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Looking for those Diablo 3 1.04 Patch Notes? Look No Further

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CLASSES

Barbarian

Active Skills
 

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  • Ancient Spear
    Now also roots the target in place for 1.5. seconds
    Will now default to Basic Attack if on cooldown or if the player runs out of Fury
     
  • Bash
    Fury generated increased from 6 to 8
    Weapon damage increased from 150% to 165%
    Skill Rune - Onslaught
    Weapon damage increased from 22% to 25% per reverberation

    Skill Rune - Punish
    Bonus damage per stack increased from 6% to 8%

    Skill Rune - Instigation
    Bonus Fury generated reduced from 6 to 4
     
  • Cleave
    Weapon damage increased from 120% to 140%
    Skill Rune - Reaping Swing
    Proc coefficient increased from 0.667 to 0.8

    Skill Rune - Broad Sweep
    Weapon damage increased from 156% to 175%
    Proc coefficient increased from 0.5 to 0.8

    Skill Rune - Gathering Storm
    Proc coefficient increased from 0.5 to 0.8
     
  • Hammer of the Ancients
    Weapon damage increased from 200% to 325%
    Skill Rune - Rolling Thunder
    Weapon damage increased from 155% to 275%

    Skill Rune - Smash
    Weapon damage increased from 270% to 406%

    Skill Rune - The Devil's Anvil
    Proc coefficient reduced from 1 to 0.08
     
  • Leap
    Can now be used while immobilized by crowd control effects (such as Jailer)
    Note: Leap will not break CC effects, but that it can still be used while under the effect
     
  • Overpower
    Skill Rune - Crushing Advance
    Can no longer trigger On Hit procs
    Amount of damage reflected increased from 30% to 35%
     
  • Rend
    Weapon damage increased from 210% over 3 seconds to 700% over 5 seconds
    Skill Rune - Lacerate
    Weapon damage increased from 271% over 3 seconds to 903% over 5 seconds

    Skill Rune - Bloodbath
    Weapon damage increased from 60% over 3 seconds to 100% over 5 seconds
     
  • Seismic Slam
    Weapon damage increased from 155% to 240%
    Skill Rune - Shattered Ground
    Weapon damage increased from 202% to 288%

    Skill Rune - Cracking Rift
    Weapon damage increased from 255% to 340%
     
  • Weapon Throw
    Weapon damage increased from 100% to 130%
    Will now default to Basic Attack if the player runs out of Fury
    Skill Rune - Mighty Throw
    Weapon damage increased 130% to 169%
     
  • Whirlwind
    Weapon damage increased from 110% to 145%
    Skill Rune - Volcanic Eruption
    Weapon damage increased from 143% to 188%

    Demon Hunter

    Active Skills
     
  • Bola Shot
    Weapon damage to the primary target increased from 130% to 160%
    Skill Rune - Thunder Ball
    Weapon damage increased from 130% to 160%

    Skill Rune - Acid Strike
    Weapon damage of each bola increased from 130% to 160%

    Skill Rune - Imminent Doom
    Weapon damage to the primary target increased from 182% to 216%
     
  • Caltrops
    Skill Rune - Jagged Spikes
    Can no longer trigger procs
     
  • Chakram
    Weapon damage increased from 150% to 170%
    Skill Rune - Twin Chakrams
    Weapon damage increased from 100% to 114%

    Skill Rune - Serpentine
    Weapon damage increased from 203% to 230%

    Skill Rune - Razor Disk
    Weapon damage increased from 165% to 187%

    Skill Rune - Boomerang
    Weapon damage increased from 188% to 230%

    Skill Rune - Shuriken Cloud
    Weapon damage increased from 30% to 34%
    Proc coefficient reduced from 0.333 to 0.125
     
  • Cluster Arrow
    Initial bomb weapon damage increased from 200% to 225%
    Skill Rune - Maelstrom
    Weapon damage increased from 145% to 165%

    Skill Rune - Loaded for Bear
    Weapon damage increased from 290% to 304%
     
  • Entangling Shot
    Weapon damage of base skill and all rune variants increased from 75% to 90%
    Skill Rune - Shock Collar
    Now deals an additional 70% weapon damage over 2 seconds
    Weapon damage % is no longer based on attack speed
     
  • Evasive Fire
    Weapon damage increased from 125% to 130%
    Skill Rune - Covering Fire
    Weapon damage increased from 125% to 130% weapon
     
  • Grenades
    Skill Rune - Gas Grenades
    Proc coefficient reduced from 0.5 to 0.165
     
  • Impale
    Weapon damage increased from 250% to 265%
    Skill Rune - Chemical Burn
    Weapon damage increased from 125% to 220%
     
  • Multishot
    Hatred cost lowered from 40 to 30
    Skill Rune - Fire at Will
    Now reduces Hatred cost to 15
     
