Once the crown prince of Lordaeron, and protégé of Uther the Lightbringer, Arthas was corrupted by the cursed blade Frostmourne in a bid to save his people. Now he rules over the damned as the Lich King and all shall know his wrath.
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Army of the Dead
Death Coil (Q)Deals 164 damage to target enemy.
Can be self-cast to heal for 262 Health.
Cooldown: 9 sec
Howling Blast (W)Root enemies within the target area for 1.25 sec and deals 68 damage.
Frozen Tempest (E)Deal 40 damage per sec to nearby enemies and Slow their Movement Speed by 10% per sec, stacking up to 40%. Heroes hit also have their Attack Speed Slowed by 10% per sec, stacking up to 40%. Frozen Tempest's effects last for 1.5 sec.
Cooldown: 1 sec
Frostmourne Hungers (Trait)Activate to make Arthas's next Basic Attack strike immediately, do 99 increased damage, and restore 30 Mana.
Cooldown: 12 sec
Once the crown prince of Lordaeron, and protege of Uther the Lightbringer, Prince Arthas was corrupted by the cursed blade Frostmourne in a desperate bid to save his people. Now he rules over the damned as the Lich King and all shall know his wrath.
Store Cost: 625 | 7000
Role: Melee Warrior
Prince Arthas debuted in Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and became the Lich King in Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne (both included in the Warcraft III Battle Chest). The Lich King was the main villain in World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King where he met his demise before heroes of the Alliance and the Horde with the assistance of Tirion Fordring and his Argent Crusade.
Arthas made a cameo as a child in the pages of World of Warcraft: Tides of Darkness, when Sir Anduin Lothar and a young Prince Varian Wrynn arrived to the throne of Lordaeron to seek shelter for the refugees of Stormwind shortly after the old Horde decimated the Kingdom. This novel was reprinted in the World of Warcraft: Chronicles of War which collects 4 novels.
In addition, you can learn more about Arthas in the Warcraft III novelization titled World of Warcraft: Arthas: Rise of the Lich King by New York Times best selling author Christie Golden.
Arthas the Lich King made a cameo in the Tokyopop manga Warcraft: Legends Volume 4 (the final story of Trag Highmountain, the tauren death knight). Another flashback cameo as Arthas the Death Knight and as the Lich King in World of Warcraft: The Essential Sunwell Collection by New York Times best selling author Richard A. Knaak.
Through demonic punishment, the Lich King was born with a singular objective: controlling the massive throng of undead known as the Scourge.
Ner'zhul was an elder orc shaman who rose as high as warchief of the orc clans of Draenor... and fell low enough to become a slave of the Burning Legion. After the Second War drew to a close, Ner'zhul -- guided by visions of death -- frantically opened new portals to worlds that the orcish hordes might invade, but the magical stress of creating so many portals at once tore Draenor apart. Ner'zhul escaped the death of his homeworld by fleeing into the nearest rift, only to find the demon Kil'jaeden lying in wait for him. Kil'jaeden had long manipulated Ner'zhul's visions to guide the orcs down a dark path, and now the demon punished his puppet by destroying Ner'zhul's body and encasing his spirit in an icy cask that would come to be called the Frozen Throne. This act birthed the Lich King, a spectral presence made to command the Scourge, an army of undead that would serve as the Burning Legion's advance weapon against Azeroth.
Despite his orders, the Lich King plotted to break free of the Legion's influence. During the Third War, he summoned Arthas Menethil, the fallen prince of Lordaeron, to serve as his most loyal death knight. When the Lich King was threatened by the forces of Illidan the Betrayer, Arthas traveled to the Frozen Throne of Northrend and broke the ice surrounding his master, donning the Lich King's helm and merging with him. Years later, the Alliance and Horde would march to destroy the Lich King, but they discovered that the Scourge, now loosed upon Azeroth, would always need a leader. The brave highlord Bolvar Fordragon volunteered to become the new jailor of the damned, dedicating his existence to containing the ravages of the undead.
"You will all serve me."
"Hail to the King, baby!"
"I am one cold brother."
"Darkness, stop calling. It's alright, though. We are still friends through Real ID."
