War Beast

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War Beast
War Beast.jpg
Hellbourne.png Hellbourne
Strengthlogo.gif 22 Agilitylogo.gif 16 Intelligencelogo.gif 15
(+2.8) (+1.9) (+1.6)
Level 1 16 25
Health 568 1404 2221
Mana 195 533 949
Damage 53-57 97-101 140-144
Armor 1.24 5.44 10.34
Attack Speed 0.67 0.83 1.05
Movement Speed 305
Magic Armor 4
Base Health Regen 1.00
Attack Range 128 (Melee)
Missile Speed Instant
Base Attack Time 1.7
Attack Animation 0.5/0.5
Turn Rate 450

Info[edit | edit source]

Once a hound keeper in the underworld, War Beast heeded the call to arms in order to feed the victims of Newerth to his pets. War Beast's allegiance was never questioned. His hunger for carnage remains unending, feeding the animal within.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Summon Hellhounds
[ Q ]
War Beast Summon Hellhounds.jpg
Cast Time: 0.5 / 0.5 seconds
No Target
War Beast Summons forth Hellhounds from the underworld to attack his enemies.
Mana Cost: 100
Cooldown: 30 seconds
Summons 2 Hellhounds for 55 seconds.

Hellhounds have 400/475/550/625 Health, deal 30/35/40/45 Physical Damage per attack, 3 Armor, and have an attack cooldown time of 1.25 seconds. Their attacks have a 0/30/30/30% chance to do 1.5x normal damage.

Level 4 Hellhounds gain invisibility when not attacking.

Hellhounds cannot attack towers unless War Beast is within 925 units.

Who let the dogs out?
  • Summon Hellhounds will kill the currently active Hellhounds.
  • Already summoned wolves do not get new abilities when the spell is leveled. Only wolves summoned after leveling get them.

Battle Cry
[ W ]
War Beast Battle Cry.jpg
Cast Time: 0 / 0 seconds
Global Ally Units
Type - Magic
War Beast lets out a mighty battle cry, adding bonus damage to himself and units under his command.
Mana Cost: 30
Cooldown: 35 seconds
Applies Battle Cry to self and all allied heroes for 16 seconds.

Applies Rallied to all allied player controlled units for 16 seconds.

Fear is motivation!

Battle Cry Effects
+11/22/33/44 Damage

Rallied Effects
+4/8/12/16 Damage

  • If Hellhounds are summoned while Battle Cry is active, Hellhounds will receive the buff equal to the remaining duration.
  • Unlike most buff effects, Battle Cry does not count towards assists.

Primal Rage
[ E ]
War Beast Primal Rage.jpg
Aura Owned Units
War Beast builds his Primal Rage, increasing Attack Speed and attack damage of himself and units under his control.
Radius: 9999
Passively adds 10/15/20/25% Base Damage and 10/15/20/25 Attack Speed to yourself and units under your control.
Evil to the core!

[ R ]
War Beast Metamorphosis.jpg
Cast Time: 0 / 0 seconds
War Beast transforms into a Hellhound Lieutenant, gaining a larger Health pool, a critical attack, a speed boost and unitwalking.
Cooldown: 80/60/40 seconds
Applies Metamorphosis to self for 16 seconds.

(Activate to gain maximum movement speed and unitwalking on self and all units you control for 16 seconds. Passively reduces base attack time, grants a 30% 1.5x critical strike chance and 100/200/300 bonus Health.)

I'm a real beast!

Metamorphosis Effects
+100/200/300 Max Health
30% chance to 1.5x Critical Strike
Reduces base attack time from 1.7 seconds to 1.4 seconds.
Increases Movement Speed of self and all owned units to 522 and grants unitwalking.

  • War Beast and his units have +10000% Movement Speed and 100% Slow Resistance during Metamorphosis.
  • With Staff of the Master, the BAT reduction, Critical Strike, Max Health bonus, and transformation effect is passive. Activating it grants max movespeed.

