You might not realize this, but the Diablo novels have a pretty big impact on the world of Diablo and even the Diablo games. Three of the main character classes of Diablo II exists in lore purely by the ancestry of Sanctuary‘s Nephalem, the union between angel and demon. A fourth class (Druid) is also basically an offspring of Barbarians anyway.
Rathma was one of these Nephalem, and is the progenitor of the Priests of Rathma more commonly known as Necromancers in the words of ignorant locals. Despite the fact they deal with life and death, they are not using demonic magic.
Perhaps because he is so different and misunderstood, it has become one of the Diablo 3. Jay Wilson said it was because the class was already “too perfect” and left little room for new thinking and improvement without mucking up a working concept, and he’s probably right. Still man tries to explain why he’s so cool, and the rest of us are here presenting the Necro’s skills., and there was an outcry by fans when it was announced he was not returning for
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