New Hero Spotlight: Lodestone
- Published on Tuesday, 18 December 2012 14:53
Lodestone is a melee initiator that can dramatically reduce the effectiveness of any tank, increasing not only his own damage by his allies as well. Lodestone is not without weakness, he can deal alot of damage to a single enemy however damages himself in the process.
Ability 1: Rocket Drill
Lodestone fires his drill arm at an area. Lodestone can then drag himself to the drill.
Target an area to launch a drill dealing 60 / 100 / 140 / 180 Magic Damage applying an 80% Movement Speed slow for 2 seconds.
Activate again to launch to and past the spear dealing 60 / 100 / 140 / 180 Magic Damage and applying a 1.5 second stun.
Deals only half damage if the target is hit twice.
Ability 2: Headsmash
Lodestone smashes an enemy but receives some recoil damage.
Target an enemy to deal 180 / 260 / 340 / 420 Mixed Damage to the target and yourself.
This effect cannot kill you.
Ability 3: Lodestone Plates
Lodestone is surrounded by energy absorbing plates that restores some of his health whenever damaged.
Passively causes enemy attacks to Heal you equal to 35% of Damage taken.
Each instance of damage removes one charge, Maximum of 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 charges. Passively gains one charge every 9 / 8 / 7 / 6 seconds.
Ability 4: Shatterstorm
Lodestone absorbs all of the energy around him and explodes but leaves himself and his enemies vulnerable afterwards.
Activate to begin gaining 20% damage reduction every second for 5 seconds.
After 5 seconds, Lodestone explodes in an area Dealing 275 / 375 / 475 Mixed Damage and applying a 50% Movespeed slow for 5 seconds.
All attacks against Lodestone and enemies have 100% Armor and Magic Armor pierce for 5 seconds.
Reduces incoming damage by 1% per charge. Explodes at 100 charges.
Attacks against this target have 100% Armor and Magic Armor pierce.