Ultimate Evolution (R) [Heroic Ability]
Tier 4 (Hero Level 10)
Cooldown: 70 seconds

Clone target allied Hero and control it for 20 seconds. Abathur has perfected the Clone, granting it 20% Ability Power, 20% bonus Attack Damage, and 10% bonus Movement Speed. Cannot use their Heroic Ability.

Ultimate Evolution

Patch changes Edit

  • IconHotS (Patch January 9, 2018Note: Casting Ultimate Evolution will no longer cause visual effects to persist on the terrain at Abathur’s previous location.; Locusts will now correctly retain their selected skins during Ultimate Evolution.
  • IconHotS (Patch November 14, 2017Note: Casting Ultimate Evolution on Jaina will no longer cause Abathur’s Calldown: MULE Talent icon to permanently switch to the icon for Improved Ice Block.
  • IconHotS (Patch October 11, 2017Note: Cooldown increased from 50 to 70 seconds.
  • IconHotS (Patch September 27, 2016Note: Fixed an issue causing Abathur’s Ultimate Evolution clones to deal damage to nearby enemies on expiration without learning the Volatile Mutation talent.
  • IconHotS (Patch June 14, 2016Note: You can no longer use Hearthstone to port back to base while channeling Ultimate Evolution.
  • IconHotS (Patch May 19, 2016Note: Abathur can no longer cast Hearthstone while channeling Ultimate Evolution.
  • IconHotS (Patch March 29, 2016Note: Will now inherit Kharazim's Trait.
  • IconHotS (Patch November 17, 2015Note: Abathur can no longer capture objectives at his body’s location while using Ultimate Evolution.
  • IconHotS (Patch October 6, 2015Note: A Sgt. Hammer clone created by Abathur’s Ultimate Evolution will no longer be granted the Napalm Strike Heroic Ability after entering Siege Mode.
  • IconHotS (Patch August 18, 2015Note: Casting Abathur’s Ultimate Evolution on Tyrael just as Tyrael is killed will now properly place Ultimate Evolution on a reduced cooldown.