Johanna

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[e][h]Johanna
Crusader of Zakarum
Hero Information
Universe
Role
Attack
Melee
Cost:
$6.49 | 4,000Gold
Release Date:
June 2, 2015
Stats
Physical Armor:
25
Attack Range:
1.5
Attacks Per Second:
0.91
Level Changed Stats
Initial
Change/Level
Attack Damage:
103
4%
Life:
2266
4%
Life Regen:
4.73
4%
Mana:
500
10
Mana Regen:
3
0.098

Johanna, the Crusader of Zakarum, is a Melee Warrior class hero from the Diablo universe.

Abilites

Starting Abilities

Punish
Ability: Cone Area of Effect
Affects: Enemies
Step forward dealing damage and slowing enemies by 60% decaying over 2 seconds.
Q
40
8
Punish damage (per level):
 118 (+4%)
Condemn
Ability: Area of Effect
Affects: Enemies
After 1 second, you pull nearby enemies toward you, stunning them for 0.25 seconds and dealing damage. Deals 200% increased damage to Minions and Mercenaries.
W
50
10
Condemn damage (per level):
 57 (+4%)
Shield Glare
Ability: Area of Effect
Affects: Enemies
Deal damage to enemies and cause them to miss Basic Attacks for 1.5 seconds.
E
45
12
Shield Glare damage (per level):
 61 (+4%)

Heroic Abilities

Falling Sword
Ability: Area of Effect
Affects: Enemies
Johanna leaps towards an area. While in the air, she can steer the landing location by moving. After 2 seconds Johanna lands, dealing damage to nearby enemies and knocking them into the air.
R
100
60
Falling Sword damage (per level):
 380 (+4%)
Blessed Shield
Ability: Skillshot
Affects: Enemies
Deal damage and stun the first enemy hit for 1.5 seconds. Blessed Shield then bounces to 2 nearby enemies, dealing damage and stunning them for 0.75 seconds.
R
90
60
Primary damage (per level):
Bounce damage (per level):
 119 (+4%)
 59 (+4%)

Combat Trait

Iron Skin
Ability: Shield
Affects: Self
Gain a Shield that absorbs damage for 4 seconds. While this Shield is active, you are Unstoppable.
D
25
20
Shield amount (per level):
 701 (+4%)

Talents

Talents
1
4
7
10
13
16
20
Regeneration Master
Quest: Gathering a Regeneration Globe increases your Health Regeneration by 1 per second, up to 30.

Reward: After gathering 30 Regeneration Globes, you also gain 500 Health.


Strategy and role

Lore

There have been many women who have borne the name Johanna in service of the crusade, and each has given her life to purify her faith. Johanna carries on their legacy as she searches the kingdom of Khanduras for the fallen star.

Taken from the Quotes and Facts section of Battle.net's blog update for Johanna

The Crusader order she is part of was formed over 200 years ago, years after the Zakarum church became the guardian of Mephisto's soulstone. Around the time Rakkis and his armies had set off for the west to spread the Zakarum faith, leading to the creation of Westmarch, Akkhan, a high cleric of the Zakarum church, sensed growing corruption in the church. To save the church he created and trained an new order, and gathered warriors of parallel strength and inner light. The Crusaders' mission was to find some way to cleanse the corruption from the church, but the "thing" that could cleanse the church was a mystery. Many search for any information or artifacts related to Akarat, who was the first person to practice the religion that grew into the Zakarum faith. Some feel that the quest itself, and the faith and discipline it builds, is the goal.

The Crusaders dedicate their lives to the quest, and during their lives, they take on a single apprentice (Johanna does not have an apprentice yet). When the Crusader dies, the apprentice takes over. The apprentice takes the armor, shield and even the name of the Crusader who trained them. Initially the Crusaders journeyed to the east for their quest, but when the star fell on Tristram (during Diablo III) many Crusaders were returning to the west. There were originally 427 Crusaders who journeyed to the east, of which only 341 returned.

Lore connections to other heroes

Balance Updates

References