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Samuro Samuro

A stealthed Assassin that's great at capturing Mercenary camps and is difficult to kill.

Identity

Title
The Blademaster
Type
Melee
Role
Melee Assassin
Difficulty
Hard
Life
Health
Shield
Shields
Energy
n/a
Franchise
Warcraft
Gender
n/a
Rarity
Legendary

Tags

Ganker MercKiller Overconfident RoleAutoAttacker WaveClearer
Samuro, the last remaining blademaster to wear the banner of the Burning Blade, is on a warrior's pilgrimage in search of vengeance and redemption for his fallen clan. It will be a long journey, but he has sworn an oath to restore his clan's honor.

Stats

Released
October 18, 2016
Size
0.6875
Speed
4.8398
Vision
12
Life
1725 (+4% per level)
Regen
3.5898 (+4% per level)
Range
2
Damage
102 (+4% per level)
Attacks
1.7 per second

Abilities

Mirror Image
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Create Mirror Images to confuse and attack enemies

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Cooldown: 14 seconds

Teleport a short distance in the direction of the mouse cursor, creating 2 Mirror Images for 8 seconds with 100% of Samuro's current Health that Basic Attack enemies for 11 (+4% per level) damage. Images have their duration increased by 1 second each time they or Samuro use a Basic Attack against an enemy Hero. Whenever an Image takes damage, it deals that amount of damage to itself, effectively doubling the damage it takes.

Maximum 2 Mirror Images can be active at at time. Using Mirror Image removes most negative effects from Samuro.

Critical Strike
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Critically Strike for increased damage.

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

Samuro's next Basic Attack within 8 seconds will be a Critical Strike, dealing 50% increased damage. This also applies to Images, and does not break Wind Walk.

Passive: Samuro and his Images deal a Critical Strike on every 4th Basic Attack.

Wind Walk
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Become Stealthed and gain Movement Speed

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

Grant Samuro Stealth for up to 10 seconds or until he attacks, uses an Ability, or takes damage.

While Stealthed, Samuro heals for 1% of his maximum Health every second, his Movement Speed is increased by 20% and he can pass through other units. Remaining stationary for at least 1.5 seconds while Stealthed grants Invisible.

Samuro is Unrevealable for the first 1 second of Wind Walk.

Bladestorm
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Cause a Bladestorm of destructive force

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 25 seconds

Cause a Bladestorm of destructive force around Samuro for 3 seconds, granting him 25 Armor and dealing 180 (+4% per level) damage per second to nearby enemies.

Illusion Master
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Mirror Images can be controlled

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 8 seconds

Mirror Images can be controlled individually or as a group and their damage is increased by 100%.

Passive: Image Transmission's cooldown is reduced to 8 seconds.

Image Transmission
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Increase Movement Speed when attacking Heroes

  • Type: Trait
  • Cooldown: 14 seconds

Activate to switch places with a target Mirror Image, removing most negative effects from Samuro and the Mirror Image.

Advancing Strikes

Basic Attacks against enemy Heroes increase Samuro's Movement Speed by 25% for 2 seconds.

Summon Mount
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n/a

  • Type: Mount (Z)
  • Cooldown: 4 seconds

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

Select Samuro
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Select Samuro

  • Type: Activable (Active)
  • Cooldown: n/a

Select Samuro

Issue orders to Samuro only.

Select All
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Select All

  • Type: Activable (Active)
  • Cooldown: n/a

Select All

Issue orders to Samuro and all Mirror Images.

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.

Unsummon Mount
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n/a

  • Type: Mount (Z)
  • Cooldown: n/a

Dismounts you.

Bladestorm Cancel
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n/a

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: n/a

Cancel Bladestorm.

Talents

Talent Icon Way of Illusion

Quest: Every time a Mirror Image Critically Strikes a Hero, Samuro gains 0.25 Attack Damage, up to 10.

Reward: After hitting 40 Heroes, Samuro gains an additional 30 Attack Damage.
Talent Icon Way of the Blade

Critical Strike now happens for Samuro and his Mirror Images every 3rd Basic Attack.

Samuro and his Mirror Images' Critical Strikes against enemy Heroes reduce their Physical Armor by 5 for 2.25 seconds, stacking up to 3 times.
Talent Icon Way of the Wind

Gain 40% Movement Speed for 3 seconds after entering or exiting Wind Walk. Casting Wind Walk heals Samuro for 5% of his maximum Health.
Talent Icon Mirage

Mirror Image grants Samuro and his Images 40 Spell Armor against the next 2 sources of Spell Damage, reducing their damage by 40%.
Talent Icon One With The Wind

While Samuro has Wind Walk active and for 3 seconds after breaking it, both he and his Mirror Images gain 30 Armor, taking 30% reduced damage from all sources.
Talent Icon Deflection

Advancing Strikes grants Samuro and his Mirror Images 35 Physical Armor.
Talent Icon Burning Blade

Critical Strikes from Samuro and Mirror Images deal an additional 50% of their Basic Attack damage as Spell Damage to the target and nearby enemies.
Talent Icon Phantom Pain

Samuro's Critical Strikes against enemy Heroes deal an additional 35% of his Basic Attack damage for each Mirror Image that is active and reduce the cooldown of Image Transmission by 1 second.
Talent Icon Crushing Blows

Samuro's Basic Attacks against Heroes reduce the cooldown of Critical Strike by 2 seconds.

Critical Strikes against enemy Heroes increase Samuro's Basic Attack damage by 10% for 4 seconds, stacking up to 3 times.
Talent Icon Bladestorm

Cooldown: 25 seconds

Cause a Bladestorm of destructive force around Samuro for 3 seconds, granting him 25 Armor and dealing 180 (+4% per level) damage per second to nearby enemies.
Talent Icon Illusion Master

Cooldown: 8 seconds

Mirror Images can be controlled individually or as a group and their damage is increased by 100%.

Passive: Image Transmission's cooldown is reduced to 8 seconds.
Talent Icon Mirrored Steel

Samuro's Basic Attacks against Heroes reduce the cooldown of Mirror Image by 0.75 seconds.
Talent Icon Kawarimi

Wind Walk creates a Mirror Image at Samuro's location that will continue whatever he was doing.
Talent Icon Shukuchi

Wind Walk teleports Samuro a short distance in the direction he's currently facing.
Talent Icon Merciless Strikes

Samuro's Basic Attacks against Stunned, Rooted, or Slowed enemies are always Critical Strikes.
Talent Icon Harsh Winds

Attacking a Hero during Wind Walk causes them to take 30% increased damage from Samuro for 3 seconds.
Talent Icon Press the Attack

While Advancing Strikes is active, Samuro and his Mirror Images gain 10% Attack Speed every time they Basic Attack, up to 40%.
Talent Icon Dance Of Death

Mirror Images use Bladestorm when Samuro does, but for 45% damage. If Samuro hits at least 20 enemy Heroes with Bladestorm, then reset its cooldown.
Talent Icon Three Blade Style

Samuro's Mirror Images only deal half of the damage they take to themselves, effectively increasing their Health by 25% and their duration is increased to 16 seconds.
Talent Icon Wind Strider

Wind Walk's cooldown is reduced by 6 seconds.
Talent Icon Blademaster’s Pursuit

Advancing Strikes grants an additional 15% Movement Speed for Samuro and his Mirror Images, and its duration is increased by 2 seconds.
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