Abathur

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[e][h]Abathur
Evolution Master
Abathur.jpg
Hero Information
Universe
Starcraft-icon.png
Role
Specialist-icon.png
Attack
Melee
Cost:
Release Date:
March 13, 2014
Stats
Attack Range:
1
Attacks Per Second:
1.43
Level Changed Stats
Initial
Change/Level
Attack Damage:
27
4%
Life:
712
4%
Life Regen:
1.48
4%
Mana:
N/A
N/A
Mana Regen:
N/A
N/A

Abathur, the Evolution Master, is a unique Specialist class hero in Heroes of the Storm. He first appeared in StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm as Kerrigan's servant. He was tasked with augmenting elements of the Zerg Swarm during the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm campaign.

Abilites[edit]

Starting Abilities[edit]

Symbiote
Hivemind.png
Ability: Buff
Affects: Allies
Assist another allied Unit or Combat Structure, allowing you to shield them and use new Abilities.

Cannot be used on another Hero's Summons.
Q
Cooldown Clock.png 4
Toxic Nest
Toxic Nest.png
Ability: Mine
Affects: Enemies
Spawn a mine that becomes active after a short time. Deals damage and reveals the enemy for 4 seconds. Lasts 90 seconds.

Stores up to 3 charges.
W
Cooldown Clock.png 10
Toxic Nest damage (per level):
 159 (+4%)

Symbiote Abilities[edit]

Stab
Stab.png
Ability: Skillshot
Affects: Enemy
Shoots a spike towards target area that deals damage to the first enemy it contacts.
Q
Cooldown Clock.png 3
Stab damage (per level):
 124 (+4%)
Spike Burst
Spike Burst.png
Ability: Area of Effect
Affects: Enemies
Deals damage to nearby enemies.
W
Cooldown Clock.png 6
Spike Burst damage (per level):
 121 (+4%)
Carapace
Carapace.png
Ability: Shield
Affects: Allies
Shields the assisted ally. Lasts for 8 seconds.
E
Cooldown Clock.png 12
Carapace shield (per level):
 163 (+4%)

Heroic Abilities[edit]

Ultimate Evolution
Ultimate Evolution.png
Ability: Clone
Affects: Clones
Clone target allied Hero and control it for 20 seconds. Abathur has perfected the clone, granting it 20% Ability Power, 20% bonus Attack Damage, and 10% bonus Movement Speed. Cannot use their Heroic Ability.
R
Cooldown Clock.png 50
Evolve Monstrosity
Evolve Monstrosity.png
Ability: Spawn
Affects: Minions/Locusts
Turn an allied Minion or Locust into a Monstrosity. When enemy Minions near the Monstrosity die, it gains 5% Health and 5% Basic Attack damage, stacking up to 40 times. The Monstrosity takes 0% less damage from non-Heroic enemies.

Using Symbiote on the Monstrosity allows you to control it, in addition to Symbiote's normal benefits. This Ability can be reactivated to automatically cast Symbiote on your Monstrosity.
R
Cooldown Clock.png 90

Combat Trait[edit]

Locust Strain
Locust Strain.png
Ability: Passive
Affects: Spawns
Spawns a Locust to attack down the nearest lane every 15 seconds. Locusts last for 25 seconds.

Cooldown Clock.png 15
Locust Strain locust health (per level):
Locust Strain locust attack damage (per level):
 300 (+4%)
 35 (+4%)

Special Mount[edit]

Deep Tunnel
Deep Tunnel Icon.png
Ability: Travel
Affects: Self
Quickly tunnel to a visible location.
Z
Cooldown Clock.png 30

Talents[edit]

Talents
1
Spike Burst.png
Locust Strain.png
Carapace.png
Toxic Nest.png
4
Toxic Nest.png
Ballistospores Icon.png
Carapace.png
Hivemind.png
7
Stab.png
Toxic Nest.png
Carapace.png
Calldown MULE.png
10
Ultimate Evolution.png
Evolve Monstrosity.png
13
Locust Strain.png
Bombard Strain.png
Stab.png
Spike Burst.png
16
Spike Burst.png
Carapace.png
Locust Strain.png
Volatile Mutation.png
20
Ultimate Evolution.png
Evolve Monstrosity.png
Hivemind.png
Locust Nest.png
Pressurized Glands
Increases the range of Symbiote's Spike Burst by 25% and decreases the cooldown by 1 second.


Strategy and Role[edit]

Lore[edit]

Abathur, the Evolution Master of Kerrigan's Swarm, works ceaselessly to improve the Zerg from the genetic level up. His hate for chaos and imperfection almost rivals his hatred of pronouns.

Lore connections to other heroes[edit]

  • Abathur is serving Kerrigan as the evolution master, which includes improving zerg units.
  • Abathur improved Zagara's ability to think and use strategies.
  • Ally with Dehaka

Quotes[edit]

Balance Updates[edit]

References[edit]