Diablo 4: All Class Changes For Season 4

Game: Diablo IV
Time: 2024-04-03
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Diablo 4 All Class Changes

Diablo 4 will brought a giant amount of changes to all classes for Season 4, including balance adjustments and new features and systematic updates. In order to help players learn more about these, we'll cover the full of class changes in this article.

Barbarian

   Barbarian’s 10% innate Damage Reduction has been removed. 
   Legendary powers that require Call of the Ancients to be equipped no longer have that requirement.

1). Skills

Charge 
   Damage reduced from 250% to 180%.

Power Charge 
   Cooldown Reduction per Target Hit reduced from 3 to 2 seconds. 
   Cooldown Reduction for hitting a Boss reduced from 6 to 4 seconds. 
   Maximum Cooldown Reduction reduced from 9 to 6 seconds.

Furious Hammer of the Ancients 
   Previous – Hammer of the Ancients deals 1%[x] increased damage for each point of Fury you had when using it. 
   Now – Hammer of the Ancients gains 2%[+] increased Critical Strike Chance for every 10 Fury you had when using it.

Violent Rend 
   Rend’s Damage against Vulnerable enemies increased from 12%[x] to 25%[x].

Rupture 
   The initial damage dealt from Rupture is now guaranteed to Overpower.

Call of the Ancients 
   Korlic Leap damage increased from 104% to 156%. 
   Korlic Frenzy damage increased from 39% to 59%. 
   Talic Whirlwind damage increased from 65% to 98%. 
   Madawc Upheaval damage increased from 195% to 293%.

Kick 
   Range of damage increased from 2.2 meters to 3 meters. 
   Additional damage when enemy is knocked into a wall increased from 70% to 105%.

Power Kick 
   Damage per 10 Fury consumed increased from 20% to 25%.

Unbridled Rage 
   Bonus damage reduced from 135%[x] to 100%[x].

2). Weapon Expertise

Polearm Expertise 
   Lucky Hit chance increased from 10%[x] to 15%[x]. 
   Damage while Healthy increased from 10%[+] to 15%[x].

Two-Handed Mace Expertise 
   Fury gain increased from 2 to 5. 
       Previous – You deal 15%[x] increased Critical Strike damage to Stunned and Vulnerable enemies while Berserking. 
       Now – You deal 15%[x] increased Critical Strike damage while Berserking.

Two-Handed Axe Expertise 
   Vulnerable Damage reduced from 15%[x] to 10%[x].

One-Handed Axe Expertise 
   Critical Strike Chance against Injured enemies increased from 5%[+] to 10%[+].

3). Paragon

Marshal Glyph 
   Cooldown reduction reduced from 4 to 2 seconds.

Blood Rage Legendary Node 
   Damage increased by Berserking bonus reduced from 25% to 10%, and caps at 30%[x] damage bonus.

Crusher Glyph 
   Additional Bonus: Overpower damage reduced from 30%[x] to 20%[x].

Dominate Glyph 
   Bonus Overpower Damage per 5 Willpower reduced from 39.9% to 14.9% at Glyph level 21. 
   Additional Bonus 
       Previous – After not Overpowering for 30 seconds, your next attack will Overpower. 
       Now – Every 30 seconds, your next attack will Overpower.

Seething Glyph 
   Additional Bonus: Fury gain on enemy kill increased from 3 to 5.

4). Legendary Aspects

Aspect of Sundered Ground 
       Previous – Every 25 seconds, Upheaval is guaranteed to Overpower and deals 10–25%[x] increased damage. This timer is reduced by 4 seconds when Upheaval Overpowers a Boss or an Elite enemy. 
       Now – Every 25 seconds, your next Upheaval cast is guaranteed to Overpower and deals 10-25%[x] increased damage. This timer is reduced by 4 seconds when Upheaval Overpowers a Boss or an Elite enemy.

Earthstriker’s Aspect 
   Bonus Overpower Damage reduced from 35-50%[x] to 15%-30%[x].