  • Rain of Vengeance
    Changed from 75% weapon damage for 5 seconds to 715% weapon damage over 5 seconds
    Skill Rune - Dark Cloud
    Changed from 34% weapon damage for 12 seconds to 792% weapon damage over 12 seconds
    Can now find targets in a larger radius around the player

    Skill Rune - Beastly Bombs
    Weapon damage increased from 125% to 245% per bomb

    Skill Rune - Stampede
    Weapon damage increased from 75% to 120% per strike

    Skill Rune - Anathema
    Changed from 115% weapon damage for 10 seconds to 3300% weapon damage over 15 seconds

    Skill Rune - Flying Strike
    Weapon damage increased from 60% to 100%
     
  • Rapid Fire
    Weapon damage increased from 228% to 276%
    Skill Rune - Bombardment
    Weapon damage increased from 276% to 345%
     
  • Sentry
    Turret weapon damage increased from 20% to 55%
    Skill Rune - Chain of Torment
    Maximum tether length increased to 45 yards
    Weapon damage increased from 48% to 80%
     
  • Smoke Screen
    Skill Rune - Choking Gas
    Now does 700% weapon damage over 5 seconds
    Weapon damage % is no longer based on attack speed
     
  • Strafe
    Weapon damage increased from 120% to 156%
    Skill Rune - Demolition
    Weapon damage increased from 144% to 187%
     
  • Vault
    Skill Rune - Action Shot
    Will now always shoot 4 arrows

    Skill Rune - Trail of Cinders
    Now leaves a trail of fire behind the player dealing 1500% weapon damage over 3 seconds

    Passive Skills
     
  • Brooding
    No longer requires player to not be damaged for 3 seconds to regenerate 1% of maximum Life per second

    Monk

    Active Skills
     
  • Crippling Wave
    Spirit generated increased from 6 to 7
     
  • Cyclone Strike
    Proc coefficient increased from 0 to 0.125
     
  • Dashing Strike
    Weapon damage increased from 100% to 160%
     
  • Exploding Palm
    Changed from 220% weapon damage over 3 seconds to 745% weapon damage over 9 seconds
    Skill Rune - Impending Doom
    Duration increased from 6 seconds to 15 seconds.
     
  • Lashing Tail Kick
    Weapon damage increased from 200% to 235% (this also benefits Sweeping Armada, Scorpion Sting, and Hand of Ytar)
    Skill Rune - Vulture Claw Kick
    Weapon damage increased from 220% to 258%

    Skill Rune - Spinning Flame Kick
    Weapon damage increased 240% to 294%
     
  • Mystic Ally
    Can no longer trigger procs
     
  • Seven-Sided Strike
    Weapon damage increased from 777% to 1777% over 7 hits
    Skill Rune - Sudden Assault
    Weapon damage increased from 1007%to 2309% over 7 hits

    Skill Rune - Several-Sided Strike
    The 2 extra hits now also increase the total duration of the spell (which increases the amount of time that you are invulnerable)

    Skill Rune - Fulminating Onslaught
    Weapon damage of each explosion increased from 111% to 254%
     
  • Sweeping Wind
    Skill Rune - Master of Wind
    Increased the duration of the vortex from 10 to 20 seconds
     
  • Tempest Rush
    Weapon damage increased from 50% to 85%
     
  • Wave of Light
    Weapon damage of initial strike increased from 215% to 390%
    Skill Rune - Wall of Light
    Weapon damage bonus to initial strike increased from 312% to 566%

    Skill Rune - Explosive Light
    Weapon damage increased from 285% to 430%

    Skill Rune - Pillar of the Ancients
    Weapon damage on both the initial strike and delayed explosion increased from 210% to 280%
     
  • Way of the Hundred Fists
    Spirit generated increased from 6 to 8
    Skill Rune - Fists of Fury
    Now does 100% weapon damage over 5 seconds

    Passive Skills
     
  • Exalted Soul
    Now also generates 1 Spirit per second
     
  • Fleet Footed
    Movement speed bonus no longer counts toward the 25% movement speed increase cap
     
  • The Guardian's Path
    Two-handed weapon Spirit generation bonus increased from 25% to 35%

    Witch Doctor

    General
     
  • Base Mana regeneration increased from 20 per second to 45 per second
  • The spellcasting animations for the following skills have been modified to allow the effect to occur quicker and for the player to move sooner after casting: Acid Cloud, Corpse Spiders, Firebomb, Locust Swarm, Poison Dart, and Zombie Charger

    Active Skills
     
  • Acid Cloud
    Range increased from 45 yards to 50 yards
    Now deals 115% weapon damage plus 150% weapon damage over 3 seconds (up from 100% weapon damage followed by 75% weapon damage over 3 seconds); also benefits Acid Rain
    Skill Rune - Lob Blob Bomb
    Now increases base damage of Acid Cloud to 115% weapon damage
    Slime weapon damage increased from 25% to 50% per second

