Unlike other rewards, Conquests do not roll over at the end of the Season (because they arenâ€™t available to non-Seasonal heroes). This also means that your non-Seasonal Achievement point total will not be affected by any Conquests you earn during a Season.
Once the Season ends, all Seasonal Leaderboards will be wiped and youâ€™ll be unable to attain new Leaderboard ranks until the next Season begins. The results of the previous Seasonâ€™s Leaderboards will remain available for viewing in-game for PC players. Once the new Season begins, PC players can view a handy dropdown menu to compare current and previous Season records. Similarly, console players will be able to view their rank for the previous Season.
PC players can also viewÂ current and past LeaderboardsÂ on our website.
In addition, the non-Seasonal Greater Rift Leaderboards on PC will be wiped sometime after the end of the Season. However, players on this platform can immediately compete in the currently active Era with their non-Seasonal heroes (including those who have just rolled over), and will not have to wait for the start of the next Season.Â
You can sort through your Seasonal rewards and review your progress on the Leaderboards between Seasons. Itâ€™s a great time to reflect on the accomplishments youâ€™ve made and enjoy the fruits of your pre- and post-Season loot hunts!
Season 13 will end on the following dates:
Season 14 will begin about two weeks afterward on the dates below:
For time zone assistance,Â check out thisÂ handy guide. We look forward to seeing you in Season 14!
How have you fared during Season 13? What was the highest Greater Rift you reached? Did you complete any Conquests? Any other exciting accomplishments to share?
Let us know in the comments!
Whatâ€™s better than FRESH MEAT? Fresh discounts, of course! Whether youâ€™re just starting your journey or continuing your adventures in Sanctuary, enjoy these savings of up to 50% off Diablo III for select platforms.
These deals are only available for a limited time, so get them while you can. Good luck in Sanctuary, and have fun!
Diablo III Season 13 is now live in all gameplay regions! To create a Seasonal hero, choose your class, gender, and name as usual, then select the "Seasonal Hero" option.Â
Alternatively, you can use the Season Rebirth feature to continue your adventures on an existing character by starting over this Season. You can select a character for Rebirth on the Hero Selection screen. Simply choose the "Rebirth" option to begin your next adventure!Â
Any of the gear or items equipped on your character or in your inventory will be automatically stripped from the hero and mailed to your non-Seasonal characters, similar to the rollover process that occurs with your stash when a Season ends. In addition, your character will be set to level 1, ready to start the process as though they were freshly created!
For more details on the Season Rebirth feature, be sure to check out our original blogÂ here.
Seasons are an optional, recurring game mode that offers players the opportunity to periodically start fresh, leveling new Normal or Hardcore heroes from level 1 without any currency, resources, items, or previously earned Paragon experience. Similar to the separation between Normal and Hardcore game modes, Seasonal heroes will also have their own shared stash and Artisan progression. Any currency, materials, recipes, items, Paragon experience, and Artisan progression earned during a Season will be rolled over to a player's non-Seasonal profile once the Season concludes.
Season 13 will offer unique rewards and new challenges for players, including new cosmetic items, pieces of an exclusive transmogrification set only available to those who participate in Seasons, and Season-only achievements or challenges called Conquests. Progress within a given Season will also be tracked on the Leaderboard system, and in the Seasons Journey interface.
To learn more about Season 13, check out our Season 13 preview.
Good luck, nephalem! May Kadala be generous and your deeds of valor always be remembered.Â
Season 13 begins soon! For those among you who enjoy the fresh start a Season brings, we wanted to give you a glimpse of what to expect before you race out the gate.
New Cosmetic Rewards
As per tradition, Season 13 will introduce new cosmetic rewards, obtainable by progressing through the Season Journey.
In addition to the Helm and Shoulders slots of the exclusive Conqueror Set, a brand-new series of portraits themed around Imperius will be available. Those who enjoy collecting pets will also be pleased to see a new arrivalâ€”Blaineâ€™s Bear! While traveling together, you may be tempted to ask him why heâ€™s covered in blood, or try removing the sharp objects he carries around. We strongly advise against this.
Season Journey Rewards
If youâ€™ve been playing the past few Seasons diligently and reached Conqueror in the Season Journey each time, youâ€™ve accrued a few extra stash tabs. Players who have not yet earned a total of four stash tabs via the Season Journey can still unlock an additional one by completing the following tasks at the Conqueror tier:
Speaking of Conquests, weâ€™re rotating those, too! Love going fast? Sprinter and Speed Racer will be making a return. Enjoy testing your mettle in Greater Rifts? Divinity and Lionhearted are also coming back. If youâ€™d rather max out your kill count with Cursed Chests, Curses! and Stars Align will be right up your alley. Those who enjoy seeing how far they can go without Set Items will get a kick out of The Thrill and Super Human. Finally, if youâ€™re keen to show off your mastery of Set Dungeons, Masters of the Universe and Masters of Sets will be available once more.
