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Voice Lines[edit | edit source]

Availability Quote Audio Background
Default Bang Your Head!
Gem.png75 / Shard.png40 False Metal "False metal" is a term used in metal communities to refer to bands that stray from what they perceive to be "true" metal, e.g. do it for money or image or incorporate pop music-like elements to their music.
Let's Rock
Not Happening, Bro
Parking Lot

Interactions[edit | edit source]

Hero Quote Audio Background
Emoji Brightwing Pack 1 Brightwing Happy.png


  • E.T.C.: You are ruining my cred, bro.
  • Brightwing: (giggles) You are my friend and I love you!
  • Brightwing: Brightwing has secret for friend. Does friend know secret?
  • E.T.C.: I don't know, and I don't wanna know.
Emoji Deathwing Pack 1 Deathwing Happy.png


  • Deathwing: This realm will tremble and quake beneath our rage.
  • E.T.C.: Time for a performance of cataclysmic proportions.

  • Deathwing: This realm will tremble and quake beneath our rage.
  • E.T.C.: We're gonna rock the foundations of the world, baby!

  • E.T.C.: Whoa, you're the most heavy metal thing I've ever seen!
  • Deathwing: Are you making a crack about my jaw?!

Emoji Diablo Pack 1 Diablo Happy.png


  • E.T.C.: Gonna be the most heavy metal show ever, man.
  • Diablo: Indeed.
  • Diablo: Are you ready for the carnage to come?
  • E.T.C.: Oughta be one hell of a show.
Emoji Murky Pack 1 Murky Happy.png


  • E.T.C.: Death will rise, from the tides!
  • Murky: <Response indicating he is excited and ready to fight>
  • Murky: <Playfully questioning to the person next to him>
  • E.T.C.: Hang on... Is that hip-hop?
Emoji E.T.C. Pack 1 E.T.C. Happy.png


  • E.T.C.: You ready to rock to some faces off, bro?
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • E.T.C.: Are you ready to take this show on the road?
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • E.T.C.: Time to put on a show!
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • E.T.C.: Let's melt some faces!
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • E.T.C.: Hell yeah!
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • E.T.C.: Does Diablo have horns?
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • E.T.C.: You know it, bro.
Emoji E.T.C. Pack 1 E.T.C. ROFL.png

Generic (Positive)

  • E.T.C.: Hey, things are looking up already!
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • E.T.C.: Now let's give these guys a hell of a show!
Emoji E.T.C. Pack 1 E.T.C. Meh.png

Generic (Negative)

  • E.T.C.: Now don't make no eye contact, don't make the eye contact.
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • Hero: <hero dependent>
  • E.T.C.: Uh, no. You must be thinking of the other heavy metal bull... Gotta go!

Eliminations[edit | edit source]

Hero Quote Audio Background
vs. Abathur Okay, That thing would make for a bitchin' album cover.
vs. Diablo Diablo's dead? Well, I guess that makes me a Slayer. Refers to the band Slayer, while Slayer is also used as a title within Diablo.
vs. enemy E.T.C. Never liked tribute bands.
vs. Leoric Dust n' bones! Refers to a song of same name by Guns n' Roses.
vs. Malfurion Go hug a tree, bro.
vs. Murky I am Murloc! Refers to the song by the Blizzard band E.T.C., one of their songs being "I am Murloc".
vs. unknown hero Bro, false metal.
vs. hero with kill streak Consider your face... melted!
Generic I'm bred to kill, not to care. Refers to a line from Metallica's "Disposable Heroes"
And justice for all! Refers to Metallica's "...And Justice For All" album.
No encores!
Now that's death metal!
Ooh! Check it out, a dead body!

Click-Quotes[edit | edit source]

Quotes marked "Click-Quotes" are triggered when the player repeatedly clicks on the hero with the Left mouse button.

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Ready to rock.
Point me to the stage!
It takes a real stud to rock a pink goatee.
Where I go is the cow level. Refers to the rumoured cow level in the Diablo series.
Hell yes, I'm a fan of Moo-tallica! As with many quotes in E.T.C.'s arsenal, it refers to metal band Metallica.
My brand? Baby, I will smoke whatever ya got.
Baby I'm a five-star general of the metal moo-lisha. Refers to Metal Militia, a Metallica song off their debut album "Kill 'Em All".
Mess with the bull, you gon' get the horns... (trumpets and tubas blare) I told ya.
100% pure bull, baby!
E-T-C... easy as 1-2-3. Refers to The Jackson 5's "ABC".
I wanna rock and roll all day, and party every night. We can say that right? I mean, I changed up the words and everything... (phone rings) Oh no! Don't pick that up, okay, tell them I'm not here. Refers to the band KISS and their song "Rock and Roll all Nite".
We need more cowbell... Oh come on! (hurls papers) That's all you've got for me? How old is that joke, man? "We need more cowbell..." What we need is better writers! Forget this baby! I'll be in the tour bus. "(We need) more cowbell" is a catchphrase that originates from a popular Saturday Night Live sketch, depicting the band Blue Öyster Cult and fictious cowbell player Gene Frenkle recording the song "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" – with more cowbell.
I like my metal like I like my coffee. Black... and heavy.
Live your life by a simple creed. Mine is have a good time all the time... Oh and creed sucks. Refers to the band Creed.
Man, I've seen a million faces... and I've rocked them all! Refers to the band Bon Jovi and their hit song "Wanted Dead or Alive".
I have been known to get bullish around groupies.

