Diablo III Port Forwarding

Diablo III Game Logo

Diablo III is a good throwback to growing up on the original Nintendo/couch games. It can be played with kids and it’s not extremely gory but there’s a good storyline that goes along with the game

Benefits of Diablo III Port Forwarding

  • Reduces ping time while playing Diablo III
  • Fixes latency issues and network lag
  • Fixes continuous packet loss and sudden disconnects in Diablo III to certain extend
  • You will have a more direct connection to the game’s servers, and your Diablo III game performance will be improved
  • Improves stability and speed of your connection, and makes your gaming experience more enjoyable

Ports To Forward for Diablo III


TCP: 80, 1119 COPY
UDP: 1119, 6120 COPY


TCP: 1935,3478-3480 COPY
UDP: 3074,3478-3479 COPY

Diablo III ON XBOX ONE Console

TCP: 3074 COPY
UDP: 88,500,3074,3544,4500 COPY

How to Forward Ports for Diablo III

Now, lets get into real action. Lets tweak the router settings to allow incoming traffic on those ports to your gaming console

Here's a high level summary of what we are going to do next:

  • Enter your router’s admin panel IP address in the URL bar of your web browser
  • Use your router’s admin credentials to login to the dashboard
  • Navigate to the port forwarding section
  • Enter your PC or gaming console’s IP address in the applicable box
  • Paste the TCP and UDP ports of Diablo III in the respective inputs
  • And finally restart your router to apply the changes

Each Internet router is unique, Enter your router model in the next section to get specific instructions tailored for your router

Diablo III Port Forwarding steps for your Wifi Router

Each wifi router is unique, Enter your router model in the below search box to get specific instructions tailored for your router

FAQs on Diablo III Port Forwarding

You might have to type in your router in the above searchbar to get step by step instructions for your router

Pre-requisites for Diablo III Port Forwarding

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things: Your Wifi router's IP address,Your gaming console's IP address,The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded

How to find your router's IP Address for Diablo III Port Forwarding

The simplest way to find your router's ip Address is to type in your router's model in the seach bar in the above section. Alternately, you can find this information in the manufacturer label / sticker on your router

Is Diablo III game port forwarding safe ?

Absolutely, Gaming consoles are built to be connected directly to the Internet. There are absolutely zero security exploits discovered in them, and when they are discovered they are closed almost immediately by system updates. There is no way to break in to a gaming console and access your home network. Forwarding a port to a gaming console is totally risk-free. Just ensure, to delete those rules when you no longer need them