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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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Can the “Auto Select” hero complete dailies for specific hero types?

Can the "Auto Select" hero complete dailies for specific hero types, if matchmaking happens to choose a hero applicable to a daily I have? Or do I need to specifically choose the appropriate hero ...
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Are daily quests in Heroes of the Storm the same for everyone?

Are the new Daily quests in Heroes of the Storm the same for all players? Assuming that there 3 empty places for quests, will all players get the same 3 quests for 3 days?
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Can chat be disabled when watching a Heroes of the Storm replay?

When watching a Heroes of the Storm replay is there a way to hide team chat?
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Can I change the Diablo 3 controls to be more like the Heroes of the Storm controls?

I would like to make Diablo 3's gameplay more like Heroes of the Storm's which I am more comfortable with. It looks like rebinding most of the spells to different buttons would accomplish this mostly,...
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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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Is there a way to change AI level in Play mode in Heroes of the Storm?

I know you can change the level of the AI in custom games, but when you fill your game with AI in Play mode can you change the level of the AI? What I read and looked through made it look static but a ...
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Why do I lose so many points going down a rank?

I'm thoroughly confused by the way points work in Hero League. Based on my experience with the game, I think there's 300 points in each rank. I often run into this scenario: I'll be a certain rank ...
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How to advance in Heroes of the Storm hero league, solo queue [closed]

I'm currently at around rank 28 and I simply find it impossible to progress. I cannot carry, there's no effect no matter how good I try to play. Is there a tactic/plan? See my profile on hotslogs, ...
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How can I join an English chat channel?

When I login to the game, I'm always placed in a channel "General Chat (deDE)". Unfortunately I don't understand German, so when I join a match I'm placed with German players who no doubt don't ...
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Which heroes can soak xp in a lane without being there?

Abathur can gain xp in a lane without being there with his symbiote, or if he has a live locust in the lane. What other heroes have a mechanic like this? Do Azmodan's spawns earn xp in a lane ...
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Does Valla lose hatred on death?

Valla has a thing called Hatred, which builds up stacks as she performs auto-attacks. Does dying cause Valla to lose Hatred stacks? Also, how do you tell how many stacks you have?
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How to use Lili's W effectively?

Lili's W, adds an auto-attacking snake summon to yourself or an ally for 8 seconds. Currently I'm throwing this on any ally in my lane who is aggressively pushing into minons or heroes, but I'm ...
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How should the Witch Doctor's Q ability be used?

In Heroes of the Storm, the Witch Doctor tosses pots of spiders on his Q slot. They seem to be fairly slow and do not appear to do much damage. I think I might be using this wrong, as I tend to ...
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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 (...
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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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Does vulnerable stack and if so how?

Can a hero have multiple instances of vulnerable, each increasing damage done to that hero by 25%? I assumed you were either vulnerable or not vulnerable, based on how it is currently displayed. But ...
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What does the largest number on the Heroes of the Storm scoreboard indicate?

What does the largest number on the end-of-game scoreboard in Heroes of the Storm mean? It's the number next to your team's final level and immediately adjacent the crossed swords.
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Benefits of killing anything?

Does a hero killing a lane minion give more xp than if it were to just die near a hero? Is there anyway to even see the xp? when something dies I just see +Xp and that's it.
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What does the Billie the Kid mount look like?

In Heroes of the Storm, there is a promotion starting with launch to give the Billie the Kid mount with any cash purchase. There would be three different tints (color schemes) for the mount. What do ...
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Will purchases from Heroes of the Storm remain once the final version is launched?

I have used some gold to buy a hero in "Heroes of the Storm". Will that hero remain after the final game is released or will all the money disappear? Please cite your source if you answer the question....
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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 HP does the Core have?

In Heroes of the Storm, how much HP and maximum shield does the Core have?
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What determines how many catapults spawn in a lane?

Once the fort and keep are down in a lane, catapults begin to spawn with minion waves. At first, it's just one catapult. But on really long games, I've seen waves with two or three catapults. What ...
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Is there a penalty for quitting a Versus A.I. game where all of your teammates are A.I. controlled?

In the Heroes of the Storm Versus A.I. game mode I can create a game with nothing but A.I. teammates, meaning that there are no other human characters in the game. Once I start a Versus A.I. game with ...
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Auto-attack behavior relative to ability use

In HotS, how is auto attack triggered or suppressed relative to use of an ability? I have seen posts suggesting that auto attack timers are reset following use of an ability and, importantly, that ...
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Does Sylvanas' “Possession” work on boss?

