Stan

Gamescom 2017 Hero Teasers

18 posts in this topic

32575-kelthuzad-coming-soon.jpg

The image above is fan art by DanOliveira.

Gamescom 2017 approaches and Blizzard started teasing what could be the quarters of Naxxramas.

Redditor Caprificus wrote that the teasers are representing the Arachnid and Military Quarters of Naxxramas. According to the most recent Hero leaks, we're expecting Kel'thuzad to be unveiled soon.

Teaser #1

Placeholder for tweet 898591030337040384

Teaser #2

Placeholder for tweet 898960293048406016

Teaser #3

Placeholder for tweet 899315130818678785

Another possibility is that we're getting a Naxxramas-themed map in Heroes of the Storm or both teasers could indicate upcoming skins for existing Heroes.

Naxxramas in World of Warcraft

Naxxramas was the last 40-player raid added to the game in Patch 1.11 and Kel'thuzad was the final boss.

Players were able to obtain Tier 3 sets that can now be bought only on the Black Market Auction House and the legendary weapon - Atiesh, that's currently wielded by Khadgar. There were multiple variations of the caster weapon:

The raid was removed in Patch 3.0.2 (Source) and in Wrath of the Lich King it was moved to Northrend and reintroduced as a 10/25-player entry-level raid. (Source)

Tier 7 sets were heavily inspired by the original Tier 3 sets.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wait, so they're making a DK Rexxar as well? Or is that a DK Sonya?

In case it is Rexxar, I hope they make him like the Hearthstone DK, with the almighty Bearshark as Misha.

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Crypt Queen looks like Zagara to me, but Nerub-themed (Crypt Lord = Anub'arak, Crypt Queen can possibly be Zagara imo). That DK probably is Sonya. I think it will be event w/ new map, something like what they did in Hearthstone, where they turned all the heroes into death knights/undead.

Edited by Fingolfin

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Man, oh, man! I'm excited for KT to finally be added into the game. I think he'll be a specialist, summoning ghouls and what not and his trait might have something to do with being nearly unkillable. One thing I did want to say is that I hope they find out a way to prevent data miners from finding this stuff. It's cool and all and I bet it ain't easy, but it does spoil the surprise ( at least a bit) of it, of a new hero.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I know it's greedy to want Kel'Thuzad to be a Support since we just got Stukov, but if he's an Assassin, I'd like him to either be a minion or CC-focused assassin. Otherwise, make him a Support who creates frozen zones that heal allies and slow enemies.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

From the looks of all this info above I'm guessing it's gonna be a new map 'The Necropolis' for starters. Probably the next hero will be ranged assassin of that Lich Lord Kel'Thuzad at the same time. And Death Knight and Necromancer-esk skins for a few heroes too. It will likely be coming late September, early October with a Warcraft themed event for Halloween. The first skin, as mentioned, looks to be Zagara Crypt Queen (spider-esk skin). Second I'm guessing is Death Knight Sonya, rather then the Rexxar suggestions some have said.  Since you can see her more fem lips and pale skin and figure under the armor that's akin to the cartoon artwork in the new portraits that came in the Garrosh patch. And the final one looks to me to be a evil Necro/Witch/Ice Queen Jaina.

Personality rather then another assassin I'd prefer another new specialist, but sadly I doubt that will be the case. Oh well, at least we'll likely get a cool new spiders themed Zagara, Queen of the Spiders instead :p :).

Edited by CyberDVonaven

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12 hours ago, PixieKnight said:

I know it's greedy to want Kel'Thuzad to be a Support since we just got Stukov, but if he's an Assassin, I'd like him to either be a minion or CC-focused assassin. Otherwise, make him a Support who creates frozen zones that heal allies and slow enemies.

If they make Kel'thuzad a healer I'll be in heaven. He is one of my favorite characters in the Warcraft lore, and I've always played as a healer.

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

How are some of you taking the second pic for Rexxar when it's clearly a female face. My best guess is Sonya skin, very similar to the Dreadnought warrior set in WoW.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So far there's a skin for Zagara and Sonya and a picture depicting Jaina, but no hero or battleground reveals. Please Blizzard, the suspense is breaking my balls.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, BobTheHuman said:

How are some of you taking the second pic for Rexxar when it's clearly a female face. My best guess is Sonya skin, very similar to the Dreadnought warrior set in WoW.

Not only that, Sonya always wields a different weapon in each hand.

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Valhalen said:

Not only that, Sonya always wields a different weapon in each hand.

