Diablo 4 Update 1.4.3: Major Class Buffs and Patch Notes Detailed

Diablo 4 Update 1.4.3: Major Class Buffs and Patch Notes Detailed

Blizzard is set to release a substantial new update for Diablo 4, aiming to enhance character classes and overall gameplay. With the 1.4.3 update scheduled for release on June 17 at 6 PM BST, players on PS5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC can look forward to significant balance changes and improvements without any server downtime. Here's a detailed look at what's coming with this update and its impact on the game.

Major Buffs and Changes

The primary focus of this update is to make character classes feel more powerful and enjoyable to play. According to Blizzard, "The changes in this patch are aimed at buffing classes and builds that are not performing as well as their counterparts." This update will address player concerns about the difficulty of certain areas, such as the Pit, and aims to ensure more builds can reach Tier 60 and earn Masterworking materials.

General Updates

Healing Potions:
- Minor Healing Potion: Initial healing increased by 50%.
- Light and Moderate Healing Potions: Initial healing increased by 100%.
- Strong, Greater, Major, and Superior Healing Potions: Initial healing increased by 200%.

Legendary Aspects:
- Aspect of the Protector: Barrier Cooldown reduced from 30 to 20 seconds.

Mythic Unique Items:
- Andariel’s Visage: Poison nova now spawns on the enemy instead of the player; Poison nova damage increased by 50%.
- Doombringer: Shadow explosion damage increased by 100%.
- Ring of Starless Skies: Maximum stacks of Resource Cost Reduction and bonus Damage increased from 4 to 5.
- Tyrael’s Might: Divine barrage damage increased by 100%.

- Stat requirements for non-main stats reduced from 90 to 60 per Paragon Board.

End-Game Adjustments

  • Pit Difficulty: Health and damage levels in the Pit have been reduced, especially as players approach Tier 60, making it more accessible for players to participate in Masterworking.
  • Tormented Bosses: Health of all Tormented bosses reduced by 30%, including Blood Boils from Tormented Echo of Lilith.

Bug Fixes

  • Boulders with Dolmen Stone: Fixed an issue where casting Boulders would cause it to not cast at all. Boulders now have a limit of 10 but their damage is increased by 10% for each boulder.
  • Rapid Fire with Scoundrel's Kiss: Fixed an issue where it couldn't properly hit close targets and could sometimes fire projectiles behind the player, increasing the radius of the explosions by 25%.
  • Pets Counted as Minions: Fixed various cases where pets were incorrectly counted as minions.

Community Reactions

The Diablo 4 community has shared mixed reactions to these changes. Some players appreciate the buffs and balance improvements, while others remain concerned about certain class dynamics and the randomness of loot drops. The update aims to address these concerns by providing more powerful and fun gameplay experiences across all character classes.

Blizzard states: "We greatly appreciate everyone’s excitement since the launch of Season 4 and are very happy with the state of the game. These updates aim to enhance your gameplay experience and ensure that all classes and builds feel rewarding and enjoyable."


Diablo 4’s 1.4.3 update is a significant step towards balancing the game and enhancing the overall player experience. With major buffs to character classes and important bug fixes, players can look forward to a more enjoyable and rewarding journey through Sanctuary. Keep an eye out for more updates and expansions as Blizzard continues to refine and expand the Diablo 4 universe.

Stay tuned for more updates on Diablo 4 and don’t forget to check out the latest patch notes for a complete list of changes and improvements.


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