Blizzard: Making Diablo 3 Necromancer Like Diablo 2’s Would Be Cheating

By   /   Nov 8, 2016
Diablo 3

One of the main reveals that came at BlizzCon this year wasn’t a new Diablo 3 expansion, but instead a new Diablo 3 class. Blizzard revealed the Diablo 3 Necromancer, a new and improved version of Diablo 2’s Necromancer that gives the game a dedicated summoner class as an improvement over the Witch Doctor.

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According to Blizzard, the backstory of the Necromancer is that they are a member of an order known as the Priests of Rathma, from the region of Sanctuary known as Kehjistan, and they maintain the balance of life and death. Much like the other character classes, they will be drawn to New Tristram by the comet that heralds the supposed end of the world.

According to the production director of Diablo 3, John Lagrave, the new Diablo 3 Necromancer’s character is built around bones and blood, and their abilities reflect this; aside from the normal necromancer ability of being able to resurrect huge armies of skeletons to combat the hordes of enemies you fight in Diablo 3, you’ll also be able to make corpses explode, which can be handy for crowd control.

The Diablo 3 Necromancer won’t be the only thing hitting Diablo next year either; though there won’t be any new expansions along the lines of Reaper of Souls, we will be seeing new zones, an item crafting system, a Diablo anniversary event, and more. All of this will be free, but the Rise of the Necromancer pack, which includes the new class, you will have to pay for.

The Diablo 3 Necromancer, the content pack they’ll be coming with, and all of the other content that will be coming out for the game, will be coming out sometime in 2017. Hopefully we’ll see more news related to the Diablo 3 story coming out at a later date, or maybe even a Diablo 4 announcement at some point.

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