Qhira Abilities and Strategy

Last updated on Aug 08, 2019 at 08:20 by Kendric 6 comments
General Information

Welcome to our Abilities page for Qhira. Here, we give you an overview of every ability in Qhira's kit. For each of them, we explain what it does, how to best use it, and how it works in combination with Qhira's other abilities. We also give you strategy tips to play Qhira efficiently.

1. Qhira's Tips and Tricks

  • Grappling Hook Icon Grappling Hook pierces through Minions and Mercenaries, which allows Qhira to hit her target from many different angles.
  • Grappling Hook Icon Grappling Hook can be used on enemy Heroes or terrain while Qhira is spinning with Revolving Sweep Icon Revolving Sweep, granting her an astounding amount of mobility.
  • While spinning, Revolving Sweep Icon Revolving Sweep grants Qhira protection against crowd control effects.
  • Blood Rage Icon Blood Rage gets most value if activated after spreading Bleeding stacks on several enemy Heroes. Use it frequently to heal during the laning phase to prevent downtimes.

2. Grappling Hook (Trait)

Qhira Grappling Hook
Grappling Hook (D) Blizzard Qhira
  • Cooldown: 25 seconds

Qhira fires a grappling hook that pulls her to terrain it contacts. If an enemy Hero is hit, they take 35 (+4% per level) damage and Qhira launches at them, kicking them for an additional 108 (+4% per level) damage.

Can be used while Revolving Sweep is active.

Grappling Hook Icon Grappling Hook is so crucial to Qhira's combat performance, it could very well be one of her Basic Abilities. The Trait comes with a relatively long cooldown and consequently needs to be aimed with precision. If landed correctly against an enemy Hero, Qhira launches herself towards the target and damages it noticeably. If landed against terrain, Qhira pulls herself towards the point of impact, allowing her to either chase fleeing targets down or escape a dangerous situation.

3. Carnage

Qhira Carnage
Carnage (Q) Blizzard Qhira
  • Mana: 40
  • Cooldown: 6 seconds

Unleash your sword in the target direction, continuously dealing 30 (+4% per level) damage to enemies caught in its path.

Carnage Icon Carnage comes with a low cooldown and Mana costs and should be used whenever ready to enhance Qhira's damage during skirmishes and team fights. Keep in mind that Carnage pierces through enemies, allowing Qhira to hit several enemy Heroes at the same time dealing tremendous damage.

4. Blood Rage

Qhira Blood Rage
Blood Rage (W) Blizzard Qhira
  • Mana: 35
  • Cooldown: 8 seconds

Passive: Basic Attack and Ability damage cause enemies to bleed for 44 (+4% per level) damage over 4 seconds. Stacks 5 times.

Active: Qhira deals 32 (+4% per level) damage and heals for 85 (+4% per level) Health per enemy Hero affected. Damage and healing is increased by 50% per each additional stack on that Hero.

Blood Rage Icon Blood Rage's passive bleeding effect is Qhira's most important source of damage. Stacking the bleeding on several targets and activating this ability at the right time is what makes Qhira a force to be reckoned with. If activated after using other abilities, most importantly Carnage Icon Carnage and Revolving Sweep Icon Revolving Sweep, she can withstand vast amounts of damage due to the powerful healing component of Blood Rage that grows with the number of enemy targets currently affected by the bleed.

5. Revolving Sweep

Qhira Revolving Sweep
Revolving Sweep (E) Blizzard Qhira
  • Mana: 70
  • Cooldown: 16 seconds

Attach your sword on the first enemy Hero hit, dealing 96 (+4% per level) damage and Stunning them for 0.25 seconds. Once attached, Qhira becomes immune to all effects, swinging around the target for 2.75 seconds and dealing 105 (+4% per level) damage to enemies between you and the target.

Re-activate to send you to the target's location knocking them away, dealing 108 (+4% per level) damage and Stunning them for 0.75 seconds.

Revolving Sweep Icon Revolving Sweep is a flashy source of extra mobility. Qhira attaches to the first enemy Hero hit and begins to spin around them. At any given time she can cancel the spinning process and after doing so, the target will get tossed to the opposite direction of Qhira. Thus, the ability can be used offensively to push an enemy target towards Qhira's teammates or defensively to bring some distance between her and the chosen target.

6. Unrelenting Strikes

Qhira Unrelenting Strikes
Unrelenting Strikes (R) Blizzard Qhira
  • Heroic
  • Mana: 60
  • Cooldown: 75 seconds

Deal 44 (+4% per level) damage to nearby enemies every 0.5 seconds for 2.5 seconds as your sword grows outward. Upon expiring, deal 83 (+4% per level) damage to nearby enemy Heroes and Stun them for 0.75 seconds.

Unrelenting Strikes Icon Unrelenting Strikes causes Qhira to spin furiously, damaging and eventually Stunning all enemies inside its radius. The initial circle is relatively small but continues to grow significantly. Once fully expanded, the Stun effect is applied, it is thus important to move and folow targets that Qhira wants to Stun constantly until the ability is fully cast.

7. Final Strike

Qhira Final Strike
Final Strike (R) Blizzard Qhira
  • Heroic
  • Mana: 45
  • Cooldown: 40 seconds

After 1 second, deal 415 (+4% per level) damage to enemies in a line. This damage is increased by 25% against enemy Heroes who are below 50% Health.

Final Strike Icon Final Strike comes with a 1-second channeling time. Once fully charged up, Qhira unleashes a long range attack in a straight line that hits everything inside its reach, damaging and causing them to Bleed. The fact that Final Strike's damage is increased if enemies struck are below 50% health, makes it a formidable chasing tool and finishing move. This Heroic Ability should be used very frequently, since it comes with a very low cooldown.