Diablo® III

eternal Diablo prison

Hello,
yesterday i lost a barbarian (whirlwind build) paragon 47 in hardcore mode while fighting Diablo in inferno, MP 1, EUROPE region. While in phase 2 of diablo fight, i got caged when Diablo is very low health and one of my tornado kills him while i am still caged, transition to phase 3 begins, and the cage never expires. So i stand there, sleeping in the cage, unable to activate any of my combat skills, even wrath of the berserker is greyed, though i have enough fury. Finally the cage disappears but my character keeps sleeping, Diablo is far away and didn't summon his cages again, Nothing happens at all, i still can't use any skills, my character is stuck for no apparent reason. I had no lag at all and didn't get disconnected, i can see my health bar going up and down beetween diablo hits and my regen. After some time my regen drops (certainly cause i couldn't refresh warcry) and finally Diablo manages to kill me. Is that a new feature so people in hardcore mode can't reach paragon 100 ? Is that a new bug and can i have that barbarian back ? or can i just go to POE ?

Also, just found this :

Diablo Trap Bug [Hardcore] (1 replies)

Bug Report - Posted by Archangelos@Azralon on 6/7/12 1:18 PM

6/7/12 ... Are you kidding me ? Nothing been done ? Quoting Archangelos :
Hey Blizz,

I'm here to report a bug that I just found and almost killed me in Hardcore mode.
I was playing solo my Wizard.
The bug appeared in the transition from the Shadow Realm to Normal Realm.
At the same time I killed the Shadow of Diablo and got trapped by his spell. (Don't remember the name)

So, when I was brought back to normal realm I got a "eternal stun".
I almost lost my char and almost got a heart attack.
Because I can't move and use my skills, except Crystal Armor witch saved me.

The bug went off when luckily I got another trap.
When the trap went off and my HP was almost 0 the "eternal stun" was removed.
I was capable to use potion and finished the fight.

I hope you fix this, because someone can lose his character and you'd recover it.

Hope my report help you.

Regards,
Edited by Mickline#1188 on 3/29/2013 1:36 AM PDT
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Hello,
Still waiting an answer, thank you.
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I'm not Blizzard and I think you already know the answer to these questions but...


Is that a new feature so people in hardcore mode can't reach paragon 100 ?


No its not.

03/28/2013 04:55 PMPosted by Mickline
Is that a new bug


No its not. Its a very old bug. Pretty much as soon as people got to Diablo the problem was found.
The oldest report I found with a quick search was from back in 5/17/12 which was two days after the game was released.


and can i have that barbarian back ?


No you can't. You agreed to permanent death for any reason and that includes deaths due to bugs.


or can i just go to POE ?


I don't think Blizzard has anyway of stopping you from playing other games.

03/28/2013 04:55 PMPosted by Mickline
Are you kidding me ?


Nope. Its been reported tons of times on these forums pretty much right from the start.

Search on the word cage and Diablo:

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/search?q=cage+diablo&f=post&forum=5386229

Blizzard at least once said they are looking into it.


Nothing been done ?


No nothing has been done, at least not that we players can see. The bug is still there.
Edited by Rapap#1672 on 4/3/2013 7:14 PM PDT
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Good thing the EULA violates so many rules of my country.
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Quality Assurance
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We are taking another look at this today. This bug was caught and fixed in the past, but it's possible it may have been reactivated somehow.
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Too late, no longer in my hands.
Cya.
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