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Data Page for Samuro
Parameter Variable Value
name name Samuro
date date October 18, 2016
price price 10000
title title The Blademaster
role role Melee
franchise franchise Warcraft
info info A stealthed Assassin that's great at acapturing Mercenary camps and is difficult to kill.
lore lore Samuro, the last remaining blademaster to wear the banner of the Burning Blade, is on a warrior's pilgrimage in search of vengeance and redemption for his fallen clan. It will be a long journey, but he has sworn an oath to restore his clan's honor.
difficulty difficulty Hard
melee melee True
health health 1725
healthRegen health regen 3.5898
resource resource 0
resourceType resource type None
armor armor 0
attackSpeed attack speed 1.67
attackRange attack range 2.0
attackDamage attack damage 110
healthScaling health scaling 0.04
regenScaling health regen scaling 0.04
adamageScaling attack damage scaling 0.04
unitRadius unit radius 0.6875
skills skills see below
talents talent_<tier>_<column> see below


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Image Transmission
Cooldown: 25 seconds
Activate to switch places with a target Mirror Image, removing most negative effects from Samuro and the Mirror Image.

    Type: Mobility: Teleport
    Affects: Self, Images
    Targeting: Unit Target
    Cast time: 0+0.125 seconds
    Cast range: Global
  • Samuro can not use Image Transmission on target Image that is Stunned, Silenced, in Stasis or in Time Stop.
  • Using Image Transission to swap between Images puts Samuro and his Images in a special Stasis for 0.125 seconds, when the Ability is being cast, removing debuffs from them and making them briefly untargetable and immune to damage, regardless of which Image was targetted. All of Samuro's Mirror Images' Health is set to match the percentage of Samuro's current Health, when the swap is finished.
  • Using Image Transmission during Wind Walk's Unrevealable period doesn't break Stealth, but using it after Unrevealable period is over will. Real Samuro retains Stealth over the swap.

Advancing Strikes
Basic Attacks against enemy Heroes increase Samuro's Movement Speed by 25% for 2 seconds.
  • Advancing Strikes and the Talents enhancing it work independently on Samuro and each of his Mirror Images.
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Mirror Image
Cooldown: 18 seconds
Create 2 Mirror Images that deal 9 damage and have 50% of Samuro's current Health. Images last up to 18 seconds, and only two can be active at any one time. Mirror Image will remove most negative effects from Samuro.

    Type: Summon / Mobility: Teleport
    Targeting: No Target / Tracks Mouse Cursor
    Clamped: Yes
    Cast time: 0+0.125
    Cast range: 10
    Displacement: 3.5
Mirror Image
    Summon type: Heroic Pet / Clone
    Health: 50%
    Attack damage: 9
    Damage scaling: 4.00%
    Attack Speed: 100%
    Attack Range: 100%
    Movement speed: 100%
    Sight radius: 100%
  • Samuro appears in the direction of the player's Mouse Cursor, when Mirror Image is cast. Samuro and his Mirror Images spawn in an equilateral triangle around the point where Samuro was standing when the ability was cast.
  • Using Mirror Image puts Samuro in a special Stasis for 0.125 seconds when the Ability is being cast, removing debuffs from Samuro and making him briefly untargetable and immune to damage.
  • Mirror Images deal the same type of damage than Samuro does.
  • Mirror Images gain all benefits from Samuro's Trait and Talents affecting it.
  • Mirror Images can be affected by Regeneration Globes' healing, but not pick them up themselves. The effect is not shared between Samuro and his Images.
  • Killing Mirror Images rewards no XP or Takedown credit.
  • All Mirror Images are destroyed, when real Samuro successfully Hearths.
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Critical Strike
Cooldown: 10 seconds
Samuro's next Basic Attack within 10 seconds will be a Critical Strike, dealing 50% increased damage. This also applies to Images, and does not break Wind Walk.
Passive: Samuro and his Images deal a Critical Strike on every 4th Basic Attack.

    Type: Damage modifier
    Affects: Self, Images
    Targeting: No Target
    Cast time: Instant
  • Bonus damage from Critical Strike and all Talents enhancing it is dealt in Physical Damage unless otherwise noted.
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Wind Walk
Cooldown: 15 seconds
Enter Stealth for up to 10 seconds or until you attack, use an Ability, or take damage. While Stealthed, your Movement Speed is increased by 25% and you can pass through other units.
Samuro is Unrevealable for the first second of Wind Walk.

    Type: Mobility
    Affects: Self
    Targeting: No Target
    Cast time: Instant
    Properties: Stealth, Unrevealable
  • Using Mirror Image and Mounting during Unrevealable period will break Stealth once the period ends.
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Cooldown: 110 / 0.5 seconds
Cause a Bladestorm of destructive force around Samuro for 4 seconds, making him Unstoppable and dealing 235 damage per second to nearby enemies.

