The next DLC for Diablo 3, titled Rise of the Necromancer will release next week, June 27th on PC, PS4 and Xbox One Blizzard revealed. The announcement of the launch coincided with the following trailer:
The Rise of the Necromancer pack is almost here! Launching on June 27 for $14.99 USD, players will be able to wield the powers of blood, bone, and decay to destroy their foes!
The content is available for those who own Diablo III: Reaper of Souls and Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition. In addition to full access to the Necromancer class which allows players to consume Essence from downed enemies and take direct control of undead creatures, the Rise of the Necromancer pack includes additional exclusive digital items:
- Non-combat pet
- A pair of cosmetic wings
- New Necromancer-themed Banner Shape, Sigil, and Accent
- Necromancer Portrait Frame
- Two additional character slots
- 4 new class sets
- 30+ new legendaries
- Two additional stash tabs*
Releasing in conjunction will be patch 2.6.0 which enables the new DLC as well as adds Challenge Rifts, The Shrouded Moors zone, Temple of the Firstborn zone, and the Realms of Fate which are all available to play if you own the Reaper of Souls expansion pack.
For an overview of everything that has gone into the new class, check out our Necromancer class overview to see all of its abilities and how much inspiration it took from Diablo II’s Priests of Rathma. Excited to dig into the new content next week? Let us know what you think!
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