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Universe <Diablo>

Diablo

The realm of Sanctuary, the High Heavens and the Burning Hells.

This universe contains:


Heroes <Diablo>

This universe includes the following Heroes.

Auriel
Auriel


Azmodan
Azmodan


Cassia
Cassia


Deckard
Deckard


Diablo
Diablo


Johanna
Johanna


Kharazim
Kharazim


Leoric
Leoric


Li-Ming
Li-Ming


Malthael
Malthael


Mephisto
Mephisto


Nazeebo
Nazeebo


Sonya
Sonya


The Butcher
The Butcher


Tyrael
Tyrael


Valla
Valla


Xul
Xul




Subuniverses <Diablo>

These are the underlying subuniverses which Heroes, Skins, Mounts and Battlegrounds spawn from.



Entities <Diablo>

These are the underlying entities in this universe - and all the subuniverses - dragged into the Nexus, just like our Heroes.

  • Beleth (from Eternal Conflict)
    • Ruthless Demon, that fights the Eternal Conflict against Ilarian.
  • Ilarian (from Eternal Conflict)
    • Noble Angel, that fights the Eternal Conflict against Beleth.


Skins <Diablo>

These are the Skins that are based upon the Subuniverses of this Universe, reflecting alternate versions of our Heroes.

  • Auriel (base skin) - Rare
    • It is through the archangel Auriel that the power of hope flows into the fabric of creation. Her eternal light illuminates even the darkest souls. Seeking harmony in all things, she is a mediator, a counselor, and when the need arises, a fearless warrior.
  • Archangel Auriel (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • It is said that the power of the Nexus amplifies what lies within a warrior's heart. While Auriel's countenance has changed, the light of Hope within her is more resplendent than ever.
  • Demonic Auriel (from Diablo Alternations) - Legendary
    • An angel can never truly become a demon. But once the Lord of Hatred corrupted Auriel's spirit and bound it within a mistress of the Burning Hells, most mortals would struggle to tell the difference.
  • Azmodan (base skin) - Rare
    • The Lord of Sin rules over a densely populated land of Hell where both the greatest joys and despair, and the deepest depravities can be experienced. But it is never enough for Azmodan, who has set his eyes on the realm of Sanctuary.
  • Sinlord Azmodan (from Diablo Alternations) - Epic
    • The Demon Lord Azmodan is no stranger to opulence and grandeur. In fact, greed and pride are among his favorite sins.
  • Cassia (base skin) - Rare
    • After shattering the Worldstone, the young Amazon Cassia had changed. She had seen hatred, terror, and destruction firsthand. If the Askari were to survive the coming darkness, they needed an army. She would begin their training immediately.
  • Warmatron Cassia (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • After her victory against the Prime Evils, Cassia ascended through the ranks of the Askari to become their most legendary commander. The Warmatron's battle armor is a gift from Queen Xaera herself.
  • Deckard (base skin) - Rare
    • As an avid scholar, Deckard Cain has dedicated his life to the pursuit of knowledge. He has been an advisor, storyteller, and friend to Sanctuary's greatest heroes, guiding them through peril time and again. When Deckard speaks, it's wise to stay awhile and listen.
  • Diablo (base skin) - Rare
    • Known in the ancient tongue as Al'Diabolos, the Prime Evil of Terror, the Demon Lord Diablo seeks to claim the world of Sanctuary for the Burning Hells. His victims are innumerable, his schemes unknowable, and his gender... malleable.
  • Archangel Diablo (from Eternal Conflict) - Rare
    • Bringing a whole new meaning to "Holy Terror."
  • Hell Iron Diablo (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • The heroes thought shattering his soulstone on the Hellforge would end his reign. Now, adorned with the forge's remnants, he would shatter every bone in their bodies in return.
  • Prime Evil Diablo (from Diablo Alternations) - Legendary
    • After twenty years, all seven essences swirled within the Black Soulstone. With Adria's final betrayal, the seven were combined into one, giving rise to the reborn Diablo... the Prime Evil.
  • Johanna (base skin) - Rare
    • There have been many women who have borne the name Johanna in service of the crusade, and each has given her life to purify her faith. Johanna carries on their legacy as she searches the kingdom of Khanduras for the fallen star.
  • Nephalem Johanna (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • With the Worldstone's destruction, a new generation of Nephalem arose. They were descended from both angels and demons, yet stronger than both. It was not long before the Nephalem's glory was fully realized.
  • Sacred Oath Johanna (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • The crusader's armor is an emblem of their identity. Over the centuries it is constantly molded and reshaped to fit the needs and personality of its current master.
  • Fallen Junkrat (from Diablo Alternations) - Legendary
    • The junkrats are the most scarcely seen of the fallen family of demons. Capricious and suspicious to a fault, they prefer to live amongst the ruined war-machines that litter Pandemonium where they scrounge for resources.
