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Diablo Blue Posts: June 27th

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In the latest round of Diablo blue posts, we learn about new suspensions in D3, Community Manager PezRadar addresses a follow-up on D4 itemization and we learn that no Era reset is planned for Season 21.

Diablo IV Itemization

Blizzard posted the June 2020 Quarterly Update earlier this week and with it, Community Manager PezRadar addressed some concerns with D4 itemization in a follow-up, where a Redditor asked him why the itemization in the game forces you into certain skills and builds, just like it does in D3.

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I also thought everything looked cool until they got to the items. The items look just like D3 items. Diablo 3 forces you into skills and builds with the items you get. I wish we could go back to diablo 2 style items.

 

I should note that items are still so so very early on. Everything is not final nor should be considered. As Luis mentioned in the blog, items is a hot topic and will be discussed in further detail as they continue development and we will have blogs that will provide those updates as the team works further along.

Same for talents ?

Recent Diablo Suspensions

Following the June 19 ban wave, Community Manager PezRadar confirmed that additional accounts have been suspended in Diablo 3.

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Hi everyone

We closed or suspended additional accounts this morning. As always, no additional comments on these specific disciplinary actions beyond confirming that we performed them.

No Era Reset With Season 21

Blizzard does not currently plan to reset Era Leaderboards in Season 21, but rather next Season as there will be balance changes to multiple sets.

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Hi all - Sorry been a bit slammed this week with all the Diablo beats this week with S21 Preview, Patch and D4.

RE: Eras
Currently we aren’t planning to reset eras for this go around but are planning it for the next season as there will be some overall balance updates to numerous sets.

Razeth's Volition in 2.6.9 Patch Notes

Razeth's VolitionRazeth's Volition is supposed to give you 35-50% damage reduction, not 35-60% as stated in the official patch notes. This was just an error in the patch notes.

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In the patch notes we have the following:

Razeth's VolitionRazeth's Volition

  • Skeletal MageSkeletal Mage gains the effect of the Gift of DeathGift of Death and SingularitySingularity runes. You gain 35-60% damage reduction if your Essence is not full.

But, at least on Switch, it has 35-50%. So is it a bug or an error in patch notes?

Thanks for this! It is an issue with our patch notes. This has been corrected.

It should be 35-50%.

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