Aspect of the Relentless Armsmaster 
   Fury Generation while all three Walking Arsenal bonuses are active increased from 20-35% to 35-65%. 
   Previously, Dust Devils would have varying durations, speeds, and movement patterns based on which legendary Aspect created them. Now, they all behave consistently regardless of which Aspect they are from.

Dust Devil’s Aspect 
   Previous – Whirlwind leaves behind Dust Devils that deal 0.22-0.32 damage to surrounding enemies (1 Dust Devil every 1.5 seconds). 
   Now – Whirlwind leaves behind Dust Devils that deal 0.4-0.6 damage to enemies in their path (1 Dust Devil every 0.75 second).

Veteran Brawler’s 
   Now increases the damage for Charge, Leap, and Kick. 
   The timer on the buff has been removed.

Of Giant Strides 
   Previous – Reduces the Cooldown of Leap by seconds per enemy hit, up to a maximum of 9 seconds. 
   Now – Reduces the Cooldown of Leap by (2.5-5) seconds per enemy hit, up to a maximum of 9 seconds. Hitting a Boss with Leap provides the maximum cooldown reduction.

Of Anemia 
   Previous – Lucky Hit: Direct damage against Bleeding enemies has a 15-30% chance to Stun them for 2 seconds. 
   Now – Lucky Hit: Damaging Bleeding or Vulnerable enemies has a 15-30% chance to Stun them for 2 seconds.

Of Vocalized Empowerment 
   Now equippable by both Barbarians and Druids. 
       Previous – Your Shout Skills generate 2-4 Fury per second while active. 
       Now – Your Shout Skills generate 5-10 Primary Resource per second while active.

5). Unique Items

Rage of Harrogath 
   Previous – Lucky Hit: Up to a 20-40% chance to reduce the Cooldowns of your non-Ultimate Skills by 1.5 seconds when you inflict Bleeding on Elites. 
   Now – Lucky Hit: Inflicting Bleeding on an enemy has up to a 20-40% chance to reduce the Cooldowns of your Skills by 1 second.

Azurewrath 
   Damage dealt when Freezing enemies increased from 2.0-3.0 to 3.0-4.5. 
   Can now trigger from Non-Core skills.

Fields of Crimson 
   The blood pool now makes enemies take increased damage from all damage types.

Windlasher’s Aspect 
   Previous – Casting Double Swing twice within 1.5 seconds creates a Dust Devil that deals 0.22-0.32 damage to enemies behind the target. 
   Now – Casting Double Swing creates a Dust Devil that deals 0.35-0.5 damage to enemies in its path. Triple the amount of Dust Devils created if Double Swing is cast twice within 2 seconds.

Devilish Aspect 
   Previous – After generating 100 Fury, your next attack that deals direct damage creates a Dust Devil that deals 0.24-0.38 damage to enemies behind the target. 
   Now – After generating 100 Fury, your next direct damage creates 3 Dust Devils that deal 0.4-0.6 damage to enemies in their path.

Druid

Spirit Boons

Packleader: Cooldown reset chance increased from 20% to 25%. 
Energize: Spirit restoration increased from 10 to 20. 
Masochistic: Critical Strike Healing increased from 3% to 5%. 
    
1). Skills

Claw 
   Damage increased by ~10% (.25 to .28). 
   Enhanced Claw 
       Attack Speed increased from 15% to 20%.

Maul 
   Damage increased by ~10% (.24 to .26). 
   Enhanced Maul 
       Fortify increased from 5% to 8%.

Raging Pulverize 
   Stun duration increased from 2 to 3 seconds.

Shred 
   Damage increased by 10%. 
   Enhanced Shred 
       Healing increased from 2% to 4%.

Debilitating Roar 
   Now categorized as a Shout skill.

Wolves 
   Wolves now gain Unstoppable when the Skill is cast.

Petrify 
   Prime Petrify 
       Previous – Petrify’s effect durations are increased by 1 second. 
       Now – Petrify grants 50 Spirit when cast and its effect durations are increased by 1 second. 
   Supreme Petrify 
       Previous – Killing an enemy affected by Petrify grants 25 Spirit. 
       Now – Killing an enemy affected by Petrify reduces its Cooldown by 1 second. Hitting a Boss with Petrify reduces its Cooldown by 10 seconds.

