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Franchise-warcraft This is from the Warcraft universe.

"I once ruled Azjol-Nerub. Then, came a war I could not win. I was forced to servitude. But here, in this strange place, no-one commands my power! I will conquer the Nexus! Those who oppose me shall embrace the web of death. I am Anub'arak. I ruled once before. I shall rule again!"

- Anub'arak(src)

IconDamage (4/10) IconUtility (6/10) IconSurvivability (7/10) IconComplexity (5/10)

Anub'arak, Traitor King is a warrior hero from the Warcraft universe. Once a proud nerubian king, Anub'arak dared to stand against the Lich King's invasion, but despite his bravery, he too fell to the unrelenting Scourge. Resurrected into undeath, the Traitor King now serves as a towering, weapon of destruction. But here in the Nexus, no one commands his power![1]

Abilities Edit

IconImpale
Impale (Q)
Mana: 65
Cooldown: 12 seconds

Deals 104.00 (+4% per level) damage. Stuns for 1 second.

IconHardenCarapace
Harden Carapace (W)
Mana: 30
Cooldown: 7 seconds

Gain a Shield that absorbs 315 (+4% per level) damage over 3 seconds.

IconBurrowCharge
Burrow Charge (E)
Mana: 65
Cooldown: 12 seconds

Burrow to the target location, dealing 96 (+4% per level) damage and briefly stunning enemies in a small area upon surfacing, slowing them by 25% for 2.5 seconds.

Burrow Charge can be reactivated to surface early.

Traits Edit

IconScarabHost
Scarab Host [Trait, Passive]

Spawn a Beetle at your location whenever you use an ability. Beetles last for 8 seconds, attacking nearby enemies for 20.80 (+4% per level) damage.

Heroic Abilities Edit

IconLocustSwarm
Locust Swarm (R) [Heroic Ability]
Mana: 75
Cooldown: 100 seconds

Deal 55 (+4% per level) damage per second in an area around yourself. Each enemy damaged heals you for 17 (+4% per level) Health. Lasts 8 seconds.


Tier 4 (Hero Level 10)
IconWebBlast
Cocoon (R) [Heroic Ability]
Mana: 70
Cooldown: 60 seconds

Wraps target enemy Hero in a cocoon, rendering them unable to act or be targeted for 8 seconds. Allies of the Hero can attack the cocoon to break it and free them early.


Tier 4 (Hero Level 10)

Talents Edit

Level1 Tier 1, Hero Level 1
IconScarabHost
Resilient Scarabs

Beetles have 50 Spell Armor.


Tier 1 (Hero Level 1)
IconDampenMagic
Nerubian Armor

Every 8 seconds, gain 30 Spell Armor against the next enemy Ability and subsequent Abilities for 1.5 seconds, reducing the damage taken by 30%.


Tier 1 (Hero Level 1)
IconRegenerationMaster
Regeneration Master

IconQuestTalent Quest: Gathering a Regeneration Globe increases your Health Regeneration by 1 per second, up to 30.
IconQuestTalent Reward: After gathering 30 Regeneration Globes, you also gain 500 Health.


Tier 1 (Hero Level 1)

Level4 Tier 2, Hero Level 4
IconImpale
Bed of Barbs

Create a bed of spikes along Impale's path that slows enemy Move Speed by 30.00% and deals 23 (+4% per level) damage per second. Spikes persist for 3.50 seconds.


Tier 2 (Hero Level 4)
IconHardenCarapace
Shed Exoskeleton

Using Harden Carapace also increases Anub'arak's Movement Speed by 30% for 3 seconds.


Tier 2 (Hero Level 4)
IconBurrowCharge
Underking

Increases Burrow Charge range by 20% and damage by 100%.


Tier 2 (Hero Level 4)
Storm btn-ability anubarak-carrionbeetles
Legion of Beetles [Toggle]

Anub'arak automatically spawns Beetles every 8 seconds. Can be toggled on and off.


Tier 2 (Hero Level 4)

Level7 Tier 3, Hero Level 7
IconHardenCarapace
Chitinous Plating

While Hardened Carapace is active, taking damage from enemy Abilities decreases its cooldown by 0.75 seconds, up to 3 seconds maximum.


Tier 3 (Hero Level 7)
IconBurrowCharge
Subterranean Shield

Burrow Charge also grants a 345 (+4% per level) point shield for 5 seconds.


Tier 3 (Hero Level 7)
Storm btn-ability anubarak-carrionbeetles
Leeching Scarabs

Beetles gain 20% bonus attack damage and they heal Anub'arak for 50% of their damage with each attack if he is nearby.


Tier 3 (Hero Level 7)

Level10 Tier 4, Hero Level 10
IconLocustSwarm
Locust Swarm (R) [Heroic Ability]
Mana: 75
Cooldown: 100 seconds

Deal 55 (+4% per level) damage per second in an area around yourself. Each enemy damaged heals you for 17 (+4% per level) Health. Lasts 8 seconds.


Tier 4 (Hero Level 10)
IconWebBlast
Cocoon (R) [Heroic Ability]
Mana: 70
Cooldown: 60 seconds

Wraps target enemy Hero in a cocoon, rendering them unable to act or be targeted for 8 seconds. Allies of the Hero can attack the cocoon to break it and free them early.


Tier 4 (Hero Level 10)

Level13 Tier 5, Hero Level 13
IconBurningRage
Burning Rage

Deal 23.92 (+4% per level) damage per second to nearby enemies.


Tier 5 (Hero Level 13)
IconUrticatingSpines
Urticating Spines

Casting Harden Carapace will also deal 80 (+4% per level) damage to nearby enemies. Deals double damage against Heroes.


