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Is Kel'thuzad Coming Soon?

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Stukov and now Garrosh. But who's the next Hero to join the Nexus after them?

Gamescom 2017 is just few days away and it would be an ideal time to speculate about the next Hero reveal. Who would be better than Kel'thuzad?

The most recent reddit thread of leaked Heroes published after Stukov was teased has the following Heroes listed:

  • Stukov (Starcraft)
  • Garrosh (Warcraft)
  • Kel'thuzad (Warcraft) - Assassin
  • Firebat (Starcraft)
  • Anna (Overwatch) - Support
  • Junkrat (Overwatch)

So far it's pretty accurate and it might have been published by Axolotl under a different name. Blizzard also released a work-in-progress model for Kel'thuzad back in 2015.

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According to the post, devs also have plans for Alexstrasza, but there's no mention if she's going to be a Hero or part of a Warcraft event (map objective) coming to Heroes of the Storm.

Warcraft Event? Well, we had two Diablo III maps and a Diablo Event, two Starcraft maps and a Starcraft Event, Hanamura and two Overwatch Heroes and that's why I think a Warcraft Event (Hero + battleground) is planned in the near future.

Which Warcraft-themed map would you like to play? Let us know in the comments!

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Warcraft map suggestion - 'Where the Hell is Mauradon and how do I get to Nijel's Point?'

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38 minutes ago, Haemir said:

Please don't do clickbait like this in the future

It's not clickbait, it's literally what's going to happen.

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52 minutes ago, Haemir said:

Please don't do clickbait like this in the future

Not clickbait; it's information. Progress info even.

 

On the side of things; I don't really see how Ana***** could work in HoTs; like would her auto attack heal allies? It seems a bit over powered :O  The grenade would be interesting though; there aren't many effects to boost/inhibit healing as of now ;-;

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2 hours ago, MurkyFelix said:

I don't really see how Ana***** could work in HoTs; like would her auto attack heal allies? It seems a bit over powered :O

Probably a skillshot heal; I can see it as combination of Nova' Snipe and Uther's Holy Radiance.

On a side note, her taunt HAS to be "Tea Time".

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1 hour ago, Haemir said:

Please don't do clickbait like this in the future

Please don't make accounts to complain in your only post

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1 minute ago, MrEdren said:

Please don't make accounts to complain in your only post

Aside from this not being my only post and not being a new account, sure

Post has been edited since i posted the comment

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Anna would have somewhat slow autoattack, but with the advantage of being able to target allies then heal them for that much ammount.

Then sleepdart (skillshot that stuns for quite some time unless damaged), biotic grenade (as we know it in overwatch), and maybe something like "focus aim" for dealing more damage/heal more with an autoattack.

And as ults nano-boost, of course. And... maybe something that blinds enemies around her?

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2 hours ago, Stan said:

Which Warcraft-themed map would you like to play? Let us know in the comments!

How about everyone's favorite zone? Vashj'ir, OF COURSE. A map that is 3 times larger than the normal maps and everyone swims, moving at 60% reduced speed. Funtimes!

Now, seriously, I think Caverns of Time would be pretty cool. With a mechanic where you enter portals and visit other places to complete specific objectives.

Or maybe a map modelled after PvP Battlegrounds, like Warsong Gulch.

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2 hours ago, MrEdren said:

Please don't make accounts to complain in your only post

His account is created in July.You mad bro?

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I think a Warsong Gulch map would be interesting; indoor areas similar to the mines for each opposing side's flag room and tunnel, with temporary buffs for healing, movement and damage around to precipitate flag carrying and returns, if they decide to go with that particular mechanic; after Hanamura, I hope they really think more carefully about adding such features to a MOBA environment. 

I loved the battlegrounds, especially during my TBC days. At least there can't be as many glitches like hiding behind the walls or capping an extra base in Battle for Gilneas...

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I'd love more Diablo characters, like Leah or Deckard Cain. That's not to say I am not excited about the upcoming characters, though I am not as hyped about KT as most people seem to be.

But where the cars from Rock n Roll Racing at?

