Friday, August 19, 2016

Heroes of the Storm (Hero Preview) - Alarak Talents & Abilities

Alarak, the new Heroes of the Storm melee assassin is set to enter the Nexus on the 13th of September. No word yet if he will be available on the HotS PTR prior to this. We know his abilities and his talents but please keep in mind that this information may not be final.

Abilities :
Q - Discord Strike [Mana: 60; CD: 8s] - After a 0.5 second delay, enemies in front of Alarak take 175 damage and are silenced for 1.5 seconds.

W - Telekinesis [Mana: 30; CD: 12s] - Create a force, pushing yourself and all enemies hit from the targeted point towards the targeted directino. Deals 48 damage to enemies.

E - Lightning Surge [Mana: 40; CD: 6s] - Deal 90 damage to an enemy and all enemies between you and the target. 75% of the damage deal to enemy Heroes is returned as health.

R1 - Counter-Strike [Mana: 50; CD: 30s] - Alarak becomes Protected and channels for 1 second. If an enemy Hero attacked Alarak during that time, Alarak sends a shockwave forward that deals 250 damage.

R2 - Deadly Charge [Mana: 60; CD: 45s] - After channeling, Alarak charges forward dealing 200 damage to all enemies in the path. Distance is increased based on the amount of time channeled, up to 1.6 seconds. Issuing a Move order while this is channeling will cancel it at no cost. Taking damage will interrupt the channeling.

Trait - Sadism - Alarak deals 100% more Ability damage versus enemy Heroes

Who is Alarak ? :
Alarak is the highlord of the Tal'darim. He was previously the First Ascendant in the Chain of Ascension under Highlord Ma'lash. During the End War, Alarak used his alliance with the Daelaam to overthrow and replace Ma'lash, and turn the Tal'darim against Amon.

What is Heroes of the Storm or HotS :
Heroes of the Storm (originally titled Blizzard DOTA and later changed to Blizzard All-Stars) is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed by Blizzard Entertainment for Microsoft Windows and OS X. The game features heroes from Blizzard's franchises including Warcraft, Diablo, StarCraft, Overwatch and The Lost Vikings.