Builds, Guides, and News for Diablo 3

Diablo Immortal Patch 1.3 & Hotfix Notes Diablo Immortal Patch 1.3 & Hotfix Notes Diablo Immortal testing is in full swing and Blizzard has posted patch 1.3 notes and hotfixes. The new patch brings a new party finder system, Challenge Rift, Elder Rifts updates, and more. Diablo Immortal Diablo Immortal 1 comment Today at 16:45 by Staff
Icy Veins Black Friday Giveaway! Icy Veins Black Friday Giveaway! Greetings one and all! As Black Friday descends upon us, and with the Season of Mastery having just launched, we thought we would celebrate with a few prizes for our loyal fans! Our giveaway will reward 20 lucky winners with 60-Day WoW Game Time prizes! Icy Veins Icy Veins 79 comments Nov 25, 2021 at 17:17 by Vlad
Activision Blizzard Announces Formation of a Workplace Responsibility Committee Activision Blizzard Announces Formation of a Workplace Responsibility Committee In a press release, Activision Blizzard announced they've formed a new Workplace Responsibility Committee to ensure the implementation of initiatives to eliminate harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Blizzard Blizzard 9 comments Nov 23, 2021 at 18:07 by Staff
Diablo 3 Season 24 End Date: December 5th Diablo 3 Season 24 End Date: December 5th We have the end date for the current season, as the Ethereals will be going away and the Soul Shard Season 25 comes closer! Blizzard have announced that Season 24 ends on December 5th, which should mean 25 arrives the well after that, on Friday December 10th, if it follows the 23>24 transition timing.  Diablo III D3 8 comments Nov 22, 2021 at 01:05 by Staff
The Reason Behind Jen Oneals Departure, Bobby Koticks Knowledge of Previous Sexual Misconduct Allegations: A Wall Street Journal Report The Reason Behind Jen Oneal's Departure, Bobby Kotick's Knowledge of Previous Sexual Misconduct Allegations: A Wall Street Journal Report The Wall Street Journal published a very detailed article dealing mostly with Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick's knowledge of the recent allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination at the company, including the real reason Jen Oneal left her leadership position at Blizzard. Kotick, Activision Blizzard employees, the board of directors, and the ABK Workers Alliance also responded below. Blizzard Blizzard 16 comments Nov 16, 2021 at 21:09 by Starym
Diablo 3 Season 25 PTR Is Live + Updated Patch Notes Diablo 3 Season 25 PTR Is Live + Updated Patch Notes The PTR is now live and we have an updated set of patch notes, with updated to the Soul Shards and more!  Diablo III D3 2 comments Nov 13, 2021 at 08:30 by Staff
Season 25 Compendium for Diablo 3 Season 25 Compendium for Diablo 3 Season 25 is approaching and we have a new compendium available on our site that covers everything you need to know about the latest update. Diablo III D3 4 comments Nov 09, 2021 at 16:56 by Staff
Better Working Conditions for ABK Contract Workers Better Working Conditions for ABK Contract Workers Activision Blizzard workers celebrate a huge victory today. The company has increased the minimum hourly rate for all temporary employees to $17 per hour. They will also receive 13 paid holidays each year, and more. Blizzard Blizzard 3 comments Nov 09, 2021 at 16:21 by Staff
