Berzerker

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Berzerker
Berzerker.jpg
Legion.png Legion
Attributes
Strengthlogo.gif 23 Agilitylogo.gif 15 Intelligencelogo.gif 16
(+3.5) (+2.0) (+1.5)
Stats
Level 1 16 25
Health 587 1613 2563
Mana 208 520 936
Damage 54-56 108-110 158-160
Armor 2.6 7.08 12.12
Attack Speed 0.67 0.83 1.05
Movement Speed 310
Magic Armor 5
Base Health Regen 1.00
Attack Range 150 (Melee)
Missile Speed Instant
Base Attack Time 1.7
Attack Animation 0.45/0.55
Turn Rate 450


Info[edit | edit source]

Role:  
Melee
5
Carry
5
Ganker
2
Lore:  
When news of the war in Newerth reached the Berzerker, he hastily left his frozen homeland in the North. Though he holds no allegiance to the Legion, the chance to face hell's demons is one the Berzerker could not pass up. An incredible warrior with an indomitable will, the Berzerker's reckless disregard for his own life gives him strength and power seemingly beyond measure, albeit at a risk. Once he has steeled himself, only death will stop him from killing his foes.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Chain Spike
[ Q ]
Berzerker Chain Spike.jpg
Cast Time: 0.15 / 0.5 seconds
Target Unit Enemy Units
Type - Physical
The Berzerker throws a spike-tipped chain from his left hand at target hero that impales and attaches to them.
Range: 600
Mana Cost: 80/90/100/110
Cooldown: 14 seconds
Attaches a chain to the target for 5 (10) seconds, dealing an initial 40/80/120/160 Physical Damage and applying a tapering 40% (50%) Movement Speed Slow and a Restrain.

After 5 (10) seconds or on second activation, deals an additional 40/80/120/160 Physical Damage and Immobilizes the target for 1/1.5/2/2.5 seconds. If this pushes the target below 20% of health, it is executed

The chain breaks with no negative effects if target moves more than 850 units away or becomes Physical Immune.

How's the Chain Reaction?
 
Notes
  • The slow and Restrain is removed when the chain breaks.
  • With Staff of the Master.jpg Staff of the Master, the slow changes from a tapering slow to a static slow.
  • With Staff of the Master.jpg Staff of the Master, the second activation will unconditionally kill a unit, regardless of immunities and death prevention effects, like Legionnaire.jpg Legionnaire's Legionnaire Decapitate.jpg Decapitate.


Mark for Death
[ W ]
Berzerker Mark for Death.jpg
Cast Time: 0 / 0 seconds
Target Unit Enemy Heroes
Type - Physical
The Berzerker sets his sights on his target, allowing nothing to get in the way!
Range: 1000
Mana Cost: 75
Cooldown: 14 seconds
Target an enemy hero to apply Marked for Death for ^o10 seconds^*, granting you vision of the target for the duration.

When facing or moving towards the target you gain bonus 15/20/25/30% Movement Speed and 40 Attack Speed as well as Unitwalking with a 1.5 second linger time.

Resets the cooldown of this ability and Chain Spike if the target dies while Mark for Death is active on them.

You and I have unfinished business.
 

Mark for Death Effects
Sighted
Revealed
350 radius Clearvision

Notes
  • Berzerker is considered facing the target if he is facing within 30 degrees of the target.


Strength Sap
[ E ]
Berzerker Strength Sap.jpg
Cast Time: 0 / 0 seconds
Self Position Enemy Units
The Berzerker's presence saps enemies strength around him.
Range: 600
Mana Cost: 50
Cooldown: 20 seconds
When activated, steals one Strength and heal 10 Health from enemy heroes within 600 radius every 0.5 seconds for the next 2/3/4/5 seconds. Stolen Strength is retained for 6 seconds afterwards.

Instantly deals 100/150/200/250 Magic Damage to non-hero units within range upon activation.

Vindi had brain drain, I have muscle drain.
 
Notes
  • When Strength Sap is cast, it creates an affector around Berzerker which applies a charge of "-1 Strength per charge" debuff every 0.5 seconds, while also applying a charge of "+1 Strength per charge" buff to Berzerker for each enemy hero within radius at that time.
  • Whenever a charge of the buff and debuff is applied, the duration refreshes to 6 seconds. When Strength Sap ends, the duration of the buff refreshes to 6 seconds.
  • Removes up 4/6/8/10 Strength from each hero, equal to of 76/114/152/190 Max Health and 0.12/0.18/0.24/0.3 Health Regeneration from each hero (plus 4/6/8/10 Base Damage for Strength heroes). Berzerker can gain a maximum of 20/30/40/50 Strength, equal to 380/570/760/950 Max Health, 0.6/0.9/1.2/1.5 Health Regeneration, and 20/30/40/50 Base Damage.


