Diablo 3's Latest Patch Adds Three Brand New Class Sets

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Even after eight years, Diablo 3 is still getting support from Blizzard. The company recently released a new patch that makes much-requested changes along with several bug fixes. As promised in the previous patch, the new patch has added new class sets that aim to change up play styles. Barbarian, Witch Doctor, and Wizard players will be able to enjoy the newly added class sets. You can read about all the changes made in Patch 2.6.8 over here. Some of the highlights of the patch are mentioned below.

Diablo 3 2.6.8 Patch Notes

The new Barbarian set is Horde of the Ninety Savages:

  • 2-Piece Bonus: Double the effectiveness of all Shouts. Feared, Frozen, or Stunned Enemies take double damage.
  • 4-Piece Bonus: Each stack of Frenzy reduces damage taken by 6%. Frenzy lasts twice as long.
  • 6-Piece Bonus: Frenzy deals 1000% increased damage per stack.

Witch Doctors are getting a set called Mundunugu's Regalia:

  • 2-Piece Bonus: Big Bad Voodoo now follows you and lasts twice as long.
  • 4-Piece Bonus: Gain 60% damage reduction for 30 seconds when you enter the Spirit Realm.
  • 6-Piece Bonus: Spirit Barrage deals 20000% increased damage plus an additional % equal to 5 times your Mana Regeneration/Second.

Wizards will get The Typhon’s Veil, a set aimed at boosting Hydra after nerfs to supplemental Legendary items:

  • 2-Piece Bonus: Double the duration of Hydras and increase the number of heads on multi-headed Hydras by two.
  • 4-Piece Bonus: Damage taken is reduced by 8% for each Hydra head alive as long as there is one available. Each time you take damage, a Hydra heads dies. Heads cannot die more than once every 2 seconds
  • 6-Piece Bonus: Hydras deal 1300% increased damage for each Hydra head alive.

It is the perfect time to jump back in Diablo 3 and get yourself familiar with the franchise. The latest iteration of the franchise, Diablo 4, is currently in development at Blizzard and will launch sometime this year. You can read more about Diablo 4 over here.

So what do you think? Are you planning on playing with these brand new sets? Or do you prefer the older playstyles? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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