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Hellscream

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Nightmare>hell!
« on: Feb 25, 2019; 01:53 PM »
I played the game on normal mode, and i want to try nightmare now, i change it at station, but nothing happen the demons is same as normal difficult! do i need to start from beginning at lvl 1, and chose nightmare?

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Re: Nightmare>hell!
« Reply #1 on: Feb 25, 2019; 03:07 PM »
Is this referring to the Steam version? If so, the difficulty between Normal and Nightmare isn't that much different.

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Re: Nightmare>hell!
« Reply #2 on: Feb 25, 2019; 03:22 PM »
Is this referring to the Steam version? If so, the difficulty between Normal and Nightmare isn't that much different.
Yes it's steam version O'
What about items drop? it's same on all difficult normal, nightmare, hell, or deponent on your lvl?

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Re: Nightmare>hell!
« Reply #3 on: Feb 25, 2019; 05:13 PM »
The Steam version (Global) has toggled modes, so you can switch among them in any station. That was the big change from the original in that regard; there's no 2nd and 3rd playthrough. Rather, one can choose difficulty on the fly.

This should affect all areas you haven't been to during that game session; if you clear an area on, say, Normal, and want to run it again on Nightmare/Hell, you'll need to return to a station, reset it through the reset button on the minimap, and re-enter it.
Though I've found that button to be broken, so resetting areas should be possible by relogging.

As for drop rates, they're affected by both enemy level (in terms of what item levels drop) and by difficulty (in terms of item grades). Difficulty mostly affects the drop rates of bosses, but regular enemies are also affected. More Champion mobs spawn in higher difficulties, which practically increases the amount of items gained.   
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Re: Nightmare>hell!
« Reply #4 on: Feb 25, 2019; 08:05 PM »
I Chang difficult to hell, and restart the game, yet the drop is low items from normal and the demons still low lvl to!


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Re: Nightmare>hell!
« Reply #5 on: Feb 27, 2019; 08:15 PM »
Yeah, that's intended. I know it may seem weird, since in the original Nightmare mode areas were 30 levels higher than their Normal versions, but it doesn't have such an effect in Global/Steam.

Changing difficulty won't affect enemy levels, and thus it won't affect item level drops.
But it does affect Champion spawn rates, and for later bosses it enables/increases the chance for such items as Set pieces and Mythics. http://www.hellgateaus.info/wiki/Kaibutsnatan
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