    Type: Damage
    Scaling: 4.00%
    Affects: Enemies
    Targeting: No Target
    Cast time: 0+Ch
    Radius: 4.25
    Properties: Unstoppable
    Tickrate: 5 / second (x20)
    Damage per tick: 47
    Reactivate: Bladestorm Cancel - Cancel Bladestorm
  • Bladestorm can be ended prematurely by reactivating the ability.
  • Samuro can move, but not use any abilities, while Bladestorm is active.
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Illusion Master
Cooldown: 10 seconds
Mirror Images can be controlled individually or as a group and their damage is increased by 100%.
Passive: Image Transmission's cooldown is reduced to 10 seconds.

    Type: Damage modifier
    Affects: Images
  • Illusion Master active shares cooldown with Image Transmission, and has all the same properties.
  • Mirror Images have a copy of Illusion Master active and Image Transmission, both of which swap the Image using it with Samuro. The cooldown is shared between Samuro and all his Images.
  • Mirror Images can Mount, Hearth and drink from Healing Fountains. The effect and cooldowns are independent from Samuro and his other Images, including those that have expired.
  • Images can fake capturing Objectives.
  • A Mirror Image Hearthing does not destroy any Mirror Images, but real Samuro Hearthing still does.


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Way of Illusion
❢ Quest: Every time a Mirror Image Critically Strikes a Hero, Samuro gains 0.25 Attack Damage, up to 10.
❢ Reward: After hitting 40 Heroes, Samuro gains an additional 20 Attack Damage.
    Type: Bonus Damage
    Affects: Self
    Scaling: -
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Way of the Blade
Critical Strike now happens for Samuro and his Mirror Images every 3rd Basic Attack. Samuro's Critical Strikes against enemy Heroes reduces their Physical Armor by 10 for 2 seconds.
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Way of the Wind
Gain 40% Movement Speed for 3 seconds after entering or exiting Wind Walk. Samuro's Critical Strikes reduce the cooldown of Windwalk by 1.5 seconds.
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Mirror Image grants Samuro and his Images 40 Spell Armor against the next 2 sources of Spell damage, reducing their damage by 40%.
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One With The Wind
While Samuro has Wind Walk and for 3 seconds after breaking it, both he and his Mirror Images gain 30 Armor, taking 30% reduced damage from all sources.
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Advancing Strikes grants 30 Physical Armor against Hero Basic Attacks, reducing damage taken by 30%.
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Burning Blade
Critical Strikes from Samuro and Mirror Images deal an additional 50% of their Basic Attack damage to the target and nearby enemies.

    Type: Attack modifier / Damage
    Affects: Self, Images / Enemies
    Splash radius: 2.5
  • Bonus damage from Burning Blade is dealt in Spell damage and is affected by Spell Power.
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Phantom Pain
Samuro's Critical Strikes deal an additional 45% of his Basic Attack damage for each Mirror Image that is active.

    Type: Damage modifier
    Affects: Self
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Crushing Blows
Critical Strike now has 2 charges. Samuro's Basic Attacks against Heroes reduce the cooldown of Critical Strike by 1.75 seconds.

    Charge cooldown: 0.5 seconds
Bladestorm Icon.png
Cooldown: 110 seconds
Cause a Bladestorm of destructive force around Samuro for 4 seconds, making him Unstoppable and dealing 235 damage per second to nearby enemies.
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Illusion Master
Cooldown: 8 seconds
Mirror Images can be controlled individually or as a group and their damage is increased by 100%.
Passive: Samuro's Basic Attack damage is increased by 10%, and Image Transmission's cooldown is reduced to 8 seconds.
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Mirrored Steel
Samuro's Basic Attacks against Heroes reduce the cooldown of Mirror Image by 1 second.
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Wind Walk creates an Image at Samuro's location that will continue whatever he was doing.

  • If there are already two Images active, the one farthest from Samuro will be destroyed.
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Wind Walk teleports Samuro a short distance in the direction he's currently facing.

    Type: Mobility: Teleport
    Targeting: No Target
    Distance: 4
  • Samuro doesn't teleport, if he is Rooted, when Wind Walk is cast, but will be Stealthed normally.
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Merciless Strikes
Samuro's Basic Attacks against Stunned, Rooted, or Slowed enemies are always Critical Strikes.
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Harsh Winds
Attacking a Hero during Wind Walk causes them to take 30% increased damage from Samuro for 3 seconds.

    Type: Damage modifier
    Affects: Enemy
  • This bonus stacks multiplicatively with Critical Strike and Illusion Master damage bonuses.
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Press the Attack
While Advancing Strikes is active, Samuro and his Mirror Images gain 10% Attack Speed every time they Basic Attack, up to 40%.
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Dance of Death
Mirror Images use Bladestorm when Samuro does, but for 25% damage.
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Three Blade Style
Samuro's Mirror Images gain an additional 50% of his Health and last up to 36 seconds.
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Wind Strider
Wind Walk's cooldown is reduced by 6 seconds.
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Blademaster's Pursuit
Advancing Strikes grants an additional 15% Movement Speed for Samuro and his Mirror Images, and its duration is increased by 2 seconds.