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Herald (angelic warrior)

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by corin » November 6, 2016 3:07am | Report

Herald [place holder name]

Herald is devout disciple to the Omniscience, so much so, that she attempting to give her own life in order to protect the All Seeing One. The only other being who displays a similar level of faith to the Omniscience is Omniknight, who gained his powers from the Omniscience itself after questioning the cause of his crusade. An order of cultists who worship the dark demons of the Dire, saw it as a mission to infiltrate the dwelling of the Omniscience to see if they could criple the priesthood, eradicating the followers of the Omniscience, in order to prove themselves to the greater beings of the Dire. At the time of this sneak attack, Herald was just a guard for the Omniscience priesthood. The attack was sudden and the cultists had planned to use goblin explosives to destroy the chamber entrance, sealing off access from the order and their Deity. Herald and her fellow guards were caught off guard and many of the guards were killed quickly, she managed to spot the cultists transporting the demolitions toward the chamber entrance. In this critical moment, her devotion to the All Seeing One's defense reached a level she didn't know was possible, she knew the only way to stop the attack was to detonate the explosives before they reached the target. She grabbed a nearby fire torch and charged for the cultists in a desperate rage. She managed to cut through the cultists, reached the explosives, and rammed the fire torch onto the payload to set off the bombs. The explosion rattled the area, killing all the cultists and most of the priesthood, but Herald stood tall. The Omniscience had now gifted her with holy power for her selfless, heroic act. Her body had changed, she had the glorious wings of a bird of prey and her sword and armor shone with holy inscriptions. She then knew her new mission, was to spread the word and glory of the Omniscience in the best way she knew how, waging war against the Dire forces.
The play style of Herald is versatile, depending on the player to decide to either build for support the team, or being aggressive towards the enemy.

Base move speed: 310
Attack range: Melee
Stats: Primary Str
Int: 2+
Str: 2+
Agi: 0.5+

[Q] Wings of Faith/Dive Bomb

Herald uses her wings to gain an advantage on the battlefield, flying high to avoid danger before performing a dive bomb attack onto her foes. Once activated, Herald gains a buff that affects her movement, she gains flying movement and vision with a flat movement increase. While flying, this move is replaced by Dive Bomb, causing her to slam into target area, dealing damage to enemies. If the flying buff run out and Dive Bomb isn't used, Herald floats to the ground.

Wings of Faith
Duration: 8 Sec
Sight Range Bonus: 800
Movement Speed Bonus: 20/40/60/80
CD: 30 Sec
Cost: 50

Dive Bomb
Damage Type: Magic
Spell Immune: No
Range: 300
Damage: 80/120/160/200
Damage Radius: 180
CD: Nil
Cost: 90/100/110/120

[W] Aegis of Resistance

Herald Creates a protective aura around herself, mitigating damage and empowering resistance for herself and allies. The aura has an initial mana cost and drains mana while active.

Spell Immune: Yes (spell immune allies)
Aura Radius: 450
Physical damage mitigation (block): 10/20/30/40
Spell Damage Resistance: 10%/20%/30%/40%
CD: Toggle On/Off
Initial Cost: 40/50/60/70
Cost Per Sec: 10/20/30/40

[E]/[D] Life Empowered/Mana Empowered

Herald has the ability to sacrifice her energies to suit battle situations. This is a toggle ability with two options, (much like Morphling's Ability Gain). She can sacrifice her health or mana regeneration to empower the other.

Life Empowered
Reduces Mana regen by 50%/70%/90%/110%
Increases Health regen by 40%/60%/80%/100%
CD: Nil
Cost: Nil

Mana Empowered
Reduces Life regen by 50%/70%/90%/110% (Can kill Herald)
Increases Mana regen by 40%/60%/80%/100%
CD: Nil
Cost: Nil

[R] All Seeing Fire

The All Seeing One has gifted Herald with holy fire of devastating power, she can call down a blast of holy fire at target location, the further away she is from the target location, the higher the mana cost. The holy fire deals damage to enemies within a small aoe of the location, the blast also provides vision of the area for a short duration. Since this has global range and the mana cost scales with range, it can deplete all of Herald's mana when used at very long range with one use.

Damage Type: Magic
Spell Immune: No
Damage: 100/200/300
Damage Radius: 140/200/260
Range: Global
Sight Radius: 140/300/360
Sight Duration: 3 Sec
CD: 30/20/10 Sec
Cost: 200 + 10 per 100/150/300 range



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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by FireWalkerAWE » November 8, 2016 5:40am | Report
Nice, a couple of thoughts though:

Maybe reduce the mana cost of Dive Bomb a little and increase Wings of Faith's cost.
Let All Seeing Fire give True Sight in its AoE.

Just some things I'll personally have done differently, but I still like it!!


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