Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer

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Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer
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Developer(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Composer(s)Derek Duke
Neal Acree
Jason Hayes
Erik Desiderio
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows
PlayStation 4
Xbox One
  • WW: June 27, 2017
Genre(s)Action role-playing, hack and slash
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer is a downloadable content pack for the action role-playing video game Diablo III. It was announced at BlizzCon 2016.[1] It was digitally released for the PC, Mac, and latest-generation console versions of Diablo III on June 27, 2017.[2] It is included in the retail and digital release Diablo III: Eternal Collection for consoles.[3] The pack adds the Necromancer class to Diablo III.


Necromancer class[edit]

The Necromancer class from Diablo II has been brought back and re-imagined. This new class employs a controlled gameplay style using the raw materials of life: blood and bone. Additional weapons and armor have been added which include: scythes and phylacteries.[4]


The pack adds two additional stash tabs and character slots; along with other cosmetic goodies.

Patch 2.6.0 Highlights[edit]

Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer Patch 2.6.0 brings many new features to the game, such as the Necromancer class, Challenge Rifts, new zones and bounties. Challenge Rifts are a game mode which lets players explore new builds which have been created by other players. Each week a new class build and dungeon are featured. The player must finish the Rift faster than the original player to receive a special Horadrim cache.[4]

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  1. ^ "Restoring the Balance—Necromancer Overview". Blizzard Entertainment. November 4, 2016. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  2. ^ "Rise of the Necromancer Pack Arrives June 27!". Blizzard Entertainment. June 20, 2017. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  3. ^ https://www.gamesradar.com/diablo-3-the-eternal-collection-bundles-the-new-necromancer-class-base-game-and-reaper-of-souls-on-console/
  4. ^ a b "Patch 2.6.0 Now Live". Blizzard Entertainment. June 27, 2017. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  5. ^ "Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer for PC Reviews - Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  6. ^ "Review: Diablo III: Reaper of Souls". Destructoid. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  7. ^ "IGN Review: Diablo 3: Rise of the Necromancer". IGN. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  8. ^ "Diablo 3: Rise of the Necromancer". GameSpot. Retrieved October 10, 2017.

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