Echoes of Alterac

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Echoes of Alterac
Echoes of Alterac Logo.png
Dates June 12 - July 9 (2018)
Theme Warcraft Warcraft
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Echoes of Alterac

The Echoes of Alterac[1] is a Warcraft-themed event in Heroes of the Storm, that began on June 12, 2018. The event adds a battlegrounds, the Alterac Pass; a new heroes, Yrel; eight skins; 53 portraits; 30 sprays; and two mounts. Yrel is available immediately at the start of the event. The event concluded on July 9, 2018.

The event was available for testing on the Public Test Realm starting on June 4, 2018.

Official[edit | edit source]

As the Alliance and Horde wage war in Alterac Pass, the fate of the Nexus hangs in the balance. Which side will you choose?

Special Features[edit | edit source]

Alliance vs. Horde[edit | edit source]

Echoes of Alterac - Choose a Side.jpg

Pick a side in the battle for Alterac Pass and earn special rewards depending on your selection. Choose carefully—once you pick a side, the other questline will become inaccessible. Don’t worry: all Quest rewards will become available in basic Loot Chests next summer.

For The Alliance! For The Horde!
Warcraft Reinforcement Chest (Echoes of Alterac).png
Step 1: Play 4 games as a Warcraft Hero.
  • Reward: Warcraft Reinforcements Chest.
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Step 2: Achieve 50 Takedowns in winning games.
  • Reward: Stormpike Ram Portrait
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Step 2: Achieve 50 Takedowns in winning games.
  • Reward: Swift Frostwolf Portrait
Lordaeron Warbanner (Echoes of Alterac).png
Step 3: Play 6 games with friends.
  • Reward: Lordaeron Warbanner
Orgrimmar Warbanner (Echoes of Alterac).png
Step 3: Play 6 games with friends.
  • Reward: Orgrimmar Warbanner
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Step 4: Win 8 games as a Warcraft Hero.
  • Reward: Stormpike Ram Mount
Swift Frostwolf - Echoes of Alterac.png
Step 4: Win 8 games as a Warcraft Hero.
  • Reward: Swift Frostwolf Mount

50% Bonus XP[edit | edit source]

Play with friends during Echoes of Alterac to earn a 50% XP boost. Rally the troops and get in there!

New Content[edit | edit source]

Battlegrounds[edit | edit source]

Heroes[edit | edit source]

Echoes of Alterac Heroes
 
Rare Yrel, Light of Hope
Backstory: After traveling to an Alternate Draenor, the forces of Azeroth saved the acolyte Yrel from the Iron Horde. With their aid, she rose to the rank of Exarch and fought back the demonic invasion of her world. Now, she finds herself where time, space, and dimensions converge: the Nexus.
Yrel Light of Hope.jpg
Gem.png750 / Money.png10,000
Light of Hope
Yrel Bloodmyst.jpg
Free
Bloodmyst
Yrel Crystalforged.jpg
Free
Crystalforged
Yrel Silver Hand.jpg
Shard.png150
Silver Hand
Yrel Dreamknight.jpg
Shard.png150
Dreamknight

Skins[edit | edit source]

