Themes and Characters: D.Va Cosplay

Blizzard’s bubble gum chewing mech driving killer D.Va will knock your boots off. She is one of the top cosplay characters of the past year. Check out some of our favorite D. Va cosplays below.

Beke’s D.Va Cosplay: See more of Beke here

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Heroes of the Storm: Hotkeys and Ping

A= Attack
Q, W, E, R ,D, 1, 2, 3, 4= Abilities
B= Hearthstone
Z= Mount/Unmount

C= Able/Disable camera lock
Spacebar= Center hero, Spotlight

I= Character voice line
T= Use Spray

The power of ALT key
ALT + Q,W,E,R, or D= Self Cast
Also ALT + Clicking on you health, Mana, or Ability will show percentages and cooldown in team chat.

Pinging
G=Ping, Push G and hold left click to choose “Assist Me, Defend, On My Way, or Danger”.
G + Self click= “hero needs help”
V= Retreat

Heroes of the Storm: Drafting Guide

Draft by: Tier | Map | Counter | Bans

Drafting Choices By Current Tier

The following heroes are top draft choices or bans based of current tier
Top Tier Assassin Picks/Bans:
Valeera
Valla
Graymane

Top Tier Specialist Picks/Bans:
Sylvanas

Top Tier Support Picks/Bans:
Uther
Rehgar

Top Tier Warrior Picks/Bans:
Anub’arak
Arthas
Dehaka
Diablo
Muradin
Sonya (Bruiser)

Drafting Choices By Map

The following heroes are top selections for the maps.

Battlefield of Eternity

When drafting for this map heavy sustain damage is key. High damage support and warriors are preferred as well as steady damaging assassins.
Top Pick/Ban:
Valla
Kharazim
Lunara
Greymane

VOLSKAYA FOUNDRY

When drafting for this map heavy sustain damage is key. High damage support and warriors are preferred as well as steady damaging assassins.
Top Picks/Bans:
Valla
Kharazim
Lunara
Greymane

Braxis Holdout

When drafting for this map heavy sustain damage is key. High damage support and warriors are preferred as well as steady damaging assassins.
Top Picks/Bans:
Sylvanas
Ragnaros

Drafting By Counter Picks

Brightwing: Dehaka
Cho’Gall: Anub’arak
Chromeie: Stitches
Nazeebo: Rehgar
Samuro: Illidan
Sgt. Hammer: Falstad, Stitches, Chromie
Sylvanas: Tracer

For shields: Varian (Shattering Throw, Lvl 13 talent)

Team Comp Notes
Composition is key. Depending on what type of group, or what you team picks effects the your own draft.
Heals:
2 tank comp: Brightwing

Heroes of the Storm Hero Skins that look like other Pop Icons

Ever want to play as Wolverine, The Joker, or even Boba Fett in your favorite MOBA, Heroes of the Storm? Well, you still can’t, but you can pretend with these look-alike Heroes of the Storm skins! These featured skins are very similar to other pop culture characters many know and love from comics, anime, movies, other games and so on.

D. Va (Fiery D. Va) as Asuka from Neon Genesis Evangelion
D VA… Eva… The both like big robots. Okay I guess the connections are obvious for this one.

Junkrat (Clowning Junkrat) as The Joker
Blizzard showing some DC love. Personalities sre fit. Now if we could just get a Batman skin.

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Heroes of the Storm: Bruisers

Heroes of the Storm started of with 4 general class roles for heroes, Assassins, Support, Warriors, and Specialists. Over time, those roles have become a little more specific, having sub groups to their class. Support can be healers or sustain, or Warriors can be tanks or bruisers. The interesting thing that makes bruisers a unique subclass of a role, is that Warriors and Assassins can be bruisers, unlike any other subclass.

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