Diablo® III

Lousy Legendary drop rates this weekend...

I'm usually good for 4-6 drops in a 3-4 hours of play. Since yesterday, I've dinged 2 Paragon levels yet zero drops. Not complaining, just wondering if others are experiencing this or am I just really running some really bad luck.

Running MP7, 450+ MF with 5 Stacks

Side question: Didn't I read somewhere that Blizz was going to gear lego drops to be more class specific to your toon? In the past 2 weeks, I've had enough WD set item drops to deck out 3 WD's yet hardly any Barbarian set items.
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ding 2 lvl too, 4 set items , 16 legends... all turned to brimstone
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I hear ya, gratz on the Quantity Easter, sorry bout the Quality.... I know that feeling. I gotta go dig me a new well.
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14 legendaries in 7 hours, fits my average.
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Between the outrageous accumulation of bots and all the monks farming mp 10 with 2million dps exploit, the ah has gone to utter crap with flooding of legendary/set items. Blizzard has to occasionally reduce drop rates on 63 items to ensure there is not a steady flow of set item and good 63 legendary items entering ah everyday.

After a 1000 hours of playing you will notice these trends happening day in and day out. I also farm with 520-625% MF and play 4-8 hours a day so my opinion is quite valid on this subject. I see anywhere from 50-100 legendary a week and can obviously notice when the 63/set are near impossible to find. It has nothing to do with RNG, it's how they maintain the gold value and sustain a reasonable economy. If Blizzard didn't do anything to ensure this, the gold value would be 0.1 cents and ALL the legendary/set in ah would be 10k gold.
Edited by Xcalibur#1814 on 11/18/2012 10:51 AM PST
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11/18/2012 10:49 AMPosted by Elexar
14 legendaries in 7 hours, fits my average.

How many were set or 63?
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I would have to agree with you Xcalibur, the Brimstone market is flourishing!
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Blizzard has to occasionally reduce drop rates on 63 items to ensure there is not a steady flow of set item and good 63 legendary items entering ah everyday.

[citation needed]
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The last 20 hours of farming got me a Hellrack, I am thankful! Guess I'll lay low for a while...
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firts week after path: 30 legendaries
This week: only one
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Two runs of clearing 80% of Act 3 at 400 MF, one legendary. At least it was Lacuni Prowlers with 100+ dex and vitality.
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11/18/2012 10:52 AMPosted by Xcalibur
14 legendaries in 7 hours, fits my average.

How many were set or 63?

17/11/2012
sunkeeper
lamentation
the tormentor
the sultan of blinding sand
firewalkers
ageless might
IK boulder breaker
ice climbers
inna's vast expanse

18/11/2012
hellrack
the tormentor
litany of the undaunted
tasker nad theo
gladiator gauntlets

You can count them yourself if you want.
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me too... im barely finding anything ! :( and whatever I find is sh1t
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NUMBERS, HOW DO THEY WORK?
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I disagree with OP. I found 8 legendaries this weekend. I never found that much. And I did not play more than usual.

And the best thing is. 5 of them where actual usable upgrades for my heros.

Check my profile to see what I found:
Wizard: Zuni ring, Depth Diggers, Andariels visage
Barb: IK gloves

I also found a Storm Crow which is in my stash and will be used for low MP farming due to the socket for a ruby.

In addition I found tal rasha helm and belt as well. Emperian messenger as well. But they were crap.

I think that's it. So much loot.

RNG is RNG
Edited by Smartdrive#6979 on 11/18/2012 11:32 AM PST
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11/18/2012 11:16 AMPosted by walk2k
NUMBERS, HOW DO THEY WORK?


1+1=3 maybe

Not sure though
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Understandable that RNG is RNG. Also it is random if you have a steak of bad luck. However if multiple people report that legendaries has dropped since last week. Wouldn't that raise suspicion that something is wrong? I know others say the sample size is not big enough, but what about multiple people farming the same act for hours and they all report a decrease.
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