All 7 Diablo 3 Season 25 Soul Shards Detailed + Hellforge Embers All 7 Diablo 3 Season 25 Soul Shards Detailed + Hellforge Embers Season 25 really came at the perfect time, as it celebrates Diablo's 25th anniversary, and so we're getting 7 Soul Shards based off the Prime and Lesser Evils as the main seasonal mechanic! We've seen them mentioned in the season preview, but now we can take a look at them from the PTR  with their full stats as well! Diablo III D3 6 comments Nov 05, 2021 at 06:39 by Starym
A Message from Blizzard Co-Lead Jen Oneal A Message from Blizzard Co-Lead Jen Oneal Blizzard co-lead Jen Oneal yesterday announced her departure from Blizzard Entertainment and here's her message to the community. Blizzard Blizzard 10 comments Nov 03, 2021 at 11:26 by Staff
Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Delayed: Activision Blizzard Q3 2021 Financial Earnings Call Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Delayed: Activision Blizzard Q3 2021 Financial Earnings Call Activision Blizzard held their third quarter earnings call for 2021 and we had some pretty big revelations, including the delays of Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2, Blizzard's financial situation and more, so let's take a look at the highlights. Blizzard Blizzard 5 comments Nov 03, 2021 at 01:08 by Starym
Blizzard Co-Leader Jen Oneal Leaves Blizzard, Mike Ybarra Becomes Sole Leader Blizzard Co-Leader Jen Oneal Leaves Blizzard, Mike Ybarra Becomes Sole Leader Jen Oneal, named co-leader of Blizzard Entertainment in August 2021, has left the company. Blizzard Blizzard 12 comments Nov 02, 2021 at 21:07 by Stan
Patch 2.7.2 Preview: Patch Notes & New Season Theme Patch 2.7.2 Preview: Patch Notes & New Season Theme The two-week testing period for Patch 2.7.2 begins November 4, and here are the PTR notes with more details about the new Season 25 theme, item changes, and more. Diablo III D3 5 comments Nov 02, 2021 at 11:04 by Staff
Diablo Immortal Closed Beta Starts Today Diablo Immortal Closed Beta Starts Today Diablo Immortal Closed Beta starts today with plenty of updates to the game, including the Necromancer class, PvP updates, set items, enhanced item drops, controller support, and more. Diablo Immortal Diablo Immortal 3 comments Oct 28, 2021 at 15:43 by Staff
Bobby Kotick Asks Board for Reduced Salary in a Letter Sent to Employees Bobby Kotick Asks Board for Reduced Salary in a Letter Sent to Employees Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick today sent a letter to all employees, where he talks about the launch of a zero-tolerance harassment policy company-wide, an increase of woman and non-binary people in their workforce by 50%, and his salary reduction to the lowest amount California law will allow for people earning a salary, which is $62,500. Blizzard Blizzard 38 comments Oct 28, 2021 at 13:06 by Staff
Reimagining BlizzCon, Not Coming in February Reimagining BlizzCon, Not Coming in February Blizzard have just announced that the formerly announced BlizzConline will not be coming in February, and that they are "reimagining" what a BlizzCon experience should be in the future. We'll still be getting game announcements and news, but not via BlizzConline, at least for now. Blizzard Blizzard 10 comments Oct 26, 2021 at 18:08 by Staff
Free BattleTag Name Change as McCrees New Name Arrives Free BattleTag Name Change as McCree's New Name Arrives As the Overwatch team revealed McCree's new name today they also decided to enable a free change for everyone's BattleTag (available until Novemeber 5th)! If you have a 4-digit BattleTag and decide you might want to change it, keep in mind it will be changed into a 5-digit one instead.

