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Abathur Abathur

A unique Hero that can manipulate the battle from anywhere on the map.

Identity

Title
Evolution Master
Type
Melee
Role
Support
Difficulty
Very Hard
Life
Health
Shield
Shields
Energy
n/a
Franchise
Starcraft
Gender
n/a
Rarity
Legendary

Tags

Ganker Helper InstantTraveler RoleSpecialist TowerPusher WaveClearer
Abathur, the Evolution Master of Kerrigan's Swarm, works ceaselessly to improve the zerg from the genetic level up. His hate for chaos and imperfection almost rivals his hatred of pronouns.

Stats

Released
March 13, 2014
Size
0.75
Speed
4.8398
Vision
12
Life
685 (+4% per level)
Regen
1.4257 (+4% per level)
Range
1
Damage
26 (+4% per level)
Attacks
1.4 per second

Abilities

Symbiote
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Assist an ally and gain new abilities

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Cooldown: 4 seconds

Spawn and attach a Symbiote to a target ally or Structure. While active, Abathur controls the Symbiote, gaining access to new Abilities. The Symbiote is able to gain XP from nearby enemy deaths.

Toxic Nest
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Spawn a mine

  • Type: Basic (W)
  • Charge Cooldown: 10 seconds

Spawn a mine that becomes active after a short time. Deals 153 (+4% per level) damage and reveals the enemy for 4 seconds. Lasts 90 seconds.

Stores up to 3 charges.

Evolve Monstrosity
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Minion or Locust becomes a powerful Monstrosity

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 90 seconds

Turn an allied Minion or Locust into a Monstrosity. When enemy Minions near the Monstrosity die, it gains 2% Health and 2% Basic Attack damage, stacking up to 40 times. The Monstrosity can be healed by Carapace and has the ability to Burrow to a visible location every 80 seconds.

Using Symbiote on the Monstrosity allows Abathur to control it, in addition to Symbiote's normal benefits. This Ability can be reactivated to automatically cast Symbiote on his Monstrosity.

Ultimate Evolution
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Clone target allied Hero and control it

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 70 seconds

Clone target allied Hero and control it for 20 seconds. Abathur has perfected the clone, granting it 20% Spell Power, 20% bonus Attack Damage, and 10% bonus Movement Speed. Cannot use their Heroic Ability.

Locust Strain
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Spawn locusts that attack down the nearest lane

  • Type: Trait
  • Cooldown: 15 seconds

Spawns a Locust to attack down the nearest lane every 15 seconds. Locusts last for 16 seconds, have 350 (+4% per level) health and deal 46 (+4% per level) damage with each Basic Attack, dealing 25% bonus damage to enemy Structures.

Deep Tunnel
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Tunnel to a location.

  • Type: Mount (Z)
  • Cooldown: 30 seconds

Quickly tunnel to a visible location

Hearthstone
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n/a

  • Type: Hearth (B)
  • Cooldown: n/a

After Channeling for 6 seconds, teleport back to the Hall of Storms, instantly restoring 1125 Health.

Quick Spray Expression
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n/a

  • Type: Spray
  • Cooldown: 3 seconds

Express yourself to other players by marking the ground with your selected spray.

Quick Voice Line Expression
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n/a

  • Type: Voice
  • Cooldown: 7 seconds

Express yourself to other players by playing your selected Voice Line.

Evolve Monstrosity Active
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n/a

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 4 seconds

Activate to cast Symbiote on Abathur's Monstrosity.

Stab
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Shoots a spike that deals damage to the first enemy it contacts.

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Charge Cooldown: 3 seconds

Shoots a spike towards target area that deals 119 (+4% per level) damage to the first enemy it contacts.

Spike Burst
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Damage nearby enemies

  • Type: Basic (W)
  • Cooldown: 6 seconds

Deals 120 (+4% per level) damage to nearby enemies.

Carapace
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n/a

  • Type: Basic (E)
  • Cooldown: 6 seconds

Shields the assisted ally for 150 (+4% per level). Allied Heroes are healed for 22 (+4% per level) Health per second while the Shield is active. Lasts for 6 seconds.

