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Redditor KingPungy took it upon himself to gather up all the skill and talent descriptions for all the classes and put them into one place    (well, two places), so we can get a better overview of the classes themselves and where they're at at the moment. It's an amazing job and well done, so thanks a lot to KingPungy for putting the effort in!

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Skills

First off we take a look at the skills, which are separated into 6 categories, generally based on the keybind "slot" they're normally in, and the type of ability/spell, but as we found out in one of the interviews, you will be able to place any skill in any slot. We also know we'll get skill points at level ups that we can invest in these skills, as well as find tomes as loot that also add points to them. Diablo 1 style. Skills also won't be respecable, apparently.

Barbarian:

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Druid:

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Sorceress:

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Talents

We know a little less about talents, pretty much just the fact that  they can be reset for free and will be iterated on a lot, as a lot of the players - even the official streamers, were not too happy about them.

Barbarian:

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Druid:

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Sorceress:

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This is an amazing and in-depth look at the current status of the game, but as Kripparian said, the game will be going through so many revisions and iterations that this is just a very small glimpse into what we could see in the 3-5-10 years until it releases. And as the devs themselves said, the purpose of sharing the game this early is to get as much player feedback as possible and to then develop the game in the direction the fans want, which is definitely a sound strategy (unless they only get to hear from the vocal minority, so get to feedbacking!).

Source: r/diablo.

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32 minutes ago, Starym said:

what we could see in the 3-5-10 years until it releases

Oh yeah.. I'll be pretty happy if this happens in 3 years.
BUT after 19 years waiting since LoD this is absolutely nothing.

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If it is not possible to redistribute skill points, then this is very cool and hardcore, but it's horrible!  So much responsibility and no pleasure!  If you can’t get the maximum in each skill, then this will harm the game!  And if possible, then this restriction does not make sense. Maybe only in menu-screen??

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I wish we could re-spec, able to max all skills, unlimited stash slot, unlimited char slot (if stash slot cannot be unlimited), anti-bot, anti-lowbie PvP (if leveling is a chore in this game), no "party required" quest (unless hunting map bosses), hunting map boss is not a "required" quest, fair trading, less in-game transactions, not too severe RNG, among other things...

... or maybe I'm asking for too much...

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Personally not excited about the talents as they are now. I mean they can be but they don't add anything to me. They just increase your numbers and don't seem very impactful on gameplay. I'd like them to be more crazy, add some visual or mechanical effects

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