While Season 22 of the action role-playing game Diablo 3 is still in full swing, preparations for the next season are already in full swing. On February 25th – during the course of today – Blizzard will release Update 2.7.0 on the test servers, which will later give the starting signal for Season 23. In addition to seasonal aspects, the patch also brings some interesting and permanent changes that affect not only the season, but also the "normal" game.

Blizzard is surprisingly turning the entire companion system upside down in Diablo 3. So far, these warriors were often only decorative accessories, especially in the end game, but from season 23 they will gain massively in importance. In the future you can not only equip the companions with a total of 14 items of equipment, but also equip legendary and set items. Their bonuses partially affect your hero, so that he can, for example, benefit from the bonuses of two helmets at the same time. This will give new momentum to the world of Diablo 3 (buy now ) and above all the damage done will increase massively. Farm builds will also continue to accelerate.

The following legendary items, when worn by your companion, also grant your hero bonuses.

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In addition, Blizzard is revising the skills of each companion. Among other things, the enchantress masters "Temporal Pulse". This is a bullet that not only deals damage, but also slows down enemies at the same time. The villain, on the other hand, can now use "Night's Veil" – a cloud within the radius of which all enemies suffer critical damage. In addition, there are some balancing changes, new filters in the solo ranking list and a lot more. The full patch notes can be found on the US website of Diablo 3.

What do you think of the changes to the companions? A long overdue matter or an unnecessary correction? Let us know in the comments!

Source: Blizzard Entertainment

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