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really want to hear some more Diablo announcers, regardless of the next new hero. Garrosh gets an announcer at launch and existing ones get new lines, but come onnnnnnn where's Leoric and Tyrael at?

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2 hours ago, MvonTzeskagrad said:

Anna would have somewhat slow autoattack, but with the advantage of being able to target allies then heal them for that much ammount.

Then sleepdart (skillshot that stuns for quite some time unless damaged), biotic grenade (as we know it in overwatch), and maybe something like "focus aim" for dealing more damage/heal more with an autoattack.

And as ults nano-boost, of course. And... maybe something that blinds enemies around her?

Morales already has her ult, also I think the sleeping dart may be overpowered if it'd work as in Overwatch, semi-stunning them when put to sleep and woken up.

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26 minutes ago, positiv2 said:

I'd love more Diablo characters, like Leah or Deckard Cain. That's not to say I am not excited about the upcoming characters, though I am not as hyped about KT as most people seem to be.

But where the cars from Rock n Roll Racing at?

I don't see any reason to add Leah at all. There is nothing special about her. Deckard Cain is a different story. I also wanna see Mephisto and Baal, to pay homage to Diablo 2 and finally reunite the Prime Evils.

Aside from the Diablo characters, I really wanna see Blackthorne and Emperor Tomator added.

24 minutes ago, Plergoth said:

really want to hear some more Diablo announcers, regardless of the next new hero. Garrosh gets an announcer at launch and existing ones get new lines, but come onnnnnnn where's Leoric and Tyrael at?

I still can't understand why they haven't given us announcers for all characters. I need The Lost Vikings announcer!

20 minutes ago, Fransoa said:

Morales already has her ult, also I think the sleeping dart may be overpowered if it'd work as in Overwatch, semi-stunning them when put to sleep and woken up.

Not at all. Morales' Stim Drone boosts Attack Speed and Movement Speed. Ana's Nano Boosts gives increased damage and damage reduction. If anything, combo'ing the two Heroics would break the game.

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5 hours ago, Valhalen said:

I don't see any reason to add Leah at all. There is nothing special about her. Deckard Cain is a different story. I also wanna see Mephisto and Baal, to pay homage to Diablo 2 and finally reunite the Prime Evils.

Aside from the Diablo characters, I really wanna see Blackthorne and Emperor Tomator added.

I still can't understand why they haven't given us announcers for all characters. I need The Lost Vikings announcer!

Not at all. Morales' Stim Drone boosts Attack Speed and Movement Speed. Ana's Nano Boosts gives increased damage and damage reduction. If anything, combo'ing the two Heroics would break the game.

That's the scariest Illi/Butch ever! (Good thing those are my 2 favorites as of right now :P)

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Ana is really easy to make in Hots

Give her Nova's Q that heal ally or deal damage based on what hits

Sleep is just a stun that get broken when you get hit, with a maximum duration of Anub cocoon.

Grenade is just an AOE with same effect of the original

For the R is like Morales one but give different effect Damage and Resistance insted of the Attack and Move Speed of the medic.

For the R2 they can give some damage alternative like lucio

I designed better Ana in 2 minutes than that guy that made Garrosh E ...facepalm random target ability that can target minions  :|

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6 hours ago, Valhalen said:

Aside from the Diablo characters, I really wanna see Blackthorne and Emperor Tomator added.

YES! Blackthorne please! Sure he'd probably feel like a combination of Raynor and Tychus, but he's too much of a badass NOT to have him in the game damn it! :p :) Why is he not already in it?!

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Honestly I don't understand why everyone have always longed so much for Kel'thuzad. I mean sure his cool and all, but he was mentioned on so many hero spotlight comment sections and generally everywhere.

I for one want another hero like Abathur, perhaps C'thun who whispers and corrupts allies and enemies from a distance... mmmh, yes...

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40 minutes ago, BouncyPanda said:

Honestly I don't understand why everyone have always longed so much for Kel'thuzad.

Because he is Kel'thu-freaking-zad. ;)

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The new Hero I most want would be Belial. Perhaps he'd be a Support based around deception and interface screw.

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