Lacerate 
   Damage increased by 22%. 
   Prime Lacerate 
       Previous – Lacerate hits Heal for 3% Maximum Life, doubled on Critical Strikes. 
       Now – Lacerate hits Heal for 3% Maximum Life, doubled on Critical Strikes. The first Critical Strike is guaranteed and deals 150% increased damage. 
   Supreme Lacerate 
       Previous – Lacerate’s initial strike is guaranteed to Critically Strike and deals 150% increased damage. 
       Now – Whenever Lacerate Critically Strikes, your Shapeshifting Skills deal 4% increased damage for 10 seconds, up to 40%.

Call of the Wild 
   Damage increased from 10% to 12%.

Quickshift 
   Previous – When a Shapeshifting Skill transforms you into a different form, it deals 7% increased damage. 
   Now – When Shapeshifting into a new animal form, you deal 1% increased damage for 3 seconds, up to 6%.

Heightened Senses

   Previous – Upon Shapeshifting into a Werebear or Werewolf, gain 4% Damage Reduction against Elites for 5 seconds. 
   Now – When Shapeshifting into an animal form, Werebear grants 2% Damage Reduction and Werewolf grants 2% Movement Speed, each for 6 seconds. Bonuses are doubled while both are active.

Clarity 
   Previous – Gain 2 Spirit when transforming into Human form. 
   Now – After casting a Companion Skill, your next Core or Wrath Skill’s damage and Critical Strike Chance are increased by 5%, up to 15%.

Digitigrade Gait 
   Movement Speed increased from 3% to 4%.

2). Legendary Aspects

Of The Changeling’s Debt 
   Previous – Damaging a Poisoned enemy with a Werebear Skill will instantly deal 120-124% of the Poisoning damage and consume the Poisoning. 
   Now – You deal 25-40% increased damage while hitting a Poisoned enemy as a Werebear or a Crowd Controlled enemy as a Werewolf.

Of The Unsatiated 
   Previous – After killing an enemy with Shred, your next Werewolf Skill generates 25-32% more Spirit and deals 25-32% increased damage. 
   Now – After killing an enemy with Shred, you gain 20 Spirit. Your Werewolf Skills deal 10-25% increased damage when cast above 50 Spirit.

Of The Blurred Beast 
   Damage increased from 25-32% to 25-35%.

Nighthowler’s 
   Previous – Blood Howl increases Critical Strike Chance by 5-10%. In addition, Blood Howl also affects Nearby Companions and Players for 3 seconds. 
   Now – Blood Howl is now a Shout Skill and increases Critical Strike Chance by 5-10%. In addition, Blood Howl also affects Nearby Companions and Players for 3 seconds.

Raw Might 
   Now all Shapeshifting Skills contribute to the buff stacks. 
   Damage increased from 35-50% to 40-55%. 
   Stun duration increased from 2 to 3 seconds.

Shepherd’s 
   Now Wrath Skills also gain increased damage from Companions.

Mangled 
   Previous – When you are struck as a Werebear you have a 25-40% chance to gain 3 Spirit. 
   Now – While in Werebear form, you gain 10-25 Spirit every 8 seconds.

Of Mending Stone 
   Killing an enemy with any Skill now replenishes the Barrier as well as Earth Skills.

Of Vocalized Empowerment 
   Now equippable by both Barbarians and Druids. 
       Previous – Your Shout Skills generate 2-4 Fury per second while active. 
       Now – Your Shout Skills generate 5-10 Primary Resource per second while active.

3). Unique Items

Fleshrender 
   Damage bonus increased from 10% to 15%. 
   Previous – Debilitating Roar and Blood Howl deal damage to Nearby Poisoned enemies, increased by 15% for every 100 Willpower you have. 
   Now – Casting a Defensive Skill deals damage to Nearby Poisoned enemies, increased by 15% for every 100 Willpower you have.

