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So, the last 7 legendary helms I've gotten have all been a Leoric's Crown (on WD), which puts my odds at .0000312% based on some drop data I found (currently 10/12 of my legendary helms are Leoric's Crown, 3 were from first SK kill). I'm playing on PS4 and wondering if anyone else out there has had issues maybe with a locked legendary within a slot or any bugs that may be causing this.
I've poured through dozens of threads and can't find a definitive answer outside of "random is random" and "you're just unlucky." One more Leoric's and I've beaten the odds of winning the lottery. I can't believe it's just unlucky...
I do get other legendary items on other slots. The helm is the only issue I have experienced.
I used a similar formula in a program I wrote a long time ago. I found that the odds of finding 7 Leoric's in a row somewhere within 100 legendary drops is 0.1%. 1/1000. So if you've been playing a while and the number of legendaries you've seen is more than 100, it's higher than 0.1%.
i don't think you understand how drop rate works in this game.
First of RNG IS RNG get over it. No bug you are just complaining over nothing; over something that has happened to everyone over the course of 3 year since RoS launched with the perma 100% drop buff (go look this fact up. On launch the drop rate of legendaries were much lower).
each of their own drop rate. from base they have a 10% chance to be ancient and approx 1% to be primal (if you solo GR70).
Helm, shoulders, chest, gloves, pants, boots, weapons, off hands, rings, and amulets all have separate drop rates.
with in each sub group you have specific rarities per item. Example for rarest items in the game: Star metal Kukari, Furnace, Star of azkarath, Kridershot, Istvan's paired blades, etc (having 1.64%-3.28%).
How do you mitigate this? The answer is simple play the game more often. Gain more shards to spam Kadala. Do more rifts to gain more mats to use at the cube. Each time an item drops, it's like playing bingo. 1/100 chance means within your pool of drops, you have 100% chance to get all 1's in the binary code. But you also have a chance to get all 0's in the binary code. The fact you are complaining about this now means you have never gotten 5 straight fails on a 90% chance of upgrade on a GR clear. This is what 90% looks like 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1. That means every time you spun for bingo you magically hit that 0 five times.
Well I know leveling pre-70 I got that crown 3 drops in a row (the 2nd was the skeleton king, so not sure it counts). So like others have assured you, it's just RNG. Think of it as your new best "frienemy" as a Diablo player.