Go for the Throat [Heroic Ability]
Mana: 90
Cooldown: 80 seconds

Leap at an enemy Hero and shapeshift into a Worgen, slashing for 355 (+4% per level) damage. If this kills them, the Ability can be used a second time within 10 seconds for free.

Tier 4 (Hero Level 10)
Go for the Throat

Patch changes Edit

  • IconHotS (Patch August 8, 2017Note: Can now correctly cast Go for the Throat a second time after using the Ability to kill D.Va’s Mech.
  • IconHotS (Patch July 11, 2017Note: Fixed an issue that could occasionally grant additional Go for the Throat procs after casting the free charge.
  • IconHotS (Patch June 13, 2017Note: A generic marker has been added to indicate when enemies can be killed by an ability. This marker will appear above low-health enemies for Greymane and Malthael when Go for the Throat or Last Rites will deal fatal damage to the target.
  • IconHotS (Patch April 25, 2017Note: Restored missing visual effects during Go for the Throat.
  • IconHotS (Patch October 18, 2016Note: The Go for the Throat indicator will no longer visually persist above Heroes who have post-death forms, such as Uther or Leoric, after they are killed.
  • IconHotS (Patch August 24, 2016Note: Damage reduced from 420 to 355.
  • IconHotS (Patch August 9, 2016Note: Go for the Throat Damage bonuses earned via the Unleashed Talent will now stack properly.
  • IconHotS (Patch July 27, 2016Note: Range reduced by roughly 20%.
  • IconHotS (Patch July 20, 2016Note: Fixed an issue that could cause Go for the Throat’s cooldown to be permanently reduced to 60 seconds.
  • IconHotS (Patch July 12, 2016Note: Increased cooldown from 60 to 80 seconds; Increased damage from 125 to 140.

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