Gul’dan Build

Gul’dan build used at HGC in USA, Europe and Asia. Gul’dan is a ranged assassin hailing from Warcraft II, and World of Warcraft. In Heroes of the Storm, Gul’dan has two resource mechanics as a Warlock: Drain Life and Mana Tap.

Gul’dan Build – eSports

Mene - Dignitas HGC EU - Phase 2 Part 2 - Game 1 - Team expert v Team Dignitas -- Sept 3

Echoed Corruption

Consume Soul

Hunger for Power



Ruinous Affliction

POILK - Zealots HGC EU - Phase 2 Part 2 - Game 3 - Team Liquid v Zealots -- Aug 27

Echoed Corruption

Consume Soul

Hunger for Power



Ruinous Affliction

Crozzby - Tricked eSport HGC EU - Phase 2 Part 2 - Game 4 - Tricked Esport v Zealots -- Aug 26

Pursuit of Flame

Consume Soul

Hunger for Power



Rampant Hellfire


Gul’dan Features


Fel Flame (Q)

Release a wave of flame, dealing 209 damage to enemies.

Mana: 75
Cooldown: 1.5 sec

Drain Life (W)

Drain the life from an enemy over 3 sec, dealing 137 damage per sec and healing Gul'dan for 196 Health per sec.

Cooldown: 10 sec

Corruption (E)

Call forth three bursts of shadow energy, dealing 213 damage over 6 sec. Corruption can stack up to 3 times on an enemy.

Mana: 80
Cooldown: 14 sec

Life Tap (Trait)

Gul'dan does not regenerate Mana. Activate to restore 25% mana.

Gul’dan Talents

fel-flamePursuit of FlameQuest: Hit 40 enemy Heroes with Fel Flame.

Reward: Fel Flame's radius is increased by 10%.
drain-lifeGlyph of Drain LifeIncreases the cast range of Drain Life by 25%.
corruptionEchoed CorruptionQuest: Hit 40 enemy Heroes with Corruption.

Reward: After the third strike, Corruption strikes 3 times in the opposite direction.
chaotic-energyChaotic EnergyQuest: Gathering a Regen Globe causes Gul'dan's next Basic Ability with a Mana cost to refund 40 Mana.

Reward: After Gathering 20 Regen Globes Gul'dan's Basic Ability Mana costs are permanently reduced by 20.
drain-lifeHealth FunnelIf an enemy dies while under the effect of Drain Life, the cooldown is instantly refreshed.
life-tapImproved Life TapLife Tap now restores 35% Mana.
consume-soulConsume SoulInstantly kill an enemy Minion and heal for 427 Health.

Stores up to 2 charges.

Charge Cooldown: 30 sec.
fel-flameBound by ShadowEach enemy Hero hit with Fel Flame reduces the cooldown of Corruption by 1 sec.
drain-lifeDevour the FrailDrain Life deals 50% more damage to enemies below 50% Health.
corruptionCurse of ExhaustionUpon expiration, Corruption slows enemy Movement Speed by 50% for 2.5 sec.
hunger-for-powerHunger for PowerIncreases Spell Power by 15% but reduces healing received from allies by 25%.
horrifyHorrifyAfter 0.5 sec, deal 178 damage to enemy Heroes in an area and Fear them for 2 sec. While Feared, Heroes are Silenced and are forced to run away from Horrify's center.

Mana: 90
Cooldown: 80 sec
rain-of-destructionRain of DestructionChannel to summon a rain of meteors in an area over 7 sec. Each meteor deals 244 damage in a small area.

Mana: 90
Cooldown: 100 sec
fel-flameFel ArmorHitting an enemy Hero with Fel Flame grants 40 Spell Armor for 2.5 sec, reducing Ability Damage taken by 40%.
drain-lifeHarvest LifeDrain Life heals for 50% more Health when used on Heroes.
dark-bargainDark BargainGul'dan's max Health is permanently increased by 25% but his respawn time is increased by 15 sec.
healthstoneHealthstoneActivate to heal for 25% of Gul'dan's maximum Health.

Cooldown: 60 sec
fel-flameRampant HellfireFel Flame's damage is increased by 8% for 5 sec when hitting an enemy Hero. This can stack up to 5 times.
corruptionRuinous AfflictionCorruption deals an additional 146 damage on impact. If the enemy is hit by all three strikes, the third strike deals 437 damage.
life-tapDarkness WithinAfter using Life Tap, the next ability Gul'dan casts has 25% increased Spell Power.
horrifyHauntIncreases the duration of Horrify by 1 sec and while Feared, enemies lose 25 Armor, causing them to take 25% increased damage.
rain-of-destructionDeep ImpactRain of Destruction slows enemies Movement Speed by 90% for 0.5 sec.
demonic-circleDemonic CircleSummon a Demonic Circle at Gul'dan's location. Activate to teleport to the Demonic Circle.

Cooldown: 60 sec.




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