I'm still tyring to find out which skill or what item is causing those lagspikes in the game.
Thats why i was asking this question. Within high mob density the dust devis are causing those lags when you use pain enhancer.
Without that gem and excluded area damage in your paragon points its getting better.
We are trying out several compositions of groups during the last days trying to avoid those lagspikes.
And as i said above sorry for your loss. Try to write a ticket to blizzard with the video link in it. Sometimes when its caused through lakspikes they do restore the lost heroes.
What lags :
Pain Enhancer, the servers have to calculate it all the time, meaning if you go from 0 to 50 mobs in one go, it'll lag. Barbs and Wiz lag the most with this gem because they apply it very fast, whereas other classes don't. Hota barb with PE can lag too, but it's a bit less.
Witch doctor, they lag mainly because of their dual dots and they also keep recalculating damage, which eventually clogs the servers.
Rend barb, because dots and pain enhancer it's game pretty much game over.
Though on density you'll lag regardless, especially if they are in a tiny spot.
You should always pause the game(when pushing solo) when you see lag spike, it may give you the chance to stay alive. Even in softcore, it may save your run.
About area damage gear, I really don't get why would removing area damage from your gear change anything, at is has a 20% chance to proc with and without area damage on your gear. it justs increases the amount of damage, not the amount of hits. The only factor to increasing lag I see here is the battle rage(bloodshed) splash + pain enhancer + normal area damage procs and of course density. Does the code suck at the point that every piece of gear trigger an area damage hit for x% 20% of the time?
Technically speaking, a bigger amount of damage does not take any more processing for the servers as long as it can be stored in the same variable type (most likely Int64 here which has a max value of 9 223 372 036 854 775 807).
It says i nthe battle.net app that d3, sc2, wow, HS are experienceing lagg and loss off connections and it was up the day you died from lagg.......................
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