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Muradin

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Muradin
Muradin Bronzebeard
Basic Info
Title Mountain King
Role Warrior Warrior
Franchise Warcraft Warcraft
Price 500Gem.png / 4,000Money.png
Release Date March 13, 2014
Base Stats
Attack Type Melee
Health 2876
Health Regen 5.99
Resource 500 Mana
Armor 0
Attack Speed 1.11
Attack Range 1
Attack Damage 88
Data Page

Muradin Bronzebeard, the Mountain King, is a melee warrior hero from the Warcraft universe.[1] Once a mentor to Prince Arthas, Muradin was unable to prevent him from becoming the Lich King. After recovering from a mild case of amnesia, he is now the leader of the Bronzebeard clan post the "diamond-ization" of his brother the King Magni.

Muradin jumps around the battlefield and stuns heroes. He rapidly regenerates health as he nears death.[2]

Background[edit | edit source]

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During the Second War, Muradin served as official liaison between Lordaeron and Khaz Modan, and accompanied the Alliance armies shortly before the battles at Blackrock Spire and the Dark Portal. During that time period he grew close to the Royal Family, and befriended the young Prince Arthas. As Arthas grew up, Muradin took it upon himself to teach the lad all he knew about fighting with blades and the two became close companions on many adventures.

Muradin was also one of the founding members of the dwarven Explorers' Guild, which was dedicated to exploration and archaeology across the world. In his travels, Muradin visited Northrend and became fascinated with the desolate continent. He returned to it often, observing its ferocious natives and sketching its ruined architecture. It was during one expedition to Northrend in search of the runeblade Frostmourne that Muradin met Arthas for the final time. In his obsession to destroy the Dreadlord Mal'ganis, Arthas had Muradin lead him to Frostmourne, betraying his own men in the process.

The older and wiser Muradin was distressed by the change he saw in the young prince, but Arthas refused to listen to his counsel. Muradin gave a final desperate warning about the cursed blade, and was thought then to become its first victim when the ice imprisoning it shattered and impaled him. It seems that there are some accounts which claim it was Arthas who caused Muradin's "death" when claiming the sword[1][2] (which is true from a certain point-of-view if one stops to consider that it was Arthas who caused the explosion and didn't care in the least). But unbeknownst to everyone Muradin had survived his wounds and currently suffers from amnesia.

Muradin was eventually tracked down by a group of Frostborn dwarves, who followed his trail of blood-soaked snow during an extremely harsh blizzard. These Frostborn just happened to be on their way home to Frosthold from a trek across the Dragonblight. Not about to let their new-found cousin freeze to death, they took him along with them, and a short time later they came under attack by a jormungar. After slaying the worm single-handedly and saving the dwarves, they took him in and gave him the name Yorg Stormheart, after a legendary Frostborn warrior. Eventually, Muradin/Yorg became King of the Frostborn and brings his people into the Alliance, which had begun journeying into Northrend to do battle with the Lich King, the renegade blue dragonflight, and the iron dwarves. Despite his people befriending the Alliance and the Explorers' Guild, he expressed concern over involving his people in wars that would result in their deaths.

Muradin, after some help from some alliance heroes, is reunited with his brothers Brann and Magni which jogs his memories to come back to him. After regaining his memories Muradin leaves the Frostborn to hunt down Arthas. During the assault on Icecrown Citadel, Muradin commands the gunship Skybreaker eventually leading to Arthas’ defeat.

Soon after the defeat of Arthas, Muradin is informed his brother King Magni was turned to diamond performing a ritual in Old Ironforge. Muradin, along with Moira and Falstad Wildhammer, now rule Ironforge as the Council of Three Hammers

