Blizzard confirms bug in abysmal aberrant cinder drop rate

Blizzard confirms bug in abysmal aberrant cinder drop rate

Diablo IV’s Helltide Difficulty Bug and Unpopular Patch Changes

Imagine you’re battling your way through Diablo IV’s Helltide, only to find that the drop rate for Aberrant Cinders has suddenly plummeted. As if that weren’t enough, the cost of opening Mystery Chests has also skyrocketed. Talk about a double whammy! But fear not, fellow gamers, for there is a light at the end of this dark demonic tunnel.

In an unexpected turn of events, the Diablo GM, Rod Fergusson, has admitted that the decrease in Aberrant Cinder drops is actually a bug. Yes, you heard that right – a bug! According to a reply on Twitter, Fergusson assures us that this pesky issue will be fixed in the next hotfix. So, hold onto your mighty swords, because the joy of abundant loot shall soon return!

Now, let’s take a moment to discuss the other changes that have been causing a ruckus in the Diablo community. Patch 1.1.0 brought with it a whole host of adjustments aimed at ramping up the difficulty of Helltides. Monsters were buffed, becoming a challenging three levels higher than players instead of the previous two. And if that wasn’t enough to get your adrenaline pumping, the cost of opening Tortured Gift of Mysteries chests saw a significant increase from 175 Aberrant Cinders to a whopping 250!

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However, these changes haven’t quite hit the mark with players. The scarcity of Aberrant Cinders, coupled with the increased chest costs, has made the loot-farming experience more grueling than ever. But fret not, dear adventurers, for the heroes at Blizzard have heard our cries!

“The Cinder drop rate change is a bug that will be fixed in our first hotfix.” – Rod Fergusson (@RodFergusson)

Yes, you read that right! The drop rates that have been plaguing our loot-hunting endeavors are merely a mischievous bug that shall soon be vanquished. Rejoice, for bountiful Cinders will soon rain upon us once more!

Lastly, it appears that the uproar caused by the patch changes has not gone unnoticed by Blizzard. They have graciously scheduled a Campfire Chat on Friday, where they will address the patch and take into account the community’s valuable feedback. It’s commendable to see a game developer that not only listens to their players but actively engages with them. Kudos to you, Blizzard!

So, my fellow demon slayers, let us remain patient and resolute. While bugs may infest our virtual realms, the spirit of adventure and camaraderie prevails. Happy hunting, and may your virtual loot be plentiful!