Diablo 4 has a fetch quest within the Scosglen area known as Stolen Artifice, during which an NPC named Merryn sends you out from Braestaig to retrieve an merchandise from a thief known as Darcel. It is a runic allure that was getting used to assist an ailing mom and youngster get better, till Darcel and his thugs stole it. The jerks.
That is purported to be a typical sidequest, nothing too main, however gamers had been discovering it unusually onerous. As a substitute of getting to struggle one Darcel, they had been encountering dozens of Darcel doppelgangers. Although some managed to determine which one was the unique and kill him to finish the search, others had been compelled to retreat and return, generally discovering that lots of of Darcels had spawned of their absence.
Whereas some gamers put ahead a idea that the difficulty was a bug with the summon minions potential elites can have, Darcel is not a kind of. He is simply a big man with a spiked mace and a bunch of hit factors. Gamers with a few of the extra overpowered Diablo 4 builds like lightning sorcerer had enjoyable testing themselves against the barmy Darcel army, although by way of loot it wasn’t actually price it.
Blizzard responded by disabling the Stolen Artifice sidequest till it could possibly be mounted. Which it has. Hotfix 3, issued on June 4, handled the a number of Darcels bug, in addition to one the place Astaroth would destroy a home earlier than even arriving at it within the quest Because the World Burns, and a few stability points. As a server-side hotfix, your shopper will not should be up to date to use these modifications. Goodbye, Darcels. We bear-ly knew you.