Blademaster Samuro Unveiled

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Samwise Didier unveiled Blademaster Samuro today. Are you looking forward to the Warcraft 3 Hero?

The newest Hero to join the hero roster is none other than Blademaster Samuro.

UpdateAdded abilities


Advancing Strikes

  • Basic attacks against enemy Heroes increase your Movement Speed by 25% for 2 seconds.

Primary Abilities

  • Mirror Image
    • Create 2 Mirror Images that deal 30% of your damage and have 50% of your current Health. Images last up to 18 seconds, and only two can be active at any one time.
  • Critical Strike
    • Your next Basic Attack within 10 seconds will be a Critical Strike, dealing 50% increased damage. This also applies to Images, and does not break Wind Walk. Passive: You and your Images deal a Critical Strike on every 4th Basic Attack.
  • Wind Walk
    • Enter Stealth for up to 8 seconds or until you attack, use an Ability, or take damage. While Stealthed, your Movement Speed is increased by 25% and you can pass through other units. Damage taken within the first 1 second will not break Wind Walk.

Heroic Abilities

  • Bladestorm
    • Become an Unstoppable whirlwind of death, dealing 285 damage per second to nearby enemies for 4 seconds.
  • Illusion Master
    • Switch places with the target Mirror Image. Passive: You can control Mirror Images separately or as a group, and they deal an additional 15% of your damage.

Available Skins

  • The Blademaster
  • Master Samuro
  • Hellblade Samuro

Concept Art


Samwise unveiling Samuro.


This post will be updated as soon as more information becomes available. In the meantime, feel free to check out some of his lore information.

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I honestly think they needed to add another stealth based character to the roster.  I know that the stealthies get a lot of hate, especially Nova, but they are a valid play style and can make or break a match.  Looking forward to seeing Samuro.

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Predicting a mirror image nerf. That has such crazy lane push potential for an assassin. With any minion support it's essentially "increase all siege damage by 60% for 18 seconds". Same reason they removed and damage from Nova's decoy.
Curious to see how the talents work, I can see a really good crit hit build in the works. 

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On 10/6/2016 at 3:57 PM, ghostdeini said:

I honestly think they needed to add another stealth based character to the roster.  I know that the stealthies get a lot of hate, especially Nova, but they are a valid play style and can make or break a match.  Looking forward to seeing Samuro.

HoTS actually deals with Stealth incredibly well, so I find myself really in favour of this. Dealing with crap like Shaco in LoL, where there is no indicator of his position in stealth is a pain in the ass (you can see smoke when he enters it, but when he's in it you're screwed). With enough awareness, you can completely lockdown stealthers.

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