4). Paragon

Tracker Glyph 
   Poisoning damage effect duration increased from 33% to 40%.

Bane Glyph 
   Poison effect double damage chance increased from 10% to 15%.

Shapeshifter Glyph 
   Critical Strike Chance increased from 20% to 25%.

Wilds Glyph 
   Damage increased from 120% to 130%.

Inner Beast Legendary Node

   Previous – After Shapeshifting, your Spirit costs are reduced by 10% for 5 seconds, up to 30%. 
   Now – After Shapeshifting, your Spirit costs are reduced by 5% for 10 seconds, up to 45%. If you reach 10 stacks, this bonus resets and reduces the Cooldown of your Ultimate Skill by 5 seconds.

Necromancer

1). Skills

Enhanced Blight 
   The Tooltip now correctly references the defiled area for the Slow effect.

Blood Mist 
   Removed the movement speed reduction.

Golem 
   This ability can now be activated while crowd controlled. Activating this ability makes the player Unstoppable.

Decompose 
   Reworded description to be more consistent with the use of Corpses. 
   Interval reduced from 1.5 seconds to 1 second. 
   Increased channeling Essence generation from 8 to 10 per second. 
   Upgrades now activate when spawning corpses instead of channeling for 1 second. 
   Enhanced Decompose 
       Decompose now causes an explosion [40% weapon damage] when creating a corpse or when the target dies. 
       Now also generates 10 Essence when creating a corpse.

   Acolyte’s Decompose       
        Previous – Every 1.5 seconds, Decompose makes Enemies Vulnerable for 4 seconds. 
       Now – Decompose explosions make enemies vulnerable.

   Initiate’s Decompose 
       Movement Speed bonus is now on Decompose explosions instead of channeling.

Army of the Dead 
   Increased spawn rate of Volatile Skeletons by 50%. 
   Supreme Army of the Dead spawn rate adjusted to match Volatile Skeletons. 
   Is now categorized as a Summoning skill.

Inspiring Leader 
   Previous – After you have been Healthy for at least 2 seconds, you and your Minions gain 4/8/12%[+] Attack Speed. 
   Now – While you are Healthy, you gain 4/8/12%[+] increased critical chance and your Minions gain 6/12/18%[+] increased Critical Strike Chance.

Kalan’s Edict 
   Previous – After you have not taken damage in the last 2 seconds, your Minions gain 15% Attack Speed. This bonus is doubled while you have at least 7 Minions. 
   Now – Your Minions gain 3% Attack Speed for each active Minion.

Book of the Dead 
   Skeletal Warriors will now run ahead of the Necromancer more often, and can initiate combat. 
   Skirmishers – Removed 3 second limit from the second upgrade. 
   Reapers 
       First Upgrade 
           Previous – Reaper attacks against enemies who are Immobilized, Slowed, Stunned, or Vulnerable reduce the cooldown of their powerful wind-up attack by 2 seconds. 
           Now – Wind-up attacks now reduce one of your active Cooldowns by 3 seconds. 
     
   Defenders 
       Now Taunts in an area around them, instead of negating damage every 6 seconds from the first upgrade. 
       Changed functionality from Thorns upgrade instead to take 99% reduced damage from the second upgrade.

   Shadow Mages 
       Attacks now pierce. 
       First upgrade 
           Previous – Shadow Mage attacks have a 10% chance to Stun for 2 seconds. This cannot happen toon the same enemy more than once every 5 seconds. 
           Now – You deal 3%[x] increased damage for each active Shadow Mage. 
       Additional Shadow Bolt now occurs every 2nd attack after the second upgrade.

   Cold Mages 
       Attacks now gain 3 Essence from the first upgrade. 
       Attacks now apply Vulnerable without condition.

   Bone Mages 
       First Upgrade 
           Previous – Reduce the Life cost of your Bone Mages’ Attack from 15% to 10%. After being alive for 5 seconds, Bone mages deal 40%[x] increased damage. 
           Now – Bone Mages have a 25% chance to cast Bone Splinters or Bone Spear if it is on your equipped Skills.

