Kael’thas build used in HGC and other Heroes of the Storm eSports events by the top pro gamers in the United States and Europe. Kael’thas is a ranged assassin.
Kael’thas build – eSports
FlamestrikeAfter 1 sec, deal 333 damage in an area.
Verdant Spheres increases the radius by 50%
Cooldown: 7 sec
Living BombDeal 125 damage over 3 sec to an enemy, then they explode dealing 208 damage to all nearby enemies. Other Heroes damaged by this explosion are also affected by Living Bomb, though the secondary explosions cannot spread.
Verdant Spheres makes this Ability cost no Mana and have no cooldown.
Gravity LapseStun the first enemy hit for 1 sec.
Verdant Spheres causes Gravity Lapse to stun the first 3 enemies hit and increases the stun duration by 50%.
Cooldown: 14 sec
Verdant SpheresActivate to make Kael'thas's next Basic Ability more powerful.
Cooldown: 6 sec
|Convection||Quest: Damaging an enemy Hero with Flamestrike increase its damage by 5, up to 100. This bonus is lost on death.
Reward: After hitting 20 enemy Heroes, increase Flamestrike damage by an additional 100 and no longer lose any bonuses on death.
|Fel Infusion||Increases kael'thas's Spell Power by 4%. Kael'thas heals for 206 Health when activating Verdant Spheres.|
|Mana Addict||Quest Gathering a Regeneration Globe increases Kael'thas' max Mana by 15.
Reward After gathering 20 Globes, Kael'thas can activate Arcane Barrier to gain a Shield equal to 100% of his max Mana for 4 sec. 45 se cooldown.
|Nether Wind||Increases Gravity Lapse's range by 30%. When Gravity lapse hits an enemy Hero, refund 80 Mana.|
|Energy Roil||When Gravity Lapse hits a Hero, reduce its cooldown by 9 sec.|
|Mana Tap||Activating Verdant Spheres restores 4% of Kael'thas's max Mana.|
|Burned Flesh||When Flamestrike damages 2 or more Heroes, they take additional damage equal to 8% of their max Health.|
|Sun King's Fury||Living Bombs that spread to enemy Heroes deal 35% more damage.|
|Sunfire Enchantment||Activating Verdant Spheres causes Kael'thas's next Basic Attack to instead deal 217 Spell damage.|
|Phoenix||Launch a Phoenix to an area, dealing 116 damage to enemies along the way. The Phoenix persists for 7 seconds, attacking enemies for 116 damage and splashing for 50%.
Cooldown: 60 sec
|Pyroblast||After 1.5 seconds, cast a slow-moving fireball that deals 1320 damage to an enemy Hero and 660 damage to enemies nearby.
Cooldown: 100 sec
|Pyromaniac||Each time Living Bomb deals periodic damage, Kael'thas's Basic Ability cooldowns are reduced by 1.|
|Backdraft||Living Bomb's explosion slows enemy Movement Speed by 30% for 2 sec.|
|Fission Bomb||Increases Living Bomb's explosion radius by 20%.|
|Fury of the Sunwell||Flamestrike will explode a second time 1.5 sec later.|
|Twin Spheres||Verdant Spheres gains a second charge.|
|Arcane Dynamo||Using a Basic Ability increases Kael'thas Spell Power by 3% for 5 sec, stacking up to 15%.|
|Rebirth||Increases Phoenix duration by 100%. While alive, the Phoenix may be ordered to move to a different location.|
|Presence of Mind||Increases Pyroblast's explosion radius by 50% and reduces its cooldown by 25 sec per enemy Hero hit.|
|Master of Flames||Living Bomb's spread from explosions can now also spread Living Bomb.|
|Flamethrower||Increases the cast range of Flamestrikes by 40%. If Flamestrike hits 2 or more Heroes, its cooldown is reduced by 4 sec.|