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Questions tagged [heroes-of-the-storm]

Heroes of the Storm is a multiplayer online battle arena game created by Blizzard Entertainment.

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How to write to common chat in Heroes of the storm?

Is it possible to write to the common chat during Heroes of the storm game? 'Enter' gives me allies chat only, 'Cmd+Enter', 'Alt+Enter' (on Mac) don't help either.
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What are the penalties for leaving a game early? QM or HL

Did Blizzard implement any penalties to leavers for QM or HL in Heroes of the Storm? If so, what are they? I know this was a popular subject at the end of 2014 but since then I haven't heard about ...
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How to effectively level in Heroes of the storm?

In Heroes of the Storm there are two things to level, your character that you are currently playing and your player profile. I've noticed certain events gain set amounts of XP. For example, a win nets ...
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What do the hero categories mean?

Heroes in Heroes of the Storm are divided in four categories: Support, Warrior, Specialist and Assassin. Support is pretty self-explanatory, but what do the other categories mean?
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How to report a “toxic” player in Heroes of the Storm?

There was an Illidan flaming a Nova in my last game, and I'd like to report him for that. Where can I do so?
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What kinds of things can I do to play Abathur better

Abathur seems like a very difficult hero to play effectively. Should I be moving around between lanes a lot? Some players stay by the core, and others move all around the field. How do I decide who I ...
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How do you earn Gold in Heroes of the Storm?

How can I earn gold in Heroes of the Storm? Say if I wanted to buy Tyrael, is it possible without spending a penny?
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What differentiates HotS sub-roles?

I'm looking at the current Mega Hero Bundles that Blizzard has for the HotS 2.0 release, and I'm seeing a lot of Roles that I'm not familiar with. HotS is the only MOBA I play, and even then I don'...
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Is there a combat log in Heroes of the Storm?

I realized that I could've answered my own question just now if I had access to some sort of combat log. So I Googled and I Binged, but found only a forum post that implies there isn't one. However, ...
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What are the hidden portraits in Heroes of the Storm?

There seem to be some hidden portraits in Heroes of the Storm, for example the alpha portrait, or the level 40 beta portrait. Does the level 40 alpha portrait also exist? What are all the hidden ...
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How much is killing heroes worth?

At the start of quick matches I often tend to end up in (partial) team fights trying to score a kill. This can take quite some time, during which you might also be able to soak some lane XP. At some ...
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What causes Nova's Triple Tap to go on a short cooldown?

This isn't about the level 20 ultimate talent. There is a brief "arming phase" where Nova locks onto her target before shooting three bullets. When something happens to her target during that phase (...