Diablo 3 2.0.3 now live; tweaks wizards and blacksmithing

Diablo 3 2.0.3

Diablo 3’s 2.0.3 patch is now live, at least for players in the American region. 

It’s a small patch, but makes it so that all bosses drop rare quality items and tweaks blacksmithing and the wizard class. Direct your eyes below for the full patch notes.

General

  • The area of effect for the Fire Trenches in the Halls of Agony now better match their animations
    • There is now a short delay before Fire Trench damage is dealt
  • Followers
    • Enchantress
      • Bug Fix: Fixed an issue where Erosion was causing Electrified to proc too frequently

Bosses

  • Act Bosses now always drop a rare quality item
  • The Skeleton King no longer drops a Legendary item after using the “Reset Quests” button for level 60 characters
    • This bonus has been moved to Diablo for level 60 characters

Classes

  • Wizard
    • Active Skills
      • Hydra
        • Bug Fix: Hydras should now properly dissipate when the owner dies or leaves the game
      • Familiar
        • Increased the internal cooldown attack rate to roughly match the player’s attack speed to a maximum of approximately 2 attacks per second
      • Magic Weapon
        • Skill Rune – Deflection
          • Added an internal cooldown to the proc rate to be roughly once per attack

Crafting

  • Blacksmithing
    • Level 1-60 crafted Legendary and Set pieces now require 2 Fiery Brimstones to craft
    • All low level crafted Legendary and Set pieces now require at least 1 Demonic Essence to craft
    • Bug Fix: Fixed an issue where Legendary crafting recipes were rolling Rare level stats
      • In addition, a pass was made to ensure all Legendary crafted items are rolling with 6 total affixes

Items

  • New Affix added: +Max Spirit for Monks
    • This affix rolls on Fist Weapons, Spirit Stones, and Combat Staves
  • Bug Fix: Fixed an issue where 2-Handed Legendary weapons were rolling damage appropriate to 1-handed Legendary weapons