Auriel

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Auriel
AurielArt.jpg
Basic Info
Title Archangel of Hope
Role Support Support
Franchise Diablo (franchise) Diablo
Type Ranged
Release Date August 9, 2016
Base Stats
Health 1925
Health Regen 4.0
Energy 526
Energy Regen 0
Armor
Speed 0
Attack Speed 1.25
Attack Range 5.5
Attack Damage 60
Stats per level
Max Health 4
Health Regen 4
Ranged Damage 0
Splash Damage 0
Max Energy 0
Energy Regen 0

Auriel, the Archangel of Hope, is a ranged support hero from the Diablo franchise. It is through the archangel Auriel that the power of hope flows into the fabric of creation. Her eternal light illuminates even the darkest souls. Seeking harmony in all things, she is a mediator, a counselor, and when the need arises, a fearless warrior.

Auriel is a ranged Support whose healing capabilities are dependent on the damage she and her allies deal.[1]

Background[edit | edit source]

Diablo (franchise) This section concerns content exclusive to Diablo universe.

Auriel, The Archangel of Hope, is a member of the Angiris Council. She first appears in The Veiled Prophet, where she votes in favor of saving Sanctuary and humanity. She resides in the Gardens of Hope in the High Heavens. When Sanctuary was discovered, she was its most ardent defender and opposed Imperius who wanted to destroy it. She wanted to uphold the inhabitants' right to life and wanted to see them grow and mature. She seems compassionate towards others and respects life.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Bestow Hope Icon.png
D
Bestow Hope
Cooldown: 1.5 seconds
Passive: 40% of the damage you deal to Heroes and 8% dealt to non-Heroes is stored as energy. Bestow an allied Hero with Hope. While they remain near you, damage they deal causes you to gain energy. You can only have Bestow Hope on 1 ally at a time. You can store up to 505 (+4% per level) energy.
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Q
Sacred Sweep
Cooldown: 8 seconds
Sweep the area with sacred power, dealing 75 (+4% per level) damage to enemies and an additional 150 (+4% per level) damage to enemies caught in the center
Ray of Heaven Icon.png
W
Ray of Heaven
Cooldown: 4 seconds
Consume your stored energy and heal allied Heroes in the area for the amount of energy consumed.
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E
Detainment Strike
Cooldown: 14 seconds
Deal 100 (+4% per level) damage to the first enemy Hero hit and knock them back. If they collide with terrain, they are also stunned for 1.25 seconds and take an additional 100 (+4% per level) damage.
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R
Crystal Aegis
Cooldown: 60 seconds
Place an allied Hero in Stasis for 2 seconds. Upon expiration, Crystal Aegis deals 270 (+4% per level) damage to all nearby enemies.
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R
Resurrect
Cooldown: 70 seconds
Channel on the spirit of a dead ally for 3 seconds, bringing them back to life with 50% of their maximum health at the location where they died.

Talents[edit | edit source]

1
Swift Sweep Icon.png
Swift Sweep
Increases the cast speed of Sacred Sweep by 50%.
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Increasing Clarity
❢ Quest: Every time Sacred Sweep hits a Hero in the center, increase the center damage by 2, up to 50.
❢ Reward: After hitting 25 Heroes, this center damage bonus is increased to 120.
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Righteous Assault
Reduces the cooldown of Sacred Sweep by 2 seconds for each enemy Hero hit by its center, up to a total of 4 seconds.
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Searing Light
Ray of Heaven also deals damage to enemies in the area equal to 30% of the energy consumed.
4
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Majestic Span
Increases the radius of Sacred Sweep by 15%.
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Heavy Burden
When an enemy Hero is stunned by Detainment Strike, their Movement Speed is slowed by 40% for 3 seconds after the stun.
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Repeated Offense
❢ Quest: Every time Detainment Strike stuns a Hero, increase the stun damage by 10, up to 60.
❢ Reward: After stunning 6 Heroes, increase this damage bonus to 200.
7
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Bursting Light
Reduces the cooldown of Ray of Heaven by 2 seconds.
Glimmer of Hope Icon.png
Glimmer of Hope
Collecting a Regeneration Globe reduces the cost of Auriel's next Ray of Heaven by 50%.
Energized Cord Icon.png
Energized Cord
Increases the energy stored from Auriel's Basic Attacks to 100% of the damage against Heroes and 50% of the damage against non-Heroes. Does not affect Auriel's Bestow Hope ally.
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Empathic Link
Auriel stores 20% of damage taken by allies with Bestow Hope.
10
Ressurrect Icon.png
Resurrect
Channel on the spirit of a dead ally for 3 seconds, bringing them back to life with 50% of their maximum health at the location where they died.
Crystal Aegis Icon.png
Crystal Aegis
Place an allied Hero into Stasis for 2 seconds. Upon expiration, Crystal Aegis deals 270 (+4% per level) damage to all nearby enemies.
13
Blinding Flash Icon.png
Blinding Flash
Enemies hit by the center area of Sacred Sweep are blinded for 3 seconds.
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Converging Force
Enemies hit by the outer area of Sacred Sweep are pushed slightly toward the center.
Piercing Lash Icon.png
Piercing Lash
Detainment Strike now pierces and hits all enemy Heroes in a line.
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Repelling Strike
Enemies hit by Detainment Strike are knocked back 35% farther.
16
Reservoir of Hope Icon.png
Reservoir of Hope
❢ Quest: Each maximum energy Ray of Heaven Auriel casts increases the maximum amount of energy that can be stored by 75.
Will of Heaven Icon.png
Will of Heaven
Allies with Bestow Hope gain 20% Attack Speed.
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Wrath of Heaven
Allies with Bestow Hope gain 10% Ability Power.
20
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Light Speed
Increases the healing of Resurrect to 100% of the ally's maximum Health, and they also gain 200% increased Movement Speed that decays over 4 seconds.
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Diamond Resolve
When Crystal Aegis expires, it grants the target 50 Armor for 5 seconds, reducing damage taken by 50%.
Angelic Flight Icon.png
Angelic Flight
Cooldown: 45 seconds
Activate to fly to a chosen location.
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Shield of Hope
Activate to grant all nearby allied Heroes a shield for 3 seconds equal to 50% of the amount of Health they are missing.

Skins[edit | edit source]

  • Archangel of Hope
    • Backstory: It is through the archangel Auriel that the power of hope flows into the fabric of creation. Her eternal light illuminates even the darkest souls. Seeking harmony in all things, she is a mediator, a counselor, and when the need arises, a fearless warrior.
    • Price: 10,000g / $9.99 / 9.99
  • Master
    • Backstory: It is said that the power of the Nexus amplifies what lies within a warrior's heart. While Auriel's countenance has changed, the light of Hope within her is more resplendent than ever.
    • Price: 10,000g (requires Hero Level 10)
  • Demonic
    • Backstory: An angel can never truly become a demon. But once the Lord of Hatred corrupted Auriel's spirit and bound it within a mistress of the Burning Hells, most mortals would struggle to tell the difference.
    • Price: $9.99 / 8.99€
    • Epic Skin Features: Altered voice-over, themed abilities. All basic abilities has red colors, Sacred Sweep and Detainment Strike leaves a fire trail, Crystal Aegis places the hero in a Soulstone.
    • Note: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of alternative history skins.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Auriel made her game debut in Diablo III (2012). Her book debut was The Sin War: The Veiled Prophet (2007).
  • Auriel is voiced by Canadian/American singer/songwriter Cree Summer Francks.
  • Auriel was the second Diablo support hero (the first being Kharazim).

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