    Skill Rune - Slow Burn
    Now increases base damage of Acid Cloud to 115% weapon damage, and deals and additional 300% weapon damage over 6 seconds

    Skill Rune - Kiss of Death
    Cloud of acid weapon damage increased from 110% to 126%
    Weapon damage done to enemies who remain in the affected area increased from 83% to 165%, and damage is now dealt over 3 seconds

    Skill Rune - Corpse Bomb
    Weapon damage increased from 200% to 230%
    When casting Acid Cloud, your witch doctor will no longer attempt to walk closer to targets that are out of range
     
  • Corpse Spiders
    Will now inherit +Critical Damage bonuses from the player
    Can now proc Life on Hit for the player
    Are aware of enemies from further away
    Have increased speed when pursuing enemies
    Skill Rune - Spider Queen
    Changed from 16% weapon damage per second for 15 seconds to 630% weapon damage over 15 seconds
    Tooltip has been updated to clarify that you may only have one Spider Queen active at a time
     
  • Firebats
    Weapon damage increased from 150% to 180%
    Skill Rune - Plague Bats
    Maximum weapon damage increased from 225% to 270%

    Skill Rune - Hungry Bats
    Weapon damage increased from 280% to 350%

    Skill Rune - Cloud of Bats
    The damage of the bats will now increase by 20% (up from 10%) every second, up to a maximum of 100% additional damage (up from 50%)
     
  • Firebomb
    Weapon damage increased from 85% to 110% (this benefits all runes except Pyrogeist)
    Skill Rune - Fire Pit
    Changed from 8% weapon damage for 3 seconds to 36% weapon damage over 3 seconds
    Proc coefficient reduced from 0.67 to 0.067

    Skill Rune - Pyrogeist
    Changed from 140% weapon damage over 3 seconds to 640% weapon damage over 6 seconds
    Tooltip has been updated to clarify that only one column of flame can be active at a time
     
  • Gargantuan
    Gargantuan survivability has been increased:
    Maximum Life now scales with the player's Maximum Life
    At level 60, the Gargantuan will receive an additional 50% of the player’s Maximum Life

    The amount of damage a Gargantuan can take from a single hit is now capped. The cap scales with the player's level, and is further reduced by the player’s Armor and Resistance.

    Weapon damage increased from 25% to 100%, but can no longer trigger procs
    Skill Rune - Humongoid
    Weapon damage increased from 32% to 130%

    Skill Rune - Wrathful Protector
    Weapon damage increased from 55% to 110%

    Skill Rune – Bruiser
    Weapon damage increased from 100% to 200%
     
  • Grasp of the Dead
    Now does 320% weapon damage over 8 seconds
    Skill Rune - Death is Life
    Now has a 10% chance to produce health globe or summon a Zombie Dog
     
  • Horrify
    Cooldown reduced from 20 seconds to 16 seconds
     
  • Plague of Toads
    Mana cost reduced from 34 to 12
     
  • Poison Dart
    Skill Rune - Spined Dart
    Mana return on hit increased from 24 to 29
     
  • Skill Rune - Flaming Dart
    Weapon damage increased from 160% to 180%
     
  • Spirit Barrage
    Weapon damage increased from 190% to 230%
    Skill Rune - Well of Souls
    Weapon damage increased from 30% to 65% for each of the bonus projectiles

    Skill Rune – Manitou

    Changed from 28% weapon damage every second for 20 seconds (for a total of 560% weapon damage) to 1667% weapon damage over 20 seconds
    Search radius for targets has been increased from 20 yards to 30 yards
    Proc coefficient reduced from 0.5 to 0.125
    No longer shows a buff icon
     
  • Spirit Walk
    Skill Rune - Umbral Shock
    Weapon damage of explosion increased from 85% to 310% but is no longer increased by attack speed

    Skill Rune - Severance
    Changed from 100% weapon damage per second to 450% weapon damage over 2 seconds
     
  • Soul Harvest
    Skill Rune - Languish
    Movement speed reduction increased from 60% to 80%

    Skill Rune - Vengeful Spirit
    Weapon damage increased from 70% to 230%
     
  • Summon Zombie Dogs
    Zombie Dog survivability has been increased:
    Now also receive 35% of the player's Maximum Life
    The amount of damage a Zombie Dog can take from a single hit is now capped. The cap scales with the player’s level, and is further reduced by the player’s Armor and Resistance.

