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Patch 2.6.8 PTR Coming Soon & Diablo IV Quarterly Update Information

Patch 2.6.8 PTR Coming Soon!

It was recently discussed on the official forums that the Diablo III Patch 2.6.8 PTR will be making an appearance soon. This comes in addition to a blog post about game balance that is in progress, and should publish before the release of the 2.6.8 PTR!

 

Which two new class sets do you wish to see in this upcoming patch? Be sure to let us know in the comments!

 

Originally Posted by Matthew Cederquist (Official Post)

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Darkening of Tristram Now Live

The Darkening of Tristram

 

 

Every year on January 3rd, a special event takes place in Diablo III, The Darkening of Tristram. This event looks to emulate the nostalgia of the original Diablo as well as offering up achievements and cosmetic rewards that are only obtainable during the month of January. If you've missed out on the event in previous years or are seeking to finish all of the achievements, don't delay. You only have until January 31st to acquire all of the rewards that...

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Happy Birthday Diablo!

 

As with the beginning of every New Year's celebration, we celebrate the release of the original Diablo from way back in 1996. For 23 years we've been killing demons, exploring dungeons, and vainly fought against the corrupting influence of the Lord of Terror. Many fans of the game have literally grown up with the Diablo franchise and it's something that continues to remain important to us all. With the coming New Year, it's fitting to celebrate this particular anniversary as we look...

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Ban Wave Just in Time for Christmas

 

In recent days there has been another round of bans being given out for Season 19. While Blizzard never officially announces ban waves, we can see the effects from names disappearing on the leaderboards. This is likely a combination of bans for the usual mix of botters as well as a follow up on the exploit that was fixed just the other week. Most of the focus lately has been on discussions and feedback for Diablo IV, but it's good to see Blizzard still committed to Diablo III. Expect the...

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Patch 2.6.7b Now Live

Following Blizzard's recent statement on an exploit found in the Season 19 Pandemonium buff, we they have now released a patch fixing the exploit.

 

Originally Posted by Nevalistis (Official Post)

 

Below you will find the patch notes for the most recent update for Diablo III, Patch 2.6.7b.

Last updated December 11 @ 4:00 p.m. PST.

PATCH 2.6.7b - v.64706

Table of Contents: Bug Fixes

Note: The following changes apply only to the PC version of Diablo III.

Bugs

Season Theme Buff -...

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Season 19 Ban Wave

Season 19 Ban Wave

There has been a ban wave in Diablo III for the abuse of game mechanics using the Pandemonium seasonal buff in an unintended way. You can view the official forum post below!

 

Originally Posted by Nevalistis (Official Post)

It’s recently come to light that there is a method in which players can unfairly leverage the Seasonal buff, Pandemonium, in an unintended and unfair way to progress as a solo player. We wanted to let you know exactly what our stance is and what...

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Holyknight3000

Diablo Wallpaper Watch #143 – Diablo IV

It’s Been few years since the last Diablo Wallpaper Watch and with Diablo IV around now I thought it was time to post another one. There have been a few new artists that have made new wallpapers since then.

ROCKETEER was the first new artist to come along, alongside DragonianFantasy and Aerisot. Below is a one of each from them as well as myself. Enjoy!




It’s nice to see many more wallpaper artists again. Just like there was back in the early days of Diablo III. Here’s to many more...

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Diablo II Ladder Reset On Friday, December 6

Diablo II Ladder Reset On Friday, December 6

 

 

For those that might be feeling a bit nostalgic lately, there is a ladder reset for Diablo II coming later today. See Blizzard's post below for all the details.

 

Originally Posted by Nevalistis (Official Post)

 Greetings adventurers,

 

Darkness gathers and it is once more time to fight the evils that lurk below Sanctuary. The next Diablo II ladder reset is scheduled for Friday, December 6 at 5:00 PM PT!

 

We’ll see you in a couple...

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Holyknight3000

Diablo IV: System Design With David Kim Part II

Diablo IV Lead Systems Designer David Kim posted part II of his blog on System Design. This time He discusses the changes that they have made to Itemization with the community’s feedback.

He also talked about them removing Ancient Gear as well as New statted gear featuring Angelic, Demonic or Ancestral.

  
In Part I, we addressed many of the open questions from the community about the Diablo IV game designs we revealed at BlizzCon. I recommend checking that out if...

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Official Blog: System Design In Diablo IV (Part II)

Official Blog: System Design In Diablo IV (Part II)

David Kim has returned with Part II of the Diablo IV System Design blog! There are several changes to itemization in Diablo IV since we last saw it at BlizzCon, including the addition of Angelic, Demonic, and Ancestral Power as additional affixes on items.

 

Originally Posted by David Kim (Official Post)

 

In Part I, we addressed many of the open questions from the community about the Diablo IV game designs we revealed at BlizzCon. I...

