Maiev Shadowsong is the next character for Heroes of the Storm


Whittling down the Warcraft III roster

Blizzard keeps pumping out combatants for Heroes of the Storm, and the vast majority of them have been pretty great additions to the game. I have no doubt that Maiev Shadowsong will be included in that category, whenever the newly announced hero ends up being released (all signs point to a PTR next week).

Maiev's kit will probably be similar to the "Warden" archetype from Warcraft III, which includes light invisibility, the area-of-effect fan of knives, blinking, ranged poison damage, and multiple shadow clones. We'll know more once her spotlight debuts later today. As a refresher, she's still relevant in the overall universe, having just appeared in WoW's Legion expansion. 

So breaking down what we need so that the original Warcraft III roster (including the tavern from the expansion) is complete -- Naga Sea Witch, Pit Lord, Tauren Chieftan (E.T.C. isn't quite the same), Dread Lord, Shadow Hunter, and Goblin Alchemist.

Heroes of the Storm [Twitter]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up



Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures



Also on Destructoid: Heroes of the Storm   (116)   From our database:

  • Anduin is the priest Heroes of the Storm always needed - Chris Carter
  • The leak was real: party boy king Anduin is coming to Heroes of the Storm - Chris Carter
  • A huge upcoming Heroes of the Storm patch removes paid loot boxes - Chris Carter
  • Heroes of the Storm's Imperius doesn't live up to the source material - Chris Carter
  • Heroes of the Storm's Imperius is an 'all-in bruiser,' here's his full kit - Chris Carter
  • The highly anticipated Imperius is confirmed for Heroes of the Storm - Chris Carter
  • Heroes of the Storm players launch new initiative to help save the game - Chris Carter
  • (Update) Blizzard notes ominous sweeping changes for Heroes of the Storm - Chris Carter
  • After a fan campaign and months of hope, Heroes of the Storm's Janitor Leoric is finally out - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Blizzard #Heroes of the Storm #MOBA #PC



    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!