People around the world are looking forward to the beta of Diablo 3. Now letís look at the roles of the game. They are different from Diablo 2. Many players are Till 2010 the five classes have been announced. They are barbarians, witch doctor, wizard, monk, and demon hunter. The blizzard says apart from the barbarians, the other classes will not be the old roles in diablo1 and 2. PLD and necromancer may appear in NPC.
The witch doctor is a little like the necromancer in diablo2. They are different in skills. The witch doctor is able to call monsters, cast spells, harvest souls and throw potions. He can also throw explosives at his enemies. The witch doctor is not just a copy of necromancer. It is possible that the witch doctor will combine with necromancer if the players want to.
Barbarian is an old class. The blizzard has done some changes. This class is able to whirlwind through crowds, split through swarms, go across cliffs and crush enemies on landing. When attacked by enemies, or attacking enemies, the skill of Fury works. This skill can be weakened through time.
Wizard is a little like sorceress in Diablo 2. They are able to slow time, teleport around enemies and through walls. Wizard has arcane power and it is fast to regenerate the power if they lose in the battle.
Monkís skill in Diablo 3 combines the Assassin and paladin. They are melee attackers and can disable foes, resist damage, deflect arms, and attack with a high speed. This class is different from monks in China and in Hellfire.
Demon hunter combines Amazon and assassin classes. Their arms are crossbows and bombs. Their skills are arrow skills such as Chain Arrow. They get power from discipline and hatred. Discipline regenerates slowly while hatred quickly.
There is a fixed gender in previous games. But in diablo3, players can choose gender of each class. Different genders have the same skills. The only difference is that their clothes and appearance. Each class has their own suits. Surprisingly, the barbarians are not the tallest. They are about 2.1m. The tallest class is the witch doctors. Witch doctors are humpback. So they are a little shorter than they are. Wizard may be the shortest one. They are about 1.5m. so far, witch doctor and monk are completed most compared to other classes.