Gul’dan Guide

Gul’dan is a ranged assassin hailing from Warcraft II, and World of Warcraft. He has two resource mechanics as a Warlock: Drain Life and Mana Tap. These two may extend the time the gameplay time in the battlefield before going back to the mana well or teleporting to the base, however there is a downside to mana tap: it drains your life about 20-25%. That’s where one has to be careful not to get ambushed. Tracer and Greymane are better counters to Gul’dan.


Gul’dan Guide


Fel Flame

Release a wave of flame, dealing 181 damage to enemies.

Mana: 75
Cooldown: 1.5 sec


Call forth three bursts of shadow energy, dealing 204 damage over 6 sec. Stacks 3 times.

Mana: 90
Cooldown: 16 sec

Drain Life

Drain the life from an enemy over 3 sec, dealing 132 damage per sec and healing Gul'dan for 172 Health per sec.

Cooldown: 10 sec

Life Tap

Gul'dan does not regenerate Mana. Activate to restore 25% mana.

Life: 234


  • fel-flamePursuit of FlameQuest: Hit 40 enemy Heroes with Fel Flame.

    Reward: Fel Flame's radius is increased by 10%.
    drain-lifeGlyph of Drain LifeIncreases the cast range of Drain Life by 25%.
    corruptionEchoed CorruptionQuest: Hit 30 enemy Heroes with Corruption.

    Reward: After the third strike, Corruption strikes 3 times in the opposite direction.
    chaotic-energyChaotic EnergyQuest: Gathering a Regen Globe causes your next Basic Ability with a Mana cost to refund 25 Mana.

    Reward: After Gathering 20 Regen Globes your Basic Ability Mana costs are permanently reduced by 20.
  • drain-lifeHealth FunnelIf an enemy dies while under the effect of Drain Life, the cooldown is reduced by 6 sec.
    life-tapImproved Life TapLife Tap now restores 35% Mana.
    consume-soulConsume SoulInstantly kill an enemy Minion and heal for 800 Health. Charge Cooldown: 30 sec.
  • fel-flameBound by ShadowEach enemy Hero hit with Fel Flame reduces the cooldown of Corruption by 1 sec.
    drain-lifeDevour the FrailDrain Life deals 50% more damage to enemies below 50% Health.
    corruptionCurse of ExhaustionUpon expiration, Corruption slows enemy Movement Speed by 50% for 2 sec.
    hunger-for-powerHunger for PowerIncreases Ability Power by 15% but reduces healing received from allies by 25%.
  • horrifyHorrifyAfter a short delay, deal 120 damage and fear enemy Heroes in the area for 2 sec.

    Mana: 90
    Cooldown: 80 sec
    rain-of-destructionRain of Destruction

    After a short delay, deal 263 damage and fear enemy Heroes in the area for 2 sec.

    Mana: 90
    Cooldown: 80 sec

  • fel-flameFel ArmorHitting an enemy Hero with Fel Flame grants a Spell Shield, reducing Ability Damage taken by 30% for 2.5 sec.
    drain-lifeHarvest LifeDrain Life heals for 50% more Health when used on Heroes.
    dark-bargainDark BargainYour maximum Health is permanently increased by 25% but your Death Respawn time is increased by 15 sec.
    healthstoneHealthstoneActivate to heal for 30% of your maximum Health.

    Cooldown: 60 sec
  • fel-flameRampant HellfireFel Flame's damage is increased by 6% for 5 sec when hitting an enemy Hero. This can stack up to 5 times.
    corruptionRuinous AfflictionCorruption deals an additional 171 damage on impact. If the enemy is hit by all three strikes, the third strike deals 511 damage.
    life-tapDarkness WithinAfter using Life Tap, the next ability you cast has 20% increased Ability Power.
  • horrifyHauntIncreases the duration of Horrify by 1 sec and feared enemies become Vulnerable taking 25% increased damage.
    rain-of-destructionDeep ImpactRain of Destruction slows enemies Movement Speed by 90% for 0.5 sec.
    demonic-circleDemonic CircleSummon a Demonic Circle at your location. Activate to teleport to the Demonic Circle.

    Cooldown: 60 sec.


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