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Varian Varian

A Bruiser that can flex into dealing damage or protecting his team.

Identity

Title
High King of the Alliance
Type
Melee
Role
Bruiser
Difficulty
Medium
Life
Health
Shield
Shields
Energy
Mana
Franchise
Warcraft
Gender
n/a
Rarity
Legendary

Tags

EnergyImportant Ganker Overconfident RoleAutoAttacker RoleTank
Few would have expected that the gladiator known only as Lo'Gosh was in truth the missing ruler of Stormwind, Varian Wrynn. Now the High King of the Alliance, his every action shapes the destiny of Azeroth itself.

Stats

Released
November 15, 2016
Size
0.75
Speed
4.8398
Vision
12
Life
2220 (+4% per level)
Regen
4.625 (+4% per level)
Range
1.25
Damage
74 (+4% per level)
Attacks
1.3 per second

Abilities

Lion's Fang
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Damage and Slow enemies in a line and heal Varian

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Cooldown: 8 seconds
  • Mana: 50

Create a shockwave that travels in a straight line, dealing 150 (+4% per level) damage and Slowing enemies by 35% for 1.5 seconds. Each enemy hit heals Varian for 35 (+4% per level), increased to 140 (+4% per level) against Heroes.

Parry
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Block incoming Basic Attacks for a short duration

  • Type: Basic (W)
  • Charge Cooldown: 10 seconds
  • Mana: 30

Parry all incoming Basic Attacks for 1.25 seconds, reducing their damage by 100%.

Stores up to 2 charges.

Charge
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Charge to an enemy and damage them

  • Type: Basic (E)
  • Cooldown: 12 seconds
  • Mana: 45

Charge to the target enemy, dealing 50 (+4% per level) damage and Slowing them by 75% for 1 second.

Taunt
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Gain Health
Force a Hero to attack Varian

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 16 seconds
  • Mana: 20

Silence a target Hero and force them to attack Varian for 1.25 seconds.

Passive: Maximum Health and Health Regeneration increased by 40%.

Colossus Smash
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Gain Damage, Lose Health
Smash enemies and lower their Armor

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 20 seconds
  • Mana: 40

Smash a target enemy, dealing 160 (+4% per level) damage and lowering their Armor by 20 for 3 seconds, causing them to take 20% increased damage.

Passive: Base Attack Damage increased by 100%.
Passive: Maximum Health and Health Regeneration reduced by 10%.

Twin Blades of Fury
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Gain Attack Speed, Lose Damage
Basic Attacks reduce Heroic Strike cooldown

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

Basic Attacks reduce Heroic Strike's cooldown by 9 seconds, and increase Varian's Movement Speed by 30% for 2 seconds.

Passive: Attack Speed increased by 100%.
Passive: Base Attack Damage reduced by 25%.

Heroic Strike
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Deal bonus damage on next Basic Attack

  • Type: Trait
  • Cooldown: 18 seconds
  • Mana: n/a

Every 18 seconds, Varian's next Basic Attack deals 125 (+4% per level) bonus Spell Damage. Basic Attacks reduce this cooldown by 2 seconds.

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.

Heroic Strike
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Bonus Basic Attack damage

  • Type: Trait
  • Cooldown: 18 seconds
  • Mana: n/a

Every 18 seconds, Varian's next Basic Attack deals 125 (+4% per level) bonus Spell Damage. Basic Attacks reduce this cooldown by 2 seconds.

Talents

Talent Icon Lion's Maw

Quest: Every time Lion's Fang hits a Hero, increase its damage by 6, up to 150.

Reward: After hitting 25 Heroes, the Slow is increased to 50% and its duration is increased to 2 seconds.
Talent Icon Overpower

When Parry blocks a Hero's Basic Attack, Heroic Strike's cooldown is refreshed and the next one does 40% more damage.
Talent Icon High King's Quest

Quest: Hit 50 Heroes with Basic Attacks.
Quest: Participate in 5 Hero Takedowns.
Quest: Gather 15 Regeneration Globes.

Reward: Completing a Quest grants 10 Base Attack Damage. Completing all 3 Quests grants an additional 30 Base Attack Damage.
Talent Icon Taunt

Cooldown: 16 seconds

Silence a target Hero and force them to attack Varian for 1.25 seconds.

Passive: Maximum Health and Health Regeneration increased by 40%.
Talent Icon Colossus Smash

Cooldown: 20 seconds

Smash a target enemy, dealing 160 (+4% per level) damage and lowering their Armor by 20 for 3 seconds, causing them to take 20% increased damage.

Passive: Base Attack Damage increased by 100%.
Passive: Maximum Health and Health Regeneration reduced by 10%.
Talent Icon Twin Blades of Fury

Basic Attacks reduce Heroic Strike's cooldown by 9 seconds, and increase Varian's Movement Speed by 30% for 2 seconds.

Passive: Attack Speed increased by 100%.
Passive: Base Attack Damage reduced by 25%.
Talent Icon Lionheart

Increase Lion's Fang's healing from Heroes by 75%.
Talent Icon Second Wind

Basic Attacks heal Varian for 1% of his maximum Health. While below 50% Health, they also heal him for 50% of the damage dealt.
Talent Icon Victory Rush

Every 30 seconds, Varian's next Basic Attack will heal him for 350 (+4% per level) Health. When a nearby enemy Minion or Monster dies, the cooldown is reduced by 10 seconds.
Talent Icon Shield Wall

Parry grants Protected, preventing all incoming damage while active. Additionally, Parry's cooldown is reduced by 5 seconds, but it loses 1 charge.
Talent Icon Warbringer

Reduce Charge's cooldown by 8 seconds and Mana cost from 45 to 22. Additionally, Charge can be cast on allied Heroes.
Talent Icon Juggernaut

Charge deals bonus damage to Heroes equal to 4% of their maximum Health.
Talent Icon Mortal Strike

Heroes hit by Heroic Strike receive 40% reduced healing for 4 seconds.
Talent Icon Shattering Throw

Cooldown: 30 seconds

Activate to throw a sword at a target Hero that deals 50 (+4% per level) damage, and up to 1400 (+4% per level) bonus damage to their Shields.

Passive: Basic Attacks against Heroes deal up to 200% bonus Physical Damage to Shields.
Talent Icon Banner of Stormwind

Cooldown: 25 seconds

Activate to place a Banner that grants 25% increased Movement Speed to nearby allied Heroes. Lasts 12 seconds.
Talent Icon Banner of Ironforge

Cooldown: 45 seconds

Activate to place a Banner that grants 20 Armor to nearby allied Heroes, reducing damage taken by 20%. Lasts 12 seconds.
Talent Icon Banner of Dalaran

Cooldown: 25 seconds

Activate to place a Banner that grants 20% increased Spell Power to nearby allied Heroes. Lasts 12 seconds.
Talent Icon Vigilance

Being hit by a Hero Basic Attack reduces the cooldown of Taunt by 1 second.
Talent Icon Master at Arms

Colossus Smash affects all enemies near the target, and its cooldown is reduced by 10 seconds.
Talent Icon Frenzy

Twin Blades of Fury increases Heroic Strike damage by an additional 25%, and Basic Attacks increase his Movement Speed by an additional 10%.
Talent Icon Glory to the Alliance

Banner now also increases health regeneration and all healing received for nearby allied Heroes by 50%, and the cooldown is reduced by 50%.
Talent Icon Demoralizing Shout

Cooldown: 20 seconds

Activate to demoralize nearby enemy Heroes, reducing damage they deal by 40% for 5 seconds.
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