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First Look: Nexus Lore & Rise of the Raven Lord Comic

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At PAX East 2018, the Heroes of the Storm team revealed their intentions to bring more story to the Nexus. The plans now come to fruition with the release of the Rise of the Raven Lord comic and a 7-minute video titled "The Lore Behind the Nexus".

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The Heroes of the Storm universe is expanding in a big way this year, and we’re excited to give you a taste of what’s to come! Join Game Director Alan Dabiri and Creative Content Lead Kevin Johnson as they dive deeper into the particulars of the Nexus. Get ready to learn about Realm Lords, quests for power, and a “universe of universes.”

Rise of the Raven Lord

Now that you’ve gotten a primer on the unbridled chaos surrounding the Nexus, it’s time to get better acquainted with the devious entity behind a voice you know all too well. . . Check out our new comic, Rise of the Raven Lord! We hope you enjoy the first issue, and be sure to keep an eye on this blog over the coming months for new installments in the story.

Issue #1

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We’d love to hear what you think about the lore we’ve revealed so far, as well as the Rise of the Raven Lord comic. Click the button below to share your feedback with us and discuss this post with other players in the official Heroes forums.

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I like the idea to bring more life to the Nexus. Of course we get new Heroes from all the Blizzard Universes, but the Nexus certainly deserves a little depth as well :)

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Oh SWEET! Looks like those badass looking data mined Dark Nexus skins were real after all! I thought for sure they were fakes and were just fan made. And on top of that they're coming out in less then 12hrs from now :D. I think this is gonna be the start of something REALLY cool. I think the new brawl each week from now on is gonna tied into an ongoing over arcing storyline for The Nexus. Like this weeks new brawl will likely have us playing as each of the new Dark Nexus skin versions of heroes alongside a Ravenlord skin version of Medivh I think. Against a team for The Gravekeeper on Towers of Doom lead by Malthael.

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