Diablo 3 patch preps for Season 6 kick off today

By Brenna Hillier, Friday, 29 April 2016 04:32 GMT

Diablo 3 2.4.1 and 1.13 are in the house.


Diablo 3 patch preps for Season 6 kick off today

Diablo 3 has been patched to version 2.4.1 – although on PS4 it’s 1.13.

You’ll need to grab the patch if you want to compete this season. Diablo 3 season 6 kiicks off at 5:00pm PST Friday April 29, so fire up your Battle.net client and get installing right away.

Below you’ll find console patch notes, but it’s worthwhile reading the expanded version on Battle.net as it contains balancing details as well as PC-specific updates, which include welcome user interface changes like more stash tab icons.


  • Several new cosmetic items have been added for players to discover
  • Several changes made to improve game performance
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed an issue that prevented Massacre bonus experience from being calculated correctly
    Item Updates

  • Several existing class sets have received power redesigns or significant updates
  • Several existing Legendary items have been redesigned or received new powers
    • Old versions of these Legendary items found previous to this patch will not be automatically updated with redesigned or added powers, and will need to be found again to benefit from these changes.
  • Several Legendary Gems have been updated or redesigned, including
    • Bane of the Powerful
    • Enforcer
    • Gem of Efficacious Toxin
    • Gogok of Swiftness
    • Mirinae, Teardrop of the Starweaver
    • Moratorium
    • Pain Enhancer
    • Simplicity’s Strength
    • Taeguk
    • Wreath of Lightning
    • Zei’s Stone of Vengeance
    Skill Updates

  • All classes have received skill updates or bug fixes
    Nephalem Rift Updates

  • Greater Rifts
    • The amount of incoming damage in Greater Rift 70 and above has been reduced
    • The amount of Experience granted in Greater Rift 70 and above has been reduced
    • Both the cost required to empower and gold awarded by a Greater Rift above rank 70 has been reduced, but the ratio of gold earned to empower cost remains the same
    Adventure Mode Updates

  • Bounties
    • In the event both Act III and Act IV bounties are complete, the bonus act will now always be turned in first
    • A Plague of Burrowers
      • Significantly reduced Burrowers’ health
  • Set Dungeons
      Several Set Dungeons have had their objectives tuned, including:

    • Immortal King’s Call
    • The Legacy of Raekor
    • Might of the Earth
    • Wrath of the Wastes
    • Armor of Akkhan
    • Embodiment of the Marauder
    • The Shadow’s Mantle
    • Unhallowed Essence
    • Raiment of the Jade Harvester
    • Delsere’s Magnum Opus
    • Firebird’s Finery
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed an issue that caused Urshi to always introduce herself to players
    • Fixed an issue that could, under certain conditions, prevent players from finishing a Set Dungeon

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed an issue that prevented the list of affixes available when an item was being enchanted from being updated dynamically

  • A new type of Treasure Goblin has been spotted in Sanctuary, the Menagerist Goblin
  • Pet attacks will now also break Primordial Scavengers’ armor in the same way player attacks do
  • The amount of gold dropped by Gilded Barons has been reduced
  • The Merciless Witch
  • Removed her shields in both the Realm of Regret and Realm of Fright
  • Significantly increased her health in the Realm of Regret
    User Interface

  • Added a Cosmetics category to the inventory user interface

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