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Nova Nova

A burst damage Mage who can ambush enemies from Stealth.

Identity

Title
Dominion Ghost
Type
Ranged
Role
Ranged Assassin
Difficulty
Medium
Life
Health
Shield
Shields
Energy
Mana
Franchise
Starcraft
Gender
n/a
Rarity
Epic

Tags

EnergyImportant Ganker Helper RoleCaster
November "Nova" Terra is a ghost of the Terran Dominion and one of the most powerful psionic soldiers ever known. Nova is highly focused, determined, and extremely deadly. Even Jim Raynor wouldn't want to be caught in her crosshairs.

Stats

Released
March 13, 2014
Size
0.625
Speed
4.8398
Vision
12
Life
1300 (+4% per level)
Regen
2.711 (+4% per level)
Range
6.5
Damage
105 (+4% per level)
Attacks
1 per second

Abilities

Snipe
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Fire a shot and deal a large amount of damage to the first enemy hit

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Cooldown: 6 seconds
  • Mana: 50

Deal 230 (+4% per level) damage to the first enemy hit.

Passive: Hitting an enemy Hero with Snipe permanently increases the damage of Snipe by 6%, stacking up to 30%. Gain an additional 25% damage bonus at maximum stacks. All stacks are lost if Snipe fails to hit an enemy.

Pinning Shot
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Slow and damage an enemy

  • Type: Basic (W)
  • Cooldown: 12 seconds
  • Mana: 65

Deal 100 (+4% per level) damage to an enemy and Slow them by 40% for 2.25 seconds.

Holo Decoy
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Create a hologram decoy of Nova

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

Create a Decoy for 5 seconds with 100% of Nova's current Health that attacks enemies, dealing 10% of Nova's base damage. Whenever a Decoy takes damage, it deals that amount of damage to itself, effectively doubling the damage it takes.

Using this Ability does not break Stealth.

Triple Tap
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Fire at a target 3 times

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 100 seconds
  • Mana: 100

Locks in on the target Hero, then fires 3 shots that hit the first Hero or Structure they come in contact with for 372 (+4% per level) damage each.

Precision Strike
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Area attack with unlimited range

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 60 seconds
  • Mana: 100

After a 1.5 second delay, deals 435 (+4% per level) damage to enemies within an area. Unlimited range.

Permanent Cloak
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Stealth and gain Move Speed while not attacking or taking damage

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

Gain Stealth when out of combat for 3 seconds. Taking damage, attacking, using Abilities, or Channeling ends Stealth. Remaining stationary for at least 1.5 seconds while Stealthed grants Invisible.

Passive: Gain 15% Movement Speed while Stealthed.

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.

Ghost Protocol
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Instantly Stealth and spawn a Holo Decoy at your location

  • Type: Activable (Active)
  • Cooldown: 60 seconds
  • Mana: n/a

Activate to instantly grant Stealth to Nova and spawn a Holo Decoy at her location. Nova is Unrevealable for the first 0.5 seconds when Stealthed by Ghost Protocol.

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.

Talents

Talent Icon Longshot

Increases the cast range of Pinning Shot by 30%. Pinning Shot also increases the range of Nova's next Basic Attack by 2.
Talent Icon Covert Ops

After being Stealthed for 4 seconds, Pinning Shot's Slow is increased to 55% and costs no Mana. Bonus is lost after losing Stealth for 1 second.
Talent Icon Advanced Cloaking

After being Stealthed for 2 seconds, gain an additional 10% Movement Speed. While Stealthed, regenerate 2 Mana per second.
Talent Icon Rapid Projection

Reduces Holo Decoy's cooldown and Mana cost by 50%.
Talent Icon Holo Stability

Increase the cast range of Holo Decoy by 100% and its duration by 120%.
Talent Icon Covert Mission

Enemy Minions killed near Nova grant a stack of Bribe. Hero Takedowns grant 10 stacks of Bribe. Use 25 stacks to bribe a Mercenary, instantly defeating them. Does not work on Elite Mercenaries. Maximum of 100 stacks. If a camp is defeated entirely with Bribe, the camp respawns 50% faster.
Talent Icon Perfect Shot

Hitting an enemy Hero with Snipe reduces its cooldown by 4 seconds and refunds its Mana cost.
Talent Icon One in the Chamber

After using an Ability, Nova's next Basic Attack within 3 seconds deals 60% additional damage.
Talent Icon Anti-Armor Shells

Nova's Basic Attacks deal 250% damage and decrease the Physical Armor of Heroic targets by 15 for 3 seconds, but her Attack Speed is proportionally slower.
Talent Icon Triple Tap

Cooldown: 100 seconds

Locks in on the target Hero, then fires 3 shots that hit the first Hero or Structure they come in contact with for 372 (+4% per level) damage each.
Talent Icon Precision Strike

Cooldown: 60 seconds

After a 1.5 second delay, deals 435 (+4% per level) damage to enemies within an area. Unlimited range.
Talent Icon Psionic Efficiency

Snipe's range is increased by 15% and hitting a Hero grants an additional stack of Precision Sniper.
Talent Icon Double Tap

Pinning Shot now has 2 charges, but its cooldown is increased by 2 seconds.
Talent Icon Ionic Force Field

Gain 25 Armor for 3 seconds after losing Stealth.
Talent Icon Explosive Round

Snipe also deals 90% damage to enemies near the impact.
Talent Icon Crippling Shot

Pinning Shot lowers a Hero's Armor by 20 for the duration of the Slow, causing them to take 20% increased damage.
Talent Icon Lethal Decoy

Increases the damage Holo Decoy deals to 30% of Nova's damage.
Talent Icon Fast Reload

Triple Tap's cooldown is reset if it kills an enemy Hero.
Talent Icon Precision Barrage

Precision Strike gains a 2nd charge and its cooldown is reduced by 30 seconds.
Talent Icon Apollo Suit

Reduce the cooldown of Permanent Cloak by 2 seconds.
Talent Icon Rewind

Cooldown: 60 seconds

Activate to reset the cooldowns of your Basic Abilities.
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