Heroes of the Storm – Gazlowe – Talents

gazlowe-portrait

Backstory

Few would consider the diminutive Gazlowe a fighter, but waht he lacks in height, he more than makes up in mechanical know-how. Besides, you don’t get to be boss of a “boom”-town like Ratchet just because you have a charming personality, if you know what I mean.

Role

Specializes in zoning out his enemies and securing areas with Turrets and Xplodium Charges. Can supercharge his Deth Lazor for increased area of effect damage.

Cost: heroes-of-the-storm-gold-icon 5,500 | $7.49
Role: Melee Specialist
Difficulty: Medium

Origins

gazlowe-store-thumbnailGazlowe was originally conceived as a new character for the video-game Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans. That game was cancelled by Blizzard Entertainment.

Gazlowe was the chief-engineer in charge of building Orgrimmar — as seen in Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne (orc campaign).

Later, Gazlowe remained in Ratchet, a goblin town on the eastern coast of The Barrens where he oversees the transportation and cargo operations of ships sailing from Booty Bay.

Gazlowe helped rebuild Orgrimmar after the Undead Scourge invasion (the pre-Wrath of the Lich King world event) where Orgrimmar was attacked by Frostwyrms, and later the remodeling of Orgrimmar with Saronite and other metals when Garrosh was appointed as Warchief after Orgrimmar was set ablaze during the elemental invasion (the pre-Cataclysm expansion world event).

 

Abilities

Rock-It! Turret (Q)Create a turret that shoots at nearby enemies.

Mana: 70
Cooldown: 2 seconds
Deth Lazor (W)Charge and shoot a laser. Damage and range increases the longer it is charged.

Mana: 75
Cooldown: 15 seconds
Xplodium Charge (E)Throw a timed bomb which stuns and damages enemies in an area.
SalvagerTurrets and enemy structures drops scrap. Collect to restore mana and reduce cooldowns. Activate to dismantle a turret, turning it into scrap.

 

Talents

Level 1

Regeneration MasterGather 3 Regeneration Globes to permanently grant you +1 Health per second. Stacks.
DemolisionistBasic Attacks against enemy structures destroy 2 ammo.
Scrap-o-Matic Smelter (Trait)Increases the amount of mana restored by scrap to 60.
Break it Down! (Trait)Increases the cooldown reduction granted by scrap to 9 over 3 seconds.

Level 4

Minion KillerYou deal 25% increased damage to Minions and Mercenaries.
Reduce Reuse Recycle (Trait)Enemy minions that die near you have a 15% chance to drop scrap.
Clockwerk Steam FistsBasic Attacks increase the duration of your active Rock-It! Turrets
PromoteGive target allied lane minion +200% permanent health and +100% permanent damage.

Level 7

Rock-It! Turret XL (Q)Turrets can hit up to 2 additional targets for 50% of normal Turret damage.
Mercenary LordMercenary camps you capture gain the following bonuses:

Siege Giants: 50% increased damage.

Knights: 50% increased health.
Sapping Turret (Q)Rock-It! Turrets also slow their target by 25% for 2 seconds.
First AidActivate to heal 20% of your max Health over 4 seconds.

Level 10

Grav-O-Bomb 3000 (R)Pulls enemies towards its center. Deals 150 damage.

Cooldown: 110 seconds
Robo-Goblin (R)Reduces the duration of Crowd Control effects by 50% and Basic Attacks deal an additional 250% damage to minions, mercenaries, and structures.

Level 13

Burning RageDeals 10 damage per second to nearby enemies.
Kwik Release Charge (E)Xplodium Charge can now be cast twice in rapid succession.
EZ-PZ Dimensional Ripper (W)Deth Lazor slows Heroes by 35% and freezes minions or structures for 3 seconds.
SprintActivate to increase Movement Speed by 75% for 3 seconds.

Level 16

Long-Ranged Turrets (Q)Increases Rock-It! Turret attack range by 25%.
Turret Storage (Q)Increases the maximum number of Rock-It! Turret charges you can hold to 4.
Hyperfocus Coils (W)Your Deth Lazor charges twice as fast.
StoneskinActivate to gain 30% of your max Health in Shields for 5 seconds.

Level 20

Resurgence of the StormUpon dying, revive back at your Altar after 5 seconds. This can occur once every 120 seconds.
Swift StormReduces the cast time of Hearthstone to 2 seconds.

Increases mount speed to +60% move speed.
Miniature Black Hole (R)Increases the radius of Grav-O-Bomb 3000 by 25% and its damage by 50%.
Mecha-Lord (R)Basic attacks deal an additional 130% damage to heroes and increase the duration of Robo-Goblin by .5 seconds per hit.

 

Voice Over Quotes

These are the voice over quotes repeated by Gazlowe when the player clicks on him multiple times. Here is a transcript courtesy of Mutterscrawl. (thank you)

“Hey time is money friend … and you’re out of both!”

“Wazzup!”

“Lets show em what you’re made of! Thorium!”

“You ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight? … Well have ya?”

“This thing’s a miracle of goblin engineering *breaking machine noises* Oh snap! Oh, hey buddy! Did you see where that went? *more breaking noises* Oh great there goes binky.”

“The Samophlange’s connected to the Gizmo, and the Gizmo’s connected to the dealybob’s, and the dealybob’s … ARGH! *explosion* … no longer connected to the thingamagig…”

“Ohhh, what’s this button do again – DOH! Oh, right-right. I gotta remember not to mess with that… shiny … sparkly… blinky red button AUGH”

“Ah geez this contraption is so crazy I can clearly see it’s nuts… and bolts. I said bolts. I said bolts! I SAID BOLTS ALRIGHT I’M KEEPING IT T FOR TEEN HERE GOD YOU’RE SO FILTHY.”

“My Friends Call Me: The Mastah Blastah”

“You know what the best part of being boss of Ratchet is? Because I’d love to know, I mean seriously … it’s so boring.”

 

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