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Second Wind Icon.png
Second Wind
Restore 53 (+4% per level) Health per second when you have not taken damage for 4 seconds. When below 40% Health, increased to 106 (+4% per level) Health per second.
Storm Bolt Icon.png
Q
Storm Bolt
50 Mana Cooldown: 10 seconds
Throw a hammer, dealing 110 (+4% per level) damage to the first enemy hit and stunning it for 1.25 seconds.
❢ Quest: Hit 25 Heroes with Storm Bolt. Heroes who die within 2.5 seconds of being hit by Storm Bolt count as hitting 3 additional Heroes.
❢ Reward: Storm Bolt pierces to hit an additional target, and Muradin's Basic Attacks reduce the cooldown of Storm Bolt by 1 second.
Thunder Clap Icon.png
W
Thunder Clap
50 Mana Cooldown: 8 seconds
Deals 96 (+4% per level) damage and slows enemies Movement and Attack Speed by 25% for 2.5 seconds.
Dwarf Toss Icon.png
E
Dwarf Toss
55 Mana Cooldown: 10 seconds
Leap to target location, dealing 59 (+4% per level) damage to enemies on landing. Upon leaping, gain 25 Armor for 2 seconds, reducing damage taken by 25%.
Avatar Icon.png
R
Avatar
80 Mana Cooldown: 90 seconds
Transform for 20 seconds, gaining 1124 (+4% per level) Health.
Haymaker Icon.png
R
Haymaker
60 Mana Cooldown: 40 seconds
Stun target enemy Hero, and wind up a punch dealing 319 (+4% per level) damage and knocking the target back, hitting enemies in the way for 319 (+4% per level) damage and knocking them aside.

Talents[edit | edit source]

1
Block Icon.png
Block
Every 5 seconds, gain 75 Physical Armor against the next enemy Hero Basic Attack, reducing the damage taken by 75%. Stores up to 2 charges.
Perfect Storm Icon.png
Perfect Storm
❢ Quest: Every time Storm Bolt hits a Hero, increase its damage by 5.
Third Wind Icon.png
Third Wind
Increases Health Restoration rate to 80 (+4% per level) per second, and raises Health threshold to 60% Health for improved 159 (+4% per level) per second Restoration.
4
Sledgehammer Icon.png
Sledgehammer
Deals 300% damage to non-Heroic enemies. Destroys 4 ammo from Structures.
Reverberation Icon.png
Reverberation
Increases the Attack Speed slow from 25% to 50% and the duration from 2.5 seconds to 3.5 seconds.
Thunder Burn Icon.png
Thunder Burn
Hitting an enemy Hero with Thunder Clasp triggers a second explosion 2 seconds later in the same location that deals 50% (+4% per level) damage.
7
Heavy Impact Icon.png
Heavy Impact
Enemies hit by Dwarf Toss are stunned for 0.5 seconds.
Give 'em the Axe! Icon.png
Give 'em the Axe!
Attacking a Hero that is slowed, rooted, or stunned increases your Basic Attack damage by 50% for 3 seconds.
Skullcracker Icon.png
Skullcracker
Every 3rd Basic Attack against the same enemy deals 60% bonus damage and Stuns them for 0.25 seconds.
10
Avatar Icon.png
Avatar
Cooldown: 90 seconds
Transform for 20 seconds, gaining 1053 (+4% per level) Health.
Haymaker Icon.png
Haymaker
Cooldown: 40 seconds
Stun target enemy Hero, and wind up a punch dealing 319 (+4% per level) damage and knocking the target back, hitting enemies in the way for 319 (+4% per level) damage and knocking them aside.
13
Thunder Strike Icon.png
Healing Static
Heal for 5% of your Max Health for each Hero hit by Thunder Clap.
Healing Static Icon.png
Thunder Strike
Thunder Clap deals 300% damage if only one target is hit.
Bronzebeard Rage Icon.png
Bronzebeard Rage
Deal 19 (+4% per level) damage per second to nearby enemies. Basic Attacks against a Hero that is Rooted, Stunned or Slowed increase this damage by 100% for 3 seconds.
16
Dwarf Launch Icon.png
Dwarf Launch
Increase the range of Dwarf Toss by 40%. Hitting an enemy Hero with Dwarf Toss reduces its cooldown by 3 seconds.
Imposing Presence Icon.png
Imposing Presence
Cooldown: 20 seconds
Activate to slow the Attack Speed by 50% and Movement Speed by 20% of nearby Heroes and Summons for 2.5 seconds.
Passive:Heroes and Summons that attack your Hero have their Attack Speed slowed by 20% for 2.5 seconds.
Stoneform Icon.png
Stoneform
Cooldown: 50 seconds
Activate to heal for 30% of your maximum Health over 10 seconds. Second Wind is disabled during this time.
20
Unstoppable Force Icon.png
Unstoppable Force
While activate, Avatar grants 20 Armor and causes Muradin's Basic Attack to reduce the cooldowns of Thunder Clap and Dwarf Toss by 0.75 seconds.
Grand Slam Icon.png
Grand Slam
Haymaker gains a 2nd charge and its damage increased by 25%. If a Hero dies within 3 seconds of being hit by Haymaker, instantly gain 1 charge.
Hardened Shield Icon.png
Hardened Shield
Cooldown: 60 seconds
Activate to gain 75 Armor for 4 seconds, taking 75% less damage.
Rewind Icon.png
Rewind
Cooldown: 60 seconds
Activate to reset the cooldowns of your Basic Abilities.