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Holyknight3000

Diablo IV: Leak – The Summoner’s Identity Has Been Revealed SPOILERS

On reddit user TeKo posted a video about his findings on who this summoner is in the Diablo IV announcement cinematic By Three They Come.

He breaks down his findings in the video to reveal the info in question. If you don’t want spoilers don’t look below. If you do please enjoy.

Don’t worry I also made sure the video was also in a spoiler so you didn’t accidentally click the link to come here.

Spoiler:

From the video TeKo said:

Many people think that the Lilith’s Summoner from...

Diablo Fans

Challenge Rift - Week 127

Challenge Rift - Week 127

Challenge Rift Week 127 is live! This week the Challenge Rift features three different Demon Hunter builds in the form of Shadow Impale, Unhallowed Essence, and Legacy of Nightmares! If you are curious how Challenge Rift builds are chosen each week, you can view this official blog post!


 

Challenge Rift 127 - NA by...

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Xanth

The Diablo Podcast #223 – The Future Development of Diablo IV

When the Diablo Podcast comes back, it comes back with a vengeance. That’s right, two episodes in the same week! That’s the same amount in one week as in two years!

Now that I’ve finished congratulating myself, let’s break it down. No, we’re not going to fix itemization just yet. Today I’m joined again by Thunderclaww and we break down the latest from David Kim and the future development of Diablo IV. We go through point by point and discuss our thoughts on what’s next. So join...

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Holyknight3000

Diablo 3 Patch 2.6.7a Has Been Released

Blizzard released Diablo 3 Patch 2.6.7a to the live servers. Updates to Lamentation and Shield of Fury have been implemented as we posted in a previous post well as a few other bug fixes.

Below you will find the patch notes for the most recent update for Diablo III, Patch 2.6.7a.

Last updated November 20 @ 10:00 a.m. PST.

PATCH 2.6.7a

Table of Contents: Items Bug Fixes

Note: All changes apply to all versions of Diablo III, including PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC...

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Holyknight3000

Diablo Fan Art Watch #308: Diablo IV – Lilith Part II

Welcome again as the Diablo Fan Art Watch returns again. I bring you more amazing fan art about the Blessed Mother Lilith. With so many coming in there wont be a shortage of amazing pieces. Here’s the second batch.

Featuring amazing fan art by Seok Jeon, Namwhan K, muratgul, Lukacuki, Jo Ngoc Hang, themimig, and LadyLoth.

If you enjoy Fan art and want to contribute to this growing community, please stop by the Fan Creations Forum. Many artists visit frequently, posting works in...

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Season 19 Mega-Post!

Season 19: The Season of Eternal Conflict

 

 

Season 19 is the Season of Eternal Conflict! For the duration of Season 19, all players will benefit from the Pandemonium buff, which provides a small stacking boost to movement speed and bonus damage whenever a player kills an enemy--ultimately capping out at an additional 50% movement speed and 100% damage at 1000 stacks. Reaching certain kill-streak goals will trigger a special effect, and cause even more mayhem on the battlefield:

 

15...

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Patch 2.6.7a Now Live!

 Diablo IV: Community Roundup

Patch 2.6.7a Now Live!

The pre-season balance patch for Diablo III is now live on all platforms!

 

Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment (Official Post)

 

Below you will find the patch notes for the most recent update for Diablo III, Patch 2.6.7a.

 

 

Last updated November 20 @ 10:00 a.m. PST.

 

Items

Lamentation Now increases the damage of Rend by [100-150%] Developer's Note: As we've indicated in forum posts, we overshot on Lamentation's...

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Diablo IV: Community Roundup

Diablo IV Community Roundup

Our friends within the Diablo community and across the globe have all had an opportunity to recover from BlizzCon and share their thoughts on Diablo IV. You can find thoughts, opinions, and feedback regarding Diablo IV from our list of community members and content creators below! This list is just a taste of what the Diablo community has to say, and we encourage everyone to share their thoughts and anyone we may have missed from this list in our...

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Holyknight3000

Diablo IV: System Design Part One with David Kim

Diablo IV Lead Systems Designer, David Kim posted on the Diablo 3 Blog website bringing to players information about feedback on systems. As well as what the team has discussed as well as working with the community with feedback on the systems going forward.

I have learned over years of experience that the player community is an incredibly valuable resource to draw upon when designing and refining a game. By working together, we can achieve great things. The biggest...

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Official Blog Update: System Design in Diablo IV (Part I)

System Design in Diablo IV (Part I)

As was promised last week, Lead Systems Designer David Kim has posted the first in a series of blogs detailing systems design within Diablo IV. This first post focuses mainly on addressing the massive amounts of fan feedback the developers have received following the announcement of Diablo IV and offering a hint of things to come. We can expect more in-depth posts in the coming weeks, and this level of communication is a great step forward for the...

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