Carnage
[ R ]
Berzerker Carnage.jpg
Cast Time: 0 / 0 seconds
Self
The Berzerker has no concern for himself, and swings wildly at his foes, slashing both himself and his target with the jagged chains wrapped around his arms.
Cooldown: 70/55/40 seconds
Activate to gain 40/60/80 Stun and Debuff Reduction, 100% Slow Resistance, and bonus damage equal to 5/7/9% of your Max Health for 12 seconds.

Can be used while Silenced or Stunned to break the CC.

You take 15% more damage while under this effect. Killing enemy heroes while Carnage is active will extend Carnage's duration by 5 seconds.

This is SPARTA!
 
Notes
  • Carnage only reduces stuns and debuffs that are applied as a status effect. It cannot reduce stuns/debuffs that are applied by an affector (Ex. Deadwood Rotten Grasp.jpg Rotten Grasp, Myrmidon Weed Field.jpg Weed Field) or from a channeling ability (Ex. Pollywog Priest Tongue Tied.jpg Tongue Tied).
  • Carnage also does not reduce the duration of stuns that knock up or push the target (Ex. The Gladiator Pitfall.jpg Pitfall, Rampage Horned Strike.jpg Horned Strike). However, if the stun has both a knock-up stun and a state-based stun, then the state-based stun can be reduced (Ex. Magmus Lava Surge.jpg Lava Surge).


Alt Avatars[edit | edit source]

Changelog[edit | edit source]

Version 4.5.2

  • Berzerker Carnage.jpg Carnage
    • Killing enemy heroes while Carnage is active will now extend Carnage's duration by 5 seconds.

Version 4.5.0

  • Ability 3: Berzerker Strength Sap.jpg Strength Sap
    Radius: 600
    Mana Cost: 50
    Cooldown: 20 seconds
    • When activated, steals one Strength and heal 10 Health from enemy heroes within 600 radius every 0.5 seconds for the next 2/3/4/5 seconds. Stolen Strength is retained for 6 seconds afterwards.
    • Instantly deals 100/150/200/250 Magic Damage to non-hero units within range upon activation.
  • Ability 4: Berzerker Carnage.jpg Carnage (Reworked)
    Cooldown: 70/55/40 seconds
    • Activate to gain 40/60/80% Stun and Debuff Reduction, 100% Slow Resistance, and bonus damage equal to 5/7/9% of your Max Health for 12 seconds.
    • Can be used while Silenced or Stunned to break Crowd Control.
    • You take 15% more damage while under this effect.

Version 4.4.3

  • Berzerker Strength Sap.jpg Furious Anger
    • Time before charges disappear increased from 3 to 5 seconds.

Version 4.4.0

  • Added a new Staff of the Master.jpg Staff of the Master effect: Increases chain duration from 5 to 10 seconds and slow from 40% tapering to a 50% static Movement Speed Slow. Second activation now executes the target if it falls below 20% of health.

Version 4.3.5

  • Berzerker Carnage.jpg Carnage
    • Cooldown reduced from 100/60/20 seconds to 60/40/20 seconds.
    • Duration reduced from 10 seconds to 6/8/10 seconds.
    • Stun, Slow, and Debuff resistance increased from 40/60/80% to 60/80/100%.

Version 4.3.3

  • Base Strength Increased from 21 to 23.
  • Strength gain per level increased from 3.0 to 3.5.
  • Base Agility reduced from 19 to 15.
  • Agility gain per level increased from 1.8 to 2.0.
  • Movement Speed increased from 300 to 310.
  • Berzerker Chain Spike.jpg Chain Spike
    • Range increased from 550 to 600.
    • Mana Cost rescaled from 90/95/100/105 to 80/90/100/110.
    • Damage rescaled from 45/80/115/150 to 40/80/120/160.
    • Immobilie rescaled from 1.3/1.7/2.1/2.5 seconds to 1/1.5/2/2.5 seconds.
  • Berzerker Mark for Death.jpg Mark for Death
    • Moved to the Ability 2 (W) slot.
    • Range increased from 800 to 1000.
    • Mana Cost increased from 50 to 75.
    • Now also refreshes Berzerker Chain Spike.jpg Chain Spike if the unit affected by Mark of Death dies.
  • Berzerker Strength Sap.jpg Furious Anger (Reworked)
    • Passive: Every attack made by Berzerker increases his chance to Critically Strike the target for 1.2/1.4/1.6/1.8x by 8%. The Furious Anger State lasts 3 seconds.
  • Berzerker Carnage.jpg Carnage (Reworked)
    Cooldown: 100/60/20 seconds
    Mana Cost: 0
    • Activate to gain 40/60/80% Stun, Debuff and Slow Resistance for 10 seconds.

Version 4.0.2

  • Magic Armor increased from 3 to 4.