Skins[edit | edit source]

Muradin Skins
 
Rare Muradin
Backstory: Once a mentor to Prince Arthas, Muradin was unable to prevent his corruption. After recovering from a mild case of amnesia, he is now the leader of the Bronzebeard clan after the "diamond-ization" of his brother the King Magni.
Muradin Mountain King.jpg
500Gem.png / 4,000Money.png
Mountain King
Muradin Mithril.jpg
Free
Mithril
Muradin Redstone.jpg
Free
Redstone
Epic Kandy King
Backstory: Everyone wants to be King of Kandy Mountain... but once a Gummy Dragon shows up, they flee to Sugar Plum Valley like the rest. Heavy is the head that wears the cupcake crown.
Features: Themed abilities.
Muradin Kandy King.jpg
Shard.png 400
Muradin Kandy King Sour Apple.jpg
Shard.png 400
Sour Apple
Muradin Kandy King Caramel.jpg
Shard.png 400
Caramel
Epic Magni
Backstory: It was hard for Magni to accept Moira as member of the Council of Three Hammers, but he knew his deceased brother Muradin would have wanted peace in Ironforge.
Features: Themed abilities.
Muradin Magni.jpg
Shard.png 400
Muradin Magni Frostborn.jpg
Shard.png 400
Frostborn
Muradin Magni Dark Iron.jpg
Shard.png 400
Dark Iron
Muradin Magni High King.jpg
Shard.png 400
High King
Legendary Maraudin'
Backstory: Based in the Kel-Morian Combine, Three Hammer Securities employs the boldest and baddest mercenaries in the sector. Give them a call when you need to put someone in a world of hurt.
Features: Replaced voice-over, themed abilities, themed animations, themed mount.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of other universes merging into StarCraft skins.
Muradin Maraudin'.jpg
Shard.png 1,600
Muradin Maraudin' Raider.jpg
Shard.png 1,600
Raider
Muradin Maraudin' Dominion.jpg
Shard.png 1,600
Dominion
Muradin Maraudin' Umojan.jpg
Shard.png 1,600
Umojan
Rare Ymirjar Lord (tier 10 warrior set)
Backstory: To siege Icecrown, the Ashen Verdict forged the most powerful armors crafted by man... Meanwhile, Muradin stole a Ymirjar Lord's armor, and kicked everyone's arse.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Warcraft tier sets skins.
Muradin Ymirjar Lord.jpg
Shard.png 100
Muradin Ymirjar Lord Blackrock.jpg
Shard.png 100
Blackrock
Muradin Ymirjar Lord Dragonflayer.jpg
Shard.png 100
Dragonflayer

Mounts[edit | edit source]

Maraudin' Muradin has access to "Rocket Jump Jets", a unique mount that allows him to fly in the air.

  • Backstory: Most Marauders believe Reapers are insane to let someone strap twin rocket thrusters to their backs. I mean, they're right... but that's beside the point.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Muradin first appeared in Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002).
  • Muradin is voiced by Carlos Larkin.
  • Muradin was a confirmed hero in Blizzard DOTA, and was then ported to Heroes of the Storm with a new model.
  • Magni's avatar was changed from blue to red, then changed back to blue.[3]
  • Muradin is the first and only Dwarven warrior hero in the game.
  • As in Warcraft III, Muradin quotes Darrell Hammond (as Sean Connery) from the Saturday Night Live Celebrity Jeopardy! skits.
  • The Dark Iron Magni Muradin skin resembles a member of the Dark Iron and its subclans.
  • All three variants of Muradin's Ymirjar Lord skin resembles the Ymirjar Lord armor set for warriors.
  • Some of Muradin's gag quotes refer to how he was seemingly killed in Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos only to be revealed as having survived in World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King.
  • Muradin says "ye never toss a dwarf", in reference to Gimli's famous quote ("nobody tosses a dwarf") from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
  • If Muradin kills Tassadar he will say "clearly Tassadar has failed", a line first spoken by Aldaris in StarCraft and repeated by the Mortar Team unit in Warcraft III.

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