Diablo 3 build guide: Barbarian, Demon Hunter, Monk, Witch Doctor and Wizard [UPDATED]

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Building the best character in Diablo 3, whether you picked Barbarian, Demon Hunter, Monk or Witch Doctor, can be tough. There are a dizzying number of options, but here are a few of our personal favorites, with full skill builds, playstyle explanations and stat recommendations for each.

Meet the classes of Diablo 3!

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Yesterday, we asked prominent developers around the industry which class they'll be playing in Diablo 3 and why. But maybe you're still undecided on which of Diablo 3’s five classes you’re going to roll when the game goes live Tuesday. Check out these personal ads to help you pick which one fits your style.

Wizard 101 - Ninjas attack

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The cold stone floor pops into color as grass and flowers spread out from the center. A unicorn pops out of the ground and with a slight gallop, it heals me for 500 health before disappearing into the ether.

It’s the enemy’s turn now and he uses his “Ninja Pigs” monster card to summon a trio of pigs to attack me. Luckily, the next turn I draw a “Meteor Strike” card from my deck and I’m able to incinerate the enemy faster than a pyro taunting a sniper.