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hurtlocker

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Patch 2.6.5
« on: April 01, 2019, 08:47:35 PM »
Looks like Blizz is doing a PTR for the new patch soon. I saw a YouTube video with some of the highlights
and it sounds interesting. New Torment levels 14-15-16, new items, changes in existing items and sets.
I also heard that legendary items drop rate to increase, more death breath drops and some other cool stuff.

Maybe it will draw more people back to playing again??

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Re: Patch 2.6.5
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2019, 12:14:15 AM »
The strategy to only buff without nerfs is a bit boring. Makes sense for new torment settings but T16 surely wonít be too hard for a geared character,

Iíd want some challenges or new stuff. Items in general arenít too exciting. You can force anything to drop

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Re: Patch 2.6.5
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2019, 01:39:25 AM »
Agree with Tim.

Higher Torments are way overdue, so it's about time we got them. A new set for every class would be nice, perhaps one day..


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Re: Patch 2.6.5
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2019, 08:39:19 AM »
Looks like PC players are getting 5 more stash tabs.  It's about time.
https://us.diablo3.com/en/blog/22933131/patch-265-ptr-preview-3-29-2019
« Last Edit: April 02, 2019, 08:44:27 AM by mn4nu »

dave in the basement

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Re: Patch 2.6.5
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2019, 12:03:49 PM »
Looks like PC players are getting 5 more stash tabs.  It's about time.
https://us.diablo3.com/en/blog/22933131/patch-265-ptr-preview-3-29-2019

Five more stash tabs and a search option!

Anyone check out the PTR yet? I've been playing Grim Dawn but I'll be back to D3 soon enough.

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Re: Patch 2.6.5
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2019, 11:18:07 PM »
Things I Like:
  • Torment 14, 15, and 16 have been added to the game
  • Using an Ancient or Primal Puzzle Ring in Kanaiís Cube will produce a new result
  • Additional stash space has been added for all players
  • Sageís Set
    Now doubles the amount of Deathís Breaths that drop
  • Akkhanís Leniency
    Each enemy hit by your Blessed Shield increases damage of your Blessed Shield by 15-20% 75-100% for 3 seconds
  • Blessed Shield ricochets to 6 additional enemies and has its damage increased by 225-300% 300-400%
Most of the other changes are minor or not going to affect me.

Honestly though, buffing LoN to 750% just feels.....lazy.

With all the changes though, I think I will run with a Blessed Shield LoN Crusader for Season 17. Probably HC.

Orbert

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Re: Patch 2.6.5
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2019, 11:48:59 AM »
The strategy to only buff without nerfs is a bit boring.

This.  Rebalancing things is fine, and preferred for me.  Just making things more powerful, or more likely to drop, etc., only increases the power creep, which is ridiculous now and has been for a while.

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Re: Patch 2.6.5
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2019, 01:29:51 PM »
Honestly though, buffing LoN to 750% just feels.....lazy.
I think LoN was already buffed in the last patch to 750%

Melchior

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Re: Patch 2.6.5
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2019, 08:26:22 PM »
Honestly though, buffing LoN to 750% just feels.....lazy.
I think LoN was already buffed in the last patch to 750%

Ahh you're correct, my misunderstanding. I understand why they needed to buff it last patch, as sets got decent buffs. Seems like it will be a global buff for next season.

Season 16 Grandeur buff was interesting for experimentation but a straight global buff for using ancients doesn't inspire change, just doing the same things quicker/easier and pushing higher GRs.

Means I can maybe get the journey done quicker to get the rewards, but honestly didn't mind the grind that much.