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Diablo refers to a series of three ARPG's, or "hack'n'slash" games, owned and developed by Blizzard Entertainment, a series of nine related novels, two comic book series, and a pen and paper RPG all set in the same gothic-horror themed universe.

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How did Lilith escape the Void?

With the release of the Diablo 4 trailer, we see that Lilith is summoned through a dark ritual, allowing for her (potential) return to Sanctuary. In the Lore, it states that following the plan to ...
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How does Diablo enter Tal Rasha's Tomb?

During Act 2 of Diablo 2, we learn of Tal Rasha and his fate. It's a major plot point that Tal Rasha's tomb is well hidden and can only be opened with a Horadric Staff. Once we arrive at the tomb, we ...
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Does any information exist about the full names of Tristram inhabitants from the first Diablo?

Did Blizzard ever reveal full names of Tristram inhabitants from the first Diablo? I mean, we had the full names of Pepin, Griswold, Gillian, Farnham, Ardia, Wirt, and Ogden, which I can't find. ...
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How does the Worldstone work?

Some preface: The Worldstone of Sanctuary was changed after the hybrid of angels and demons (the nephalem) was seen to be too powerful. The stone's new goal was to reduce the power of the nephalem so ...
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How did Marius make it to Mephisto's secret lair in Diablo2?

As a novice player I found it extremely difficult to get to Mephisto's lair, despite being the game's hero! You make a step and 40-50 demon-like creatures jump on you, not even mentioning the crazy ...
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What is the correct order to read the Diablo books series?

I'm starting to read the Diablo books series and I'm looking for correct order of books to start reading. Is there any recommended order for this book series?
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Who are these Blizzard characters?

I came across this article that has an image with a bunch of Blizzard characters. *Please note this a editted(poorly) version that I made to group the characters together better. Click to enlarge. ...
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What led Cain to suspect impending doom after the events of Diablo II: Lord of Destruction, but before Diablo III?

I'm reading Diablo III: The Order right now, and the book begins post-D2, pre-D3, in The Borderlands as Cain is searching ruins for answers/clues to the coming darkness which would ultimately result ...
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What happened to the Heroes from Diablo 1?

Inspired by: Who were the heroes in Diablo? We see at the end of the Diablo I game the Hero shoves the soulstone into his head, hoping to contain Diablo himself, and stop him from corrupting any ...
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In the Diablo Franchise, what distinction can we make between Magi, Sorcerers, and Wizards?

The Horadrim are composed of 'Magi', the classes from Diablo I & II are Sorcerers and the class from Diablo III calls themselves a Wizard (to distinguish themselves from the Sorcerers/Magi?). Is ...
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Who is the Cow King?

In Diablo 2, an Easter Egg was included that allowed players to visit the "secret cow level". The cow level is inhabited by bipedal cows wielding poleaxes. These cows are lead by the Cow King. Is ...
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What has the destruction of the World Stone done to Sanctuary?

At the end of Diablo 2 Baal destroys the Worldstone, but I'm really hazy on the purpose of the 'World Stone'. Are there any official explanations, in a novel or statement by blizzard what the stone's ...
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Who were the heroes in Diablo?

The original Diablo was rather light on character back story. You were a random hero who was in Tristram to put down some skeletons, and along the way you decide that killing the guy in the basement ...
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What is the timeline of the Diablo series?

As someone new to the Diablo series, I'm a little unsure about its timeline. I have been playing Diablo 2 to prepare for Diablo 3's release. In Diablo 2, they mention the fall of Tristram and Diablo's ...
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Who and what are the Prime Evils?

While waiting for Diablo 3 to come out, I have been playing Diablo 2 for the first time with a buddy. While playing, I've heard several characters mention the Prime Evils. The game doesn't really do a ...
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Do monsters walk back through Town Portals in Diablo fiction?

In the Diablo I, II, and III video games, the character can create a town portal to come back to town and sell the loot they have aquired, rest, heal up, etc. I know, at least I think I do, that the ...