Finally, just as before, youâ€™ll get a shiny new Class Set courtesy of Haedrigâ€™s Gift for completing certain chapters in the Season Journey. Weâ€™ve listed the available Sets below. For those new to Seasons, hereâ€™s how it works:
Completing Chapters 2, 3, and 4 of the Season Journey will reward you with three Haedrigâ€™s Gifts. Each Gift contains a few pieces from one of your Class Sets. Players can only unlock one Class Set in this manner per Season across Hardcore and Non-Hardcore, so choose wisely!
The set you will receive depends on the Class of the character youâ€™re playing when you open each Haedrigâ€™s Gift. To collect a full Class Set, youâ€™ll need to open all three on the same character.
Here are the sets granted by Haedrigâ€™s Gift in Season 13:
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When does Season 13 start?
A: Season 13 begins Friday, February 23 at 5:00 p.m. PST in North America, 5:00 p.m. CET in Europe, and 5:00 p.m. KST in Asia. For time zone conversion, see this site.
Q: When are the non-Seasonal Leaderboards being wiped?
A: Non-Seasonal Leaderboards are tied to what we call â€śEras,â€ť each of which lasts about 6â€“12 months. The most recent era began November 9. For more information on Eras, please see this post.
Q: What will happen to older Seasonal and Era records?
A: Starting with Season 10, we removed old personal bests from Season 1. When Season 13 arrives, we will remove old personal bests from Season 4, and so on. We will be doing the same for personal bests from the previous Era when the next one goes live.
Seasonal Leaderboard records are not being cleared and will remain archived both in game and on our website.
Season 13 is almost here! What are your goals for this Season? Is there a build you want to give your full attention, or do you have another goal lined up?
Let us know in the comments below, and weâ€™ll see you for the start of Season 13!
We are working on some behind-the-scenes updates. Since some of these involve a fair amount of risk, we need your help testing them before we deploy them to the live servers!
Join us starting today, January 16, for a special PTR that includes these updates. Along with this, we are looking for reports of issues that occur when players attempt to start or join a multiplayer game, or communicate with other players through in-game chat.
We encourage players of all types to participate, so what are you waiting for? Download that PTR and hop right in!
A few important notes:
We hope you have some time to help us out. If you need more information on how to participate on the PTR, visit our FAQ or see below for details.
Thank you, nephalem, and weâ€™ll see you in Sanctuary!
To participate in the public test, you must have a Diablo III game license attached your Battle.net account in good standing (i.e. it hasn't been suspended or banned). In addition,Â you will also need to download and install the Battle.net desktop appÂ if you have not already done so.
Step 1:Â Create a PTR account.Â To create a PTR account,Â log inÂ toÂ Battle.net Account ManagementÂ and double-click on your Diablo III game license; this will bring you to the game management page.Â On this page, click "Create a PTR account."Â
If you've participated in any previous Diablo III PTR (including the Reaper of Souls beta), the "Create PTR account" button may not appear. This is because you've already created a PTR account andÂ can therefore skip this step.
Step 2:Â Once you have created a PTR account, installed the Battle.net desktop, and logged in with your Battle.net credentials, select "Diablo III" from the main menu on the left-hand side of the application.
Step 3:Â On the Diablo III screen, there is a drop-down menu right above the "Play" button (note that this may say "Install" if you do not have Diablo III currently installed). Select "PTR: Diablo III" from this drop-down menu before proceeding.
Step 4:Â You should now have the option to install and play the PTR.
ThePTR is available in all supported languages, and accounts from all regions are eligible to participate.
The option to copy your existing Diablo III characters from your live account to the PTR will be available and can be done directly through the PTR client. However, only one region per account can be copied at a time. So, if you choose to copy characters from your account in a different region, any previously copied PTR characters will be lost.
Step 1:Â Log into the live game and then log out.
Step 2:Â Log into PTR client and create a level 1 character. After you're done, return to the main character screen.
Step 3:Â Click on the "PTR Copy" button located in the upper right-hand corner. (The PTR Copy button will not appear in-game until you have created a new level 1 character.)
Step 4:Â Select your region.
Step 5:Â Click "Copy." This will copy all characters on your account from the selected region.
Step 6:Â You will be disconnected from the PTR client.
Step 7:Â Log back in. Your copied characters will be available for play.
Please note that you can only copy characters from one gameplay region at a time. If you choose to copy characters from a different region, any previously copied PTR characters will be lost.Â In addition, you can only copy characters over to your PTR account once every 24 hours. Attempting to copy characters before this cooldown is up will result in an error.As this is a test server, please anticipate uneven game performance, and note that restarts and downtime may occur without warning.