Kel’Thuzad

Heroes of the Storm balance changes nerf Kel’Thuzad A new hero is released in Heroes of the Storm. It seems somewhat balanced, and then as players begin to get comfortable with that new hero, is slowly becomes more dominant. Its win rate increase. It’s banned or picked first every game. Eventually, Blizzard nerfs it before the next new hero is released, and the...

Resurrecting Kel’Thuzad: a documentary on how the beloved character came to HotS Kel’Thuzad is a hugely important character. Not only was he responsible for many of the events that spawned World of Warcraft, but he’s appeared in other Blizzard games and has been an iconic villain for decades. He’s so important that Heroes of the Storm did a 5-part documentary detailing his design process and creation in...




Are you participating in the Call of Kel’Thuzad event? Things in Heroes of the Storm just got a little more interesting. There’s a tinge of iciness in the air of the Nexus — a feeling that marks the arrival of the much-anticipated hero, Kel’Thuzad. In proper style, Blizzard didn’t just release Kel’Thuzad and call it a day, however — there’s been fanfare both in...

Kel’Thuzad (and more) now live in Heroes of the Storm Kel’Thuzad is now live in Heroes of the Storm! He’s intended to be a bursty type of mage and combo abilities will likely be key to taking down enemies. If you haven’t seen what he can do yet, check out his hero spotlight. But while Kel’Thuzad is pretty exciting, he isn’t all there is to...

Kel’Thuzad calls you back to the Nexus with this week’s hero rotation It’s a big week in Heroes of the Storm, with a new hero, new event, and new ranked season all arriving today.  That’s right: Kel’Thuzad himself is hitting the Nexus with the Call of Kel’Thuzad event. As with every patch, Kel’Thuzad isn’t the only change: the patch on the PTR also had changes to Jaina, Morales,...

Blizzard reminds players to not be jerks in Heroes of the Storm, bans several AFKers As we approach the release of Kel’Thuzad in The Nexus, it’s worth noting that Blizzard recently proved they’re not going to mess around with toxic players in Heroes of the Storm. Case in point, a recent ban-and-suspension wave aimed at players who ruin the game for the rest of their team. The bans and suspensions...




Answer the Call of Kel’Thuzad in new Heroes of the Storm event Kel’Thuzad is (inexplicably) one of the most highly anticipated additions to Heroes of the Storm. His initial announcement was accompanied by a slick animation, and he’s available today with a bunch of thematic new skins, including meme-tastic Dreadlord Jaina. We’re already seen his hero spotlight and, frankly, the hype levels are completely out of control...

Kel’Thuzad hits the PTR along with this week’s free hero rotation While Kel’Thuzad still isn’t on the live servers, he has hit the PTR (along with plenty of new skins and big changes to Jaina, Morales, and Leoric) so you can give him a test drive before he arrives in the Nexus next week. But the live realms have had their own balancing patch, featuring surprise nerfs...



Mr. Bigglesworth is spotted in the latest Heroes in-development video The Call of Kel’Thuzad event and titular character hit the Heroes of the Storm PTR tomorrow, and although we’ve had a pretty good idea of the skins we’ll be getting alongside the event, we didn’t know all the color variants and other cosmetic items coming with the Kel’Thuzad patch. However, thanks to the latest In...

Heroes of the Storm details from Gamescom include hero changes People are already playing Heroes of the Storm at Gamescom to try out Kel’thuzad, and they’re discovering there are a lot more changes in store for the game than just the new hero. Several characters are seeing changes, including new quests and changes to their abilities. Reddit poster ToastieNL has compiled a massive thread on the...

There’s a fresh free rotation, but Kel’Thuzad is this week’s biggest Heroes news Ready for another week in the Nexus? While there’s not much happening this week, Gamescom is in full swing, and it’s already brought word that Kel’Thuzad is coming to Heroes of the Storm — and he’s bringing some friends, like Dreadlord Jaina. (Yes, you read that right.) We don’t have a solid release date yet, but...

Kel’Thuzad’s ability overview reveals the true meaning of cold dark I’m still happy-crying over today’s Kel’Thuzad reveal as the next hero coming to the Nexus. Everything else — the Dreadlord Jaina skin, the Call of Kel’Thuzad event to celebrate his arrival, this cat-creature-thing that may or may not be a Bigglesworth skin — is just icing on the cake. And speaking of icing, Kel’Thuzad’s abilities...

Kel’Thuzad is coming to Heroes, and he’s bringing Dreadlord Jaina with him I’m not sure if you guys know, but I’ve been excited for Kel’Thuzad’s arrival in the Nexus for… well, a really long time. For at least the past two or three new hero teasers, I’ve found a way to read so far into the clues that I managed to justify them as a teaser for...

Know Your Lore: Arthas, the Lich King’s chosen Last week, we talked about Arthas’ fall from grace. How step by step he moved from a Paladin who served his people to an obsessed, vengeful and ruthless man who would do anything to destroy Mal’Ganis… even imperil his own soul. How his inability to accept defeat and loss broke him. This week, we talk...

Know Your Lore: The tragic fall of Arthas Menethil Last week we talked about Arthas Menethil, the Paladin, the son of Lianne and Terenas Menethil. The Crown Prince of Lordaeron. This week, we talk about Arthas Menethil’s fate. Stirrings of the Plague For a while, all seemed well in Lordaeron. The Trolls of Zul’Aman made a few forays into the kingdom, but Prince Arthas...

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Know Your Lore: The beginning of the Third War The skies split open. Demons razed the land. Corpses walked. It was the end of the world. It was the Third War, fought not between Horde and Alliance, but fought by those that lived and wished to continue to do so against the demons of the Burning Legion and their servants and pawns. Having failed...