Published on August 29th, 2017 | by Admin

Kel’Thuzad Now Available on PTR

Kel’Thuzad, is finally making his debut in Heroes of the Storm, and is now available to test on the PTR!

Kel’Thuzad has faithfully served the Lich King both in life and after death. Reanimated as the Archlich of the Scourge and given domain of the Dread Necropolis, Naxxramas, Kel’Thuzad remains Arthas’s most trusted advisor and master of the cold dark.

Basic Abilities:

  • Death and Decay (Q)
    • After 0.5 seconds, launch an orb that explodes upon hitting an enemy, dealing damage to enemies in the area. The explosion leaves behind a pool of decay that lasts 2 seconds, dealing damage every 0.5 seconds to enemies.
  • Frost Nova (W)
    • Create a nova that explodes after 1 second, dealing damage to enemies inside and Slowing them by 35% for 2.5 seconds. Enemies in the centre are Rooted for 1 second.
  • Chains of Kel’Thuzad (E)
    • Launch a chain, dealing damage to the first enemy Hero or Structure hit. For 4 seconds after hitting an enemy, Chains can be reactivated to launch to an additional enemy, pulling both enemies together and Stunning them for 0.5 seconds.

We’ve also released a new five-part video series, Resurrecting Kel’Thuzad, which follows designers, artists, writers, and developers from around Blizzard in a behind-the-scenes look at the process behind bringing one of the most memorable villains from Warcraft history into the Nexus.

Resurrecting Kel’Thuzad Episode 1 – Honouring a Legacy:

Hero Spotlight:

Obey the Call Animated Short:

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