Yeah, and those weapons look like Shadowmourne and Greataxe of the Ebon Blade

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
22 hours ago, Valhalen said:

 

I KNEW IT. I KNEW JAINA WAS A DREADLORD.

i know its not canon but i can dream

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Stan
      Industrial District is back! It's a single-lane Overwatch-themed battleground with shuffle pick and standard play. The objective is to take down the enemy core and you'll receive a Loot Chest when you complete two matches.
      Blizzard
      This week’s Heroes Brawl is Industrial District! Slide around and slug it out in the heart of Volskaya in this Overwatch-themed, single-lane Battleground featuring lots of conveyor belts and tons of action.
      Rules:
      Shuffle pick - Choose from one of three Heroes before entering the battle. Standard play - no talent or level restrictions. The first team to destroy the enemy Core wins! Rewards:
      Complete two matches of the Industrial District Brawl to earn a Loot Chest! Find out more about the Heroes Brawl game mode on our Heroes Brawl site; and as always, you can find more information on this week’s Brawl by clicking the Brawl Info button at the bottom of the play screen when preparing to queue for the Brawl game mode.
    • By Stan
      Heroic deals have been updated with new items available for purchase starting the week of August 21st.
      Blizzard (Source)
      Every Tuesday, we place a number of Heroes on sale, and swap a fresh set of cosmetics into the featured item rotation. Check out this week’s items and then head in-game to pick up anything that catches your eye. *Heroic Deals: August 21 – August 28, 2018 *
      Our next set of Heroic Deals will begin on Tuesday, August 21! Check out the list of upcoming featured items and Hero discounts below. Upcoming Hero Sales
      Tychus— Sale Price: 250 gems Falstad — Sale Price: 312 Gems The following skins and mounts will be added to the featured item rotation and will become purchasable with gems until this round of Heroic Deals comes to an end:
      Upcoming Featured Skins
      Dominion Infested Tychus Salty Buccaneer Falstad Biohazard Mad Axe Garrosh Fel Demonic Tyrael Felhammer Thrall Night Spectre Illidan Vengeful Oni Genji Upcoming Featured Mounts
      Supercharged STORM Strider
    • By Stan
      The first batch of hotfixes for the Whitemane patch is now live and Blizzard fixed an issue causing players to lose control of their Heroes after reconnecting to the game.
      Minor bug fixes include various UI improvements such as Whitemane's Clemency appearing under Quick Cast settings in the Hotkeys menu.
      Blizzard (Source)
      We’ve just released a Heroes of the Storm patch in order to address a few live bugs. Read on for details.
      BUG FIXES
      General
      Reconnect: Fixed an issue causing some players to lose control of their Heroes after reconnecting to a game. User Interface
      Whitemane: Clemency will now appear under Quick Cast settings in the Hotkeys menu. Observer: Fixed an issue that could cause game crashes if messages were sent as an observer. Profile: Fixed an issue that caused the Profile pane to stop displaying individual seasons after playing a game. Profile: Fixed an issue that caused the statistics pane to fail to update when viewing a mode with no games played.
    • By Stan
      Free Hero rotation has been updated with new Heroes available for gameplay starting Tuesday.
      Free-to-Play Hero Rotation: August 14, 2018
      Malfurion Valla Gazlowe Johanna Thrall Dehaka Anub'arak Alexstrasza Auriel Zul'jin Gul'dan (Slot unlocked at Player Level 5) Probius (Slot unlocked at Player Level 10) Varian (Slot unlocked at Player Level 15) Genji (Slot unlocked at Player Level 20) (Source)
    • By Stan
      Checkpoint Hanamura is a single-lane Overwatch inspired battleground that has been chosen as this week's brawl. Heroes select Heroic abilities at the start of the match and don't have access to other talents or gain levels. Death timers are reduced and health packs instantly restore 50% Health and Mana. Complete three matches to earn a Loot Chest.
      Blizzard (Source)
      This week’s brawl is Checkpoint: Hanamura – Attack or defend a single payload on a single-lane Overwatch inspired battleground!
      Rules:
      Shuffle Pick At the start of the match, you’ll choose one of three available Heroes, but choose quickly, you only have 30 seconds! Reduced Death Timers Hero death timers will all be reduced to 9 seconds, or 12.5 seconds during overtime No talents. No levels. All players will start at level 10 and choose a Heroic ability, but nothing else Pumped up Health Packs Health Packs can be found around the Battleground which will instantly restore 50% of total Health and Mana to the player that walks over it Checkpoints? Check. Reaching a Checkpoint will grant additional capture time for the attacking team Escort your payload to its destination or defend the enemy push to claim victory! Rewards:
      Complete three matches of Checkpoint: Hanamura to earn a Loot Chest! Find out more about the Heroes Brawl game mode on our Heroes Brawl site; and as always, you can find more information on this week’s Brawl by clicking the Brawl Info button at the bottom of the play screen when preparing to queue for the Brawl game mode.