       Second Upgrade 
           Previous – Each time a Bone Mage dies from its own attack they leave behind a corpse and Fortify you for 20% of your Maximum Life. 
           Now – Bone Mages drop a corpse when they die. Bone Mage attacks will grant 3% of Maximum Life Fortify. 
     
   Blood Golem 
       Golem now absorbs 30%, up from 15%, from the first upgrade. 
       The second upgrade active ability from Golem also heals the player for 5% of Maximum Life for each enemy drained.

   Bone Golem 
       First Upgrade 
           Previous – Each time your Bone Golem takes up to 20% of its Maximum Life as damage, it sheds a corpse. 
           Now – Spawn 5 corpses around the Golem where its ability is used. 
       Second Upgrade 
           Previous – Your Bone golem gains 10% Maximum Life and the amount of Thorns it inherits from you is increased from 30% to 50%. 
           Now – Your Bone Golem unleashes Bone Spikes when taking damage. 
     
   Iron Golem 
       First upgrade 
           Now casts the Shockwave every 2 attacks instead of 4. 
           Shockwave damage increased from 40% to 154%. 
       Second upgrade 
           Now also pulls enemies in instead of applying Vulnerable.

2). Legendary Aspects

Blood-soaked Aspect 
   Previous – Your movement speed is no longer reduced while Blood Mist is active. 
   Now – While in Blood Mist form, increases movement speed by 20%.

Unyielding Commander Aspect 
   Previous – While Army of the Dead is active, your Minions gain 70-84% Attack Speed and take 90% reduced damage. 
   Now – While Army of the Dead is active, your Minions deal 70-84% increased damage and take 90% reduced damage.

Occult Dominion 
   Also increases the max number of Skeletal Warriors by 2.

Blood Getter’s 
   Previous – Your Maximum number of Skeletal Warriors is increased by 2. 
   Now – Your Skeletal Priests also empower you at 55-70% effectiveness.

Flesh-Rending 
   Previous – When Decompose spawns a Corpse, gain 25-40 Essence. 
   After: When Decompose explodes, gain 25-40 Essence.

Rotting 
   Previous – Decompose can chain and burst up to 2 additional targets. When Decompose spawns a Corpse, it has a 50-100% chance to spawn a Corpse under all afflicted targets. 
   After: Decompose can chain and burst up to 2 additional targets. Explosions from Decompose deals 15-30%[x] increased damage.

of the Damned 
   Previous – You deal 40-50%[x] increased Shadow damage to enemies afflicted by both Decrepify and Iron Maiden. 
   After: You deal 40-50%[x] increased Shadow damage to enemies afflicted by any Curse.

of Untimely Death 
   Previous – Each percent of your Maximum Life you Heal beyond 100% grants you 0.5%[x] bonus Overpower damage on your next Overpowering attack, up to a 30-60%[x] bonus. 
   After: Each percent of your Maximum Life you Heal beyond 100% grants you 0.5%[x] bonus Critical Strike Damage on your next Critical Strike, up to a 30-60%[x] bonus.

of Potent Blood 
   Previous – While Healthy, Blood Orbs grant 10-25 Essence. 
   After: Blood Orbs grant 10-25 Essence.

3). Unique Items

Ring of Mendeln 
   Previous – Lucky Hit: Up to a 10% chance to empower all of your Minions, causing the next attack from each to explode for X Physical damage. 
   Now – Every 6th attack from each Minion is empowered, exploding for X Physical damage.

4). Paragon

Control Glyph 
   Previous – Additional Bonus: You and your Minions deal 10%[X] increased damage to Slowed or Chilled enemies or, instead, 20%[X] increased damage to Stunned or Frozen enemies. 
   Now – Additional Bonus: You and your Minions deal 20%[X] increased damage to Crowd Controlled targets.

Deadraiser Glyph 
   Additional Bonus maximum bonus buffed to 15%[X].