Tier 5 (Hero Level 13)
IconUntouchable
Acid Drenched Mandibles

Attacking a Hero that is slowed, rooted, or stunned increases Anub'arak's Basic Attack damage by 70% for 3 seconds.


Tier 5 (Hero Level 13)

Level16 Tier 6, Hero Level 16
IconBurrowCharge
Epicenter

Increases Burrow Charge impact area by 85% and lowers the cooldown by 1.5 seconds for each Hero hit.


Tier 6 (Hero Level 16)
Icon Debilitation
Debilitation

Enemy Heroes hit by Burrow Charge have their Spell Power reduced by 50% for 4 seconds.


Tier 6 (Hero Level 16)
IconScarabHost
Beetle, Juiced

Every 3rd Basic Attack against enemy Heroes spawns a Beetle.


Tier 6 (Hero Level 16)

Level20 Tier 7, Hero Level 20
IconLocustSwarm
Hive Master

Anub'arak gains a permanent Vampire Locust that attacks a nearby enemy every 3 seconds. The Vampire Locust deals 159.12 (+4% per level) damage and returns to heal Anub'arak for 38.48 (+4% per level) health.


Tier 7 (Hero Level 20)
IconCocoon
Cryptweave

Staying near the Cocoon allows Anub'arak to extend the duration by up to 4 seconds per Cocoon.


Tier 7 (Hero Level 20)
IconHardenedShield
Nullification Shield

Activate to gain 60 Spell Armor for 5 seconds.


Tier 7 (Hero Level 20)
IconRewind
Rewind
Cooldown: 60 seconds

Activate to reset the cooldowns of your Basic Abilities.


Tier 7 (Hero Level 20)

Battleground Tips Edit

  • Anub'arak excels at initiating fights and forcing engagements.
  • Anub'arak is a nimble character, despite his size. He is good at jumping under lines and evading very quickly. He is a significant threat for DPS-type characters such as the Demon Hunter and Nova.
  • Anub'arak is effective against towers as per his beetle ability. The beetles will absorb tower fire, allowing Anub'arak to attack the structures.
  • If specced mainly for scarabs, Anu'arak can become even sturdier, and one of the most durable Heroes in the game. The most important Talents for this are Legion of Beetles and Leeching Scarab. This makes Anub'arak spawns more bugs that will heal him whenever they attack.
  • “Burrowing Charge” [E] can be activated a second time to force Anub’arak to pop up from underground. Use the maneuver to knock up unsuspecting enemies or to chase fleeing opponents.
  • “Web Blast” [R] is fantastic for interrupting important Heroic Abilities. For example, try to Web Blast on a Valla’s “Strafe” or an Illidan using “The Hunt.”
  • “Impale” [Q] is a long ranged knock up. Use it aggressively to delay opponents from grabbing a tribute on Cursed Hollow, or to initiate a team fight. The high amount of hitstun it causes gives the chance for the team to engage with more efficient and eliminate key-opponents while they're stunned. [1]

Skins Edit

Traitor King Anub'arak
Anub'arak - TK - Purple Anub'arak - TK - White Anub'arak - TK - Blue
Purple (Default) White Blue


Cyb’arak Anub’arak
$9.99
The Defense mecha Cyb'arak designed by Frozen Throne technologies has proven instrumental in the defense of the African continent against the Kaijo monsters.
Anub'arak - CY - Yellow Anub'arak - CY - Blue Anub'arak - CY - Red
Yellow Blue Red


Love Bug
$9.99
Once you're bitten, you're smitten.
Anub'arak - LB - Red Anub'arak - LB - Pink Anub'arak - LB - Green
Red Pink Green


Master Anub'arak
Hero level 10, 10,000 gold
A Spider Lord's carapace has been known to deflect blades, arrows, and even siege weaponry all on its own. When fitted with armor, it is all but unstoppable.
Anub'arak - Master - Green Anub'arak - Master - Pink Anub'arak - Master - Blue
Green Pink Blue


Notes Edit

  • A StarCraft-themed skin for Anub'arak also exists in the game.[2]

Patch changes Edit

  • IconHotS (Patch March 14, 2017Note: Spell Armor reduced from 25 to 20; Basic Attack damage reduced from 99 to 95.
  • IconHotS (Patch January 4, 2017Note: Now has 25 Spell Armor; Health decreased from 2226 to 2003; Health Regeneration decreased from 4.64 to 4.17.
  • IconHotS (Patch December 6, 2016Note: Base Health increased from 2120 to 2226; Health Regeneration increased from 4.4 to 4.6 per second.
  • IconHotS (Patch September 27, 2016Note: Base maximum Health increased from 1926 to 2120; Health regen increased from 4.0 to 4.4.
  • IconHotS (Patch July 12, 2016Note: Voiceover will now play properly while idling on Anub’arak’s Hero page in the Shop.
  • IconHotS (Patch June 21, 2016Note: Base Health decreased from 2026 to 1926; Health Regen decreased from 4.22 to 4.01 per second.
  • IconHotS (Patch May 17, 2016Note: Health increased from 1926 (+4% per level) to 2026 (+4% per level); Health Regeneration increased from 4.01 (+4% per level) to 4.22 (+4% per level) Health per second.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2014-09-30, ANUB'ARAK HERO WEEK. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2014-10-03
  2. 2014-30-08, PAX Prime 2014 Day 1, ESV Championship Series Week 1, Into the Nexus #18. Heroes Nexus, accessed on 2014-09-01

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