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Dehaka Dehaka

A Bruiser with a strong, global presence that can effectively clear groups of minions.

Identity

Title
Primal Pack Leader
Type
Melee
Role
Bruiser
Difficulty
Medium
Life
Health
Shield
Shields
Energy
Mana
Franchise
Starcraft
Gender
n/a
Rarity
Legendary

Tags

BodyBlocker EnergyImportant Ganker Overconfident RoleTank SoloLaner WaveClearer
Cunning and wise, Dehaka is one of the last surviving pack leaders of the forgotten world of Zerus. As with all primal zerg, he is driven by a powerful desire to consume the essence of his foes and evolve into newer and more deadly forms.

Stats

Released
March 29, 2016
Size
1
Speed
4.8398
Vision
12
Life
2434 (+4% per level)
Regen
5.0703 (+4% per level)
Range
1
Damage
100 (+4% per level)
Attacks
1.1 per second

Abilities

Drag
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Deal light damage and drag an enemy

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Cooldown: 15 seconds
  • Mana: 75

Dehaka lashes out his tongue, dealing 160 (+4% per level) damage to the first enemy hit, Stunning and dragging them with him for 1.75 seconds.

If Dehaka is Stunned or Silenced while using Drag, the effect ends.

Dark Swarm
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Damage nearby enemies

  • Type: Basic (W)
  • Cooldown: 10 seconds
  • Mana: 50

Deal 52 (+4% per level) damage every 0.5 seconds to nearby enemies for 3.5 seconds. While active, you are able to move through units. Can be cast during Drag and Burrow.

Burrow
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Gain Stasis by burrowing into the ground

  • Type: Basic (E)
  • Cooldown: 20 seconds
  • Mana: 65

Burrow into the ground, entering Stasis and becoming Invulnerable for 2 seconds.

Isolation
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Silence, Slow, and reduce vision of an enemy

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 60 seconds
  • Mana: 70

Launch biomass that hits the first enemy Hero dealing 200 (+4% per level) damage, revealing, Silencing, and Slowing them 30% for 3 seconds. Additionally, their vision radius is greatly reduced for 6 seconds.

Adaptation
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Heal back damage taken

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 60 seconds
  • Mana: 70

After 4 seconds, heal for 100% of the damage Dehaka took over this period.

Essence Collection
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Collect and consume enemy Essence to heal

  • Type: Trait
  • Cooldown: 5 Seconds
  • Mana: n/a

Heal Dehaka for 29 (+4% per level) Health per stored Essence over 5 seconds. Can be cast during Drag and Burrow.

Passive: Gain 10 Essence from Takedowns and 2 Essence from nearby Minions dying. Maximum of 50 Essence.

Brushstalker
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Burrow to a bush on the Battleground.

  • Type: Mount (Z)
  • Cooldown: 75 seconds
  • Mana: n/a

Activate to burrow to a bush on the Battleground.

Passive: Gain 20% movement speed while in a bush and for 2 seconds after leaving.

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.

Cancel Burrow
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Unburrow

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

Cancels Burrow

Talents

Talent Icon Enduring Swarm

Dark Swarm's duration is increased by 0.5 seconds and grants 50 Spell Armor while active.
Talent Icon Tissue Regeneration

Regeneration Globes grant 10 Essence.

Repeatable Quest: Every 50 Essence collected permanently increases Health Regeneration by 4, up to 40, and maximum Essence by 1, up to 10.
Talent Icon Enhanced Agility

Brushstalker's Movement Speed bonus now lasts for 5 seconds after leaving a bush.

Repeatable Quest: Every 50 Essence collected permanently increases the Movement Speed bonus of Brushstalker by 2%, up to 20%.
Talent Icon Lurker Strain

Reduce the cooldown of Burrow by 6 seconds. Emerging from Burrow grants Dehaka Stealth for 3 seconds and also knocks nearby enemies back, Slowing them by 30% for 3 seconds.
Talent Icon One-Who-Collects

Increases Essence collected from Minions by 50%.
Talent Icon Hero Stalker

Increases Essence gained from Takedowns by 100%, and gain 1 Essence each time an enemy Hero is hit by Dark Swarm.
Talent Icon Feeding Frenzy

Basic Attacks reduce Drag's cooldown by 2 seconds.
Talent Icon Paralyzing Enzymes

Increase the duration of Drag by 0.5 seconds. Drag Slows enemies by 35% for 2 seconds after it ends.
Talent Icon Symbiosis

Every time Dark Swarm damages an enemy Hero, reduce its cooldown by 0.4 seconds.
Talent Icon Isolation

Cooldown: 60 seconds

Launch biomass that hits the first enemy Hero dealing 200 (+4% per level) damage, revealing, Silencing, and Slowing them 30% for 3 seconds. Additionally, their vision radius is greatly reduced for 6 seconds.
Talent Icon Adaptation

Cooldown: 60 seconds

After 4 seconds, heal for 100% of the damage Dehaka took over this period.
Talent Icon Ferocious Stalker

Dark Swarm Slows enemy Heroes by 15% for 0.75 seconds and deals 50% more damage while Brushstalker's Movement Speed bonus is active.
Talent Icon Primal Swarm

Dark Swarm causes enemies hit to lose 10 Armor for 0.75 seconds, causing them to take 10% extra damage.
Talent Icon Primal Rage

Gain 1.25% increased Attack Damage per Essence stored.
Talent Icon Elongated Tongue

Increase Drag range by 20%.
Talent Icon Tunneling Claws

Dehaka can move while Burrowed.
Talent Icon Pack Leader

Dehaka gains 20 Armor while in a bush and for 5 seconds after leaving.
Talent Icon Contagion

Isolation hits all Heroes near the first target.
Talent Icon Change Is Survival

Increases Adaptation healing to 200% of the damage received and reduces the cooldown by 40 seconds.
Talent Icon Essence Claws

Dehaka's Basic Attacks slow the target by 20% for 1 second. If the target is a Hero, Dehaka gains 5 Essence.
Talent Icon Apex Predator

Reduces Brushstalker's cooldown by 50 seconds and the cast time by 0.5 seconds.
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