Blizzard Entertainment Reveals Mephisto in Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard Entertainment has revealed Mephisto as the new hero coming to the Nexus as a Ranged Assassin.


Mephisto is a highly aggressive mage who deals incredible sustained damage by reducing the cooldowns of his abilities when damaging enemies.


Skull Missile (Q)

Conjure a skull that travels in the target direction after 0.75 sec, dealing 127 damage to enemies hit and Slowing Heroes hit by 25% for 2 sec.

Mana: 20
Cooldown: 8 sec

Lightning Nova (W)

A ring of lightning appears around Mephisto for 2.5 sec. Enemies within the ring take 50 damage every 0.25 sec.

Each time a cast of Lightning Nova hits a Hero, its damage is increased by 4% up to 40%.

Mana: 55
Cooldown: 14 sec

Shade of Mephisto (E)

Teleport to a location, dealing 81 damage to nearby enemies and leaving behind a Shade of Mephisto at Mephisto's original location.

After 2.5 sec, Mephisto is teleported back to the Shade's location.

Mana: 40
Cooldown: 18 sec

Lord of Hatred

Hitting enemy Heroes with Basic Abilities reduces Mephisto's Basic Ability cooldowns.

Skull Missile and Shade of Mephisto grant 1.5 sec of cooldown reduction per Hero hit, and Lightning Nova grants 0.3 sec per Hero hit.



Unyielding PowerQuest: Hit Heroes with Skull Missile.

Reward: After hitting 20 Heroes, increase Skull Missile's
damage by 60.

Reward: After hitting 40 Heroes, Skull Missile's cooldown is
permanently reduced by 5 seconds
Furious SparkEvery 5th hit from Lightning Nova against the same target
deals 94 bonus damage.
Malicious IntentShade of Mephisto grants 20% Spell Power while active and
for 2.5 seconds after ending.
AngerBasic Attacks against enemy Heroes also activate Lord of Hatred, reducing Basic
Ability cooldowns by 0.75 seconds.
Hateful MendingSkull Missile heals Mephisto for 50% of the damage it deals
to Heroes.
Static BarrierAt the end of its duration, Lightning Nova grants Mephisto a Shield equal to 50% of the damage it dealt to Heroes. Lasts 7 seconds.
SpiteIncrease Regeneration Globe healing duration by 60%. Every tick of Regeneration Globe healing activates Lord of Hatred, reducing Basic Ability cooldowns by 0.5 seconds
Ghastly ArmorShade of Mephisto grants 20 Armor while active and for 2.5 seconds after it ends.
Frost StormEnemies near Shade of Mephisto are Slowed by 50% for 2 seconds. Hitting enemies with Skull Missile while Shade of Mephisto is active increases its Slow to 50%.
TrickeryShade of Mephisto grants 20% Movement Speed while active and for 2.5 sec after it ends. After Shade of Mephisto expires, all Slows and Roots are removed from Mephisto.
Consume SoulsChannel for 2.5 seconds, revealing all enemy Heroes. After the Channel completes, all enemy Heroes take 529 damage and are Slowed by 40% for 2.5 seconds.

Cost: 80
Cooldown: 120 seconds
Durance of HateAfter 1 second, unleash a wave of evil spirits that Root the first enemy Hero hit for 2 seconds and deal 237 damage to them over the same duration. Durance of Hate spreads outwards from its initial target, Rooting and damaging additional nearby enemy Heroes.

Cost: 60
Cooldown: 80 seconds
Abhorred SkullHitting a Hero with Skull Missile grants 20% Spell Power for 6 seconds.
HysteriaLord of Hatred also reduces the cooldown of Mephisto's Heroic Ability.
Shard of HateBasic Attacks hit enemies near the primary target.
Lightning ReactionSkull Missile explodes on contact with Lightning Nova, dealing 270 damage to nearby enemies.
Static FieldWhen Lightning Nova's damage bonus reaches 40%, enemy Heroes within its radius take damage equal to 12% of their maximum Health.
AnimosityActivate to extend the duration of Lightning Nova by 2.5 seconds.

Passive: Basic Attacks while Lightning Nova is active cause an immediate pulse of Lightning Nova damage.

Cooldown: 15 sec.
Consumed by
Consume Souls deals bonus damage equal to 10% of the target's missing Health. If Consume Souls initial cast kills a Hero it will cast again 1 additional time.
Durance of Hate Silences enemies for 3 seconds after its Root expires.
MimicWhile both Shade of Mephisto and Lightning Nova are active, Lightning Nova also casts from the Shade's location.
Shade LordActivate to swap locations with Shade of Mephisto and refresh its duration.

Passive: Shade of Mephisto benefits from all of Mephisto's level 7 Talents

Cooldown: 60 sec.


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