Heroes of the Storm – Tyrande Whisperwind – Talents
Tyrande Whisperwind strikes fear into all who wish ill of the Kaldorei. As the highest ranking Sentinel and High Priestess of Elune, she is not only the Night Elves’ most deadly warrior, but also their most cunning leader.
Marks enemy targets by attacking and heals allies that attack them. Summons owls to scout out enemy positions.
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Role: Ranged Support
Tyrande Whisperwind debuted in the Night Elves campaign playable in Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos.
Her story can be read in the WarCraft War of the Ancients novel by Richard A. Knaak.
Tyrande ventured into the Emerald Dream to reach the Nightmare in order to rescue Malfurion Stormrage’s dreamform in the pages of World of Warcraft: Stormrage by Richard A. Knaak.
A peerless hunter by moonlight and the chosen of the goddess Elune, Tyrande has led the night elves in war for ages.
Tyrande was born thousands of years ago and grew up in the company of Malfurion and Illidan Stormrage. She answered the call of the Sisters of Elune, followers of the night elves’ Goddess of the Moon, and became a novice priestess, while the Stormrage brothers followed different paths. Their destinies merged anew when the Burning Legion arrived on Azeroth.
Tyrande and Malfurion grew close and battled against the invading demons together, but Illidan pursued a darker path, feigning allegiance to the Burning Legion and succumbing to the temptations of power. After the defeat of the Legion and the Sundering, Tyrande and Malfurion helped rebuild elven society; Illidan was imprisoned beneath Mount Hyjal.
The couple could not remain together for long; soon after the night elves settled near Mount Hyjal, Malfurion and the other night elf druids were needed in the Emerald Dream. While Malfurion slept in the Dream, Tyrande commanded her people, forming the Sentinels – the night elven army – to guard their lands and allies.
During the Third War, Tyrande sent her Sentinels to deter the advances of the Horde in Kalimdor, but ultimately ended up working with them to battle the armies of the Burning Legion, an effort that also forced her to awaken the druids, including Malfurion, from the Emerald Dream. Their time together was cut short when the elder Stormrage suffered from the corruption of the Dream, but Tyrande joined her lover to defeat the menace, and they both returned to Azeroth, where they protected their people (and the other races of the Alliance) from the destruction caused by Deathwing and the advances of Garrosh Hellscream in Kalimdor.
|Light of Elune (Q)||Heals an ally for 110 automatically healing Tyrande for 55.
Cooldown: 6 seconds
|Sentinel (W)||Travels across the battleground revealing its path. Deals 76 damage and reveals Heroes for 8 seconds.
Cooldown: 18 seconds
|Lunar Flare (E)||After a short delay, deals 108 damage and stuns enemies in the target area for 1.25 seconds.
Cooldown: 12 seconds
|Hunter's Mark (Combat Trait)||Attacks mark targets for 3 seconds. Attacking marked targets heals the attacker for 10 health.|
|Path of the Wizard||Your Hero gains an extra 5 Mana and 0.2 Mana Regeneration for every level gained.|
|Mark of Elune (Trait)||Hunter's Mark duration increased by 2 seconds. Healing effect increased to 1.5% of the attacker's max health.|
|Pierce (W)||Sentinel no longer ends on the first hero hit, damaging all heroes it passes through.|
|Healing Ward||Place on the ground to heal allies in an area for 2% of their max Health every second for 10 seconds.|
|Quickening Blessing (Q)||Also increases the target's movement speed by 25% for 3 seconds.|
|Shroud (Q)||Also cloaks target for 5 seconds.|
|Shield Ally||Places a protective shield on an allied Hero, protecting them from 330 damage before breaking. Lasts for 5 seconds.|
|Searing Arrows||Activate to increase Basic Attack damage by 40% for 5 seconds. Attacks cost 10 Mana per hit.|
|Trueshot Aura||Grants +10% Attack Damage and Attack speed as an aura to nearby allies.|
|Battle Momentum||Basic Attacks reduce your ability cooldowns by 0.5 seconds.|
|Overflowing Light (Q)||When Tyrande is above 90% health, the targeted heal is increased by 40%.|
|Calldown: MULE||Repairs the target structures, granting it health and ammo over 30 seconds.|
|Shadowstalk (R)||Cloaks Tyrande and all allies on the map for 8 seconds, and grants them a 30% move speed bonus for 3 seconds.
Cooldown: 80 seconds
|Starfall (R)||Deals 26 damage per second to all enemies in a target area. Slows enemies by 20% for 2 seconds.
Cooldown: 100 seconds
Duration: 8 seconds
|Lunar Blaze (E)||Increases the cast range by 50% and the impact radius by 33%.|
|Empower (W)||Upon impact, Tyrande's ability cooldowns are reduced by 4 seconds over 2 seconds.|
|Sprint||Activate to increase Movement Speed by 75% for 3 seconds.|
|Shrink Ray||Activate to reduce an enemy Hero's damage by 50% and Movement Speed by 50% for 4 seconds.|
|Shooting Star (E)||Lunar Flare deals 50% more damage and refunds 30 mana for each enemy it hits, up to 60 mana.|
|Ranger (W)||Increases width by 100%, increases damage dealt based on distance traveled up to a maximum of +200% damage.|
|Rewind||Activate to reduce the cooldown of your Basic Abilities by 10 seconds.|
|Berserk||Activate to increase your Attack Speed by 50% and Movement Speed by 10% for 4 seconds.|
|Fury of the Storm||Basic Attacks bounce twice to nearby enemies for 50% damage.|
|Storm Shield||Activate to give you and nearby allied Heroes a Shield for 20% of their max health for 3 seconds.|
|Hunter's Prey (R)||Increases the cloak duration of Shadowstalk by 8 seconds, and the duration of the move speed bonus by 3 seconds.|
|Celestial Wrath (R)||Starfall can now be cast globally, but it still requires vision of the area to cast it. Damage is increased by 30%.|
|Bolt of the Storm||Activate to teleport to the target location.|
Voice Over Quotes
These are the voice over quotes repeated by Tyrande Whisperwind when the player clicks on her multiple times. Here is a transcript courtesy of Cemotucu.
”The Goddess calls.”
“Anu therador mali. Do not presume that just because I’m a priestess my fury has been checked.”
“Here, hold this apple for a moment… Alright, now put it on your head. Perfect.”
“It’s been a while since I used this bow. Would you hold this apple for a moment? I’m a little out of practice.”
“This is my owl. There are many like it, but this one reveals foes.”
“I’m celebrating my 29th birthday next week… for the 8th thousand time.”
“You know, when women run things in Kalimdor we experienced an era of peace, THEN the men woke up and now we face a new war every other year.”
“[Doorbell rings] Greetings, my name is Tyrande and this is Shandris. Do you have some spare time to talk about Elune?”
“What the…? How long have this leaves being in my hear?”
“I am High Priestess Tyrande, Champion of Justice. In the name of Elune, I’ll punish you!”
“Goddess, make me fast and accurate. Let my aim be true, and if today you call me home. Let me die with an empty quiver. I could use another millennium or two of guild time.”
“Malfurion and I have one rule that defines our relationship: NO shapeshifting. I’m not into that.”