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Three quarterly updates in and we still don't know what the remaining two classes will end up being in Diablo 4 (unless you count the rumors). Redditor pisulanu has compiled a whole bunch of polls into one big chart detailing which classes people are most excited for and would like to see return.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Necromancer won out, but not by much, and somewhat disappointingly the Assassin ranked last among the old-school Diablo 2 classes. The rest is a mix of D1 and D3 classes, as well as plenty of original concepts (with Magda and Queen Aranae also making an appearance because reasons - although a Ghom playable class sounds pretty great):

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We're hoping for some of the original concepts to show up and mix things up a bit, but it seems the old favorites are the massive front-runners, which makes sense.

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Paladin and Amazon seem most likely, due to popularity and niches they have to fill - someone who specializes in ranged weapons and melee with shield. Though it would be nice to see something else for a change, a demon hunter or witch doctor, maybe a new class altogether. But this is unlikely, since they want to double down on that Diablo 2 nostalgia. Perhaps a little too much.

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54 minutes ago, Arcling said:

Though it would be nice to see something else for a change, a demon hunter or witch doctor

How is that something else? We've been living with those classes in Diablo 3 for over 8 years.

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3 hours ago, Kamehadouken said:

How is that something else? We've been living with those classes in Diablo 3 for over 8 years.

Something else, as not being from Diablo 2 in this context.

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16 hours ago, BobTheHuman said:

Warrior is high up there? In which version of the game there was a Warrior alongside Barbarian? Even if they add it in D4 how different would it be than Barb?

Yea there's no way Warr and Barb show up in the same game. I just reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeally hope they try something new, even if it's later in an expansion or DLC. The monk is my favorite D3 class and it was new (although the WD is my least fav so go figure).

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Seems most logical to add a sword and board type of character. Ranged with bow (amazon probably before demon hunter). Or a necromancer (some character around pets). Of course one of them will not make it at launch. I guess a paladin kind of character will not make the cut since we already have 2 melee type classes with a barbarian and druid.

But if you ask me what i would like to see than it probably would be a demon hunter or another ranged class around multishot. As i prefered to clear vast ereas of enemies with one (or multiple) shots while being fragile and quick (dying all the time). Pure glass canon.

My second character pick would be a demon melee/pet character that can spawn demons. (not to much. around 3-5 of them). Bit more durable than a necromancer in combat. But still with pets. I would like to do some fun stuff with them like making them attack and explode. Or let them hunt down ranged/spellcasters.

 

 

 

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On 10/9/2020 at 5:21 PM, OxO said:

Bard class please, thanks.

YES! I would be all about this. I've never really seen it implemented outside of D&D and RIFT, and it's about time Blizzard opened the door IMO.

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On 10/9/2020 at 2:29 PM, Arcling said:

Paladin and Amazon seem most likely, due to popularity and niches they have to fill - someone who specializes in ranged weapons and melee with shield. Though it would be nice to see something else for a change, a demon hunter or witch doctor, maybe a new class altogether. But this is unlikely, since they want to double down on that Diablo 2 nostalgia. Perhaps a little too much.

 

On 10/10/2020 at 12:45 PM, Starym said:

Yea there's no way Warr and Barb show up in the same game. I just reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeally hope they try something new, even if it's later in an expansion or DLC. The monk is my favorite D3 class and it was new (although the WD is my least fav so go figure).

Buddy you say you don't want a rehash of D2,Fine not everyone wants a rehash of D3 either,You say something new well a rehash of D3 content isn't new.If it's new you want let it be new and not a rehash of D3

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D4  needs a ranged class and not a D3 Demon Hunter clone,A Rogue would do as would a Ranger

Ranger Subclasses - Ranger Archetypes
  • Beast Master. PHB
  • Fey Wanderer. TCoE
  • Gloom Stalker. XGtE
  • Horizon Walker. XGtE
  • Hunter. PHB
  • Monster Slayer. XGtE
  • Swarm Keeper. TCoE
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On 10/9/2020 at 6:31 PM, Arcling said:

Something else, as not being from Diablo 2 in this context.

 

On 10/10/2020 at 12:45 PM, Starym said:

Yea there's no way Warr and Barb show up in the same game. I just reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeally hope they try something new, even if it's later in an expansion or DLC. The monk is my favorite D3 class and it was new (although the WD is my least fav so go figure).

In fact as you indicated something New  perhaps little or nothing of D3 should be brought into D4  as little or nothing of D2 was brought into D3, Starting perhaps with a Bard,Cleric,Swashbuckler?

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In fact since we have a Barb,Druid,Sorceress I don't see why we can't have a Amazon............................Is it because someone doesn't like like the Amazon? How is that fair since 'I' Never liked the Druid however I didn't and don't have issues with the people who do like the Druid can play one,As long as 'I' get to play a Amazon,Tho I suppose a Ranger would suffice 

Ranger Subclasses - Ranger Archetypes
  • Beast Master. PHB
  • Fey Wanderer. TCoE
  • Gloom Stalker. XGtE
  • Horizon Walker. XGtE
  • Hunter. PHB
  • Monster Slayer. XGtE
  • Swarm Keeper. TCoE
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