Easter eggs in Heroes of the Storm/Film

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Film

Skins and tints
 
Rare Kaijo Diablo is a reference to the Japanese film term "Kaiju," or giant monsters, specifically Godzilla.[1]
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Legendary Mad Axe Garrosh is a reference to the Mad Max film franchise.
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Epic Countess Kerrigan is a reference to Elsa Lanchester's look in Bride of Frankenstein.[2]
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Epic Psycho Stitches's name and look is a reference to several characters from various horror films. This includes Psycho, Leatherface from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre[3], Jason from Friday the 13th[4], etc.
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Quotes
 
Wait, what do you mean I'm not allowed to do the "Life, uh finds a way" joke? I'm a dragon! <scoff> Thanks, Dehaka.
It is a reference to Ian Malcolm's "I'm simply saying that life, uh...finds a way," from Jurassic Park.[5]
I'll let you in on a secret. Ruby dragons don't actually use hearthstones. We just click our talons together a few times and we're home.
It is a reference to The Wizard of Oz.
No man can defeat me. Although, 10 to 25 might do the trick.
It is a reference to The Witch King of Angmar's "You fool. No man can kill me. Die now," from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.[6]
Hail to the King, baby!
It is a reference to Ash's "Hail to the king, baby," from Army of Darkness.[7]
I'm afraid my condition has left me cold to your pleas of mercy.
It is a reference to Mr. Freeze's "Mercy? I'm afraid my condition has left me cold to your pleas of mercy," from Batman & Robin (1997).[8]
In truth, we angels are luminous beings. Not this crude metal.
It is a reference to Yoda's "Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter," from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back.[9]
[snoring] Neffalumps and woozles... Here! There! Everywhere! [wakes up an growls] These damned nephalem torment me even in my sleep!
It is a reference to the song "Heffalumps and Woozles" from Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day.
Minions, remember there is nothing more toxic or deadly than a nephalem child. A single touch can kill you.
It is a reference to Henry J. Waternoose's "There's nothing more toxic or deadly than a human child. A single touch could kill you!" from Monsters, Inc.[10]
A rival pack leader once tried to test me. I consumed his essence with terran fava beans and a nice chianti.
It is a reference to Hannibal Lecter's "A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chi-an-ti," from The Silence of the Lambs.[11]
Overmind tried to control the zerg. To direct and harness evolution. Life will not be contained. No. Life finds a way.
It is a reference to Ian Malcolm's "I'm simply saying that life, uh...finds a way," from Jurassic Park.[5]
Turned up to eleven!
It is a reference to Nigel Tufnel's "These go to eleven," from This Is Spinal Tap.
My plan was to team up with a time traveler, meet my father thirty years in the past, and erase his mistakes. But in the end, I just couldn't get back to the future.
It is a reference to the film Back to the Future.
You ever dance with the devil in the pale moon's light...well have ya?
It is a reference to the Joker's "You ever dance with the devil in the pale moon's light?" from Batman (1989).[12]
Thank you for flying Wildhammer Aerie-lines. Your inflight entertainment today will be The Perfect Stormhammer.
It is a reference to The Perfect Storm.
The cold never bothered me anyway.
After killing an enemy Jaina, it is a reference to the song "Let It Go" from Frozen.
By the way, If you're holding on for a "Frozen" reference, just let it go. [realizing] Oh, no... What have I done?.
It is a reference to Frozen.
I'm a sorceress, and a thumping good one too.
It is a reference to Hagrid's "A wizard! And a thumpin' good 'un, I'll wager, once you've been trained up a bit," from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.[13]
Oh Akarat, bless this, thy holy flail, that with it, thou mayest smite thine enemies into tiny, tiny, unfathomably tiny bits, in thy mercy. Let it be so.
It is a reference to "O Lord, bless this thy hand grenade, that with it thou mayst blow thine enemies to tiny bits, in thy mercy," from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.[14]
I sense something... elusive.
It is a reference to Obi-Wan Kenobi's "It's not about the mission, Master. It's something... elsewhere. Elusive," from Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.[15]
I like you. That's why I'm going to kill you last.
It is a reference to John Matrix's "You're a funny guy, Sully. I like you. That's why I'm going to kill you last," from Commando.[16]
Phenominal psionic powers... Icky sticky living space.
It is a reference from Aladdin.
So, we have a deal. No, wait, I'm altering it! Ah, much better. Hmm, this part could be altered further... Yes, YES! This deal is getting better all the time (available with the Space Lord skin).
It is a reference to Darth Vader's "I am altering the deal. Pray I don't alter it any further," and Lando Calrissian's "This deal is getting worse all the time!" from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back.[17]
'If you ever build an impractical phenomenally large super weapon don't skimp on quality control. The smallest oversight often leads to disaster (available with the Space Lord skin).
It is a reference to the Death Star.
There are always two space lords. One, the master, the other an apprentice. Our meetings are lonely... and one-sided (available with the Space Lord skin).
It is a reference to the Rule of Two in Sith philosophy.
I'm a whiz of a wiz. I mean, if ever a whiz there was, that is. [laugh] Get it?
It is a reference to the Munchkins' "You'll find he is a whiz of a Wiz, If ever a Wiz there was, If ever, oh ever, a Wiz there was," from The Wizard of Oz.[18]
I love this glove's power. It's so bad.
It is a reference to The Wizard.
You NEVER toss a dwarf. [beat] You HURL a dwarf... There's a difference.
It is a reference to Gimli's "Nobody tosses a dwarf," from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.[19]
Is that a nuclear launch I detect? Or are you just glad to see me?
It is a reference to Mae West's "Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?" from Sextette.[20]
We mortals are but shadows and dust....
It is a reference to Proximo's "Marcus Aurelius is dead, Maximus. We mortals are but shadows and dust. Shadows and dust, Maximus!" from Gladiator.[21]
You kids these days... The mask isn't supposed to be a bat. It's a wolf. and a dark one at that.
It is a reference to the character Darkwolf from Fire and Ice (1983).
Tank you sir, may I have another?.
It is a reference to the film Animal House.[22]
I love the smell of napalm in the... well pretty much anytime.
It is a reference to Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore's "I love the smell of napalm in the morning," from Full Metal Jacket.[23]
Let's see... Crush enemies... done. Drive them before me... of course. Hear the lamentations of their women... Eh, let's skip that one.
It is a reference to Conan's "To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women!" from Conan the Barbarian.[24]
Get in my belly!
It is a reference to Fat Bastard's "I'm higher in the food chain! Get in my belly!" from Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.[25]
Me not afraid of no ghost! (referring to Nova).
It is a reference to the tagline "They ain't afraid of no ghost," from Ghostbusters.[26]
For my enemy, the day Stukov infested their team was the most horrifying experience of their lives. For me, it was Tuesday.
It is a reference to Bison's "For you, the day Bison graced your village was the most important day of your life. But for me, it was Tuesday," from the film Street Fighter.[27]
Fast is fine, but accurate is final.
It is a reference to Wyatt Earp's "Fast is fine but accuracy is final. You must learn to be slow in a hurry," from Wyatt Earp.[28]
I come from a world where monsters destroy entire cities, and the only things that can defend against them are giant sentient robots. It's less fun than it sounds, trust me (available with his Mecha skin).
It is a reference to Kaijo Diablo, and both are a reference to "Kaiju" films or giant monster films.
Every time a bell rings, a suit of armor manifests as the physical representation of an angel's wings.
It is a reference to Zuzu's "Look, Daddy. Teacher says, every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings," from It's a Wonderful Life.[29]
In heaven, everything is fine.
It is a reference to the repeated line "In Heaven, everything is fine," from Eraserhead.
Are you still clicking? Was that not enough jokes? Were you not entertained!? Sorry, uh... sometimes my gladiator past gets the best of me.
It is a reference to Gladiator.
Make way for the bad guy (when locking in for a match with Zul'Jin)
Say hello to my little friend!
Both seem possibly a reference to the 1983 film Scarface.
Misc.
 