"I'm afraid my condition has left me cold to your pleas of mercy."
"No man can defeat me. Although, 10 to 25 might do the trick."
"If you think I'm powerful now, you should see my abilities in Heroic mode."
"I'm looking for a few dead men with the cursed meddle to be death knights."
"It's Lich King, not Lick King. The two are very very different jobs."
"All I want is to settle down with a Lich Queen of my own, and have some little Lichlings. Is that too much to ask?"
"Ever get the feeling you are hearing voices in your helmet?"
"You'd make an adequate ghoul. Mindless, and proficient at repetitive tasks."
"The thing no one tells you about sitting on a Frozen Throne is how much of your flesh ends up stuck to it."
|Eternal Hunger||Quest: Use Frostmourne Hungers on an enemy Hero.
Reward: Increases the Mana it restores by 4, to a max of 40, and its damage by 4.
|Frost Presence||Quest: Root enemy Heroes with Howling Blast.
Reward: After rooting 5 Heroes, Howling Blast's cooldown is reduced by 2 sec.
Reward: After rooting 10 Heroes, Howling Blast's range is increased by 30%.
Reward: After rooting 20 Heroes, Howling Blast also roots enemies in its path.
|Rime||Every 5 sec, gain 60 Physical Armor against the next enemy Hero Basic Attack, reducing the damage taken by 60%. Stores up to 3 charges.|
|Frozen Wastes||Frozen Tempest Mana cost reduced by 4 per sec.
Quest: Damage enemy Heroes with Frozen Tempest.
Reward: After damaging enemy Heroes 150 times with Frozen Tempest, the Movement and Attack Speed slows of Frozen Tempest last an extra 1.5 sec against enemy Heroes.
|Icy Talons||Gain 3% Attack Speed for 1.5 sec every time a Hero is damaged by Frozen Tempest, to a max of 60%.|
|Deathlord||Reduces Death Coil's cooldown by 3 sec and increase its range by 30%.|
|Rune Tap||Every 3rd Basic Attack heals Arthas for 4% of his max Health.|
|Immortal Coil||Gain the healing effect of Death Coil even when used on enemies. If Death Coil is used on Arthas, it heals for an additional 50% bonus healing.|
|Icebound Fortitude||Activate to gain 25 Armor, reducing damage taken by 25%, and reduce the duration of Stuns, Slows, and Roots against Arthas by 75% for 3 sec.
Cooldown: 35 sec
|Army of the Dead||Summons Ghouls that last 15 sec. Sacrifice Ghouls to heal for 395 Health.
Cooldown: 80 sec
|Summon Sindragosa||Deals 341 damage and slows enemies by 60% for 4 sec. Also disables non-Heroic enemies and Structures for 20 sec.
Cooldown: 100 sec
|Shattered Armor||Enemy Heroes hit by Howling Blast have their Armor reduced by 15 for 4 sec.|
|Frost Strike||Reduces Frostmourne Hunger's cooldown by 2 sec. Frostmourne Hungers also slows the enemy by 50% for 1.5 sec.|
|Biting Cold||Each second an enemy is damaged by Frozen Tempest, it deals 12.5% bonus damage, up to a 50% bonus.|
|Remorseless Winter||Enemy Heroes that remain within Frozen Tempest for 3 sec are rooted for 1.25 sec. This effect can only happen once every 10 sec.|
|Frostmourne Feeds||Increases the amount of Basic Attacks empowered by Frostmourne Hungers to 2.|
|Embrace Death||Death Coil deals more damage and heals more the lower Arthas's current health is, to a max of 100% bonus damage and healing.|
|Legion of Northrend||3 additional Ghouls are created. Ghouls heal for an additional 50% and last 5 seconds longer.|
|Absolute Zero||Sindragosa flies twice as far. Enemy Heroes are rooted for 2 sec, and then slowed by 60% for 3.5 sec.|
|Death's Advance||Activate to increase Movement Speed by 30% for 3 sec.
Passive: Increases Movement Speed by 10%.
cooldown: 50 sec
|Anti-Magic Shell||Activate to make Arthas immune to Spell Damage for 3 sec and heal Arthas for 25% of the damage prevented.
cooldown: 60 sec