The Necromancer class is coming to Diablo three subsequent yr with the Rise of the Necromancer pack

During the opening ceremony at BlizzCon 2016 right now, the studio introduced the Necromancer class for Diablo 3, after artwork for it leaked earlier in the week.

All hail the Priests of Rathma

According to Blizzard, the Necromancer class have holed themselves up within the jungles of Kehjistan coaching to maintain a stability between the forces of life and demise.

While the studio stated particulars on the category are nonetheless “coming together,” it offered some preliminary data on the characters, which might management the useless.

Necromancers draw magic from demise and might command armies made up of these they’ve risen. And they’ll make corpses explode. Nice.

Along making corpses explode, the category may even make use of the next talents: Bone Spear, Siphon Blood, Blood Rush and Summon Skeletons. A full set of legendaries and set objects are deliberate for the Necromancer, together with the class-specific scythe as their important.

Where the Witch Doctor has a extra “light-hearted” take when utilizing supernatural powers to command denizens of the jungle and zombified pets, the Necromancer’s magic is far darker.

Gameplay can also be extra managed and centered round blood and bone. They are additionally specialists of curses, reanimation, and their pets “obey their every command.”

A reimagining of the Diablo 2 class, Diablo 2 Necormancers are made up of a feminine and male nephalem. Blizzard stated not the entire Diablo 2 class expertise can be returning, but it surely took a “lot of inspiration from the previous version and taken it into a direction.”

Blizzard stated the feminine Necromancer remains to be within the design section, however offered a little bit of idea artwork.

The Necromancer can be made out there as a part of the Rise of the Necromancer pack, set to launch in 2017. You will want Diablo three and Reaper of Souls to entry this content material on PC. If you’re a console participant, you’ll need the Ultimate Evil Edition on PlayStation four or Xbox One.

Along with the Necromancer, the pack comes with an in-game pet, two further character slots, two further stash tabs on PC, a portrait body, pennant, banner, and banner sigil. A worth has but to be decided.

Additional particulars have been promised for a later date.