Commands[edit | edit source]

Command Quote Audio Background
Move Let's jam!
Heavy metal!
Hell yes!
Turned up to eleven!
Already there.
Killer, man.
I am all over it.
Don't have to tell me twice.
Attack Give 'em the horns!
This bull is on parade! Refers to the band Rage Against The Machine and their song "Bulls on Parade".
Let's shred!
Time to get my axe wet!
Kill 'em all! Refers to Metallica's debut album "Kill 'Em All".
Anger is a gift!
That one, huh? Gotcha.
Not Enough


I'm low on mana!
Nope. Outta mana.
Need mana for that.

Pings[edit | edit source]

Ping Quote Audio Background
Assist icon.png


Ally Whoa, anyone wanna help out?
Self This ain't a one man show, baby!
Where's my crew at?
Def icon.png


We oughta defend over here.
Structure Everybody see this structure? Good. Defend it.
Security! Keep these punks off this thing!
Fort Defend this fort!
Core Defend our core!
Watchtower We oughta defend this watch tower.
Ally Defend that thing!
If that thing goes down, this show's over.
Danger icon.png


Look out, baby!
Trouble's brewin'.
Omw icon.png

On My Way

Oh, I hear ya.
I am hoofin' it over.
Attack We oughta attack here.
Watchtower Oughta claim this watch tower.
Mercenaries Who wants to take this merc camp?
Fort Let's tear apart this fort.
Core Smash the enemy's core!
Destroy Structure We smashing this building or what?
Anyone up for destroying a structure? Cuz I know I am.
Enemy This poser's gotta go!
Will somebody take that guy out?
Enemy Let's knock this fool out.
Missing Bad guys have left the stage.
Looks like we've got a no show!
Retreat Get outta there! Show's going south!
Run to the hills! Refers to the Iron Maiden song "Run to the Hills".
Objective Capture Nab that thing before the bad guys do!
Oh! Better grab that thing quick.
Collect Ooh, snatch some of those.
Hey, free swag!
Transport Hey, roadie! Get this stupid thing moving!
Moooo-ve that outta here!
Turn In Make a drop off!
Give up whatever you got!

Collection[edit | edit source]

Quotes in this section trigger when the player is in the Collection tab.

Use Quote Audio Background
Viewed in shop Locked Let's rock!
Owned Feel the glory of metal!
Waiting Locked Ready to rock whenever you are, chief!
We gonna jam or what?
Owned You got something for me to sign? Twenty bucks.
Sorry, I don't play stairway. Refers to "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin and the sign you might find at a bar.
Purchased Let's start the show! No refunds.

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

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Lock-in I bring the mega-death!
Try Mode I'll cut ya a sample... The first taste's for free.
I don't play requests for just anyone, baby.
Complimenting a Kill Killer shreddin' baby!
Oh, makes me wish I had a lighter...
Knock 'em dead.
Near Low-Health Ally You look tore up. Hit up a healing fountain pronto.
Oh, you been headbanging hard, huh? Well, nothing a fountain can't fix.
Healed Nice heal, baby!
You're the real rockstar, bro.
You keep healin', and I'll keep rocking!
Hearthing Well, gotta retreat!
Peace. I'm out.
Respawn Tuned up and good to go!
They can't stop me, let 'em try!
You can't kill the metal. Refers to the song "The Metal" by Tenacious D.
Resurrected One encore, but only cuz I like ya. File:ETCBase Resurrected00.ogg
Back from the dead! Name of my next album. File:ETCBase Resurrected01.ogg
Taunting It's moshing time, bro!
Now what's wrong? It's like this guy's never seen a heavy metal bull before!
Welcome to the Jungle, bro!
Talent chosen Guitar solo!
Rock and roll.
That's my jam.
Got metal in my veins!
Always a crowd pleaser!
Worth It

(Getting a kill

after getting killed)

From the grave!
Death metal!
Comeback Keep it up! These punks've got no chance!
Team wiped Eh, I'm taking five.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Use Quote Audio Background
Stage Dive Icon.png

Stage Dive

Stage dive!
Look out below!
Mosh Pit Icon.png

Mosh Pit

Storm! Black clouds fill the sky! All are lines from the chorus of "Power of the Horde".
Earth! Hear my battle cry!
Fire! Thunder will bring forth!
Death! From the power of the Horde!

