For gamers and fans of Blizzard’s answer to the MOBA genre, Heroes of the Storm saw a new update today that officially launched the Mecha Storm!

New Mecha Skins are now live in the Nexus, and it’s time to see some of your favourite heroes in mechanized glory. Fans can begin to pilot the three new Mecha Skins:

The new skins are not just what’s new, fan-favourite Tyrael of Diablo fame is also getting a rework, with the full list below:

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General
  • Tyrael will now face the target of his Basic Attack after attacking.  This is a visual change and does not directly affect gameplay
  • Passive Spell Armor has been removed
Stats
  • Base Maximum Health increased from 2296 to 2468
  • Health Regeneration increased from 4.78 to 5.14
Abilities
  • El’druin’s Might (Q)
    • Mana cost reduced from 50 to 45
  • Righteousness (W)
    • Mana cost reduced from 60 to 50
    • Allied Shield amount changed from a flat value to 40% of the Tyrael-only Shield value.
      • This is the same amount of Shields, but it makes it easier to understand new Talent interactions
  • Smite (E)
    • Can now be cast while moving
    • Damage increased from 144 to 150
Talents
  • Level 1
    • Salvation (W)
      • Moved from level 16
      • New functionality:
        • Increase Righteousness’ Tyrael-only Shield amount by 25%. If the Shield is destroyed, heal Tyrael for 125 Health.
    • (New) Justice for All (W)
      • Increases Righteousness’ allied shield value to 100% of the Tyrael-only Shield
        amount.
    • (New) Ardent Restoration (Passive)
      • Damaging an enemy Hero grants 2.5 Health per Second to Tyrael for 5 seconds. Stacks up to 10 times.
      • Protection in Death (Trait)
        • Removed
      • Even in Death (Trait)
        • Removed
      • Regeneration Master (Passive)
        • Removed
  • Level 4
    • (New) Stalwart Angel (Q)
      • Tyrael gains 25 Armor while El'druin's Might is out, and for 3 seconds after teleporting.
    • (New) Bound by Law (Q)
      • Increases El’druin’s Might’s slow amount from 25 to 35%. Tyrael’s Basic Attacks increase the duration of the slow by 1 second, up to 4 seconds.
    • (New) Divine Vigor (Passive)
      • Damaging an enemy with Smite causes Tyrael's Basic Attacks to heal him for 50% of their damage for 4 seconds.
    • Vigorous Strike (Passive)
      • Removed
  • Level 7
    • Purge Evil (E)
      • Moved from level 1
      • New functionality:
        • Every enemy Hero hit by Smite increases Tyrael’s Basic Attack damage by 30% for 4 seconds
    • Swift Retribution (E)
      • Movement Speed bonus increased from 10 to 20%
      • No longer increases the duration of Smite’s Movement Speed bonus
      • Added functionality:
        • Now also causes Smite’s friendly effect to increase Attack Speed by 25%
    • Angel’s Grace (Q)
      • Removed
    • Zealotry (W)
      • Removed
    • Follow Through (Passive)
      • Removed
  • Level 13
    • Sword of Justice (Q)
      • Moved from level 16
      • New functionality:
      • Can teleport with El’druin’s Might twice, returning to Tyrael’s original position.
    • Holy Ground (Q)
      • Moved from level 16
      • Duration reduced from 4 to 3 seconds
    • (New) Law and Order (W)
      • Reduce the cooldown of Righteousness by 1 second for each enemy Hero hit by Smite.  Righteousness increases the damage of your next Smite by 25% for each ally affected.
    • Burning Rage (Passive)
      • Removed
    • Angelic Absorption (W)
      • Removed
    • Angelic Might (E)
      • Removed
  • Level 16
    • (New) Burning Halo (Q)
      • El’druin and Tyrael deal 15 damage per second to nearby enemies. This damage is increased by 100% for Tyrael for 3 seconds after teleporting to El’Druin.
    • Horadric Reforging (Q)
      • Moved from level 4
      • New functionality:
        • Basic Attacks reduce the cooldown of El’druin’s Might by 1.5 seconds
    • (New) Smite the Wicked (E)
      • Smite’s cooldown recharges 100% faster while El’druin is out and for 3 seconds after teleporting to El’Druin
    • Blood for Blood (Active)
    • Removed
  • Level 20
    • (New) Defense of the Angels (Active)
      • Activate to reduce all incoming damage by 40% for 5 seconds.  Any time Tyrael or an ally shielded by Righteousness take damage, reduce the cooldown by 3 seconds. 120 second cooldown
    • (New) Seal of El’druin (Passive)
      • Every time Tyrael casts a Basic Ability, increase his Attack Speed by 50% for 3 seconds
    • Nullification Shield (Active)
      • Removed
    • Nexus Blades (Passive)
      • Removed


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