Here's the new hero's name and the blue post:
Blizzard Blizzard 12 comments Oct 23, 2021 at 07:11 by Staff
Activision Blizzard Has Fired 20 Employees Over Harassment Claims and More Activision Blizzard Has Fired 20 Employees Over Harassment Claims and More According to an internal letter to staff, Activision Blizzard has fired 20 employees and taken significant additional action in connection to the recent harassment lawsuit and all the allegations surrounding it. Blizzard Blizzard 8 comments Oct 20, 2021 at 18:33 by Starym
Blizzard Working on an Unannounced Open-World RPG Shooter Blizzard Working on an Unannounced Open-World RPG Shooter According to a new job listing, Blizzard is working on a mobile open-world RPG shooter. Blizzard Blizzard 6 comments Oct 15, 2021 at 13:35 by Staff
Wyatt Cheng on Lessons Learned During Diablo 3 Development Wyatt Cheng on Lessons Learned During Diablo 3 Development Wyatt Cheng, Diablo Immortal's Game Director, in a series of tweets, talked about lessons learned during the development of Diablo 3. Diablo III D3 6 comments Oct 14, 2021 at 12:52 by Staff
Diablo 4s New Game Director is Joe Shelly Diablo 4's New Game Director is Joe Shelly After Luis Barriga left the company in August, Joe Shelly, a longtime Blizzard veteran who worked as a designer on multiple WoW expansions, before becoming Senior Game Designer on Diablo 3, has become Diablo 4's new Game Director. Diablo IV D4 4 comments Oct 10, 2021 at 10:30 by Staff
Diablo 4 Quarterly Update: October 2021 Diablo 4 Quarterly Update: October 2021 Blizzard just pushed a new quarterly update for Diablo 4 that deals with sound design. Diablo IV D4 5 comments Oct 07, 2021 at 17:09 by Staff
Global Battle.net Maintenance: October 6th Global Battle.net Maintenance: October 6th A global maintenance is scheduled for later today and all Blizzard services will be unavailable from 22:00-23:00 CEST. Battle.net Battle.net Oct 06, 2021 at 09:42 by Staff
Activision Blizzard Reaches Agreement with the EEOC Activision Blizzard Reaches Agreement with the EEOC Activision Blizzard confirmed in a press release that the company reached an agreement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  Blizzard Blizzard 14 comments Sep 28, 2021 at 15:34 by Staff
In Celebration Of Diablo 2: Resurrected, Were Discounting Our Premium Subscription In Celebration Of Diablo 2: Resurrected, We're Discounting Our Premium Subscription Diablo 2: Resurrected has arrived today and joined the Icy Veins family of guides, so we're celebrating the re-release of one of the best games of all time with a discount on our Premium subscription until October! We are lowering our Uncommon tier Premium prices by over 40% if you select the yearly option, dropping it from 1.7$/€  to under 0.99$/€ per month!  Icy Veins Icy Veins 2 comments Sep 23, 2021 at 19:19 by Staff
Overwatch 2 Executive Departs from Activision Blizzard Overwatch 2 Executive Departs from Activision Blizzard Chacko Sonny, the Executive Producer of Overwatch 2, announced he's leaving Activision Blizzard on Friday, according to Bloomberg. Blizzard Blizzard 9 comments Sep 22, 2021 at 20:42 by Stan
The SEC Launches Activision Blizzard Investigation The SEC Launches Activision Blizzard Investigation According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, the US SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) has launched "a wide-ranging investigation into Activision Blizzard", including its handling of the sexual misconduct and workplace discrimination accusations. Blizzard Blizzard 16 comments Sep 20, 2021 at 20:02 by Starym
Diablo 2: Resurrected Release Time and Cinematic Trailer Diablo 2: Resurrected Release Time and Cinematic Trailer Blizzard have just released a new trailer for D2R, and we get to see the cinematic version of big red himself! The trailer features scenes from the act cinematics we haven't seen yet and it looks pretty great! Diablo Diablo 8 comments Sep 13, 2021 at 17:23 by Staff
Incredibly Impressive Diablo 2: Resurrected PC Case Incredibly Impressive Diablo 2: Resurrected PC Case Here's one of the most impressive PC case mods I've ever seen, as SpecVengeance really put a lot of work into making this particular computer VERY personal - to the game of Diablo 2! As the video starts off you would be forgiven for thinking "oh, it's "just" the logo on the front of the case, cool I guess", but there's a proper reveal coming right after, as we can see a Horadric Cube power supply and a certain someone's sword on the side as well! Diablo Diablo 5 comments Sep 10, 2021 at 05:25 by Starym
All Diablo 2: Resurrected Class Trailers All Diablo 2: Resurrected Class Trailers Diablo 2: Resurrected is coming in two weeks on September 23rd (at 8 AM PDT) and we now have all 7 class trailer ready! So let's check them out, starting with the latest two from the Lord of Destruction expansion!  Diablo Diablo 11 comments Sep 09, 2021 at 18:03 by Staff
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