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The Butcher Butcher

An Assassin who starts slow, but deals extreme damage after collecting enough Meat.

Identity

Title
Flesh Carver
Type
Melee
Role
Melee Assassin
Difficulty
Medium
Life
Health
Shield
Shields
Energy
Mana
Franchise
Diablo
Gender
n/a
Rarity
Epic

Tags

EnergyImportant Ganker MercKiller Overconfident RoleAutoAttacker SoloLaner
An unrelenting hacking echoed off the walls of the Cathedral and as Prince Aidan made his way through its depths, the sound only grew louder. There were no screams; just that dreadful sound... over and over.

Stats

Released
June 30, 2015
Size
0.9375
Speed
4.8398
Vision
12
Life
2154 (+4.5% per level)
Regen
4.4882 (+4.5% per level)
Range
1.5
Damage
130 (+4% per level)
Attacks
1.1 per second

Abilities

Hamstring
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Deals damage in an area and slows enemies

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Cooldown: 4 seconds
  • Mana: 40

Deal 110 (+4% per level) damage and slow enemies by 50% fading over 2 seconds. The Butcher's next Basic Attack will strike immediately.

Butcher's Brand
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Brand an enemy, granting Life Steal against them

  • Type: Basic (W)
  • Cooldown: 14 seconds
  • Mana: 60

Deal 37 (+4% per level) damage to an enemy and Brand them for 4 seconds. The Butcher's Basic Attacks against the Branded target heal him for 75% of the damage done.

Basic Attacks against Branded Heroes heal for double and extend the duration of the Brand by 0.5 seconds.

Ruthless Onslaught
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Charges at an enemy, stunning and dealing damage

  • Type: Basic (E)
  • Cooldown: 15 seconds
  • Mana: 50

Charge at an enemy, becoming Unstoppable and gaining Movement Speed. If The Butcher reaches the target, they are stunned for 1 second and take 119 (+4% per level) damage.

Furnace Blast
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Deal damage around The Butcher after a delay

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 60 seconds
  • Mana: 75

After a 3 second delay, fire explodes around The Butcher dealing 500 (+4% per level) damage to enemies.

Can be cast while using Ruthless Onslaught.

Lamb to the Slaughter
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Chain an enemy Hero to a post

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 90 seconds
  • Mana: 75

Throw a hitching post that attaches to the nearest enemy Hero after a 1 second delay. This deals 171 (+4% per level) damage and causes the enemy to be chained to the post and Silenced for 3 seconds.

Fresh Meat
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Gather strength by killing enemies and collecting their meat

  • Type: Trait
  • Cooldown: n/a
  • Mana: n/a

Upon dying, nearby enemy Minions drop 1 Fresh Meat and enemy Heroes drop 20 Fresh Meat. Fresh Meat can be picked up to gain 0.5 Attack Damage per Meat. The Butcher loses 15 Fresh Meat upon dying.

Quest: Collect 200 Fresh Meat.

Reward: Gain an additional 125 Attack Damage and 25% increased Attack Speed. Heroes continue to drop 10 Fresh Meat, Minions no longer drop Fresh Meat, and Fresh Meat is no longer lost on death.

Summon Mount
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n/a

  • Type: Mount (Z)
  • Cooldown: 4 seconds
  • Mana: n/a

After Channeling for 1 second, gain 30% Movement Speed.

Hearthstone
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n/a

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

After Channeling for 6 seconds, teleport back to the Hall of Storms, instantly restoring 1125 Health and 150 Mana.

Quick Spray Expression
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n/a

  • Type: Spray
  • Cooldown: 3 seconds
  • Mana: n/a

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
  • Mana: n/a

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

Unsummon Mount
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n/a

  • Type: Mount (Z)
  • Cooldown: n/a
  • Mana: n/a

Dismounts you.

Ruthless Onslaught Cancel
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n/a

  • Type: Basic (E)
  • Cooldown: n/a
  • Mana: n/a

Cancels the Ruthless Onslaught ability.

Talents

Talent Icon Invigoration

If Hamstring hits a Hero, half of the Mana cost is refunded and the cooldown is reduced by 1 second.
Talent Icon Block

Every 5 seconds, gain 75 Physical Armor against the next enemy Hero Basic Attack, reducing the damage taken by 75%.

Stores up to 2 charges.
Talent Icon Chop Meat

Increases Hamstring damage by 100% to Minions, Mercenaries, and Monsters.
Talent Icon Flail Axe

Increases the length of Hamstring by 40%.
Talent Icon Unrelenting Pursuit

Reduces the cooldown of Ruthless Onslaught by 33% upon impact.
Talent Icon Cheap Shot

Hamstring does 100% more damage to targets affected by a Slow, Root, or Stun.
Talent Icon Insatiable Blade

While facing a branded enemy, The Butcher's Movement Speed is increased by 25%.
Talent Icon Victuals

Every time a nearby enemy minion dies, The Butcher heals 5% of his maximum health.
Talent Icon Meat Shield

When Ruthless Onslaught impacts an enemy Hero, The Butcher gains 50 Spell Armor for 2.5 seconds, reducing Ability Damage taken by 50%.
Talent Icon Furnace Blast

Cooldown: 60 seconds

After a 3 second delay, fire explodes around The Butcher dealing 500 (+4% per level) damage to enemies.

Can be cast while using Ruthless Onslaught.
Talent Icon Lamb to the Slaughter

Cooldown: 90 seconds

Throw a hitching post that attaches to the nearest enemy Hero after a 1 second delay. This deals 171 (+4% per level) damage and causes the enemy to be chained to the post and Silenced for 3 seconds.
Talent Icon Cleaver

Basic Attacks deal 35% of The Butcher's Basic Attack Damage in an area around the target.
Talent Icon Savage Charge

Ruthless Onslaught deals bonus damage to Heroes equal to 10% of their maximum Health.
Talent Icon Brutal Strike

After using Hamstring, The Butcher's next 3 Basic Attacks within 5 seconds deal an additional 15% damage.
Talent Icon Crippling Slam

Hamstring's slow no longer fades out, and the duration is increased by 30%.
Talent Icon Enraged

While below 50% of his maximum Health, taking damage causes The Butcher to become Enraged for 10 seconds, gaining 40% Attack Speed and 25 Armor, reducing damage taken by 25%.

This effect has a 25 second cooldown.
Talent Icon Blood Frenzy

Basic Attacks against enemy Heroes grant 5% increased Attack and Movement Speed for 3 seconds, up to 25%.
Talent Icon Fires of Hell

Furnace Blast explodes a second time 3 seconds after the initial explosion.
Talent Icon Slaughterhouse

Lamb to the Slaughter now chains all enemy Heroes in range.
Talent Icon Nexus Blades

Basic Attacks deal 20% more damage and Slow enemy Movement Speed by 20% for 1 second.
Talent Icon Bolt of the Storm

Cooldown: 70 seconds

Activate to teleport to a nearby location.
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