Kael'thas

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[e][h]Kael'thas
The Sun King
Kael'thas.jpg
Hero Information
Universe
Warcraft-icon.png
Role
Assassin-icon.png
Attack
Ranged
Cost:
625 Gems
Release Date:
May 12, 2015
Stats
Attack Range:
5.5
Attacks Per Second:
1.11
Level Changed Stats
Initial
Change/Level
Attack Damage:
68
4%
Life:
1581
4%
Life Regen:
3.3
4%
Mana:
500
10
Mana Regen:
3
0.098

Kael'thas, The Sun King, is a Ranged Assassin class hero from the Warcraft universe.

Abilites[edit]

Starting Abilities[edit]

Flamestrike
Flamestrike.png
Ability: Area of Effect
Affects: Enemies
After 1 second, deal damage in an area.

Verdant Spheres increases the radius by 50%.
Q
Mana Cost.png 70
Cooldown Clock.png 7
Flamestrike damage (per level):
 333 (+4%)
Living Bomb
Living Bomb.png
Ability: Target
Affects: Enemies
Deal damage over 3 seconds to an enemy, then they explode dealing damage to all nearby enemies. Other Heroes damaged by this explosion are also affected by Living Bomb, though the secondary explosions cannot spread.

Verdant Spheres makes this Ability cost no Mana and have no cooldown.
W
Mana Cost.png 50
Cooldown Clock.png 10
Living Bomb damage over time (per level):
Living Bomb explosion damage (per level):
 125 (+4%)
 208 (+4%)
Gravity Lapse
Gravity Lapse.png
Ability: Skillshot
Affects: Enemies
Stun the first enemy hit for 1 second.

Verdant Spheres causes Gravity Lapse to stun the first 3 enemies hit and increases the stun duration by 50%.
E
Mana Cost.png 90
Cooldown Clock.png 14

Heroic Abilities[edit]

Phoenix
Phoenix heroes.png
Ability: Area of Effect
Affects: Enemies
Launch a Phoenix to an area, dealing damage to enemies along the way. The Phoenix persists for 7 seconds, attacking enemies for damage and splashing for 50%.
R
Mana Cost.png 80
Cooldown Clock.png 60
Phoenix launch damage (per level):
Phoenix attack damage (per level):
 81 (+4%)
 81 (+4%)
Pyroblast
Pyroblast.png
Ability: Target
Affects: Enemy
After 1.5 seconds, cast a slow-moving fireball that deals damage to an enemy Hero and damage to enemies nearby.
R
Mana Cost.png 80
Cooldown Clock.png 100
Pyroblast primary damage (per level):
Pyroblast area damage (per level):
 851 (+5%)
 425 (+5%)

Combat Trait[edit]

Verdant Spheres
Verdant Spheres Active.png
Ability: Buff
Affects: Self
Activate to make Kael'thas's next Basic Ability more powerful.
D
Cooldown Clock.png 6

Talents[edit]

Talents
1
Flamestrike.png
Verdant Spheres Active.png
Conjurer's Pursuit.png
4
Gravity Lapse.png
Energy Roil.png
Verdant Spheres Active.png
7
Flamestrike.png
Living Bomb.png
Verdant Spheres Active.png
10
Phoenix heroes.png
Pyroblast.png
13
Living Bomb.png
Backdraft.png
Fission Bomb.png
16
Flamestrike.png
Verdant Spheres Active.png
Arcane Power.png
20
Phoenix heroes.png
Pyroblast.png
Living Bomb.png
Flamestrike.png
Convection
Quest Mark.jpgQuest: Damaging an enemy Hero with Flamestrike increase its damage by 5, up to 100. This bonus is lost on death.

Quest Mark.jpgReward: After hitting 20 enemy Heroes, increase Flamestrike damage by an additional 100 and no longer lose any bonuses on death.


Strategy and Role[edit]

Lore[edit]

Like all Blood Elves, Prince Kael'thas was transformed by the fall of Quel'thalas. Desperate to save his people from being consumed by their magical addiction, he joined forces with the Burning Legion and now lords over Tempest Keep.

Lore connections to other heroes[edit]

Balance Updates[edit]

References[edit]