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Blizzard teased a new Diablo Hero both on Twitter and in the launcher. Three lit up candles can be found in Diablo 3's teaser and could hint at either Deckard Cain or Leah.

Update: Only one candle is lit right now in the launcher and Blizzard confirmed on reddit they won't be revealing a new Hero during the Showmatch from their HQ.

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You can watch the full Diablo III Teaser below.

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It could be Deckard. He might even have some of the abilities that Carbot had in mind for him. Something like a Town Portal for your allies.

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Three candles?! Half life 3 confirmed...

I hope it's Cain. We are also due for a specialist/ pseudo support

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I don't get how this is a teaser for a new hero, It is just a random trailer for the game showing images of stuff we have already seen and done, and they already announced the new hero long ago is going to be the Necromancer so why all the mystery over it?

Edit: oh nvm I didn't see this was for Heroes of the Storm my mistake.

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If it is Leah I'll be really angry. It HAS to be Cain. With the moveset created by Carbot Animations.

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Thanks to all thos whiners we havent seen a warcraft hero for months,but at least we shall feast on their tears when the other universes run out of heroes ( and diablo is the closest to that)

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3 minutes ago, Plergoth said:

I'm gonna play it safe and say it's a TLV skin. 

Totally safe. 3 candles, 3 vikings. Diablo TLV skin confirmed.

 

Buuuut anyways, the teaser in my opinion isn't neccesarily (what a word) for Deckard Cain. It could be. But it also could be a bad guy. At least Xul is already our necromancer so no new Nephalem.

- Deckard Cain (?)
- maybe Leah cuz you know, daughter of Diablo and possessed and sort of died but not really (so her comment in the teaser makes sense but you could apply it to almost anything)
- also: WE DON'T HAVE MALTHAEL YET in the nexus
 

But my bet goes towards Captain Rumford. What a guy!

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Cain will be superuseless on larger maps. Cause, like, you know, movespeed.

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3 hours ago, Plergoth said:

I'm gonna play it safe and say it's a TLV skin. 

That would be equally cool, especially since we haven't seen a TLV new skin since forever.

3 hours ago, Skyewalker said:

Totally safe. 3 candles, 3 vikings. Diablo TLV skin confirmed.

 

Buuuut anyways, the teaser in my opinion isn't neccesarily (what a word) for Deckard Cain. It could be. But it also could be a bad guy. At least Xul is already our necromancer so no new Nephalem.

- Deckard Cain (?)
- maybe Leah cuz you know, daughter of Diablo and possessed and sort of died but not really (so her comment in the teaser makes sense but you could apply it to almost anything)
- also: WE DON'T HAVE MALTHAEL YET in the nexus
 

But my bet goes towards Captain Rumford. What a guy!

I'm pretty sure it's Cain. The whole scene gives that context.

But at the same time we've been trolled before with the D.Va teaser, which had NOTHING to do with her (Hanamura, claw marks on the clan's wooden symbol), but instead teased the new cinematic.

So I'm still placing my bets on the Candle Kobold. "YOU NO TAKE CANDLE!"

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In the end, we'll all get jebaited and we'll get a Peon, a Peasant, an Acolyte, a Wisp, a Drone and an SCV to round out the collection :>

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i'm going to take the alternate path here and say I think its going to be Adria

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53 minutes ago, demonardvark said:

i'm going to take the alternate path here and say I think its going to be Adria

I gave my vote for.. GHOM! Nooooooooooo!.. Or Maghda, if seriously. NO, GHOM!

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Possibly, it's just me because I'm not all that excited to see him in the Nexus, but still, I don't believe it's Cain.

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27 minutes ago, Jonar said:

Possibly, it's just me because I'm not all that excited to see him in the Nexus, but still, I don't believe it's Cain.

It's Candle! The old wise Candle, semi-specialist, semi-support. It can turn the lights off, if you know what I mean.

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I think people read too much into these trailers. All we know is we have 3 candles in a dark place. So people get into their head that the 3 means diablo 3 and the candles mean Cain or Leah cause similar candles were in the D3 launch teaser. Its not as if all the candles in bizzard games could look the same. If you are a WoW person you could say those are the candles in a crypt and they mean the next hero is going to be KT. Its just not enough to go on. Last trailer everyone saw some tiny sparks and swore the next hero was going to be Deathwing and we all know how that turned out.

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Maltheal does seem like a better guess then Cain.

I'm kinda hoping it's the sexy spider chick voiced by Claudia Black. Cydaea, Mistress of Pain. Although I don't know what she would be other then a specialist like Azmodan or basically the Tomb of the Spider Queen Webweaver. So probably not her :p.

Hmm... Who else could it be from the Diablo series... maybe the Druid from D2 expansion? He's about the only one they haven't done player wise other then the assassin, and we totally DO NOT need another damn assassin in the game anyhow. Oh there is the Paladin. Who would be similar to Johanna but more about his aura buffs and debuffs like in D2 rather then a full on tank like the Crusader is. Other villains could be Mephisto. Belial hasn't been done either. Andariel would basically be Kerrigan so no need for her, but that could be a nice Diablo skin for Kerrigan. Leah would be pointless, she had no real powers shown. And she's the reason for the feminine Prime Evil version of Diablo skin. Only other one is Baal. Who looks like a slimmer version of Azmodan :p.

So other then maybe Cain, which just seems silly, Maltheal seems like a good bet in my book. Cain like Carbot's 'It'd be cool if...' would be fun and funny though :p and they do need to embrace being more silly then serious in HOTS to really stand apart from the rest of the MOBA crowd. So maybe :D

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