Diablo® III

Patch 2.1.0 Hotfixes - Updated 9/16

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Community Manager
Below you will find a list of hotfixes recently applied or coming soon that address various bugs or mechanic tweaks.

These hotfixes should not require you to download a new patch. Some of the hotfixes below will go live the moment they are implemented while others may require restarting the game to go into effect. Please keep in mind that some issues cannot be addressed without a client-side patch. Also note that changes to certain abilities will not be reflected in its tooltip until a patch is issued.

Last updated September 16. Hotfixes are denoted by the date they were applied to live servers.

[UPCOMING HOTFIXES]

There are no upcoming hotfixes to report at this time.

[LIVE HOTFIXES]

General:
  • The drop rate of Leoric's Regret, Vial of Putridness, Idol of Terror, and Heart of Evil has been increased on Torment I and above, to a maximum of 100% on Torment VI (9/9)
  • The drop rate for bounty-specific Legendaries has been drastically increased and scales based on game difficulty (9/3)
  • The Cesspools should less frequently spawn enemies immediately at the start of the level (9/3)
  • Treasure Goblins no longer have a 100% chance to spawn in Halls of Agony level 2 (8/28)
  • Fixed an issue where increased elemental damage debuffs applied to enemies were stacking from multiple sources (8/26)


Bounties:

  • The following Bounties have been disabled (9/4)
    • The Matriarch's Bones
    • The Jar of Souls
    • The Miser's Will
    • A Miner's Gold


Nephalem Rifts and Greater Rifts:
  • Experience gained from Greater Rifts is no longer inflated by the game mode difficulty (9/8)
  • The drop rate for Key of Trials has been significantly increased (9/3)
  • The amount of Blood Shards that drop in Greater Rifts has been increased; this number scales based off the tier of the Greater Rift completed (9/3)
  • Boon of the Hoarder, Goldskin, Gladiator Gauntlets, and Threatening Shout (Grim Harvest) should no longer drop gold in Greater Rifts (8/29)
  • Greater Rifts Guardians will no longer instantly spawn after 15 minutes. In order to spawn a Greater Rift Guardian, players must fill the progress bar completely (8/29)
  • Resolved an issue where occasionally a normal Rift could not be completed due to insufficient monsters spawning (8/28)
  • Fixed an issue where Game Difficulty XP bonus was applying to monsters in the Realm of Trials (8/27)


Items:
  • Fixing an issue where the Legendary Gem Moratorium would kill players despite their anti-death skill (such as Indestructible or Spirit Vessel) triggering (9/5)
  • Boon of the Hoarder should now work correctly when your pet kills an enemy (9/3)
  • Fixed an issue where the item Spines of Seething Hatred was rolling with one less affix than intended (should now properly spawn with 5 Primary and 2 Secondary) (8/27)
  • Fixed an issue where the item Broken Promises was rolling with one less affix than intended (should now properly spawn with 4 Primary and 2 Secondary) (8/27)
  • Fixed an issue where the item Meticulous Bolts was rolling with one less affix than intended (should now roll with 5 Primary and 2 Secondary) (8/27)
  • Fixed an issue where the fireball effect from Gyana Na Kashu was being applied to the first target twice (8/26)


Crusader:
  • Laws of Hope (Time Stop) will no longer allow the invulnerability effect to last beyond 3 seconds (8/26)
    • Please note: The visual bubble and buff icon for Time Stop's invulnerability effect will still remain for 8 seconds when using the Long Arm of the Law passive


Demon Hunter:
  • Fixed an issue where Sentry (Spitfire Turret) is proccing Knockback effects from items (8/28)


Wizard:
  • Fixed an issue where the Firebird's Finery damage over time effect is snapshotting critical damage upon application (8/28)
  • Fixed an issue where Blizzard (Apocalypse) was unintentionally applying extra damage when reapplying the Firebird's Finery damage over time effect (8/26)
  • Disintegrate will now properly proc Arcane Power on Crit (8/26)
  • Disintegrate will now properly benefit from the +% Damage to Disintegrate affix (8/26)
Edited by Nevalistis on 9/16/2014 3:50 PM PDT
Community Manager
The hotfix list has been updated:

[UPCOMING HOTFIXES]
  • Fixing an issue where the Firebird's Finery damage over time effect is snapshotting critical damage upon application
  • Fixing an issue where Sentry (Spitfire Turret) is proccing Knockback effects from items


[LIVE HOTFIXES]