Sylvanas' "Possession" on level 10: Force an enemy Minion to fight for you. It gains 30% Attack Damage and Health. Cooldown increased to 20 seconds when used on Catapults. ... and on level 20 "...
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How many hp Li Li's “Jug of 1,000,000 Cups” can potentially heal

So, on level 20 Li Li's heroic ability "Jug of 1,000 Cups": Rapidly tosses brew to the most injured nearby allies, prioritizing Heroes, restoring a total of 3600 Health over 6 seconds. ... and ...
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Does Abathur's Adrenal Overload buff his Monstrosity's attack speed?

When I use my Q on my pet, do I give it increased attack speed, too?
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How to make the most of having an Abathur on your team?

There is a question on how to play Abathur correctly, which is surely warranted given his unique mechanics. However, my question is more about how to be a good team mate for an Abathur player. In ...
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XP per hero level at Heroes of the Storm

How much XP one needs to level up a hero at Heroes of the Storm? I found the answer here only for 10 first levels: 1 => 2 : 100k 2 => 3 : 100k 3 => 4 : 100k 4 => 5 : 475k 5 => 6 : ...
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How can I look up other player's ranks while playing or drafting for hero league?

When I play hero league I'd like to know the ranks of the other players. Is there some command I can type in the chatline?
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Strength difference in neutral camps

The different neutral camps pose different levels of strength, but what are the actual numerical strengths of these camps? I am under the impression that the mercenary camp is the weakest and the boss ...
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Can allied pings from specific players be prevented?

At the very first indication of flaming or other very negative chat coming from an ally, I tend to use the mute option. However, muted players don't seem to be throttled c.q. downright muted as far as ...
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Do shields prevent Sonya from gaining Fury?

Sonya's skills includes the "Fury" trait: Generate Fury by dealing and taking damage. Using Abilities gives Sonya increased Movement Speed. This brings back memories of Discipline Priests not ...
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Can you still be grouped with players you've muted?

I try to keep my sanity in moba's by muting people early if they become unfriendly in chat. You'd expect not to be grouped again with people you've muted, but I've experienced first hand that this is ...
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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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When do I earn and lose ranking points in heroes of the storm?

How does the rank system in heroes of the storm works? I played few games in hero league and saw that I gain some points when win and lose nothing when lose. But blizzard claims that there are 2% of ...
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Receiving player and hero level 2 rewards on higher levels

Every so often after playing a game, the post-game screen suggests I just reached Player Level 2, receiving the corresponding 1000 gold reward. However, I am actually level 25. A similar thing is ...
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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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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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How can I prevent my hero from auto-attacking?

When I'm playing a hero with cloak like Nova, it takes a few seconds of not engaging in combat before I can cloak again. During this time, I frequently find my hero happily shooting up any minions or ...
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Do different mounts change your mounted cloak size?

When cloaked (e.g. Nova or Zeratul) and not mounted, the blur you create is smaller than if you're mounted. Does the size of your mount impact the size of the cloak?
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How can I type to “All chat” in Heroes of the Storm? [duplicate]

How can I type to "All chat" in Heroes of the Storm? And if you can't, are there ways to say GG/WP? I noticed someone on the enemy team did this the other day, but I don't know how.
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How to know when a one-on-one is in your advantage in Heroes of the Storm?

Sometimes I end up solo in a lane with some character, and there is another one facing me from the other team... Sometimes, this situation may come in any point on the map. However, I don't have the ...
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What can I purchase with in game gold?

In Heroes of the Storm I know that I can purchase heroes with in-game gold. Is there anything else I can purchase with that gold: skins, mounts, etc.?
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How do hero prices change over time in Heroes of the Storm?

I saw Vikings were introduced with 15 kGold price, now they are 10 kGold. Can one expect further decrease in the price or it happens only when a hero is new? What is the tendency for hero prices ...
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Playing Heroes of the Storm with Steam Overlay

When you launch Heroes of the Storm directly, it would just take you to Battle.Net. The same is the case with Diablo 3. Adding the parameter -launch to D3 circumvents Battle.Net though and you can log ...
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Does lane choice matter?

In other MOBAs I play (mostly DOTA) lane choice can make or break certain heroes. And specific hero combos and soloing with the right hero are important for the overall game. Some heroes do better in ...
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Do different game types earn different amounts of gold?

I'm not earning a lot of gold at the moment. I realize this is probably to be expected since you can buy your heroes with cash, and that's likely what they'd prefer, but right now I'm getting about 10 ...
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What is the maximum team level in Heroes of the Storm?

As your team fights minions, mercenaries, and heroes, the team gains experience and levels up. Level 20 is the last level you gain any new talent abilities, but your team can keep leveling up beyond ...