Diablo 4: User Interface

This guide provides information on the user interface in Diablo 4, including the HUD for the main gameplay window, inventory, skill windows, and map menu. In this guide, you\’ll learn about the meaning of buttons and indicators, as well as how to display more statistics.

Our Diablo IV guide offers a detailed description of the game\’s user interface (UI). We cover the most important windows available in the game, such as the gameplay window, buying, upgrading, and activating skills, the inventory and hero windows, as well as using the world map.

  • Game Interface
  • Inventory
  • Skill Windows
  • Map

Game Interface

The main game window may vary depending on the selected character class. The above example is for the Barbarian class. However, the main elements of the interface remain the same for all classes:

1) Health and additional resource – It varies for each class and can be located on the screen in a slightly different place.

2) Health potions – You can see how many potions you currently have and what their current limit is (default is 4).

3) Teleport and evade icons – The second indicator informs you when the skill\’s cooldown is over so that you can use it again.

4) Active skills – Their icons show when a skill\’s cooldown is over.

5) Experience bar – It shows how much XP is needed to advance to the next level.

6) Opponent\’s bar – Besides the red health bar, it can also have additional elements, such as an outline symbolizing armor or a shield. You can also check the enemy\’s level and special traits (such as elite enemy or summoner).

7) Name of the current region or dungeon – In the upper right corner, you can see the current time and information about the difficulty level (World Tier).

8) Mini-map – You can see the area around you, as well as icons of opponents or climbing spots.

9) Current quest – The game displays the objectives of the currently tracked quest.

10) System information – It can be recent dialogues or information about completed challenges.

11) Chat – Information on how to enable chat is displayed on the screen.


1) Upper tabs.

2) Level, name, and title of the hero – You can see the current level of experience and the Player Title.

3) Profile and Stats & Materials buttons – Profile is a separate window. Additional statistics are displayed on the left.

4) Stats & Materials – You can check more complex character stats, different currencies, and set the amount of crafting materials carried.

5) Attack, armor, and life statistics – Main information regarding the effectiveness of the hero\’s attacks and their health.

6) Character attributes – These are the 4 main attributes that increase as you level up.

7) Active inventory slots – You can place weapons, armor pieces, amulets, and rings in these slots.

8) Inventory tabs – There are separate tabs for Equipment, Consumables, Quests, and Aspects.

9) Inventory window – It has a limited capacity.

10) Currency Information – The amount of Gold, Obols, and Red Dust you possess can be found here.

Skill Windows

1) Upper Tabs

2) Switching between Trees – Initially, only the main skill tree is useful. The second, Paragon, becomes important after reaching level 50.

3) Keyword Search Engine – You can use it to highlight skills from specific groups on the skill tree, e.g. all those related to two-handed weapons or a specific element.

4) Number of Development Points – Skill points can be spent on new skills or their upgrades.

5) Skill Tree Zoom Button – (press the right analog stick on the console) – It can be displayed in full screen, but then it will cover the gameplay screen.

6) Highlighted Item on the Tree

7) Basic Skill Information – You can find out its name, category, and description of how it works.

8) Additional Information – You can find out, for example, what attacks the skill applies to or whether it has already been unlocked.

9) Skill Buttons – You can learn it, develop it or refund spent skill points.

10) Bottom Buttons – You can, e.g. go to the Skill Assignment and refund all skill points.

Skill Assignment window is accessed from the skill tree. There you can assign skills to quick use slots.

1) Skill Categories – (e.g. defensive, main) – You can choose 1 skill from each of them and put it in the quick use slot.

2) Skill Name – You can also read its rank and type.

3) Skill Information – You can find out, for example, about the damage dealt or the required weapon.

4) Arsenal Selection – Some skills can work with different types of weapons. You can let the game choose the optimal weapon from your inventory, or choose it yourself.

5) Additional Buttons – You can assign a skill, switch between weapons, and return to the skill tree.

6) Quick Use Slots – You can place skills and activate them with a single button/key. Not all slots are available right away – for some, you first need to unlock the category of skills related to them in the skill tree.


1) Fog of War – You have to get there first to uncover that part of the map.

2) Map Marker Information – It can be, for example, an object, character, shop, or dungeon entrance.

3) Quests Tab (Journal) – You can press the button (left on d-pad) to open the journal. There you can browse and track available quests.

4) Bottom Buttons – You can, e.g. center the camera on the player, display the legend and filter the displayed markers, or add your own ones.

5) Upper Tabs – You can check other menus, e.g. challenges, group formation, or game options.

6) Location or Region Information – The game can display Renown information and view rewards for the main region.


What changes can we expect in the Diablo 4 interface compared to previous games?

Diablo 4 promises a significant overhaul of the interface compared to its predecessors. The game\’s developers have stated that they want to make the interface more immersive and less obtrusive, so players can focus on the game world without being distracted by menus and icons. One change is the introduction of a non-intrusive mini-map that can be toggled on and off. The game\’s health and mana bars will also be reworked to be more visually appealing and easier to read.

Will Diablo 4 have customizable interface options?

Yes, Diablo 4 will have customizable interface options. Players will be able to adjust the size and placement of various interface elements, including the mini-map, health and mana bars, and inventory. The game will also include a new feature called \”UI Scale,\” which will allow players to scale the entire interface up or down to better suit their preferences and playing style.

How will the Diablo 4 interface help players manage their inventory?

Diablo 4 will feature a new inventory interface that is designed to be more intuitive and user-friendly. The game\’s developers have stated that they want players to spend less time micro-managing their inventory and more time playing the game. One change is the introduction of an \”auto-equip\” feature, which will allow players to automatically equip items that are an improvement over their current gear. The inventory will also include a sorting feature that will allow players to quickly organize their items by type, rarity, and other criteria.

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