Cult Leader Paragon Node 
   Previous – Your Minions deal 15%[X] increased damage for each 20%[X] of Attack Speed Bonus they have. 
   Now – Your Minions deal 30%[X] increased damage for each 20%[X] of Attack Speed Bonus they have, up to a maximum of 100% Attack Speed Bonus.

Rogue

   Stun Grenades (granted by various aspects) base stun duration increased from .5 to 1 second.

1). Skills

Inner Sight 
   While the Inner Sight gauge is full, you also gain 25%[+] Critical Strike Chance for 4 seconds. 
   Attacking enemies that are not marked will fill the gauge but at 5% of the normal rate.

Preparation 
   Reduced energy requirement from 100 to 75.

Flurry 
   Damage increased from 66% to 75%.

Volley 
   Can now be cancelled slightly earlier from another skill.

Victimize 
   Fixed an issue where this wasn’t activating and scaling from certain instances. 
   Increased chance to proc from 45% to 50%.

2). Paragon

Exploit Weakness Legendary Node 
   Maximum increased damage buffed from 15%[x] to 25%[x].

Leyrana’s Instinct Legendary Node 
   Previous – When Inner Sight’s gauge becomes full, you gain 100%[+] Dodge Chance for 2.0 seconds. Your next 3 Core Skills deal increased damage equal to 25%[x] of your Core Skill Damage Bonus. 
   New: When Inner Sight’s gauge becomes full, you gain 100%[+] Dodge Chance for 2.0 seconds. Your Core Skills deal increased damage equal to 25%[x] of your Core Skill Damage Bonus while Inner Sight’s gauge remains full.

Chip Glyph 
   Increased physical damage bonus from 6.6% to 9.9% for each 5 Dexterity purchased within range.

3). Legendary Aspects

Aspect of Encircling Blades 
   Increased damage range buffed from 10-25% to 15-30%.

Opportunist’s 
   Previous – When you break Stealth with an attack, you drop a cluster of exploding Stun Grenades around your location that deal Physical damage and Stun enemies for 0.5 seconds. 
   Now – When you enter or break Stealth, you drop a cluster of exploding Stun Grenades around you that deal Physical damage and Stun enemies for 1 second. Your Grenade Skills deal 25-40% more damage.

Trickster’s 
   Now additionally increases Grenade Skill damage by 25-40%.

Of Surprise 
   Now additionally increases Grenade Skill damage by 25-40%.

Of Artful Initiative 
   Grenade Skill damage increase is now a range with higher potential, increased to 25-40%.

Of Uncanny Treachery 
   Previous – Dealing direct damage to a Dazed enemy with an Agility Skill grants Stealth for 4 seconds. Breaking Stealth with an attack grants you 15-21% Control Impaired Duration Reduction for 4 seconds. 
   Now – Dealing damage to a Dazed enemy with an Agility Skill grants Stealth for 4 seconds. When Stealth breaks, you gain 85-100% Dodge Chance for 2 seconds.

Of Siphoned Victuals 
   Previous – Lucky Hit: Damaging a Vulnerable enemy with a Core skill has up to a 10-20% chance to drop a Healing Potion. 
   Now – Damaging a Vulnerable enemy with a Non-Basic Skill has a 5-20% chance to drop a Healing Potion.

Frostbitten 
   Previous – Chilled enemies hit by your Grenade Skills have a chance equal to double your Critical Strike Chance to be instantly Frozen for 2 seconds. You deal x10-25% increased Critical Strike Damage against Frozen enemies. 
   Now – Enemies hit by your Grenade Skills have the same chance as your Critical Strike Chance to be Frozen for 2 seconds. You deal x10-25% increased Critical Strike Damage to Stunned or Frozen enemies.

Escape Artist’s 
   Smoke Grenade Dodge effect Cooldown has been reduced from 45 to 25 seconds.

Of Quickening Fog 
   Maximum Dash Cooldown Reduction is reached from hitting 3 enemies, reduced from 5.

Of Volatile Shadows 
   Previous – When a Dark Shroud shadow was removed, you would trigger an explosion around yourself that dealt Shadow damage. 
   Now – When a Dark Shroud shadow is removed, you trigger an explosion around yourself that deals Shadow damage and applies Shadow Imbuement to each enemy it hits.

