Diablo

Have you been playing a Seasonal Hero in Diablo? For some reason, I finally went ahead and started a Seasonal Hero in Diablo 3. Partially, it’s because my wife and I have been playing together and her running commentary over Facetime as we murder stuff is simply the best, but in general there’s something very fun about getting new abilities as you level and...

Win a Diablo-themed prize pack through Blizzard’s latest contest Season 11 in Diablo 3 is finally upon us, and it’s the first Season since the release of the new Necromancer class. Blizzard has decided to commemorate that with a contest, and you could be one of up to five lucky winners to receive a fabulous prize pack by entering said contest. Each of the...




Diablo 3 Season 11: How to start and level your Seasonal Hero Diablo 3 Season 11 starts in just a few hours, and it’ll be the first Season to feature the game’s newest class, the Necromancer. If you haven’t played Diablo 3 before or have never tried to level a Seasonal character, you may have many questions. Let’s try to answer some of them now and get...

Diablo patch 2.6.0a fixes Necromancer portraits, transmog bugs Diablo 3’s Patch 2.6.0a isn’t the big content-heavy patch that 2.6.0 itself was, but what it brings us is relief from some bugs, updates to things meant to be updated before now, and some cleaning-up of the dust left behind in the wake of a major content patch. In addition to fixes for the German...

You can pick up double XP in Diablo 3 starting now The latest Diablo 3 hotfixes meant to be implemented last week had to be delayed. Among other things, the hotfixes addressed set bonuses for the Grace of Inarius and Bones of Rathma sets. In good news, the technical issues have been solved, and the hotfixes have been properly applied. In addition to the hotfixes rolling out,...

Exploiters have earned a Diablo 3 suspension during double XP weekend If you remember a while back, the Diablo 3 team was forced to wipe the Era leaderboards due to a bug that managed to slip into the latest patch. As a result of this bug and the required leaderboard wipe, the Diablo 3 team set up a double XP weekend (starting today, July 14th at...




Diablo 3 hotfixes address the Bones of Rathma, Era leaderboards reset A new set of hotfixes for Diablo 3 hit the servers today, mostly addressing the behavior of certain items and item sets. In particular, the Bones of Rathma six-piece set bonus was the recipient of some substantial reworking, based on player feedback. With the rework, players will only need to summon four Skeletal Mages to...

Rewards for Season 11 of Diablo 3 revealed We’ve known for a little while now that the 11th Season of Diablo 3 would be coming July 20, two weeks from now — what we didn’t know is what this particular Season would have in terms of player rewards. That’s changed, as Blizzard has offered a first look at what’s in store for participants...



Go behind the scenes with this Necromancer video One thing I’ve never really thought about until just now is how games like Diablo 3 code their monster’s corpses. But when designing the Necromancer for the recent Rise of the Necromancer pack, that’s exactly what the folks on the team had to do. They had to design a new set of rules for what...

New Necromancer comic shows training with the Priests of Rathma A new Diablo comic has been released, focusing on the newly arrived Necromancer and their training within the mysterious Priests of Rathma. We follow the story of a certain child as she becomes apprenticed to the great Master Necromancer Ordan and makes her way through training. Called “The Chosen,” it details the majority of her life...

Diablo 3 Necromancers are just too serious for dancing The Necromancer was released in Diablo 3 this week and lucky players who have purchased it have already figured out that they just don’t dance. When the dance emote is used, the Necromancer will offer several dialogue options but, most importantly, will refuse to participate. Nevalistis came into the thread asking about this shortcoming, citing...

Diablo 3 on sale just in time for the Necromancer If you haven’t yet jumped on the Diablo 3 bandwagon but you’re wondering just why all of your friends are talking about corpse explosions, you’re in luck — as long as you aren’t one of the aforementioned exploding corpses. Both the base Diablo 3 game and the Diablo 3 battle chest (which includes the base...

Diablo 3 Rise of the Necromancer and 2.6.0 patch notes It’s a joyous day for those who want to raise the dead, because the Necromancer has finally arrived in Diablo… for a price. Fortunately, it’s not a price to be paid in blood (unless you know a local blood bank that offers cash): the Necromancer DLC will set you back $14.99 in the Blizzard Store....

Everything you need to know about Diablo 3’s Necromancer Are you ready? Today marks the arrival of the Necromancer to the world of Diablo 3’s Sanctuary. Originally announced at BlizzCon the Rise of the Necromancer pack is something many players — particularly Diablo 2 fans — have been looking forward to for a long time now. But if you haven’t been keeping up with the...

Will you be playing Diablo 3’s Necromancer today? Roughly seven months have passed since Blizzard announced the Necromancer for Diablo 3. Today, the Necromancer will finally go live for $15. We’ve received a number of Necro previews lately, including legendary and set items as well as the three new zones coming with today’s patch 2.6.0. In addition, we’ve provided our own impressions of...

How to buy the Diablo 3 Necromancer with WoW gold If you’re interested in purchasing the Rise of the Necromancer pack for Diablo 3 but short of cash, don’t worry! Thanks to Blizzard’s deviously ingenious method of turning WoW gold into Blizzard Balance via WoW Tokens, you may not have to spend a dime on the Necromancer. For many, this may be par for the...