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Hero Profiles

We’ve put together this guide specifically for new and intermediate players, to help you choose which heroes might suit you best and also to provide some rough pointers on what to expect when facing each hero.


Type refers to 2 archetypes: Aggro and Control. Aggro - Goal is to reduce opponent’s hero to 0 as fast as possible. Control - Goal is to prevent opponent from advancing in game. Defensive build.


Difficulty of Use is a scale from 1-5 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult)



Boris Skullcrusher



Type: Control.

Speed: Medium.

Strengths: Draw power, Early game control, High health.

Weaknesses: Solo Decks, Direct Damage.

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 1

Key Allies: Layarian Seductress, Yari Marksman, Unarmed Brawler.

Key Items/Abilities: Blood Frenzy, Enrage, Crippling Blow, Retreat, Smashing Blow, Kings Pride, Dragon Tooth.







Amber Rain



Type: Aggro

Speed: Fast

Strengths: Draw power, High damage output, High health, Resource acceleration.

Weaknesses: Protector, Fatties.

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Aldon the Brave, Layarian Seductress, Yari Marksman.

Key Items/Abilities: Blood Frenzy, Enrage, Crippling Blow, Retreat, Smashing Blow, Jewelers Dream, Barbarian's Bludgeon.







Victor Heartstriker



Type: Control

Speed: Medium/Slow

Strengths: Excellent ally control, Great healing.

Weaknesses: No board wipe, Slow start.

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Krugal Trapper, Deepwood Bobcat, Dragis, Lord of The Hunt,

Key Items/Abilities: Poison Arrow, Wrath of the Forest, Soul Seeker, Hunter’s Gambit, Camouflaged Foe








Gwenneth Truesight



Type: Aggro

Speed: Fast

Strengths: Great damage output, Good healing potential.

Weaknesses: Weak draw, Item destruction, Opposing heal, Stealth, Protector.

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Aldon the Brave, Layarian Seductress, Snowland Spotter

Key Items/Abilities: Soul Seeker, Weevil-tipped Crossbow, Hunter's Gambit, Bad Santa.







Nishaven



Type: Control

Speed: Medium

Strengths: Built in board wipe, Direct damage

Weaknesses: High ability cost, Low health

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 4

Key Allies: Tainted Oracle

Key Items/Abilities: Tome of Knowledge, Fireball, Lightning Strike, Supernova, Shadowbolt









Eladwen Frostmire



Type: Aggro

Speed: Fast

Strengths: Direct damage, Board wipes

Weaknesses: Low Health, Weapon heros.

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 1

Key Allies: Kristoffer Wyld, Layarian Knight, Aldon the Brave, Priest of the Light, Layarian Seductress, Tainted Oracle

Key Items/Abilities: Fireball, Lightning Strike, Supernova, Tome of Knowledge, Bad Santa, Subdue.







Jericho Spellbane



Type: Hybrid

Speed: Slow

Strengths: Board wipe, Attachment removal, Strong draw

Weaknesses: Rush decks

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 5

Key Allies: Devoted Knight, Tainted Oracle, Knight of the Crimson Dusk

Key Items/Abilities: Embers of the Just, Tidal Wave, Lingering Essence, Focused Prayer, Wizent's Staff, Zail's Hymn







Zhanna Mist



Type: Control

Speed: Slow

Strengths: Great draw, Board wipe, High healing

Weaknesses: Rush decks

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Devoted Knight, Tainted Oracle, Knight of the Crimson Dusk, Adlar the Just

Key Items/Abilities: Glass Chalice of Knowing, Wizent's Staff, Focused Prayer, Tidal Wave, Kings Pride.







Lance Shadowstalker



Type: Hybrid

Speed: Medium

Strengths: Good Board Control, Strong Allies

Weaknesses: Rush, Anti haste

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 2

Key Allies: Night Owl, Rabble Rouser, Eriss Fateweaver, Oliver Fagin

Key Items/Abilities: Anklebreaker, Stop Thief










Serena Thoughtripper



Type: Control

Speed: Medium

Strengths: Good board Control, Hand destruction

Weaknesses: Stealth

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 4

Key Allies: Vozitian Trader, Night Owl

Key Items/Abilities: Black Garb, Anklebreaker, Ill Gotten Gains, Stop Thief, Hit List, Thoughtripper’s Cutlass, Helm of Saymeht, Gyre and Gimble







Ter Adun



Type: Control

Speed: Slow

Strengths: Built in item destruction, Good draw.

Weaknesses: Rush

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 4

Key Allies: Spitfire Hound, Ravager Zealot

Key Items/Abilities: Crippling Blow, Enrage, Blood Frenzy, Chaos Engine, Dragon's Tooth, Thriss Crucible, Thriss Assault Plinth.









Logan Stonebreaker



Type: Control

Speed: Slow

Strengths: Instant kill ability, Good draw, Good ally control.

Weaknesses: Item and attachment removal, Ally swarm

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 5

Key Allies: Falseblood Cultist, Yari Marksman, Braxnorian Blacksmith.

Key Items/Abilities: Crippling Blow, Blood Frenzy, Enrage, Lythian Sledgehammer, Reserve Weapon, Pithing Spear, Boooomerang.





Banebow



Type: Aggro

Speed: Fast

Strengths: Strong low cost ability, Early board control.

Weaknesses: Fatties.

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 2

Key Allies: Undead tribe, Ravager tribe.

Key Items/Abilities: Hunter's Gambit, The Perfect Shot, Soul Seeker, Weevil-tipped Crossbow.







Baduruu



Type: Aggro

Speed: Medium

Strengths: Free weapons.

Weaknesses: Weapon destruction.

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Deepwood Bobcat, Snowland Spotter, Undead Tribe.