Hellhound[edit | edit source]

Summon Hellhounds
War Beast Summon Hellhounds.jpg
Duration 55 Seconds
Combat Type Melee
Health 400/475/550/625
Health Regen 0.25
Damage 30/35/40/45
Armor 3
Magic Armor 0
Movement Speed 400
Sight Range 1200/800
Attack Range 100 (Melee)
Missile Speed Instant
Base Attack Time 1.25
Attack Animation 0.75/0.7/0.65/0.6 / 0.25/0.3/0.35/0.4
Turn Rate 450
Gold 21/26/36/41 Gold.png
Experience 20

Critical Bite
[ Q ]
Wildsoul Wild.jpg
Chance to critical strike on each attack.
Passively grants a 30% chance to crit for 1.5x damage.

[ W ]
Hellhound Invisibility.jpg
Always invisible when not attacking.
Stealth with 3 second fade time

Alt Avatars[edit | edit source]

Changelog[edit | edit source]

Version 4.2.0

  • War Beast Metamorphosis.jpg Metamorphosis
    • Added a new Staff of the Master.jpg Staff of the Master effect: Now permanently turns you into a wolf and passively gives you all the bonuses of this ability except for the Movement Speed bonus. This includes a lower Base Attack Time (BAT), extra Health and Critical Strike.
      • Activating the ability grants you and your units Max Movement Speed and Unitwalking for the usual duration.

Version 4.0.2

  • Magic Armor increased from 3 to 4.

Version 4.0.0

  • Magic Armor decreased from 5.5 to 3.
  • War Beast Battle Cry.jpg Battle Cry
    • The buff state no longer gives assists to War Beast.
  • War Beast Metamorphosis.jpg Metamorphosis
    • Mana cost lowered from 75 to 0.

Version 3.7.10

  • War Beast Battle Cry.jpg Battle Cry
    • Mana cost increased from 25/20/15/10 to 30 at all levels.

Version 3.7.1

  • War Beast Battle Cry.jpg Battle Cry
    • No longer grants assists
    • Mana cost increased from 15/10/5/0 to 25/20/15/10

Version 3.6.0

Version 3.4.0

  • War Beast Summon Hellhounds.jpg Summon Hellhounds
    • Starting armor increased from 2 to 3
    • Damage increased from 24/32/40/48 to 30/35/40/45

Version 3.3.0

Version 2.6.8

Version 2.6.4

  • Strength Gain increased from 2.75 to 2.8
  • Intelligence Gain increased from 1.55 to 1.6

Version 2.6.0

  • War Beast Summon Hellhounds.jpg Summon Hellhounds
    • Attack Point lowered from 0.75 seconds to 0.75/0.7/0.65/0.6 seconds

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 2.2.4

  • War Beast Summon Hellhounds.jpg Summon Hellhounds
    • Damage increased from 18/29/37/46 to 20/29/38/47
    • Armor increased from 0 to 2

Version 2.2.0

  • Health regen increased from 0.25 to 1.25 health per second
    • This is a part of a global change to all melee heroes.
  • War Beast Summon Hellhounds.jpg Summon Hellhounds
    • Warbeast now copies his existing War Beast Battle Cry.jpg Battle Cry buff to the Wolves when they are summoned

Version 2.0.34

  • Attack Range now 128 units
    • This is a part of a global change to all melee heroes.

Version 2.0.14

Version 1.0.5

  • War Beast Summon Hellhounds.jpg Summon Hellhounds
    • Wolves will no longer be able to attack towers unless Warbeast is within 925 units of them


  • War Beast Battle Cry.jpg Battle Cry
    • Mana Cost reduced from 15/20/25/30 to 15/10/5/0.

Version 0.1.52

  • War Beast Battle Cry.jpg Battle Cry
    • Cooldown reduced from 35 seconds to 25 seconds.
  • War Beast Metamorphosis.jpg Metamorphosis
    • Added unitwalking to Warbeast and wolves while Metamorphosis is active.

Version 0.1.45

Version 0.1.28

  • War Beast Metamorphosis.jpg Metamorphosis
    • Guarantees max move speed for Warbeast and his pets.

Version 0.1.26

  • War Beast Battle Cry.jpg Battle Cry
    • Buffs heroes for +11/22/33/44 damage, player controlled units by +4/8/12/16 damage.

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