Version 4.0.0

  • Base Strength Reduced from 24 to 21.
  • Strength gain per level increased from 2.7 to 3.0.
  • Magic Armor decreased from 5.75 to 3.
  • Berzerker Mark for Death.jpg Mark for Death
    • Debuff duration increased from 8 to 10 seconds.
    • Attack speed buff increased from 10/20/30/40 to 40 at all levels.
    • Mark of Death now expires properly when the marked target dies.
      • Its effect will now linger for 1.5 seconds after the marked target dies, rather than potentially linger up to 8 seconds based on facing.
  • Berzerker Carnage.jpg Carnage
    • Staff of the Master.jpg Staff of the Master effect removed.
    • Can now be activated while stunned or silenced.
    • Crowd control reduction reduced from 40/60/80% to 30/50/70%.
    • Now gains 100% Slow Resistance.
    • Bonus damage rescaled from 6/7/8% to 5/7/9% of Berzerker’s Max Health.
    • Incoming damage amplification increased from 15% to 20%.
    • Hero kills add 5 seconds to the duration of Carnage.

Version 3.9.9

  • Berzerker Chain Spike.jpg Chain Spike
    • Primary activation now restrains the target for the duration.
  • Berzerker Strength Sap.jpg Strength Sap
    • Now has an instant effect instead of an effect that takes place over time (for non-hero units only).

Version 3.8.0

  • Berzerker Strength Sap.jpg Strength Sap
    • Damage to creeps increased from 20/0.5s to 25/0.5s.

Version 3.3.3

  • Berzerker Mark for Death.jpg Mark for Death
    • Cast time lowered from 100 to 0, no longer interrupts actions

Version 3.2.3

Version 3.2.0

  • Berzerker Chain Spike.jpg Chain Spike
    • No longer gets removed by Magic Immunity, but will be removed by Physical Immunity

Version 3.0.4

  • Berzerker Chain Spike.jpg Chain Spike
    • Immobilize increased from 1/1.5/2/2.5 to 1.3/1.7/2.1/2.5
    • Damage increased 35/70/105/140 to 45/80/115/150 on both initial and activation

Version 2.6.30

  • Berzerker Carnage.jpg Carnage
    • Damage Taken decreased from 20% to 15%

Version 2.6.8

  • Now allowed in Tournament Rules

Version 2.6.2

Version 2.5.20

  • Health regen reduced from 1.25 to 1
    • This is a part of a global change to all melee heroes.

Version 2.5.19

  • Chain Spike fixed so it can no longer deal more than intended damage

Version 2.5.18

  • Fixed a Berserker bug where he could do double damage with Chain Spike

Version 2.5.16

  • Berzerker Carnage.jpg Carnage
    • Bonus damage is now applied to all attacks instead of just enemy units

Version 2.5.10

  • Base Health Regen corrected from 0.25 to 1.25
    • This is a part of a global change to all melee heroes.

Version 2.5.9

  • Hero Added

Legacy Abilities[edit | edit source]

Furious Anger (pre-4.5.0)
[ E ]
Berzerker Strength Sap.jpg
Passive
The Berzerker becomes enraged when attacking targets, his anger growing with each successive strike.
Every attack made by Berzerker increases his chance to Critically Strike the target for 1.2/1.4/1.6/1.8x by 8%. The enraged state lasts 5 seconds.
Vindi had brain drain, I have muscle drain.
 


Strength Sap (pre-4.3.3)
[ W ]
Berzerker Strength Sap.jpg
Cast Time: 0 / 0 seconds
Self Position Enemy Units
The Berzerker's presence saps enemies strength around him.
Range: 600
Mana Cost: 50
Cooldown: 20 seconds
When activated, steals one Strength and heal 10 Health from enemy heroes within 600 radius every 0.5 seconds for the next 2/3/4/5 seconds. Stolen Strength is retained for 6 seconds afterwards.

Instantly deals 100/150/200/250 Magic Damage to non-hero units within range upon activation.

 
Notes
  • When Strength Sap is cast, it creates an affector around Berzerker which applies a charge of "-1 Strength per charge" debuff every 0.5 seconds, while also applying a charge of "+1 Strength per charge" buff to Berzerker for each enemy hero within radius at that time.
  • Whenever a charge of the buff and debuff is applied, the duration refreshes to 6 seconds. When Strength Sap ends, the duration of the buff refreshes to 6 seconds.
  • Removes up 4/6/8/10 Strength from each hero, equal to of 76/114/152/190 Max Health and 0.12/0.18/0.24/0.3 Health Regeneration from each hero (plus 4/6/8/10 Base Damage for Strength heroes). Berzerker can gain a maximum of 20/30/40/50 Strength, equal to 380/570/760/950 Max Health, 0.6/0.9/1.2/1.5 Health Regeneration, and 20/30/40/50 Base Damage.


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