General:
  • Resolved an issue where occasionally a normal Rift could not be completed due to insufficient monsters spawning (8/28)
  • Treasure Goblins no longer have a 100% chance to spawn in Halls of Agony level 2 (8/28)
  • Fixed an issue where Game Difficulty XP bonus was applying to monsters in the Realm of Trials (8/27)


Items:
  • Fixed an issue where the item Spines of Seething Hatred was rolling with one less affix than intended (should now properly spawn with 5 Primary and 2 Secondary) (8/27)
  • Fixed an issue where the item Broken Promises was rolling with one less affix than intended (should now properly spawn with 4 Primary and 2 Secondary) (8/27)
  • Fixed an issue where the item Meticulous Bolts was rolling with one less affix than intended (should now roll with 5 Primary and 2 Secondary) (8/27)
Community Manager
The hotfix list has been updated:

[UPCOMING HOTFIXES]

There are no upcoming hotfixes at this time.

[LIVE HOTFIXES]

General:
  • Greater Rifts Guardians will no longer instantly spawn after 15 minutes. In order to spawn a Greater Rift Guardian, players must fill the progress bar completely. (8/29)


Items:
  • Fixed an issue where the Firebird's Finery damage over time effect is snapshotting critical damage upon application (8/28)


Demon Hunter:
  • Fixed an issue where Sentry (Spitfire Turret) is proccing Knockback effects from items (8/28)


Wizard:
  • Fixed an issue where the Firebird's Finery damage over time effect is snapshotting critical damage upon application (8/28)
Community Manager
The hotfix list has been updated:

[UPCOMING HOTFIXES]

There are no upcoming hotfixes at this time.

[LIVE HOTFIXES]

Greater Rifts:
Edited by Lylirra on 9/3/2014 1:00 PM PDT
Community Manager
The hotfix list has been updated:

[UPCOMING HOTFIXES]

Items:
  • Boon of the Hoarder should now work correctly when your pet kills an enemy (9/3)


[LIVE HOTFIXES]

There are no new live hotfixes to report at this time.
Community Manager
Hotfixes have been updated.

[UPCOMING HOTFIXES:]

There are no upcoming hotfixes to announce at this time.

[LIVE HOTFIXES]

General:
  • The drop rate for Bounty-specific Legendaries has been drastically increased and scales based on game difficulty (9/3)
  • The Cesspools should less frequently spawn enemies immediately at the start of the level (9/3)


Greater Rifts:
  • The drop rate for Key of Trials has been significantly increased (9/3)
  • The amount of Blood Shards that drop in Greater Rifts has been increased; this number scales based off the tier of the Greater Rift completed (9/3)
  • The Cesspools will no longer spawn in Greater Rifts (9/3)
    • Note that they still have a chance to spawn in regular Nephalem Rifts


Items:
  • Boon of the Hoarder should now work correctly when your pet kills an enemy (9/3)
Edited by Lylirra on 9/3/2014 5:25 PM PDT
Community Manager
An additional upcoming hotfix has been added. There are no new live hotfixes at this time.

[UPCOMING HOTFIXES]

Bounties:

  • The following Bounties have been disabled
    • The Matriarch's Bones
    • The Jar of Souls
    • The Miser's Will
    • A Miner's Gold
Community Manager
A new hotfix has gone live. One additional hotfix has been added.

[UPCOMING HOTFIXES]

Items:


[LIVE HOTFIXES]

Bounties:

  • The following Bounties have been disabled (9/4)
    • The Matriarch's Bones
    • The Jar of Souls
    • The Miser's Will
    • A Miner's Gold
Community Manager
The following hotfix is now live. There are no upcoming hotfixes to report at this time.

LIVE HOTFIXES

Edited by Nevalistis on 9/8/2014 9:52 AM PDT
Community Manager
The following hotfix is now live in all regions. There are no upcoming hotfixes to report at this time.

[LIVE HOTFIXES]

Nephalem Rifts and Greater Rifts:
  • Experience gained from Greater Rifts is no longer inflated by the game mode difficulty (9/8)
Community Manager
The following hotfix is now live in all regions. There are no upcoming hotfixes to report at this time.

[LIVE HOTFIXES]

General:
Community Manager
The following hotfix has been removed from the list.

[LIVE HOTFIXES]

  • The Cesspools will no longer spawn in Greater Rifts (9/3)
    • Note that they still have a chance to spawn in regular Nephalem Rifts

The Cesspools still have a chance to spawn in Greater Rifts at this time.
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