  • Kharazim (base skin) - Rare
    • To the monks of Ivgorod, the gods are in all things, and their divine will is proclaimed by the Patriarchs. With unshakable faith, Kharazim carries forth the decrees of the thousand and one gods to the ends of Sanctuary and the realms beyond.
  • Berserker Kharazim (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • Though his memories elude him, Kharazim knows that his past is marked by his feral rage. Thankfully, the Hellfire Cabal provides the perfect target for his aggression.
  • Nephalem Kharazim (from Diablo Alternations) - Epic
    • With the Worldstone's destruction, a new generation of Nephalem arose. They were descended from both angels and demons, yet stronger than both. It was not long before the Nephalem's glory was fully realized.
  • Patriarch Kharazim (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • To the Veradani, the distinction between armor and weaponry is open to interpretation. What can provide defense, can provide offense, if the application is right.
  • Leoric (base skin) - Rare
    • Madness. Betrayal. Death. These are the legacy of the Black King Leoric's reign. Driven to madness by the spirit of Diablo, Leoric brought untold suffering on his kingdom. Even after his death there was no release for the Skeleton King.
  • Zakarum Leoric (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • These ornamental warplates were once a symbol of the holy Zakarum faith. Now, they serve only as a stark reminder of its demonic corruption.
  • Li-Ming (base skin) - Rare
    • The derogatory moniker "wizard" is often given to mages with rebellious attitudes or an obsession with power. Li-Ming displays a little of both and she's hardly ashamed of it. After all, who are they to judge a wielder of limitless arcane magic?
  • Archon Li-Ming (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • Once, only wizards who had spent countless hours braving the inferno were able to attain the fabled archon armor. Those who adorned it were both respected and feared. Then came transmog...
  • Nephalem Li-Ming (from Diablo Alternations) - Epic
    • With the Worldstone's destruction, a new generation of Nephalem arose. They were descended from both angels and demons, yet stronger than both. It was not long before the Nephalem's glory was fully realized.
  • Tal Rasha Li-Ming (from Diablo Alternations) - Legendary
    • Few sorcerers are as famed as Tal Rasha, who sacrificed himself to imprison Baal during the Sin War. Those wizards who don his armor do so with the intent to live up to his legend.
  • Hellwarden Maiev (from Diablo Alternations) - Epic (Gem only)
    • Demonic "justice" is cruel and sadistic. The Hellwardens who serve Andariel understand that inflicting physical pain upon their prisoners is not enough. True anguish comes from torturing the mind and soul.
  • Malthael (base skin) - Rare
    • Once the Aspect of Wisdom, Malthael abandoned heaven after the Worldstone's destruction. In secret, he had resolved to end the Eternal Conflict by becoming a Reaper of Souls and eliminating everything affected by demonic corruption, including humanity.
  • Mephisto (base skin) - Rare
    • Dul’Mephistos, the Lord of Hatred, is said to the be most cunning among his brethren. Even while imprisoned in a soulstone, his vile influence corrupted the Zakarum and manipulated them into breaking the seal, giving him free reign to reunite the Prime Evils and enslave humanity.
  • Sir Murkalot Murky (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • Johanna's apprentice might be small, but he doesn't take any carp.
  • Nazeebo (base skin) - Rare
    • With cabalistic incantations and vestments of feather and bone, the witch doctor Nazeebo calls upon spirits from the Unformed Land to aid him. Few outlanders encounter a witch doctor in the flesh, without losing their own.
  • Grimskull Nazeebo (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • The Teganze jungles hold many powerful weapons wielded by both man and demon alike. The Grimskull Visage has been passed down from one Witch Doctor to the next since the Sin War.
  • Hellflame Nazeebo (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • The Hellflame Mask was created in honor of Nazeebo's victory over the Prime Evil. Trusting no one else to guard the black soulstone, he kept it close... Perhaps, too close.
  • Nephalem Nazeebo (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • With the Worldstone's destruction, a new generation of Nephalem arose. They were descended from both angels and demons, yet stronger than both. It was not long before the Nephalem's glory was fully realized.
  • Novazon Nova (from Eternal Conflict) - Epic
    • Hailing from the Skovos Isles, the Askari, or Amazons, are skilled combatants. The young warrior Nova is an expert sharpshooter; eager to make her mark on the world.
  • Sonya (base skin) - Rare
    • From the frozen Dreadlands of the north come the mighty Barbarian warriors. After surviving the destruction of her home and death of her tribe, Sonya wanders Sanctuary in search of battle and a better life for her people.
