- Sept. 7, 2011, 4:20 p.m.
Here is the list of known issues in the Public Beta. This is by no means a complete list, but covers several of the general issues player will encounter or find during their testing.
Issues that occur in specific places are notated with "Act - Level Area". The level area is the name of the location you are in. It is displayed above your minimap.GeneralExperience Shrines are not granting the 25% EXP buff.Battle.netChanging your password on the Battle.net site does not update it for the Diablo III Beta. The current workaround is to use your previous password.Clicking on "Remember Account" does not remember your account.Sending an item from the Auction House to a stash that is full will lock your account of the Beta until a server restart.It is possible to hide a created character on the main Battle.net page by creating a character, clicking Back, and then re-creating a hero while the camera is panning.Battle.net Banner SystemPlayers cannot use a banner to teleport to a player who is not participating in an event started by a party member. For example, if there are three players in a party and player 1 starts the Skeleton King event, players 2 and 3 cannot use their banners to port anywhere even though they are not involved in the Skeleton King event.Combat
Demon Hunter:The Demon Hunter will sometimes say "out of Discipline" when she is actually out of Hatred.Fan of Knives is not being buffed by increased attack speed nor increased casting speed.The passive skill Brooding has a 5 second-delay buff that is not removed when it is swapped with another passive skill.The passive skill Thrill of the Hunt has a 10 second-delay buff when it is swapped with another passive skill.
Monk:When holding down Dashing Strike, the player has a chance to get stuck casting the Skill without spending Spirit.EnvironmentCathedral bookshelves have several issues in the beta. Sometimes loot will drop to the floor above the bookshelf. Other times clicking on the bookshelf will make the player path up to the floor above it. These issues have been fixed for launch.Act 1 - New Tristram: The door to Cain's House remains closed after the portal to get inside his house opens. The portal works correctly, it just appears over a closed door.Act 1 - Old Tristram Road: There is a canyon north of New Tristram that displays a solid red and orange glow. The light does not fill the canyon.Act 1 - Cemetery of the Forsaken: You are able to target the Cemetery Gate that leads to the Fields of Misery.QuestsA quest bang appears over the Blacksmith's starting location when you create a new game even though the Blacksmith is not there.It is possible for the Blacksmith's anvil to not appear when the Blacksmith repairs the crown you turn into him.During the cutscene where you rescue Deckard Cain, clicking "Yes" to skip the cutscene does not skip the cutscene.Act 1 - Old Ruins: When Leah opens the gate during the quest "The Legacy of Cain : Go to the Old Tristram Gate", the lock flies very far off of the gate.Act 1 - Cemetery of the Forsaken: During the quest "A Shattered Crown : Search for Leoric's Crown in the Cemetery of the Forsaken," the Matriarch's Bones event can break if two or more players click on two different Funerary Urns at the same time.ItemsCertain Rare items will lack names.Some Demon Hunter and Wizard helms are not displaying the correct icon.Some Witch Doctor-specific item affixes misspell the class as "Witchdoctor".Monsters/NPCsSkeletal Archers deal much more damage than other equivilant Skeleton-type monstersThe lore entry for the Skeleton will not play its voice over. The lore entry itself shows up correctly in your Journal.Hydras that are spawned by killing Arcane-affixed Hydras display the name "!!Missing!!" in the chat log if the player is killed by them.CompatabilityWe are aware of the several issues related to nVidia Optimus machines.