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Deathwing Deathwing

A Massive Unstoppable Dragon that can withstand punishment while dishing it out, but is unaffected by allied Abilities.

Identity

Title
The Destroyer
Type
Melee
Role
Bruiser
Difficulty
Medium
Life
Health
Shield
Shields
Energy
Energy
Franchise
Warcraft
Gender
n/a
Rarity
Legendary

Tags

BodyBlocker Ganker HealingAltarGoalDisabled InstantTraveler Overconfident Roamer RoleAutoAttacker Suicidal TowerPusher WaveClearer
One of the five Dragon Aspects and the leader of the Black Dragonflight, Neltharion the Earth-Warder was once a protector of Azeroth. During the War of the Ancients, he was driven mad by the Old Gods and turned against his former allies. Now known as Deathwing the Destroyer, he has found his way to the Nexus where his limitless rage drives his ultimate goal of widespread destruction and the eventual end of all living things.

Stats

Released
December 3, 2019
Size
1.25
Speed
4.8398
Vision
12
Life
2750 (+4% per level)
Regen
5.7304 (+4% per level)
Range
2.5
Damage
155 (+4% per level)
Attacks
0.7 per second

Abilities

Molten Flame
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Melt enemies with a stream of molten flame

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Cooldown: 3 seconds
  • Mana: 10

After 1.5 seconds, Deathwing breathes a stream of flame, dealing 21 (+4% per level) damage every 0.125 seconds. Drains 30 Energy per second.

Incinerate
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Damage enemies near Deathwing

  • Type: Basic (W)
  • Cooldown: 4 seconds
  • Energy: 20

After 0.75 seconds, Deathwing flaps his wings, dealing 65 (+4% per level) damage to nearby enemies.

World Breaker: Lava Burst
Create a lava pool that damages and Slows

Onslaught
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Lunge in a direction

  • Type: Basic (E)
  • Cooldown: 5 seconds
  • Energy: 20

After 0.5 seconds, Deathwing lunges in a direction dealing 38 (+4% per level) damage to enemies and Slowing them by 35% for 2 seconds. Deathwing bites enemies at the end of the lunge, dealing an additional 72 (+4% per level) damage.

World Breaker: Earth Shatter
Damage and Stun enemies in two lines

Cataclysm
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Deathwing flies over an area, causing devastation in his wake.

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 90 seconds
  • Energy: n/a

After 2 seconds, Deathwing flies in the targeted direction, dealing 90 (+4% per level) damage on impact and leaving scorched ground that deals 36 (+4% per level) damage a second. Lasts 6 seconds.

Aspect of Death
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Deathwing is especially powerful, but ignores friendly effects

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

Deathwing is fitted with 4 Armor Plates which grant 10 Armor each. Every 25% Health lost causes Deathwing to lose a plate. Plates are only restored when Dragonflight is used, based on the amount of Health Deathwing has when landing.

Deathwing is also a mighty Dragon Aspect who is permanently Unstoppable and deals 100% additional Spell Damage to Heroes, but views his allies with contempt and ignores any of their friendly effects.

Dragonflight
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Take to the sky

  • Type: Mount (Z)
  • Cooldown: 45 seconds
  • Energy: n/a

After 3 seconds, fly into the sky, becoming Immune to all effects and gaining 2.5% Health per second. Once cast, this ability cannot be interrupted. Cannot be cast for 4 seconds after taking damage, Basic Attacking or casting an Ability.

Form Switch
Ability Icon

n/a

  • Type: Activable (Active)
  • Cooldown: 20 seconds
  • Energy: n/a

Switches Deathwing between Destroyer and World Breaker forms, each granting access to two unique Basic Abilities.

Incinerate damages enemies around Deathwing and Onslaught allows him to lunge at enemies.

Lava Burst creates a Slowing area and Earth Shatter Stuns enemies in two lines.

Hearthstone
Ability Icon

n/a

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

After Channeling for 6 seconds, teleport back to the Hall of Storms.

Quick Spray Expression
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n/a

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

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

Destroyer
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Land on the ground in Destroyer form

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Cooldown: 8 seconds
  • Energy: n/a

After 1.75 seconds, Deathwing slams down to the ground, dealing 50 (+4% per level) damage to enemies in the area and landing in Destroyer form. Deathwing can begin to cast Abilities 3 seconds after landing.

World Breaker
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Land on the ground in World Breaker form

  • Type: Basic (W)
  • Cooldown: 8 seconds
  • Energy: n/a

After 1.75 seconds, Deathwing slams down to the ground, dealing 50 (+4% per level) damage to enemies in the area and landing in World Breaker form. Deathwing can begin to cast Abilities 3 seconds after landing.

Cancel
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n/a

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Cooldown: n/a
  • Energy: n/a

After 1.5 seconds, Deathwing breathes a stream of flame, dealing 21 (+4% per level) damage every 0.125 seconds. Drains 30 Energy per second.

Lava Burst
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Create a lava pool that damages and Slows

  • Type: Basic (W)
  • Cooldown: 6 seconds
  • Energy: 15

After a 1 second delay, deal 30 (+4% per level) damage to all enemies in an area and create a pool of magma that deals 24 (+4% per level) damage per second and Slows enemies by 35%. Lasts 6 seconds.

