Diablo III Season 17 will launch in less than a week along with a new patch

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The Season 17 of Diablo III is starting on May 17, in addition, there will be a patch with a mass of tweaks and quality of life adjustments on the same day.

The Seasons 17’s Main Changes

New Season promises more cosmetics to earn, some of it will be brought back from Season 5, including Greyhollow Island portrait frames, pants and boots slots of the Conqueror Set and others. So, if you missed them the first time, take your second chance and get your items this time! And by completing all nine chapters you will be gifted with Galactic Wings.

Players will also get a set bonus from Legacy of Nightmares. Investigate the new builds to discover new combinations, especially the ones which are around their ring slots.

Good news is the seasonal conquest will also take place in Season 17, and welcome the rewarding system changes! Get your three Haedrig’s Gifts while accomplishing 2nd, 3rd and 4th chapter to unlock the whole set!

Class Set List

  • Monk — Monkey King’s Garb
  • Necromancer — Grace of Inarius
  • Crusader — Thorns of the Invoker
  • Barbarian — Might of the Earth
  • Witch Doctor — Raiment of the Jade Harvester
  • Wizard — Firebird’s Finery
  • Demon Hunter — The Shadow’s Mantle

Patch Notes

Main

  • Torment 14, 15, and 16 have been added to the game. Reward and difficulty levels of all new Torments closely match Greater Rift 65, 70, and 75 respectively
  • Party portraits now display if a player’s Cheat Death buff has been recently used (PC Only)
  • When a boss is killed in a Nephalem Rift, a permanent ping will mark the location of the boss’ death until the Rift is closed
  • The progress bar for a Greater Rift is now visible to all players in the game, regardless of whether they are participating in the Rift or not
  • Challenge Rifts
  • The amount of Death’s Breath rewarded by completing a Challenge Rift has been increased
  • The Boss Notification screen has received a rework (PC Only)
  • The Greater Rift Notification screen has received a rework (PC Only)
  • The Greater Rift Completion screen has received a rework (PC Only)
  • Portals left behind by Treasure Goblins may occasionally lead somewhere udderly ridiculous
  • Using an Ancient or Primal Puzzle Ring in Kanai’s Cube will produce a new result
  • Matchmaking no longer prevents players from joining a game while a Greater Rift is already in progress. Players who join the game will still be unable to join a Greater Rift in progress

Seasons

  • The Season Journey Journal will show all chapters from now on, no matter what current progress is
  • A new reward for finishing the whole Season 17
  • The Galactic Wings for Season 17
  • The buff for Season 17 is added. Player’s damage dealt is increased by 750% and damage taken is reduced by 4% for every Ancient Item they have equipped while having no Set Bonuses Active

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed and issue where Xbox One/PS4 Voice Chat within public games was failing to work (Xbox One and PS4 Only)
  • Fixed an issue where The Immortal King’s Set Dungeon objective numbers were incorrect
  • Fixed an issue where Bounties that required interacting with an object would not update the next objective immediately after completing one
  • Fixed an issue where a second Puzzle Ring tab would be shown in the Kanai’s Cube UI when a Puzzle Ring was equipped (Console Only)
  • Fixed an issue where Greater Rift 70 first-time completion Primal drops were occurring for players even if they did not succeed at the 15-minute completion time
  • Fixed an issue where some subtitles in the Taiwan localization would exceed the screen limit (Switch only)
  • Fixed an issue where the mouse cursor may be hidden when launching the client (Mac only)
  • Fixed an issue where Keywarden icons would not show up on the map in Torment level games (Switch Only)
  • Necromancer Simulacrums now benefit from the Trag’Oul’s Avatar 6-Piece Bonus

Quality of Life

  • Search functionality has been added to Stash (PC Only)
  • The cap for earning additional stash tabs through the Season Journey has been raised from 4 to 5 (PC Only)
  • All Crafters now have an Expand/Collapse All button for recipes (PC Only)
  • Death’s Breath now drop in Horadric Caches
  • Most Bounty indicators are now displayed immediately after entering the Bounty area

Items

  • Bloodtide Blade – Death Nova deals 80-100% 300-400% increased damage for every enemy within 25 yards
  • Carnevil – ​The 5 10 Fetishes closest to you will shoot a powerful Poison Dart every time you do
  • Chantodo’s Will – Every second while in Archon form you expel a Wave of Destruction, dealing 1000% 4000% weapon damage to enemies within 30 yards. Every time you hit with an attack while not in Archon form, 1000% 4000% weapon damage is added to the Wave of Destruction, stacking up to 20 times. Wave of Destruction damage now scale with attack speed
  • Akkhan’s Leniency – Each enemy hit by your Blessed Shield increases damage of your Blessed Shield by 15-20% 30-35% for 3 seconds
  • The Dagger of Darts – Your Poison Darts and your Fetishes’ Poison Darts now pierce and deal an additional [400-500%] damage.
  • Grace of Inarius – 6-Piece Bonus. Bone Armor also activates a swirling tornado of bone, damaging nearby enemies for 1000% weapon damage and increasing the damage they take from the Necromancer by 3750% 10000%
  • (NEW) Bottomless Potion of the Unfettered – Become immune to control-impairing effects for 5-7 seconds after drinking this potion
  • Sage’s Set – Now doubles the amount of Death’s Breaths that drop. Previous: Increases Death’s Breath drops by 1
  • Sin Seekers – Now also adds 250-300% damage to Rapid Fire
  • Wojahnni Assaulter – Rapid Fire deals 60-75% 75-100% increased damage for every half second that you channel. Stacks up to 4 30 times. The stacks gained from Wojahnni Assaulter now also stack much more quickly
  • Iron Rose – Attacking with Siphon Blood has a 40-50% 100% chance to cast a free Blood Nova
  • Jekangbord – Blessed Shield ricochets to 6 additional enemies and has its damage increased by 225-300% 300-400%

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