Anyone elses luck this bad?

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Anyone else having bad luck on keys? Been farming MP8 and only found 4 in 30 runs.

Edit: Clear things up.
- Yes, my Barb can handle Mp8 just fine. I know I don't have godly gear.
- Yes, I know how to calculate average percent between each and all runs.
(Even if there was an error with my c++ code.)
- My Demonic Essences drop rate is low because I only did short key runs and most likely missed some.
- I apologize for any wrongful or misleading posts/information. I did not, in any way, attend to.
Jezzzz people they did not change the key chance!
I've never had any luck in this game except for 1 day. That was the day of the last patch. I found several legendary items. 1 was a decent witching hour but the rest were meh.

Other then that, I'm lucky to find one legendary per 2-3 days. I thought paragon levels were supposed to significantly increase drops rates. But, after 76 paragon levels, I've seen little difference.

That's what happens when pretty much everything in the game is totally random. For every person finding tons of good loot, there is one finding absolutely nothing as well as every other variable in between the two.
05/23/2013 09:47 AMPosted by Garthandal
Past three days I farmed.


1 upgrade.

Pretty good if you ask me.


Don't change the wording. thats 90mil in crafts for a pair of gloves. No found items. Big differnce there.

Why on earth are you playing on mp8?


Because Mp10 is to much for me...


Because Mp10 is to much for me...


Mp8 is too much for you...


Do explain buddy. How is it MP8 is to much for me? Hmm?
Past three days I farmed. Past three days I have nothing to show for it. Below is what I approx. got the past three days farming mp8.

- 10 demonic essences.
- 4 Keys.
- 90,000,000 in crafts and 1 upgrade.
- 20 legendaries and 2 only maybe sellable.
(Unid nats and Unid monk fist.)

I believe they nerf keys out the wazoo because they are no longer 80% drop rate...
You can watch my stream if you don't believe me.


You have barely any MF, only 8k kills so u havent been playing that long, and one weekend with a bit extra mf u expect godly drops etc?

Level a char to p100 then farm for a month, then if u find nothing complain...
05/23/2013 09:53 AMPosted by Calamity
Other then that, I'm lucky to find one legendary per 2-3 days.


Do you play 5 minutes per day?


Nope. I usually play anywhere from 2-4 hours depending on the day and circumstances. I played even more after the last patch because I found the monster density a hoot. I just have crap luck. Always have in loot based games.


Do explain buddy. How is it MP8 is to much for me? Hmm?


Err.. Your gear is !@#$?


I really don't need an ignorant troll under my bridge, atm. I can do mp8 key runs in 10mins. You think I lie? Watch my stream. It goes live 3pm EST everyday.

You have barely any MF, only 8k kills so u havent been playing that long, and one weekend with a bit extra mf u expect godly drops etc?

Level a char to p100 then farm for a month, then if u find nothing complain...


As far as I know, demonic essences and keys aren't based off MF it's based off of MP. I don't have much problem finding legendaries lately. If anything, legendary drops have been decent since anniversary bonus.


Err.. Your gear is !@#$?


I really don't need an ignorant troll under my bridge, atm. I can do mp8 key runs in 10mins. You think I lie? Watch my stream. It goes live 3pm EST everyday.

You have barely any MF, only 8k kills so u havent been playing that long, and one weekend with a bit extra mf u expect godly drops etc?

Level a char to p100 then farm for a month, then if u find nothing complain...


As far as I know, demonic essences and keys aren't based off MF it's based off of MP. I don't have much problem finding legendaries lately. If anything, legendary drops have been decent since anniversary bonus.


you still miss the point........ like 90% of the noobs that cry here.......

do u expect to go into a casino and hit the bonus round 5x in a row just because buddy across from u did? Do u expect to win the lottery just cause some guy u work with won it?

^^This is what 90% of the player base thinks and thats why the noobs are pushing for self found characters and are always here crying about drop rates... what a joke....

Invest some time in the game instead of on the forums
RNG......

Go get a pair of dice and see how many times u can roll a 7 out of 20 rolls...

If u dont like the odds in Diablo go play WoW i here everyone has exactly the same stuff. sounds like something u would be interested in same with 90% of the player base.... lol
I would consider what you described a lucky run for me. I never get drops that good.
Man ive been playing D2 making me a new WW barbar, im having a blast, so many things to hoard, and stuff like this blue gloves level 5 has10% chance of releasing frost nova rank 3, i just got way more tankier with no defensive stat or HP!

They really screwd up diablo 3 comparing to D2. (not that i dont like d3 xD)
it took you THREE DAYS to find 10 DE??? you are doing something horribly, horribly wrong.
Spent about 10 mil crafting last night and made my current shoulders and bracers. Not the best, but better than what I had.

I also found 3 legs in one run (2 set items), though they were all horrible. Worst items you've ever seen in your life, and I'm not exaggerating (one was IK's gloves with 90 STR and no AS; the other was an IK helm with similarly poor stats).

I also found the crappy boots I'm wearing the other day. I just wanted to try them out.
Past three days I farmed. Past three days I have nothing to show for it. Below is what I approx. got the past three days farming mp8.

- 10 demonic essences.
- 4 Keys.
- 90,000,000 in crafts and 1 upgrade.
- 20 legendaries and 2 only maybe sellable.
(Unid nats and Unid monk fist.)

I believe they nerf keys out the wazoo because they are no longer 80% drop rate...
You can watch my stream if you don't believe me.
It's unfortunate that you're having a bad luck streak, but I can assure you that the drop rates on keys have not been nerfed or otherwise changed in patch 1.0.8. The drop rate is still 5% on MP0, 10% on MP1, and 20% on MP2, all the way up through a 100% drop rate on MP10.

Having a “hot streak” of good drops, or by contrast, a streak of poor drops can happen because the probability of each roll is not tied to the previous one. Because of this, you are not guaranteed any set number of Legendaries, set items, or rares within a certain period of time.

While Magic Find does not impact your key drop rates, it does affect the quality of loot drops you’ll see, though not necessarily the number of drops you get from a particular kill (you can find out more about Magic Find here). Thus having high MF and being able to quickly and effectively clear challenging monsters will certainly aide your cause, but at the end of the day, the “luck” each player has will vary widely.

Hopefully that helps explain things a bit!

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