Zagara

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[e][h]Zagara
Broodmother of the Swarm
Zagara.jpg
Hero Information
Universe
Starcraft-icon.png
Role
Specialist-icon.png
Attack
Ranged
Cost:
Release Date:
June 25, 2014
Stats
Attack Range:
5.5
Attacks Per Second:
1.25
Level Changed Stats
Initial
Change/Level
Attack Damage:
85
4%
Life:
1709
4%
Life Regen:
3.56
4%
Mana:
500
10
Mana Regen:
3
0.098

Zagara, the Broodmother of the Swarm, is a Ranged Specialist class hero in Heroes of the Storm. She is a Zerg Broodmother in service of Kerrigan, and first appeared in StarCraft II: Heart of the Storm.

Abilities[edit]

Starting Abilities[edit]

Baneling Barrage
Baneling Barrage.png
Ability: Skillshot
Affects: Enemy
Launch 1 Baneling that deals damage to enemies it hits.
Q
Mana Cost.png 10
Cooldown Clock.png 3
Baneling Barrage damage (per level):
 89 (+4%)
Hunter Killer
Hunter Killer.png
Ability: Target
Affects: Enemy
Summon a Hydralisk to attack a single target, dealing damage per second. Lasts 8 seconds.
W
Mana Cost.png 60
Cooldown Clock.png 14
Hunter Killer damage (per level):
 71 (+4%)
Infested Drop
Infested Drop.png
Ability: Area of Effect/Summon
Affects: Enemies
Bombard target area with a Zerg Drop Pod for damage. The pod spawns 2 Roachlings that deal damage per second and last for 8 seconds.
W
Mana Cost.png 50
Cooldown Clock.png 12
Infested Drop damage (per level):
Roachling attack damage (per level):
 151 (+3%)
 30 (+3%)

Heroic Abilities[edit]

Devouring Maw
Devouring Maw.png
Ability: Area of Effect
Affects: Enemies
Summon a Devouring Maw that devours enemies for 4 seconds. Devoured enemies cannot fight and take damage per second. Usable on Unstoppable enemies.
R
Mana Cost.png 100
Cooldown Clock.png 100
Devouring Maw damage (per level):
 83 (+4%)
Nydus Network
Nydus Network heroes.png
Ability: Summon/Passive
Affects: Self
Summon a Nydus Worm on Creep anywhere that Zagara has vision. Zagara can enter a Nydus Worm and travel to any other Nydus Worm by right-clicking near it. While inside a Nydus Worm, Zagara regenerates 9.75% Health and Mana per second.

Stores 2 charges. Maximum of 10 Nydus Worms at a time.

Passive: Creep spreads 15% farther.

Passive: While on Creep, each Basic Attack reduces all of Zagara's cooldowns by 0.75 seconds.
R
Mana Cost.png 50
Cooldown Clock.png 60

Combat Trait[edit]

Creep Tumor
Creep Tumor.png
Ability: Summon
Affects: Self
Lay a Creep Tumor that generates Creep. While on Creep, Zagara gains 20% additional attack range and both Zagara and her summons move 20% faster. Tumors last 240 seconds and reveal the surrounding area while active.
D
Mana Cost.png 18

Talents[edit]

Talents
1
Baneling Barrage.png
Infested Drop.png
InfestHOS.png
4
Nexus Frenzy.png
Locust Needles.png
Follow Through.png
7
Baneling Barrage.png
Viscous Acid.png
Infested Drop.png
10
Devouring Maw.png
Nydus Network heroes.png
13
Hunter Killer.png
Creep Tumor.png
Spell Shield.png
16
Hunter Killer.png
Corrosive Saliva.png
Mutalisk.png
20
Devouring Maw.png
Nydus Network heroes.png
Follow Through.png
Volatile Acid
Banelings can travel 50% further before exploding and their damage to non-Heroes is increased by 50%.


Strategy and Role[edit]

Guides[edit]

Lore[edit]

If Kerrigan is the Queen of the Zerg, then Zagara is the mother of the brood. Cunning and tenacious, she commands her vicious minions on the field of battle. Encounter her brood and beware: mess with her children and you answer to mama.

Lore connections to other heroes[edit]

Balance Updates[edit]

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