Knowing how to respec in Diablo 4 is something you’ll want to figure out quickly during the beta period. One of the fundamental parts of any role-playing game is unlocking new skills to further enhance your character’s abilities and core mechanics. As any Diablo veteran knows, skills are a major progression point throughout a player’s journey in Sanctuary, and that remains true in Diablo 4. Blizzard Entertainment has broken the mold when it comes to a character’s skill tree, as the core system from previous games is still in place.
However, since Diablo 4 is only in its beta stage, players might be more willing to test out different builds and skills. If you fall into this crowd, then you may be looking at ways to respec your character’s skill tree. Luckily, this isn’t a complicated process, but unlike other RPGs, it’s not a free endeavor. Read below for the full scoop on how to respec your skills in the Diablo 4 beta.
How to respec in Diablo 4
From the moment you reach level two and unlock your first skill, you will be able to respec in Diablo 4. In order to do so, bring up your skill tree panel (Shift+S on keyboard) and you will see your current skill tree. At the bottom of the panel, you will see an option that says “Refund All.” This button, when clicked, will reset every single one of your skills.
In addition to that, all of your ranks will also be reset. Ranks are essentially added tiers for your skills that make them more powerful. We recommend not pressing the Refund All button unless you truly want to start from square one.
Instead, we suggest you right-click on the skills you want to respec. This will reset that specific skill, and not cause your other skills to be affected. However, if the skill you want to respec has another skill that is dependent on it being active, then you’ll need to reset that entire branch of the skill tree. If you want to reset a skill’s ranks, you can also right-click on the skill.
In Diablo 4, you can respec your ranks and skills as freely as you want up to level 15. Past level 15, resetting your skills will require increasingly more gold. The higher level you are, the more gold each respec will cost you. During the Diablo 4 beta, the highest level you can reach is 25. From what we can tell, you will need 222 gold to reset each individual skill or rank. If you want to refund all of your skills and ranks, that will require much more gold.
In your first 15 levels of the Diablo 4 beta, you should feel free to experiment with as many possible skills and builds as possible. Try out different branches and see what works best for your playstyle. If you wait and put this off, then it will cost you some serious gold beyond level 15. Of course, this is just a beta and your progress won’t carry over to the full game, so nothing is permanent.
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