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Diablo III Legendary Anniversary Buff Becomes Permanent

A Forum post by Blizzard designer Travis Day announces that they have heard the clamor, and have decided to make the anniversary buff to the legendary drop rate in Diablo III permanent going forward, instead of reverting to the previous drop rate today as was planned. The double drop-rate for Rift Fragments, however, has just ended as planned. Here's word:

I come bearing exciting news. Due to the overwhelming popularity of our Anniversary buff we have decided to keep the increased Legendary drop rate once the Anniversary celebration ends. Once the buff is disabled tomorrow morning, you will find that the new base line drop rates for Legendary items will be the same as those you have all enjoyed for the last week.

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11. Re: Diablo III Legendary Anniversary Buff Becomes Permanent May 22, 2014, 11:44 Mr. Tact
 
InBlack wrote on May 22, 2014, 09:40:
Verno wrote on May 22, 2014, 09:34:
Awesome, I love the new rates.

Last night I got Lut Socks, IK helm, IK 2H, Pull of Earth, Cindercoat x2, Pride of Cassius, Sun Keeper and a bunch of other stuff. As someone else put it, this game is totally feast or famine. In 2 hours last night I got more awesome drops than I did in 2 weeks prior, my Barb is almost BiS on everything now. Can't wait to get home tonight and try to rock some T6.

Heh, I manged to farm the RRG (thanks for the advice Verno) and currently need to either find an IK or Raekor's Helm (or better yet IK belt) and I will be able to field IK & Raker's set at the same time!
Verno, I wish I had your luck. I tired Verno's advice on RRG, I'm over 50 act one caches with that method, plus whatever I had before without a ring. *sigh*
 
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