Greymane Greymane's dance with his Ringmaster skins is a reference to the character Alex the Lion from Madagascar.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Godzilla (1998). Wikipedia. photo.
  2. Bride of Frankenstein. Wikipedia. photo.
  3. Leatherface (1974). Wikipedia. photo.
  4. Jason. Wikipedia. photo.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Jurassic Park. Wikiquote.
  6. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. IMDb Quotes.
  7. Army of Darkness. IMDb Quotes.
  8. Mr. Freeze. IMDb Quotes.
  9. Yoda. IMDb Quotes.
  10. Monsters, Inc.. Wikiquote.
  11. The Silence of the Lambs. Wikiquote.
  12. Batman (1989). Youtube.
  13. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film). Wikiquote.
  14. Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Wikiquote.
  15. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace. Wikiquote.
  16. Commando (1985 film). Wikiquote.
  17. Lando Calrissian. IMDb Quotes.
  18. The Wizard of Oz (1939 film). Wikiquote.
  19. Gimli. IMDb Quotes.
  20. Mae West. Wikiquote.
  21. Proximo. IMDb Quotes.
  22. Animal House (1978). IMDb Quotes.
  23. Apocalypse Now. Wikiquote.
  24. Conan the Barbarian (1982 film). Wikiquote.
  25. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. Wikiquote.
  26. Ghostbusters. Wikiquote.
  27. Street Fighter (1994). IMDb Quotes.
  28. Wyatt Earp (film). Wikiquote.
  29. It's a Wonderful Life. Wikiquote.