Announcer[edit | edit source]

Event Quote Audio Background
Start of a Match Players spawning Alright people, this set's about to start. Get your stuff together!
Players spawning (playing as the same hero) Hey! Who authorized this use of my likeness? Somebody's getting sued!
Now who's that B-lister down there? Oh, I'm calling my agent, baby. Hello? Marty? Get Marty on the phone!
Now never pay for a cover band when you've got the real deal right here, baby!
Countdown Curtain rises in...
Ten seconds.
Battle begins Let the battle begin!
Are you ready to rock?
Knock 'em dead!
Talents Unlocked Choose a talent.
Player Abandons Hey! A rockstar just quit the band.
Player Rejoins And looks like the band is back together.
Player Kills Enemy slain.
Well, that guy's dead.
Double kill Gold!
Triple kill Platinum!
Quadruple kill Multi-platinum!
Mega kill Diamond!
First blood First blood!
Player Deaths Some killer playing out there, bro!
Take a breather, buddy.
Whoa, you're dead man.
Death on a killing spree Killing spree over.
Ally death on a killing spree Your ally's killing spree is over.
Enemy Team Wiped Now that's what I call domination!
Killing Spree Tier 1
(5 takedowns)
Killing spree!
Tier 2
(10 takedowns)
Tier 3
(15 takedowns)
Tier 4
(20 takedowns)
Hero of the Storm.
Enemy Fort destroyed Fort destroyed.
Ooh, nice explosion! Feels like an encore!
Hell yeah!
Rocked the building down!
Enemy Keep destroyed The keep is gone!
Keep destroyed.
Own Fort lost Yeah! Oh, wait, that was ours. Nevermind.
Hey, hands off the merchandise!
Enemy's knocked down a fort.
Uh, did we just lose a fort?
Own Keep lost Uh oh. We just lost a keep.
Core is under attack Bad guys are smashing up our core!
Our core's under attack! We better do something about that.
Victory Victory.
Encore! Encore!
Heavy metal!
Defeat Defeat.
Well, I'll see ya on the tour bus. ...and bring your girlfriend.
Whaddya say we play one more?

Hero Quotes
Bruisers Bruiser

ArtanisChenD.VaDeathwingDehakaImperius (Demonic) • Leoric (Space Lord) • MalthaelRagnarosRexxarSonyaThrallVarianXulYrel

Healers Healer

AlexstraszaAnaAnduinAurielBrightwing (Flying Monkey) • DeckardKharazimLi LiLt. MoralesLúcioMalfurionRehgarStukovUtherTyrandeWhitemane

Melee Assassins Melee Assassin

AlarakGazloweIllidanKerrigan (Queen of Ghosts) • MaievMurkyQhiraSamuro (Monkey King) • The ButcherValeeraZeratul

Ranged Assassins Ranged Assassin

Azmodan (Azmodunk) • CassiaChromieFalstadGreymaneFenixGallGenjiGul'danHanzoJaina (DreadlordTheramore) • Junkrat (Sapper) • Kael'thasKel'ThuzadLi-MingLunaraMephistoNazeeboNovaOrpheaProbiusRaynorSgt. HammerSylvanasTracerTychus (Infested) • VallaZagaraZul'jin

Support Support

AbathurMedivhTassadar (Mecha) • The Lost VikingsZarya

Tanks Tank

Anub'arakArthasBlazeChoDiablo (LurkabloPrime Evil) • E.T.C.GarroshJohanna (Warsong) • Mal'GanisMeiMuradin (Maraudin') • StitchesTyrael (Mecha)

Announcer Quotes
Warcraft Warcraft

AlexstraszaAnub'arakAnduinArthasBrightwingDeathwingDrek'TharE.T.C.FalstadGarroshGazloweHeadless HorsemanIllidanJainaKel'ThuzadLi LiMaievMalfurionMal'GanisMuradinMurkyRehgarStitchesVanndar StormpikeWhitemaneYrel

StarCraft StarCraft

AbathurAdjutantAlarakBlazeDr. CookFenixMira HanSgt. HammerTassadarTychusZeratul

Diablo Diablo (franchise)

BelethThe ButcherDeckardDiabloIlarianImperiusJohannaMephistoNazeeboSonyaTyraelValla

Overwatch Overwatch

AthenaD.VaGenjiHanzoJunkratKatya VolskayaMei

Nexus Heroes of the Storm

Arena AnnouncerBlackheartCommodore FordEl GuapoGrave KeeperKaKevin "cloaken" JohnsonLady of ThornsMC TombstoneNeithisOrpheaQhiraQueen NightshadeMecha TyraelRaven LordThe Kid