Fortifying Brew (D) [Trait]
Cooldown: 5 seconds

Chen drinks from his keg, instantly gaining 25 Brew. While drinking, Chen continues to gain 30 Brew and 220.48 (+4% per level) temporary Shields per second, up to a maximum of 661.44 (+4% per level) while drinking. Shields persist for 2 seconds after you stop drinking.

Patch changes Edit

  • IconHotS (Patch July 26, 2017Note: Brew per second reduced from 40 to 30; Chen will now instantly gain 25 Brew upon activation.
  • IconHotS (Patch November 15, 2016Note: 50% of Shields gained by channeling Fortifying Brew will now properly persist after learning Freshest Ingredients.
  • IconHotS (Patch October 25, 2016Note: Fixed an issue causing Fortifying Brew shields to not persist indefinitely after completing the Freshest Ingredients quest talent.
  • IconHotS (Patch July 12, 2016Note: Can no longer be cancelled by reactivating the hotkey (default D).
  • IconHotS (Patch March 29, 2016Note: A 0.5 second cooldown has been added between activation and cancellation of Fortifying Brew channeling.
  • IconHotS (Patch February 2, 2016Note: Chen’s Abilities will no longer grant him 3 extra Brew when using an Ability while channeling Fortifying Brew.
  • IconHotS (Patch October 6, 2015Note: Fortifying Brew: Shield amount changed from 20 (+12 per level) to 33 (+10 per level). Brew will now regenerate in increments of 5 while channeling Fortifying Brew.; Chen will no longer earn three extra Brew after casting another Ability during Fortifying Brew.