Diablo III Beta Patch 14 – v. 0.8.0.8815

  • Released 3/8/2012

    General
      Hardcore mode is now available, and can be unlocked by reaching level 10 with at least one character Cast time to resurrect a fallen ally has been increased from 1 second to 3 seconds Player created games now default to Invite Only. Check "Allow Quick Join" in the Social tab of the Options menu to allow your friends to join Magic Find and Gold Find are now shared amongst party members. The average combined value of the entire party's Magic and Gold Find applies to all players regardless of location in the game world. The averaged values will not display in the UISkill UI
        In Elective mode, skills can now be dragged and dropped from the skill interface into hot-key slotsRight-clicking a skill hot-key will now open the skill interface

      Auction House
        The Sell interface has been updated to better match the in-game inventory and stashCombined the advanced and basic search featuresThe Active auctions tab now allows users to see all active auctionsSearches for recipes and tomes have been added

      Classes
        Barbarian
          Barbarians now have innate 30% passive damage reduction versus all sources. This damage reduction is applied at the same time as all other damage reducing effects (such as Armor), but prior to shield block
          Ground Stomp
            Now destroys barrels

          Leap Attack
            Ability renamed to LeapWeapon damage reduced from 125% to 85%Now slows enemies in the landing zone by 60% for 3 seconds

        Demon Hunter
          Hungering Arrow
            Rune of Puncturing Arrow pierce chance reduced from 55% to 50%

          Impale
            Rune of Impact stun chance reduced from 100% to 65%

          Smoke Screen
            Duration increased from 2 to 3 seconds.Cost increased from 15 to 24 Discipline

        Monk
          Monks now have innate 30% passive damage reduction versus all sources. This damage reduction is applied at the same time as all other damage reducing effects (such as Armor), but prior to shield blockBreath of Heaven
            Heal amount reduced

          Crippling Wave
            Damage increased from 100% to 110%

          Deadly Reach
            Damage increased from 100% to 110%

          Exploding Palm
            This skill has been redesigned.No longer generates Spirit, now costs 40 SpiritNow deals 220% weapon damage over 3 seconds

          Fists of Thunder
            Damage increased from 100% to110%

      Crafting
        Gold cost to craft items reduced Cost to train Blacksmith doubled More crafting materials are now required to craft items Chance to salvage rare crafting material from blue Magic items reduced from 10% to 5%

      Followers
        Templar
          Normal attack now deals 15% weapon damage Intervene taunt reduced from 5 seconds to 3 seconds


      Items
        Several aspects of the game economy have been adjusted, including but not limited to:
          Gold dropsItem sale valuesVendor costsRepair costs

        Rings and Amulets now become available at a higher level. As a result, these items will no longer drop in the in beta. Fear not – sparkly baubles await you in the retail version of the game.

      Monsters
        Mira Eamon now drops better loot.Monster damage has been increased

      Bug Fixes
      For a full list of documented game and service bugs, please review the Known Issues sticky located in the Beta Bug Report forum.
        Players are now able to leave the game if unexpectedly disconnected from Battle.net Public Games can once again accommodate up to four players Players can now queue for a Public Game involving any quest they’ve unlocked Players should now properly be able to send and receive friend invites Friends should no longer appear as [ ] in chat