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Heroes of the Storm Medivh

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This thread is for comments about our Medivh guide.

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I've seen a lot of Medivh's use a portal build. What's the viability of this?

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Kendric is currently in Sweden, casting Dreamhack and the Summer Championships. Just warning you that you may not get a very prompt reply :p

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Hey!! Actually I am using different build with a lot of succes.

First mana refund on Arcane.

Then depands on opposite faction - either 200% boost to view or revealing stealth.

Then 25% more dmg bonus.

Then Medivh Void Prison.

Then faster raven.

Then Reabsorption.

And either Tristfall Guardian for defense or Invisibility or Arcane power.

 

Also I found out Medivh is REALLY stron with Zerathul + Nova combo. They can pick almost anybody instantly.

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Hey guys! 

With Medivh being successfully used in competitive play and the latest balance update being live, I am now going to update the guide over the next few days. Stay tuned! :)

 

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On 10/24/2016 at 2:56 PM, Guest cakewalk said:

From my recent experience, Medivh works as a great counter against Samuro!

Thanks for letting us know!

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Any way to tell if you'll be good on Medivh? I have tried him, but playing against an AI without any teammates who could/will use your abilities (not the Malf bot) doesn't really give a good idea. Just as a side note, I am not a great support player, and Force of Will might be my weakest skill on him in a team fight.

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Time to finish the;

Medivh Strategy, Tips, and Tricks

part?

Disclaimer said it was gonna be done within a few weeks after Medivhs arrival....

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The guide team is in the process of re-formatting all the guides and I believe that section will get rolled into the abilities section and the talents section once they get to  Medivh. 

@Niteshadow- unless you play almost exclusively with a team that communicates over voice, force of will is your most powerful and important ability. You ability as a solo Medivh is determined largely by you ability to predict and block huge bursts of damage on a regular basis. 

 

With coordinated teammates your scouting in raven form and your timely portals start to become way more important, but I definitely think Medivhs not for you if you are confident that you'll never be good at catching incoming damage with force of will. 

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1 minute ago, Voltorocks said:

The guide team is in the process of re-formatting all the guides and I believe that section will get rolled into the abilities section and the talents section once they get to  Medivh. 

@Niteshadow- unless you play almost exclusively with a team that communicates over voice, force of will is your most powerful and important ability. You ability as a solo Medivh is determined largely by you ability to predict and block huge bursts of damage on a regular basis. 

 

With coordinated teammates your scouting in raven form and your timely portals start to become way more important, but I definitely think Medivhs not for you if you are confident that you'll never be good at catching incoming damage with force of will. 

Alright, thanks!

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On 1/26/2017 at 11:12 AM, Guest Medivh strat finish said:

Disclaimer said it was gonna be done within a few weeks after Medivhs arrival....

Essentially, that portion of the guide doesn't exist in the new guide formats. When Medivh does make the transition, it instead gets lumped together with the general playstyle section. This should be happening very soon, as far as I know. You can see what I mean in the Tassadar guide, for example, which has been updated to the new format.

Sorry for the wait!

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On 1/29/2017 at 8:23 PM, Voltorocks said:

The guide team is in the process of re-formatting all the guides and I believe that section will get rolled into the abilities section and the talents section once they get to  Medivh. 

Thanks for helping to answer those questions :)

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On 1/29/2017 at 8:25 PM, Niteshadow said:

Alright, thanks!

Sorry that I didn't get round to your question, but glad to see it got picked up by another helpful soul :)

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Just hopped in to say "Ley Line Seal" might be good for "freezing" half of the enemy team mid-fight while you deal with the un"frozen" ones.

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Look, Ley Line Seal can be used to steal boss from the other team. l have done it countless times. l actually think Poly Bomb is not a very good pick unless you are new to Medivh. 2 seconds are way more enough for enemies to spread out and avoid the chain reaction, unless they are bad.... lt is only good to lock down a single target like tracer, or zeratul to prevent them from disengaging. Or use it to counter offense such as  Butcher's Lamb to Slaughter(Assuming you are not the target) and ETC's Mosh Pit(QM people are pretty bad, there was once ETC's Mosh Pit got 2 people, l ley line seal, then after the stasis ends, his mosh pit got 3 people, and yes, l pinged retreat but nobody listened).  At level 20, Guardian of Trisifall is a lot better than Glyph of Poly Bomb, and l go for arcane intelligence if there are at least 2 hero that requires mana.  And Medivh Cheats is also a pretty good talent, sometimes ley line seal can't hit all enemy on boss, so change direction will make it very likely to steal boss from the other team, and  1 additional second of stasis make it almost on par with void prison. Medivh can fly in as raven to cast Ley Line Seal, and change direction to avoid hitting unintentional target. l mean this talent is just way better than void  prison. Void  Prison can't be used  to steal boss, because the spot will be in stasis too.

--- approximately level 30 Medivh.

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2 hours ago, Guest Eastwall said:

Look, Ley Line Seal can be used to steal boss from the other team. l have done it countless times. l actually think Poly Bomb is not a very good pick unless you are new to Medivh. 2 seconds are way more enough for enemies to spread out and avoid the chain reaction, unless they are bad.... lt is only good to lock down a single target like tracer, or zeratul to prevent them from disengaging. Or use it to counter offense such as  Butcher's Lamb to Slaughter(Assuming you are not the target) and ETC's Mosh Pit(QM people are pretty bad, there was once ETC's Mosh Pit got 2 people, l ley line seal, then after the stasis ends, his mosh pit got 3 people, and yes, l pinged retreat but nobody listened).  At level 20, Guardian of Trisifall is a lot better than Glyph of Poly Bomb, and l go for arcane intelligence if there are at least 2 hero that requires mana.  And Medivh Cheats is also a pretty good talent, sometimes ley line seal can't hit all enemy on boss, so change direction will make it very likely to steal boss from the other team, and  1 additional second of stasis make it almost on par with void prison. Medivh can fly in as raven to cast Ley Line Seal, and change direction to avoid hitting unintentional target. l mean this talent is just way better than void  prison. Void  Prison can't be used  to steal boss, because the spot will be in stasis too.

--- approximately level 30 Medivh.

The guide is currently on our rework list, and will be updated soon-ish. 

The sad thing about Medivh's Heroics is that they are weak. I would put both talents as Situational, or Recommended. 
Agree with you on T20. Guardian of TirisfalGuardian of Tirisfal is indeed very powerful. 

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