    Cooldown reduced from 60 seconds to 45 seconds
    Skill Rune - Rabid Dogs
    Proc coefficient has been reduced from 1.0 to 0.10

    Skill Rune - Burning Dogs
    Proc coefficient has been reduced from 1.0 to 0.05
     
  • Wall of Zombies
    Now does 800% weapon damage over 5 seconds
     
  • Zombie Charger

    Skill Rune - Leprous Zombie
    Changed from 25% weapon damage for 3 seconds to 240% weapon damage over 3 seconds

    Skill Rune - Wave of Zombies
    Weapon damage increased from 72% to 115% per zombie

    Passive Skills
     
  • Circle of Life
    Chance to summon a Zombie Dog when an enemy dies increased from 5% to 30%
     
  • Grave Injustice
    Mana and Life gain increased from 1% to 2% of their maximum values whenever a nearby enemy dies
     
  • Rush of Essence
    Now returns a flat amount of Mana over 10 seconds (49 Mana at level 60)
     
  • Spirit Vessel
    Spirit realm duration reduced from 3 seconds to 2 seconds
    Heal increased from 10% to 15% of player’s maximum Life
    While in the spirit realm, players can now walk through enemy monsters
     
  • Vision Quest
    Vision Quest has been redesigned and now grants 30% increased Mana regeneration for 5 seconds after doing damage with Corpse Spiders, Firebomb, Plague of Toads, or Poison Dart
     
  • Tribal Rites
    Now also benefits Gargantuan, Mass Confusion, and Summon Zombie Dogs

    Wizard

    Active Skills
     
  • Arcane Torrent
    Arcane Power cost reduced from 20 to 16
    Weapon damage increased from 175% to 210%
    Skill Rune - Death Blossom
    Projectiles are now less random

    Skill Rune - Arcane Mines
    Weapon damage increased from 150% to 180%

    Skill Rune - Cascade
    Weapon damage increased from 175% to 210%
     
  • Archon
    Slow Time duration increased from 8 seconds to 15 seconds
    Skill Rune - Arcane Destruction
    Weapon damage increased from 450% to 1600%
     
  • Diamond Skin
    Skill Rune - Mirror Skin
    Amount of damage reflection increased from 50% to 100%

    Skill Rune - Enduring Skin
    Duration bonus increased from 8 seconds to 9 seconds

    Skill Rune - Diamond Shards
    Weapon damage increased from 155% to 210%
     
  • Electrocute
    Weapon damage increased from 80% to 90%  (this also benefits Chain Lightning, Forked Lightning, and Surge of Power)
    Skill Rune - Forked Lightning
    Weapon damage increased from 46% to 55% per charged bolt

    Skill Rune - Lightning Blast
    Weapon damage increased from 80% to 86%

    Skill Rune - Arc Lightning
    Weapon damage increased from 80% to 115%
     
  • Energy Twister
    Proc coefficient reduced from 0.25 to 0.125
     
  • Explosive Blast
    Skill Rune - Time Bomb
    Weapon damage increased from 293% to 315%
     
  • Hydra
    Skill Rune - Arcane Hydra
    Weapon damage increased from 28% to 60% per Arcane Orb

    Skill Rune - Lightning Hydra
    Weapon damage increased from 34% to 64%

    Skill Rune - Frost Hydra
    Weapon damage increase from 31% to 36%
    Cone width changed from 15 yards with a 60 degree spread to 35 yards with a 30 degree spread

    Skill Rune - Mammoth Hydra
    Weapon damage increased from 22% to 67%
     
  • Ice Armor
    Increased the likelihood that attackers will be Frozen rather than Chilled
    Skill Rune - Crystallize
    Armor bonus per stack increased from 15% to 30%

    Skill Rune - Jagged Ice
    Weapon damage as Cold increased from 100% to 130%
     
  • Meteor
    Weapon damage increased from 200% + 60% over 3 seconds to 260% + 60% over 3 seconds
    Skill Rune - Molten Impact
    Weapon damage increased from 260% +78% over 3 seconds to 390% + 90% over 3 seconds

    Skill Rune - Meteor Shower
    Weapon damage increased from 80% to 104%  for each smaller Meteor

    Skill Rune - Comet
    Weapon damage of initial hit increased from 240% to 312%
     
  • Shock Pulse
    Skill Rune - Fire Bolts
    Weapon damage increased from 136% to 152%

    Skill Rune - Lightning Affinity
    Arcane Power restored per pulse increased from 2 to 3
     
  • Spectral Blade
    Skill Rune - Impactful Blades
    Now guarantees to Slow the movement speed of enemies by 80% for 1 second (rather than a 5% chance to cause Knockback and Slow the moment speed of enemies by 60% for 1 second)

    Skill Rune - Siphoning Blades

    Arcane Power restored per hit increased from 1 to 3
     
  • Teleport
    Skill Rune - Calamity
    Weapon damage increased from 75% to 265%

Tags: Diablo 3, Battle.net, Patch 1.04

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