Key Items/Abilities: Soul Seeker, Emore Crossbow, Grundler's Double, Night Prowler.








Majiya



Type: Aggro

Speed: Medium

Strengths: Built in draw, High direct damage, Board wipes

Weaknesses: Low health, Fire immunity.

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Eternal Troll, Phoenix Urigon, Tempest Runebearer.

Key Items/Abilities: Fireball, Lightning Strike, Supernova, Tome of Knowledge, Shadowbolt, Sacrificial Lamb







Gravebone



Type: Aggro

Speed: Medium

Strengths: Works well with discard, Summon cheap/fat allies, High direct damage

Weaknesses: Ally removal, Low health

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 2

Key Allies: Falseblood Cultist, Dakrath, Forgotten Horror, Isadora Stormrage.

Key Items/Abilities: Tome of Knowledge, Fireball, Lightning Strike, Supernova, Shadowbolt







Darkclaw



Type: Aggro

Speed: Fast

Strengths: Resource acceleration, Decent draw

Weaknesses: Item and attachment destruction

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Rampant Krygon, Lightning Hunter, Wulven Tinker, Bloodpack Shaman

Key Items/Abilities: Blood Moon, Now You’re Min, Speedstrikeicon, Lone Wolf, Jewelers Dream







Moonstalker



Type: Control

Speed: Slow/Medium

Strengths: Built in stealth, Low cost ally removal, Decent draw

Weaknesses: Mages high in burn, Board wipes, Ally removal

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 2

Key Allies: Wulven tribe, Undead tribe.

Key Items/Abilities: Blood Moon, Now You’re Mine, Shadow Font








Elementalis



Type: Aggro

Speed: Medium

Strengths: Ability makes allies stronger.

Weaknesses: Ally removal, Board wipes,

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Stardust Extractor, Stardust Ampliflyer.

Key Items/Abilities: Energy Discharge, Gold-Laced Shield, Power Surge.









Zaladar



Type: Aggro

Speed: Fast

Strengths: Discard synergy, Decent direct damage.

Weaknesses: Weapons

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 1

Key Allies: Harbinger of the Lost, Reactorary, Brimstone Devourer, Falseblood Cultist

Key Items/Abilities: Antimatter, Infinity Core, Mind Control








Tala Pureheart



Type: Aggro

Speed: Medium

Strengths: Strong protectors, Ally control, High health

Weaknesses: Ally removal, Attachment hate

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Armored Sandworm, Fortified Wisp

Key Items/Abilities: Crippling Blow, Smashing Blow, Blood Frenzy, Enrage, Dragon’s Tooth








Aramia



Type: Aggro

Speed: Fast

Strengths: Free items, Good draw

Weaknesses: Board Wipes, Item Destruction

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Twilight Tribe

Key Items/Abilities: Tome of Knowledge, Twilight Eidolon, Ritualist’s Headdress










Ythan Redhorn



Type: Aggro

Speed: Medium

Strengths: Haste allies.

Weaknesses: Anti-haste cards, Ally removal

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 4

Key Allies: Layarian Seductress, Viska the Scarlet Blade, Zailen Crusader

Key Items/Abilities: Hunter's Gambit, Weevil-tipped Crossbow









Threbin the Righteous



Type: Aggro

Speed: Slow/Medium

Strengths: Board wipe, Draw options

Weaknesses: Weapon destruction, Low health

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 5

Key Allies: Templar Allies, Tainted Oracle.

Key Items/Abilities: Focused Prayer, Tidal Wave, Madelain’s Scepter, Ghostmaker, Rod of Smiting, Scriptures of the Righteous.








Garth Ravensoul



Type: Control

Speed: Medium

Strengths: Strong cheap ability, Good draw, Stealth allies

Weaknesses: Stealth, Rush.

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 2

Key Allies: Aldmor Artisan, Night Owl, Viska the Scarlet Blade, Sword Thief

Key Items/Abilities: Anklebreaker, Ill Gotten Gains, Garth’s Concoction








Vess Swifthands



Type: Control

Speed: Medium/Slow

Strengths: Free attachments, Draw Options, Ally Control

Weaknesses: Attachment Hate

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 4

Key Allies: Yari Marksman, Rapacious Vermin, Braxnorian Veteran

Key Items/Abilities: Crippling Blow, Blood Frenzy, Enrage, Rampage, Enslave the Beast, Confluence of Fate, Will to Fight, Ello's Resolve.







Raikka Spellseeker




Type: Aggro

Speed: Medium/Fast

Strengths: Ability is both offensive/defensive, Direct damage

Weaknesses: Board wipes, healing heroes, Anti-haste

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 4

Key Allies: Rampant Krygon, Flame Spitter, Deathbone

Key Items/Abilities: Fireball, Lightning Strike, Supernova, Portal, Tome of Knowledge, Subdue






Skervox




Type: Control

Speed: Slow

Strengths: Built in mass poison/disable, Good ally control

Weaknesses: Allies with damage reduction, Board Wipes

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Rampant Krygon, Voracious Arachnid, Krugal Butcher.

Key Items/Abilities: Anmor's Call, Soul Seeker, Wrath of the Forest, Hunter's Gambit.







Bloodfang



Type: Aggro

Speed: Medium/Fast

Strengths: Ability allows ally swarm, Low cost ally removal

Weaknesses: Board wipe

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Wulven Tribe

Key Items/Abilities: Blood Moon, Now You’re Mine, Captured Prey, Eye of the Dark Forest










Praxix




Type: Aggro

Speed: Fast/Medium

Strengths: Synergy with discard

Weaknesses: Random discard

Difficulty of Use (1-5): 3

Key Allies: Brimstone Devourer, Reactory, Falseblood Cultist, Undead tribe.

Key Items/Abilities: Mind Control, All Hope is Lost, Meat Wagon.

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