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Alarak Abilities

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Alarak Image

General Information

Below, we give you a brief overview of the abilities that Alarak has access to. You should read these ability descriptions before reading further, because the other pages of the guide assume that you have a basic knowledge of Alarak's abilities.

The other pages of our Alarak guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About the Author

Straften is a Grand Master ranked player in both Hero League and Team League. He has a passion for theorycrafting, and regularly tests new features early on the PTR. He explains his strategy, reasoning, and implementation in these guides.

Disclaimer: This is an early access version of our Alarak Guide. We will continue to update and add content as the meta involving him matures.

1. Sadism (Trait)

Alarak Sadism
Sadism Starcraft Alarak
  • Trait

Alarak deals 100% more Ability damage versus enemy Heroes.

Sadism Icon Sadism causes Alarak to deal 100% increased damage to enemy Heroes. Some of this bonus damage may be traded for increased utility by choosing certain Talents throughout each match.

2. Discord Strike

Alarak Discord Strike
Discord Strike (Q) Starcraft Alarak
  • Mana: 55
  • Cooldown: 8 seconds

After a 0.5 second delay, enemies in front of Alarak take 384 (182 + 4% per level) damage and are silenced for 1.5 seconds.

Discord Strike Icon Discord Strike is a small triangular skillshot that silences and damages all enemies within its area after a short delay.

3. Telekinesis

Alarak Telekinesis
Telekinesis (W) Starcraft Alarak
  • Mana: 30
  • Cooldown: 12 seconds

Create a force, pushing yourself and all enemies hit from the targeted point towards the targeted direction. Deals 106 (50 + 4% per level) damage to enemies.

Telekinesis Icon Telekinesis is a skillshot that can push Alarak and all enemies from a selected point toward a desired direction if hit. This damages affected enemies.

4. Lightning Surge

Alarak Lightning Surge
Lightning Surge (E) Starcraft Alarak
  • Mana: 30
  • Cooldown: 6 seconds

Deal 219 (104 + 4% per level) damage to an enemy and all enemies between you and the target. 75% of the damage dealt to enemy Heroes is returned as health.

Lightning Surge Icon Lightning Surge instantly deals damage to a target, and all enemies between you and the target. Alarak is healed for 75% of the damage dealt to Heroes.

5. Deadly Charge

Alarak Deadly Charge
Deadly Charge (R) Starcraft Alarak
  • Heroic Ability
  • Cooldown: 0 seconds

After channeling, Alarak charges forward dealing 439 (208 + 4% per level) damage to all enemies in the path. Distance is increased based on the amount of time channeled, up to 1.625 seconds. Issuing a Move order while this is channeling will cancel it at no cost. Taking damage will interrupt the channeling.

Deadly Charge Icon Deadly Charge causes Alarak to channel, after which he will charge forward in a desired direction. Deadly Charge damages all enemies in its path. Distance charged is based on how long Alarak channeled; however, taking damage will interrupt the channel.

6. Counter-Strike

Alarak Counter-Strike
Counter-Strike (R) Starcraft Alarak
  • Heroic Ability
  • Mana: 50
  • Cooldown: 30 seconds

Alarak becomes Protected and Unstoppable while channeling for 1 second. If an enemy Hero attacked Alarak during that time, Alarak sends a shockwave forward that deals 579 (275 + 4% per level) damage.

Counter-Strike Icon Counter-Strike channels for a short time, during which Alarak becomes Protected and Unstoppable. If an enemy Hero attacks Alarak during this time, a shockwave will be sent forward dealing damage to all enemies within its area.

7. ChangeLog

  • 29 Sep. 2016: Updates following Zarya's Patch.
    • Level 10 Heroic Counter-Strike now grants Unstoppable for its duration.
  • 14 Sep. 2016: Guide Added
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