Blast Trapper’s 
   Previous – Lucky Hit: Dealing direct damage to enemies affected by your Trap skills has up to a 30-50% chance to make them Vulnerable for 3 seconds. 
   Now – Lucky Hit: Dealing damage to enemies affected by your Trap skills has a 15-30% chance to cause an explosion that deals Shadow Damage and applies Vulnerable for 2 seconds.

Of Lethal Dusk 
   Previous – Evading through an enemy infected by Shadow Imbuement grants Stealth for 4 seconds. Breaking Stealth with an attack grants you 1-5% Maximum Life on Kill for 6 seconds. 
   Now – Evading through an enemy infected by Shadow Imbuement grants Stealth for 4 seconds. Breaking Stealth grants you 10-25% Maximum Life.

Vengeful 
   Previous – Lucky Hit: Making an enemy Vulnerable has up to a 40-60% chance to grant 3% increased Critical Strike Chance for 3 seconds, up to 9%. 
   Now – Lucky Hit: Damaging a Vulnerable enemy has a 25% chance to create an Arrow Storm at the location, dealing Physical damage over 3 seconds. Your Arrow Storms deal 25-40% more damage.

Of Arrow Storms 
   Previous – Lucky Hit: Your Marksman Skills have up to a 10% chance to create an arrow storm at the enemy’s location, dealing physical damage over 3 seconds. You can have up to 5 active arrow storms. 
   Now – Lucky Hit: Your Marksman Skills have up to a 36% chance to create an Arrow Storm at the enemy’s location, dealing Physical damage over 3 seconds. Your Arrow Storms deal 25-40% increased damage.

4). Unique Items

Writhing Band of Trickery 
   Reduced cooldown from 10 to 6 seconds.

Sorcerer

   Mastery Skills are now also considered Core Skills.

Enchantments

Frost Nova Enchantment 
   Chance for conjuration skills to case a Frost Nova increased from 30 to 35%. 
Frost Bolt Enchantment 
   Chill amount increased from 15% to 18%. 
Flame Shield Enchantment 
   Previous – Flame Shield automatically activates upon taking fatal damage. This effect can only happen once every 120 seconds. 
   Now – Flame Shield automatically activates after cumulatively losing 100% Maximum Life. Can only happen once every 30 seconds.

1). Skills

Frozen Orb 
   New Functionality: Travel distance is now controllable. 
   Damage increased by 20% (.34 to .41). 
   Enhanced Frozen Orb 
       Previous – When cast above 40 Mana, Frozen Orb’s explosion damage is increased by 45% against Elites and 30% against all other enemies. 
       Now – While Healthy, the explosion of Frozen Orb deals 45% increased damage.

Greater Frozen Orb 
   Vulnerable chance increased from 30% to 40% and duration increased from 2 to 3 seconds.

Ice Armor 
   Enhanced Ice Armor 
       Mana Regeneration increased from 25% to 30%. 
   Shimmering Ice Armor 
       Previous – Enemies that hit you while Ice Armor is active have a 15% chance to become Frozen for 3.23 seconds. 
       Now – While Ice Armor is active, you reduce its Cooldown by 2 seconds for every 50 Mana you spend. 
   Mystical Ice Armor 
       Previous – Damage against Vulnerable enemies contributes 50% more to Ice Armor’s Barrier. 
       Now – While Ice Armor is active, you periodically Chill Close enemies for 20% and deal 15% increased damage to Frozen enemies.

Shimmering Frost Nova 
   Previous – Frost Nova generates 4 Mana per enemy hit. 
   Now – Frost Nova grants 3% Dodge Chance per enemy hit, up to 15%. Hitting a Boss gives the maximum amount. For the next 8 seconds, you keep this effect, and successful Dodges generate 20 Mana.