Cancel Symbiote
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n/a

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 1.5 seconds

Cancels the Symbiote ability.

Deep Tunnel
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Tunnel to a location.

  • Type: Mount (Z)
  • Cooldown: 80 seconds

Order your Evolved Monstrosity to quickly tunnel to a visible location

Talents

Talent Icon Pressurized Glands

Increases the range of Symbiote's Spike Burst by 25% and decreases the cooldown by 1 second.
Talent Icon Envenomed Nest

Toxic Nests deal 75% more damage over 3 seconds and reduce the Armor of enemy Heroes hit by 10 for 4 seconds.
Talent Icon Reinforced Carapace

Increase the Shield amount of Carapace by 40%.
Talent Icon Survival Instincts

Increases Locust's Health by 100% and damage by 60%.
Talent Icon Adrenal Overload

Heroic Symbiote hosts gain 25% increased Attack Speed.
Talent Icon Needlespine

Increases the damage and range of Symbiote's Stab by 20%.
Talent Icon Prolific Dispersal

Increase the duration of Toxic Nests by 45 seconds, reduce its cooldown by 2 seconds, and add 2 additional charges.
Talent Icon Vile Nest

Toxic Nests Slow enemy Movement Speed by 40% for 2.5 seconds.
Talent Icon Networked Carapace

Using Symbiote's Carapace also applies an untalented Carapace Shield to all nearby allied Heroes, Minions, and Mercenaries.
Talent Icon Calldown: MULE

Cooldown: 60 seconds

Activate to calldown a Mule that repairs Structures, one at a time, near target point for 40 seconds, healing for 90 Health every 1 second.
Talent Icon Ultimate Evolution

Cooldown: 70 seconds

Clone target allied Hero and control it for 20 seconds. Abathur has perfected the clone, granting it 20% Spell Power, 20% bonus Attack Damage, and 10% bonus Movement Speed. Cannot use their Heroic Ability.
Talent Icon Evolve Monstrosity

Cooldown: 90 seconds

Turn an allied Minion or Locust into a Monstrosity. When enemy Minions near the Monstrosity die, it gains 2% Health and 2% Basic Attack damage, stacking up to 40 times. The Monstrosity can be healed by Carapace and has the ability to Burrow to a visible location every 80 seconds.

Using Symbiote on the Monstrosity allows Abathur to control it, in addition to Symbiote's normal benefits. This Ability can be reactivated to automatically cast Symbiote on his Monstrosity.
Talent Icon Spatial Efficiency

Symbiote's Stab gains 1 additional charge and its cooldown is reduced by .5 seconds.
Talent Icon Soma Transference

Symbiote's Spike Burst heals the host for 64 (+4% per level) Health per enemy Hero hit.
Talent Icon Bombard Strain

Locust's Basic Attacks become a long-range siege attack and their duration is increased by 75%.
Talent Icon Envenomed Spikes

Abathur's Symbiote's Spike Burst also Slows enemy Movement Speed by 40% for 2 seconds.
Talent Icon Adrenaline Boost

Symbiote's Carapace increases the Movement Speed of the target by 40% for 3.5 seconds.
Talent Icon Volatile Mutation

Ultimate Evolution clones and Monstrosities deal 137 (+4% per level) damage to nearby enemies every 3 seconds and when they die. Enemy Heroes hit heal the clone or Monstrosity for 100% of the damage dealt.
Talent Icon Locust Brood

Cooldown: 45 seconds

Activate to spawn 3 Locusts at a nearby location.
Talent Icon Evolutionary Link

Increase the duration of Ultimate Evolution by 50%. As long as the Ultimate Evolution is alive, the original target of the clone gains a Shield equal to 35% of their maximum Health. Refreshes every 5 seconds.
Talent Icon Evolution Complete

Increase Monstrosity's Basic Attack damage by 100%.
Talent Icon Hivemind

Symbiote creates an additional Symbiote on a nearby allied Hero. This Symbiote mimics the commands of the first, but does half damage and Shielding.
Talent Icon Locust Nest

Cooldown: 45 seconds

Activate to create a nest that periodically spawns Locusts. Only one Locust Nest can be active at a time.
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