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Blizzard on 100% Diablo 3 Achievements and RD Bugs

Posted 25 Feb 2013 by

A couple of new Blue posts on issues of relevance to the Diablo 3-playing community. First, a fan asked about some bugs with Reflects Damage, and gets a blue reply. And not just any Blue, but lead dev dude DiabloWikiWyatt Cheng, in his first B.net forum post ever.

If I’m not wrong there’s still a bug where uber Siegebreaker still causes Sentry damage to reflect back to you.
Wyatt Cheng: Yeah, I saw this happening when I was playing last night as well. Sentries (and other pets for that matter) reflecting damage back to you on Siegebreaker is a bug and is already fixed internally. The hotfix didn’t make the last (Feb 19th) maintenance and is currently scheduled for next Tuesday.

 

Elsewhere, a fan has finished all of the Diablo 3 DiabloWikiAchievements and has a photo gallery to prove it. He got congrats and a Blue comment on his (slightly-bugged) accomplishment.

World First 100% Achievements!

DiabloIII2013-2-12-17-58-24-504_zpsfab1835dWell okay, maybe not world first. But! 100% achievements nonetheless! :D

Finally, I have done basically “all there is” to do on Diablo 3. Congrats to Insect#1546 for finishing along with me and thanks to everyone on the thread below.
Vaeflare: Congrats on your achievement gathering Origin, Insect, and everyone who has strived for the glory of each and every challenge Sanctuary has to offer! It takes quite a lot of dedication to earn so many prestigious Diablo III achievements. :)

In terms of ”broken” achievements, I wanted to assure you that we are actively investigating those little buggers, and we’re hoping to hotfix a number of broken achievements just as soon as we can. Until then, keep up the fantastic work!

I’m not surprised that people have gotten every DiabloWikiAchievement, but I am impressed. I just looked on my account and I’m at 75% total, with Co-op and Hardcore dragging down my overall. But even on Campaign I’m only at 91%, since there are a handful of lore books or NPC dialogues I’m missing in each act, several of the Purple bosses I’ve never bagged, etc. And I feel like I’ve played quite a bit of Diablo 3 in every act, with all 5 classes well into the Paragon levels, etc. Clearly these take deliberate effort, not just a lot of assorted play time.

But enough about me. What about you guys? Are you guys seeking all the Diablo 3 Achievements? Will you someday, if not now?

 

How are your Diablo 3 Achievements progressing?

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We ran a similar vote on Achievements back in October 2012. Click through to comment and/or if you’d like to compare fan attitudes on Achievements now vs. 6 months ago.

What's your attitude towards Diablo 3 Achievements?

  • 3) I like the *ding* but don't make any special efforts. (38%, 1,016 Votes)
  • 2) I sometimes work for them, at least a little. (34%, 928 Votes)
  • 4) Do not want. Do not care. Achievements are stupid. (17%, 462 Votes)
  • 1) I must collect them all. Relentlessly. (9%, 251 Votes)
  • 5) No opinion / something else. (2%, 44 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,701

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