Flame Shield 
   Enhanced Flame Shield 
       Previous – Flame Shield grants 25% increased Movement Speed while active. 
       Now – Flame Shield has a 50% larger burn radius. 
   Mystical Flame Shield 
       Previous – You gain 25% Mana Cost Reduction while Flame Shield is active. 
       Now – After Flame Shield ends, surrounding enemies are Stunned for 3 seconds and your next Skill within 10 seconds is a guaranteed Critical Strike.

Teleport 
   Enhanced Teleport 
       Previous – Teleport’s Cooldown is decreased by 0.5 seconds per enemy hit, up to 3 seconds. 
       Now – You gain 30% Movement Speed for 3 seconds after Teleporting. 
   Mystical Teleport 
       Previous – For 4 seconds after Teleporting, Crackling Energy hits 2 additional enemies. 
       Now – Teleport deals 500% increased damage. It also forms a Crackling Energy for each enemy it hits, up to 3 Deep Freeze.

Supreme Deep Freeze 
   Now applies Vulnerable for 5 seconds when it ends.

Ice Shards 
   Damage increased by 28% (1.25 to 1.6). 
   Enhanced Ice Shards 
       Ricochet chance increased from 40% to 50%.

Hydra 
   Baseline maximum amount increased from 1 to 2.

Lightning Spear 
   Damage increased by 8% (.15 to .16).

Greater Charged Bolts 
   Damage increased from 25% to 35%.

Incinerate 
   New Functionality: Gain 15% baseline Damage Reduction while channeling. 
   Damage increased by 10% (.76 to .84).

Elemental Attunement 
   Cooldown reset chance increased from 5% to 7%.

Mana Shield 
   Damage Reduction increased from 7% to 8%.

Devouring Blaze 
   Crowd Controlled enemies now provide the damage bonus instead of Immobilized.

Conjuration Mastery 
   Previous – You gain 1% increased damage for each active conjuration. 
   Now – You gain 1% increased damage, 1% Movement Speed, and 2% Mana Generation for each active Conjuration.

Convulsions 
   Lucky Hit Chance increased from 3% to 5%.

Shocking Impact 
   Damage increased by 100% (.2 to .4).

Elemental Dominance 
   Damage increased from 3% to 4%.

2). Legendary Aspects

Bounding Conduit 
   Previous – Gain 15-30% Movement Speed for 3 seconds after Teleporting. 
   Now – Teleport’s Cooldown is reduced by 1.0-2.5 seconds. After Teleporting, Crackling Energy hits 2 additional enemies for 5 seconds.

Of Frozen Orbit 
   Damage increased from 30-40% to 45-60%.

Of Concentration 
   Previous – Your Mana Regeneration is increased if you have not taken damage in the last 2 seconds. 
   Now – Casting a Conjuration Skill grants you 10-25% Damage Reduction for 5 seconds.

Of Abundant Energy 
   Chance to chain to an additional enemy increased to 35-50%.

Snowguard’s Aspect 
   Damage reduction increased from 10-25% to 15-30%.

Of Singed Extremities 
   Now both Immobilize and Stun trigger the Slow effect.

Of Conflagration 
   Previous – While channeling Incinerate, your Burning damage is increased by 25-40%. 
   Now – While channeling Incinerate, your Burning damage is increased by 25-40%. Enemies hit by Incinerate explode, Burning all surrounding enemies for over 6 seconds. This effect occurs once per 3 seconds.

Of Splintering Energy 
   Previous – Lightning Spear has a 35-50% chance to spawn an additional Lightning Spear when you cast it. 
   Now – Casting Lightning Spear always spawns an additional Lightning Spear and increases your damage with Lightning Skills by 10-25% for 3 seconds.

Shattered 
   Enemies no longer need to die while Frozen to trigger the bonus damage. 
   Damage increased from 25-40% to 30-45%.

3). Unique Items

Staff of Lam Esen 
   Damage to Close Enemies replaced with Ranks of Charged Bolts.

4). Paragon

Tactician Glyph 
   New Functionality: Now lasts 4 seconds longer for each Defensive Skill not on your Action Bar.

Winter Glyph 
   Cold damage increase maximum raised from 15% to 18%.