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Diablo 3 News

19/4

Diablo 3 Survival: Healing vs. Toughness vs. Hit Points

Players are greatly overvaluing Vit/HPs and undervaluing healing and resistance and defense. That's the argument made (confusingly, IMHO) in a post on the B.net forums. But since Wyatt Cheng dropped in to commend it, clearly it's advice we should all take to heart. Especially for Hardcore players: Diablo 3 Survival: ...
18/4

Vote: Diablo 3 DPS Meter, Essential Addition or the Worst Thing Ever?

We've seen a lot of requests for a Diablo 3 DPS meter, and Blizzard has turned them all down. There are two more long Blue posts about the issue today, and it's interesting since the Blues offer the same argument against players with very different points of view. One wants ...
18/4

RNG leads to Diablo 3 Forum unrest

It's been almost a month since ROS was released so naturally it's time to start complaining, as RNG leads to Diablo 3 Forum unrest! To be fair some never stopped, however the general forums have turned quite sour rather quickly. A cursory glance could see the general complaints about the ...
18/4

Blizzard Introduces Diablo 3 Theorycraft Thursdays

Blizzard is going to start featuring a new build every week, with discussion of why it works, what makes it cool and fun, what gear it requires, and so forth, and they're calling it Diablo 3 Theorycraft Thursdays.This sounds like a good way to publicize some new builds and ...

Reaper of Souls Easter Egg: Infernal Bovine Secret Nephalem Rift

There's no Reaper of Souls Easter Egg on the level of , but there are Secret Cows, and a fully-stocked Cow Rift. Hell Bovines, D2 style, can spawn in the game, though it's rare. Recently we saw some from a Cursed Chest in Whimsyshire, and today a reader sends in a bunch of screenshots showing off a full Nephalem Rift level populated entirely by ...
 

Diablo Fan Art Watch #239: Vigilance of the Crusader V

In this weeks Diablo Fan Art Watch we return with another collection of ten pieces of fan art featuring the 6th and newest class of Diablo III.   These hardy and righteous warriors bent on cleansing the corruption of the Zakarum church are known as the .Artwork by Luka339, Athayar, FryderykObuchowicz, ...
17/4

Blizzard Explains Horadric Cache Legendary Drop Rules

Does the loot from a Horadric Cache vary (in quality or frequency) depending on the difficulty level where you obtain it, or open it? No. Blizzard explains Horadric Cache legendary drop rules:Two other common Bounty Bag questions.Q: Does the gear roll when the bag is found, or opened? ...
16/4

Shocking Nudity in Diablo 3?

Warning: Images in this post may be NSFW. All pics taken from the game or from official Blizzard artwork.A fan posted an (apparently?) serious comment about the shocking nudity in Diablo 3, to which Lylirra returned an amusingly deadpan reply of disarming serenity.I bet a lot of you share my ...
16/4

World’s First Torment 6 Uzrael Hardcore Clear

Hardcore Wizard vs. Urzael on Torment VI. Chikibawa returns with another epic battle. This time it's the World's First Torment 6 Uzrael Hardcore victory, and while this video is less chaotic and death-filled than his recent Torment 6 Uber Diablo spectacle, the ultimate result is virtually identical.Grab a cuppa for ...

The Diablo IncGamers Clan Dispatch: Volume I

Greetings, nephalem! I’ll be doing something new this month, so I hope you’ll all bear with me as we try it out together, it's The Diablo IncGamers Clan Dispatch: Volume I.People from the IncGamers Americas clan are sharing lots of good, insightful comments about the game. Rather than let them die as they scroll off the chat page, never to be seen again, I ...
 

Build – The Almost Perma Archon

15/4
Sigh's new Wizard build aims to allow you to have an almost permanent Archon state. Although it doesn't require insane gear there is an emphasis on stacking up your Cooldown Reduction which is a challenge when critical chance and damage is also a consideration.  Still, he has a 56% CDR ...
16/4

Shard of Hate Bugs HotFix Coming Soon

If you've been using a Shard of Hate recently you'll have probably noticed that it's fairly overpowered, with a startling proc rate.  Unfortunately, you're not simply an extremely lucky so and so, it's been discovered you're using a bugged item.  Blizzard are due to remedy the bugs causing this in ...
15/4

Vote: Blizzard Questions Nephalem Rift Rules

Nephalem Rifts were originally called "loot runs," which reflected their design philosophy. Blizzard intended them to be quick, repeatable, randomized farming runs that players would roll again and again in the same game. That's more or less how they are working, except that some players keep wanting more rules and ...
 
14/4

Heartbreaking Hardcore Torment 6 Uber Diablo Battle

Great video of a 20-minute hardcore Torment 6 Uber Diablo Battle. Four Hardcore chars enter, two chars leave, with a combined 700 paragon levels of death! The wizard is broadcasting the stream and has several very close calls, running for her life with under 10% hit points and her potion ...
13/4

Blizzard on Purple Treasure Goblins and Whimsyshire Rifts

The drop quality of Purple Unique bosses got nerfed, but what about purple Treasure Goblins? Shouldn't they still drop like goblins, rather than purples? 1) Yes they should. 2) No they don't.I wouldn't agree, but I could see argument made that Snitchly shouldn't drop like a goblin, since he's a ...