Leoric, the Skeleton King is a warrior hero from the Diablo franchise. He is a slow-moving front-line warrior that never truly dies, haunting the battlefield as a ghost before reforming on the field.
Madness. Betrayal. Death. These are the legacy of the Black King Leoric's reign. Driven to madness by the spirit of Diablo, Leoric brought untold suffering on his people. Even in death there was no release for the Skeleton King.
Cooldown: 8 seconds
Swing in front of you to deal 85 (+8.5 per level) damage and slow enemies by 40% for 2.5 seconds. Deals double damage to non-Hero-non-Structure enemies.
Undying: Skeletal Swing becomes Ghastly Swing. Ghastly Swing deals no damage, but slows enemies by 40%.
Cooldown: 11 seconds
Grab an enemy Hero's soul, dealing up to 20% of their maximum Health as damage and healing you for up to 20% of your maximum Health while you are nearby, over 4 seconds. You are slowed by 20% while this is active.
Undying: Drain Hope becomes Drain Essence. Throw out a chain, attaching to the first enemy Hero hit healing you for up to 12.5% of your maximum Health over 4 seconds as long as you remain close to the enemy.
Cooldown: 14 seconds
Separate from your body, becoming Unstoppable and gaining Movement Speed accelerating up to 50% over 2.5 seconds. When Wraith Walk ends or is canceled, your body jumps to your wraith.
Become a ghost when you die, and resurrect upon reaching full Health. Your Abilities and Talents don't do damage while dead, but will still heal you for 50% of their normal amount, causing you to cheat death.
Heroic Abilities Edit
Cooldown: 50 seconds
Create an unpathable tomb in front of you for 4 seconds.
Cooldown: 80 seconds
Become Unstoppable and swing your mace three times, healing yourself for 7% of your maximum Health for each enemy Hero hit and dealing damage.
Hero level 10, 10,000 gold
Quotes and Facts Edit
See also: Leoric quotations
Leoric was under consideration for inclusion as early as 2011. The idea of having a character that didn’t die was one the team looked at - Malthael was considered, but they ultimately settled on Leoric.
Related Content Edit
- ↑ 2013-11-09, Heroes Skin Showcase - Heroes of the Storm - Blizzcon 2013. YouTube, accessed on 2013-12-01
- ↑ 2011-10-23, BlizzCon 2011 - Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm and Blizzard DOTA - Art & Technology Panel (Full). YouTube, accessed on 2011-11-07
- ↑ 2015-06-17, E3 Expo 2015 – Heroes of the Storm: Eternal Conflict Expansion. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2015-06-23
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