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Raven Court was one of the first and most ancient realms pulled into the Nexus. As such, it has grown large and prosperous over the millennia.[1] It is ruled over by the Raven Lord.

History[edit | edit source]

The Raven Court is set outside Kings Crest, and is generally grim, ruled over by the Raven Lord. The inhabitants of the Raven Court are mostly peasants and farmhands. They are living under the shadow of the Raven Lord, and are not as wealthy as the people of King's Crest. The siege giants of the realm are also poor, and are lucky just to find a bag of rocks.[2]

The Raven Lord and the Grave Keeper[edit | edit source]

Locked in a struggle for dominance over the little gothic burg with the Raven Lord, the Grave Keeper demands that heroes contribute their might to his endeavor. He manipulated heroes in an effort to gain power in the Haunted Mines. Now he has risen over a dark and mysterious city called Towers of Doom, seeking to annex it into the territories he inhabits within the Nexus.

Grave Warden Malthael made an unholy alliance with the Grave Keeper. With every corpse interred in his mausoleum, the Grave Warden gains power and influence.

The Countess[edit | edit source]

Countess Sarah von Kerrigan was once a noblewoman of Raven Court famous for her bloodthirst. Becoming a vampire after her death, Sarah started a reign of terror as her vampire swarm spread forth from the Forgotten Tower.[3] The Countess Kerrigan's demands for entertainment mirror the darkness within her.[4] Her harlequins are masters at manipulating life and death, solely for her amusement. Like most vampires, Countess Kerrigan swear fealty to the Raven Lord.[5]

The Vampire Slayers[edit | edit source]

A group of survivors (among them, Valla) rose up to resist the creatures and later formed the Vampire Slayers of Raven Court to end the countess' reign.[6] Doctor Wolf has turned to twisted science in hopes of combating the supernatural abilities of Raven Court's vampires. The serum he has developed is indeed powerful - but it comes with a price. Not all of Raven Court's vampires swear fealty to the Raven Lord, however. The one known only as "V" has launched a solitary crusade against her own kind, making her an unlikely ally of the Vampire Slayers.

Regions[edit | edit source]

Cursed Hollow[edit | edit source]

Main article: Cursed Hollow

The province of Cursed Hollow, a gothic landscape of twisting villages and farmlands, serves as an ideal trial grounds for the Heroes of the Storm.[1]

Haunted Mines[edit | edit source]

Main article: Haunted Mines

Far from the Cursed Hollow, on the very borders of Raven Court, lie the Haunted Mines. Sealed beneath a shadowy graveyard, the undead endlessly clamor to be released from the mines that serve as their earthen prison.[7]

Towers of Doom[edit | edit source]

Main article: Towers of Doom

The Grave Keeper and the Raven Lord are engaged in a classic battle of evil versus… different evil? Protective magic shields your Core from enemy Heroes, but nothing will save you from these two masters of the dark arts. Hold the Bell Towers, capture the Altars, and unleash your wicked benefactor’s power on your enemies. [8]

Heroes[edit | edit source]

Assassins[edit | edit source]

Raven Court content[edit | edit source]

Skins[edit | edit source]

Raven Court Skins
 
Epic Countess Kerrigan)
Backstory: Countess Sarah von Kerrigan's bloodthirst knew no bounds. It was only a matter of time before the Vampire Slayers of Raven Court rose up against her reign of terror.
Features: Themed mount, themed abilities.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Raven Court skins.
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Emerald
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Onyx
Epic Crimson Count Arthas)
Backstory: Few of Sarah von Kerrigan's suitors are as bold or brash as Marquis Arthas du Menethíl. The Crimson Count hopes their unholy union will spell doom for Raven Court's vampire slayers.
Features: Themed mount, themed abilities.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Raven Court skins.
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Toxic
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Shadow
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Consecrated
Rare / Epic Grave Warden Malthael
Backstory: With every corpse interred in his mausoleum, the Grave Warden gains power and influence. His unholy alliance with the Grave Keeper ensures that his collection of souls will continue to grow.
Notes: The Frozen Grave Warden skin is an Epic skin. This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Raven Court skins.
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Frozen
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Crimson
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Timelost
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Angelic
Epic Harlequin Nazeebo
Backstory: The Countess Kerrigan's demands for entertainment mirror the darkness within her. Her harlequins are masters at manipulating life and death, solely for her amusement.
Features: Themed abilities.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Raven Court skins.
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Harvest
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Scarlet
Epic Vampire Slayer V (Valeera)
Backstory: Not all of Raven Court's vampires swear fealty to the Raven Lord. The one known only as "V" has launched a solitary crusade against her own kind, making her an unlikely ally of the Vampire Slayers.
Features: Themed animations, themed abilities.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Raven Court skins.
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Rogue
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Coldheart
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Midnight
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Phantom
Rare Vampire Slayer Valla)
Backstory: The Countess's thirst for blood could not be quenched even by her death. As the vampire swarm spread across Raven Court, a group of survivors rose up to resist them.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Raven Court skins.
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Ebon
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Ivory
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Poison
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Rose

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]