Echoes of Alterac Skins
 
Rare High Warlord Garrosh
Backstory: After decades of dutiful service to his warchief Thrall, Garrosh was appointed High Warlord and given a mission of vital importance to his mentor and friend: secure Alterac for the Horde once and for all.
Garrosh High Warlord.jpg
Shard.png100
Garrosh High Warlord Chaos.jpg
Shard.png100
Chaos
Garrosh High Warlord Frostwolf.jpg
Shard.png100
Frostwolf
Rare Nightslayer Valeera
Backstory: While Valeera's allegiances may be her own, her friendship with Varian meant she couldn't allow him to go to war alone. If he was going to fight the Horde, than so she would be his blade in the dark.
Valeera Nightslayer.jpg
Shard.png100
Valeera Nightslayer 7th Legion.jpg
Shard.png100
7th Legion
Valeera Nightslayer Sunfury.jpg
Shard.png100
Sunfury
Rare Grand Marshal Varian
Backstory: Rallied by the Lady of Thorns call, Grand Mashal Varian Wrynn left Stormwind with his father's blessing and the Stromwind army in tow. The Alliance would not let Alterac fall before to the Raven Lord's machinations.
Varian Grand Marshal.jpg
Shard.png100
Varian Grand Marshal Stromgarde.jpg
Shard.png100
Stromgarde
Varian Grand Marshal Kul Tiran.jpg
Shard.png100
Kul Tiran
Epic Spirit Healer Auriel
Backstory: Spirit Healers are impartial arbiters of life and death and it takes a considerable injustice for one to choose a side and go to war. Auriel's presence has granted a new hope to the Alliance.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of other universes merging into Warcraft skins.
Auriel Spirit Healer.jpg
Shard.png400
Auriel Spirit Healer Ethereal.jpg
Shard.png400
Ethereal
Auriel Spirit Healer Vengeful.jpg
Shard.png400
Vengeful
Epic Vanndar Muradin
Backstory: After years of combat with the Frostwolves, Vanndar was among the first warriors Varian contacted as he rallied the Alliance. His invaluable experience may prove key to finally securing the pass from the Horde.
Muradin Vanndar.jpg
Shard.png400
Muradin Vanndar Expedition.jpg
Shard.png400
Expedition
Muradin Vanndar Ironheart.jpg
Shard.png400
Ironheart
Epic Drek'Thar Rehgar
Backstory: The great Raven spirit had been right... The Alliance marched into Alterac with new allies and ready for war. While the spirit's strange power could aid him, to fight an army he would need allies.
Rehgar Drek'Thar.jpg
Shard.png400
Rehgar Drek'Thar Alterac.jpg
Shard.png400
Alterac
Rehgar Drek'Thar Draenor.jpg
Shard.png400
Draenor
Epic Mad Jester Yrel
Backstory: Not all villains have super powers. Some, like the Jester gang, spread chaos and mayhem using whatever weaponry they can steal. While you don't have to be mad to join their ranks, but if you do... you probably are.
Features: Themed abilities.
Yrel Mad Jester.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Yrel Mad Jester Sparkle.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Sparkle
Yrel Mad Jester Mad Harlequin.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Mad Harlequin
Legendary Sapper Junkrat
Backstory: The mischievous Goblin Sappers are known throughout the Horde for their incredible aptitude for destruction. Despite their short life expectancy, some sappers like Jammi Foxxleson even became goblin engineers.
Features: Replaced vbice-over, themed abilities, themed animations.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of other universes merging into Warcraft skins.
Junkrat Sapper.jpg
Shard.png1,600
Junkrat Sapper Darkspear.jpg
Shard.png1,600
Darkspear
Junkrat Sapper Kezan.jpg
Shard.png1,600
Kezan
Legendary Warsong Johanna
Backstory: It is said that to face a Warsong Commander in battle is to experience the might of the Horde first-hand. Despite years of constant warfare, Jo'Hanna still charges into battle with a warcry that shakes the heavens.
Features: Replaced vbice-over, themed abilities, themed animations.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of other universes merging into Warcraft skins.
Johanna Warsong.jpg
Shard.png1,600
Johanna Warsong Frostwolf.jpg
Shard.png1,600
Frostwolf
Johanna Warsong Mag'har.jpg
Shard.png1,600
Mag'har

Mounts[edit | edit source]

Echoes of Alterac Mounts
 
Stormpike Ram
Backstory: Raised by the master trainers of the Stormpike Clan, these rams were once ridden only by exalted warriors that possessed great honor.
Notes: This mount is only available by completing the Event Quest during the Echoes of Alterac event.
Stormpike Ram.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Swift Frostwolf
Backstory: Raised in the Alterac Mountains by the Frostwolf Clan, these wolves were once ridden only by exalted warriors that possessed great honor.
Notes: This mount is only available by completing the Event Quest during the Echoes of Alterac event.
Swift Frostwolf.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Epic Swift Stormpike Ram
Backstory: The Stormpike clan is renowned for the rigorous training methods. Despite their docile appearance, the Battle Rams of Alterac are among the hardiest and fearless mounts in existence.
Swift Stormpike Ram.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Swift Stormpike Ram Swift Stormwind Ram.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Swift Stormwind Ram
Swift Stormpike Ram Swift Dark Iron Ram.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Swift Dark Iron Ram
Epic Raging War Wolf
Backstory: The Horde uses only the mightiest wolves for their mounts, bedecking them in armor that would break the backs of lesser creatures.
Raging War Wolf.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Raging War Wolf Raging Night Wolf.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Raging Night Wolf
Raging War Wolf Raging Timber Wolf.jpg
Shard.pngN/A
Raging Timber Wolf

Banners[edit | edit source]

Echoes of Alterac Banners
 
Lordaeron Warbanner
Backstory: When the call to defend the Nexus from the Raven Lord's aggression was issued, the Alliance of Lordaeron answered without hesitation.
Notes: This banner is only available by completing the Event Quest during the Echoes of Alterac event.
Lordaeron Warbanner.png
Orgrimmar Warbanner
Backstory: With the blessings of the Raven Spirit, Drek'Thar and the Horde would ensure the Alliance would never encroach upon Frostwolf land again.
Notes: This banner is only available by completing the Event Quest during the Echoes of Alterac event.
Orgrimmar Warbanner.jpg

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Horde was picked by 58% of players in Echoes of Alterac.[2]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2016-08-16, Echoes of Alterac. Blizzard, accessed on 2018-06-04
  2. BlizzCon 2018 - Heroes of the Storm: What's Next

External Links[edit | edit source]

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