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Diablo 3 Season 6 is live

Posted 29 Apr 2016 by at 16:19 GMT

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This is just a very quick note to say that Season 6 is now live so if you’re taking part this time then you’re good to go. If you’re not sure what’s included this Season, check these recent posts.

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1 and DiabloNut prepped for Diablo 3 Season 6

Posted 29 Apr 2016 by at 00:04 GMT

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Now the Diablo 3 2.4.1 patch is out Season 6 will be kicking off very shortly. In preparation for the new Season and to bring everything up to speed, The DiabloNut DB has been updated again (this also feeds DiabloWiki) with all the latest skill stats and is ready to capture Season 6 character data .

The team is also ready for Season 6 action and they have filtered out banned accounts and the layout has been improved for grouped Greater Rift leaderboards. The site won’t allow imports for the first day soon Season 6 has time to roll-out everywhere.

Check both these sites out as the new Season begins.

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Diablo 3: Season 6 Cosmetics Guides

Posted 28 Apr 2016 by at 20:00 GMT

MalthaelWith patch 2.4.1 out now there are a few guides out there to help you find the cosmetic items that were released with the patch.

JIGGLY_BALL shared over on reddit a tabled guide on what drops where with some details as well.

Quin69 shares an ultimate video guide that links to all of his videos on each of the cosmetic items, wings and portrait frame.

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Diablo 3 patch 2.4.1 live and notes

Posted 27 Apr 2016 by at 02:59 GMT

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The EU servers were patched not long ago so everyone should now be playing with the v2.4.1 patch. Season 6 gets going this week too so get in-game and get used to the changes now.

The patch notes are lengthy and you can find them all after the break.

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Diablo 3 Season 6 Rewards Preview

Posted 25 Apr 2016 by at 23:48 GMT

Diablo 3 Season 6 is about to get underway this week and Blizzard is back with another preview look at the Season and this time it’s a look at rewards.

New Cosmetic Rewards

Season 5 introduced a new rotation of cosmetic rewards, and Season 6 continues this tradition!

In addition to an exclusive Portrait Frame and the usual rotating pieces of the Conqueror’s Transmogrification set, Season 6 will include a unique pennant for players who complete the fourth chapter of the Season Journey.

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Diabloii.Net Site Improvements

Posted 24 Apr 2016 by at 21:30 GMT

Today we have spent some time refining search functionality here on Diabloii.Net and the forums. As the site and forums have been running so long, the search options tended to get bogged down with the sheer amount of data. Forum searches could take quite some time to return a query. The site content search also had stacks of posts to filter through to find a keyword.

Now the forums search is practically instant and will also give better results thanks to some work in the back-end and additions to the forum code. The same goes for the site, search terms will now come back quickly and nicely highlighted.

We hope these tweaks help you find stuff you’re looking for a lot easier.

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Blizzard’s Overwatch truck in PAX accident

Posted 24 Apr 2016 by at 16:48 GMT

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Over the weekend, Blizzard has been ferrying attendees around PAX East in a joint Overwatch promotion with UBER called UBERwatch. One of the souped-up vehicles, a super truck,  driven by Overwatch character Solider 76 was involved in a prang with a civilian vehicle and Gearbox’ Randy Pitchford caught it as it happened and Tweeted:

“Just left PAX East and out full house Main Theater show to see a monster truck branded with competitive game run over a civilian car.

“You cannot make this up. They just smashed into the side of the civilian car. What a nightmare for everyone.

“I offered to help, but they had it sorted. Fortunately, no one was hurt. I feel bad for the victims, but also the PR team and dev team.”

Pitchford snapped photo of the vehicle that was hit which you can see the break.

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Diablo 3 Season 6 Preview

Posted 21 Apr 2016 by at 19:54 GMT

As another Season is about to begin, Blizzard has posted their Diablo 3 Season 6 preview which includes details of changes to Haedrig’s Gift and new and updated Conquests.

Patch 2.4.1 is live on the PTR for testing and headed soon to live realms. For our Seasonal heroes out there, we’ve prepared a two-part guide to Season 6 so you can roll right into a fresh start on day one.

Season 6 will begin with the usual updates to Season Journey objectives, Conquest rotations, and rewards. We’ll tackle rewards later, but in the meantime, here are the challenges you can expect to face in Season 6!

Season Journey Updates

We’re now settling into a format for Seasons that we’ve grown comfortable with as both players and developers. With each Season going forward, objectives will rotate to create a fresh experience.

Similarly, the steps that unlock Haedrig’s Gift, a special bundle of Set items unlocked throughout the Season Journey, will differ slightly with this season. Starting in Chapter 3, three of the objectives in the Season Journey will reward you with one of these bundles, each containing two (or in some cases, three) pieces of one of your class sets.

Here are the objectives that will reward set pieces for Season 6:

  • Chapter III: Reach Level 70
  • Chapter IV: Defeat Izual at level 70 on Torment II or higher
  • Chapter IV: Complete a Greater Rift Level 20 solo.

Note that all players will only earn one full class set per Season, including both Hardcore and Non-Hardcore Seasonal characters, so choose wisely! Here are the sets you can expect to receive early on in your adventures for Season 6:

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  • Barbarian: Legacy of Raekor
  • Crusader: Armor of Akkhan
  • Demon Hunter: Embodiment of the Marauder
  • Monk: Inna’s Reach
  • Witch Doctor: Zunimassa’s Haunt
  • Wizard: Delsere’s Magnum Opus

New and Updated Conquests

Conquests continue to be a staple of the Seasonal experience, and we’re bringing back a few Conquests from Season past for Season 6, updated to reflect increases in set and class power over time:

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Is the name of your game speed, speed, speed? Then you might want to focus on Conquests like Speed Demon and Boss Mode, which challenge you to complete tasks under strict time limits. Perhaps you’re more of a lone wolf and can’t wait to push past Greater Rift Level 75 with Divinity or Lionhearted? You may be eager to put your nose to the grinder with leveling three Legendary Gems to 65 with On a Good Day. Or maybe it’s the monsters you wish to put through the grinder by massacring 350 of them in a Cursed Chest event with Curses!

There’s plenty to do, and no matter your flavor for firepower, glory awaits.

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