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Post by Dan @ 04:00pm 26/05/11 | 8 Comments
We've known that Diablo 3 would be bringing back runestones for a while now, but now Blizzard have posted a new update over on the official website explaining just how these mystical artifacts will function in the game this time around.
There are five runestone types: Crimson, Indigo, Obsidian, Golden, and Alabaster. Each runestone affects skills differently. For example, adding a Crimson Runestone to a skill may enhance its damage, while adding an Alabaster Runestone might add a stun effect.

In addition to their color, runestones also come in different ranks of power; the higher a runestone’s rank, the more dramatic its effect on the skill. Experiment, and discover which skill and runestone combination best suits your personal playstyle.
Swing by blizzard.com for a full rundown, including several video examples of the buffs in action.

Diablo 3 is still hopeful for (but not committed to) a late 2011 release, exclusive to PC.





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Morbz
Posted 04:11pm 26/5/11
Thats just cool
Jayman
Posted 04:31pm 26/5/11
Looks so awesome I can't wait. Hopefully Torchlight 2 comes out soon to get me even more in the mood.
Door
Posted 07:28pm 26/5/11
Acid clould (with the head) just looks ridiculous.

last edited by Door at 19:28:22 26/May/11
Mantorok
Posted 04:46pm 26/5/11
Hopefully Torchlight 2 comes out soon to get me even more in the mood.
Isn't it out in July?
DM
Posted 05:01pm 26/5/11
All I can say is that is fucking awesome. Being able to tweak the effects of your spells is downright win. What to play though? Ugh so many good classes. Think I may go witch doc.
59fifty
Posted 07:18pm 26/5/11
I agree about the acid head thing - looks abit silly..

that said - still looking forward to this game big time!!!!!
ravn0s
Posted 09:18pm 26/5/11
d3 is going to be epic
d^
Posted 10:49pm 26/5/11
GOTY
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