Destroyer: Incinerate
Damage enemies near Deathwing

Earth Shatter
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Damage and Stun enemies in two lines

  • Type: Basic (E)
  • Cooldown: 12 seconds
  • Energy: 25

Create a fissure of earth that deals 90 (+4% per level) damage to enemies hit and Stuns them for 0.75 seconds.

Destroyer: Onslaught
Lunge in a direction

Skyfall
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Deathwing can drop meteors while in Dragonflight

  • Type: Basic (E)
  • Charge Cooldown: 10 seconds
  • Energy: n/a

After 0.8 seconds, a meteor falls from the sky, dealing 58 (+4% per level) damage to enemies in the area.

If a Hero is hit, Deathwing heals for 3% of his maximum Health.

Talents

Talent Icon Dragon Soul

Destroyer: Incinerate heals Deathwing for 75% of the damage dealt to enemy Heroes.

World Breaker: Lava Burst's explosion damage heals Deathwing for 150% of the damage dealt to enemy Heroes.
Talent Icon Molten Blood

While Deathwing has 3 or more Armor Plates, he heals for 0.6% of his maximum Health per second.
Talent Icon Draconic Might

Deathwing's Basic Attacks against enemy Heroes heal him for 25% of the damage dealt. Upon losing an Armor Plate, Deathwing becomes Protected for 0.75 seconds.
Talent Icon Infernus

Increase the damage of Molten Flame against enemy Heroes by 25%. Increase this damage bonus to 75% when Molten Flame is cast at 75 Energy or higher.
Talent Icon Heat Wave

Destroyer: After hitting an enemy Hero with Incinerate, Deathwing deals 12 (+4% per level) damage per second to all nearby enemies for the next 8 seconds. Stacks up to 4 times.

World Breaker: Increase the explosion damage of Lava Burst by 125%.
Talent Icon Dragon's Ire

While Deathwing has 3 or fewer Armor Plates, his damage is increased by 25%.
Talent Icon Firestorm

Reduce the cooldown of Deathwing's landing Abilities by 2 seconds. When Deathwing lands, he drops 7 meteors near the landing area, dealing 70 (+4% per level) damage to enemies hit. Heroes hit by the meteors reduce Dragonflight's cooldown by 25 seconds.

Meteors prioritize landing on Heroes, otherwise they fall randomly in the area.
Talent Icon Death Drop

Hitting an enemy Hero with Destroyer or World Breaker's landing damage reduces their Spell Armor by 15 for 6 seconds and Deathwing's Basic Ability cooldowns by 2 seconds.
Talent Icon Skyfall

Charge Cooldown: 10 seconds

After using Dragonflight, Deathwing can drop meteors anywhere within vision dealing 58 (+4% per level) damage to enemies in the area. Has 3 charges.

If a Hero is hit, Deathwing heals for 3% of his maximum Health.
Talent Icon Burn Beneath My Shadow

When an enemy Fort or Keep is destroyed the cooldown of Cataclysm is reset. Cataclysm's periodic damage is increased by 80%.
Talent Icon Bellowing Roar

Cooldown: 60 seconds

After 1 second, Deathwing unleashes a mighty roar, dealing 25 (+4% per level) damage to nearby Heroes and causing them to run in Fear for 1.5 seconds.
Talent Icon Wicked Inferno

Molten Flame's Energy cost per second is reduced by 10. After using Molten Flame, Deathwing gains 15 Energy over 3 seconds.
Talent Icon Ruination

Destroyer: The bite from Onslaught now Slows by 60% for 1.5 seconds.

World Breaker: Reduce Earth Shatter's cooldown by 6 seconds and its Energy cost by 10.
Talent Icon Fire and Fury

Basic Attacks against Rooted, Slowed, or Stunned enemy Heroes deal 30% additional damage and reduce the cooldowns of Deathwing's Basic Abilities by 0.5 seconds.
Talent Icon Conflagration

Dealing 320 (+4% per level) damage with Molten Flame to enemy Heroes within 4 seconds causes them to burn for an additional 100 (+4% per level) damage over 4 seconds. While burning, they explode every 1 second, dealing 80 (+4% per level) damage to all nearby enemies.
Talent Icon Gaze Onto Destruction

Hitting Heroes with Destroyer or World Breaker's landing causes their damage to be reduced by 75% and Slows them by 40% for 5 seconds.
Talent Icon Elementium Plating

Cooldown: 60 seconds

Activate to gain a Shield equal to 30% of Deathwing's missing Health for 8 seconds. While the Shield holds, Deathwing regenerates 2% of his maximum Health per second.

When the Shield expires or is destroyed, Deathwing regains Armor Plates appropriate for his new Health.

The Shield and effect end immediately if Deathwing uses Dragonflight.
Talent Icon Stood in the Fire

Enemy Heroes are Slowed by 40% while standing in scorched ground, and its duration is increased by 50%.
Talent Icon Arrival of a God

Destroyer or World Breaker's landing damage is increased by 400%.

Deathwing also gains the benefits of all of his level 7 talents.
Talent Icon Destroyer's Rampage

For the next 6 seconds after landing in Destroyer form, Deathwing's damage is increased by 40% and his Basic Ability cooldowns recharge 50% faster.

Damaging Heroes refreshes this effect and switching to World Breaker form removes the effect.
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