Magic Find & Gold Find





September 10, 2014

Travis Day: What to do with excess gems?

Anyone with much experience playing a level 70 character soon learns that Marquise gems build up into huge stacks. Players who play multiple classes have more use for the different flavors of gem, but eventually almost everyone (especially in Softcore, where you never lose gems and hardly anyone bothers with Amethysts or Diamonds in armor) winds up with hundreds of gems and no purpose for them.

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May 22, 2014

Fan Theorycrafting: Targeted Legendary Item Finding in Diablo 3?

Mwille shared an interesting sort of theorycrafting in our Diablo 3 community forum. What if you could specify which legendaries you most wanted to find, and then take specific actions in-game to boost your odds of scoring them? His idea works a bit like a Bounty system focused on item finding, where Kadala would let you create a wishlist of your most wanted items, and then give you hints when some monster in your game had an elevated chance to drop one of them.

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December 17, 2013

Travis Day on the Non-Value of Magic Find in Reaper of Souls

As we discussed recently, the drop rates and general difficulty of Reaper of Souls changed greatly in the recent patch, with a huge reduction in the drop rate of Legendary and Set items. This is part of the overall testing and isn’t likely to be the permanent state of things, as Reaper of Souls dev and main item guy Travis Day shared in a couple of long posts about the evolution of Magic Find in Reaper of Souls.

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November 13, 2013

Blizzcon Interview Exclusive: Big Magic Find Nerfs Coming in Reaper of Souls

Here’s a second excerpt/tease from our exclusive Blizzcon 2013 interview with Jason Regier and Travis Day. The full interview and transcript will be posted later today. For my last question I asked about Magic Find and the big changes it’s getting in Reaper of Souls and the new Paragon 2.0 system. Players have spent months wondering about the apparent removal of the current passive Paragon level bonuses to Magic Find and Gold Find, and the relatively minor role that Magic Find appears to play in the new Paragon Points system. (MF is in the Adventure Tab, and as of the Blizzcon demo, each paragon point would add 2% Magic Find, for a maximum bonus of +100% Magic Find.)

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