'Diablo 3' Necromancer Release Date: Bonus in-game items revealed ahead of launch

'Diablo 3' Necromancer Release Date: Bonus in-game items revealed ahead of launch
Source: Youtube
Source: Youtube

Blizzard seems very content to draw out the Necromancer release date reveal for Diablo 3 for as long as possible. We've now got a cinematic intro, a lot of flashy media for the class and some questions answered by the developer team — but still no concrete release date or price for the expansion.

Waiting for an update on the Necromancer's release date and price like...
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If you're hoping to find any details about how much you can expect to pay for the new class or when it might be releasing — it's been in a beta for a few weeks so it has to be soon, right? — unfortunately you're still stuck with nothing. However now we know a little bit about what sorts of goodies you can expect to get when the pack does inevitably come out.

Diablo 3 Necromancer release date: Blizzard reveals new items for the expansion pack

According to MMORPG, Blizzard has updated its Diablo 3 website with the in-game items players can expect to receive once they purchase the Necromancer pack. A little ironic considering there's still no release date or price point, but what the hey. We'll take what we can get. Here are the items you can expect to get when you buy the add-on:

• Necromancer exclusive armor sets and weapons
• Two additional stash tabs
• Two additional character slots
• Portrait frame
• Pennant
• Wings
• Banner shape
• Banner sigil
• "Half-Formed Golem" pet

Some of these, like the Necromancer-exclusive armor and weapons, additional stash tabs and character slots should be a given with the release of a new character class, but it's always nice to see them confirmed.

The "Half-Formed Golem" pet squirts blood out of its back periodically as well. Nice.
Source: Activision Blizzard

Others, like the "Half-Formed Golem Pet" and the Wings — actually called the "Wings Of The Crypt Guardian" — are just fun little cosmetic additions. They're normally something you'd expect to get as part of a pre-order bonus.

The "Wings Of The Crypt Guardian" looks like something out of a middle schooler's notebook, but we'll take free wings.
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If you want a full look at what you're getting when the add-on drops, the Diablo 3 site has the full skinny. Hopefully that will be enough to tide you over until we finally get a release date.

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