  • Nephalem Sonya (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • With the Worldstone's destruction, a new generation of Nephalem arose. They were descended from both angels and demons, yet stronger than both. It was not long before the Nephalem's glory was fully realized.
  • Valorous Sonya (from Diablo Alternations) - Epic
    • The Valor of Harrogath is not opulent armor... It is simple, direct... and a perfect fit for warrior like Sonya.
  • Blood Raven Sylvanas (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • Those who fight against evil are often the most affected by it. The Rogues of Khanduras learned this well when their former sister Sylvanas fell in league with the maiden of Anguish, Andariel.
  • The Butcher (base skin) - Rare
    • An unrelenting hacking echoed off the walls of the Cathedral and as Prince Aidan made his way through its depths, the sound only grew louder. There were no screams; just that dreadful sound... over and over.
  • Executioner The Butcher (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • An executioner's hood hides their identity and discourages offended parties from seeking revenge. Of course, that won't be a problem for the Butcher.
  • Iron The Butcher (from Eternal Conflict) - Rare
    • There are many Butchers within the Burning Hells, but only those who serve Duriel, the Lord of Pain, bolt plates of burning iron to their flesh.
  • Tyrael (base skin) - Rare
    • Among the angels it is the Archangel of Justice Tyrael who is humanity's greatest defender. Wielding his sword El'druin against the Burning Hells, the Prime Evils would have enslaved humanity long ago if Tyrael had not intervened.
  • Archangel Tyrael (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • Each archangel's armor is a manifestation of their spirit. While his appearance had changed during his battles within the Nexus, his dedication to justice remained steadfast.
  • Demonic Tyrael (from Diablo Alternations) - Legendary
    • Of all the Aspects of Sin, Tyrael, the Lord of Pride, is the most ruthless. His every action and every thought serves only to fulfill the desires of his true master: himself.
  • Seraphim Tyrael (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • With tired eyes the newly appointed High Seraph Tyrael looked across Sanctuary... after the fall of the High Heavens, this world was the last bastion against Imperius's wrath.
  • Valla (base skin) - Rare
    • Valla witnessed the ferocity of hellspawn firsthand as the demons ravaged her village and left her for dead. Now, with no people to call her own, her only allegiance is to her cause: to rid Sanctuary of the demonic filth corrupting its lands.
  • Angelic Valla (from Diablo Alternations) - Epic
    • Inarius was dead, and his disciples would be forever changed. Hatred burned within Valla's angelic heart, but she knew, if it could be tempered, it would be a powerful weapon.
  • Nephalem Valla (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • With the Worldstone's destruction, a new generation of Nephalem arose. They were descended from both angels and demons, yet stronger than both. It was not long before the Nephalem's glory was fully realized.
  • Ordermaster Valla (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • Having returned to the Dreadlands after slaying the Lord of Terror, Valla has taken up the mantle of Ordermaster so that she can share her knowledge and experience with neophyte demon hunters.
  • Vengeance Valla (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • Demon hunters share few traditions as each walks their own unique path... but a master passing on their armor, is an honor few refuse. Valla would wear Josen's mantle with pride.
  • Xul (base skin) - Rare
    • From the recesses of the eastern jungles comes a man cloaked in mystery. As a member of the secretive Priests of Rathma, or the Necromancers, Xul wields powerful death magic and fights to preserve the delicate balance between order and chaos.
  • Bone Visage Xul (from Diablo Alternations) - Epic
    • In accordance with Mendeln's decrees, the bones inlaid within Xul's armor serve as a symbol of his mastery over death and the helm as a grim reminder that death surrounds us all.
  • Necromaster Xul (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • Cloaked in foreign garb, Xul returned from his fight against the Prime Evils as a Master Necromancer. He chose to mentor only a single apprentice, a promising student named Mehtan.
  • Nephalem Xul (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • With the Worldstone's destruction, a new generation of Nephalem arose. They were descended from both angels and demons, yet stronger than both. It was not long before the Nephalem's glory was fully realized.
  • Unraveler Zeratul (from Diablo Alternations) - Rare
    • The deserts of Aranoch are inhospitable in the best of times. After Mephisto bound the demonic spirit to the corpse of the Assassin-Prince Zeratul, things have grown considerably worse.


