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    Official Patch Notes
    Diablo III Beta Patch 15 – v.0.9.0.8896
    Released 3/16/12

    General

    • All characters have been wiped. Please note that this wipe will also affect gold, items, auctions, DiabloWikiachievements, DiabloWikifollower, and DiabloWikiartisans.
    • The gold DiabloWikiauction house for DiabloWikiHardcore characters is now available for testing
    • A new quest selection feature has been added
      Accessed from the main character screen, this feature will allow players to select which stage of a completed or in-progress quest they wish to start at when resuming a game
    • The costs of the first and second Shared DiabloWikiStash tabs have been increased
      First tab cost increased from 50,000 gold to 100,000 gold
      Second tab cost increased from 150,000 gold to 200,000 gold
    • The levels at which character skills and skill runes unlock have been adjusted for most classes
    • Treasure Goblins now drop slightly better loot and less junk (slay them all!)



    Classes

    DiabloWikiMonk

    Active Skills

    DiabloWikiWitch Doctor

    General

        DiabloWikiMana costs for all skills have been adjusted

    Active Skills

      • DiabloWikiCorpse Spiders
        Weapon damage decreased from 24% to 16%
      • DiabloWikiFirebats
        Weapon damage increased from 100% to 150%
      • DiabloWikiHaunt
        Weapon damage increased from 360% to 575%
      • DiabloWikiPoison Dart
        Damage Over Time (DoT) reduced from 50% to 40% weapon damage
      • DiabloWikiSoul Harvest
        Now displays how many targets are affected on the ability’s stack count

      Followers

      DiabloWikiTemplar

      General
      The non-hired version of the Templar has been buffed and will now deal approximately the same amount of damage as the hired versions

      Skills

    • DiabloWikiIntervene
      Radius decreased from 10 to 6

    Monsters

    • The monster affix “Thorns” has been renamed to “Reflects Damage”
    • Jondar Poison damage has been increased

    Bug Fixes
    For a full list of documented game and service bugs, please review the Known Issues sticky located in the Beta Bug Report forum.

      • Players should no longer receive error messages regarding the Starter Edition of Diablo III
      • Buying extra Stash space in Normal mode no longer expands your Stash space in Hardcode mode
      • Hardcore characters will now be correctly placed into a separate queue from Normal characters when using Public Games to queue for quests
      • The names of a player’s RealID and BattleTag friends should no longer appear as [] when chatting with them

    If you find the play experience undesirable you may exit the game and resume this download.


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