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Reaper of Souls Item Sets Illustrated

A fan assembled all six of the class-specific item sets in Reaper of Souls, took pics of them on each gender for each class, and provided views from all angles. It’s quite a useful presentation, and credit to Zeldrin for creating it.

I found it interesting since I’d never actually seen the full sets so clearly. Everyone’s got a few or all of the items from each set, but usually mixed with other gear, some transmogged or vanishing dyed, etc. So here they are, unadulterated and straight from the D3 artist’s tablets to your screen. All the sets (except for Firebird’s, which adds a source) consist of six items: helm, shoulders, chest, gloves, legs, and boots, so visually they are pretty much apples to apples comparisons. So here are Reaper of Souls Item Sets Illustrated:

Barbarian

DiabloWikiLegacy Of Raekor (armory), Barbarian set. Helm, shoulders, chest, gloves, legs, boots.


Crusader

DiabloWikiArmor Of Akkhan (armory), Crusader set. Helm, shoulders, chest, gloves, legs, boots.


Demon Hunter

DiabloWikiEmbodiment of the Marauder (armory), Demon Hunter set. Helm, shoulders, chest, gloves, legs, boots.


Monk

DiabloWikiRaiment of a Thousand Storms (armory), Monk set. Helm, shoulders, chest, gloves, legs, boots.


Witch Doctor

DiabloWikiHelltooth Harness (armory), Witch Doctor set. Helm, shoulders, chest, gloves, legs, boots. (This set apparently lacks the light weight and flexibility of the huge slabs of unrefined steel that the other classes have strapped to their bodies, as both of these weary medical professionals are bent double beneath the weight of their assorted shark teeth, baboon femurs, and coconut shells.)


Wizard

DiabloWikiFirebird’s Finery (armory), Wizard set. Helm, shoulders, chest, gloves, source, legs, boots. (Firebird’s has a seventh item, a Source, which is the only difference in the slots filled by these sets.)


Diablo 3 “Gear Sets”

This whole presentation reminds me of the hot (pre-game) topic of DiabloWikiGear Sets. We’ve got a big wiki article about them, and “Gear Sets” was a regular news category from 2010-2012, with 29 news items so categorized.

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Diablo 3 Podcast #146: Patch 2.1, Story, and Blizzcon D3X2?

Lots on this show, including PTR Patch 2.1′s big changes, legendary item buffs, Paragon 1000 achieved, the Stash space emergency and micro-transactions, Diablo 3′s story and “demon soul hooks,” and Blizzcon 2014 Diablo 3 expansion announcement expectations. Featuring Flux, N3rdwords and Neinball.

Approximate topic starting times:

  • 2:30 — Paragon 1000 has been achieved. Does everyone have amazement?
  • 5:00 — Seasons and Patch 2.1 should go live simultaneously?
  • 11:00 — Legendary item buffs on the PTR. Looking forward to new items when 2.1 goes live, since Blizzard doesn’t hate the Monk (currently). Hydra build rules, but intentionally bugged on PTR?
  • 18:30 — Story implications of the Black Soulstone and why Diablo is free in Prime Evil form. Adria setting “demon soul hooks” is obviously a metcon, but is it parsimonious with the larger story/lore/plot? Both guests surprisingly say yes.
  • 27:00 — Is Diablo 3 + expansion packs self-contained? Will Diablo 4 be set a week later just continuing the same story? Or a totally new story, set centuries earlier or later?
  • 37:30 — Stash space insufficient = biggest problem in Diablo 3? One guest disagrees.
  • 40:00 — Most fans accept micro-transactions these days. Why isn’t Blizzard selling more stash tabs yet? Votes have shown most fans would accept this.
  • 47:30 — Diablo 3 expansion #2 announced at Blizzcon later this year? Everyone votes yes, though tentatively.
  • 52:00 — There are a lot of Blizzard games out and/or under development. Busiest days ever in Irvine?
  • 54:00 — Bonus secret trick to guarantee Greed’s Domain entrance?!?

  • The Diablo 3 Podcast Episode Guide in DiabloWiki.net provides links to every show, plus quick summaries.

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    Jay Wilson R&R in Vegas

    Posted 28 Jan 2013 by

    Now that he’s freed from the crushing weight of the expectations of millions of Diablo 3 fans, Jay Wilson had time to head off to Vegas for some R&R, much of which he shared via his newly-uninhibited Twitter account. Jay hasn’t actually said, “Vegas bitches” but he’s clearly liberated, like like Atlas in search of the golden apples. Some tweets from his journey, plus photographic evidence of the debauchery, which apparently included vodka with cute girls in furry Russian hats.

    Our cabbie is trying to convince us to move to Vegas. He’s making a good case of it! –Jay Wilson

    jay-wilson-vodka1$55 up! Woo!! –Jay Wilson
    What’s your game? –tardbunny
    Blackjack. I play to play and get free drinks, so even if I lose I win! :) –Jay Wilson
    Any tips for gambling in Vegas? Besides “make sure you win” lol –DavinciVII
    Play to play, not to win. Keeps you conservative. Play a game with good odds (bj, pgp). Put yourself on a budget. –Jay Wilson
    $500 up. –Jay Wilson
    Probably time to call it quits! Thats pretty good. — FranckCarriere
    my thinking exactly! :) –Jay Wilson

    Julia dared me to say shake that ass. — Ghostcrawler
    it’s pronounced ‘dat ass’… –Jay Wilson

    Just saw a news article that had pics of you both with and without beard. Never shave again bro. The beard’s a better look. –ElvaanTHF
    I like the beard as well, I just can’t take the itching. :) –Jay Wilson

    Please stop ddosing path of exile servers :( –Senad_Djekic
    seriously? -Jay Wilson

    Kudos to @Rob_Pardo for taking heat, but only @Angryrobotics can answer to unprofessionalism towards @RunicGames –Hanzo55
    if you mean the Brevik comment, be apologized long ago. I think everyone has made rash comments before –Rob Pardo
    I don’t believe I’ve ever said an unkind thing about Runic, and I very much enjoy their games. –Jay Wilson

    This must be the Starcraft 2: Heart of the Storm wrap party that is being held in Las Vegas over this weekend.

    No word yet on a new Game Director for Diablo 3 (the position remains open) and knowing Blizzard we won’t find out about the new project Jay’s heading up until about 2016, but v1.07 remains active on the PTR, D3 development continues, and life goes on.


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