Mounts <Diablo>

These are the Mounts that are based in the Subuniverses of this Universe.



Butcher's Beast - Epic

Fitted with furnace plates, this battle beast was made to be ridden by the Butcher himself. Of course, if you want to throw someone else up there we won't stop you.



Demonic Hellsteed - Legendary

Riders of this infernal steed are in for a real nightmare.



Golden Treasure Goblin - Rare

The wiry treasure enthusiast easily makes for the fastest mount in the game… Unless it's carrying someone on its back, then it moves exactly as fast as the other mounts.



Happy Cloud - Legendary

First you need to get a Black Mushroom. Then, convince Leoric to give you his shinbone. After that… oh wait, never mind. It's MUCH easier to find these in the Nexus.



Leoric's Phantom - Rare

Do you dare ride the phantom steed of the reaper himself?

  • Subuniverse: Diablo Alternations
  • This mount is obtained through a Promotion or Event Quest.
  • Awarded by completing 15 games with a Friend during the Malthael's Bargain event.


Malthael's Phantom - Rare

Do you dare ride the phantom steed of the reaper himself?

  • Subuniverse: Diablo Alternations
  • This mount is obtained through a Promotion or Event Quest.
  • Awarded by reaching level 70 in Diablo III on a seasonal character.


Nazeebra - Rare

So, is it a white horse with black stripes and an evil soul-consuming voodoo mask, or a black horse with white stripes and an evil soul-consuming voodoo mask?

  • Subuniverse: Diablo Alternations
  • This mount is obtained by spending Gems (Money, pre-Heroes 2.0).
  • Bought with real-money as part of the old Nexus Bundle.


Rainbow Unicorn - Legendary

It is said that those who behold a Rainbow Unicorn in the flesh see a glorious splendor of light and love dancing before their eyes... Of course, that's when they get gored.



Treasure Goblin - Rare

The wiry treasure enthusiast easily makes for the fastest mount in the game… Unless it's carrying someone on its back, then it moves exactly as fast as the other mounts.



Tyrael's Charger - Legendary

A symbol of justice throughout all known realms... and a couple of unknown ones too.



Battlegrounds <Diablo>

These Battlegrounds have roots in the main universe, or might be a result of the Nexus-based subuniverses.

The realm of Sanctuary, the High Heavens and the Burning Hells.

Battlefield of Eternity

The High Heavens and the Burning Hells clash, quite literally, in a battlefield that represents their everlasting struggle. Two Immortals, ancient warriors locked in a duel to the death, need your help to prevail against their eternal foe. Vanquish the enemy Immortal, and you’ll find yourself charging over hallowed or profane ground—right onto the enemy’s doorstep.

The realm of Sanctuary, the High Heavens and the Burning Hells.

Infernal Shrines

Demonic corruption threatens the Gardens of Hope. Called forth by the Shrines, Punishers prowl the battlefield, terrifying creatures that live to destroy heroes. Defeat the Shrines' Guardians before your enemies do, and the next Punisher will fight for you; fail, and face the demon's wrath.