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Q: Benjamin: It says the pink lightning hose no longer hits melee attackers as of version 1.10, my repeated deaths from said pink hose (as an assassin, at point blank range) suggest it my have been un-nerfed in v1.12
Ben Reply, and Brown Diablo
It seems SOMETIMES Diablo's pink lightning won't strike a melee fighter, the best way to avoid it is keep moving around, attacking from different angles until it stops working.
Also, I just fought a Brown Diablo, but didn't see any mention of it on here. I was soloing, players 8 in Nightmare (an idiotic attempt to get better items to fight in Hell, but he only dropped junk.)
EDIT: It's possible the brown Diablo I fought is mentioned in this line. 'Various forms of Diablo exist in D2X.' (I was playing D2X), but the very next line seems to imply they are talking about Uber/Pandemonium Diablo: In addition to the regular version of Diablo, you may also encounter Uber Diablo or Pandemonium Diablo in the Special Quests added in in v1.10 and v1.11.
It's hard to tell what the original author implied when writing this, (If the first line was referring to the next line, or to the fact that Diablo comes in different shades sometimes), so I'd like to suggest the two lines be seperated, and the first elaborated on more. Thanks!
- I added clarification about Uber Diablo and Pandemonium Diablo in several places on the page, plus links. Those were mentioned, but it was sort of buried in the overlong page intro.
- --Flux (talk) 00:07, 17 October 2012 (CEST)
- So just to clarify, when it does say different versions, does it refer to the brownish Diablo I fought, or the 2 special Diablo's? I've been playing a lot lately so if he shows up again I'll risk taking a picture of him to upload in his brown-state (Uber/Pan Diablo are clearly totally different sprites, and neither brown so it couldn't have been one of them, plus it was a solo run). GoldenAxeWarrior (talk) 07:39, 18 October 2012 (CEST)