase a color dye, in the detail section of the color dye there is stuff written like "This pigment boost speeds" etc. Do color dyes really have any impact on the character properties (...
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Why do rifts stay open?

After I've beaten the Rift Guardian and grab the loot, I teleport back to town and talk to Orek to get the gold and experience. Then, there's a countdown for about 30 seconds while the rift portal ...
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Create a custom “Hell Fire Ring” for a different class

They have "Hellfire Ring" and "Hellfire Ring Of...". If I am playing a Monk, and want to create a Hellfire ring, it will always have my stat of Dexterity. However, what if I wanted to make a ring for ...
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Are the Diablo 3 Patches on Console now simultaneously released with their PC counter part?

Back in 2014 blizzard said that they would try to patch consoles as close as possible to their PC counter part. I have read an article that said that 2.1.2 was patched at the same time on PC and ...
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Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition - PS4 difficulty versus PC

I am a long-time gamer of the PC version. Within the last month, I have acquired the PS4 version. After a great deal of time in the game, it is starting to feel like the PS4 version is naturally ...
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What portal do the other goblins have a chance to open/do they open a portal?

I already got to the weird land that Rainbow Goblins and I got to The Vault, but what does the other Goblins open portal to? Or do they open one? Btw I'm talking about these guys: (Image courtesy ...
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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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Without hellfire ring how do I get 45% experience boost? [duplicate]

Many says that the level 70 hell fire ring is easier to get. Other said it's much harder than the level 60 hell fire ring. Well, I have a hard time finding people wanting to do keywarden. So, how do ...
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I'm not finding anyone in the keywarden matching option

I'm trying to create the new hellfire ring for lvl 70 characters. I tried to find friends playing Diablo 3 with the matchmaking service. I selected keywarden in the options, but the result is that I ...
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Diablo III: UEE issue

Yesterday I started downloading Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition from the PSN. However I'm facing what I think is a bug: 4 files are being downloaded, two named "normally" (update file and ...
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Do you have to wear the Hellfire Amulet to get the passive?

I want to know if it will stack with my others or not.
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When the effect of invigorating gemstone procs, does it do so before or after taking damage?

The invigorating gemstone's rank 25 effect is to heal the player when a control-impairing effect hits. Does this heal go before or after taking damage from said effect? Example: An elite pack has ...
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What is the deal with this OP weapon (110k damage with +54 billion experience) a player dropped in my game?

I left my game open after giving up trying to play with my mate using Australian internet. While I was inactive, a player joined my game and dropped this weapon: Professional Russian's Fast Sword 109,...
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Diablo angel and demon name etymologies

Is there any reasoning behind the names of the angels and demons in the Diablo series? I'm talking about characters like Azmodan, Tyrael, Malthael, etc. Are they completely made up by the Diablo team ...
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Have the cursed chests for the “old mill road” and the “cursed bellows” disappeared?

I have been trying to get the "old mill road" cursed chest and the cursed bellows. I have rerun both of those areas at least 100 times (literally) In the last month (5/2015) without seeing the chests. ...
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Should I rapid-cast the spider queen?

The "Spider queen" is an attack/spell of the Witch doctor character in Diablo III. It says "You may have one spider queen summoned at a time". And as soon as I cast a second one, the old one ...
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How are all the damage bonuses applied?

I was trying to calculate the relative differences of a few pieces of gear - namely ones that add +damage% to one damage type, and I couldn't figure out how all these damage types are applied. For ...
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How to play Diablo-3 Online PS3

I just got Diablo 3 for PS3 but I cant figure out how to play online or connect to battle.net Are there instructions for this anywhere?
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How do I activate my Collector's Edition digital items?

I'm supposed to have a pet and other goods in my inventory, but I don't see it there. Was I supposed to use another activation code?
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What is happening with the “Totally Not a Cow Level” buff?

While playing today I got a new buff: It is pretty clear it has something to do with the blog Debunking the cowspiracy. But what does this event actually do?
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Tal rasha 2 pieces vs 4 pieces

Quick description on skill: Electrocute - arc lightening (lightning) Teleport - wormhole Meteor - thunder Crash (lightning) Magic Weapon - Ignite (fire) Ice Armor - Frozen storm (ice) Familiar - ...
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Diablo III Latest Patch Breaks Sockets?

I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced a complete lack of socket enchantment on amulets and rings after the latest patch. It seems before the patch I was able to convert a property to a socket ...
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Which elite affixes cannot be dodged?

Which elite affixes cannot be dodged? Clarification: By "dodged", I mean the "dodge" mechanic in the game: when the attack looks like it should hit you, but you dodge it based on your "Dodge Chance" ...
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Do +Meteor damage and Nilfur's Boast boots affect Tal Rasha Meteors?

I can't seem to find any consensus... Tal Rasha's bonus rains down meteors from the sky when you hit with an elemental attack. I've been trying to see if the meteors called down from Tal Rasha procs ...
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Does the increased Blood Shard cap apply account wide?

You can increase your Blood Shard cap by doing solo greater rifts. Is the increase to your cap applied account wide, seasonal, general or only character based?

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