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Lost Vikings
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Gold 15,000 IconGold1
Cash (US) $10

The Lost Vikings are the titular protagonists of The Lost Vikings franchise, bearing the names of Erik the Swift, Baleog the Fierce, and Olaf the Stout. They are playable in Heroes of the Storm.[1]

Background

Background

The Lost Vikings are back! While they briefly considered retirement after defeating the emperor Tomator, there were only so many polar bears they could wrestle before falling into a Nexus portal seemed like a solid life decision.

Abilities

Abilities
Name Key Target Cost Cooldown Description
IconSelectOlaf
Select Olaf
1 Self Olaf can charge enemies by right-clicking on them. 8 second cooldown. Olaf gains increased health regeneration when out of combat for 4 seconds.
IconSelectBaleog
Select Baleog
2 Self Baleog deals 50% splash damage to enemies behind his attack target.
IconSelectErik
Select Erik
3 Self Erik moves faster than the other Vikings and has a longer attack range.
IconSelectVikings
Select All Vikings
4 Self The Lost Vikings can be controlled individually or as a group. Each Viking has particular strengths.

Traits

Traits
Name Type Description
IconFastRestart
Fast Restart
Passive Death time for the Lost Vikings is reduced by 25%.

Heroic Abilities

HAbilities
  • All three Vikings get inside a boat that moves across the battleground, lobbing projectiles at enemies as they do so.[2]

Battleground Tips

Tips
  • The Lost Vikings start without any basic abilities and function differently. A player can choose to unlock extra abilities by selecting various Talents throughout the duration of the match.
    • Olaf – Has lots of Health, regenerates Health quickly, and charges to Slow enemies.
    • Baleog – Deals splash damage to enemies behind his attack target.
    • Erik – Moves faster than the other Vikings and has a longer attack range.
  • Each Viking can move, attack, and be killed separately. They will also receive individual respawn timers upon their deaths.
  • Use the activated Talent hotkeys “1”, “2”, and “3” to select and control the Vikings individually, or press the “4” key to guide them as a group.
  • When using the heroic “Longboat Raid!” [R], all of the Vikings need to be near each other to perform the action.

Skins

Skins
Pajama Party
While "Party in Pajamaland" is technically a part of the Expanded Universe, the storyline is still considered a seminal work in the Lost Vikings mythos.
Master Skins
Now sporting the finest equipment a Viking can illegally procure from an evil alien overlord's robot army.

Quotes and Facts

Facts

See also: Lost Vikings quotations

  • The Lost Vikings first appeared in 1993 with the release of The Lost Vikings.
  • Erik the Swift - The tactical genius and self-proclaimed leader of the party. Erik is the swiftest and most agile of the Vikings which makes him an indispensable part of any expedition. His wit and resourcefulness are often key to resolving difficult situations. However, he has a short attention span and gets easily agitated by sitting in the same place too long. In fact, his patience is often times too thin to tolerate his two brothers. Despite these shortcomings, he proves to be a valuable companion on any adventure.
  • Baleog the Fierce - Baleog’s enormous ego is tolerable only in light of the martial skills he provides to the expedition. When he’s not accusing his brothers of being lazy or weak, Baleog can oft be found sharpening his sword and contemplating his strategy for world conquest. Nonetheless, despite his sometimes less than pleasant company, Baleog is a fierce foe to any that stand in the party’s way.
  • Olaf the Stout - This jovial Viking, with his hardy constitution and steadfast resolve, can be counted on in any situation. His appetite for adventure is rivaled only by his passion for pastries. Unfortunately, he is often seized by unprovoked laughing fits, making extended travel with him somewhat tiresome. His hulking presence is, however, greatly appreciated in the heat of battle.
  • At the start of The Lost Vikings, the members of the Viking village celebrated the fall harvest with contests of bravery and skill. But unbeknownst to them, the infamous intergalactic zookeeper, Tomator, piloted his spacecraft to Earth through a fiery vortex that appeared high above the fjords of the Baltic Sea.
  • Tomator was sure that he could find adequate specimens for his zoo on this tiny planet. He made preparations to go on a hunt of his own as his ship began its descent. As Olaf the Stout, Baleog the Fierce, and Erik the Swift walked home from the feast, they were still bragging over their triumphs in the hunt. Eventually they retired to their cottages oblivious to the strange flying object that had appeared directly over their village.
  • Tomator’s computer located the selected humans and teleported his unsuspecting captives aboard his ship - Erik the Fierce, Olaf the Stout, and Baleog the Fierce. With the acquisitions complete, Tomator took his craft out of orbit, and the Vikings’ only hope to return home would be to use of their skills as well as the strange vortices that could carry them through time and space.
  • At the start of The Lost Vikings II, it is found that after their escape from the evil Tomator, Erik the Swift, Baleog the Fierce, and Olaf the Stout lived happy lives.
  • Then one day, while they were returning home from a fishing trip, Tomator caught up with them and kidnapped them again, teleporting them aboard his spacecraft. Fortunately for the Vikings, a blackout gave them an advantage over their robotic guard, whom they fought and dismantled. They proceeded to wear its parts on their bodies, thereby gaining new abilities.
  • Spotting a mysterious machine nearby with a sign, Olaf decided that the sign read, "donuts." Impulsively he activated the machine, and it teleported them Transylvania in 1437 A.D. Too late, he learned that the sign had actually read, "Do not touch."
  • This proved to be the first of a sequence of funky locations and time periods the Vikings would need to traverse, much as in their previous Tomator-related adventures.
  • Equipped with their new robotic gear, the three Vikings fought their way through time and space, befriending a wolf named Fang and a dragon named Scorch.
  • Ultimately Tomator caught up with the three Vikings and their new friends, and Tomator was defeated. However, upon his defeat, Tomator was revealed to be a young boy named Tommy, who had been disguised due to his wearing some sort of robotic power suit.
  • After the destruction of this armored suit, Tommy begged the three Vikings not to hurt him, saying that he'd simply been bored and wanted to have some fun.
  • Tommy's parents showed up and scolded their son for playing fast and loose with the fabric of time and space again. They told Tommy that when he got home, he was going straight to bed with no supper.
  • They made him promise to leave the three Vikings alone, and then they teleported the five adventurers back home, safe and sound. As the game ended, the five adventurers were bickering, trying to decide what to do next.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 2014-11-07, Blizzpro. Twitter, accessed on 2014-08-11
  2. 2014-11-08, Heroes of the Storm Feature Trailer - BlizzCon 2014. YouTube, accessed on 2014-11-08
  3. 3.0 3.1 2014-12-24, THE LOST VIKINGS HERO WEEK. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2015-02-14

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